Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, located in Roanoke, VA is seeking a full time Office Assistant/ Receptionist. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide reception support for the Executive Director and Administrative offices by greeting guests and visitors, answering phones, scheduling meetings, filing, maintaining orderly office supplies, and distributing mail. The Office Assistant/ Receptionist will also provide backup support to other administrative staff as needed for vacations and other leave to ensure adequate coverage of reception areas. This position requires someone with a commitment to customer service, attention to detail, and time management skills.
Professional office experience in an academic, medical or business environment; Demonstrated experience with computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; Demonstrated experience in working with confidential information. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and seamlessly with team members and independently on tasks. Experience in a customer service environment.
Associate’s degree in business administration or other related field or equivalent applicable experience.
Commensurate with experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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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.
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