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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

Department: Athletics
Reports to Supervisor: Director of Athletics
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. Some evenings and weekends necessary to meet the needs of the department and College.

Purpose: The Sports Information Director/Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Golf directs and coordinates the flow of information to the news media and fans by serving as the primary point contact for Saints Athletics. This individual maintains statistical records, writes press releases and feature stories that pertain to Holy Cross athletics, its players and coaches.  A major role of the Sports Information Director is to actively promote Holy Cross College athletics and athletic events both on campus and in the surrounding communities.

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.
  • Maintain rosters, schedules, season logs and statistics.
  • Provide accurate results and statistics following games.
  • Actively promote Saints Athletic events to local media.
  • Be active participant in all CCAC Conference events and voting inclusive of national player of the week voting
  • Submit awards to NAIA (scholar-athletes, team awards, etc.)
  • Coordinate the compilation of game and season statistics, including the training of those working with StatCrew statistical software.
  • Monitor sport progress, maintain athletic records and archives.
  • Write, edit, and produce athletic publications such as media guides, programs, brochures, schedule cards, and other marketing materials.
  • Update and add to the college’s athletic website; schedule interviews between coaches or student athletes and the media.
  • Collect biographical information from players and coaches.
  • Photograph (or be able to provide photographs) of teams, individuals, and coaches.
  • Provide supervision in the press box, on press row, and at the official scoring table to maintain accuracy and integrity of game management personnel and to provide a non-partisan working environment.
  • Serve as a spokesperson for the athletic department; respond to general media questions.
  • Monitor and update Saints Social Media outlets.
  • Create promotional materials to release to local and social media.
  • Organize all aspects of recruiting, managing, purchasing, scheduling, travel, and budgeting of Men’s & Women’s golf teams in accordance with NAIA standards.
  • Other duties assigned to meet the needs of the athletic department and College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 2 years of experience in a college golf coaching position
  • At least two years’ experience in sports information preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience using email and administrative websites.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, which include writing, editing and public speaking.
  • Ability to work flexible work schedule including, evenings, and weekends as may be necessary to serve the needs of the college.
  • Ability to foresee potential problems/issues and provide solutions.
  • Highly motivated person who is task oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a team atmosphere.

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 [email protected].  Position Open until filled.

Department:  Admissions
Supervisor:  Director of Admissions
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 full-time position is for immediate hire. Typical for this position is daily business hours Monday through Friday, 8am until 5pm, including evenings and some weekends to serve the needs of the College. Periodic travel including overnight stays may be required, primarily in the fall and occasionally in the spring.

Purpose: The Admissions Counselor is responsible for assisting with all phases of the recruitment and enrollment of new students to Holy Cross College, including, but not limited to: regional travel, representing Holy Cross College to high school counselors, prospective students and parents; recruiting students and cultivating relationships with guidance counselors in an assigned geographic territory while assisting students to meet their professional goals and to live lives of purpose and integrity.

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.
  • Plan, manage and conduct recruitment and counseling activities in an assigned geographic territory.
  • Prepare and submit statistical reports and detailed summaries of personal recruitment activities in assigned territory.
  • Review and evaluate applications of prospective students.
  • Develop and maintain communication with prospective students, parents and school counselors throughout the recruitment cycle.
  • Assist with the planning, organization, and execution of both on- and off-campus admissions programs.
  • Assist with initiatives related to, but not limited to tele counseling, social media, alumni outreach, multicultural recruitment, data assessment, advising student groups, etc.
  • Conduct group and individual information sessions for prospective students and their parents.
  • Attend required events such as College Fairs, Preview Days, Admitted Student Days, etc.
  • Coordinate in-house mailings of recruitment invites and literature to prospective students.
  • Provide counsel and assistance to admitted students as they manage the enrollment process including, but not limited to, financial aid opportunities, billing and payments, and orientation registration.
  • Complete additional specific projects to be determined by the Director of Admissions as well as serving the needs of the College as assigned.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and leadership skills
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated organization skills related to programming/project management are essential.
  • Valid unrestricted driver’s license
  • Knowledge and experience using MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel for approximately 10 weeks per year of overnight recruitment including high school visits and college fairs
  • Cultural competence and ability to work effectively with a diverse student population in respectful, equitable and inclusive ways.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends when necessary to serve the needs of the department
  • Highly motivated person who is task oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure in a team atmosphere and with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person in mind, body, and spirit.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Higher Education Admissions
    • Experience as undergraduate admissions intern, student ambassador, or student volunteer may be considered.
  • Knowledge and experience using social media for marketing and communication
  • Knowledge and experience using Slate by Technolutions
  • Multilingual skills 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. 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 [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 commitment to be a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 2023.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Natural and Quantitative 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.
  • Focus on Human Biology, must be able to teach a range of undergraduate Biology courses, including introductory courses to non-majors and upper level major courses, particularly Human Anatomy and Comparative Physiology.
  • Assume the duties of Academic Director of the Biology program: this includes advising a small cohort of Biology majors and contributing to the ongoing curricular development of the Biology program.
  • Assist students in seeing the relevance of the Catholic intellectual tradition to their particular field of study, and to guide students in scholarly conversations on these topics.
  • 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:

  • Ph.D. in Biology with particular emphasis on Human Biology
  • 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: Social Sciences
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Department of Social 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 commitment to be a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 2023.

