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

The University is 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 our core values of Excellence, Respect, Integrity, Inclusion, and Compassionate Service. Through these words, we educate the whole person in the true tradition of the Marianites of Holy Cross.

You are a 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.

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.

Part Time Housekeeper

Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Department: Housekeeping

Reports to: Director of Housekeeping

Job Summary

To provide positive impression of our facilities among our students, employees, alumni, potential students and parents, and members of our outside communities with an attractive, clean and natural environment in which to learn, and ensure that full educational use of all university facilities is available at all times.

Essential Functions

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization
  • Perform all assigned tasks in a professional manner in order to reflect the highest integrity of the Housekeeping Department.
  • Perform housekeeping work in designated areas of responsibility
  • Maintain a high level of safety, cleanliness and efficiency
  • Complete work assignments in a timely manner.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing demands of the position
  • Utilize the appropriate chemicals and supplies according to procedure.
  • Use and maintain supplies properly.
  • Ability to work without normal supervision
  • Reports safety hazards as appropriate

Classrooms/Offices/Library Areas/Laboratories/Bathrooms etc. (Day or Night staff)

  • Vacuum carpets and spot clean where necessary
  • Dust control – sweep, mop or vacuum hard flooring in classrooms and offices
  • Damp dust/clean furniture and desks, polish as may be required
  • Damp dust and wipe all surfaces, fixtures and fittings
  • Empty bins daily
  • Clean inside and outside of surrounds of sinks
  • Remove marks from glass, doors and walls
  • Clean telephones
  • Replenish paper products in dispensers as needed
  • Record any non-functioning, broken or missing bathroom equipment

Bathrooms (generally day staff)

  • Clean lavatory bowls, cisterns and urinals with appropriate cleaning agents
  • Clean inside basins and surrounding counter tops
  • Wipe down toilet seats with appropriate agents
  • Refill paper towels in each dispenser
  • Refill toilet dispensers in all cubicles
  • Wipe down shower floors, walls, doors, curtains, taps and fittings.
  • Wipe down taps and door handles with appropriate cleaning agents
  • Wipe down wall tiles, window sills, dispensers, hand dryers and both inside and outside door surfaces
  • Polish mirrors
  • Clean and mop floors with appropriate cleaners and bleach
  • Empty dust bins and replace bin liners where required
  • Accurately record daily service times in all bathrooms
  • Accurately record the number of paper products inserted into each bathroom on a daily basis
  • Record any non-functioning, broken or missing bathroom equipment

Non-Essential Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Professional Requirements

  • Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Wear identification while on duty.
  • Attend department meetings and required university meetings and events.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Housekeeping
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
  • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • Exposure to body fluids, chemicals, and repetitive motions
  • Pushing and pulling heavy objects
  • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting equipment and supplies as needed
  • Position requires light to moderate work with 50 pounds maximum weight to lift and carry.
  • Position requires reaching, bending, stooping, and handling objects with hands and/or fingers, talking and/or hearing, and seeing.

Equal Opportunity

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 packet, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to Melanie Erlinger, merlinger@uhcno.edu in a single submission. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Enrollment Advisor Position

The University of Holy Cross invites applications for the position of Enrollment Advisor. The position is a full-time grant funded role.

Job Description

Manages recruitment territories by establishing and cultivating on-going relationships with high school students, parents, administrators (guidance counselors & principles) in the Metro New Orleans and surrounding areas (e.g. Orleans, Jefferson, St Tammany, St. John, St. James, St. Charles, St. Bernard); occasionally serving high schools northern Louisiana and adjacent states of MS & AL. Serves as the initial contact for all prospective students as it relates to the healthcare industry. Work with community partners to coordinate outreach in the community via events, workshops, special enrollment/registrations events. Participate in online/virtual recruiting initiatives. Assist with the planning as well as the implementation of Preview Day/Open House, Orientation, UHC related events designed for recruitment of traditional and non-traditional students. Conduct campus tours & campus presentations and ensure all students types are assisted with the application process. The Enrollment Advisor will be responsible to maintain accurate student data inside the Power campus database for prospects and applicants. This position requires oversight of the Nursing and Radiology Scholarship Applications and an Awarding.  Perform other duties assigned by the Director of Admissions and/or VP of Admissions & Financial Aid.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree. Minimum education may be substituted for 6 or more years of related higher education experience. Master's Degree preferred. 

