Employment

The Division of Student Affairs offers a wide array of employment opportunities for professionals and students. Working for the Division of Student Affairs allows you to interact with students outside of the classroom. Whether you are working with Housing and Residence Life or Student Engagement and Campus Life, a position with the division means that you will be engaging with students, learning about them, and ultimately affecting their lives while at Virginia Tech.

The Division of Student Affairs has the following list of positions open. Each position title is linked directly to the application instructions. For more information aboutapplying for positions at Virginia Tech visit www.jobs.vt.edu.


Dining Services Wage Pool

Department: Dining Services

These positions are not available to Virginia Tech students. VT students need to apply to the Dining Services “VT Student” Pool.
The Dining Services Wage Pool opens/closes June 1, October 1 and February 1. You are responsible for reapplying each quarter to ensure your application is active.
The Dining Services Wage Pool applicant pool provides food service to customers of the university dining centers with a high level of customer satisfaction. Ensures a clean, safe and sanitary environment for employees and customers. Shifts vary by position and dining center and may include early morning, day, evening, night, and weekend hours; and may include some overtime and call-in work. Work area assignment may be changed as necessary.
These vacancies include temporary, full-time, and part-time work. Positions in the following areas are often available: Utilities Assistant, Service Associate, Service Associate / Cashier, Line Cook, Lead Cook, Pastry Culinarian, Lead Associate, Pre-Prep Assistant, and Housekeeping Worker.


Dining Services Shift Leader Pool

Department: Dining Services

These positions are not available to Virginia Tech students. VT students need to apply to the Dining Services "VT Student" Pool.

The Food Production Supervisor pool opens/closes June 1, October 1 and February 1. You are responsible for reapplying as necessary to ensure your application is active.

Provides operational support and assists in the training and supervision of staff in a large, high volume food service facility. Responsibilities include supervision of employees across all shifts in the assigned work area, coordination of food production, recipe management, product movement, supervision, quality control, customer satisfaction, and effective maintenance of computerized support system. Uses commercial kitchen equipment, standard recipes and procedures in preparation of nutritious and attractive menu items and ensures safety and sanitation procedures are followed. Assist in inventories, stock rotation, receipt of goods, storage, and documentation. Ensures a high level of customer service and responds to complaints in a professional and timely manner.


SECL VT Student Administrator for Student Budget Board

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

The Student Administrator for Student Budget Board (SBB) will provide support to the Board, guidance for students, and support for SECL financial practices. The Student Administrator will attend SBB meetings on Monday evenings (4-7:00 pm), prepare the agenda for the meetings in tandem with the Chair, keep minutes during meetings, create action items following the meeting, conduct in-depth tracking and analysis of funding, field student organization questions, and meet regularly with the Associate Director and Chair. This position is crucial for the success of SBB and will provide a wonderful opportunity for the student administrator to expand their portfolio. Each year, SBB works to allocate approximately $1.3 million and the student administrator is a key piece of that work. The Student Administrator reports to the Associate Director for SECL, Engagement.


Dining Services VT Student Staff

Department: Dining Services

Only current Virginia Tech students should apply to this pool. Students of other high schools and colleges are encouraged to apply for the Dining Services Wage Pool.

Dining Services Student Staff provide food service to customers of the university dining centers with a high level of customer satisfaction. Ensures a clean, safe and sanitary environment for employees and customers. Shifts vary by position and dining center and may include early morning, day, evening, night, and weekend hours.Positions in the following areas are frequently available: cashiering, serving, food prep, kitchen staff, dish/pot-wash, housekeeping and Catering. Student Management opportunities exist for qualified applicants.


Facilities Assistant - Night Crew

Department: Planning and Operations

Responds to emergency maintenance calls during the night shift and adequately accesses emergency situations, reference guidelines, take measures to minimize losses, and contact appropriate personnel if needed. Also responsible for maintaining established standards of cleanliness and sanitation including student lounges, lobbies, stairs, rest rooms, showers, and other interior space. Duties include floor maintenance, dusting, gathering and removal of trash, snow and ice removal from entranceways and sidewalks, collecting recycling, and replenishing supplies. Operates powered and manual cleaning equipment. Reports needed equipment and building repair and any unsafe or unusual housekeeping situations. Responsible for the care and handling of housekeeping supplies, equipment, and assigned keys.


