Employment Opportunities

 

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 . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 7/16/2014)

Administrative Assistant, Alumni Relations 

The Hiram College Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving invites applications for a full-time Administrative Assistant of Alumni Relations. This position reports to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving. Responsibilities include event support for numerous on-campus and regional alumni events; the accurate and timely processing of large volumes of written and electronic correspondence; maintenance, updates and changes to the Alumni Office website; data entry and responsibility for maintaining data integrity in a complex relational database; serving as the first point of contact for the Alumni Office; and other miscellaneous administrative duties. The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational, computer, and customer service skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and physical challenges are essential. High school diploma required; bachelor’s degree preferred. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within a team-oriented office environment and interact in a positive manner with alumni, students, faculty, staff, and the public. Must have strong typing skills. Microsoft Office product knowledge required, Ellucian/Banner knowledge preferred. This is a full time, 12-month position with a competitive benefits package including tuition benefit. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references as a Word or PDF document(s) to . Please identify the position that you are applying for in the subject line. 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 with "Data Processing Search Committee" in the subject line. (posted 7/16/2014)

Director of Sports Information

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Director of Sports Information. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio.  The College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.  The Director of Sports Information is responsible for all aspects of media and sports information relating to the college’s intercollegiate sports; promotes the athletic program to students, parents, alumnae, faculty, media and other constituencies; and complies and maintains participation records for athletes. This is a full-time 12-month staff position, coordinating the internal and external communications of the athletics department. The SID will promote Hiram College athletics, teams and athletes in local, regional and national media as well as to other public audiences via print, radio, TV and other electronic and social media outlets. The SID will also maintain the athletics web site and social media tools, keeping fans informed and generating increased fan involvement, including live stats and live streaming. The SID will ensure accurate statistics for all home games; organize direct, and staff contest event management for the functions of taking statistics; and exchange sports information with other institutions with whom we compete. Coordination of game management will also be a part of the SID’s duties, including hiring, training and assigning student workers, interns and volunteers. Additionally, the SID will coordinate/supervise special events as assigned, including annual Day with Hiram Golf Outing and providing historical information for the annual hall of fame nomination committee. The SID will report to the Director of Athletics.  Applicants must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong computer skills, including desktop publishing, internet web site maintenance (presto) and statcrew/The Automated Scorebook statistical software packages. Previous experience dealing with the media on the local, regional, and national level is required. Candidate must be able to work extended and irregular hours including evenings and weekends, and be able to be on the field, court and pool deck to record and report statistics, announce games etc. General journalism experience preferred. Experience with social media outlets is preferred.  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically to .  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 7/10/2014)

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 .  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)

Nursing Program Assistant

The Hiram College Department of Nursing invites applications for a full-time Nursing Program Assistant for its baccalaureate degree in nursing program.  The appointment begins upon hire.  Responsibilities of the Nursing Program Assistant include participating in the planning and recruitment efforts for nursing; initiating and maintaining correspondence with interested students; meeting with potential nursing students and participating in the admission and registration process of new students; orienting new students to Hiram College and the Nursing Program; maintaining student records and data and generating reports as needed; assisting students in the clinical learning center.  Hiram College is a coeducational liberal arts college located in Northeastern Ohio and is known for its innovative academic calendar and hands-on approach to learning.  For further information see www.hiram.edu/nursing.  Qualifications include: a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with a Master’s in Nursing preferred; two years recent (last 3 years) clinical nursing experience required; teaching and/or student recruitment and advising experience preferred; Registered Nurse Licensure in the State of Ohio.  Demonstration of strong written and oral communication skills, as well as, effective interpersonal and collaborative skills is essential.  Please submit the following electronically as a Word or PDF document to : a letter of application, resume, and the names of three (3) professional references with address and phone numbers.  Please identify the position that you are applying for in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For questions about the position, contact Connie Stopper, PhD, RN, CNS Nursing Program Director (330.569.6186). (posted 6/25/2014)

