Careers at Hiram


All open positions at Hiram College can be found below. Please review all details and requirements before submitting your application.

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Current Openings

Hiram College’s Scarborough School of Business and Communication invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor in Sport Management beginning August 2024. The successful candidate will be an engaging educator who is able to connect with students from diverse backgrounds. The ideal candidate would be able to teach two courses on campus in both the fall 2024 and spring 2025 semesters. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Principles of Coaching and Leadership (Fall 2024), Senior Seminar (Spring 2025), and two elective courses (one in each semester). Elective courses will be determined in consultation with program faculty and may be new or existing courses. This position is funded through a partnership with Athlete Ally.

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 Ohio’s historic Western Reserve region. At Hiram, close student-faculty interaction and innovation are routine. The College’s distinctive undergraduate 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. One hundred percent of undergraduate students participate in study abroad, internships, or research, as part of the Hiram Connect initiative. Hiram College is committed to building an inclusive, equitable, and vibrant educational environment. Our student population is diverse in many ways, including economic background, ethnic heritage, and academic interests. We value experiential, interdisciplinary, and project-based learning that focuses on the enduring questions we have faced and the urgent challenges of our times.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Sport Management, or related field, is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sport Management or related field (ABD will be considered); Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

Application Procedure: Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, CV, and the names, addresses, and contact information of three professional references by email to HR@Hiram.edu. Please contact Dr. Andrew White (whiteac@hiram.edu) to inquire about the position.


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!

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. The successful candidate will be actively involved in the operation and administration of the Hiram College Athletic Department. The College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III. This is a 10-month position with a start-date ASAP.

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and online.

The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic related injuries/illnesses under the direction of the team physician for eighteen intercollegiate sports. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist with the daily operation of the athletic training facility including supervision of medical coverage for practice and events, supervision of student first aiders, appropriate record keeping practices, and facility maintenance. The incumbent will communicate effectively with student athletes, coaches, and as necessary, parents regarding the nature of injury, treatment plan, and return to activity progression. This position is in a non-traditional working environment including mornings, nights, and weekends with limited travel. Additional duties are as assigned. This position reports to the Head Athletic Trainer and the Director of Athletics.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree and collegiate experience is preferred. One to three years of Athletic Training experience is preferred. NATABOC certification and eligibility for Ohio Licensure as an Athletic Trainer is required (must obtain Ohio License as condition of employment). Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Application Process

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply below. Please send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Hiram College is seeking an Assistant Controller. The Assistant Controller is responsible for supporting College-wide projects involving business processes, and for coordinating the financial information to support decision-making in a complex financial environment.  This includes preparing financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for not-for-profit organizations, internal reporting and analysis, and mandated federal, state and other financial reports.  Practical application of accounting theory for tasks such as transaction/fund accounting, account analysis, and accounting projects is required.  In addition, responsibilities include a core role in the management of the financial computer systems, banking system interface, and other departmental computer systems.

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds with an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and online.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Performs a key role as a user of the financial systems used to extract data from the general accounting information database;
  • Responsible for the cashiering duties and coordination of the banking;
  • Responsible for setting up student fee tables and processing fee assessments and other charges to student accounts;
  • Responsible for processing student refunds on a weekly basis;
  • Monitor aged receivables;
  • Interact with students and parents when necessary to resolve student account questions;
  • Reconcile daily balance sheet to cashier sessions and perform daily finance feed;
  • Coordinate accounting and reporting for federal and state grants as well as the annual Single Audit;
  • Work with external auditors and assist Controller with completing the fiscal year-end audit in a timely manner;
  • Assist Controller with preparation of financial statements and supporting documentation; 
  • Perform monthly and year-end closing accounting tasks, and maintain and reconcile various balance sheet, revenue, and expense accounts;
  • Assist Controller with management of College bank accounts including daily cash balance monitoring, line of credit requirements and Federal funds drawdown responsibilities. Develop and maintain long-term cash projections to anticipate cash needs or sources of additional capital;
  • Monitor and maintain pledge receivable records while working closely with Advancement staff. Record pledge receivables in financial reporting system, monitoring pledge write-offs, accuracy of pledge amounts, collectability of pledges and proper discounting methods; 
  • Monitor and prepare the College investment schedule. Create investment reports for Advancement and donors;
  • Assist Controller with preparation and filing of all College related tax forms and schedules including the 990, 990T, 1098T, and 1099’s.
  • Serve as a resource and mentor to the Business office team and provide cross coverage to other staff members as necessary;
  • Represent the Business office on cross-divisional workgroups, committees, and teams;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to collaborate with cabinet, peers, and other College constituents. Good oral and written communication skills and professional attitude.
  • Excellent customer service skills; demonstrated experience working in a team-oriented environment.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and analyze and interpret data for accuracy and decision-making.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize among assignments, meet deadlines and follow-up.
  • Resourceful, flexible and good at problem-solving.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and Ellucian Banner or similar nonprofit accounting software.
  • High degree of professional confidentiality expected.
  • Knowledge of FERPA.

