Staff Positions

Vice President for Finance and Administration

The vice president for finance and administration directs and coordinates financial and administrative support services for the university by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities personally or through subordinate supervisors. The president may assign other duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include planning, directing and leading the financial and administrative operations of the university. As a member of the president’s Administrative Council, the vice president for finance and administration serves in a leadership role and provides timely and accurate data used in decision-making, strategic planning and facilities master planning for the university.

See the complete Job Description below.

Major Gifts Officer – Capital Campaign

This position is responsible for securing major gifts for campaigns engaged in by Howard Payne University. As a member of the senior management team of the Development Office of the university, this position is critical to the achievement of an $18M campaign goal. This position supports major gift initiatives with the President, the Vice President for Development, the Campaign Co-Chair(s), the various Campaign Steering Committees, and key major gift prospects for the campaign. This position will have daily responsibility for organizing and soliciting major donor prospects.

Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Provide administrative support to the Office of University Marketing and Communications personnel by assisting with budget preparation/maintenance, reports, correspondence, hiring and supervision of student employees, and other clerical and administrative work by performing the essential duties and responsibilities listed in the Job Description.

Resident Director (Men’s Residence Hall)

The full-time Resident Director is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the university’s Residence Life program within his assigned men’s residence hall. The Resident Director is expected to maintain extensive contact with students, including evenings and weekends. The Resident Director should be guided by a sense of mission to Christian higher education, a commitment to the personal development of college students, a commitment to excellence, an orientation to performance, and a high degree of stamina.

Part-Time Circulation & Reference Assistant / Information Services Assistant

This is a public services staff position serving to assist the circulation supervisor with the daily operations and work assignments as part of information services. Assists patrons in locating and obtaining library materials and assists patrons with the use of the library catalog and library resources.

Head Coach – Women’s Soccer

Monitor, mentor, coach and recruit student-athletes participating in the Women’s Soccer program. Primary duty is to make independent decisions in the recruiting process as to who will be recruited by the university and what schools will be visited. The head coach will oversee all facets of the program in all the following areas: practice planning and implementation, scheduling games, budget planning, compliance, fundraising, marketing, travel, facilities supervision, maintaining equipment, supervision of student assembly and chapel, and the academic success of student athletes. The coach must also have an expert knowledge of skills and strategies related to the sports. Organizational abilities, communication skills, enthusiasm, and loyalty to the University and the Women’s Soccer program are valued attributes. The coach may teach one to three credit hours per semester.