A list of the open student positions in Hokie Wellness is available below.

Virginia Tech Hokie Wellness works to provide programming and resources that will enhance employee and student health and productivity by focusing on the physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being of all university employees and their families. Virginia Tech Human Resources Department seeks qualified student candidates for the Program Assistant position under the Hokie Wellness employee program. As part of a small team, the program assistant for Hokie Wellness will assist in most areas of the program.  This includes planning and working events, maintaining the website, promoting programs via social media, content development for website, programs, and presentations.

Required qualifications

  • Health/ Wellness-related experience (either through academic-HNFE/PHS major-or work)
  • Customer-service experience
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Be able to perform light exercise for up to an hour
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends (on rare occasions)
  • Self-starter and initiative to go above and beyond 

Preferred qualifications

  • Strong, creative writing abilities
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Public speaking experience
  • Ability to communicate professionally with businesses and co-workers
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) knowledge

Responsibilities

  • Help plan and execute events for 30-1000+ people
  • Promote Hokie Wellness and its events through use of social media
  • Assist with presentation preparation and presentations
  • Assist with preparing program reports and evaluations
  • Help manage website (simple HTML knowledge is handy, but not required) and listservs
  • Assist with marketing and communication for Hokie Wellness

Academic year or calendar year
Flexible

Work schedule
Monday-Friday, 8-10 hours per week

How to apply
Applicants should complete an online application.

Deadline to apply is Friday, April 7, 2017. Application reviews will begin April 10 with interviews beginning April 17. The search will remain open and applications accepted until the position is filled.

Required documents

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter
  • List of references