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Vacancy for Assistant Director at Virginia Tech in the US

Vacancy for Assistant Director at Virginia Tech in the US

Country: USA
City: Blacksburg
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Apply for the Vacancy for Assistant Director at Virginia Tech in the US. Reporting directly to the TRIO Programs Director, the Assistant Director is responsible for assisting with the administration, implementation, and continuation of the U.S. Department of Education funded Talent Search/ TRIO project.

Salary: $52,000 up to a budget maximum of $56,000

Job Title: Assistant Director, Talent Search

The category of the position is Human Resources.


These include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for ensuring the successful recruitment, retention, and participation of program participants in accordance with federal regulations and departmental guidelines.
  • Also, assist Director with the design and implementation of the program budget.
  • Supervise the planning and coordination, implementation, and evaluation of academic, social, and cultural programs for students and families.
  • Likewise, the candidate ensures that the academic year curriculum meets federal guidelines as outlined in the grant proposal, identified services are provided to program participants, and that active participants meet the federally required minimum of receiving two services annually.
  • Furthermore, oversee the planning of virtual and/or in-person trips and activities.
  • Responsible for the training, evaluation, and direct supervision of the two Talent Search Project Advisors.
  • Also, he/she assists the TRIO Programs Director with the compilation of materials for the Annual Performance Report for the U.S. Department of Education, Virginia Tech Outreach and International Affairs reports and coordinates tracking of former participants.
  • Likewise, maintains a caseload of participants, provides virtual and/or in-person services, group workshops, and support to help students overcome barriers to post-secondary education.

Qualifications for Vacancy for Assistant Director


  • Master’s degree in Education, Educational Administration, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field
  • Also, relevant professional experience working for a federal TRIO program and/or similar educational access program
  • Experience with the college selection and enrollment process, including demonstrated knowledge of financial aid and financial literacy, academic and career advising, college admissions and selection processes
  • Likewise, demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with varied constituents, ranging from university administration, school personnel, to participants and their families


  • Ability to develop working relationships with persons of culturally diverse backgrounds, including disadvantaged and underrepresented students and their families
  • Also, experience working for educational programs that address the needs of the income-eligible, first-generation college, and students with demonstrated need
  • Likewise, demonstrated ability to write and secure local, state and/or federal grants/proposals


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, commonly known as Virginia Tech and by the initials VT and VPI, is a public, land-grant, research university with its main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline21 September,2020
Company NameVirginia Tech



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