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

Office Manager - Student Success Center

The Office Manager for the Student Success Center coordinates and oversees activities at the front desk including phone communication; directing ARC visitors to the appropriate staff member; assists the director in the provision of accommodated tests and activities related to the administration of accommodations; maintains accurate records of departmental operating expenditures; maintains adequate office supplies; and assists the director and other staff in executing programs and activities sponsored by the Student Success Center. This is a full-time, temporary position.

Qualifications: High School diploma or GED; college degree preferred; competence in basic accounting procedures ; ability to effectively communicate information with accuracy via phone, e-mail, and in person; ability to keep a running single-entry, total ledger; proficiency with Excel and Word; ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing; strong attention to detail; ability to organize and maintain confidential information; ability to develop congenial working relationships with others; ability to establish rapport with students, parents, staff and faculty.

 

Administrative Assistant III - Department of Physics

The Administrative Assistant facilitates the efficient operation of the Physics department and provides administrative support for the Health Professions Board. This position assists the Physics faculty and the Health Professions Board faculty; performs student records maintenance for approximately 40 majors; oversees monthly budgetary monitoring; performs office management duties such as supply purchases and departmental inventory; and supervises several work-study students. This is a temporary, full-time position.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required; college degree preferred; one year of administrative experience required; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; interpersonal skills necessary to facilitate interactions with the Chair, Administration, faculty, and students; excellent oral and written communication skills; detail-oriented with the ability to plan and organize effectively.

 

Administrative Assistant III - School of Nursing

The Administrative Assistant III will provide direct administrative support for the post-baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice program (DNP), the post-master’s DNP program, and the NP Track of the MSN program. This is a temporary, full-time position.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; a minimum of 1 year prior administrative experience, preferably in an administrative setting; fully proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and email software; must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong attention to detail.

 
 

Part-Time

Upward Bound Science Instructor - Upward Bound Program 

The Upward Bound Science Instructor will provide instruction in high school science to Upward Bound Program participants. Instruction will be based upon the Common Core Curriculum Standards of the Louisiana Department of Education. This is a part-time position. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related content area; strong verbal and written communication skills. Preferred qualifications: Teacher’s certification; at least 1 year experience working with low-income and first generation high school students. 

 

Figure 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

Office Manager - Department of Theatre Arts & Dance 

The Office Manager oversees all office operations for the Theatre Arts and Dance office and provides administrative support to the Chair. This position is responsible for various departmental functions including accounting/financial items for the department and data analysis, incoming freshmen registration, student On-Course articulation, supervision of student office workers, and admissions liaison duties. In addition to office management, she/he will assist in coordinating various aspects of department outreach, including special programming and marketing. This is a 30 hour per week position.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of three years professional administrative assistant experience; must be a self-starter who is able to work with limited supervision; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to compose correspondence for projects; ability to function autonomously and manage confidential information; attention to detail and accuracy of work is essential; a high proficiency in computer programs and basic computer graphics is required; strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite software such as Word, Excel, and desktop publishing; working knowledge of Quicken software; willingness to learn new software products as deemed necessary by the department; typing skills at a professional level; ability to adjust work processes to compliment new technologies as needed; extraordinary people skills with a diplomatic, congenial manner; ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships with administration, staff, faculty, students and the general public; ability to work in high-energy environment while managing multiple tasks under deadline. Preferred qualifications include a working knowledge of Microsoft Access; experience using Mac computers; and the ability to take dictation.

 

Purchasing/Receiving Clerk - Purchasing Department

The Purchasing/Receiving Clerk will oversee daily operations within the office of Central Receiving.  In addition, this person is responsible for vendor number operations and correspondence relating to purchase order problems. This position is responsible for clerical and administrative duties in direct support of the Purchasing and Receiving Offices. This position also acts as back up for the Senior Purchasing Coordinator.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required; college degree preferred; proficient in Microsoft Office suite; strong customer service skills for building positive relationships with customers and vendors. Preferred qualifications include experience using SCT PLUS or other SCT software; licensed forklift operator; previous experience in a shipping/receiving environment.

 

Student Affairs Coordinator - College of Law 

The Student Affairs Coordinator will assist student organizations with reimbursement paperwork, processing, and filing as well as submitting requisitions for purchase orders; assists building manager with reporting building issues; serves as alternate Building Coordinator when necessary. This position performs administrative duties for the Dean of the College of Law, Associate Deans, Assistant Deans, as well as for others in the Deans’ suite, working closely with the Director of Student Life. 

