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Operations and Fiscal Coordinator

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Executive VP & Provost
Department: The Student Success
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance, Administrative / Clerical, Other

Job Description

The Fiscal and Operations Coordinator for Student Success Initiatives (SSI) serves as primary administrative support and operational liaison with internal and external departments and agencies. The fiscal and operations coordinator manages office practices and procedures, prepares outgoing correspondence, processes financial transactions, and serves to keep SSI in compliance with university policies and procedures. This position requires the ability to interact with administrators, faculty, staff and students with an understanding of protocol and confidentiality. The coordinator manages the following essential functions for SSI: fiscal, transactional HR, fixed assets, key control, contracts for events and external speakers, internal grant funds management, program attendance data collection and reporting.

Required Qualifications

Working knowledge of accounting and financial systems as well as office practice and procedures; ability to prepare outgoing correspondence using word processing software; ability to work with spreadsheet and central financial office forms; bookkeeping or accounting experience; ability to make independent decisions; and an understanding of academic programs, policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of Hokiemart, Banner, Timeclock, Chrome River and Microstrategy Finance System or similar systems.

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Salary Information

$52,000 - $57,000

Review Date

March 22, 2024

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.

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