Program Support Technician

Job description

Job location: College at Wise (Wise, VA)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-16
Req: R0022146
Administrative Coordinators typically support a composite of several operational functions including fiscal administration, procurement, human resources, academic support, student services, communications, grants administration, and other administrative functions. They are able to independently understand and interpret policy and use judgment to perform their duties.

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise seeks applications for a Program Support Technician in the Office of Advancement. Duties include working with the Vice Chancellor for Advancement to manage the stewardship process which includes essential creative writing of drafts of acknowledgement letters and other important donor correspondence. Reporting to the Director of Gift Accounting, responsibilities include preparation of daily deposit of gifts to the College and UVA Wise Foundation, performing Oracle journal entries, daily review of receipt data to ensure accuracy, processing of pledge reminders and providing data entry responsibilities.

The successful candidate will also provide vital administrative support to the Advancement office and assist with donor events and projects. Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and excellent time management skills are essential. The position requires the ability to prioritize, manage, organize and perform duties in a timely manner with great attention to detail. The successful candidate will be expected to utilize all technology available to constantly achieve efficiencies and effectiveness of the position. In addition, the position works closely with partners at the University of Virginia to resolve issues.

Some weekend and evening work is required. A high school diploma or its equivalent is required and work experience in the accounting field and higher education is preferred as well as knowledge of State, University and institutional policies and procedures, general accounting and audit procedures and IRS guidelines. Hourly rate of pay $13.46 per hour.

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.

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 A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.


Education: High School Diploma
Experience: work experience in the accounting field and higher education is preferred as well as knowledge of State, University and institutional policies and procedures, general accounting and audit procedures and IRS guidelines.
Licensure: None


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

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, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time