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Administrative Assistant

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on August 21, 2019

Job Description

The Program in Real Estate provides students with the opportunity to major in the nationally ranked, 5th Most Popular, Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate. The B.S. degree is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary academic program that builds on existing strengths in five colleges. The major offers Real Estate courses such as finance, law, and property management along with practical experiences within the academic program. Through a university-industry partnership, real estate professionals are actively involved in students’ education through guest lectures and mentoring experiences and by providing internship opportunities.

The Program in Real Estate within the Pamplin College of Business seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant. This position will work independently with general direction from the Willis Blackwood Director and the Student Support and Program Manager and will serve as the first point of contact for the Program in Real Estate. This position will assist people both in person and by phone and will interact effectively with a wide range of individuals, to include undergraduate students, prospective students, parents, faculty/staff members, administrators, etc.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated experience providing administrative support in a professional office environment with a how-can-i-help-you attitude.

Strong organization skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.

Outstanding communication skills, professional demeanor and team commitment

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

Higher education experience  

Familiarity with Virginia Tech systems such as Banner, HokieMart, TEM

Pay Band


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

September 4, 2019

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

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.

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 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 on any other basis protected by law.

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