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Staff Employment Opportunities

Admissions Officer

Virginia International University is seeking a full-time Admissions Officer to join our Admissions Team in our Fairfax, VA office!

Responsibilities include:

Analyze qualifications of prospective students utilizing established University admissions standards, guidelines and criteria.
Ensure completion of student admissions files.
Create and update student files, check admission documents, and determine admissibility of prospective students to the University.
Correspond with prospective students, applicants, University alumni, guidance counselors and others seeking information on admissions standards, academic and non-academic programs.
Represent VIU while participating in student recruitment events.
Answer daily admission inquiries by email, phone, and in person.
Complete initial registration process.
Assist with the administration of Placement Testing.
Extensive data entry duties.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
At least two years of administrative support experience in an educational setting; Admissions or Registrar experience preferred.
Accuplacer experience preferred.
Exceptional communication skills (native-like English verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work with a highly diverse group of students and staff.
Excellent organizational, time management, prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome oriented and dynamic work environment.
Skilled in the use of office software application and other technology.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send the following 4 items in one email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hard copies and faxes will not be accepted. Relocation expenses are not offered by Virginia International University. Only applicants submitting all 4 required pieces will be considered.

1. Cover Letter detailing qualifications and abilities
2. Resume
3. Copies of unofficial higher education transcripts
4. VIU Online Employment Application

Candidates selected for an in-person interview should be prepared to participate in an on-site Excel and Word skills test.

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Administrative Coordinator– President's Office

Virginia International University is seeking a full-time Administrative Coordinator to provide support to the President's Office. This position will report to the University's President in our Fairfax, VA office.

Responsibilities:

  • Development, support, and coordination as a representative of the President’s Office to external contacts.
  • Support and coordinate internal communication within the organization as representative of the President’s Office.
  • Support regular review of operating practices and procedures to develop and improve the University’s internal and external communication, policies, and overall public image.
  • Promote the President’s Office via traditional and social media to create awareness and a positive image. Provide internal and external press releases and agendas on behalf of the President’s Office.
  • Manage all communications on behalf of the President’s Office. Screen and respond to incoming e-mails, calls, and mail from internal and external contacts.
  • Arrange and coordinate executive meetings, visits and events in support of networking and public relations. Build relationships with external contacts on behalf of the President’s Office.
  • Coordinate all University Board of Trustee Meetings. Prepare documentation, presentations, and other reports for purposes of providing informational content that reflect the University’s public image.
  • Manage President’s Office budget and purchases.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; Master’s degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of administrative experience
  • Event planning experience and project management experience highly desirable
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well within a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body

How to Apply:

Please send the following 4 items in one email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Only applicants submitting all 4 required pieces will be considered. Hard copies and faxes will not be accepted. Relocation expenses are not covered by the University.

1. Cover Letter detailing your abilities and qualifications
2. Resume
3. VIU Employment Application
4. Copies of unofficial higher education transcripts

Candidates selected for an in-person interview should be prepared to participate in an on-site Excel and Word skills test.

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Full-Time Professor - School of Computer Information Systems

Virginia International University is seeking an experienced Full-Time Professor to teach on ground and possibly online courses, develop and design online courses and support our School of Computer Information Systems at our Fairfax, VA campus.

The Full-Time Professor will be responsible for teaching 8 - 10 courses each academic year, developing and designing online courses, supporting the School of Computer Information Systems in advising students, academic and program development, and participating in instructional effectiveness processes.

