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Employment - Staff

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.

Ferrum College Employment Application


 

Director of Human Resources

Posted October 2, 2014

Ferrum College is seeking to fill its position of Director of Human Resources. This position reports directly to the President of the College and has overall responsibility for all HR functions at this private, not-for-profit college. The Director of Human Resources collaborates with administration to develop, implement, and achieve the strategic goals of the college as they relate to its employees. Specific responsibilities include employee budgeting, recruiting, on-boarding/off-boarding, performance evaluations; compensation and benefits administration, including serving as the college's representative in benefits and other consortia; development, implementation and administration of HR policies, programs, and procedures; record-keeping; administration of leave plans, Workers Compensation, FMLA; training and workforce development; HRIS and CMS management; compliance with all employment-related and other federal and state laws and regulations, including serving as Title IX Deputy and as ADA/Section 504 Coordinator for the campus; and administration of the institution's student employment program.

Successful candidates will possess a BA/BS in HR or related field and 7+ years HR experience at progressively higher levels of responsibility with at least 3 years of management experience. PHR required; SPHR preferred. Legal/compliance experience helpful.

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

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail to resumes@ferrum.edu. This posting will remain open until the position is filled. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately. A background check is required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.




Academic Affairs Office Manager

Posted September 26, 2014


Ferrum College is seeking a full-time 12-month Academic Affairs Office Manager to coordinate activities of our busy Office of Academic Affairs.  Reporting directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA), the successful candidate will be able to work collegially with all academic staff and faculty and communicate competently with all levels within the institution and with guests; manage personnel tasks; coordinate accreditation compliance; provide administrative support to the VPAA; multitask and thrive in a busy environment while exhibiting a calm demeanor; be willing to be part of a team working to create a highly functioning and efficient workplace; and honor confidentiality at all times.

Essential qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field; 3-5 years administrative support experience, preferably in a higher education environment; very strong organizational skills with careful attention to details; excellent technology skills, including database, learning management and content management systems proficiency; very strong verbal and written communication skills.

Ferrum College offers 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 submit a resume, an employment application, and 3 references to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail to resumes@ferrum.edu . Review of applicants will being immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. A background check is required.

Ferrum College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Food Court Team Members

Seasonal Production Technicians

Posted August 25, 2014

Ferrum College has several immediate openings for dependable and conscientious Food Court Team Members to assist in the daily operations of our newest Food Court venue by providing excellent customer service, assisting with food preparation, clean-up, stocking, and all functions necessary for successful operation of a food venue.

These are seasonal positions, averaging 19 hours or less per week, with varying work schedules including occasional holidays and weekends; and offering no paid benefits. Food service experience is preferred but will consider training candidates who have strong work ethic and are willing to learn. Applicants must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds frequently. The successful candidates be very reliable and will have good basic math skills, the knowledge and ability to operate a cash register and calculator, and basic computer skills. These positions require excellent customer service and communication skills; honesty, good work ethic, professional attitude and the ability to be a team player.

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


 

Admissions Telecounselor

(16 Hours/Week)

Posted August 19, 2014

Ferrum College is seeking an Admissions Telecounselor to contact prospective students and to educate them about scholarship opportunities and other aspects of Ferrum College. The candidate will represent the College in a professional manner in all telecounseling and admissions activities and will accurately reflect and portray the mission of the College.

The position reports to the Coordinator of Telecounseling and the Associate Dean of Admissions. Responsibilities include effectively communicating with prospective students about scholarship opportunities at Ferrum College, providing information about the college, accurately gathering and recording demographic and academic information from prospective students, conducting follow-up calls, and performing other telecounseling tasks as assigned.

Minimum qualifications for this position are a High School Diploma, a professional telephone voice, and a strong work ethic. To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest, résumé and application to Ferrum College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail to resumes@ferrum.edu.