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Associate Director, MIT

Virginia Tech
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 7, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Distance Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Executive, Executive Directors
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Full Time
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Associate Director, Master of Information Technology (MIT) Program, Pamplin College of Business

Reporting to Executive Director of MIT Program, the Associate Director will assist in the overall day-to-day operations of the Virginia Tech online Master of Information Technology (MIT) Program. This position also performs other duties as assigned. || Core Responsibilities: | Assist the director of marketing in developing and implementing recruitment strategies to attract, admit, and yield high quality, diverse student body by researching and identifying potential target markets, meet program enrollment goals; | Manage the CRM process and student database; | Run reports, design surveys, update and monitor data in systems, and analyze results to spot trends and identify improvement opportunities; | With MIT Executive Director and director of marketing develop and implement a corporate relations strategy to identify opportunities for partnerships and recruiting; | provide support for program’s brand development, digital and print communication, advertising, social media, corporate relations, sponsorships, network, and outreach; | Represent the MIT Program at recruiting events such as information sessions, educational fairs, career fairs, community and other business related events; | Oversee all aspects of the creation, development, design, editing, updating, and assessment of all correspondence and marketing initiatives including MIT website; | Develop and employ relevant analysis and metrics across the spectrum of communication activities with students and to measure effectiveness and advance continuous improvements. Manage the day-to-day operations related to the MIT program office, staff, faculty, and student admissions and registrations; | Responsible for the successful delivery of admissions activities, event planning; | Follow up with the prospective students by phone, email, and letter; | Manage ongoing one-on-one contact with prospective students via in person interactions, and phone and email correspondence to respond to program inquiries and provide support throughout the application process; | Advise students on plans of study, MIT program curriculum; | Manage graduation clearances; | Monitor MIT curriculum enrollment activities and work with faculty and departments to deliver the recommended set of courses each term; work with MIT faculty to ensure high quality course delivery using CANVAS and Zoom, assist in onboarding MIT faculty and in recruiting MIT distance learning instructors (DLI), manage course enrollment activities, respond and resolve student questions on policies and procedures, courses and faculty; | Develop and implement an alumni outreach strategy, to include digital and print communication, social media, and networking opportunities; | Contribute to the establishment and implementation of short and long range goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitor and evaluate programmatic and operational effectiveness, and recommend changes required for improvements; | All other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master's in information technology or in a related field | Demonstrated effectiveness in administration and leadership of online graduate information technology programs at the departmental and/or college level | Student recruitment, marketing, and enrollment management | Experience in working with graduate programs, faculty, staff and graduate students | Outreach initiatives | Ability to effectively utilize spreadsheets, databases, student sourcing software, word processing and presentation software to manipulate and summarize data | Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills | Ability to advise and mentor graduate students | Strong organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with educational programs at the national and international levels | Experience
working with professional students.

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Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

August 10, 2021

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 Nicole Girdwain at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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