Open Positions – Staff

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Open Positions – Staff2018-09-21T16:56:43+00:00

Staff Employment Opportunities

Candidates for all positions listed below should apply according to the directions in the listing. Electronic submissions are welcomed.  Background checks are required for all positions.

Salary and fringe benefits are competitive and depend on experience. Review of applicants for all staff positions will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

All applicants are required to complete the Ferrum College Employment Application. Please click on the link for completion of the application.

Open Positions

Academic Support Counselor

Posted 09/21/2018

The Ferrum College Academic Resources Center seeks to enrich their team with an energetic, creative and flexible person who enjoys working with college students.  This position will work with students who may be identified as academically at-risk students.   This position will communicate with students on academic probation, warning, and suspension to help them strengthen their academic success.  The applicant will serve as an instructor for the CSK Academic Success Course.  Applicants for this position must have a master’s degree.  Background/focus in the area of student learning theory preferred.  Skills necessary for the academic support counselor are ability to establish and maintain database, ability to communicate effectively with the students and faculty, and work with campus wide academic advising.  Qualified applicants should have a minimum of one-year experience in using intervention strategies with academically at-risk students.

We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid holidays, personal and sick leave and vacation; and a 403(b) retirement plan. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail to resumes@ferrum.eduBackground check required.

Ferrum College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

Posted 09/04/2018

Ferrum College invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach.  The selected candidate will assist the Head Coach in the recruitment of new student athletes and retention of current players, aid in the implementation of a practice plan and weekly game plan, work with video editing software, and perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and/or the Director of Athletics.  The successful candidate must comply with all Ferrum College and NCAA Division III rules, as well as the Old Dominion Athletics Conference and instructional policies & procedures.  A Bachelor’s Degree and experience playing or coaching at the collegiate level are required.

We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances, and a 403(b) retirement plan.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and/or application to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail resume to resumes@ferrum.edu.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. A background check is required.

Ferrum College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Dining Services - Supervisor

Posted 09/04/2018

Ferrum College is seeking an outgoing, reliable, and responsible person to supervise the Dining Services and student employee staff in the daily operations and food production for the dining room. This position requires a professional attitude and the ability to promote and work in a team environment. Responsibilities include ensuring timely preparation and presentation of food items, ability to operate cash register, assist in training all employees on dining tasks and directives, ensuring excellent customer service.

This is a full-time, 12-month position, working 40 hours per week. Weekend work and some overtime are required.   Management experience is preferred. The ideal candidate must have basic math and computer skills, be familiar with Microsoft Office Software, be able to multi-task, and have excellent communication skills.

We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid vacation, holidays, personal and sick leave; and a 403(b) retirement plan.

Interested candidates should email a resume and/or application to resumes@ferum.edu with contact information for three references, or mail to Human Resources, Ferrum College, PO Box 1000, Ferrum, VA  24088.  Background check is required.

Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and continue until this position is filled.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Food Production Technician - Cook

Posted 09/04/2018

Ferrum College has an immediate opening for a dependable and conscientious Food Production Technician – Cook to perform a variety of tasks including preparing/cooking breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals and comply with menu requirements.  Knife skills, Serv-Safe certified and cooking experience in a high volume environment.  This is a fast paced position.   Successful candidate must be able to assume other positions, within Dining Services, quickly when needed.  Maintain all equipment in the kitchen in a clean, healthy operational condition.

This is a full time, 40 hours per week position.  Individual must be willing to work every other weekend.  Applicants must be able to stand for long periods of time and must be able to lift 10-25 pounds frequently and 25-50 pounds occasionally.

We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick leave; and a 403(b) retirement plan.

Interested candidates should submit an application and 3 references to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail resume to resumes@ferrum.eduBackground check required.

This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

Help Desk Manager

Posted 09/03/2018

Ferrum College seeks qualified applicants for the position of Help Desk Manager.

