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- Mount Holyoke College is committed to increasing the diversity of its employees. We strongly encourage Black, Latinx and underrepresented candidates to apply for career opportunities at the College.

- Please contact the HR Talent Team at or at 413 538-2503 to schedule a time to discuss career opportunities, health and fringe benefits, and the Mount Holyoke College experience in more detail.


Current opportunities

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Director of Gift Planning Hybrid - South Hadley, MA, South Hadley, MA
Are you an experienced Gift Planning professional? We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Gift Planning to join our Leadership Gifts Team. As the Director of Gift Planning, you will lead a team of three Gift Planning staff members, working towards identifying, cultivating, and soliciting potential planned giving donors. You will also be responsible for maintaining an appropriate prospect pool of assigned individuals, overseeing Gift Planning marketing and communications initiatives, and providing ongoing stewardship to donors. We are looking for an exceptional individual with a proven track record of success in Gift Planning, excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills, and a passion for our institution's mission. Join our team of dedicated professionals and make a positive impact in the lives of our students and community. Apply now and advance your career in higher education!
Assistant Vice President for Compliance South Hadley, MA, Hybrid - South Hadley, MA
Are you an accomplished professional seeking a prestigious position at a higher education institution? If so, we invite you to consider Mount Holyoke College as your next employer. We seek a highly qualified candidate to oversee the delivery of accommodations and services to faculty and staff members with disabilities, ensure compliance with federal and state laws and college policies, and lead the grievance process, investigations, and case management of complaints. The ideal candidate will comprehensively understand relevant laws, disability services, and legal compliance at the college level. Additionally, experience working with Title IX and disability services is required. As an institution committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all, we require a passionate and experienced professional to join our team and help us achieve this goal. If you are the right candidate, you will supervise efforts to comply with federal and state laws and college policies. You will also lead the grievance process, investigations, and case management of complaints. In this role, you will be instrumental in ensuring that our esteemed faculty and staff members receive the support and accommodations they need to achieve their full potential. Join our team today and make a difference in the lives of our faculty and staff members.
Post-Award Administrator South Hadley, MA
The role of the Post Award Administrator (PAA) is to provide comprehensive assistance to the faculty members who hold grants or are principle investigators ("PIs"). The PAA is responsible for managing all programmatic aspects of funded grants, including but not limited to making personnel changes, revising work plans or objectives, adjusting budgets, submitting requests for funding extension, and ensuring compliance with sponsor agency requirements, College policies, federal regulations, and relevant laws.
Lifeguard - Summer South Hadley, MA
Are you looking for a fun and rewarding way to spend your summer? Do you enjoy being around people and have a passion for safety? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We are seeking certified summer lifeguards to join our team and help maintain a safe and enjoyable swimming environment for all at the Kendall pool on the Mount Holyoke College campus. As a lifeguard, you will be responsible for enforcing pool rules and safety regulations, supervising all swimmers in the pool and surrounding area, and responding quickly and appropriately in the event of an emergency. The best part? We're offering a $300 summer bonus to all new lifeguards who join our team this summer! You will gain valuable safety and leadership skills, soak up the sun, and enjoy our beautiful outdoor pool setting. Plus, you will have the chance to work alongside a supportive and dedicated team of lifeguards and staff members committed to providing a safe and fun experience for all patrons. The summer lifeguard position employment period starts in June and ends in August. With competitive pay, flexible scheduling, and ample growth and development opportunities, this position will surely be a highlight of your summer. So, if you are looking for a summer job that is both rewarding and exciting, we encourage you to apply for our lifeguard position today. Apply now and join us in making a difference in the lives of our patrons!
Assistant Director for Volunteer Engagement Remote
The Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College invites applications for an exciting new role. The Assistant Director of Volunteer Engagement is charged with the coordination, development and growth of a robust 1,500+ alum volunteer program. We seek a creative and collaborative project manager, with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, to expand service opportunities and enhance the volunteer experience, leading to broader engagement of our highly diverse, 40,000-strong global alum community.
