Open Positions – Staff

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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

Area Coordinator

Posted 02/5/19

Ferrum College has several openings for the Area Coordinator (AC) position. The AC is a live-in professional staff member who is responsible for a residential area that houses approximately 400-600 students. The AC will supervise around 8-15 undergraduate student staff members. Applicants should be mature, outgoing, enthusiastic, organized, and expect to be an active participant in campus life.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: community development, retention, RA recruitment & training, programming, education, advising, supervision of student staff, conflict mediation and resolution, policy enforcement, hiring officers for student accountability cases, on call duties, and crisis intervention and response. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree or prior graduate and/or professional residence life experience (2-3 years). Qualified candidates should possess, at a minimum, a bachelor’s degree, previous residence life experience, and a desire to work with college students. This is a 12-month position.

Compensation includes a competitive salary plus benefits, an on-campus one-bedroom furnished apartment, and a full meal plan.
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For consideration:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) references to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or email to resumes@ferrum.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately. The search will continue until the positions are filled. Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer

Senior Development Officer

Posted 11/16/18

Ferrum College, a private liberal arts institution founded in 1913, seeks a dynamic, energetic fundraiser to serve as its Senior Development Officer.  Under the direction of the Vice President of Institutional Advancement.  He/she will lead the appropriate IA staff in all aspects of the gift cycle including donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, closure, stewardship, and reporting.

A bachelor’s degree, 5-7 or more years of successful experience in major gift fundraising, preferably in higher education., ability to travel extensively and work nights/weekends, and exceptional interpersonal skills and communication required.  Preferred qualifications, 10 years advancement experience in a higher education environment/knowledge of fundraising software and applications.  Knowledge of Ellucian Colleague Advancement software.

We offer a competitive compensation 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.eduBackground check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer

Housekeeper

Search Extended

Ferrum College has openings in our Housekeeping Department.  We are looking for reliable, conscientious individuals to perform general housekeeping duties in residential halls, office/classroom buildings, other buildings, and occasionally outside.

Individuals will work in a variety of environments.   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. Driver’s 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.

Food Operations Career Opportunities

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, working 40 hours per week positions. Weekend work and some overtime are required for each position. Excellent communication skills are a must.

Dining Services Technician (12 Month)

Ferrum College has an immediate opening for a dependable and conscientious Dining Services Technician to perform a variety of tasks including serving food, washing dishes, and maintaining the dining hall.  Excellent customer service skills are required.  Prior experience in food service preferred

Food Production Technician (10 month position)

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 certification and high volume cooking experience preferred.  This is a fast paced position. Successful candidate must be able to assume other positions, within Dining Services, quickly and efficiently when needed.  Must have the ability to work in a team oriented spirit.

Pizza Venue Shift Supervisor

Ferrum College is seeking an outgoing, reliable, and responsible person to supervise the Pizza Venue and student employee staff in the daily operations and food production for the pizza venue. 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.

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For full-time employees, we offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid vacation (12 month positions), 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.