Invitation to Apply from Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D., Hollins University’s Thirteenth President 

In 2020, Hollins University embarked on a bold and necessary plan to ensure all of our students – including the voices and concerns of students of color – are heard, seen, and valued, and feel safe on campus; to create an environment of inclusive excellence that supports rigorous teaching and learning in the liberal arts tradition; and to develop a plan that guides our efforts to be an inclusive community. This year, we continue to actively advance the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus. Inclusive excellence at Hollins encompasses our commitment to interdisciplinary and experiential learning for all students. It’s an exciting and hopeful time to join our community; I invite you to learn more about us and to submit an application.  

Levavi Oculos!
President Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D.
Hollins University

(positions last updated 2/23/24)

Questions?

Contact Human Resources!

hollinshr@hollins.edu
540-362-6660

  • Accounts Payable Manager

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    (posted 2/9/24)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia seeks applications for an Accounts Payable Manager.

    About the Role

    Reporting to the Assistant Controller, this position manages all aspects of expenses for the university and related reporting, handles accounts payable processing including credit cards, and maintains fixed asset records and depreciation schedules.

    Specific duties include the following:

    • Administers the accounts payable process including check requests, employee reimbursements, and university credit cards.
    • Verifies accuracy and proper approval of all university payments to ensure expenses are in accordance with university policies and procedures and follows up with university budget managers as appropriate.
    • Processes weekly accounts payable payments (checks, wires, bank drafts, and any other manual or electronic means).
    • Provides training to budget managers and departmental assistants on the accounts payable policies and procedures, and systems.
    • Maintains university fixed assets in fixed asset accounting software and calculates depreciation schedules.
    • Processes 1099s on an annual basis.
    • Performs monthly advance payments reconciliation.
    • Maintains up-to-date vendor information (e.g., addresses, contacts, W-9 forms, etc.).
    • Completes credit applications, tax-exempt certificates, and W-9s as needed.
    • Prepares departmental journal entries.
    • Identifies accounts payable payments to international students.
    • Maintains Accounts Payable procedures manual.
    • Responsible for proper internal control maintenance and provides recommendations to management for improvements and changes to policies and procedures.

     

    Position Qualifications

    Successful applicants must have the following qualifications and experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum of two years of experience in accounts payable or general bookkeeping/accounting assistant responsibilities
    • Microsoft Office suite proficiencies, specifically Outlook, Excel, and Word
    • Proficiencies with data entry, computer operations, and working with automated payables processing systems
    • Strong customer service and oral and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational, detail, accuracy, and multitasking skills
    • Ability to be discreet and confidential
    • Abilities to take initiative and resolve problems
    • Abilities to work independently and in a team environment
    • Ability to work in a highly interruptive environment
    • Ability to work effectively with all university constituents and the external business community

     

    Preferred candidates will have the following:

    • College degree
    • Ellucian Banner experience
    • Fixed asset software experience for tracking fixed assets
    • Online expense reporting system experience
    • Experience processing Form 1099-MISC

     

    Application Process

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hollinshr@hollins.edu.  Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Semi-final candidates will be asked to submit contact information for three references.  Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, credit and criminal history background checks will be conducted.

    About Hollins

    Hollins University is dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, belonging, and preparing students for lives of purpose.  Hollins provides an outstanding and academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education for women and entrepreneurial and innovative graduate programs for all in a gender-inclusive environment.  The university promotes opportunities for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and offers real-world experience through global internships supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    An equal opportunity employer, Hollins fosters diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Visit www.hollins.edu for more information.

  • Custodians

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    (updated 2/11/22)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for full-time (40 hours/week) custodians.  These positions work Monday-Friday on the 4:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. shift.  Custodial employees are eligible for health and life insurance, paid time off, retirement plan, and tuition assistance benefits.

    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 United States driver’s license with minimal violations.  Selected candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.

