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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 Jackson
Human Resources Coordinator
540-362-6660
hollinshr@hollins.edu

Last updated: 09/03/14


Custodian (part-time)

(posted 09/03/14) 

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time (20 hours/week) custodian.  Hours are 5-9 p.m. Tues.-Fri. and 4 daytime hours on Saturday. 

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 driver’s license with minimal violations.  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.


Maintenance Supervisor

(posted 08/22/14)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Maintenance Supervisor.  This position manages the Maintenance Department operations, and oversees performance of the maintenance staff in providing preventive and corrective maintenance services to the campus community.

The Maintenance Supervisor schedules and assigns tasks, monitors work performed to ensure accuracy and quality, and accounts for the cost of materials and labor necessary to complete assigned projects.  He/she reports to the Director of Facilities Management, assists in identifying maintenance problems, and provides recommendations for corrective action, incorporating sustainable and energy-efficient practices.  The supervisor also assists in the planning, coordination, and completion of minor construction projects; assists in the monitoring of work performed by outside contractors; and advises, as appropriate, on major renovation and construction work.  He/she supervises eight full-time employees, and provides safety and other training as needed to assigned staff.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; a license in a maintenance trade; minimum of five years of experience in facility operations and maintenance work, with at least two years in a supervisory role; and a valid driver’s license with minimal violations.  Must also have comprehensive, working knowledge of maintenance methods and procedures, materials, tools, and equipment, and extensive vocational education, apprenticeship, training, or on-the-job training in utilities systems and the equipment of related work.

Additionally, successful applicants must have mechanical and manual dexterity; full range of body motion; ability to lift/carry items weighing up to 50 lbs; ability to understand and communicate basic safety precautions; strong communication and diplomacy skills; and ability to work well with all university constituents, contractors, consultants, and others.  Must also be accessible, willing, and able to work evening and weekend hours as needed and in weather and emergency situations.  Experience in a residential, campus environment is preferred.  Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle 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 until the position is filled.


Groom/Stable Worker

(posted 08/22/14)

Hollins University seeks applications for a full-time groom/stable worker to clean stalls, feed and groom horses, and perform general barn duties.  Hours are primarily 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (but may vary) five days/week, including one weekend day, with flexibility for two days off per week.  Experience working with horses preferred.  Must have a valid driver’s license with minimal violations.  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 e-mailing hollinshr@hollins.edu.


Title IX and Compliance Coordinator

(posted 08/01/14)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Title IX and Compliance Coordinator. The coordinator is responsible for overseeing Title IX and human resources compliance regulations. He/she reports to the Director of Human Resources, and co-supervises the office’s student employee.

Title IX responsibilities include serving on the university’s Harassment Grievance Board; updating, maintaining, and distributing the harassment policy; managing all complaints and related processes; establishing, developing, and tracking online and in-person training for employees and students; developing and implementing prevention and awareness campaigns for employees, and assisting with those for students; creating and maintaining resource lists for complainants; conducting campus climate checks/surveys; and preparing required reports.

Compliance responsibilities include updating, maintaining, distributing, and enforcing the employee manual and policies; managing the records for non-Title IX harassment complaints; submitting and reviewing background checks; managing Form I-9 and FMLA paperwork; completing IPEDS and OSHA reports; overseeing ACA requirements; leading HR audits; performing required testing for the retirement and flexible spending account plans; disseminating, posting, and tracking the delivery and receipt of notices and policies; and researching, implementing, and tracking online training for employees.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field; minimum of three years of related experience; knowledge of and experience interpreting and applying Title IX, Clery, and federal and Virginia employment laws and regulations; and Microsoft Office proficiency. Candidates must also have excellent communication, detail, organizational, presentation, interpersonal, counseling, conflict resolution, report writing, investigative/research, and project management skills. Applicants must also have proven abilities to meet deadlines, make sound judgments, manage confidential and sensitive matters, and work effectively with faculty, staff, and students. Preferred candidates will have Title IX coordinator formal training; HRCI certification; work experience in a single-sex, residential, liberal arts higher education institution; and Ellucian Banner experience. Final candidates will be subject to credit and criminal history background checks.

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


Director of Facilities Management

(posted 07/31/14)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Facilities Management.  The director is responsible for the operations, maintenance, and management of all university facilities using industry quality standards and best practices.  He/she reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration, and supervises the Maintenance, Buildings and Custodial Services, and Painting and Grounds department supervisors, as well as the Facilities Management Coordinator.

The Director of Facilities Management is responsible for the management of personnel, budget, and equipment and the development and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures related to the maintenance and upkeep of all university facilities.  He/she is also responsible for the maintenance, repair, and operation of energy management and utility systems, as well as overseeing major facilities projects and campus sustainability initiatives.  Additionally, the director is responsible for compliance with local, state, and federal building codes and OSHA and environmental regulations; and working with the campus Security Department on establishing and maintaining a priority system for emergency responses to campus infrastructure, facilities, and buildings.  He/she designs and implements strategies to improve administrative efficiency and effectiveness, leads the facilities staff to achieve division goals, and develops long-range plans to address deferred maintenance and meet ongoing needs of campus constituencies.  The director also represents university interests in facilities operations and sustainability matters to faculty, staff, and students; promotes positive relationships with university constituencies; and works collaboratively with other directors on university projects.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) in a related field; minimum of five years of related experience in a university environment; excellent communication, human relations, problem-solving, and analytical skills; abilities to demonstrate flexibility and adapt a team to situations and change; and valid driver’s license with minimal violations.  Applicants must be proven leaders and supervisors who successfully guide team members through frequently changing environments.  Must also be accessible, willing, and able to work evening and weekend hours as needed and in emergency situations.  Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks. 

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


Director of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum

(posted 07/16/14)

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

Located in the Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center, the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum features three galleries with approximately 3,000 square feet of exhibition space and a collection of approximately 1,000 objects.  Established in 2004, the museum builds on a proud 50-year tradition of art exhibitions at Hollins.  The museum is open year-round, and offers between 8-14 exhibitions annually, in addition to educational and outreach programs in service for the Roanoke valley.  The Wilson Museum’s exhibition program and permanent collection serve the academic mission, enhance the cultural environment of the university, and are significant resources for the regional community.  The museum is a partner with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, which allows for loans from its collection, as well as technical assistance.

The museum director 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 September 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.  Previous applicants need not apply. 


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