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Graduate Student Services Academic and Career Advisor

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Career Development and Services

Job Description

Academic advising for the Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering Graduate students. Reviews plans of study and submission of required forms to the Graduate School. Resolve graduate student issues and liaise with entities on campus. Support orientations for incoming graduate students and workshops for continuing students. Assist with annual graduate student orientations and periodic workshops. Assist with ECE graduate student communications including deadline policies, submissions deadlines, graduate student events, research opportunities, and other timely communications. Assist with prospective graduate student on-campus and virtual recruiting events. Assist in the organization of graduate school information sessions for VT undergraduate students. Administration and recording of Annual ECE Graduate Student Evaluations. Assist in maintaining the ECE Graduate Student Management Database for enrolled ECE graduate students.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent level of training and/or experience | Experience working with a diverse student population | Experience using data management systems such as Microsoft Excel and presentation software such as Microsoft PowerPoint | Experience providing administrative support to senior-level executives in a corporate or higher education environment|

Preferred Qualifications

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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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