    Employment applications may be obtained here and should be returned via e-mail to hollinshr@hollins.edu or via fax to 540-362-6571.  Candidates must indicate what shift(s) they can work on the application.

    Hollins is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    For more information about Hollins, please visit our website. 

  • English Programs Administrative Coordinator – NEW!

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    (posted 2/22/24)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia seeks applications for an English Programs Administrative Coordinator.

    About the Role

    The English Programs Administrative Coordinator supports and reports to the Chair of English and Creative Writing, the Director of the Jackson Center for Creative Writing, and the Editor of the journal, Children’s Literature, to plan and implement projects, publications, and events and represents the units to external audiences. This position provides administrative assistance to and manages daily, weekly, and annual functions of the department, undergraduate programs, creative writing graduate program, and the journal. The coordinator also supervises 1-3 work-study students and has some responsibility for helping supervise 20 department graduate assistants.

    Specific duties include the following:

    Administrative Support

    • First point of contact for the department and program: answer the phone, reply to emails, and direct inquiries to correct office as needed.
    • Data management, department and program documentation, and record-keeping: take minutes at department meetings, maintain student records, retain procedure and practice records, and maintain over fifteen email contact lists.
    • Financial responsibility: oversee approximately fifteen budgets, prepare payments and reimbursements, reconcile multiple credit card statements, and oversee graduate travel and research awards.
    • Document preparation: create or revise materials related to undergraduate advising, course scheduling, creative writing courses, graduate admission, graduate registration, and graduate comprehensive exam. Maintain department Moodle site.
    • Contest and award management: oversee budgets, receive submissions, create databases, prepare packets for judging, and prepare and send notifications.
    • MFA admission support: closely collaborate with the Graduate Programs and Continuing Studies office throughout the application process. Maintain databases for application status updates. Communicate and meet with prospective and admitted students.
    • Thesis management: review materials before submission, receive and catalog materials, oversee approvals, and disperse for storage.
    • Manage office and classroom supplies: identify needs, submit orders, and ensure materials are on hand.
    • Building management: submit maintenance requests, prepare offices for new faculty, manage bulletin board notices, and order building signage.
    • Train, supervise, and evaluate approximately three student employees.
    • Work with the Director to oversee 20 Graduate Assistants.


    Public Relations, Marketing, and Events Management

    • Event planning for public readings and lectures, academic and program receptions, faculty job searches, and graduate orientation as well as Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference participation preparation. Reserve event spaces, oversee catering, and prepare and ship materials. Coordinate travel plans and logistics for speakers and visitors. Manage publicity (including the creation of flyers), maintain over 15 email contact lists, and send email blasts.
    • Maintain archival audio/video recordings and programs for department-sponsored events.


    Project and Community Coordinator

    • Facilitate communications and build networks: receive information from and/or distribute information to faculty, students, campus offices, and general public.
    • Serve as resource for faculty and students: address program questions, academic or personal concerns, and building issues; be proactive and creative problem-solver for issues that may arise; and assist in onboarding of new faculty, including graduate Teaching Fellows, Writer-in-Residence, leave replacements, and adjuncts.
    • Manage tasks and communications: be proactive in planning and implementing all tasks, ensure responses to queries are received, be timely in sending information and notifications, and assist the Chair and the Director in keeping up with their to-do lists.


    Editorial Support

    • Communicate with editors and staff at Johns Hopkins University Press (JHUP), authors, librarians, archivists, and readers via email.
    • Submission management: receive, process, and track submissions and reader reports and maintain journal log.
    • Volume manuscript management: format all documents to JHUP’s specifications and organize files for submission. Send copy-edited text and proof to authors and receive and organize responses. Upload original documents, copy-edited text, and proof to JHUP server.


    Position Qualifications

    Successful applicants must have the following qualifications and experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum of two years of relevant experience
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and multifunction printers
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with faculty, students, staff, alumnae/i, and visitors using tact, diplomacy, and appropriate judgment
    • Excellent organizational, time management, multitasking, detail, and accuracy skills
    • Ability to manage a complex work environment with multiple roles and supervisors
    • Abilities to meet deadlines and adapt focus with shifting schedules and priorities
    • Abilities to work independently, as a member of a team, and without supervision at times
    • Ability to solve problems resourcefully
    • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information and maintain discretion
    • Ability and willingness to work occasional evening and weekend hours in support of department activities during the academic year

     

    Preferred candidates will have the following:

    • College degree
    • Prior administrative role in higher education
    • Experience with proofreading, copy-editing, and layout and design
    • Event planning experience
    • Budget management experience
    • Supervisory experience
    • Experience in the fields of English, Creative Writing, and/or Children’s Literature
    • Knowledge of and experience with Hollins University


    Application Process

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hollinshr@hollins.edu.  Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Semi-final candidates will be asked to submit contact information for three references.

    About Hollins

    Hollins University is dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, belonging, and preparing students for lives of purpose.  Hollins provides an outstanding and academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education for women and entrepreneurial and innovative graduate programs for all in a gender-inclusive environment.  The university promotes opportunities for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and offers real-world experience through global internships supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    An equal opportunity employer, Hollins fosters diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Visit www.hollins.edu for more information.

  • Enterprise Data Administrator

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    (updated 1/11/24)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia seeks applications for an Enterprise Data Administrator.

    About the Role

    The Enterprise Data Administrator reports to the Chief Information Officer and works with the other members of the Administrative Computing team to administer and support the university’s ERP system (Ellucian Banner) and its integrations with third-party applications (file-based, API, and web services), particularly operational reporting tools.  This position consults, trains, and supports various campus constituent groups to ensure these applications are used effectively and securely.  Additionally, this role monitors the Banner Support Line (Help Desk) and directly supports Banner users in various functional areas such as the Business Office, Financial Aid, Institutional Advancement, Registrar’s Office, etc.

    Specific duties include the following:

    • Support enterprise data applications, enterprise records and reporting, and related third-party integrations as part of the Administrative Computing team.
    • Collaborate with the Administrative Computing team to support and maintain elements of the enterprise reporting infrastructure (e.g., institutional data marts, web servers, application servers, etc.).
    • Create training materials and support documentation for the university’s enterprise data applications.
    • Monitor the Banner Help Desk and provide technical assistance by responding to end-users’ inquiries about errors, problems, and service requests.

     

    Position Qualifications

    Successful applicants must have the following qualifications and experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, time management, multitasking, detail, and accuracy skills.
    • Abilities to work in a fast-paced environment independently and as a part of a team.
    • Abilities to prioritize multiple responsibilities, adjust to change, and manage confidential and sensitive information.
    • Deep understanding of and commitment to working in and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.
    • Ability and willingness to occasionally work outside normal work hours for emergency support and critical or time-sensitive projects.

     

    Preferred candidates will have the following:

    • College degree.
    • Experience with Ellucian Banner or other higher education ERP systems.
    • Familiarity with SQL.
    • Experience working in higher education.

     

    Application Process

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hollinshr@hollins.edu.  Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Semi-final candidates will be asked to submit contact information for three references.  Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, a criminal history background check will be conducted.

    About Hollins

    Hollins University is dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, belonging, and preparing students for lives of purpose.  Hollins provides an outstanding and academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education for women and entrepreneurial and innovative graduate programs for all in a gender-inclusive environment.  The university promotes opportunities for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and offers real-world experience through global internships supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    An equal opportunity employer, Hollins fosters diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Visit www.hollins.edu for more information.

  • General Maintenance Repair Person

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    (posted 10/14/22)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for a general maintenance repair person.  Scheduled hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with additional hours as needed.  Maintenance employees are eligible for health and life insurance; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; extended year-end holiday pay; retirement plan; and tuition assistance benefits.

    This position provides general maintenance and repair services to buildings, fixtures, utilities, and vehicles; performs inspections, preventive maintenance, cleaning, adjustment, repair, and replacement of mechanical and plumbing systems; fuels, maintains fluid levels, and conducts general safety inspections of campus vehicles; and repairs and maintains gym exercise equipment and other mechanical devices on campus including bleachers, sprinklers, fire alarms, and generators.  Other duties include changing HVAC filters and performing small, light carpentry projects.  Additionally, this maintenance repair person oversees the university key system including record-keeping, making new and replacement keys, and installing and replacing door hardware.  This position also makes repair arrangements, orders equipment and supplies, and keeps maintenance records.

    Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; minimum of two years of general maintenance experience; general knowledge of maintenance of carpentry items and heating, air conditioning, steam, condensate, and chilled water lines; basic knowledge of safety checks and minor repairs to vehicles and small equipment; full range of body motion including lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; abilities to operate motorized equipment and hand and power tools; ability to work indoors and outdoors in varying environments; excellent communication skills; and a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations.  Must also be a self-starter, team player, have basic computer skills, and ability to understand and follow directions.

    Employment applications may be obtained here and should be returned via e-mail to hollinshr@hollins.edu or via fax to 540-362-6571.  Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, criminal history and motor vehicle background checks will be conducted. 

    Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women and selected graduate programs for men and women.  Founded in 1842 as Virginia’s oldest chartered women’s college, Hollins provides abundant opportunities to students for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and provides access to real-world experience through internships around the globe supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    Hollins is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    For more information about Hollins, please visit our website (www.hollins.edu).

  • General Maintenance Repair Person with Plumbing Experience

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    (posted 1/10/24)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for a general maintenance repair person with strong plumbing experience.  Scheduled hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., with additional hours as needed.  Maintenance employees are eligible for health and life insurance; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; extended year-end holiday pay; retirement plan; and tuition assistance benefits.

    This position provides general maintenance and repair services to buildings, fixtures, utilities, and vehicles; performs installations, inspections, preventive maintenance, cleaning, adjustment, repair, and replacement of plumbing, heating, water, gas, fire protection, and sewage systems; fuels, maintains fluid levels, and conducts general safety inspections of campus vehicles; and repairs and maintains gym exercise equipment and other mechanical devices on campus including bleachers, sprinklers, fire alarms, and generators.  This role also makes repair arrangements, orders equipment and supplies, and keeps maintenance records.

    Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, minimum of two years of general maintenance experience, and minimum of three years of plumbing experience.  Additional education requirements include advanced knowledge of plumbing lines; general knowledge of heating, air conditioning, steam, condensate, and chilled water lines and carpentry; basic knowledge of safety checks and minor repairs to vehicles and small equipment; and knowledge of and demonstrated skill in use of materials and tools used in general maintenance and advanced plumbing work.  Position requires full range of body motion, including lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; abilities to operate motorized equipment and hand and power tools; and ability to work indoors and outdoors in varying environments.  Candidates must have excellent communication skills, basic computer skills, and a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations.  Applicants must also be self-starters, team players, and have ability to understand and follow directions.

    Employment applications may be obtained here and should be returned via e-mail to hollinshr@hollins.edu or via fax to 540-362-6571.  Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, criminal history and motor vehicle background checks will be conducted. 

    Hollins University is dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, belonging, and preparing students for lives of purpose.  Hollins provides an outstanding and academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education for women and entrepreneurial and innovative graduate programs for all in a gender-inclusive environment.  The university promotes opportunities for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and offers real-world experience through global internships supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    An equal opportunity employer, Hollins fosters diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Visit www.hollins.edu for more information. 

  • Groom/Stable Workers (full-time and part-time)

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    (posted 10/17/23)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia seeks applications for full-time and part-time groom/stable workers to clean stalls, feed and groom horses, and perform general barn duties.

