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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Process

Submissions without the Employment Application will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed until all information is received. The preferred method for submitting your application materials is via hr@hnu.edu. You will receive an automated response confirming receipt of your application. *We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.

Associate Professor & Program Director – MA Counseling Psych

The School of Business and Applied Social Science at Holy Names University is seeking to hire an Associate Professor & Program Director to lead the Masters’ in Counseling and Forensic Psychology Program. The successful applicant will be an experienced clinical practitioner and instructor with a strong vision of what it takes to run a successful counseling psychology program. The Associate Professor & Program Director must have a clear understanding of contemporary counseling issues and accreditation and regulatory requirements that influence counselor education. In addition, the Associate Professor & Program Director must recognize and appreciate the demands of high-quality adult and traditional higher education, and be dedicated to academic program development and expansion, as well as institute effective strategies for enrollment growth. They will have great leadership, communication and interpersonal skills and will thrive in working with a diverse array of students and colleagues. Time is allotted and encouraged for professional practice.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

  • This is a full time position on a 12-month schedule. The successful candidate will be an active member of the campus community which includes being widely available for student help, advising students, and serving on institutional committees.
  • Provides strategic leadership to advance the teaching, research, and service/outreach missions of the department and school.
  • Serves as a member of the Academic Leadership Team and represents the department to students, faculty, administrators, the profession, and the general public.
  • Will be an advocate for the program, as well as being a relentless advocate for student success and satisfaction.
  • Works closely with faculty, staff, students, the Dean’s Office, andand other campus leaders to:
    1. Ensure excellence in academic programs and curriculum development.
    2. Encourage and promote professional licensure.
    3. Promote faculty and student involvement in social justice and civic engagement issues.
    4. Expand the school’s collaborations with academic, research, community, government, and industry partners.
    5. Provide fiscal management and oversight of departmental operations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Experience Required:

  • Has expertise in clinical or community-based psychology.
  • Ability to instruct graduate-level courses in Clinical Psychology, Psychopathology, and Laboratory Methods in Psychopathology Research.
  • Has deep knowledge in program development & curriculum design.
  • Skills to lead in-depth assessments of student learning and curriculum review, which will lead to increased effectiveness and relevance.
  • Previous management experience with overseeing the performance of graduate-level faculty.
  • Proven success with working with external agencies in developing opportunities for student internships.
  • Ability to work with business partners and senior management.
  • Proficient in social media.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Must be proficient in licensing requirements for the BBS and online learning.

Highly Desirable Candidates will possess the items above, as well as the following:

  • A terminal doctoral degree.
  • At least seven years’ experience in a supervisory position.
  • At least seven years of clinical experience.
  • Have a minimum of seven years academic experience in the field of clinical or community-based psychology.
  • Expertise in clinical research.
  • Familiarity with clinically relevant areas of counseling research.
  • Desire to participate in and support social justice initiatives on campus and within the community.
  • Peer-reviewed publications.
  • Expertise areas are open, but should be clinically relevant, with preference given to candidates focusing on community psychology, psychotherapy process, relationship counseling, group, couple or family therapy scholarship.
  • This program values multiculturalism and social justice integration. Therefore, stronger candidates have a cross specialization with social justice or a particular cultural group. We are especially interested in expertise with Latinx and African American populations.

The CPSY Community
The CPSY Program is a well-respected training program for future clinicians and professionals aspiring to work with forensic populations. Students come from diverse populations, and the responsibility to advise, direct, educate and lead is a large component of this position.

TO APPLY:
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter, and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

*This position is not eligible for remote work outside of California.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni, and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Adjunct Faculty – Counseling and Forensic Psychology Courses

Holy Names University invites applications for an adjunct faculty position in the Master’s Program in Counseling and Forensic Psychology for Fall 2020. The candidate will be expected to teach CPSY 201, Research Methods in Psychology. This course provides a foundation for analysis, evaluation, and use of mental health research in evidence-based, MFT and LPCC practice. Contemporary journal articles are examined for social science research methods and concepts as applied to: co-occurring disorders, AOD, psychopharmacology; recovery-oriented care, collaborative treatment; issues of diversity, community-based needs assessment, treating and tracking vulnerable populations including children, elders, victims of violence, and severely mentally ill. The class meets Wednesdays, from 4:30 – 7:00 pm. This is a 3-unit course. The salary for the semester per 3-unit course is $3,914.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

· Candidate must have a PhD, or PsyD.

