Staff Positions

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer.  Hollins values diversity in its community, and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented populations.

For more information about the positions listed below, please contact:
Ashleigh McClane
Human Resources Assistant
540-362-6660
hollinshr@hollins.edu

Last updated: 02/05/16

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


(posted 02/02/16)

Director of International Programs

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of International Programs. This position oversees all aspects of international education for the university, including advocacy, program development, administration, legal compliance, evaluation, marketing, and recruitment.

The director is the U.S. administrator of the Hollins Abroad Paris and London programs, works closely with Hollins faculty to recruit students for the Paris and London programs, recruits other U.S. college and university students for the Paris and London Programs, and is the campus coordinator for other Hollins-affiliated study-abroad programs. S/he also ensures the university’s compliance with federal regulations for F-1 visa students, advises students and the university on compliance issues, and serves as the primary designated school officer for SEVIS. This position reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and supervises the International Programs Coordinator and a student worker.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a related field; minimum of three years of study-abroad program or related experience, as well as supervisory experience; and knowledge of and experience interpreting and applying program-applicable laws and regulations. Candidates must also have excellent communication, interpersonal, intercultural, counseling, detail, organizational, budgeting, project management, and computer skills. Applicants must have proven abilities to be flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances, be decisive, manage numerous competing demands, and work effectively with faculty, staff, and students and their families. Preferred candidates will have experience working with students from a single-sex, liberal arts higher education institution.

Applicants must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends as needed and travel globally as needed. Final candidates will be subject to a motor vehicle background check.

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

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university in Roanoke, Virginia offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. Founded in 1842 as Virginia’s oldest chartered women’s college, Hollins is best known for its creative writing program, one of the oldest study-abroad programs in the country, and extensive internship opportunities. For more information about Hollins, visit this web site: www.hollins.edu.


(posted 02/02/16)

Media Services Assistant

The Information Technology Department at Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Media Services Assistant. This position provides technical and office support for the Media Services Department, and assists with day-to-day operations. The assistant works a flexible schedule with regular hours between 1:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on weekdays and other hours, including weekends.

The Media Services Assistant provides campus customer support for audio visual equipment. He/she sets up, operates, and troubleshoots a variety of audio visual equipment, including, but not limited to, digital projectors, video cameras, computers, and public address sound systems. The Media Services Assistant also troubleshoots and assists in maintaining multimedia classroom and department equipment. Additionally, this position organizes department resources and equipment, maintains an inventory of all multimedia equipment on campus, and prepares and submits reports as required.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; strong knowledge of computers and related technologies; proficiencies with Windows operating system and Microsoft Office suite; excellent communication, customer service, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; abilities to work independently, in a fast-paced office environment, and with all university constituents; and valid driver’s license with minimal violations. Applicants must also have dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components; and ability and willingness to carry and deliver equipment, regardless of weather. Other physical requirements include abilities to walk and stand for extended periods of time, lift 50 pounds, and operate a golf cart for transporting items. Applicants must also have ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekends. Candidates with an associate’s degree and experience with classroom technology are preferred. Final candidates will be subject to a motor vehicle background check.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and contact information for three references to hollinshr@hollins.edu.


(posted 01/29/16)

Campus Security Dispatchers (full-time and part-time)

The Office of Campus Security at Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for one full-time and one part-time Campus Security Dispatchers. The full-time position works Sunday and Monday on the 11:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. shift, and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday on the 3:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. shift. The part-time position works eight (8) hours on Sunday on the 3:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. shift, and sixteen (16) hours Monday through Friday on the 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. shift. For the part-time position, more hours may be available to cover leaves.

The dispatchers provide services 24 hours/day, 365 days/year. Responsibilities include receiving operational calls and messages by radio, telephone, and computer; providing requested information; transmitting messages and information to field units; dispatching calls-for-service; and maintaining records and files.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, minimum of one year of related office experience with substantial public contact, and proficient computer skills. Final candidates will be subject to a background investigation, including criminal history and reference 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. Previous applicants need not apply.


