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


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 Swim Coach

Hiram College is seeking qualified applications for the position of Assistant Swim Coach. This is a part-time position, coordinating the internal and external working of the teams. Candidate must be able to work extended and irregular hours, including evening and weekends, attend swim meets and practices, be familiar with Hytek (Meet and Team Manager) and Colorado Timing System, aid in recruiting and scouting, able to use Microsoft office products, and keep updated records on individual/team times.

Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

Responsibilities: The Assistant Swim Coach is responsible for the following; Implementing practices and technique work. Operating and running Hy-Tek (Meet and Team Manager) as well as the Colorado Timing System during dual meets. Scouting of conference and non-conference opponents. Aiding the Head Coach in recruiting. Attending all practices and meets. Monitoring and helping to oversee swim lessons. Projects and other responsibilities are assigned by the Head Swim Coach. Administrative Responsibilities. Monitoring and help oversee the Water Dog Swim Lessons. Perform other duties as assigned and determined by the Head Swim Coach.

Qualifications: Excellent written and verbal communication. Excellent computer skills, including: Microsoft Office, Front Rush, Hy-Tek, and Colorado Timing Systems. Coached at least 4 years and High School, YMCA, or US level. General knowledge of the sport and athletics at the collegiate level. Understanding of social media and how it impacts recruiting and relations with alumni.  Required: Bachelor’s Degree

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.


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.


Campus Visit Coordinator

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of a Campus Visit Coordinator. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in Northeast Ohio.

The Campus Visit Coordinator is a critical role within the Hiram College Office of Admissions. The coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing a formal campus visit program that includes planning and organizing daily scheduling for individual/group tours and campus visit inquiries. As the first point of contact for many campus guests, the coordinator is responsible welcoming prospective students and their families, faculty, staff and guests of the College with genuine and welcoming hospitality.

The position is an integral part of the Admissions Support Team, maintaining an advanced level knowledge about all aspects of the College. Duties include answering the telephone, scheduling all visit appointments, greeting prospective students and their families and overseeing a cadre of student front desk workers and Terrier Tour Guides. Additionally, this position is responsible for various administrative support duties, to include managing logistics for admissions events.

The Campus Visit Coordinator reports to the Director of Admissions, with the support of an admission counselor, and the Assistant Director of Admissions. The coordinator manages the scheduling of tours and tour guides to meet the needs of constituents on a daily basis. This position informs, coordinates and supervises the Admissions main reception area, kitchen support area and orders supplies to the effort. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to be a team player, which requires exceptional flexibility, grace under pressure, an ability to respond to last minute visit requests and a willingness to assist other co-workers as needed.

To apply, send a letter of interest, a resume and names with phone numbers of three 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.

 


Administrative Assistant for the Offices of Special Events/Conferencing and Student Engagement

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of an Administrative Assistant for the Offices of Special Events/Conferencing and Student Engagement. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in Northeast Ohio.

The position provides daily administrative support to all departments and assists in the direction, planning, coordinating and execution of campus events and activities. The person will report to the Associate Dean of Students/Director of Diversity and Inclusion and the Director of Special Events/Conferencing. Additional Support maybe provided to the Director of Campus Involvement; Director of International, Commuter and Transfer Student Services.

Responsibilities: Respond to questions and requests for information, assist in the selection, scheduling, supervision, evaluations of student office workers. Generate memos, emails and reports when appropriate, monitor budgets and process financial documents. Maintain office supplies and inventory, maintain office equipment including computers, copy machine, fax machine. Work some evenings, weekends and holidays may be required. Perform other duties as assigned. Assisting the Directors of the individual departments as needed.

High School Diploma is required.
Application Procedure: Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by email to mailto:HR@hiram.edu.


Program Administrator for the Mentorship for Student Excellence (MSE) Program

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Program Administrator for the Mentorship for Student Excellence (MSE) Program. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in Northeast Ohio.

The Program Administrator for MSE is a grant funded, 12-month staff position in the division of student affairs, which reports to the Associate Dean of Students. The MSE program is an outreach initiative, between Hiram College and Cuyahoga Community College Eastern Campus (CCC), developed to establish a natural academic and co-curricular pathway for dual enrolled CCC graduates to continue their education at Hiram College to achieve a Bachelor’s degree. The Program Administrator will coordinate all facets of the MSE program to insure that activities, resources, and administrative tasks are in line with those specified in the MSE grant. The successful candidate will have a strong professional presence at both Hiram College and CCC and, as such, be able to work fluidly between both campuses. Key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to; recruitment of qualified student mentors and program participants, development and implementation events, hiring and supervision of mentors, working with stakeholders on both campuses, budget management, building community support for the program and monitoring academic and overall progress of CCC students enrolled in the MSE program. The funding for the MSE program is by a 2-year grant from the US Department of Education.

Bachelor’s Degree is required.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by email to HR@hiram.edu.


 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.


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 more than 5 years of experience in public/private accounting, with 3 years of this experience in a 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.


Campus Safety Officer – Full-time 40 hours

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Campus Safety Officer. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio.

The Campus Safety  Officer is a full-time position which reports to the Director of Campus Safety. This position provides safety services for the students, faculty, staff, and guests, as well as the buildings, grounds, and equipment of Hiram College. The Campus Safety Office seeks to ensure a safe learning and working environment.

The Campus Safety Officer must obtain a knowledge of Hiram policies and regulations, the ability to communicate (both orally and in writing) effectively, the ability to react calmly in emergency situations, and be able to sit, walk and /or drive for extended periods of time. Campus Safety Officers are unarmed.

The selected candidate must have a high school diploma, a current driver’s license, and be at least 21 years old.

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, or mail to Office of Human Resources, Hiram College, PO Box 67, Hiram, OH 44234. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Campus Safety Officer (Part-time, 850 hours)

Provide for the safety and wellbeing of Hiram College students, faculty, staff and property through enforcement of college policies and procedures. Preserve peace through foot and vehicle patrol, respond to calls for assistance including emergency and crisis situations, and provide other safety related services.

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.