Experience and Education

  • Demonstrated finance and accounting experience working with nonprofit organizations; higher education experience preferred.
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in complex organizations; supervisory experience preferred.
  • Extensive managerial and administrative experience in financial management, analysis and forecasting and experience with complex financial reporting systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration required.
  • MBA or CPA a plus.

Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to HR@hiram.edu. or apply below. 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!

Hiram College’s Scarborough School of Business and Communication invites applicants for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in Accounting and Financial Management beginning August 2024. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.  

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 Ohio’s historic Western Reserve region. At Hiram, close student-faculty interaction and innovation are 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. One hundred percent of students participate in study abroad, internships, or research, as part of the Hiram Connect initiative. Through Tech and Trek, our comprehensive mobile technology program, students have equitable access to 1:1 devices to creatively and critically enhance their learning while also focusing on the importance of exploring their broader world through hiking and experiential treks. It is an exciting time to be a Hiram Terrier!

Hiram College is committed to building an inclusive, equitable, and vibrant educational environment. Our student population is diverse in many ways, including economic background, ethnic heritage, and academic interests. We value experiential, interdisciplinary, and project-based learning that focuses on the enduring questions we have faced and the urgent challenges of our times.

The primary purpose of the position is to coordinate, plan, prepare, present and assess classroom instruction and related activities for courses in Accounting and Financial Management, which may include courses in the discipline that can contribute to the liberal arts core curriculum of the College.

Successful applicants will have the educational experience in accounting and financial management necessary to teach both introductory and advanced level accounting courses.  The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates specializing in audit/assurance services and accounting information systems, as well as data analytics and financial decision-making models through the use of advanced Excel applications. The teaching load is 22-24 credit hours per year, across our 12-week/8-week/3-week semester structure within our traditional college and online program. Faculty typically teach 3 courses per semester.  Other responsibilities include academic advising, contributions to our core curriculum and first-year writing program, service to the College, and maintaining an active scholarly agenda.

Applicants should provide evidence of 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 by 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.

Qualifications include:  A Ph.D. degree from an accredited institution, or a Master’s degree plus a Certified Public Accountant license; teaching experience, particularly in a liberal arts environment; professional experience in one or more subject areas noted above.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply below or submit documents to HR@hiram.edu. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and names of three (3) professional references with address and phone number.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds with an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and online.

Hiram College invites applicants for a renewable position in the area of Public Health with an appointment to begin in the fall of the 2024-2025 academic year.  This position is expected to start at the Assistant Professor rank, depending on experience.  A master’s degree in public health is required with relevant experience. 

Anticipated courses for the position include Introduction to Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Epidemiology & Health Research among others.  Advising and mentoring students is also part of the position.  Candidates may also teach in the College’s first-year program and electives based on the candidate’s area of expertise.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply below or submit documents to HR@hiram.edu. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and names of three (3) professional references with address and phone number.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to Kelly NewVine, Director of the School of Health, Education, Sustainability and Society. (newvineka@hiram.edu)

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Hiram College invites applications for the part-time position of Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Bowling.  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.

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 three-week intensive course, study abroad/away program, internship, or research experience.

The head men’s and women’s bowling coach position is a part-time, 10-month staff position which reports to the Director of Athletics. The head coach is responsible for all aspects of the men’s and women’s Bowling program, to include: creating and communicating the vision of a program seeking to reach unprecedented levels of success, attracting and retaining a highly supportive staff for assistance with implementation of the program vision, successfully organizing and implementing a comprehensive recruiting and retention plan, integrating the program into the campus community, supervising practice and managing games, management of program budget, fundraising to support the program, and supporting student-athlete success in all areas of the student experience.

The head men’s and women’s Bowling Coach will embrace the responsibility of building a program respected for its commitment to the mission and core values of Hiram College, while representing the program in accordance with NCAC, NCAA and institutional rules and regulations. Additional duties may include administrative roles, campus committee involvement and other duties as assigned. A Bachelor’s Degree is required with a background in coaching high school or collegiate bowling.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Hiram College is seeking a Director of Institutional Grants and Senior Writer. Under the general supervision of the Associate VP for Finance/Controller, the individual holding this position will work collaboratively with colleagues across campus to secure external funds from various sources: foundation and government grants and corporate giving programs. These funds will be utilized to launch and sustain the existing and emerging campus priorities that are currently in play. In addition to assuming pre-award roles, the individual will also assume many post-award roles, including monitoring and reporting functions, etc. In addition to the various responsibilities associated with grants, the individual will be responsible for leading and coordinating key writing projects identified by the faculty and approved by the Academic Dean, including but not limited to donor proposals, constituent communication, and Board of Trustee reports.  The individual will work closely with the Associate VP for Finance and the Grants Accountant to provide seamless service to the Grant recipients and provide budget & accounting assistance to the faculty.

