Harvey Mudd College
  • 301 Platt Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711, United States
  • www.hmc.edu

Mission and Strategic Vision

Our Mission

Harvey Mudd College seeks to educate engineers, scientists, and mathematicians well versed in all of these areas and in the humanities and the social sciences so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.

Strategic Vision

When Maria Klawe was installed as the fifth president of Harvey Mudd College in 2006, she shared with the Harvey Mudd community the results of a year of planning and discussion on campus and across the country. “HMC 2020: Envisioning the Future” is an ambitious outline of the college’s aspirations for the next decade, and beyond.

Jun 14, 2019
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND EFFECTIVENESS   As a core member of the data team, the Assistant Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (Assistant Director) reports to the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research and Effectiveness and works with the AVP and others to conduct, manage, and support the accurate and timely collection and dissemination of information across a broad range of reporting, research, and decision-support activities at the College.  About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manage the HMC program of teaching evaluations, including working with RPT and other committees to incorporate changes. Provide data and statistics to internal and external audiences. Prepare creative dashboards, reports, and data summaries to inform and assess progress toward College goals. Prepare, publish and present reports to inform policy and assess progress toward College goals. Provide research and evaluation consultation and expertise to various university offices and departments. Work with members of data team to create and update routine reports. Respond to ad hoc requests from across the College, and assist colleagues with the interpretation and implications of the information provided. Monitor data integrity; develop and deliver training for users of reports and analytics, work to develop, update, and enforce data standards, definitions, and reporting practices; support institutional data literacy across the College. Update, automate, and document data and business processes. Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the AVP  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social science, computer science, statistics or a related field with coursework in statistics and research methods with at least three years related work experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience in institutional research/planning, accreditation or assessment Demonstrated ability, experience, and effectiveness working with large-scale relational databases and integrating data from multiple sources. Experience using statistical software (SPSS, R) and other tools (Microsoft Office Suite) appropriate to institutional research. Experience summarizing data using descriptive and inferential statistics Ability to work with minimal supervision and manage multiple priorities Preferred Qualifications : An advanced degree in social science, computer science, statistics, or a related field with coursework in statistics and research methods. Expertise with a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods Proven ability to produce creative and effective data summaries and visualizations Experience with higher education reporting including IPEDS, CDS, etc. Experience with survey design, administration and software (Qualtrics) Demonstrated experience with student information systems Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Strong data management skills including the ability to analyze, manage, and audit large data sets. Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail. Effective analytical, quantitative, and communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical information in verbal, written and graphical form to a variety of audiences. Ability and willingness to reevaluate and improve analytical, reporting and survey activities. Demonstrated ability to be tactful, discreet, diplomatic and able to deal with confidential information. Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of different backgrounds and experiences Other Hours :             The regular hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Hours may vary due to the needs of the department or College. This is an exempt, full-time, benefits-eligible position. Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.    
