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Administrative & Office Specialist

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Tidewater, Virginia
Administrative Assistants

Job Description

This is a part-time (up to a maximum of 1,500 hours annually; approximately 29 hours per week) position located at Virginia Tech's Tidewater Agricultural Research & Extension Center in the town of Holland, VA in the City of Suffolk. Duties will include greeting the public in person and referring them to the appropriate personnel; ordering and receiving of materials and supplies for all programs; management/reconciliation of purchasing cards (P-cards); filing of fiscal paperwork; managing record keeping for TAREC inventory; and providing program and office support for all research and extension staff located at Tidewater AREC. When necessary, other tasks may be assigned related to fiscal matters.

Required Qualifications

Word processing experience; typing skills, familiarity with MS Word, WordPerfect, MS Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel; experience with front office receptionist/secretarial duties; experience meeting the public.

Preferred Qualifications

Accounting and budget management skills. Basic graphic design skills in development of promotional materials.

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Additional Information

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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