Assistant Director of the Miller Worley Center for Environmt South Hadley, MA
Attention environmental enthusiasts! Are you passionate about sustainability and want to contribute towards building a more sustainable future? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you. Mount Holyoke College is seeking an Assistant Director for the Miller Worley Center for the Environment (MWCE) who will help advance the college's strategic priority of environmental sustainability. As our new Assistant Director, you will work closely with the Director of MWCE to support student environmental leadership and effective programming. You will coordinate with departments across the campus to help plan, design, implement, and communicate Center activities, including the Center's student work positions. You will also represent the Center to internal and external stakeholders and community members. We are looking for someone who is passionate about sustainability and has experience in interdisciplinary approaches to environmental education and research. You should have excellent communication and community-building skills, as well as a strong commitment to sustainability and environmental justice. The College has already made significant progress towards its goal of becoming a carbon-neutral campus by 2037. As our new Assistant Director, you will have a unique opportunity to contribute towards this goal and help shape the College's sustainability vision and approach. You will work with a diverse and inclusive community of students, staff, and faculty who are committed to creating a more sustainable, just, and equitable future. If you are ready to take on this exciting opportunity and be a part of a community that values sustainability and environmental justice, we encourage you to apply today!
Environmental Studies Lab Manager South Hadley, MA
Are you passionate about the environment and want to make a difference in the world? Do you have a background in environmental science and want to share your knowledge with the next generation? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a part-time environmental scientist to join our team and play a critical role in supporting our environmental studies program. In this role, you will be responsible for gathering and managing scientific and technical data for analysis and use by students in environmental studies lab science classes. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to support our environmental studies faculty in teaching upper-level environmental science lab sections. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to make a meaningful impact on the world while also gaining valuable teaching experience. Our program is committed to providing students with a comprehensive education in environmental studies, and we need passionate and knowledgeable individuals like you to help us achieve that goal. As a member of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of students and faculty members who are all committed to making a positive impact on the environment. You’ll also have access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources that will enable you to conduct cutting-edge research and provide students with an unparalleled educational experience. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and join a dynamic and innovative team that is dedicated to environmental education, we encourage you to apply today. We look forward to hearing from you!
Investment Analyst Boston, MA
If you're looking for a promising career in the finance industry, you should definitely consider the Investment Analyst role at the Mount Holyoke College Investments Office. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small yet highly skilled investment team that manages the College's endowment of approximately $1 billion. As an integral part of the team, you'll have the chance to support portfolio management and investment research, play an active role in investment research, manage systems and processes, and prepare investment reports. What's more, you'll have the advantage of gaining exposure to all asset classes, which is a unique opportunity that not many other firms offer. You'll be able to broaden your skill set and knowledge base while working with some of the best professionals in the industry. So, if you're ready to take your career to the next level and work with a team that values your contribution and offers you the chance to grow and learn, apply for the Investment Analyst position at Mount Holyoke College Investments Office today!
Museum Guard/Monitor South Hadley, MA
The Mount Holyoke College Art Museum (MHCAM) is a vibrant learning resource that offers a multitude of opportunities for both campus and community audiences. With a collection of over 24,000 works of art and objects of material culture, including those from the Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, the Museum offers a broad range of exhibits that are sure to delight visitors of all ages and backgrounds. One of the core programs of MHCAM, "Teaching with Art," supports over 150 class visits annually across various disciplines, making it an ideal destination for students looking to enhance their learning experience. Moreover, the Museum also hosts community-driven programming with campus partners, Five Colleges, and others, providing visitors with unique and engaging experiences that foster a sense of community and promote collaboration. MHCAM is currently seeking a guard who will be responsible for greeting visitors, providing general information, and ensuring the safety of the art on view. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to providing a welcoming experience for all visitors and enjoy working with people of diverse backgrounds and gender identities. Visitors to MHCAM can rest assured that their safety and security are of utmost importance to the Museum. The guard acts as a first responder in alerting Public Safety to situations that affect the safety of the visitors or compromise the security of the art on view. The guard is also responsible for overseeing one to two student monitors during weekends and special events. In conclusion, MHCAM is an ideal destination for those seeking to explore and learn about global art and objects of material culture. With its diverse collection and range of programs and events, the Museum offers visitors a unique and engaging experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression. For more information about MHCAM, please visit:
Senior Project Manager South Hadley, MA
Are you looking for a Facilities Management department committed to sustainability and innovation? Look no further than our team at Mount Holyoke College! Our department supports the entire campus community in the planning and development of facilities projects that align with our mission. With a team of over 140 talented staff members, we are responsible for maintaining more than 2,000,000 square feet of property and over 300 acres of land. At Mount Holyoke College, we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and achieving carbon neutrality by 2037. We recognize that one key element to reaching this goal is moving away from a fossil-fuel, steam district heating system to a geothermal heat pump system by 2030. That's why we're seeking a project manager who will oversee this crucial geothermal project from start to finish. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and technical skills, experience managing large capital projects, and the ability to manage complexity and make timely decisions. In this role, you will play a vital role in ensuring that our campus is sustainable and environmentally friendly for generations to come. At Mount Holyoke College, we believe that sustainability is not just a buzzword, but a responsibility. Join our team and help us make a positive impact on the environment. Apply today and become a part of our mission!
