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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: 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: Candidates will teach one or both undergraduate biology core courses for the fall semester of 2021.

BIOL 125: Human Biology: This course is a study of the structure and function of the human body. The course is designed to satisfy science requirements for education, liberal arts, and business majors.

SCIE 121: Great Ideas in Science: Great Ideas in Science is a one-semester interdisciplinary introduction to science, emphasizing major ideas that have influenced current views of nature, natural laws, technology, and the relationships between science and society. Topics may vary from semester to semester, but focus on how science impacts our lives. This is an introductory survey course designed for business, liberal arts, education, and other non-science majors.

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 BIOL 125 and/or SCIE 121 for the Fall 2021 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:

  • 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.
  • 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: 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: Candidates will teach one lecture course in Public Health (BIOL 230) for the fall semester of 2021.

BIOL 230: Public Health: “Where a doctor treats a single patient, a public health professional advocates for the health of an entire population.” Public Health is the study of disease spread and prevention in populations. In this course, you will learn about the origins of public health, the science of epidemiology, and how an evidence-based approach identifies disease sources, develops courses of action to control or eliminate the source problem, and implements strategies to prevent future outbreaks.

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 BIOL 230 in the Fall 2021 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:

  • 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.
  • 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]

DepartmentPhysical 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: Teach one or more classes during the Fall semester 2021, from the following core undergraduate Mathematics courses:

MATH 111 (3 credit hours) Discrete Mathematics.  This course covers set theory; an introduction to logic; fundamentals of geometry; elementary statistics; and consumer mathematics, e.g., unit cost, simple interest, and compound interest.

MATH 113 (3 credit hours) College Algebra.  This course will covers functions, including polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric. Additional topics include right triangle trigonometry, Laws of Sines and Cosines, and trigonometric equations.

MATH 118 (3 credit hours) 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:  the simplex method, the dual method, and the Big M method. After a brief treatment of sets and Venn diagrams, probability is introduced, including conditional probability and Bayes Theorem.

MATH 125 (3 credit hours) Pre-Calculus.  This course covers the algebraic techniques used in calculus. Topics covered include Systems of Equations and Inequalities, Matrices and Determinants, Sequences, Series, Probability, and topics in Analytic Geometry.

 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 to three sections of courses including: MATH 111, MATH 113, MATH 118, or MATH 125 in the Fall 2021 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:

  • 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.
  • 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]

DepartmentPhysical 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: Teach one to two sections of either of the following core undergraduate Mathematics classes beginning in the Fall semester 2021:

MATH 141 (4 credit hours)  Elements of Calculus I is the first half of a two semester Calculus sequence for the Life and Social Sciences designed to prepare students seeking a major and career in life and social sciences. The course introduces the mathematics needed to study change in a quantity. Topics include functions, limits, continuity, application of rates of change of functions to problems in the life and social sciences, integrals, graphing and their application.  The course ends with a study of the antiderivative, Riemann sums, techniques of integration, the definite integral, the area between two curves, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and U-Substitution.

MATH 151 (4 credit hours)  Calculus I for Science is the first half of a two-semester sequence designed to prepare students seeking a career in Health Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering or Natural Sciences. The course emphasizes a strong conceptual framework that links the major ideas of limits, continuity, differentiation and integration. This structure develops the skills needed for rigorous problem solving demanded in the aforementioned careers. Trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions are stressed.

 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 to two sections of MATH 141 or MATH 151 in the Fall 2021 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:

  • 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.
  • 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: Admissions

Reports to 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: Full time. 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 an 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: 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.

Typical Schedule: Approximately 10 hours per week according to the needs of the department for the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters.

Purpose: The Physics Laboratory Assistant, under the guidance of the course instructor, will set up, take down, and maintain the laboratory equipment needed for three physics lab courses.

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.
  • Set up the laboratory equipment needed for experiments.
  • Responsible for keeping the lab environment in good order; cleaning lab equipment used by the students and instructor, replacing all equipment in designated storage areas, and making sure the lab is stocked with necessary supplies as depleted.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in physics preferred.
  • Previous experience in a scientific lab 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. 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.