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.


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.


1st Baker- Bake Shop

Department: Dining Services

Provides operational support and assists in the supervision of employees in the large, high volume, centralized bakery servicing a university franchised Dunkin Donuts as well as other Dining Services’ facilities. Responsibilities include coordination of food production, supervision, quality control, customer satisfaction, safety and sanitation, and effective maintenance of computerized support system. Assist in delivery, inventories, stock rotation, and receipt of goods, storage, and shipping accountability.


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


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.


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.


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


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.


1st Cook- West End Market

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 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.


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.


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.


Human Resources Generalist

Department: DSA Human Resources

Provides human resources and business operations support the DSA Human Resources office. Responsible for the business operations and human resource needs of 3000+ faculty, classified/university, non-student and wage employees in the Division of Student Affairs (DSA). Responsible for Advice and Counsel on AP Faculty Recruitment including process, advertising, candidate liaison program, and training that is needed. Assist with Class and Comp transactions by advising employees on process, completing required HR paperwork, assisting with updating and routing position descriptions, obtaining senior management signatures and sharing signed electronic copies with Senior Management. In addition, responsible for pay action letters related to merit increases, in-band adjustments, promotions, change of duties and role changes. Assist with review of probationary reviews, status reports for Performance Management as well as any system issues with online Performance Management systems for AP Faculty and Staff performance evaluation tools. Assist with assigning Supervisor/Reviewer and system access and approvals for Leave system, Performance Management systems and People Admin. Assist with documentation and notes for Employee Relations cases. Responsible for communicating to separating employees about exit Interviews. Assist with exit Interviews when needed. Assist with placing University Service Students. Responsible for updating all DSA organizational charts in SharePoint. Assist with maintaining and updating listservs. Keeps DSA HR SharePoint site up to date. Assist and backup for Senior HR Generalist when needed.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Medical Technologist Senior

Department: Schiffert Health Center

Perform all duties associated within a clinical laboratory. Provide accurate and prompt reports to Schiffert Health Center staff. Maintain courteous and professional attitude to SHC patients.


Lead Housekeeping Worker

Department: Planning and Operations

To attend to housekeeping needs that are both routine and non-routine in nature in order to achieve a prescribed level of sanitation, cleanliness and aesthetic appearance of all assigned residence halls and act as a liaison between upper level management and housekeeping workers. Assume supervisors duties in his/her absence and assists housekeeping supervisor by leading and directing housekeeping workers in the performance of their duties.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


1st Baker - Turner Place

Department: Dining Services

Provides operational support and assists in the supervision of employees and production of products in a large, high volume Bruegger’s Bagels Bakery. Responsibilities include coordination of food production, supervision, quality control, customer satisfaction, safety and sanitation. Assist in inventories, stock rotation, receipt of goods, and storage. Responsible for shop set up, merchandising, training, and product development.


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.

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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