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


Academic Secretary

Posted October 28, 2014

Ferrum College is seeking applications for a fulltime, 10-month position of Academic Secretary. Candidates must possess solid experience in general secretarial and administration tasks, current computer skills, including proficiency with software applications such as Microsoft Office Suites or similar programs. Experience with test banks is a plus. This position requires strong communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to work well with a variety of personalities and work styles. Minimum qualifications include two years clerical experience, preferably in an environment with professionals. 

Interested candidates should submit an application and references to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or email to resumes@ferrum.edu. Background check required. Preference will be given to applications received on or before November 7, 2014. 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


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.