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.


Emergency Maintenance Technician

Department: Planning and Operations

**These positions are only available to Virginia Tech Students who live on campus.**

Provides first response (within 15 minutes) to Emergency maintenance issues for DSA by carrying assigned cell phone while on shift. Repairs or contains emergency until staff can respond. Notifies upper management as needed. Provides customer service support to the department. Documents and tracks within work order system.

3 positions paying $170 to $200 a pay period as well as $15.00 an hour for actual work (minimum of 1 hour).

Available Shifts:
First position- Friday 10:00 pm – Sunday 12:00 am (26) $170
Second position- Sunday 12:00 am- Monday 7:00am (31) $170
Third position- Monday 10:00 pm – Tuesday 7:00 am, Tuesday 10:00 pm – Wednesday 7:00 am, Wednesday 10:00 pm- Thursday 7:00 am, and Thursday 10:00 pm- Friday 7:00am (36) $200


Radiologic Technologist

Department: Schiffert Health Center

Takes diagnostic radiographs utilizing computed ionized radiation using CR/PACS system and performs related clerical/administrative work as a radiologic technologist at Schiffert Health Center according to departmental and Schiffert Health Center policies when coverage is needed in the Radiology Department.


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, Pre Prep Assistant.


Interpreter for the Deaf

Department: Services for Students with Disabilities

Provides quality sign language interpreting and real­time speech-­to-­text captioning services of lectures and discussions in classes, labs, and required academic activities for students who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a documented disability. Provides sign language interpreting and real­time speech-­to-­text captioning services for special requests for university events, as directed. Provides support for SSD office projects, as directed.


SECL VT Graduate Student Pool - Spring 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.


Licensed Practical Nurse

Department: Schiffert Health Center

Schiffert Health Center at Virginia Tech offers a wide variety of services to Virginia Tech Students. The Center is seeking an individual to serve as a clinical nurse, under the supervision of registered nurses and physicians, in an outpatient setting. Responsibilities include triage, assisting physicians and patient education. Will be cross trained and work in the Women's Clinic, Allergy/Immunization Clinic and Medical Clinic.


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 Housing & Residence Life. Responsible for maintaining established standards of cleanliness and sanitation including student lounges, offices, lobbies, stairs, rest rooms, 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.


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 Shift Leader 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.


Associate Director of Academic Initiatives

Department: Housing & Residence Life - Residence Life

The Office of Housing and Residence Life (HRL) invites applicants for the position of Associate Director of Academic Initiatives. This position is responsible for sustaining and expanding our hallmark residential colleges and living-learning communities through close collaborations with academic faculty and student affairs professionals. Our faculty and staff members live and work with 9,300 on-campus students in an affirming, learning-focused community, encouraging curiosity and a passion for learning, teaching the inherent value of diversity, and implementing innovative educational initiatives.

HRL is one of 21 departments reporting within the Division of Student Affairs, all working to actively involve every student with our Aspirations for Student Learning. These five aspirations are: Commit to Unwavering Curiosity, Pursue Self-understanding and Integrity, Practice Civility, Prepare for a Life of Courageous Leadership, and Embrace the University’s Motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) as a Way of Life.

Virginia Tech is dedicated to Ut Prosim, and takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 215 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 30,000 students.

The Position

Reporting to the Director of Housing and Residence Life, the Associate Director of Academic Initiatives develops shared residential learning programs, forging close partnerships with program directors and faculty principals from across college disciplines to create vibrant and successful residential curricula and academic support programs. This position works in concert with the Associate Director for Residence Life to align staff, services, learning methodologies, and departmental initiatives.

Primary areas of responsibility include:
•Implement the Living and Learning Community (LLC) strategic plan and any future modifications
•Communicate continuously with the faculty principals, senior fellows, program directors and steering committee members as their point person in HRL, work to help them expand student participation, and formally recognize their support activities
•Work with departmental and student staff to implement and train on a curricular model focused on the DSA Aspirations for Student Learning and related goals of diversity and inclusion
•Lead the department assessment of LLCs and Residential Colleges as they relate to student success and community development
•Coordinate the LLC marketing plan and admissions materials to appeal to incoming first year students, to retain or recruit upper class students to live in LLCs, and to grow the LLC communities
•Serve on ad hoc and standing departmental or university committees as needed
•Serve on the department’s upper level on-call rotation
•Direct administrative office, budget allocations, and other oversight duties as defined.

Review of applications will begin January 6, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter should be submitted to the Jobs at VT website http://www.jobs.vt.edu/. All applicants must apply through the university’s online system to be considered.


Coordinator Accessible Instruc Materials

Department: Services for Students with Disabilities

Coordinate the alternate text format program and volunteer note taking services for students with disabilities. Provide text in alternate formats through the conversion of print text to digital or audio formats using high speed scanners, conversion software, and other methods, including coordinating and acquiring Braille services. Train students in the use of assistive technology. Coordinate the volunteer note taking program through the recruitment and training of volunteer note takers and disseminating class notes to students with disabilities. Provide accommodation orientations to students. Consult with students on their accommodations related to accessible materials. Develop programs and processes to streamline and deliver services effectively. Work on special projects as assigned and assist with overall office processes as assigned.


SECL VT Student Production Technician I - Spring 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.


Housekeeping Manager

Department: Planning and Operations

Assists in the management of housekeeping services in 47 residence halls housing over 9,000 students. Supervises subordinate lead workers and workforce. Hires, trains, supervises, inspects, evaluates, and performs corrective actions to a housekeeping staff of a large college residential hall system. Ensures an aesthetically pleasing, clean, sanitary and safe environment in which residents can live and learn. Acts as a liaison between upper level management and supervisors/housekeeping workers.


Production Event Specialist

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

Located in the Production Services area within Student Engagement and Campus Life, reporting to the Assistant Director for Production Services, the primary purpose of this position will be to work to ensure the success of student events by acting as the Production Advisor/Planner for larger student organization events. This position will work with clients ahead of time to plan and assemble production needs including show outlines, cue sheets, basic drawings, input lists and any other required documentation and system preparation needed to provide successful event support. This position will only serve as the onsite contact for select events to oversee equipment installations and to ensure a smooth transition from the implementation phase to the execution phase of an event. The position will also develop the contract of services for clients.


Case Manager

Department: Student Conduct

Provides case management, administrative assistance, and technology support for the Office of Student Conduct. Work with a wide variety of campus and community partners to processes student conduct cases/ records on a daily basis. Responsible for highly confidential student records, police reports, and criminal histories. Coordinates appropriate notification to parents, faculty, staff, departments and others needing information and direction. Advises and assists students, parents and campus/ community partners with student conduct processes, policies, procedures, and practices. Provides administrative support for the Director and Associate Director of the Office of Student Conduct.


Sushi Chef- Turner Place

Department: Dining Services

Uses commercial kitchen equipment, Sushi tools, standard recipes and procedures in the preparation of nutritious, palatable, and attractive menu items and ensures safety and sanitation procedures are followed in kitchen area of a large, high volume food service facility. Utilize batch cooking to ensure all items are proper temperature and quality.


Dining Services Housekeeping Worker Wage Pool

Department: Dining Services

Attends to housekeeping needs and assures a clean, sanitary and safe environment within Dining Services. Duties include floor maintenance, dusting, gathering and removal of trash, snow and ice removal from entranceways and sidewalks, raking leaves and replenishing supplies. Operates powered and manual cleaning equipment. Responsible for the care and handling of housekeeping supplies, equipment, and assigned keys.


Associate Director of Clinical Services

Department: Schiffert Health Center

Physician leader that acts on behalf of the Director and provides supervision to all staff levels for administrative matters in the Director’s absence. He/she will be a member of the Health Center’s administrative leadership team and be responsible for the Health Center’s day-to-day administrative and clinical support operations with approximately 40% administrative time and 60% clinical time. Participates on development and improvement of programs, procedures and standards of care; contributes to continuous quality improvement; collaborates with the university and community to enhance relationships with Schiffert Health Center, students, faculty and staff.


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, and Pre-Prep.


Barista and Coffee Roasting Leader- Deet's Place

Department: Dining Services

Oversees the daily production of coffee and tea. Coaches and guides all staff to adhere to the designated expectations set forth for Deet’s Place. Ensures all policies and procedures are being followed. Provides excellent customer service and product sales information in a high volume coffee house atmosphere. Demonstrates strong leadership skills and strong coffee roasting skills. Ability and knowledge of equipment related to coffee and tea production. Ability to create hand crafted coffee based drink. Knowledge and understanding of Barista art. Knowledge and ability to handle a diverse group of staff members. Proper customer service skills, and guest interactions. Knowledge of proper cash handling policies and procedures.


Production Services Specialist

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

Works with student employees to meet the technical requirements and customer service needs associated with events requiring Production Services. Responsible for ensuring all technical and design aspects of events are implemented as contracted in a safe, professional, and timely manner. At times may be called upon for show prep. Ensures that specified equipment is utilized to perform services as contracted, confirms safety policies and protocols are adhered to at all times and events are properly staffed based on technical skills and knowledge. Performs simple electrical load calculations. Provides support for Classroom Audio Visual venues as assigned to Production Services. Assist with tasks related to student employee training, development and evaluations.


SECL VT Student Pool - Spring 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; Operation Services; Perspective Gallery; Ticket Office; War Memorial Chapel; and Virginia Tech Off Campus Housing Office


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.


Assistant Director -Student Development and Advising

Department: Career Services Auxiliary

The Assistant Director serves as a member of the Social Impact, Design, Communication, and Business Career Network. Members of the Career Network team will work together to serve students in designated academic majors. Additionally, team members will work with employers to understand the breadth and depth of experiential and post-graduation opportunities available for students interested in pursuing careers within the scope of the Career Network.
Key Responsibilities:

•Serve as a liaison from Career and Professional Development to the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.
•Provide one-on-one advising (in person, through email, via telephone, etc.) to students in majors within the Career Network on topics such as selecting an academic major; choosing a career direction; developing a job search plan; interviewing (including conducting mock interviews); career-related experience (internships/co-op); writing effective resumes, cover letters, and personal statements; and researching companies and graduate schools.
•Additional responsibilities include serving as the liaison to Services for Students with Disabilities, coordinating Career Outfitters (offering new/gently worn business attire free to students), and serving as the Career Network Internship Coordinator.


Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

Department: Schiffert Health Center

To maintain and promote the health of the student body at Virginia Tech by utilizing the diagnostic, therapeutic and educational skills of a Certified Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant. To interact closely with physician members of the SHC medical staff and practice under the supervision of a licensed physician.


Assistant Project Manager

Department: Planning and Operations

The Assistant Project Manager represents Virginia Tech during the design/construction process. This position leads project team (A/E, VT CDC staff, consultants, contractors, users, etc) to achieve a successful project outcome. The Assistant Project Manager ensures design and construction maximizes university program goals, while conforming to the project's established criteria for cost, schedule and quality. This position coordinates the involvement of all participants in the design, value engineering, document review processes, construction, and occupancy processes.


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.


SECL Student Social Media & Content Coord.

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

This position is only available to current Virginia Tech students.

Position will create, edit, and publish daily content (original text, images and video) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community to become engaged with the work of Student Engagement and Campus Life (SECL). Analyze the appropriate metrics and best practices, then act on the information to enhance social media presence of SECL. Create original videos/animation for department. Work with marketing manager to educate staff on best practices with social media engagement. Other duties as assigned by the Marketing Manager.


Sous Chef- Turner Place

Department: Dining Services

Assist in the supervision and day to day operations of Turner Place 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.