Staff Employment Opportunities

Loyola offers an excellent benefits package including generous tuition benefits for full-time employees and their dependents.

To apply for a currently posted position , please email your resume and cover letter to: resumes@loyno.edu or print an application and mail signed application to:

Human Resources Department
Loyola University New Orleans - Box 16
6363 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Please complete our EEO Inquiry Form when applying for the following currently posted positions.

Please do not include the EEOC form in the same email with your resume or with the printed application.

Only candidates who are interviewed will receive responses.

Job Categories

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Temporary

Temporary Part-Time Child Care Substitute Teacher - Whelan Child Care Center

This position will assume duties of any classroom teacher during his or her absence and will work with children from 4 months to 5 years of age. This position will be utilized on a part-time, on-call basis, as needed.  This position is up to 29 hours per week for up to 6 months.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED; minimum of one year prior experience working with young children in a childcare situation; excellent verbal and non-verbal skills; CPR and First Aid Training certified.  Must comply with state laws regarding fingerprinting and NCIC search.

 

Part-Time

Learning Commons Assistant - University Library

The Monroe Library Learning Commons (LC) is a developing collaborative space where students, faculty, and staff come together to study, learn, teach, create, and socialize. The Learning Commons Assistant will provide basic circulation, reference, and technology assistance in a collaborative environment with the rest of the Monroe Library faculty and staff. The position is responsible for managing the library facilities during the evening, and collaborates with the Learning Commons Manager to train, supervise, evaluate, and mentor student employees.

The part-time Learning Commons Assistant’s work schedule during the Fall and Spring semesters are: Thursday & Friday: 4pm-9pm, Saturday: 10:30am-6pm, and Sunday 10:30am-4:30pm. Summer and intersession scheduling will vary.

QUALIFICATIONS: College degree, or two years of college and two years of library work experience; excellent customer service skills with a demonstrated ability to work in an active learning environment and juggle multiple tasks; excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with clear evidence of ability to interact effectively and cooperatively with faculty, staff, students and others; demonstrated problem solving skills, motivated to learn new things; strong commitment to team-based work and a high degree of accuracy in complex, detailed work; willingness and ability to make temporary or permanent schedule changes to ensure optimal staffing of service area; skills and experience using a variety of hardware and software applications including but not limited to MS Office, scanning, audiovisual equipment, and web page publishing. Experience trouble-shooting technical problems. 

Additional desirable qualifications: Experience working in an academic library service environment; library circulation experience; computer lab experience; skills and experience supervising, scheduling, and training; skills and experience in project planning and implementation in a service environment.

Physical requirements: Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 20 lbs. 

 

Personal Trainer - University Sports Complex

Loyola University Sports Complex is seeking highly motivated Personal Trainers to provide mentoring and fitness guidance to our patrons.  In this role, you will be responsible for creating and implementing exercise plans for a wide-range of clients.  The successful applicant will not only be responsible for taking on existing clients based on need, but also for soliciting new business and promoting oneself as a Loyola University certified personal trainer on and off campus.  Flexible scheduling, multiple positions available 

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years old.  Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  Must have a (non-expired) certification as a personal trainer by a state or nationally accredited organization (i.e.  International Alliance for Fitness Professionals, ISAA, ACE, NASM, AFAA, etc.) Must be CPR and AED certified by a nationally recognized organization (i.e. American Heart Association or American Red Cross.)   

 

Administrative Assistant III - School of Mass Communications

This position is to provide administrative support to the award-winning School of Mass Communication and will work directly with the Director and Student Services Coordinator. Serves as the first point of contact for students and the public. In addition to administratively supporting the school's team, this individual will create communication pieces for print and the web. This is a part-time, flexible schedule, 12-month position.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma required and 3 years administrative experience. Strong multitasking and technical skills required. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent written communication skills for preparing correspondence, documents and reports. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with others. Ability to set priorities, organize work, meet deadlines and exercise good judgment. Strong self-motivation skills for independently establishing effective working relationships with various organizations. Experience in higher education a plus, Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word; e-mail and calendar programs; graphic design/layout software, and database applications. Additional Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of FRS, SIS, and LORA and/or ability to adapt easily to new technology. 

