The Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc. was established in 1948 to receive, manage, and disburse private gifts in support of Virginia Tech. The Foundation manages $1.7 billion of assets on behalf of Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech was founded in 1872 and offers 275 programs to over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence.
The Associate Vice President and General Counsel leads the real estate enterprise corporate compliance, insurance and risk management, and legal affairs for the Foundation and all of its various affiliated subsidiaries and related entities including a technology transfer corporation, historic hotel, golf course, public radio station, real estate holding companies and a corporate research park.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Associate Vice President and General Counsel serves as an integral member of the leadership team of the Foundation. This individual leads the in-house legal team which performs such functions such as drafting, revising and reviewing corporate and contract documents, providing legal advice and support on matters affecting Foundation operations and maintaining a professional working relationship with VT administration to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and University policies. In addition, the position assists the CEO and Secretary-Treasurer of the Foundation and its subsidiaries with all legal matters related to asset acquisition, management, and disposition. The Associate Vice President and General Counsel acts as the Risk Management liaison and works with the broader community with respect to the Foundation’s involvement in activities that support the University’s mission.
The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center Inc. (CRC), a subsidiary of the Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc., seeks an Administrative and Event Coordinator to assist with the operations of the Tech Center in Newport News, VA. The position reports to the Director of the Tech Center and is located in Newport News, VA.
The Administrative and Event Coordinator will provide superior customer service to the Tech Center community and provide clerical and event support to Tech Center. Responsibilities will include providing pro-active efficient administrative support, assistance with accounts receivables/payables, and tenant relations. The position will effectively manage and coordinate multiple assignments and projects.
In addition, The Administrative and Event Coordinator will facilitate the coordination and implementation of the Tech Center’s signature events. The position will be responsible for providing leadership, development, and supervision to the event planning and tenant relations areas of the Tech Center, ensuring events conform to the highest standards, flow smoothly, and are successful. This includes but is not limited to event planning, financial management, policy interpretations and project coordination. The Coordinator will also develop and maintain relationships with tenants, vendors and the general public to ensure proper execution of signature programs and events. The Coordinator serves in a consulting role to advise other Tech Center offices and departments on special event programming and development. Performs various inspections of Park buildings to ensure an aesthetically pleasing environment with work performed in a quality and timely manner. Serves as liaison between tenants and Tech Center vendors to assure high customer satisfaction and communication. Key to this role is collaborating with several cross-functional teams within the organization to meet objectives, targets and timelines.