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Hiring and Onboarding Specialist

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Dining Serv - Gen & Admin
Location: Blacksburg - Main Campus
Categories: Dining / Hospitality, Human Resources, Student Affairs / Services

Job Description

Under the direction of the Hiring Coordinator, this position supports all student and non-student wage entry level hiring within Dining Services. Assists with onboarding of all student and non-student wage employees by developing training, programs, and resources to increase retention. Oversees student recruitment strategies to increase engagement with potential employees. Analyzes data to support departmental decisions.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent training and experience. Experience with facilitating and/or developing trainings. Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of competing demands. Ability to research and prepare analysis and data summary reports. Experience with online applicant tracking systems and/or Human Resource information system. Exceptional organizational skills, with the demonstrated ability to work independently with little supervision. Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to communicate in a professional and courteous manner; interact respectfully and comfortably with all individuals in a diverse, multicultural environment; remain calm and polite in stressful situations; exercise excellent judgment, discretion and initiative. Experience using computers including programs and software such as Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and TEAMS) and Internet search engines for research.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with food service operations with exposure to food quality, customer service, and/or food safety issues.

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Salary Information

Salary $40,040/year and commensurate with experience

Review Date

June 13, 2022

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 Carolyn Hanneman at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

About Student Affairs:

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team!

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