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Staffing Assistant provides human resources and administrative support to the Business Office within the Office of Advancement. The successful candidate will work as a liaison to schedule interviews, assist with referral management, and support additional search efforts when necessary.
- Previous experience in an human resource environment or administrative office within an academic or professional office setting with increasing levels of responsibility. - Demonstrated experience handling sensitive and confidential information. - Demonstrated experience maintaining complex schedules and calendars. - Demonstrated proficiency using software applications such as Microsoft Office and Outlook calendaring. - Ability to organize, plan, prioritize work, meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. - Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to communicate clearly in a professional and courteous manner, and interact respectfully and comfortably with all individuals in a diverse, multicultural environment. - Ability to work independently with little supervision and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with attention to detail.
- Previous experience working in a human resources office or processing of personnel related paperwork. - Experience with electronic applicant tracking systems or human resource information system (HRIS). - Experience with large relational databases such as Banner HR. - Demonstrated recruiting experience and expertise leveraging recruiting tools, specifically LinkedIn, to attract passive candidates for recruiting purposes. - Working knowledge of Virginia Tech or state personnel policies and procedures. - Working knowledge of Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc. policies and procedures.
Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
Percent Employment: Part-time
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Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfil...ls 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.
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