 

Assistant Volleyball Coach - Intercollegiate Athletics

Within the framework of the Loyola University New Orleans mission of educating the whole person, the temporary Assistant Volleyball Coach will fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position of Assistant Coach.  This role will be responsible for providing coaching expertise for the Women’s Intercollegiate Volleyball program and will provide a superior level of leadership, organization, and supervision for all practices and contests.  The incumbent will also assist in the organization and implementation of a recruiting program to attract outstanding student-athletes to attend Loyola University. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Expertise in technical aspects of volleyball; ability to work effectively with college student-athletes, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the community; a philosophy of intercollegiate athletics which places the highest emphasis on the pre-eminence of the academic mission of the institution and role of athletics as a part of the student’s total educational experience for both the student-athlete and the student non-athlete;  a well-developed personal system of ethical values which will be used as the basis for supervising and developing the intercollegiate program; must possess and maintain a current valid driver’s license as a condition of employment, and must also be able to successfully pass any driver background information investigation and any driver education courses required by Risk Management.

 

Model - College of Art & Design 

The Figure Model position for visual arts classes at Loyola University New Orleans is an occasional, part-time position. Models will be hired primarily for painting and drawing classes, although it is possible that sculpture or ceramics classes might also require their services at some time.

Qualifications: Some prior academic figure modeling experience is preferred. Both male and female models are eligible to apply; figure models must be punctual and must maintain a professional demeanor. Persons hired as figure models must be able to hold poses as long as one half an hour and should have a repertoire of short gesture poses with which they are already familiar.

 

Administrative/Clerical

 

Payroll Administrator - Human Resources

This position is responsible for various payroll processes, including Religious and Jesuit payrolls, balancing payroll earnings and applicable deduction totals on biweekly and monthly basis, preparing the payroll tax deposit/payments, year-end Form W-2 process, preparing and remitting various monthly, quarterly and annual tax filings to government agencies, reconciling payroll liability accounts and administration of wage attachments. Other duties include processing payroll changes, off-cycle check calculation, preparing various payroll reports via WebFocus and Focus, and interpret University polices and government regulations affecting payroll procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree or equivalent training and education beyond high school. Minimum of 2 years of experience with year-end processing, balancing of wage and tax for Form W-2 including quarterly 941 and multi-state tax registration and filings. Minimum of 2 years automated payroll processing experience including system implementation and conversion from mainframe or Windows based systems for a business of 500+ employees. Minimum of 2 years of experience with general ledger payroll interface and payroll liability account reconciliation. Proficient in Microsoft Office software especially linking look up tables in Excel. Excellent written, verbal, analytical, and organizational skills. Ability to exercise initiative, good judgment, and work independently. Ability to work in a diversified environment and perform detailed work accurately. Ability to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality and courtesy in communicating with coworkers, University community and the public.

Additional Desirable Qualifications: Certification Payroll Professional (CPP) or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC)

 

Professional

Assistant Director of Admissions Operations - Admissions

The Assistant Director of Admissions Operations and College of Music and Fine Arts Admission Coordinator is responsible for the management of our CRM, Slate and for the management of the CMFA application, the review/audition process and assists with the development of policies and procedures related to admission and recruitment.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required. Preference will be given to candidates who have a minimum of 2 years of experience in admissions/enrollment management. Initiative, imagination and organizational qualities to assist in the development of policies, processes, programs and initiatives designed to increase enrollment while maximizing efficiency, effectiveness and accountability to the institution. Ability to solve complex problems, develop and implement strategies and achieve goals with minimal supervision. Must be proficient with relevant technology as well as possess strong interpersonal skills, effective presentation skills and strong written and verbal communication skills. Willingness to acquire an understanding of the Jesuit commitment to excellence in education, diversity of the student body, social service, and the liberal arts and sciences traditions.  The goals and priorities of a value-centered education must be reflected in any communications and by the presentations of the communications coordinator. Ability to develop congenial and productive working relationships with Loyola administrators, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Willingness to travel and to work irregular hours and weekends.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to carry and transport 40 pounds of materials and/or equipment. Must be a licensed driver of an automobile with an acceptable driving record as determined by Loyola University’s Office of Risk Management. Must be able and willing to travel long distances if needed, by airplane and by automobile.

 

Community Director - Office of Residential Life

The Community Director, as an educational practitioner, provides leadership through the residential curriculum for academic success, community development, and management of a residence hall of 160-500 students. Community Directors are 12-month, live-in professionals.

Community Directors cultivate student learning opportunities through learning-based community program experiences, intentional one-on-one dialogue, and guided reflection. Community Directors are committed to ensuring a residential environment that supports our Catholic and Jesuit mission, the continual development of dynamic academic living and learning communities, and working with students of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Successful staff members demonstrate a focus on educational practices that strengthen students’ abilities to think critically and communicate effectively with students, colleagues and supervisors.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in College Student Personnel or related field; experience with teaching, learning outcome development, learning assessment and curriculum development; previous experience in housing or related field; demonstrated ability to work and interact within a diverse environment; understanding and supportive of Loyola’s Catholic and Jesuit mission and values.

 

Director of Continuing Education - Center for Extended and OnLine Education

Loyola University New Orleans seeks a Director of Continuing Education (DCE) to organize and establish a Center for Continuing Education.  The Director will be responsible for centralizing existing adult and continuing education programs and for growing new credit and non-credit programs that serve the needs of employers, working adults and the general public.  The incumbent will provide leadership for all aspects of the continuing education; will oversee planning, direction, organization and implementation of the educational programs of adult and continuing education; initiate partnerships with business and industry for development of programs and courses; supervise administrative and support staff, manage the budget. This is a new position and reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The ideal candidate will be a high-energy, entrepreneurial administrator with experience initiating successful continuing and educational programs to meet workforce educational and training needs.  He or she should have a demonstrated track record of building continuing education units, growing enrollments, diversifying program offerings and generating revenues; working collaboratively with university administrators, business and industry partners,  faculty, and alumni; overseeing the development and deployment of effective strategies to market adult and continuing education.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree; minimum of four years demonstrated experience in leading an adult and continuing education organization; demonstrated experience developing training for, and working with, business and industry; demonstrated experience marketing and recruiting for adult and continuing education programs; demonstrated experience creating adult and continuing education programs.

 

Director of OnLine Education - Center for Extended and OnLine Education

Loyola University New Orleans seeks a Director to organize and establish a Center for Online Education.  The Director will be responsible for centralizing existing online education programs and for maintaining and expanding new credit programs that serve the needs of the growing online markets.  The incumbent will provide leadership for all aspects of the Center; will oversee planning, direction, organization and implementation of the educational programs for online education; supervise administrative and support staff, work closely with the University’s online provider (OPM) and manage the Center budget. This is a new position and reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The ideal candidate will be a high-energy, entrepreneurial administrator with experience initiating successful online educational programs to grow the footprint of Loyola’s Jesuit mission.  He or she should have a demonstrated track record of building online programs and enrollments, diversifying program offerings and generating revenues; working collaboratively with university administrators, business and industry partners,  faculty, and alumni; overseeing the development and deployment of effective strategies to market online education.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree; minimum of four years demonstrated experience in leading an online organization; demonstrated expertise with technology related to online instruction organization; demonstrated experience marketing and recruiting for online programs; demonstrated experience working with third party vendor for marketing and recruitment of online students (OPM); demonstrated experience in creating and/or expanding program and course development in online markets.

 

Communications Project Coordinator - Marketing & Communications

The Communications Project Coordinator (CPC) is responsible for the management of department online project tracking database (WorkZone), website project tracking software, and day-to-day data entry across online systems; the CPC also collaborates with Account Services, Creative Services and Web Services staff on workflow. The communications project manager is responsible for drafting, tracking, and managing project deadlines throughout the department but especially web and creative services. Ensure projects move through internal channels on time; identify scheduling problems, and negotiate solutions with appropriate staff.

