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: 9/23/21

Please note that positions are posted until they are filled.


Security Dispatchers

(updated 9/14/21)

Hollins University is seeking qualified, team-oriented candidates for two full-time security dispatchers.  These front-facing positions serve and collaborate with the campus community 24 hours/day, 365 days/year, and interact with students, employees, guests, and visitors.  Dispatchers work a variety of shifts, which may include rotating or permanent shift assignments, as well as holiday and weekend work.  The current vacancies work (1) Sunday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and (2) Sunday through Wednesday from 3:30-11:30 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Primary responsibilities include handling incoming emergency and non-emergency requests for campus security, police, fire, and emergency medical services, and designated university staff, and dispatching Campus Security and other university employees.  Dispatchers monitor a variety of radio frequencies, cameras, and alarm systems, and serve as a vital link to personnel deployed.  They are also responsible for issuing university identification cards, keys, and equipment and for maintaining records and files.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, a minimum of one year of related work experience, and proficient computer skills.  Candidates must also have strong verbal and written communication skills including listening effectively; relating well to others; collecting and documenting information quickly, accurately, and thoroughly; and writing succinct reports.  Additionally, applicants must have excellent multitasking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, as well as abilities to work independently and as a team member, and remain levelheaded and provide support during emergencies and crises.  Also needed is a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusivity, and belonging and a willingness to learn and grow in the position.  Final candidates will be subject to a background investigation, including a criminal history background check.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirement, position preference, 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 in Roanoke, Virginia 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.


Groom/Stable Workers (full-time and part-time)

(updated 9/9/21)

Hollins University seeks applications for three (3) full-time and one (1) part-time groom/stable workers 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.


Admission Counselor or Assistant Director of Admission

(posted 8/11/21)

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.


Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Librarian

(posted 7/16/21)

Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Librarian. Early-career candidates are encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the University Librarian, the Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Librarian will provide vision and direction for digital learning at Hollins, including the development, planning, implementation, creation, and support of teaching and research projects within curriculum and scholarship. The librarian will partner with faculty, staff, and students to foster and support the use of digital tools and techniques to enhance research and improve teaching and learning, and will support faculty in all aspects of instructional technology integration and innovation.

The Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Librarian will have the opportunity to:

  • Define a new position as the first librarian at Hollins responsible for collaboration with faculty on the integration of instructional technologies into courses.
  • Partner with faculty and Information Technology staff to transform the application of instructional technologies across the undergraduate and graduate curriculum at Hollins, as the university explores new models of education delivery in a post-pandemic environment.
  • Collaborate with library colleagues to integrate instructional technologies into the suite of academic support provided by the library.
  • Grow the library’s suite of digital initiatives in partnership with a soon-to-be-hired Archivist and Special Collections Librarian who will serve as the institutional repository manager.

Successful applicants must have either a Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLIS) or equivalent degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or a master’s in educational technology, instructional design, or related field. Candidates should have a strong working knowledge of instructional technologies, including learning management systems, presentation tools, and emerging technologies that can enhance classroom and remote or asynchronous instruction. They must also show knowledge and application of theoretical frameworks for instructional design, such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL), authentic learning, or constructivist models of design.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, particularly the ability to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of community members in individual and group settings. Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks, are a requirement, as is prior success in collaborating with multiple stakeholders to plan, coordinate, and implement effective programs, complex projects, and/or services. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to professional development and to providing cross-functional library services in a rapidly changing environment.

Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. President Mary Hinton has prioritized diversity, equity, and justice at Hollins, and the Wyndham Robertson Library has responded to this call to action by integrating those goals into the work of the library.

Preferred qualifications include experience working in a library; experience working in higher education; experience with teaching, training, and/or consulting, particularly with faculty and students; experience with Moodle; experience with digital scholarship tools, such as Bepress Digital Commons, Omeka and/or JSTOR Forum; and a demonstrated involvement with current developments in the field of digital pedagogy and/or digital humanities, such as Black Digital Humanities.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 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.


Custodians

(updated 6/17/21)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for full-time (40 hours/week) custodians.  These positions work Monday-Friday on the 4:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 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.


Security Officers

(updated 6/28/21)

Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for three (3) full-time positions of Security Officer.  These positions provide security patrol services 24 hours/day, 365 days/year for the university.  The current vacancies work the 11 p.m. – 7 a.m. shift five days/week with rotating days off, or 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 here, and should be returned via e-mail to hollinshr@hollins.edu or via fax to 540-362-6571.


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.