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Holy Cross College is a close-knit community of faculty and staff dedicated to preparing our students to become the scholars, citizens, leaders, and disciples the world needs now.

The College maintains flexible workplace policies to promote a strong work-life balance culture for all employees, which include excellent healthcare, generous time-off, flexible hours, and remote work opportunities.

If you share in our mission and are interested in joining one of the most distinctive environments in Catholic higher education, we welcome you to apply to any of the open positions listed below.

Student Employment

Current Faculty/Staff Openings

DepartmentNatural and Quantitative Science
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 or two sections of the following core undergraduate Mathematics course during the Spring semester 2024:

MATH 111 (3 credits) Discrete Mathematics.  Math for the Liberal Arts is a mathematics course intended for those students who are taking mathematics for liberal arts or general education purposes. The topics include: set theory followed by a study of logic; the terminology and notation of logical statements and the determination of the validity of statements and arguments are introduced; fundamentals of geometry, including angles, polygons, perimeter, and area, are reviewed. Students will also be introduced to a unit on statistics that includes graphical presentation of data and sampling, measures of central tendency and location, measures of spread, and normal distributions. Other topics include consumer mathematics and probability.

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 or two sections of MATH 111 (Spring 2024).
  • Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour per week for every two credits being taught).
  • 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.

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 r cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references (names and contact information) via email to: [email protected]

Department: Natural Sciences
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Department of Natural and Quantitative 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 be a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a part-time faculty position to begin Jan 2024.

Purpose: The Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science is a part-time position in the Department of Natural and Quantitative Sciences. Responsibilities include teaching up to 9 credit hours of undergraduate Computer Science per semester. 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.
  • Assist students in seeing the relevance of the Catholic intellectual tradition to this particular field of study and to guide students in scholarly conversation about this topic.
  • Teach courses in support of the B.S. in Computer Science, including data science, computer science theory and application, and programming in various languages. Must be able to teach a range of undergraduate CS courses, including introductory courses to non-majors and upper-level major courses.  Expertise in different topics is desirable including: Computer Science Ethics, Computer Architecture, Data Structures, Databases, Algorithms, Intro to AI & Machine Learning.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned to meet the needs of the Department, Division, and College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Master’s degree in computer science, or a related discipline required.
  • Previous college teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.

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 cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources [email protected]. Position open until filled.

Department: Natural Sciences
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Department of Natural and Quantitative 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 be a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 2024.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Natural and Quantitative Sciences. Responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours of undergraduate Computer Science per semester. 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.
  • Assist students in seeing the relevance of the Catholic intellectual tradition to this particular field of study and to guide students in scholarly conversation about this topic.
  • Teach courses in support of the B.S. in Computer Science, including data science, computer science theory and application, and programming in various languages. Must be able to teach a range of undergraduate CS courses, including introductory courses to non-majors and upper-level major courses, particularly Computer Architecture, Data Structures, Databases, Algorithms, Intro to AI and Machine Learning.
  • Assume the duties of Academic Director of the CS program: this includes advising CS majors, contributing to the ongoing curricular development of the Computer Science program including the B.S. in Computer Science, supervising program assessment, and participating in degree accreditation.
  • Participate in the life of the College by serving on administrative committees and attending important events, among them Welcome Weekend, Opening Mass, Faculty-Staff Convocation, Constitution Day, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement.
  • Assume leadership and service roles as they emerge in the Department of Natural Sciences & Mathematics and the College.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the Department and College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Ph.D. in the field of Computer Science is required.
  • Previous college teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.

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 cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources [email protected]. Position open until filled.

Department: Business
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Department of Business
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 commitment to be a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 2024.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Business is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Business with the rank of assistant or associate commensurate with prior teaching and professional experience.

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 students in seeing the relevance of the Catholic intellectual tradition to this particular field of study and to guide students in scholarly conversation about this topic.
  • Teach 12 credit hours of undergraduate coursework per semester across the business curriculum which may include courses in finance, management, marketing, accounting, or entrepreneurship.
  • Participate in the life of the College with service and other responsibilities to meet the needs of the Department and College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • We are looking for an effective leader to teach in our distinctive program in Business.
  • Applications from all areas of business will be considered.
  • Ph.D./DBA or other terminal degree. This opportunity is also open to ABDs.
  • The candidate should be able to work effectively with a diverse student population.

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 a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources [email protected]. Position open until filled.

Department:  Humanities
Reports to Supervisor: Academic Director of Philosophy
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 2024.

Purpose: The Assistant Professor of Philosophy is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Humanities.  Responsibilities will include teaching twelve (12) credit hours of courses per semester.  The faculty member is expected to enhance the mission of the College as stated above.

Please note that there is a preferred internal candidate for this position, but the College is open to and interested in all applications.

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 students in seeing the relevance of the Catholic intellectual tradition to this particular field of study and to guide students in scholarly conversation about this topic.
  • Teach twelve (12) credit hours per semester of undergraduate philosophy courses in a program that includes the fundamental elements of philosophy as a discipline (history of philosophy, logic, epistemology, etc.) and the essential components of a program of priestly formation as defined by the USCCB, such as metaphysics, philosophy of nature, ethics, and philosophical anthropology.
  • Participate in the life of the College by serving on administrative committees and attending important events, among them Welcome Weekend, Opening Mass, Faculty-Staff Convocation, Constitution Day, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement.
  • Assume leadership and service roles as they emerge in the Philosophy Program, the Department of Humanities, and the College.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the Program, Department, and College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • A Ph.D. in Philosophy is required.
  • A thorough grounding in Catholic theology and its pre- and post-Conciliar intellectual traditions.
  • Previous college teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • A vivid, ongoing, open-minded appreciation of the liberal arts.

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 a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources [email protected]. Position open until filled.

Title of Position: Residence Hall Director – Female Residence Halls

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 beginning July 1, 2024.

Purpose: A Hall Director position at Holy Cross College serves as the community leader for the female residential communities, consisting of 3 residence halls with about 160 total residents, within the Division of Student Life. 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 & Housing Department, each Hall Director will administer and enforce policies and procedures as outlined in the 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 Dean and Vice President of Student Life.  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:

  • Collaborate with Director of Residence Life & Housing to accomplish essential administrative tasks
  • Assist with the recruitment, training and development of the RA staff
  • Facilitate in the annual Hall Staff Orientation and Trainings
  • Mentor, coach, and supervise Hall Staff (assistant hall directors and resident assistants)
  • Serve in a rotation with other Hall Director (assistant hall directors) as the Hall Director On-Call for entire campus
  • Enforce policies and procedures for the residential community
  • Oversee stewardship of finances for respective residential communities
  • Collaborate on repair/maintenance of the facility
  • Coordinate all communication, with supervisor, supervisees and residents
  • Assist housing director with hall openings, room selection, meal plan management, and hall closing
  • Assist and collaborate with student activity coordinator and director of campus ministry on residential programming

Community Builder: 

  • Provide opportunities for Hall Staff team bonding/relationship building
  • Conduct hall meetings (opening, closing, and as needed)
  • Challenge and support resident assistants in their efforts to build community through residential interaction and programming
  • Create opportunities 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
  • Attend community programs and College events in which residents participate

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 one-on-one with all first year students during the first semester and continue those relationships
  • Mediate conflict resolution among residents and with parents
  • Provide pastoral care and counseling
  • Employ crisis management with students of concern
  • 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
  • Serve as a presenter during summer Saints Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) days

Day to Day Responsibilities:

While each day may vary greatly in this role where a Hall Director is working daily with college students, the following are some of the expectations that can be expected:

  • Weekly staff meetings with the Director of Residence Life & Housing and the other Hall Director
  • Bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with the Director of Residence Life & Housing
  • Weekly staff meetings with the resident assistant staff the Hall Director supervises
  • Bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with each individual Resident Assistant the Hall Director supervises
  • Monthly Development Meeting with entire Hall Staff (Director, Hall Director, Resident Assistants)
  • 15-20 Office Hours per week, to promote availability to residents.
  • Conduct meetings as necessary
  • Bi-Weekly Student Life Team Meetings, with Senior Vice President and other members of Student Life
  • On-Call responsibilities for all of campus two weeknights a week and every other weekend (Fri-Sun)

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
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in higher education with faculty, staff and students
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including a willingness to create a welcoming environment for all people
  • 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

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 [email protected]

Title of Position:  Leadership Annual Giving Officer
Department:  Advancement
Reports to:  Vice President for Advancement
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 travel, work nights and weekends when necessary.  Some travel may be required in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and throughout the nation.

Purpose: The Leadership Annual Giving Officer facilitates strong relationships between prospective donors and the college for securing leadership gift commitments ($5,000-$49,999).  The gift officer will establish and implement an annual activity plan to foster a robust leadership gift portfolio.

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.
  • Articulate the vision, mission, goals and core values of the college to its constituents.
  • Participate in a comprehensive annual giving leadership gift program for the college by facilitating active relationships for assigned prospects with college partners while endeavoring to match college-funding needs with prospects’ interests.
  • Involve college leadership, faculty and staff in strategy development and prospect activities to foster multiple points of contact for each prospect.
  • Build a portfolio of 100 qualified annual giving leadership prospects through the development cycle, from cultivation to solicitation and stewardship.
  • Design general strategies for each assigned prospect based on research data and information gathered through the qualification visits. Assess and document each leadership prospect’s gift (current) rating and future ultimate gift rating.
  • Plan and document detailed activities (in-progress tasks) including personal visits, phone calls, and written communications that deepens the relationship of a prospect with the college and moves them, in a timely manner, from one stage in the development cycle to the next, maximizes giving potential and provides consistent contact with all assigned prospects. .
  • Focus on generating support for student scholarships, on an annual as well as endowed basis
  • Facilitate a minimum of 120 contacts/visits per year (average 10/month).
  • Document completed activities (completed tasks) in a timely manner.
  • Generate incremental revenue from annual gifts and multi-year commitments in the first twelve months of $500K+
  • Document commitments according to established policies and procedures.
  • Follows budget guidelines regarding expenditures incurred in major gift fundraising for effective and efficient use of college resources.
  • Review status of individual prospect plans and productivity reports with Vice President for Advancement each month.
  • Other duties assigned to assist the advancement goals of the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • The successful candidate will have proven fundraising experience who believes in the Catholic higher education mission of Holy Cross College, is results and people-oriented, and possesses a strong work ethic and superb attention to detail. The candidate will also have proven communication skills with an ability to write and speak persuasively about the role of educational philanthropy.

