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Housekeeping Worker

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Schiffert Health Center
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Housekeeping, Student Affairs / Services

Job Description

When was the last time you changed the world?

In Virginia Tech’s Division of Student Affairs, that’s exactly what we’re doing every day—guiding, nurturing, and supporting students as they learn and grow into the leaders and world-changers of today and tomorrow.

We’re currently searching for a Housekeeper to join our Schiffert Health Center team in Blacksburg, VA to help us in our mission. So, if you’re highly motivated to help keep a student health center looking its best, please keep reading.

1) You’ll be joining the Schiffert Health Center team; a department centered on the health and wellbeing of our student population by caring for them in their times of illness or injuries.
2) You’ll be reporting to the Housekeeper Lead, in a Regular twelve-month, 100% housekeeping staff appointment. 
3) You’ll be responsible to perform duties related to maintaining and cleaning the health center facility while complying with appropriate industry regulations and safety requirements. Responsible for meeting high standards of housekeeping in patient exam rooms, offices, bathrooms and public areas.
4) You’ll have the chance to grow and take advantage of a developmental plan with opportunities to advance within the Department and the Division.
5) You’ll be offered a base compensation package of $31,200 along with a comprehensive benefits package which includes health insurance, paid leave, retirement, tuition assistance, VT discounts, and so much more!

1) THE UNIVERSITY: Virginia Tech as an employer is committed to developing well-rounded employees who are active members of the university community as well as the community at-large. From comprehensive insurance plans to tuition assistance, Virginia Tech offers employees a variety of benefits and perks to help team members build a fuller and more balanced life.
2) THE DIVISION: For our students and ourselves, the Division of Student Affairs believes that changing the world requires courageous leadership and commitment to curiosity, integrity, civility, and service to others. Our culture is defined by a commitment to our Aspirations for Student Learning.
3) THE TEAM:Schiffert Health Center’s mission is to ensure the delivery of high-quality, accessible, cost-effective, and culturally competent medical care and health promotion for Virginia Tech students.

Required Qualifications
• Knowledge of basic housekeeping standards.
• Experience working with the public and/or customer service experience.
• Must have the ability to read written instructions and comprehend verbal instructions.
• Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.
• Be able to lift a minimum of fifty pounds.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience working in a health care setting.
• Previous experience operating professional cleaning equipment.

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Monday through Friday 6:00 am to 3:00 pm

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Tanya Young at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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