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: 01/17/19

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


Information Technology Help Desk Coordinator

(posted 01/17/19)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Information Technology Help Desk Coordinator.

The coordinator oversees the Help Desk staff, and ensures that end users (faculty, staff, and students) receive the most expedient and courteous assistance possible. They manage all procedures related to the identification, prioritization, and resolution of end-user help requests, including the monitoring, tracking, and coordination of Help Desk functions. The Help Desk Coordinator contributes to problem resolution by giving in-person, phone, and e-mail support to end-users at desktop and software levels. They manage the campus computer labs and multifunction equipment, and deploy and inventory equipment. This position reports to the Director of Information Technology Systems and Support, and recruits, trains, and supervises 14-18 student employees.

Successful applicants must have an associate’s degree in a related field; minimum of two years of related experience; Microsoft Office proficiency; knowledge of personal computers (PCs and Macs), Windows operating systems, and networks; and strong customer service, communication, detail, organizational, multitasking, research, analysis, problem resolution, and project management skills. Applicants must also have abilities to prioritize problems in a fast-paced environment, work independently and as part of a team, work in buildings that are not handicap-accessible, and periodically lift and move up to 50 pounds. Must also be willing and able to work overtime when needed.

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


Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life

(posted 01/16/19)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life.

This position is responsible for the immediate supervision of a residential area housing approximately 300 undergraduates. The Assistant Director (AD) oversees the programmatic and administrative operations of eight residential facilities within their area of responsibility, including traditional residence halls and several special interest communities. Residence life responsibilities include staff recruitment, training, supervision/evaluation, and development; community development through educational and social programs; specialty housing administration; and assisting with behavioral and conduct issues. Housing responsibilities include academic year and summer housing assignments, assisting with residential building maintenance needs, and monitoring and addressing safety and security issues.

The assistant director supervises the Head Resident Assistant and 15 undergraduate RAs in their daily tasks. Additionally, the AD works closely with the Student Affairs, Facilities Management, Campus Security, and Enrollment Management areas of the university. The AD is required to live on campus, as they serve as a campus-wide on-call resource on a rotational basis, and may be called at any time to assist with student emergencies. This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Housing and Residence Life.

Successful applicants must have a master’s degree in student personnel administration or a related field. Candidates must have excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service, detail, accuracy, organizational, multitasking, decision-making, problem-solving, and report writing skills; and proven abilities to meet deadlines, make sound judgments, manage confidential and sensitive matters, and work effectively with multiple constituencies. Must also have demonstrated success working with diverse populations, Microsoft Office proficiency, ability and willingness to work nights and weekends as scheduled and needed, and ability to work in student residential buildings that are not handicap-accessible. Additionally, applicants must have a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations and a personal automobile that’s available 24/7. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks. Preferred applicants will have a minimum of two years of post-graduate professional experience in residence life, particularly with specialty housing community development, and experience with small institutions and women’s education.

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.


Security Officer

(posted 01/14/19)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time position of Security Officer. This position provides security patrol services 24 hours/day, 365 days/year for the university. The current vacancy works the 6 p.m. – 4 a.m. shift four days/week with rotating days off, but applicants must be able to work any shift with rotating days off.

Successful applicants must be US citizens or legal US 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 excellent oral and written communication skills, strong computer skills, and ability to work independently. Applications are sought from candidates who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations, and 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. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.


Alumnae Events Coordinator

(posted 12/07/18)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Alumnae Events Coordinator.

The Alumnae Events Coordinator is a member of the Alumnae Relations team, and works collaboratively with their teammates on the design, implementation, and management of alumnae programs, particularly special events, consistent with Hollins University’s strategic mission. This position has primary coordinating responsibility for Reunion weekend and the Career Connection Conference (C3). They will aid in the composition, creation, development, and execution of both programs, and assist in the management of volunteers, coordinate emails and mailings, and maintain procedures and files for both events. The coordinator reports to the Director of Alumnae Relations, and supervises 12-18 student workers for Reunion.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree; minimum of one year of event planning and volunteer management experience; Microsoft Office proficiency; and excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, detail, accuracy, organization, and project management skills. Candidates must also have abilities to maintain extensive and sustained work with internal and external constituencies, be proactive, work independently and on a team, exercise sound judgement, and maintain confidentiality and exhibit discernment related to confidential and sensitive matters. Candidates must also have a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations. Preferred applicants will have experience working in higher education and knowledge of Ellucian Banner or a similar database. 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.


