Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the public, land-grant, research university in Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is seeking applications and nominations for the inaugural director of its University Ombuds Office. The new position will establish a program that follows IOA standards and serves faculty, staff, students, and other university stakeholders. Currently, VT has only a Graduate School Ombuds, Bryan Hanson.
Applicants should have a master’s degree in a related field, related experience (Ombuds work, mediation, conflict resolution, employee relations, negotiation, etc.) preferably within higher education. Applications will be reviewed starting December 7, 2018. No salary indicated. (VT Posting.)
Update 11/9/18: Bryan Hanson will serve on the search committee.
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