· The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in teaching Research Methods, either at the undergraduate or graduate level.

TO APPLY:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Adjunct Faculty – Department of Psychology

Holy Names University is seeking dynamic, experienced, and motivated educators to serve as adjunct faculty across the psychology department. Using department course outcomes, adjunct faculty develop and deliver course content using high-quality pedagogical techniques to build student success and learning. Adjunct faculty who choose may involve themselves in other aspects of campus life such as mentoring, research, and faculty meetings and groups. We value our adjuncts and appreciate their presence and contributions as colleagues. Courses taught may include traditional face-to-face instruction, hybrid courses, or synchronous online courses.

Courses include: Introduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Statistical Methods, Research Methods, Experimental Psychology, Clinical or Abnormal Psychology, Counseling Theories, Psychobiology or Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Learning Theories, Group Processes, Social Psychology, Personality Psychology, Gender Studies, The Psychology of Emotion, Field Methods, and Hunan Sexuality, among others.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:
• Prepare course syllabi that meet all contractual requirements. Cover all department course outcomes.
• Provide up-to-date course materials and content.
• Schedule classes and meet for the allotted time on every scheduled meeting day during the semester, even if the course is online.
• Employ effective and contemporary instructional strategies that promote student learning using multiple learning modalities.
• Regularly assess student understanding of class subject matter and be able to demonstrate rubrics for course grades.
• Respond to e-mail from students and the university in a timely manner.
• Arrange office hours outside of class time to meet with and assist students.
• Meet all deadlines for submission of syllabi, grades, student progress reports, student grievance responses, and course evaluations.
• Identify students of concern, including non-attendance patterns, to appropriate school delegates.
• Work with Disability Support Services to provide accessible course content.
• Provide feedback on student progress to department and advising.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Ph.D in Psychology in the specialized field of (or closely related to) the course(s), or a M.A. with appropriate post-graduate experience. For clinical courses, experience, and training in the delivery of mental health services.
• Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
• Ability to work with existing course descriptions and department outcomes.
• Experience using online platforms to keep up-to-date grades and course content.
• Experience with and understanding of diverse student backgrounds. Ability to include issues related to social justice and diversity as they relate to course content.

TO APPLY:
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter, and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni, and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Faculty Course Developer

Holy Names University is seeking experienced instructors to work with our Instructional Design
Team to design and develop new online versions of the following undergraduate courses:

7-week term classes:
1. African American Literature
2. LALS 128A (Narrative: Chicanx Feminist Study)

15-week semester classes:
3. ENGL 133WB (Social Justice Narratives)
4. LALS 115B (Music of Protest in Latin America)
5. LALS 128D (New Latin American Cinema)

Each of these 3-unit courses is part of our Interdisciplinary Studies program.

The position for each course is a part-time temporary appointment (8-10 hours/week) and runs between October 12, 2020 to January 29, 2021. The selected candidate will work remotely. The candidate will be required to meet bi-weekly with an instructional designer.

Pay for the course development contract is $3,914.35.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Applicants should have a minimum of an M.A. in the course’s field of study. PhD is preferred. ABD doctoral candidates will also be considered.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have previously and successfully taught the specific course(s) being applied for.
  • Experience using assignment, test, and discussion tools in at least one learning management system.
  • High digital literacy and experience with standard digital tools used for teaching and learning (including MS Word, PowerPoint, Office 365 One Drive or Google Drive, email, web browsers, etc.).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Preferred experience teaching and/or designing online or hybrid courses.
  • Preferred experience teaching with Canvas LMS.
  • Preferred knowledge of adult learning theory.

To Apply:
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

Adjunct Faculty - Applied Sport and Performance Psychology

Holy Names University invites applications for an adjunct faculty position in the new Applied Sport and Performance Psychology Master’s Program.

The field is small and specialized, but growing in popularity. As it grows and changes, the program requires strong teaching faculty to guide the next generation of sport and performance psychology practitioners. The program is currently seeking part-time faculty to develop online courses and teach in the Applied Sport and Performance Psychology Master’s Program online and/or on-campus in Oakland (when possible). Candidates should also be able to supervise interns during their applied performance placements in the program. Candidates should have broad and strong knowledge of the theoretical principles underlying the field and well as experience of applying this knowledge and mental training skills to work with a range of performers. They should have experience of working in the field with performers.

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Develop online learning materials for graduate students in a specialized applied program.
  • Instruct students in an online and/or on-campus classroom setting in theoretical and applied concepts within sport and performance psychology.
  • Guide students on the various facets of becoming practitioners, including using mental skills training in the field and ethics and professionalism.
  • Adjunct faculty will also supervise interns for their applied placements (there are three placements required in the program). These must be by faculty who are Certified Mental Performance Consultants (CMPC) through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).
  • Typical duties for teaching faculty include updating course syllabi and the online platform shell with appropriate content, plus relevant dates, timely materials, hosting office hours, giving timely feedback and grading assignments, responding to student inquiries and concerns in a timely fashion.
  • Typical duties for supervising faculty include weekly meetings with interns, reviewing audio and video sessions of the work with individuals and teams, providing feedback on the intern’s work, assessing the progress of the intern and efficacy of the work and providing a mid-point and final supervisor evaluation of the intern.
  • Place a strong emphasis on the mission and program learning outcomes of the program and the values of the institution.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s or Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution in Sport and Performance Psychology or related field. All faculty are expected to be experts in their field.
  • Current Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) status.
  • College or university teaching experience with a graduate level population in online and on-campus modalities.
  • Must have excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

To Apply:
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Adjunct Faculty – Human Anatomy Lab

Holy Names University invites applications for a part-time, adjunct faculty position in Human anatomy in the School of Arts and Sciences for the Spring Semester 2021, beginning January 11, 2020.

BIOL 017L: Human Anatomy Laboratory
Integrated lecture and laboratory study of human anatomy from the microscopic to macroscopic levels. This course provides a survey of the morphological basis for the synthesis of anatomy, physiology, and clinical sciences. This course is designed for Kinesiology majors and students officially enrolled in the HNU Nursing Preparation Program. If space allows, other interested students may enroll with the permission of the Coordinator of Math and Science.

  • 1 section of BIOL 017L (3 units) is available to be taught in an online, synchronous mode on Mondays from 2:00-6:00pm.
  • The maximum class size is 20. The salary for the semester per 3-unit course is $3,914.34. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers paid training in online teaching. CETL will evaluate adjuncts’ past work to see if training is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates must have at least an M.S in Biology, Anatomy, or a closely related field.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching online and at the college level.
  • The successful candidates will have the chance to engage a very diverse community of learners and to work closely with a collegial group of experienced faculty.

 

To Apply:
*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants must submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

Adjunct Faculty – Microbiology

Holy Names University invites applications for a part-time, adjunct faculty position in Microbiology in the School of Arts and Sciences for the Spring Semester 2021, beginning January 11, 2021.

BIOL 020: Allied Health Microbiology
Designed for those entering allied health professions, this course in microbiology will concentrate on the symbiotic relationships of microorganisms and human beings, focusing on the mechanisms of pathogenesis for a variety of infectious agents. Topics will include ecology, epidemiology, metabolism, immunology, genetics, antimicrobial chemotherapy and control as they apply to these infectious agents. This course is designed for students officially enrolled in the HNU Nursing Preparation Program. If space allows, other interested students may enroll with the permission of the Coordinator of Math and Science.

BIOL 020L: Allied Health Microbiology Laboratory
General techniques of sample collection, isolation, identification of known and unknown infectious agents will be included in laboratory sessions. Additional times of observations beyond the listed laboratory hours are required for certain units. This course is designed for students officially enrolled in the HNU Nursing Preparation Program. If space allows, other interested students may enroll with the permission of the Coordinator of Math and Science.

