Career Opportunities

Holy Cross College occasionally has openings for both full-time and part-time faculty and staff positions that will be posted on this webpage.  Only submissions to posted positions will be considered.  The college does not maintain a database of resumes for future postings. Thank you for your interest in Holy Cross College.

Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Current Openings:

Summer Orientation Intern
Instructor, College Writing Program
Assistant/Associate Professor of Business
Assistant/Associate Professor of English
Assistant/Associate Professor of Communications
Assistant/Associate Professor of Education
Housekeeping Associate (Part Time)
Staff Accountant

 

Summer Orientation Intern

Department:  Academic Support Services
Reports to Supervisor: Academic Advisor
FLSA:
Non-Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: Up to 40 hours per week, M-F May 15th to July 7th, 2017 (Dates are flexible).  Expected to work one weekend for Student Orientation Leader training.

Purpose: The Summer Orientation Intern (SOI) will be exposed to a wide variety of orientation experiences at a small, private Catholic college while assisting with the coordination and implementation of our Saints Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) program for first-year and transfer students as well as their parents. There will be five SOAR dates throughout June. This position has the potential to shadow Directors of other offices in our division as time, interest, and scheduling permit as well as working with a variety of offices to execute the duties and responsibilities.

Essential Job Duties

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Assist in all facets of planning, preparation and execution of SOAR
  • Supervise a team of SOAR student leaders
  • Plan and facilitate training for SOAR student leaders
  • Manage SOAR-related correspondence with student attendees
  • Coordinate advising and academic sessions with faculty and students
  • Respond to day-to-day inquiries via oral and written communication with new students, parents, and other constituents
  • Assist with office coverage and work with SOAR leaders to plan and organize small group activities
  • Interface with a cross-section of staff such as Admissions, Financial Aid, Housing, Student Activities, and the Registrar, reserve space and facilities for Orientation sessions
  • Prepare classrooms and other locations for orientation presentations
  • Contact accepted students who have not registered for SOAR and help them with that process
  • Participate in discussions about evaluating and improving SOAR after each session
  • Complete a general report of activities and provide feedback for improving the SOI position in future years.
  • The intern is encouraged to express their own professional development goals and interest through the internship in order to help tailor the experience
  • Assist with other projects as needed

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree required. Post-baccalaureate education in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or related field is preferred.
  • An interest in getting experience at a small private college
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population

Physical Demands

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing; occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20lbs.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  Employment at Holy Cross College is ‘at will’ meaning either the college or employee can end the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status.  Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources hr@hcc-nd.edu.   Position open until filled.

Instructor, College Writing Program

Department: First Year/Core
Reports to Supervisor:  
Chair of First Year Studies
FLSA:
Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 2017.

Purpose: The Instructor is a full-time position with duties in the college’s writing program, the HC Writing Center, and the College Seminar. There is a variable teaching load per semester at all levels of writing courses. As with all Holy Cross College personnel, faculty members share the responsibility for supporting the goal of enhancing the Catholic, Holy Cross learning experience for all students.

Essential Job Duties

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Participate in the continuing implementation of a college-wide writing program, including coordination of the HC Writing Center.
  • Participate in the development and coordination of the College Seminar as directed by the Chair of First Year Studies.
  • Teach a range of courses in writing.
  • Function as an academic advisor as assigned.
  • Participate in the life of the college, particularly through committees or other available faculty and staff venues.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Be a presence at important College events such as Welcome Weekend, Matriculation Ceremony and Opening Mass, faculty in-service days, faculty dinners, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Masters required in English, composition or related field. Ideally the candidate will have formal graduate training in in professional writing, rhetoric, and/or composition.
  • Previous college teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person in mind, body and spirit.

