Program Coordinator

Universtiy of Virginia College at Wise   Wise, VA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on September 7, 2022
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The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for a full time Program Coordinator to assist with academic and professional development program coordination. The main office for this position will be located in the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia and occasional travel to the Oxbow Center in St. Paul and the UVA Wise campus in Wise will be necessary. Responsibilities include: maintain daily operations of the Abingdon office; provide excellent customer service, organization and management of the office; budget reconciliations; serve as liaison for students, faculty and administration; correspondence with other academic institutions, local businesses, public school systems and community organizations; reserve rooms and AV support for UVA Wise meetings and classes at the SVHEC; assist with SVHEC board reports; develop marketing materials; maintain faculty/student/program/fiscal records; handle email correspondence; maintain active calendars. Assist with student program orientation; proctor exams; schedule space for student meetings/exams. Recruiting (which includes private visits, college/job fairs and walk-in inquiries); marketing (newspaper ads, press releases and information sessions); serving as liaison for the admission and financial aid process for prospective students; maintain up-to-date brochure racks, bulletin board, marquee, Axis TV slides as well as maintaining website and social media content. Assist with logistics, marketing and preparation of open enrollment and customized training programs. Provide day of support and set up, process invoices and facilitator payments, follow up with program evaluations, etc. Work with respective departments at UVA Wise and the community to evaluate the needs of the area to build academic and professional development programs to fill the gaps in the region.

A Bachelor’s degree in management, business administration, or related field (required); Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Must have the ability to handle multiple assignments, organize work and establish priorities with minimal supervision; Accurate and precise attention to detail; Flexibility to work some nights or weekends as may arise from certain event attendance. To apply, please visit Job Openings | UVA HR ( 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. The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, military status, and family medical or genetic information.

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.

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