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iScholars Spring/Summer Coordinator

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: iScholars Spring/Summer Coordinator
Role Title: Library Specialist II
Posting Number: SW0180176
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 position of iScholars Spring/Summer Coordinator is a wage emergency hire position reporting to the Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives in the Office of the Vice President for the National Capital Region (OVP NCR). The iScholars Spring/Summer Coordinator will manage the 2018 iScholars National Capital Region (NCR) internship program through mid-August 2018. The program is based in Blacksburg but will require summer residence in the NCR in University provided housing from May 15th – August 15th.

• Coordinate and support student application process including program interviews
• Communicate with student applicants and accepted students
• Communicate with corporate partners and employers
• Coordinate student professional development and career enrichment activities
• Provide day-to-day supervision for student interns working for the iScholars program
• Provide supervision at WeLive to ensure students abide Virginia Tech policies and procedures
• Coordinate and execute summer field trips and seminar series
• Track student participate in summer iScholars activities
• Support NCR strategic initiatives related to undergraduate experiential learning
• Provide on-call support as required
• Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

• MS degree in relevant field (higher education, human resources management, business, science, or engineering)
• Experience with program development and implementation
• Experience working with corporate partners
• Experience in sales and marketing
• Experience working with undergraduates
• Excellent teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience working in innovation and entrepreneurial sectors
• Experience in web development and maintenance

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Must provide own transportation on regular basis, Must have valid driver's license
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to and search for posting SW0180176. If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Employee Category: Emergency Hire (temp wage staff)
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: 8/24/18
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Band: 4
Pay Range: $24-26.50/hour
Department: National Capital Region Operations
Work Location: National Capital Region
Location, if not Blacksburg: Arlington, VA
Location Zip Code: 22203
Work Schedule: Mon - Fri
Posting Date: 03/13/2018
Review Begin Date: 03/20/2018
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. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents