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 with the job title as the subject 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 Substitute Teacher - Whelan ChildCare 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 will last 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

Assistant Swim Coach - Intercollegiate Athletics

Within the framework of the Loyola University New Orleans mission of educating the whole person, the Assistant Swim Coach will support both the men’s and women’s swim teams by fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of the position.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Head Swim Coach in providing coaching expertise and administrative duties for the intercollegiate Swim program on a part-time basis.

Bachelor’s degree; minimum of 1 year coaching or playing experience, manager experience, or GA experience; ability to work effectively with college student-athletes, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community; working knowledge of collegiate swimming rules; 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;  well-developed personal system of ethical values which will be used as the basis for supervising and developing student athletes in the swim 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. Must be able to be able to lift heavy objects up to 25 lbs., walk 18 holes of Swim on consecutive days, and drive and transport athletes if needed.

 

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.)   

 

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

Senior Operations Coordinator - Graduate/Online/Evening - Enrollment Management

The Senior Operations Coordinator for Graduate, Evening and Online is responsible for the daily operation, execution and maintenance of the Graduate/Evening instance of Slate, our CRM.  This position executes the daily flow of information to and from the CRM instance ensuring data integrity, operational efficiency and personnel effectiveness. They work with the Associate Director to generate reports for senior administrators in Enrollment Management, Academic Affairs, and liaison with Deans and Graduate Program Directors to assists with the recruitment and admission of graduate and evening undergraduate students to Loyola University New Orleans.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required. Preference given to candidates who have a experience working with an admissions/enrollment management CRM. 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. Must be able to carry and transport 40 pounds of materials and/or equipment. Must be willing to travel and attend training/professional development opportunities as prescribed by senior Admissions Administrators. Able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.

 

Administrative Assistant III/Substitute Teacher - Whelan Childcare Center

This position is responsible for providing office management and Administrative Assistant/Secretarial support to the entire staff of the Whelan Children's Center. This position also functions as receptionist, providing assistance to parents, work-study students and visitors, and as an in-house substitute.

QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED. College degree preferred. Minimum 1 year prior secretarial, administrative or office management experience. Minimum of 1 year prior experience working with young children in a childcare situation. Demonstrate word processing proficiency on PC, familiarity with office machines- e.g. photocopier, fax, printers, scanners, laminating, etc. Proficient in MS Word and Excel. Ability to edit, design and proofread material including but not limited to forms, reports, memos, handbooks and calendars. MUST maintain confidentiality of all Whelan Children's Center matters. Ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously and accurately. Ability to exercise initiative and professional judgment even in the absence of policy. Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills required. Must be able to become CPR and Red Cross Training Certified. Must comply with state laws regarding fingerprinting and NCIC search. Sensitive to children’s feelings and the qualities of young 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.

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 (rubbing children’s backs). Ability to perform above duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

Payroll Administrator - Human Resources

This position is responsible for various payroll processes including Federal College Work Study, balancing payroll earnings and applicable deduction totals on biweekly and monthly basis, assist with the year-end Form W-2 process, preparing and remitting various monthly, quarterly and annual tax filings to government agencies, administration of meal plan set up and reconciliation, and administration of wage garnishments. Other duties include processing and auditing payroll changes, off-cycle check calculation, preparing monthly reconciliation of payroll liability accounts, unclaimed property report, reissuing stale dated checks, 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

Instructional Designer - Extended & Online Education

The Instructional Designer works in partnership with faculty to design and build courses and manage program-wide portfolios, building innovative online degree programs of the highest quality. Collaboration is a key component and contributes greatly to a highly refined finished product. This position partners with various stakeholders on campus including faculty, staff, student success services, library faculty and Information Technology.  As part of a growing online initiative, the instructional designer will have the opportunity to be involved directly in educating students all around the world in distinctly engaging and interactive ways. All Loyola courses are expected to meet the highest of quality and academic standards. Instructional designers are expected to oversee project schedules and manage all aspects of the design process with knowledgeable and experienced approaches to technology use in instruction, including assessment, andragogy, deployment methodologies, and integration strategies.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required in education, instructional design, educational technology, or similar fields, Master’s degree preferred. Minimum three years’ experience in instructional design and with instructional technology in higher education. Excellent knowledge instructional design models. Lesson and curriculum planning skills. Basic HTML and Flash programming knowledge. Solid knowledge of course development software and at least one Learning Management System. Experience with Blackboard is preferred. Experience teaching online is also preferred. 

