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Smart Road Dispatcher-VTTI

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Smart Road Dispatcher-VTTI
Role Title: Emergency Coordinator I
Posting Number: SW0180066
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:

This position is responsible for tracking the Smart Road billing and vehicle access to the Smart Road, scheduling events on the Smart Road for the current day and future dates, maximizing road use while ensuring safety on the Smart Road. Will work closely with all groups at VTTI, and facilitate an effective facility use schedule. Maintains positive interactions with all groups. Work with research, administrative, and development groups to ensure their goals and expectations are met. Motivated to work independently with little supervision
Excellent attendance record required, regardless of weather conditions.

Required Qualifications:

-Demonstrated trouble-shooting and problem solving
-Demonstrated ability to decipher information quickly and accurately.
-Demonstrated organizational skills.
-Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel).
-Demonstrated professional level customer service experience.
-Demonstrated ability to convey important information correctly and effectively.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Demonstrated experience focusing on minute details and following protocols.
-Demonstrated experience multi-tasking, trouble-shooting and problem solving.

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

-Must have a criminal background check.

- Core hours of operation for the Smart Road are M-F 6am to 8pm, others hours are worked including weekends to fit the needs of studies.
-Excellent attendance record required, regardless of weather conditions.

Employment Comments:

Must provide own transportation on regular basis

How to Apply for this Job:

Interested applicants should complete an online application at

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Restricted
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: 1 yr from hire
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
If part time, enter Percent Time: 65
Pay Band: 3
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Virginia Tech Transportation Instit
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24060
Work Schedule: Varies
Posting Date: 02/05/2018
Review Begin Date:
Job Close Date: 02/27/2018
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. * Are you available and willing to work evening and weekend hours?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

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