Jobs at Holy Family University

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

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, SCHOOL OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS


Holy Family University, a comprehensive Catholic institution in Philadelphia, PA, invites applications for an Assistant Professor, in the area of medical surgical nursing, for the School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, 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 didactic, simulation/lab, and clinical courses in the University’s pre-licensure BSN Program. May also teach courses in the graduate nursing programs.

Qualifications:

  • Academic and clinical expertise.
  • Hold a current, unrestricted registered nurse license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or eligible to secure Pennsylvania RN license.
  • An earned doctorate in nursing or a closely related discipline is preferred; qualified PhD/DNP candidates may be considered.
  • Possess excellent teaching skills, 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, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Nursing Faculty Search c/o Dean, School of Nursing & Allied Health Professions, Holy Family University, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114. Materials may also be submitted electronically to nursingsearch@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Psychology, with a start date of September 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 courses in general psychology and advanced courses in the candidate’s specialty area.

Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. in Psychology or related field is required.
  • A background in Applied Behavior Analysis or Experimental Psychology is desired.
  • Excellent teaching skills, 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 of teaching philosophy and research interest, list of courses taught, complete graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to psycsearch@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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.


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.

            


Current STAFF Openings

COORDINATOR OF STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

The Student Life area of Holy Family University is a vibrant part of campus life. Members of the student life team are committed to serving students, dedicated to student success from admissions through graduation, and to the overall mission and core values of the University.

The Coordinator of Student Engagement (CSE) is responsible for the creation and implementation of programming initiatives, design and facilitation of student leadership development initiatives, and guidance and training of student organizations. The CSE, reporting to the Associate Director of Student Engagement, will work collaboratively with campus colleagues to create a climate which fosters student development and sustains a culturally rich, diverse, and vibrant campus community. The CSE is a 12-month live-in position and assists Residence Life with on call duties and Resident Advisor recruitment, selection, and training. The CSE also assists in coordinating campus special events, summer programs, New First Year and Transfer Student Orientation, and community engagement initiatives. 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):

  • Directly advise the Campus Activities Board (CAB) by meeting consistently with CAB executive officers and attending the majority of CAB programs to ensure effective implementation.
  • Assist Habitat for Humanity with their Alternative Spring Break Trip.
  • Work with the Associate Director of Student Engagement to negotiate contracts with vendors for campus events, review and confirm contracts, and prepare contracts, purchasing forms, and University agreements for approval.
  • Initiate and develop office initiatives which advance the Student Engagement co-curricular pillars, as follows: self-discovery, community development, cultural competency, health and wellness, and critical thinking.
  • Purchase campus programming supplies and complete necessary administrative/financial paperwork.
  • Provide University-sponsored transportation, as needed, and uphold liability and risk management guidelines for off-campus events.
  • Collaborate with campus partners to plan wellness and diversity-focused programs.
  • Assist in the development and production of major annual University events and traditions, including Welcome Week, Christmas Rose, Charter Week, and Tiger PAW-looza, as well as supporting other campus-wide programs, such as Homecoming and Residence Life events.
  • Participate in institutional recruitment events, such as the Admissions Overnight program, Open Houses, and the Accepted Students' Reception.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise Orientation Co-Directors and Volunteer Orientation Leaders.
  • Assist the Associate Director of Student Engagement in planning and implementing orientation and transition programs for students and families.
  • Plan and assist with Resident Advisor recruitment, selection, and training.
  • Participate in the professional on-call rotation, providing primary after-hours response to all residents on campus.
  • Complete proper and thorough documentation of duty calls and incidents.
  • Collaborate with campus partners to ensure student safety and well-being.
  • Contribute to Move-In Weekend, RA Training, RA Selection, and Hall Closings.
  • Maintain open communication with Residence Life.
  • Serve on a Judicial Hearing Review Board as needed.
  • Represent the Division of Student Affairs on university committees, as requested.
  • Co-supervise student work-study positions within the Student Engagement Office.
  • Maintain consistent social media updates for the Student Engagement Office.
  • Design and disseminate weekly office communications.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, student development, counseling, or related field preferred.
  • Must possess experience with Student Engagement, Orientation, Residence Life, Campus Programs, or similar departments and a thorough understanding of the benefits co-curricular opportunities have on the success and retention of college students.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, critical thinking and creative problem solving skills, strong administrative skills, a positive attitude, and the capacity to function well autonomously.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills with the ability to independently prioritize work and function under the pressure of multiple, competing deadlines and frequent interruptions.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated effectiveness in interacting with students, staff, and families of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds. Experience working with first-generation students is preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and multicultural concerns.
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.
  • Experience with computer systems, Microsoft Office, and various social media platforms.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Moderate level of physical activity; must be able to stand for long periods of time, ability to lift and move 50 Ibs.

