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Educational Support Specialist

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Student Affairs and Services

Job Description

Provides administrative and operational support for departmental business and departmental faculty on academic curriculum and instructional matters following established policies and procedures.

Works with the Department Head, faculty, and office staff in performing ongoing activities of the department. General support encompasses coordination of departmental faculty activities; creating spreadsheets; data entry; drafting, proofreading, and editing documents; assistance with committees as well as other duties assigned.

Responsible for processing payables and monthly reconciliations, teaching assistance, processing travel, book ordering, scholarships, commencement, grade changes, and point of contact for all student information.

Required Qualifications

Experience providing administrative support in a professional office environment; strong computer skills with working knowledge of a variety of computer applications; ability to work independently with minimal supervision; ability to work on several projects at one time and complete them in a timely and accurate manner; possess strong writing skills.

Demonstrated success to organize work, anticipate and meet deadlines; experience in handling complex and confidential materials and dealing with policies, procedures and guidelines with strong customer service orientation.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors' degree

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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 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.

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