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: 05/19/16

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


Donor Relations Coordinator

(posted 05/19/16)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Donor Relations Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Advancement Services, the coordinator administers a university-wide stewardship program designed to foster and nurture long-term, meaningful relationships between Hollins and its donors.

The Donor Relations Coordinator collaborates effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders to acknowledge gifts and pledges in a personal and timely manner. He/she drafts fund agreements, tracks and maintains files on all endowed and current use funds, and ensures that copies of new endowment agreements are filed and distributed. He/she works with the Office of Scholarships and Financial Assistance to monitor the awarding of scholarship funds to ensure that donors’ wishes are honored, and coordinates the writing and mailing of thank you letters from students receiving scholarships and travel and internship stipends. The coordinator also provides substantive reports regarding the impact of gifts; executes all donor recognition events; maintains a list of naming opportunities; and oversees the wording, ordering, and placement of donor plaques. Additionally, he/she provides administrative support for the 1842 Society (not listed under essential functions).

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree; minimum of three years of related experience; Microsoft Office proficiency; and demonstrated excellent writing, communication, interpersonal, organizational, and detail skills. Additionally, candidates must have creativity and talent for finding new and compelling ways of delivering messages, and write effectively in a number of styles, reflecting the personality or “voice” of the client. Applicants must also have abilities to anticipate and meet deadlines, tactfully and effectively coordinate with others to ensure that deadlines are met, effectively motivate students to write thank-you notes and attend events, handle multiple and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, and work independently and as part of a team. Candidates with familiarity with higher education or non-profit organizations 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.


Technical Services and Metadata Librarian

(posted 05/18/16)

Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Technical Services and Metadata Librarian.

Reporting to the University Librarian, the Technical Services and Metadata Librarian provides leadership for acquisition and bibliographic control and/or metadata of materials in all formats. The librarian:

  • creates original metadata records for the catalog and digital collections for materials including, but not limited to, monographs, papers, zines, government documents, images, and media;
  • plans and conducts library cataloging and acquisitions operations, including the creation of policies and training to expedite copy cataloging and processing of materials;
  • administers the library’s digital content initiatives, while establishing and managing local metadata standards and authorities for these repositories;
  • engages with the campus community through reference provision, digital content development collaborations, and other service as appropriate;
  • and supervises the equivalent of one FTE staff member and one student assistant.

The successful candidate must:

  • have an ALA-accredited MLIS/MLS or related master’s degree;
  • have a demonstrated knowledge of cataloging rules, metadata schemas, standards, tools, and their application, such as RDA, AACR2r, LCSH, LCC, MARC21, VRA Core, and Dublin Core;
  • have excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks;
  • be a motivated self-starter who possesses a high level of flexibility and creativity and an eagerness to participate fully in the daily life of a small, liberal arts university community;
  • and show commitment to professional development and providing cross-functional library services.

Working knowledge of an integrated library system and/or digital repository is preferred, as is experience with principles of authority control, including selecting and applying controlled vocabularies. Applications are sought from candidates who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations, and early career librarians are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to hollinshr@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin June 10, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.


Director of Advancement Services

(posted 05/18/16)

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. 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.


Lifeguards (part-time)

(posted 05/13/16)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for two part-time positions of certified lifeguard to work from approximately June 3 – July 31, 2016. Positions will each work 15-20 hours per week, Monday through Friday from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Responsibilities include following and enforcing the university indoor pool rules, policies, and procedures; responding to patron needs; ensuring the aquatics facility is safe and clean; and remaining current with required certifications.

Successful applicants must be at least 18 years of age and lifeguards certified through the American Red Cross or Ellis and Associates through at least July 31, 2016. Final candidates will be subject to a lifeguard skills test and criminal history background check. Candidates with previous lifeguarding experience 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 the positions are filled.


Receptionist and Administrative Assistant

(posted 04/22/16)

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.


Custodian (part-time)

(posted 04/22/16)

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.


Groom/Stable Workers

(posted 03/11/16)

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.


Director of International Programs

(posted 02/02/16)

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.


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

(posted 01/29/16)

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.