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


IT Coordinator, Admission Office

Hiram College invites applications for the staff position of IT Coordinator in the Admission Office.

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 with great excitement that Hiram College is rebranding with The New Liberal Arts™, Tech and Trek™, and five new schools wherein all the majors are housed. It is an exciting time to be a Hiram Terrier!

The IT Coordinator provides accurate enrollment data within a comprehensive data workflow for the Admission Office and other campus departments associated with the enrollment process.  This position is responsible for analyzing prospect, inquiry, and applicant pools while monitoring accuracy of data, admission document processing, and data import/export management. The IT Coordinator must be able to work fluidly within CRM and SIS environments, as well as partner well with other admission and college staff.

Primary responsibilities of this position include processing all inquiries; managing outgoing mailings; processing data; maintaining data accuracy; selection of names for purchase; importing and exporting data via Excel documents into a CRM; creation, maintenance, and preparation of data reports; creation of progress and notification reports; and the maintenance of CRM data integrity. The IT Coordinator also provides administrative support for other Admission office functions when needed.  The qualified candidate must be able to manage and coordinate concurrent projects with great attention to detail and accuracy.

This position requires two or more years of experience in data management and reporting, preferably in an academic environment. A high school diploma is required with completion of relevant post-secondary coursework; BA or BS preferred. The successful candidate will possess excellent proficiency in MS Excel and Word, have a strong aptitude for logic and critical thinking, understand database operation, and possess a basic understanding of statistics. Previous experience with Radius, Ellucian Banner, and/or Front Rush is highly desirable.

For full consideration for this position, please send a letter of interest, resume, and two professional references (please include their contact numbers) in 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.


Learning Technologies Administrator

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Learning Technologies Administrator in the Department of Information Technology. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio.

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 Learning Technologies Administrator will manage the day-to-day functional and technical operations of Tech and Trek, Hiram College’s 1:1 iPad program, which is the first of kind for four-year colleges and universities in Ohio and one of the first in the nation. The individual will administer the following: deployment of devices on Hiram’s campus and at partner locations, mobile device management for iPads, inventory and repair of devices and accessories, planning and logistics for professional development engagements, which includes the annual Tech and Trek Conference.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of Apple hardware and operating systems (iOS and Mac OS). Knowledge of JAMF mobile device management and WebCheckout inventory/circulation system preferred. At least two years related experience and a bachelor’s degree are required. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and balance priorities is essential. Strong communication, organizational, critical thinking, and time management skills are required.

To apply, send a letter of interest, a resume, and names and phone numbers of three professional references electronically as a word or pdf document(s) to HR@hiram.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Assistant Cheer & STUNT Coach

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Cheer & STUNT Coach. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio.  The College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

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 with great excitement that Hiram College is rebranding with the New Liberal Arts, Tech and Trek, and five new schools wherein all the majors are housed. It is an exciting time to be a Hiram Terrier!

The Assistant Cheer & STUNT Coach is a part-time 10 month staff position which reports to the Head Cheer & STUNT Coach.  The Assistant Cheer & STUNT Coach will assist in the recruitment, supervision, operation, and development of an Intercollegiate Competitive Cheer and STUNT program, including but not limited to: coaching, recruitment of qualified student athletes, fundraising, development and implementation of camps. A Master’s Degree is preferred while a 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 to HR@hiram.edu.

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Hiram College Head Men’s Golf Coach

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Head Men’s Golf Coach. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio.  The College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

The Head Men’s Golf 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 golf program to include; organizing all tryouts, practices, special events and fundraising. Supervising assistant coaches, managing the program in accordance with department/college policies and procedures, and acting in accord with NCAC, NCAA and institutional rules and regulations.

Head coach candidates must have a strong golf resume to include; competition and golf coaching experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends, experience choreographing materials for tournaments and other related events.

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

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


Public Relations and Communications Manager

Hiram College invites applications for the staff position of Public Relations and Communications Manager (PRCM) 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. It is with great excitement that Hiram College is rebranding with the New Liberal Arts, Tech and Trek, and five new schools wherein all the majors are housed. It is an exciting time to be a Hiram Terrier!

