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Assistant to the Executive Director

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 10, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Assistant to the Executive Director (ED) primarily supports CEED's efforts to recruit and retain students in the College of Engineering. More specifically, enhancing the yield of underrepresented and underserved students offered admission to the College of Engineering, providing technical and clerical support for the implementation of programs to increase retention of those students, and overseeing CEED marketing and social media.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors degree in management or a related field with experience that may equate to a graduate degree; administrative support experience in an academic or professional office environment. Experience with software such as Qualtrics, Publisher, Photoshop, and MS Office. Experience administrating social media. Ability to work independently on simultaneous multiple projects. Ability to interpret office policies and procedures as they apply to situations requiring immediate decisions. Ability to maintain a high level of organization in an extremely high traffic office environment. Ability to work successfully with a wide range of professionals within a teamwork setting; experience in a management or supervisory role. Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships. Ability to prioritize and manage workload, meet objectives and deadlines, make independent decisions, and creatively solve problems.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with video editing, photography and databases such as Banner and HokieMart. Familiarity with VT software such as Banner, HokieSPA and SLATE. Masters degree in a related field.

Appointment Type

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

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Additional Information

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.

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 military 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 an accommodation, please contact Lee Bishop at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: April 10, 2024
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