DIRECTOR, VIRGINIA TECH RICHMOND CENTER & VIRGINIA TECH HAMPTON ROADS CENTERS
The Director serves as the lead Outreach and International Affairs (OIA) representative in the Richmond and Hampton Roads regions. In fulfilling academic and administrative responsibilities, the director is charged with pursuing priorities that reflect all three missions of the university: teaching, research, and outreach. The Director will continue the process of building an organizational culture and service ethos while promoting a culture of innovative programming, systematic improvement, and accountability. S/he must have the presence and diplomatic acumen to navigate the highest circles of regional government, industry, and the academy. The Director will lead the centers' efforts to build cooperative relationships and create partnerships between community leaders and colleagues across the spectrum of Virginia Tech's faculty and staff, to catalyze, facilitate, and support initiatives throughout the Richmond and Hampton Roads regions. The Director is expected to actively engage in community-based organizations across the regions, contribute productively to regional economic growth and development initiatives, and enhance the financial viability and capability of the Virginia Tech Richmond and Hampton Roads Centers. S/he is responsible for developing and delivering courses, seminars, workshops, certificate programs, donor sponsored technical assistance programs, association meetings and conferences, and other contract-specific credit and non-credit programs. These initiatives will be geared towards the regions' industry, government, and educational institutions in the emergent destination areas and strategic growth areas (http://provost.vt.edu/destination-areas.html) of the university. The Director will also oversee the expansion of innovative graduate programs and ongoing operations related to the delivery of all graduate degree programs (e.g., Business Administration, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies & Public Administration).
The Director is expected to possess a thorough understanding of resource allocation and align resources with strategic goals of the centers. The Director will be responsible for generating program revenues and meeting annual revenue targets through the development of a robust, diverse program portfolio that meets the needs of both regions. Virginia Tech seeks a seasoned, dynamic leader who is able to capitalize on the remarkable possibilities ahead for the regions in the following sectors: manufacturing, energy, healthcare, government, and finance. The Director will report to the associate vice president for engagement and will be an integral member of the outreach and international affairs leadership team.
To evaluate the requirements and apply, candidates should review the posting in its entirety at www.jobs.vt.edu.
Review of applications will begin February 21, 2018. Applicants MUST apply on-line to be considered.
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Location/Region: Henrico, VA (US - 23294)