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Reporting to the Director of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE), the Associate Director develops and delivers a program portfolio that extends the assets of the university, compliments Virginia Tech's destination areas (http://provost.vt.edu/destination-areas.html), and research interests in the National Capital Region (NCR). Programs include short courses, workshops, certificate programs, conferences, research symposiums, technical assistance programs, association meetings, and other contract credit and non-credit programs. The Associate Director is responsible for generating program revenues and meeting annual revenue targets through the development of a robust, diverse program portfolio (e.g., Intelligent Infrastructure short courses, Integrated Security certificate programs, Data Analytics and Decision Sciences institutes). The Associate Director serves as the primary Engagement/Continuing and Professional Education contact in the National Capital Region and maintains deep collaborations with the Vice President for the National Capital Region and NCR leadership team. The Associate Director provides supervision for the VTRC-Arlington CPE team and is responsible for building team cohesion and program accountability, fosters relationships between NCR faculty and work groups, facilitates unit revenue achievement, and focuses on continuous assessment and improvement.
Required Qualifications:Master's degree in a related field
Experience in higher education program development, planning, implementation, and administration
Demonstrated record of leadership, supervision, program support operations, program delivery, and revenue generation
Excellent organizational and planning skills, an ability to manage a comprehensive program portfolio, and success in the oversight of administrative functions within higher education
Demonstrated ability to establish close linkages with the academic community and keen understanding of the culture of higher education
Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of audiences and to create and maintain collaborative relationships
Excellent interpersonal, communication, marketing, promotion, and sales skills
Strong computing skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Preferred Qualifications:Doctoral degree
Experience in fiscal and human resource management with a proven commitment to diversity and equal opportunity
Familiarity with university-based academic programs, conferences, and special events
Experience with university and/or state policies and procedures
Experience working remotely (in a location different than main business location)
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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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: 04/18/2017