Executive Director of Extended and Online Education
Located in beautiful and historic Uptown New Orleans, Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit, Catholic institution of higher education, welcoming students of diverse backgrounds and preparing them to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world. The university is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to 3,800 students from 48 states and 39 countries. U.S. News & World Report ranks Loyola University 10th Best Regional University in the South, 4th in the region for diversity, and 12th “Best Value” in the South. Chartered in 1912, Loyola fosters a rigorous, critical education dedicated to a tradition of service, social justice, and the development of the whole person.
Loyola University New Orleans seeks an Executive Director to organize and establish a Center for Extended and Online Education (CEOE). The Executive Director will be responsible for centralizing existing adult, online and continuing education programs and for growing new credit and non-credit programs that serve the needs of employers and working adults. The incumbent will provide leadership for all aspects of the CEOE; will oversee planning, direction, organization and implementation of the educational programs of online, adult, and continuing education; initiate partnerships with business and industry for development of programs and courses; supervise administrative and support staff, manage the CEOE 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 online 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 online, adult, and continuing education.
QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree required. Doctorate degree preferred. Minimum four years demonstrated experience in leading an online and continuing education organization. Demonstrated expertise with technology related to online instruction and continuing education organization. Demonstrated experience marketing and recruiting for online and continuing education programs. Ability to lead program and course development. A background check will be required of the successful applicant.
Email resumes and cover letter with the position title as the subject line to: RESUMES@LOYNO.EDU
Loyola University New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of minority groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and persons with physical disabilities.