Staff Employment

Staff Employment

Coordinator of Student Engagement
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Coordinator of Student Engagement.  This position will work collaboratively to provide academic advising assistance to new and returning students, with emphasis on first-year students; help coordinate new student orientations and extended orientations; help coordinate parent and family events and initiatives; and assist with Office of Student Engagement and Student Affairs programming initiatives.  A bachelor’s degree is required, along with at least one year’s experience working with students, with preference given to experience working with students in higher education.  Additional requirements include excellent written and verbal communication skills; superior organizational and time management skills including the ability to multitask in a busy, student-centered environment; strong computer skills; and exceptional customer service skills.  To apply, please visit https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for Coordinator of Student Engagement, and complete the online application process.  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. Employee fulfills duties as a “responsible employee” under the 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. 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.

Police Officer
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Police Officer in the Campus Police Department. Duties include routine patrolling and securing of all campus buildings; responding to all complaints from the College community; enforcing all state and College regulations; and monitoring all social functions and sporting events. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a working knowledge of the Virginia Code, and be able to obtain a bond to carry a weapon. Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services is preferred.  Salary is negotiable based on experience. To apply, please visit https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and complete the online application process. The position will remain open until filled. 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.

Research Program Manager, Appalachian Prosperity Project
Project Managers oversee a variety of projects, serving as the primary client contact for each project, and are responsible for each project’s success. They have significant project experience, and are able to operate independently, with little supervision. They supervise project staff, and typically lead teams over whom they exercise no formal supervision. Overview: The position will build the capacity of the Appalachian Prosperity Project, including the Healthy Appalachia Institute to create meaningful, high-impact research projects in collaboration with faculty and resources at the University of Virginia. The position will connect UVa and UVa-Wise faculty with community partners to work on community-driven projects. Core duties: A major portion of the Research Program Manager’s (RPM) time (50%) will be dedicated to grant capture.  This includes identification of grant opportunities, assemblage of proposal team, and development of proposal to include grant writing and submission. Once a grant is awarded, the RPM will help set up and launch the grant until implementation and/or management team is assembled. The RPM will assess project readiness and conduct quality control during this time to mitigate any initial issues that could hinder success.  The position will also build and sustain meaningful relationships with partners and stakeholders.  Support of strategic goals:

  • Enhance the research infrastructure for UVa and UVa-Wise to support more community-driven projects.
  • Expand the research portfolio in Southwest Virginia and offer UVA-Wise faculty the opportunity to pursue their research passions.
  • Deliver additional public health resources to the citizens of Southwest Virginia.
  • Support objectives for the College at Wise including the growth of public health, entrepreneurial and economic development resources and programs.
  • Support objectives to strengthen and leverage the partnership between UVA and UVA-Wise.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.
  • 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.
  • For more information on the Appalachian Prosperity Project, please visit http://approject.org/.  To learn about the Healthy Appalachian Institute, please visit http://www.healthyappalachia.org/.

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.

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.