  • 1 section of BIOL 020 (3 units) is available to be taught in an online, synchronous mode on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 3:00-4:15pm.
  • 1 section of BIOL 020L (3 units) is available to be taught in an online, synchronous mode on Mondays and/or Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30pm.
  • The maximum class size for each section is 24. The salary for the semester per 3-unit course is $3,914.34. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers paid training in online teaching. CETL will evaluate adjuncts’ past work to see if training is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates must have at least an M.S in Microbiology or a closely related field.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching online and at the college level.
  • The successful candidates will have the chance to engage a very diverse community of learners and to work closely with a collegial group of experienced faculty.

To Apply:
*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants must submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Adjunct Faculty – Physiological Chemistry Lab

Holy Names University invites applications for a part-time, adjunct faculty position in Physiological Chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences for the Spring Semester 2021, beginning January 11, 2021.

BIOL 185L: Biochemistry: Physiological Chemistry Lab
Techniques for analysis of bodily fluids for changes occurring during various physiological and pathological states. A research project involving the techniques studied will be developed and executed by each student as part of the laboratory.

  • 1 section of BIOL 185L (6 units) is available to be taught in an online, synchronous mode on Wednesdays and/or Fridays from 9:30am-12:30pm.
  • The maximum class size is 16. The salary for the semester for the course is $7,828.68. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers paid training in online teaching. CETL will evaluate adjuncts’ past work to see if training is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates must have at least an M.S in Biochemistry or a closely related field.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching online and at the college level.
  • The successful candidates will have the chance to engage a very diverse community of learners and to work closely with a collegial group of experienced faculty.

To Apply:
*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants must submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

Adjunct Faculty – Technical Writing and Editing

Holy Names University invites applications for a part-time, adjunct faculty position in Technical Writing and Editing in the School of Arts and Sciences for the Spring Semester 2021, beginning January 11, 2021.

ENGL 112W: Technical Writing and Editing
In this introductory course, students will gain hands-on, collaborative experience with technical writing and editing by analyzing, writing, and revising a variety of genres that are common to the growing field of technical writing. Students in any major—from nursing to the sciences, humanities, and fine arts—will develop expanded audience awareness, use strategies for planning and executing complex writing tasks accurately, and explore technical writing as a growing professional pathway for writers.

  • 1 section of ENGL 112W (3 units) is available to be taught in an online, asynchronous mode. The course content for this class has already been developed online.
  • The maximum class size for this section is 24. The salary for the semester per 3-unit course is $3,914.34. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers paid training in online teaching. CETL will evaluate adjuncts’ past work to see if training is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates must have at least an M.A. in English, Communication, or a closely related field.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching online and at the college level.
  • The successful candidates will have the chance to engage a very diverse community of learners and to work closely with a collegial group of experienced faculty.

To Apply:
*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants must submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Adjunct Faculty – Children’s Literature

Holy Names University invites applications for a part-time, adjunct faculty position in Children’s Literature in the School of Arts and Sciences for the Spring Semester 2021, beginning January 11, 2021.

ENGL 151: Children’s Literature
From fairy tales to old favorites to modern classics to an in-depth study of Young Adult fiction, this course combines a look at the history of children’s literature with analysis of a variety of books written for children but also loved by adults. Students see how the shifting, culturally-constructed notion of childhood contributes to the genre.

  • 1 section of ENGL 151 (3 units) is available to be taught in an online, synchronous mode on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 1:30-2:45pm.
  • The maximum class size is 30. The salary for the semester per 3-unit course is $3,914.34. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers paid training in online teaching. CETL will evaluate adjuncts’ past work to see if training is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates must have at least an M.A. in English, Communication, or a closely related field.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching online and at the college level.
  • The successful candidates will have the chance to engage a very diverse community of learners and to work closely with a collegial group of experienced faculty.

To Apply:
*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants must submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

Adjunct Faculty – Linguistics

Holy Names University invites applications for a part-time, adjunct faculty position in Linguistics in the School of Arts and Sciences for the Spring Semester 2021, beginning January 11, 2021.

LING 145: Fundamentals of Linguistics
An introduction to the study of language: its acquisition, nature, development, structure, variation, change, and relation to society.

