Assistant Director of Recruitment, Student Success, and Career Development

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences is seeking applicants for an assistant director of recruitment, student success, and career development. This full-time position will be a key member of the Undergraduate Academic Affairs team in the college, a diverse organization that includes over 4,000 students in nearly 40 majors. The assistant director position is designed to support the continued integration and advancement of recruitment, student success, and career development. The assistant director will work with the recruitment team to implement strategic vision for career development initiatives and recruitment of new freshmen and transfer students. Responsibilities include writing content and designing promotional materials, managing digital advertising, coordinating the college ambassadors, facilitating initiatives for career development, undergraduate research, study abroad, and mentoring, and coordinating recruitment events and daily information sessions.

Required Qualifications

● Master's degree in an applicable field
● Working knowledge of student recruitment and experiential learning
● Experience using a customer relationship management tool to create and deliver
dynamic HTML content, event coordination, and manage data and reports
● Experience with digital advertising and marketing
● Ability to supervise students
● Experience in project management
● Experience in multimedia and print design
● Advanced computer skills, particularly related to new software, data management
systems, and web-based administrative systems; word processing and spreadsheets
● Knowledge of developing content for the web and social media campaigns
● Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
● Ability to meet deadlines and work independently without excessive supervision or
follow-up as well as flexible and creative in finding new solutions and opportunities
to promote the college and meet strategic goals
● Flexibility to work evenings and weekends and the ability to travel, sometimes on
extended trips
● Ability to manage confidential files and materials

Preferred Qualifications

● Experience with search engine optimization (SEO), email and SMS marketing, and
digital advertising creation and placement
● Working knowledge of career development initiatives for undergraduate students
● Previous program management or event coordination
● Significant experience with large relational databases such as Banner, SLATE,
Navigate, and HokieSpa
● Advanced knowledge of university policies and procedures
● Knowledge of liberal arts and human sciences academic programs
● Experience in student recruitment
● Knowledge of video production
● Demonstrated ability using Adobe Suite

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience with a budget maximum of $55,000

Review Date


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 Monica Kimbrell at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: June 9, 2021
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