Staff Positions

Hollins is an equal opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university.  Persons of all genders, persons with disabilities, and persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

For more information about the positions listed below, please contact:

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

Last updated: 05/26/21

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


Director of Alumnae/i Events

(posted 5/26/21)

Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Alumnae/i Events.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Alumnae/i Engagement and Strategic Initiatives, the Director of Alumnae/i Events is a member of the Alumnae/i Relations team, and is responsible for the management of Hollins’ alumnae/i engagement efforts designed to cultivate more purposeful, meaningful, and impactful relations with its alumnae/i. This position oversees the process of strengthening Hollins’ alumnae/i special events programs including reunion, the Career Connection Conference (C3), a robust virtual event series, and other local and regional events. The director works collaboratively with their teammates and alumnae/i volunteers on the design, implementation, and management of alumnae/i programs consistent with the university’s strategic mission. Additionally, this position supervises 2-4 student workers during the academic year and 12-18 student workers during reunion (March – June).

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree; minimum of three (3) years of event planning experience; minimum of two (2) years of supervisory and/or volunteer management experience; well-developed communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills; excellent detail, accuracy, organizational, and project management skills; and Microsoft Office proficiency. Candidates must have abilities to maintain extensive and sustained work with internal and external constituencies; meet deadlines and goals; be proactive, work independently and collaboratively, and exercise sound judgement; and manage confidential and sensitive matters. Demonstrated success working with diverse populations is also needed.

Applicants must have a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations and abilities and willingness to travel by ground and air and to work nights and weekends as needed.  Preferred applicants will have experience in higher education, as well as with Ellucian Banner and Anthology/iModules Encompass. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history, credit 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. Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women and selected graduate programs for men and women. Founded in 1842 as Virginia’s oldest chartered women’s college, Hollins provides abundant opportunities to students for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and provides access to real-world experience through internships around the globe supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

Hollins is an equal opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university. Persons of all genders, persons with disabilities, and persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life

(posted 4/22/21)

Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia 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 Lead Community Assistant and 12 undergraduate CAs 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. Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women and selected graduate programs for men and women. Founded in 1842 as Virginia’s oldest chartered women’s college, Hollins provides abundant opportunities to students for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and provides access to real-world experience through internships around the globe supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

Hollins is an equal opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university. Persons of all genders, persons with disabilities, and persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Admission Counselor or Assistant Director of Admission

(posted 4/16/21)

Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Admission Counselor or Assistant Director of Admission.

Reporting to the Director of Admission and Recruitment Operations, this position represents the institution to prospective students and parents, college counselors, and alumnae/i, and recruits secondary school students to Hollins.  Primary responsibilities include assisting students throughout the selection, application, admission, financial aid, and enrollment processes. This position facilitates recruitment activities within a specified region, assists conducting outreach to prospective students through various communication methods, and serves in a support role with Hollinsummer, a summer camp run by the Office of Admission.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, Microsoft Office proficiency; well-developed communication, presentation, and organizational skills; ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education for women; demonstrated success working with diverse populations; and a commitment to enrolling a diverse student body. Candidates must be self-motivated, and have abilities to work independently and on a team, work effectively with students, work on special projects that support enrollment goals, and to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with other campus departments.  Applicants must have a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations and abilities and willingness to travel by ground and air and to work nights and weekends as needed. Experience in girls’ or women’s education is 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. Candidates are encouraged to comment in their cover letter on how their contributions will further the university’s efforts to ensure the success and inclusion of all members of its community. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women and selected graduate programs for men and women.  Founded in 1842 as Virginia’s oldest chartered women’s college, Hollins provides abundant opportunities to students for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and provides access to real-world experience through internships around the globe supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

Hollins is an equal opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusiveness at every level of the university. Persons of all genders, persons with disabilities, and persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Security Officer

(updated 12/03/20)

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.  Security officers are eligible for health and life insurance, paid time off, retirement plan, and tuition assistance benefits.

Successful applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal U.S. 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.

Employment applications may be obtained here, and should be returned via e-mail to hollinshr@hollins.edu or via fax to 540-362-6571.


Director of the Hollins Fund

(posted 11/09/20)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of the Hollins Fund.  The Hollins Fund goal is $3.55 million, and provides critical operating support comprised of restricted and unrestricted funds.

Under the supervision of the Vice President for External Relations, the Director of the Hollins Fund manages the Hollins annual giving program, and is responsible for the planning, implementation, and execution of strategies and activities to meet revenue goals.  This includes solicitation strategies, analytics on annual giving performance, and plans to increase both revenue streams and alumnae/i participation.

The Director of the Hollins Fund manages a variety of programs.  These programs include, but are not limited to, direct mail solicitations, leadership gift solicitations, reunion and class giving, faculty/staff solicitations, and parent solicitations.  This position is expected to manage a portfolio of prospects and donors focusing on leadership gifts of $1,842 or more.  Also, the director oversees volunteer engagement in the Hollins Fund including the recruitment, management, and training of alumnae/i and others.  Additionally, the director supervises the work of the Assistant Director of the Hollins Fund.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, knowledge of annual giving programs, and at least five years of fundraising experience in annual giving programs or four years of development experience, including a successful track record of work in annual giving and working with volunteers, students, and campus constituents.  Additionally, they must have experience in a variety of solicitation and communication techniques, including direct mail, social media, personalized gift solicitation, and also in the strategy of multiple campaigns.  Furthermore, candidates must have experience in data-driven decision-making, including the ability to analyze an annual giving matrix and provide strategic decisions.

Proven abilities to meet deadlines and goals, make sound judgments, and manage confidential and sensitive matters are required, as are abilities to work independently and collaboratively, mentor and manage staff and volunteers, and listen to and communicate effectively with a variety of constituents.  Demonstrated success working with diverse populations is also needed.  Also required are proven written and oral presentation skills, effective communication and interpersonal skills, and excellent organizational, detail, accuracy, and project management skills.

Applicants must have a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations and abilities and willingness to travel by ground and air throughout the United States and to work nights and weekends as needed.  Final candidates will be subject to criminal history, credit history, and motor vehicle background checks.  Preferred applicants will have experience with private, liberal arts, and/or single-sex higher education institutions, as well as with Anthology/iModules Encompass and Ellucian Banner.

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.


Custodians

(updated 10/07/20)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for full-time (40 hours/week) custodians.  These positions work Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday on the 4:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., or 1:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. shift.  Custodial employees are eligible for health and life insurance, paid time off, retirement plan, and tuition assistance benefits.

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 here, and should be returned via e-mail to hollinshr@hollins.edu or via fax to 540-362-6571.  Candidates must indicate what shift(s) they can work on the application.


Groom/Stable Worker (full time and part time)

(updated 05/13/21)

Hollins University seeks applications for one full-time and one part-time groom/stable worker to clean stalls, feed and groom horses, and perform general barn duties.

Full-time hours are primarily 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. (but may vary) five days/week, including one weekend day, with flexibility for two days off per week. Part-time hours are 2:30-6:30 p.m. five days/week; exact days are to be determined, but will likely include one weekend day. Full-time employees are eligible for health and life insurance, paid time off, retirement plan, and tuition assistance benefits. Part-time employees are eligible for certain benefits on a pro-rated basis.

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 here, and should be returned via e-mail to hollinshr@hollins.edu or via fax to 540-362-6571.  Previous applicants need not apply.