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Program Support Technician

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Administrative Assistants

Job Description

The Program Support Technician provides support for Virginia Tech Emergency Management. Responsibilities include; Assisting with the development of emergency management plans; Developing data and incident management solutions using appropriate software; Assist with the development and implementation of exercises and trainings; Support department outreach initiatives; Provide administrative support when required, including answering phones and general office tasks; Provide backup for the Administrative Operations Manager; Works with complex and highly confidential matters; Develop and maintain working relationships with internal and external partners; and Represent Emergency Management at meetings and events.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Emergency Management Software
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience with data entry
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiple deadlines while maintaining attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing outreach and marketing materials
  • Knowledge of Emergency Management processes
  • Emergency management or first responder training or experience
  • Previous experience in office support
  • Experience working in a higher education setting
  • Understanding of Veoci software

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

May 13, 2022

Additional Information

  • Must have a driver's license check
  • Emergency Personnel

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

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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