Registration and Schedule Coordinator

Hiram College seeks applications for a Registration and Schedule Coordinator for the Registrar’s Office.  The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational, multi-tasking, communication and customer service skills. Excellent oral communication skills and a thorough understanding of the importance of confidentiality are essential.  Responsibilities include building and maintaining our Ellucian/Banner catalog and online campus course schedule, and managing the registration process.  The Registration and Schedule Coordinator also advises, registers, and processes all State documents for Hiram students enrolled in post-secondary option (PSEO) courses. College committee responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attendance at the New Course and Core Committee. In addition, the successful candidate will supervise all student workers in the Registrar’s Office. A high school diploma is required; a bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Candidates should have a minimum of 3-4 years of administrative support experience in higher education and have strong working knowledge of integrated student information systems; Ellucian/Banner knowledge is preferred. Microsoft Office product knowledge is also required. This is a full time, 12-month (40 hours/week) position with a comprehensive benefits package including a tuition benefit.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references electronically as a Word or PDF document(s) to .  Please identify the position that you are applying for in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 6/25/2014)

Graduate Assistant, Women's Softball

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant in Women’s Softball.  The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day to day operations of the Hiram College women’s softball program. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.  The position includes; room, board, a living stipend of $7,000.00, and a tuition waiver to enroll in the Professional Graduate Studies Program at Hiram College. The anticipated start date is August 1st, 2014.   Responsibilities: The graduate assistant’s duties will include but not be limited to: Assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the Hiram College women’s softball program. The Graduate Assistant will also have responsibilities within our campus Recreation Program, and building management and security.  Minimum Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree is required. Prior experience as a collegiate softball player or having worked in college softball is preferred but not necessary. Exceptional attention to detail, well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and physical challenges. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within a team-oriented office environment and interact in a positive manner with students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the public. Admission into the School of Professional & Graduate Studies is a requirement for consideration for this position.  Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references by email only to . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. (posted 6/25/2014)

Partnership Site Coordinator, Community College Partnerships

Hiram College seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual for the staff position of Partnership Site Coordinator, in Professional and Graduate Studies.  This position will manage and supervises operations for Hiram college sites at community college locations in Northeast Ohio.  In addition, this position will serve as a recruiter, advisor, and program coordinator for our degree completion programs offered at these locations.  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 Site Coordinator is responsible for maintaining relationships with partner colleges, managing operations and services, developing new program opportunities, recruiting new students, advising current students, and coordinating support for faculty and students 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 a plus.  Three years of experience in higher education administration plus a bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s 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 .  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.   Please specify the job title in the subject line when applying. (posted 6/11/2014)

Head Women's Basketball Coach

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Head Women’s Basketball Coach. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio.  The College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.  The Head Basketball Coach position is a full time, 10 month staff position which reports to the Director of Athletics.  The head coach is responsible for all aspects of the women’s basketball  program to include; organizing and implementing a successful recruiting and retention plan for the program, supervising assistant coaches, managing the program in accordance with department/college policies and procedures, and acting in accord with NCAC, NCAA and institutional rules and regulations.  Additional duties will include administrative responsibility and teaching in our Exercise/Sport Science program.  A Master’s Degree is preferred while a Bachelor’s Degree is required.  Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically to .  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please specify the job title in the subject line when applying. (posted 6/11/2014)

Marketing Coordinator, Professional and Graduate Studies

Hiram College seeks an experienced writer and leader for the staff position of Marketing Coordinator in Professional and Graduate Studies (PGS).  This position will serve as leader for marketing strategy and execution to support adult learning programs offered by Hiram College. We seek applicants with a background digital and traditional marketing strategy and tactics, strong writing and analytical skills, and the ability to drive content based marketing efforts.  The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for the creation and execution of an annual marketing plan to promote enrollment and growth in Professional and Graduate Studies programs.  The Marketing Coordinator will direct and execute the inbound marketing strategy for PGS to develop content and social media content for the PGS web presence and generate organic leads and brand awareness through the internet. The Marketing Coordinator will also serve as liaison with College Relations to coordinate the creation and placement of media advertising, collateral materials, and general messaging for PGS programs.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding writer, especially for digital media, experienced at maintaining content and messaging for web and social media, able to use analytics and data to evaluate effectiveness of SEO and other marketing strategies, and fluent in the use of social media and other digital marketing tools. Must be experienced with both traditional and digital media and working with third party vendors and agencies. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are essential. Background in journalism, communication, or marketing a plus.  A bachelor’s degree is required.  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 .  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please identify the job title in the subject line when applying. (posted 6/6/2014)

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 : 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)

Chemistry Research Teaching Assistant/Associate

The Department of Chemistry at Hiram College is seeking applications for a staff position that will be involved in the development and teaching of laboratories in general chemistry, physiological chemistry (an intro course for allied health students), and possibly other courses.  Duties include supervision of students during the assigned laboratory period; presentation of a pre-lab lecture; grading of lab reports and other written laboratory assignments; preparation of laboratory materials before lab, and cleaning up of materials after lab.  Additional duties may include help with general instrument maintenance and stockroom management.  Hiram College is undergoing a major expansion in the sciences focused around three Centers of Excellence (Literature and Medicine, Deciphering Life’s Language, and Study of Nature and Society) and the involvement of undergraduates in research both within and beyond courses.  Many of our courses involve staff members in the lab component and these individuals are crucial teammates for the successful implementation of our program - providing creativity and behind-the-scenes work to strengthen research-driven components of courses.  They can also serve as research mentors for summer research students, and help with outreach efforts.  A Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a related discipline is required.  A Master’s degree in chemistry or a related discipline and some experience in teaching laboratories are strongly preferred.  This is a 10-month staff position (August through May of each year with the months of June and July off) with a competitive salary and benefits package.  Some experience in organic chemistry and/or general, organic and biochemistry labs, as well as an ability to work well with faculty on designing and implementing labs, are desirable.  Hiram College is recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the U.S., with a strong tradition in the natural sciences.  Our graduates get into the top medical, veterinary, and graduate school programs, as well as into jobs in industry and government. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with phone numbers electronically as a Word or PDF document(s) to .  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please specify the title of the position in the subject line when applying. (posted 5/28/2014)

Assistant Professor of Management

Hiram College Department of Economics, Management, and Accounting invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in Management beginning August 2014.  Successful applicants will have broad educational experience in management with specialized expertise in marketing and strategy with a global emphasis.  Applicants must have a commitment to teaching within a liberal arts tradition and evidence of a scholarly research agenda. The ideal candidate will be interested in working with students to develop internship opportunities.  Special attention will be given to candidates interested in collaborative, interdisciplinary teaching and participation in the Hiram College study abroad program. Minimum qualifications include excellence in teaching, a Ph.D. or D.B.A in an appropriate discipline; ABDs near completion will be considered. Applicants should send a letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 letters of reference electronically to Dr. Gail Ambuske, Chair of the Search Committee at .  Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue through July 15, 2014.  Please specify the title of the position in the subject line when applying. (posted 5/28/2014)

Director of Career and Academic Development Services

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Director of Career and Academic Development Services. The Director is responsible for the leadership and delivery of all career and career-related programs and services as well as leadership of academic development services to students.  The Director provides services for traditional students, PGS students (Professional and Graduate Studies) and Hiram 3.0 distance learning program (currently under development) students on the Hiram Campus, at remote locations and online.  The Director supervises an Assistant Director of Academic Development Services an Administrative Assistant, Student Workers, as well as supervises graduate student interns when suitable persons seek experience in these areas at Hiram College.  The Director reports directly to the Vice President and Dean of Students and is expected to keep the Vice President fully apprised of activities and progress within the career and academic development portfolio. This is a full time, 12-month staff position.

The Director should have a master’s in an appropriate field followed by a minimum of five years of progressively expanded responsibility for career and academic development services with preference given to candidates with prior hands-on leadership experience.  Candidates should have knowledge in the following areas:

  • Demonstrated ability to build an innovative, data-confirmed program that results in tangible student outcomes. 
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to students first and foremost; skill at engaging and cultivating employers and graduate schools programs; ability to collaborate with faculty, alumni and staff in support of student interests.
  • Knowledge of techniques to engage students in the steps necessary for placement success.

 Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, vitae, and names and phone numbers of three professional references in a single Word file to .  Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date is July 1, 2014.  (posted 3/19/2014)

 

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

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