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Director of Alumni and Referring Practitioner Relations

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Director of Alumni and Referring Practitioner Relations
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0180084
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 Director of Alumni and Referring Practitioner Relations reports to the Assistant Dean of Advancement for the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, the Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations at Virginia Tech, and the Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The position will serve as a senior member of the college’s Advancement team, working collaboratively with Advancement leadership to pursue and promote the overall institutional goals and objectives related to communication, fundraising and alumni engagement.

The Director of Alumni and Referring Practitioner Relations will serve as the chief alumni engagement officer in the college and will provide strategic leadership for the college’s alumni advancement efforts. This position will also serve as the primary liaison for referring DVM practitioners in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia and will provide strategic outreach, promotion and assessment to drive referrals and caseload for the college’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) in Blacksburg, VA, the college’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Hospital (EMC) in Leesburg, VA, and the college’s Comparative Oncology Research Center (CORC) in Roanoke, VA.

The position will supervise a mid-level support position and work collaboratively with the members of the college’s Advancement team to pursue and promote the overall institutional goals and objectives related to communications, fundraising, and alumni engagement.

Required Qualifications:

- DVM or equivalent degree

- Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

- Experience in event planning, volunteer management, and professional/educational programming and/or alumni activities

- Must be willing to work evenings/weekends and travel extensively as needed

- Strong group presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

- Clinical experience

- Experience and a solid understanding of Advancement best practices in a complex university setting

- Knowledge of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and its programs

Employment Conditions: Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver's license check
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Interested candidates must apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu and search for posting AP0180084. Include with the faculty application, a cover letter, resume, and list of five references. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process please notify the Human Resources Service Center, 540-231-9331, HRServiceCenter@vt.edu. A review of applications will begin after 4/10/18.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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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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Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location:
Department: Alumni Relations
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F + As Needed
Job Posting Date: 03/13/2018
Review Begin Date: 04/10/2018
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/84850

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a bachelor's degree and experience or a master's degree by the anticipated start date?
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    • yes
    • no
  2. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
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    • 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)
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    • 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
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    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
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  3. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

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Required Documents

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