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Undergraduate Advisor

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2




Virginia Tech

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Position Description

The Advising Center in the Physics Department serves the needs of undergraduate students. We are seeking a team member to assist with meeting these needs.


  • Advising students
  • Management of course timetable 
  • Maintenance of classroom operating schedules
  • Submission of grade changes for faculty and instructors
  • Assistance with student course registration issues, such as processing overload requests, change of major and force-add, research and independent study forms 
  • Copy exams
  • Conduct information Sessions for prospective students
  • Management of bulletin boards
  • Other administrative support as needed, including responding to telephone and email inquiries, assisting students and faculty to access various support resources, and submitting updates for website when required

Application Process

Institution Information

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Additional Information

$30,000-$35,000 Commensurate with Experience

Contact Information



Required Qualifications

  • Administrative and/or academic support experience
  • Experience with software such as Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel 
  • Experience with event planning
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work comfortably with all individuals in a diverse, multicultural environment
  • Ability to use discretion in working with confidential information
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Desire to work with students, faculty, and staff and ability to manage student and visitor traffic

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Virginia Tech academic/advising policies and procedures 
  • Experience with BANNER, Hokie SPA, Banner Document Management and Student Success Collaborative
  • Experience with social media such as Facebook and twitter