The PRCM provides public relations counsel and content support to campus in order to position Hiram College as a highly favorable choice in the higher education landscape. This position is responsible for overseeing the College’s official social media channels, day-to-day media relations and internal communication activities, and develops content to advance Hiram College’s brand, admission, student life and alumni/donor objectives.

This manager works closely with the Executive Director and other College Relations team members to collaborate on digital and traditional communications/marketing needs and execution. The PRCM also works in collaboration with the VP of Enrollment and the President’s office to create, implement, and deliver key messaging to media, internal and external audiences as a critical and primary responsibility. As such, the incumbent must be knowledgeable in all forms of communications delivery; digital, social, and mainstream media outlets. A qualified candidate must be a detail-oriented project manager in a fast-paced environment with exceptionally strong writing and content development skills.

This position requires three or more years of professional experience in public relations or marketing services. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in communications or a related field is required. A robust understanding of media relations, digital marketing, and communications is essential. Job description is available upon request noting the technical requirements for creative and digital skill sets (website editing, SEM/SEO optimization, etc.).

For full consideration for this position, please send a letter of interest, resume, one writing sample, 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.


Performing Arts Technical Director/Designer

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Technical Director/Designer.

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 incumbent will oversee all technical aspects of departmental events and productions, including sets, lights, and sound; from design to construction. The Technical 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 skill and interest.

There are generally two faculty-directed shows per year, occasionally some smaller student-directed projects. The incumbent will supervise the scenic shop including organizing and managing paid student workers, practicum students, and lab students.

A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in theatre. MFA is desirable. Training and experience in theatrical design and construction techniques 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 to hr@hiram.edu.


Student Services Systems Analyst

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Student Services Systems Analyst in the Department of Information Technology. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio.

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 Student Services Systems Analyst will design, analyze, code, document, and implement computer applications that support and enhance Hiram’s campus administrative system. The individual will assist in the designing, planning, development, installation, operations and implementation of student related computer applications. Key responsibilities will include the management of information distribution systems as well as the development and maintenance of reports and portals. Support for institutional research information requirements is essential. The incumbent will chair the Student Team committee, which is comprised of student data stakeholders throughout campus.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of FERPA and experience with an integrated student information system; Ellucian/Banner preferred. Knowledge of SQL and/or relational databases is required. At least four years computer related experience and a bachelor’s degree are required. Two to three years’ experience within a college or university IT or closely related department is preferred. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and balance priorities is essential. Strong communication, organizational, critical thinking, and time management skills are required.

To apply, send a letter of interest, a resume, and names and phone numbers of three professional references electronically as a word or pdf document(s) to hr@hiram.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Student Accounts Specialist/Cashier

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Student Accounts Specialist/Cashier.

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 position of Student Accounts Specialist/Cashier will post and reconcile daily all incoming cash, checks, and credit card payments and prepare all bank deposits. This position will reconcile daily balance sheet and cash drawer. Distribute work-study, reimbursement, and student refund checks. This position interacts with future, current, and former students, parents, college employees, and other customers, providing superior customer service. The person will report to the Controller.

Responsibilities: Included with the duties above are the following; Respond to questions and requests for information, process incoming payments, refunds, meal plan requests, and Terrier Cash. Process and post scholarship checks and housing deposits. Review student accounts for accuracy of information and resolves and corrects errors as needed. Evaluate account balances and apply or remove holds as needed. Post wire transfers to student accounts, including preparing journal entries. Familiar with college billing and refund policies, institutional and FERPA confidentiality regulations. Other duties as described in job description and as assigned.

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 mail to:HR@hiram.edu.


Student Records and Transfer Credit Evaluation Specialist

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Student Records and Transfer Credit Evaluation Specialist. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio.

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 Student Records and Transfer Credit Evaluation Specialist position will support key functions of the Registrar’s Office.  The individual will maintain transfer credit policies, procedures, and evaluations for both prospective and current Hiram College students within all programs.  The position will manage daily operations of the Registrar’s Office including responding to student, faculty and visitor requests, answering calls and emails.