    Full-time hours are primarily 5:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. five days/week, including one weekend day, with flexibility for two days off per week.  Part-time hours are flexible in the afternoons five days/week; exact times and days are to be determined, but will likely include one weekend day.  Full-time employees are eligible for health and life insurance, paid time off, retirement plan, and tuition assistance benefits.  Part-time employees are eligible for certain benefits on a pro-rated basis.

    Experience working with horses preferred.  Must have a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations.  Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, a motor vehicle background check will be conducted.  Employment applications may be obtained here and should be returned to hollinshr@hollins.edu or via fax to 540-362-6571.

    Hollins University is dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, belonging, and preparing students for lives of purpose.  Hollins provides an outstanding and academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education for women and entrepreneurial and innovative graduate programs for all in a gender-inclusive environment.  The university promotes opportunities for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and offers real-world experience through global internships supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    An equal opportunity employer, Hollins fosters diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Visit www.hollins.edu for more information.

  • Manager of Grounds and Paint Services

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    (posted 1/7/24)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications from qualified candidates for the position of Manager of Grounds and Paint Services.

    About the Role

    The Manager of Grounds and Paint Services is a working supervisor position.  In addition to supervising three full-time and two part-time employees in the Paint Department, this role supervises six full-time and two seasonal employees in the Grounds Department and is an additional work crew member.  This position oversees the university grounds including turf, athletic facilities, shrubs, trees, flower beds, and other minor landscaping work and is responsible for coordinating seasonal tasks.  This includes scheduling and assigning tasks to the Grounds staff, monitoring work performance to ensure accuracy and quality, and accounting for materials and labor necessary to complete the work.  Additionally, the Manager of Grounds and Paint Services supervises trash collection and disposal for the campus and oversees minor maintenance of parking lots, drives, and sidewalks.  This position is required to work additional hours as needed (ex. special events, campus emergencies, etc.) and reports to the Director of Facilities Management.

    Specific duties include the following: 

    • Administrative for Grounds and Paint Departments
    • Supervise all full-time, part-time, seasonal, and temporary staff members and their work assignments, schedules, and time off.
    • Plan full-year work schedules and beyond to support longer-term project work all within an operating budget.
    • Coordinate contracted work when necessary.
    • Comply with established regulatory, safety, and risk management guidelines.
    • Grounds Department
    • Train staff members.
    • Oversee the annual and monthly schedules based on normal agricultural/horticultural cycles related to the maintenance of turf areas including mowing, edging, weeding, watering, and fertilizing; patching or resodding dead areas; removing leaves; and dethatching, aerating, top-dressing, and overseeding as needed.
    • Manage Bermuda athletic field care including mowing, treating, watering, aerating, top-dressing, and striping.
    • Maintain shrubs and trees including trimming and shaping, watering, mulching, and weeding.
    • Remove and replace dead or damaged trees and shrubs.
    • Manage flower beds and potted ornamentals throughout the year.
    • Manage the grounds materials yard including coordinating pickup and delivery of fill dirt, mulch, fertilizers, plants, equipment, etc.
    • Operate and maintain grounds maintenance motorized equipment and hand tools, trucks, tractors, and other related equipment.
    • Perform preventative maintenance tasks in-house and coordinate contracted maintenance.
    • Campus-Wide
    • Manage trash collection and disposal.
    • Oversee minor maintenance of parking lots, drives, and sidewalks.
    • Coordinate and assist with emergency response tasks including, but not limited to, snow removal, flood response, and storm and wind damage.

