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SECL VT Graduate Student Pool - Summer Employment

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: SECL VT Graduate Student Pool - Summer Employment
Role Title: Administrative & Office Specialist I
Posting Number: SW0180251
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 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.

Only current Virginia Tech Graduate Students should apply to this pool.

The Student Engagement and Campus Life VT Graduate Student Pool is for positions supporting the Graduate Life Center at Virginia Tech.

The Student Engagement and Campus Life VT Graduate Student applicant pool represents the staff that works closely with the Student Engagement and Campus Life Operations Superintendent and the Graduate School to provide services to the patrons of the GLC. This includes providing excellent customer service, oversight of the information desk, reserving rooms, basic cleaning (wiping tables, vacuuming, etc.), administrative support, marketing and clerical duties. Shifts hours vary but may require Saturdays and may include early morning, day, evening, weekend and holiday hours as needed.

Required Qualifications:

Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program at Virginia Tech; must possess demonstrated customer service skills and excellent communication skills; ability to work independently and interface effectively with a diverse clientele. Must be able to move and handle up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduate Coursework in Property Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management or Business Management, knowledge of campus and previous facility management work a plus.

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

Varies, must be able to work Saturdays. May include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

The Student Building Manager has primary responsibility, including emergency response, for the building during evening and weekend hours.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Apply to posting online at

Employee Category: Student Wage
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:
Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Varies, must be able to work Saturdays. May include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
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 currently enrolled in a graduate school program at Virginia Tech?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (
    • 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)
  3. 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