Duties Include:

  • Teaching 8-10 courses over 4 academic semesters
  • Student advising
  • Teaching and/or coordinating seminars and orientations
  • Overseeing student internships and fellowships
  • Supporting the Dean in resolving faculty/student matters
  • Providing assistance to students facing academic obstacles
  • Coordinating and/or supporting student clubs, events, and off-campus activities
  • Implementing new concentrations and majors
  • Researching and selecting textbooks for classes
  • Organizing materials and records for accreditation
  • Determining student placement and exit activities
  • Develop and follow through on academic IEP
  • Promote the School through membership and participation in professional and academic organizations
  • Represent the School to internal and external academic communities, alumni, business and industry, government, foundations, and the general community
  • Work collaboratively with the School of Online Education to develop online courses that are effective and up to date with the current online education standards
  • Make courses user friendly and well designed to have better learning outcomes  
  • Design online modules incorporating a variety of web-design and instructional tools, including HTML pages, graphics, streaming video and audio, and flash    

 Requirements:

  • Terminal Degree in a computing discipline
  • Minimum of four years of experience teaching as a Professor in a graduate computer science program
  • Five or more years of experience with Moodle or a similar LMS
  • Experience with designing and building online academic courses
  • Understanding of the mechanics of online learning and effective teaching styles
  • Ability to teach courses in at least three of the following areas at the master's level: Algorithms, Networking, Animation and Gaming, Machine Learning, and Applications Development
  • At least four years of experience in an academic administrator role
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills; excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body; ability to excel in a demanding, outcome oriented and dynamic work environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to carry out projects through to completion with minimal supervision
HOW TO APPLY:

Please send the following in one email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Only applicants submitting all required documentation below will be considered. Hard copies and faxes will not be accepted. Relocation expenses are not covered by the University.

1. Cover Letter detailing teaching and administrative qualifications and abilities
2. Resume/CV
3. Teaching Statement/Philosophy including areas of expertise
4. A listing of all undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching history (specify online or on ground)
5. Teaching Portfolio (sample lesson plans, videos of lectures, other supportive teaching documents)
6. Copies of unofficial higher education transcripts
7. VIU Employment Application

In addition to our interview process, selected candidates will be expected to present a teaching demonstration

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Application Developer/Support (.Net)

Virginia International University is seeking an Application Developer/Support to join a team which supports a range of applications used within the University. This is an active position which also requires the technical co-ordination of a small team of Developers in order to deliver solutions through enhancement and maintenance of production applications.

The successful candidate will possess strong technical skills combined with solid verbal and written communication skills in order to work with other departments to deliver high-quality, high availability software solutions to meet the needs of our students, faculty, and staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform maintenance of production application, application enhancements, and bug fixes
  • Perform support for databases including design, maintenance, performance tuning, and assurance of database integrity
  • Evaluate user needs and implement systems and solutions to best service
  • Consult with users and IT functions to diagnose and resolve complex problems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • Prior experience in similar field
  • Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Experience working with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Experience with Microsoft .Net (Dot net) technologies
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of any of the following a plus:
  • PHP programing
  • CMS such as Joomla or Drupal

How to Apply:

Please send the following 4 items in one email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hard copies and faxes will not be accepted. Relocation expenses are not offered by Virginia International University. Only applicants submitting all 4 required pieces will be considered.

  1. Cover Letter detailing qualifications, abilities and salary expectations
  2. Resume 
  3. Copies of unofficial higher education transcripts 
  4. VIU Employment Application
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Librarian

Virginia International University is currently seeking an experienced, customer service oriented Librarian for our Fairfax, VA campus.

The Librarian will maintain a library that successfully assists students and faculty in locating, retrieving and using the information they require to achieve their academic objectives. To attain this goal, the Librarian is responsible for managing and assisting in each of the three main areas of work related to the library operation: user services (e.g., reference); technical services (e.g., acquisitions and cataloging); and administration (e.g., policy, planning, and personnel).

Requirements and Qualifications:

•Masters of Library Science degree from a university with an American Library Association accredited M.L.S. program
•Librarian's Professional Certificate issued by the State of Virginia
•At least one year of prior experience in library or information resource center management, preferably in a higher education setting
•Excellent online research abilities including knowledge of a wide range of scholarly and public information resources
•Skilled in the use of office software application and other technology; Microsoft Office Suite proficiency preferred
•Exceptional communication skills (fluent English verbal and written skills) and interpersonal skills
•Experience working with international students preferred along with ability to work with a highly diverse group of students and staff
•Excellent organizational, time management, prioritization and multi-tasking skills
•Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented and dynamic work environment
•Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and to reach both the upper and lowermost shelves of the library bookcases

How To Apply:

Please send the following in one email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Only applicants submitting all 4 required pieces will be considered. Hard copies and faxes will not be accepted. Relocation expenses are not covered by the University.

1. Cover Letter detailing qualifications and abilities and specifying salary requirement
2. Resume
3. Copies of unofficial transcripts
4. VIU Employment Application

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Career Center Manager

Virginia International University is seeking an experienced, dynamic, customer-service oriented, full-time Career Center Manager in Fairfax, VA.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate all Career Center events and activities.
  • Develop and strengthen relations with VIU alumni.
  • Promote VIU by researching and identifying prospective employers and develop relationships with students, alumni and VIU staff to enhance student job placements.
  • Assist students in locating paid and unpaid internship opportunities as well as job placement upon graduation.
  • Plan and implement programs and projects that strategically engage VIU alumni.
  • Organize employer information sessions, job fairs, alumni workshops, developmental workshops, mock interviews and networking opportunities among students and the local business community.
  • Supervise part time student(s).

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree required in the fields of Student Development, Student Personnel Management, Human Resources, and/or Marketing.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience plus demonstrated progressive responsibility in the area of student development or career services at the higher education level.
  • Demonstrated record of successful management.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with employers and knowledge of employment opportunities for new graduates.
  • Experience working with international students preferred as well as ability to work with a highly diverse group of students and staff.
  • Excellent English verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome oriented and dynamic work environment.
  • Familiarity with use of technology in higher education.
  • Experience, comfort and efficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Detail oriented with outstanding customer service skills.

How to Apply:

Please send the following 4 items in one email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Only applicants submitting all 4 required pieces will be considered.
1. Cover Letter detailing qualifications, abilities and salary expectation
2. Resume
3. Copies of unofficial higher education transcripts
4. VIU Employment Application

Hard copies and faxes will not be accepted. Relocation expenses are not offered by Virginia International University.

Candidates selected for an in-person interview should be prepared to participate in an on-site Excel and Word skills test.


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Communications Coordinator

Virginia International University is seeking a dynamic and experienced full-time Communications Coordinator to initiate, facilitate and maintain constant communication with prospective students in order to assist in the continued growth of the University.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Initiate, facilitate and maintain communication with students through online mediums, e-mails, phone calls, online chat and in-person.
  • Create monthly reports on sources and numbers of student inquiries.
  • Ensure accuracy of information is communicated to prospective and current students.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of two to three years of higher education or sales experience.
  • Exceptional English written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Detail oriented with outstanding customer service skills.
  • Superior analytical/critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Familiarity with use of technology in higher education and strong Microsoft Office applications skills.
  • Excellent keyboard speed and accuracy required.

How to Apply:

Please send the following 4 items in one email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hard copies and faxes will not be accepted. Relocation expenses are not offered by Virginia International University. Only applicants submitting all 4 required pieces will be considered.

1. Cover Letter detailing qualifications and abilities
2. Resume
3. Copies of unofficial higher education transcripts
4. VIU Employment Application

Candidates selected for an in-person interview should be prepared to participate in an on-site Excel and Word skills test.

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Virginia International University (VIU) was established in 1998 with the goal of providing affordable, quality higher education for students preparing to meet the ever-evolving needs and opportunities of the 21st century workforce. Located in Fairfax, Virginia, just minutes from Washington, DC, VIU is an independent academic establishment combining a liberal arts tradition with emphasis on career orientation. We are currently offering graduate and undergraduate level programs in computer science, business, and management, as well as full and part-time certificates in a variety of professional and technical fields, including English as a Second Language (ESL). Our student body comes from over 50 different countries.

It is the policy of VIU to provide equal employment and educational opportunities for all people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, disability, source of income, place of residence or business, and veteran status. An integral part of this policy is to administer recruiting , hiring, working conditions, benefits and privileges of employment, compensation, training, opportunity for advancement including upgrades and promotion, transfer, and termination of employment including layoff and recall for all employees in accordance with this policy.