Employment

The Student Affairs offers a wide array of employment opportunities for professionals and students. Working for the 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 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.


Mental Health Professional

Department: Cook Counseling Services Aux

The Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center of Virginia Tech is actively recruiting mental health professionals as we continue to grow and develop a diverse and vibrant group of professionals to serve our student body of 32,000. In the spirit of Ut Prosim (that I may serve) and InclusiveVT, the Center is committed to a model of diversity, inclusion, and equity in all aspects of its services. The multidisciplinary staff of counselors, marriage and family therapists, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers works to deliver services that maintain the highest standards of professional and ethical care. We are looking for active and engaged colleagues who wish to contribute their energies to our team of hard-working and competent professionals. We have multiple positions available on our Blacksburg and Roanoke campuses.
The Cook Counseling Center is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services and its internship program is accredited by the American Psychological Association.
The mental health professional responsibilities include the following: providing individual services to students including initial assessment, diagnosis, and determination of treatment needs; conducting individual, couples, and group psychotherapy with students; conducting crisis interventions as needed during after-hours emergency on-call rotation; providing outreach services to the university community; supervising graduate students in training. Occasional travel may be necessary to attend seminars, retreats, continuing education and professional development opportunities.


SECL Engagement Ambassador Pool

Department: Student Engagement & Campus Life

SECL Engagement Ambassadors are responsible for helping fellow Hokies find their community through involvement with student organizations and campus activities. Engagement Ambassadors also support student leaders as they identify ways to help their organizations thrive at Virginia Tech. The goals of this position are accomplished through social media and targeted communication, peer advising, workshop facilitation, and management of the student organization resource center; The Source.

Primary Responsibilities

• Involvement Advising
- Help students explore involvement
opportunities at Virginia Tech
- Values-based research of student
organizations and campus partners
and initiatives
- Create strategies to increase individual
student involvement

• Leadership Education and Development
- Educate student leaders on how to
manage their student organizations
effectively
- Create and facilitate workshops and
trainings
- Contribute to our resource database
to best support student organizations

• Student Organization Management
- Help student organizations make the
most out their GobblerConnect
membership
- Audit and update registered
organizations on GobblerConnect to
provide a more accurate engagement
experience
- Assess the needs, strengths, and
challenges of student organizations on
campus

• Support The Source
- Provide immaculate customer service
to all visitors and digital inquires
- Work with the team to track general
usage of The Source
- Manage and update our social media
platforms on a regular basis, creating
content, promotions and engagement.
- Utilize your sphere of influence to
increase awareness, visits, and usage

Other Duties

• Answer phones and provide high quality
customer service

• Assist with various administrative tasks

• Work with SECL team on special events
and marketing

• Other duties as assigned


Marketing and Communications Manager

Department: Cranwell International Center

Marketing and Communications Manager reports to the Director and is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategic plan for marketing and communications within Cranwell International Center (CIC). The position will provide leadership and oversight for all marketing and communications, including but not limited to social media, website, data analysis and visualization, grant writing and editing, graphic design, fundraising proposals, annual reporting, storytelling, and a wide range of other strategic-level marketing and communications efforts.


Assistant Director of Residence Life

Department: Housing & Residence Life - Residence Life

Reporting to an Associate Director for Residence Life, the Assistant Director for Residence Life is a champion for student learning in the residential curriculum model; provides leadership and coordination for a residential area; plans and coordinates major departmental committee work (student staff selection, student staff training, or student leadership advising); and participates on the Housing & Residence Life Leadership Team.

Core Responsibilities:

*Champion the Division of Student Affairs Aspirations for Student Learning through the residential curriculum model in all interactions, decisions, and innovations.

*Provide leadership, development and coordination for a residential area housing approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students who live in a variety of housing facilities including traditional, suite-style, co-ed, and single-sex; responsible for implementing the mission, values, and goals of Housing and Residence Life within the area of responsibility.

