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Quality Control Assistant

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on September 11, 2019

Job Description

The position reports to the Quality Control Manager and serves as the Quality Control Assistant for the Facilities Department's Housekeeping and Grounds unit. The Quality Control Assistant performs a wide variety of duties to assist the Facilities Operations Team and has extensive interaction with promoting and overseeing compliance of operational quality for Housekeeping, Grounds, and contractual services to include all Buildings and Grounds designated Facilities responsible areas, Real Estate and Lease properties, and Auxiliary approved units. The position will provide site reviews (inspections) for contractual, in-house, and grounds operations. In addition, this position will provide logistical and administrative support for the Floor Care Teams as well as being a main point of contract for that unit.

The position is also responsible for assisting the Quality Control Manager with oversight of corrective action plans. This position will be a line of contact with contractual services and will frequently navigate areas where contractual services are being performed to inspect and discuss needs and expectations. This position will provide support and serve as a resource to the Quality Control Manger and assist with the administrative functions.

The ideal candidate must be detail, action, solution, and results oriented, as well as dedicated to continuous improvement. The successful candidate must have the ability to handle multiple activities including confidential and sensitive matters with the utmost discretion. The individual is expected to fulfill identified responsibilities with limited supervision while maintaining effective communication with the Quality Control Manager and Associate Director of Buildings and Grounds and other Facilities Department leaders.

Required Qualifications

Associates degree in Business or related field, or a combination of relevant training and/or experience.
Demonstrated experience with quality assessments and continuous improvement.
Ability to partner with team to create strategic processes and procedures.
Experience overseeing implementation of corrective action plans.
Demonstrated experience performing site reviews and assessments.
Experience with routine computer functions and software.
Attention to detail and quality driven.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
Strong customer service and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a large commercial or educational settings.
Experience in housekeeping, grounds or facilities related field.

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Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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 veteran 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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