Employment Opportunities

 

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)

Administrative Assistant, Campus Safety

Hiram College invites applications for a full-time administrative support position for the Office of Campus Safety.  The successful candidate will be able to work in a dynamic environment and will possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and technical skills and have the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population of parents and visitors as well as students, faculty, staff and members of the Hiram Village community.  The responsibilities of this position are quite varied and require the ability to work independently and simultaneously on a variety of projects, and to handle material of a sensitive and confidential nature.  Excellent computer skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office are required.  A working knowledge of one or more database software packages, especially SCT Banner, is highly desirable. Two to four years of experience in an office setting with multiple phone lines and walk-in traffic is required. A high school degree is required, with some college coursework preferred.  Flexibility to work some weekends and evenings is required.  Qualified candidates should email a letter of interest, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references 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 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)

Campus Safety Officer

Hiram College is seeking applications for a part time Campus Safety Officer. 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, no criminal record and be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. 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. Work schedule is flexible and may include nights, weekends and/or holidays.   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 7/16/2014)

Data Processing Coordinator, Admission Office

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Data Processing Coordinator in the Office of Admission.  We seek a team-oriented individual who is a self-starter willing to assist in the effort to meet enrollment goals, who is data driven and people friendly; who is organized, selfless and collegial, and demonstrates strong communication skills and attention to detail; who is able to work with a diverse staff and constituency. The successful candidate must have a strong desire to succeed as an individual and part of a team. The ideal candidate will possess 1 – 2 years of data entry experience, excellent customer service, strong organization and communication skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Supervisory experience is a plus. The successful candidate will have the ability to work through conceptual ideas and projects and he or she will represent a good fit for Hiram College.  Hiram College is a private, residential, national liberal arts college located about 30 minutes to the southeast of Cleveland, Ohio. The successful candidate will have access to state-of the-art recruitment tools and will join an extremely dynamic and cohesive team of young enrollment professionals who know how to balance focus with fun in a humanistic, participatory management environment.  Review of applications will commence immediately and proceed until the position is filled without further notice.  A resume and letter of interest, along with the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Data Processing Search Committee" in the subject line. (posted 7/16/2014)

Chief of Staff

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Chief of Staff. Reporting to the President, the Chief of Staff serves as the president’s designee to many internal and external committees, a member of the institution’s senior leadership team and the College’s chief public relations officer.

As the President’s Chief of Staff, the incumbent will:

  • Serve as an advisor to the President on communication issues and handle highly confidential matters while providing comprehensive and independent counsel. 
  • Advise the President on organizational and policy issues.
  • Develop, coordinate and implement Presidential initiatives.
  • Serve as the liaison between the President's Office and the Board of Trustees
  • Assist in the preparation of board materials for quarterly meetings.
  • Lead and convene meetings in the President’s absence.
  • Represent the President at on and off campus activities and events when the President is unable to attend.

 As the College’s chief public relations officer, the incumbent will:

  • Manage a staff of five communication professionals and works closely with members of the senior leadership team to develop marketing strategies to support student recruitment and retention, fund raising and visibility efforts.
  • Lead the institution’s branding and public relations efforts in support of the President’s agenda and vision for the college.
  • Develop and implement strategic initiatives which differentiate Hiram College in the higher education marketplace utilizing all available communication channels including collateral development, web, media, email, advertising and social media.
  • Work directly with the President to develop written and spoken communication which articulate Hiram’s brand of education through speeches, talking points, emails, articles and updates to campus and external audiences.
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson for the institution to local, regional and national media.
  • Lead the College’s Campus Emergency Response Team with a focus on enhancing Hiram’s reputation through timely and credible communication when dealing with sensitive issues.
  • Create and manage positive relationships for the institution with local, regional, state and federal government officials and agencies.
  • Work successfully within Hiram’s shared governance system to provide transparent communication to the campus community which builds trust and enhances morale.

Candidates for the position should have a minimum of 8 years of experience working in communication, public relations and/or marketing. Experience in higher education, including serving as executive assistant to a university or college executive officer, is a plus. A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is preferred. Preferred candidates will have superb listening, writing and editing skills.  Strong interpersonal skills are a must as is the ability to think critically, assess situations and make timely decisions based on data. 

For confidential consideration, submit a letter of application, vitae and names and phone numbers of three professional references in a Word file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. (posted 6/25/2014)

Faculty Position in Nursing

The Hiram College Department of Nursing invites applications for a full-time faculty position in a fully-accredited baccalaureate nursing program that leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  The appointment begins August 2014.  The person selected will assume the Clinical Learning Center Coordinator position and will teach 50% load in the traditional program and oversee clinical learning simulation 50% load.   As the Nursing Clinical Learning Center (CLC) Coordinator, the individual will be involved in the oversight and instruction in simulation and clinical practice laboratories in the baccalaureate nursing program.  This person will work in close collaboration with the nursing faculty for successful development and implementation of simulation experiences within the baccalaureate nursing curriculum.   Faculty duties will include teaching, scholarship and service consistent with rank.  Successful candidates will be responsible for implementation of an innovative nursing curriculum within the Hiram 12-3 Semester Plan, advising and instructing students to become professional nurses, and advancing the discipline of nursing.  The primary teaching assignment for the position will be in the clinical specialty of expertise with a preference for gerontology and/or adult nursing as well as in non-clinical areas such as professional development, wellness, and /or pharmacology.  Opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship are also available.  This is a ten month, full-time position requiring some evening or weekend flexibility.  Hiram College, located in the picturesque Western Reserve region of Northeastern Ohio, is recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the US, offering a strong tradition in the natural sciences and humanities with intimate learning and a global outreach.  For further information see www.hiram.edu/nursing.  Qualifications include:  current licensure as a registered nurse with a minimum of 2 years of experience in the practice of professional nursing; minimum of a master’s degree with a major in nursing; PhD preferred; previous teaching experience including lab simulation preferred.  Rank is commensurate with education and experience.  Please submit the following electronically as a Word or PDF document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names of three (3) professional references with address and phone numbers.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please specify the position title in the subject line when applying.  For questions about the position, contact Connie Stopper, PhD, RN, CNS Nursing Program Director (330.569.6186). (posted 6/6/2014)

 

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

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