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.

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


Development Associate

Hiram College’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations invites applications for a Development Associate. The Development Associate will provide administrative support for the Development and Alumni Relations office.

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, general administrative tasks, assist with all aspects of event planning and implementation, prepare in-house mailings and complete general alumni updates. The nature of this position demands close attention to detail and the ability to manage time carefully in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications include a high school diploma, advanced knowledge of Microsoft products, including Excel, and two years of appropriate office experience. Previous experience in a higher education and/or development setting is preferred. The ideal candidate must also have excellent written and oral communications skills, the ability to maintain confidentiality, the willingness to work with all levels of staff and management plus an interest and ability to learn and incorporate new technologies into existing procedures.

This is a full-time 12-month position reporting to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume electronically as a Word PDF document(s) 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 Women’s Basketball Coach

Hiram College is seeking applications for a part time assistant 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 assistant basketball coach is a parttime position which reports to the head basketball coach and director of athletics. This position includes a $6500.00.00 stipend, plus dorm room. No benefits are attached to this position. If no room is needed then salary will be $7500.00

The assistant basketball coach is responsible for assisting and supporting the head coach in the following; Daily implementation of the basketball strength and conditioning, the implementation of practice and competition, recruiting both on and off campus in accordance with Hiram College, NCAC and NCAA policies and procedures, video/academic support for assigned team members, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications for this position includes; Bachelor’s Degree, collegiate basketball playing experience and experience coaching in collegiate basketball preferred but not required.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to HR@hiram.edu.
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.
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Director of Institutional Grants and Senior Writer

Hiram College’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations invites applications for a Director of Institutional Grants and Senior Writer.

The Director will work collaboratively with colleagues across campus to secure external funds from various sources: foundations, state and federal government and corporate giving programs. These funds will be used to launch and support the existing and emerging campus priorities. In addition to the various responsibilities associated with grants, the Director of Institutional Grants and Senior Writer will also be responsible for leading and coordinating key writing projects identified by the President, including but not limited to donor proposals, constituent communication and reports.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and minimum of four years of fundraising experience in corporate, foundation and/or government relations preferred. The ideal candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, value collaboration and be able to manage multiple projects at one time.

This is a full-time 12-month position reporting to the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations. Title and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample electronically as a Word of PDF document(s) 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.


Part Time Campus Driver

Hiram College invites applications for a part time Campus Driver reporting to the Director of Campus Safety. Established in 1850 as the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute, Hiram is a nationally respected private residential liberal arts college located 35 miles from Cleveland in northeast Ohio.

Responsibilities: The Campus Driver will be responsible for transporting students, faculty and staff when needed. Operate fleet vehicles including cars, 12 and 15 passenger vans in safer manner in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations and College policies. Conduct pre and post trip inspections, complete reports and billing. Certify eligible college drivers and maintain records, carry out routine checks on vehicle and ensure they are sound. Recognize and report repairs with the employer or local dealer. Ensure vehicles are kept perfect and clean at all times by washing both the inside and outside parts of the vehicles. Perform periodic maintenance on vehicles, such as changing batteries and motor oil at appropriate time. Report any case of accident, injury or damage of vehicles to the supervisor.

Position Requirements: Ability to read and understand a map. General knowledge of mechanics of cars and vans. Ability to work weekends and/or holidays. Ability to work in all weather conditions. Ability to perform requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertion, including repetitive lifting, pushing, pulling and climbing). Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively with the internal campus community and the public.

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age and not have any Type A violations (e.g. DUI’s or OVI’s, reckless operation, hit and run, etc.). Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals and safety training. Should have sufficient knowledge of traffic laws and hold fast entirely to them and must be a safety conscious person.  Must be focused, confident and observant.

Education: High School Diploma required

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


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 objective 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 a Word or PDF documents) electronically to HR@hiram.edu. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of application will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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


Senior Digital and Graphic Designer

Hiram College invites applications for the staff position of Senior Digital and Graphic Designer reporting to the Executive Director of Marketing and Communications.

