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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.

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HR Information Systems Analyst South Hadley, MA, Hybrid - South Hadley, MA
In partnership with the Mount Holyoke College community, the Human Resources Department supports the mission of the College by providing programs and services that attract, develop and retain a highly qualified and diverse workforce. The Department is committed to working strategically with the community in advocating for a work environment where the contributions of each employee are recognized and where every individual is treated fairly and equitably. We provide leadership in identifying and responding to the community’s changing needs, and in providing guidance in the development, implementation, and administration of policies and procedures in support of our mission. The Human Resources Information System Analyst will maintain the integrity and reliability of the College’s HRIS systems. This will include ensuring applications meet the needs, requirements, and objectives of the HR department. Technical aptitudes will include employing tools for data storage and security; maintaining the data dictionary, facilitating data availability; monitoring and maintaining databases and metadata structures; providing insights into the relationships between data elements; supporting the tools for reporting, data entry, and administering data access. This position is a temporary 12-month assignment with a target start date of January 2023 the position may be extended based on available funding.
Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics and Chair of Physical Education/Assistant Soccer Coach South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoke College seeks a 10 month, full-time staff member to assist the administrative functions within the Department of Physical Education and Athletics and support the soccer program. As the special assistant to the director of athletics and chair of physical education, the individual will support special projects, physical education, and department administrative needs. As the assistant soccer coach, the individual will assist the head coach with the organization, development, and daily function of the NCAA Division III program competing in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. This individual should share in the College's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Enterprise Services Coordinator South Hadley, MA, Hybrid - 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 endeavors. The Enterprise Services Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Enterprise Services group.  The portfolio of services managed and provided by this group includes campus ID card (OneCard) related functions, campus telephones, alarms, and video monitoring.  The position is the lead on providing, coordinating, and supporting these services across campus for individual students, staff, faculty, campus guests, and groups.  They act as the administrative point of contact for academic and administrative offices in establishing and managing OneCard access rules and telephony services for buildings, spaces, and events.  They also support Dining Services and other offices in the use of OneCards for purchases, meal plans, and other business functions.  For alarms and video monitoring services, they act as a liaison between application administrators, field technicians, and business offices that utilize these services.  To ensure the best experience for the College community, the position collaborates with the LITS Help Desk, and other areas of the College, to ensure card and phone provisioning, access management, and support are functioning efficiently, adapting to current needs, and is evolving to meet future requirements.
Systems Administrator South Hadley, MA, Hybrid - 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 endeavors. 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. Reporting to the Head of Network, Systems, and Application Support, the Systems Administrator is a member of the team that supports the college community in using and applying information technologies to meet their educational and business goals and objectives. The position is responsible for deploying and maintaining Linux server systems, as well as implementing and managing infrastructure application services. It involves consulting and support for groups within LITS and the wider college community. This position is a member of the Technology Infrastructure and Systems Support group, which focuses on providing the technology foundation and its accompanying framework for the infrastructure, resources, and services that support the College. Operations within the TISS Group include: data center operations, networking, web application support, business intelligence, digital library, academic, and administrative computing.
Seasonal Admission Application Reader South Hadley, MA
The Office of Admission engages in a sophisticated and robust recruitment program to bring in a class of 525 first-year students each cycle. The Office of Admission processes over 4000 first-year, transfer, and Frances Perkins Scholar applications each year. Under the supervision of the Director of International Admission and Director of US Admission, the Seasonal Admission Application Reader is an important partner in the effort to select the most qualified undergraduate students from around the world. The Mount Holyoke College Office of Admission is seeking application readers for the 2022-2023 reading cycle. These part-time, temporary positions assist in the holistic review of the first-year application. Readers will be assigned to a “partner review” team for either the domestic or international pool based on experience and will complete a short written summary of each application. Application components include the main application, a Mount Holyoke Supplement, teacher recommendations, transcript, school report, interview report, and other documents submitted. All reading and review are web-based and completed on our CRM, Slate. The projected time commitment is as follows: - 10-15 hours per week in November and the first half of December - 15-25 hours per week in January and February Readers will complete technical training on navigating the web-based reading software (Slate) and on the criteria used in the overall evaluation process. These mandatory training sessions will take place in early November. Application readers will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement. Compensation is commensurate with experience and ranges from $22-26/hour.
