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VP Finance & Administration South Hadley, MA
Consistent with its founding impulse, the Mount Holyoke College of today offers a transformative undergraduate experience grounded in the liberal arts and stands strong in its conviction that gender ought never to be a barrier to one’s achievement and impact on the world. From groundbreaking medical researchers, tech entrepreneurs, and social justice champions, to US presidential cabinet members and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights, Mount Holyoke graduates live lives of consequence, purpose, and engagement. As founder Mary Lyon asserted, “This institution is a great intellectual and moral machine, and if you jump in, you may ride very fast.” The school is also seen as a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Access and social justice are among its core legacy values. The College draws students from all backgrounds into an exceptionally diverse and inclusive learning community; it is known for its extraordinarily global student body. Mount Holyoke enrolls 2,200 undergraduate students and 122 graduate students; 247 faculty and 647 staff are at the center of the work. The College offers a bachelor of arts degree across 48 departmental and interdepartmental majors and three graduate programs, as well as several professional institutes and pathways. It is part of the Five College Consortium, standing alongside Amherst, Hampshire, Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Mount Holyoke’s current strategic plan, The Plan for Mount Holyoke 2023 (, yielded major improvements to the physical plant, and to facilities and infrastructure planning. Key achievements include the centralization of dining and construction of the Dining Commons, the creation of the Fimbel Lab, and tackling deferred maintenance, an ongoing challenge for any campus of its age.
Multimedia Designer Hybrid - South Hadley, MA
The Office of Communications and Marketing seeks a Multimedia Designer to help steward the Mount Holyoke brand through engaging and elevated design platforms across all digital applications. Under the direction of the Director of Branding and Creative Services, the Multimedia Designer conceptualizes, designs, and produces materials for a variety of communications channels, including web, social media, and video. The Multimedia Designer works within the College’s established brand aesthetic across all communication channels while bringing a fresh and innovative approach to the work.
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.
Director of the Willits-Hallowell Conference Center and Event Services South Hadley, MA
The Director will have complete oversight of the Willits-Hallowell Conference Center and Hotel, on and off-premise catering operations, and the Event Services Office including summer conferences. Develops and adheres to strategic goals, procedures, and policies for all operations. Responsible for obtaining maximum results in the utilization and appearance of all operations as well as the quality, performance, and standards of service. The Willits-Hallowell Conference Center & Hotel is a year-round, full-service conference and banquet facility, with 20 hotel rooms. The Willits-Hallowell Center prides itself on providing the highest quality food and beverage service for events on the premises and at different campus locations.
Help Desk Student Supervisor South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoke College’s Library, Information and Technology Services (LITS) Division empowers a diverse and inclusive learning community equipping every person to purposefully engage the world. We connect people with the information, expertise, spaces, and technologies that enhance their work and fuel scholarly endeavor. Mount Holyoke College is part of the Five Colleges, Inc. Consortium along with Amherst College, Hampshire College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The Help Desk Student Supervisor leads a team of student workers (20+), applying broad technical knowledge and proven troubleshooting approaches, to deliver campus technology support with a focus on the user-experience. The Help Desk Student Supervisor supervises student workers, modeling excellence in service delivery, collaboration, teamwork and knowledge sharing. As a key resource for student staff, who primarily work evenings and weekends, the incumbent is responsible for training, team building, performance management and supporting student staff needs and as such, they may be required to respond to student staff issues off-hours. Reporting to the Manager of Community Technical Support (CTS), the Help Desk Student Supervisor serves as a first point of contact for student staff issues and a trusted technology advisor for the campus. Each member of Community Technical Support actively promotes the commitment of the College and LITS to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility by engaging a service model that includes ongoing individual and team development in the areas of anti-bias and anti-racism.
