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Graduate Student Services Academic and Career Advisor

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Academic Advising

Job Description

Provides administrative support to the ECE Graduate Program Director, ECE Graduate Student Services Manager, and other Graduate Student Services staff. To assist with academic and career advisor to ECE graduate students and assist in all aspects of the administration of all aspects of the ECE graduate degree programs of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. The position also assists with the recruiting and admissions for Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering graduate programs.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent level of training and/or experience
Experience working with a diverse student population
Experience interpreting policies and procedures for graduate degree programs
Experience using data management systems such as Microsoft Excel and presentation software such as Microsoft PowerPoint
Strong leadership skills, and initiative to assume responsibilities and follow through with minimum supervision
Demonstrated ability to review, compile and present information in an effective manner
Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail in an environment with numerous interruptions
Considerable experience providing administrative support to senior-level executives in a corporate or higher education environment
Ability to work collaboratively in a higher education environment
Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem solving with strong decision making capability Ability to be adaptable to various competing demands and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response|

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Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military 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 on any other basis protected by law.

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