The successful candidate will provide oversight of the Ferrum College Help Desk and the student employees.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to, hiring training, supervising and evaluating all Help Desk personnel.  Will ensure the professional collection, recording and resolution where applicable, of technology issues affecting students, faculty and staff at Ferrum College.  Will provide support and inventory control for the cable television converters and cable modems for users. Provide written/oral reports as requested.

Must be able to work closely with students, faculty and staff and be a team player exhibiting organizational skills with keen attention to details. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is preferred.  Prior supervisory experience preferred.   A+ or other hardware/software certification and IT management experience is preferred.  Good familiarity of Microsoft Office Suite.

Interested candidates should submit a Ferrum College application, letter of interest, resume, and three letters of recommendation (or contact information) to resumes@ferrum.edu or Human Resources, Ferrum College, PO Box 1000, Ferrum, VA  24088.  Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Housekeeper

Posted 08/27/2018

Ferrum College has an immediate opening in our Housekeeping Department.  We are looking for a reliable, conscientious individual to perform general housekeeping duties in residential halls, office/classroom buildings, other buildings, and occasionally outside.  This involves cleaning using specialized chemicals and equipment, including buffers and carpet cleaning equipment occasionally.

Individual will work in a variety of environments, both inside and outside.   Must be able to occasionally lift & carry up to 75 pounds and be capable of a full range of body motions including reaching, stooping, kneeling, climbing, and walking.

This is a full time, 40-hour week position with occasional weekend and overtime work.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule.  Drivers license and good driving record required.  Background check required.

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid holidays, personal and sick leave and vacation; and a 403(b) retirement plan. Interested candidates should submit an application to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail to resumes@ferrum.edu or bring to the Human Resources Office, 109 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, VA

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Retail Food Operations Career Opportunities

Posted 2/16/18

We are looking for individuals with a dynamic personality!

Hardworking, dedicated, and enjoy being part of a team.

If you possess the qualities above, and can offer customers superior, high quality food and service, then we want to hear from YOU!

These are full-time, 12 month positions, working 40 hours per week. Weekend work and some overtime are required for each position. Excellent communication skills are a must.

Management/Supervisory Positions

Responsibilities include opening/closing store, supervising and training student employees, preparing food and beverages, ensuring excellent customer service, cleaning, operating cash register and completing deposits (shift supervisors are not required to complete deposits), assist with product ordering, inventory control and required daily reporting. Serve Safe certification or the ability to acquire certification is required.  Management/Supervisor experience is preferred.

Food Production Technician

Responsibilities include, serving customers, offering excellent customer service, operating cash register, prepping food, general cleaning.  Seasonal (non-benefit eligible) Food Production Technician positions are also available.

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All positions require standing for long periods of time, full range of body motion, the ability to lift & carry up to 50 pounds, basic math and computer skills. The ability to multi-task and work well in a team environment are also required.

For full-time employees, we offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid vacation, holidays, personal and sick leave; and a 403(b) retirement plan.

Candidates should submit a resume to resumes@ferrum.edu or mail to Human Resources, Ferrum College, PO Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088. Background check is required. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

On Call Driver

This position is considered to be an ongoing/recurring seasonal status.

Ferrum College is accepting applications for an On-call Driver to assist in meeting the transportation needs of Ferrum College. Vehicles used will be provided by the College.  Responsibilities may include transporting students on College-sponsored field trips, special events, or other off-campus opportunities; performing routine fueling and pre-trip inspection of vehicles; and recordkeeping.  This position requires some overnight travel.  A background check is required.

Applicants must be over 21 years of age; have a current Virginia driver’s license and good driving record; have the ability to drive safely in all types traffic conditions in both rural and urban settings; and must be willing to submit to post-offer and annual background checks, including Motor Vehicle Report checks.  Drivers may be required to undergo drug testing initially and periodically.   Drivers are required to operate vehicles in accordance with the Ferrum College Vehicle Safety Policy and other College policies as procedures, as well as applicable state and federal laws.

To be considered, please submit a Ferrum College employment application and/or resume to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 OR e-mail to resumes@ferrum.edu.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.