Associate Director of Digital Engagement South Hadley, MA, Remote
The Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College seeks a candidate with exceptional communication, project management, event coordination, and facilitation skills to join the team in the role of Associate Director of Digital Engagement. South Hadley, MA and Remote work opportunities are available in the following states: Arkansas (AR), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Connecticut (CT), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), Iowa (IA), Illinois (IL), Maine (ME), Minnesota (MN), North Carolina (NC), New Hampshire (NH), New York (NY), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), Tennessee (TN), Vermont (VT), and Virginia (VA).
Head Rowing Coach/Lecturer South Hadley, MA
Head Rowing Coach and Lecturer in Physical Education is a full-time coaching and teaching position at the rank of lecturer. The successful candidate will coach, organize, and administer an intercollegiate varsity rowing program as well as teach lifetime sports and fitness activities in the physical education department.
Admissions Coordinator South Hadley, MA
The Office of Admission seeks an energetic and detail oriented partner to join a team of admission coordinators who facilitate multiple aspects of the admission application process.
Lecturer in Music: Theory South Hadley, MA
The Department of Music at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Music Theory beginning July 1, 2023. We are interested in innovative teacher-scholar-performers who engage in both creative and scholarly work and are committed to developing a vision for Mount Holyoke College's music theory curriculum in collaboration with other Music faculty members.
Visiting Lecturer in English - Early Modern Literature South Hadley, MA
The Department of English at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Lecturer in Early Modern Literature with the ability to teach culturally and geographically diverse texts; areas of specialty could include, work in race and colonialism; performance studies; material history; ecocriticism and environmental studies; global early modernity; and gender and sexuality studies. The teaching assignment of five courses will include introductory-level courses to the major and Shakespeare, as well as upper level seminars. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. This is a two-year, non-renewable teaching position beginning in Fall 2023 with a 3/2 teaching load.
Cook South Hadley, MA
The Dining Services team is recruiting a dynamic, creative and enthusiastic cook to join our team.
Assistant Vice President for Civil Rights and Title IX Coordinator South Hadley, MA
The Assistant Vice President for Civil Rights and Title IX Coordinator is a key leader of the College’s equity and compliance work and an essential member of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team centered around creating an inclusive campus community that works to eliminate bias. The Assistant Vice President for Civil Rights and Title IX Coordinator oversees the grievance process, case management of complaints and works to ensure compliance with related civil rights laws, including: Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as well as Massachusetts laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability. The Assistant Vice President supervises key staff including the Director of Accessible Education and 504 Coordinator and the Associate Director of Curriculum Development and LGBTQ+ Resources. As the Title IX Coordinator at Mount Holyoke College, the Assistant Vice President has primary responsibility for the implementation of the compliance program and grievance procedures as they pertain to the assessment and resolution of bias reports and other grievances, accessibility requirements, and assessment and resolution of complaints of violation of Title IX, Sexual Misconduct. The Assistant Vice President works collaboratively to create a culture of consent across campus, raise awareness of educational resources around gender and sexuality in the context of sexual violence prevention and community wellness. The Assistant Vice President co-chairs the Bias Education Support Team (BEST) leading the response to reports of bias and insensitivity on campus. Serving as an accountability, education and compliance leader, the Assistant Vice President chairs key committees and works closely with other members of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Office and various campus partners to ensure that policies and practices are in alignment with federal and state laws related to the non-discrimination policy of the College. As an inclusive educator, the Assistant Vice President develops and implements a comprehensive training program throughout the academic year. The Coordinator's responsibilities include coordination, oversight and investigation of all complaints of discrimination related to Title IX, identification of any patterns or systemic problems that arise during the review of such complaints, and assurance of appropriate and timely institutional response and compliance. In their capacity as the Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Vice President will interpret, analyze and advise on the application of laws and regulations in an employment and academic setting and has primary responsibility for managing the day-to-day duties associated with the College's compliance obligations pursuant to Title IX. This position shares oversight of the College's compliance with Human Resources, the Office of the Dean of Faculty and Compliance and Risk Management. The Title IX Coordinator also oversees Deputy Title IX Coordinators across campus as well as other key members of the Title IX Team, including hearing panelists and officers. The appointee will coordinate and work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students and community partners and provide assistance to other offices and departments as needed. The Title IX Coordinator will also provide additional support, as time allows, for programs and projects related to the College's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) candidates to apply and consider joining our Mount Holyoke College community. This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position. Salary is commensurate with experience and the start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search.
