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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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 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, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 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.


ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR – ART APPRECIATION

The School of Arts and Sciences seeks an Adjunct Instructor to teach ARTS 102- Art Appreciation off site, immediately. 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 the course.
  • Maintaining academic excellence in the classroom.
  • Providing grades and feedback to students in a timely fashion.

Days/Times
The class meets: Mondays and Fridays, 9:25 - 10:10 am and Wednesdays, 9:43 - 10:25 am. The course ends on Friday, January 26, 2018.

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, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions and three letters of recommendation will be required upon hire.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY

Holy Family University, a comprehensive Catholic institution in Philadelphia, PA, 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.
  • Provider leadership toward the accreditation of our Art Therapy Program.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates should possess excellent teaching, supervision and leadership abilities, an active scholarly agenda, and a willingness to participate in student advising and campus service.
  • Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in or Creative Art Therapies or a related Art Therapy field, Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or Counselor Education and Supervision.
  • 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). 

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Stephen B. Young, Search Committee Chair, (267) 341-3666, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please direct inquiries to Dr. Kim Heuschkel, Search Committee Chair, (267) 341-3350, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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 position will begin January 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):

  • 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.


ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS - RADIOLOGIC SCIENCE PROGRAM

Adjunct Computed Tomography (CT) Clinical Instructor
Adjunct Vascular Interventional (VI) Clinical Instructor
Adjunct Radiography (R) Clinical Instructor

Holy Family University, a comprehensive Catholic institution in Philadelphia, PA, invites applications for Clinical Instructor positions in the Radiologic Science Program. 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):

  • The Adjunct Clinical Instructor is responsible for completing clinical visitation for our students enrolled in the BS/Certificate in Radiologic Science programs.

Qualifications:

  • The candidate must be in compliance with ARRT Certification in CT, MR, or VI.
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience.
  • Possess excellent clinical education and teaching skills.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Shana Narita, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions, as well as three letters of recommendation, will be required upon hire.

     


Current Staff Openings

EXECUTIVE RECRUITER/GRADUATE & EXTENDED LEARNING - BUSINESS PROGRAMS

The Executive Recruiter/Graduate & Extended Learning – Business Programs will be responsible for increasing awareness and building prospect contacts through various student recruitment initiatives, outreach in the business community, communication with prospective students and attending special events. The executive recruiter is responsible for developing partnerships with community colleges, corporate, professional and community organizations as well as transfer counselors and Deans/Faculty at community colleges. The executive recruiter is expected to generate inquiries from prospective students that then convert to enrolled students. This position requires travel, both local and distance, within 100 miles of the college; with nights and weekends required. 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 conducting all recruitment, initial application review and evaluation for all graduate and extended learning business programs; will serve as the primary recruiter for assigned programs - articulating the college's admissions process, program requirements and core mission and values to prospective students.
  • Serve as a corporate liaison between companies and Holy Family University (HFU). Meet with appropriate company staff to market HFU programs to their employees. Manage relationships with targeted professional organizations.
  • Travel throughout the Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic region (within 100 miles of the University) representing the University at various recruitment functions/activities.
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with prospective students assigned to case load.
  • Enter required data for inquiries/prospects into the Salesforce/TargetX as information is received at various events. Track contact with students in said system.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, Master’s preferred from an accredited four-year college required.
  • 5 years of experience working with adult/transfer students in a college/university setting preferred or outside corporate sales experience.
  • Experience working with adult and first generation students preferred.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and oral communication, organizational and presentation skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Outgoing personality.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated self-direction, motivation and sense of urgency to achieve goals.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office, Ellucian Colleague and TargetX.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 Ibs. to waist height may be needed for recruitment travel.
  • Ability to drive an automobile for extended periods of time.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Holy Family University, HR Department, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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 daily operation of 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 in 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 resume and cover letter electronically to Holy Family University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL AID

The Associate Director of Financial Aid will be responsible for verifying and awarding financial aid in compliance with established guidelines. The employee also counsels students and families in matters of financial aid eligibility and coordinates the state grant processing. 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):

  • Evaluate, verify, package, revise and process financial aid in compliance with all Title IV, state and institutional guidelines. Solely responsible for processing aid for students in the Division of Extended Learning. 
  • Counsel students and their families in matters of financial aid eligibility. 
  • Coordinate state grant processing and other outside aid processing, including roster completion and reconciliation with student billing accounts. 
  • Manage and coordinate the processing and awarding of other state grant programs such as ETG, Ready to Succeed, PATH and EAP. 
  • Supervise staff assigned to Associate Director position; approving time off, oversight of daily work and assisting in professional development of staff member(s).
  • Notify students of any potential jeopardy to their financial aid in a timely manner.
  • Participate and facilitate the financial aid presentations during Open House, orientation and other university related activities. 
  • Develop and maintain strong working knowledge of all sources of student financial aid.
  • Assist the Director in establishing clear and efficient timetables and procedures necessary for the office staff to ensure compliance with federal, state and institutional regulations. Participate in Financial Aid policy decision-making.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Five years of progressive financial aid experience required.
  • Extensive computer skills required, including intermediate knowledge of Excel, MS Word, Windows, PHEAA and client-server system (Datatel preferred). 
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required, as are 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 resume and cover letter to Holy Family University, HR Department, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


ASSISTANT REGISTRAR FOR ACADEMIC SERVICES AND REGISTRATION

The Assistant Registrar for Academic Services and Registration, reporting to the Associate Vice-President for Academic Services and Registrar, will be responsible for implementing effective and efficient systems of communication between the Registrar's Office and internal/external constituencies. The employee will ensure the accuracy and integrity of registration processes, Veterans enrollment certifications, Commencement and graduation processes and scheduled monthly reporting to the National Student Clearinghouse. 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):

  • Coordinates accurate compilation and filing of the scheduled enrollment and graduation data to the National Student Clearinghouse.
  • Serves as the University's representative and contact for Veterans.
  • In collaboration with the Business Office and the Office of Financial Aid, reports and certifies all Veterans enrollment certifications to the Veterans Administration.
  • Serves as back up to the Assistant Registrar/Scheduler and IT.
  • Works with internal/external stakeholders to process unique registrations. Establishes communication workflows to students, faculty and staff.
  • Manages the Registrar's Office webpage in collaboration with Marketing and Publications with a focus on maintaining timely, relevant, accurate information and dates.
  • With the Archivist coordinates timely, accurate response and maintenance of the Registrar's Office University email account.
  • Responds to calls and walk in inquiries from students, faculty and staff concerning college policies and procedures relating to records, registration, scheduling, and other university matters. Assists in processing student registrations, add/drop requests, withdrawals and grade changes.
  • Coordinates updates and corrections in Ellucian Colleague.
  • Coordinates distribution of login and password information to all students using various methods of technology.
  • Compiles and generates required reports from SSRS.
  • Assists Assistant Registrar/Scheduler and IT with patch testing and software application testing.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail are required.
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills required.
  • Experience in higher education administration software is preferred.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Holy Family University, HR Department, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 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 are 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 resume and cover letter to Holy Family University, HR Department, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.