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds with an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and online.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work closely with the Faculty and Academic Dean to prioritize Faculty research initiatives and programs that are most likely to attract corporate, foundation, and government support. Identify key corporate, foundation, and government prospects that align with funding priorities.
  • Engage and assist faculty members in the program development and grant preparation process.
  • Prepare and/or supervise the preparation of significant corporate, foundation, and government funding proposals in support of funding priorities and/or invited requests for proposals (RFPs). 
  • Approach prospective funding entities verbally, in person, and in writing about giving to Hiram College with a degree of maturity, professionalism, and credibility that instills confidence among constituents. Keep the Development Office and Academic Dean’s Offices informed of all funding proposals prior to submissions/approaches.
  • Strengthen ties between the College and representatives of foundations, corporations, and government entities through personal and facilitated interaction.
  • Work closely with the Academic Dean and Faculty members to prioritize fundraising initiatives and programs that are most likely to attract corporate, foundation, and government support.
  • Communicate and implement program strategies in ways that support institutional goals and fundraising priorities without bias towards specific departments.
  • Maintain and report project status and statistics regularly and accurately to the Vice President and Academic Dean, Chief Development Officer, and other stakeholders.
  • Work with the Chief Financial Officer, Controller, and other members of the business office as needed to accept, manage, and steward grants.  Work with Faculty, Budget Office, and Grants Accounting to develop and control grant budgets.
  • Oversee appropriate handling and processing of all foundation, corporation, and government gift and grant agreements as well as budgets.
  • Collaborate and communicate with development officers to accomplish shared and coordinated institutional goals.
  • Engage in, and often lead, complex group writing projects.
  • Interact with and respond promptly, professionally, and accurately to requests for information from internal and external constituents.
  • Respond promptly and effectively to requests for information within College and office guidelines.
  • Notify the Associate VP for Finance/Controller, Vice President and Dean, Chief Development Officer, and other Senior Cabinet members as appropriate of concerns, inquiries, and issues requiring special attention.
  • Consider short- and long-term implications and benefits in decision-making.
  • Maintain current knowledge of College policies.
  • Represent the College in a positive, professional manner while maintaining confidentiality, sensitivity, and ethically based principles while working with and within a diverse community.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills; demonstrated ability to transform ideas into a compelling case for support (verbally & in writing)
  • Demonstrated comfort & confidence level with faculty, senior administrators, prospects, and donors; diplomacy and professionalism are essential.
  • Sense of initiative, sound judgment, confidence, maturity, and an ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail combined with abilities to organize, prioritize, solve
  • problems, and negotiate effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Willingness to receive constructive criticism and ability to offer it during group writing process.
  • Ability to work under deadline.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Experience

  • Minimum of four years experience in corporate, foundation, and government relations preferred with a demonstrated track record of closing significant gifts and grants.
  • Experience with applicable laws, regulations, and professional standards governing corporate and foundation grant-making.
  • Ability to structure innovative public-private partnership agreements, write grants, and edit work of others.
  • Experience with word processing, Excel, and Banner are highly desirable

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a related field.
  • Master’s degree preferred.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply below. Please send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Hiram College is seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve as Library Director and College Librarian. The position will start as soon as June 1, 2024. This position provides leadership, planning, and administration of the Hiram College library programs and services in support of teaching and learning at Hiram.

The Library Director will provide strategic vision and leadership for the library, faculty, and staff. The incumbent will develop library initiatives that enhance student learning in traditional undergraduate, adult, and graduate programs. They will foster forward-looking collection development plans and integrate appropriate technologies into library services, as well as nurture an organizational culture of collegiality and service within the library and on campus. The incumbent will collaborate with the Development Office and Friends of the Library, maintaining and expanding relationships with donors to support and enhance the mission of the library. The director will coordinate with other programs housed in the library, including Student Services, Hiram Connect, the Media Center, and Learning Technologies.

Reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, the Director will lead all aspects of library administration including long-term planning, budget development and control, outreach, personnel selection and supervision, facilities management, and ongoing assessment of library resources. The Director will serve on campus committees and act as the library’s liaison to senior college administrators. The Director will also maintain currency with issues and trends in professional librarianship through participation in local, state, regional, and national associations.

A Master of Library Science or equivalent degree from an accredited institution is required. Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse community, and evidence of success in the development and maintenance of collaborative community relationships is required. Experience in library leadership including supervision of employees is required; five or more years’ experience or experience in an academic, research, or university library is preferred. The incumbent must show a strong understanding of new and developing trends in academic libraries. Experience with technologies such as Sierra or Alma, LibGuides, and Ohiolink is preferred. Experience with library instruction and information literacy is preferred.

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 Ohio’s historic Western Reserve region. At Hiram, close student-faculty interaction and innovation are 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. One hundred percent of students participate in study abroad, internships, or research, as part of the Hiram Connect initiative. Through Tech and Trek, our comprehensive mobile technology program, students have equitable access to 1:1 devices to creatively and critically enhance their learning. It is an exciting time to be a Hiram Terrier!

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

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume or CV, a statement of professional philosophy, and contact information for three professional references electronically as a Word or PDF file to HR@hiram.edu. Consideration of applications will begin April 15, 2024.