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
May 28, 2019
The General Maintenance Technician I performs a variety of semiskilled and, some skilled work, in any of several trades such as plumbing, carpentry, wall repair, painting and electrical work in the maintenance and repair of facilities. Work may include assisting with the inspection, testing, adjustment, repair and cleaning of minor mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Under the direction of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, the General Maintenance Technician I assists and works with Maintenance Mechanics and other Facilities and Maintenance staff as needed or assigned.   About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.”   Summary of Job Responsibilities:   JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Respond to all assigned work orders generated by requests from students, faculty and staff. Meet daily with the Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator to prioritize, update, and close work orders. Tighten and adjust door closures, window locks, repair screens, drape cords, towel racks and shower doors. Repair minor electrical units, such as emergency lights, alarms, vacuum cleaners, exhaust fans, wall and desk lights. Replace burned out light bulbs and fluorescent fixtures. Open clogged toilets and drains and repair leaking plumbing fixtures. Report all problems which require specialty shop attention. Do minor carpentry such as installing and repairing doors, cabinets and furniture. Do minor patching, painting and water sealing of buildings. Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to the position.      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES   Basic knowledge of methods used in various trades such as electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, and mechanical systems. Ability to properly and effectively use a variety of hand and power tools. Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form, and understand written and oral instructions in English. Basic knowledge of computer use for emails and ability to use or learn to use a computerized work order system. Knowledge of safe practices and procedures related to the building trades. Ability to interact well with faculty, staff and student populations. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Recognize limitations of time and skill to understand when to request assistance. Assist other team members with more complex repairs or projects.   Additional Information – Ability to stand, walk, bend, climb, push, pull, stoop, twist, stretch, lift up to 50 pounds from floor to waist level without assistance, climb ladders up to 25 feet with assistance and up to 10 feet unassisted, and be able to work on feet for prolonged periods of time.                   OTHER Hours:   The regular hours for this position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a one hour lunch break. Hours may vary due to needs of the College or department. May include occasional weekends and evening/night hours. This position is in rotation for unrestricted on-call. Overtime may be required during busy periods.   Classification and Status:   This is a full-time, 12 month, non-exempt, benefits-eligible position.   Uniform Requirement:   Maintenance Mechanics are issued and required to wear uniforms while working.   Supervisory Responsibility: None.   Reports To:   Facilities Maintenance Supervisor.   EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school graduation or equivalent and one year of job-related experience in one or more building trades, or a combination of education, experience and training that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the position’s essential functions.   PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Previous job-related experience in a private or public educational facility.   LICENSES / CERTIFICATES Possess a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to the College’s automobile insurer.   Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits .   Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled.   Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.    
Harvey Mudd College Full-Time
May 20, 2019
POSITION SUMMARY As a member of the Office of Admission at Harvey Mudd College, the Operations Assistant/Receptionist works in a highly collaborative environment to introduce the public to our community and to enroll students to the college by managing visitors’ experiences and providing operational support. About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure positive, informative, and accurate interactions via phone, email, or in-person with prospective students, families, counselors, and other constituents. Create a welcoming visit experience for prospective students, families, counselors, and other constituents. Maintain office visit calendar and oversee day-to-day duties of student workers (i.e. tour guides, hosting interns, and senior interns). Process (including data entry of) prospective student information to ensure integrity of all student data provided in inquiry cards, applications, transcripts, test scores, financial documents, and other student record information. Develop fluency of office tools and procedures, especially Technolutions Slate CRM. Learn the College’s mission and ethos. Provide fundamental information regarding the College to prospective students. Field questions from the public and appropriately direct queries to admission counselors or other college staff. Practice discretion and maintain confidentiality. Participate in various admission-related events. Perform related duties as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS One year of administrative, secretarial, or clerical support experience. Experience in student service and/or admission office setting. Experience working with a database system, CRM, SIS, or document imaging. Bachelor’s degree. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Can thrive in a collaborative team environment and interact successfully with individuals of varying abilities, backgrounds, interests and beliefs. Skilled in the operation of a computer, data entry techniques, and specified software including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) and G Suite (Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Calendar, etc.). Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and correctly use English language grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary. Skilled in telephone etiquette and techniques (i.e. holding calls, transferring calls, and taking messages). Able to understand and follow oral and written directions, but also able to work independently with little direction, take initiative, problem solve, and propose solutions. Able to meet deadlines and successfully manage several projects at once. Has excellent attention to detail and able to perform data entry with minimal error rate. Able to maintain confidentiality and has respect for high standards. Has a willingness, ability, and desire to learn, apply and explain various policies and procedures. Perform other duties and tasks as assigned. Licenses/Certifications: None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to sit, stand, use hands and fingers, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The individual must regularly lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                               Other: Submit a statement regarding your interest in working in an office of admission at a college. Hours :                     The regular hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Hours may vary due to the needs of the department or College. Classification :     This is a non-exempt, full-time, benefits-eligible position. Reporting :                              Reports to the Director of Enrollment Strategies and Operations Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. This job description defines the essential job duties of the position. Harvey Mudd College expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of the job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Regular employment at the College is for no specified period of time. Conditions and status of employment (hours, pay, title, duties, etc.) are subject to change at any time. Employment is at-will and employees, and likewise the College, are free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
