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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.


Graduate Admissions Specialist - Office of Admissions

The University of Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time Admissions Specialist in the Office of Admissions. Priority deadline to apply is September 19, 2018. A review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Qualifications

Applicants should possess a high school diploma, some college coursework preferred, as well as experience in an administrative or clerical setting. The admissions specialist 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. Applicants should have proficiency in typing, data entry, and analyzing information; be thorough, independent, and results-driven; and have 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 a CRM, preferably TargetX, or the ability to learn these systems and others quickly is highly desirable.

Major Responsibilities

Admissions Specialist assists students, faculty and staff; performs data entry of admission applications and general student information; processes high school and college transcripts; enters test scores; sends correspondence to prospective students and conducts follow-ups with students via telephone, email, fax, etc.

  • Process all incoming new student inquiries and admissions applications, along with supporting documents and materials for prospective students.
  • Ensure accuracy of initial data entry and review for maintenance of data integrity.
  • Evaluate transcripts for transfer credit; maintain records via CRM and SIS of prospective students
  • Performs data entry of admissions applications into the Student Master File.
  • Conducts follow-up with student to assure that admissions documentation is complete.
  • Maintains the HOLD file.
  • Processes high school and college transcripts.
  • Prepares and mails materials to prospective graduate students.
  • Prepares documents for scanning and indexing
  • Maintains well-organized files
  • Maintains student requests for address and name changes.
  • Performs clean-up of data entry and “not found” transcript files.
  • Assists students, faculty and staff with admissions matters.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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.


Web Developer/Designer

September 5, 2018

The Web Developer/Designer is responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of the University’s website and web applications. The incumbent is responsible for collaborating with academic and administrative departments to maintain a current and robust web presence.

Required skills and experience

  • Familiar with W3C web standards including accessibility standards and cross-browser compatibility
  • Working knowledge of XML, PHP, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, JSON, JQuery, HTML5, CSS3, Adobe Creative Suite, and MySQL
  • Experience with at least one open source CMS such as Drupal
  • Ability to develop secure web applications and APIs
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience with analytical and web tracking tools

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two years of web development experience (Portfolio Required)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field

Salary and Rank

Dependent upon qualifications and 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 submit a complete application package, consisting of a cover letter and a resume to Christine Watts, cwatts@uhcno.edu in a single submission. Incomplete packages will not be considered. Deadline to apply September 21, 2018.


Registrar

August 22, 2018

The University of Holy Cross invites applications for the position of Registrar. Deadline to apply is September 21, 2018.

Position Description

The Registrar must demonstrate commitment to the mission of the University to educate the minds and hearts of its students as well as support the goals of the division of Enrollment Management. This position is responsible for the maintenance, accuracy, integrity, security and storage of all academic records as outlined by FERPA. The Registrar oversees the maintenance of computerized student record systems in following areas: course schedule preparation, registration, classroom and general scheduling, grade reporting, transcript requests, degree and graduation certification, enrollment verification and enrollment reporting.

Responsibilities include: Interpreting and upholding academic policies; development and publishing of course schedules and academic calendars in concert with academic departments; oversee all aspects of course enrollment; processing enrollment certifications for students utilizing Veteran Administration educational benefits and Department of Deference Tuition Assistance; overseeing the maintenance of the degree audit system; co-chairing the Commencement Committee and providing broad oversight for commencement activities; and chairing and serving on various other University committees; collaborating with other units to improve data stewardship and overall effectiveness of the University; preparation of reports for internal and external purposes; managing the department budget.

Qualifications

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree but a Master’s degree is preferred; a student centered attitude; three to five years of direct experience in a Registrar’s office with direct experience pertaining to academic policy, curriculum issues, and student records; familiarity with student data and enterprise management systems; exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to work well under pressure; proven ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents; strong ability to establish and manage priorities and deadlines; experience with National Student Clearing House, National Student Loan Data System, and IPEDS; demonstrated experience as a Veterans School Certifying Official; must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

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, resume, and three letters of recommendation to Christine Watts, cwatts@uhcno.edu in a single submission. Incomplete packages will not be considered.


Admissions Counselor for Transfer Recruitment

July 30, 2018

The University of Holy Cross seeks a full-time Admissions Counselor for Transfer Recruitment. Deadline to apply is September 21, 2018. Applicants must submit a resume and a well-written cover letter specifying their qualifications for the position.

Position Description

The Admissions Counselor for Transfer Recruitment will assist in the development of an incoming student class each semester. This position will develop specific recruitment goals and objectives for assigned schools; coordinate recruitment activities for all prospective students within an assigned territory; maintain an active liaison and with area community colleges and businesses; participate in all recruitment activities; conduct seminars, workshops and social events to attract new students; evaluate transcripts for transfer credit and make admission decisions; maintain records via CRM and SIS of prospective students. This selected candidate must possess a current driver’s license and reliable transportation. Position consists of 50% traveling within the state and some weekend and evening work is required.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree is required, along with excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, demonstrated professionalism, the ability to relate to individuals from diverse backgrounds, a willingness to work as a team and manage student workers, outstanding organizational and team building skills, and experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Power Campus and a CRM or background in collegiate recruitment or admissions processing is strongly preferred, but not required.

Salary and Rank

Dependent upon qualifications and 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 submit a complete application package, consisting of a cover letter and a resume to Christine Watts, cwatts@uhcno.edu in a single submission. Incomplete packages will not be considered.


Faculty Position in the Department of Nursing

July 25, 2018

The University of Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time Faculty Position in the Department of Nursing. Deadline to apply is September 17, 2018.

University of Holy Cross Department of Nursing seeks a full time, 9-month nursing faculty to teach Medical Surgical Nursing (ICU and fundamentals).

Faculty requirements

Earned Master’s in nursing from a regionally accredited institution
Unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Louisiana

Desired Qualifications

Doctoral degree preferred
Demonstrated teaching effectiveness (didactic, clinical and online)

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.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application will include a letter of interest, a current CV, and three letters of reference. Please submit a complete application to Christine Watts, cwatts@uhcno.edu in a single submission.


Faculty Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Food Safety and Technology

July 9, 2018

The University of Holy Cross Department of Biology and Physical Sciences invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant/Associate level that will develop a strong program in food safety and/or food microbiology that is complementary to existing programs in the department.

Applicants interested in any area of food safety and food microbiology (e.g., molecular food safety and food microbiology, food virology or mycology, pathogenesis of foodborne diseases, physiology and genomics of food associated microorganism, mathematical modeling and risk assessment related to food safety or microbiology) are encouraged to apply.

Position Description

Reporting to the Chair of the Department, the successful candidate will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, provide academic and research advisement to students; promote and sustain interdisciplinary dialogue and service; hold membership in professional associations; and serve on committees and participate in official activities at the departmental, college, and university levels. The position is a 9-month contract appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities

  • Classroom instruction and curriculum planning and development of Food Science courses at the undergraduate and Microbiology and Virology at the graduate levels, and courses in related areas as expertise permits
  • Serve as a liaison with industry to develop student field experiences, research projects, and curriculum support.
  • Participation in professional organization meeting activities related to food science and technology.
  • Teaching effectiveness, service to students and university, and scholarly/professional achievement are required for retention and promotion.
  • Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity-in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
  • Oral/ written competence in English.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in Food Science, Biology, or closely related area by August 1, 2018 and at least 1 degree in Food Science.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning as evidenced by a presentation during the interview
  • Promise of productive scholarship/creative activities consistent with the teacher-scholar model
  • Commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service that is consistent with the College's priorities for the Department and the mission of the University
  • Ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the Department, College, and University
  • Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology in teaching and scholarship
  • Commitment to professional service within the University and beyond
  • Ability to work in a diverse academic and professional community
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in or teaching microbiology, virology and food safety classes
  • Potential for online teaching
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with Food Safety, Culinology, Nutrition and other content areas preferred.