HR Assistant

Department: DSA Human Resources

Member of Division of Student Affairs Human Resources Team. Assists with various HR project and administrative duties. Assists with entry level hiring pools. Responsible for outside advertising and job notices within Division. Audits to ensure that classification and compensation changes have been made in University HRIS system. Assists with setting up HR training classes and posting classes on Coursewhere. Assists with quality assurance on transactional paperwork, pay action letters and other correspondence. Responsible for assigned reporting that is communicated with clients such as required trainings and I-9 errors. Screens applicants for Staff postings when needed. Sets up recruiting files and ensures that all appropriate hiring documentation is included. Drafts decline letters to be sent to applicants. Assists with dispositioning applicants in applicant tracking system for all hires. Serves as backup to HR Generalist for duties such as conviction check/driver check entry and forms generation.


Food Truck Shift Leader Pool

Department: Dining Services

Provides operational support and assists in the training and supervision of staff in a large, mobile unit, or high volume food service facility. Responsibilities include supervision of employees across all shifts in the assigned work area, coordination of food production, recipe management, product movement, quality control, customer satisfaction, and diversion/waste logs. Uses commercial kitchen equipment and standard recipes and procedures in preparation of nutritious and attractive menu items. Ensures safety and sanitation procedures are followed and documented according to Dining Services HACCP guidelines. Assists in completing inventories and ensuring that stock is rotated according to FIFO. Assists in the proper storage, and required documentations of goods received. Ensures a high level of customer service and responds to guest complaints in a professional and timely manner.


SECL Engagement Ambassador Student Pool

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

This fall Student Engagement and Campus Life (SECL) will be launching the brand new Student Organization Resource Center, located in the BreakZone. Student Engagement and Campus Life (SECL) is looking for exceptional Hokies to serve as Engagement Ambassadors for the 2017-2018 academic year. Engagement Ambassadors are tasked to help fellow Hokies find their community through peer mentorship and student organization membership. Additionally, Engagement Ambassadors will support student leaders as they identify ways to help their organization thrive at Virginia Tech through the utilization of SECL resources. These goals will be accomplished through peer advising, workshop facilitation, and managing the resource center. Preference will be given to applicants who are involved on-campus and familiar with GobblerConnect.

The Engagement Ambassador position splits into three focus areas. Based on a combination of interviews, training, and ranking preference, successful candidates will be placed into one or more of the following focus areas:

• Peer Engagement Advisor (PEA). The PEA helps students explore involvement opportunities at Virginia Tech. Ambassadors in this position will use social media and other digital platforms to ensure that students are engaged with events and organizations offering one-on-one conversations and group sessions about.

• Leadership Educator. The Leadership Educator will educate student leaders and organizations on how to run effectively by facilitating workshops and trainings, providing organization coaching sessions, and building a resource database.

• Connection Specialist. The Connection Specialist will help student organizations make the most out their GobblerConnect membership. Ambassadors in this position will also help audit and update GobblerConnect to provide a more accurate engagement experience. Connection Specialists may also provide insight on forming Google sites and how to connection your organization to students, other organizations, and the VT community.

Primary Tasks & Opportunities

• Provide student leaders with insight on available resources and student organizations
• Provide support to existing clubs and organizations as well as to students looking to start a new organization
• Contribute to a digital organization resource database
• Help students navigate GobblerConnect and Google sites
• Track usage of resource center and keep the resource center clean and organized
• Manage organization print center cards and other inventory
• Work with SECL team on special events and marketing
• Serve as a peer mentor to students seeking involvement opportunities at VT
• Create new strategies to help students become involved on campus

Other Duties
• Answer phones and provide high quality customer service
• Assist with various administrative tasks
• Other duties as assigned


SECL VT Student Production Technician I - Fall Semester

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

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.


Nutritionist

Department: Schiffert Health Center

To provide student dietary consultations and provide nutrition education materials and information to students and staff at the Schiffert Health Center.


Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Department: Fraternity & Sorority Life

The position specifically supports the mission of the Division of Student Affairs by enhancing the support and leadership to the fraternity and sorority community. Along with the team members in the office, the Assistant Director will serve as a resource for chapter advisors, faculty advisors, alumni/ae, parents, national representatives/volunteers, university administrators, staff/faculty, and the university community regarding the fraternity and sorority community. The position will provide leadership, advising, and strategic planning guidance to the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and member chapters. The position will be responsible for curriculum development and facilitation of leadership education programming as part of the Fraternal Leaders Institute series. Specifically, the position will be responsible for the infusion of multicultural competencies into leadership education and community development. With a focus upon the aspect of community development, the position will coordinate strategic communication efforts for the fraternity and sorority community and lead the awards and recognition process. The position will also represent Fraternity and Sorority Life on special division and university committees/projects.

The Assistant Director will directly supervise a Graduate Assistant, a part-time outreach coordinator, and intern students in the office. The Assistant Director will report to the Director.


Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Department: Student Conduct

Reporting to the Director, the Assistant Director works closely with the staff in Student Conduct to implement and manage identified strategic goals and priorities for the department, as well as to deliver the educational mission of the student conduct system.

Core Responsibilities include:

-Departmental Leadership and Liaison: Assist the institution’s chief conduct officer to facilitate the educational mission of the department, implement the strategic vision of the office, and provide leadership in departmental decision-making and problem solving. Additionally, foster positive working relationships with campus and community partners.

-Project Management: Coordinate and provide leadership to departmental goals, priorities, and projects by coordinating assessment and data analysis efforts, promotional and marketing outreach, and technology maintenance and advancements.

-Development and Educational Priorities: Provide leadership for educational efforts associated with the advancement of the Aspirations for Student Learning, internal and external training and professional development programs, and sanction management and implementation.

-Coordination and Adjudication of Conduct Cases: Coordinate and adjudicate conduct cases and determine sanctions for students and organizations charged with violations of the Code of Student Conduct.

-Compliance: Demonstrate thorough expertise and knowledge the application of university, state, and federal laws, policies, and regulations regarding student discipline, student records, Clery, FERPA, and gender-based and sexual violence cases.


Academic Coach and Counselor

Department: Services for Students with Disabilities

The Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) office exists to assist the university with its mission of promoting students' academic success, personal growth, and development of life skills. Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Academic Coach and Counselor works to ensure that students with disabilities receive equal access to curricular and co-curricular opportunities in the academic community, in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as Amended (2008). The Academic Coach and Counselor will provide specialized support services to individuals with disabilities including coaching, counseling, skills instruction, and advocacy.


Dining Services Salary Pool

Department: Dining Services

These positions are not available to Virginia Tech students. VT students need to apply to the Dining Services “VT Student” Pool.
The Dining Services Salary Pool opens/closes June 1, October 1 and February 1. You are responsible for reapplying each quarter to ensure your application is active.
The Dining Services Salary applicant pool provides food service to customers of the university dining centers with a high level of customer satisfaction. Ensures a clean, safe and sanitary environment for employees and customers. Shifts vary by position and dining center and may include early morning, day, evening, night, and weekend hours; and may include some overtime and call-in work. Work area assignment may be changed as necessary.
Positions in the following areas are frequently available: Service Associate, Lead Associate, Utilities Assistant, Service Associate / Cashier, Line Cook, Lead Cook.


Assistant Director of Student Governance

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

The Assistant Director of Student Governance serves as part of a team of professionals in the Department of Student Engagement & Campus Life, which provides education, guidance, and services to students and student organizations at Virginia Tech. The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director are to advise the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Graduate Student Assembly (GSA). This including working with various organization committees, university policies, internal and external partners, budget oversight, and teaching and providing advocacy for the student leaders. The Assistant Director supervises two graduate assistants while also working to develop holistic training plans for all graduate assistants in the Engagement area. Additional opportunities will be provided for support of department-wide and campus-wide programs. The Assistant Director of Student Government Advising reports to the Associate Director of Student Engagement & Campus Life, Engagement.