  • 1 section of LING 145 (3 units) is available to be taught in an online, synchronous mode on Mondays and/or Wednesdays from 3:00-4:15pm.
  • The maximum class size is 30. The salary for the semester per 3-unit course is $3,914.34. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers paid training in online teaching. CETL will evaluate adjuncts’ past work to see if training is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates must have at least an M.A. in Linguistics or a closely related field.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching online and at the college level.
  • The successful candidates will have the chance to engage a very diverse community of learners and to work closely with a collegial group of experienced faculty.

To Apply:
*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants must submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Adjunct Faculty – Biostatistics Laboratory

Holy Names University invites applications for a part-time, adjunct faculty position in Biostatistics in the School of Arts and Sciences for the Spring Semester 2021, beginning January 11, 2021.

MATH 162L: Biostatistics Laboratory
This course is a continuation of probability and statistics that includes methods to estimate risk, survival analysis and applications to real-world data sets. Representative topics include descriptive statistics, study designs and statistical tools for estimating parameters and testing hypotheses. Students should plan to enroll in epidemiology (BIOL 135) concomitantly with this course.

  • 1 section of MATH 162L (3 units) is available to be taught in an online, synchronous mode on Mondays from 3:00-6:00pm.
  • The maximum class size is 30. The salary for the semester per 3-unit course is $3,914.34. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers paid training in online teaching. CETL will evaluate adjuncts’ past work to see if training is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates must have at least Master’s Degree in Statistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, or a closely related field.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching online and at the college level.
  • The successful candidates will have the chance to engage a very diverse community of learners and to work closely with a collegial group of experienced faculty.

To Apply:
*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants must submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Graduate Assistant for Athletics

Holy Names University is announcing Graduate Assistant (GA) openings in Athletics. Under the supervision of the Head Coach and Department Supervisors, the GA’s will assist with coaching and other department duties, depending upon the position.

 

Current Openings:
• Athletics Assistant/Marketing & Promotions
• Strength & Conditioning
• Athletic Training
• Men’s Volleyball Club Assistant Coach
• Baseball Assistant Coach
• Women’s Tennis Assistant Coach

 

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Provide leadership and administration of the program.
  • Coach and actively participate in practice sessions as needed and effectively manage game day situations.
  • Assist with office duties and operations as directed by the supervisor.
  • Assist with administering a robust fundraising campaign including development of or assisting with camps if possible.
  • Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is essential, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
  • Knowledge and adherence to all NCAA rules is essential.
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic and bring enthusiasm to the program.
  • Maintain professional standards at all times and ensure the safety and well-being of student-athletes at home and on the road.
  • Effectively work with other departments and teams to ensure overall positive outcomes for the department.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and acceptance into a Master’s Program at HNU is essential and required.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the core values of Holy Names University and the ability to translate those values into success for Athletics Department.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules is preferred.
  • Sound problem solving and conflict resolution abilities are expected as well as keen understanding of professional distance needed between staff members and athletes.
  • Willingness to support the Department of Athletics by attending department/institutional events and serving in various roles throughout the year are required
  • Ability and willingness to drive university vehicles is essential.

 

To Apply:
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.

 

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Athletics - Head Softball Coach

Holy Names University (HNU) is announcing an opening in Athletics for Head Softball Coach. Under the supervision of the Director of Athletics, the Head Softball Coach will provide oversight to the University’s intercollegiate athletic program and provide supervision for graduate assistants in the GA program.

 

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Provide leadership and administration of the program.
  • Coach and actively participate in practice sessions as needed and effectively manage game day situations.
  • Coordinate and supervise the annual operating budget including inventory and purchasing while adhering to established policies regarding purchasing.
  • Administer a robust fundraising campaign including development and assistance with camps.
  • Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is essential, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
  • Knowledge and adherence to all NCAA rules is essential.
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic and bring enthusiasm to the program.
  • Maintain professional standards at all times and ensure the safety and well-being of student-athletes at home and on the road.
  • Effectively work with other departments and teams to ensure overall positive outcomes for the department.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the core values of Holy Names University and the ability to translate those values into success for Athletics Department.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is essential for this position.
  • College coaching experience is required and working with NCAA is preferred.
  • Sound problem solving and conflict resolution abilities are expected as well as keen understanding of professional distance needed between staff members and athletes.
  • Willingness to support the Department of Athletics by attending department/institutional events and serving in various roles throughout the year are required.
  • Ability and willingness to drive university vehicles as needed.

 

To Apply:
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.

 

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Instructional Designer

Holy Names University invites applications for a temporary Instructional Designer.

The Instructional Designer (ID) will work with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning on the Digital Learning Initiative, a grant-funded project focused on online learning. The ID will work on 2-3 courses during a given development session. The ID will manage the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a portfolio of online courses, closely collaborating with faculty subject matter experts and instructors throughout the course life cycle. Courses will be in a range of disciplines that are part of the new Online Adult Baccalaureate Degree Completion Program and other programs on campus as needed. In addition, the ID may develop content for online faculty and student training modules on online teaching and learning, and design and lead technology-training sessions for faculty and students on the learning management system and other technology platforms. The ideal candidate will possess strong collaboration and team-building skills, diplomacy, persistence, flexibility, and the ability to remain focused in a deadline-driven environment.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Develop collegial and productive collaborative relationships with faculty subject matter experts and instructional teams.
  • Create standard course roadmaps and timelines and work with faculty to ensure that goals and milestones are achieved on schedule.
  • In collaboration with faculty SME, design, select, and test technologies, materials, activities, and assessments that are aligned with course learning outcomes, pedagogical approach, and course content.
  • Using standard course template and Quality Matters rubric as a starting point, design course structure and information architecture for optimal alignment with learning outcomes.
  • Train faculty on course development and delivery tools including video lecture capture, collaboration tools, and learning management system.
  • Design course look and feel and assist faculty with video editing and media assets creation as necessary.
  • Ensure course meets accessibility standards including HTML tags, captions, visual design, and document formats.
  • Assist instructional team during course delivery phase with technology and pedagogy questions and issues. Ensure that course runs smoothly throughout the deployment period.
  • Gather data and analytics from technology platforms, student surveys, artifacts produced in course, and other relevant data to evaluate student learning.
  • Make recommendations based on data for course revisions and assist faculty with revisions as needed.
  • Design and deliver training sessions on LMS and other technology tools for general faculty population.
  • Design and develop online learning strategies modules for online students and instructors.
  • Assist faculty with preparing for Quality Matters course reviews.
  •  Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s of PhD in Instructional Design, Education, Library and Information Science, Digital Multimedia Design or related discipline.
  • Candidates with an advanced degree in an academic discipline, combined with strong experience or training in instructional design will be considered.
  • At least two years of experience in online course design and development gained as an instructional designer, instructional technologist, trainer, instructional librarian or related position.
  • Strong knowledge of adult learning theory, experience with Blackboard and/or Canvas.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Digital multimedia fluency (including digital image manipulation, video/audio editing, HTML, presentation software, various ed-tech platforms). Portfolio of course design examples required.
  • Experience with ADDIE or Agile design models and Quality Matters rubric; online teaching experience in higher education; experience providing technology training for faculty.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application, cover letter, and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Raskob Learning Institute and Day School -Teaching Associate

Raskob Learning Institute and Day School is a non-profit, co-educational private school that serves students with learning differences. It is a dynamic learning and professional environment, and an exciting place for staff and students.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Raskob Learning Institute and Day School is hiring for a Special Education Teaching Associate, whom will assist teacher in providing instruction in all core academic subjects or in specific subjects to learning disabled students in a nonpublic school classroom. They will provide guidance and assistance to students in following the school routine and in structured academic and less structured social activities.
  • Assist in delivering instruction to students, using multisensory techniques, motivational strategies, and prompts to stay on tasks. Assist in the use of a variety of classroom organization strategies ranging from one-on-one instruction, small group instruction, and whole class instruction.
  • Actively engage in the enhancement of own skills and learning through attending professional development workshops, conferences, pursuing professional reading, etc.
  • Actively engage in the enhancement of own skills and learning through attending professional development workshops, conferences, pursuing professional reading, etc.
  • Communicate with parents, professionals, and the public in a professional manner, acting as an effective representative of Raskob Learning Institute and Day School.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of special events, such as graduation, fieldtrips, holiday performances, cultural presentations, school assemblies.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and supervisors in faculty and departmental meetings, and communication forums.
  • Attend meetings as requested, such as IEP meeting, parent conferences, Student Study Team meetings, etc.
  • Assist in the implementation of behavioral plans as needed for students.
  • Supervise students during lunch and recess, actively engaging in play and athletic activities, handling discipline problems effectively (including communicating with colleagues about incidences), guiding and monitoring the development of positive social skills in students.
  • Complete required paper work professionally and meet deadlines.
  • Assist teachers in preparing and grading materials and assignments, providing photocopying and other clerical support as needed.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social sciences or related field preferred.
  • Progress towards an advanced degree or teaching credential desirable.
  • Minimum of one-year experience with students with learning differences, preferably in a classroom setting.

 

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application, cover letter, and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Raskob Learning Institute and Day School -Executive Director

Raskob Learning Institute and Day School is hiring for an Executive Director. The Executive Director of Raskob Learning Institute and Day School will be a dynamic, engaging, self-reliant and entrepreneurial senior leader, accustomed to managing with a collaborative, fact-based approach, with articulate communication and interpersonal warmth. He or she will have demonstrated the ability to build strong and open working relationships characterized by mutual respect between superiors, peers and subordinates within the school. This leader will be openly communicative of ideas with others and inviting and considering input from the school, peers, and their direct reports.

The Executive Director will be accessible and approachable, respecting intellectual integrity and valuing individuality, building and fostering working relationships with school partners from a variety of functions and geographies. The Executive Director must value collaboration and promote a culture of continuous learning and ongoing self-improvement.

 

Essential Functions of Positions:

Promote Cultural Alignment with the Values of Raskob Learning Institute and Day School and Holy Names University:

  • Promote the mission, core values of the school and the university.
  • Ensure a warm and nurturing environment for all students, families, and faculty.
  • Provide and model impeccable customer service.
  • Serve as the key spokesperson and model for positive public relations, including families and the community/neighborhood; create outreach and partnership opportunities within the community.

Deliver Key Business Outcomes:

  • Ensure the effective day-to-day operational leadership of the school, including all campus-level talent management, enrollment and budget management activities to sustain profitability.

Ensure accurate and timely monthly reporting of key business metrics:

  • Drive recruitment and retention activities at the campus level and in the community.
  • Maintain a safe, clean environment; recommend campus and facility improvements.
  • Ensure Exceptional Academic Outcomes:
  • Provide engaging leadership in the delivery execution of a high quality program; follow Raskob’s curriculum while providing a supportive environment for creative approaches by teaching staff.
  • Ensure accurate and timely academic reporting, conferencing, and record keeping by all campus staff.
  • Hire the best talent; professional outstanding coaching; support professional development opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with all local and state licensing regulations.
  • Maintain all necessary activities and records to ensure on-going WASC accreditation.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s degree required.
  • Prior Head of School experience.
  • Administrative Credential is preferred.
  • Be Special Education – Mild/Moderate Certified.
  • At least four years of teaching experience; at least four years of principal experience or equivalent.
  • Proven effectiveness in resolving escalated issues.

Key leadership characteristics include:

  • Effective leadership, with the ability to inspire and motivate others to perform well and the willingness to accept feedback.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills: able to identify problems, gather information and resolve concerns in a timely, effective, customer-focused manner.
  • Integrity and ethics: able to maintain confidentiality and professionalism in all activities.
  • Highly effective oral and written communication: speak and write clearly and persuasively one to one and in groups.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills: interact well with others at all levels and builds rapport easily with others.
  • Efficient multi-tasker: can work on multiple conflicting priorities with ease and delegate appropriately.
    • Independent, while also being a team player: can act without supervision as needed while working collaboratively and cooperatively with a variety of groups.
  • Goal oriented and self-motivated with strong organization and time management skills.

To Apply:
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@hnu.edu.

*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.