Library Technical Services Assistant

(posted 12/07/18)

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 with cataloging and/or acquisitions in a library or completed coursework in resource description/cataloging. 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 is strongly 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 January 25, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Previous applicants need not reapply.


Major Gifts Officer

(posted 11/30/18)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Major Gifts Officer.

Under the supervision of the Vice President for External Relations, the Major Gifts Officer actively manages a focused portfolio of major gift prospects and donors.  This includes development and execution of strategies working with the appropriate Institutional Advancement division team members, the Cabinet, faculty, and/or academic staff to substantially grow and expand the major gift base to meet revenue goals.  Responsibilities include the identification and coordination of cultivation and solicitation activities by working with other staff, leadership volunteers, and the President.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, knowledge of development moves management and other prospect development techniques, at least seven years of fund-raising experience or four years of individual major gift experience, and demonstrated success facilitating the cultivation and solicitation of donors.  Candidates must also have proficiency with Microsoft Office; excellent writing, speaking, interpersonal, and organizational skills; proven abilities to manage projects, set priorities, work within deadlines, and meet goals; and abilities to analyze, prioritize, and execute work, and operate with considerable independence and as an effective member of the team.  Additionally, applicants must be flexible and able to balance a variety of activities, and have sound judgment, willingness to take initiative, and ability to keep matters confidential.

Candidates must also have valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations; ability and willingness to travel by car, plane, and train; and ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends.  Preferred applicants will have experience working in higher education and a successful track record of working with volunteers and board members.  Final candidates will be subject to credit, 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.


Dance Department Administrative Assistant

(posted 10/31/18)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Dance Department Administrative Assistant. Reporting to the department faculty chair, this position is responsible for office and department administrative functions.

Duties include maintaining office and financial files and mailing lists; preparing check requests, work orders, and room reservations; ordering office and program supplies; handling mail; assisting with communications; arranging travel and accommodations for visiting guests and faculty; overseeing office and studio spaces; coordinating with Information Technology for media lab needs; assisting with events; and supervising student workers.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; minimum of two years of related experience; proficiencies with Microsoft Office and multifunction devices; and strong customer service, communication, multitasking, organizational, accuracy, and detail skills. Must also have abilities to work independently and on a team, work in high-energy environment, meet scheduled deadlines, and work effectively with university constituents, visiting artists, and the public. Applicants must be able to occasionally work outside normal office hours in support of department activities. Candidates with two years of college, higher education administrative support experience, and Ellucian Banner experience are preferred. 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 the position is filled.


Custodians

(posted 10/31/18)

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.


Groom/Stable Workers

(posted 10/31/18)

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 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.


Painter

(posted 10/31/18)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time painter. Previous painting experience preferred, but early career painters are encouraged to apply.

The painter maintains and performs preventive maintenance painting on buildings’ interiors and exteriors. He/she performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of finishes of exterior surfaces, interior walls, ceilings, and floor surfaces. The painter erects scaffolding, and sets up ladders to perform tasks above ground level, prepares parking areas and streets for striping, and operates related machinery. He/she also cleans and inspects gutters and roof drains, and unclogs them as necessary, and restores/refinishes and moves furniture as needed. On-the-job training is provided.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, excellent communication skills, customer-service focus, and a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations. Candidates must have abilities to stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, bend, and reach for extended periods of time; full range of body motion; ability to operate hand tools and motorized equipment requiring manual dexterity; and ability to lift/carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. Applicants must have abilities, without assistance, to work from ladders, scaffoldings, and elevated platforms up to 135 feet high, and move and operate man/people lifts up to 80 feet high. Must also be a self-starter and team player, and be willing and able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions. 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.


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.