Military School Job Openings

Location: Blacksburg VA
February 18, 2021
Starting: ASAP

Job Description


Dir. Alumni Relations, VTCC

Apply nowJob no: 515122
Work type: Administrative & Professional
Senior management: Vice Pres Advancement
Department: Alumni Relations
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Advancement, Alumni Relations, Fundraising

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer for the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets (VTCC) and the Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations, the Director of Alumni Relations for the Corps will serve as the chief alumni engagement officer for the VTCC. This position will be responsible for assisting the Chairperson of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Alumni Board and Chairperson of the Highty-Tighties Alumni Board to carry out their missions in support of Corps alumni and the Corps. The Director of Alumni Relations will also provide additional support toward the institution’s overall alumni engagement and institutional advancement goals and objectives. The Director of Alumni Relations will be responsible for planning, executing, and assessing alumni engagement programs, projects, and events for the Corps. This position will work collaboratively with the members of the Corp’s advancement team to pursue and promote the overall institutional goals related to alumni engagement, communications, and fundraising.

Required Qualifications

Alumnus of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets (at least 3 quarters or 2 semesters) | Master’s degree or education and experience equating to an advanced degree | Experience in event planning, logistics, programming and engagement | Excellent communication, presentation, organizational, and interpersonal skills | Ability to work independently and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues, adapt to changing priorities, and simultaneously manage multiple tasks | Must have strong computer skills, which should include desktop software and databases

Preferred Qualifications

Prior military experience; recent active service | Experience with a senior military college, federal service academy, or ROTC | Experience developing strategies for planning events to enhance philanthropic support | Experience in higher education, independent school, or non-profit environments | Demonstrated experience cultivating, managing, training volunteers and developing volunteer leadership | Experience mentoring and working with college-age students

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Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

March 10, 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.

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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Applications close: Open until filled