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.


Registered Nurse

Department: Schiffert Health Center

To maintain and promote the health of the student body at Virginia Tech by performing skills as a registered nurse under the supervision of physician and registered nurse leadership. This position will work as a clinical registered nurse rotating through the medical clinic, wound care clinic, women's clinic, allergy clinic, and other clinics as assigned.


Events and Operations Associate

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

Serves as office and event coordinator for War Memorial Chapel by accommodating and scheduling various groups. Assists groups in the coordination of their special events as needed, particularly for weddings and memorial services. The Chapel Events and Operations Associate also helps conduct Chapel tours and assists visitors, parents and students daily. This person will correspond with various clients via phone, email, and in person, help maintain confidential contracts and files, and report to the Senior Event Planning Advisor any issues concerning building maintenance, safety, and security. Serves as office communication specialist, managing and overseeing marketing and promotional efforts. Performs all duties and tasks necessary to keep the Chapel fully functioning. Works a flexible schedule to accommodate special events in the Chapel as needed. Also assists, as needed, with maintaining a clean and aesthetically pleasing environment in the Chapel.

Serves as consultant/planning advisor for events requested/reserved in Student Engagement and Campus Life managed spaces and campus public space (including A-frames, banners, display cases, lawns, quads, atriums, and other spaces), based on an agreed upon list of clients from supervisor. Advise sponsors with the concepts of advance planning, coordinating logistics, delegating authority, budgeting, and the multiple facets of the university event planning process. Coordinates the processing of requests for approval of events that include any liability concerns with Grounds/Facilities, University Police, Physical Plant, Parking Services, Risk Management and other university support offices, as well as local, county and state agencies.


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.


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.


Immigration and Advising Specialist

Department: Cranwell International Center

This position reports to the Assistant Director for Immigration and Advising and works to ensure the university’s compliance with federal regulations governing the enrollment of international students and exchange visitors. Provides immigration and advising assistance to international students and exchange visitors, applying highly specialized knowledge of immigration regulations and academic policies and procedures. Assists the Assistant Director for Immigration and Advising with planning, coordinating, and implementing strategies for data management required by the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), while maintaining the integrity of all relevant systems on campus. Contributes to the articulation of departmental immigration policies and procedures. Liaises with state and federal agencies such as the SEVP, SSA, and DMV. Makes informed and independent decisions about eligibility for immigration benefits. Functions as a Designated School Official and Alternate Responsible Officer as recognized by the US Department of Homeland Security and US Department of State respectively. Serves as department liaison to certain administrative units on campus.


Electrician

Department: Planning and Operations

Performs repairs to equipment, and facilities in the residence halls. Serves as departmental lead maintenance staff and independently perform at Master Level in areas of Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing. Assists Manager with planning/implementing preventive maintenance programs. General carpentry skills needed.


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.


Fitness Coordinator

Department: Recreational Sports

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Fitness Programs, the Fitness Coordinator will be responsible for the overall planning and coordination of a comprehensive fitness program including group exercise, personal training, strength and conditioning, fitness assessment, small and large group training, instructional programs (dance, youth and adult
gymnastics), special events, and student development. Other job responsibilities include butare not limited to: supervising student staff; teaching for-credit courses (group exercise instruction, personal training instruction, activity courses); organizing programs, events and activities; promoting health and wellness for the campus community; developing new and improving existing fitness programs; and supporting all areas of Recreational Sports.


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.


1st Cook-Dietrick

Department: Dining Services

Assist in the leadership and direction of kitchen employees and the daily meal production in a large university dining center under the direction of the Executive Chef Senior and/or Chef de Cuisine. Prepares recipes and ensures food productions are of the highest standards of quality, taste, creativity, presentation, and variety. Responsibilities include assisting with execution of menu plan, customer relations, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance of equipment. Also assists in the training and development of employees.


Housekeeping Supervisor- Turner Place

Department: Dining Services

Hires, trains, supervises, inspects, to a housekeeping staff of a large dining center. Assures an aesthetically pleasing, clean, sanitary and safe environment. Acts as a liaison between upper level management and housekeeping workers. Provides a housekeeping report to their supervisor of the facility about daily/monthly cleaning schedules, facility maintenance needs, personnel activities, and other requested information.


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.


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.


Dining Services Academic Year 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 Academic Year Salary Pool has been opened for Academic Year staffing. Academic year employees work approximately 40 hours a week for 9 months, yearly (August to May) with summers off. The salary for an academic year employee is paid in semi-monthly installments over 12 months. Some selected applicants may be required to travel for franchise training for up to 6 weeks.

The Dining Services Academic Year 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: Food Service Assistant, Food Service Assistant Senior, Utilities Assistant, Food Service Assistant / Cashier, Line Cook, Lead Cook.


Warehouse Specialist- Southgate

Department: Dining Services

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


Assistant Director for Housing Services

Department: Housing & Residence Life - Housing

Provides daily management of housing occupancy (through developing and operating contracting processes, room assignments, contract review, room changes) to meet budgetary levels. Daily management and on-going development of the on-campus housing software system (StarRez) and assignment and billing processes for the residence hall system. Supports the allocation and billing processing for 9,400+ on-campus residents and 18,500+ on- and off-campus dining plans. Provides primary liaison with other university offices (with focus on Hokie Passport - university card ID system, Admissions, Student Accounts and University Registrar offices). Manages the inventory of all written contracts supporting the assignments in the system, and is responsible for complying with all relevant policies regarding Fair Housing (HUD), EEO/AA, ADA, University Policies for Student Life, and other relevant policies. Meets extensively with students, parents, and staff members to provide adequate and appropriate housing while providing assistance/advising and support. Serves actively in an on-call administrative oversight capacity on a rotating basis and during colleague consultations as required. Evaluates and establishes programs and activities to deliver a high-level customer service experience for residents. Manages frontline staffing presence and departmental e-mail accounts. Coordinates data management needs within area and for others as needed through direct systems development and report writing as well as cooperation with IT staff members and department colleagues. Works daily with other university departments to insure sufficient information distribution and cooperation between areas with varying needs and expectations. Directs benchmark/customer service surveys and reporting/response to gathered data. Reviews and creates updates to departmental web and printed materials.


