Website Loyola Marymount University


Leads University-wide professional recruitment, interfacing with the President, Vice Presidents, Associate/Assistant Vice Presidents, Deans, Search Committees, and others.

Position Specific Responsibilities

  • Develops strategies for university-wide professional recruitment at the Executive level and above, interfacing with various stakeholders to create a focused plan for each recruitment project.
  • Develops and establishes relationships with key search firms in support of the University-wide professional recruitment process.
  • Develops strategic relationships with key partners to ensure a diverse talent pipeline in support of the University’s DEI strategy.
  • Implements a proactive plan for each recruitment project, including tailored research and outreach, reference checking and verification of academic credentials. Writes and places ads in various media.
  • Communicates with all stakeholders regularly on recruitment progress, issues, etc.
  • Coordinates candidate interviews and negotiation of final offers. Initiates contacts with candidates for specific job openings.
  • Develops and maintains network of contacts to help identify qualified candidates.
  • Establishes strong working relationships with prospective and current candidates.
  • Serves as an advisor to Search Committees or others charged with hiring decisions.
  • Oversees budget for professional recruitment, ensuring that services are provided in a cost-efficient fashion.
  • Functions as a strategic resource to the President’s Cabinet on professional recruitment, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Human Resources.


Loyola Marymount University Expectations

Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university.  Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct.  Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.


Requisite Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree is required with a preference for a master’s degree. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
  • Seven years of executing executive/professional recruitment, interfacing with Search Committees and other executive stakeholders.
  • Experience with higher education clients and/or experience working in an institution of higher education is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience working in a shared governance culture.
  • Track record of a self-starter.
  • Ability to work independently, handle multiple priorities, and exercise judgment and professionalism.
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational priorities and balance goal orientation with process.
  • Ability to develop strategy and tactics.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Planning and organizational skills to concurrently lead multiple projects.
  • Business skills to provide services in a cost-effective manner.
  • Strong knowledge of candidate selection methods, sourcing tools and strategies

Reasonable Expected Salary – $136,000 – $170,000. Salary offer commensurate with education and experience.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.


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