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Systems Specialist

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Dining Serv - Gen & Admin
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Dining / Hospitality, Information Systems / Technology, Student Affairs / Services

Job Description

Provide administrative and application support to Dining Services; main job duties include upkeep and organization of data for the maintenance of menu item pricing; including working with planning and operations & dining managers to ensure accuracy of data. Maintains the Micros/Grubhub and FoodPro interfaces in order to ensure accurate forecasting and ordering for the dining facilities. Maintains the M&M label admin console to ensure accurate and up to date information is displayed on all grab and go labels. Serves as support to the dining centers and assists with solving issues related to above mentioned duties. Trained in FoodPro maintenance and other areas as related to other job duties. Serves as the Administrative Support Specialist back up in FoodPro invoice entry, maintenance and administrative office support duties.

Required Qualifications

• Associate degree or equivalent experience in database and spreadsheet management, program/software administration.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
• Strong word processing, spreadsheet, and database, skills with emphasis on efficiency, accuracy, attention to detail and organization.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working with foodservice operations.
• Previous experience working with FoodPro Menu Management Software or other menu management and/or point of sales systems.
• Customer service experience including answering emails, phone calls and greeting guests as well as working within complex team structures.

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Salary Information

Salary $45,000 - $50,000 and commensurate with experience

Review Date

September 28, 2023

Additional Information


The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as a driving check with a safe driving record.


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.

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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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