Job location: College at Wise (Wise, VA) Employment Type:
Full-time Posted data:
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 (UVA Wise), seeks a full time Administrative Coordinator to support four academic departments and media services in daily operations and department specific projects.
The Administrative Services Professional performs both technical and complex projects as well as general clerical work in support of the day-to-day operations of four academic departments (Communication Studies, Education, History, and Language and Literature) and Media Services. The Administrative Services Professional performs advanced, diversified and confidential administrative duties requiring broad and comprehensive experience, competencies, and knowledge of organizational policies and practices. The incumbent must exercise discretion in handling confidential, sensitive, and timely information. Responsibilities include preparing meeting agendas and other correspondence, coordinating office calendars, anticipating and preparing for leadership activity and meetings, taking initiative for tracking, attending meetings for purpose of recording, preparing, and distributing minutes and reports, and completing a variety of non-routine assignments. This role will serve as the records manager for multiple departments.
- Multitask between noted academic departments and media services
- Internal and external grant budgeting
- Maintaining multiple financial accounts
- Front desk support
- Administrative Support
- Scheduling meetings
- Ordering supplies
- Reconciling budgets
- Facilities management
- Retrieving mail
- Answering phones
- Paying department bills
- Creating purchase orders
- In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
- A bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred.
- Must have experience working Microsoft Office.
- Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be detailed-oriented with strong organizational skills and have the ability to manage multiple tasks in a busy environment.
- Must have experience with managing calendars and coordinating appointments
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings and programs.
The only division of the University of Virginia located outside of Charlottesville, UVA Wise has a beautiful campus that is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia. In addition to Appalachian arts and culture, on-campus wetlands and impressive geography, and a region full of opportunities for study and outdoor adventure, there are many opportunities to build partnerships with organizations, agencies, and businesses in the area and beyond. Professional staff and a dedicated senior leadership team are driven by the vital mission of ensuring access and affordability to this robust, quality higher education.
The College’s student population is largely first-generation, often rural students, for whom we offer access and affordability along with challenging academic work in the liberal arts tradition. The result is well-rounded graduates who earn fulfilling work at leading organizations and pursue graduate study at prestigious universities, as evidenced recently when U.S. News & World Report ranked UVA Wise as sixth in the nation for promoting social mobility.
Interested applicants for this position should apply online at https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/job-openings and complete an online application including: 1) application, 2) cover letter, 3) current resume, 4) contact information for three references and 5) unofficial transcripts. Review of applications will begin in early August, but will remain open until filled. Start date will be immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.
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.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation: High School DiplomaExperience: At least one year of experienceLicensure: NonePHYSICAL DEMANDSThis 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.