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

Hiram College is seeking a Director of Payroll.  The Director Payroll is responsible for directing the timely and accurate submission of all college payrolls for faculty, staff, and students. The Director will ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, such as the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) rules and regulations and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA).  Duties also include overseeing accurate reporting and accounting of withholdings, such as taxes, deductions, charitable contributions, retirement contributions, and other savings.  This individual will perform the Payroll Manger duties as required.  The Director of Payroll with work closely with the Office of Human Resources, Student Employment, Computer Services, and other stakeholders, as well as the state payroll, IRS, Social Security Administration, and others receiving proceeds from payroll deductions. 

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds with an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and online.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans, manages, and oversees the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Payroll Department for proper wage and salaries by supervising and the preparation of the Colleges monthly, bi-weekly, and student payrolls, assuring that the Banner system is correctly processing salaries and reported hours worked, correctly utilizing paid leave, holiday, and overtime.
  • Assure the Banner system is working in compliance with all agencies and working with Human Resources and Computer Services to modify programming, methods, and reporting when changes to regulations, withholding rates, reporting needs, etc.
  • Work with Human Resources to build faculty, staff, and students as employees in Banner system.  Assign accounting numbers, job, taxes, and direct deposit, etc.
  • Monitor procedures related to the preparation and distribution of checks and direct deposits.
  • Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, and payroll methods.
  • Ensure the timely completion of all payroll tax reporting requirements for federal, state, and local taxes.
  • Respond promptly to all authorized requests for payroll information from students, faculty, staff budget managers, supervisors, etc.
  • Working with Human Resources and the Business Office provides support for all financial and annual audits.
  • Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, and policies.
  • Working with the Human Resource Department develop, implement, interpret, and enforce policies and procedures as it relates to payroll.
  • Maintain records and carry out administrative functions for special benefits such as COBRA, TIAA, Worker’s Compensation, unemployment benefits, etc.
  • In conjunction with involved departments, assist with the preparation of employee contracts, compute contracts, with special terms of appointment, prepare deductions, etc.
  • Identify efficiencies that can be realized by automating payroll process and follow through on implementation.  Works to improve payroll processes and rectify any payroll issues.

Position Requirements

  • An associate degree in HRIS and /or Accounting is required.  A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.   
  • At least 5 years of payroll accounting management experience is required.
  • Supervisory experience is required.
  • Proficiency with excel and /or other database applications required.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, Department of Labor, State and Federal tax regulations, is required.
  • Experience with Banner is a plus.
  • Excellent customer service skills including the ability to interact professionally with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Attention to detail and good time management and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data for accuracy.
  • Knowledge of FERPA.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply below. Please send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. (HR@Hiram.edu) Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Hiram College invites applications for a Dissertation Teaching Fellowship for Academic Diversity to begin August 1, 2024. The Academic Diversity Fellows Program provides structured mentoring and teaching experience for scholars committed to innovative teaching and working with a diverse undergraduate student body.

Candidates for the dissertation teaching fellowship will be graduate students who:

  • Have demonstrated academic excellence and/or are inspiring instructors or researchers.
  • Are able to contribute to a diverse educational community, as evidenced in personal history and experience, research goals, or the promotion of understanding among persons of different backgrounds and ideas.
  • Have passed all comprehensive examinations and are at the dissertation writing stage. Preference will be given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience.
  • Candidates in Sociology (with an emphasis in crime, law and justice) or Criminal Justice are preferred, but we will also consider applicants in the fields of art and design; computer science; management; marketing; and statistics.

The successful candidate will teach two undergraduate courses per year in their academic area and/or in the Urgent Challenge Seminar series (Hiram’s first-year program). Fellows are also expected to deliver two College-wide lectures each year which reflects progress on their dissertation or related research–one presentation in Fall and one in Spring.  They are also to participate in the life of the College and the community. We wish to emphasize, however, that our highest priority for the Fellow is the completion of the dissertation.

Hiram will provide fellows a stipend of $37,000 for nine months (mid-August through mid-May), health benefits, and a small moving allowance. Hiram will also provide funding for the candidate to attend one professional conference during the year.  The fellow will be equipped with an office, an iPad, and office supplies. The position is renewable for up to three years.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send the requested documents to HR@hiram.edu or complete the application at https://www.hiram.edu/about-hiram-college/human-resources/careers-at-hiram/. Review of applications will begin immediately. Application deadline is April 22, 2024.

  • A cover letter,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Dissertation abstract and timeline for completing the dissertation. 
  • A one- or two-page personal statement discussing how your past, planned, or potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will contribute to a diverse educational community and support the College’s commitment to fostering and promoting increased cultural and ethnic diversity. Please comment specifically on your capacity to respond in pedagogically productive ways to the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds, your sustained personal engagement with communities that are underrepresented in the academy, and your ability to bring this asset to learning, teaching, and scholarship at the college and university level.
  • The names and contact information for three references, including the dissertation advisor.
  • Copies of transcripts from all institutions conferring degrees earned. Official copies of transcripts will be required upon hiring.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!


