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

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Chief Financial Officer/Vice President of Business and Finance

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Chief Financial Officer/Vice President of Business and Finance.

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. The College, focused on growing enrollment and diversifying revenues, has just launched a major academic redesign that must be fully fleshed out over the next couple of years. Amongst other plans and budgets, the incoming CFO will assume a leadership role in creating and monitoring the financial plan associated with the redesign.

The Chief Financial Officer/Vice President for Business and Finance reports to the President of the College and is a member of the President’s senior administrative team. The incumbent oversees the functional areas of finance and accounting, human resources, physical plant, technology, auxiliary enterprises, purchasing, and property management. In addition, this VP serves as the liaison for the Finance, Investment, Audit, and Physical Assets committees of the Board of Trustees.

The successful incumbent will possess at least five years of experience as a senior financial and administrative officer in a non-profit institution. A strong understanding of fund accounting is required. The capacity to build, lead, and manage an organization, as illustrated by significant experience, preferably in academe or a similarly sophisticated not-for-profit institution is required. Please submit a letter of application that documents a record of success in any or all of the following: personnel management; leadership and participation in the areas of fiscal management; budget planning, management, and reporting; plant and facilities management; risk management; and negotiation and financing of contracts. Experience in leading the financial rebuild or turn-around of a non-profit organization is strongly desired.

A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business management or a bachelor’s degree in another field plus highly relevant work experience is required. An MBA or master’s degree in a related field is preferred. An active CPA is useful but not required.

Application Procedure: Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume or CV and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by email to HR@Hiram.edu.

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

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Director of Career and Academic Development

Hiram College, a private, nationally ranked liberal arts college located in Northeast Ohio seeks a Director of Career and Academic Development. The Director of Career and Academic Development provides leadership and delivery of all career and career-related programs and services as well as leadership of academic development services to students.

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 Director is a 12 month professional staff position. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to build an innovative, data-confirmed program that results in tangible student outcomes. Additional requirements include a demonstrated ability to relate to students first and foremost; skill at engaging and cultivating employers and graduate school programs; ability to collaborate with faculty, alumni, and staff in support of student interests; talent at conveying the demands of employers and graduate schools to contemporary students. Experience will include knowledge of techniques to engage students in steps necessary for placement success.

A Master’s degree in an appropriate field is required followed by five years progressively expanded responsibility for career development services with preferences given to candidates with prior hands-on leadership experience.

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

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

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Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Development

Hiram College’s Office of Alumni Relations and Development invites applications for the Coordinator/Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Development. The position supports the efforts of the Office of Alumni Relations and Development as it works to meet institutional goals through education, fundraising, and outreach to the College’s alumni and friends.

Responsibilities include developing and implementing annual giving initiatives including, but not limited to, the student calling program, Giving Day, Giving Tuesday, and Reunion Giving efforts. This position also provides support for mail and electronic solicitation campaigns to targeted groups including athletes, parents, legacy families and friends of the College. Other responsibilities include helping to plan and implement select alumni events designed to more closely engage Hiram’s alumni and friends in the life of the College.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a related field, a minimum two years of experience in annual giving and alumni relations preferred, solid computer skills (with experience using Banner, Microsoft Office applications, website content management software and social media) and excellent communication and organizational skills. Ideal candidates value a team environment and collaboration with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects. Experience in higher education with a background in marketing and communications preferred.

The chosen candidate will be committed to fostering a closer relationship between the Hiram alumni and their alma mater and to helping to achieve the financial goals of the Hiram Fund. This is a full-time 12-month position reporting to the Director of Alumni Relations and Development. Frequent evening and weekend hours are required.  Title and compensation will be commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample electronically as a Word of PDF document(s) to HR@hiram.edu.  Writing sample: applicants should include a one-two paragraph marketing piece that promotes Hiram’s Alumni Weekend.  The piece would be used in an electronic newsletter and on social media.  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.

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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. (http://www.hiram.edu)

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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).

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Part Time Assistant Men’s Football

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

The position includes; $2,000.00. The anticipated start date is August 1st, 2018.

Responsibilities: The part-time assistant duties include but are not be limited to: assisting the head coach with all facets of training, recruiting, and retention for the Hiram College football program. Specific emphasis will be given to those applicants with experience coaching running backs.

Minimum Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree is required. Prior experience as a collegiate football player or having worked in college football 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.

Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and names, addresses of three references by email only 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).

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Graduate Assistant Women’s Basketball

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant in Women’s Basketball.  The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day to day operations of the Hiram College Women’s Basketball Program. Hiram 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.

The position includes; room, board, 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 graduate assistant 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 basketball 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 basketball player or having worked in college basketball 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

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Hiram College seeks a sociologist who is an enthusiastic educator and scholar for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology with required specialty areas in crime and social inequality. A Ph.D.-level candidate is preferred; ABD will be considered.

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 successful candidate will demonstrate excellent undergraduate teaching and mentoring skills and have a desire to participate in the liberal arts education of students at Hiram College. An ideal candidate will contribute strong sociology coursework in crime/deviance, social inequality (including race and ethnicity, social class, gender, etc.), and research methods. She/he will demonstrate a passion to design and implement a multidisciplinary crime and justice major. The standard teaching load at Hiram College is 22-24 semester hours.  All faculty members teach and mentor students outside the classroom.  The department will expect the new faculty member to develop relationships with agencies to create a pipeline for internships.

Hiram College is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter; a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence; a research statement; a brief description of vision for a multidisciplinary crime and justice program with disciplines including but not limited to sociology, philosophy and political science; and a Curriculum Vitae to HR@Hiram.edu.  Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to HR@Hiram.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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