Physical Demands

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing; occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20lbs.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. Employment at Holy Cross College is ‘at will’ meaning either the college or employee can end the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status.  Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to:  Human Resources hr@hcc-nd.edu.   Position open until filled.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Business

Department:  Business
Reports to Supervisor: Chair of Business and Communications Division
FLSA: Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 2017.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Business is a full-time, tenure track position in the Business Department. Duties will include teaching a twelve-hour load per semester at all levels of the undergraduate program in business.  As with all Holy Cross College personnel, faculty members share the responsibility for supporting the goal of enhancing the Catholic, Holy Cross learning experience for all students.

Essential Job Duties

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Contribute to the ongoing curricular revision, development and expansion of the Business program, including assessment and accreditation.
  • Assume leadership roles as needed as they emerge in the Business Department and in other related departments/programs of the College.
  • Teach a range of business courses. Curricular flexibility and range is a plus.
  • Function as an academic advisor as assigned.
  • Participate in the life of the college, particularly through committees or other available faculty and staff venues.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Ensure that all teaching and advising practices are consistent with the Catholic, Holy Cross mission of the College.
  • Be a presence at important College events such as Welcome Weekend, Matriculation Ceremony and Opening Mass, faculty in-service days, faculty dinners, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement. Participate in the development, evaluation and revision of the curriculum in collaboration with program associates

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • A Master’s in Business or Economics or related field is required, Ph.D. preferred.
  • Workplace/professional experience in business and is preferred.
  • Previous college teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person in mind, body and spirit.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing; occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20lbs.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  Employment at Holy Cross College is ‘at will’ meaning either the college or employee can end the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status.  Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources hr@hcc-nd.edu.   Position open until filled.

Assistant/Associate Professor of English

Department: English
Reports to Supervisor:
Chair, Division of Humanities & Social Sciences
FLSA:
Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 2017.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of English is a full-time, tenure-track position with primary duties in the English (Literature) Department and secondary duties in the College Writing Program. Duties will include teaching a variable load per semester at all levels in writing and literature courses. As with all Holy Cross College personnel, faculty members share the responsibility of enhancing the Catholic, Holy Cross learning experience for all students.

Essential Job Duties

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Lead the curricular redesign of the English major and minor.
  • Teach a range of courses in both literature and writing.
  • Participate in the continuing implementation of a college-wide writing program.
  • Function as an academic advisor as assigned.
  • Participate in the life of the College, particularly through committees or other available faculty and staff venues.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Ensure that all teaching and advising practices are consistent with the Catholic, Holy Cross mission of the College.
  • Be a presence at important College events such as Welcome Weekend, Matriculation Ceremony and Opening Mass, faculty in-service days, faculty dinners, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement.
  • Be committed to scholarship and professional development.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • A Ph.D. in English or related field is required. Ideally, the candidate will have graduate training in both literature and in professional writing/rhetoric/composition.
  • Previous college teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person.

Physical Demands

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing; occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching; reaching with hands and arms; talking and hearing.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, and physical demands required of personnel so classified. Employment at Holy Cross College is ‘at will,’ meaning either the College or the employee can end the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources hr@hcc-nd.edu. Position open until filled.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Communications

Department:  Communications
Reports to Supervisor:
Chair of Business and Communications Division
FLSA:
Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 2017.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Communications is a full-time, tenure track position in the Communication Department. Duties will include teaching a twelve-hour load per semester at all levels of the undergraduate program in communications and public relations courses. As with all Holy Cross College personnel, faculty members share the responsibility for supporting the goal of enhancing the Catholic, Holy Cross learning experience for all students.

Essential Job Duties

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Contribute to the ongoing curricular revision, development and expansion of the Communications program, including assessment and accreditation.
  • Assume leadership roles as needed as they emerge in the Communications department and in other related departments/programs of the College.
  • Responsible for teaching courses such as Professional/Technical Writing, Public Speaking, Organizational Communications, Introduction to Public Relations and Persuasion.
  • Function as an academic advisor as assigned.
  • Participate in the life of the college, particularly through committees or other available faculty and staff venues.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Ensure that all teaching and advising practices are consistent with the Catholic, Holy Cross mission of the College.
  • Be a presence at important College events such as Welcome Weekend, Matriculation Ceremony and Opening Mass, faculty in-service days, faculty dinners, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • A Master’s in Communications or related field is required, Ph.D. preferred.
  • Workplace/professional experience in communications and professional writing is preferred.
  • Previous college teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person in mind, body and spirit.