Minimum Work Experience

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; Excellent oral and written skills; high level of energy, self-starter; possesses a strong work ethic; Ability to work independently and as part of the enrollment team; demonstrated professionalism, the ability to relate to individuals from diverse backgrounds, outstanding organizational and team building skills, and experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Power Campus and/or CRM. Strong background in collegiate recruitment or admissions processing is strongly preferred, but not required. Possess excellent customer service. 2 or more years of experience in Student Affairs or Enrollment preferred.

Work Week

Regular (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs, (8:00 am – 4:30pm) Fri (8:00 am – 2:00pm) 

Physical Demands

Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. Ability to lift up   to 25lbs, and stand for long periods of time possibly.  

Equal Opportunity 

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 packet, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to Melanie Erlinger, merlinger@uhcno.edu in a single submission. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.


Grounds Maintenance Worker

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision of the Facilities manager to perform the skilled operation of powered grounds equipment, including mowers, tractors, trucks and trailers; to perform grounds maintenance work; and to perform related work as required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plants and cultivates trees, grass, flowers, and shrubs.
  • Sprays for control of insects, weeds, and plant di
  • Mixes and applies chemicals used for weed control
  • Applies fertilizer as needed. Spades and otherwise prepares grounds for planting.
  • Mows lawns, trims shrubs, hedges, and trees. Hoes weeds and rakes lawn.
  • Operates power riding lawn mowers, sweepers, sprayers, trucks, tractors,

chain saws, power edgers and other motorized equipment.

  • Uses tractor attachments as the job demands
  • Hauls dirt, trash, and other materials
  • Maintains grounds equipment and vehicles in a safe operating condition.
  • Performs general grounds clean-up including picking up paper and trash on grounds

Areas as well as emptying all trash containers around the campus.

  • Performs building maintenance and cleaning duties.
  • Transports equipment as required using trucks and trailers sufficient to complete
    assigned task.
  • Off season, and rainy days will be required to do site maintenance work as needed or required by the Manager.
  • May perform duties at sites not permanently assigned to.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid and appropriate Louisiana Driver's License. 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Operation, use and maintenance of powered grounds equipment, tractors and

attachments;

  • Methods, materials and tools used in grounds keeping work;
  • Appropriate safety precautions and procedure
  • Perform grounds equipment operation work, including the operation of tractors,

trucks, power gang mowers and attachments;

  • Perform general grounds keeping work;
  • Use herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers in an appropriate and safe manner;
  • Operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices;
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course
    of work.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Any combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates possession of the
knowledge and abilities stated above and the ability to perform the duties of the position. A
typical qualifying entrance background is working-level experience performing grounds
keeping and mower operation work;

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical requirements include:

  1. Employee lifts/carries 40 pounds frequently (34-66% of the time).
  2. Employee lifts/carries 20 pounds constantly (67-100% of the time).
  3. Employee's position requires pushing a maximum force of 36 pounds on objects.

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKER

Mobility:

  • Positions in this class require the mobility to stand, stoop, squat, kneel, climb ladders,
    reach and bend.

Other Conditions:

  • Incumbents may be required to work in inclement weather without effective protection
    from sun, cold and rain
  • Incumbents may be required to wear protective apparel, including goggles, face
    protectors.

Equal Opportunity

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 packet, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to Melanie Erlinger, merlinger@uhcno.edu in a single submission. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.


Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics 

The University of Holy Cross invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics. The position starts August 12, 2024, for daytime in-person and/or online classes. Review of applications is ongoing.

 

Position Description

Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics is a part-time faculty position. The instructor is contracted per course on a semester-by-semester terms of employment.

 

Responsibilities

Planning and delivering instruction, testing, and reporting in the assigned Mathematics course(s) in accordance with course description, syllabus, learning outcomes, and University policies. The instructor must also be available for student conferences to review individual student progress. Additional responsibilities include maintaining student attendance records and adhering to academic calendar deadlines. The Adjunct Instructor must demonstrate the ability to effectively educate students and to exemplify the mission of the University to educate the minds and hearts of its students.

 

Qualifications

This position requires a master’s degree or higher in Mathematics or in a closely related field with at least 18 documented graduate hours in Mathematics coursework. At least one year of experience as an instructor (full-time or adjunct) is preferred, as is experience with online instruction and learning management systems. The instructor must possess exemplary interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively with a wide range of students, and skills in establishing and managing course content and academic deadlines.

 

Equal Opportunity

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 packet, consisting of a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Melanie Erlinger, merlinger@uhcno.edu in a single submission. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.