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The University of Holy Cross will be a Catholic, national, comprehensive, higher education institution known for the ability to balance liberal arts and sciences and nationally accredited professional programs.

The University will be acclaimed for its individualized service to a diverse student body, the integration of mind and heart in the Marianite tradition, and the academic preparation for competent professionals in service to the larger community.

The University strives to live the Mission through six words; Truth, Goodness, Beauty, Presence, Compassion and Service. Through these words, we educate the whole person in the true tradition of the Marianites of Holy Cross.

You Are Part of Our Team. As a member of the team of UHC, you will be expected to contribute your talents and energies to improve the environment and quality of the University, as well as the constituencies of the University. In return, you will be given opportunities to grow and advance in your career.

The University of Holy Cross is dedicated to:

  • Providing students a quality education at the best price with the best service.
  • Providing members of the team with wages and benefits comparable to others doing similar work within similar higher educational institutions and within the region.

The only things we require for employment, compensation, advancement, and benefits are performance and a good team attitude; however, all employment at UHC is "at will." No one will be denied opportunities or benefits on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran's status, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions; nor will anyone receive special treatment for those reasons.

To join the University of Holy Cross team, see the job opportunities posted below and provide the requested information. This will be forwarded to the head of the search committee for the particular job you are applying. If your qualifications meet our needs, someone will contact you to set up an interview with the committee. If your qualifications do not meet the needs for that particular job, we do keep your information on file for six months in the event that another position would become available more suited to your qualifications.

UHC assures equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, marital status, or veteran's status in the admission to, participation in, or employment of its programs and activities.


Administrative Assistant Position

December 6, 2017

The University of Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time administrative assistant position in the Department of Enrollment Services. Deadline to apply is December 15, 2017.

Position Description

Position will assist both the Registrar and the Financial Aid Offices. Primary duties include: Greeting and helping students and visitors at the reception desk; handle incoming calls and voicemail for the offices; maintaining accurate filing and retrieval system; perform data entry; provide information in accordance with FERPA guidelines; assist students with registration, transcript request and withdrawals from the university; manage walk-ins for the financial aid counselors; preparing and mailing financial aid communications; assist students with basic financial aid questions; maintain coordination and good communication with other departments as needed with excellent customer service.

Qualifications

Applications should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products; must be able to maintain confidentiality in all interactions; must be able to multi-task and maintain professionalism in high stress situations; must have strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail; must be able to take initiative in daily work habits; a college degree is preferred, but not required. Must have at least three (3) years of administrative assistant experience, preferably in higher education.

Salary

Compensation is commensurate with credentials, background and experience.

The University of Holy Cross assures equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, marital status, or veterans’ status in the admission to, participation in, or employment of its programs and activities.

Applicants who meet the qualifications listed above are invited to submit a complete application package, consisting of a cover letter and a resume, to cwatts@uhcno.edu in a single submission. Incomplete packages will not be considered.


Data Processor – Finance & Operations

December 1, 2017

The University of Holy Cross seeks a full-time Data Processor. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, priority will be given to the resumes received by December 15, 2017. Applicants must submit a resume and a well-written cover letter specifying their qualifications for the position.

Job Description and Tasks

The Data Processor will report directly to the Vice President for Finance & Operations.

Qualifications

The person considered for this position should possess a high school diploma, some college coursework preferred, as well as experience in an administrative or clerical setting. The data processor must be detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy, exceptionally competent at managing diverse information, possess an energetic demeanor to thrive in a fast-paced, professional environment, and possess excellent communication skills with a diverse public. Discretion in all matters of student information, sound judgment, and tact are required. Proficiency in typing, data entry, analyzing information, thoroughness, decision-making, independence, results-driven, and a desire to provide exceptional customer service. Functional understanding of MS Office products: Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet Explorer; Adobe Acrobat and Reader. Experience using Ellucian PowerCampus and Great Plains or ability to learn these systems and others quickly is highly desirable.

Responsibilities shall include:

  • Greet, assist and direct students, faculty, staff and others entering the office area.
  • Answer main phone lines for Finance & Operations.
  • Perform data entry with confidentiality, establishing entry priorities, and reviewing information for discrepancies.
  • Create, organize, and maintain files.
  • Ensure that all documents are filed.
  • Support all finance office by participating in registrations as needed.
  • Maintain and order office supplies as needed for the Finance Office
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Perform all other duties assigned by the supervisor as well as the Controller and Bursar

Applicants who meet the qualifications listed above are invited to send resume and cover letter to:

Christine Watts
Director of Human Resources
University of Holy Cross
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131
Email: cwatts@uhcno.edu


Bursar

December 1, 2017

The University of Holy Cross has an opening for a Bursar in the Finance Office. The Bursar will oversee all aspects of student billing and collection, assess tuition payment methods, supervise cashier & accounts receivable functions and implement appropriate internal controls, initiate technological initiatives related to the tuition payment process, and work closely with other departments to ensure the efficiency and integrity of the student aid, billing and collection processes at the University.

Required Qualifications

  • Three to five years of professional experience in financial environment, preferably billing or bursar’s office.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent customer relations skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to readily acquire new program knowledge.
  • Possess the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Ensures work is accurate and completed in a timely manner.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Experience in a higher education setting.
  • Knowledge and experience using enterprise Student Information Systems (SIS).

