Below, you will find announcements, events, job postings, and information on different happenings around UVA Grounds, the City of Charlottesville, and surrounding counties. If you have anything you wish to share please click here to submit. Happenings submitted will be posted to the website and social media within 1-2 business days. Happenings will also be placed within the upcoming newsletter, if still current. The newsletter is sent out every first and third week of the month, all submissions must be received by the Monday of the first or third week of the month to be included in the newsletter. While we accept last minute submissions, we do not guarantee that they will be posted on all of our media avenues.
Specific to UVA
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION FACILITATOR/EDUCATOR DATABASE | https://airtable.com/shrcAa4RbioiIlhR0
If you offer facilitation services and/or educational opportunities and would like your services to be considered for a database that will be searchable by faculty and staff, complete the form linked here: https://airtable.com/shrcAa4RbioiIlhR0.
In support of this creative approach to galvanizing the skills, talents and abilities of UVA employees, this registration and searchable database is supported by Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Community Partnerships, Kevin McDonald, and Interim Chief Human Resource Officer, John Kosky. Emphasizing the importance of this effort. Kevin wrote, “I look forward to deepening our bench of trained facilitators and educators across all dimensions of diversity and developing our capacity to cultivate a more inclusive learning community.” John added, “UVA has a talented pool of individuals with expertise and depth in the diversity and inclusion field and it is phenomenal to develop a repository to identify these resources to provide capacity to advance this important body of work and becoming a more diverse, inclusive community.
UVA Education Benefits Program | https://hr.virginia.edu/career-development/education-benefits
UVA encourages employees to continue their education. The University’s Cornerstone Plan guides us to “invest in employees to foster a culture of excellence and achievement." The Education Benefit Program puts that belief into practice to help you reach your educational and professional goals. As a Medical Center team member, you can earn a degree, take a review course for professional certification, or earn a professional certification from an accredited institution. As an Academic Division employee, you can earn a degree or professional certificate from an accredited institution, take continuing education courses, and attend a conference related to your work. The Education Benefit enables you to do these things by providing financial support.
Please note that Medical Center and Academic division employees have different educational benefits. FAQ’s and job aids on how to apply for both divisions are attached.
UVA Edge: In-Demand Skills | A Bridge to a Degree | https://edge.virginia.edu/
UVA Edge is a one-year undergraduate experience for working adults offered by one of the country's top public universities, designed to develop the digital and human skills you need to thrive.
Participants earn 20 undergraduate credits from the University of Virginia while taking six courses over 12 months:
High Impact Behaviors in the Workplace
Knowledge in the Digital Age
Reflective and Persuasive Writing
All courses are online and designed for adults with responsibilities and competing priorities, using a mix of live, evening sessions with faculty as well as coursework that can be accessed any time.
UVA Edge is currently enrolled its first group of students, beginning classes in the Spring 2021 semester.
UVA School of Education and Human Development
UVA Human Resources open positions
UVA promotes an inclusive and welcoming environment that embraces the full spectrum of human attributes, perspectives, and disciplines. Come and be a part of a University aspiring to become the best public university in the country. We are seeking candidates that will help us advance our mission. Are these opportunities for you? Someone in your professional network? Apply and/or share these opportunities with your professional colleagues and networks.
Detailed information, required qualifications, and information on how to apply are below. Find other opportunities on UVA Careers Website https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva.
The College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for a highly qualified Administrative Assistant in the Creative Writing Department. The incumbent will serve as the major administrative support to Commonwealth Professor of English Rita Dove, who, as a former U.S. poet laureate as well as a former poet laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia and a Pulitzer Prize winner, has one of the highest public profiles at the University of Virginia.
Night shift role from 8pm – 4am, $17 hour with UVA Benefits, 1 year appointment. Responsible for receiving and processing requests and specimens for laboratory analysis, entering requests into Laboratory computer system, transporting of specimens, and using problem solving skills. This position involves performing specimen testing skills in a medical laboratory setting. Data collection involves sensitive health information that must be treated in a confidential manner. Bachelor’s degree required (or 6 years of experience) and 3 years of experience required.
Night shift role from 8pm – 4pm, $45,760 salary with UVA Benefits, 1 year appointment. Responsible for performing complex procedures for clinical diagnostic purposes. This position involves performing high complexity testing skills in a medical laboratory setting. Data collection involves sensitive health information that must be treated in a confidential manner. Bachelor’s degree required, and 6 years of experience in a lab technician role required. (Master’s degree may substitute for required experience. 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.)
Volunteers Needed | February 20, 2021 | 8:30 AM | Carver Recreation Center
Pastor Lehman Bates and the African American Pastoral Council, in partnership with Sentara Health, are seeking volunteers to support their effort of distributing COVID-19 vaccinations to the Black community. The event will happen on Saturday, February 20th from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM at the Carver Recreation Center. 600 vaccinations will be administered and they need a total of 11 volunteers to assist with the following:
* directing traffic, greeting and assisting participants as they arrive (3 volunteers needed)
* screening temperatures and distributing masks (3 volunteers needed)
* disinfecting surfaces (4 volunteers needed)
* distributing food boxes and assisting with any related paperwork (1 volunteer needed)
Please contact Pastor Bates directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for one of these volunteer opportunities. Lunch will be provided.