Cook South Hadley, MA
Are you looking for a culinary job that challenges your skills and lets you grow? Then join our team as a Cook! As a Cook, you will work under the supervision of our Executive Chef or Lead Cook and receive directions as appropriate. You will perform culinary functions such as preparing breakfast, lunch, brunch, all catering functions, on and off site, and any other duties assigned. Your role will be integral in providing delicious food and excellent service to our customers. We are looking for someone who possesses culinary expertise and a passion for food. If you love to cook and want to make a career out of it, this is the perfect opportunity for you. You will be trained on the job and given the opportunity to grow with our company as we expand. Our work environment is friendly, fast-paced, and challenging. We believe in providing a work-life balance to our employees and offer competitive pay, benefits, and advancement opportunities. We take pride in our team and strive to create a culture of inclusivity and diversity. We are looking for someone who is reliable, punctual, and has a positive attitude. You should be able to work independently or in a team, have excellent communication skills, and be willing to learn new things. If you have experience in a similar role, that's a plus, but we are willing to train the right candidate. So what are you waiting for? Apply today and become a part of our culinary team!
Kitchen Assistant South Hadley, MA
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and reliable Kitchen Assistant to join our team. As a Kitchen Assistant, you will work closely with the Executive Chef to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the kitchen. You will be responsible for performing various cleaning duties such as washing dishes and pots and maintaining cleanliness in dining areas, work tables, utensils, and equipment. Additionally, you will assist in tasks assigned by the Executive Chef, such as restocking, inventory assistance, vegetable preparation, grocery organization, and ordering of produce and dairy products. The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and previous experience in a kitchen environment is preferred. You must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and possess strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, and you must be able to work independently and as part of a team. A willingness to work flexible hours and weekends is required. We offer a competitive salary, a positive work environment, and opportunities for growth and development within the company. If you are a dedicated and hardworking individual with a passion for the culinary arts, we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter for consideration. Join our team and be part of a company that values its employees and provides a culture of respect, teamwork, and excellence. We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome all qualified applicants to apply.
Senior Administrative Assistant - Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty South Hadley, MA
Looking for a challenging and rewarding administrative role? The Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty is currently seeking a full-time, 12-month senior administrative assistant to join their team. As a senior administrative assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing support to the administrative team and ensuring the smooth functioning of the office. We are looking for an energetic and hardworking individual who possesses excellent organizational and time management skills. You will have the opportunity to work closely with the chief of staff in the Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty, while also collaborating with other departments across the university. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step in their administrative career. You will gain valuable experience working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, while also enjoying a competitive salary and benefits package. To be considered for this role, you must have at least 2 years of relevant experience in an administrative role, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A bachelor's degree is preferred, but not required. If you are passionate about administrative work and looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we encourage you to apply for this position today!
Information Technology Infrastructure Technician South Hadley, MA
Are you an experienced IT professional looking for a challenging and rewarding role? If so, then the Information Technology Infrastructure Technician position withMount Holyoke College's Library, Information, and Technology Services (LITS) might be the perfect fit for you. In this role, you'll be responsible for installing, managing, and field-supporting a wide range of low-voltage and network-attached devices and equipment, including campus phones, ID (OneCard) systems, blue light phones, and public safety systems. You'll also have the opportunity to contribute to the design of these systems, adding your expertise to our team's collective knowledge. But that's not all. As part of our Technology Infrastructure and Systems Support (TISS) Group, you'll be working alongside other IT professionals to ensure that our campus's electronic resources and services are running smoothly and efficiently. This includes everything from data center operations to networking, web application support, business intelligence, and administrative computing. We're looking for candidates who are passionate about technology and who thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. This is a great opportunity to join a team of like-minded professionals who are committed to empowering a diverse and inclusive learning community. At LITS, we believe that our team members should reflect the diversity of the students, staff, and faculty we serve. We're committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels valued and supported. And we're committed to providing our employees with the resources and support they need to grow and develop their skills. If you're an experienced IT professional who is looking for a dynamic workplace where you can make a real impact, apply today and join us in equipping every person to engage the world purposefully.
