Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Office Assistant - Mailroom

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on August 20, 2019

Job Description

Office Assistant provides administrative support and serves as backup support to the staff and projects related to the Mail Operations Unit within the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Responsibilities include data processing, mail support, assisting with email correspondence, and recruitment mailings. Provides customer service support to front office staff by answering phones and serving as a resource for prospective students and families.

Required Qualifications

Administrative support experience in an academic or professional office environment.| Strong customer service and communication skills.| Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining a high degree of accuracy in a multitasking environment.| Must be able to work under stressful conditions during times of high volume processing and phone calls. | Must be dependable, approachable, and comfortable dealing with diverse clientele.| Should exhibit initiative, learn from experiences and present a professional image and positive work ethic and attitude.| Willingness to learn and abide by U.S. Postal Service rules and regulations is essential.| Must be able to safely move and handle items weighing up to 40 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience and proficiency with the Banner student system or other professional office software systems.| Experience responding to email correspondence in a professional business setting.

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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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