Sr Investment Analyst/Associate Director Boston, MA
The Mount Holyoke Investment Office, based in Boston, is growing and we are hiring. The office oversees the college's $1 billion endowment and invests globally across asset classes.
Access Services Weekend Associate 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. Reporting to the Access Services Night/Weekend Supervisor, the Weekend Associate will join a collaborative team that connects the Mount Holyoke Community to the many information resources available to them virtually and in the library. As a member of the Access Services department within Discovery & Access (DnA), this person contributes to the team’s work of providing circulation services, print and electronic course reserves, stacks management, library billing, library material purchasing, and cataloging services for LITS. This person strives to provide exceptional customer service, and serves as a primary professional staff presence in the LITS complex on weekends during the academic year. This is a 10 month, benefits eligible, academic year position with a 37.5 hour per week schedule. The work schedule is Saturday-Wednesday during core academic periods. Saturday and Sunday hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm and Monday-Wednesday hours are 9:30am to 6:00pm. Overtime opportunities are available. The work of this position takes place primarily onsite.
Sponsored Research Officer South Hadley, MA
The Sponsored Research Officer (SRO) is the frontline support for College faculty across all disciplines seeking external funding for research, scholarship, and creative projects through grants and fellowships. The SRO gets to know individual faculty and their research interests and objectives, helps search for external funding sources, assists in preparing proposals, proposal budgets and subaward documents, secures institutional approvals and handles online submissions for government agencies. Reporting to the Director of Foundation Relations & Sponsored Research, the Sponsored Research Officer forms important relationships with the Office of the Provost/Dean of Faculty, the Grant Accountant (Financial Services) and other staff to help ensure compliance with all relevant internal and external policies and procedures, as well as providing some post-award support. Flexible and hybrid arrangements will be considered, depending on the candidate's situation, however this is not fully remote position and candidates must be able to work on campus as needed.
Physics & Science Center Technician South Hadley, MA
The Physics Department at Mount Holyoke is small and thriving. The five professors and the lab director, along with support from the physics technician and department coordinator, support coursework and activities for all our students, and we graduate 10 - 18 majors each year. We pride ourselves on providing opportunities for students to engage with potentially publishable research as early as their first year. Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. We are located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley and are a member of the Five College consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. The Department of Physics and the Science Center at Mount Holyoke College seek a technician to work 37.5 hours per week throughout the year. This person will support the research and instructional needs of the Physics department focused on the repair, maintenance, organization, and design of equipment for classroom demonstrations, instructional labs, and research labs. In addition, this person will perform similar instrumentation and design tasks for other STEM departments and the makerspace. They will also teach a survey course in the Science Center machine shop each semester. We anticipate that ⅔ of the work will directly support the needs of the physics department, and ⅓ will be more broadly spread across the Science Center and makerspace. The review of applications will begin on October 24, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages application from individuals from underrepresented groups including African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, first-generation college students, and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college. The successful candidate will demonstrate competence in working with broadly diverse students regarding race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. The Technician Will: • Coordinate with faculty on classroom demonstrations (e.g. organizing, preparing for class, maintaining a database) • Repair instrumentation for instructional and research labs • Assist in maintaining research labs (e.g. water chiller, nitrogen supply, pumps) • Coordinate with the machinist and perform machining tasks (requested by department or individual faculty) when appropriate • Maintain instructional computers • Purchase and organize supplies and equipment • Teach the department's 1-credit machine shop course • Assist student researchers with designing experimental apparatus; teach them how to machine and assemble necessary components
Director of Assessment & Academic Analytics South Hadley, MA