The Office of Marketing + Communications team at Loyola University New Orleans is an award-winning in-house creative agency. If you want to work in a fast paced, rapidly evolving creative environment that provides a terrific work-life balance, we want to hear from you.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree, preferably with a concentration in marketing or advertising. Minimum 3 years of relevant experience and proven relationship building skills. Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, computer science or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. Proven work experience as a Digital project manager. Ability to work under pressure, organize and prioritize responsibilities. Excellent organization and time management skills. Communication and team management skills. Ability to nurture and retain client and employee relationships. Solid understanding of various digital marketing tactics including paid search, display media, paid social, SEO, mobile, and analytics and attribution. Working with clients to identify Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and strategically executing to meet those goals. Ability and desire to own customer relationships and success, lead teams, share knowledge and mentor colleagues.

ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Attention to detail. Critical and creative thinking as well as solid analytical skills. Has an out-going, dynamic personality and can build outstanding relationships. Exceptional organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and detail oriented. High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation. Ability to quickly learn new processes. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Hands on experience with project management software, like WorkZone, MS Project and AtTask. Familiarity with Content Management systems like Slate, MyEmma and HTML/CSS. Understanding of SEO and Google Analytics. Knowledge of UE software. Solid technical background with an ability to address accessibility and compatibility issues.

 

Marketing Specialist - Marketing & Communications

The Account Services Marketing Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring a proactive communications strategy and tactical plan that supports the overall goals of Loyola University New Orleans and increases brand identity. The Marketing Specialist will oversee the development of all print and video communications and implement a media and digital/e-communications strategy. They will also be in charge of promoting campus participation in getting out the vote for annual College Rankings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years’ experience within a marketing, public relations and/or higher education environment and demonstrated experience executing campaigns involving media and creative production. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Advertising or related field preferred as well as communications management experience with proven ability to demonstrate success in copywriting, media/public relations, and internal communications. Strong analytical and strategic planning skills. Effective verbal communications skills and ability to influence internal and external audiences. Highly organized, detailed and thorough, creative and motivated, ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities. Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks, various internal clients and a fast-paced/deadline driven environment. Diplomatic and can-do spirit; solutions oriented. Thorough understanding of and experience working with media (print, broadcast, online, social). Leadership skills for direction and staff and overseeing projects. Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout design, professional printing/publishing skills are essential, including ability to present concepts verbally. Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to work five days a week full time. Light lifting of boxes (max 15 lbs.) Able to work at computer 70 percent of time. Physical ability to complete above duties with or without reasonable accommodations.

 

Director of University Ministry - Division of Mission & Ministry

The Director of University Ministry assists the Vice President for Mission and Ministry in the active engagement with, and shared responsibility for, and the fulfillment of the Catholic and Jesuit mission for Loyola University New Orleans.  

The Director of University Ministry fosters the holistic education of our students by integrating the spiritual, liturgical, and religious life of our students into their intellectual lives along with their service for and with others.  The Director creates, promotes and fosters a vibrant and active program of activities and events for students and the larger Loyola community, which directly support Loyola’s Catholic, Jesuit mission and identity. The Director fosters dialogue and understanding among people of different faiths, and celebrating the richness of religious diversity.

The Director of University Ministry reports directly to the Vice President of Mission and Ministry in matters of policy, program formulation, evaluation, budget, and serves as direct supervisor of all Associate Ministers and staff members.   

QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Divinity Degree or equivalent advanced degree. An understanding of and active commitment to the Roman Catholic faith and strong background in Ignatian Spirituality and Jesuit education. Three years pastoral experience, preferably in a higher education apostolate. Extensive knowledge of Roman Catholic ritual and thorough understanding of and familiarity with current liturgical and pastoral theology. Experience with the spiritual and faith development of young adults. Flexibility with working hours, including regular evening and weekend duties. Strong time management and organizational abilities. Effective interpersonal and collaboration skills. Ability to serve in a twelve month, full-time appointment, renewable annually based upon satisfactory performance in all areas of responsibility.

