Assistant Program Manager

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Education
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Posted on July 8, 2021

Job Description

The Department of Population Health Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is seeking an Assistant Program Manager for the Empowering Healthy Lifestyles to Reduce Obesity in Petersburg, Virginia.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent.
Primary residence in Petersburg, Virginia.
Experience working with farmers and stakeholders in community-based projects.
Experience with community engagement, outreach and organizing.
Experience with managing project staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Education and/or experience in communications and public relations.
Experience in implementing policy, systems and environmental initiatives.
Experience in collecting data for program monitoring and evaluation.

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Review Date

July 15, 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.

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