Open Staff Positions

The staff web site is updated as changes occur. Therefore, if a position is listed on this site as being open, we are still accepting applications.

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Applicants for employment are required to submit a resume, complete the HSU Employment Application and KSAs .

More information about working at HSU is available on the Human Resources page.

An application for this position consists of an HSU Application, a resume and a document detailing your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (see below). The completed application package should be emailed to Human Resources at careers@hsutx.edu and cc: jjones@hsutx.edu

DEPARTMENT: Enrollment Management

POSITION: Regional Ambassador – Austin (Non-Exempt)

LOCATION: Austin, TX

START DATE:  Negotiable

SUPERVISOR: Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith and commitment to Jesus Christ, maintain an active church involvement, and hold the Old Testament and New Testament to be sacred scriptures.

SCOPE: This position is a part-time (less than 30 hours per week), hourly position serving as the Regional Ambassador for the Austin, Texas region. The Regional Ambassador promotes student recruitment through development of school, church, and alumni relationships. The Regional Ambassador will also engage alumni in the student referral process through personal contacts, alumni events, and other meetings.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs

TRAVEL/TIME REQUIREMENTS:  Travel required within the territory as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Candidate will live in the Austin area.
  • Candidate will be an alumnus of Hardin-Simmons University (preferred)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Work with South Texas Admission Counselor to enlist prospective students, follow-up with applicants and admitted students in the region, and assist with the enrollment process.
  • Attend TACRAO/NACCAP fairs not covered by territory admission counselor.
  • Coordinate visits in churches of prospective students, particularly where alumni/trustees attend or are employed.
  • Coordinate visits in private/public schools of prospective students, particularly where alumni/trustees are employed or where their children or grandchildren attend.
  • Meet, inform and involve alumni/trustees in the region regarding HSU news, updates, and events. Contact lists will be provided by Alumni and Advancement Offices.
  • Assist Alumni Office in planning of cooperative alumni/prospective student events.
  • Coordinate alumni events in the region. Assist Alumni Office locating venues for events.
  • Provide weekly activity reports. Coordinate alumni events in the region. Assist Alumni Office locating venues for events.
  • Work effectively with various offices on campus in addition to the primary offices of Enrollment Services, University Advancement, and Alumni Relations.

KSA’s (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) on a separate sheet of paper, complete the KSA information listed below. Using any standard word processing program, please write a paragraph for each KSA listed describing your knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is your opportunity to express your background and qualifications in each area. Relate the KSAs to the Essential Duties when possible. Explain your qualifications from your background, education, current job and/or previous jobs as they relate to each function. Interview decisions will be based on the information provided.

  1. Computer Skills: Professional/Business Office Experience:
  2. Human Relations/Customer Service: 
  3. Communication:
  4. Christian:

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary.

EEO / ADA Statement:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, HSU complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws including those prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information and military service. HSU is a private university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and may lawfully consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. HSU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith and fully support HSU’s mission.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HSU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources.

BACKGROUND SCREEN:

HSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law. HSU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university’s financial and physical assets. Therefore, Hardin Simmons University conducts background checks. Depending on the position applicants may also be required to consent to a credit check as part of the background check process. As a non-profit institution of higher education committed to Christian faith and values, the University exercises its rights under state and federal law to use religion as a factor in making employment decisions.

An application for this position consists of an HSU Application, a resume and a document detailing your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (see below). The completed application package should be emailed to Human Resources at careers@hsutx.edu and cc: jjones@hsutx.edu

DEPARTMENT: Enrollment Management

POSITION: Part-Time Regional Ambassador – Houston Region (Non-Exempt)

LOCATION: Houston, TX

START DATE: Negotiable

SUPERVISOR: Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith and commitment to Jesus Christ, maintain an active church involvement, and hold the Old Testament and New Testament to be sacred scriptures.

SCOPE: This position is a part-time (less than 30 hours per week), hourly position serving as the Regional Ambassador for the Houston, Texas region. The Regional Ambassador promotes student recruitment through development of school, church, and alumni relationships. The Regional Ambassador will also engage alumni in the student referral process through personal contacts, alumni events, and other meetings.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs

TRAVEL/TIME REQUIREMENTS: Travel required within the territory as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Candidate will live in the Houston area.
  • Candidate will be an alumnus of Hardin-Simmons University (preferred)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Work with South Texas Admission Counselor to enlist prospective students, follow-up with applicants and admitted students in the region, and assist with the enrollment process.
  • Attend TACRAO/NACCAP fairs not covered by territory admission counselor.
  • Coordinate visits in churches of prospective students, particularly where alumni/trustees attend or are employed.
  • Coordinate visits in private/public schools of prospective students, particularly where alumni/trustees are employed or where their children or grandchildren attend.
  • Meet, inform and involve alumni/trustees in the region regarding HSU news, updates, and events. Contact lists will be provided by Alumni and Advancement Offices.
  • Assist Alumni Office in planning of cooperative alumni/prospective student events.
  • Coordinate alumni events in the region. Assist Alumni Office locating venues for events.
  • Provide weekly activity reports. Coordinate alumni events in the region. Assist Alumni Office locating venues for events.
  • Work effectively with various offices on campus in addition to the primary offices of Enrollment Services, University Advancement, and Alumni Relations.

