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Information Technology
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This is a Careers Position

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Enterprise Systems (ES) is a unit within the Division of Information Technology at Virginia Tech. Enterprise Systems supports the mission of the university by developing, coordinating, and managing application software systems that provide critical information services for university constituents.

The Academic Application team within ES is seeking motivated individuals interested in using technology to solve business problems within a dynamic evolving technical environment.

The Event Management System (EMS) system administrator will support the Virginia Tech EMS campus-wide implementation by developing, documenting, and supporting system and departmental setup. Specific responsibilities include:
– Develop and implement processes and setup for adding departments to EMS for event and room scheduling.
– Document processes and train newly added departments on EMS usage.
– Work closely with information technology departments to enhance EMS setup and functionality.
– Provide scheduling that supports use of spaces across departmental venues and campus common space.
– Navigate campus policies, practices, and networks with consistency, clarity, and context.
– Provide clear, consistent communication with clients, campus partners, and leadership.

We will consider applicants who require a reduced schedule of between 30 and 40 hours per week.

Required Qualifications

– Experience designing and developing processes and procedures.
– Excellent customer service skills.
– Demonstrated ability to work effectively individually and in a team environment.
– Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

– Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business, Public Relations, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
– Experience or proficiency in event management software such as EMS, Series25, EBMS, Scheduler Plus, etc.
– Higher Education experience.
– Experience related to program development, scheduling/coordination, consulting.

Pay Band


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Salary Information

$40,000 – $50,000

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Additional Information

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 IT Human Resources at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: November 6, 2023
Applications close: Open until filled.