Staff Positions Available

Admissions Counselor

Dordt College has an opening for an Admissions Counselor. This person will be responsible for working with prospective students and families to communicate the opportunities available to them at Dordt College.  This person will effectively communicate the programs offered, extra-curricular activities available, and engage and enhance their interest and participation in Christian Higher Education as a whole. 

Duties include contacting students by phone as well as at schools, churches, homes and at college fairs across the country.  This work involves planning trips, preparing itineraries, and traveling to various destinations to meet with prospective students and parents.

Desired qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree, strong computer skills, and effective and efficient organizational and coordination skills.  Excellent public relations and written and oral communication skills, as well as a desire to work with prospective students is desired. Candidates must have or be able to obtain a valid driver’s license and be willing to do extensive traveling, which would include evenings and weekends.

Qualified candidates with a personal commitment to a Reformed, biblical faith and a desire to work with faculty, staff and students at a Christian college should forward a letter of application and resume to Sue Droog, Executive Director of Human Resources.  A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please follow the applications procedure for administrative positions.

Bookstore Coordinators

The Dordt College Bookstore has two part-time openings for Bookstore Coordinators.  These positions are for 20-24 hours per week and include shortened hours during the summer. Up to 40 hours will be required during several weeks throughout the year, including Defender Days, the opening and final weeks of classes each semester, and other special events as needed.  Some of the essential duties will include selecting and ordering supplies, clothing, and/or music, working with vendors, processing accounts receivables, and implementing bookstore promotions. In addition, the coordinators may fill web orders, process textbooks and assist with inventory duties.

Basic mathematical, accounting and computer skills along with strong attention to detail are required.  Candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build working relationships with others. Some lifting is required.

Those who support the mission of Dordt College and desire to work on a vibrant Christian campus are encouraged to apply by sending a letter of interest, resume and official application to the Executive Director of HR. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please follow the applications procedure for support staff positions.

Facilities Maintenance Positions

Dordt College has some full and part-time openings for facilities/maintenance positions on campus.  Some evening shift work is available (night differential pay structure) as well as some daytime hours.  Some weekend hours may also be required when there are campus events to prep or clean up. Responsibilities of this position include maintaining and cleaning campus facilities. Other duties include general maintenance and housekeeping, managing student workers to assist with daily tasks and set up needs, and arranging support equipment and seating for special events.

Qualifications include a basic knowledge of housekeeping and maintenance equipment, physical skills necessary for carrying supplies and moving equipment (up to 50 pounds), planning and scheduling skills, and verbal communication and leadership skills needed for overseeing student workers. The individual in this position must be self-motivated and have the ability to work without direct supervision.  Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills are required.

Qualified candidates committed to the mission of Dordt College should send a letter/email of interest and completed application form (and resume if available) to the Executive Director of HR.  A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please follow the applications procedure for support staff positions.

Director of Facilities & Services

Dordt College is seeking a skilled leader to direct efforts to provide a hospitable, clean, safe learning environment for a Christian College of 1500 students.  The Director will manage timely, quality workmanship and service delivered in a cost-effective manner to support the mission of the College and give leadership for the areas of the physical plant, grounds, and housekeeping.

Candidates should possess 5-7 years of leadership experience and/or experience working in a physical plant environment (BA degree is preferred).  Supervisory skills for supervising the work of various technical trade personnel, a large custodial staff and student employees are desired.  Knowledge of preventative maintenance programs and excellent short-term and long-range planning skills are essential.   If you are a self-starter and a lifelong learner with a strong customer-service orientation, we would like to talk with you.  

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to hr@dordt.edu.  Additional application requirements are listed on our website or available by contacting Sue Droog, Executive Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development.

Please follow the applications procedure for administrative positions.

Executive Director of Finance & Risk Management

Dordt College is seeking a dynamic and talented individual with operational leadership skills and broad financial experience to serve as the Executive Director of Finance & Risk Management (EDFRM) for the College.

Serving on the President’s cabinet, the EDFRM is primarily responsible for providing leadership, management and vision to ensure proper administrative, operational, and financial reporting procedures and systems are in place to effectively advance the mission of the college and ensure the College’s financial strength and operating efficiency.  Duties will include managing the financial accounting and business operations, exercising lean management and continuous improvement efforts, supervising Business Office staff, managing the College’s investments, and analyzing operating budgets.

