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Unit Support Staff - Arlington County

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Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department: Northern District Coop. Extension
Location: Northern Area
Categories: Administrative / Clerical

Job Description

The Arlington County VCE Office is seeking a part-time wage (16-24 hours/week with no benefits) Office Assistant/Receptionist. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide reception support for Staff and Faculty in the Arlington office by greeting visitors, answering phones, scheduling meetings/meeting spaces, filing, maintaining orderly office supplies, and distributing mail. This position will be responsible for and support unit marketing efforts, to include but not limited to website maintenance and social media support for all program areas. This position will also provide assistance to the Administrative & Technical Associate with general office duties.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated administrative experience. Must communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Superior customer service attitude and professional demeanor. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Ability to work in a fast paced, environment with a high degree of efficiency. Must be detail oriented and highly organized.

Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge of university and state policies and procedures.

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Salary Information

Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

Review Date

June 13, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

Must have a driver's license check with an acceptable and safe driving record.

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.

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