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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: Chair, Dept. 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 1, 2021.

Purpose: The Assistant Professor of Computer Science is a full-time position in the Department of Physical and Life Sciences. The position will be either a tenure-track or a renewable term Instructor appointment depending on highest degree awarded. Responsibilities include teaching twelve credit-hours of undergraduate courses 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 Holy Cross College 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.
  • Lead the establishment, improvement, evaluation, and assessment of an academic program in Computer Science.
  • Teach a range of undergraduate Computer Science courses, including Programming Languages (Python, Java, C++, Web Design), Algorithms & Data Structures, Principles of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Security, Logic Circuits, and Introduction to Computer Organization and Systems.
  • Participate in the life of the College by serving on administrative committees and attending important events, such as Welcome Weekend, Faculty-Staff Convocation, Constitution Day, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the Department or the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • At least an M.S. in Computer Science, Ph.D. preferred.
  • Previous college or university teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college or university 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: Humanities
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Department of Humanities
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 1, 2021.

Purpose: The Assistant Professor of Politics is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Humanities. Responsibilities include teaching twelve credit-hours of undergraduate courses 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 Holy Cross College 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 a range of undergraduate Politics courses, including American Government, Political Philosophy, American Political Thought, Political Economy, and International Relations.
  • Lead the establishment, improvement, and assessment of an academic program in Politics and Public Service.
  • Participate in the life of the College by serving on administrative committees and attending important events, such as Welcome Weekend, Faculty-Staff Convocation, Constitution Day, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the Department of Humanities or the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • PhD. in Politics, Government, or Political Science
  • Previous college or university teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college or university 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: Physical and Life Sciences
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Dept. 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 on July 1, 2021 and end on June 30, 2022.

Purpose: The Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology is a full-time, one-year position in the Department of Physical and Life 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.
  • Teach a range of undergraduate Biology courses, including introductory courses to non-majors and upper level major courses, including Human Anatomy, Comparative Physiology, Cell Biology, and Molecular Biology.
  • 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.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the Department and the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • PhD. in 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: Student Life       

Reports to Supervisor: Dean and Vice President for Student Life

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 Congregation 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 position.  Some evenings and weekends are required.

Purpose: The Director of Student Activities will lead the design, coordination, implementation and assessment of campus-wide events, activities, programs, and learning initiatives.  Working closely with the Dean and Vice President for Student Life, the director of student activities seeks to create and promote student identity and sense of community.

Essential Job Duties:

Student Programming Coordinator

  • 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.
  • Creation, development, implementation, and assessment of a well-balanced calendar of programming, consisting of activities in the following areas: social, educational, cultural, and recreational programs that are developed in coordination with faculty, staff and students based on student interests, needs, and institutional
  • Develop the planning and implementation of (but not limited to):  SOAR (Saints, Orientation, Advising and Registration), Welcome Weekend, Fall Fest, and Senior Week.
  • Serve as a lead partner in growing a campus environment ordered to safety and virtue. This will include roles in areas of sexual assault awareness, drug and alcohol education, and preparation for a holistic lifestyle.
  • Compile and submit a monthly report, including program/activity numbers and program/activity evaluations.
  • Prepare and maintain a campus-wide master calendar that is inclusive of all student activities occurring within the tri-campus community.
  • Manage recreational activities, including intramurals. Train and supervise student intramural chairs, game officials, or others involved in recreational events.
  • Manage the budget for Student Activities, using resources and finances with fiscal and institutional responsibility.

Advisor to Student Government Association/Student Organizations

  • Work with Student Government Association (SGA), and club and organization presidents and faculty advisors, to ensure active participation by clubs/organizations within established College guidelines.
  • Work with faculty advisors to ensure appropriate supervision of club/organization activities and organizing student volunteers in order to ensure adequate staffing of all programs, activities, and events.
  • Coordinate fall and winter retreats/training for SGA members. Attend weekly SGA meetings, and ensure the fiscal responsibility of SGA.
  • Provide human formation and educate students in the principles of effective leadership.

College Collaborator

  • Participate in a variety of College-wide events to ensure visibility and availability, such as, but not limited to: Accepted Students Day, Commencement, and Admissions Open Houses.
  • Partner with College colleagues to collaborate and coordinate campus-wide events. Partners include, but are not limited to, Residence Life and Housing (hall staff programming), Campus Ministry, Athletics, Development, Campus Dining, and Admissions.
  • Participate in divisional and College-wide committees and projects as assigned.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree preferred.  Some experience in higher education student life/student activities is preferred.
  • A strong commitment to the mission and values of Catholic higher education.
  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including a willingness to create a welcoming environment for all people.
  • Ability to design, coordinate, implement, and evaluate programs, activities, and events with and for students.
  • Ability to manage complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously, mixing long-term projects with short-term, 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.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include some nights and weekends
  • 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. 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.

Department: Residence Life

Reports to Supervisor: Dean and Vice President for Student Life

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 Congregation 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.

Typical Schedule: This is a full time, 12-month staff position.  M-F regular business hours and some weekends and evenings will be required.

Purpose: The Housing and Residence Life Coordinator, working closely with the Dean and Vice President of Student Life, is responsible for all matters related to student housing and aspects of residence life.  The Housing and Residence Life Coordinator supports the mission of the College by fostering a dynamic living and learning environment through active collaboration across the campus community.  Among the most important responsibilities are coordinating the Housing program, coordinating Housing operations, and supporting the work of the Dean and Vice President for Student Life and all Residential Life staff.

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.
  • Develop, with residence hall staff, housing policies and procedures that enhance the integration of residence life with the academic and spiritual mission of the institution.
  • Assist with New Student Orientation, overseeing move-in activities and introduction to housing and residential life in particular
  • Supervise the housing selection, assignment, transition process, and management for all residential students.
  • Coordinate the opening and closing of the residence halls, organizing room assignments, and ensuring appropriate billing.
  • Assist the Dean and Vice President of Student Life in maintaining and revising the Student Handbook and Residence Life Contract.
  • Assist the Dean and Vice President for Student Life in preparing reports as required by national, state and regional agencies and organizations.
  • Serve as part of the team of professionals responding to student conduct issues and critical incidents.
  • Manage and coordinate meal plans and student ID’s.
  • Collaborate closely with the College’s operations division to facilitate housing and residence life interaction with housekeeping, maintenance, food service, and security needs, both in terms of identifying and responding to immediate needs and developing plans for deferred maintenance and capital requests.
  • Oversee management of student laundry machines.
  • Communicate with residents, prospective students, and parents regarding housing and residential life policies and questions, and identify appropriate solutions when challenges emerge.
  • Manage student mail, including the overseeing of the student mail-clerk position.
  • Manage and oversee all COVID-19 policies and procedures that pertain to housing and student life.
  • Participate in divisional and College-wide committees and projects as assigned.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to include some nights and weekends.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • A strong commitment to the mission and values of Catholic higher education.
  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • 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 short-term, 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. 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 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.