Hiram College invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in Education beginning in August 2024.

Education is situated in the School of Health, Education, Sustainability, and Society, along with the Biomedical Humanities, Crime, Law, and Justice, Environmental Studies, Integrative Exercise Science, Nursing, Public Health, Psychology and Sociology programs.

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. It is an exciting time to be a Hiram Terrier!

Hiram College is committed to building an inclusive and vibrant educational environment and the student population is diverse in many ways, including economic background, ethnic heritage, and educational interests.

The successful candidate will teach both Middle Childhood and Adolescent Young Adult English/Language Arts Teacher Licensure coursework, as well as foundational classes for the Education program in both Teacher Licensure and in Hiram’s innovative Educational Studies major/minor. Other content area expertise may be considered. The successful candidate will regularly teach first year writing courses as part of Hiram’s Urgent Challenges Curriculum, as well as other courses within the core, as appropriate and needed by the college.

A current teaching license in Middle Childhood or Adolescent Young Adult English/Language Arts is required. Licensure in a related or different content area will also be considered.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and names of three (3) professional references with address and phone number as a single document to HR@hiram.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Kelly NewVine, Associate Professor of Education and Director of the School of Health, Education, Sustainability and Society newvineka@hiram.edu.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Hiram College is seeking a full time Executive Assistant to VP of Enrollment Management, Marketing and CFO. Reporting to the VP of Enrollment Management / Marketing and the CFO, the Executive Assistant provides executive support and coordinates daily operations for both the VP of Enrollment Management / Marketing and CFO office. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for most internal and external constituencies on most matters pertaining to the VP of Enrollment Management / Marketing and CFO’s multiple areas of responsibility, while valuing and practicing confidentiality in all sensitive matters.

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds with an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and online.

Responsibilities and Duties

Executive Support

  • Responsible for a broad variety of administrative tasks for both Office’s including: overseeing an extremely active calendar of appointments; coordinating meetings when requested; completing expense reports and p-card reconciliations; maintaining office files and records, both electronically and in paper; ordering and managing office supplies; issuing purchase orders; processing mail; preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; scheduling travel plans, itineraries, and agendas.
  • Serves in a “gatekeeper” role, where appropriate.
  • When directed, communicates on behalf of the VP of Enrollment, Marketing, and the CFO, with board members, staff, and others, on matters related to the VP and CFO responsibilities.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the VP and CFO, including those of a sensitive and confidential nature.  Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles projects and tasks expeditiously, proactively, and follows through to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Undertakes special projects as requested by the VP and CFO.
  • Serves as the recording secretary for the VP’s and CFO’s Board of Trustee Committee meetings.  Completes and assembles Committee meeting materials, minutes, and agendas.
  • Assists with various task force and committee minutes as assigned by the VP and CFO.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with board members, faculty, staff, students, and donors.
  • Expert level of written and communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable with the Microsoft Office Suite of software.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations and demonstrate proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
  • Team-player with the ability to work effectively on an independent basis.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities and to meet demands and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and professional attitude.
  • Excellent customer service skills; demonstrated experience working in a team-oriented environment.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize assignments, meet deadlines and follow-up while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Resourceful, flexible and good at problem-solving.

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years progressive administrative support experience, preferably supporting an executive level position.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products.
  • Good understanding of financial subjects and terminology.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience in an educational environment a plus but not required.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply below. Please send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Hiram College’s Scarborough School of Business and Communication invites applicants for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in Accounting and Financial Management beginning August 2024. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.  

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 Ohio’s historic Western Reserve region. At Hiram, close student-faculty interaction and innovation are 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. One hundred percent of students participate in study abroad, internships, or research, as part of the Hiram Connect initiative. Through Tech and Trek, our comprehensive mobile technology program, students have equitable access to 1:1 devices to creatively and critically enhance their learning while also focusing on the importance of exploring their broader world through hiking and experiential treks. It is an exciting time to be a Hiram Terrier!

Hiram College is committed to building an inclusive, equitable, and vibrant educational environment. Our student population is diverse in many ways, including economic background, ethnic heritage, and academic interests. We value experiential, interdisciplinary, and project-based learning that focuses on the enduring questions we have faced and the urgent challenges of our times.

The primary purpose of the position is to coordinate, plan, prepare, present and assess classroom instruction and related activities for courses in Accounting and Financial Management, which may include courses in the discipline that can contribute to the liberal arts core curriculum of the College.

Successful applicants will have the educational experience in accounting and financial management necessary to teach both introductory and advanced level accounting courses.  The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates specializing in audit/assurance services and accounting information systems, as well as data analytics and financial decision making models through the use of advanced Excel applications. The teaching load is 22-24 credit hours per year, across our 12-week/8-week/3-week semester structure within our traditional college and online program. Faculty typically teach 3 courses per semester.  Other responsibilities include academic advising, contributions to our core curriculum and first-year writing program, service to the College, and maintaining an active scholarly agenda.

