Dean of Online and Digital Learning and City College

Louisiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 11, 2021
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Dean of Online and Digital Learning and City College

Loyola University New Orleans seeks a strategic, innovative, and entrepreneurial leader to serve as its inaugural dean of online and digital learning and City College.

Reporting to Provost Tanuja Singh, the inaugural dean will articulate a bold vision for the future of digital learning and develop a flexible and unifying strategy for online education at Loyola. The dean will expand educational options for traditional, new, and adult learners while differentiating online and City College offerings with Loyola’s distinctive mission and values.

As part of its 2020 Strategic Plan, Loyola seeks to re-establish City College to expand educational access and opportunities across the region through workforce development partnerships, continuing education, and certificate programs and stackable credentials. The dean will have a unique and exciting opportunity to lead this effort, creating a hub of academic innovation at Loyola while meeting the demands of an ever-growing community of adult learners.

A Jesuit, Catholic university, Loyola University New Orleans prepares students in pursuit of truth, wisdom, virtue, and the unifying goal of working for a more just world. Loyola is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences while offering opportunities for professional studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. With an enrollment of more than 4,500 students, Loyola is recognized for its exceptionally diverse student body and strength in the arts, music, and law. It consistently ranks among the nation’s top undergraduate universities.

Loyola University seeks a dean with a deep understanding of the digital learning landscape and prior experience managing an online education enterprise. A doctoral degree and at least 10 years of experience working with undergraduate and graduate online programs are preferred. The university welcomes candidates who demonstrate a strong commitment to fostering inclusion and equity in a culturally diverse environment.

Candidates will be considered until an appointment is made. Applicants should provide a CV and letter of interest using WittKieffer’s candidate portal. Confidential nominations and inquiries can be directed to Philip Tang at

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.