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:

Adjunct Instructor – Mathematics
Adjunct Instructor – IDST 110 College Seminar
Adjunct Instructor – Microbiology
Adjunct Instructor – Biology
Adjunct Instructor – Human Biology
Adjunct Sociology Instructor
Residence Hall Director

 

Adjunct Instructor – Mathematics

DepartmentScience / Math
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.

Purpose: Teach one section of Intermediate Algebra over a period of the fall 2017 semester. Math 110  (3 credit hours) Intermediate Algebra. PREREQUISITE: None. Course content includes graphing, equations in two variables, rational exponents and roots, quadratic equations, relations and functions, and exponential and logarithmic functions.

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 Math 110 over a one semester period.
  • Conduct office hours on campus as required.
  • Meet regularly with the department chair.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee 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.

Minimum Education, Skills and Ability

  • Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required
  • 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 in mind, body and spirit.

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. 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: hr@hcc-nd.edu

Adjunct Instructor – IDST 110 College Seminar

Department:  First Year Students
Reports to Supervisor:
Division Chair, Interdisciplinary 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.

Purpose:  IDST 110 College Seminar is the first of two consecutive semester courses designed for incoming first year students, which introduces the investigative and interpretive processes of a liberal arts education. Focused academic work in small group seminars that integrates two disciplines, each of which can be put at the service of the human community and establishes a clear academic and moral ethos for students during their first year of college. This 8-week rotation of academic disciplines will engage in the emerging question of recent public discourse, “Is truth dead?”, exploring the impact of cultural relativism on the search for truth, moral/ethical agency, the dignity of the person, and human communities. From the perspectives of theology, philosophy, history, literature, psychology and political science, students will develop critical reading skills with an emphasis on critical analysis in both written and oral communication assignments.

The course is scheduled for TTH, 2:00-3:15 PM.

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 cohort of IDST 110 in two eight-week sessions, rotating with another faculty member.
  • Participate in college-wide assessment process of student learning.
  • Conduct office hours on campus as required.
  • Meet regularly with program director and other cohort faculty.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the department and college.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee handbook.

Work Environment/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.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Ph.D or ABD in History, Literature, Theology or related fields.
  • Previous teaching at the college level preferred.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population with sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of college students.

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 Instructor – Microbiology

DepartmentScience / Math
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.

Purpose: Teach one section of Microbiology over a period of the fall 2017 semester. BIOL 312 (4 credit hours) Microbiology Lecture/Lab. This course explores the microbial world of prokaryotes and eukaryotes. This course is required for the biology major. Among the topics treated in this course are the following: fundamental structural, genetic and metabolic characteristics of microorganisms and the role of microorganisms in disease. Bacteria, fungi, algae and viruses are emphasized in this course. Through laboratory activities, students develop skills in microscopy and basic lab techniques for selection, isolation and characterization of bacteria. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week.

Course prerequisites: successful completion of BIOL152 or its equivalent with a C or higher.

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 Biology 152 Lecture/Lab for the fall 2017 semester.
  • Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour per week for every two credits being taught).
  • Meet regularly with the department chair.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee 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.

Minimum Education, Skills and Ability

  • Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required.
  • 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 in mind, body and spirit.

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. 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: hr@hcc-nd.edu

Adjunct Instructor – Biology

DepartmentScience / Math
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.

Purpose: Teach one section of Biology over a period of the fall 2017 semester. BIOL 121 (3 credit hours) Biological Science.  Biological Science is a study of life processes as seen in animals, plants and microorganisms. The major focus of the course will be on cell structure and physiology, genetics and evolution.  The course is designed to satisfy science requirements for education, liberal arts, and business majors. As with 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.

Course prerequisites: qualification for or successful completion of MATH 110 and ENGL 101.

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 Biology 121 for the fall 2017 semester.
  • Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour per week for every two credits being taught).
  • Meet regularly with the department chair.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee 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.

Minimum Education, Skills and Ability

  • Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required.
  • 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 in mind, body and spirit.

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. 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: hr@hcc-nd.edu

Adjunct Instructor – Human Biology

DepartmentScience / Math
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.

Purpose: Teach one section of Biology over a period of the fall 2017 semester. BIOL 125 (3 credit hours) Human Biology.  This course is a study of the structure and function of the human body.  The course is designed to satisfy science requirements for education, liberal arts, and business majors. As with 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.

Course prerequisites: qualification for or successful completion of MATH 110 and ENGL 101.

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 Biology 125 for the fall 2017 semester.
  • Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour per week for every two credits being taught).
  • Meet regularly with the department chair.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee 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.

