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: 11/18/16

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


General Maintenance Repair Person With Plumbing Emphasis

(posted 11/18/16)

Hollins University 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.

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. S/he 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 driver’s license with minimal violations. Applicants must also be self-starters, team players, and have ability to understand and follow directions. Journeyman’s license preferred. Final candidates 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.


Groom/Stable Workers

(posted 11/07/16)

Hollins University seeks applications for two 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 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.


Admission Data Coordinator

(posted 10/28/16)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Admission Data Coordinator. This position is responsible for all aspects of application processing for undergraduate and Horizon students. The coordinator reports to the Director of Technology & Operations for Admission.

The Admission Data Coordinator is responsible for organizing, scanning, and assigning hard copies of confidential student records, as well as maintaining the flow of electronic applications and other electronic materials. This position enters updates and application decisions, generates admit and merit scholarship letters, organizes and sends out various mailings, processes enrollment deposit checks, runs maintenance and clean-up queries, updates student files, and produces reports as needed.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; minimum of two years of related experience; Microsoft Office proficiency; strong customer service, communication, organizational, detail, accuracy, and multitasking skills; and abilities to work independently and on a team, meet deadlines, and maintain discretion with confidential and sensitive information. Preferred candidates will have at least two years of college, higher education administrative support experience, and experience working with Technolutions Slate and Ellucian Banner. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and credit 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.


International Programs Coordinator

(posted 09/27/16)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of International Programs Coordinator. This position provides assistance to the Director of International Programs with the university’s education abroad programs.

The International Programs Coordinator assists in administering the university’s study-abroad programs, including advising, admission, program and office administration, and student program evaluation; represents the office at campus events; manages the department’s abroad program application system; and processes legal and regulatory documentation pertaining to incoming and resident international students. He/she serves as a designated school officer (DSO) for the Department of Homeland Security’s SEVIS system, is responsible for compliance with SEVIS and federal regulations, and advises international students regarding those regulations.

The successful applicant must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to international affairs, and a minimum of two years of experience in student affairs, preferably working directly with study-abroad programs or international student services. Candidates should also have international work and/or study-abroad experience. Must have Microsoft Office proficiency; experience with databases and web site design; excellent communication, interpersonal, detail, accuracy, and organizational skills; strong project management and problem-solving skills; and abilities to manage confidential matters, exercise sound judgment, work independently, and work effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff. Preferred candidates will have knowledge of Ellucian Banner and/or Studio Abroad/Terra Dotta, and/or have previously served as a DSO in SEVIS. Must be able to work occasional evening and weekend hours.

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.


Campus Security Dispatcher

(posted 09/23/16)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Campus Security Dispatcher. This position requires work on a variety of shifts, which may include rotating or permanent shift assignments, as well as holiday and weekend work.

Campus Security Dispatchers provide services 24 hours/day, 365 days/year to the university, and perform detail work ensuring the prompt answer of incoming emergency and non-emergency requests for campus security, police, fire, and emergency medical services units, along with other appropriate university personnel, and the timely and proper dispatch of campus security and other appropriate university personnel. Dispatchers monitor a variety of radio frequencies, cameras, and alarm systems, and serve as a vital link to those deployed. They are also responsible for issuing university identification cards, keys, and equipment and for maintaining records and files.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, a minimum of one year of work experience with substantial public contact, and excellent communication and computer skills. Applicants with public safety, campus safety, security, or military experience are preferred. Final candidates will be subject to a background investigation, including a criminal history 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.


Special Advisor on Inclusivity and Diversity

(posted 07/21/16)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Special Advisor on Inclusivity and Diversity.

Reporting directly to the President, and serving on her/his Cabinet, the special advisor will have broad responsibility for building internal capacity to address issues of inclusivity and diversity at the university. Functioning as an expert resource for the Hollins community, the advisor will have oversight of and coordinate all inclusivity and diversity activities and programs.

The Special Advisor on Inclusivity and Diversity will advise the President and Cabinet on successful inclusivity and diversity models from other institutions of higher education across the country, provide training to Hollins’ senior leadership team and administrators and staff involved in inclusivity and diversity efforts, and work closely with faculty and other employees involved in these efforts. He/she will guide the campus community in developing formats for topical dialogues which align with national and regional trends and discussions, and interact with national groups focusing on the same issues.

The special advisor will establish milestones/assessments to define, measure, and analyze incremental improvements to both the campus climate and a growing capacity to sustain a healthy climate of inclusivity. He/she will then develop, lead, and manage (1) an educational program series to include guest speakers, panels, and other events and (2) a series of faculty training opportunities focused on the pedagogy of inclusivity and cultural competency. Additionally, the special advisor will oversee a sustained dialogue program for students, allowing them to participate in and facilitate discussions to address inclusivity and diversity, and enhancing their capacity to address difficult peer-to-peer issues. He/she will also oversee a sustained inclusivity and diversity dialogue program for faculty and staff and blended groups. The special advisor will have a part-time administrative assistant to support him/her.

Successful applicants must have a master’s degree in a related field; minimum of five years of related experience in an academic or corporate setting; fluency in principles and language of inclusivity and diversity; evidence of progressively responsible administrative leadership experience; proficiency with Microsoft Office; demonstrated project management skills; and excellent communication, interpersonal, and multitasking skills. Candidates must also have abilities to make effective presentations to small and large groups; communicate and work effectively and build strong, collaborative relationships with all levels of faculty, staff, and students; meet objectives and deadlines; work independently, as well as on a team; and manage confidential and sensitive matters. Candidates with experience in a single-sex, residential, liberal arts higher education institution 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.


Head Riding Coach

(posted 07/15/16)

Hollins University, one of the nation’s strongest equestrian schools and a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Head Riding Coach. This is a full-time, 12-month, administrator position reporting to the Director of the Riding Center.

Position teaches riding classes, conducts practices with other coaches, coaches at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) horse show and open horse shows, and assists with and trains donated horses. He/she is also responsible for administrative duties related to students and horse show participation.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in education, equine science, or related field; minimum of five years of successful experience with United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and collegiate competitive equestrian teaching/coaching at all levels; understanding and working knowledge of ODAC, IHSA, SWVHJA, and other equestrian organizations and their rules and policies; understanding and working knowledge of horse health; and valid driver’s license with minimal violations.

Candidates must have successful experience designing hunter and equitation courses; demonstrated horse and rider safety skills; demonstrated effective teaching methods; excellent leadership, role-modeling, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated success working with diverse populations; and Microsoft Office proficiency. Applicants must also have abilities to work well with students, campus, alumnae, and equestrian organization constituencies; work independently and as part of a team; and drive university horse vehicles. Must also be able and willing to travel and work evenings and weekends. Applicants with knowledge of the Hollins riding program and experience in a single-sex, residential, liberal arts higher education institution are preferred. 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.