Assistant Director for Venture Out
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|Working Title:||Assistant Director for Venture Out|
|Role Title:||Professional Faculty|
|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.
Provides management and leadership to the university’s outdoor recreation programs which include a rental & retail center, team building program, resource area, trips and adventure program, and anticipated newly constructed challenge course. Supervises all outdoor/adventure recreation staff, which includes 1 part-time Venture Out Coordinator, and over 20 program leads and assistants. This position will implement and promote a newly constructed challenge course that will include low ropes, an adventure course, and a zip line. Lead outdoor recreation initiatives and collaborations across the department, campus, and the community. Position is an integral part of the department leadership team, collaborating with fellow Assistant Directors and senior leadership to advance student development and recreational programming while adhering to departmental core values.
-Master’s degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Outdoor Recreation, Higher Education, or related field.
-Recognized experience at the collegiate level in the development, administration, and evaluation of outdoor recreation and adventure programs.
|Employment Conditions:||Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver's license check, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Other (Describe Below)|
|Must have a conviction check:||Yes|
Schedule varies, regular evening and weekend hours required.
|How to Apply for this Job:||
Interested candidates must apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu, and include with the application a cover letter, resume and the name of three professional references with current contact information. Individuals with questions should contact Alison Cross at email@example.com.
|Employee Category:||Administrative and Professional Faculty|
|If restricted or temporary, enter end date:|
|FLSA Status:||Exempt: Not eligible for overtime|
|Tenure Status:||Non-Tenure Track|
|Academic Year or Calendar Year:||Calendar Year|
|If part time, enter Percent Time:|
|Pay Range:||Commensurate with Experience|
|Location, if not Blacksburg:|
|Location Zip Code:||24061|
|Work Schedule:||8am-5pm M-F (schedule varies, regular evening & weekend hours required)|
|Job Posting Date:||04/17/2017|
|Review Begin Date:||05/01/2017|
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|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.
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