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The Administrative and Fiscal Assistant for Student Success Initiatives provides administrative and budgetary support to the Assistant Provost and the unit which includes, the Student Success Center (SSC), Office of Veterans Services (OVS) and Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP). The essential duties to the operation of the unit include administrative, fiscal and business functions including ability to address complex issues; independently respond to requests for information or materials by phone, electronically or in person; preparing and processing purchasing, accounting, travel, payroll and human resources forms in BANNER database; knowledge of university and state policies and procedures; oversee fixed assets and key records; coordinate the maintenance of hardware with Provost's Office IT staff; maintain accurate, timely expense reports including prepare monthly reconciliation of budget reports for the Assistant Provost for Student Success Initiatives; ability to work both independently and collaboratively; serve as Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) coordinator; complete special projects; maintaining unit web pages; other duties as assigned.
- Administrative support experience in an academic or professional office setting. - General knowledge of budgeting/bookkeeping/accounting. - Computer skills such as email, calendar management, spreadsheets, word processing and creating presentations. - Strong interpersonal and communication skills. - Ability to work comfortably with all individuals in a diverse multicultural environment.
- Knowledge of and experience with university fiscal procedures. - Experience with databases such as BANNER and HokieMart. - Experience working with travel arrangements and reimbursement. - Associate Degree in related field or equivalent training and/or experience.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
Percent Employment: Full-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 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.
Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).