File Reader, Law School Admissions (Wage)

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-06-07
Req: R0024930
File readers focus on the holistic review of first-year applications for admission to the Law School.

The University of Virginia School of Law, Office of Admissions, is seeking candidates to serve as part-time, seasonal admissions file readers. These part-time, seasonal positions focus on the holistic review of first-year applications for admission to the Law School.

Admissions file readers assist the assistant dean for admissions and the directors of admission in analyzing the qualifications of prospective students by submitting evaluations and recommendations through an electronic file management system. Candidates must have access to high-speed internet.

Readers are expected to communicate regularly with the Admissions Office via telephone and email, primarily with the chief admissions officer and the directors of admissions. The duration of the assignment is for the 2021-2022 admissions cycle: September 2021 through April 2022.

The position's compensation is $25.00 per hour with an average of 30 hours per week needed. Work may be performed remotely.

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link:

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at and attach a current CV/Resume and Cover Letter. Search on requisition number: R0024930.

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Brandi Shifflett, HR Specialist at

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will require an Education Verification. (FSAKA)


Education: A master's or terminal degree required. A Juris Doctor is preferred.

Experience: None.

Licensure: None.


  • Strong verbal and written skills required.
  • Excellent time management abilities are mandatory.


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.




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 9/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time