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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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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.
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.
Program Coordinator Hybrid - South Hadley, MA
We are currently seeking a Program Coordinator to join our team and support the Teaching & Learning Initiative and First Year Seminars Program. In this role, you will manage program budgets, organize and coordinate faculty events, and collaborate with other MHC employees to ensure the smooth operation of both programs. As the Program Coordinator, you will be crucial in creating a welcoming environment for faculty, outside speakers, and guests. You will primarily focus on supporting the Teaching & Learning Initiative (TLI), with a smaller portion of your time dedicated to supporting the First Year Seminars (FYS) Program. We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a dynamic work environment that promotes growth and development. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter highlighting your qualifications and experience.
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!
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!
Carpenter South Hadley, MA
Are you a skilled carpenter looking for a meaningful job opportunity? If yes, we have a perfect job opening for you! The Facilities Management department is seeking a talented carpenter to join our team and contribute to our mission of providing well-maintained facilities to support our institution of higher education. As a carpenter at our institution, you will work closely with the Carpentry Supervisor and Lead Carpenter to provide high-quality carpentry, lock work, and masonry work services. You will have the opportunity to work with a team of approximately 140 FTEs in a fast-paced, institutional/residential setting that requires good housekeeping skills and a least-disruptive approach to work. You will be responsible for maintaining the quality of more than 2,000,000 SF of property in over 60+ major buildings and for maintaining more than 300 acres. We are looking for someone who is a problem solver and has a strong work ethic. You should have a broad set of skills and experience in the many facets of carpentry/lock work/masonry work- both interior and exterior. You should be able to work collaboratively with other team members as well as independently when necessary. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team of dedicated professionals who are committed to providing quality facilities and services to our institution. If you are passionate about carpentry and are looking for a fulfilling job opportunity, we encourage you to apply. We offer competitive compensation packages, excellent benefits, and a supportive work environment that prioritizes the safety and well-being of our employees. Don't miss out on this opportunity to take your carpentry skills to the next level. Apply 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.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology South Hadley, MA
The Department of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology beginning July 1, 2024. The position is for one year. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach courses that explore questions in one of our main areas of psychology (cognition, development, education, social context, psychopathology) through a biological lens. They will teach 200-level content courses and 300-level courses in their area of specialization.
Assistant to the Provost and Dean of Faculty South Hadley, MA
The Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty seeks a full-time Assistant to the Provost and Dean of Faculty. An integral part of the administrative team, this position supports the provost and the administrative team while working collaboratively across the Division of Academic Affairs and the wider Mount Holyoke College community. The Assistant to the Provost and Dean of Faculty has primary responsibility for managing the Provost and Dean of Faculty's complex schedule, managing events, and working on projects across the Division of Academic Affairs. The Assistant to the Provost and Dean of Faculty serves as the liaison between the Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty and Academic Department Chairs and Coordinators, the College’s senior leadership, the President’s Office, and the Board of Trustees. Reporting to the chief of staff in the Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty, this role requires strong written and verbal communication skills as well as exceptional administrative and organizational skills. The successful candidate will be proactive, possess good judgment, strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to handle confidential matters with discretion. If you are a highly motivated administrative professional, we encourage you to apply.
Basketball Coach Lecturer in Physical Education & Athletics South Hadley, MA
We are seeking a Head Basketball Coach to join our team at our esteemed institution. As a full-time lecturer, you will be responsible for coaching, organizing, and administering an intercollegiate varsity basketball program. Additionally, you will teach lifetime sports and fitness activities in our physical education department. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success in coaching basketball and a passion for teaching and mentoring student-athletes. If you are a dedicated, motivated, and enthusiastic coach with a commitment to excellence, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
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.
Stable Assistant South Hadley, MA
The position entails tending to the horses residing at Mount Holyoke College's stables and ensuring that the facility and equipment are kept in good condition. Moreover, it entails fostering a congenial atmosphere for new students, boarders, potential students, and the community. The timetable for this job varies depending on the season.
Custodian South Hadley, MA
The Facilities Management department supports the administration, faculty, staff, and students in the quality planning and development of facilities projects that support our mission. Our talented staff of approximately 140 Full-Time employees (FTEs) (Cleaning, Mechanical Trades, Central Heating Plant, Grounds, Carpentry, Stockroom, EH&S, Fleet Services, and Mail Services & Duplication) are responsible for more than 2,000,000 square feet (SF) of property in over 60+ major buildings and for maintaining more than 300 acres. This position is responsible for the cleanliness of all academic buildings, administrative offices, and all other buildings as assigned.
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!
Field Placement & Licensure Coordinator Hybrid - South Hadley, MA
The Mount Holyoke College Teacher Licensure programs are recognized as a model for the state and the nation for how to prepare new teachers to be successful, and how to partner with schools. The Master of Arts in Teaching program is hiring a Field Placement & Licensure Coordinator. This role is critical in supporting and advancing the quality of our teacher licensure programs. We are seeking someone who is as energetic, self-motivated and detail-oriented as the program team is to coordinate our field placements ensuring our students meet state licensure requirements.

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