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: 05/29/20

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


Admission Counselor or Assistant Director of Admission

(posted 05/22/20)

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

Reporting to the Director of Admission, this position represents the institution to prospective students and parents, college counselors, and alumnae, 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.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.


University Chaplain and Director of Spiritual and Religious Life

(posted 05/13/20)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of University Chaplain and Director of Spiritual and Religious Life.

This position is responsible for leading campus religious life, conducting worship services, and encouraging spiritual development among students of all faiths in the university community.  They are responsible for leading, developing, and implementing a vibrant and comprehensive spiritual and religious life program for Hollins students and campus community members.  Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, this individual works closely with a variety of offices, including, but not limited to, Health and Counseling Services, Campus Security, Housing and Residence Life, Student Activities and Orientation, Cultural and Community Engagement, Academic Success, and the Music Department.  They are also a member of the university’s Emergency Response Management Team, and are available for support and referral as needed by students and employees.

Successful applicants must have a master’s of divinity degree, be an ordained minister, have a minimum of five years of ministry experience with some time focused on working with youth or college students, and experience organizing service-learning/volunteer opportunities.  Commitments to interfaith engagement and education, diversity, inclusivity, and belonging are required, as well as demonstrated success working with diverse populations.  Candidates must have excellent communication, collaboration, interpersonal, customer service, counseling, conflict resolution, decision-making, problem-solving, presentation, training, organizational, and multitasking skills; and proven abilities to meet deadlines, make sound judgments, manage confidential and sensitive matters, work effectively with multiple constituencies, and be flexible and forgiving.  Microsoft Office proficiency is needed, as are ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as scheduled and needed, and ability and willingness to respond to emergencies as needed.  Additionally, applicants must have a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations and a personal automobile that’s available 24/7.  Preferred candidates will have experience with small, private institutions.

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.  Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.


 

Groom/Stable Workers

(posted 03/19/20)

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

Full-time 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. 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.

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.


Associate Director of Housing and Residence Life

(posted 03/06/20)

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

Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Housing and Residence Life, the associate director is responsible for the immediate supervision of a residential area housing approximately 40-60 undergraduates.  They oversee the programmatic and administrative operations of one apartment/suite-style residential complex housing primarily returning students.  The associate director supports the student housing administration and management functions, including coordinating openings and closings of residence halls and room changes for residential students.  This position works closely with the Student Affairs, Facilities, Campus Security and Enrollment Management areas of the university, and supervises 2-3 undergraduate student community assistants in their daily tasks.  The Associate Director is required to live on campus, as they serve as a campus on-call resource on a rotational basis, and may be called at any time to assist with student emergencies.

Residence life responsibilities include staff recruitment, training, supervision/evaluation, and development; community development and programming; and assisting with behavioral and conduct issues.  Housing responsibilities include general administration and management, assisting with residential building maintenance needs, and monitoring and addressing safety and security issues.

Successful applicants must have a master’s degree in student personnel administration or a related field and a minimum of four years of progressive experience in residence life, including experience in residence hall staff supervision, leadership, and development.  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.  Preferred applicants will have experience with small, private institutions.  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.


Security Officer

(posted 01/20/20, updated 03/10/20)

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.

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 from the Human Resources Office Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., or by e-mailing hollinshr@hollins.edu.