Be part of a community that aims to support your personal growth and breakdown societal barriers to success. Following the opening of Mount Holyoke in 1837, the College’s founder Mary Lyon urged early graduates to "Go where no one else will go. Do what no one else will do." More than 180 years later, the college is still breaking barriers for women and underrepresented students. Mount Holyoke College is a highly selective, research liberal arts and science college for women that is gender diverse. Our community includes a diverse student body of over 2,300 students from over 80 countries and almost every U.S. state. The College’s mission and legacy of Mary Lyon, live on through the work of around 250 faculty and 700 staff who support an environment of intellectually adventurous learning and purposeful engagement with the world. The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (OIRE) leverages strategic and transformational data analytics to further the mission and key priorities of Mount Holyoke College. The College seeks an inquisitive, highly motivated, Director of Assessment and Academic Analytics to support the effectiveness and continuous improvement at the College and Program level. In this role, you will also partner with faculty and academic leaders in leveraging data to make decisions that are both operational and strategic. Position deliverables include building efficient data management and analysis processes, interactive visualizations, presentations, and narrative reports. As the College’s Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) to the New England Commission for Higher Education (NECHE), you will coordinate accreditation efforts for the College and work to ensure compliance with federal and state standards. We seek candidates who are experienced in collaborating with academic units to establish systematic and evidence-rich improvement efforts, and can integrate assessment activities and results with accreditation processes.
Assistant Professor of African American Literature South Hadley, MA
The Department of English at Mount Holyoke College invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of African American Literature. We welcome complementary expertise and teaching in Africana and Black diasporic studies including Caribbean literature, Black Atlantic, Black Canadian, Afro-Latin, and other transatlantic and hemispheric studies. The Department likewise aims to support scholars with interdisciplinary and global interests; our faculty specialize in a wide array of subjects, working in areas of literature and cultural studies including gender studies, queer theory, labor, postcolonial theory, media studies, visual culture, Asian American Studies and Black Studies, among others. There will be opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with such programs as Africana Studies, Latina/o Studies, Gender Studies, Film Media Theater, and Critical Race and Political Economy.
Five College Astronomy Department Fellow South Hadley, MA
The Five College Astronomy Department (FCAD), which consists of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, invites applications for a three-year postdoctoral fellowship, to be based at Mount Holyoke College, with a tentative start date of July 1, 2023 but no later than September 1, 2023. The successful candidate must be dedicated to undergraduate education and enjoy working with students. The educational component will consist of teaching two undergraduate classes per academic year, of which at least one will be in observational astronomy, including leading a one-week observing trip to a professional observatory in Arizona. The second course may also be in observational science or another area of interest to the candidate. The fellow is also expected to conduct a strong research program that is synergistic with existing research in the FCAD and that has potential for undergraduate contributions. The FCAD provides multiple opportunities for research collaborations. For example, applicants will have the opportunity to participate in science projects with the Large Millimeter Telescope in Mexico. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in astronomy, planetary science, physics, or a closely-related field, should submit (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research goals and a proposal for a research project that would be conducted during your time in the FCAD; (4) a statement of educational goals and teaching experience, including an indication of what you would offer to the planned observational astronomy course(s) and a second possible course; and (5) three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half of the faculty members are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program. All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check. For additional information, please see
Assistant Professor of Economics South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoke College Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant level, beginning fall 2023. The position is a 2/2 teaching load. Open field with the expectation that the successful candidate will teach intermediate micro or macro or econometrics.

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