     

    Position Qualifications

    Successful applicants must have the following qualifications and experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum of five years of grounds and landscaping experience
    • Minimum of three years of supervisory experience
    • Comprehensive working knowledge of grounds methods and procedures, materials, tools, and equipment
    • Must hold, or have the ability to obtain, a commercial, not-for-hire pesticide license through the Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Basic computer skills (particularly e-mail and payroll web site)
    • Full range of body motion
    • Ability to operate motorized equipment and hand tools
    • Ability to lift/carry items weighing up to 50 lbs.
    • Ability to walk moderate distances
    • Ability to work in all types of weather
    • Ability and willingness to work weekends, special events, and during campus emergencies as needed
    • Valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations

     

    Preferred candidates will have the following:

    • Three years of experience managing grounds or landscaping crews
    • Experience with budgeting and capital expenditure forecasting
    • Experience working at an educational institution

     

    Application Process

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hollinshr@hollins.edu.  Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Semi-final candidates will be asked to submit contact information for three references.  Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, criminal history and motor vehicle background checks will be conducted.

    About Hollins

    Hollins University is dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, belonging, and preparing students for lives of purpose.  Hollins provides an outstanding and academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education for women and entrepreneurial and innovative graduate programs for all in a gender-inclusive environment.  The university promotes opportunities for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and offers real-world experience through global internships supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    An equal opportunity employer, Hollins fosters diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Visit www.hollins.edu for more information.

  • Security Dispatcher – UPDATED!

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    (updated 2/19/24)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified, team-oriented candidates for a full-time security dispatcher.

    About the Role

    This front-facing position serves and collaborates with the campus community 24 hours/day, 365 days/year, and interacts with students, employees, guests, and visitors.  Dispatchers work a variety of shifts, which may include rotating or permanent shift assignments, as well as holiday and weekend work.  The current vacancy works Tuesday through Saturday on the 11:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. shift with Sunday and Monday off.  Full-time employees are eligible for health and life insurance, paid time off, retirement plan, and tuition assistance benefits.

    Primary responsibilities include handling incoming emergency and non-emergency requests for campus security, police, fire, and emergency medical services, and designated university staff, and dispatching Campus Security and other university employees.  Dispatchers monitor a variety of radio frequencies, cameras, and alarm systems, and serve as a vital link to personnel deployed.  They are also responsible for issuing university identification cards, keys, and equipment and for maintaining records and files.

    Position Qualifications

    Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, a minimum of one year of related work experience, and proficient computer skills.  Candidates must also have strong verbal and written communication skills including listening effectively; relating well to others; collecting and documenting information quickly, accurately, and thoroughly; and writing succinct reports.  Additionally, applicants must have excellent multitasking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, as well as abilities to work independently and as a team member, and remain levelheaded and provide support during emergencies and crises.  Also needed is a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusivity, and belonging and a willingness to learn and grow in the position.

    Application Process

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hollinshr@hollins.edu.  Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Semi-final candidates will be asked to submit contact information for three references.  Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, a criminal history background check will be conducted.

    About Hollins

    Hollins University is dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, belonging, and preparing students for lives of purpose.  Hollins provides an outstanding and academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education for women and entrepreneurial and innovative graduate programs for all in a gender-inclusive environment.  The university promotes opportunities for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and offers real-world experience through global internships supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    An equal opportunity employer, Hollins fosters diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Visit www.hollins.edu for more information.

  • Security Officers

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    (updated 1/19/24)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for two full-time positions of Security Officer.  These positions provide security patrol services 24 hours/day, 365 days/year for the university.  One vacancy works 11 p.m. – 7 a.m., and the other vacancy works 6 p.m. – 4 a.m.  Both positions work 40 hours/week with rotating days off, and applicants must be able to work any shift with rotating days off.  Full-time employees are eligible for health and life insurance, paid time off, retirement plan, and tuition assistance benefits.

    Successful applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal U.S. residents eligible for employment; be at least 21 years of age; possess a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent; and have a valid U.S. driver’s license with minimal violations from state of residence.  Candidates must also have strong verbal and written communication skills including listening effectively; relating well to others; collecting and documenting information quickly, accurately, and thoroughly; and writing succinct reports.  Additionally, applicants must have excellent multitasking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, as well as abilities to work independently and as a team member, and remain levelheaded and provide support during emergencies and crises.  Also needed is a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusivity, and belonging and a willingness to learn and grow in the position.

