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Current Staff Job Openings

The College seeks qualified candidates for the following positions:   


Director of Global Education and Study Abroad

Coordinates all phases of study abroad opportunities for Hampden-Sydney College students and assists faculty members in developing study abroad programs.  Provides information and orientation; assists with the application process and travel arrangements; maintains contact with students abroad; conducts on-site visits to determine suitability.  For international students attending Hampden-Sydney College, provides orientation, counseling, advising, immigration information, and general needs.  Manage annual three day international student orientation.  Acts as the Primary Designated School Official for the SEVIS System.  Participate on various campus committees; attend workshops and conferences; reports to the Dean of the Faculty.

Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree with 3-5 years previous experience required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Master's degree preferred.

Deadline for applications:  May 9, 2014.  Send resume to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, VA  23943 or  HSC is an EOE, M/F.

Director of Alumni Relations

The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for developing, implementing, and leading a comprehensive program of activities and services designed to inform, involve, and engage the alumni of Hampden-Sydney College. The Director oversees all aspects of the College's programs for alumni engagement, including regional alumni clubs, affinity groups, and the newly launched reunion program. In addition to supervising the Alumni Office staff, the Director works collaboratively with the Alumni Association Board of Directors, alumni volunteers, and college staff from multiple campus departments to effectively involve and engage alumni in the life of the College.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, preferably from Hampden-Sydney College; related experience in public relations, higher education, non-profit administration and/or fundraising is highly desirable.  Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills required. Exceptional organizational skills and an ability to manage multiple, competing projects and deadlines required. Must be willing to work nights and weekends; travel is required.

Deadline for applications: May 15, 2014.  Send a letter of application, resume, and contact information for 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.

Graphic Designer
Under the supervision of the Director of Marketing & Communications, design and produce material for print and electronic media.  File and document all aspects of jobs. Work with clients.  In addition to print jobs, work with the website content editor and webmaster on website design.  Should be comfortable working in an all-Macintosh environment with Adobe Creative Suite software.  Some skill with videography is desirable but not required.

Qualifications:   College or professional school education and training in graphic design required. One to two years experience in graphic design work either in the educational or commercial market, desirable. Equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.  Position available July 1, 2014.

Deadline for applications:  April 30, 2014.  Send resume to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, VA  23943 or  HSC is and EOE, M/F.

Social Media Coordinator
Under the supervision of the Director of Marketing & Communications, create social media content around the College's operations for its rapidly growing social media channels on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, and Foursquare.  Directly manage the College's day-to-day social media content and activities.  Plan and execute editorial calendars, and directly engage College constituents and partners via social media platforms, fostering conversations and relationships.  Insure integration of a social media content plan within overall marketing goals.  Work with relevant team members, use web analytics to stay updated on campaign performance metrics.  Maintain College presence on existing social media networks.

Qualifications:  Undergraduate degree in communications, public relations, marketing or related field with 1-3 years previous experience in social media editing and/or channel management or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must be able to work non-traditional schedule including nights and weekends.  Strong oral and written communication skills are essential.  Position available July 1, 2014.

Deadline for applications:   May 5, 2014.  Send resume to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney, VA  23943 or  HSC is an EOE, M/F.

Athletic Department Custodian  
At Kirk Athletic Facility, maintain and clean locker rooms.  Wash uniforms for sports teams.  Paint and line athletic fields for practices and games.  Assist teams and coaches on game day as needed.  During summer camps maintain lockers and weight room, wash HSC camp-supplied laundry and line fields as necessary.

Maintain grounds area around Kirk.  Clean and maintain bleachers.  Work with other custodial staff during summer as time permits.

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. 

Deadline for applications:  April 25, 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. 

Special Assistant to the President
Hampden-Sydney College is seeking an individual of the highest caliber to provide administrative support for the President.  The successful candidate shall shadow the President to keep a record of significant activities and to assure appropriate feedback to constituents; help coordinate calendars, meetings, and travel arrangements; draft correspondence and speeches as requested and maintain President's social media; perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  A bachelor's degree is required.  No previous experience required. Strong writing, research, and analytical skills.  Should be comfortable working in a dynamic environment and responding to short-notice deadlines.  Must be highly competent in Microsoft office; and experienced with all aspects of social media. 

Review of applications will begin on March 31st and continue until the position is filled.  Please submit a completed application, resume, and two letters of reference to: Human Resources, PO Box 127, Hampden-Sydney VA 23943 or   The position will be available July 1, 2014.  

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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.


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Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

October 1, 2013

Hampden-Sydney College is committed to assisting all members of the H-SC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security and fire safety compliance document is available on the URL website at

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.