Jobs at Holy Family University

Holy Family University, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, whose Charism is Family. We are a Catholic university with a heritage we are very proud of. With our eyes set firmly on the future, we seek direction and inspiration from the life and teaching of Jesus Christ; affirm the values of the Judeo-Christian tradition, and witness to the dignity of each person and the oneness of the human family.

Our core values of Family, Respect, Integrity, Service and Responsibility, Learning, and Vision shape the culture and environment in which students learn and employees work. We provide a truly supportive environment for learning, as we help each student to make the most of their potential. We are also known for our especially warm, vibrant, and inclusive campus atmosphere.

Holy Family University does not discriminate in its education programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Holy Family University complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution's educational programs and activities. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, and/or interview process should notify Human Resources.

Please apply as directed to Holy Family University, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114-2009 or e-mail your resume to careers@holyfamily.edu.

If applying for a teaching position, please submit your C.V. to the attention of the Dean of the appropriate school.

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Current Faculty Openings

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR – SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The School of Business Administration seeks applications from potential adjunct instructors in the discipline of Computer Information Systems, to teach an introductory course on web design, CMIS 211, Internet Programming. The candidate should be familiar with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP. The course will be offered in the evening. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and action.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching of courses in their assigned disciplines.
  • Maintaining academic excellence in their classrooms.
  • Providing grades and feedback to students in a timely fashion.

Qualifications:

  • The successful applicant must hold an earned academic degree (doctoral or master's level) in the discipline or a related field appropriate for the contracted teaching responsibilities.

Interested candidates should submit electronically a current CV and cover letter to Jan W. Buzydlowski, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Business Administration, jbuzydlowski@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants will be contacted and invited to interview as warranted. Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions and three letters of recommendation will be required upon hire.


ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS – ART, BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, COMMUNICATIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, ENGLISH, GENERAL SCIENCE, GRAPHIC DESIGN, MATHEMATICS, PHILOSOPHY, RELIGIOUS STUDIES, SPANISH, SOCIOLOGY, AND PSYCHOLOGY

To augment its pool of qualified adjunct faculty, the School of Arts and Sciences seeks applications from potential adjunct instructors in the disciplines of art, biology, chemistry, communications, criminal justice, English, general science, graphic design, mathematics, philosophy, religious studies, Spanish, psychology, and sociology. Daytime availability typically is preferred. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and action.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching of courses in their assigned disciplines.
  • Maintaining academic excellence in their classrooms.
  • Providing grades and feedback to students in a timely fashion.

Qualifications:

  • The successful applicant must hold an earned academic degree (doctoral or master's level) in the discipline or a related field appropriate for the contracted teaching responsibilities.

Interested candidates should submit electronically a current CV and cover letter to Sister Marcella Wallowicz CSFN, PhD, Assistant Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, smwallowicz@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue. Applicants will be contacted and invited to interview when positions become available. Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions and three letters of recommendation will be required upon hire.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY ART THERAPY

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology with expertise in Art Therapy, with a start date of August 2018. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Teaching in the Art Therapy Program.
  • Supervision of Art Therapy students.
  • Provide leadership toward the accreditation of our Art Therapy Program.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must possess a Doctorate in Art Therapy, or related field.
  • Candidates must also be a Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC) or Registered Art Therapist (ATR) with licensure in a mental health related field (e.g. art therapy, counseling, psychology). 
  • Excellent teaching, supervision and leadership abilities, an active scholarly agenda, and a willingness to participate in student advising and campus service.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement about teaching and research interest, list of courses taught, complete graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to counselingsearch@holyfamily.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION

The School of Education at Holy Family University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Education. Appointment at the Associate Professor level will be considered with appropriate credentials and experience. Courses may be taught in face-to-face, blended, or online delivery formats. The faculty member also is expected to maintain a record of consistent scholarly achievement and participate actively in University and School-level service opportunities. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Teaching graduate and doctoral courses in educational leadership and school administration.
  • Holding Reading Specialist Certification and the ability to teach graduate courses in the Reading Specialist program is desirable.
  • Ability to teach graduate courses in other education fields such as special education and TESOL will be considered.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate in Education Administration or an education-related field appropriate for the teaching and service responsibilities described above. Applicants also must hold Pennsylvania Principal Certification and the Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility. K – 12 school leadership experience is required. 