Harvey Mudd College Full-Time
May 10, 2019
  ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF WELLNESS PROGRAMS DEAN OF STUDENTS OFFICE POSITION SUMMARY The Assistant Director of Wellness Programs reports to the Assistant Dean for Wellness and Residential Life and collaborates with other staff in the Division of Student Affairs in supporting overall goals and strategies of Harvey Mudd College. The primary purpose of the Assistant Director is to coordinate wellness promotion activities and organize campus outreach programming and awareness events related to wellness education. The Assistant Director conducts evaluation of student wellness programs and ensures that they are designed to enhance the well-being of and enrich the overall lives of Harvey Mudd College students. The Assistant Director must have excellent communication, planning and management skills. The Assistant Director is expected to live on campus in College-provided housing to facilitate student involvement within the residential community, and is expected to participate in the on-call duty schedule on a rotating basis and respond to crises when appropriate. The Assistant Director serves as a leadership figure and role model who provides direction and support to student leaders, which may require evening and weekend commitments.   About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.”   SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate Wellness programming that focuses on educational topics that include but are not limited to: sexuality, alcohol and drug abuse education, tobacco use prevention, gender health, nutrition, eating disorders/body image, mental health, and stress management. Use evidenced-based practices to develop comprehensive health promotion campaigns for campus including but not limited to topics such as substance use and abuse, injury prevention, immunization and infectious disease, nutrition and physical fitness, financial wellness, and mental health. The Assistant Director will coordinate educational and collaborative efforts including tabling events for raising awareness, leading presentations for trainings, residence life talks, applied workshops, and other tasks. Conduct literature reviews of effective programming on a variety of Health and Wellness topics; collect and analyze data from surveys to assess student wellness; create written reports and present findings and reviews of the psychological literature. Evaluate programming efforts by collecting and analyzing participant feedback. Case management of student cases and provide individual and group consultation sessions with students on wellness-related topics, e.g., time management, study habits, etc. Act as a liaison between the Division of Student Affairs/Office of Wellness and the student population (including student leaders and groups), other campus departments and personnel, and other Claremont Consortium constituencies for collaborative programming efforts. Conduct BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students) assessment for students. Promote and advocate for Wellness on campus via in-person interaction, informational handouts, and electronic communication including email, social networking platforms, and the Division of Student Affairs website. Provide leadership in the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of the Wellness Peers. Perform administrative tasks for Wellness such as updating calendars, reserving event rooms, purchasing supplies, working with vendors, and managing student payroll. Participate in the Division of Student Affairs on-call rotation and perform on-call duty coverage on a rotating basis and respond to student crises when appropriate. Coordinate transportation for students to and from the student health center, counseling center, and/or local off-campus medical facilities. The Assistant Director may interact with students at the hospital depending on the needs of the situation. The Assistant Director serves as a Responsible Employee for Title IX and Campus Security Authority (CSA) for the Clery Act Perform other duties as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education : A Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, public health, health education, student affairs or equivalent is required.   Experience : Two years of experience with wellness knowledge of current wellness and learning theories, methods, strategies and tactics. Demonstrated ability to supervise student staff. Demonstrated experience with fiscal management of a comprehensive program. Demonstrated ability for written and verbal communication. Work experience as a health education/promotion practitioner within a higher education setting which includes wellness programming and moderating group discussions, as well as conducting literature reviews, knowledge of and experience with survey research methods, survey software (Formstack, Survey Monkey, etc.), and statistical analyses (e.g., Excel, SPSS) are preferred.   Licenses/Certifications : Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the College’s automobile insurance carrier. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or similar designation preferred. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of psychology, wellness, higher education, and social science research to enhance programming and educational efforts by Wellness. Knowledge of health and wellness promotion and prevention education theories. Knowledge of American College Health Association’s Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education. Demonstrated cultural competence; proven effectiveness in serving the needs of a diverse campus community. Good management and organizational skills, ability to exercise independent discretion in decision-making, and self-motivation to coordinate multiple projects and balance various tasks simultaneously. Ability and willingness to speak publicly during programming events. General knowledge of privacy issues and regulations (FERPA). Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and off-campus personnel. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to work some evenings and weekends periodically.   OTHER Hours: General office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Depending on the needs of the department and/or College, evening and weekend work may be required. Participating in the on-call rotation is required. Housing: The Assistant Director of Wellness Programs is required to reside in College-provided onsite housing located in one of the residence halls which is offered in addition to salary and benefits. Classification: This is an exempt, 12-month, full-time, benefits-eligible position. Reporting: This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Wellness and Residential Life.   Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits .   Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. This job description defines the essential job duties of the position. Harvey Mudd College expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of the job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Regular employment at the College is for no specified period of time; conditions and status of employment (hours, pay, title, duties, etc.) are subject to change at any time. Employment is at-will and employees, and likewise the College, are free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause, unless otherwise prohibited by law.    