Visual design skills (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator) and ability to storyboard. Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts. Demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills. Demonstrated high attention to detail. Demonstrated experience developing creative and engaging training materials in a variety of formats and media. Design and build online courses in Blackboard. Experience using and/or developing with some, if not all, of the following applications: Blackboard LMS, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Captivate, Audacity, Adobe Premiere, Microsoft Office (particularly Word, PowerPoint). Demonstrated aesthetic, design composition and typographic abilities. Demonstrated ability in creation and delivery of a variety of training approaches (in person and online—synchronous and asynchronous, and creating reusable learning objects. Familiar with accessibility issues and creating accessible learning experiences. Demonstrated experience in curriculum development. Understanding of transferring documents from various browsers or software into Learning Management System. Evidence of highly effective training approaches and experiences. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to a variety of audiences in both verbal and written forms.

 

Director - Whelan Childcare Center

This position is responsible for operation of the Center, including, long term and short term planning; the development and implementation of the curriculum and daily activity plans; faculty, staff and student supervision, recruitment and development; enrollment management; parent relationships and communication; fund-raising, budgeting; maintaining policies, licensing, and accreditation; and interacting on behalf of the Center with appropriate university personnel, organizations, and committees. Provide a state-of-the-art child care program within a nurturing environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of young children while responding to the needs of families.

This position is responsible for planning, development, implementation, supervision and evaluation of all Whelan Children’s Center educational programs, activities, and services. Preparing the Center’s annual budget and fee structure for approval by the Provost, and supervise and document expenditures made by the Center. Conducting annual assessments of activities, services, educational programs, policies, and personnel, identifying strengths and weaknesses, and annual goals and objectives. Maintain standards and practices consistent with licensing and accrediting agencies, and prepare all necessary reports and documents for renewal and re-accreditation. This position will provide a state-of-the-art child care program within a nurturing environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of young children while responding to the needs of families.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree with previous supervisory experience in a child care facility, Master’s degree preferred with Louisiana Certification in Early Childhood Education. One year of experience working with young children in a child care facility. CPR and Red Cross Training Certified. Comply with state laws regarding fingerprinting and NCIC search. Annual negative TB test. Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing). Ability to develop congenial and productive working relationships with all University constituents. Ability to accept directives and constructive criticism and to follow recommendations for personal improvement. Ability to show good judgment in working with children, parents, students, faculty, and staff. Ability to maintain confidentiality in the handling of information pertaining to the work of the Children’s Center. Willingness to work irregular hours and weekends if necessary. Responsive to children’s successes, supportive of their troubles, and sensitive to children’s feelings. Ability to exercise control without being threatening. Demonstrates high ethical principles in relationships with children, parents, and staff members. Knowledge and appreciation for the developmental stages and needs of young children. Understanding of the Developmentally Appropriate Practices Method.

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 (rubbing children’s backs). Ability to perform above duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

Staff Counselor - University Counseling Center

Responsible for the provision of psychological services to students through individual, couples, and group formats.  Coordinates, develops, and conducts mental health-related consultation, outreach programs, and in-service training to the Loyola campus.  Provides on-call crisis counseling to students with after-hours psychiatric emergencies.  Responsible for development and implementation of evidence based educational programs related to sexual assault awareness, risk reduction, and bystander intervention.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work or Master’s Degree in Counseling with a minimum of two years of experience.  Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor (license eligible and can become licensed under Louisiana law within an appropriate period of time). Required experience with prevention education, program development and implementation.  Supervised experience working with college-age students during training or post-degree preferred.  Performance and behavior supportive of, and compatible with the principles of Catholic, Jesuit education and the goals of the University.   

 

Community Director- Residential Life, Office of Student Affairs (2 positions available)

The Department of Residential Life at Loyola University New Orleans is committed to the academic mission of the University by providing a residential environment that fosters the development of the whole person in a community grounded in the Jesuit tradition. The Residential Life program integrates a learning-centered development model which fosters academic excellence and student success; teaches responsible citizenship, interpersonal development and critical thinking skills; and encourages healthy behaviors and self-management.