Sustainability Program Manager South Hadley, MA
The College’s Plan for Mount Holyoke 2023, identifies environmental sustainability as a strategic priority. In January 2018, the Board of Trustees of Mount Holyoke College endorsed the overarching goals of the College’s recent 2017 Sustainability Task Force recommendations, including the goal of becoming a carbon-neutral campus by 2037, it's bicentennial. The College has defined a sustainability vision and approach to support the strategic priorities for Mount Holyoke College that is inclusive and progressive. To date, we have made significant progress towards these goals, including a move to transition from coal fire heating to ground source heat exchange, retrofitting buildings for energy efficiency, reducing single-use items in our dining facilities, and improving upon campus composting. Other priority areas for the college include climate justice, instilling sustainability as a core value across campus, and elevating the use of the Campus Living Laboratory. We see this position as an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to grow and evolve with the Miller Worley Center’s mission and the College’s next strategic plan. Our approach to sustainability is integrative and interdisciplinary, and with its remarkable international and domestic diversity, strong liberal arts tradition, and physical setting, the College is an exceptional place for advancing environmental education and research. Our graduates are the next generation of leaders, who will create a more sustainable, just, and equitable future across the globe. With an emphasized focus on community building and communication, the Sustainability Program Manager is located in the Miller Worley Center for the Environment (MWCE), and reports directly to the Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center. The Sustainability Program Manager provides strategic direction to achieve the College’s multifaceted sustainability goals, continuing an era of leadership in sustainability. The Program Manager works closely across college divisions and among students, faculty, and staff to advance sustainability as a core value in all aspects of the campus including academic programs and research, campus planning and operations, and co-curricular student opportunities with both local and global lenses. The Program Manager collaborates closely with the Vice President for Finance and Administration and the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management in reviewing sustainability goals and reporting progress and making recommendations for strategic directions to the Officers at least annually and reporting to the Board at least every 5 years.
Interim Orchestra Director and Visiting Lecturer in Music South Hadley, MA
The Mount Holyoke College Music Department seeks a full-time Interim Director of Orchestral Studies & Visiting Lecturer in Music. This is a one-year sabbatical replacement starting July 1, 2023. The position entails conducting the Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra, and teaching classroom courses and/or individual studio lessons or chamber music.
Head of Research Services South Hadley, MA
Library, Information, and Technology Services (LITS) at Mount Holyoke College seeks a diverse pool of applicants to join the Research and Instructional Support Department as Head of Research Services. The successful candidate will lead an experienced group of Research and Instruction Librarians in designing and delivering reference, library instruction, collections, and outreach services to our vibrant and diverse academic community. They will partner closely with colleagues within LITS and across the institution to ensure the continued evolution and success of these essential services. We seek applicants who can build collaborative relationships; provide thoughtful and effective leadership; and deliver high-quality library services. If you have exceptional interpersonal skills; if you are committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive, accessible, and user-centered online and in-person environment in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive, we encourage you to apply. Mount Holyoke College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation. Please review the information here: Benefits Information. The annual salary range for this position is $78,000 - $80,000. You can find a full description, including qualifications, for this position and apply online at Benefits link:
Event Manager South Hadley, MA
The Event Services (ES) Manager works with clients from initial inquiry through event execution, providing exceptional customer service. This position communicates policies, procedures, menus, pricing, and contract specifications to clients for all events and conferences, relaying event information to appropriate departmental personnel. This position works as a member of the Events Services team to provide superior hospitality through communication and follow-up with staff, clients, and guests to achieve financial, operational, and business goals.
Technical Director/Production Manager South Hadley, MA
The one-year full-time staff Technical Director / Production Manager for the Department of Film, Media, and Theater, teaches courses in technical theatre and serves as the Technical Director / Production Manager for Rooke Theatre. The department puts on three mainstage shows and numerous small student projects each academic year. We seek an experienced Technical Director with college-level teaching experience. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with strong organizational skills, a collaborative approach to problem-solving, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. The position carries a 3/2 teaching load, which is divided between introductory courses in technical direction, student mentoring, and production duties. There are possible opportunities to design for additional compensation.
Lecturer in Music; Director of the Five College Early Music Program South Hadley, MA
The Department of Music at Mount Holyoke College seeks a full-time Lecturer and Director of the Five College Early Music Program. This is a three-year renewable appointment beginning July 1, 2023. The position entails directing the Five College Early Music Program Collegium, teaching two 4-credit classes per academic year, and providing artistic and administrative direction for the Early Music Program as a whole.
