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Assistant Director for Learning Opportunities



Assistant Director for Learning Opportunities

  • 522634
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • CETL-Ctr Excellence Teaching & Lear
  • Other
  • Administrative & Professional
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The Assistant Director for Learning Opportunities in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) will work with the directors and campus partners to provide centralized services and support for work-based learning opportunities. The assistant director’s responsibilities will include: (a) provide support for coordination, management, and communication of work-based learning opportunities connected to academic degrees and programs; (b) serve as the primary point of contact to connect external partners and opportunities to relevant academic programs and faculty; (c) provide professional development for faculty and programs on best practices with work-based learning providers; (d) develop and maintain training materials and templates for faculty and learning opportunity providers for best practices and consistency; (e) manage centralized interface for learning opportunities; (f) serve as a liaison with key campus stakeholders for provision of work-based learning opportunities; (g) supporting the overall mission of CETL by collaborating on programs for evidence-based educational practices; (h) serving on appropriate university committees; and, function in a year-round (CY) planning and management capacity.

Required Qualifications

The required qualifications for a successful candidate for the assistant director position include: (a) a Bachelor’s degree with related experience equivalent to a graduate level degree or Master's degree; (b) a demonstrated ability to manage projects with multiple stakeholders; (c) experience managing agreements inclusive of MOUs and partnerships; (d) experience with technology platforms to manage workflows and communicate opportunities; (f) excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills; and, (g) demonstrated ability to cooperate across a range of stakeholders to manage and execute time-sensitive projects.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the required qualifications, preferred qualifications for the assistant director position include: (a) experience working in a large organization; (b) experience with industry internship programs or other work-based experience programs; (c) experience with legal agreements concerning Intellectual Property (IP) rights and Non-disclosure agreements; (c) evidence of expertise in written, spoken and visual communications; (e) evidence of the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative atmosphere.


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  • The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.


About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Lisha Farrier at lfarrier@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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