Career Opportunities

Holy Cross College occasionally has openings for both full-time and part-time faculty and staff positions that will be posted on this webpage.  Only submissions to posted positions will be considered.  The college does not maintain a database of resumes for future postings. Thank you for your interest in Holy Cross College.

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.

The college’s safety and security report  is published to provide information about safety and security policies, procedures and statistical information as required by law.  You can link to a copy of the report HERE. A paper copy of the report is available upon request.

Student Employment

Current Faculty/Staff Openings:

Liturgical Music and Chapel Choir Coordinator
Assistant Professor of English
Assistant Professor of Physics
Assistant Director of Communications

 

Liturgical Music and Chapel Choir Coordinator

Department:  Campus Ministry
Supervisor:  Director of Campus Ministry
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: Part time as needed for liturgical music and chapel choir for the spring 2020 semester.

Adjunct Status: This is not a permanent position with the college.  Renewal from semester to semester is conditional based on the needs of Campus Ministry.

Purpose: The Liturgical Music and Chapel Choir Coordinator is responsible for all liturgical music at Holy Cross College in addition to recruitment and direction of choir members for a one or two credit class.

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.
  • Music for Sunday Liturgies (7:30 pm College Mass) and other special days as assigned (Holy Days, Feast Days, opening school Mass, and Baccalaureate Mass).
  • Recruitment and direction of choir members which will involve active promotion in order to grow interest and membership in the choir.
  • Preparation and copying of music.
  • Conduct weekly choir practice.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Experience with Catholic liturgical music required.
  • Proficient in piano required, proficient in organ preferred.
  • Must be open to a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to work under the direction of the Director of Campus Ministry in selection of music.

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 resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to: Human Resources hr@hcc-nd.edu. Position open until filled.

Human Resources
Holy Cross College
PO Box 308
Notre Dame, IN 46556-0308

Assistant Professor of English

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 2020.

Purpose: The Assistant Professor of English is a full-time and tenure-track position in the Department of Humanities. Responsibilities include teaching twelve credit hours of English courses per semester. All faculty members at Holy Cross are expected to share the responsibility of enhancing the Catholic 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 writing, rhetoric, and literature courses. We embrace excellence in teaching as part of the long-standing mission of Holy Cross as a teaching order.
  • Participate in the continuing implementation of a college-wide writing program.
  • Function as an academic advisor as assigned.
  • Contribute to the ongoing curricular improvement of the English program, including its assessment and re-accreditation.
  • Participate in the life of the College by serving on administrative committees and attending important events: Fall and Spring Faculty-Staff Convocations, Welcome Weekend, Opening of the Academic Year Mass, Constitution Day Lecture, Delta Epsilon Sigma Induction Ceremony, Academic Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement Ceremony.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Be committed to scholarship and professional development.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the Department and College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • A Ph.D. in English or related field is required. English is the preferred Ph.D. Ideally, the candidate will have graduate training in both literature and professional writing/rhetoric/composition.
  • Previous college teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the Holy Cross College mission.

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 hr@hcc-nd.edu. Position open until filled.

Assistant Professor of Physics

Department: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Dept. of Nat. Sciences & Math.
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 2020.

Purpose: The Assistant Professor of Physics is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Natural Sciences & Mathematics. Responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours of undergraduate courses per semester, including both calculus-based PHYS 151 (mechanics) and PHYS 152 (electricity and magnetism) each semester. All faculty members at Holy Cross are expected to share the responsibility of enhancing the Catholic 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 courses. We embrace excellence in teaching as part of the long-standing mission of Holy Cross as a teaching order.
  • Function as an academic advisor as assigned.
  • Contribute to the ongoing curricular improvement of the College’s natural sciences programs, including their assessment and re-accreditation.
  • Participate in the life of the College by serving on administrative committees and attending important events: Fall and Spring Faculty-Staff Convocations, Welcome Weekend, Opening of the Academic Year Mass, Constitution Day Lecture, Delta Epsilon Sigma Induction Ceremony, Academic Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement Ceremony.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Be committed to scholarship and professional development.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the Department and College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • A Ph.D. in Physics is required.
  • Previous college teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the Holy Cross College mission.

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 hr@hcc-nd.edu. Position open until filled.

Assistant Director of Communications

Department:  Development
Reports to:  Associate Vice President for Communications and Development
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. Minimum 40 hours per week. Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary to carry out duties.

Purpose:  The Assistant Director of Communications assists in the creation and implementation of a strategic, multi-faceted communications program designed to build and strengthen the College’s role and reputation as a leader in its field. Devise program guidelines and policies, oversee implementation process, and provide quality control for communications programs, media activities and special events.

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.
  • Execute communications for key events and priorities of Holy Cross College to both internal and external constituents.
  • Assist key College personnel in planning and writing the overall messages for the college that adheres to the College’s brand identity.
  • Oversee the strategic communications agenda of the College, with particular attention toward student recruitment, development, alumni relations, and community engagement.
  • Serve as editor of the bi-annual college magazine.
  • Coordinate advertising.
  • Manage content for the College web site.
  • Identify and pitch news stories for placement in on-campus, regional, and national media outlets.
  • Manage the marketing budget.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Vice President for Communications and Development.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • Bachelors in communications, public relations or writing with 3-5 years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Increasing responsibility in planning and executing the communications strategy of an organization.
  • Ability to build vendor relationships in order to purchase mass media advertising.
  • Ability to identify story ideas and pitch to news outlets.
  • Must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to edit effectively and proof read.
  • Ability to work under tight and changing deadlines; work effectively and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for growth as well as solutions to challenges.

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 hr@hcc-nd.edu.   Position open until filled.