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Assistant Director for Intercultural Learning and Program Director for Mozaiko LLC

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Assistant Director for Intercultural Learning and Program Director for Mozaiko LLC to join the Cranwell International Center (CIC) team in Blacksburg, VA to help us in our mission. So, if you are passionate about providing outstanding experiences for our 30,000+ students, please keep reading.

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 and tomorrow.

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 the advancement of the university as more globally oriented and internationally connected.

2) You’ll report to the Associate Director of International Student Programs. This position is a Regular, Calendar Year, 100% Administrative Professional appointment.

3) You’ll be primarily serving as the leader of intercultural learning efforts within Cranwell International Center and the Mozaiko Living-Learning Community.

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 - $60,000 plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, paid leave, retirement, tuition assistance, VT discounts, and so much more!

Required Qualifications

• The selected individual must be a seasoned educator with an unrelenting commitment to student success, learning, and diversity
• Master's degree in intercultural communication, language education, international affairs, counseling, student affairs, higher education administration, or related field
• Knowledge of best practices for student programming and assessment
• Demonstrated experience in the design, development, implementation, and assessment of intercultural programming
• Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in living-learning communities
• Experience facilitating, presenting, or delivering training
• Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
• Supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated experience developing, implementing, and/or providing ongoing leadership for a Living learning community, particularly an LLC with a global and/or intercultural theme/focus
• Demonstrated commitment to multilingualism to train global leaders.
• Demonstrated intercultural competence.

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$52,000 - $60,000

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Additional Information

- The successful candidates must have a criminal background 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.

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 excellence . 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  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! 

About Cranwell International Center (CIC) : The Cranwell International Center 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 connected.

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 law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Cristina Rosa Castaner at during regular business hours at least 10 business days before the event.

Advertised: May 28, 2024
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