University of Virginia Writing Coach and Career Services Advisor in Charlottesville, Virginia

Posting Summary:

The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy is hiring a Writing Coach and Career Services Advisor. This position will be responsible for serving as the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy's writing instructor as well as working in the Career Services office to support Batten undergraduate and graduate students in preparing materials for their internship, job, or graduate school search. This position will have dual reporting to the Director of Academic Programs and the Director of Career Services.

Academic Affairs responsibilities for the position include teaching 3 sections of PPOL 3001, holding office hours for writing consultation, providing writing workshops during Pre-Batten and throughout the year and serving as a resource to faculty teaching writing intensive courses. Career Services responsibilities for the position include editing applications for internships, jobs, and graduate school, as well as working with students to craft personal statements and professional bios and review job application materials (e.g., cover letters, resumes).

This is a 10-month position (with fringe benefits) that offers an August to May work schedule. The position will be on leave without pay during June and July.

University Leadership Characteristics:

For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge.

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position.)Degree Requirements Analysis

Master's degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Political Science, Public Relations, English or related field.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong attention to detail. Excellent communication skills. Ability to interact with students and colleagues. Outstanding customer service skills with both students and faculty. Problem solving skills Superior oral and written communication skills to accurately and precisely convey information Self-motivated and directed Strong project management skills Support School in assigned project based work High degree of comfort with technology and ability to learn new systems and platforms quickly Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Ability to multi-task on a daily basis. Demonstrated discretion with confidential and sensitive information and matters.

Required Applicant Documents: CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phoneWriting Sample1

Department: Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience: Experience advising or providing instructional support.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Posting Date: 07-14-2017

Location: Charlottesville

Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule?: No

Employment Posting Category: University Staff

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=82296

Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: No Response

Number of Months/Year: 10

Drug Testing Required?(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included): No

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Posting for UVA Employees Only: No Response

Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office.

Area of Interest: No Response

Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting): Staff Application

Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: Some - up to 4 years

Posting Number: 0621303

Organization (Position Organization): 30027 BA-Frank Batten School

Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: No Response

Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx.xxxx): 40

Working Title: Writing Coach and Career Services Advisor

Is this position eligible for Telecommuting?: No

Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: *Degree Required