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Current Staff Job Openings

The College seeks qualified candidates for the following positions:  

Women's Guest House Attendant
The Women's Guest House at Hampden-Sydney College is seeking an adult female attendant to work alternating 10 hour shifts, Friday and Saturday nights 11pm -9am.  The guest house is open on Friday and Saturday nights during the academic school year (late August - late April).  It provides a clean, safe, free place for college-age female visitors to campus (primarily from other colleges) to stay overnight.  The attendants monitor entry and exit of female guests, ensure their safety and wellbeing, contact local medical and police services as needed.  Attendants may purchase and stock kitchen with pre-packaged food and beverages for guests.

Applicants must be honest, trustworthy, reliable, and have firm demeanor; must be willing to complete CPR and TIPS training and a successful background check.  Deadline for applications: October 31, 2014. Position available immediately.  Interested applicants should send their application to: Human Resources, Hampden-Sydney College, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, VA  23943 or email to  The salary range is $10-$12 per hour depending on qualifications.  H-SC is an EOE, M/F.

Administrative Secretary to the Provost and Dean of the Faculty
The successful candidate will perform a variety of responsible, highly sensitive, and confidential secretarial and administrative duties requiring a thorough knowledge of the college, its personnel, organizational procedures, and precedents.

Tasks include managing the Provost's calendar and appointments, advising eligibility for faculty review, serving as a primary contact for faculty committees, maintaining files of personnel decisions, initiating meetings and providing criteria to selection committees for certain awards to be presented at commencement and convocations, preparing faculty salary letters, maintaining the Faculty Handbook and office webpages, and organizing faculty meetings.

Requirements: Associates degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred. Three to five years previous experience as an office manager or administrative secretary required.  Strong computer skills required, including proficiency with Word and Excel. Deadline for applications is October 31, 2014.  Send cover letter, resume and two professional references to:  Human Resources, Hampden-Sydney College, PO Box 127, Hampden-Sydney VA  23943 or email  HSC is an EOE M/F.

Perform general grounds maintenance tasks of a standard nature, involving operation of motorized equipment and variety of hand tools. Duties will include mowing and trimming of turf, landscape maintenance, trash removal. Hazard weather duties and special event support required as directed.  A valid Virginia driver's license required.  Must have or be able to attain a CDL within 6 months as well as a pesticide applicator's license (registered tech) within 6 months.  Training in both areas will be provided.  Must be able to lift and carry heavy loads.

Deadline for applications:  October 31, 2014.  Send application to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources Office, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, VA  23943, or email at  H-SC is an EOE, M/F. 

Provide variety of cleaning, servicing, and stocking duties in assigned custodial area.   Assist in set up for special events and summer camps.  Must have ability to lift and carry heavy objects. 

Qualifications:  High School Diploma or GED required.  No previous experience required.  Must have a valid Virginia driver's license.

This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, with benefits.  The hours will be 8:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday with overtime as necessary. 

Deadline:  October 31, 2014.  Send application or resume to:  Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources Office, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, VA.  23943 or email to  H-SC is an EOE, M/F.

Technical Services Librarian

This position supervises a staff of two full-time individuals.  Responsibilities include:  oversee all operations of the technical services department including cataloging, print and electronic serials processing, acquisitions, electronic resource management, and administering the integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces Millenium).  Serves as a leader and provides technical support for creating and maintaining access to e-journals and other electronic format material.  Initiates projects to implement new catalog related technologies and works to train staff on these initiatives.  Liaison to OCLC, participates in reference services, serves on faculty committees, and fulfills other duties associated with special faculty status.

This is a full-time, twelve-month appointment with special faculty status. Education and experience required: MLS, MLIS or equivalent, minimum of three years of professional library experience, minimum of three years of experience in ILS administration (preferably III), supervisory experience in a library setting, mastery of MARC, AACR2, RDA, Dublin Core, LC subject cataloging and classification, and authority control.

To apply, please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Human Resources, Hampden-Sydney College, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia 23943 or email Review of applications will begin November 17, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Employment begins June 1, 2015. HSC is an EOE, M/F.

Associate Dean of Students
The Associate Dean of Students works closely with the Dean of Students on all major projects and initiatives of the student affairs division and acts on behalf of the Dean of Students during his absence.  The Associate Dean of Students supervises and oversees programs for the Assistant Dean for Activities & Organizations and the Assistant Dean for Inclusion & First-year Transition. 

Responsible for the overall administrative operations of the division and specific responsibility for matters of student conduct.  Oversees the Student Justice System; supervises case-management systems; provides information and guidance to students.  Serves as Title IX Deputy Coordinator for the Office of Student Affairs; manages the process of re-enrollment for students who have previously withdrawn; serves on college-wide committees and represents the student affairs division to a variety of on-campus and off-campus constituencies.  

Qualifications:  Master's degree and 5+ years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  The position requires a flexible work schedule including night and weekend responsibilities.

Review of applications will begin September 22, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Send letter of interest, resume and names and numbers of three references to:  Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, VA  23943 or email to  HSC is an EOE, M/F.

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Thank you for your interest in employment with Hampden-Sydney College.

Hampden-Sydney College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hampden-Sydney College
2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
updated October 1, 2014

Hampden-Sydney College is committed to assisting all members of the H-SC community in providing for their own safety and security. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you may stop by the Office of Campus Security and Police, Five Forks Road, Hampden-Sydney, VA  23943 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 434-223-6164.

The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, campus security law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by H-SC; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by Hampden-Sydney College Office of Campus Security and Police.