*Provide mentorship, training and ongoing supervision to 5 full-time professional Residential Learning Coordinators, one full time Area Office Manager, 4 Assistant Residential Learning Coordinators (Graduate Assistants), and 70 or more residence hall student staff members, emphasizing the tenets of a learning organization model.

*Provide leadership for the design and implementation of a major departmental committee: student staff selection, training and leadership development process, or campus-wide student leadership organization advising.

*Coordinate a central office administrative process that impacts resident students, resident staff and stakeholders.

*Support, enforce and ensure compliance with all University and departmental policies and regulations; have a working knowledge of risk management policies; assist Student Conduct colleagues in the investigation of individual and organizational conduct matters; role model professional and mature decision-making; exercise excellent communication skills.

*Serve as liaison with Housing Services staff; work with housekeeping and maintenance personnel to establish and maintain ongoing programs of hall maintenance, cleaning and refurbishment; oversee occupancy and damage billing process.

*Teach one section of an Housing & Residence Life coordinated for-credit course including but not limited to the Principles of Peer Leadership course, Residential Leadership Community course, First-Year Seminar course, or Service-Learning course.

*Demonstrate and uphold the Virginia Tech Principles of Community and the values of an inclusive excellence model; foster a supportive and challenging multicultural environment through staff selection, training, community programming, and interpersonal contact with students and colleagues.

*Provide appropriate counseling, mediation and referral for individual students and staff when needed.

*Serve on emergency response duty rotation schedule for campus of 9,400 residents; assist with protocol training and review for direct reports who serve in emergency response duty.

*Perform other duties as assigned.


Pre-Prep Operations Manager

Department: Dining Services

Manages and directs all aspects of operating a university centralized Pre-Prep serving residential dining facilities, within established guidelines, cash operations, and catering. Provides operational support for the centralized Bake Shop and Warehouse when needed. Responsibilities include supervision of staff production, counseling, training and development, budget and operations, utilization of an automated food service system (FoodPro), customer relations, safety and sanitation, and the security and maintenance of the facility and equipment. Maintains high standards in food preparation, quality, taste, creativity, variety and presentation. Manages and directs a centralized system to produce prepackaged food selections (Grab n’ Gobble and YTG programs) and sliced meats and cheeses for the dining centers. Design and direct a program for preserving food items, to include dehydrating, freezing, and preserving of locally grown food items (to include Homefield Farm produce). Maintains a high level of customer satisfaction by being responsive to customer needs and executing daily production and exciting and entertaining special events.


Pre-Prep Assistant Pool

Department: Dining Services

Provides operational support in the daily functions of Virginia Tech's centralized Pre-Prep department servicing Dining Services' dining facilities. Uses commercial kitchen equipment for daily preparation of bulk fresh fruits and vegetables including washing, weighing, cutting, preparing, packaging, labeling, and transporting. Uses commercial equipment for meat slicing and cheese slicing. Responsible for prepping and packaging Grab and Go items for distribution to all dining units. Assist in delivery, inventories, stock rotation, receipt of goods, storage, and shipping accountability. Ensures excellent customer service; high safety and sanitation standards.


Planning and Operations VT Student Pool

Department: Planning and Operations

**These positions are only available to Virginia Tech Students.**

Virginia Tech's Housing and Residence Life (HRL) is a large organization which operates 47 on-campus residence halls housing approximately 9,300 residents. The Planning and Operations department has maintenance and housekeeping employees to specifically support such a dynamic environment.

Planning and Operations Student Workers will provide maintenance and housekeeping assistance to ensure a clean, safe, and sanitary environment. Workers may provide additional customer service support to the department, as needed. Documentation and tracking within the Work Order System may be required.


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.


Ward Clerk

Department: Schiffert Health Center

The Ward Clerk at Schiffert Health Center provides administrative support to a healthcare team in a university medical clinic setting.