Leadership Giving Officer Hybrid - South Hadley, MA, South Hadley, MA
Attention all fundraising professionals! Mount Holyoke College is seeking a talented and motivated individual to join our Leadership Giving team as a Leadership Giving Officer. As a Leadership Giving Officer, you will manage a portfolio of Mount Holyoke College alum, parents, and prospective donors, designing and implementing identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies. You will travel frequently to engage with these key members of our community in conversations leading to increased expendable commitments and six-figure (and potentially seven-figure) gifts. Reporting to the Director of Leadership Giving, you will play a vital role in raising leadership-level expendable and endowment gifts in support of Mount Holyoke College’s upcoming campaign. In this role, you will be able to develop and be mentored in your skills as a major gift fundraiser. We are seeking a candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, and a passion for fundraising. This is a unique opportunity for either a career transition into fundraising or an experienced fundraiser in another field to make an impact in our community. Join us in our mission to empower and educate women leaders! Apply now to become a part of our dynamic team as a Leadership Giving Officer.
Creative Assets Manager Hybrid - South Hadley, MA
As Creative Assets Manager, you play a crucial role in producing captivating content that aligns with the College's brand and message. Your responsibilities range from videography and photography to animation and illustration. Collaborating closely with the Communications and Marketing team and other departments, you will deliver engaging content across all digital channels and print communications. Your position demands creativity and innovation, as you will be presenting fresh ideas that support the College's messaging goals and content strategies. You are the go-to person for photography, videography, and digital media requests made to the Office of Communications & Marketing. As such, you must have excellent communication skills and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. This is a hybrid role that requires you to be on campus for at least two days each week. However, due to the nature of the work, you need to be in close proximity to the College, and there may be times when you need to be physically present more often. You must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Your role demands high-quality content that meets the College's standards and exceeds expectations.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics South Hadley, MA
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics to begin July 1, 2024. PhD or ABD required and a commitment to working in a liberal arts environment.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics South Hadley, MA
The Department of Politics at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics. The position will begin July 1, 2024. PhD or ABD in Political Science required. Teaching load is 3/2. Salary is competitive. Ideal candidates should be able to teach a combination of introductory and upper-level courses in American politics and public law.
MH Fund Officer for Leadership Annual Giving South Hadley, MA
As the Mount Holyoke Fund Officer for Leadership Annual Giving, you'll have the important job of managing a group of potential donors and volunteers who are capable of making annual gifts ranging from $1,837 to $25,000 to the Mount Holyoke Fund. You'll be their guide through the fundraising process, from discovery to cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. You'll also have the pleasure of meeting with 70+ alumni each year, both in person and via Zoom, to promote support and membership in the Cornerstone Society, which recognizes donors who give $1,837 or more annually to the College. Although this role requires regular travel, it's an exciting opportunity to connect with others who share a passion for making a difference. In addition, you'll oversee The Mount Holyoke Fund strategy and volunteer management for ten post-50th Reunion classes with the goal of maintaining high levels of engagement and support after the 50th Reunion. You'll also serve as the staff liaison to the Beyond the 50th Committee, which is a high-level volunteer group representing post-50th Reunion classes. This will involve regular communication, facilitating conference calls, and assisting with the work of the Beyond the 50th Committee. But don't worry, your role will be fully supported by the Associate Director for Leadership Annual Giving. It's a big job, but we know you're up for the task!
Sr Leadership Gift Officer Remote, South Hadley, MA
Are you ready for an exciting opportunity as a Senior Leadership Giving Officer? Your role will be a crucial part of the College's strategy for your assigned region. You will be responsible for connecting closely with philanthropic individuals who share our institutional priorities. Your job will involve matching prospect interests with institutional needs, coordinating regional events, and directly soliciting individuals. You will be managing a portfolio of Mount Holyoke College alumnae and parent donors, as well as prospective donors. Your expertise in designing and implementing identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies will be essential in raising endowment-level leadership gifts to support the College's comprehensive and targeted campaigns. Are you up for the challenge? Join us and help make a difference in furthering the College's mission!

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