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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.
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 and 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 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. We anticipate that ⅔ of the work will be directly supporting the needs of the physics department, and ⅓ will be more broadly spread across the Science Center and makerspace. 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 students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation and religion. We seek a motivated and collaborative individual who can work independently and learn new skills quickly. The ideal candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s degree in physics or engineering (or a related field), though consideration will be given to any candidate with relevant technical experience regardless of degree. Pay will be commensurate with degree level and/or years of experience. 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
Administrative Assistant South Hadley, MA
Do you have a keen attention to detail looking to work in the public safety industry? Join our team! The Mount Holyoke College Department of Public Safety and Service is looking for an Administrative Assistant. This will be a shared position during the summer with The Department of Health Services on campus.
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 https://www.astro.umass.edu/content/fcad-educationresearch-fellow-ay-202324-ay-202526
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies South Hadley, MA
The Program in Africana Studies at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin Fall 2023. We welcome a range of interdisciplinary areas of expertise, and are especially interested in scholars whose research explores Black radical social and political movements; transnational connections between African cultures and the Americas; hemispheric entanglements of Blackness and Indigeneity within and/or in relation to Afro-Latinidad; and performance and expressive cultures. The successful candidate will be engaged in interdisciplinary scholarship that reflects an investment in comparative and transnational approaches, intersectional analysis, and critical theoretical frameworks. The position will be in the new Department of Critical Race and Political Economy.
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.
Records & Services Specialist South Hadley, MA
Department Summary & Job Purpose: Records and Services Specialist: $17.75 hourly Mount Holyoke College is seeking candidates for the full-time non-exempt position of Records and Services Specialist in the Office of the Registrar. We seek an energetic, hard-working, detail-oriented individual who will thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required, as is the ability to quickly learn and retain new procedures and policies. The Office of the Registrar: • Maintains the academic and demographic records of students including course enrollments, grades, transfer credit awards, and academic exceptions • Handles issues related to official academic documents such as transcripts, diplomas, and verifications • Coordinates related processes such as registration and final exam administration • Communicates and enforces academic and administrative policies • Tracks and confirms undergraduate students’ status in relation to the College’s graduation requirements • Maintains the curriculum records and catalog of the college, such as course records and each semester’s schedule of classes, including room scheduling. The Records and Services Specialist position is key to our office team, answering a high volume of inquiries from a broad base of faculty, students, administrators, parents and others, providing high-volume data entry support for many of the processes above, and providing clerical assistance to others on the team in support of all of the office’s responsibilities.
President’s House and Event Manager South Hadley, MA
Under the supervision of the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the College, the President’s House and Event Manager ensures that the President’s house and gardens are outfitted and maintained as a public space and as a private residence. The President’s House and Event Manager supervises the part-time Housekeeper. The President’s House and Event Manager coordinates all event logistics in the President’s House, from intimate dinners to large-scale receptions, liaising with Events Services, Facilities, and other departments across campus, as well as external vendors. The President’s House and Event Manager ensures the President’s vehicle is maintained. The President’s House and Event Manager also works with Development (Donor Relations), Events Services, and other appropriate offices on presidential events held elsewhere on campus, ensuring that events are planned and implemented strategically, at a presidential level, with the guest experience in mind and no detail left unaccounted for. The President’s House and Event Manager may also provide planning guidance and remote support on presidential events held in locations beyond South Hadley.
Systems Administrator 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 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.
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.
Stable Help South Hadley, MA
Excellence is our endgame! Come join a team of fun & energetic individuals. Experience working with horses is necessary. Position is Full-Time, Benefited.
Benefits Manager South Hadley, MA
Are you looking for a professional work environment located on a beautiful campus that offers a diverse, relatable, inclusive and talented community? Mount Holyoke College is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,200 students and 220 faculty and part of the Five Colleges, Inc. Consortium along with Amherst College, Hampshire College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 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. The Benefits Manager leads the benefits team and oversees all aspects of the health, welfare and leave benefits for our diverse employee population. In addition to being a subject matter expert related to benefits, the successful candidate will possess a broad range of technical and communication skills and is an active member of the HR Management Team. Join our Human Resource team to work with a team of professionals that work together to support our faculty, staff and students. We are a community that encourages a healthy work life balance and fun whenever possible...Hybrid schedule supported!!!
Associate Director of Digital Engagement South Hadley, MA
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.
Assistant Professor of History South Hadley, MA
The Department of History at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in twentieth-century African American history to begin Fall 2023. Possible areas of specialization include the Black Power Movement and Civil Rights Movement, perhaps with special attention to topics such as gender and sexuality, the carceral state, black economies, the Great Migration, and black internationalism.
Director of Accessible Education/504 Coordinator South Hadley, MA
The Director of Accessible Education and 504 Coordinator works as a key member of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) team centered around creating an inclusive campus community that works to eliminate bias. The Director of Accessible Education and 504 Coordinator oversees campus-wide programs and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities. The scope of responsibility includes providing support to employees managing structural accessibility needs across campus and providing a clear and cohesive vision for ADA compliance at Mount Holyoke College. As the 504 Coordinator at Mount Holyoke College, the Director of Accessible Education serves as a referral point for disability-related information, services, and resources; provides consultation on policies and procedures related to people with disabilities; and assists with the College’s disability-related grievance and complaint procedures. The Coordinator's responsibilities include coordination, oversight, and investigation of all complaints of discrimination related to Section 504, 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. The 504 Coordinator will interpret, analyze and advise on the application of laws and regulations in an employment and academic setting. The Coordinator has primary responsibility for managing the day-to-day duties associated with the College's compliance obligations pursuant to Section 504. This position shares oversight of the College's compliance with Human Resources, the Office of the Dean of Faculty and Disability Services. The appointee will coordinate and work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students and community partners and will provide assistance to other offices and departments as needed The Director of Accessible Education and 504 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. We also strongly encourage individuals with disabilities, including disabled BIPOC candidates, to apply. 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.
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Recreation Coordinator South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoke College seeks a 10-month, full-time staff member to serve as the Assistant Athletic Trainer/Recreation Coordinator. This position is responsible for providing direct medical services for injuries and illnesses to student athletes within a 13-sport NCAA division III intercollegiate athletics department and supporting recreational responsibilities for Mount Holyoke College. This individual should share in the College's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Post Doc Researcher South Hadley, MA
The Department of Psychology and Education seeks a postdoctoral researcher work on prosody and literacy in the Cognition Attention Perception and Speech (CAPS) Lab, run by Dr. Mara Breen. This is a 2-year, benefitted position. The position is funded by a grant from the NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to investigate the role of neurocognitive markers of metric structure in explaining the relationship between reading comprehension ability and prosodic fluency (R15HD109686). The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the research: collecting behavioral, eye-tracking, and event-related potential (ERP) data; training and supervising undergraduate research assistants; performing data coding and analysis; and writing papers and conference talks.

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