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Career Fellow


Career Fellow

  • R0043378
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Student Services
  • The University of Virginia
The UVA Career Center engages and supports students in the discovery and pursuit of meaningful lives.

Career Fellows in the UVA Career Center will provide a variety of services including, but not limited to, student-facing engagement and support, event management/logistics, and procurement for the department. The Career Center’s three-fold strategy of exploration, connection and experiential learning requires all team members to be adept at direct student service, program development and execution and alumni connections for students. Direct service delivery includes individual career and small group advising, large group presentations, programs and workshops. Industry and career community research, outreach and programming are also significant parts of the positions. This individual will perform other office and University duties as assigned. Some evening and weekend work is required. This is a two year term.

The Career Fellow's administrative responsibilities include event planning and tracking, technology/platform support, and stakeholder communication. The Career Fellow will work independently on assigned tasks and in support of stakeholder requests.

The Career Fellow also:

  • Acts as a liaison between students, staff, and potential employers by drafting professional correspondence, posting student and alumni internship and job announcements, distributing specific program information, and coordinating schedules and calendars when appropriate.
  • Updates external website and internal intranet sites by compiling significant information, key dates, and upcoming events related to students and staff.
  • Assists in event planning for major events such as pop-up advising, experiential learning programs, special population programs, and career fairs. Detailed event planning responsibilities may include researching venue options and making reservations, planning menus and processing catering orders, designing publicity materials, and managing communication among vendors.
  • Processs purchase orders, travel reimbursements, and payment vouchers. Reconcile Purchasing Cards and check requests according to University guidelines.

In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned. The Career Center seeks professionals with the desire to build skills in all areas of career development and with a willingness and flexibility to move between assignments for their own professional development. For more information please visit our website .


Education: Bachelor's degree. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
Experience: At least two years of experience.

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $44,000. The position is open to some Hybrid work but is primarily in person, on-Grounds (1 day/week remote) with some night and weekend work.

Preference will be given to applications received by January 16, 2023. The successful candidate will pass a background check. This is an exempt-level position with UVa benefits . Employees’ benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off
  • Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits after the first year
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday, and search for R0043378. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching ‘Find Jobs.’ Complete an application online with the following documents:

• Resume

• Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process SkillSurvey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process. A minimum of three references is required. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at emj2us@virginia.edu.


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.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding 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.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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