Director of Continuing Education

Maryland, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 19, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Loyola University Maryland's is search for an inspiration leader to direct Loyola's Center for Continuing Education, ASPIRE. The director will implement the vision to engage, educate and improve the region's learning community. This position will play a critical role in realizing Loyola's potential to provide access to continuing education opportunities for those outside of the traditional undergraduate and graduate student market. Currently the focus of ASPIRE is on providing high quality non-credit professional development. The Director will expand ASPIRE by integrating current offerings with a suite of credit and non-credit bearing offerings in collaboration with the three academic schools (Business, Arts & Sciences, and Education) at Loyola University Maryland.

Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola's beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.

Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.• Master's degree in education, business administration or other related degree.
• Five or more years of supervisory experience with demonstrated planning and budget management as well as an ability to plan, organize and lead teams in accomplishment of sales, educational and operational program goals.
• Three or more years of experience with the admission/sales pipeline steps concept (lead generation to close) and sales cycle with an ability to initiate and close business.
• Three or more years of experience with business networking, outreach marketing and program advancement in the public and private communities
• Awareness of and interest with the mission of Jesuit higher education.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of and connections to the Central Maryland market (specifically the business community, government and non-profit organizations).
• Experience in administration of continuing education offerings.
• Experience in career and organization development in a higher education/continuing education environment.
• Technical competence with project management software