Front Desk Clerk
Hiram College invites applications for two part-time and one full time Front Desk Clerk for The Historic Hiram Inn. This position includes responsibilities of answering the phone for guest inquiries, taking reservations in the guest management software system, greeting guests, assisting with luggage, breakfast set up/clean up (AM/PM shift duties), and various housekeeping/laundry duties as needed. Candidates should be able to work independently with little supervision and work a flexible schedule, including weekends, days and evening shifts, and holidays. The position requires a self-starter with attention to detail. Customer service, communication and computer proficiency with previous office or retail experience is preferred. A high school degree is required. Qualified candidates should send a resume with a letter of interest and the names and phone numbers of three professional references with telephone numbers to . Please identify the position in the subject line when applying. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 7/23/2014)
Campus Safety Officer
Hiram College is seeking applications for a part time Campus Safety Officer. Strong interpersonal skills and a pleasant personality are important as this position involves interaction with the campus community and visitors. Responsibilities include ensuring the safety and security of the College community, grounds and facilities, enforcing College policies and regulations and assisting the community members and guests. Safety Officers conduct foot patrols of campus, and vehicle patrols of outlying facilities. Applicants will need to be dependable and follow directions as assigned. Hiram College is a residential, private, liberal arts college of approximately 1,300 students in northeast Ohio. The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, excellent driving record, no criminal record and be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. Campus Safety experience, or training in this area is preferred. Safety Officers are also responsible for writing safety and incident reports and must possess basic computer skills. Work schedule is flexible and may include nights, weekends and/or holidays. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and the contact information of three professional references via email to . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 7/16/2014)
Administrative Assistant, Alumni Relations
The Hiram College Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving invites applications for a full-time Administrative Assistant of Alumni Relations. This position reports to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving. Responsibilities include event support for numerous on-campus and regional alumni events; the accurate and timely processing of large volumes of written and electronic correspondence; maintenance, updates and changes to the Alumni Office website; data entry and responsibility for maintaining data integrity in a complex relational database; serving as the first point of contact for the Alumni Office; and other miscellaneous administrative duties. The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational, computer, and customer service skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and physical challenges are essential. High school diploma required; bachelor’s degree preferred. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within a team-oriented office environment and interact in a positive manner with alumni, students, faculty, staff, and the public. Must have strong typing skills. Microsoft Office product knowledge required, Ellucian/Banner knowledge preferred. This is a full time, 12-month position with a competitive benefits package including tuition benefit. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references as a Word or PDF document(s) to . Please identify the position that you are applying for in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 7/16/2014)
Data Processing Coordinator, Admission Office
Hiram College invites applications for the position of Data Processing Coordinator in the Office of Admission. We seek a team-oriented individual who is a self-starter willing to assist in the effort to meet enrollment goals, who is data driven and people friendly; who is organized, selfless and collegial, and demonstrates strong communication skills and attention to detail; who is able to work with a diverse staff and constituency. The successful candidate must have a strong desire to succeed as an individual and part of a team. The ideal candidate will possess 1 – 2 years of data entry experience, excellent customer service, strong organization and communication skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Supervisory experience is a plus. The successful candidate will have the ability to work through conceptual ideas and projects and he or she will represent a good fit for Hiram College. Hiram College is a private, residential, national liberal arts college located about 30 minutes to the southeast of Cleveland, Ohio. The successful candidate will have access to state-of the-art recruitment tools and will join an extremely dynamic and cohesive team of young enrollment professionals who know how to balance focus with fun in a humanistic, participatory management environment. Review of applications will commence immediately and proceed until the position is filled without further notice. A resume and letter of interest, along with the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references should be emailed to with "Data Processing Search Committee" in the subject line. (posted 7/16/2014)
Director of Sports Information
Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Director of Sports Information. 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 Director of Sports Information is responsible for all aspects of media and sports information relating to the college’s intercollegiate sports; promotes the athletic program to students, parents, alumnae, faculty, media and other constituencies; and complies and maintains participation records for athletes. This is a full-time 12-month staff position, coordinating the internal and external communications of the athletics department. The SID will promote Hiram College athletics, teams and athletes in local, regional and national media as well as to other public audiences via print, radio, TV and other electronic and social media outlets. The SID will also maintain the athletics web site and social media tools, keeping fans informed and generating increased fan involvement, including live stats and live streaming. The SID will ensure accurate statistics for all home games; organize direct, and staff contest event management for the functions of taking statistics; and exchange sports information with other institutions with whom we compete. Coordination of game management will also be a part of the SID’s duties, including hiring, training and assigning student workers, interns and volunteers. Additionally, the SID will coordinate/supervise special events as assigned, including annual Day with Hiram Golf Outing and providing historical information for the annual hall of fame nomination committee. The SID will report to the Director of Athletics. Applicants must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong computer skills, including desktop publishing, internet web site maintenance (presto) and statcrew/The Automated Scorebook statistical software packages. Previous experience dealing with the media on the local, regional, and national level is required. Candidate must be able to work extended and irregular hours including evenings and weekends, and be able to be on the field, court and pool deck to record and report statistics, announce games etc. General journalism experience preferred. Experience with social media outlets is preferred. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically to . Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (posted 7/10/2014)
Chief of Staff
Hiram College invites applications for the position of Chief of Staff. Reporting to the President, the Chief of Staff serves as the president’s designee to many internal and external committees, a member of the institution’s senior leadership team and the College’s chief public relations officer.