(posted 01/28/16)

Cashier/Accounting Assistant

The Business Office at Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Cashier/Accounting Assistant.

The Cashier/Accounting Assistant processes all cash receipts for the university, including receiving and processing payments (cash, checks, and credit cards) for student accounts and various other departmental transactions, disburses petty cash funds, prepares daily deposits, and reconciles daily cash transactions. He/she prepares journal entries, answers and directs calls for the Business Office, responds to general inquiries on student accounts, distributes payroll and accounts payable checks, and handles mail for the Business Office. Additionally, the Cashier/Accounting Assistant reconciles various general ledger accounts, and provides administrative support for various payroll items. This position also records bookstore daily activity to the general ledger, and provides backup for the bookstore supervisor as needed.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; one to three years of cashier and/or general bookkeeping/accounting assistant experience; and Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word and data entry and computer operations proficiencies. Applicants must have strong customer service, communication, organizational, detail, accuracy, and multi-tasking skills. Applicants must also have abilities to work independently, on a team, and in a highly interruptive environment, and work well with all university constituents. Candidates with online credit card processing software, Ellucian Banner, and Nelnet QuikPAY experience are preferred. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and credit history background checks.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and contact information for three references to hollinshr@hollins.edu.


(posted 01/7/16)

Equestrian Recruiting and Marketing Coordinator

Hollins University, one of the nation’s strongest equestrian schools and a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Equestrian Recruiting and Marketing Coordinator. The coordinator has recruiting, marketing, and other responsibilities to support the nationally-recognized team, riders, coaches, and facilities.

The coordinator works with the Admission and Marketing offices on program recruiting and publicity strategies and implementation, including managing with the Hollinsummer riding program. He/she recruits equestrian high school students at different venues such as private schools, horse shows for high schoolers, and indoor horse shows (Washington International, Harrisburg, the National Horse Show, etc.), and gives barn tours to prospective students and their families. The coordinator also rides and schools horses that are in need of training, substitute teaches for coaches, and oversees extra riding at the Riding Center. Additionally, he/she attends competitions and shows with the university to oversee the preparation and schooling of and possibly showing horses. The coordinator reports to the Director of the Riding Center.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree; successful collegiate equestrian experience; Microsoft Office proficiency; excellent communication skills; a commitment to equestrian programs; the ability to articulate the value of an equestrian experience; the ability to work well with students, as well as campus and alumnae constituencies; and a valid driver’s license with minimal violations. Must also be able and willing to travel and work evenings and weekends. Candidates with two or more years of experience in a college office, admission, sales, marketing, or a related field and knowledge of the Hollins riding program are preferred. Final candidates will be subject to a motor vehicle background check.

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

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university in Roanoke, Virginia offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. Founded in 1842 as Virginia’s oldest chartered women’s college, Hollins is best known for its creative writing program, one of the oldest study-abroad programs in the country, and extensive internship opportunities.


Director of Facilities Management

(posted 01/7/16)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Facilities Management. Using industry quality standards and best practices, the director is responsible for the operations, maintenance, and management of all facilities for a small, residential, historic campus. 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. The director will continue the work of integrating energy management and sustainable practices into campus operations to increase efficiencies and reduce costs. Additionally, he/she 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. The director 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. He/she also represents university interests in facilities operations and sustainability matters to faculty, staff, and students, and works collaboratively with other directors on university projects. The director attains goals by working hands-on with his/her direct reports and their staff members and by building and maintaining positive relationships with all university constituencies.

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. The preferred candidate will have worked hands-on with his/her team on a small, residential, historic campus, where relationships among and between university constituencies are critical for success. 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. Previous applicants need not apply.


Admission Counselor

(posted 12/23/15)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Admission Counselor.

