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Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing women and supporting a diverse community.

For more information about the positions listed below, please contact:
Michelle Glynn
Human Resources Coordinator
540-362-6660
hollinshr@hollins.edu

Last updated: 04/18/14


Theatre Department Assistant

(posted 04/18/14)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Theatre Department Assistant. Normal working hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with evening and weekend hours during productions, festivals, and special events. This position reports to the chair of the Theatre Department and the director of the M.F.A. in Playwriting program.

Theatre responsibilities include box office and house management, bookkeeping, advertising and publicity, organizing major conferences (ex. the Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival), booking school tours, assisting with daily operations of the undergraduate theatre program, providing administrative support to the Playwrights’ Lab and summer graduate playwriting program, and assisting with and supervising student employees.

The successful applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent (college degree preferred); minimum of two years of related experience; proficiencies with Microsoft Office and multifunction devices; and strong customer service, communication, organizational, multitasking, accuracy, and detail skills. Must also have abilities to take initiative; work independently and on a team; and interact effectively with faculty, students, and the public.Applicants with knowledge of and experience with the academic programs, and Hollins are preferred. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and credit history background checks.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and contact information for three references to hollinshr@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue the position is filled.


Groom/Stable Workers (full and part-time)

(posted 04/11/14)

Hollins University seeks applications for one full-time and one part-time groom/stable worker to clean stalls, feed and groom horses, and perform general barn duties. Full-time hours are primarily 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (but may vary) five days/week, including one weekend day, with flexibility for two days off per week. Part-time hours are primarily Wed.-Fri. from 2-5 p.m., Sat. from 1-5 p.m., and Sun. from 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., but may vary. Experience working with horses preferred. Must have a valid and clear driver's license. Will be subject to a motor vehicle check. Employment applications may be obtained from the Human Resources Office Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., or by emailing hollinshr@hollins.edu. Previous applicants need not apply.


Painters

(posted 03/28/14)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for full-time painters.

Painters maintain and perform preventive maintenance painting on buildings' interiors and exteriors. They perform skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of finishes of exterior surfaces, interior walls, ceilings, and floor surfaces. Painters erect scaffolding and set up ladders to perform tasks above ground level, prepare parking areas and streets for striping, and operate related machinery. They also clean and inspect gutters and roof drains, and unclog them as necessary, and restore/refinish and move furniture as needed.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, excellent communication skills, customer-service focus, and a valid and clear driver’s license. Must also be a self-starter and team player, and be willing and able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions. Additionally, candidates must have abilities to stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, bend, and reach for extended periods of time; full range of body motion; ability to operate hand tools and motorized equipment requiring manual dexterity; and ability to lift/carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. Applicants must also have abilities, without assistance, to work from ladders, scaffoldings, and elevated platforms up to 65 feet high, and move and operate man lifts up to 80 feet high. Previous painting experience preferred. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.

Qualified candidates should obtain an employment application by visiting the Human Resources Office Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., or by e-mailing hollinshr@hollins.edu.


Receptionist and Administrative Assistant

(posted 03/25/14)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Receptionist and Administrative Assistant. This position serves as receptionist for the Institutional Advancement division, and provides administrative support to the Advancement Services department within the division.

Receptionist duties include serving as the phone and in-person receptionist for the division, and acting as a university receptionist by greeting campus visitors and providing them with information and directions. Administrative assistant duties include gift and biographical data entry and project support for the Advancement Services department. Other duties include opening and closing the building, handling mail, ordering offices supplies, and coordinating maintenance requests. S/he also provides backup to other administrative assistants in the building, including the Assistant to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, and helps other members of the division as needed. This position reports to the Director of Advancement Services, and supervises student workers on projects as needed.

The successful applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent; minimum of three years of related experience; proficiencies with Microsoft Office and multifunction devices; and strong customer service, communication, phone, organizational, multitasking, accuracy, and detail skills. Must also have abilities to work independently and on a team, to work in a highly interruptive and noisy environment, and to maintain discretion with confidential and sensitive information. Applicants must be able to occasionally work outside normal office hours, particularly during special events. Candidates with knowledge of and experience with Hollins and Ellucian Banner are preferred. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and credit history background checks.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and contact information for three references to hollinshr@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue the position is filled.


University Registrar and Director of Institutional Research

(posted 03/17/14)

Hollins University invites applications for the position of University Registrar and Director of Institutional Research.

This position offers opportunity for a motivated candidate to bring innovation and leadership to all administrative and operational activities relating to registrar functions and institutional research. S/he manages three full-time staff, reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, sits on the Academic Policy Committee, and participates with university administrators and faculty in providing academic leadership.

This position provides leadership and direction in all matters associated with in-person and online registration for undergraduate and graduate programs, records storage, FERPA management, coordination of class schedules and classroom assignments, preparation and editing of the academic catalog, preparation and distribution of enrollment statistics, and support of internal university research, as well as internal and external reporting of student enrollment and academic data.

The successful candidate will bring to Hollins:

  • bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in a related field;
  • minimum of three years of experience in a registrar's office or equivalent experience;
  • demonstrated expertise utilizing an integrated student information system (experience with Ellucian Banner preferred);
  • ability to manipulate data files to support curricular planning and management, institutional improvement, and the development and implementation of strategic initiatives;
  • excellent leadership, management, supervisory, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
  • demonstrated ability to work with diverse student, faculty, and staff constituencies;
  • strong commitment to service in a university community; and
  • ability to balance multiple responsibilities, set priorities, and meet deadlines.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application, including a statement of professional philosophy, a resume, salary requirements, and contact information of at least three references to hollinshr@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.


Custodians

(posted 02/28/14)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for full-time custodians. Shifts are Mon.-Fri., 4:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., with periodic weekend work.

Qualifications include the ability to perform basic housekeeping functions (dusting, vacuuming, use of floor care equipment, bathroom sanitation, etc.) and may involve furniture moving and setup. Must have abilities to climb stairs, lift up to 50 lbs, and understand and follow directions. Must also be a self-starter and team player, and have a valid and clear driver’s license. Will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.

Qualified candidates should obtain an employment application by visiting the Human Resources Office Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., or by e-mailing hollinshr@hollins.edu. Previous applicants need not apply.


Groundskeepers (seasonal/temporary)

(posted 02/21/14)

Hollins University seeks applications for two seasonal/temporary, 40 hours/week groundskeepers.

Responsibilities include assisting in maintenance of turf, shrubs, trees, and flower beds; other landscaping work requiring weeding and using a weed eater for extended periods of time; trash collection and disposal; maintaining parking lots, drives, and sidewalks; and maintaining various motorized equipment and hand tools.

Successful applicants must have full range of body motion; manual dexterity; and abilities to lift/carry items weighing up to 50 lbs, walk extensively, and work in all types of weather. Previous groundskeeping experience preferred. Must have a valid and clear driver's license. Will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.

Employment applications may be obtained from the Human Resources Office Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., or by e-mailing hollinshr@hollins.edu.


Director of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum

(posted 12/19/13)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum.

The museum director, in consultation with faculty, is responsible for the overall development, administration, operation, management, and reporting of the museum and its collections and exhibitions. S/he also works in consultation with the Development office to seek external gifts and grants to enhance the museum's operations and collection development, builds strategic external partnerships, and works with students, faculty, alumnae, and the arts community to support the broader mission of the university.

The museum director works in close collaboration with the faculty in art history, studio art, and other curricular areas to assure a diverse and stimulating exhibition and speaker program that features both contemporary and historical art. Possibilities exist for teaching, depending on the specialty of the applicant, including participation in museum studies curricular offerings. S/he reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and also works in consultation with the Museum Advisory Board.

Candidates with a Ph.D. in art history or a M.F.A. in studio art are preferred, but equivalent experience and another advanced degree will be considered. Applicants must have a minimum of five years' experience in the successful operation of a curatorial and exhibition program, experience in fund-raising, including gifts and grants, and experience in art collection acquisition and management. Candidates must have demonstrated leadership, management, supervisory, and communication skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate with others, including faculty. Applicants must also have ability to develop and implement strategic planning to support the museum’s mission and ability to take initiative to develop programs and plans to meet goals. Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends as needed and travel as needed. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history, credit history, and motor vehicle background checks.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, samples of written work (published or not) about exhibitions or related projects, salary requirements, and contact information for three references to hollinshr@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.


Faculty Positions

(Ongoing résumé acceptance)

For all faculty positions (click link to view openings), curriculum vitaes should be emailed to vpaa@hollins.edu.