    Candidates must be able to achieve and maintain Virginia campus security officer certification.  Applicants with law enforcement, campus security, private security, or related military experience are preferred.  The selected candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.  Employment applications may be obtained here and should be returned via e-mail to hollinshr@hollins.edu or via fax to 540-362-6571.

    Hollins University is dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, belonging, and preparing students for lives of purpose.  Hollins provides an outstanding and academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education for women and entrepreneurial and innovative graduate programs for all in a gender-inclusive environment.  The university promotes opportunities for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and offers real-world experience through global internships supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    An equal opportunity employer, Hollins fosters diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Visit www.hollins.edu for more information.

  • University Chaplain and Director of Interfaith Belonging (part-time)

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    (posted 11/8/23)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time University Chaplain and Director of Interfaith Belonging.

    About the Role

    Under the supervision of the Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, the University Chaplain and Director of Interfaith Belonging is responsible for providing interfaith growth and learning opportunities for students, for leading the campus community during campus-wide interfaith events, and for outreach to local organizations to strengthen Hollins’ ties to the Roanoke interfaith community. Working with students and diverse campus constituents, this position helps advance the university’s goals of promoting interfaith understanding and enhancing belonging for all members of the Hollins community. This is an exempt, part-time position working approximately 30 hours/week for 42 weeks during the academic year and 10 hours/week for 10 weeks during the summer.

    Specific duties include the following:

    • Lead special interfaith services at major university events and at other times as needed (e.g., memorial services and celebrations of life for campus community members, etc.).
    • Design and implement effective initiatives to facilitate campus-wide interfaith initiatives and awareness that foster a more positive and inclusive campus climate.
    • Engage in bridge-building between Hollins and the Roanoke Valley interfaith community, including establishing the Hollins University (HU) Community Interfaith Advisory Board.
    • Prepare the next generation of interfaith leaders to build just and equitable communities, including mentorship of student interfaith advocates and development of the student Interfaith Advisory Council.
    • Provide pastoral care to the entire university community and assist in handling emergency and crisis situations that may arise.
    • Provide opportunities for discussion and action for students, faculty, and staff related to current topics of religious, interfaith, social, or other concerns as needs arise.
    • Provide faith crossroads discussions to support the expressed need of undergraduate students to talk about religious, philosophical beliefs and national and international issues.
    • Maintain a departmental social media presence (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.).
    • Supervise the duPont Center complex, including the food pantry and student workers.
    • Attend monthly Student Success, Well-Being, and Belonging staff meetings.
    • Administer and manage a budget.
    • Collaborate with the Music Department on various university-related programs.

     

    Position Qualifications

    Successful applicants must have the following qualifications and experience:

    • Master’s degree in a related discipline (e.g., psychology, counseling, religious studies, etc.)
    • Minimum of five years of experience working with youth or college students and focused on interfaith initiatives and issues
    • Commitment to interfaith engagement and education
    • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, especially as they relate to building interfaith understanding
    • Demonstrated success working with diverse populations
    • Excellent communication, collaboration, interpersonal, counseling, conflict resolution, decision-making, problem-solving, presentation, organizational, and multitasking skills
    • Proven abilities to meet deadlines, make sound judgments, manage confidential and sensitive matters, and work effectively with multiple constituencies
    • Ability to be flexible and to model universal principles of reconciliation and forgiveness
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, and PowerPoint
    • Valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations
    • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed

     

    Preferred candidates will have the following:

    • Master’s of divinity degree
    • Experience as an ordained minister
    • Minimum of five years of ministry experience including work with youth or college students
    • Experience organizing interfaith service-learning or volunteer opportunities
    • Supervisory experience

     

    Application Process

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hollinshr@hollins.edu. Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community. Review of applications will begin on Dec. 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Semi-final candidates will be asked to submit contact information for three references. Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, criminal history and motor vehicle background checks will be conducted. 

