Career Opportunities

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Current Openings:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication
Assistant/Associate Professor of Business
Assistant Director of Development for Research and Cultivation
Chief Financial Officer
Adjunct Sociology Instructor

 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication

Department: Communication
Reports to Supervisor:
Chair of Business and Communication
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 be a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 2018.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Communication Department. Duties include teaching a twelve-hour load per semester at all levels of the undergraduate program in Communication. 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. The successful candidate will also be a member of the College community and expect to serve on various committees and support school organizations.

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 a range of communication courses. Curricular flexibility and range is a plus.
  • Assume leadership roles as needed as they emerge in the Communication program and in other related programs of the College.
  • Contribute to the ongoing curricular revision, development, and expansion of the Communication program, including assessment and accreditation, within the Catholic intellectual tradition.
  • Function as an academic advisor as assigned.
  • Participate in the life of the College through committees and other 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

  • PhD in Communication or related field is required.
  • 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.

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. 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 Communication
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 be a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 2018.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Business is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Business Department. Duties 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. The successful candidate will also be a member of the College community and expect to serve on various committees and support school organizations.

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 a range of business courses and integrate Catholic tradition into course material and pedagogy.
  • Assume leadership roles as needed as they emerge in the Business program and in other related programs of the College.
  • Contribute to the ongoing curricular revision, development, and expansion of the Business program, including assessment and accreditation, within the Catholic intellectual tradition.
  • Function as an academic advisor as assigned.
  • Participate in the life of the College through committees and other 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

  • First consideration will be given to candidates with doctoral degree in business, economics, or related field.
  • 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.

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. 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 Director of Development for Research and Cultivation

Department:  Development
Reports to Supervisor:  Director of Development
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: Full time. Minimum 40 hours per week. Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary to carry out duties.

Purpose: To support the development operation by managing all information-related activities of the college’s fundraising program. This includes prospect research, information tracking, other research, and quantitative reporting of development activity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Gift Processing
    • Receive, record, deposit, and recognize all gifts to the college within 48 hours.
    • Process monthly recurring gifts, payroll deductions, over the phone donations and occasionally in person event registrations.
    • Issues statements, pledge reminders, donor reports, etc.
    • Reconciles deposits with the business office on a regular basis.
  • Data Information and Reporting
    • Manage the database and maintain biographical records with routine data audits and importing data updates.
    • Function as the primary administrator for the following software/sites: Raiser’s Edge, LexisNexis, ResearchPoint, NetCommunity, Blackbaud Merchant Services, and the Foundation Directory.
    • Perform advanced data functions including merging records, clean up, global changes, and special import projects.
    • Manager of prospect research for major donors and prospects.
    • Gather, analyze, track, and report information on current and prospective donors.
    • Primary contact and overall technology resource for the office, which includes the ability to train others and act as a liaison with IT staff on all technology issues.
    • Provide all necessary data reports to the development team in an efficient way. This includes weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual reports.
    • Create mailing and email lists for solicitations and event invites.
    • Develop and generate simple and complex queries, exports, reports, metrics tracking, and other ad hoc requests as needed for fund development, alumni engagement, career development, and other department requests as required.
    • Assist with event RSVP’s and attendance tracking including the preparation of the Raiser’s Edge Events module and NetCommunity registration pages.
  • Efficiency Improvement
    • Seek continual improvement in the way the development office conducts business.
    • Act as a problem solver concerning systems, processes, and technology.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree required.
  • Strong knowledge of database best practices and procedures.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and reliable and task oriented.
  • A high level of organizational and analytical skills, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines with accuracy are essential.
  • 1-3 plus years’ experience managing development and/or alumni databases; certified in Raiser’s Edge and/or proven track record and demonstrated expert level of proficiency in Raiser’s Edge preferred.
  • Must have strong interpersonal communications skills, judgment, and discretion with confidential information.
  • Technically minded person who has an in-depth knowledge of Windows and Microsoft operations, specifically in Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Proficient in the use of a broad variety of print and online resources.
  • Maintain respect for donor confidentiality and privacy.
  • Ability to manage complicated support systems.
  • Demonstrated strong research skills and strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Ability to work nights and/or weekends when necessary to serve the needs of the college.

