Staff Employment

Staff Employment

Community Coordinator (Two positions)
Student Affairs Program Specialists have front-line responsibility for executing a particular function within a student affairs office or department. They typically supervise student staff, engage in student advising and problem solving, and support specific populations of students with program planning and implementation (e.g. outreach, education). Student Affairs Program Specialists generally exercise some discretion in stewarding financial resources to advance the needs of their student populations or communities. The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for two Community Coordinators.  The Community Coordinator is a 12 month live-on position that reports to the Assistant Director of Residence Life and is a member of the Student Affairs team.  Successful candidates will be individuals who are energetic, dedicated, progressive and student centered. The Community Coordinator will assist in providing leadership to one of 2 residential communities on campus.  The Community Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be to supervise 10-15 Resident Advisors (RAs) to include assisting with RA staff recruitment, selection, and training development; assisting RAs with conflict mediation and professional development; assessing RA job performances; coordinating RA programming; assisting with facilities management and monthly fire drills; coordinating monthly health and safety inspections; participating in the Dean of Students area on-call rotation; and assisting with the summer Housing program to include summer school and the College’s Conferences and Events program .In addition, the Community Coordinator will serve as advisor to one of the College’s student housing organizations (National Residence Hall Honorary or Residence Hall Association), as assigned, and will assist with other residence life and Student Affairs duties as assigned.  The Community Coordinator is also tasked with creating an atmosphere that promotes student engagement, academic success, respect for diversity, student retention and personal development within their assigned community that reflects the College’s mission and department objectives. The salary for this position is $21,500 with a state benefits package, housing and a meal plan.  The position is term limited. To apply, please visit https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for Community Coordinator, and complete the application process.  UVa’s College at Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.  Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR.  A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

Employee fulfills duties as a “responsible employee” under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. A Responsible employee includes any employee: who has the authority to take action to redress sexual violence; who has been given the duty of reporting incidents of sexual violence or any other misconduct by students to the Title IX Coordinator or other appropriate school designee; or whom a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.

Outreach Coordinator
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Outreach Coordinator for the Appalachian Telemental Health Network. The ATMHN will work to advance the innovative use of telehealth as a solution for improved mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse outcomes; and reducing barriers of time, distance, and provider scarcities for those living and working in the Appalachian Region of Virginia.  This is a grant funded position with funding secured through June 2020, with the possibility of continuation. The ATMHN- Virginia Pilot will work to expand and enhance access to quality affordable mental health services in the Appalachian counties of Virginia, allowing for efficient, early and accurate diagnoses, and reduced travel time and costs of care; establish current telehealth infrastructure and capacity; support and develop regional partnerships and pilot projects; provide evidence for telehealth policy change; develop a readiness assessment tool for providers; support telehealth training opportunities; assess market dynamics by state, including reimbursement rates, and payer source; and create online referral network and resource center for providers and professionals. The Outreach Coordinator will support the implementation the ATMHN strategic plan, increasing numbers of licensed mental health providers in the directory of tele-mental health providers, increasing the number of providers available to provide services via telemedicine in rural and underserved populations in the Appalachian Region of Virginia. This position will be responsible for developing marketing materials including an online/social media presence and a physical presence at events and conferences, as well as build relationships with and conduct key informant interviews with licensed mental health providers to help inform the development of incentives and marketing messages. This position will play a key role in summarizing and reporting on the results of the ATMHN. This professional must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as time management, relationship development and the ability to interact with all levels of organizations including community leaders, colleagues, stakeholders and citizens. The Outreach Coordinator will report to the ATMHN Program Director, and work closely and collaboratively with ATMHN partners, listed above. Medical Education Program Coordinators participate in the planning, preparation, and implementation of programs, daily operations, and educational activities for a small to medium sized programs. They are responsible for the same duties as Medical Education Assistants, however, they operate with additional authority, independence, or level of complexity. Beyond basic administrative duties, Medical Education Programs Coordinators develop materials, coordinate calendars, engage in accounting processes, interact with educational program participants, and ensure compliance with relevant national organizations to maintain high standards of programs. They perform work independently but receive assignments and direction from supervisors and Program Directors. A bachelor’s degree is required, as well as experience developing relationships, collaborations and partnerships; technicial proficiency in MS Office; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to self-direct and multi-task.  Preference will be given to those with experience and interest in working in rural health and with rural populations, behavioral and mental health; experience developing marketing messages and materials; and a commitment to central Appalachia, community based public health, rural health, and cultural competence. To apply, please visit https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for Outreach Coordinator, and complete the application process .  UVa’s College at Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.  Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.

Marketing Director
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise seeks a Marketing Director to direct the development and execution of strategic marketing communications plans and to manage day-to-day communication programs that support UVA-Wise’s strategic priorities and strengthen the College’s reputation and brand. Marketing Professional 3 employees are responsible for marketing strategies, which package, promote, and deliver tangible products and services, demonstrating measurable value to consumers. They typically oversee the sales or promotions of a particular offering, and work to meet defined targets. They may handle duties related to a wide range of marketing activities, or specialize in one or more areas of the discipline, such as advertising, market research, brand management, media buying, or product development. They are typically distinguished by a history of successful campaigns. Marketing Professional 3 employees work independently to achieve the stated marketing strategy of the organization, in alignment with overall University communications goals. They lead projects and may supervise other marketing employees. The ideal candidate will:

    • Develop and implement marketing programs that advance the reach, perception and efficacy of UVA-Wise, including student recruitment, market approach, media placement and reporting.
    • Oversee the development of UVA-Wise’s advertising programs and campaigns, including management of outside agency.
    • Support the development of marketing and reputational content across media types, including print, digital and video platforms.
    • Maintain and grow key partnerships with constituent areas across the College, including partners from Enrollment Management, Student Life, Development and Alumni Relations, Athletics and Economic Development.
    • Manage UVA-Wise brand identity development and ongoing programs.
    • Supervise and lead a small team of dedicated marketing professionals.
    • Marshal and organize internal teams, vendors and partners and resources to achieve top quality, strategically effective work.
    • Lead projects from original business need to successful and on-time delivery. Qualifications:  Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field with at least 5 years of relevant supervisory experience. Preference will be given to applicants with a Master’s degree in a related field. Must also have a proven ability to accurately and clearly assess and communicate organizational priorities and opportunities, manage confidential and sensitive matters, and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers across the College. Working knowledge of higher education landscape, with direct experience preferable. Experience working in, or managing the work of, creative or branding agencies a plus. Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills, public presentation skills; strong organizational, project management, and multitasking skills; and demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively are also required. UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR.  A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0109 or 276-376-3451.

Community Engagement Coordinators (Two Positions)
The UVa-Wise Office of Economic Development and Engagement serves Southwest Virginia communities, citizens, and employers to support our region’s vitality through economic development, education, entrepreneurship, innovation, health and wellness. Our service and support extend to UVa-Wise students, faculty, and staff, professionals including those in economic development as well as organizations, employers and citizens of the region. The Community Engagement Coordinator is a part-time position up to 29 hours per week for a period of one year.  Two Community Engagement Coordinators will be hired.  One coordinator will focus on Planning Districts 1 and 2.  One Coordinator will focus on Planning District 3 and 4.  The Coordinators will meet and communicate as needed to insure consistency of programs and projects. The position will report to the Program Director for Economic and Community Development.The Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the following:
Regional Community Engagement Coordination & Administration
Assist the Director in determining economic and community development projects. Build community leadership capacity through the Rally SWVA mini grant program through coordination with Community Builders and the communities.  Assist in the planning, coordination and implementation of the annual Community Coaching Summit. Assist in creating presentations, reports, and other documentation that promotes and educates the community on Rally SWVA, Community Builders program, and UVa-Wise Office of Economic Development and Engagement outreach activities and objectives. Facilitating communications between Economic and Community Development Director, Community Builders, community leaders, interns placed within communities and other stakeholders on a routine basis. Develop measurement tools and track community outreach initiatives and impact. Manage budgets and reports related to each program, grant and overall office operations. Serve on planning committee for the SWVA Economic Forum and assist Community Builders in facilitating breakout sessions at the event.
Community Builder Support
Oversee Community Builder project goals and support Community Builders through communication, training, and networking.  Provide support to the Clinch River Valley Initiative and Downtown Revitalization Action Team to coordinate and manage the Hometowns of the Clinch program. Work with partners to expand the hometowns program in other planning districts.  Provide a communication structure between UVa-Wise Community Builders and Friends of SWVA Community Builders. Work with Americorp Vista on communication of projects, Community Builder challenges and collaboration between projects where appropriate.
SWVA Rise Emerging Leadership
Work alongside the SWVA Rise Emerging Leadership Program to support program goals and becoming familiarized with Rally SWVA. Attend SWVA Rise Emerging Leadership sessions to educate and inform of Rally SWVA projects and updates. UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR.  A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

Counselor
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites energetic, motivated individuals to apply for the position of Counselor in the Counseling Center. The successful candidate will provide short-term, solution-focused individual counseling to the student population; will provide consultation services to the campus community; will serve as a member of the College’s Threat Assessment Team; will assist with planning and implementing educational programming; and, will provide crisis management services.  A Master’s degree in counseling or psychology is required, as well as experience in individual counseling, short-term, solution-focused therapy, crisis intervention, and working with a diverse population. Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a professional counselor within 12-18 months of employment.  To apply, please visit https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for Counselor, and complete the application process.  UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