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting/bookkeeping principles and methods and terms, preferably with an emphasis on college and university accounting.
  • Knowledge of cash handling and collection activity regulations and mandates.
  • Knowledge of computer applications and terms regarding fund accounting.
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws affecting university accounting.
  • Knowledge of financial aid funds and the disbursement process.

The University of Holy Cross assures equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, marital status, or veteran’s status in the admission to, participation in, or employment of its programs and activities.

Applicants who meet the qualifications listed above are invited to send résumé and three letters of recommendation to:

University of Holy Cross
Human Resources Department
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131
Email: cwatts@uhcno.edu


Campus Security - Evening

December 1, 2017

University of Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time position as Campus Security - Evening and Saturday shift. Deadline for application is Friday, December 15, 2017.

Position Description

Responsible for ensuring safety of students, faculty, staff and administration through patrols of outside parking areas and inside campus. To be visible at all times and be aware of role during any emergency, and any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Position requires 2-3 years of experience in Campus Security or comparable security experience necessary.

Must be able to work Monday through Friday evening hours and Saturday during day.

Salary and Rank

Commensurate with experience.

University of Holy Cross assures equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, marital status, or veteran’s status in the admission to, participation in, or employment of its programs and activities.

Applicants who meet the qualifications listed above are invited to send a letter of application, resume, and three letters of reference to:

University of Holy Cross
Human Resources Department
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131
Fax: (504)391-2421
Email: cwatts@uhcno.edu


PROGRAM DIRECTOR
MASTER OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES PROGRAM

11/13/17

University of Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time clinical program director for a proposed new Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program. This is a 12-month full-time position. Must be able to start no later than the end of December 2017.

Position Description

The Clinical Program Director will design and develop the didactic and clinical curricula; prepare the application for provisional accreditation; prepare and submit the prospectus to SACS-COC and ARC-PA; recruit/secure clinical preceptor sites and develop articulation agreements; coordinate ARC-PA accreditation standards and visit; implement, coordinate and, on an ongoing basis, reevaluate the effectiveness of the program.

Qualifications

Must be a P.A. with a Master degree and current NCCPA certification; minimum 5 years clinical experience and some teaching experience preferred.

Salary and Rank

Commensurate with experience.

University of Holy Cross assures equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, marital status, or veteran’s status in the admission to, participation in, or employment of its programs and activities.

Applicants who meet the qualifications listed above are invited to send a letter of application and a resume to cwatts@uhcno.edu. If selected for an interview, the applicant must submit official transcripts for the P.A. Master’s education.

University of Holy Cross
Christine Watts, Director of Human Resources
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131
Email: cwatts@uhcno.edu


Faculty Position in Physics

09/01/2017

The University of Holy Cross Department of Biology and Physical Sciences invites applications for a 6 month Visiting Professor position. The position will begin January 1, 2018. The ideal candidate would have a PhD or ABD in Physics, Food Engineering, or Engineering and will be expected to teach lecture and laboratory for General Physics for science majors and allied health majors, Electronics, and other courses within subject matter. The minimum requirement is 18 graduate credit hours in Physics.

Priority will be given to those with a food science or food engineering background but all areas of specializations will be considered. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to effective undergraduate education and could be considered for conversion to a Full Time position starting in August of 2018. Review of applicants will begin upon receipt of application materials and continue until the position is filled.

Please send a letter of application, Curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:

Christine Watts
Director of Human Resources
University of Holy Cross
4123 Woodland Dr
New Orleans, LA 70131
or by email cwatts@uhcno.edu

The University of Holy Cross is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Biology Faculty Position: Adjunct Instructor of Human Anatomy

The Department of Biological and Physical Sciences and the Department of Allied Health at the University of Holy Cross invite applications for a faculty position teaching human anatomy at the graduate level. This position is an adjunct position with the potential for transition to full-time employment based upon the ability of the applicant to provide additional instruction in closely related courses within the Masters Degree Programs in Biomedical Sciences and Physician Assistant Studies (SACSCOC and ARC-PA approval pending for the latter). The University of Holy Cross is a non-tenure institution focused on teaching with minimal research expectations. Salary is commensurate with credentials, background and experience. The search for this position will close December 29, 2017.

Position Description

The applicant must be available to teach beginning in the summer 2018 semester. The successful applicant will be responsible for the development of lecture and laboratory instruction in clinical anatomy to graduate students planning to pursue careers in the healthcare professions. The laboratory component of the course will incorporate the use of Anatomage® tables, models, and radiographic imaging.

Qualifications

A doctoral degree is required with at least eighteen graduate credit hours in biology with coursework that includes the study and dissection of human cadavers. Some experience with virtual dissection tables (e.g., Anatomage) is preferable, but not required. Although the focus of this position is gross anatomy, the ability to provide instruction in other biomedical sciences such as histology, embryology, or physiology further enhances the applicant’s qualifications. Prior experience teaching and academic advising in higher education is preferred. The ideal applicant will be able to develop innovative instructional practices, collaborate with departmental faculty, and demonstrate student-centeredness.

The University of Holy Cross assures equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, marital status, or veteran’s status in the admission to, participation in, or employment of its programs and activities.

Applicants who meet the qualifications listed above are invited to send a letter of interest, three letters of recommendation, a Curriculum vitae, and official transcripts for both undergraduate and graduate education to:

University of Holy Cross
Human Resources Department
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131
Fax: (504) 394-1237
Email: cwatts@uhcno.edu


 
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