VATI Project Administrative Assistant
The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) in Charlottesville, Virginia seeks an experienced full-time Project Administrative Assistant to join our team to assist in the administration of TJPDC’s $288 million Virginia Telecommunications Initiative grant to expand broadband across 13 counties in Central Virginia. This position will assist the TJPDC’s Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) Program Director with administrative and financial record-keeping associated with this super regional broadband project, which is supported by a $79 million VATI broadband grant, and which includes matching funds from the 13 local governments and three private utility companies. In addition to the VATI project, the position may assist other TJPDC projects with administrative support, as needed.
The candidate’s essential functions including the following: Administrative support; financial support; invoicing; record keeping; reporting; audit coordination support; and contract compliance.
A combination of experience and education equivalent to an associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university is required. Experience in records management, financial management, bookkeeping, and/or general accounting required. Familiarity with grants and governmental accounting preferred. Proficient computer skills, and proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite required. Experience in a local or regional government environment preferred.