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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: Physical and Life Sciences
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Department of Physical and Life 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.

Purpose: Candidate will teach one section of Biochemistry (CHEM 330) for the 2022 spring semester.

Course Description:  In biochemistry, you will study the chemistry of living systems.  We will engage in discussions, critical thinking, and problem-solving, to learn about the chemical processes of cells, the major biomacromolecules and metabolic pathways, and energy production and utilization. We will focus on topics such as properties of water, acid/base chemistry, structure and function of biomacromolecules, mechanisms of enzymes, and metabolic pathways and regulation.

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 Biochemistry, CHEM 330, for 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.
  • Other responsibilities 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, PhD 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 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: Physical and Life Sciences
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Department of Physical and Life 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 2022.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Natural Sciences. Responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours of undergraduate Biology 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.
  • All faculty, more specifically, must be able to assist students in seeing the relevance of the Catholic intellectual tradition to their particular field of study, and to guide students in the scholarly conversations on these topics.
  • The faculty member hired for this position must be able to teach a range of undergraduate Biology courses, including Human Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Comparative Physiology.

Additionally, the faculty member will:

  • Function as an academic advisor as assigned.
  • Contribute to the ongoing curricular improvement of the Biology program, including the B.Sc. in Biology, assessment and accreditation.
  • Participate in the life of the College by serving on administrative committees and attending important events, such as Welcome Weekend, Opening Mass, Faculty-Staff Convocation, Constitution Day, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement.
  • Assume leadership roles as they emerge in the Division of Natural Sciences & Mathematics and the College.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • D. in Biology
  • 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 missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 1, 2022.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Business is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Business that will develop and lead a new Program in Business for the College. Responsibilities will include teaching twelve (12) credit hours of courses per semester. All faculty members are expected to enhance the mission of the College as stated above.

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.
  • Create a business program that is fully-integrated into the nature of a Catholic liberal arts college, that shares courses with other programs and neighboring institutions, and that produces well-rounded graduates for eventual leadership positions in a changing business world;
  • Teach twelve (12) credit hours per semester across a broad range of topics (value creation, resourcing, management, accounting) and Senior Projects in Business;
  • Develop relationships with local businesses in the tri-county area to create an Internship program;
  • Advise students in the Business program (~40) with other colleagues, schedule courses, and perform the other administrative duties of a Program Director, including program benchmarking, faculty evaluation, and program assessment;
  • Pursue academic tenure by adhering to all policies, procedures, and professional expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online);
  • Lead the Program in Business toward successful accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP);
  • 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.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • MBA, but a Ph.D. in Business or a related field is preferred;
  • The ideal candidate has led a business or has had at least five years of experience in the practical realities of creating, strategizing, running, and improving a business;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population;
  • Ability to articulate and demonstrate how the perspective of Catholic faith matters to pursuing business not just as a personal avenue to wealth but as an ethical and noble vocation.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being per-formed 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.

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.