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Office Manager

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Administrative Assistants

Job Description

The Office Manager is responsible for the proper and efficient implementation of the Women's Center's receptionist, administrative, office management, and fiscal functions. The Office Manager reports to the Co-Director for Programming and is responsible for maintaining the center's accounts, facilities, equipment and materials procurement, and personnel processing in accordance with university and state procedures and policies. This position also manages the center's student staff and volunteers to provide service-oriented telephone and walk-in office coverage, and provides support to the Co-Directors, and all members of the Women's Center staff. The Office Manager serves as the lead receptionist, fostering a welcoming and supportive environment for individuals in crisis related to gender-based violence. The Office Manager is an active contributor to all aspects of educational program planning, coordination and implementation, volunteer management, and support services offered by the Women's Center.

Required Qualifications

Experience providing administrative support and office management in a professional office or academic environment; experience in bookkeeping and project management; proficiency with software such as Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and PowerPoint; strong organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple projects with strict deadlines; ability to work independently and in a team environment; must be able to work successfully with diverse people on complex and potentially sensitive issues, and to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information; strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to project a positive and professional image.

Preferred Qualifications

Certification, Associate's degree, or higher in office administration or related field, or equivalent level of training and/or experience; a demonstrated commitment to diversity and women's issues; knowledge of the University's accounting process; proficiency with Banner HR and Finance systems, HokieMart, Timeclock Plus, and Chrome River; experience in a mental health setting and/or with crisis calls; a desire to work with students.

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Review Date

June 7, 2021

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 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 on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Lisha Farrierat lfarrier@vt.eduduring regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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