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Coordinator for Communications and Education Outreach

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Coordinator for Communications and Education Outreach
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170090
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.

Position Summary:

The Coordinator for Communications and Educational Outreach for the Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER) will work with the Assistant and Associate Directors to provide support for university-wide programming initiatives.

The coordinator’s responsibilities will include planning and completing communications projects such as writing news stories, managing social media, taking photographs, maintaining the unit’s website, and assisting colleagues with designing marketing materials. In addition to communications and marketing functions, the Coordinator for Communications and Educational Outreach will assist with the design and creation of educational modules and products.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, marketing, journalism, or a related field or a Master’s degree in a related field; experience providing programmatic support in an academic or professional office environment; experience planning and creating PR pieces; knowledge and skillset with graphic design software; ability to work effectively independently and as a team member; ability to work with deadlines; excellent communications, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graphic design experience; experience working with content management systems, such as WordPress and/or Ensemble; experience completing large projects independently or with a team; experience reviewing and editing a variety of documents such as web-based articles, and literature reviews/research; experience writing and editing reports, marketing literature, and news articles.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, resume/CV and cover letter to jobs.vt.edu. Apply to posting AP0170090. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled.

Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Location:
Department: Center for Inst Dev and Ed Research
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F 8-5
Job Posting Date: 03/21/2017
Review Begin Date: 04/04/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

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.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/74776

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
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    • Twitter
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    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
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  2. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of References