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 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.

Position Summary:
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.