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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.


Adjunct Lecturer of Spanish

Reports to: Chair of the Department of Humanities 

Basic Function: Teaching Elementary Spanish I (Fall semester ) and II (Spring semester) 

Major Duties: 

· Develop course curriculum and syllabi 

· Deliver lectures and lead class discussions 

· Assign homework and projects to help your students learn the material 

· Offer additional help outside of class as needed 

· Administer final exams 

· Complete grading and submit required forms and other administrative paperwork by assigned deadlines 

· Maintain course attendance records in Self Service 

· Complete and maintain course pages in the Canvas LMS, including syllabi, assignments, tests, grading, and course files 

· Be available to students via email and/or Canvas messaging. 

Qualifications/Credentials required: 

· Master's degree in Spanish or in Foreign Languages with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in Spanish 

· Teaching experience at the college level (preferred). 

Salary: 

Compensation is commensurate with credentials. 

The University of Holy Cross Assets 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/CV, and three letters of recommendation to Melanie Erlinger, merlinger@uhcno.edu, in a single submission. Incomplete packages will not be considered.


Intern Help Desk Support

Reports to:  Assistant Director of Information Technology  

Basic Function:  Provide support for all desktops, laptops, user accounts, classrooms, AV Equipment, and printers/supplies within the University. 

Physical Requirements:  Able to lift up to 50lbs 

Major Duties: 

  1. Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain all campus computers, including hardware and/or software upgrades and installs 

  1. Ensure all classroom technology is in working order 

  1. Support user accounts, unlock accounts, and reset or establish passwords as needed 

  1. Maintain and support all campus printers, copiers, supplies, and consumables 

  1. Maintain the Academic Skills Center and Library computing area.  Ensure that they are fully functional and stocked with supplies   

  1. Coordinate all AV setup requests  

  1. Provide support for phone calls and walk-ins at the helpdesk in a timely and professional manner 

  1. Maintain organization and appearance of reception area of the IT office 

     

 


Position: Floor Tech 

Exemption Status: Non-Exempt 

Department: Housekeeping 

Reports to: Custodial Lead 

JOB DESCRIPTION 

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 Group. 

• Perform cleaning and maintenance of all floors: tile, carpet, and other flooring 

• Complete work assignments in a timely manner. 

• Utilize the appropriate chemicals and supplies according to procedure. 

• Operate and maintain all equipment properly and safely. 

• Observe safety precautions at all times, uses safety signs “wet floor”. 

• Ability to work without direct supervision. 

• Reports safety hazards as appropriate. 

• Reports maintenance issues as appropriate. 

• Perform “deep cleaning” projects (floor stripping, shampooing, and waxing, cleaning hard to reach fixtures and surfaces, etc.) on a scheduled basis. 

Special Event Set Up- Assist the Building Custodian in effectively and efficiently “setting up” and “tearing down”. 

• Classrooms and gathering areas for special events according to event needs, schedules, and standards. 

• Move, set up, tear down, and store furniture, tables, chairs, and other similar items to facilitate meetings and special gatherings. 

Non-Essential Functions 

• Perform other duties as assigned 

Professional Requirements 

• Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean. 

• Complete annual education requirements. 

• Report to work on time and as scheduled. 

• Wear identification while on duty. 

• Comply with regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations. 

• Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices. 

• 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 environmental services 

• Knowledge in the operation of custodial cleaning equipment 

• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills 

• 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 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 100 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. 

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 Melanie Erlinger, merlinger@uhcno.edu in a single submission. Incomplete packages will not be considered.


Administrative Assistant for University Coordinator for the Eradication of Systemic Poverty 

Job Description 

The CESP Administrative Assistant (hereafter AA) provides logistics and administrative support for CESP, and reports directly to CESP.  The duties of the CESP AA include, but are not limited to: 

  1. ordering office supplies 

  1. ordering and organizing books and materials in support of CESP research 

  1. preparing and submitting reimbursements for CESP 

  1. facilitating payment from UHC for training and workshops, including collecting RSVP’s and making communications at the direction of CESP 

  1. direct research for CESP 

  1. logistics support for CESP 

  1. schedule facilitation for CESP and meeting communications and support 

  1. completing professional training deemed helpful to CESP, such as budget and forms management 

  1. maintaining records for CESP, including online record-keeping, statistics reports and charts, grant submissions and research, questionnaires for cohort participants, assist with the grant renewal process by compiling documents, photos, and other helpful tasks 

  1. act as a case-worker for Heart and Mind mentors and mentees, monitoring and reporting compliance and acting as a liaison between CESP and cohort 

  1. maintaining effective communications 

  1. collaboration with other UHC offices and departments at the direction of CESP 

  1. And other duties at the discretion of the Coordinator related to the mission and promotion of the Initiative. 

Salary for Administrative Assistant is $15.00/hour, not to exceed 20 hours per work. 

