About Virginia Tech:
Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
The Assistant Director of Campus Events serves as part of a team of professionals in the Department of Student Engagement & Campus Life, which provides education, guidance, and services to students and student organizations at Virginia Tech. The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director are 1) to implement and execute departmental, large scale programs, 2) advise The Big Event and Homecoming Board, and 3) assist organizations with navigating and implementing Policy 8215. This includes working with student organization leadership and members, university policies, internal and external partners, budget oversight, and event planning and coordination. Utilizing a student-first philosophy, the Assistant Director will engage students in meaningful ways to experience a holistic experience with focus on the Division's Aspirations for Student Learning. The Assistant Director of Campus Events reports to the Associate Director of Student Engagement & Campus Life, Engagement.
A collaborative and learning-centered professional with a Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs or related field is required by the start of appointment.
Previous experience in student affairs or higher education.
Demonstrated commitment to social justice, diversity, and inclusion.
Above average communications skills are essential, as well as, a desire to work in a teamwork focused environment, which includes colleagues, and students.
Evening and weekend work required.
Demonstrated experience in large scale programming, advising student organizations, and working with university policy.
Previous experience working with student organizations and/or large scale programs.
Proficiency with computer programs.
Budgetary oversight experience is desired.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran 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 any other basis protected by law.
For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Review Date: 03/17/2017