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Director Diversity Initiatives

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on September 13, 2019

Job Descriptiion

Director of Diversity Initiatives, Undergraduate Admissions||Reporting to the Associate Vice Provost/EM and Director of Undergraduate Admissions, this position serves as the main point of contact for diversity related programming in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and on campus. This position leads the major diversity initiatives, and is one of a team who plan, implement, and administer programs and initiatives designed to target, recruit, and enroll students in undergraduate degree programs. Manage the recruitment and programming of underrepresented populations. Supervises two professional staff members.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree and demonstrated experience in the undergraduate admissions field; travel and recruitment experience; knowledge and experience with the evaluation of application credentials; strong communication skills; experience in a public higher education setting; experience working with racial and ethnic minorities; a commitment to increasing underrepresented student enrollment; must be attentive to detail, well organized, able to manage multiple priorities and work well under pressure.


Preferred Qualifications

Experience with the land grant mission; experience with Banner; and experience working in a paperless environment.

Pay Band

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date


Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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.

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