Ticket Office/Passport Services Coordinator

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

Student Engagement and Campus Life at Virginia Tech enhances the student experience by fostering an inclusive, supportive, and learning-centered environment. Staff are actively engaged in the lives of our students and are committed to providing outstanding programs, facilities, and services that enhance student development and enrich the quality of campus.
The Ticket Office/Passport Services Coordinator manages the day-to-day operations of the Student Engagement and Campus Life Ticket Office and Squires Passport Acceptance Facility (PAF). This position works with university departments and student organizations to coordinate ticket sales for events, hiring, training and supervising student employees, and oversee the execution of applications for United States Passports. Additional focus of this position will be providing quality customer service and monitoring daily sales and deposits for both areas. The Ticket Office/Passport Services Coordinator is supervised by the Assistant Director of Operations.


Sous Chef- Dietrick

Department: Dining Services

Assists in the supervision and day to day operations of the Dietrick kitchen under the direction of the Executive Chef Senior and Chef de Cuisine. Responsibilities include assisting with food procurement, execution of menu plan, staff relations, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance of building and equipment. Assist in the supervision of employees to ensure all policies and procedures are followed at a high level of customer service at all times in the dining facility. Assists with the procurement of goods and administration of automated food inventory systems (Food Pro). Assists with food production to ensure recipes and food productions are of the highest standards.


SECL VT Student Pool - Fall Semester

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

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. http://www.campuslife.vt.edu/

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.

This applicant pool fulfills the needs of a variety of positions for Student Engagement & Campus Life with a high level of customer satisfaction. Shifts vary by position and area and may include early morning, day, evening, night, weekend hours, and holiday hours.
Positions in the following areas are frequently available: BreakZone; Event Planning; Information Services; Johnston Student Center; Squires Student Center; Graduate Life Center; Perspective Gallery; Ticket Office; War Memorial Chapel; and Virginia Tech Off Campus Housing Office.


Licensed Practical Nurse

Department: Schiffert Health Center

Serve as a clinical nurse under the supervision of registered nurses and physicians in an outpatient college health setting. Responsibilities include triage, assisting physicians and patient education. Will be crosstrained and work in the Women’s Clinic, Allergy/Immunization Clinic and Medical Clinic.


SECL VT Graduate Student Pool - Fall Semester

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

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.


Housekeeping Salary Pool

Department: Planning and Operations

The Housekeeping Salary pool opens/closes March 1, July 1 and November 1. You are responsible for reapplying each quarter to ensure your application is active.

Attends to housekeeping needs and assures a clean, sanitary and safe environment in the residential halls where residents can live and learn and in other assigned areas for Planning and Operations. Responsible for maintaining established standards of cleanliness and sanitation including student lounges, offices, lobbies, stairs, restrooms, showers, windows, and other interior space. Duties include floor maintenance, dusting, gathering and removal of trash, snow and ice removal from entranceways and sidewalks, raking leaves and gathering trash from areas near buildings and replenishing supplies. Operates powered and manual cleaning equipment. Reports needed equipment and building repair and any unsafe or unusual housekeeping situations. Responsible for the care and handling of housekeeping supplies, equipment, and assigned keys.


Assistant Director of Housekeeping

Department: Planning and Operations

Reporting to the Associate Director of Facilities, the Assistant Director of Housekeeping directs the administrative, operational, and financial affairs for the management of all Housekeeping performed by the Planning and Operations department within Student Affairs. Planning and Operations manages approximately 2,400,000 square feet within Student Affairs. Administrative functions include but are not limited to hiring, personnel reviews and actions, scheduling, etc. Operational functions include supervision of an in-house workforce of over 85 personnel. Develops and enforces written business plans. Develops and provides management reports and customer reports, including details of services provided, standardized benchmarks, planned services, and financials. Maintains proficiency in green cleaning, sustainability, and environmental stewardship. Assists the Associate Director of Facilities with organizing housekeeping regions to align with needs of the organization. Keeps abreast of the latest in housekeeping related technologies and processes.


SECL Student Graphic Designer

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

The SECL Student Graphic Designer will conceptualize and create graphic needs for Student Engagement and Campus Life. Duties will include photography and simple video for departmental social media outlets, as well as the creation of graphic materials (logos, newsletter templates, annual report template, programmatic promotion, etc.) for SECL programs, events, and services.

Please note only current Virginia Tech students are viable candidates. High school students and non-VT college students are encouraged to apply for other Wage positions.

Please check the Student Engagement & Campus Life website for employment information at www.campuslife.vt.edu.


