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: 04/28/16

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


(posted 04/22/16)

Receptionist and Administrative Assistant

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Receptionist and Administrative Assistant. This position serves as receptionist for the Institutional Advancement division, and provides administrative support to the Development department within the division.

Receptionist duties include serving as the phone and in-person receptionist for the division, and acting as a university receptionist by greeting campus visitors and providing them with information and directions. Other duties include opening and closing the building, correspondence and mail merges, data entry, filing, handling mail, ordering offices supplies, and coordinating maintenance requests. S/he also provides backup to other administrative support staff in the building, including the Assistant to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, and helps other members of the division as needed. This position reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

The successful applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent; minimum of three years of related experience; proficiencies with Microsoft Office (especially Outlook, Word, and Excel) and multifunction devices; and strong customer service, communication, phone, organizational, multitasking, detail, and accuracy skills. Must also have abilities to work independently as well as on a team; to work in a fast-paced, highly interruptive, and noisy environment; to manage multiple and competing projects; and to maintain discretion with confidential and sensitive information. Applicants must be able to occasionally work outside normal office hours, particularly during special events. Candidates with knowledge of and experience with Hollins and Ellucian Banner 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. Previous applicants need not apply.


(posted 04/22/16)

Custodian (part-time)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time (20 hours/week) custodian. Hours are 5-9 p.m. Tues.-Fri. and 4 daytime hours on Saturday.

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 driver’s license with minimal violations. Will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.

Qualified candidates should obtain an employment application by visiting the Human Resources Office Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., or by e-mailing hollinshr@hollins.edu.


(posted 03/11/16)

Groom/Stable Workers

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.


(posted 02/24/16)

Assistant Dean of Students

The Student Affairs Office at Hollins University seeks applications for its Assistant Dean of Students. Appointment will be effective June 2016. This position reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, and supervises the Director of Student Activities and Organizations, Residential Learning Coordinators, Student Affairs graduate assistants, and resident assistants.

The Assistant Dean of Students is responsible for the leadership and management of the university’s student housing and residence life program, has oversight of the Office of Student Activities and Organizations, and serves as the university’s Student Conduct Coordinator. S/he provides training and evaluation of all staff members; develops, implements, and assesses policies, procedures, programs, and activities; and approves related budgets and expenses. The assistant dean supports the student-led conduct system as its primary advisor, meeting regularly with student board chairs to coordinate the process. S/he also works closely with the Student Affairs, Facilities Management, Campus Security, Enrollment Management, and other administrative offices to promote and support student wellness.

Successful applicants must have a master’s degree in student personnel or related field; four to six years of progressive experience in residence life, including experience in residence hall staff supervision, leadership, and development; and significant experience in student conduct. Applicants must also have proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially with Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience with student database computer systems; excellent interpersonal, communication, counseling, conflict resolution, presentation, training, organizational, detail, and report writing skills; demonstrated success in working with diverse populations; and ability to work in student residential buildings that are not handicap-accessible. The incumbent must live on campus, have a valid driver’s license with minimal violations, have access to a personal automobile 24/7, and be willing and able to work evenings and weekends and respond to emergencies as needed. 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.


(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.


(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.


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.