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 seeks to foster an inclusive and healthy educational and work environment based on respect, the dignity of each person and the oneness of the human family. The University prohibits harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and bias incidents in any form, including, but not limited to, those based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies and practices, financial aid programs, athletic programs, and other school-administered activities and rights and privileges generally accorded or made available to employees and students at the University. Holy Family University complies with Title IX of the U.S. Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities. Holy Family University is dedicated to ensuring an environment free of discrimination or harassment of any kind, and promotes equal opportunity and inclusion in its education programs. Applicants requiring a 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 OF PSYCHOLOGY

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Psychology with a start date of September 2021.

This faculty member will be responsible for teaching courses in general psychology as well as more advanced courses in the candidate’s specialty area. A background in Applied Behavior Analysis or Experimental Psychology is desired.

All employees must understand the mission of Catholic higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Teaching courses in general psychology as well as more 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 preferred.
  • 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.

 

PROFESSOR (rank open), School of Business Administration

Holy Family University has an opening for a full-time Professor (rank open) in our School of Business Administration to teach in the Sports Marketing-Management program with a start date of August 2021. This is an on-campus position based on the Philadelphia campus.

This unique program has a focus on the marketing aspect of the sports industry. The ideal candidate will have an established record of scholarly research, teaching experience at the higher education level (online and face-to-face), and industry experience in the sports industry.

All employees must understand the mission of Catholic higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

• Teaches a 4/4 load
• Conducts scholarly research.
• Advises students in the program.
• Serves the University and School in variety ways.
• The candidate must support the Mission of the University.

Qualifications:

• A terminal degree, from an accredited US institution, in a sports-related discipline is required.
• Excellent teaching skills, an active scholarly agenda, and a willingness to participate in student advising and campus service.
• Experience with Canvas, or a similar learning management system, preferred.

To apply, submit a cover letter and a CV or resume to Holy Family University, ATTN: Dr. Barry Dickinson, SBA-SPMM Search, via email jdickinson@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filed.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Biology with a start date of August 2021.

This faculty member will be responsible for teaching General Education science courses for non-science majors as well as upper level courses in support of pre-health science programs. These courses include Introductory Biology and Anatomy and Physiology. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and demonstrated scholarship.

All employees must understand the mission of Catholic higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Teaching General Education courses for non-science majors.
    • Teaching upper level courses in support of health science majors.

Qualifications:

    • Earned Ph.D. in Biology or related field is required.
    • 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 transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to biologysearch@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 1 and continue until the position is filled.

 

 

  


                                                                                                                                                                

Current STAFF Openings

 SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources, the Sr. HR Generalist will be responsible for a broad range of human resources responsibilities with a primary emphasis on employee relations focused on diversity, equity and non-discrimination, talent acquisition, compliance, and some talent development. As a member of the human resources team, the Senior Human Resources Generalist must demonstrate a commitment to the values integral to the success of the department including but not limited to: Respect, Integrity, Diversity, Service and Responsibility, Innovation, Adaptability, and Collaboration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Collaborating with the Director of Equity and Inclusion, coordinate the delivery of education, prevention, awareness and outreach programming for faculty and staff related to non-discrimination, equity and inclusion.
• Lead investigations, as assigned, of alleged faculty or staff violations of federal or state regulations, or University policy. Conduct timely, thorough, and impartial investigations. Prepare detailed, accurate written reports.
• Serve as a Title IX investigator.
• Monitor and address employee relation concerns; serve as a resource for faculty, staff and supervisors to provide guidance on policies and procedures, or to address concerns, conflicts, disciplinary or performance issues.
• Coordinate and oversee ADA accommodation and interactive process.
• Synthesize information and apply critical thinking and problem solving skills in order to determine possible solutions.
• Develop and implement full cycle recruiting and talent acquisition process for open positions including: build out a talent management system and process; job description development, analysis and evaluation, and pay status; recruiting plans; onboarding; touchpoints; reporting etc.
• Serve as a subject matter expert on recruiting processes focused on equal opportunity and non-discrimination. Coach and guide hiring managers and search committees throughout the search and selection process.
• Collaborate with management and staff to understand role, responsibility, required skills and knowledge for all positions; guide the development of, and review position descriptions for accurate reflection of role and correct exempt or non-exempt status.
• Develop job advertisements to attract talent via job postings, social media management, job boards, professional organizations, and in other position appropriate venues.
• Develop reporting and audit processes. Collect and analyze data to measure the effectiveness of recruiting practices.
• In conjunction with the human resources coordinator, review resumes, conduct initial candidate conversations, schedule interviews, gather feedback, and conduct necessary communications.
• Ensure a professional and positive candidate experience by maintaining ongoing communication and securing feedback both during the recruitment process and thereafter.
• Conduct regular follow-up with hiring managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans.
• Manage recruitment files and ensure that all files are accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
• In collaboration with constituents, develop strategies for professional development according to the needs of the division, department, and individual goals.
• Participate in new employee orientation programming, and create a welcoming, inclusive environment for new hires to ensure a successful on-boarding experience.
• Assist with the Performance Development Process (PDP) including educating and training management and staff, maintaining and coordinating the cycle to ensure timely participation and completion.
• Develop and deliver training to supervisory faculty and staff on topics such as labor and employment law, implicit bias, employee relations, etc.
• Assist in the development of department goals, objectives and systems including evaluation of outcomes; recommend contemporary solutions, and edits/new procedures in support of efficiencies and service excellence.
• Assist with reporting and development of the Human Resources Middle States Assessment Plan.

Non-Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

• Lead special projects, other duties, as assigned.
• Must be able to travel to our Newtown, PA location, and as needed to conferences, meetings, etc.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor's degree (advanced degree preferred) in business, organization development, human resources management or other related field. HRCI and/or SHRM certification.
• 7+ years HR generalist experience, preferably focusing on key areas such as employee relations, recruiting & talent acquisition, investigations, job description development and compensation analysis, developing and presenting training programs.
• Higher education experience with Title IX experience strongly preferred.

Professional Competencies:

• Working knowledge and application of federal, state, and local laws and regulations, particularly related to areas of responsibility.
• Investigatory skills including fact-finding, impartiality and documenting accurately and thoroughly.
• Proficiency in organization and time management; verbal and written communication; interpersonal, and listening skills.
• Ability to develop collaborative working relationships; communicate with diplomacy, tact and sensitivity; Ability to handle sensitive information; maintain confidentiality; act ethically.
• Critical thinking and problem analysis/resolution skills. Attentive to details.
• An orientation which strives for continuous improvement, creativity, flexibility and growth mindset.
• MS Office proficiency; proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the University’s HRIS and talent management software via ADP.

Qualified candidates may apply by sending a resume, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described above and desired salary to careers@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.