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Office Assistant

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Administrative Assistants

Job Description

Serve as a part-time Office Assistant and will provide office assistance to the university's International Support Services office, housed within the Office of International Affairs, in support of the university's scholar, faculty and staff immigration-related sponsorship programs. This is a part-time 20 hour per week position. Must work 4 to 5 days per week, but hours can be flexible. Provide administrative and clerical support.

Responsibilities include entering data into case management system, copying, filing, shredding, recycling, archiving, maintaining listservs, creating packets and folders, maintaining spreadsheets, preparing packages for mailing, communicating with university departments and international visitors/faculty/staff, assisting with website updates, and other duties as assigned. Will also serve as an Alternate Responsible Officer for the Department of Homeland Security SEVIS system and enter data into the SEVIS system. Some driving on campus is necessary, collecting items from the bursar, the office of legal counsel, and other university offices as needed,

Required Qualifications

  • Experience working in an office environment.
  • Must be detail oriented and proven ability to meet deadlines and priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, cultural sensitivity
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel
  • Must have access to a vehicle during working hours, a valid driver's license, and a willingness to purchase a university parking pass.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident as will serve as an Alternate Responsible Officer for the Department of Homeland Security SEVIS system.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of university systems and data management programs
  • Knowledge of Immigration Tracker or other case management program
  • Experience working in a law or university international office handling immigration cases or a compliance-driven office setting

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Salary Information

Up to a max of $16.00/hr.

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination.

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 Belinda Pauley at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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