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Housekeeping Assistant Wage Pool, Moss Arts Center

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Housekeeping Assistant Wage Pool, Moss Arts Center
Role Title: Housekeeping and/or Apparel Worker I
Posting Number: SW0170536
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:

These positions are not available to Virginia Tech students. VT students should contact the Center for the Arts directly to inquire about available student positions.

The Moss Arts Center Housekeeping Assistant Wage Pool opens/closes each January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1. You are responsible for reapplying each quarter for your application to remain active.

Housekeeping workers maintain cleanliness of the Moss Arts Center building and grounds and assure an aesthetically pleasing, clean, sanitary, and safe environment in a variety of spaces including lobbies, theater and other public event areas, performance support areas, restrooms, offices, classrooms, and research studios. They provide routine and urgent-need services before, during, and after events and must commit to an irregular shift schedule.

Required Qualifications:

- Previous housekeeping work experience.
- Experience providing excellent customer service and positive interpersonal interaction with a variety of clientele.
- Ability and willingness to work an irregular schedule that may include evenings, mornings, weekends, and weekdays to accommodate event schedules.
-Ability to perform daily activities requiring continual physical exertion, including climbing stairs, safely moving and handling up to 50 lbs, bending, stooping, reaching (including above the head), pushing/pulling, performing repetitive motions, twisting, shoveling snow, walking and standing extensively.
- Ability and willingness to work outside in all weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience safely and efficiently operating electrically powered and manual cleaning equipment.
- Housekeeping experience working at a university or college, or experience in an institutional or commercial cleaning environment such as hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, or similar.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Generally 2pm – 11pm, with shifts adjusted to meet event schedules. Frequent weekend work required.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

To apply, applicants must complete the online application at www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #SW0170536. As an option, a resume may be attached to the application. Review of applications will begin on July 17, 2017.

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: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Center for the Arts at VT
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Variable shifts; generally 2pm - 11pm, frequent weekend work required to meet event schedule.
Posting Date: 07/10/2017
Review Begin Date: 07/17/2017
Job Close Date: 09/30/2017
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/77845

Supplemental Questions

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita