Hiram College

Careers at Hiram

Please Note: Unless specified within the position, for full consideration for any of the positions listed below, please send a letter of interest, resume and names and telephone numbers of three professional references as a Word or PDF document(s) electronically to HR@hiram.edu.   Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Admission Counselor

Hiram College invites applications for a position in the Office of Admission to be filled for an entry level Admission Counselor.

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 HR@hiram.edu 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.


Manager of Conferencing and Events

Hiram College, a private, nationally-ranked liberal arts college located in Northeast Ohio, seeks a Manager of Conferencing and Events.  The Manager of Conferencing and Events provides leadership and direction in the planning and execution of all internal campus events and external conferencing events held on the college’s campus.

The successful candidate will be detail and deadline oriented with superior project management, time management, organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills.  Superior interpersonal skills are required with the ability to interact effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, students, outside clients and vendors.  The ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer service, entrepreneurship and building and growing a strong events and conferencing program is essential.  At least three years of professional, including supervisory, experience is required with some event planning experience preferred.  Project Management and/or events experience or training a plus.  Bachelor’s degree required.

For full consideration, please send a letter of interest, resume and names and telephone numbers of three professional references as a Word or PDF document(s) electronically to HR@hiram.edu. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Coordinator of Housing Operations

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Coordinator of Housing Operations.

This is a full-time 12-month staff position in the Office of Residential Education.

Responsibilities include managing the housing assignment database and floor plans; serving as the office manager for Residential Education; maintaining the office budget; hiring, training and supervising student workers for the office; coordinating the airport shuttle for breaks; and other duties as assigned.

A full tuition benefit exists for employees and dependents after one year of employment. Bachelor’s degree required; knowledge of residential liberal arts colleges preferred. For full consideration, send a cover letter, resume and the names of two references to HR@hiram.edu. Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Graduate Assistant Hall Director

Hiram College invites applications for a Graduate Assistant Hall Director position. This assistantship is for a student enrolled full time in an accredited graduate school program. It is a 10-month, live-in position that spans August 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018 with the option of a second year. Bachelor’s degree required as well as being enrolled in accredited graduate program; experience with college residence hall systems preferred. Compensation includes a stipend, apartment, partial meal plan, and parking pass.

The Graduate Assistant hall director works in an environment dedicated to advancing the mission of Hiram College. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of a residence hall complex housing 100-150 students and supervision of a para-professional staff of 6-8 Resident Assistants. The residence halls at Hiram include several living-learning communities such as all-gender housing, the entrepreneurship hall, a floor for students participating in the honors program, and a community to support and appreciate African-American students and other diversity.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of a residential complex housing 100 – 150 students.
  • Provide orientation, training, and supervision for 6 – 8 Resident Assistants.
  • Conduct weekly staff meetings and one-on-one meetings.
  • Participate in the hiring process of Resident Assistants.
  • Prepare mid-year and end-year reports.
  • Complete administrative duties, paperwork, and forms as needed.
  • Attend weekly Residential Education staff meetings; serve as liaison between staff, residents, and the Residential Education office.
  • Manage programming budgets and allocate funds.
  • Maintain weekly office hours.
  • Opportunities to collaborate and work with other areas exist, such as wellness, conduct, diversity, and campus involvement.
  • This is a 20 hr/week, live-in appointment. Training weeks before each term will require more full-time work. An on-call duty rotation will be established. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

For more information, please contact Ed Frato-Sweeney, Director of Residential & Citizenship Education. Application materials (resume and cover letter) should be submitted electronically (word or pdf format) to HR@hiram.edu. Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Assistant Controller

The Assistant Controller supervises and provides leadership to staff members in the Controller’s Office. He/she also supports operational and reporting matters related to: finance, banking, capital accounting, fixed assets, external financial reporting and internal financial reporting.  The Assistant Controller will also assist in training and identifying ongoing professional development for staff. Additionally, he/she will help educate colleagues around campus on pertinent issues related to budgeting and reporting. The Assistant Controller serves as a senior member of the Division of Finance and Administration and will interface and collaborate with the Vice President, Controller and other key members of the College Community and external organizations.

The qualified candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (a Master’s degree is preferred). A certification as a CPA is preferred. You will also need to have over 5 years of experience in public/private accounting and more than 3 years of experience in higher education and/or at a not for profit organization. Experience with the Banner system is a plus.

For full consideration, please send a letter of interest, resume and names and telephone numbers of three professional references as a Word or PDF document(s) electronically to HR@hiram.edu. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Director of Learning Technology

Hiram College, a private, nationally-ranked liberal arts college located in Northeast Ohio, seeks a Director of Learning Technology. The Director will work closely with the College leadership team to create, communicate, and model the strategic alignment of teaching and learning technologies with the college mission and other campus-wide initiatives; promote, coordinate, and/or deliver, and assess the delivery of myriad educational and training opportunities to faculty and staff; provide pedagogical support & guidance for the use of technology in classrooms and administrative areas; design the College technology renewal and procurement budget; and draft policies and best practices associated with the job’s purpose and key responsibilities. In particular, the Director will coordinate the planning, launching, and implementation of a new Apple 1:1 mobile technology initiative involving faculty, staff, and students, and collaborate with IT to maintain, support, and administer other technology systems and initiatives on campus, including the learning management system, lecture capture systems, video streaming server, and more.

The Director must possess: facility with iPad and other Apple technology; project management skills; comfort with PC and Mac environments; knowledge of multimedia formats and post-production editing, the principles of Universal Design for Learning, and best practices in course design; the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, senior administrators, and IT staff; and exemplary written and oral communication skills. The ability to work independently and as a team player as well as to demonstrate sound judgment in a quick-paced environment are essential.

Required experience includes: successfully managing a complex and organization-wide project across various stakeholder groups; designing and delivering professional development programs at all levels of an organization; teaching or instructional design work at the collegiate level; learning management system use; and designing for accessibility. A Bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred.

For full consideration, please send a letter of interest, resume and names and telephone numbers of three professional references as a Word or PDF document(s) electronically to HR@hiram.edu. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Instructional Designer

Hiram College, a private, nationally-ranked liberal arts college located in Northeast Ohio, seeks an Instructional Designer. The Instructional Designer will work with faculty and staff to design, re-design, and support curricular and co-curricular courses, workshops, and programs that utilize mobile and other technologies. This work includes collaborating with colleagues across campus to plan and present the types of training programs that will help faculty and staff conceptualize engaging course/program content in the first instance and then be able to deliver it. The Instructional Designer will be expected to model innovative use of Hiram’s mobile technology and learning management systems. As part of the College’s new Apple 1:1 mobile technology initiative, the Instructional Designer will assist in the development and integration of mobile-enhanced pedagogies, course materials, and assessment techniques with the intention of creating a set of best practices in each area.

 

The Instructional Designer must possess demonstrated experience managing multiple, concurrent technology projects; time and resource management skills; customer service skills; familiarity with both PC and Mac environments, including mobile technology; experience using software for teaching and learning; familiarity with learning management systems; and outstanding written, oral, and presentation skills using state-of-the-art technology.

 

Required experience includes: facilitating instructional or programmatic design; integrating multimedia into course design; 3+ years of teaching or training experience. A Bachelor’s degree in instructional technology/design, information technology, curriculum design, or related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred.

For full consideration, please send a letter of interest, resume and names and telephone numbers of three professional references as a Word or PDF document(s) electronically to HR@hiram.edu. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


 Assistant Men’s & Women’s Volleyball Coach

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Men’s & Women’s Volleyball 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 Assistant Coach position is a 10-month intern staff position, which reports to the head men’s and women’s volleyball coaches, along with the Director of Athletics. The assistant coach will be responsible for complementing both head coaches with all aspects of the men’s and women’s volleyball program to include; Organization and implementation of all practices, game day duties and coaching, hosting and recruiting prospective student-athletes, and other duties as assigned. Representing Hiram College, our athletic department and volleyball programs in accordance with department/college policies and procedures, and acting in accordance with NCAC, AMCC and all NCAA rules and regulations.

Assistant coach candidates must have excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends and prior experience as a collegiate player or coach. Candidates serious about a career in coaching preferred, on campus housing will be available.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to the Director of Human Resources, PO Box 67, Hiram, OH 44234 or by email to HR@hiram.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Faculty Position in Accounting & Financial Management

The Hiram College Department of Economics, Management and Accounting & Financial Management invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Accounting & Financial Management beginning Fall Semester 2017. The primary purpose of the position is to coordinate, plan, prepare, present and assess classroom instruction and related activities for courses in Accounting and/or Finance as well as for the liberal arts core curriculum of the College. Full time faculty must carry a teaching load of 22-24 semester hours per year and must also engage in the life of the institution by providing service to students and committees, as well as maintaining scholarly efforts in his/her discipline. Teaching assignments may include courses taught in the traditional college or the Professional and Graduate Studies program, which may include on-line and/or blended formats

Qualifications include: current licensure as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Financial Analyst and a Master’s degree in Business or Accounting; PhD or DBA in Accounting or Finance is desired (but not required); teaching experience, particularly in a liberal arts environment.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names of three (3) professional references with address and phone numbers electronically as a Word or PDF document(s) to HR@hiram.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Questions may be addressed to armenial@hiram.edu


Major Gifts Officer

Hiram College seeks an energetic alumni relations or development 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 Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, the Major Gifts Officer will work in collaboration with the 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 and two+ years of fundraising or related experience. Requirements include excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to multi-task, eagerness to work collaboratively with colleagues to coordinate efforts and create strategies for shared prospects and willingness to travel. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate the ability to work effectively with the college’s many constituencies including: trustees, administrators, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. 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 a committed alumni base of 15,000+ in its traditional, adult and graduate programs.

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 HR@hiram.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Computer Science Department at Hiram College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science beginning Fall 2017. Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, two in each 12-week term and one in each 3-week term. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both introductory and upper-level courses with the opportunity to develop a seminar course in their specialty.

Hiram College has initiated a new Applied Computer Science undergraduate major program that allows students to apply their computer science knowledge to another discipline. We are seeking to add to our department a unique individual with experience and interest in current technological trends such as Agile development, Enterprise-level development, Embedded Systems, Data Science, or Information Systems, although candidates from any area of computer science will be considered. Our goal is to support your interest in current trends that tie other disciplines to computer science, and to synthesize your interests with our strong tradition of providing undergraduates with excellent computer science fundamentals. Additionally, through our Hiram Connect commitment to experiential learning, we encourage all undergraduates to have at least one internship experience, as well as their research-oriented capstone. The successful candidate will be expected to include undergraduate students in their research and to help mentor students in finding and excelling in their internships.

A successful candidate will have a PhD in Computer Science or related area (ABD considered), and excellent teaching and mentoring skills. Appointment rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is eligible for the full benefit package, including health insurance and retirement, provided by Hiram College. Hiram College, a small four-year liberal arts college which is a member of Colleges that Change Lives, has consistently been ranked well with other national BA-I institutions. Our location is a quiet, rural setting, within an hour of Cleveland, Akron, and Youngstown.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research philosophy electronically to HR@hiram.edu. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Please have three letters of recommendation sent directly. References should address the candidate’s teaching and mentoring potential. Questions may be addressed to OliphantLT@hiram.edu. Application review will begin on January 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Hiram College is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.


Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

Hiram College invites applications for the senior staff position of Executive Director of Marketing and Communications reporting to the Vice President of Enrollment.

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.

The Executive Director of Marketing and Communications is the senior marketing, communications and media relations representative for Hiram College, reporting directly to the Vice President of Enrollment, and in frequent direct consultation with the President of the College. The central purpose of this position and its areas of oversight is to inform internal and external constituents about the College’s goals, aspirations, and programs; build positive interactions between the institution and its publics; and thereby build support for its mission of teaching, research, and service.

The Executive Director is responsible for developing and implementing a coordinated program of strategic communications designed to advance the objectives of the institution. To achieve this, the Executive Director provides oversight for: governmental relations at the federal, state, and regional levels; public relations, marketing, and media relations to support recruitment marketing and increase enrollment, retention, and fundraising.

The position requires a minimum of seven years of progressive administrative experience in higher education or a relevant field as it relates to marketing, communications, and public/media relations. A Master’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred. Advanced experience in writing for media, website, print publications, grants, speeches, and internal communications is necessary. A robust understanding of digital marketing and communications is essential. Job description is available upon request.

For full consideration for this position, please send a letter of interest, resume and names and telephone numbers of three professional references as a Word or PDF document(s) electronically to HR@hiram.edu. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.


Campus Safety Officer (Part-time, 400 hours)

ell as the buildings, grounds, and equipment of Hiram College. The Campus Safety Office seeks to ensure a safe learning and working environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform thorough safety patrols of the buildings and grounds, utilizing the Watchman Tour System.

Provide safety and/or escort assistance as requested.

Lock and Unlock buildings according to daily needs.

Ensure the policies of Hiram College are followed and enforce them as necessary.

Maintain a daily activity log in addition to the Watchman Tour System. File appropriate reports.

Collaborate successfully with Village Police, Fire officials and other emergency responders.

Report maintenance issues.

Develop and maintain a positive rapport with the Hiram College community.

Assume all other reasonable professional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Campus Safety.

Essential Functions:

Must be able to use basic functions of technology, including the Watchman Tour System Report Function and the iParq ticketing system. Use of email, digital cameras, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access) is required.

Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Access areas of campus that are not easily accessible (stairs, steep landscaping).

Must be able to communicate (written, orally, etc.) clearly, effectively, and timely with the community members, Hiram Village Police, Fire Department, and other campus constituents.

Other:

Must possess a current driving license in good standing.

Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma.

Safety Officers are unarmed.

Safety Officers must be at least 21 years old.

Safety Officers must be able to sit, stand, walk, and/or drive for extended periods of time.

For full consideration, please send a letter of interest, resume and names and telephone numbers of three professional references as a Word or PDF document(s) electronically to HR@hiram.edu.   Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Unless specified within the position, for full consideration for any of the positions listed above, please send a letter of interest, resume and names and telephone numbers of three professional references as a Word or PDF document(s) electronically to HR@hiram.edu.   Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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