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Part Time TBMH Assistant

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061

Job Description

The Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health (TBMH) graduate program is a unique interdisciplinary, research-intensive graduate program with students participating in labs in Blacksburg and Roanoke Virginia, and Washington D.C. A part-time assistant it being sought to support the TBMH program. The position will be based in Roanoke, Virginia. The successful candidate should be detail orientated, possess strong communication skills, and be committed to the academic success of our students.

The candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable working with a diverse population. Experience working in a higher education is helpful but not mandatory. Fundamental knowledge and an interest in recruitment techniques and customer service skills required. The part time assistant will assist the program with recruitment initiatives such as being point of contact for prospective students, scheduling interviews, application communication/management, and more. Additional responsibilites will include general program coordination, public announcements, and assisting with planning events such as the TBMH 10 Year Anniversary, student symposia, and other meetings.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated working experience in an academic or research setting.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and team skills
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills and organizational skills with a self-motivated work ethic.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Experience working with and supporting student growth
  • Knowledge in basic computer skills and record keeping
  • AS or BS Degree

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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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