Candidates should have a four-year degree (graduate degree preferred) and an appropriate accounting designation, along with 5-7 years of experience in higher education or in a non-profit environment.  Candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the College including support of the Educational Task and Educational Framework of Dordt College, as well operational leadership skills and broad financial experience should apply.   Candidates should have a proven record of success in navigating in highly complex environments and working effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.  This individual must be a self-starter and life-long learner with strong analytical and communication skills and experience with or appreciation of Lean management and continuous improvement practices.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Candidates should send a letter of application and resume to initiate the application process.

To view a full job description and process of candidacy, please click on the position profile here:     

    Executive Director of Finance & Risk Management – Opportunity Profile

Head Hockey Coach

Dordt College has a part-time opening for a Head Hockey Coach to lead the Dordt College Blades men’s hockey team.   The position would be for approximately 675 hours/year from mid-September through March. Responsibilities include scripting and preparing all practices, recruiting student-athletes, coordinating travel arrangements and providing oversight for evening practices as well as Friday evening and Saturday contests.

Candidates committed to the mission of Dordt College should send a cover letter, resume, and official application form to the Executive Director of HR. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Please follow the application procedure for coaching positions.

Head Women's Basketball Coach

Dordt College is currently seeking an individual to assume the position of Women’s Head Basketball Coach for the 2017-2018 season.  50% of this person’s time will involve duties associated with coaching, recruiting, summer camps and other administrative duties associated with the women’s basketball program.  The rest of this person’s time will involve other activities which could include teaching or administrative duties, depending on the background and skills of the candidate.

Applicants for this position must possess a Bachelor of Arts degree, Masters preferred, and 3 or more years of coaching experience.  Strong knowledge of the game of basketball and successful coaching and recruiting experience at the high school or college level are desired.  Strong organizational and coordination skills are desired, as well as excellent communication and leadership skills to lead a team and establish strong relationships on campus, in the community, and with parents and friends of the college.

Candidates possessing a commitment to the Christian faith and Reformed perspective and a desire to work with students and staff at a Christian college should send a letter of application and resume to the Executive Director of Human Resources. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please follow the application procedure for coaching positions.

Learning Community Area Coordinator

The office of Student Services is searching for a candidate to fill a full-time opening for a Learning Community Area Coordinator. As an Area Coordinator, this individual will both serve as an educator, role model, facilitator, mentor, leader, administrator, and an essential person in the effective operation of the residence life learning community program. Primary responsibilities will include supervising, training, and evaluating student staff, advising the hall programming council; maintain the general operation of two residence halls including attention to significant administrative details and budget management. Other duties include monitoring academic success, working with at-risk students, and encouraging the development of student leaders.

A Bachelor of Arts degree is required. A Master’s of Arts degree and two years of residence hall experience is desired or an equivalent combination of education and experience in student personnel or closely related field. Other requirements include excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. 

Candidates with a commitment to the Reformed faith and the mission of Dordt College should send a cover letter and resume to the Director of Human Resources. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please follow the applications procedure for administrative positions.

Men's & Women's Volleyball Part-Time Positions or Graduate Assistant

Dordt College is accepting applications for a part-time assistant for the men’s and part-time assistant for the women’s volleyball programs. This role could also be filled by one graduate assistant, who would be a part of the Master of Education program and serve as a part-time assistant coach. 

Duties would include assisting the head coach in the recruiting process, varsity practices and games, managing the JV program, implementing extensive summer camps, working individually and with small groups of players, maintaining the social media network, and breaking down game film.

A Bachelor’s degree in Education along with admission to the Dordt College Master of Education program is required for those interested in the graduate assistant role.  For those interested in the part-time positions, 1-3 years of experience is preferred along with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with student-athletes, athletic officials, and college constituents is also desired.

For more information on the part-time positions or GA role, please contact Sue Droog in HR at hr@dordt.edu. A cover letter of interest and resume can be sent with additional application requirements to follow depending on the track you are interested in. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   

Please follow the application procedure for coaching positions.