Isaac Barber serves as Assistant Director for Event Planning and War Memorial Chapel Operations. In this position, he manages the facility operations for War Memorial Chapel. He also oversees the office responsible for the reservation and scheduling of all Student Centers and Activities managed spaces, including Burruss Hall Auditorium, Squires Student Center, Johnston Student Center, areas of the Graduate Life Center, War Memorial Chapel, atriums in academic facilities, and most outdoor locations on the main campus of Virginia Tech. He and the scheduling and event support teams are committed to providing excellent customer service to university departments, student organizations, external clients, and visitors to the university.
Barber has been part of the Student Centers and Activities team since 2009 and has worked in and around the Virginia Tech community since 2004. Previously, he provided academic student support as a graduation analyst and athletic eligibility analyst with the Virginia Tech University Registrar. Additionally, he worked as an operations trainer for Blacksburg Transit, where he developed and implemented training processes and procedures for the operations and access divisions.
Barber received a bachelor of science in business management with a concentration in entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology from Virginia Tech’s Pamplin School of Business. He is currently pursuing a masters in leadership and policy studies with a focus on higher education administration.