Review of applicants will begin upon receipt of application materials and continue until the position is filled with an ideal start date of August 1, 2018.

Applications

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 send a letter of interest, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, and official transcripts for both undergraduate and graduate education to Christine Watts, MBA, SHRM-CP, cwatts@uhcno.edu in a single submission.


Clinical Coordinator -Principal Faculty
Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program

April 23, 2018

University of Holy Cross, New Orleans, Louisiana invites applications for Clinical Coordinator -Principal Faculty. The faculty will be an experienced PA educator-clinician who will join a developing Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program with Provisional-Accreditation review scheduled for November 2018 with the inaugural class of 25 PA students to start in August of 2019.

This position will involve year-round coordination, implementation and management of existing clinical sites, development and assessment of all phases of the ongoing Supervised Clinical Professional Experiences (SCPE) and PA clinical year rotation curriculum. The Clinical Coordinator -Principal Faculty will also teach, instruct and advise physician assistant students in both the didactic and clinical phases of the curriculum. Periodic regional travel is expected and supported.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a masters or doctoral degree from a US regionally accredited university in an area appropriate to PA education and will have graduated from an accredited PA program. Current NCCPA certification is required, CAQ a plus. The candidate must eligible for licensure to practice in Louisiana, be a team-oriented faculty with demonstrated, exceptional people skills, and be able to participate in all phases of our dynamic and collaborative program. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in a university-based PA program, and experience in problem-based learning. Additionally, the faculty member will participate in the admissions process, as well as program accreditation, evaluation, and planning. All faculty participate in the continuous review, analysis, and evaluation of the program’s success. The faculty member will be expected to be actively involved in scholarship and professional development.

Salary and Rank

An exceptional professional compensation package including outstanding CME, professional development, and defined time for clinical practice is supported.

Applications

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 send a letter of interest, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, and official transcripts for both undergraduate and graduate education to Christine Watts, MBA, SHRM-CP, cwatts@uhcno.edu in a single submission.


Academic Coordinator -Principal Faculty
Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program

April 23, 2018

University of Holy Cross, New Orleans, Louisiana is seeking an experienced PA educator-clinician who will join a developing Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program with Provisional-Accreditation review scheduled for November 2018 with the inaugural class of 25 PA students to start in August of 2019.

This position involves year-round coordination, implementation and management of the didactic year. This includes but is not limited to: Course development and instruction, instructor/lecturer teaching coordination and scheduling, Clinical Skills and Procedure development and integration including testing, OSCE development and integrated scholarly engagement and community outreach activities for students. The Academic Coordinator -Principal Faculty will develop course materials teach, instruct and advise physician assistant students in both the didactic and clinical phases of the curriculum.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a masters or doctoral degree from a US regionally accredited university in an area appropriate to PA education and will have graduated from an ARC-PA accredited program. Current NCCPA certification is required, CAQ a plus. The candidate must be eligible for licensure to practice in Louisiana, be a team-oriented faculty with demonstrated, exceptional people skills and be able to participate in all phases of our dynamic and collaborative program. Strong procedure and clinical skills experience including medical simulation and use of standardized patients in teaching and learning is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in a university-based PA program, experience in problem-based learning a plus. All faculty participate in the admissions process, as well as program accreditation, evaluation and planning and continuous review, analysis and evaluation of the program’s success. Scholarship and professional development encouraged.

Salary and Rank

An exceptional professional compensation package including outstanding CME, professional development, and defined time for clinical practice is supported.

Applications

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 send a letter of interest, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, and official transcripts for both undergraduate and graduate education to Christine Watts, MBA, SHRM-CP, cwatts@uhcno.edu in a single submission.


 

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