SECL VT Student Pool - Summer Employment

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


Event Planning Advisor

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

Event Planning Advisor
•To serve as consultant/planning advisor for events requested/reserved in Student Engagement and Campus Life managed spaces and campus public space (including A-frames, banners, display cases, lawns, quads, atriums, and other spaces).
•Advise sponsors of the concepts of advance planning, coordinating logistics, delegating authority, budgeting, and the multiple facets of the university event planning process.
•Coordinates the processing of requests for approval of events that include any liability concerns with Grounds/Facilities, University Police, Physical Plant, Parking Services, Risk Management and other university support offices, as well as local, county and state agencies.
•Assists the Senior Event Planning Advisor with student staff development, training, learning outcomes, supervision, and assessment.
•Assists the Events and Operations Associate with events in the Chapel, as needed, which will require a flexible schedule to accommodate those events.
•Provides onsite support as needed for events in other venues managed by the Student Engagement and Campus Life department.

Communication and Marketing
•Serves as office communication specialist
•Manages and oversees office marketing and promotional efforts

Event Management Systems (EMS)
•Manages Event Management Systems (EMS) outlook account and work order process
•Oversees management of EMS web application.
•Assists Assistant Director with managing EMS client services


Ticket Office/Passport Services Coordinator

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

Assists with managing all facets of day-to-day operations of the Student Engagement and Campus Life Ticket Office and Squires Passport Acceptance Facility (PAF). Main focus will be providing quality customer service and assisting with supervision of student employees.


SECL Event Leadership and Coordination Internship

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

Student Engagement and Campus Life offers an opportunity for students to learn the value of event coordination and management in real workplace situations at the War Memorial Chapel. This internship will offer practical experience in the conceptualization, planning, and implementation of events, with particular emphasis on weddings. The intern would be under the direct supervision of the Events and Operations Associate for the Chapel. This position is paid up to 10 hours per week at $9/hour. Additional unpaid hours may be eligible for class credit if agreed to by supervising faculty and will be determined based on degree requirements set forth by the academic department.

The War Memorial Chapel and Events student intern performs a wide range of event-related duties, from initial scheduling of Chapel space for clients to day-of event coordination. The intern will work with: Microsoft Office applications; Event Management Systems (EMS) reservation software to schedule space; sound systems; a variety of candelabra and other wedding décor; and various cleaning products to prepare the Chapel space for events. Though most event-related tasks are collaborative in nature, the position demands personal initiative, innovation, and problem-solving skills.


Training Specialist- Dining Services

Department: Dining Services

Under the direction of the Training and Project Manager; create trainings, programs and resources to assist in student employee’s professional and personal development and to increase retention. Assist Dining Centers in creating an environment where student’s employees feel appreciated, connected and part of the community. Provide resources and training for Student Employees and their managers to ensure they have the skills necessary to excel in their position.


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.


Operations Manager- Owens Food Court

Department: Dining Services

Assist in the management of Owens Food Court and Hokie Grill and other locations within Dining Services under the direction of the Assistant Director. Responsibilities include managing the execution of menu plan, staff training, personnel plan, adhering to departmental standards, customer relations, sales, register transactions and cash handling, promotions and marketing, safety, sanitation, maintenance, security of the building, equipment, budget and operations. Assist in the supervision, counseling, training and development of designated employees. Works closely with the Executive Chef, Chef de Cuisine, and other Operations Managers in the day to day operations of the Food Court and Hokie Grill. Ensures all policies and procedures are followed according to the standards set forth by Virginia Tech Dining Services. Ensures a high level of customer service at all times in the dining facility.


Staff Psychologist/Counselor

Department: Cook Counseling Services Aux

Provide direct clinical services to students through triage, intake, and counseling appointments. Supervise pre-doctoral interns and practicum students. Provide on-call emergency coverage as assigned. Participate actively in staff, committee, and professional development activities.


Logistics Supervisor

Department: Planning and Operations

Oversee and coordinate logistical support for the Division of Student affairs for the Department of Planning and Operations. this position will have direct responsibility for events, moving, furnishings, distribution of materials and supplies and fleet management for the Division. Provides supervision of staff to support the goals and objectives of the department.


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 as needed 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 spaces. Duties include floor maintenance, dusting, gathering and removal of trash, snow and ice removal from entranceways and sidewalks, raking leaves, 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.


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


SECL VT Student Production Technician I - Summer Employment

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.


SECL VT Graduate Student Pool - Summer Employment

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.


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 Assistant.

Contact Information


Gary Shapiro
Associate Director of Administration for Human Resources
gshapiro@vt.edu
540-231-4281


Leslie Hubble
Assistant Director for Human Resources
lhubble@vt.edu
540-231-8060


Ashley L. Hunt
Human Resources
Generalist
alink06@vt.edu
540-231-2784


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


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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