The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center Inc. (CRC), a subsidiary of the Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc., seeks an Administrative and Event Coordinator to assist with the operations of the Tech Center in Newport News, VA. The position reports to the Director of the Tech Center and is located in Newport News, VA.
The Administrative and Event Coordinator will provide superior customer service to the Tech Center community and provide clerical and event support to Tech Center. Responsibilities will include providing pro-active efficient administrative support, assistance with accounts receivables/payables, and tenant relations. The position will effectively manage and coordinate multiple assignments and projects.
In addition, The Administrative and Event Coordinator will facilitate the coordination and implementation of the Tech Center’s signature events. The position will be responsible for providing leadership, development, and supervision to the event planning and tenant relations areas of the Tech Center, ensuring events conform to the highest standards, flow smoothly, and are successful. This includes but is not limited to event planning, financial management, policy interpretations and project coordination. The Coordinator will also develop and maintain relationships with tenants, vendors and the general public to ensure proper execution of signature programs and events. The Coordinator serves in a consulting role to advise other Tech Center offices and departments on special event programming and development. Performs various inspections of Park buildings to ensure an aesthetically pleasing environment with work performed in a quality and timely manner. Serves as liaison between tenants and Tech Center vendors to assure high customer satisfaction and communication. Key to this role is collaborating with several cross-functional teams within the organization to meet objectives, targets and timelines.