Director of Undergraduate Programs

first_imgJob DescriptionApplications are invited for the position of Director ofUndergraduate Programs in the Department of Computer Science atVirginia Tech. This position is responsible for leading theUndergraduate Student Services office of the department, whichcurrently includes four academic advisors and two staff positions.Key responsibilities of this position include providingadministrative leadership for student recruiting, advising, andstudent progress and degree completion; student engagement andstudent life; career and professional development; internal andexternal communication and marketing; and undergraduate programevent planning. In addition, the successful candidate will supportand collaborate with the Associate Department Head forUndergraduate Studies (to whom this position reports) on strategicand policy aspects of the program, including diversity andinclusion; student scholarships; curriculum development; datacollection, analysis, and reporting; assessment; and courseenrollment management and planning. The Computer Scienceundergraduate program is the largest in the College of Engineering,with over 1200 majors currently enrolled; we also offer courses tostudents pursuing several other related majors and minors. TheDepartment is expected to continue to grow rapidly both inBlacksburg and in its graduate programs in the Washington, DCmetropolitan area.Required QualificationsMaster’s degree in computer science or another science orengineering discipline; or Master’s degree in higher education,academic advising or related fieldStrong communication and personal skillsAbility to work effectively with a diverse population, includingstudents, faculty, and staffExperience with typical administrative software tools includingelectronic file sharing, word processing, and spreadsheetsExperience preparing and analyzing data-driven reports orplansPreferred QualificationsProfessional experience in academic advisingProfessional experience in higher educationProfessional experience as a supervisorExperience in communications or marketingExperience working with international studentsExperience with university student records systemsAppointment TypeRegularSalary InformationCommensurate with ExperienceReview Date12/10/2020Additional InformationThe successful Candidate will be required to have a criminalconviction checkAbout Virginia TechDedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve),Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking ahands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to beleaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institutionthat enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout theworld, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicatedto knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers morethan 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eightundergraduatecolleges , a school ofmedicine , a veterinarymedicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The universityhas a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campusin Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus inRoanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices andresearchcenters . A leading global research institution, Virginia Techconducts more than $500 million in research annually.Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, orapplicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (includingpregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, geneticinformation, national origin, political affiliation, race,religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwisediscriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about,discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation ofother employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected bylaw.If you are an individual with a disability and desire anaccommodation, please contact Tabitha Hartman [email protected] during regular business hours at least 10business days prior to the event.Advertised: November 6, 2020Applications close:last_img

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