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Temporary Laboratory Pool

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Temporary Laboratory Pool
Role Title: Laboratory & Research Aide
Posting Number: SW0160987
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Laboratory Pool opens on or about January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1. It closes March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31. You are responsible for reapplying each quarter to ensure your application is active.

These emergency hire positions will be temporary hourly appointments providing routine laboratory work to support various departments on campus.

Duties and responsibilities vary based on departmental needs. They may include but are not limited to performing daily lab routines, ordering supplies, monitoring inventory, and maintaining equipment service records and contracts. Duties may also include feeding and watering animals, cleaning cages, maintain records of research, laboratory stocks, inventory, and purchasing.

Emergency Hire opportunities are limited to 130 calendar days of employment.

Required Qualifications:

Required qualifications may vary based on assignment. Candidates with the appropriate combination of experience and skills will be considered. Previous laboratory experience demonstrating ability to follow research protocol; ability to keep an experimental laboratory notebook as instructed; working knowledge of good laboratory practices, especially safety; must have strong organizational skills and the ability to interact comfortably and respectfully with all individuals in a diverse multicultural environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a complete listing of position qualifications, and to apply, please visit www.jobs.vt.edu, and search for posting SW0160987. This posting has a close date of March 31, 2017.

Employee Category: Emergency Hire (temp wage staff)
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
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Pay Band: 1
Pay Range:
Department: XYZ Department
Work Location:
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F
Posting Date: 01/03/2017
Review Begin Date:
Job Close Date: 03/31/2017
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran 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 any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/72540

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
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    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
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  2. * Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

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