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Office Services Assistant provides administrative and program support to the Travel and Events Coordinator, and general office support. Responsibilities include independently and accurately processing a high volume of college fair and panel invitations, database management, and preparing and shipping recruitment materials in a timely manner. Provides program support for all major public events including preparing registration materials, program set-up and providing support the day of the program. Occasional weekend work required.
- Administrative and/or customer service experience in an academic or professional office environment. - Experience with computer functions such as data entry and word processing. - Ability to prioritize tasks, and handle mass mailings and filing. - Strong organizational skills, and ability to work independently with careful attention to detail. - Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy. - Must be dependable, approachable, and present a professional image in representing the university to prospective families and university staff members. - Strong multi-tasking, organizational, project management, and problem-solving skills. - Must possess the ability to be flexible, and to quickly and smoothly handle unanticipated changes and needs. - Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment. - Must be able to safely move and handle items weighing up to 40 pounds.
- Proficiency with software such as Microsoft Suite. - Experience with event planning support such as preparing registration materials and event set-up.
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 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.
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