Please send a letter of application, current CV, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, copies of recent course evaluations with student comments (if available), and names and contact information of 3 references to: School of Education, Search Committee, Holy Family University, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114.

Electronic submissions of complete applications are strongly encouraged. Please email materials to SOEapsearch@holyfamily.edu. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Stephen B. Young, Search Committee Chair, (267) 341-3666, syoung@holyfamily.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applicant information will be kept strictly confidential until the finalist stage of the process.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION

The School of Education at Holy Family University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Education.  Appointment at the Associate Professor level will be considered with appropriate credentials and experience. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Teaching courses in early childhood education (PK - 4) and early literacy.
  • Supervising field experiences.
  • Maintain a record of consistent scholarly achievement.
  • Participate actively in University and School-level service opportunities.

Qualifications: 

The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education or an education-related field appropriate for the teaching and service responsibilities described above.  Applicants should also be able to demonstrate effective professional experience in public or private school PK - 4-grade levels.

Please send a letter of application, current CV, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, copies of recent course evaluations with student comments (if available), and names and contact information of 3 references to: School of Education, Search Committee, Holy Family University, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114.

Electronic submissions of complete applications are strongly encouraged.  Please mail materials to SOEsearch@holyfamily.edu.  Please direct inquiries to Dr. Kim Heuschkel, Search Committee Chair, (267) 341-3350, kheuschkel@holyfamily.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All applicant information will be kept strictly confidential until the finalist stage of the process.


ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND PROGRAM COORDINATOR (WRITING/ENGLISH)

The School of Arts and Sciences at Holy Family University invites applications for the position of full-time Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Coordinator Writing/English. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Oversight of freshman writing block.
  • Adjunct faculty training and development.
  • Course and faculty scheduling.
  • Freshman placement.
  • Teaching load is 3/3 in both writing and literature.

Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric, and Composition or a related discipline is required. A Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric, and Composition or a related discipline is required.
  • The successful candidate must have excellent teaching skills, an active scholarly agenda and a commitment to support the mission of Holy Family University.
  • S/he must also demonstrate a willingness to participate in student advising and campus service.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of pedagogy and research interest, a list of courses taught, complete graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to englishsearch@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

                    


Current STAFF Openings

MAIL SERVICES COORDINATOR 

The Mail Services Specialist will be responsible for both internal and external mail distribution.  This position assigns general tasks to the mail services assistant and work-study students.  The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Responsible for the pickup and delivery of the mail to the post office.
  • Meters all outgoing mail and prepares all UPS packages for shipping.
  • Collects and distributes all internal mail to the administrative offices and the appropriate collection bins for faculty and dorm.
  • Responsible for the preparation and delivery of bulk mail to the post office as needed.
  • Collects and distributes mail to the Bensalem and Newtown locations.
  • Responsible for tracking maintenance issues and the general care of the university vehicle that is used to transport the mail. 
  • Manage the scheduling of the mailroom staff.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Experience with the Post Office and/or mailroom management.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Lifting up to 60 lbs is required.
  • Must be customer service oriented and well organized.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Holy Family University, HR Department, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114 or via email careers@holyfamily.edu. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


ACADEMIC ADVISOR

The Academic Advisor will be responsible for advising students on course registration, academic programs and procedures, degree requirements, application for graduation, and general academic concerns of the institution. The employee will also assist enrollment efforts by evaluating transcripts for accepted students to the university. The employee also provides support to faculty advisors, deans of academic schools, administration and student services personnel on course acceptance, student enrollment, student scheduling, graduation applications and academic ceremonies. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Advise students regarding course registration and academic impact of drop/add, withdrawal, and change of concentration, and answer questions concerning university policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate transfer transcripts for potential credit transferability with Holy Family courses.
  • Coordinate all undergraduate applications for graduation, including providing confirmation of meeting all degree audit requirements.
  • Participation in enrollment initiatives including, but not limited to, freshman placement testing (including sessions outside of normal business hours), transfer visit nights, and orientation.
  • Participation in Commencement ceremonies is required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree or candidacy preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Colleague and Student Planning experience preferred.
  • 2 years advising experience required.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Holy Family University, HR Department, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114 or via email careers@holyfamily.edu. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