The incumbent will have knowledge of FERPA and experience with an integrated student information system; Ellucian/Banner preferred. Previous experience with transcript evaluation strongly preferred. TES/Transferology experience desired. Experience with Microsoft computer applications is required.  Two to three years’ experience within a college or university Registrar’s Office or closely related department is preferred. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and balance priorities is essential. Strong communication, organizational, critical thinking, and time management skills are required.  Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required.

To apply, send a letter of interest, a resume, and names and phone numbers of three professional references electronically as a word or pdf document(s) to HR@hiram.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Adjunct Instructors needed at Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio, for fall semester, August 15- December 1, 2018

Hiram College is seeking adjunct /part-time faculty for the fall semester 12-week and 8 week sessions in the following courses:

Beginning Spanish I

Beginning Spanish II

Environmental Sociology (Lorain Campus)

Environmental Activism and Policies (Lorain Campus)

Introduction to Organic Chemistry lab (two sections)

Basic Expository Writing in English

Qualifications: Master’s degree in the content discipline is required; Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred; Education is verified through background checks.

Teaching experience required; higher education teaching experience or expertise demonstrated through progressive professional preferred.

Responsibilities: Provides expertise in the assign content area and maintains current knowledge in the field.

Fosters student learning through innovative teaching practices in these face-to-face classes by presenting academic material, facilitating classroom discussions, and assessing student performance.

Communicates professionally and respectfully with students and all members of the Hiram College community.

Responds with urgency to meeting students during office hours or through email.

Demonstrates organization and effective professional judgment.

Application information: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names of two professional references with address and phone numbers electronically as a Word or PDF document to Human Resources at hr@hiram.edu. Review of applications with begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled.


Graduate Assistant for Internships

Hiram College invites applications for a part-time position for a graduate assistant enrolled full-time in an accredited graduate program to begin in the fall of 2018. Candidates must be enrolled in a master’s program for Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel or related field at the time of employment.

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.

Areas of focus include the exploration of employment opportunities and/or graduate study as well as the preparation of students and alumni to present themselves effectively as candidates. The Graduate Assistant for Internships must possess excellent communication, counseling and interpersonal skills, be highly motivated, and enthusiastic. A professional attitude and appearance is essential to the position. The successful candidate will be expected to work on some evenings and weekends working with students, colleagues, and campus departments to plan and implement programs.

To apply, please send a letter of application, resume, and three (3) letters of recommendation, electronically to hr@hiram.edu.  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Assistant Volleyball Intern

Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Volleyball Intern. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio. The College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

The Assistant Volleyball Intern position is a 10-month staff position which reports to the Director of Volleyball Operations and Head Men’s and Women’s Coach. The intern position is responsible for assisting with on court coaching, as well as assisting with the implementation of a successful recruiting and retention plan for both men’s and women’s volleyball. The intern will work closely with graduate student coaches for the men’s and women’s volleyball program. The intern will represent the men’s and women’s volleyball programs in accordance with department/college policies and procedures, and act in accordance with NCAC, NCAA and institutional rules and regulations. A Master’s Degree is preferred while a 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 to hr@hiram.edu.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity. (www.hiram.edu)


Graduate Assistant Men’s Volleyball

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

The position includes; room, board, and living stipend of $5,000.00, and a tuition waiver to enroll in the Professional Graduate Studies Program at Hiram College. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2018.

Responsibilities: The intern’s duties will include but not be limited to: Assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the Hiram College men’s volleyball program. The Graduate Assistant will also have responsibilities within our campus Recreation Program, athletic laundry and intramural program.

Minimum Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree is required. Prior experience as a collegiate volleyball player or having worked in college volleyball is preferred but not necessary. Exceptional attention to detail, well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and physical challenges. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within a team-oriented office environment and interact in a positive manner with students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the public. Admission into the School of Professional & Graduate Studies is a requirement for consideration for this position.

Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and names, addresses of three references by email only to hr@hiram.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity (www.hiram.edu).