Posting Summary: The Gordie Center seeks applications for the position of APPLE Training Institute Program Assistant.
The position assists the APPLE Training Institute staff in planning three national NCAA-funded conferences to teach the APPLE model of substance abuse prevention to college athletic departments. The position is responsible for conference planning, ensuring compliance with program requirements, word processing, communicating with students/administrators at other higher education institutions and providing general administrative support. Travel to all conference locations is required. Specific duties include: manage pre-conference and on-site registration process including roommate assignment; assemble participant conference materials; assist with on-site logistics; and provide clerical support for office staff including phone coverage, preparing forms, and photocopying. This position has an end date of August 31, 2019 with a possibility of continuation.
To apply, candidates must submit a staff application along with a resume, cover letter, and list of three references online through Jobs@UVa, https://jobs.virginia.edu. Search on posting number 0623946.
This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Experience in event planning. Must have prior experience in planning national conferences.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated skills in the following areas: planning, organization, communication, marketing, public relations, time management, and working in a team. Should be able to meet deadlines and ask for assistance when necessary
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office
Internal Number: 353_85379
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.