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Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
The Receptionist position will be the first point of contact for visitors to the Virginia Tech Research Center – Arlington (VTRC-Arlington). It is a highly visible position that interfaces with individuals within and external to the university. This is a critical role for VTRC-A requiring a punctual, professional, and reliable incumbent. In addition, he/she must be organized, have strong interpersonal skills, and have outstanding customer service. He/she must also be comfortable managing the reception area during peak and off-peak times.Manage front office by opening and closing suite, handling mail and package distribution, tracking lost packages for designated units, maintaining a clean and professional work environment, etc.
Greet all incoming visitors, answer telephone, refer callers as appropriate, and provide general information.
Maintain and update National Capital Region Database and other assigned directories.
Assist in the coordination of logistical support for business meetings and events as needed.
Provide administrative support including general office management, backup travel logistics, and scheduling.
Prepare reports regarding for visitors, parking validations, and other departmental information; maintain records and documentation as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
$35,000 – $40,000
Demonstrated experience providing administrative support in a professional and diverse office environment; familiarity with MS Office Suite; experience composing/editing correspondence and reports with attention to detail, timeliness and accuracy; ability to manage competing priorities; capable of maintaining composure and professionalism; excellent customer service skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Experience providing front-line support in an office and/or university setting; experience with meetings and event support.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
Percent Employment: Full-time
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Review Date: 02/14/2017