Staff Employment

Staff Employment

FACILITIES OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise seeks a Facilities Operations Coordinator for the newly opened Oxbow Center, reporting to the Innovation Center Manager.  The Oxbow Center is a cybersecurity/technology coworking space that addresses the needs of the College and the region.  Access to this type of space provides opportunities for both entrepreneurs and early-stage and emerging companies to hire interns or full-time employees to work remotely.  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.  The ecological center will build upon the success of Wetlands Estonoa, another tremendous asset of the region. The Facilities Operations Coordinator position has fundamental roles, all of which require exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and the highest standards of integrity.  This position will handle invoicing, incoming inquiries, facilities tours, room configurations, equipment setup, and venue cleanup.  The Facilities Operations Coordinator will maintain accurate records and databases.  Operators perform customer service duties before, during, and after events, as needed.  Work is assigned at the task level and is performed under  immediate supervision.  Job duties also include:

    • Manage daily operations of the Oxbow Center by ensuring appropriate coordination of events, meetings and programs
    • Provide customer service and support for clients, member companies, guests and program registrants
    • Maintain accurate and timely reports to include facility-usage and program activity
    • Manage department fleet car reservations
    • Ensure adequate inventory of center assets
    • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and ensure compliance with contracts
    • Develop and nurture relationships with strategic partners
    • Coordinate basic facility support functions and keep members aware of any building issues
    • Manage center budget to include budget reconciliation and adherence to proper procurement protocols and regulations; administer grant funds and programs
    • Promote and market the Oxbow Center and programs throughout the region
    • Actively engage in the community via chambers of commerce, civic organizations and outreach programs and project a favorable image of the organization to promote objectives and foster/enhance public recognition of the organization
    • Perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established organizational policies to achieve the overall objectives of this position
    • Maintain a favorable working relationship with all organizational employees and departments to promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate, which will be conducive to maximum morale, productivity and efficiency
    • Be knowledgeable about coworking space’s membership contracts and guidelines
    • Provide new coworker orientation
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested the Innovation Center Manager

Some evening and weekend work may be required.  A bachelor’s degree in education, business administration, technology related programs or liberal arts is required, along with at least two years’ experience in a business, economic or community development, outreach or operational capacity.  A full list of qualifications is as follows:

    • Bachelor’s degree in education, business administration, technology related programs or liberal arts required; master’s degree preferred
    • 2 years’ experience in a business, economic or community development, outreach or operational capacity
    • Experience with managing facilities and/or operations preferred
    • Ability to develop and manage multiple projects
    • Must be able to market programs and successfully outreach to community,  potential clients
    • Strong interpersonal skills:  honesty, integrity, dedication, loyalty, personable, approachable, and respectful
    • Responsible:  must be dependable, respect confidentiality, flexible, self-starter, self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit and a team player
    • Computer Skills:  Proficient with Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Office Exchange, Access) and competent internet usage
    • Excellent client service skills
    • Communication:  excellent grammar, written skills, listening skills and presentation skills
    • Goal-oriented:  team player, supportive, success-minded, eager to learn/contributes to productive work environment, encouraging, optimistic, works hard to achieve goals, ability to think creatively
    • Problem Solving:  ability to think independently; take ownership of problem and negotiate solutions

To apply, please visit https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/job-openings and complete the online application process, 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.

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.

Computer Engineer 2
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Computer Engineer 2 in the Office of Information Technology.  This position will provide technical expertise and support for installation and maintenance of operating systems, software components, and equipment configurations.  A Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or a related field is required.  Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.  Additionally, candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Server and workstation products, systems management, and Active Directory including advanced administration and configuration (DNS, DCHP, Exchange).
  • Knowledge of and experience with virtualization concepts, hypervisors, hyper-converged solutions (VM-Ware, Scale).
  • Knowledge of and experience with Linux server and workstation systems administration (RHEL or CentOS preferred).
  • Experience with server class systems architecture and hardware, as well as common open source projects and community environments.
  • Experience and knowledge of systems security, backup and recovery procedures, server patch management and networking in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience performing technical evaluations and analysis for all supported servers, workstations, and systems in response to help desk tickets and user requests.
  • Experience with Content Management systems (CMS) such as Drupal or WordPress.
  • Experience with LMS systems – configuration and setup (Blackboard or Moodle preferred).
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications: Knowledge of underlying protocols of Active Directory and SSO components, including LDAP, Kerberos, and ADFS.
  • Experience with database platforms (MS SQL, MariaDB, MySQL and PostgreSQL).
  • Experience with and knowledge of systems architecture and redundancy in a data center environment.
  • Knowledge of IAAS and SAAS.Work is self-guided, but performed under the supervision of the Head Coach.
  • To apply, please visit:   https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/job-openings and complete the online application process, 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.