As the President’s Chief of Staff, the incumbent will:
- Serve as an advisor to the President on communication issues and handle highly confidential matters while providing comprehensive and independent counsel.
- Advise the President on organizational and policy issues.
- Develop, coordinate and implement Presidential initiatives.
- Serve as the liaison between the President's Office and the Board of Trustees
- Assist in the preparation of board materials for quarterly meetings.
- Lead and convene meetings in the President’s absence.
- Represent the President at on and off campus activities and events when the President is unable to attend.
As the College’s chief public relations officer, the incumbent will:
- Manage a staff of five communication professionals and works closely with members of the senior leadership team to develop marketing strategies to support student recruitment and retention, fund raising and visibility efforts.
- Lead the institution’s branding and public relations efforts in support of the President’s agenda and vision for the college.
- Develop and implement strategic initiatives which differentiate Hiram College in the higher education marketplace utilizing all available communication channels including collateral development, web, media, email, advertising and social media.
- Work directly with the President to develop written and spoken communication which articulate Hiram’s brand of education through speeches, talking points, emails, articles and updates to campus and external audiences.
- Serve as the primary spokesperson for the institution to local, regional and national media.
- Lead the College’s Campus Emergency Response Team with a focus on enhancing Hiram’s reputation through timely and credible communication when dealing with sensitive issues.
- Create and manage positive relationships for the institution with local, regional, state and federal government officials and agencies.
- Work successfully within Hiram’s shared governance system to provide transparent communication to the campus community which builds trust and enhances morale.
Candidates for the position should have a minimum of 8 years of experience working in communication, public relations and/or marketing. Experience in higher education, including serving as executive assistant to a university or college executive officer, is a plus. A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is preferred. Preferred candidates will have superb listening, writing and editing skills. Strong interpersonal skills are a must as is the ability to think critically, assess situations and make timely decisions based on data.
For confidential consideration, submit a letter of application, vitae and names and phone numbers of three professional references in a Word file to . Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. (posted 6/25/2014)
Nursing Program Assistant
The Hiram College Department of Nursing invites applications for a full-time Nursing Program Assistant for its baccalaureate degree in nursing program. The appointment begins upon hire. Responsibilities of the Nursing Program Assistant include participating in the planning and recruitment efforts for nursing; initiating and maintaining correspondence with interested students; meeting with potential nursing students and participating in the admission and registration process of new students; orienting new students to Hiram College and the Nursing Program; maintaining student records and data and generating reports as needed; assisting students in the clinical learning center. Hiram College is a coeducational liberal arts college located in Northeastern Ohio and is known for its innovative academic calendar and hands-on approach to learning. For further information see www.hiram.edu/nursing. Qualifications include: a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with a Master’s in Nursing preferred; two years recent (last 3 years) clinical nursing experience required; teaching and/or student recruitment and advising experience preferred; Registered Nurse Licensure in the State of Ohio. Demonstration of strong written and oral communication skills, as well as, effective interpersonal and collaborative skills is essential. Please submit the following electronically as a Word or PDF document to : a letter of application, resume, and the names of three (3) professional references with address and phone numbers. Please identify the position that you are applying for in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For questions about the position, contact Connie Stopper, PhD, RN, CNS Nursing Program Director (330.569.6186). (posted 6/25/2014)
Registration and Schedule Coordinator
Hiram College seeks applications for a Registration and Schedule Coordinator for the Registrar’s Office. The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational, multi-tasking, communication and customer service skills. Excellent oral communication skills and a thorough understanding of the importance of confidentiality are essential. Responsibilities include building and maintaining our Ellucian/Banner catalog and online campus course schedule, and managing the registration process. The Registration and Schedule Coordinator also advises, registers, and processes all State documents for Hiram students enrolled in post-secondary option (PSEO) courses. College committee responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attendance at the New Course and Core Committee. In addition, the successful candidate will supervise all student workers in the Registrar’s Office. A high school diploma is required; a bachelor’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have a minimum of 3-4 years of administrative support experience in higher education and have strong working knowledge of integrated student information systems; Ellucian/Banner knowledge is preferred. Microsoft Office product knowledge is also required. This is a full time, 12-month (40 hours/week) position with a comprehensive benefits package including a tuition benefit. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references electronically as a Word or PDF document(s) to . Please identify the position that you are applying for in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (posted 6/25/2014)