Physical Demands

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing; occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20lbs.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. Employment at Holy Cross College is ‘at will’ meaning either the college or employee can end the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status.  Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources hr@hcc-nd.edu.   Position open until filled.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

Department: Education
Reports to Supervisor: Education Department Chair
FLSA: Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full time, tenure track position. (Tenure track with Doctoral degree or non-tenure track with Master’s degree only).

Purpose: The education department prepares teachers to transform the lives of their future students.  The Teacher Education Program at Holy Cross offers a dual license program in Elementary Education and in English as a New Language (ENL).

Essential Job Duties

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Teach two or more elementary content methods courses
  • Supervision of practicum and student teaching clinical experiences
  • Serve as liaison between Holy Cross College and field experience schools
  • Management of student teaching process/co-direct and support ENL program
  • Advisement of undergraduate students
  • Ensure that all teaching and advising practices are consistent with the Catholic, Holy Cross mission of the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited University in Elementary Education or in Curriculum & Instruction with an elementary emphasis (Doctorate or ABD status preferred)
  • Documented three (3) years of K-6 teaching experience (may include U.S. schools abroad)
  • Reading Specialist and /or English as a New Language educator experience preferred
  • Evidence of commitment to working with diverse populations and implementing culturally responsive teaching
  • Knowledge of standards and research-based curriculum and instruction in K-6 education
  • Experience in technology instruction

Physical Demands

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing; occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching; reaching with hands and arms; talking and hearing.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. Employment at Holy Cross College is ‘at will’ meaning either the college or employee can end the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.  Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability or any other legally protected status. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources hr@hcc-nd.edu

Position open until filled.

Housekeeping Associate (Part Time)

Department:  Housekeeping
Reports to Supervisor:  Facility Housekeeping Supervisor
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule:  This is a part-time hourly position approximately 20-25 hours per week schedule.

 Purpose: The Housekeeping Associate is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing all areas within Holy Cross College as assigned by the Facility Housekeeping Supervisor.   Contribute to an atmosphere that ensures a high degree of hospitality in the physical environment so that employees, faculty, students, guests and visitors have an excellent experience on campus.

Essential Job Duties

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Support the mission of the college in providing excellent quality through an extraordinarily clean educational environment.
  • Clean and sanitize bathrooms, locker rooms and showers according to assigned procedure.
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors and stairwells; empty/clean wastebaskets and recycling bins, replace light bulbs and refill restroom dispensers.
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets.
  • Wash walls and equipment, using ladders when required in work assignments.
  • Perform exterior cleaning and related activities including removal of snow or debris from sidewalks in vicinity of buildings.
  • Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools as needed and/or directed by supervisor
  • Wash accessible interior and exterior windows, along with sills, ledges and other surrounding areas
  • Contribute to setting up of facilities in preparation for campus events, as well as clean up upon conclusion of events.
  • Safely operate and maintain all job related equipment, including auto scrubbers, extractors, high-pressure washers, high-speed buffers and vacuums.
  • Report on needs of facilities such as inspection, preventative maintenance, and items in need of repair; call in Work Orders as needed.
  • Lock and unlock assigned areas, report unauthorized occupants.
  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies.
  • Launder cleaning rags and dust mops.
  • Attend to emergencies as directed.
  • Attend safety meetings and other assigned meetings.
  • Assist in the instruction and supervision of student workers.
  • Assist with inventory control and security.
  • Support and enforce all college policies.
  • Complete additional specific projects determined by the Facilities Housekeeping Supervisor.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing 50lbs; bends, kneels and crouches, climb ladders; repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping and pushing; continuous walking, standing and moving about and climbing stairs.
  • Must be able to perform outdoor tasks in diverse weather, as assigned.
  • Exposure to dirt and dust.

Minimum Education, Skills and Ability

  • Minimum 1 year related experience preferred
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Takes initiative in going beyond minimal duties to ensure facilities are exceptionally clean.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere with diverse population with minimal direct supervision.
  • Must have the ability to function independently under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends to serve the needs of the college.
  • Highly motivated person who is task oriented and with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to think ahead, anticipate issues, and work with a high level of energy.
  • Must be able to complete certifications and testing as deemed necessary by the supervisor.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. Employment at Holy Cross College is ‘at will’ meaning either the college or employee can end the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status.  Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to:  Human Resources hr@hcc-nd.edu.   Position open until filled. Or, hard copies may be sent to:

Human Resources
Holy Cross College
PO Box 308
Notre Dame, IN 46556-0308

Staff Accountant

Department: Business Office
Reports to Supervisor:
Controller
FLSA: 
Non-Exempt

Holy Cross College is a Catholic, four-year, co-educational, liberal arts institution located in Notre Dame, Indiana. With a 13:1 student to faculty ratio, students find personal attention from professors who care about their success.  The Holy Cross community helps students to develop the knowledge, skills, and character to meet their professional goals and to live lives of purpose and integrity.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time position with normal work days Monday through Friday.  Extended hours and a flexible schedule may be necessary to meet peak periods, deadlines and project requirements of the college, including occasional weekends.

Purpose: The Staff Accountant is a professional position responsible for accounting related duties and assisting in the budget development and analysis for Holy Cross College.  This position performs accounting activities related to one or more of the following functions:  Development accounts, department budget and other general accounting. Reporting to the Controller, this position reviews, audits, analyzes, and prepares accounting transactions and provides reports and financial statements to summarize accounting transactions.  Accounting activities are conducted in full compliance with Holy Cross College policies and procedures for accounting transactions, and follow applicable Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This position receives general direction and guidelines as to how the work is to be performed, and will receive specific timelines for completion of assignments.

Essential Job Duties

  • Reconciles; (e.g., Endowment, bank, federal, state and private grants) as well as balance sheet accounts as assigned by the Controller.
  • Makes corrections and adjustments to the accounts/general ledger to balance it in preparation for monthly, quarterly and year end reporting.
  • Communicates, changes/adjustments to the appropriate department.
  • Prepares financial reports, worksheets, and accounting summaries using Empower, Great Plains, Excel, etc.
  • Performs detailed analysis of accounting activities and identifies abnormalities or discrepancies. Make recommendations from the analysis as needed.
  • Assist with budget and audit preparation as assigned.
  • Act as backup for Accounts Payable and Payroll.
  • Researches and analyzes the history of accounting transactions and perform queries, or generate supporting documents when assisting customers when necessary.
  • Utilize the College financial system to generate reports, enter journal entries, reconcile accounts, and perform analysis of accounting transactions, etc.
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Ability to identify inconsistencies or potential problems related to accounting/fiscal transactions and provides recommendations for corrective course of action.
  • Thorough knowledge of Holy Cross College financial and accounting systems, including how to develop and generate reports using those systems and spreadsheet and/or database software.
  • General office software, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite, ADP and Great Plains software (or other similar not-for-profit general ledger software) and use of databases.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.
  • Must have strong customer service skills to interact with a diverse group of employees and students.
  • Ability to work under pressure, in a team atmosphere, and with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail are essential.

Physical Demands

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing; occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
  • Ability to lift and carry more than 20lbs.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. Employment at Holy Cross College is ‘at will’ meaning either the college or employee can end the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to:  Human Resources  hr@hcc-nd.edu.   Position open until filled. Or, hard copies may be sent to:

Human Resources
Holy Cross College
PO Box 308
Notre Dame, IN 46556-0308