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.

All applicants are required to complete the Ferrum College Employment Application. Please click on the link for completion of the application.


 

Dining Services Technician-Salads/Bakery

Posted: 09/15/16

Ferrum College has an immediate opening for a qualified Salad Prep/Baker.   Must be able to bake cakes from scratch, pies, cookies, brownies, and other sweet goods in large quantities on a daily basis.  Experience in specialty desserts and/or breads is a plus. 

Must be familiar with sanitation requirements, safety and health regulations. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift/carry up to 50 pounds occasionally and 10-25 pounds frequently and be able to stoop, bend and squat.  Must have excellent customer service skills. 

This is a 10 month, full time, 40-hour week position which will require some weekend and occasional overtime work. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Background check required.

We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid holidays, personal and sick leave; and a 403(b) retirement plan. Interested candidates should submit an application to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail to resumes@ferrum.edu

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


 

Seasonal Farm Technician (19 hours per week)

Posted: 9/15/16

Ferrum College is seeking a dynamic individual to support animal and plant science operations at the Titmus Agricultural Center (TAC) – our campus farm. The position responsibilities involve routine animal and plant care, facility upkeep and repair, and specific duties required for preparation for classes as required.  Hours for this seasonal position will be Tuesday-Friday, 4 hours per day, Saturday and Sunday, 1½ hours per day, Monday off. 

Bachelor’s degree in science is a plus (animal, plant, or environmental science, or other closely aligned discipline), and extensive prior practical experience in farm management. Must be self-motivated, disciplined, and well-organized. Applicant should have the ability to work well with a variety of people and be able to effectively interact with student workers. Experience with computer (Word, Excel, or related software). Possess or obtain and maintain a commercial pesticide applicators license within 6 months. A valid driver’s license and good driving record will be needed.

Preferred qualifications would include previously employed in similar roles related to farm management and experience with local food productions. A Class B Commercial Driver’s License is preferred, but not required.

Interested candidates should submit a Ferrum College application, and resume to Human Resources, Ferrum College, 109 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail to: resumes@ferrum.edu. A background check is required. 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


 

Grounds Enhancement Technician

Posted: 9/8/2016

Ferrum College has an immediate opening for a Grounds Enhancement Technician in our Physical Plant Department. Primary responsibilities include development and maintenance of campus landscaping and grounds.  To include mowing lawns with riding and push mowers, using trimmers, maintain flower beds, shrubs, and plants; cleaning walkways, assisting with snow removal, and dispensing of ice melt chemicals.  Horticulture experience is preferred, but not required.

This is a full time, 40-hour week position. Occasional weekend and overtime work required.  Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds on a regular basis and work in all types of weather.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record are required.

We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid holidays, personal and sick leave and vacation; and a 403(b) retirement plan. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or email to resumes@ferrum.edu or bring to the Human Resources Office, 109 Pine House, Ferrum Mountain Road.   Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


 

Housekeeper

Posted: 7/14/16

Ferrum College has immediate openings in our Housekeeping Department. We are looking for reliable, conscientious individuals to perform general housekeeping duties in residential halls, office/classroom buildings, other buildings, and occasionally outside.  This involves cleaning using specialized chemicals and equipment, including buffers and carpet cleaning equipment occasionally.

This is a full time, 40-hour week position with occasional weekend and overtime work. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.  Drivers license and good driving record required.  Background check required.

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances; paid holidays, personal and sick leave and vacation; and a 403(b) retirement plan. Interested candidates should submit an application to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or e-mail to resumes@ferrum.edu or bring to the Human Resources Office, 109 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, VA

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


 

Retail Operations Team Members Full-time Management and Seasonal positions. (Consisting of Metro Deli, Blue Ridge Burgers, Papa John's, and Subway)

Posted: 12/18/15

Retail Operations (restaurant venues) has various full-time management and seasonal positions available.  Weekend work and some overtime is required. 

Benefits are offered for full-time positions only.

Interested candidates should submit a Ferrum College application and resume to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA  24088 or email to resumes@ferrum.edu. All applicants are required to complete the Ferrum College Employment Application. 

A background check as appropriate for these positions are required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


  

On-Call Driver

Posted 4/24/2016

Ferrum College is accepting applications for an On-call Driver to assist in meeting the transportation needs of Ferrum College. Vehicles used will be provided by the College.  Responsibilities may include transporting students on College-sponsored field trips, special events, or other off-campus opportunities; performing routine fueling and pre-trip inspection of vehicles; and recordkeeping.  This position requires some overnight travel.  A background check is required.

Applicants must be over 21 years of age; have a current Virginia driver’s license and good driving record; have the ability to drive safely in all types traffic conditions in both rural and urban settings; and must be willing to submit to post-offer and annual background checks, including Motor Vehicle Report checks.  Drivers may be required to undergo 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 resumes@ferrum.edu

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


 

Admissions Telecounselor

Posted 4/7/2016

(16 Hours/Week: M-TH 5pm-9pm On Campus)

Ferrum College is seeking an Admissions Telecounselor to contact prospective students and to educate them about the application and enrollment process, scholarship opportunities and other aspects of Ferrum College.  This is a 12 month seasonal evening position, with potential for limited Saturday work, and the pay rate is $10.00 per hour.  The candidate will respect 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 and applicant 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.  College experience is preferred.  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.  Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.