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.
Ferrum College Employment Application
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Academic Affairs Office Manager
Posted September 26, 2014
Ferrum College is seeking a full-time 12-month Academic Affairs Office Manager to
coordinate activities of our busy Office of Academic Affairs. Reporting directly
to the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA), the successful candidate will be
able to work collegially with all academic staff and faculty and communicate competently
with all levels within the institution and with guests; manage personnel tasks; coordinate
accreditation compliance; provide administrative support to the VPAA; multitask and
thrive in a busy environment while exhibiting a calm demeanor; be willing to be part
of a team working to create a highly functioning and efficient workplace; and honor
confidentiality at all times.
Essential qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field; 3-5 years
administrative support experience, preferably in a higher education environment; very
strong organizational skills with careful attention to details; excellent technology
skills, including database, learning management and content management systems proficiency;
very strong verbal and written communication 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, an employment application, and 3 references
to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail to email@example.com . Review of applicants will being immediately and will continue until the positions
are filled. A background check is required.
Ferrum College is an Equal Opportunity 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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 email@example.com.