Staff Employment

Staff Employment

Assistant Director of Annual Giving
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for an Assistant Director of Annual Giving. This position will be responsible for building a pipeline of annual gifts in support of the College’s general operating needs and special projects; developing an annual fund campaign; further developing class giving campaigns; instilling a culture of giving among the student body; and working in collaboration with the Vice Chancellor and other development colleagues on various fundraising projects and development related activities. A Bachelor’s degree is required, with a Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred, as well as at least two years fundraising experience, preferably in a college or university setting. Candidates must possess a high degree of initiative, integrity, and excellent communication skills.  The ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously are essential.  Evening and weekend work, as well as occasional overnight travel, are required. To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. 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.

Community Builder for the Towns of Haysi and St. Paul
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Community Builder for the Towns of Haysi and St. Paul. This is a part-time position with a duration of approximately one year. The position will work alongside residents and local officials in two Southwest Virginia communities to advance economic strategies that build upon the region’s outdoor recreation, cultural assets, and unique opportunities in technology and health. As part of a regional network of local leaders, this position will take part in physical improvement and business development strategies including Opportunity SWVA’s Rally entrepreneurial communities program, the Friends of Southwest Virginia’s Appalachian Spring initiative, and specific local projects funded in part by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development and the Appalachian Regional Commission. The primary shift will be daytime, with some evening and weekend work. A high school diploma or equivalent is required, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to work well with a diverse group of constituents; and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. A valid driver’s license is required, along with a willingness to travel periodically within Southwest Virginia. The successful candidate will be optimistic, team-spirited, energetic, and outcome-oriented. To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. 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 to 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.

Community Builder for the City of Norton and Town of Dungannon
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Community Builder for the City of Norton and Town of Dungannon.  This is a part-time position with a duration of approximately one year.  The position will work alongside residents and local officials in two Southwest Virginia communities to advance economic strategies that build upon the region’s outdoor recreation, cultural assets, and unique opportunities in technology and health.  As part of a regional network of local leaders, this position will take part in physical improvement and business development strategies including Opportunity SWVA’s Rally entrepreneurial communities program, the Friends of Southwest Virginia’s Appalachian Spring initiative, and specific local projects funded in part by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development and the Appalachian Regional Commission.   The primary shift will be daytime, with some evening and weekend work. A high school diploma or equivalent is required, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to work well with a diverse group of constituents; and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.  A valid driver’s license is required, along with a willingness to travel periodically within Southwest Virginia.  The successful candidate will be optimistic, team-spirited, energetic, and outcome-oriented. To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.  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 to 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
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for an Administrative Assistant for the Teacher Education Program and Education Department.  This position will provide fiscal, administrative, and clerical support to faculty within the Education Department in general, and to the Director of the Teacher Education Program specifically.  Further responsibilities include answering inquiries from faculty, staff, students, and the public about department policies, academic programs, and events for the College.  A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with an Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Experience in secretarial, business, or office services is also required, as well as the ability to manage an office effectively and excellent organizational and communication skills. To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu 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.

Student Success Coach
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Student Success Coach. This position will work with new students with semester scheduling, long-term academic planning, remediation of academic obstacles, and assist students with college processes, including those not specific to the Office of Advising & Retention during the first three terms of enrollment. The successful candidate will become knowledgeable of the College’s academic requirements, as well as resources available to students, be technology and social media competent, and will seek to establish relationships with assigned clients such as to foster maximum student success. A willingness to add to the knowledge base and experience of the college environment is vital. Some weekend and evening work may be required.  A bachelor’s degree is required, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.  To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. 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.

Strategic Communications Coordinator
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Strategic Communications Coordinator. This position contributes to the daily operations of the College Relations team in the Office of Development and College Relations. The role supports communication plans, content creation for videos, website, magazine, newsletters and social media platforms. The Strategic Communications Coordinator assists in the crafting of social media messaging and production of videos that aligns with the College’s strategic vision and mission. This position is responsible for content management and strategic messaging of the homepage for the College website and will lead the campus website committee to coordinate other campus units.  A bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years experience in journalism, public relations, marketing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Also required are excellent written and verbal skills; the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while meeting stringent deadlines; demonstrated ability to coordinate very complex projects; the ability to work independently and as a member of a team to assist with communication efforts campuswide; and the ability and confidence to work on multiple tasks at the same time. The successful candidate should also have experience using MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and video editing and website software.  To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. 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.

Housekeeper and Apparel Worker
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Housekeeper. This position is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing College buildings including cleaning floors, walls and windows; cleaning and sanitizing bathrooms; stripping and waxing floors; dusting; and other cleaning duties as assigned.  A high school diploma or equivalent is required, as well as a general knowledge of cleaning methods and at least three months professional cleaning experience. To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application. 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. 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.

 

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 at jobs.virginia.edu.
For more information about the college, visit the UVa-Wise website.