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 21, 2018
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations Office of College Advancement Position Summary Through increased focus on alumni and parent relations, communications and other means, the College seeks to foster deeper relationships and richer engagement with alumni and with the parents and families of its students. The Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations reports to and works with the Director of Alumni and Parent Relations to provide planning and leadership in implementing programs that engage faculty, staff, students, alumni and parents. Primary focus areas include promoting alumni and parent engagement through coordination of local and regional events; supporting existing and new volunteer management strategies to effectively engage the College’s alumni and parent populations; and collaborating with campus colleagues to facilitate student/alumni interaction. This position involves management of the activities of the Alumni Association Board of Governors, Reunion Committees, and other alumni and parent volunteers. In consultation with the Assistant Vice President, Development & Constituent Programs and the development team, the Assistant Director supports the identification, cultivation and solicitation of alumni and parents through promotion of the image and mission of the College. The Assistant Director serves as a key representative of the Alumni and Parent Relations office with volunteers and at events; weekend and evening work and travel will be required. The Assistant Director is expected to have an appreciation for and commitment to a clearly articulated set of core departmental values that have been established by all members of the Office of College Advancement (OCA), and which align closely with the College’s Student Honor Code. Specifically, OCA’s core values include a commitment to act—personally and professionally—in a manner that demonstrates Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence (ICARE). About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities Working under the direction of the Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, the Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations performs the following responsibilities: Establish, build, and maintain strong and productive relationships with alumni and parents - locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; maintain regular communication with alumni and parents through various media and means (primarily through personal contact, as well as correspondence, web-based technology, and social media networks). The Assistant Director will travel extensively to engage alumni and parents on behalf of the College. Lead the planning and execution of a comprehensive schedule of local and regional alumni and parent events, which includes Presidential events, events featuring faculty and senior administrators, parent/family-focused events, networking events, alumni/student events and collaborative events with the other Claremont Colleges. Recruit, orient and direct volunteer leaders responsible for programming designed to engage alumni and parents. Collaborate with the Director and alumni volunteer leaders to manage some activities of the Alumni Association Board of Governors and the Parent Leadership Council. Partner with the Office of Career Services to facilitate programming that provides opportunities for connection between students and alumni, including securing alumni volunteers and serving as a presenter. Join colleagues in the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations to lead the implementation of Alumni Weekend and Reunions, in collaboration with other members of the College Advancement team. Manage the day-to-day operations and logistics of the Mudd travel program. Collaborate with the Director and volunteer leaders to develop and execute strategies, programs and tools that facilitate alumni-to-alumni and parent-to-parent connections. Partner with Advancement Communications to coordinate and support communications that enhance effective parent and alumni engagement with the College, including event invitations, the alumni/parent-focused section of the Bulletin publication and the monthly e-newsletters. Lead efforts to maintain and develop online and direct mail communications, utilizing resources from (but not limited to) the Career Services, Computing and Information Services, and Advancement Communications offices. Create and use analytical methods to continually discover programmatic needs and interests of alumni and parents, ensure the consistent good quality of existing programs and assess progress toward programmatic goals as established by the Director. Work with Advancement Services to ensure alumni and parent database records are current and accurate. Prepare, as requested by the Director, correspondence, activity reports and briefing materials. Participate effectively in key Advancement staff meetings, including those related to prospect management, event planning and coordination, office-wide budget review, as well as strategy sessions with the Annual Giving and Major Gifts teams. Keep current of College, alumni, parent and student issues and keep abreast of trends and best practices in alumni and parent relations. Perform other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications   Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Master’s degree preferred. At least one year of alumni relations, non-profit management or volunteer management experience, or transferable experience/skills, preferably in a higher education setting. Experience managing and executing events is preferred. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to high standards and attention to detail. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a diverse College Advancement team and interact successfully with individuals with varying abilities, backgrounds, interests and beliefs. Demonstrated exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to give presentations and interact with diverse populations through a variety of media and means. Leadership and a proactive approach to work effectively with administrative and academic leadership, faculty, volunteers (alumni and parents), colleagues and students. Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative in implementing responsibilities. Ability to plan, organize and execute high-caliber events. Ability to prioritize multiple duties/tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to think creatively and strategically in planning, executing and evaluating programs and events, with a talent for motivating and managing volunteers. Ability to work weekends and evenings, and to travel. Mastery of standard office productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Office programs): Word (including mail merges), Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and Outlook. Ability to manage budgets, analyze program costs, and provide timely reports. Respect for high standards and the maintenance of confidential information. Licenses and Certificates Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the College’s automobile insurance carrier. Other Hours: The regular office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; requires some evening and weekend hours plus local and regional travel. Classification and Status: This is an exempt, full-time, benefits-eligible position. Reporting: Director of Alumni and Parent Relations. Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.              
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Oct 16, 2018
CUSTODIAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR Position Summary The Custodial Services Supervisor provides management assistance to the Custodial Services Manager in all aspects of custodial work throughout campus academic, administrative and residential areas. This position directly supervises Building Attendants and temporary/on-call Building Attendants on the night shift (11:00 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.) in performance of daily, periodic, annual and special custodial assignments; evaluates staff performance and recommends personnel actions such as recognition, disciplinary action, pay changes, etc.; plans and implements staff development and training programs; and ensures compliance with all institutional policies, government regulations and safety guidelines. About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities Budget/Financial Management Under the supervision of the Custodial Services Manager assist with the monitoring of the Custodial Services budget. Monitor payroll and other financial records; maintain confidentiality of records. Carefully monitor staff time and temporary staffing services to maintain budget. Inventory and Ordering Supervise and maintain inventory control. Evaluate needs and recommend purchase supplies and equipment within the supply budget. Periodically inspect storage areas to ensure a clean and organized space and that products are being consumed properly. Coordinate work with outside vendors and/or contractors. Schedule and provide access to college facilities as necessary. Supervision Provide direct supervision and leadership to Building Attendant staff, including input for initial, periodic and/or annual performance evaluations. Identify improvement plans and follow-up to ensure implementation and outcome. In accordance with all policies & procedures, recommend personnel actions, assist in resolving performance issues, and implement disciplinary actions as necessary. Partner with the Custodial Services Manager to serve as the liaison between Custodial Services and other departments. Review, reconcile discrepancies and approve staff time and attendance records; process biweekly staff payroll. Maintain confidential records. Assist the Custodial Services Manager in addressing and resolving workplace concerns and problems. Participate in the development of policies, guidelines and procedures specific to Facilities and Maintenance and ensure they are consistent with College policy. Participate in the recruitment and selection of new staff; orient new staff to working in Facilities and Maintenance; screen applications, interview candidates, and recommend candidates for hire. Scheduling Coordinate and maintain the master work schedule and assignments; communicate changes and revisions as needed. Ensure adequate staffing to accommodate leave requests and absentees. Receive and resolve staff requests for schedule changes including coordination