KSA’s (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) on a separate sheet of paper, complete the KSA information listed below. Using any standard word processing program, please write a paragraph for each KSA listed describing your knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is your opportunity to express your background and qualifications in each area. Relate the KSAs to the Essential Duties when possible. Explain your qualifications from your background, education, current job and/or previous jobs as they relate to each function. Interview decisions will be based on the information provided.

  1. Computer Skills: Professional/Business Office Experience:
  2. Human Relations/Customer Service: 
  3. Communication:
  4. Christian:

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary.

EEO / ADA Statement:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, HSU complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws including those prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information and military service. HSU is a private university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and may lawfully consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. HSU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith and fully support HSU’s mission.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HSU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources.

BACKGROUND SCREEN:

HSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law. HSU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university’s financial and physical assets. Therefore, Hardin Simmons University conducts background checks. Depending on the position applicants may also be required to consent to a credit check as part of the background check process. As a non-profit institution of higher education committed to Christian faith and values, the University exercises its rights under state and federal law to use religion as a factor in making employment decisions.

An application for this position consists of an HSU Application, a resume, a document detailing your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (see below), and the names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers of at least five references. The completed application package should be emailed to Human Resources at careers@hsutx.edu and cc: floza@hsutx.edu

DEPARTMENT: Campus Police

POSITION: Police Officer (Non-Exempt)

LOCATION: Abilene, Texas

START DATE: Review of candidate materials will begin on February 19, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The candidate chosen for this position will begin employment no later than April 19, 2018.

SUPERVISOR: Chief of Police

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU.

SCOPE: The primary job of Police Officers is to provide a safe and secure environment for all members of the University community through alert and thorough preventative patrol. In addition, they must be equally concerned with the courteous delivery of a wide variety of services consistent with the needs of students, faculty, staff, and general public.

To effectively accomplish these purposes, all officers must have a clear understanding of their powers, duties, responsibilities, and limitations, and conduct themselves at all times with courtesy and an attitude of service.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Occasional moderate lifting (20-25 pounds) required
  • Must be able to drive an automobile and maintain a satisfactory driving record

TRAVEL/TIME REQUIREMENTS:

  • A 40-hour workweek is required.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including nights and weekends.
  • All hours worked beyond 40-hours in a single work week will be compensated at time and a half, per FSLA guidelines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Certified Texas Peace Officer
  • Five years of Texas law enforcement experience
  • Preferably lives in Abilene, Texas
  • Strong Christian values

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist all persons in danger of physical harm or victims of crime, accidents, or sudden illness.
  • Identify criminal offenders, making arrests as necessary, and participate in subsequent court or discipline proceedings
  • Respond to initial complaints of crime and incidents restoring calm, taking necessary action, and initiating appropriate reports.
  • Report any security problems, unsafe conditions, fire or safety hazards for correction to their supervisor.
  • Prepare all reports accurately, legibly, and completely.
  • Facilitate the movement of vehicular traffic on and around the University enforcing moving traffic and parking regulations.
  • Courteously assist all persons in the University area seeking directions, information, or assistance.
  • Acknowledge and respond without delay to calls for service.
  • Ensure that all prisoners are treated within the requirements of law and department policy.
  • Enforce University rules and regulations, local ordinances, and state law in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Perform other duties as directed by appropriate authority.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Preserve the peace and resolve any conflict within the University area.
  • Create and maintain a sense of safety and security within the University community.
  • Take effective measures to reduce opportunities for criminal activity within the University area.

KSA’s (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) on a separate sheet of paper, complete the KSA information listed below. Using any standard word processing program, please write a paragraph for each KSA listed describing your knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is your opportunity to express your background and qualifications in each area. Relate the KSAs to the Essential Duties when possible. Explain your qualifications from your background, education, current job and/or previous jobs as they relate to each function. Interview decisions will be based on the information provided.

  1. Supervision:
  2. Organization:
  3. Customer Service:
  4. Safety:
  5. Christian:

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary.

EEO / ADA STATEMENT:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, HSU complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws including those prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information and military service. HSU is a private university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and may lawfully consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. HSU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith and fully support HSU’s mission.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HSU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources.