Graduate Assistant, Women's Softball
Hiram College invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant in Women’s Softball. The successful candidate will be actively involved in the recruitment, retention, and day to day operations of the Hiram College women’s softball program. Hiram College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III. The position includes; room, board, a living stipend of $7,000.00, and a tuition waiver to enroll in the Professional Graduate Studies Program at Hiram College. The anticipated start date is August 1st, 2014. Responsibilities: The graduate assistant’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 women’s softball program. The Graduate Assistant will also have responsibilities within our campus Recreation Program, and building management and security. Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. Prior experience as a collegiate softball player or having worked in college softball 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 and phone numbers of three references by email only to . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying. (posted 6/25/2014)
Head Women's Basketball Coach
Hiram College is seeking applications for the position of Head Women’s Basketball Coach. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio. The College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III. The Head Basketball Coach position is a full time, 10 month staff position which reports to the Director of Athletics. The head coach is responsible for all aspects of the women’s basketball program to include; organizing and implementing a successful recruiting and retention plan for the program, 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. Additional duties will include administrative responsibility and teaching in our Exercise/Sport Science program. A Master’s Degree is preferred while a Bachelor’s Degree is required. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically to . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please specify the job title in the subject line when applying. (posted 6/11/2014)
Faculty Position in Nursing
The Hiram College Department of Nursing invites applications for a full-time faculty position in a fully-accredited baccalaureate nursing program that leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The appointment begins August 2014. The person selected will assume the Clinical Learning Center Coordinator position and will teach 50% load in the traditional program and oversee clinical learning simulation 50% load. As the Nursing Clinical Learning Center (CLC) Coordinator, the individual will be involved in the oversight and instruction in simulation and clinical practice laboratories in the baccalaureate nursing program. This person will work in close collaboration with the nursing faculty for successful development and implementation of simulation experiences within the baccalaureate nursing curriculum. Faculty duties will include teaching, scholarship and service consistent with rank. Successful candidates will be responsible for implementation of an innovative nursing curriculum within the Hiram 12-3 Semester Plan, advising and instructing students to become professional nurses, and advancing the discipline of nursing. The primary teaching assignment for the position will be in the clinical specialty of expertise with a preference for gerontology and/or adult nursing as well as in non-clinical areas such as professional development, wellness, and /or pharmacology. Opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship are also available. This is a ten month, full-time position requiring some evening or weekend flexibility. Hiram College, located in the picturesque Western Reserve region of Northeastern Ohio, is recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the US, offering a strong tradition in the natural sciences and humanities with intimate learning and a global outreach. For further information see www.hiram.edu/nursing. Qualifications include: current licensure as a registered nurse with a minimum of 2 years of experience in the practice of professional nursing; minimum of a master’s degree with a major in nursing; PhD preferred; previous teaching experience including lab simulation preferred. Rank is commensurate with education and experience. Please submit the following electronically as a Word or PDF document to : a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names of three (3) professional references with address and phone numbers. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please specify the position title in the subject line when applying. For questions about the position, contact Connie Stopper, PhD, RN, CNS Nursing Program Director (330.569.6186). (posted 6/6/2014)
Assistant Professor of Management
Hiram College Department of Economics, Management, and Accounting invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in Management beginning August 2014. Successful applicants will have broad educational experience in management with specialized expertise in marketing and strategy with a global emphasis. Applicants must have a commitment to teaching within a liberal arts tradition and evidence of a scholarly research agenda. The ideal candidate will be interested in working with students to develop internship opportunities. Special attention will be given to candidates interested in collaborative, interdisciplinary teaching and participation in the Hiram College study abroad program. Minimum qualifications include excellence in teaching, a Ph.D. or D.B.A in an appropriate discipline; ABDs near completion will be considered. Applicants should send a letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 letters of reference electronically to Dr. Gail Ambuske, Chair of the Search Committee at . Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue through July 15, 2014. Please specify the title of the position in the subject line when applying. (posted 5/28/2014)