Responsibilities include recruitment and enrollment of students who fit the profile of a successful Hollins University student; coordination of recruitment programs within specific regions that support department goals and recruitment strategies; day, evening, and weekend on and off-campus recruitment activities involving overnight travel, conducting interviews and campus tours, and general office assignments; and maintaining relationships with prospective students and their families, guidance counselors, teachers, and Admission Office volunteers.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree; Microsoft Office proficiency; well-developed communication and organizational skills; ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education for women; commitments to enrolling a diverse student body and working in a team environment; ability to work with students, as well as campus and alumnae constituencies; and a valid driver’s license with minimal violations. Must also be able and willing to accomplish travel by car and air and work evenings and weekends. Experience in higher education admission preferred. Final candidates will be subject to a motor vehicle background check.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and contact information for three references to hollinshr@hollins.edu.


Study Abroad Recruiting and Marketing Coordinator

(posted 12/14/15)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Study Abroad Recruiting and Marketing Coordinator beginning immediately. This is a full-time, 9.5 month (August through mid-May), off-site position shared by the Hollins Abroad – London and Hollins Abroad – Paris programs. The coordinator may work from anywhere in the United States, but must have regularly scheduled visits to the main campus office in Roanoke, Virginia. He/she reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs in Roanoke.

The coordinator will plan and implement recruitment activities for prospective students to Hollins’ two coeducational study-abroad programs; represent the university to prospective visiting students and their families and college officials at study-abroad fairs and partner institutions; meet with and maintain relationships with study-abroad offices and faculty of partner institutions; and assist prospective visiting students throughout the application, admission, financial aid, and enrollment processes. Additionally, the coordinator will plan and implement marketing strategies including use of social media and websites, update and maintain print and digital marketing materials, and engage alumni in recruitment efforts and program activities.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree; Microsoft Office proficiency; excellent communication and organizational skills; a commitment to study-abroad programs; the ability to articulate the value of a study-abroad experience; a commitment to working in a team environment; the ability to work well with students, as well as campus and alumni constituencies; and a valid driver’s license with minimal violations. Must also be able and willing to travel and work evenings and weekends. Candidates with two or more years of experience in a college office, admissions, sales, marketing, or a related field and experience studying or living abroad are preferred. Final candidates will be subject to a motor vehicle background check.

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

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. Founded in 1842 as Virginia’s oldest chartered women’s college, Hollins is best known for its creative writing program, one of the oldest study-abroad programs in the country, and extensive internship opportunities.


Groom/Stable Worker

(posted 04/24/15)

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 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. 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. Previous applicants need not apply.


Director of Advancement Services

(posted 02/26/15)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Advancement Services.

The director provides leadership and guidance to support the operations of the Office of Institutional Advancement. He/she is charged with gathering, organizing, managing, and disseminating alumnae and donor information to support the alumnae engagement initiative and all philanthropic fund-raising and documentation on behalf of the university. The director is responsible for developing and applying technical solutions to protect and advance the philanthropic goals of Hollins. He/she also establishes and assures compliance with industry standard procedures.

The director administers and oversees the management of the division Ellucian Banner module, SharePoint workspace, standard and ad hoc reports, and donor analytics. He/she manages, trains, and evaluates five staff members responsible for maintaining biographical records, gift entry, gift documentation and receipting, prospect research and management, prospect and gift communications, and stewardship and donor relations. The director reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field; minimum of three years of development experience with emphasis on database management, philanthropic records, gift receipting, and reporting; minimum of two years of supervisory experience; and proficiencies with relational databases and Microsoft Office. Candidates must also have excellent communication, customer service, detail, organizational, analytical, project management, technical aptitude, reporting, leadership, and training skills. Applicants must also have proven abilities to manage multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Preferred candidates will have experience with Ellucian Banner, and will have worked in a single-sex, residential, liberal arts higher education institution. Final candidates will be subject to criminal 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 until the position is filled.