    About Hollins

    Hollins University is dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, belonging, and preparing students for lives of purpose.  Hollins provides an outstanding and academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education for women and entrepreneurial and innovative graduate programs for all in a gender-inclusive environment.  The university promotes opportunities for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and offers real-world experience through global internships supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    An equal opportunity employer, Hollins fosters diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Visit www.hollins.edu for more information.

  • University Controller

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    (posted 1/2/24)

    Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications from highly qualified accountants for the position of University Controller.

    The University Controller will be stepping into the role at an exciting time for Hollins.  Building upon a strong financial foundation that includes a $250M endowment, operating without any external debt, and a robust fundraising history, in October 2023 the university launched a new strategic plan –Transforming Learning, Transforming Lives: The Levavi Oculus Strategic Plan – along with a comprehensive fundraising campaign, that will guide the institution for the next five years.

    About the Role

    Under the direction of the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (EVP & COO), the University Controller is responsible for the management and oversight of all university accounting operations and working collaboratively across campus to assist in strengthening the overall financial foundation in support of student success.  Additionally, this position manages four direct reports (the Associate Controller, Accounting Manager, Accountant, and Hollins Store Supervisor) within the Business Office which has three additional support staff members.

    Specific duties include the following:

    • Assist the EVP & COO with financial planning and forecasting, budgeting functions, cost/benefit analysis, banking activities and relationships, investments, and cash management
    • Provide management and oversight of all accounting operations of the university including accounts payable, student accounts receivable, payroll, endowment and other restricted fund management, fixed assets, grant management, financial reporting functions, and Hollins Store operations
    • Ensure tax compliance for the university and serve as the primary contact for the university’s annual external audit, including preparation of the annual financial statements, supporting schedules, and the annual federal 990, 990-T, and related state tax returns
    • Develop and ensure accounting policies and procedures are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and maintain effective internal control policies and procedures
    • Develop and monitor endowed and restricted budgets to ensure spending compliance with donor restrictions
    • Supervise the Associate Controller, Accounting Manager, Accountant, and Hollins Store Supervisor
    • Monitor departmental budgets and provide guidance to budget managers on financial matters
    • Provide financial management oversight and compliance for federal and private grants received by the university
    • Support the EVP & COO in preparation for the Board of Trustees Committee on Financial Affairs and Committee on Audit and participates in those meetings

     

    Position Qualifications

    Successful applicants must have the following qualifications and experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
    • Current CPA certification
    • Minimum of five years of progressive relevant experience, preferably in higher education
    • Strong knowledge of accounting, payroll, and reporting policies and procedures in the not-for-profit industry
    • Excellent leadership, supervisory, communication, interpersonal, customer service, detail, accuracy, organizational, multitasking, decision-making, problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills
    • Proven abilities to meet deadlines, make sound judgments, manage confidential and sensitive matters, work effectively with internal and external constituents and develop collaborative relationships, and work in a highly interruptive environment with fluctuating priorities
    • Understanding of and commitment to working in and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment

     

    Preferred candidates will have the following:

    • Experience working at a private higher education institution
    • Experience with Ellucian Banner as an ERP system, ADP Workforce Now for payroll, Nelnet for student accounts, and Orbit as a reporting tool

     

    Application Process

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hollinshr@hollins.edu.  Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Semi-final candidates will be asked to submit contact information for three references.  Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, credit and criminal history background checks will be conducted.

    About Hollins

    Hollins University is dedicated to academic excellence, creativity, belonging, and preparing students for lives of purpose.  Hollins provides an outstanding and academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education for women and entrepreneurial and innovative graduate programs for all in a gender-inclusive environment.  The university promotes opportunities for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and offers real-world experience through global internships supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

    An equal opportunity employer, Hollins fosters diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Visit www.hollins.edu for more information.