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 April 15, 2015

Ferrum College is accepting applications for the position of Admissions Counselor.  The College seeks an energetic individual to become part of a successful recruitment team.  Regional travel and extensive evening telephone follow-up with student applicants are required.  A background check is required.

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (required)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with high school students and their families
  • 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

Candidates fluent in conversational Spanish are encouraged to apply.  Spanish is preferred but not required.

This position reports to the Dean of Admissions.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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 Office, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088.

This institution is an equal opportunity employer.



Posted April 1, 2015

Ferrum College has an immediate opening for a Housekeeper. Individual to perform general housekeeping duties including; general cleaning services using specialized chemicals and equipment, such as floor buffers, floor burnishers and carpet extractors, which includes; stripping wax floors, putting wax on floors, carpet cleaning, window cleaning, working in a variety of environments. This is a full time, 40 hour week flexible schedule position. Occasional weekend and overtime work required. Must be able to occasionally lift and carry up to 75 pounds. Good driving record required.

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. Applications are available online or may be picked up in the Human Resources Department, 109 Ferrum Mt. Road. An application can be mailed to Ferrum College Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA. 24088 or email to resumes@ferrum.edu. Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.




Retail Operations Team Members

Seasonal Production Technicians

Posted February 27, 2015

Ferrum College has several immediate openings for dependable and conscientious Retail Operations Team Members to assist in the daily operations of our retail venues 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  holidays and weekends; 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 .  Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.