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:

Housekeeping Associate
Assistant Professor of ENL Education
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Adjunct – Western Civilization I
Staff Accountant

 

Housekeeping Associate

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 full-time hourly position.

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.
  • Complete additional specific projects to be determined by the Facilities Housekeeping Supervisor, as well as other duties as assigned.

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, 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.
  • Support and enforce all college policies.

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

Assistant Professor of ENL 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 non-tenured faculty position.

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 (English as a New Language)
  • Supervision of clinical experiences
  • Serve as liaison between Holy Cross College and field experience schools
  • Co-direct and recruit for ENL program
  • Advisement of undergraduate students

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 ENL teaching experience (may include U.S. schools abroad)
  • 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 using technology based instruction

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 Professor of Computer Science

Department: Division of Natural Sciences
Reports to Supervisor:
Chair of Division of Natural 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, tenure track appointment to begin July 2017.

Purpose: The Assistant Professor of Computer Science is a full-time, tenure track position in the Division of Natural Sciences. Duties will include teaching a twelve-hour load per semester at all levels of the undergraduate program in the areas of computer science. Areas of teaching interest include fundamental computer science concepts, algorithms and data structures, computer architecture, and programming languages. We seek an individual with a wide range of teaching interests in computer science as well as directing undergraduates in research projects. Successful candidates direct the implementation of the computer science program at the college.

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.
  • Design and implement courses in computer science concepts, algorithms and data structures, programming languages, and computer architecture.
  • Lead and direct students in undergraduate research projects.
  • Function as an academic advisor as assigned.
  • Participate in the life of the college, particularly through committees or other available faculty and staff venues.
  • Ensure that all teaching and advising practices are consistent with the Catholic, Holy Cross mission of the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • A Ph.D. in Computer Science 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 in mind, body and spirit.
  • 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.

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.

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 – Western Civilization I

DepartmentHistory
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 Western Civilization I over one semester, fall 2017.  This course gives students an overview of the major events and developments in European history, from ancient times to roughly 1700. The course will cover Ancient Greece; Ancient Rome; the Middle Ages; the Crusades; the Renaissance; the Reformation and the Scientific Revolution.

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 Western Civilization I over one semester.
  • Embrace and advance the Catholic, Holy Cross mission of the college.
  • 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 Abilities

  • PhD or at least ABD 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

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.

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