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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.

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

Department: Physical and Life 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.

Purpose: Ideally, candidates will teach one lecture and two lab sections of a sequential Organic Chemistry course in the fall of 2021 and spring 2022.  However, candidates will be considered if they only desire to teach the two lab sections for the academic year 2021 – 2022.

CHEM 211: Organic Chemistry I: CHEM 211 is the first part of a two-semester Organic Chemistry course. It is intended for students who are majoring in a science-related discipline. As such, it gives a general overview of organic compounds and their structures and properties. These topics include nomenclatures, chemical bonds, physical and chemical properties, structure-property relationship, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanism of hydrocarbons, alkyl halide, alcohols, and spectroscopy.

CHEM 212: Organic Chemistry II: CHEM 212 is the second part of a two-semester Organic Chemistry course. It is intended for students who are majoring in a science-related discipline. As such, it gives a general overview of organic compounds and their structures and properties. These topics include spectroscopy, conjugated system, aromatic compounds, aldehyde, ketone, carboxylic acids and derivatives, enols, amines.

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 CHEM 211 with two lab sections in the Fall 2021 semester, and one section of CHEM 212 with two lab sections in the Spring 2022 semester, OR teach two lab sections of CHEM 211 in the Fall 2021 semester, and two lab sections of CHEM 212 in the Spring 2022 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:

  • To teach BOTH the lecture and lab sections a Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required, PhD preferred. To teach just the lab sections, ONLY a Bachelors Degree in the appropriate 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.

 

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. 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: [email protected]

Department: Financial Aid

Reports to Supervisor: Director of Financial Aid

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. Occasional evenings and weekends will be necessary to meet the needs of the financial aid department.

Purpose: Assist the Director of Financial Aid in administering federal, state, and institutional financial aid funds and services, and oversee document management. Determine student eligibility for various types of financial aid; awards and distributes funds that apply. Assist and provide direction for the operational functions of the department, and manage department work-study staff as appropriate.

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.
  • Provide leadership and assist in all stages of the applicant process, including analyzing applications, determining eligibility and packaging financial aid, compiling internal and external reporting, entering data, and reviewing satisfactory academic progress of students.
  • Assist in the finalization of all financial aid packages.
  • Provide detailed information to students and families on application procedures and eligibility for aid, costs and affordability options, and institutional, state, and federal aid policies and procedures.
  • Manage assigned financial aid programs and provide reporting to internal and external partners.
  • Assist the Director of Financial Aid in preparing for audits.
  • Assist the Director of Financial Aid with maintaining industry best practices by staying in compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Provide support in identifying departmental needs and implementing policies and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining all forms of communications (phone, email, website, forms, brochures, social media, etc.) to ensure policies and procedures are clear, updated, and within compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Assist the Director of Financial Aid with any additional duties as needed to ensure compliance and management of the financial aid office.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two to three years of experience working in a financial aid office
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations governing various types of aid.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in various settings (one on one, small groups, and public presentations).
  • Highly motivated and self-directed with the ability to collaborate with a diverse group of students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Possess a high attention to detail with experience in managing complex projects
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to maintain records, assemble and organize data, and prepare reports
  • Considerable skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with officials, employees, students, and associates; ability to effectively convey and exchange information.

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].   Position open until filled.

Department: Financial Aid

Reports to Supervisor: Director of Financial Aid

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. Occasional evenings and weekends will be necessary to meet the needs of the financial aid department.

Purpose: Assist the Director of Financial Aid in administering federal, state, and institutional financial aid funds and services, and oversee document management. Determine student eligibility for various types of financial aid; awards and distributes funds that apply. Assist and provide direction for the operational functions of the department, and manage department work-study staff as appropriate.

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 first point of contact to students and families to explain deadlines, application, and eligibility for financial aid, describe costs and affordability options and interpret and explain financial aid policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for receiving and processing data.
  • Provide support in all stages of the applicant process, including reviewing and verifying information and eligibility, distributing aid, compiling internal and external reporting, and entering data.
  • Assist in maintaining all forms of communications (phone, email, website, forms, brochures, social media, etc.) to ensure policies and procedures are clear, updated, and within compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Assist the Director of Financial Aid with any additional duties as needed to ensure compliance and management of the financial aid office.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior experience working in a financial aid office, a higher education setting, or a related area.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of students and parents with strong interpersonal communication skills (written and oral).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to maintain records, assemble and organize data, and prepare reports.
  • Considerable skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with officials, employees, students, and associates; ability to effectively convey and exchange information.
  • Requires knowledge of federal and state regulations governing various types of aid.

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].   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.