Staff Positions

Positions listed are for the Brownwood campus unless otherwise noted.

Athletic Trainer

Under the supervision of the Director of Athletic Training Services, the Athletic Trainer evaluates physical conditions and advises and treats student-athletes to maintain maximum physical health for participation in athletic competition. The Athletic Trainer also maintains medical records, athletic insurance, and other medical paperwork required from the university’s student-athletes and support personnel. The detailed Job Description for this position appears below.

Athletic Trainer (Possible Clinical Education Coordinator if properly credentialed)

Under the supervision of the Director of Athletic Training Services, the Athletic Trainer evaluates physical conditions and advises and treats student-athletes to maintain maximum physical health for participation in athletic competition. The Athletic Trainer also maintains medical records, athletic insurance, and other medical paperwork required from the university’s student-athletes and support personnel. The detailed Job Description for this position appears below.

Cheer Team Coach

The HPU Cheer Team coach is responsible for leading the cheer team program in a positive Christian manner that contributes to the holistic development of students. The coach provides direction for the team in promoting school spirit and school pride, supporting the Yellow Jacket athletic teams, and serving as positive representatives of the University. The coach is responsible for the cheer team program including member selection, practices, and performances. The Howard Payne University Cheer Team is a co-ed team that cheers at athletic events, represents the University at special events, and may participate in competitions. The detailed Job Description for this position appears below.

Groundskeeper

Maintains university grounds in a manner that shows pride in the beauty of the campus, welcomes guests, and encourages students and employees by performing the essential duties and responsibilities included in the Job Description.

Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach

The head coach is responsible for leading, guiding and mentoring the tennis program in a positive Christian manner, including compliance with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the American Southwest Conference (ASC) regulations. The coach accepts and delegates tasks from the Director of Athletics. The coach provides leadership for a program that contributes to the holistic development of students. The detailed Job Description for this position appears below.

Public Safety Officer (Non-Commissioned, Non-Peace Officer Position)

The officer supports the Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) mission to provide students, employees, and guests of the university with a safe and secure environment in which to study, work and enjoy programs offered by the university. The detailed Job Description for this position appears below.

Resident Director (Men’s Residence Hall: Taylor Hall and Campus Apartments)

The Resident Director (RD) is responsible for leading and guiding the residential community in a positive Christian manner. The Resident Director (RD) 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 the mission of 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. The RD provides leadership for an environment that contributes to the holistic development of students.

University Police Officer (TCOLE Commissioned Peace Officer Position)

The officer supports the Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) mission to provide students, employees, and guests of the University with a safe and secure environment in which to study, work and enjoy programs offered by the University. The detailed Job Description for this position appears below.