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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.


 

Admissions Counselor 

Posted 1/25/16

Ferrum College is accepting applications for the full-time position of Admissions Counselor to become part of a successful recruitment team. Regional travel and extensive evening telephone follow-up with student applicants are required.  This position reports to the Associate Dean of Admissions and Dean of Admissions. 

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record and/or ability to obtain a driver’s license by start date.

 

For this position we offer an excellent compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances, and a 403(b) retirement plan.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter of interest and resume with names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to: resumes@ferrum.edu or Human Resources Department, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


 

Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs for Academic and Faculty Services 

Posted 1/5/16

Ferrum College, a rural, private liberal arts institution affiliated with the Methodist Church, invites applications for an Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs for Academic and Faculty Services. Excellent writing skills and expertise with database management required.  Responsibilities include management of professional development awards, academic ceremonies, academic grant writing, and community/consortia/outreach support.  Ph.D. preferred.  This is a 12-month position.  Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Electronic submissions encouraged. Resume, cover letter, and references should be emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu.  Background check required.  More information about the college can be found at www.ferrum.edu

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


 

Retail Operations Team Members

Posted 12/18/15

Retail Operations has various full-time and seasonal positions available.  Weekend work and some overtime is required.  Background check required.

Benefits are offered for full-time positions.

For more information contact Wendi Younce at wyounce@ferrum.edu or 540-230-8578.

This institution is equal opportunity provider and employer.


 

Housekeepers

Posted 12/18/15

Ferrum College has immediate 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.  This involves cleaning using specialized chemicals and equipment, including buffers and carpet cleaning equipment occasionally.

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

This is a full time, 40-hour per week position, with occasional weekend and overtime work. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.  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.

Applications may be found on line at ferrum.edu. Applications may be emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu or mailed to Ferrum College, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


 

Floor Technician - Housekeeping

Posted 12/18/15

Ferrum College has an immediate opening in our Housekeeping Department. We are looking for a reliable, conscientious individual to perform floor cleaning duties in residential halls, office/classroom buildings, other buildings, and occasionally outside.  This involves cleaning using specialized chemicals and equipment, including use of motorized cleaning equipment. The successful candidate will be able to extract/clean carpet and strip/ shower scrub tile floors, as well as clean windows.  This position also expected to fill in as needed with other housekeeping duties. 

This employee 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 ladders, and walking. 

This is a full time, 40-hour per week position. It requires occasional weekend and overtime work so the successful candidate will be able to work a flexible schedule.  A valid driver’s license and good driving record are 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.

Applications may be found on line at ferrum.edu. Applications may be emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu or mailed to Ferrum College, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA  24088.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


 

Admissions Telecounselor

Posted 12/4/15

(16 Hours/Week: M-TH 5pm-9pm On Campus)

Ferrum College is seeking an Admissions Telecounselor to contact prospective students and to educate them about the application and enrollment process, scholarship opportunities and other aspects of Ferrum College.  This is a 12 month seasonal evening position, with potential for limited Saturday work, and the pay rate is $10.00 per hour.  The candidate will respect 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 and applicant 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.  College experience is preferred.  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.  Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.