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


VICE PRESIDENT FOR FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION/CFO

The Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO is a member of the Senior Administration, reporting to the President. S/he is responsible for the financial management and well-being of the University and maintaining a strong financial management and control environment, leading and supporting the implementation of the strategic vision of the University in collaboration with the President, members of the senior team and the Board of Trustees. Areas of responsibility include:

  • Financial planning and control including financial planning and budgeting, as well as the maintenance and compliance with rational tables of authority for use and commitment of the University’s resources
  • Compliance with GAAP, regulatory and Higher education accounting and reporting standards
  • Strategic, financial and operational reporting
  • Treasury management, cash management, debt management, Insurance and risk management
  • Establishing and maintaining the University’s risk assessment and management processes
  • Facilities, real estate, and capital projects
  • Emergency preparedness and safety
  • Overseeing the acquisition and compliance of grants and related contracts 
  • Investment management
  • Auxiliary services
  • Procurement
  • Billing and collections in accordance with including collection of amounts due to the University as well as to entities for which the University is acting as agent
  • Direct reports include Associate Vice President/Controller, Associate Vice President Human Resources, Senior Budget Analyst, Director of Campus Operations, Director of Allied Security, Auxiliary Services including bookstore operations, food services, and public safety.

Responsibilities

  • Leads the preparation, along with the President and the Board, of the University’s long-term financial plan consistent with the strategic plan, annual budgets, capital budgets and reporting on performance against those plans as part of the overall strategic, operational and financial reporting processes of the University
  • Oversees the financial operations of the University including controllership, business office and planning and budgeting processes.
  • Responsible for the overall audit process and effective and efficient coordination of the annual audit process
  • Provides oversight in coordinating projects and procedures involving bookstore operation, food services, and public safety
  • Oversees the operation, maintenance, repair and renovation of campus facilities and grounds as well as providing oversight for all campus construction
  • Oversees human resources and related functions
  • Participates in facilities master planning through oversight and management of the allocated budget as well as identification of and securing extramural funding; annually updates the campus master plan
  • Participates in policy development in matters of fiscal management and business operations
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal fiscal requirements applicable to institutions of higher education in all its constituencies
  • Directs preparation, maintenance, and preservation of business records, files, and data as required by institutional policy and relevant external regulatory guidelines
  • Directs the preparation of the Form 990 tax return in collaboration with the controller 
  • Oversees selection, administration, and maintenance of insurance coverage for the adequate protection of University resources and assets
  • Prepares and/or directs preparation of reports and presentations in areas of responsibility for submission to the President, Board, and other such internal and external constituencies and regulatory agencies as may be required
  • Participates regularly in workshops, seminars, meetings and other forms of relevant professional development opportunities
  • Designs, implements and maintains an organizational structure which supports the realization of operational and strategic goals in areas of responsibility 
  • Other duties as assigned

Characteristics

  • Ability to work collaboratively and productively with various constituents from trustees and the president to fellow senior administrators, staff, faculty, and students in a model of participatory management and shared governance
  • Able to effectively represent the University to the community
  • Ability to facilitate change in a positive and productive manner
  • Strong commitment to the mission and vision of the university; student-centered focus
  • Strong leadership, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Solid mathematical and accounting skills
  • Ability to maintain professionalism, confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy in handling sensitive and difficult situations
  • Able to work independently and as a team member, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and assign work to others
  • Adapts to a changing environment with multi-faceted duties
  • Exhibits a spirit of partnership, transparency and fiscal responsibility

Qualifications

  • Master’s/advanced degree in accounting or closely related discipline preferred. Bachelor’s degree in accounting with current CPA licensure required.
  • At least seven years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in a financial management setting, preferably in higher education
  • Knowledge of contemporary financial/related issues in higher education
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in personnel and budget management
  • Strong technology skills across multiple applications for use in planning, forecasting, and operations; experience with Datatel Colleague a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Interested candidates are asked to provide a resume and letter of application that addresses qualifications in relation to the responsibilities and requirements described in the position profile. Please submit materials via e-mail to jluling@holyfamily.edu

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


ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT / CONTROLLER

Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration and CFO, the Associate Vice President / Controller is a member of the financial leadership team which establishes, maintains and promotes sound yet innovative business policies and practices, balancing customer service, controls, and compliance. The AVP-Controller is responsible for the University’s accounting, financial reporting, and internal controls as well as regulatory compliance with relevant local, state, and federal guidelines regulations. Direct reports include the Business Office, Purchasing and Mailroom functions, Payroll, and the University Printing Office.

