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Athletics Facilities Assistant

Facilities / Skilled Trades, Other

Blacksburg

Athletics Facilities Assistant

  • 521978
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Athletic Department
  • Facilities / Skilled Trades
  • Other
  • Hourly Wage/Part-Time
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The Virginia Tech Department of Athletics embraces the core value of diverse and inclusive communities and respects the educational benefits of diverse ideas, peoples, and cultures in order to contribute to the equitable inclusion and just engagement of the world’s communities. Guided by our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), the Virginia Tech Department of Athletics is committed to fostering a culture that accepts, affirms, and values all individuals and their unique contributions to the department, university, and broader community. We are committed to attracting and retaining student-athletes, coaches, and staff from diverse backgrounds while also fostering an inclusive educational and work environment free from any discrimination based on age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

The Athletics Facilities Assistant will support the Virginia Tech Athletics Department in maintenance of turf and fields (artificial and natural), and landscape of Athletics complexes. Assist with the maintenance and setup of turf equipment as it relates to Virginia Tech facilities. Will assist with other facilities grounds and venues maintenance as necessary. This position reports directly to the Associate Director / Fields.

Required Qualifications

Mowing and landscape experience.
Knowledge of general use and maintenance of mowers, tractors, and other landscaping equipment.
Available to work overtime hours which may be required during sports seasons.
Be able to work in all kinds of weather conditions.
Commitment to diversity.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience working in a Division I collegiate athletics grounds unit.

Pay Band

1

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

$11 to $15 per hour

Review Date

12/4/2022

Additional Information

Part time wage position.

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 Stuart Cochran at stuart@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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