Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Rotational Finance Fellow

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on September 5, 2019

Job Description

The Rotational Finance Fellowship within the Vice President for Finance and CFO senior management area is a 12-month cross-departmental hands-on learning and development experience for recent graduates or those new to Higher Education Administration. The Fellow will be provided the opportunity to work closely with the finance and administrative units that report to the Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

The Fellow will spend an assigned amount of time within different divisions of the Vice President for Finance Offices with the opportunity to work in specific areas of concentration. The Fellow will assist with special project assignments, including the development of correspondence, position papers, presentations, and business analyses. Project assignments will provide exposure to the central financial and administrative functions of the university and will provide the fellow with an excellent understanding of the university’s administrative processes. The Fellow will also serve as one of the representatives on the Vice President for Finance Inclusion & Diversity Committee and contribute to the Committee’s ongoing discussions, activities, and operations.

The Fellow will report through the Office of the Vice President for Finance and work in close collaboration with the managers within individual departments, which may include:

• Budget and Financial Planning
• Capital Assets and Financial Management
• University Controller
• Finance Information Technology
• Hokie Passport Services
• Procurement and Surplus Property

For more information about the VP for Finance Rotational Fellowship Program, please visit our site at

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; must have superb communication skills; excellent writing skills; the
ability to learn and understand complex issues within a multifaceted organization. Demonstrated competency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Must exercise excellent judgment when working with confidential and sensitive information. Ability to foster a positive dynamic and work collaboratively as a member of different teams throughout the year. Must be able to work independently and adapt to changing priorities on assignments as required.

Review Date

January 6, 2020

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.