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Unit Support Staff - Norfolk

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Unit Support Staff - Norfolk
Role Title: Administrative & Office Specialist II
Posting Number: SW0180245
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

Works independently with general direction from the unit staff providing clerical/administrative support to unit/area faculty and staff; effectively communicates with diverse individuals and groups; and maintains and reconciles financial, personnel, and inventory records.

Required Qualifications:

Training/experience in performing tasks that support the operation of a professional office environment; demonstrated computer skills in word processing applications; database management, electronic spreadsheets, email and the Internet; strong communication and interpersonal skills; experience prioritizing and managing time effectively for performing multiple tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous administrative support experience; demonstrated experience maintaining accounts; ability to comply with policies and procedures with little supervision; experience with Excel database, Banner, Quicken and basic understanding of Commonwealth of Virginia accounting guidelines.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:
Employment Comments:

Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter, and list of references.

How to Apply for this Job:

Apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu

Posting #SW0180245

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: 2
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Southeast District Coop. Extension
Work Location: Other - Virginia
Location, if not Blacksburg: City of Norfolk
Location Zip Code: 23510
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Posting Date: 04/10/2018
Review Begin Date:
Job Close Date: 04/24/2018
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/85580

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • 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
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  2. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only).
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Describe your training/experience in performing tasks that support the operation of an office environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your working experience/proficiency in computer skills including types of software.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * List the accounting software that you have had experience using.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

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