Administrative Assistant
Southwest VA Higher Ed Center - Wise, VA

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The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for an Administrative Assistant in the Office of Financial Aid. This position will be the first point of contact for visitors in the Office of Financial Aid. Responsibilities include greeting and assisting visitors; overseeing the student award letter process; reconciling the office, wage and scholarship budgets; managing the purchasing responsibilities for the office; and maintaining databases for the office.

A high school diploma with at least one year administrative experience in a professional office setting is required, as well as the ability to work with potential students, students and parents in a professional manner. The successful candidate must have the ability to problem solve and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online state application, attaching a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. This position will remain open until filled. UVa's College at Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Minimum Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to perform budget reconciliations; ability to work with potential students, students and parents in a professional manner; ability to problem solve and be a creative thinker; ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Required Experience: Some - up to 4 years

Kind of Required Experience: The incumbent should have at least one year administrative experience in a professional office setting.

Required Degree/Training:

Required License or Certification:

Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Experience: Some - up to 4 years

Kind of Preferred Experience: Working knowledge of the operations of a college or university financial aid office.

Preferred Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in business or a related field.

Preferred License or Certification:

Preferred Computer Applications:

Special Requirements
It is the practice of the University of Virginia to conduct in-depth background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment consideration at the University. The type of background checks performed are dependent upon the type of position for which you have been identified as a finalist and may include: reference checks, criminal history including sexual offender registry checks, degree validation, DMV (driving) Record checks, license verification, credit report reviews, etc. The results of background checks are made available to University employing officials. You will be requested to sign a reference release form, so your past schools and/or employers may be contacted concerning your academic or employment history.