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Capital Program Analyst

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Business and Financial Services

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Capital Planning and Financing (DCPF), the Capital Program Analyst will be an integral member of the Department of Capital Budgeting and Financing (CBF) team. The Analyst will serve the university community in the advancement of departmental objectives and university strategic initiatives, with a particular focus on providing support on a variety of complex projects to advance strategic objectives and operational needs. This includes conducting financial planning analysis for capital projects, budget development and submissions, and managing special projects on behalf of the department. This position serves as a key source of capital outlay financial information for the University. The analyst is responsible for developing unique financing plans for each capital project to advance the project to authorization from concept, supports the development of Virginia Tech's biennial update of the capital outlay plan, supports budget development for state submissions to the executive and legislative branches, supports development of resolutions for capital projects to the Board of Visitors, conducts benchmarking analyses on higher education capital funding in the commonwealth, and policy changes in the Appropriations Acts and Code of Virginia.

The analyst also coordinates and expedites the completion of tasks/projects assigned by the DCPF or other CBF leadership. Special projects may relate to strategic initiatives, information needs, reports, trainings, implementation of new processes, customer service improvements, and coordination of administrative projects. Responsibilities include creating high level project plans, scheduling tasks, coordinating team members, keeping materials appropriately organized, and making effective use of resources to complete projects by their negotiated deadline.

This position would be eligible for a hybrid or partial telework arrangement (2-3 days/week) following an initial, fully on-site onboarding period.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a business, finance, or public administration or related field. Strong analytical skills and ability to make data driven decisions. Excellent communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills. Strong commitment to customer service, ability to respond timely and resolve problems. Demonstrated ability to work independently, to work under pressure, manage multiple priorities concurrently, adhere to project timelines, and exercise confidentiality when working with sensitive issues. Demonstrated ability to work professionally and effectively as a productive team and with business and other university leaders. Demonstrated competency and experience with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, or similar office software. Demonstrated project management, organizational, and communication skills, demonstrate initiative, and creative problem solving

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree in business, finance, public administration or related field. Experience with business processes and university financial and administrative information systems. Experience working in Higher Education at a public university and an understanding of public financing and budgeting. Considerable knowledge of university organizational structure, policies and procedures. Demonstrated ability to successfully manage and complete complex projects by established deadlines.

Appointment Type


Salary Information

$50,000 - 60,000

Review Date

January 31, 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.

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