of temporary staff. Training Plan staff training activities and conduct training sessions. Maintain accurate and precise records of staff training activities. Develop related written and oral staff training performance evaluations. Assist with implementing weekly minder cleaning training. Assist with incorporating a weekly Safety Minder into the Safety Program. Assist with Team Building and motivational exercises. Maintaining Custodial Services Standards Partner with the Custodial Services Manager to ensure the highest quality of cleanliness, most efficient work assignments, and to ensure a safe work environment. Provide feedback to the Custodial Services Manager regarding the safety, sanitation and cleanliness of all HMC buildings. Address concerns of students, faculty, staff and visitors regarding quality and timeliness of services. Inspect areas assigned to Building Attendant staff and provide assistance/guidance, as required. Initiate, maintain and implement improvement in campus recycling activities as it pertains to systems maintenance supplies and equipment. Periodically conduct waste surveys and staff training as necessary. Participate in utility conservation efforts. Make recommendations for improvements. May participate in selection of interior finishes (wall, window, floor coverings and furniture). Conduct facilities surveys/inspections to develop and assign daily, rotating, periodic and annual custodial schedules for Building Attendant staff. Adjust schedules as needed. Research new and improved custodial methods, procedures and equipment. Prepare detailed proposals for recommendations and implement as approved. Summary of Qualifications Education and Experience Education: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school plus additional coursework at the college level or technical school; or a combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. Experience: Minimum of three years experience in a position of similar responsibility. A minimum of three years’ experience supervising a team of at least 5 employees, preferably 10+ employees Licenses: Requires a California Driver’s License and a driving record, as maintained by the DMV that is acceptable to the College’s insurance carrier. Grooming and Appearance: The Claremont College’s seek to maintain a neat and professional image all times. A uniform is optional. Physical Capacity Test: Must be able to satisfactorily complete a post-offer physical exam.  Physical Requirements Ability to safely lift 50 pounds, unassisted to waist level. Ability to stand, walk, bend, climb, push, pull, stoop, twist, grasp hand tools, climb ladders up to 20 feet with assistance and ten feet unassisted; ability to work on feet for prolonged periods of time. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to work productively with minimal supervision or consultation, make sound decisions and effectively prioritize multiple tasks in a cost effective, logical progression. Ability to train and orient new employees and provide ongoing training for incumbent staff. Knowledge of employment laws and regulations. Ability to compose written correspondence to develop reports, agendas and other materials; spell accurately and have excellent knowledge of business writing procedures. Knowledge of planning, conducting and evaluating employee training, recognition and performance evaluation programs. Knowledge of methods, materials, chemicals and equipment used in maintaining and cleaning various types of surfaces and furniture; including windows, floors, carpeting, hard-floor surfaces, upholstery, restrooms, showers, lavatories, laboratories, locker areas and food service facilities. Knowledge of safe work principles and practices. Ability to work with diverse and exacting constituencies in providing services and addressing a wide array of concerns. Strong aptitude for leadership, outstanding organizational skills, and effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment with a positive attitude. Ability to perform duties and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment and often within compressed timeframes. Ability to read, speak, write and follow oral and written instructions in English. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and other software (MS Word, Excel). Ability to maintain confidentiality. Knowledge of business mathematics and bookkeeping procedures. Ability to maintain, manage and prepare professional reports and records. Ability to interpret financial reports and utilize them as management tools. Ability to properly use fire extinguishers. Must be willing and able to work occasional weekends, evenings, daytime or holidays as needed. Other The Custodial Services Supervisor supervises Building Attendants and temporary/on-call Building Attendants on the night shift; most work is done indoors but some activities occur outdoors. Not all facilities are air-conditioned or have elevators. Assignments may include day, evening and weekend shifts. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt position reporting to the Custodial Services Manager of Facilities and Maintenance. The regular schedule 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Other duties as assigned. Application Procedures : Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.  
