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Associate Director of Student Support and Admissions

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Associate Director of Student Support and Admissions
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170119
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 Associate Director of Student Support and Admissions will be responsible for providing support to admissions, recruitment and student support services at the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM).

Required Qualifications:

• D.V.M. degree or equivalent
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to speak clearly and persuasively, and excellent listening skills
• Ability to work independently and must be self-motivated in completing tasks
• Experience with word processing, spreadsheets and database entry
• Ability to plan workload yet remain flexible; strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Must have a caring attitude and a very high level of customer service; energetic, enthusiastic and committed to the role and to the college

Preferred Qualifications:

• Previous experience in veterinary practice or environment
• Previous experience in academia
• Previous experience interacting and working with students
• Previous experience working in the area of admissions and/or student affairs

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Normal work day is M-F, 8am – 5pm – some travel is required, sometimes overnight, to attend conferences and recruting events.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu and refer to posting #AP0170119. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online faculty application.

Review of applications will begin on May 11, 2017.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: CVM - Academic Affairs
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F, 8am - 5 pm
Job Posting Date: 04/20/2017
Review Begin Date: 05/11/2017
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/75661

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  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
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • 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)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  2. * Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc
  2. Letter of Reference #1
  3. Letter of Reference #2
  4. Letter of Reference #3