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Library Building Services Specialist

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Facilities Management

Job Description

Under the direction of the Manager of Building Services the Library Building Services Specialist provides support by staffing a point of service that includes the mailroom, loading dock, shipping and receiving operations at Newman Library; assists in overseeing operations, and in supervising student wage employees in the unit in the absence of the unit head. Assists with building maintenance operations, processing work tickets, managing inventory of building furniture and equipment. Assists with mapping of common areas and assists in creating and managing signage for wayfinding in the building.

Required Qualifications

  • Possess a valid driver's license, with a good driving record
  • Experience working in a visible public service capacity environment with a diverse population of people
  • Experience organizing and prioritizing work tasks with attention to detail; and in reporting progress and results to supervisors and managers while respecting confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous work experience in a physically demanding environment; ability to safely and frequently move/handle heavy material up to 75 lbs. or more
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and software, including MS Word and Excel, Google Apps such as Google Drive, Sheets, Forms and Docs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a schedule-driven environment, in cooperation with other work teams to achieve specific goals
  • Experience working with online request forms
  • Experience driving a delivery van
  • Experience working with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

Pay Band


Appointment Type

Regular, full-time, University Staff

Salary Information

$31,000-$33,000 dependent on education and qualifications

Review Date

October 20, 2021

Additional Information

  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid driver's license and have a good driving record
  • Must be able to safely and frequently move/handle heavy material up to 75 lbs. or more.
  • The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

The members of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech strive individually and collectively to create, sustain, and share inclusive ways of knowing in conscientious community with each other and all the people we serve in every space we shape. In keeping with our Aspirational Identity and the Virginia Tech Principles of Community, the University Libraries commits to build and maintain enduring climates of mutual care, respect, and responsibility.

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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