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St. Catharine College, an independent coeducational four year Catholic College sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Peace, provides quality undergraduate education and offers degrees in a variety of academic areas and professional programs. St. Catharine College, a Dominican College inspired by its founders, welcomes all to the challenging pursuit of truth, preparing them to become critical thinkers, ethical leaders and engaged citizens. St. Catharine College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

St. Catharine College has the following Faculty and Staff  openings:
Financial Aid Counselor

We are looking for an energetic, motivated self-starter to join our Financial Aid Team.  This position is responsible for processing and providing information for Federal, State and Institutional aid.  Working knowledge of FAFSA, ISIRs, Kentucky State aid, COD, NSLDS, and R2T4s preferred.  The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills and a passion for higher education.  This is a full-time position that will report to the Director of Financial Aid.  BA Degree in Business or other related field, with minimum of 3 years’ experience and effective oral and written communication skills. *Please be aware that this position requires the ability to access the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).  A candidate who has student loans in a default status will not qualify for this position. To apply, send resume with three (3) professional references with phone numbers to St. Catharine College, H.R. Dept., Subj. Dir. Financial Aid, 2735 Bardstown Road, St. Catharine, Ky., 40061. Electronic submission (MS Word or PDF) may be emailed to, Subject: Financial Aid Counselor position.  St. Catharine College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Position open until filled.


Administrative Assistant for Student Affairs

St. Catharine College has an opening for an Administrative Assistant for Student Affairs.  This position provides administrative support to the Division of Student Affairs and other departments as needed (specifically Admissions and Center for Student Support Services). This is a full time, 12 month position with full benefits reporting to the Dean of Students.  Responsibilites include managing, developing and implementing office duties and procedures as required or directed, assisting with event planning, preparation, execution and clean-up, handling travel arrangements, supporting the College community at various functions, participating in college-wide orientations, events and celebrations, and other duties as assigned.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, data entry, desktop publishing and student information systems.  Knowledge, understanding and agreement with St. Catharine College's mission and philosophy of higher education.  Prefer postsecondary education, college degree or combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are required.  Previous experience on a college campus desirable.  Please send resume and three (3) references to  Reviews will begin immediately.   St. Catharine College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



St. Catharine College Department of Natural Sciences has a current opening for an Adjunct Instructor in Anatomy & Physiology.  Interested candidates must hold at minimum a Master’s Degree in Biology or a related discipline, although a PhD or PhD in progress is preferred. Candidates should send resume/CV, letter of interest with teaching philosophy, and unofficial copies of transcripts to: St. Catharine College, Office of the Provost, Attn: Biology Adjunct, 2735 Bardstown Road, St. Catharine, KY 40061.  Electronic Submissions (Word or PDF) may be sent to Attn: Biology Adjunct. St. Catharine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


This part-time Outreach & Instruction Librarian position promotes awareness and use of library resources and services to all members of the St. Catharine College community through instruction and outreach initiatives.

The O & I Librarian contributes to general day-to-day library operations by:

  • Providing information literacy instruction, and Library Information Courses.  May included semester-length courses.

Must have the ability to be technologically nimble. Must have mastery of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and work comfortably with Excel and other library and campus software and technology.  Familiarity with LibGuides and CONTENTdm preferred. Some HTML, CSS a plus. 

This position requires a Masters of Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution. Experience in teaching information literacy skills highly desirable. 

To apply, send Resume and three (3) references to Human Resource Office, 2735 Bardstown Road, St. Catharine, Ky. 40061, Attn.: Library.   Electronic Submissions (MS Word or PDF) may be sent to Attn: Library.  Reviews will begin immediately. St. Catharine College is an Equal Opportunity Employer



St. Catharine College is currently seeking an experienced academic professional to become its next Provost.  Reporting to the President, and serving as a member of the senior cabinet, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop new academic programs, establish innovative curriculum, and will lead the efforts in faculty recruitment, professional development, and establishing policies and procedures commensurate with other small private colleges.

The Provost at St. Catharine College will supervise the Dean of the College, the Dean of the Graduate School, and the faculty.  Additionally, the Provost oversees the Director of the Hundley Library, Director of Student Success, Director of Compliance and the College Registrar.  The Provost will serve as the SACS Liaison and will work with the leadership team of the college to establish goals and priorities, set institutional policy, and help lead the strategic planning process.

The successful candidate will have:

  • An earned doctorate
  • Evidence of exceptional full time teaching at the collegiate level
  • A record of scholarly publications
  • Notable professional service
  • Progressive leadership positions in higher education
  • Experience with accreditation

The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker, self-motivated, highly organized and one that works well within a changing environment.

Reviews will begin immediately and the position will be open until filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, a CV, and 3 professional references electronically to Katrina Haydon at  Please identify “Provost Search” in the subject line.



The Department of Earth Studies at St. Catharine College seeks an adjunct instructor for Fall 2015 to develop and teach the course Agroecology and Community Development (FEA 401) for the Berry Farming and Ecological Agrarianism Program. This course uses a systems perspective to examine the interdependent connections between ecosystems, agricultural economies, and community development. Through agroecological and local food systems lenses, students examine business and economics, human and environmental health issues, community infrastructures and networks, land use and planning, and governmental policies. The class will work with The Berry Center of New Castle, Kentucky, on components of a local market supply side study. Particular attention will be paid to co-operative models.

The Berry Farming Program is founded on the lifework of Kentucky writer and farmer Wendell Berry. The program provides two interdisciplinary sustainable agriculture Bachelor’s degrees with concentrations in agroecology, community leadership, plant and soil stewardship, and environmental arts and humanities.

