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Department Assistant

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Administrative Assistants

Job Description

The successful candidate will provide office support for the faculty and staff in the Finance Department. The candidate will perform many support, research and reporting functions for the unit. Duties include: receptionist, special projects that include internet searches as well as excel spreadsheet reports; document preparation while learning university policies and procedures; departmental website review,and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Some administrative or program support experience in a professional environment; demonstrated experience drafting business documents and or correspondence with strong editing, composing and proofreading skills; demonstrated proficiency with current office computer software including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and general office software skills; knowledge of general office practices and procedures; ability to prioritize and meet deadlines; ability to work with minimal supervision; strong organizational skills; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Undergraduate degree with experience and knowledge of multiple technology packages as well as experience maintaining webbased information.

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

December 7, 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.

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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