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Fiscal Technician

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Fiscal Technician
Role Title: Administrative & Office Specialist III
Posting Number: SW0180087
About Virginia Tech:

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Position Summary:

The Department of Chemical Engineering is seeking applicants for the position of Fiscal Technician. Reporting to the Business Manager, the Fiscal Technician provides day-to-day financial, administrative, and program support. This position is responsible for purchasing and receiving, accounts payable processing, travel authorizations and reimbursements, records management, cash handling, and wage payroll reconciliation. The Fiscal Technician also serves as the department receptionist by answering telephones and greeting visitors.

Required Qualifications:

- Fiscal and/or administrative support experience in an academic or professional office setting.
- Experience with software applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power Point, calendaring software, database systems, and web browsers.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work while serving visitors and callers with a high degree of judgment and courtesy.
- Ability to work independently and adhere to college and university policies and procedures.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to interact respectfully and comfortably with all individuals in a diverse, multicultural environment.
- Must be detail oriented and work with a high level of accuracy.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Associate’s degree or equivalent training and/or experience.
- Knowledge of university and college policies and procedures related to the operations of an academic office.
- Experience using large enterprise-wide databases in areas of finance and purchasing, such as HokieMart, Banner, Travel and Expenses Management system, and MicroStrategy.
- Experience working with travel arrangements, reimbursements and budget management.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

To apply, applicants must complete the online application at www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #SW0180087, and submit a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references as an attachment to the application. Job posting will close February 25, 2018.

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Band: 3
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Chemical Engineering
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F; 8:00am -5:00pm
Posting Date: 02/09/2018
Review Begin Date:
Job Close Date: 02/25/2018
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran 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 any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/83882

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
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    • Job Fair (please describe below)
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    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
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    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
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  2. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only).
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents