Director, real estate

About the position

VCU’s office of capital assets and real estate invites applications for the director of real estate position. Regarded as a vibrant place to work, where discovery is valued and differences are celebrated and embraced, the university plays an integral role in the vitality of its home city of Richmond, Virginia. VCU and capital assets and real estate are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other characteristics that make us different. 

Reporting to the assistant vice president of capital assets and real estate, the director of real estate services effectively manages and oversees the day-to-day real estate operations at VCU including planning and execution of real estate transactions and property management functions for the university and the university’s related entities. The principal responsibility of this position is to ensure that all real estate actions are completed in an effective and timely manner for the benefit of the university.

How to apply

VCU’s executive search team is assisting Virginia Commonwealth University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Application materials should be submitted to the VCU job portal located at the link below.

VCU job portal:

Additionally, confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Tanya-Lee Giscombe. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.

Inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to: 

Tanya-Lee Giscombe, senior manager, talent strategy

Celia O’Hallahan, talent strategy associate

VCU Human Resources

(804) 828-1264

(804) 828-6157


Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, military status (including veteran status), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.