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Securitas LLC Program Coordinator

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Student Affairs and Services

Job Description

Securitas is a Living-Learning Community (LLC) with an cybersecurity-focused residential experience. At an intersection of people, process, and technology, cybersecurity is a topic that offers opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and professional development. Securitas' mission is to equip Virginia Tech students to build, innovate, and safeguard cyberspaces of the future. Securitas' vision is to champion a purpose-driven vision of the cybersecurity field. The program will be known for its creative, curious, and civic-minded cohorts.

While the Academic Coordinator is primarily responsible for learning and curricular components (teaching the LLC course with required co-curricular events), the Program Coordinator is responsible for the living and community-building components of the LLC. The Securitas Program Coordinator reports to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies in the Pamplin College of Business and works closely with the Securitas Academic Coordinator and Office of Living-Learning Programs (OLLP) in Student Affairs. The Securitas Program Coordinator also consults with the Director of the CCI SWVA and the Securitas Advisory Board, including the Academic Director of the ISERC Center, the Academic Director of the Hume Center, and the Business Information Technology Department Head.

The Securitas Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for:

  • Serving as the daily point of contact, communication coordinator, and ambassador for the Securitas LLC.
  • Working with Student Affairs on Securitas LLC recruitment and enrollment, program orientation, extra-curricular event planning and budget management, student leadership and mentorship programs.
  • Coordinating with other LLCs to identify joint events related to relevant topics or the potential for corporate guest events and promote LLC's cybersecurity programs.
  • Collaborating with the Academic Coordinator to plan events related to the LLC course content; this is expected to be more frequent while the LLC course is in session.
  • Completing required trainings on student support (Title IX and FERPA) as well as necessary fiscal trainings to support their administrative functions.
  • Providing monthly reports to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs in Pamplin on Securitas LLC event participation, updated budget, and overall program performance.
  • Participating in the semesterly leadership meetings, sharing program reports and reflections with members of the Securitas Advisory Board.
  • Working with the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs in Pamplin, the Director of CCI SWVA, and the Securitas Advisory Board to develop industry partnerships for sponsorships, scholarships and leadership opportunities for the Securitas LLC students.
  • Providing administrative support for CCI SWVA cybersecurity graduate program events.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience;
  • Experience with event planning, budgeting, and management;
  • Experience working with diverse populations;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills;
  • Ability to run projects simultaneously with a high degree of creativity and initiative.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree;
  • Experience or interest in higher education administration, student affairs, or related field;
  • Experience in design, development, implementation and assessment of student programming;
  • Experience facilitating trainings, meetings, and curriculum for leaders;
  • Experience with Housing & Residence Life;
  • Experience with cybersecurity in business;
  • Desire to take initiative in program design and leadership;
  • Desire to learn how to lead in a responsible way, in line with VT's Principles of Community and Ut Prosim.

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Review Date

March 15, 2024

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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