Administrative Assistant

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
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Posted on July 8, 2021

Job Description

Provides administrative support to the Federal Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. Duties include billing, purchasing, reconciliation, and other fiscal and administrative tasks. Drafts, processes, modifies, and monitors federal Research Work Orders. Monitors, prepares, and processes Unit federal reports and correspondence, including time and activity reports, study plans, health and safety, mileage, and inventory reports. Oversees student safety training program. Prepares manuscripts and slides for publication and presentation. Assists with University departmental tasks as assigned including University annual leave maintenance and reporting.

Required Qualifications

Experience providing administrative support in a professional office environment; strong office computer skills and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software; ability to interpret and apply federal regulations and University policy; ability to work independently; strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to take initiative in learning, interpreting and applying federal regulations and university policy and procedure; willingness to travel outside the area for training on federal regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

Proficiency in any or all university records, reporting, and computer systems such as, PageUp, HokieMart, Chrome River, Summit, Slate, MicroStratagy, and Banner; Fiscal/bookkeeping experience.

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Commensurate with Experience

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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.

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