Studio/Equipment Room Assistant

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Blacksburg, VIRGINIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 30 Jan 2019

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Studio/Equipment Room Assistant
Role Title: Media Specialist I
Posting Number: SW0190045
About Virginia Tech:

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Position Summary:

The Studio/Equipment Room Assistant will staff the equipment room of the department of communication in the Moss Arts Center. This position involves inventory management and basic maintenance of audio and video equipment used in the Multimedia Journalism program. The person in this position may, at the request of instructors, handle occasional duties in the TV studio and computer classrooms.

Required Qualifications:

-Associate’s degree or higher in a technology related discipline or equivalent education, training or work experience.
-Experience working with an online reservation system, managing inventory, providing customer support in an educational setting, and working in a high-volume, service-oriented office.
-Experience using various Microsoft Office products and multiple online browsers.
-Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).
-Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and use independent judgement.
-Must be able to work evenings and weekends hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree in communications with emphasis on electronic media.
-Working knowledge of Connect2 inventory management system.
-Society of Broadcast Engineers membership.

Employment Conditions: Must have a driver's license check, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Tuesday – Friday 12 – 8
and Saturdays 9 – 5

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a complete listing of position qualifications, and to apply, please visit, and search for posting # SW0190045. Review of applications will begin on 1/30/2019.

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
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FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
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Pay Band: 2
Pay Range: Commensurate with Expereince
Department: Communication
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday: 12 noon - 8 pm; Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Posting Date: 01/16/2019
Review Begin Date: 01/30/2019
Job Close Date: 01/30/2019
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

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.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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