Program Support Technician

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on August 30, 2021
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Job Description

The Program Support Technician for Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets (VTCC) ensures the smooth and efficient administrative operation of the Recruiting Office. Typical tasks include: serving as the primary point of contact for any visitors as well as the primary contact for phone calls, manage all filing and mailings, provide administrative support for the Corps scholarship program, generate letters for periodic mailings, provide all logistical support for the Corps’ campus tours, college fairs, admissions, orientation events, managing TimeClock entries for summer student hourly employees, and any other administrative support duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience with, professional office practices and procedures | Strong keyboarding skills focusing on accuracy and attention to detail | Previous experience with receptionist activities | Demonstrated proficiency with current office computer software such as electronic mail, word processing, and spreadsheets | Previous experience with data entry | Demonstrated customer service experience in a high volume professional environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and experience with database management, or willingness to learn | Previous experience with Banner, MicroStrategy, Slate, or similar programs | Previous experience providing support services in a military or academic setting | Bilingual in Spanish

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Starting salary $35,000.

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Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination.

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.

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.

About Student Affairs:

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team! 

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