Responsibilities of the AVP / Controller include but are not limited to:

  • Direction and management of daily accounting operations to ensure compliance with GAAP, Higher Education Accounting guidelines and other accepted and relevant accounting standards as well as government statutes and regulations
  • Responsible for day to day operations in the Business office including, Billing and collection of amounts owed to the University and for entities for which the University serves as agent
  • Responsible for the monthly financial close process including the reconciliation and roll forward of key accounts as part of the close process 
  • Completion, analysis, and publishing of periodic planned and ad hoc financial reports, reconciliation of cash/investments, ledger maintenance, property management, capital project accounting 
  • Cash reporting
  • Management of fixed asset accounting and Grant accounting and Compliance; 
  • Oversight/recording of all bond issue transactions to ensure compliance, including periodic reporting and compliance requirements
  • Liaison with banking partners to maintain successful relationships
  • Overall preparation for and management of the annual financial audit 
  • Management of Form 990 – tax return preparation
  • Oversight of operations of the business office, mailroom, printing, payables and payroll functions and provision of leadership in talent acquisition and management in these areas 
  • Establishment and maintenance of controls in consort with the overall controls environment to safeguard University assets; relevant communication and training regarding such controls
  • Provision of strategic leadership in improving financial policies, systems, and processes to improve service, reduce costs, and maintain appropriate controls
  • Collaboration with Information Technology to improve accounting systems and ensure their integrity, compliance with controls and ensuring accurate and timely reporting of results
  • Representation of the finance area on various committees and task forces as requested or required
  • Ongoing professional development to remain abreast of current policies, regulations, and trends in accounting standards and government guidelines and communicating this information to relevant constituencies across the university

 Profile of the Candidate

  • Excellent technical accounting skills and knowledge Including GAAP, Higher Education accounting pronouncements, Internal Revenue Service requirements for not-for-profit organizations, compliance with government grants, compliance with Educational assistance programs including student work, grants, and loans, including granting, disbursement, collection and compliance reporting etc.
  • Ability to develop and maintain accurate reports of financial information for relevant internal and external constituents
  • Understanding of necessary systems and procedures to support internal control and external reporting and compliance requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of an organization; the ability to maintain focus, successfully execute against plans and bring projects to closure
  • A strong service orientation balancing controls and compliance with effective communication and education
  • Effective oral and written communication skills as well as successful relationship management
  • Commitment to supporting the University’s Mission and leading staff in its realization through their efforts

Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree in accounting/finance and current CPA licensure required (MBA with CPA preferred)
  • At least seven years’ experience in a professional accounting role with supervisory responsibility appropriate to a senior level financial position (supervising, leading and delegating authority and tasks)
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of GAAP, GASB, Higher Education accounting guidelines and pronouncements and FASB pronouncements
  • Comprehensive knowledge of annual financial reporting audit processes
  • Comprehensive knowledge of local, state, and federal reporting requirements
  • Advanced proficiency in business applications including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge of automated financial systems (experience with Datatel Colleague a plus)
  • Ability to prepare and present financial reports, statements, and projections
  • Successful completion of criminal and credit background checks in accordance with University policy

Candidates are invited to submit a resume, and cover letter addressing qualifications as it relates to the position profile, via email to careers@holyfamily.edu.

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


PART-TIME SCIENCE LAB AIDE

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a part-time Science Lab Aide, beginning summer 2018. The Science Lab Aide is responsible for the preparation and clean-up of general biology, microbiology, and general science labs; restocking/refilling lab supplies; maintenance of live materials/microorganisms; sterilization of all needed supplies and the preparation of media in-house. 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):

  • Lab preparation - Prepare labs for each course as described in course prep sheets.
  • Lab clean up - Disinfecting, and cleaning tables, sinks and all work surfaces after each lab and during breaks between semesters.
  • Care of bacterial cultures - Maintain stock cultures required in various courses.
  • Inventory/stocking - Restock labs when needed; check specimens and reagents needed for the upcoming semester (microbiology dye kits and test reagent kits, preserved cats).

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in biology, chemistry or science preferred.
  • General knowledge of scientific equipment and lab protocols required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Word and Excel, as well as database maintenance experience.
  • Ability to lift 30-50 Ibs for short periods of time required.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal direct supervision, while managing multiple tasks.
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@holyfamily.edu. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH/CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER 

The Strength and Conditioning Coach/Certified Athletic Trainer will be responsible for assisting the intercollegiate sports teams with developing sport specific strength and conditioning programs. Responsibilities will also include assisting with the rehabilitation of injured athletes and for coverage of practices and games for all intercollegiate sports teams. The ATC is the primary staff to make decisions on the playing status of all athletes. 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):

  • Develop strength and conditioning programs.
  • Assist in the area of athletic training.
  • Provide game day evaluation, treatment, and care of injuries.
  • Accountable for the daily maintenance of the training room and related equipment and supplies.
  • Provide first aid care and make referrals to physicians and follow-up care.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • ATC and Strength and Conditioning Coach/Specialist experience required.
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid, and AED for the professional rescuer.
  • National certification in Strength and Conditioning.
  • Valid PA Licensure for Athletic Training.
  • Certified by the National Athletic Training Association Board of Certification.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Able to lift weights for demonstration and assistance.
  • Extensive knowledge of strength and cardiovascular workout programs.
  • Proper use of equipment in Fitness and Weight Rooms and Athletic Training Room.
  • Must be available for flexible hours; including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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 resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.