Messina is Loyola's award-winning, first-year living-and-learning program. Messina is dedicated to helping first-year students manage their transition to college and forge a clear path to success at Loyola and in the life and career that will follow.
The position is primarily responsible for marketing, coordination and assessment of Messina. The incumbent also provides support for Messina training sessions and programs and serves as the liaison between Messina and a variety of campus stakeholders including Institutional Research, Academic Affairs, Enrollment Management, Technology Services and Student Development. The Associate Director also supervises an Assistant Director and an Assessment Graduate Assistant.
Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Loyola University Maryland requires that all faculty, staff, and administrators receive COVID-19 vaccination unless exempted for medical or religious reasons in accordance with University policy.
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 28 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.