Director of Undergraduate Programs

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 06, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the position of Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. This position is responsible for leading the Undergraduate Student Services office of the department, which currently includes four academic advisors and two staff positions. Key responsibilities of this position include providing administrative leadership for student recruiting, advising, and student progress and degree completion; student engagement and student life; career and professional development; internal and external communication and marketing; and undergraduate program event planning. In addition, the successful candidate will support and collaborate with the Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Studies (to whom this position reports) on strategic and policy aspects of the program, including diversity and inclusion; student scholarships; curriculum development; data collection, analysis, and reporting; assessment; and course enrollment management and planning. The Computer Science undergraduate program is the largest in the College of Engineering, with over 1200 majors currently enrolled; we also offer courses to students pursuing several other related majors and minors. The Department is expected to continue to grow rapidly both in Blacksburg and in its graduate programs in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in computer science or another science or engineering discipline; or Master’s degree in higher education, academic advising or related field

Strong communication and personal skills

Ability to work effectively with a diverse population, including students, faculty, and staff

Experience with typical administrative software tools including electronic file sharing, word processing, and spreadsheets

Experience preparing and analyzing data-driven reports or plans

Preferred Qualifications

Professional experience in academic advising

Professional experience in higher education

Professional experience as a supervisor

Experience in communications or marketing

Experience working with international students

Experience with university student records systems

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Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

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Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, 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 on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Tabitha Hartman at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: November 6, 2020
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