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:

Human Resources Office
540-362-6660
hollinshr@hollins.edu

Last updated: 9/14/18

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


Library Technical Services Assistant

(posted 9/14/18)

The Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the part-time position of Technical Services Assistant. This position works 25 hours/week, primarily weekday hours, and there may be night and weekend hours during university exam periods.

Reporting to the Technical Services and Metadata Librarian, the Technical Services Assistant will create, maintain, and assist in the quality control of metadata for new material acquisitions and digital collection assets in order to facilitate community access to materials. This position will copy catalog books and films; edit and maintain records in the library’s integrated library system, institutional repository, and across the library’s digital project platforms; and assist in the implementation of the library’s digital content initiatives.

Successful applicants must minimally have an associate’s degree and experience working in a library or similar setting. Excellent communication and organizational skills, Microsoft Office proficiency, and a willingness to engage in ongoing education and training in cataloging standards and practices are also required. A bachelor’s degree and experience with cataloging and/or acquisitions in a library are preferred, as is experience copy cataloging and creating or managing records in a library ILS.

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


Associate Vice President for Development

(posted 8/15/18)

Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Associate Vice President for Development.

As a member of the division senior management team, the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Development plays a significant role in the strategic planning and administrative leadership of the External Relations and Institutional Advancement division. The AVP is responsible for providing direction for all aspects of Hollins’ Institutional Advancement activities. He/she will establish annual goals, hold staff accountable, and work with the division and campus partners to create and execute all needed systems and strategies to achieve division and university goals.

The AVP plays a pivotal role in executing fundraising campaigns, and provides key support to the university President and Vice President for External Relations in achieving fundraising and alumnae relations goals. He/she works in close concert with division and campus colleagues to secure significant philanthropic support, and facilitates the President’s and Vice President for External Relations’ efforts to secure extraordinary gifts and oversee outreach efforts to new constituencies. The AVP will have a central leadership role in the management of an anticipated comprehensive fundraising campaign with the completion of a new university strategic plan. The AVP reports to the Vice President for External Relations, and supervises five staff members.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and minimum of five years of experience in leading a comprehensive higher education development program. Must have in-depth knowledge of all key areas of development including major and planned giving, capital campaigns, annual giving, corporate and foundation giving, and special events; knowledge of the use of integrated information and fundraising software systems in support of development activities; and understanding of fundraising legal standards.

Candidates must also have excellent communication, interpersonal, detail, accuracy, organizational, multitasking, project management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills; proven abilities to meet deadlines, make sound judgments, manage confidential and sensitive matters, and work effectively with multiple constituencies; ability to recruit, retain, and foster a team of able professionals; demonstrated ability to build, manage, mentor, and motivate an effective and collegial team, providing strong support and opportunities for growth and professional development; and demonstrated success working with diverse populations.

Additionally, applicants must have ability to measure and achieve operational efficiency and optimal use of resources, ability to plan and manage revenue and expenditure budgets, and a commitment to and ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts higher education for women. Must also have ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends. Preferred applicants will have a master’s degree and experience in capital campaigns. Final candidates will be subject to credit and criminal history background checks.

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.


Manager of Donor Relations and Research

(posted 8/15/18)

Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Manager of Donor Relations and Research.

The manager is an integral member of a team working to support the prospect information needs of the Development program. This positon provides leadership to and oversees the daily operations of prospect management and tracking functions, which support major gift, planned gift, and Hollins Fund fundraising efforts. Duties include developing, maintaining, and reviewing prospect tracking procedures, and compiling, managing, and reviewing prospect lists based on projects, gift officers, or giving levels, as well as identifying individuals with high philanthropic capacity. The manager identifies and researches prospects, and enters, tracks, maintains, and audits various information in a database. He/she also maintains records of proposals being prepared, submitted, and the response to them, and develops, maintains, and reviews contact and other reports and procedures. This positon reports to the Associate Vice President for Development.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree; extensive knowledge and experience in research purposes, procedures, and processes related to fundraising at institutions of higher education; and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products, research tools, and relational database management software including LexisNexis, Research Point, and other public resources. Candidates must also have excellent communication, detail, accuracy, organizational, multitasking, and project management skills and proven abilities to meet deadlines, manage confidential and sensitive matters, and work effectively with multiple constituencies. Applicants with experience with Ellucian Banner or other fundraising databases are preferred.

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.


Groundskeepers (Seasonal/Temporary)

(posted 7/6/18)

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 United States driver’s license with minimal violations. 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.


Human Resources Assistant

(posted 5/31/18)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Human Resources Assistant.  The assistant is responsible for daily operations of the Human Resources Office.  He/she reports to the Director of Human Resources, and co-supervises the office’s student employee.

The Human Resources Assistant is responsible for serving as the office first-level contact, open position administration, background checks, employment verifications, offer and salary letters, Form I-9s, assisting with leave requests, workers’ compensation reporting, tracking employee training, the office e-mail box, office information on the university intranet site, budget items, coordinating meetings and special events, updating and maintaining employee paper files and office documents and policies, assisting with the maintenance of employee electronic information, and providing general office support.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or a related field; minimum of two years of experience in human resources; knowledge of and experience interpreting and applying federal and Virginia employment laws and regulations; and proficiency with Microsoft Office.  Candidates must have excellent communication, interpersonal, detail, accuracy, organizational, multitasking, project management, decision-making, and problem-solving 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.  Additionally, candidates must also have a demonstrated commitment to customer service and ability to work in a highly interruptive environment with fluctuating priorities.  Preferred candidates will have SHRM and/or HRCI certification(s), work experience at a higher education institution, and experience using ADP Workforce Now and Ellucian Banner.  Final candidates will be subject to credit and criminal history background checks.

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.  Previous applicants need not apply.


Director of Facilities Management

(posted 5/21/18)

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, customer service, problem-solving, and analytical skills; abilities to demonstrate flexibility and adapt a team to situations and change; and valid U.S. 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, as well as experience or certification in energy or utilities management.  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 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.


Groom/Stable Workers

(posted 3/1/18)

Hollins University seeks applications for full-time groom/stable workers to clean stalls, feed and groom horses, and perform general barn duties. Hours are primarily 5:30 a.m.-2:00 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 United States driver’s license with minimal violations. Will be subject to a motor vehicle background 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.


Custodians

(posted 2/1/18)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for full-time custodians. These full-time (40 hours/week) positions work Monday through Friday on the 4:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. shift or 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. shift. Occasional weekends are required on both shifts.

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 U.S. driver’s license with minimal violations. 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.