Loyola University Chicago

University Staff Council

August 2018

Jose Ortiz

Title/s:  Mechanic

Email: jortiz4@luc.edu


Department/School/Division: Facilities
Campus: Lake Shore Campus
Years at Loyola: 17

What is your favorite thing about working at Loyola?
I get to do what I love. I get to help people that need things fixed. It's a good feeling when you can help. 

What is your most memorable achievement as a Loyola employee?
My most memorable achievement is being acknowledged and nominated for the Commitment to Excellence Award after working here for 17 years. 

What does Loyola's mission mean to you?
It means faith and humanity, two things I always try to live by. My Catholic faith has always been a part of my life and it's a privilege to work in a place that has the same faith. I believe that people should treat each other with compassion, respect, and care. i talk to everyone I encounter at Loyola, no matter what type of job they do. A simple hello goes a long way. 

What motivates you to succeed each and every day?
My beautiful family. 

Tell us how you show your Rambler pride.
By supporting and going to sports events. I also wear Loyola clothing off campus. 

Tell us something most people at Loyola would be surprised to know about you.
I drive an hour and a half to work every day.