Work at Delgado
Why choose to work at Delgado?
Our commitment to excellence
Delgado Community College is a diverse, dynamic, comprehensive community college committed to student success through innovative leadership, to excellence in teaching and learning, and to the cultural enrichment of the community it serves.
Our rich, diverse heritage
Founded in 1921, Delgado is renowned as Louisiana’s oldest and largest community college, serving men and women of all ages who reflect the diversity of the New Orleans metropolitan area. Delgado is a comprehensive, multi-campus community college and a major institution of higher education in the State of Louisiana. In fact, today Delgado has become Louisiana’s second-largest higher education institution.
An opportunity to make a difference in your community
With seven locations, and more on the way, Delgado has been serving the New Orleans community for nearly 100 years. Delgado’s 35 associate degree programs, 73 certificate, technical competency area and technical diploma programs, and more than 100 non-credit courses meet the needs of every type of student, regardless of entry point or individual goal. Our 30,000+ students that we serve each semester have far-reaching impact in our city, our state, and around the globe. And as an employee of Delgado, you have the opportunity to shape the future we are creating here every day.
An investment in employee success
Delgado knows that our employees are our greatest asset. Therefore, we strive to provide an enriched work environment by offering a variety of positions with high meaningfulness, variety, and autonomy to help build employee engagement. With dedicated staff devoted to providing Training and Professional Development, we are committed to the growth and development of all our employees. Additionally, when possible, we try to recruit current employees for new position vacancies so as to offer the opportunity for continued job growth and professional development.
Pride in where you work
Delgado Community College provides a learning centered environment in which to prepare students from diverse backgrounds to attain their educational, career, and personal goals, to think critically, to demonstrate leadership and to be productive and responsible citizens. Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Delgado provides students with the most comprehensive array of education and training services available in the Greater New Orleans region.
Part of our commitment to the Delgado family means investing in the well being of our employees. As a state agency, we have the strength of the state to provide our full time employees with a comprehensive benefits package which includes competitive pay; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement and/or reduction for employees and their dependents; great options within the state’s retirement systems; on-campus child care; and a variety of discounted products and services.