 

Web Developer - Web Communications 

The web developer will work with the university web team, to assist Loyola University New Orleans to evolve and enhance its website and electronic-media presence. This individual will build, maintain and support a variety of web technologies. A major component of the position is the production, and management of Drupal websites, themes, and graphic HTML e-mails and e-newsletters sent to Loyola University New Orleans’ constituent groups. He/she must have a strong background in development and a working knowledge of web development standards, including HTML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, and PHP. The web developer must be able to make production decisions both independently and as part of a team. A portfolio of work is required.

Qualifications: B.A., Graphic design or communications, B.S. computer science or information technology, or related degree. Minimum of 2 years of web development experience. Experience with Drupal Content Management System is a must. Strong working knowledge of PHP/MySQL/HTML/CSS. Strong working knowledge of SASS, Bootstrap and jQuery. Ability to read and understand a variety of legacy code. Experience building responsive websites. Experience programming HTML emails. A portfolio with examples of responsive development is a must. Takes direction and initiative. Basic design skills such as typography, 2D design, photography and image editing, layout, and presentation. Experience theming Wordpress sites. Experience modifying and styling purchased themes. Experience browser testing websites on Macs, PCs, and mobile devices. Experience using common email marketing and testing software such as MailChimp and Litmus. Experience with web fonts. Experience working within a brand. Experience working as part of a creative team. Able to work five days a week full time. Light lifting of boxes (max 15 lbs.). Able to work at computer 90% of time.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with animation. Advertising/marketing agency experience. Experience working outside of higher education.

                                            

Information Technology

Distributed Systems Support Analyst - Information Technology 

Description: This position provides support for distributed computing systems managed by Loyola University’s Department of Information Technology.  Duties include the installation, configuration, management, support, and backup and recovery of remote servers, workstations and proprietary systems required to support departmental operations.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree and equivalent certification/experience required. Experience with managing Linux and Windows servers, supporting hardware, operating systems, and applications on these platforms. Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Experience with administration of authentication, database, and email systems. Experience in the implementation and management of a virtual computing environment. Preference will be given to candidates who have a minimum of two years’ time in service with experience at the appropriate levels and/or demonstrated exceptional levels of productivity and achievement. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Willingness to acquire an understanding of the Jesuit commitment to excellence in education, diversity of the student body, social service, and the liberal arts and sciences traditions. Ability to develop congenial and productive working relationships with Loyola administrators, faculty, staff and students.

Physical Requirements: Light lifting and moving of computer equipment with or without a reasonable accommodation.

 

Physical Plant

Engineer

Under direct supervision of the Senior Engineer, the Engineer operates and maintains power plant equipment in the Central Plant and in other outlying buildings.                                                                                      

On call, shift work is required for 24 hour/ 7 days per week coverage. Position is also subject to being on call, schedule changes based on the needs of the university, and long hours in order to complete/perform scheduled or emergency functions/projects.

QUALIFICATIONS: : High School Graduate/G.E.D.; vocational school in related fields is desirable; must possess a City of New Orleans Stationary Engineers certificate of at least Second Class for both air-conditioning and boilers; minimum of three years of experience in maintenance and operation of power plant equipment (chillers, boilers, high temperature hot water generators, pumps, air compressors), at least one year of which must have been in a plant of comparable size; ability to think and act quickly; should be mechanically inclined in order to perform emergency repairs in several trade categories; good oral and written communication skills; good interpersonal relationship skills; should be mechanically inclined in order to perform emergency repairs in several trade categories; good communication and interpersonal relationship skills; requires a working knowledge of mechanical systems, energy management, and computerized systems and software; must possess and maintain a current valid driver’s license as a condition of employment, and must also be able to successfully pass any driver background investigation and any driver education courses required by Risk Management; must be willing to work overtime when assigned, and to adjust work schedule to the needs of the department when necessary. 

