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Board of Visitors Operations Manager

Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Program/Project Management


Board of Visitors Operations Manager

  • 524194
  • Virginia, United States
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • VP for Policy & Governance
  • Communications / Public Relations / Marketing
  • Program/Project Management
  • Staff
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

This position reports directly to the Vice President for Policy and Governance/Secretary to the Board of Visitors (VPPG/SBOV) and serves as BOV operations manager and the project coordinator for all meetings of the Board of Visitors, which is the governing board of the university. The chief objective is to assist the VPPG/SBOV with planning and production of BOV meetings by functioning as a project manager, coordinating all logistics for Board meetings and managing the process for compiling Board materials from other vice presidential areas for use by the BOV and monitoring the budget. Communicates regularly with members of the BOV, President’s Office, and vice presidential offices and the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree or significant related experience.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, and oral and written communication skills.
- Significant experience working with the executive leadership of an organization and/or governing board.
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize.
- Demonstrated ability to work with confidential materials.
- Must be proficient working with word processing software and have a good working knowledge of presentation software/applications.

Preferred Qualifications

- Knowledge of operations of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors or its committees or of the governing board of another institution of higher education, preferably in Virginia.
- Working knowledge of Virginia Tech’s organizational structure, policies and procedures and governance system; familiarity with important external constituencies.
- Experience working in higher education.
- Project management experience.

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Salary Information

Salary range of $65,000-$75,000

Review Date

January 19, 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.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Zach LaCroix at zlacroix@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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