Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Office Administrator

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on August 23, 2019

Job Description

The Budget Manager and Office Administrator manages all financial matters and serves as primary assistant for Virginia Tech’s Center for Humanities. This includes providing financial management and administrative support for the Center’s Director/Assistant Vice Provost for the Humanities. Responsibilities include procurement, monthly financial accounts reconciliation, travel, expense, and reimbursement management, paying invoices, and ensuring compliance with university financial protocols. Responsibilities also include directing incoming calls, identifying potential donors, supporting donor outreach efforts, interacting with professionals in a diverse and inclusive environment, calendar management for the humanities center and the director, and assisting the director in grant-seeking activity.
Other frequent duties include preparing reports, responding to inquiries, proofing and editing copy, creating informational flyers, advertising the center’s events through social media, email, and other forms; and organizing events.

Required Qualifications

Expertise in financial accounts management and financial software.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to effectively multi-task.
Expertise with word processing and spreadsheet software.
Strong customer service, enthusiasm, and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally in a diverse, multicultural environment.
Experience preparing financial and budgetary reports.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using various forms of social media.
Experience planning and coordinating events.
Familiarity with grant-writing and grant-seeking.Experience with VT systems: VTF Banner, Banner 9, Microstrategy, Timeclock, Hokiemart, TEM, Summit and others


Pay Band


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date


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.

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