Assistant Director for Learning Partnerships
Reporting to the Director for Learning Partnerships, the Assistant Director for Learning Partnerships assists the Office for Learning Partnerships with strengthening co-curricular learning for students at Virginia Tech. As such, the Assistant Director works side-by-side with Student Affairs offices, units, and programs as champions for integrating the Aspirations for Student Learning into the culture of co-curricular experiences through the ExperienceVT initiative. Additionally, the Assistant Director supports the development and coordination of innovative, transformative, hands-on (sometimes-experimental) programs for students. The Assistant Director assists with oversight of daily activities for the Office for Learning Partnerships including day-to-day communications and learning-centered engagement with colleagues and student staff.
The selected individual must be a seasoned educator with an unrelenting commitment to student success, learning and diversity. | A master’s degree in a related field is required. | Experience and understanding of positive psychology and student learning/development literature is essential. | The Assistant Director for Learning Partnerships should be a collaborative self-starter with the highest level of communication, writing, administrative, and organizational skills. | The enthusiastic support of Student Affairs’ Aspirations for Student Learning, the mission of Virginia Tech, and the land grant spirit are required.
Experience with the Gallup CliftonStrengths assessment is preferred. Knowledge of graphic design and video editing is preferred.
5/24/21. Applications submitted after review date will still be reviewed.
Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence . We seek candidate who adopt and practice our Principles of Community , which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning . If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team!
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.
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Advertised: May 13, 2021
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