Applicants should provide evidence of 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 by 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.

Qualifications include:  A Ph.D. degree from an accredited institution, or a Master’s degree plus a Certified Public Accountant license; teaching experience, particularly in a liberal arts environment; professional experience in one or more subject areas noted above.

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 position is filled. 

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Hiram College is seeking a Gift Processing and Database Specialist.  To support the efforts of the Office of Development and Alumni Relations as it works to meet institutional goals through education, fundraising, engagement, and outreach of the College’s constituencies. This is done through the management and maintenance of constituent information stored in Banner or the current database platform utilized by the College, as well as the timely and accurate processing of all charitable contributions made to Hiram College and the accurate reporting of fundraising attainment. This position requires a very high level of detail awareness and confidentiality due to the handling of potentially large monetary gifts from alumni, friends, corporations, board members, and colleagues.

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds with an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and online.

Team Expectations:

  • Communicates well and respectfully with and within a diverse community at all levels, including campus administration, Board of Trustees, students, alumni, parents, college employees, and community members.
  • Represents Hiram College and the department in a positive, professional manner while maintaining strict confidentiality, sensitivity, and ethically based principles.
  • Maintains a high level of collaboration and communication with department members and other offices on campus to ensure smooth operations.
  • Interacts with and responds promptly, professionally, and accurately to requests for information from internal and external constituents.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Update and maintain the most current data for all constituent records and assist department staff with data entry and constituent coding as required.
  • Analyze data processes for quality improvement purposes and ensure data management procedures adhere to strict confidentiality practices.
  • Extract and prepare data as directed for reporting, meetings, and presentations.
  • Receive, secure, and process all charitable gifts and pledges given to Hiram College including posting of cashiering sessions, batch feeding to the Business Office, preparing bank deposits, printing gift receipts for donor acknowledgements, and pledge reminders for donors.
  • Review all gifts and documentation to ensure accuracy, updating the database as necessary, and that each gift meets the approved guidelines of Hiram’s Gift Acceptance Policies.
  • When notified by a donor, prepare and submit matching gift requests from donor’s employer.
  • Maintain current procedure manual for the gift processing function.
  • Work closely with the Business Office to set up new designations for gifts and provide donor documentation and batch reports for each cashiering session.
  • Process non-cash gifts such as payroll deductions, online giving, ACH transactions, gifts in kind, stocks, and more.
  • Perform miscellaneous clerical duties, which may include email correspondence, filing, copying, mail merges, assisting with stuffing envelopes for donor mailings.
  • Assists department members with hosting on-campus events (e.g., handing out name tags or alumni giveaways).

Skills and Knowledge:

  • High degree of professional confidentiality expected
  • Ability to properly secure and handle multiple forms of currency
  • Ability to comfortably work in a highly dynamic environment requiring solid time management skills and shifting priorities
  • Experience working with an integrated information system such as Banner
  • Working knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

Experience:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years experience in financial recordkeeping, banking, or data entry
  • Experience in higher education preferred

Education:

  • 2-year Accounting Degree

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply below. Please send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Hiram College is seeking candidates for a graduate assistant position within the Sport Information department. The successful applicant will serve a two-year assistantship, assisting in the day-to-day operations of the office which serves the athletic department’s 13 sports and 23 teams. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

The successful candidate will serve as the primary contact for at least 1-2 sports each season throughout the year. Duties will include, but not be limited to, all preparations for sports individual is responsible for, creation of press releases, preparation of game day programs, statistical input, social media content, game-day operations for all sports and other duties as assigned.

This is a two-year position beginning August 2024 and running through May 2026

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the day-to-day operation of the Sport Information office. This includes, but is not limited to, writing press releases, game recaps, and feature stories for assigned sports, daily website maintenance and graphic design.
  • Serve as the primary contact for specific Hiram College’s NCAA Division III programs while aiding in the coverage of other in-season teams.
  • Conduct all aspects of pre-game, in-game, and post-game coverage for assigned home contests
  • Perform assorted game-day duties, such as public address announcing, play-by-play broadcasting, stats (NCAA Live Stats, StatCrew or Presto Stats) social media coverage and scoreboard operation
  • Ensure accurate statistics for all home games; organize, direct, and supervise event staff for the functions of taking statistics; and exchange sports information with other institutions with whom we compete.
  • Help coordinate all game management, including hiring, training, and assigning student workers, interns, and volunteers.
  • Promote Hiram athletics through social media including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as well as any local, regional, and national media.
  • Assist with special events as assigned, including, but not limited to the Annual Day with Hiram Golf Outing, the Senior Student-Athlete Banquet and the Terry Awards.
  • Help sell advertising for hiramterriers.com, gameday programs, the scoreboard and other potential locations
  • Adhere to all NCAA, North Coast Athletic Conference and Hiram rules and regulations
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, sports management or another related field
  • At least one year of working experience in the college or professional sports communications fields as a student-worker, intern, graduate assistant or other relevant position.
  • Experience with website maintenance, photography, videography, social media content creation and game/event management
  • Familiarity and/or experience with the following: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, AfterEffects), BlueFrame/Production Truck, Microsoft Office, NCAA Live Stats (Genius Sports), StatCrew, SIDEARM Sports and PrestoSports.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to detail
  • Ability to work weeknights and weekends
  • Admission to Hiram College’s graduate program

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, 2-3 work samples (writing, graphic design, etc.), and the names and contact information of three professional references to HR@hiram.edu or complete the application process at https://www.hiram.edu/about-hiram-college/human-resources/careers-at-hiram/ 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.

