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Program Support Technician Sr.

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: College of Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Location:
Categories: Administrative / Clerical, Engineering

Job Description

Program Support Technician Senior provides administrative and program support for faculty and graduate students in Mechanical Engineering, to include purchasing, travel arrangements and reimbursements, financial management, sponsored project administration, and other general administrative duties. This position teams with similar program support technicians providing support to other groups, provides backup and assistance to other team members, and participates in an active training and professional development program.

Required Qualifications

Experience providing administrative support in a professional or academic setting; proficient with various computer software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; ability to interpret and follow policies and procedures; skilled in problemsolving and is detailed oriented; must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills; must be willing and able to work cooperatively in a team atmosphere and have a positive customer service attitude.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with university policies and procedures; experience with Banner or similar database; experience with sponsored program administration; working knowledge of higher education business practices; experience working with accounting and or finance.

Pay Band

3

Appointment Type

Regular

Review Date

August 29, 2022

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 Amanda Collins at mandamcg@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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