Physical requirements: Must be able to lift heavy objects and handle large wrenches. Must be able to withstand heat and dust. Must be able to bend, stoop, climb and work in cramped areas. Considerable walking is required.

 

University Police

Public Safety Generalist - University Police

Public Safety Generalists (PSGs) are non-sworn civilian members of the university police department.  Public Safety Generalists assist the University Police Department with dispatch duties, shuttle driving, on-campus safety escorts, report writing, issuing parking citations, opening and locking doors/ buildings/vehicles, safety patrols, parking services needs, and other non-law enforcement duties as directed by the shift supervisor. This position requires the competent use of telephones, two-way radios, CCTV and voice recording equipment, computers and appropriate software, and the safe operation of university owned vehicles.

QUALIFICATIONS: High School Graduate or G.E.D., with preference given to those with some college education and/or comparable experience. U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien. Loyola University Police Department requires the completion of a detailed application, a criminal record check, and fingerprinting. Must possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s license, subject to approval by the University’s insurance company. Public Safety Generalists are required to enforce parking rules and regulations and can be exposed to certain temptations to show favoritism, corruption, or unlawful monetary gain. It is a “business necessity” that PSGs exhibit a history and characteristics of honesty, integrity, reliability, ability to manage personal finances, interpersonal skills, and non-use of illegal drugs. PSGs may be placed in a position of physical and mental stress.  Therefore, a history of mental or physical disability may be grounds for denying employment; or, these factors might be a consideration in the hiring process. Applicants and PSGs posing a substantial risk of injury to themselves, other employees, and the university community are at a substantial disadvantage in the hiring process, and in retaining this position after employment. Shifts are usually rotated. PSGs may be involuntarily reassigned to any shift to meet the needs of the university.  Refusal of a shift change may result in termination. PSGs must maintain a working telephone at his/her residence and immediately notify the University Police Department and Human Resources of any changes. Performance and conduct basically supportive of and compatible with the principles of a Catholic, Jesuit higher education and the goals of Loyola University. Mandatory overtime may be required to meet the needs of the department and/or the university. Refusal of such overtime may result in termination. To maintain and improve general proficiency, mandatory training may be required. Refusal or failure to attend or successfully complete required training may result in termination. Must pass a thorough background check, which includes both criminal and driving histories. Should possess a valid Louisiana operator’s license and have a driver’s record acceptable for the University’s insurance carrier. Able to project and display honesty and integrity through personal conduct and to reflect a helpful and positive attitude. Must have excellent communication and people skills. Must welcome the cultural diversity found in a University setting. Must be able to offer and demonstrate independent judgment and personal initiative. Must have the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy, and courtesy in communicating with co-workers and the public. Must have the ability to relate to and interact with people of various backgrounds. Must have the ability to deal with stressful situations. PSGs occupy a position of trust and must maintain confidentiality. Violation of the University or the department’s policies concerning confidentiality is grounds for immediate termination of employment and will subject the PSG to arrest and/or University discipline.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The successful applicant and current employee must be able to perform all the job functions of a Public Safety Generalist unassisted, and at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirement. This requires a level of physical ability to include hearing, speaking, flexibility and strength. Mandatory pre-employment drug testing is required, and applicants currently using illegal drugs will not be considered for employment.  PSGs occupy safety-sensitive or security-sensitive positions and must comply with the department’s mandatory random drug testing program. Refusal to be drug tested or testing positive for illegal drugs is grounds for immediate termination. Must be able to stand and/or sit for long periods of time (e.g. observing at a fixed post, dispatching or driving a shuttle van). Must be able to drive a university vehicle during both day and night; in congested traffic and possibly in unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, rain, etc. Must be able to communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement and other radio channels. Must be able to endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of suspects and other people who are extremely upset for a number of reasons that may not be clearly evident when approached. Must be able to engage in patrol functions that involve such things as working rotating shifts and physically checking the doors and windows of buildings, including locking and unlocking functions to ensure they are secure. Able to assist emergency personnel at accidents, emergencies and disasters by administering first-aid/CPR when trained and helping to carry people away from dangerous situations and securing and evacuating people from particular areas. Psychological testing and evaluation by Loyola University’s Counseling Center is required. Must have good communication skills that include both speaking and writing effectively. Must be able to extinguish small fires by using fire extinguishers and other appropriate means. Must be able to read and comprehend written documents, as well as gather information to complete Incident Reports by interviewing and obtaining statements of victims, witnesses, suspects, and confidential informers. Must be able to help process arrested suspects to include taking their photographs and obtain a legible set of inked fingerprint impressions. Must be able to handle stress under any condition. May be called upon to lift and carry bollards, some weighing up to 37 lbs., as well as pull up and push bollards in place. Must have the ability to manipulate camera controls and recording equipment. Must be able to view with accuracy CCTV monitors, and have the ability to speak clearly and hear effectively for all types of conversations, telephone rings, and alarm signals. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. The position requires good vision in both daytime and nighttime conditions including lighted, dim, and dark areas. Able to detect situations imperiling life, safety, and property. Must have complete and thorough knowledge of Loyola's campuses. Satisfactory completion of a 30, 60, and 90 day probationary period. Satisfactory completion of mandatory training, probationary period and continued satisfactory performance. Successful pre-employment physical exam is required.