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 supporting 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 peers, 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 preferred. 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.

 

Assistant Director, Career Coach for Government, Service, Law & Education - 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 students seeking professions within Government, Service, Law, and Education. The position will be the primary liaison for students in government, service, law, and education career community and will engage with appropriate departments within the College of Arts and Sciences. This individual will also seek to build and maintain employer relationships with target employers for students within this career community. In addition to career coaching and employer engagement, this individual will serve as the team lead for one major strategic initiative within the Career Development Center. Major strategic initiatives include: outcomes and first-destinations data collection, experiential education, career exploration, assessment, and mentoring and alumni connections.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in counseling, education, higher education, student personnel services or related field. Knowledge of career development and student development theory and practice. Minimum 1 year of prior experience providing career guidance or advising for undergraduate students in a college/university setting. Graduate school assistantship in career advising, academic advising is acceptable. Strong customer service orientation; creativity, ability to assume responsibility, takes initiative and motivates others. Proven ability to design and present programs/workshops. Well-developed organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects; excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; strong verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of basic career and job search principles and techniques and working knowledge of recruiting software or CRM 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 information investigation and any driver education courses required by Risk Management.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated track record of developing innovative approaches to engage students, alumni, faculty, staff and employers. Prior experience working with government, pre-law, or education majors and/or knowledge of government, pre-law, or education fields preferred. High level of resourcefulness, influence/organizational savvy and execution skills (strategy through implementation) program development and management experience. Familiarity with the unique career development needs of students from government, pre-law, or education majors. Knowledge of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory preferred.

 

Learning Commons Coordinator - Monroe Library

The Monroe Library Learning Commons (LC) is an evolving and active space where students, faculty, and staff come together to study, learn, teach, create, and collaborate. The Learning Commons Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the Learning Commons, the main point of service at the Monroe Library. The LC Coordinator provides vision and leadership in the ongoing development of the Learning Commons with a commitment to customer satisfaction and quality and creates a dynamic and innovative environment based upon current research and best practices. The Learning Commons Coordinator will take a lead in the development and evaluation of library services, policies, and teaching and learning spaces.

The Learning Commons Coordinator is responsible for the training of library faculty, staff, and students at the Learning Commons desk. This position will also assist in scheduling shifts, supervise LC staff and students, and assess performance. The Learning Commons Coordinator works to establish strategic relationships with library teams, campus departments, and programs committed to the design of services aimed at supporting student success and retention.

This is a 12-month, professional staff position. We offer a highly competitive salary, generous tuition remission for the employee, spouse and their dependent children, and the opportunity to participate in an excellent benefits plan.

QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of an undergraduate degree. Minimum of three years of library experience with increasing responsibilities. Minimum 3 years library experience working in access or public services; academic library experience preferred. Strong personnel management experience and knowledge of principles of management; supervisory experience required. Commitment to innovative and responsive service. Excellent customer service skills. Demonstrated problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated ability to work in an active learning environment and juggle multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy in complex, detailed work. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with clear evidence of ability to interact effectively and cooperatively with faculty, staff, students and others. Skills and experience in the use of computer applications for word processing, scanning, printing, spreadsheets, etc. Skills and experience in project planning and implementation in a service environment; collaborative strategic planning. Additional Preferred Qualifications: Experience and/or interest in development and management of innovative learning spaces. Experience working in an academic library service environment and familiarity with the higher education landscape. Circulation and/or access services experience. Experience with scheduling software. Computer lab experience. Survey and assessment experience. Teaching and or training experience. Experience and/or interest in outreach and promotion.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lift and carry equipment, supplies, or materials weighing up to 30 lbs. Access upper library shelves with a step stool and bend to lower shelves. Push a fully loaded, wheeled, book cart, up to 100 lbs. Sustain long periods of standing/walking back and forth. Bend, stoop, and reach equipment and materials at the Learning Commons desk. Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

 

Associate Director of Student Involvement - Office of Student Involvement

The Department of Student Involvement is committed to the academic mission of the University by providing co-curricular engagement and leadership opportunities that fosters the development of the whole person in a community grounded in the Jesuit tradition.  Through student organizations, student government association, campus activities, fraternity and sorority life, leadership development, campus recreation, new student orientation, social justice initiatives, and university traditions, Student Involvement integrates a learning-centered development model which fosters academic excellence and student success; teaches responsible citizenship, interpersonal development and critical thinking skills; and encourages healthy behaviors and self-management.  Student Involvement also serves the campus community with the oversight of the Danna Student Center.

The Associate Director is responsible for contributing to the overall goals of the Department of Student Involvement by leadership in the direction of integrated, student learning, learning outcomes based assessment, and student success strategies. This position oversees the co-curricular civic-engagement initiatives as well as diversity programs and trainings provided by the Department of Student Involvement.  This individual directs the implementation of a comprehensive, year-long program that teaches students to appreciate different perspectives, value and celebrate diversity, develop an awareness of self and become committed to living according to one’s values.  Such initiatives include, but are not limited to: the MLK Day of Service, LGBTQ Safe Space Training, and “Brave Spaces” Social Justice Series.  The Associate Director also implements co-curricular programming that fosters citizenship and a skill set that crafts creative solutions to positive change. Such programs include: Constitution Day and the One Loyola Civility Campaign. Lastly, this individual serves as a the department liaison to social justice oriented student organizations, such as Student Advocates for Gender Equality, the Black Student Union and the LGBTQ+. 

Qualifications: Master's Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, Student Personnel, or directly related field; minimum of 3 years professional experience in Student Affairs; knowledge in theoretical and research foundations of student development; experience with curriculum development and teaching, as well as, creating assessing learning outcomes for co-curricular programs; strong written and verbal communication skills; experience in the planning and implementation of small and large-scale campus initiatives; sound judgment, initiative and discretion in handling highly confidential and sensitive matters; performance and conduct supportive of the principles of a Jesuit education and the goals of the University.

                                           

Information Technology

Currently, there are no open positions.

Physical Plant

Currently, there are no open positions.

 

University Police

Dispatcher - Univesity Police

The LUPD Dispatcher position requires use of telephone, radio transmitter/receiver equipment, surveillance camera controls, and accompanying DVRs. Responsibilities are to receive and respond efficiently to general complaints, emergency calls, various alarm alerts, communications from university police officers, and monitoring of all cameras and DVRs. This position will require shift work. Specifically, scheduled shifts are from 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, and 10pm-6am.

Qualifications: High school diploma or G.E.D. required; must have fluent command of the English language and ability to communicate clearly in person, by radio, and telephone; experience as a dispatcher, receptionist, or communications officer in an emergency environment preferred; must exhibit appropriate level of maturity and sensitivity when interacting with the public; ability to manage confidential material; possess the ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally; must be able to exercise tact, diplomacy, and courtesy when communicating with co-workers and the public; excellent public relations skills are required; must be able to effectively handle multiple duties at once: telephones, alarms, radio traffic, etc.; must maintain a working telephone at his/her residence; must adhere to the department’s mission statement, all pertinent regulations and general orders and all university policies and procedures; must be able to sit for long periods of time in one position; communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement and other radio channels; must be capable of initiating and responding to radio communications; must be able to perform all duties calmly and accurately under conditions of stress; ability to view all camera monitors with accuracy; ability to effectively hear conversations and alarm signals of all types; able to manipulate camera and alarm controls and VCRs effectively. Please note: Dispatchers may be involuntarily reassigned to any shift to meet the needs of the university. Mandatory overtime may be required to meet the needs of the department and/or the university. Psychological testing and evaluation is required. Mandatory pre-employment drug testing is required.  Dispatchers occupy safety-sensitive or security-sensitive positions and must comply with the department’s mandatory random drug testing program. LUPD dispatchers are strictly bound by the confidentiality policies of the university and the police department.

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.

 

Miscellaneous

Currently, there are no open positions.

 

 

 


Loyola University New Orleans does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, veteran's status or national origin in its educational programs or activities, including employment and admissions. At the same time, Loyola cherishes its right to seek and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its religious character, goals, and mission in order to enhance the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.