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Assistant Director for Professional Development

Student Affairs / Services

Blacksburg

Assistant Director for Professional Development

  • 524087
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • DSA-Student Affairs Central Aux.
  • Student Affairs / Services
  • Administrative & Professional
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The Assistant Director (AD) for Professional Development is a member of the office of Assessment and Professional Development (APD). The Assistant Director is responsible for leading the professional development programs and initiatives for Student Affairs (SA) as part of the central administrative team structure. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Assessment and Professional Development.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree in higher education/student affairs, education, organizational development, human resources, or related field.
• 3-5 years of experience working in a higher education setting
• Experience in program and curriculum development
• Experience with event planning and management
• Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, with experience incorporating into curriculum and learning opportunities
• Experience in coordination and collaboration with internal and external partners
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of faculty/staff, student affairs professionals, and students

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of learner-centered design
• Knowledge of ACPA/NASPA competencies
• Knowledge of designing events, programs, and educational resources that are inclusive and accessible
• Demonstrated awareness of, as well as knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination
• Interest in developing and implementing curricula related to culturally diverse populations
• Basic knowledge of assessment practices
• Experience with instructional technology tools

 

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

$60,000 - $65,000

Review Date

01/22/2023

Additional Information

 

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.

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team! 

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Linda Eaton at linda65@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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