 

Police Officer - University Police

The Police Officer provides law enforcement patrol and investigative work in protecting life, property, and assets of Loyola University. Execution of the duties enumerated in Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1805, et seq. crime prevention and detection, and all other duties connected with law enforcement functions; enforcement of all local, state, and federal laws, and ordinances within the officer’s jurisdiction.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or G.E.D.; preference given to those with college education and comparable experience; U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien; must have completed training mandated by the State of Louisiana under Revised Statute 17:1805 and any other applicable laws and/or regulations. Must have passed the P.O.S.T. examination given by the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement Peace Officer Standards and Training Council and been awarded certification by that agency; able to qualify for and retain a commission for a University Police Officer issued under authority of the University Police Department. The Loyola University Police Department requires the completion of a detailed application, a criminal record check, and fingerprinting. The decision on issuance or non-issuance of this commission is final unless such denial is based upon incorrect information, which was not supplied by you; must possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s license, subject to approval by the University’s insurance company. University Police Officers are required to enforce the laws/rules and they are exposed to certain temptations to show favoritism, corruption, or unlawful monetary gain. It is a “business necessity” that officers exhibit a history and characteristics of honesty, integrity, reliability, ability to manage personal finances, interpersonal skills, and non-use of illegal drugs. University Police are frequently placed in a position of physical and mental stress.  Therefore, a history of mental or physical disability may be grounds for denying employment; or, these factors might be a consideration in the hiring process. Applicants and officers posing a substantial risk of injury to themselves, other officers, and the public are at a substantial disadvantage in the hiring process, and in retaining this position after employment; applicant may be required by the University Police Department to produce other documents to evaluate his/her suitability for the position. Shifts are usually rotated; officers may be involuntarily reassigned to any shift to meet the needs of the university; refusal of a shift change may result in termination; a University Police Officer must maintain a working telephone at his/her residence and immediately notify the University Police Department and Human Resources of any changes; failure to do so may result in termination. Beliefs basically supportive of and compatible with the principles of a Catholic, Jesuit higher education and the goals of Loyola University; must accept and adhere to the department’s mission statement, all pertinent regulations and general orders and all university policies and procedures. Mandatory overtime may be required to meet the needs of the department and/or the university; refusal of such overtime may result in termination. To maintain and improve general proficiency, mandatory training may be required; refusal or failure to attend or complete required training may result in termination.

Physical requirements: The successful applicant and current employee must be able to perform all the job functions of a University Police Officer, unassisted, and at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirement.  This requires a high level of physical ability to include hearing, speaking, flexibility and strength. Mandatory pre-employment drug testing is required, and applicants currently using illegal drugs will not be considered for employment.  University Police Officers occupy safety-sensitive or security-sensitive positions and must comply with the department’s mandatory random drug testing program.  Refusal to be drug tested or testing positive for illegal drugs is grounds for immediate termination. Must be able to stand for long periods of time, for example, directing traffic. Must be able to drive a University Police vehicle during both day and night; in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, rain, etc. Must be able to effect an arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints; subdues resisting suspects using maneuvers and weapons and resort to the use of hands and feet and other approved weapons in self-defense. Must be able to communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement and other radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications. Must be able to endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of suspects and other people encountered in an antagonistic environment. Must be able to pursue fleeing suspects and perform rescue operations which may involve quickly entering and existing patrol vehicles; lifting, carrying and dragging heavy objects, climbing over and pulling oneself up and over obstacles; jumping down from elevated surfaces; climbing through openings; jumping over obstacles, ditches and streams; crawling in confined areas; balancing on uneven or narrow surfaces and using body force to gain entrance through barriers. Must be able to unholster/holster, load, unload, aim, and fire handguns from a variety of body positions under conditions of stress that justify the use of deadly force and at levels of proficiency. Must be able to be trained and physically utilize department issued self-defense weapons that include drawing, positioning, striking and applying pressure under conditions that justify their use and at levels of proficiency prescribed. Must be able to perform searches of people, vehicles, buildings, and large outdoor areas which may involve feeling and detecting objects, walking for long periods of time, detaining people and stopping suspicious vehicles and persons. Must be able to conduct visual and audio surveillance for extended periods of time with the ability to see and hear clearly and completely to affect this task. Must be able to engage in patrol functions that involve such things as working rotating shifts, walking on foot patrol and physically checking the doors and windows of buildings, including locking and unlocking functions to ensure they are secure. Must be able to perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include directing traffic for long periods of time, administering emergency medical aid, lifting, dragging and carrying people away from dangerous situations and securing and evacuating people from particular areas. Psychological testing and evaluation by Loyola University’s Counseling Center is required. Must be able to effectively communicate with people, including juveniles, by giving information and directions, mediating disputes, and advising of rights and processes. Must be able to detect and collect evidence and substances that provide basis of criminal offenses and infractions that indicate the presence of dangerous conditions. Must be able to possess and transport prisoners using handcuffs and other appropriate restraints. Must be able to extinguish small fires by using fire extinguishers and other appropriate means. Must be able to read and comprehend legal and non-legal documents, including the preparation and processing of such documents as citations, affidavits, and warrants, as well as gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects, and confidential informers. Must be able to process arrested suspects to include taking their photographs and obtain a legible set of inked fingerprint impressions. Must be able to handle stress under any condition. Must be able to lift and carry bollards, some weighing up to 37 lbs., as well as pull up and push bollards in place.

 

Director- University Police

The Director is responsible for the development and maintenance of a total program of campus security which provides for the protection of all members of the University community, guests and University property. The Director is also responsible for providing traffic and parking enforcement and the issuance of Loyola’s ID cards under the banner of Parking & ID Services section. The Director provides leadership for personnel, programmatic, management and budgetary supervision for the entire department.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field and significant on the job law enforcement training. Minimum of seven years of full-time professional experience in law enforcement, with at least five of those years being in some level of supervisory experience. Significant background, experience and training in law enforcement, preferably with experience on a college campus. Basic knowledge of criminal justice and law enforcement theory. A comprehensive understanding of the college student and the ability, disposition and desire to work with students, faculty, and staff in a university campus setting. An ability to articulate to departmental members and the campus community the mission, role, programs, policies and procedures of the Public Safety Department. Good organizational, administrative, supervisory and human relations skills. Must possess and maintain a current valid driver’s license as a condition of employment, and must also be able to successfully pass any driver background information investigation and any driver education courses required by Risk Management. Performance and conduct which is basically supportive of the principles and traditions of a Catholic, Jesuit higher education and the goals of the University. Must have the ability to work weekends, nights and holidays, as needed. Experience on a college campus strongly preferred. 

 

Miscellaneous
 

Currently, there are no open positions.