P/T Student Engagement Coordinator

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Education
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Posted on July 20, 2021

P/T Student Engagement Coordinator

Job Description

This position will provide administrative and programmatic support related to students (primarily undergraduate) for the chair and staff of the Department of Religion & Culture (RLCL), in the College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences. RLCL is a vibrant interdisciplinary department that studies how religions and cultures around the world impact people’s lives, and is the home of two undergraduate majors – Religion and Culture, and Humanities for Public Service – as well as a graduate program in Material Culture and Public Humanities.

The successful candidate will work independently, and as a member of the RLCL team, on a range of on-going and special projects related primarily to the overall support of students connected to the department, including data management, analysis, and decision-making support. Deals at times with confidential and sensitive matters.

Required Qualifications

• Facility with social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter);
• Experience with G-Suite programs (Google Docs, Groups, Calendars, etc.), as well as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.);
• Strong interpersonal skills;
• Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills;
• Commitment to the mission of the Dept. of Religion & Culture and facilitating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working with various VT computer systems (Banner, Scholarship Central, etc.);
• Bachelor’s degree in a Humanities field or related discipline and/or relevant experience.

Pay Band

Hourly Wage 

Appointment Type

1500 Hour Wage 

Review Date

August 6, 2021

Additional Information

Candidates must apply online at https://jobs.vt.edu/  (job number 516637) and provide:

  1. Resume
  2. Brief (no more than 1 page) cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  3. List of 3 references

Questions may be addressed to the department chair, Prof. Matthew Gabriele (gabriele@vt.ed

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.

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