Crisis Counselor

Department: Cook Counseling Services Aux

The Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center invites applications for a Crisis Counselor. This is a full-time professional faculty appointment at our Blacksburg facility.
The Cook Counseling Center provides mental health services to the student community of Virginia Tech.
The Crisis Counselor works with a multidisciplinary staff to deliver services that maintain the highest standards of professional and ethical care.
The Crisis Counselor has responsibility for the following: provide individual services to students including initial assessment, diagnosis, and determination of treatment needs. They will conduct crisis interventions as needed; follow-up and track referrals for students with identified high risk needs; maintain full and accurate case notes for clients; attend court hearings for involuntarily hospitalized students; conduct mandatory assessments; and maintain private practitioner database.
Occasional travel may be necessary to attend seminars, continuing education and professional development opportunities. For additional information about Cook Counseling Center, please see our web site at www.ucc.vt.edu.
Interested applicants must apply on line at www.jobs.vt.edu. Complete the faculty application, attach a cover letter, resume or vita and the names, and contact information for three professional references. A conviction/background check is required
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify MaDonna Overstreet at 540/231-6557 or madonna@vt.edu.


Warehouse Worker- Southgate

Department: Dining Services

Provides a full range of warehouse functions including receiving, shipping, filling requisitions, issuing, ordering, inventorying, and storing products, supplies and equipment. Inspects and verifies all shipping and receiving documents and requisitions for discrepancies. Provides pick-up and delivery services.


Application Developer

Department: DSA IT & Emergency Preparedness

Serve as a focal point in collaborative venture between areas within the Student Affairs to ensure quality of program, processes, and procedures with a goal of continual improvement and transparency to colleagues, students and other constituents.
Actively reviews policies / protocols within Student Affairs and intersections of departmental activities with other university operations to ensure congruence of policy and practice. Leads or collaborates with working/task groups to suggest and assist in the implementation of changes agreed upon by those involved and/or the approval of the senior leadership.

Serve as the technical and process management lead within the Student Affairs. Use skills to blend the function and technical aspects of processes and procedures. Serve as a departmental resource for improved process management for service delivery to internal and external customers.

Review, suggest, and implement changes to Student Affairs operations. Design and create web applications to improve customer experience as well as internal systems. Coordinate projects from concept to completion. Configure vendor hosted systems, custom reporting/data extracts and support of special user needs. Collaborate with other operational areas and the Division of Students Affairs IT staff to ensure that IT resources (database, web, and systems) are available, secured, and appropriately managed.


Student Conduct Coordinator

Department: Student Conduct

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated colleague who will engage students in intentional conversation and activities that promote deep reflective learning to foster personal growth, community commitment, and civility. We are seeking a highly relational and collaborative professional who is dedicated to helping students reflect on their past behaviors, co-create knowledge, and build skills to help them be successful in the future.

The Student Conduct Coordinator will assist in implementing the vision and mission of Student Conduct by meeting with students and community members to resolve conflict and conduct inconsistent with university expectations. By implementing our engagement model, the conduct coordinator will be responsible for facilitating dialogue that helps students reflect on their past behaviors, co-create knowledge, and build skills to help them be successful in the future.

Specifically, the coordinator will coordinate and adjudicate a wide range of cases, including abusive conduct (assault, battery, and harassment), illegal drug, Title IX, and organizational cases. In addition, the coordinator will facilitate cases in the adaptable conflict resolution process. The conduct coordinator will also advise a Student Conduct Committee, serve as a liaison to campus partners, assist with departmental training's and outreach efforts, help direct major programmatic and educational initiatives, and provide student supervision. Finally, the conduct coordinator will perform critical administrative functions that comply with university, state, and federal guidelines

Contact Information


Gary Shapiro
Associate Director, Human Resources
gshapiro@vt.edu
540-231-4281


Leslie Hubble
Senior Human Resources Consultant
lhubble@vt.edu
540-231-8060


Brittany Shelton
Senior Human Resources Generalist
sheltb@vt.edu
540-231-5039


Toren Hammett
Human Resources Generalist
torenvt@vt.edu
540-231-2784


DSA Human Resources Office
800 Drillfield Drive
Burruss Hall, Suite 113 (0923)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
dsahr@vt.edu
Fax: 540-231-1998


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