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Office Services Specialist

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Administrative Assistants

Job Description

Located in Manassas, Virginia the Office Services Specialist provides office support for managerial staff and faculty by assisting with administrative operations. Primary duties include purchasing, invoice processing, record keeping and file management.

Required Qualifications

Administrative support experience in an academic or professional office environment. Fiscal experience related to record keeping and order processing. Strong computer skills with MS Windows, MS Office Suite, Google Suite and other types of software. Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy, think critically, and make decisions related to position and appropriate to research operations. Ability to apply procedures and policies related to in-house office practices as well as research related practices. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Previous business training and/or experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using systems for purchasing and payments such as HokieMart, ChromeRiver, Banner and Ensemble systems. Experience supporting students, staff, and faculty in an environmentally centered, sponsored research operation.

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Based on experience

Review Date

August 15

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.

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

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