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Bell Attendant

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Bell Attendant
Role Title: Administrative & Office Specialist I
Posting Number: SW0170349
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 Bell Attendant will actively attempt to assist all guests in a friendly and courteous manner with luggage, transportation requests, and general information about the hotel and surrounding area. In addition, bell staff will greet all guests, maintain luggage carts, maintain refreshment station, and keep an organized and clean closet and bell stand. You are responsible for immediately resolving guest issues and making decisions to improve guest relations.

Required Qualifications:

Previous experience in a customer service environment. Valid Virginia driver’s license with good driving record. Must be available to work a flexible schedule to include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. Ability to transport, handle and/or lift a minimum of 50 lbs. (Note: Loading and unloading luggage out of vans, busses, etc., and delivery to and from guest rooms). Ability to multi-task and assist customers under pressure situations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Hotel experience, previous shuttle driver experience.

Employment Conditions: Must have a driver's license check
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Flexible schedule working early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Applicants must complete an on-line application at www.jobs.vt.edu, posting number SW0170349.

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
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Pay Band: 1
Pay Range: $9.25/hr
Department: The Inn at Virginia Tech
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Flexible work schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays.
Posting Date: 05/11/2017
Review Begin Date: 05/25/2017
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.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/76004

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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