Qualifications: College degree and/or extensive administrative experience; experience working in SIS, FRS, Blackboard and LORA required; excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, and writing skills with the ability to interact effectively and cooperatively with faculty, staff and students; competence in Microsoft Office and WordPerfect software required; ability to maintain and organize electronic files; ability to prioritize and complete tasks; ability to work productively in a team environment; ability to multitask in a busy office environment with competing demands; ability to work under limited supervision.

 

Professional

Assistant Director for International Student and Scholar Services - Center for International Education

The Assistant Director is primarily responsible for advising international students, scholars and faculty on government regulations and ensuring university compliance with related regulations. In addition, the Assistant Director is responsible for creating programs to increase international awareness and understanding at Loyola and advising the International Student Association (ISA).  The Assistant Director is also responsible for assessing the programs and services offered by the Center for International Education to international students and the larger university community and recommending and implementing changes. The Assistant Director serves as acting Director when the Director is out of the office.

Qualifications: Master’s degree required; at least three years of experience working in international student advising or related field; evidence of leadership in international education or related field; familiarity with F-1 and J-1 regulations and procedures and SEVIS and experience with H-1B requirements and application process preferred; strong computer skills including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and desktop publishing; strong working knowledge of fsaATLAS preferred; strong language skills, both oral and written; demonstrated sensitivity to cultural differences; demonstrated ability to work with detail and perform duties without close supervision; ability to make mature and professional decisions even in the absence of policy; ability to juggle multiple tasks and work under pressure; knowledge of a second language and experience traveling and/or living abroad or other multicultural living experience is highly desirable. 

 

Career Coach - Career Development Center

As part of a major strategic re-invention of the career center, the Career Development Center is seeking a qualified individual to provide one on one career coaching and develop career education programs for undergraduate Science, Technology & Health students.  The position will be the primary liaison for students in science, technology, and health career community and will engage with appropriate departments within the College of Arts and Sciences.  The Career Coach will have an important, multi-faceted role in supporting the center’s mission of helping students find careers where they find themselves.  

Qualifications: Master’s degree required in counseling, education, higher education, student personnel services or related field;  knowledge of career development and student development theory and practice; a minimum of 1 year prior experience providing career guidance or advising for undergraduate students in a college/university setting; a graduate school assistantship in career advising, and/or academic advising is acceptable towards prior experience; strong customer service orientation; creativity, ability to assume responsibility, takes initiative and motivates others; a proven ability to design and present programs/workshops; well-developed organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects to completion; excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of basic career and job search principles and techniques with a working knowledge of recruiting software or CRM software. Preferred qualifications: A demonstrated track record of developing innovative approaches to engage students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers; prior experience working with STEM majors and/or knowledge of STEM fields preferred; a high level of resourcefulness, organizational savvy, and execution skills (strategy through implementation); program development and management experience; ability to work effectively with students, alumni, faculty and employers; familiarity with the unique career development needs of students from STEM majors; knowledge of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory preferred.

 

Internship & Recruitment Manager - Career Development Center

The Internship and Recruitment Manager will fill an essential, multi-faceted role in carrying out the vision, strategic direction, and growth of the Career Development Center. This individual will oversee the administrative functions of all credit granting internships across all colleges at Loyola University New Orleans. S/he will manage Employola, the Loyola branded job and internship board and data management system; and recruiting efforts of employers seeking to hire Loyola University New Orleans students. This position will be responsible for coordinating all on-campus recruitment programming to include twice-weekly employer information sessions or information tables, employer on-campus interviews, and fairs. This individual will communicate employer requirements for student job and internship opportunities to the campus community.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related area required; a minimum of 2 years of experience in career services, human resources, or working in a campus environment; knowledge of basic career and job search principles and techniques with a working knowledge of recruiting software or CRM software; demonstrated success in a career development related function, human resources, job analysis, and development function, or customer service function with technology usage; demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and data analysis and report generation; proven experience managing websites and using social media to market programs and services to reach new audiences; solid experience utilizing database systems and creating reports and spreadsheets. Preferred qualifications: Ability to build professional relationships with current and potential employers, students, University colleagues, and others; ability to manage priorities to ensure projects are running smoothly and effectively; ability to develop and adhere to written and oral procedures and instructions; ability to develop and present recruiting materials, as well as organize and conduct presentations to students or employers; knowledge of basic project management principles and practices preferred.

 

University Minister for Service & Justice Programs - Department of Mission & Ministry

The University Minister serves Loyola University New Orleans by actively working to promote and facilitate the involvement of the entire University in community service, social justice advocacy, and reflection opportunities. Additionally, this position assists student leaders who direct the Loyola University Community Action Program (LUCAP). This is a 12 month, full-time appointment. 

Qualifications: Master’s degree (or current enrollment to obtain master’s degree); two years of experience in a related field such as program coordination at a community-based, non-profit or university; superior attention to detail in recordkeeping, data management, event planning and written communications; ability to record, track, and analyze large amounts of information with a high degree of precision; superior workflow management skills including the ability to manage multiple long- and short-term schedules and oversee and complete multiple long- and short-term projects while prioritizing time and work load efficiently; superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills necessary; excellent mentoring skills, including patience, ability to motivate and encourage students and to utilize learning opportunities effectively in the moment; demonstrated passion for community service and social justice with the ability to effectively communicate this passion to others; considerable flexibility with working hours, including regular evening and weekend duties, and ability to be on-call for urgent needs of student volunteers. Preferred qualifications include an understanding of and strong commitment to Loyola University New Orleans’ Catholic, Jesuit values; a background in Ignatian spirituality, and a faith that highlights a commitment to service and social justice; previous experience with or knowledge of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and/or other national service programs (such as AmeriCorps, etc.)

 

Associate/Assistant Director of Athletics - Athletics & University Sports Complex

Within the framework of Loyola University New Orleans mission of educating the whole person, the Associate/ Assistant Director of Athletics will coordinate the day to day operations of Intercollegiate Athletics.  This person will have a role in all aspects of the department including game management, external affairs, student athlete welfare as well as supervising coaches and support staff.  This is a full time 12-month position.  This position will be secured with the title of either the Associate or Assistant Director of Athletics depending upon the experience level of the candidate selected.

Qualifications: Master’s degree required; minimum of 3 years of experience in athletic administration; must be proficient in MS Office; ability to work effectively with college student-athletes, faculty, staff alumni and members of the community; must have a philosophy of intercollegiate athletics which places the highest emphasis on the pre-eminence of the academic mission of the institution and the role of athletics as a part of the student’s total educational experience for both student-athletes and all other students; 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; must have physical ability to perform essential functions with or without accommodations.

Applicants please note:  This position is being recruited and managed by Athletics Staffing Consultants (ASC). For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to: Dr. Kurt Patberg of ASC at ASCAssociateAD@gmail.com. Position inquiries and questions can be forwarded to kpatberg.asc@gmail.com .  

 

Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement for Athletics - Alumni Engagement 

The Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement for Athletics is a professional member of the Institutional Advancement staff, reporting to the Director of Alumni Engagement. It shall be the general responsibility of this position to assist in designing and implementing fundraising strategies for the Office of Alumni Engagement. The atmosphere created and sustained by this effort should help to promote deeper understanding, greater service, and more generous moral and financial support to the University.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; proven track record of achieving established fundraising goals; excellent writing and oral communications; ability to utilize and implement new media to increase philanthropic support; must possess strong interpersonal skills; strong organizational and management skills; ability to handle multiple, on-going projects; knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required; database creation and management, and social media oversight required; development experience with collegiate athletics program, institutional advancement and/or a related organization; experience working with multiple constituencies such as annual and major donors, coaches, student-athletes, faculty/staff, alumni, parents, sponsors and other interested parties; a proven record of event planning and implementation, experience working with donor database as it relates to tracking gifts, verification of annual membership and stewardship activities such as member benefit redemption. 

 

Public Affairs Manager - Marketing & Communications

The Public Affairs Manager is responsible for gathering, writing and disseminating public relations information to increase awareness of the university, its students and faculty and staff.  This position advance publicity for university-related news items as directed by the Associate Director of Public Affairs and External Relations.  In addition, the position is responsible for overseeing the publication of electronic and printed university Public Affairs publications as directed.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, or communications; minimum of 3 years professional experience in journalism and/or public relations; strong outgoing content judgment; excellent written and verbal communications skills; knowledge of AP style; ability to handle competing priorities simultaneously; knowledge of computers and various software programs such as Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook; knowledge of web content management systems and experience in social media implementation; some HTML knowledge preferred; strict attention to detail and an eye for quality of work and accuracy. Preferred qualifications include experience in journalism; team-building and relationship-building skills.

 

Technical Director - Theater Arts & Dance

The Theater Arts and Dance Technical Director will provide support for all technical areas related to all theatre productions and facilities. The Theater and Arts department seeks an innovative individual to oversee all aspects of scenery construction, properties, technical budgeting, audio, and lighting. This position will provide supervision of student assistants and theatre practicum labs; organize and supervise student crews; design lighting and sound for a variety of situations; works within budget to organize and maintain theatre facilities, equipment, and train crews. The position includes practicum teaching each semester. Willingness to work collaboratively within a liberal arts environment toward the continued development of a strong, active theatre program in a high quality, growing department is paramount. This is a 10 month, 30 hour per week staff position (August - May).

Qualifications: M.A. or M.F.A. degree in technical theatre required and/or equivalent professional experience; minimum of three years working in educational theatre; experience in technical direction, lighting, sound, set and scenic construction, knowledge and skill in drafting, construction engineering, CADD, welding, carpentry, lighting and sound equipment; ability to organize and maintain theater facilities, equipment, supervise and train student crews; ability to design lighting and sound for a variety of situations; ability to work within the department budget; ability to work with theater faculty and students in a congenial, professional manner with a common goal to build a strong undergraduate academic and production program. Additional preferred qualifications include knowledge and skill in construction engineering, carpentry, property construction, scenic painting, lighting, and sound equipment. Physical requirements: Ability to climb ladders, scaffolding and to the grid when needed, ability to lift heavy scenery and equipment, ability to execute the skills expected of a technical director; ability to be around dust generated by saws, fabrics, glues and other materials utilized in the making of scenery and properties.

A complete application should include: cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation including telephone contact information.

 

Information Technology

Lab Specialist - Information Technology Client Services

The Information Technology Client Services Lab Specialist is responsible for all student computer lab technology. This position troubleshoots user problems, supports Intel and Apple based microcomputers as well as Ethernet local area networks; services and maintains workstations located in remote labs, trains student workers, provides routine hardware and software maintenance; provides diagnostic services for instructional support computer equipment, supervises the software library; collects and reports user service requests and data; assists faculty and students in the use of lab technologies.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field, equivalent certification from a technical training institute, or at least three years of experience in technical services; supervisory experience desired; experience in the repair and maintenance of Macintosh and Intel based microcomputers, software, and local area networks; experience with applications that support the use of audio, video, graphics, and web page creation as well as general microcomputer operating systems and software such as Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, ProTools, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, IMovie, FinalCut, etc.; experience in systems administration and the use of central storage/server systems; excellent written and verbal communication skills; responsive, positive attitude with a commitment to customer satisfaction and quality control; ability to work directly with the public; experience in music, sound, video and graphics production and post-production preferred.

 

Physical Plant

There are no open positions at this time. 

 
 

University Police

Temporary Parking Enforcement Assistant - LUPD

The temporary Parking Enforcement Assistant is a non-sworn, civilian member of the public safety/university police department. The Parking Enforcement Assistant work from the university’s Parking Services office and help the department by issuing parking citations and immobilizing (booting) vehicles in accordance with Loyola’s Parking & Traffic regulations. This position may also be utilized in assisting with posting valid, reserved parking signs and setting up and removing traffic cones and bollards as needed. This is a part-time, temporary position that is scheduled to work approximately 25 hours per week, for approximately three months with an option to extend for an additional three months.

Qualifications: High School diploma or G.E.D.; successful completion of a detailed application, a criminal record check, drug testing, a pre-employment physical exam and a psychological evaluation; must possess a valid driver’s license, subject to approval by the University’s Risk Management department; this position is 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 Parking Enforcement Assistants exhibit a history and characteristics of honesty, integrity, reliability, ability to manage personal finances, interpersonal skills, and non-use of illegal drugs; work schedules may be involuntarily reassigned to any shift to meet the needs of the department;; a working telephone is required; ability to read and comprehend written documents as well as gather information to complete citations and related supplemental Incident Reports is required; excellent communication and people skills; must welcome the cultural diversity found in a university setting; ability to interact in a positive manner with people of various backgrounds is required; ability to offer and demonstrate independent judgment and personal initiative; the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy, and courtesy in communicating with co-workers and the public required; this position occupies  a position of trust and must maintain a strict level of confidentiality. Prior parking enforcement experience is preferred. 