BACKGROUND SCREEN:

HSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law. HSU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university’s financial and physical assets. Therefore, Hardin Simmons University conducts background checks. Depending on the position applicants may also be required to consent to a credit check as part of the background check process. As a non-profit institution of higher education committed to Christian faith and values, the University exercises its rights under state and federal law to use religion as a factor in making employment decisions. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

An application for this position consists of an HSU Application, a resume and a document detailing your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (see below). The completed application package should be emailed to Human Resources at careers@hsutx.edu and cc: tessa.wilson@hsutx.edu

DEPARTMENT: Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing

POSITION: Faculty Administrative Coordinator

LOCATION: Abilene, Texas

START DATE: As soon as possible

SUPERVISOR: Reports directly to the Associate Dean and Undergraduate and Graduate Program Chairs

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU.

SCOPE: The Faculty Administrative Coordinator performs a broad range of administrative duties for Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing (PHSSN). This position is non-supervisory but may assist with assigning work to student or temporary workers.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The job is sedentary in nature. Must be able to sit for long periods of time while performing office and computer operations.
  • Must be able to take daily trips to consortium universities.

TRAVEL/TIME REQUIREMENTS:

  • A normal 40-hour workweek is required, with infrequent work on evenings or Saturdays.
  • All hours worked over 40 will be compensated at time and a half per FSLA guidelines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Provides administrative support using a wide range of technical systems
  • Performs general data entry and collection duties for the School of Nursing
  • Provides the first point of contact and source of basic information for students, faculty, staff and external customers
  • Utilize exceptional office organizational and management skills
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Manage all work and information flow that pertains to the School of Nursing.
  • Prepare and distribute all assigned correspondence, reports, mail, and documents for distribution and presentation; all materials should be prepared and distributed in a professional, accurate and expedient manner.
  • Collaborate, develop, and maintain accurate recordkeeping systems and databases for correspondence, reports, data, records, and other essential documents and information for the School of Nursing.
  • Performs general administrative/clerical duties, to include, but not limited to: faxing, mail distribution, printing/copying reports, and filing documents.
  • Answers phones and redirects calls as appropriate. When necessary, takes adequate messages and communicates messages in a timely manner.
  • Greets students and visitors then refers them to the appropriate individual and/or office.
  • Transcribe and distribute meeting agendas and minutes as assigned.
  • Manage/maintain ordering of supplies and inventory to ensure the working functionality of the office and office equipment.
  • Ensure approval from the Chairs and/or Dean’s office prior to ordering office supplies, materials.
  • Maintain, organize and coordinate allied health program series.
  • Assist in preparation of accreditation reports and other departmental projects as needed.
  • Arrange faculty meetings and student appointments.
  • Assist with planning and coordination of events held by the School of Nursing.
  • Creates and maintains filing systems.
  • Maintain alumni, clinical affiliations, and current student contact information in appropriate databases.
  • Works collaboratively with the Admissions Coordinator to ensure that all necessary student documents are in the student files.
  • Provide assistance for HESI, ExamSoft and other learning management systems.
  • Collaborate with HSU IT Department to implement and maintain technology.
  • Provide assistance to the Dean’s office as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KSA’s (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) on a separate sheet of paper, complete the KSA information listed below. Using any standard word processing program, please write a paragraph for each KSA listed describing your knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is your opportunity to express your background and qualifications in each area. Relate the KSAs to the Essential Duties when possible. Explain your qualifications from your background, education, current job and/or previous jobs as they relate to each function. Interview decisions will be based on the information provided.

  1. Computer Skills: Computer literacy, including experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, and willingness to learn to use university software.
  2. Human Relations/Customer Service: Good human relationship skills to work comfortably with the dean, faculty, and staff across campus, as well as the public.
  3. Communication: The ability to write well and prepare correspondence based on guidance from the dean. Proofreading skills. Ability to speak and interact clearly and professionally along with handling sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality.
  4. Office Management: Experience in office management. Detail oriented. Strong organizational/problem-solving/prioritization skills. Initiative to improve procedures in the school of nursing offices. Ability to manage multiple projects with superb accuracy.
  5. Christian: Professing Christian.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary.

EEO / ADA STATEMENT:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, HSU complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws including those prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information and military service. HSU is a private university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and may lawfully consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. HSU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith and fully support HSU’s mission.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HSU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources.

BACKGROUND SCREEN:

HSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law. HSU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university’s financial and physical assets. Therefore, Hardin Simmons University conducts background checks. Depending on the position applicants may also be required to consent to a credit check as part of the background check process. As a non-profit institution of higher education committed to Christian faith and values, the University exercises its rights under state and federal law to use religion as a factor in making employment decisions. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.