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Graduate Program Support Assistant - MLSoC

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Administrative Assistants

Job Description

The Myers-Lawson School of Construction is seeking applications for a Graduate Program Support Assistant. The successful candidate will provide programmatic support for the MS in Building Construction Science and Management and PhD in Environmental Design and Planning programs. Responsibilities include management of the graduate studio, orientation planning, student progress tracking, and administrative support for student matriculation. The Position will also assist with MLSoC' s connections to other graduate programs. This position reports to the Graduate Program Director.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate degree from an accredited institution or Bachelor's degree with advanced training
  • Experience working in higher education academic program support
  • Experience managing confidential information

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience with Banner (Student)
2. Demonstrated commitment to DEI
3. Experience with space planning and management
4. Experience with event planning and management
5. Experience supporting graduate programs
6. Demonstrated knowledge of the construction industry and/or construction education

Materials Submission

Please submit a current resume, a cover letter that highlights your qualifications and a list of three professional references with their contact information in order to be considered for this position.

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

October 29, 2021

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation ofCOVID-19 vaccinationor receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

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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.

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