NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION, July 2, 2013 – Virginia Tech has begun an international search for a new vice president for the National Capital Region.
Virginia Tech’s operations in the National Capital Region advance the university’s tripartite mission focused on education, research, and outreach. The research and discovery efforts of Virginia Tech in the National Capital Region are linked with regional graduate education and outreach programs and are major contributors to the university's strategic research areas of excellence.
The vice president serves as an advisor to the president and provost in establishing both strategic directions and significant initiatives in research and education on behalf of Virginia Tech in the National Capital Region, and works with a variety of stakeholders including senior administrators in Blacksburg, academic deans, and leaders in government, industry, and academia in the National Capital Region.
In addition, the vice president oversees the operations of the Virginia Tech Research Center — Arlington providing programmatic leadership and operational management for the research facility in Arlington.
Senior Vice President and Provost Mark McNamee will chair the search committee. Members of the search committee are:
The search committee welcomes nominations for the position. Please send nominations to: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost, Virginia Tech, 210 Burruss Hall (0132), 800 Drillfield Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061 or email Mark McNamee.
Applicants must apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu, posting number AP0130117. Applicants must complete a brief faculty application, attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, vision statement for leading Virginia Tech’s efforts in the National Capital Region, and names and contact information for at least three professional references.
For full consideration, all application materials should be received by Friday, August 30.
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 225 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of $496 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.