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Virginia Tech, a great place to work

As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 33,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $504 million. 

The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia. While the primary campus is located in Blacksburg, Virginia, the university has satellite campuses and research stations throughout Virginia and the world and employs more than 13,000 people.

Virginia Tech's world-class reputation is a result of the dedication and loyalty of our employees who go above and beyond in their daily lives to make the university community and the communities in which they live top-notch in every way. Our employees create a culture of excellence at work and at home and help make Virginia Tech a rigorous academic institution and a great place to live, learn, and work

Our people

Ask a Virginia Tech employee what they love most about the university and they are sure to tell you it’s the people who work and study here who make the Hokie Nation so wonderful. In addition to being passionate about their work and loyal to the university, Virginia Tech employees are also leaders in their respective fields.

Our community and culture

Virginia Tech is located in Blacksburg, Virginia, nestled in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and only 30 miles from Roanoke, Virginia. Because of the town’s award-winning services, reasonable cost of living, safety, moderate climate, and abundant leisure activities, Blacksburg is consistently ranked among the country’s best places to live and has earned a reputation nationwide as a well-managed, stable, and forward-looking community.

At Virginia Tech, we believe our employees have a responsibility to provide a high quality work life in an atmosphere of mutual respect. As part of this mutual respect we’ve adopted what we call the Principles of Community, a university-wide commitment to create a truly diverse and inclusive community and to improve the university environment for everyone.

Our commitment

Virginia Tech is committed to developing well-rounded employees who are active members of the university community as well as the community at-large. From comprehensive insurance plans to tuition assistance, Virginia Tech offers employees a variety of benefits and perks.

North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318)
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone 540-231-9331
Fax 540-231-7986