When was the last time you changed the world? In
Virginia Tech’s Division of Student Affairs, that’s exactly what
we’re doing every day—guiding, nurturing, and supporting students
as they learn and grow into the leaders and world-changers of today
We’re currently searching for an Assistant Director to
International Student Experience to join the Cranwell International
Center (CIC) team in Blacksburg, VA to help us in our mission. The
Assistant Director for International Student Experience reports to
the Associate Director for International Programs and is uniquely
focused on international student success at Virginia Tech. This
includes leading the development, implementation, and assessment of
a wide range of international student programs designed to support
international student adjustment, integration, and success. If
you’re passionate about joining a team that supports 3,500+
international students, please continue reading.
Here’s what you need to know about the role:
1. You’ll be joining the Cranwell International Center, a
department that exists to articulate, advocate, and act in support
of international students, amplifying their contributions to the
Virginia Tech community and to the advancement of the university as
more globally oriented and internationally connected.
2. You’ll report to the Associate Director for International
Programs. This position is a Regular, Calendar Year, 100%
Administrative Professional appointment.
3. You’ll be primarily responsible for orienting international
students to their VT experience, creating programs that foster
connections, providing training for campus partners around the
student experience, and championing an inclusive campus
4. You’ll have the chance to grow and take advantage of a
developmental plan with opportunities to advance within the
Department and the Division.
5. You’ll be offered a salary range from $52,000 - $55,000 plus a
comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, paid
leave, retirement, tuition assistance, VT discounts, and so much
- Master's degree in a related field or equivalent
- Demonstrated experience, including advising, coaching, teaching,
- Demonstrated experience managing and maintaining a budget.
- Demonstrated experience developing and delivering presentations
and trainings to diverse constituents.
- Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population.
- Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills,
interpersonal and intercultural.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
- Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, implementing,
and assessing student support programs and services.
- Demonstrated commitment to support international student success
through general advising, critical campus collaborations, and
- Experience working with international students.
- Knowledge of the international student experience in a university
- International experience, which might include living, traveling,
or studying abroad.
$52,000 - $55,000
12/8/2023 - Applications will get reviewed until the
position is filled.
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
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
, a school of
, a veterinary
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
. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech
conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
About Student Affairs:
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
. We seek candidates 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
supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student
. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student
success, then we want you to consider being a part of our
International Center (CIC) : The Cranwell
provides a wide range of programs and
services for international students, promotes the development of
global and intercultural competence in all students, and positions
the university as more globally oriented and internationally
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or
applicants based on age, color, disability, sex (including
pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic
information, national origin, political affiliation, race,
religion, sexual orientation, or military 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
If you are an individual with a disability and desire an
accommodation, please contact Cristina Rosa Castaner
during regular business hours at least 10
business days before the event.
November 28, 2023