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Vibrant Campus Community Coordinator

UVA Wise
Wise, Virginia
Posted Date
Jul 15, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

A division of the University of Virginia and a member of the Council for Public Liberal Arts Colleges, The University of Virginia's College at Wise is an inspiring place to teach, learn, work, and call home. Through personalized attention and commitment to individual growth, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise prepares students to be engaged citizens. Drawing upon its foundation as a public liberal arts institution in the Appalachian region of Virginia, the College strives to build a diverse community of learners with the drive to serve and lead in their communities, the nation, and the world. Our 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 positions at leading organizations and pursue graduate study at prestigious institutions, as evidenced recently when U.S. News & World Report ranked UVA Wise as sixth in the nation for promoting social mobility.


The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for a Vibrant Campus Community Coordinator.  This 12-month position reports to the Assistant Dean of Students and is a member of the Student Affairs division.  The selected candidate will have a crucial role supporting students’ cultural and social development outside of the classroom by supporting engagement and retention efforts through various aspects of Student Life. The selected individual should be an individual who is energetic, dedicated, progressive and student centered. 


Department-Specific Responsibilities:


  • Provide oversight and strategic direction to the 30+ UVA Wise Student Clubs/Organizations, including the registration and formation of potential new student clubs and organizations on campus. Support student leaders with all aspects of the event planning and approval process including reserving space, marketing, procurement of supplies, budgeting, and program evaluation and assessment. Provide day of event operations support as needed. Train all student leaders holding elected position(s) on topics such as club and organization policy and procedure, risk management, interpersonal skills, and conflict resolution.  Conduct additional training to club and organization advisors as necessary. Track and report student organization membership, involvement, and activities of campus life events associated with the Modern Campus/Presence Student Engagement Platform.   Continue developing marketing programs and initiatives promoting a vibrant student life on campus.  Support Student Affairs on division and college wide events and initiatives as directed including but not limited to The Annual Day of Service and Parent and Family Weekend among others.  Represent the Student Affairs Division on a variety of committees as assigned by The Assistant Dean of Students.

This is a full-time, salaried position.  Typical office hours are Monday – Friday 8 am – 5pm.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  

Bachelor's degree Required; Master’s Degree Preferred.  Prior experience supervising and working with students in club and organization/event management. Experience; 1-3 years.
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.

To apply, please visit and complete the application process, attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. 

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.

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.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

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