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Director for Service & Justice $75k – $95k

Loyola High School (Los Angeles)






POSITION TITLE: Director for Service & Justice
DATE: April 2023
DEPARTMENT: Service & Justice Salary Range: $75k – $95k
REPORTS TO: Paul Jordan, Assistant Principal for Student Life CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
WORK SCHEDULE This position is full-time, based on an eleven (11) month schedule. Except for community based service activities, this position is expected to work on campus and does not offer a remote or hybrid component.

The Loyola High School’s Service and Justice Program serves an all-male student (ages 15 – 18) population of 1,250 students and engages their parents and Loyola faculty, staff and alumni in a comprehensive service and justice education program. Most notable among the various service activities, events and programs is the signature and annual Loyola Senior Service Project now in its 43rd year. The Community Service Program includes the sophomore and junior service programs conducted outside school hours on weekends and during vacation periods. The programing also includes both domestic and foreign-service immersions of varying durations.

Reporting to the Assistant Principal for Student Life, the Director of the Center for Service and Justice supports the strategic direction of the institution in advancing and organizing opportunities for community engagement and advocacy with a focus on inspiring students to develop as compassionate leaders in accord with the Jesuit tradition and Ignatian values of Loyola High School of Los Angeles. The Director for Service and Justice, with the support of the program coordinator, is responsible for ensuring the Center for Service and Justice continues to act on the founding mission of Loyola High School and the Society of Jesus while imbuing the mission and core values of Loyola High School.

Essential Functions
The following list of duties and responsibilities are typical and are not intended to be considered all inclusive.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan, organize, and facilitate, the HSPT-8 Tutoring Program;
  • Assist in developing and updating the Canvas Course-Cards / Landing pages for all grade-levels;
  • Assist students in fulfilling their grade-level requirements;
  • Maintain the database of grade-level requirements for PowerSchool Grade submission;
  • Set-up and monitor Mobile Serve (student information service and justice tracker);
  • Assist in planning and organizing CY4 Senior Project Programming;
  • Organize and prepare materials for Immersion Programs;
  • Assist in planning and organizing the Annual Service and Justice Fair, Banquet, and Days of Service (Winter and Spring);
  • Serve as a representative, when needed, for the Center in all its communications and programming;
  • Build strong relationships with Catholic elementary schools and all agencies that support the service and justice program including but not limited to: Union Rescue Mission, Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, Midnight Mission, St. Francis Center, Good Shepherd Shelter, and other agencies throughout Los Angeles and beyond;
  • Support in organizing the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice and other province-wide activities such as CORE;
  • Act as a resource for faculty, staff, and students in providing information and access to students on service and justice opportunities;
  • Collaborate with the Office of Equity and Inclusion and CY Programming to support justice initiatives including, but limited to: community engagement and participation in advocacy and community organizing initiatives with BIPOC communities in Los Angeles (Jesuits West-CORE); and
  • Serve as the lead representative for Loyola in the Pico Union Neighborhood.

Student Success:

  • Track service and justice projects / programs of all students;
  • Timely communicates with counselors and parents-guardians, and other administrators about student difficulties, supports, and interventions.

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • This position supervises two administrative support personnel – one full-time and one part-time

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Committee meetings (calendar)
  • Collaborates with the Principal, Assistant Principal for Student Life, and Dean of Students on issues related to code of student conduct
  • Oversee summer school immersion programming and camp activities
  • Participate and oversee a variety of evening or weekend activities, as needed
  • Assist the administrative team in supervision duties such as dances, athletic events, Campus Ministry, and / or other as designated by the supervisor.
  • Works collaboratively with other departments as necessary to ensure the success of the program
  • Complete other and additional duties as assigned by the Assistant Principal for Student Life, Principal, and/or the President


Education, Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelors degree required, Masters is preferred
  • Proven success leading students, defining and shaping a culture of service and justice
  • Personal commitment to the Jesuit mission
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity, recognizing and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment for students and the immediate community
  • Five years of experience in community engagement / outreach related programming OR equivalent combination of diverse and applicable experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written), sound organizational abilities
  • Possess maturity in social and professional settings, and a high degree of creative initiative;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a team environment and/or autonomously as necessary
  • Possess sound judgment making skills
  • An ability to interact professionally with administrators, parents-guardians, students, and all stakeholders
  • An ability and willingness to learn quickly and adapt to the school’s culture, including Loyola’s history, mission, demographics, personnel, current programs, departments, etc., as well as the Jesuit / Ignatian culture
  • Detail oriented, ability to juggle projects of varying degrees of priority and timelines
  • Technical competency learning and operating diverse software systems including databases, word processing, email and spreadsheets

This list of duties and responsibilities are considered essential functions and are not considered to be an exhaustive list of all duties to be performed. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.

Wage Range
The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.

Information/Application Contact

Loyola High School (Los Angeles)

1901 Venice Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90006