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Office Assistant

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Administrative Assistants

Job Description

Provide general assistance with day-to-day operations and special programs for administrative, office and programmatic functions of the Services for Students with Disabilities office. The Office Assistant will work with the Student Services Coordinator and office staff on a daily basis to: Provide support and assistance to the Testing Center for delivery of accommodations to students
Manage paper and electronic files and records
Create accommodations packets for students
Fulfill reception desk duties and cover absences at the front desk as needed.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated experience providing programmatic support and office duties in a complex organization
Proficient utilization of various software applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and email.
Demonstrated experience with data entry, handling and filing documents, scheduling appointments and answering phone calls.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience multitasking with attention to detail.
Receptionist experience in a professional setting.
Experience handling confidential material.
Demonstrated customer service experience.
Ability to maintain academic test integrity.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate Degree in business, human services or related field and/or equivalent related experience.|
Knowledge of FERPA guidelines.
Previous experience in an academic testing environment.
Previous experience working in an administrative position in a higher education setting. Previous experience in creating alternate text formats for tests.
Experience working with students with disabilities in a postsecondary institution testing center.
Experience using and working knowledge of higher education secure database systems such as Banner and Medicat.

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Review Date

January 12, 2022

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.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Gail Owens at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto ofUtProsim(that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving inthe spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice ourPrinciples of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all studentsExperience VTby demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing ourAspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team!

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