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 names and contact information for three references to hr@hcc-nd.edu.  Position Open until filled.

Chief Financial Officer

Department:  Administration
Reports to Supervisor:
President
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 position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work, as well as limited travel, may be required.

Purpose:  The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for providing the leadership, vision and analytical framework necessary to develop and oversee prudent fiscal strategies that assure the implementation of the board-approved financial plan. The CFO is a member of the President’s administration and serves in a senior policy-making capacity providing strategic guidance in matters concerning the college’s financial resources.  She or he will have superb management skills and business acumen, be adept at facilitating and building partnerships and collaborations, and be able to serve as a trusted and respected member of the leadership team. With sophisticated financial and operational leadership skills, he/she will have the ability to transform the operational core and ensure the financial sustainability of the college, during a period of growth and change. The CFO directs, plans and monitors the college’s human, financial and physical resources. This includes oversight of the following positions: Chief Accounting Officer, Director of Human Resources, Chief Technology Officer and collaborative supervision in facilities and operations.

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.  In particular, the CFO role includes but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Provides leadership, strategic direction, and operational guidance for the financial affairs of the college, including fiscal planning, revenue projections, budgetary development and approval, and spending processes.
  • Provide timely, detailed financial analysis and management advice to senior administration and Board of Trustees and act as lead staff of its Finance Committee.
  • Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including; organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports, reports to funding agencies, development and monitoring of organizational and contract/grant budgets.
  • Ensure the college meets all reporting and regulatory requirements of the Department of Education as well as federal awards and programs.
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the college by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the College.
  • Establish credibility throughout the College and with the Board as an effective developer of solutions to institutional challenges.
  • Develop, communicate, and lead the financial vision and strategy across the campus.  Cultivate and foster and on-going collaborative environment within the college. Create and maintain a high level of trust at all levels.

Competencies Needed

  1. Leadership
  2. Financial Management
  3. Business Acumen
  4. Communication Proficiency
  5. Ethical Conduct
  6. Performance Management
  7. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  8. Problem Solving/Analysis
  9. Strategic Thinking
  10. Technical Capacity

Work Environment/Physical Demands

This job operates in a clerical office setting and is largely a sedentary role. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. May require 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.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Master’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance; CPA preferred.
  • Seven to ten years of senior finance and administration experience; and at least 5 years of experience in higher education administration.
  • Must possess an in depth understanding of the financial and operational implications that drive the college’s business.
  • Ability to generate respect and trust from faculty, staff and external constituencies.
  • Strong interpersonal relationships, with the ability to engage with the campus community with openness, and ease.
  • Ability to articulate complex accounting and financial information through effective written and oral communications that can be understood by varying audiences.

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.

Adjunct Sociology Instructor

Department:  Psychology and Social Sciences
Reports to Supervisor: 
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.

Adjunct Status: This is not a permanent position. Renewal from semester to semester is conditional, based on enrollment and the instructional needs of the College.

Purpose: Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Psychology and Social Sciences, the Adjunct Sociology Instructor is responsible for teaching various sociology courses for a semester. Courses may include: Principles of Sociology, and Social Stratification. Like all Holy Cross College personnel, adjunct faculty members share the responsibility for supporting the goal of enhancing the Catholic, Holy Cross learning experience for all students.

Fall 2017 Course:

SOCI 410 (3 credit-hours) Social Stratification

Course Description: This course explores the evidence for and effects of social stratification in society. Attention is given to the ways in which social institutions (the family, education, the economy, the mass media, government, health care) are characterized by inequality. Emphasis is on discovering and analyzing how differences exist in regard to gender, race, social class, and age in regard to assess to valued scarce resources in society.

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 one section of SOCI410 – Social Stratification in the fall 2017 semester
  • Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour for every two credits being taught)
  • Meet regularly with the department chair
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty handbook
  • Complete additional specific projects to be determined by the department chair
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the department and college

Minimal Education, Skills and Ability

  • Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required. Ph.D. or ABD preferred.
  • Previous teaching at the College level preferred
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person.

Physical Demands

  • May require 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.

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 names and contact information for three references to hr@hcc-nd.edu. Position Open until filled.