ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT –Information Technology/MPO

Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 5/21/2024
Closing Date: 8/1/2024
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
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Job Description The Department of Information Technology/MPO has a full-time open position for an Administrative Assistant, reporting to the Director of Information Technology. We are seeking a qualified candidate to join our dynamic team in our mission to provide high-level customer service in our daily operations. The essential function of the position is to perform administrative and clerical duties for the Department and to assist the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). This position is the primary contact for the IT Department vendors, handles purchasing and meetings for MPO, and works closely with the Planning Administrative Assistant regarding MPO responsibilities.   
 
Primary duties include: answering phones calls and/or greeting visitors, coordinating/arranging meetings for departmental staff, handling all invoices and payments for the department, providing support to other staff members with research and other tasks, maintaining departmental/archival files in accordance with policies and regulations, preparing periodic and/or annual departmental reports, processing all mail for the departments, performing related tasks as required, and working with the Planning Admin Assistant on MPO responsibilities. Prefer two years of college/vocational school and two years of related experience.
 
Starting salary $38,098; dependent on experience and qualifications.  Excellent benefits package including paid health, dental, Virginia Retirement System and 401k/457 retirement, holidays/leave time, optional benefit plans, onsite health clinic, wellness programs, tuition/educational assistance, public sector loan forgiveness, and much more!  Qualified candidates should apply at www.montgomerycountyva.gov/hr   This position will be open until filled, with first review of applications on May 31, 2024.  To request an application accommodation for disabilities, contact Human Resources at 540.394.2007.
 
Montgomery County, VA is committed to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) organization, we are dedicated to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
 
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