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Executive Assistant

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Executive Assistants

Job Description

Act as executive assistant to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs. Manage projects and work flowing through the office of the Vice Provost; work independently to handle intense scheduling, appropriate referral or resolution of problems, coordinate Undergraduate Academic Affairs leadership team activities, and support the Vice Provost's participation in university governance and other leadership roles. Act as a liaison with the many units and individuals who report to the Vice Provost. Facilitate smooth functioning of the Vice Provost's office suite through contributing to an inclusive and welcoming work environment. Works with staff throughout the Provost's leadership area to support effective and efficient operations to meet the mission of the Office of the Provost. Provide administrative support to Mu of Virginia Phi Beta Kappa (PBK).

Required Qualifications

Experience providing executive level administrative support| Strong demonstrated knowledge of office computer software such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint or other data management software| Experience preparing documents, reports, and presentations in a professional manner| Ability to organize and manage a large and complex workload with many competing priorities| Excellent communication and interpersonal skills| Ability to set a calm, supportive, and inclusive tone for the office, and to work independently or as a member of a team without close supervision| Maintains confidentiality in all matters; exhibit qualities of honesty, integrity and loyalty in the workplace| Ability to interact with senior level management internal to the university and alumni and friends external to the university.

Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge of University policies and procedures| Experience working at an executive level as an office manager| Demonstrated knowledge of project management | Ability to use data visualization and other communication strategies to enhance documents and reports. | Working knowledge of university governance and curriculum development | Experience working with Student Banner.

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

$67,000 - $70,000

Review Date

April 12, 2024

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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