Minimum Education, Skills and Ability

  • Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required
  • 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 in mind, body and spirit.

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. 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: hr@hcc-nd.edu

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.

Residence Hall Director

Department:  Residence Life and Housing
Reports to:  Director of Residence Life and Housing
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 12 month, live-in position.

Purpose: A Hall Director position at Holy Cross College serves as the community leader for a residential community, consisting of 3 residence halls with 130-150 total residents, within the Division of Student Affairs. The Hall Director is responsible for working closely with other Residence Life and Housing staff members and students to develop and maintain an atmosphere that promotes academic, personal, and social growth.  As an employee of the Residence Life Department, each Hall Director will administer and enforce policies and procedures as outlined in the Hall Director Manual, Residence Life Contract, and the Holy Cross College Student Code of Conduct.  Hall Directors additionally provide a welcoming and positive atmosphere through programming in the residence halls and a ministry of presence.  The responsibilities listed will be carried out under the supervision of the Director of Residence Life & Housing.

In this position, the mission is to provide the highest quality experience to Holy Cross Students.  The goal is to transition students into educational partners who understand that each student is responsible for his/her own experience. This is accomplished through providing an environment where students experience life through challenge, responsibility, academic inquiry, service, discernment and community.

A commitment to open communication and regular contact with the residents and Residence Life Staff members is crucial to building a proactive residence hall program which helps to promote an environment that supports the mission of the College. The Hall Director position can be categorized in four main areas:

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.

Chief Administrator

  • Attend regular meetings for ongoing supervision and professional development
  • Collaborate with Director to accomplish essential administrative tasks
  • Assist with the recruitment, training and development of the RA staff
  • Participate in the annual Hall Staff Orientation and Trainings
  • Design hall specific orientation and training for Hall Staff
  • Coach, mentor and supervise Hall Staff
  • Serve in a rotation with other Hall Directors as the Hall Director On-Call for entire campus
  • Create and enforce policies and procedures for the residential community
  • Oversee stewardship of finances
  • Collaborate on repair/maintenance of the facility and document
  • Coordinate all communication, with supervisor, supervisees and residents

Community Builder

  • Provide opportunities for Hall Staff team bonding/relationship building
  • Conduct regular town hall meetings
  • Challenge and support resident assistants in their efforts to build community through residential interaction and programming
  • Create opportunities for the Hall Director to interact informally on a regular basis with residents
  • Know all residents by name
  • Reach out in intentional ways to students disconnected from the community
  • Create opportunities to highlight and celebrate the diversity of the residents
  • Support the development of signature events unique to each community
  • Participate in the Office of Residence Life & Housing’s Programming Model and ensure RA’s Participation
  • Attend community programs and College events in which residents participat

Pastoral Leader

  • Serve as an active and visible witness of a committed Christian
  • Promote opportunities for vibrant Catholic worship
  • Collaborate with College partners to design opportunities to integrate faith
  • Establish a “ministry of presence”
  • Reach out to residents, especially marginalized or vulnerable students
  • Meet 1:1 with all first year students during the first semester and continue those relationships through the year
  • Mediate conflict resolution among residents and with parents
  • Provide pastoral care and counseling
  • Employ crisis management with students of concern and document
  • Collaborate with the student affairs professionals, faculty, staff and parents
  • Implement discipline consistent with College Student Handbook and document

College Resource

  • Serve as the liaison for faculty, staff and parents
  • Acquire and enhance understanding of College structure and resources
  • Communicate information and make referrals for residents as needed
  • Collaborate with Student Affairs departments and critical College partners
  • Share information with the Deputy Title IX Coordinator and CARE Team as needed
  • Serve as a member of annual task groups, on College committee, or advise College clubs or organizations.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with adolescent or college age students in a residential setting preferred
  • Understanding of the structure, mission, and values of institutions of Catholic higher education
  • A commitment to the concepts of community and the integration of mind, body, and spirit within the context of the Congregation of Holy Cross and the mission of Holy Cross College
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in higher education with faculty, staff and students
  • Knowledge of student life issues and willingness to embrace the “ethic of care” approach to student life
  • Supervisory experience, particularly training and coordinating volunteers
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including a willingness to create a welcoming environment for all people
  • Ability to design, coordinate, implement and evaluate programs with and for students
  • Ability to manage complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously, mixing long-term projects with urgent or immediate demands
  • Capacity to manage stress and maintain personal and emotional stability in a demanding work environment
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, with a facility for public speaking
  • Strong organizational skills, with a demonstrated attention to detail
  • Competent with technology (MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook) and ability to learn new systems

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