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Men’s Basketball Graduate Assistant. The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day-to-day operations of the Hiram College women’s soccer program. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

Responsibilities include, but not be limited to assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the Hiram College men’s basketball program. The successful candidate will also gain experience in supporting the head coach with planning and supervising practice, as well as potentially sideline coaching at competitions.  This is a two-year position starting August 1, 2024.

Qualifications include, Bachelor’s degree and the ability to be accepted into our Graduate Program(s) is required.  Prior experience as a collegiate basketball player (previous coaching experience is desirable.) 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.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to HR@hiram.edu or please apply below. 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!

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Men’s Wrestling Graduate Assistant. The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day-to-day operations of the Hiram College Men’s Wrestling. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

Responsibilities: Duties will include, but not be limited to assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the Hiram College men’s wrestling program. The successful candidate will also gain experience in supporting the head coach with planning and supervising practice, as well as potentially sideline coaching at competitions.  This is a two-year position starting August 1, 2024.

Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree and the ability to be accepted into our Graduate Program(s) is required.  Prior experience as a collegiate wrestler (previous coaching experience is desirable.) 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.

Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to HR@hiram.edu or apply with link provide below. 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!

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Softball Graduate Assistant. The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day-to-day operations of the Hiram College Softball program. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

Responsibilities: Duties will include, but not be limited to assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the Hiram College Softball program. The successful candidate will also gain experience in supporting the head coach with planning and supervising practice, as well as potentially sideline coaching at competitions.  This is a two-year position starting August 1, 2024.

Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree and the ability to be accepted into our Graduate Program(s) is required.  Prior experience as a collegiate softball player (previous coaching experience is desirable.) 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.

Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to HR@hiram.edu or apply with the link provided below. 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!

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Women’s Soccer Graduate Assistant. The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day-to-day operations of the Hiram College women’s soccer program. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

Responsibilities: 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 soccer program. The successful candidate will also gain experience in supporting the head coach with planning and supervising practice, as well as potentially sideline coaching at competitions.  This is a two-year position starting August 1, 2024.

Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree and the ability to be accepted into our Graduate Program(s) is required.  Prior experience as a collegiate soccer player (previous coaching experience is desirable.) 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.

Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to HR@hiram.edu or apply below. 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!

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds with an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and online.

The Student Financial Services (SFS) Specialist is part of a highly motivated one-stop financial team that provides first class student–focused support, assisting and advising students and families through the financial aid and payment processes to ensure timely processing of financial aid and payment. The SFS Specialist will have a solid understanding of billing and financial aid policies and procedures, as well as the ability to explain these policies and procedures to students, prospective students, and their families. The SFS Specialist uses independent analysis and analytical abilities to respond to student inquires, identify problems, and recommend resolution while ensuring compliance with federal, state and institutional policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Counsel prospective, admitted, and current students regarding all financial matters utilizing individual appointments, workshops, web tools, email, social media, and telephone to disseminate accurate and clear information while counseling, advising and directly supporting students and their families
  • Complete management of student caseload which includes, but is not limited to:
    • analyzing financial aid applications
    • performing verification and need analysis
    • determining financial aid awards according to federal and state regulations, institutional policies, procedures, and guidelines
    • performing professional judgement
    • Evaluate account balances and assist with payment resolution
    • Assist students with payment arrangements, including setting up payment plans and deferments
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of financial aid, VA Benefits, billing and payment options, as well as Housing, Admissions, Academic Advising and Registrar processes and how they relate to the students’ finances to accurately advise them.
  • Assist with outreach activities, which may not fall within normal business hours, that includes conducting presentations and workshops on all aspects of student financial services
  • Programmatic responsibilities that may include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Oversight of the College’s Federal Work-Study program
    • Coordination of the processing of state grants
    • Coordination of overall file management
    • Oversight of the student loan programs
  • Ensuring institutional policies related to position and Banner procedures are up-to-date in the office policy manual
  • Serves as a liaison to other departments across the college
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

2-3 years’ experience in a college/university environment, preferably in the financial aid or student accounts office, or other customer service-related field. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and online meeting software. Experience with an integrated information system, Ellucian Banner preferred.  Education   Bachelor’s degree required, though financial aid experience may be substitute.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply below. Please send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

Hiram College is seeking a full time System Administrator. The primary duties of the System Administrator are to manage and maintain the College’s servers, computer systems, network infrastructure, and devices to enhance and augment the overall productivity and usefulness of the College’s computing and communication infrastructure.

