Program Support Tech

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
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Posted on June 30, 2021

Job Description

The Industrial and Systems Engineering Department (ISE) in the College of Engineering is seeking a Program Support Technician. This position will work independently to provide administrative support to ISE. The essential duties include assisting visitors, both in person and by phone, interacting effectively with a wide range of individuals to include current and prospective students, parents, faculty and other ISE and university employees, assisting with ISE event planning, as needed, for departmental functions including, but not limited to, the ISE Advisory Board meetings and the Distinguished Alumni Banquet, responsible for timely opening and closing of office facilities, maintaining professional appearance and organization of main office facilities to include break room and copy room. This position is also responsible for maintaining office and lab assignments and serves as the key coordinator for the department.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated experience providing administrative support in a professional setting. Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion and adaptable to various and competing demands. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel, (ability to edit and proofreading).

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience working in higher education. Familiarity with Virginia Tech systems, such as Banner, Hokie Mart, Leave system and Chrome River.

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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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