Physical requirements: Must be able to perform all the job functions of a Parking Enforcement Assistant unassisted, and at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirement; mandatory pre-employment drug testing, a pre-employment physical exam and psychological testing and evaluation by Loyola University’s counseling center is required; ability to effectively perform in situations that are physically or mentally stressful; must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time; must be able to drive a university vehicle during both day and night; requires the ability to see in conditions including lighted, dim, and dark areas; must be able to communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement and/or other radio channels; must be able to extinguish small fires by using fire extinguishers and other appropriate means if possible; 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; an ability to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

 

Lieutenant / Crime Prevention & Logistics Coordinator - LUPD

The LUPD Lieutenant is responsible for the department’s crime prevention program; detail requests & assignments including payment authorization; coordination of the shuttle service program; assists Office Manager with payroll & time sheet records as needed; analysis & record keeping of Cleary crimes/other crimes and related Incident Reports. The individual in this position is responsible for the University Police Department’s lost and found service and some supplies and maintenance such as radio equipment and all vehicles assigned to the department. The Lieutenant assists the Captain as a competent liaison with NOPD, other law enforcement-public safety and security departments as well as an investigator for the department. Additionally, this position assists with CCTV & alarm coverage and is co-responsible with the Captain for the security of the department’s evidence and property lockers. As needed, this individual assumes all duties and responsibilities of a shift supervisor. The Lieutenant supports, oversees, and evaluates the shift Sergeants. As a commissioned University Police Officer, the individual will hold the rank of Lieutenant while retaining this position. This position is an exempt, salaried position. 

Qualifications: Minimum of an associate’s degree; bachelor’s degree preferred; a minimum of two years of experience in law enforcement or related field; experience in crime prevention preferred; must be law enforcement POST certified; must meet the minimum qualifications for a Loyola University Corporal; minimum qualifications for a LUPD Sergeant and Lieutenant preferred; must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; must be able to communicate effectively through the use and/or creation of memorandums, posters, pamphlets and flyers; must be able to willingly and consistently upgrade communication skills through additional trainings; must be able to communicate effectively with the media when required; must have some knowledge of and hands on experience in computers and software; must have some knowledge of and experience in building, lighting, landscaping and constructions terms and security surveys (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design); must be able to work with people in a small, diverse community; must understand that this position may be rotated at the director’s discretion; LUPD employees must be in good standing and currently not under a Performance Improvement Plan within the last six months. Preferred qualifications include experience in crime prevention programming and the demonstrated ability to train and supervise people efficiently and effectively. Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Physical requirements: Mandatory pre-employment drug testing is required, and applicants currently using illegal drugs will not be considered for employment. Must possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s license, subject to approval by the University’s insurance company. University Police employees 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 are 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 perform all essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations. 

 
Miscellaneous
 

Assistant Teacher - All Classes - Whelan Children's Center

The Assistant Teacher assumes the duties of any classroom teacher during their absence and will work with children from 4 months to 5 years of age.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED; minimum of one year experience working with young children in a childcare environment; excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills; CPR and First Aid Training certifications required; compliance with state laws regarding fingerprinting and NCIC search. Preferred qualifications include sensitivity to young children’s feelings and the qualities of young children’s thinking; responsive to children’s successes and supportive of their difficulties; ability to exercise control without being threatening; demonstration of high ethical principles in relationships with children, parents, and co-workers; knowledge of the development of young children; understanding of the Developmentally Appropriate Practices Method and the Environmental Rating Scales is preferred.

Physical requirements: Must be able to lift and carry young children to diaper changing stations or toilet seats for potty training; must be able to work outside in different types of weather to supervise children in the yard; ability to sit and/or lie on the floor for naptime routines (rubbing children’s backs); must have the physical ability to complete above duties with or without physical accommodations.

 

Teacher III - Three Year Olds - Whelan Children's Center

The Teacher III for Three Year Olds is responsible for creating a warm and nurturing learning environment for children from three to four years of age.  Daily responsibilities include planning activities and supervising play to ensure safety and aid in the development of all children, demonstrating a positive attitude when working with children, parents, and co-workers, maintaining accurate records, and changing diapers/helping children with toilet learning.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; minimum of one year experience working with young children in a childcare situation; excellent verbal and non-verbal skills; certification in CPR and first aid; comply with state laws regarding fingerprinting and NCIC search. Preferred qualifications include sensitivity to children’s feelings and the qualities of young children’s thinking; utilization of both verbal and non-verbal communication skills; responsive to children’s successes and supportive of their troubles; ability to exercise control without being threatening; demonstrates high ethical principles in relationships with children, parents, and co-workers; knowledge of the development of young children; understanding of the Developmentally Appropriate Practices Method and the Environmental Rating Scale. Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift and carry young children to diaper changing stations or toilet seats for potty training; must be able to work outside in different types of weather to supervise children in the yard; must be able to sit and/or lie on the floor for naptime routines.