Purpose: The Assistant/Associate Professor of Business is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Social Sciences with the rank of assistant or associate commensurate with prior teaching and professional experience. The person who fills this position will play a significant role in shaping the future of the business program at the College.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Focus, develop, and direct a collegiate program in Business.
  • Put the program on track toward external validation or accreditation.
  • Teach 12 credit hours of undergraduate coursework per semester.
  • Assist students in seeing the relevance of the Catholic intellectual tradition and Catholic Social Teaching to their business pursuits and to guide students in conversations about these topics.
  • 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 develop a distinctive program in Business.
  • Ph.D. (preferred), or master’s with significant business experience.
  • 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 Natural and Quantiative 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: Teach one or more of the following core undergraduate Mathematics courses during the Spring semester 2023, up to 9 credit hours:

MATH 210 (3 credits) Intro to Statistics and Probability. This is an introductory statistical course that is intended to present solid application-oriented statistical topics for students pursuing a major in business. Topics include the role of statistics in the research process, measures of central tendency and variability, probability distributions, inferential statistics, hypothesis testing, and related topics.

Class Meeting Times: MW 2:00 – 3:15 PM.

MATH 118 (3 credits) Finite Mathematics.  This course is for students with liberal arts or business intent.  Students learn to use matrices to solve systems of linear equations by the Gauss-Jordan method, as well as systems of linear inequalities.  After a brief treatment of sets and Venn diagrams, probability is introduced, including conditional probability and Bayes Theorem. 

Class Meeting Times: MW 9:30 – 10:45 AM.

MATH 113 (3 credits) College Algebra.  This course is intended as a prerequisite for Math 125, in preparation for Calculus. This course will concentrate on equations and functions, including polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions, their equations, graphs, composition, and applications.   Class Meeting Times: MW 12:30 – 1:45 PM

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.   Class Meeting Times: TR 11:00 – 12:15 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 or more of the following (Spring 2023): MATH 210, MATH 118, MATH 113, MATH 111.
  • 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. 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: Natural and Quantitative 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 one lab section of a sequential Organic Chemistry course in the Spring of 2023 and Fall 2023.

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. (Fall)

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.  (Spring)

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 one section of CHEM 212 with lab section in the Spring 2023 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, a Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area is 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.

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: Student Counseling and Health Services
Reports to Supervisor: Director of Counseling and Health
FLSA: 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 part time position approximately 8 hours per week.

Purpose: The Student Counselor is responsible for counseling students, faculty, and staff in support of the educational mission of the College.  The Student Counselor is under the direct supervision of the Director of Counseling and Health Services unless another qualified supervisor is appointed based on the educational requirements needed to supervise.

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.
  • Counsel students, faculty, staff, and eligible dependents.
  • Proper record keeping practices in accordance with HIPAA privacy standards as outlined by the
    Director of Counseling and Health.
  • Act as a consultant to administration, faculty and staff regarding particular students or general issues pertaining to student mental health and well-being.
  • Refer students, faculty, staff, and their eligible dependents to specialists if additional counseling or assistance is necessary; provide case management.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality unless given written permission to have the information released or as provided by Indiana law.
  • Advocate for the College with students and for students with the College.
  • Maintain professional affiliation with organizations related to counseling college students.
  • Contribute to the Campus Assistance and Response (CARE) Team, Student Life Council, and the Emergency Response Team.
  • Support the educational programs and offerings of the counseling and health office.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Counseling and Health.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Master’s degree in counseling (MSW, MMH, MFT) and professional counseling credentials (e.g., LCSW, etc.). Working on a Masters or Ph.D. in an appropriate field will be considered.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of counseling experience with college-age students.
  • A desire to embrace and enhance the Catholic, Holy Cross mission of the college.
  • A keen interest in collaboration in a liberal arts college setting.
  • An established record of counseling and administrative competence, particularly with students and parents.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office familiarity.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include some nights and weekends.

Preferred

  • Experience with small, faith-based, residential liberal arts colleges, either professionally or educationally.
  • Experience in college student development and higher education

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.