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A member of the prestigious Council for Public Liberal Arts Colleges, the University of Virginia’s College at Wise is an inspiring place to teach, lead, learn and call home. With a student faculty ratio of 13:1 and approximately 2,000 students, UVA Wise is committed to excellence in teaching, personalized attention, and individual growth, as well as to the advancement of our region through economic development.

The only division of the University of Virginia located outside of Charlottesville, UVA Wise has a beautiful campus that is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia. Here, students learn from faculty who are encouraged to engage in scholarship and service that complements their teaching, and our environment is ideal for the task. In addition to Appalachian arts and culture, on-campus wetlands and impressive geography, and a region full of opportunities for study and outdoor adventure, there are many opportunities to build partnerships with organizations, agencies, and businesses in the area and beyond. Professional staff and a dedicated senior leadership team are driven by the vital mission of ensuring access and affordability to this robust, quality higher education. The College’s student population is largely first-generation, often rural students, for whom we offer access and affordability along with challenging academic work in the liberal arts tradition. The result is well-rounded graduates who earn fulfilling work at leading organizations and pursue graduate study at prestigious universities, as evidenced recently when U.S. News & World Report ranked UVA Wise as sixth in the nation for promoting social mobility.

Job Opportunities at Wise

Assistant Director of Residence Life
The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for one Assistant Director of Residence Life (ADRL).  The ADRL is a 12-month live-on position that reports to the Assistant Dean of Students & Director of Residence Life and is a member of the Student Affairs team.  The successful candidate will be an individual who is energetic, dedicated, progressive and student centered.

Admissions Counselor
The Office of Admissions at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise (UVA Wise) is currently accepting applications for an Admissions Counselor. This position is especially focused on recruiting, admitting, and enrolling first-year students in an assigned territory. This position will require frequent interaction with current and potential students and families, and high school counselors. This position will require occasional night and weekend hours.

Oxbow Center Manager
The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for an Oxbow Center Manager for the Office of Community & Business Development. The Oxbow Center is owned and operated by the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. It is a multi-use space located in the Town of St. Paul. The center serves two functions – a co-working and operational space for technology and innovation companies as well as a center for environmental education programs/activities. The co-working space addresses the needs of UVA Wise students and the broader Southwest Virginia region. Access to this type of space provides entrepreneurs and early-stage and emerging companies opportunities to hire interns or full-time employees to work remotely. It also offers broadband access to individuals who hold virtual positions or simply want to work in an environment outside of their primary residence. In another part of the building, students and faculty from the broader region, including out-of-state higher education institutions, will have the opportunity to visit the region and study the Clinch River and its environment at the Clinch River Environmental Education Center.

IT Support Technician
The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for two IT Support Technicians.  These positions provide technical support to the College community.

IT Help Desk Analyst 2 employees provide consultative and technical support services to faculty, staff and students to ensure timely problem resolution, system/data access and optimal system performance. They provide support for desktop, mobile computing, and client/server technology. IT Help Desk Analyst 2 employees are distinguished from IT Help Desk Analyst 1 employees by their development and beginning application of their technical skills, additional variation in activities, longer-term assignments, and the latitude to apply skills to solve routine problems without review and devise approaches to performing assignments. They perform routine daily activities without supervision. They work on longer-term assignments under immediate supervision. They may train, serve as a resource, or provide guidance to IT Help Desk Analyst 1 employees on routine work, processes, and policies. They begin working with related teams and client groups and working toward specific team goals.

Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator - Nursing Program
The Department of Nursing Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating activities related to recruitment and admissions for the BSN, RN-to-BSN and UVA’s MSN/Family Nurse Practitioner Program.  The Recruitment and Admissions Specialist will collaborate with offices of Admissions, Marketing and Communications, and Student Services as well as faculty of and the Department Chair of the Department of Nursing.

Learning Specialist for the Nursing Department
The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for an Academic Support Specialist in its Department of Nursing. This position will be responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating activities related to student success. The Academic Learning Specialist will collaborate with faculty, the Department Chair, and Academic Support Services staff.

Nursing Faculty Position
The Nursing Department of The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for a non-tenure track prepared nursing faculty at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level, depending on the experience and accomplishments of the candidate.  Responsibilities will include effective classroom and clinical instruction, student recruitment, and advising.  Candidates will have demonstrated evidence of research/creative/professional activities or the potential to design and complete research/creative/professional activity, including curriculum development and program evaluation. The position also includes service to the institution through department and College committees, participation in College and departmental programs and activities, and professional and community service.

Assistant Coach, Football
Assistant Coaches work with one sports program and are responsible for contributing to the successful execution of objectives as defined by the Head Coach. They participate in the planning, design, implementation, management, and completion of an effective team strategy. They analyze, coach, instruct, recruit, retain, and advise current and prospective student athletes. Work is self-guided, but performed under the supervision of the Head Coach.

TEMP Grounds Worker
The Trades Technician I role provides career tracks for trades technicians, such as grounds workers or trades/utilities workers, that perform a variety of tasks ranging from routine and unskilled to semi-skilled tasks.

TEMP Housekeeper
The Housekeeping and/or Apparel Worker I role provides career tracks for housekeepers, laundry and dry cleaner workers, and tailors performing entry level to advance level services in the areas of housekeeping, laundry,tailoring, and dry cleaning

TEMP Administrative Assistant
The Administrative and Office Specialist I role provides career tracks for operational and administrative support specialists such as the office support aides or postal aides providing entry-level support by performing well-defined office duties of a routine and repetitive nature under close supervision.