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.


Police Officer

Posted August 25, 2014

Ferrum College is now accepting applications to fill an immediate opening for Police Officer. Must be a DCJS certified officer; be able to carry a firearm and qualify annually; be able and willing to work in adverse weather, work flexible shift hours (to include nights and weekends), and work in stressful and possibly life threatening situations. Must possess valid VA driver's license and have excellent driving record. Additional requirements include ability to follow detailed written and oral instructions and to write clear and detailed reports. Must have excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with college students, faculty, staff, and guests. Must meet minimum physical requirements. Background check required.

We offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid holidays, paid personal/sick leave and vacation; tuition waiver/exchange; and a 403(b) retirement plan. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information of 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 begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and 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.