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 Senior Digital and Graphic Designer is responsible for the creation of both digital and traditional graphic design solutions that include, but are not limited to, advertising, branding, collateral materials, social media marketing, email marketing and web support. This individual must have exceptional, hands-on competence in digital and social marketing. Admissions and recruitment marketing is a primary responsibility for this position, in addition to providing professional counsel and expertise to campus in order to position Hiram College  as a highly favorable choice in the higher education landscape.

The Senior Digital and Graphic Designer works closely with the Executive Director and other College Relations team members to collaborate on digital and traditional marketing needs and execution. This design manager also works in collaboration with the VP of Enrollment and Directors of Traditional and Nontraditional Admissions to create, implement and deliver on admissions and recruitment marketing as a critical and primary responsibility. As such, he or she must be knowledgeable in marketing for lead generation, target audience segmentation, competitive campaign development and digital engagement. A qualified candidate must be a detail-oriented project manager in a fast-paced environment.

This position requires five or more years of professional experience in marketing and creative services. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred. A robust understanding of digital marketing and communications is essential. Job description is available upon request noting the technical requirements for creative and digital skill sets (Adobe Creative Suite, etc.).

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

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


Assistant Professor Economics, Management and Accounting

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 2018. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in Northeast Ohio.

Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the position is to coordinate, plan, prepare, present and assess classroom instruction and related activities for courses in Management as well as for the liberal arts core curriculum of the College. Successful applicants will have broad educational experience in management, a commitment to teaching within a liberal arts tradition, evidence of a scholarly research agenda and the ability to engage in the life of the College providing service to students and committees. 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 appropriate discipline; ABDs near completion will be considered.

Qualifications: Ph.D. or D.B.A (ABD near completion will be considered); teaching experience, particularly in a liberal arts environment.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names with phone numbers of three (3) professional references electronically as a word or pdf document(s) to HR@hiram.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to armenial@hiram.edu.


Assistant Professor Of Communication (Multimedia Journalism)

The Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in multimedia journalism beginning August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching lower and upper level courses in the communication major both in the traditional and the Professional and Graduate Studies programs. The ability to teach online classes is desired. Examples of courses to be taught include: survey of journalism; digital, interactive and social media; web design; desktop publishing; media literacy; media law and ethics; sports communication. The candidate must be able to teach and supervise student senior capstone projects. Successful candidates must have a willingness to contribute to Hiram’s innovative general education curriculum and advise the online student newspaper. Interdisciplinary and study abroad teaching are strongly encouraged as well as teaching opportunities in the master’s program of interdisciplinary studies. Capability to teach in a secondary area in addition to multimedia journalism is strongly desired. This can include areas such as relational, rhetorical, and intercultural communication. Teaching experience and/or an understanding of the traditions of the liberal arts are a must. Ph.D. is preferred. ABD candidates will be considered. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference electronically as a PDF or Word document(s) 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 a private, coeducational, residential, selective liberal arts BA-1 college, located less than an hour’s drive of Cleveland, Akron, and Youngstown. Privately endowed and non-sectarian in outlook and teaching, Hiram College is dedicated to freedom of intellectual inquiry. Hiram has an innovative academic calendar that provides a semester of 12 weeks for extended coursework and a three-week session devoted to intensive, seminar-like classes and experience on and off campus


Admission Counselor

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Admission Counselor. We seek a team-oriented individual who is a self-starter willing to put in the effort to meet enrollment goals, who is people driven and data friendly; who is organized, articulate, creative, selfless and collegial, and demonstrates strong communication skills and character; shows leadership potential and 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 some admission experience at a non-profit regionally accredited institution of higher education along with a bachelor’s degree, strong professional references, a valid driver’s license, and he or she will represent a good fit for Hiram College. We will entertain entry-level applicants. The successful candidate will balance defined administrative duties while maintaining a recruiting territory and cultivating an inquiry pool, including significant travel and non-traditional hours (evening hours and some weekend work).

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 sent to Human Resources, Hiram College, P.O. Box 67, Hiram, OH 44234 or send the same documents as attachments via e-mail to HR@Hiram.edu.


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.