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SECL VT Student Production Technician I - Summer Employment

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: SECL VT Student Production Technician I - Summer Employment
Role Title: Administrative & Office Specialist I
Posting Number: SW0180250
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:

Student Engagement and Campus Life (SECL) cultivates community for the entire Hokie Nation. Through dynamic and transformational programs, entertainment, services, and facilities, we create opportunities for students to make a lifetime of memories.
The Production Technician I is an entry-level, student position within SECL Production Services. This position provides labor, audio, video and lighting support for events taking place in the Squires Student Center, Burruss Auditorium, Graduate Life Center and other campus indoor and outdoor venues. This position reports to the Production Services Coordinator but will work under the leadership of the Production Technician II and student Supervisors to learn basic sound reinforcement, audio, video and lighting principles and systems operation. Proficiency in these areas is necessary for moving up to the next-level.

Required Qualifications:

Must be currently enrolled as a Virginia Tech student and available to work a minimum of 8 hours per week; must be able to handle and move items weighing up to 75 pounds and perform various types of manual labor; ability to work with faculty, staff, students and customers from diverse backgrounds; ability to work independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Employment Conditions: Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Work Schedule:
Must be able to work a minimum of 8 hours per week.
Hours may include early morning, day, evening and late night; may also include some overtime and last minute calls for special events. Shifts are posted 7 days a week and are scheduled based on event needs.
Production will accommodate class schedules when submitted.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Only current Virginia Tech students should apply to this pool. Students of other high schools and colleges are encouraged to apply for other Wage positions. Please check the Student Engagement & Campus Life website for employment information.

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Employee Category: Student Wage
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
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FLSA Status:
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
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Pay Band: 1
Pay Range:
Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: See Employment Conditions for Work Hours
Posting Date: 04/13/2018
Review Begin Date:
Job Close Date: 08/10/2018
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 a currently enrolled Virginia Tech student?
    • No
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you eligible for Federal work-study funding?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know
  3. * Have you previously worked for Student Engagement and Campus Life (formerly Student Centers and Activities)? If so, please list the area(s) and approximate date(s) of employment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you currently employed by Student Engagement and Campus Life (formerly Student Centers and Activities)? If so, please list the area(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
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    • 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)
  6. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

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