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
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Manager of Papa John's
Posted April 21, 2014
Ferrum College has an immediate opening for a manager to assume responsibility for
all functions of our two (2) Papa John’s restaurants, serving our student and employee
population, as well as the public. This manager will deliver high quality products
and customer service to ensure restaurant success by being a self-sufficient and professional
leader, making quality decisions, and instilling pride and accountability in team
members. Responsibilities include the management of all unit operations while executing
all College and Papa John’s policies, procedures, programs and systems. This position
ensures compliance with all federal, state and local laws, including health codes,
and ethical business practices.
This is a full time, 40-hour per week, non-exempt position requiring varying work
schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays. The successful candidate will
be very reliable and have excellent managerial skills to ensure successful operation.
Must have strong communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain a strong
and successful team. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift up to
50 pounds frequently.
A high school diploma is required, as is a stable employment history and 3-5 years’
successful restaurant management experience. Previous Papa John’s experience highly
preferred. Must have excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office
products and point-of-sale systems. A valid driver’s license and good driving record
We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical,
dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid holidays, personal and sick leave and vacation;
tuition waiver/exchange 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 and contact information for three (3) references
Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and continue until this position
Posted April 4, 2014
Ferrum College is accepting applications for an On-Call Driver to assist in meeting
the transportation needs of Ferrum College. Vehicles used will be College-owned or
provided. Responsibilities may include transporting students, employees, and/or guests
on College-sponsored field trips or to special events; transporting exhibits; providing
other off-campus transportation; performing routine fueling and pre-trip inspection
of vehicles; and recordkeeping. This position may require some overnight travel.
Applicants must be over 21 years of age; have a current Virginia Commercial Driver's
License (CDL) with passenger certification and a good driving record; have the ability
to drive safely in all types of traffic and weather conditions in both rural and urban
settings; and must be willing to submit to background checks, including Motor Vehicle
Report checks. Drivers may be required to undergo physical exam and/or 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 email@example.com OR bring by the Human Resources office, 109 Ferrum Mountain Road, Pine House.
Posted April 1, 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Posted March 28, 2014
Ferrum College, an NCAA Division-III member institution and member of the USA South
Athletic Conference, is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Athletic
Trainer. This is a full time, 12 month position with full benefits. This position
will assist in providing care for Ferrum’s 19 varsity intercollegiate and 2 club sports.
The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing assistance to the Head
Athletic Trainer in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral, and rehabilitation
of injuries and illnesses to over 500 student-athletes. Specific duties include, but
are not limited to: providing daily health care of student-athletes, maintaining appropriate
athletic training room operations, recording and maintaining appropriate medical records
for treatment given, daily practice/competition coverage and some travel responsibilities
of assigned sports (sport assignments to be determined), assisting with inventory
maintenance and budget, and other miscellaneous job-related duties as deemed necessary
by the Head Athletic Trainer.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; NATABOC certification; eligible for State
of Virginia Athletic Training Licensure; current Professional Rescuer CPR/AED & First
Aid certification; basic computer and Microsoft Office skills. Candidates should be
well-organized and capable of working both independently and as part of a team. Effective
verbal and written communications skills are essential.
Preferred qualifications: Master’s Degree; experience working in a coeducational collegiate
environment; two or more years of experience as a certified athletic trainer; experience
with SIMS computer system; Additional certifications are desirable (First AID/CPR
instructor, reputable strength and conditioning certification, Graston technique,
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 email@example.com. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
Head Women's Soccer Coach
Posted March 26, 2014
Ferrum College invites applications for the position of Head Women’s Soccer Coach.
The selected candidate will be responsible for the recruitment of new student athletes,
retention of current players, aid in the implementation of a practice plan and weekly
game plan, work with video editing software, compliance with all NCAA Division III
rules as well as the USA South Athletic Conference and institutional policies and
procedures, and other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics. This is a full
time position with benefits.
Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, along with successful coaching
experience in soccer, preferably at the collegiate level. USSF and/or NSCAA licensing
preferred. The successful candidate will have a positive attitude and be a dedicated
team player. The College will begin accepting applications immediately for the position,
which will remain open until filled.
We offer an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, life, STD/LTD
insurances, and a 403(b) retirement plan.
To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest, application, and resume
with names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to: Human Resources,
Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructional Design and Technology and Online Learning Administrator
Posted March 21, 2014
Ferrum College is seeking a full-time, experienced learning management system and
online learning administrator with an instructional design background. This is a leadership
position in the area of online learning and a technical position with responsibility
for providing ongoing administration, development, training and support for the Desire2Learn
(D2L) Learning Environment (LE) as well as supporting faculty with teaching and learning-both
seated and online. The person selected for this position will work closely with faculty
in providing technical and instructional support and guidance for development of both
existing in-person and new online courses. This person will also be a liaison for
faculty through support, troubleshooting, and guidance for our newly adopted LMS (D2L)
and related third-party software.
Ferrum College is looking for a candidate who has:
- Experience supporting and creating an online learning environment and the ability
to provide primary support to all Ferrum College community members;
- Exceptional customer service skills and knowledge of best practices in an academic/online
- Experience with instructional design and classroom technology integration preferably
in a higher education environment;
- Outstanding oral and written communication practices;
- Previous experience in LMS administration in a distributed computing environment;
using Desire2Learn, Blackboard, Moodle, or Angel preferred;
- The ability to assist students, faculty and administrators with use of LMS including
reporting, process-improvement suggestions, and troubleshooting tips;
- The ability to participate in the research, testing, and validation of LMS fixes,
updates, and upgrades;
- The oversight to ensure upgrades and revisions to the LMS occur timely and with a
minimum of disruption for users; and
- The ability to multi-task several projects simultaneously and meet project milestones
- Knowledge of current trends in online learning, how to establish online degree programs,
and facilitate the recruitment of students to enroll in online programs.
- Knowledge of LMS administrative control panel and ability to use it to configure all
core functionality of the college's LMS, including role definition and user management,
course management, security and authentication, institutional and branding settings,
and enabling / disabling global features, components and application settings as needed.
- Able to use, implement, and support new technologies and platforms for both large
and small scale changes in the LMS environment.
- Experience supporting various groups by performing Learning Management Systems administration
and LMS helpdesk coordination.
Required Qualifications include Bachelor's degree (Masters preferred) in Computer
Science, Information Technology, Instructional Design and Technology, Education or
related field required; ability to work with minimum supervision and maintain current
LMS system. Experience with the administration of online classes and an LMS system
required; must have experience administering Desire2Learn Environment. Basic skills
in programming and SQL queries required. Ability to adapt to changes and consistently
meet deadlines required. Experience working through an LMS system migration a plus.
Five years' experience working in an educational setting preferred. Must be proficient
in HTML, Microsoft Office products and the use of different web browsers and operating
systems. Database experience a plus. Must have the ability to learn new software and
hardware requirements and to handle many projects simultaneously. Must be willing
to work in a team environment to serve the needs of students and program areas. Must
have excellent communication and organizational 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 and Ferrum College application, along
with 3 references to Human Resources, Ferrum College, PO Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088
or email to email@example.com. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled; review will begin immediately.
Food Court Team Members
Seasonal Production Technicians
Posted March 20, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.