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience working in an Advancement operation, including involvement in gift solicitation, or an equivalent combination of related experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrated experience in a position that required leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in a position that required exceptional written, speaking and listening skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.

Preferred

  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Proven and demonstrated ability to cultivate, solicit, and steward leaderships annual gifts of $5,000+.
  • Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT fundraising software
  • Knowledge of planned giving techniques and vehicles

Additional Attributes

  • Discretion with confidential information
  • Team player with strong dedication to the purpose and mission of the college.
  • Personal value system that encompasses a solid work ethic, conscientiousness, and ability to forge productive relationships.
  • Quick-learner, self-starter, and self-motivated
  • Astuteness and ability to make adjustments to and work within changing environments.
  • Positive, enthusiastic, professional image in representing Holy Cross College, both internally and externally

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 that 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 a resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources [email protected].   Position open until filled.

Title of Position: University Edge Housing Coordinator

Department: Residence Life

Reports to: Director of Residence Life & 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 10-month contract (August 1st, 2024 through May 31st, 2025).  Duties and responsibilities are irregular and will require evening and weekend hours.

Purpose: The University Edge Housing Coordinator is responsible for working closely with the Holy Cross residents who live in the Holy Cross College building at University Edge Building 2 and 3, along with other Residence Life & Housing staff members to develop and maintain an atmosphere of community in an off-campus setting.  Aspects of a Holy Cross community include, but are not limited to, a community which promotes positive, constructive, and supportive academic, spiritual, personal, and social growth in ways that are in concert with the Holy Cross College mission and way of living. Fundamental to the position is the concept of “adult presence.”  The University Edge Housing Coordinator shall serve as a calming, mature, and accessible adult presence in the facility as a reminder of the Holy Cross College expectations for residents, to serve as source of advice and counsel for those requesting it and/or in need of it, and as a familiar face and person in residence for residents to approach to help build and sustain a sense of community in the building.  The goal is to provide the highest quality residential experience while transitioning students into educational partners who understand that everyone is responsible for his/her own experience, while helping students begin to learn how to live effectively in community and as contributing global citizens in an off-campus setting.

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.
  • Serve as the Holy Cross College official liaison with University Edge management, and function as the first point of contact for Holy Cross resident issues at University Edge.
  • Enhance community through building rapport with students, conflict mediation, and counseling.
  • Administer and enforce policies and procedures as outlined in the Residence Life contract, Holy Cross Student Code of Conduct, and Student Handbook as appropriate to the University Edge setting. Additionally, Housing Coordinator will enforce University Edge Policies along with all Federal, State and Local laws.
  • Manage and supervise the day-to-day operations of Building 2 and 3 at University Edge and develop and implement building operating practices and policies.
  • Serve as the Residence Life on-site-on-call professional for emergency and crisis situations and represent Holy Cross College during on-site management of crisis situations while working with other emergency management personnel.
  • Responsible for public relations when interfacing with residents or other invested constituents.
  • Monitor and help maintain appropriate conduct and behavior in Building 2 and 3 at University Edge.
  • Conduct meetings with residents regarding the violation of college policies.
  • Adjudicate minor disciplinary problems.
  • Write comprehensive reports to supervisors regarding student welfare and crisis intervention.
  • Review, consider, and approve or disapprove room change requests.
  • Monitor the physical condition and upkeep of the building; oversee the successful completion of maintenance and repair; ensure residents submit maintenance requests in a timely manner.
  • Manage building programming budget; authorize and make recommendations for expenditures
  • Attend the fall training workshop, staff meetings and in-service training sessions scheduled throughout the year.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Residence Life & Housing.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience with adolescent or college age students in a residential setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of higher education, learning and human development theory, customer service and student affairs is important.
  • Ability to utilize discretion and independent judgment to levy and supervise sanctions placed on students for certain violations.
  • Must arrive up to one week early for mandatory fall semester training.
  • The University Housing Coordinator shall be exemplary at all times in levels of maturity, responsibility, judgment, conduct, moral fortitude and accessibility
  • A commitment to the concepts of community and integration of mind, body and spirit within the context of the Congregation of Holy Cross and the mission of Holy Cross College is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, administrative, organization and supervisory skills required.
  • Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements.
  • Required to live on-site for duration of assignment.

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 that 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 [email protected]. Position open until filled.

A few notes on submissions

Only submissions to the posted positions will be considered—we do not maintain a database of resumes for future postings.

Holy Cross College educates students with the competence to see and courage to act in the Catholic intellectual tradition. We value all students and employees and welcome the variety of experiences they bring. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, military status, genetic information, or age in the administration of any of its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs, or in employment.