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Records Center Technician

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Records Center Technician
Role Title: Store & Warehouse Specialist I
Posting Number: SW0170203
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:

Shreds confidential paper records and degausses electronic storage media according to established policies and procedures (including box prep work required for shredding as necessary). Shelves records transferred to inactive storage, and retrieves box and folder requests for University Records Center customers.

Required Qualifications:

-Work experience in a warehouse or other production-related setting.
-Ability to stand for long periods at a time. -Ability to safely move and handle boxes weighing up to 35 pounds or more.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Work experience in a records center.
-Work experience operating high-capacity industrial paper shredders and/or order picker (at heights up to 50 feet).

Employment Conditions: Other (Describe Below), Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Work location:
University Storage Facility
600 Energy Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060

- Please note that while this position is in Blacksburg it is located at an off-campus location and would require employees own or have reliable transportation. This location is not supported by a Blacksburg Transit stop

- Must be certified to operate an order picker within 3 months from hire date

- Must be able to work from high places

- Must sign a confidentiality agreement prior to completion of hiring paperwork

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a complete listing of position qualifications, and to apply, please visit, and search for posting #SW0170203.

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
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
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 1
Pay Range: $10.00/hr
Department: Library
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: 30 hrs per week to be worked between M-F, 8am-5pm (schedule not flexible)
Posting Date: 03/15/2017
Review Begin Date: 03/28/2017
Job Close Date:
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.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position has a set work schedule and these hours are not flexible and include working during school breaks and summer. Can you work the work schedule listed for this job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * This position is located off-campus and the successful candidate will need to provide their own transportation as the work location is not on any Blacksburg bus route. Can you provide your own transportation?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Are you interested in part time, hourly employment?
    • YES
    • NO
  4. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (
    • Diverse Jobs (
    • Insight Into Diversity (
    • Indeed (
    • Roanoke Times Online (
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (
    • Virginia Tech job site (
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  5. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only).
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc