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Old Dominion University

Location: NorfolkVA 23529 Document ID: AC233-0JPZ Posted on: 2018-08-0908/09/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Director, Tri-Cities Center

This position provides strategic planning, leadership and management for all aspects of University operations at the Tri-Cities Center. Other duties include: spearheads on-site Transfer Center and associated student success and recruitment programming, serves as chief POC for TCC use of the facility, oversees co-curricular and community engagement programming, budget, facilities use, and public relations/marketing and outreach; hires, trains, and evaluates all full-time staff; collaborates with numerous University academic and administrative units in support of programming and events; develops and implements marketing strategies for the Center and University in the Tri-Cities service areas, in collaboration with the other Regional Higher Education Centers and appropriate main campus offices; builds strategic alliances with corporate, government, professional, and community organizations; represents the University in the Tri-Cities service areas, especially Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Chesapeake; participates in the development of annual assessments, annual reports, and reaccreditation efforts; collaborates with the Peninsula and Virginia Beach higher education centers on regional initiatives.

Type of Recruitment
General Public

Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree. Extensive experience providing advocacy, public relations, academic advising, and/or student success/training/professional development programming to diverse clients. Experience supervising others. Experience managing resources/budgets, facilities, and/or academic scheduling. Considerable knowledge and demonstrated experience in leadership and management best practices. Working knowledge of transfer, non-traditional and/or adult student needs. Marketing/public relations and/or outreach experience. Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with many diverse constituents and colleagues. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with community college and/or transfer students in a university setting. Significant student success or academic advising background in a higher education setting. Strong working knowledge of trends in higher education.

Conditions of Employment

Job Open Date

Open Until Filled

Application Review Date

Job Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Criminal Background Check
The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check.

Department Information

Equity Statement
It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or consistent with contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

ODU Statement
Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU's programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.

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