  • Understanding of various counseling theories and techniques
  • Crisis intervention
  • Psycho-educational programming, as well as other counseling and mental health related topics
  • Energetic, student-centered, motivated, and a dedicated professional
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:   Education: Master’s degree.   Experience: Experience in individual counseling, short-term, solution-focused therapy, crisis intervention, and working with a diverse population.  Licensure: Must be eligible for licensure as a professional counselor within 12-18 months of employment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Vice Chancellor/Associate Vice Chancellor
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise (UVa-Wise) is currently seeking a Vice Chancellor/Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management. Title is based on experience. UVa-Wise, a division of the University of Virginia, is a nationally ranked four-year undergraduate, public liberal arts college located in the scenic mountains of Southwest Virginia that offers 31 majors, 37 minors, and 17 teaching licensures. Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the VC/Associate VC for Enrollment Management will utilize current trends, best practices and previous experience to target and grow UVa-Wise’s student body. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree; a minimum of five years of leadership experience in enrollment management with proven success in setting and meeting enrollment goals; and a knowledge of current best practices and trends in enrollment management. Duties will include developing a strategic enrollment management plan, broadening the visibility of the College and leveraging branding and new media marketing strategies; and administration of the Office of Enrollment Management while maintaining compliance with all federal, state, university and College policies.  Apply online for Vice Chancellor/Associate Vice Chancellor,  posting #0624580. Complete respective candidate profile, attach a current cv/resume/vita, cover letter/letter of interest, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three references. For more information about the College, visit uvawise.edu. UVa’s College at Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For additional information about the position or application process, please contact Stephanie Perry, sdh9y@virginia.edu or 276-328-0240. UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

Administrative Assistant to the Dean
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Academic Dean. This individual will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Dean’s Office and will serve as a liaison between the Dean and students, faculty and outside constituencies. The position will also include reconciliation of several accounts, travel and other arrangements for candidates visiting during faculty searches, and assistance with accreditation reports. As Summer College is a responsibility of Dean’s Office, the individual in this position will handle the initial scheduling of those classes, summer payroll and faculty contracts. Further duties will include managing faculty travel, coordinating student travel approvals and reimbursements for the student conference travel, and assisting with the academic appeals process, student awards, Darden Society Induction, graduation and Dean’s List. The Dean’s Administrative Assistant operates as part of a team in the Office of Academic Affairs. Additional duties may include working on group projects and covering for others in the office. Finally, the individual in this position will serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) for international student visas and as such must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. lawful permanent resident. Candidates must have a good working knowledge of MS Office applications including Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as excellent oral and written communications skills, and must be able to work well with others. Experience working in an administrative office is required, with experience in higher education preferred. A bachelor’s degree is also preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online for Administrative Assistant to the Dean and complete an online staff application, attaching a current cv/resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references. For more information, visit our web page at www.uvawise.edu/academics/academic-affairs/.  The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is a nationally ranked four year undergraduate public liberal arts college located in the mountains of southwestern Virginia. UVa-Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

Network Engineer
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Network Engineer for the Appalachian Telemental Health Network. This position will work to establish a statewide interoperable HIPAA compliant technology infrastructure for telemental health providers, research, test and make recommendations for a scalable, financially sustainable platform with pricing and business models, provide ongoing technical support and training for mental health providers in using telehealth technology and selected platform, build and maintain relationships with stakeholders including clinicians, health systems, FQHC’s, mental health advocates, professionals, public health, and local, state and federal representatives. In addition, the Network Engineer must have demonstrated ability to initiate and carry out complex projects and must have the ability to interact with all levels of organizations including community leaders, colleagues, stakeholders and citizens. The Program Director will report to Healthy Appalachia Institute Director, and work closely and collaboratively with ATMHN partners, listed above. Reports and presentations to the ATMHN Advisory Board and the Virginia State Legislature will be required, as needed. This is a grant funded position, with funding secured through June 2020, with the possibility of continuation. A bachelor’s degree is required, as well as at least 3 – 5 years experience working in IT, AV or tele-communications; experience developing relationships, collaborations and partnerships; technical proficiency in all MS Office; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to self-direct and multi-task. Preference will be given to those with experience working in rural health and with rural populations, behavioral and mental health and a commitment to central Appalachia, community based public health, rural health and cultural competence. Apply online for Network Engineer and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. UVa-Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

Admissions Representative–Tidewater Virginia Area
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise seeks applications for a territory based admissions representative in the Tidewater Virginia area. Responsibilities include student recruitment for both freshmen and transfer students through college recruitment fairs, visits to high schools and colleges, communication with schools, students, and parents, and assistance in the planning and implementation of recruitment and other admissions activities and special projects. Since this is a territory based position, the applicant must be motivated, possess excellent communication and organizational skills, possess basic computer skills, and demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse student population. A baccalaureate degree and valid driver’s license are required. This position will require some travel to the campus of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and will be supported by the admissions office. The candidate must have access to transportation as well as a personal computer with Internet access. This position is part-time, 30-35 hours per week, limited to 1500 hours per year. Salary is $10 – $25 per hour, based on experience. Apply online for Admissions Representative and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. UVa-Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.


Artists’ Models

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is seeking artists’ models for upcoming art classes.  Models will be used on an as-needed basis throughout the semester.  Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and be comfortable with students drawing, painting, and/or photographing them in various poses.  Previous modeling experience is a plus, but not necessary. UVa Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security.  Information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, crime prevention tips and crime statistics may be found at www.wise.virginia.edu/campuspolice. To apply, please submit a Virginia state application, cover letter and resume to:  Model Search Committee, Human Resources, UVa-Wise, 1 College Avenue, Wise, VA 24293.  UVa’s College at Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.

 

 

 

 

Interested candidates should apply online.
For more information about the college, visit the UVa-Wise website.