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Assistant Director, Holy Cross Institute

St. Edward's University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 17, 2024

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Assistant Director, Holy Cross Institute
  • HCIX - The Holy Cross Institute
  • 3001 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX, United States
  • Salary
  • Full Time

  • Assistant Director, The Holy Cross Institute

    Holy Cross Institute at St. Edward's University

    St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Assistant Director at The Holy Cross Institute. The Assistant Director will be pivotal in supporting the Institute's goals and initiatives. This is a full-time, twelve-month position, that is benefits-eligible position.

    The Holy Cross Institute at St. Edward's University is dedicated to advancing the mission and charism of Holy Cross through education, formation, and community engagement. We are committed to elevating leaders who embody the values of service and academic excellence while promoting the pillars of Holy Cross.

    For consideration, qualifications include:
    • Bachelor's degree (advanced or terminal degree preferred)
    • 4-6 years of professional or management experience in a related area
    • Proven skills in communications, organization, program development, and curriculum development
    • High degree of organizational and administrative ability
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines efficiently
    • Detail-oriented, proactive, and team-oriented work ethic
    • Collaborative work style with a willingness to respond to an evolving set of priorities
    • Educational and/or professional experience in a Holy Cross institution
    • Strong technology skills
    • Desire to bring a passionate and personal focus to mission-centered formation programming

    Preferred qualifications include:
    • Background in or history with Holy Cross formation experiences, broadly understood
    • Well-versed in the teachings of the Catholic Church and Holy Cross mission and charism

    Essential Responsibilities Include:
    • Support and assist the Executive Director in the execution of responsibilities and the Institute's goals
    • Direct the development of the Holy Cross Charism Initiative and facilitate HCCI cohorts at St. Edward's University and other Holy Cross schools, colleges, and universities
    • Structure, coordinate, and oversee student involvement in the HCI, especially in terms of the Moreau Scholars program
    • Coordinate event planning committees and conduct meetings for/with the committees, school representatives, and HCI partner organizations
    • Support the Executive Director in work with the HCI Board of Governors and the implementation of the strategic plan
    • Develop, plan, implement, and manage academic resources and programs
    • Conduct research and produce academic publications
    • Share responsibility with the Executive Director to build institutional relationships, strengthen organizational coherence, and advance mission effectiveness
    • Other duties as assigned

    For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

    The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

    Medical & Rx Coverage (HSA Available)



    Flexible Spending Accounts

    Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

    Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

    Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Pet Insurance

    Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

    Retirement Plan - (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

    Tuition Benefits

    Paid Holidays

    Services & Discounts


    Interested applicants should submit an online application at;
    . Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

    Mission Integration Statement:

    St. Edward's was founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross, from which it acquired distinguishing characteristics that include the courage to take risks, an international perspective and the commitment to provide educational opportunities for students of varied cultural, religious, educational and economic backgrounds. In support of the mission, the different backgrounds of St. Edward's students, faculty and staff enrich our community and represent a significant part of our culture and commitment to excellence. We value the individual differences, life experiences, unique capabilities and innovative talent that our employees and students contribute to our vibrant academic environment. St. Edward's honors and respects all members of its community by fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment that respects the dignity and worth of each person and stresses the obligation of all people to pursue a more just world.


    St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;


    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for the finalist(s) under consideration for this position.



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