 

Assistant Football Coach
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.

  • Explain and enforce rules and regulations to protect student athletes, and ensure that policies and procedures are followed.
  • Study opposing teams to identify weaknesses and avenues for success.
  • Collaborate on conceptualizing and developing practice and game day plans.
  • Monitor the conditioning and training of student athletes, in conjunction with the Strength and Conditioning unit, Sports Nutrition unit, and Sports Medicine unit.
  • Initiate and maintain a strong partnership with the Academic Affairs unit to support the academic requirements of student athletes.
  • Assist with coordinating and performing various administrative tasks and often serving as a liaison with particular operational units, such as the Equipment Room, Business Office, Compliance Office, and Facilities Office.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
    Education: Bachelor’s degree.  Experience: experience as a specific sports program coach at the collegiate level.
    Physical Demands: Work is performed in the process of coaching student-athletes within a sports program.
  • To apply, please visit:   https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/job-openings and complete the online application process, 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.

 

Program Manager, Healthy Appalachia Institute (HAI)
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for a Program Manager, Healthy Appalachia Institute (HAI).  This position will be responsible for advancing the mission of HAI to improve the health, education and environment, and prosperity for residents of central Appalachia.  In doing so, the Program Manager will engage communities and organizations and address the social, economic and scientific issues that exist at the interface of health and Appalachian culture.  This position requires a master’s degree in Public Health (MPH or MSPH), experience in developing, managing and coordinating public health or health-related programs, and experience working with diverse constituencies.  The Program Manager must coordinate multiple projects, collaborate with regional stakeholders, faculty, and students and cover a large geographical region.  The salary for this position is $40,000 – $47,000, depending on education and experience.
Specific responsibilities include:

  • Utilizing evidence-based practices, design and implement strategies for positively impacting public health or health-related outcomes in Southwest Virginia.
  • Engage and maintain close working relationships with community, regional and state health professionals, organizations as well as community leaders.
  • Engage resources of the University of Virginia and other public health organizations to assist with designing and implementing specific public health programs and activities.
  • Design, implement and maintain a continuous improvement process for insuring the effectiveness of HAI programs and activities.
  • Maintain a repository of regional project descriptions in which faculty and students may be engaged to assist with implementation.
  • Increase the profile of HAI in Southwest Virginia, the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as other public health organizations in the broader region by designing and implementing a communication strategy to include marketing and promotional strategies.
  • Manage the fiscal operations of HAI by developing the institute’s budget, as well as tracking and reconciling program budgets.
  • Design and maintain HAI program and outcome reports.
  • Leverage grant funding; research and identify applicable grant opportunities; manage the grant application process and implement as appropriate.
  • Teach one undergraduate public health course per semester and advise UVA Wise students pursuing a minor in public health.
    A Master’s in Public Health (MPH) is required or must be obtained by the first day of employment with HAI.  The successful candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office and statistical packages, competent internet usage, and the ability to use on-line health databases.  At least one year’s experience in a health-related setting is also required.  This professional must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as time management, project management, budgeting, relationship development, and technical skills.  In addition, the manager 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.
    To apply, please visit https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/job-openings and complete the application process, 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.

Advancement Officer
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for an Advancement Officer to join a talented team of fundraising professionals in the Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement. This position is responsible for building a pipeline of major gifts in support of the College’s general operating needs and special projects; developing strategies to engage prospects and inspire major gifts; working in collaboration with the Vice Chancellor for Advancement and Alumni Engagement and other Advancement colleagues on various fundraising projects and related activities.  The Advancement Officer will focus on developing prospect portfolios of potential individual donors, cultivating, and soliciting these prospects for gifts; continue to develop, cultivate, and steward relationships with existing donors; Create and implement cultivation structures that include prospect strategy development, preparation of written materials, design and implementation of cultivation events, direct solicitation, and solicitation in tandem with volunteers and other staff; Independently strategize and present current, endowment, and future gift opportunities to prospective donors to increase private funding available to students and faculty for scholarships, research projects, professorships, and other restricted and unrestricted needs. The Advancement Officer will work with UVA Wise Advancement leadership and build strong collaborative relationships with other colleagues; Maintain records of visits, solicitations, and cultivation status in accordance with system requirements and departmental protocols. Ability to use a database to maintain and review records and provide research are essential skills; The ideal candidate will be passionate about UVA Wise, be a self-starter, demonstrate a high level of professionalism with the ability to develop relationships and maintain strict confidentiality.  A Bachelor’s degree is required. 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 overnight travel, are required. To apply, please visit https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/job-openings, search for Advancement Officer, and complete the online 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.

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.