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Associate Director for Programs and Assessment

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Senior management: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Recreational Sports Aux
Categories: Recreation / Event, Student Affairs / Services

Job Description

The Associate Director for Programs and Assessment reports to the Director of Recreational Sports and serves as a member of the departmental leadership team providing strategic direction of recreational programs to promote the mission of health and well-being to the campus community. The Associate Director will provide direct oversight of all recreation programs including Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Fitness, Venture Out and Events. In this role, the Associate Director will aim to provide top quality programmatic experiences that drive the Hokie Movement and meet the ever-changing needs of a diverse student and campus population. Additionally this position will lead the departmental comprehensive assessment program which includes tracking usage trends, assessing administrative and learning outcomes, measuring customer service, benchmarking Recreational Sports initiatives, and other assessment needs. The Associate Director will work with each program and functional area to develop and implement the assessment plan as well as develop strategic goals and action items to continue to strive for excellence.

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Recreation Administration, Health Promotion, Public Health, Physical Education, or related field;
Previous experience developing assessment plans including mission, goals, objectives and outcomes; developing and selecting assessment tools; administering and delivering assessment and evaluations; analyzing data and developing reports
Previous full-time leadership experience in developing and administering a program within campus recreation;
Previous supervisory experience of full-time staff
Demonstrated budget development experience;
Demonstrated knowledge of computer hardware and software applications such as Microsoft Teams, Innosoft Fusion, IMLeagues or other recreational management software
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
Experience working on departmental, divisional, and/or university committees;
Knowledge of a variety of sports rules and participation policies;
CPR/AED, first aid, and blood borne pathogens certification or the ability to obtain prior to employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience with efficient, effective, and engaging public speaking;
Experience with statistical software such as excel, SPSS, SAS or another solution

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Salary Information

$68,000 - $73,000

Review Date

July 25, 2022

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 military 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.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact (Donna Dickerson) at ( during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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