Visiting Lecturer in Chemistry South Hadley, MA
The Department of Chemistry at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Lecturer position in Chemistry beginning July 1, 2023, for Fall 2023 in a two-year appointment. Applicants should have a broad background in chemistry and strong teaching, writing, and interpersonal skills. Ideal candidates will be prepared to teach lecture and laboratory sections of courses that emphasize skills in chemical measurement and data analysis, including analytical chemistry. Candidates may also be involved in other areas of the curriculum, including introductory chemistry and upper-level courses in their field of expertise.
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.
Officer South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoke College is hiring Sworn Police Officers who seek the opportunity to work with a diverse, collaborative campus community, providing protection and contributing to the success of our students through a community-based approach. Be part of a collaborative, inclusive, engaged community of students, faculty, and staff. We offer competitive wages and benefits for employees and their families.
International Student & Scholar Adviser South Hadley, MA, Hybrid - South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoke College is seeking an International Student and Scholar Adviser to work with our diverse international community on complex immigration issues including travel, program transfers, extensions, and terminations. The McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives is the hub and catalyst for comprehensive internationalization at Mount Holyoke. We create and foster educational programming to cultivate knowledgeable leaders and responsible citizens of the global community. The exceptional international diversity of the campus offers a powerful context for building global competence and empowering students to thrive in the diverse and interconnected world of the 21st century.
Senior Administrative Assistant - Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty South Hadley, MA
The Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty seeks a full-time, 12-month senior administrative assistant. This position is an integral part of the administrative team and provides support and coordination while working collaboratively across the Division of Academic Affairs to support the faculty and the wider Mount Holyoke College community. We seek an energetic, hardworking individual who possesses excellent organizational and time management skills. The senior administrative assistant will work collaboratively across the College and report to the chief of staff in the Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty.
Executive Director, Career Development Center South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoke College seeks candidates for the next Executive Director of the Career Development Center (CDC). This is a tremendous opportunity for an experienced career service professional to work closely with faculty, colleagues across campus, students, and alums to provide an engaging and inclusive student experience. The next Executive Director of the Career Development Center (CDC) will lead a dynamic staff committed to student development, success, and career readiness. The Executive Director will report directly to the Vice President of Student Success (VPSS) and Dean of the College and lead an office of 11 professional staff. The Executive Director contributes to and supports the ongoing mission to support students in the development and realization of career aspirations through the support of leadership development, career exploration, reflection, and self-assessment. The Executive Director will continue to foster a culture of responsiveness, accountability, and support among staff for students’ career needs and initiatives. This leader will bring a facility with data, using it to inform decisions both with the team and about the populations the CDC supports.
Digital Accessibility Coordinator South Hadley, MA
An exciting opportunity is available to join a committed team of Higher Education professionals who are passionate about making Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) accessible to all. The Digital Accessibility Coordinator will support Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges in their requirement to ensure equal access to programs, services, and activities offered in digital environments for students, staff, faculty, and the public. A fundamental goal of the position is to promote equitable and inclusive access to campus technologies as mandated by federal and state laws. The Digital Accessibility Coordinator will provide subject matter expertise, program management, and technology assessment at the individual colleges in response to their specific needs. This may include digital accessibility consultations or hands-on assessment work related to educational technology, administrative applications, or other relevant technologies used to support college programs, services, or activities. The role will also be responsible for maintaining currency/advising stakeholders on changes to applicable laws and legal outcomes, tracking and recording consultation or assessment outcomes and liaising between the different campuses, sharing information, and coordinating efforts where appropriate. Reporting to the Director of Campus Technology and Media Support, the Digital Accessibility Coordinator will work closely with the Five College Technology Accessibility Committee and stakeholder college partners (Accessibility Directors, CIOs, IT Directors, etc.) and contribute to or lead individual campus Technology/IT Accessibility Committee efforts.
Assistant Director, Metrics & Assessment South Hadley, MA
The Mount Holyoke College Career Development Center is seeking an Assistant Director, Metrics & Assessment to take leadership on the center's collection and use of data, as well as the administration and maintenance of its technical systems.
Reunion Assistant South Hadley, MA
The Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College seeks a candidate with strong event planning and communication skills to join the team as our temporary Reunion Assistant.

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