Employment Opportunities

 

Program Counselor, Community College Partnerships

Hiram College seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual for the staff position of Program Counselor, in Professional and Graduate Studies.  This position will be responsible for recruiting and advising students at Hiram College community college partner locations in Northeast Ohio.  This position will provide support for students completing their bachelor’s degree enrolling from one of our three community college partners. We seek applicants with a background in higher education program support, including strong writing and interpersonal skills and experience with adult learning program support and admissions.  The Program Counselor is responsible recruiting new students, advising current students, providing a single point of coordination for all Hiram College student support services,  and coordinating support for faculty at one or more of our partnership locations. These responsibilities include marketing, recruiting, and advising activities, faculty and classroom support, maintaining relationships with community college staff and faculty, coordinating implementation of new programs, student orientation, and coordination of student support services at the partner campuses.  The successful candidate will possess knowledge of effective practices in the operation and delivery of higher education programs, especially programs for adult learners.  Must be experienced with advising, recruiting, marketing, or administrative support for higher education programs. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are essential. Background in customer service, sales, or marketing plus a bachelor’s degree is required.  Experience in higher education administration and a Master’s degree preferred.  To apply, send a letter of interest, a resume, and names and phone numbers of three professional references electronically as a word or pdf document(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 10/22/2014)

Campus Safety Officer

Hiram College is seeking applications for a full time Campus Safety Officer. This position requires overnight working hours. Strong interpersonal skills and a pleasant personality are important as this position involves interaction with the campus community and visitors.  Responsibilities include ensuring the safety and security of the College community, grounds and facilities, enforcing College policies and regulations and assisting the community members and guests.  Safety Officers conduct foot patrols of campus, and vehicle patrols of outlying facilities. Applicants will need to be dependable and follow directions as assigned.  Hiram College is a residential, private, liberal arts college of approximately 1,300 students in northeast Ohio. The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, excellent driving record, and no criminal record. Campus Safety experience, or training in this area is preferred.  Safety Officers are also responsible for writing safety and incident reports and must possess basic computer skills.  Hiram College offers a comprehensive benefits package including a tuition benefit for the employee, spouse, and dependent children.  Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and the contact information of three professional references via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  (posted 9/10/2014)

 Admission Counselor/Assistant/Associate Director

Hiram College invites applications for two (2) positions in the Office of Admission to be filled at the Admission Counselor level or, for those with sufficient admission experience, at the level of Assistant Director or Associate Director of Admission.  Hiram College, established in 1850 as the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute, is a nationally respected private residential liberal arts college located 30 miles from Cleveland in the historic Western Reserve region of Ohio.  At Hiram, close student-faculty interaction and innovation is routine.  The College’s distinctive academic calendar, the Hiram Plan, offers students the opportunity each semester for a 3-week intensive course, study abroad/away program, internship or research experience.  Admission officers are responsible for enrolling an academically capable and multifaceted freshman class.  As such they must possess superior interpersonal and public speaking skills; writing ability; strong analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills; and organizational talent, including the ability to manage time, prioritize work, and adeptly switch focus on multiple tasks.  The ability to work as part of a team and the confidence to work independently is expected.  High energy and a strong work ethic are essential; creative initiative, a sense of humor and the ability to work with diverse individuals and a variety of constituents are valued.  Demonstrated success in recruiting and a deep understanding and appreciation of a liberal arts environment are distinct bonuses.  Career interest and full-time work experience in admission or related areas is preferred.  In addition to general counseling duties, the position requires involvement in and coordination of ongoing admission programs and projects; assignments will depend on the needs of the office and the talents of the individual.  Candidates must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, and be willing to travel.  Required by starting date: Bachelor's degree and driver’s license.  Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, resume, and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Admission Officer Search Committee Chairperson" in the subject line.  Title and salary will be based upon skills and experience.  Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled without further notice. (posted 9/3/2014)

Assistant/Associate Director of Major Gifts

Hiram College seeks an energetic alumni relations, development, or sales professional to cultivate, solicit, and steward 150+ qualified major gift prospects with a goal of closing at minimum a dozen major gift solicitations in a fiscal year.  Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Development, Assistant/Associate Director of Major Gifts will work in collaboration with the entire alumni relations and development team to create a comprehensive program for the solicitation and stewardship of major donors.  Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with at least one year of development or sales experience as well as demonstrated ability to work effectively with the many constituencies in a small college environment including trustees, administrators, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.  Experience in higher education setting is preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, willingness to travel, ability to multitask and work with colleagues to coordinate efforts and create strategies for shared prospects are required.  A creative, self-starter will thrive in this position.   Founded in 1850, Hiram College is a private, selective liberal arts college located in the Western Reserve of Northeast Ohio, within an hour’s drive of Cleveland and Akron.  Hiram has an enthusiastic alumni base of 14,000 in its traditional, Weekend College, and graduate programs. Title and compensation will be based on experience level.  Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references electronically as a PDF or Word document(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 8/7/2014)

Front Desk Clerk

Hiram College invites applications for two part-time and one full time Front Desk Clerk for The Historic Hiram Inn.  This position includes responsibilities of answering the phone for guest inquiries, taking reservations in the guest management software system, greeting guests, assisting with luggage, breakfast set up/clean up (AM/PM shift duties), and various housekeeping/laundry duties as needed.  Candidates should be able to work independently with little supervision and work a flexible schedule, including weekends, days and evening shifts, and holidays.  The position requires a self-starter with attention to detail.  Customer service, communication and computer proficiency with previous office or retail experience is preferred.  A high school degree is required.  Qualified candidates should send a resume with a letter of interest and the names and phone numbers of three professional references with telephone numbers to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please identify the position in the subject line when applying.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 7/23/2014)

 

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence Through Diversity.

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