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The Department of Population Health Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, at Virginia Tech, is seeking a Program Support Specialist. The Program Support Specialist will provide support to both the Department of Population Health Sciences (PHS) and the Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine (CPCVM) by: answering departmental and program-related phone calls, conducting literary searches, providing fiscal and administrative support, processing accounts payable, payroll processing, travel expense reimbursements, and purchasing reconciliations; ordering and managing office supplies; scheduling and arranging meetings, reserving meeting rooms, and making travel arrangements; assisting with faxes, copying, and other miscellaneous activities as assigned including proving assistance through Banner, HokieMart, TimeClock Plus and TEMs. In supporting the College's international programs this position will provide general administrative support to activities such as facilitating faculty and student exchange programs; preparation of documents and follow through for visa applications; and general support for coordination of the programs
Previous administrative experience in a Professional or Academic Office setting; experience making/coordinating travel arrangements, itineraries, and scheduling meetings; experience providing fiscal support(reconciliations, bookkeeping, purchasing, payroll, or accounting) or knowledge of University fiscal policies and procedures, experience working with international students, faculty, or other diverse groups of people to include local, state, national and international agencies, the ability to maintain confidentiality, the ability to prioritize responsibilities and manage multiple tasks under strict deadlines, attention to detail, strong office computer skills and the willingness to learn additional software, the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, and excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) and/or Certified Administrative Professional (CAP); previous experience working in a higher education academic setting; previous experience with Banner, TEMs, HokieMart and TimeClock Plus.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
Percent Employment: Full-time
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