Director of University Police
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.
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.
Qualified candidates will have: 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.
To apply: email a cover letter and resume with the job title in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.