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 Melanie Erlinger, merlinger@uhcno.edu in a single submission.  Incomplete packages may not be considered.   


Second Class Engineer 

The University of Holy Cross seeks a full-time Second Class Engineer in our Facilities Department. The review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. 

Position Description: This position is responsible for the maintenance of all physical plant equipment for the University of Holy Cross. In addition, you will be required to respond to daily maintenance calls and through work order system. Night, weekend, and holiday shifts are required on rotation. 

Physical Requirements: 

The following items are required physical demands for this role: 

• Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight. 

• Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. 

• Move up and down stairs, service ramps, and or ladders. 

• Move, lift, carry, push pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance and 100 lb. with assistance. 

Minimum Qualifications: Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a second class City of New Orleans, operating Engineers License. Must have a current boilers and air conditioning certificate. At least 5 years of experience in the engineering field. Verbal ability is necessary to read and understand technical manuals, motor coordination and finger dexterity are necessary for adjusting valves, using hand tools, lifting, climbing and stooping. 

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 Melanie Erlinger, merlinger@uhcno.edu in a single submission. Incomplete packages may not be considered.

 


University of Holy Cross
Position:           (1) full time (2) Part time Housekeepers for the Academic Buildings

  1. Part Time Housekeeper Residence Hall*

(* indicates additional duties for Residence Hall)

Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Department: Housekeeping or *Residence Hall
Reports to: Director of Campus Housing and Residence Life

Job Description

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 live and 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 Campus Housing Department or Campus Housing.
• 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

Common Areas/Community Area/Kitchen/Offices/Study Room/Bathrooms/Living Units etc.
• Vacuum carpets, rugs, and spot clean where necessary
• Dust control – sweep, mop or vacuum hard flooring in classrooms and office for academic building, *hallways, Seminar/Meeting Rooms and offices for Residence Hall
• 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
• Clean windows
• Replenish paper products in dispensers as needed
• Wash crockery & cutlery etc. left in sink area, and tidy sink area afterwards.
• Record any non-functioning, broken or missing bathroom equipment
* Clean refrigerator and freezer, dispose of expired products for Residence hall
* Keep community pantries and cabinets organized for Residence hall
* Clean oven, stove, surfaces, and all other kitchen appliances for Residence hall

Bathrooms
• 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
• Wipe down lockers
• Polish mirrors
• Clean and mop floors with appropriate cleaners and bleach
• Empty dust bins and replace bin liners where required
• Clean windows
• Accurately record daily service times in all bathrooms
• Accurately record the number of paper products inserted into each bathroom on a daily basis
• Install new bathroom service schedules every Monday morning, returning previous weeks’ schedules to the Director of Campus Housing and Residence Life.
• Record any non-functioning, broken or missing bathroom equipment

Corridors
• Dust control sweep or auto scrub hard flooring in outdoor corridors
• Wash and wipe the exterior of all windows
• Remove marks from glass, doors and walls
• Wipe down fire extinguishers and hose reels
• Any other duties as may be assigned
• Ensure scrubbers are plugged in and charged overnight
• Report any malfunction/problems with equipment

*Units/Camp and Conference Preparations – for Residence Hall
* Set up units with materials for camp/conference arrival
* Supply guests with additional supplies during stay as necessary
* Prepare used linen for dispatch to laundry
* Deep clean each unit after guest or resident departure
* Return all reusable supplies to storage
* Keep Camp/Conference storage unit tidy and organized
* Clean and organize common areas after group use

Non-Essential Functions
• Perform other duties as assigned

Professional Requirements
• Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
• Complete annual education requirements.
• Report to work on time and as scheduled.
• Wear identification while on duty.
• Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.
• Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
• 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
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• 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.

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 send a resume, three reference letters, and cover letter to:

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

 

 
 
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