SCC invites applications from candidates with a minimum of a Master’s degree (a terminal degree is preferred) in agricultural community and leadership development, agricultural and applied economics, agriculture policy, rural sociology, or a related field.  Applicants should be familiar with and committed to the agrarian principles expounded in Wendell Berry’s work.

 Electronic submissions (MS Word or PDF) of CV, unofficial transcripts, and letter of interest to, Attn: Sustainable Ag Community Leadership Instructor or hard copy submissions may be mailed to: St. Catharine College, Dean of the College, Attn: Sustainable Agriculture Community Leadership Instructor, 2735 Bardstown Road, St. Catharine, KY 40061.  St. Catharine College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   



St. Catharine College has a current opening for a full time Assistant Professor in Management. This position includes responsibilities of program coordination as well as instruction of classes within the program, engaging in scholarly activity, college and community service, serving on departmental and College-wide committees, and participating in professional organizations. A terminal degree in business, management or related discipline is preferred although candidates holding Master’s degrees may be considered. College-level teaching experience is preferred. To apply send Letter of Intent, resume, and three professional references to St. Catharine College, Attn: Office of the Provost Attn: Business, 2735 Bardstown Rd, St. Catharine, KY 40061. Electronic Submissions (Word or PDF) may be sent to Attn: Business.  St. Catharine College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  St. Catharine College is conveniently located on hour from both Louisville and Lexington in beautiful central Kentucky and is Kentucky’s only Dominican institution.


St. Catharine College has a current opening for an adjunct instructor in Philosophy. Interested candidates must hold at minimum a master's degree in Philosophy or a related discipline, although a PhD or PhD in progress is preferred. Candidates should send resume/CV, letter of interest with teaching philosophy, and unofficial copies of transcripts to: St. Catharine College, Office of the Provost, Attn: Philosophy Adjunct, 2735 Bardstown Road, St. Catharine, KY 40061. Electronic Submissions (Word or PDF) may be sent to Attn: Philosophy Adjunct. St. Catharine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President for Student Affairs will provide vision, leadership, and overall direction for the Office of Student Affairs.  The office is committed to offering a variety of programs and services designed to assist and support students in achieving academic and personal success. It engages students and cultivates opportunities for academic and personal achievement through educationally-purposeful activities, ministry, service, recreation, and community building.

This position has administrative oversight of the following:  Campus Life, Dean of Students, Residence Life, Campus Ministry, Student Conduct, and serves in an advisory capacity to Student Government.  The Vice President will provide leadership, vision, and management for the departments within the office to ensure that a comprehensive program of services is meeting the needs of the campus. 

The Vice President for Student Affairs is charged with creating an area of Student Life that builds programs and services focused on increasing student retention, supporting the needs of students, and ensuring that sufficient support networks for students exist.  The position also facilitates collaborative working relationships between the Office of Student Affairs and other campus departments to accommodate all constituencies the campus serves.

 Major responsibilities include the following: 

  • Serves as a member of the Executive Committee, the senior leadership team that creates, reviews, and revises policies and procedures that govern the college community.
  • Ensures areas within the Office of the Dean of Students, including Residence Life and Student Activities meet and exceed their mission and goals. Reviews and proposes policy changes for consistency with institutional needs and professional association guidelines. Leads strategic planning efforts for the Office of Student Affairs, inclusive of significant support for assessment initiatives within each area.
  • Develops and reviews college policies related to students' rights and responsibilities which requires knowledge of federal and state laws and mandates. Works collaboratively with departments including Campus Security, Administration and Finance, Academic Affairs, Athletics, and the President's Office. Serves as a resource to University faculty and staff in dealing with students’ behavior within and outside the classroom. 
  • Works closely with the University's Title IX Coordinator through policy and process development. Supports the Coordinator and Investigators in matters involving all students. Serves on appropriate college committees designed to advance the college's efforts in addressing sexual misconduct education and compliance efforts. 
  • Serves on the college’s SIT (Student Intervention Team) group, a behavioral intervention team, designed to identify and support students in crisis or distress.
  • Assists the President in establishing programs in campus ministry, aligned with the Dominican pillars.
  • Reviews and assures a solid student conduct policy is in place and accurately implemented. Serves as the appellate officer for Hearing Panel decisions. 
  • Is responsible for the design, execution, and effectiveness of a system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that student life operations are effective and efficient, departmental assets are safeguarded, departmental financial information is reliable, and student life areas comply with applicable law. Responsible for all aspects of these units including budgetary items and personnel issues.  
  • The desired candidate will have experience with, and knowledge of, college athletics.

Interested candidates should submit electronically a letter of interest, current CV/resume, and 3 professional references to Katrina Haydon at

Please note the following in the subject line:  VP for Student Affairs Search. Reviews will begin immediately until position is filled. For best consideration, please submit materials by June 15, 2015. St. Catharine College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


St. Catharine College constantly accepts for review the credentials of individuals interested in teaching in an Adjunct Faculty role. Assignment generally requires a master’s degree in the subject area being taught, although extensive professional experience or credentials can, in some circumstances, be substituted. Resumes citing all professional experience and all college level studies should be submitted to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Unless otherwise specified; for Faculty positions send resume/CV, letter of interest and teaching philosophy, and unofficial copies of transcripts to: , St. Catharine College, Office of Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2735 Bardstown Road, St. Catharine, KY 40061  St. Catharine emphasizes excellence in teaching in a small college environment. Open until filled.  St. Catharine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.