GIFT PROCESSING COORDINATOR

The Gift Processing Coordinator is an integral part of the University Advancement team, having primary responsibility for receiving, recording and acknowledging gifts to Holy Family University. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Ensure that all contributions to the University are accurately recorded in the Raiser's Edge fundraising database in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Understand and comply with IRS Regulations, CASE Reporting Standards, and other governing policies and procedures relating to the processing of charitable gifts.
  • Perform regular reconciliation of gift recording with the Business Office.
  • Oversee the University's matching gift program.
  • Provide weekly, monthly, fiscal year-end, and special financial gift reports needed by a variety of University staff and senior leadership, auditors, and external reporting agencies such as the Council for Aid to Education.
  • Create and update constituent records.
  • Research and update records of lost constituents.
  • Assign codes to constituent records for mail, activities, and events and other lists reflecting interests, memberships, and participation.
  • Assist with data requests, including mailing lists and reports.
  • Monitor Blackbaud's listservs and attend webinars and conferences to stay current with Raiser's Edge system issues and forthcoming upgrades, as well to learn best practices.
  • Support University Advancement programs and activities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of three-years of gift processing experience, preferably in higher education.
  • Raiser's Edge or constituent relationship management database experience highly preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Office proficiency, especially in Excel, is desired, and ability to learn and use computer software as necessary.
  • Must be adept at problem-solving and demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills, judgment, and discretion.
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach and a professional, enthusiastic, and positive attitude.
  • Exceptionally well-organized and a proven track record of being detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as events require.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasional prolonged and irregular hours will be necessary.
  • May occasionally work outdoors in preparation for and attendance at special events.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Holy Family University, HR Department, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114 or via email careers@holyfamily.edu. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


BUSINESS ANALYST - SALES FORCE SYSTEMS

The Business Analyst – Salesforce Systems is the subject matter expert and business analyst for Holy Family University’s Salesforce systems. The primary functions are to perform TargetX (Salesforce) administration, configuration, report analysis and generation, data transfer and integration, and user support. The individual will be responsible for engaging stakeholders to understand data access, reporting and analysis requirements and translating them into actionable plans for the management, manipulation/translation, analysis, and reporting of University information. The Analyst will also similarly support the Cooperative Internship Salesforce instance. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Collaborate and work closely with University constituents and third parties to accomplish daily work as well as short-term and long-term projects.
  • Responsible for accuracy of the data that is entered into and reported by third-party vendors and CRM.
  • Identify and recommend technological solutions to meet the operational needs and goals of the University.
  • Review, map, and analyze business processes and translate them into system requirements.
  • Design and execute solutions for common challenges such as data mapping, workflow rules within the context of CRM platform, reporting, etc.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all software resources, systems, and processes.
  • Anticipate, investigate, routinely inspect, and troubleshoot workflow and data integration issues.
  • Identify process improvements and make recommendations.
  • Integrate data from other systems to track and report conversion.
  • Document data management processes such as de-duplication, etc.
  • Actively seek out data inconsistencies and identify problems.
  • Support user requests and implement best practices.
  • Develop and document configuration procedures.
  • Coach frontline staff to ensure accurate/consistent CRM practices, and utilize the system to its fullest capacity.
  • Create, delete, and customize fields, page layouts, and list views.
  • Set up and manage relationships between objects for reporting.
  • Manage relationship with 3rd party application vendor.
  • Research and identify discrepancies in reporting.
  • Perform data imports, exports, updates, deletions, validations, de-duplication, and backups.
  • Manage, troubleshoot, create, and document workflows and triggers within Salesforce.
  • Create, review, and update documentation for the Salesforce systems configuration, setup, changes, and procedures pertaining to Salesforce systems.
  • Provide documentation and usage training to end users.
  • Create, validate, update, organize and manage permissions for reports and dashboards.
  • Develop and maintain data quality control reports and processes.
  • Manage user accounts, profiles, and security.
  • Perform updates and upgrades to all Salesforce systems and third-party systems.
  • Provide overlap coverage for routine reporting and TSQL programming.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1 to 2 years Microsoft SQL Server TSQL programming and/or SSRS report design.
  • 1 to 2 years Salesforce administration.
  • Strong problem solving, written, and verbal skills.
  • Microsoft SQL Server reporting experience a plus.
  • Salesforce certifications highly preferred.
  • SQL Server certifications highly preferred.
  • Experience with Informatica, Demand Tools, and Form Assembly are a plus.
  • Ellucian’s Colleague ERP experience a plus.

Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit resume and cover letter to careers@holyfamily.edu.


IT USER SUPPORT SPECIALIST

The IT User Support Specialist is responsible for providing end user support, to include deploying and maintaining desktop computers, printers, and related hardware, assisting faculty, staff, and students, and maintaining records in support of helpdesk services. Also responsible for delivering, set-up, operation and retrieval of audiovisual equipment for classroom instruction and special events, and for providing video production services and administrative support for the daily operation of the audiovisual office. Creation of IDs for faculty, staff, and students. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Provide technical support for both AV and IT hardware. Assist maintaining the integrity of desktop computers through upgrades, support, and new technology implementation.
  • Assist students and faculty with the use of AV and IT technology video filming, and editing utilizing Apple iMovie and FinalCut Pro.
  • Hands-on equipment operation, set-up, and delivery. PC hardware set-up and troubleshooting of IT issues.
  • Develop a complete understanding and keep up with technologies installed at Holy Family University.
  • Video production, assist faculty with their use of Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier also assist with the production of department videos.
  • Respond to faculty requests for computer lab assistance and AV classroom assistance.
  • Administrative duties and other related duties as assigned.

 Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma plus one to two years of user support services or related experience required. An Associate or Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Demonstrates strong interest in technology. Willing and able to learn new technologies.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in hardware installation and configuration.
  • Ability to troubleshoot software and software problems.
  • Interpersonal skills to interact well with users and colleagues.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Windows 7 and 10.
  • Experience with the Internet and web application.
  • Basic understanding of WAN/LAN technology.
  • Intermediate experience with audiovisual equipment operation.
  • Basic video production skills (including recording, editing, lighting, and audio).
  • Task orientated, attentive to detail, and demonstrate thorough work habits.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications.
  • Managing specific software and hardware necessary for ID creation.
  • A+, MSCE, Exton certificates desirable.
  • Ability to lift and transport equipment (up to 50 lbs.) across campus in all weather conditions required.
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends required.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter electronically to Holy Family University, careers@holyfamily.edu. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


FINANCIAL AID SPECIALIST, Part-Time

The Financial Aid Specialist will be responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to the financial aid office staff. The employee also assists with the financial aid data-entry activities. In addition, the employee will assist with the management of the student employment processes. This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals, and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Responsible for all email communications with students and families in a timely manner.
  • Provides front counter coverage.
  • Assists with the management of student employment processes.
  • Assists with the financial aid data entry activities, including analyzing documents to assure they are required documents.
  • Counsels students, parents and others on document processing and application questions.
  • Provides administrative and clerical support to the financial aid office for varied projects.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Financial Aid is preferred.
  • Extensive computer skills required, including intermediate knowledge of Excel, MS Word, Windows, and client-server system (Datatel preferred).
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required, as well as attention to detail, planning and multi-tasking skills and self-motivation; proven ability to work as a team player and sensitivity to matters of confidentiality are also required.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Holy Family University, HR Department, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114 or via email careers@holyfamily.edu. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.