Catering Services Manager

Department: Dining Services

Assists in the management of a large university catering department under the direction of the assistant director. Responsibilities include assisting with execution of contracted events and deliveries, daily operations, cash/credit card sales and cash register transactions, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance and security of the building and equipment. Assists with the Game Day suite experience at Lane Stadium. Oversees the back-of-the house to include but not limited to: coordination of setup and breakdown of events, equipment pulls, maintaining storage areas, maintaining equipment and service wares, entering work orders, and perpetual BOH inventory control. Oversees the weekly schedule of the front of the house staff created by the student general manager. Ensures all policies and procedures are followed. Ensures a high level of customer service at all times.


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.


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: Service Associate, Lead Associate, Utilities Assistant, Service Associate / Cashier, Line Cook, Lead Cook.


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.


Assistant Director for Residence Life - Residential Colleges

Department: Housing & Residence Life - Residence Life

Provide leadership, coordination and oversight for the residential colleges housing both undergraduate and graduate students. Directly and indirectly train, supervise, and evaluate job performance of the area student life staff. This includes Student Learning Coordinators, Assistant Student Life Coordinators, Graduate Fellows, and Resident Advisors; provide leadership and administrative support to the housing, occupancy and residence life operations for the residential colleges; engage in teaching, advising, student conduct management, crisis response, including serving on-call, budget management and assessment; provide leadership, support the intellectual vision of the live-in faculty principal in the creation and maintenance of robust learning experiences for the residential colleges; work with living-learning programs staff on the day-to-day management of residential colleges, and oversee budget and staff allocations for assigned area.


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.


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.


Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

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.


Computer Support Technician

Department: DSA IT & Emergency Preparedness

Serve as support member of a technical team that services over 900 computer workstations, printers, laptops, and Apple devices utilized by 1200 departmental users accessing Student Affairs network resources.

Provide technical support to departmental users and assure that IT security guidelines and best practices are followed consistently and effectively. Install, maintain, and update end user hardware and software. Provide support through various methods including in person, phone, email, and internal ticketing system.

Emphasis on troubleshooting, diagnosing, and resolving computer and network problems in a timely manner while providing excellent customer service. Understand when and how to escalate issues to the appropriate technical staff to assist in resolving service and computer issues.

Create and maintain technical documentation and knowledgebase for systems and infrastructure. Provide accurate and detailed record keeping for inventory, purchasing and Network Infrastructure & Services orders.


SECL Student Graphic Designer

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.
You are responsible for reapplying as necessary to ensure your application is active. Please check the Student Engagement & Campus Life website for employment information. http://www.studentcenters.vt.edu/

This position will conceptualize and create graphic needs for Student Engagement and Campus Life. Duties will include creation and implementation of a submissions system, photography for departmental social media outlets, and the creation of graphic materials (logos, newsletter templates, annual report template, programmatic promotion, etc.).


Dean of Students

Department: Dean of Students

Reporting to the Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, the Dean of Students is Virginia Tech’s foremost student advocate, serves as a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team, the Town-Gown Committee, the Interfaith Network, and provides oversight and coordination of the University’s Care Team. The Dean of Students works closely with community leaders to monitor off-campus student culture, and deploys a progressive educational offering that equips colleagues across campus to best respond to ever-changing student needs. Leading a team of two associate deans, three assistant deans, and an administrative manager, the Dean of Students promotes a mission “to serve as advocates for students and their support networks in times of personal, academic, and community crisis.” In addition, the Dean of Students Office works closely with the Virginia Tech faith community and will have the unique opportunity to launch a comprehensive university-wide program to promote conversation, understanding, and relationships across meaning-making traditions.


Housekeeping Salary Pool

Department: Housing & Residence Life - Housing

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.


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.


Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Department: Schiffert Health Center

Duties will be performed under the supervision of the Director. The individual in this position will provide direct clinical care to the Virginia Tech student community at Schiffert Health Center (SHC). Additionally the individual will participate in quality improvement activities and activities that connect Schiffert Health Center to campus life. Collaborate with other MDs, RNs, NPs, PAs, mental health professionals, dieticians, and other health care staff in the care of student patients. The provider will be expected to perform their roles in a nonjudgmental and nondiscriminatory manner in accordance with SHC policies. They will contribute to a supportive, healthy and safe work environment that promotes mutual respect. They will maintain electronic health records and maintain patient confidentiality.


Program Coordinator

Department: Cranwell International Center

The Program Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director for Advocacy and Support in Cranwell International Center (CIC) and is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and/or maintaining a wide range of support programs for the international student population, and serving as the Advisor to the Council of International Student Organizations (CISO).


Planning and Operations Wage Pool

Department: Planning and Operations

Virginia Tech's Planning and Operations Department workers will provide Maintenance, Customer Service and logistics assistance to ensure a clean, safe, and sanitary environment. Workers may provide additional customer service support to the department, as needed. Documentation and tracking within the Work Order System may be required.


Human Resources Generalist

Department: DSA Human Resources

Provides human resources and business operations support the Student Affairs Human Resources office. Responsible for the business operations and human resource needs of 3000+ faculty, classified/university, non-student and wage employees in Student Affairs. Assist with recruitment process including reviewing position descriptions, advertising, and posting staff and wage vacancies. Assist with offer letters and hiring proposals for selected candidates. Assists with announcements to SharePoint site. Assist with overflow of work for Staff postings helping screen applicants and provide backup for Senior HR Generalist when needed. Build relationships with clients in Student Affairs that we serve.


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.


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.


Housekeeping Worker- Turner Place

Department: Dining Services

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


Staff Physician

Department: Schiffert Health Center

The individual in this position will provide direct clinical care to the Virginia Tech student community at Schiffert Health Center (SHC). Additionally the individual will participate in quality improvement activities and activities that connect Schiffert Health Center to campus life. Collaborate with other MDs, RNs, NPs, PAs, mental health professionals, dieticians, and other health care staff in the care of student patients. The provider will be expected to perform their roles in a nonjudgmental and nondiscriminatory manner in accordance with SHC policies. They will contribute to a supportive, healthy and safe work environment that promotes mutual respect. They will maintain electronic health records and maintain patient confidentiality.


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.


Fiscal Technician

Department: Recreational Sports

The Recreational Sports Fiscal Technician performs technical, fiscal, bookkeeping, and accounting related duties in the preparation of fiscal and accounting-related reports and processes vendor payments through the university's e-procurement system ("HokieMart"),
The position processes all ISRs, Travel Reimbursements, and journal entry transfers for the Extramural Sports Club program and processes all VISA purchasing (P-card) transactions for the sport club program professional staff. Reconciles reports with university Banner program. Serve as liaison between Virginia Tech Foundation and sport club program; manage foundation deposits and reports; Serves as backup support to the departmental Business Manager; promote the department's mission of health and well-being is also required, as is the ability to advance the department's commitment to inclusivity, and to meeting the ever-changing needs of a diverse student population. All members of the department are encouraged to actively work to help make Recreational Sports a welcoming environment for all members of the university community. The successful candidate will have strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, and be able to work to promptly process and prioritize varied assignments.


Associate Director of Residence Life

Department: Housing & Residence Life - Residence Life

Reporting to the Director of Residence Life, the Associate Director of Residence Life is responsible for; the leadership of the residence life functions of the department; oversight of the leadership, administration of the meaningful learning experiences across the residential system; management of the day-to-day on-call and case management functions of the department; leadership and participation in the administration of the student conduct processes for residential students with the Student Conduct office; supervision of professional and student staff in a 44 hall system housing 9,000 students.

Core responsibilities:

•Participate in central office leadership with other Associate Directors and the Director to manage departmental planning, goal setting, program evaluation and implementation, policy review and development, personnel, budget and assessment.
•Develop general knowledge of all departmental functions and processes in order to serve as resource to others or to act in place of the Director.
•Lead professional and student staff in developing meaningful learning experiences including supportive and multicultural environments through community development, educational programming, advising, safety and security programming, and facilities management in assigned communities.
•Coordinate response to crisis intervention and student disciplinary matters for the residential system.
•Monitor policy enforcement and coordination of conduct referrals and behavior management in assigned areas, consult with hearing officers, conduct judicial hearings, and attend regular case management meetings.
•Develop and administer budgets associated with programmatic areas; assist with annual budget preparation for the department.
•Coordinate with critical partners within and outside of Student Programs to ensure that essential housing and residence life functions are well planned and coordinated.
•Train, supervise and evaluate several Assistant Directors of Residence Life. Indirectly supervise other residence hall staff in the assigned areas.
•Purchase furnishings and maintain inventory for residential student and staff apartments.
•Identify general safety and security issues within the residential halls and coordinate related programs and services; lead all efforts related to health and safety compliance for the residential system.



•Develop and maintain working relationships within the Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs (e.g. Dining Services, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Cranwell International Center, and Student Conduct), and Student Affairs. Liaison with a variety of University faculty members and administrative staff; serve on departmental and university committees.
•Instruct academic course for credit (Introduction to Residence Life or course associated with a living-learning program).
•Perform other duties as assigned.


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 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.


Accounting Associate

Department: Planning and Operations

Provide administrative and financial support to Housing and Residential Life, Dining Services, Student Conduct, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Dean of Students and Cranwell International. Support business activities of Accounts Payable by processing data into accounting system and invoices into HokieMart. Support and provide oversight of Dining Services cash offices. Perform accounting and finance functions. Support daily office functions.


Assistant Director of Housing and Residence LIfe

Department: Housing & Residence Life - Housing

Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Housing, the Assistant Director of
Housing and Residence Life is responsible for the direction, organization and administration of the personnel functions of the department; the shared leadership and administration of the department; supervision of administrative specialist handling human resources paperwork for the department, and oversight of assigned departmental program areas.

Core responsibilities:

•Participate in office leadership with other Assistant Directors, Associate Directors, and the Director to manage key departmental processes related to recruitment, training and professional development of the entire department.
•Direct and oversee all hiring processes for student, graduate student, and university and faculty positions assigned to the department ensuring compliance with university, state and federal guidelines.
•Conduct faculty search processes, or serve as coordinator or consultant to faculty search committees. Lead staff selection, training, evaluation and other processes.
•Convene committees of representatives within and outside of Housing and Residence Life to facilitate inclusive and effective recruitment and hiring processes for all levels of staff.
•Develop compensation plans, positions and descriptions, and a budget for all student employee positions; coordinate with Human Resources in hiring process for university and faculty positions.
•Coordinate with critical partners within and outside of department to ensure that recruitment and training functions are well planned and coordinated.
•Assist with occupancy, housing assignments, and other administrative functions in the department as needed.
•Train, supervise and evaluate an Office Specialist.
•Develop and maintain working relationships within the Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs (e.g. Dining Services, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Cranwell International Center, and Student Conduct), and Student Affairs. Liaison with a variety of University faculty members and administrative staff; serve on departmental and university committees.
•Perform 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.


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; Passport Office; War Memorial Chapel; and Virginia Tech Off Campus Housing Office.


Assistant Manager - D2/DX

Department: Dining Services

Assist in the management of D2 dining Assist in the management of D2 dining center under the direction of the Unit Operations Manager. Responsibilities include assisting with execution of menu plan, personnel plan, customer relations, sales and register transactions, safe and deposit management, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance and security of the building and equipment. Assist in the supervision, counseling, training and development of employees. Ensures all policies and procedures are followed. Ensures a high level of customer service at all times in the dining facility.


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.


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 as Amended 2008. The Academic Coach and Counselor will provide specialized support services to individuals with disabilities including academic coaching, counseling, skills instruction, and advocacy.

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


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


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Statement