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Employment Opportunities For VWU Students

Batten Student Center and UREC

Must be able to take and understand directions, perform duties with minimum supervision, be flexible, and maintain an attractive and functional facility.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • scheduling, opening and closing the building
  • assist in disciplinary procedures
  • ensuring that all areas are secure with proper personnel and equipment security of the facility
  • troubleshooting problems within the facility
  • working various special events
  • housekeeping and equipment maintenance

For more information, please contact Jason Seward at jseward@vwu.edu

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Primary responsibilities include:

  • opening and closing the pool area
  • monitoring all activities in the pool
  • maintain proper safety conditions
  • housekeeping in the pool area
  • general maintenance of the pool

Current CPR and first aid certifications are required.

For more information, please contact Willie Harrell at wharrell@vwu.edu.

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Primary responsibilities include:

  • checking proper identification of individuals using the facility
  • issuing rental equipment
  • housekeeping duties and equipment maintenance

For more information, please contact Jason Seward at jseward@vwu.edu

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Primary responsibilities include:

  • checking proper identification and Belay Cards of individuals using the climbing wall
  • issuing rental equipment
  • run belay clinics
  • monitor climbers to make sure they are using proper technique
  • housekeeping duties
  • and equipment maintenance

For more information, please contact Jason Seward at jwseward@vwu.edu.

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Primary responsibilities include:

  • maintaining safety within the weight room and cardiovascular area
  • assist individuals with proper exercise techniques, and housekeeping,
  • equipment maintenance, and wiping down all of the equipment.

For more information, please contact Willie Harrell at wharrell@vwu.edu.

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Primary responsibilities include:

  • general office work, including copying and filing

For more information, please contact Jason Seward at jwseward@vwu.edu.

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Center for Advancement

The Center for Advancement at Virginia Wesleyan University is seeking Part-Time Outreach Center Specialists to work in the Advancement Outreach Center. The position entails soliciting gifts over the phone for The Excellence Fund and other priority designations for the University while updating alumni, parent, and community members' contact information. 

Hours: Monday – Thursday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (16 hours per week maximum)
Rate: $9.00 per hour
Requirements:

  • Customer Service/Call Center experience (preferred).
  • Must possess dynamic, professional and articulate telephone communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to engage prospective donors (alumni, parents, community members) in a positive, friendly and outgoing manner while accurately collecting, relaying and tracking information.
  • Must be dependable, punctual and customer-service oriented.
  • Must demonstrate a strong belief in the importance of philanthropy and a commitment to the success of Virginia Wesleyan University. 
  • Must possess strong multitasking skills. Typing skills required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and browser-based systems. Queue management experience a plus.
  • Training on Outreach Center system and scripts will be provided.

Interested Candidates may submit a resume via email to employment@vwu.edu or by mail to Virginia Wesleyan University, Human Resources Department, 5817 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455.

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Center for Advancement at Virginia Wesleyan University is seeking Part-Time Outreach Center Student Lead to work in the Advancement Outreach Center. The position entails working closely with the VWU Center for Advancement, overseeing the Outreach Center Specialists, and soliciting gifts over the phone for The Excellence Fund and other priority designations for the University while updating alumni, parent, and community members' contact information.

Hours: Monday–Thursday, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (16 hours per week required)
Salary: $10.00/hr
Requirements:

  • Must possess dynamic, professional and articulate telephone communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to engage prospective donors (alumni, parents, community members) in a positive, friendly and outgoing manner while accurately collecting, relaying and tracking information.
  • Must be dependable, punctual and customer-service oriented.
  • Must demonstrate a strong belief in the importance of philanthropy and a commitment to the success of Virginia Wesleyan University.
  • Must possess strong multitasking skills. Typing skills required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and browser-based systems.
  • Training on Outreach Center system and scripts will be provided.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years Customer Service and/or Call Center experience
  • Managerial or supervisory experience
  • Junior or Senior status at Virginia Wesleyan University.

Interested Candidates may submit a resume via email to employment@vwu.edu or by mail to Virginia Wesleyan University, Human Resources Department, 5817 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455.

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Center for Enrollment Services

The Center for Enrollment Services at Virginia Wesleyan University is seeking part-time Wesleyan Ambassadors. Students in this position represent the university and showcase what it means to be a Marlin. Wesleyan Ambassadors are the connection between prospective students and have the power to strongly influence the decision to attend VWU. Students must have a positive attitude and the ability to connect with strangers. Prospective students and their families come to the Ambassadors for the inside scoop of Virginia Wesleyan!

Hours: Ambassadors can work as few as 2 hours per week or as many as 8-10. Tours leave at 11am and 2pm Monday through Friday and 11am on Saturday. Ambassadors are expected to arrive at 10:30am and 1:30pm accordingly.
Rate: $7.25 per hour
Expectations:

  • Give tours, attend monthly training, miscellaneous office tasks, and work special events such and Marlins Day and Dinner on Us.
    Professionalism both in terms of appearance, work ethic, and interactions with guests both on and off the clock are a must.
  • Communication with the Ambassador Program Directors is important. If an email or message is sent out that requires a response, the expectation is to reply as soon as possible.
    Project your enthusiasm for VWU! The message should be appropriate and never negative.
  • Academics must remain #1

Contact: Students interested in the program should contact Brooke Novkovic (blnovkovic@vwu.edu) by email and include your name, graduation year, mobile number, VWU email address, major/minor, and other activities/jobs on campus.
Eligible candidates will be asked to complete a digital application and submit a letter of recommendation from a VWU staff/faculty member. Chosen applicants will then be contacted for an interview. Due to current circumstances, interviews will be conducted through Zoom until further notice.

Center for Student Activities

The Wesleyan Activities Council (WAC) provides social, educational, and community-building activities on campus, with a strong focus on weekend events. WAC is the primary programming arm of the Office of Student Activities, thus it supports the mission of the office.
Duration: Academic Year 2020-2021
Requirements:

  • Event Supervisors who must be full-time undergraduate students in good standing with the University and maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.
  • Supervisors must be a positive representation of VWU and its core values.

Application Due Date: July 1
Contact: Sarah Guzzo, sguzzo@vwu.edu

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Each year a group of exemplary, dedicated, and diverse students is selected to assist with Marlin Nation Orientation. The students are called "Highlighters" because of their neon shirts and because they highlight details of the MNO program and provide a smiling face for our guests. Serving as a Highlighter is a great distinction and rewarding opportunity.

Duration: Marlin Nation Orientation Days in June & August 2020
Application Due Date: April 15
Contact: Sarah Guzzo, sguzzo@vwu.edu

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VWU Dining

Sodexo Dining Services at Virginia Wesleyan University is seeking Utility/Dishwasher, Cashier/Server, Cook, Marketing Intern, and Catering Associate associates.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Food service experience

Application Due Date: July 31.

To view jobs and individual applications:

  1. Go to www.sodexo.jobs
  2. Search hourly jobs
  3. Search for keywords "Virginia Wesleyan"