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Jul 06, 2018
The Research Computing Specialist will primarily work in close relationship with faculty, students and instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College, providing professional support in the use and integration of discipline-specific information technologies and tools into their teaching and research, with particular attention to engineering, mathematical, statistical, modeling, graphing and high performance computing tools; in the design, development, and implementation of course materials, learning modules, and course management software. About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” Summary of Job Responsibilities: Collaborate with faculty to provide expert support for mathematical, statistical, analytical and graphing software used by faculty in the seven HMC academic departments Proactively research, analyze and evaluate software tools and toolkits. Recommend new software and other tools to faculty. Train student, faculty and staff in the use of discipline specific software to ensure basic levels of literacy are achieved. Provide support for students in the use of mathematical, statistical and design software. Lead and contribute to the College's faculty development programs, by offering workshops for faculty and consulting with faculty one-on-one. Write documentation in the form of tutorials, web pages, FAQs, etc. Consult with faculty on high performance computing needs, asses and analyze needs and make recommendations to CIS management regarding high performance computing resources. Collaborate with faculty to produce instructional materials and make them widely available. Work with User Support team to install, analyze, test and maintain software on departmental lab and research systems. Collaborate with colleagues within The Claremont Colleges Services to develop joint projects in support of instructional technology initiatives. As appropriate or necessary, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff. Keep abreast of developments in higher education technology with an emphasis on scientific and engineering disciplines; report back to the HMC community about developments as appropriate. Participate in cross-functional teams what work on educational technology projects. Coordinate team work when assigned to the position of team leader. Summary of Qualifications: Education and Experience: Education:   Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering Experience:   Three year's experience with: Using mathematical and statistical packages such as Mathlab, Mathematica, LeTeX, SPSS, and R, as well as modeling, simulation and data visualization software such a Gaussian, Materials Studio, COMSOL, and Tableau, in order to train others in their use, troubleshoot issues and evaluate other applications within the genre High performance and parallel processing in cluster environments as well as multi-core, multi=CPU, and GPU systems in order to provide advise and make recommendations to faculty Programming languages such as Python, Java, C/C++, and/or Fortrain in order to assist faculty in the creation of research and instructional software Cloud computing and visual machine environments in order to evaluate different resources, set up the environments, and provide support Using and supporting operating systems including Linux, Apple OS X, and Microsoft Windows Application software including word processing, spreadsheets and database management, web authoring tools, multimedia software development tools, course management software, digital asset management software, and working in a team environment such as a research group or academic/administrative department REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Detailed knowledge of mathematical and statistical packages such as Mathlab, Mathematica, LeTeX, SPSS, and R, as well as modeling, simulation and data visualization software such a Gaussian, Materials Studio, COMSOL, and Tableau, in order to train others in their use, troubleshoot issues and evaluate other applications within the genre Detailed knowledge of parallel processing in cluster environments as well as multi-core, multi=CPU, and GPU systems in order to provide advise and make recommendations to faculty Detailed knowledge of programming languages such as Python, Java, C/C++, and/or Fortran in order to assist faculty in the creation of research and instructional software Working knowledge of cloud computing and visual machine environments in order to evaluate different resources, set up the environments, and provide support Detailed knowledge of the theory and exemplary practices for integrating technology into the instructional enthronement of a liberal arts college. General knowledge of operating systems including Linux, Apple OS X, and Microsoft Windows. Ability to advise users on appropriate selection of operating systems to achieve identified goals. General knowledge of application software including word processing, spreadsheets and database management, web authoring tools, multimedia software development tools, course management software, digital asset management software Ability to: Research, analyze and recommend new software and hardware Communicate technical issues to uses in a clear and effective manner Communicate effecitvley both orally and in writing with a diver poiulation Learn new software applications quickly. Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, using tact, patience and courtesy Operate a computer and assigned office equipment Analyze situations accurately and adapt an effective course of action Meet schedules and timelines Work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives Define realistic, specific goals and objectives and to prioritize them Work with staff to provide high quality customer services. Identify problems and work with staff to recommend and implement solutions Work independently with little direction in a dynamic and goal-oriented work environment Plan and organize work Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff Work at a high level of independence and exercise good judgment in making decisions Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.    
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time