The Systems Administrator is held accountable for network installation, setup, configuration, and annual maintenance on a variety of servers (e.g. mail and file servers). Program and script to execute tasks across various applications. Tasked with providing active directory administration and a reliable, secure work environment. Keep track of server performance, identify any problems, and repair systems as necessary.

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds with an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and online.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the operational functionality of hardware and software resources by managing the setup, configuration, service, support, and preventative maintenance of data center servers and network systems at the College.
  • Proactively address the College’s information technology systems and email requirements, provide for scalability, reliability, security and efficient IT infrastructure that includes Data Center facilities, networks, servers, storage and enterprise IT applications.
  • Proactively maintain the network infrastructure, device configurations, and the physical, virtual, and wireless connections.
  • Provide hands-on analysis, design, troubleshooting, installation, implementation, tuning, and administration of the local-area wired, wireless, and wide-area networks, and all associated equipment.
  • Supervise and support major computer/network system upgrades and replacements.
  • Test and evaluate assigned software packages and proposed hardware to determine efficiency, reliability, and compatibility with existing computer systems and the network.
  • Evaluate performance and capacity planning analysis; identify, diagnose, and resolve bottlenecks.
  • Maintain expertise in a wide range of and state-of-the-art IT hardware, software, services and techniques.
  • Manage the backup and restoration process of files, ensure backups are secured, and occur on a regularly basis.
  • Functionally administer all IT service requests using the Help Desk ticketing systems.
  • Maintain frequent and professional communication with the appropriate users and IT staff.
  • Maintain a current inventory of all assigned technology equipment.
  • Escalate all high priority or sensitive customer requests/concerns to the Technical Services Director.
  • Ensure minimal disruption of delivery of services and minimal risk of data breaches by identifying operational risks, implementing industry best practices, and meeting or exceeding security and compliance guidelines.
  • Assist with prioritizing IT resources and infrastructure consistent with Institutional objectives and priorities.
  • Assist with implementing virtual architectures, cloud-based services, and vendor provided infrastructures.
  • Delegate appropriate work to student employees. Assist student employees as necessary with their tasks and provide training as appropriate.
  • Program and script to execute tasks across various applications.
  • Consistent workplace attendance on campus (limited work from home capability).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Ability to work in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to support, administer, and troubleshoot: Active Directory; File, Print, and Email Services; DNS/DHCP; Scripting; SharePoint; Server, Security, and Infrastructure Technologies; Data Center Facility Management.
  • Able to support, administer, and troubleshoot Cisco and Juniper networks and devices.
  • Ability to read and comprehend vendor manuals and technical procedures.
  • Excellent time-management, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Must be reliable and an organized self-starter.

Experience and Education:

  • 3 years prior experience required in systems and email administration.
  • Prior experience in network administration preferred, including Juniper Mist.
  • Systems and networking certifications preferred, including CCNA.
  • Understanding that a high degree of professional confidentiality is expected with this position.

Other Requirements:

  • Be on-call and work outside of regular hours as needed.
  • Access to a personal computer with high-speed Internet connectivity during off-hours.
  • Frequent walking among and between campus buildings.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying computing equipment (up to 25 lbs.)

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply below. Please send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity!

The Technical Director at Hiram College will oversee all technical aspects of Departmental productions, including sets, lights, and sound, from design to construction.  The Tech Director will also teach one class per term, which will include Technical Production, Intro to the Theatre, and other classes according to the applicant’s skills and interests.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design sets and lights for all departmental events and productions. (Generally two faculty-directed shows a year, and occasionally some smaller student-directed projects.)
  • Oversee all technical aspects of each event and production.
  • Supervise the scenic shop (including organizing and managing paid student workers, practicum students, and lab students.)
  • Design lights and supervise light hangs.
  • Plan and maintain a budget for sets, lights, and props.
  • Deal with sound, as needed.
  • Maintain extremely high safety guidelines.
  • Purchase construction materials.
  • Maintain shop equipment.
  • Attend production meetings and tech rehearsals, post-mortem discussions of faculty-directed shows, peer reviews of student-directed projects, and declaration interviews of new students.
  • Plan and supervise strike.
  • Teach Technical Production and the Tech Lab (generally once each year in the spring.)
  • Teach Intro to the Theatre (Or Art of the Theatre, generally once each year in the fall)
  • Teach a class in each 3-week term, to be chosen according to the Tech Director’s skills and interests.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Mastery of theatrical construction and stage lighting.
  • Ability to organize and maintain technical equipment.
  • Ability to supervise and teach undergraduate students of varying skill levels.

Experience and Education

  • Training and experience in theatrical design.
  • Training and experience in theatrical construction techniques.
  • Experience in teaching beginning stagecraft courses and basic Introduction to the Theatre classes.
  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in Theatre.)
  • MFA desirable.

Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to HR@hiram.edu or apply below. 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!