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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 Administration and Program Assistant is responsible for coordinating and implementing program planning, financial processing, client services, event planning, and center usage; works with the Virginia Tech Richmond Center and Virginia Tech Hampton Roads Centers faculty and staff to coordinate program implementation; maintains and reconciles financial records using the Banner Financial System; prepares accounting/purchasing forms, travel reimbursements and processes wage payroll.
This position also provides support for the daily operations of the Newport News and Virginia Beach Centers, based on each center's program and implementation needs; serves as the initial and primary contact for faculty, students, clients and participants associated with graduate, professional development and meeting management activities; supports the directors in a wide variety of tasks including marketing and customer support, classroom scheduling, calendar maintenance, classroom set up and reception duties; serves as the liaison between students and various entities on main campus.
Previous experience in program and/or event planning, project management, financial processing, and marketing activities. Exceptional customer service, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle numerous projects and details simultaneously and accurately; must be able to manage and handle on-the-spot changes and emergencies. Excellent organizational skills. Command of Outlook and Microsoft Office suite.
Bachelor degree in related field. Experience working within higher education and/or professional development organization. Experience in training and development and/or meeting management.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Restricted
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: 04/17/2017