The following list represents current job openings at Averett
University. Please read carefully as required application materials vary according to the position and department.
Background checks are required for all positions.
An applicant must have unrestricted right to work in the U.S.
Averett's Mission: Averett University prepares students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change. Averett fulfills this mission by educating students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and nations through liberal arts based undergraduate and graduate programs in a personal, collegial, interdisciplinary environment.
Vision: Averett University will provide opportunities that will be transformative for our region and beyond by bringing to life the Big Dreams and BOLD FUTURES of our students and the communities we serve.
Integrity: We practice the highest ethical standards
Innovation: We encourage and embrace innovative teaching and learning inside and outside the classroom.
Engagement: We promote global awareness, service and leadership.
Discovery: We foster a spirit of discovery, problem solving and critical thinking and incorporate liberal arts with professional preparation in our teaching and learning.
Diversity: All members of the Averett Community share the responsibilities of conducting themselves ethically and as good citizens, and of promoting the expansion of skills and intellectual and emotional growth.
DIVERSITY Averett University welcomes all students, faculty and staff to an academic community that fosters awareness, inclusiveness, equity and service while fulfilling our mission and vision. Averett celebrates individual uniqueness and worth while respecting differences in a safe and nurturing environment. Every member of the Averett Community shares the responsibilities of conducting themselves ethically and as good citizens, and of promoting the expansion of skills, and intellectual and emotional growth. We value diversity by seeing and building on the best in each student so that we can help them develop into the leaders of tomorrow.
Tradition: We embrace Averett's Judeo- Christian heritage by honoring the search for truth and spiritual formation.
Averett University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Title: Student Services Coordinator Department: Enrollment Location: Main Campus, Danville, Virginia
Position Description/Application Process A Student Services Coordinator provides outstanding customer service in assisting students and parents in completing administrative University tasks.
The Student Services Coordinator provides direct front-desk customer assistance; directs and provides information to customers, and facilitates the resolution of customer concerns and queries.
Qualifications include: > College degree required or 5 years experience in a university student services setting
Outstanding customer service skills
Ability to work flexible hours
Ability to work in a cooperative team spirit
Openness to work with all Averett administrative and academic departments
Ability to perform multiple tasks
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to apply processes and policies with sensitivity
Experience in university student services preferred
Customer account experience preferred
One year experience in a high traffic office setting
Duties include: > Exhibits a courteous and respectful manner with excellent problem solving skills on the telephone, email and in person.
Receipts tuition payments, transcript payments and deposits only.
Provides information to students and families regarding the options for financial aid, the process for requesting aid, and the eligibility requirements for receiving and maintaining aid.
Assists with student records by processing student transcript requests, student directory information, drop/adds with appropriate signatures and enrollment verifications.
Conveys and applies the policies and procedures of the current academic catalog.
Other related duties as assigned.
Basic understanding of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations.
SCT/PowerCampus software experience preferred
Self Service software experience preferred
Knowledge of customer service principles
Knowledge of continuous improvement principles
Must have good attention to detail
Knowledge and understanding of institutional payment policy
Broad/general knowledge of Title IV federal and state regulations
Multi task oriented
Ability to reason logically
Required to keep information confidential such as student grades, student information, and financial information
Financial or cash flow reporting
Responsible of tuition and transcript payments and deposits from various sources
Application of federal, state, and institutional policies.
Usage of Web Client Software
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday with occasional weekend work.
Physical Demands: Sedentary work. Occasionally requires standing, lifting, pulling, pushing, carrying and climbing, reaching both high and low. Frequently requires walking and balancing. Constantly requires sitting, repetitious finger and wrist movement, speaking clearl
Please send your cover letter, resume, and a list of references to:
Joel Nester, Director of Admissions Averett University 420 West Main St., Danville, VA 24541 at: firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls please.
Review of applications will begin on 07/17/2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Title: Assistant Chief Flight Instructor Department: Aeronautics Location: Main Campus, Danville, Virginia
Position Description/Application Process
The Averett University Department of Aeronautics is seeking one qualified applicant for the position of Assistant Chief Flight Instructor. This position does not lead to tenure. The Aeronautics Program includes three concentrations in the major of Aerospace Management: Aviation Business, Flight Operations, and Aerospace Management/Criminal Justice.
This person is the assistant to the Chief Flight Instructor in charge of flight operations supporting the mission of the Department of Aeronautics at Averett University.
Qualifications include: > All FAA flight certificates through all flight instructor certificates. Airline Transport Pilot Certificate is preferred. - Three (3) years experience as a flight instructor with a minimum of 1500 hours PIC. Supplemented with eligibility for designation as Assistant Chief Flight Instructor under FAR Part 141
Experience as a Flight Instructor in a FAR Part 141 flight training program is preferred.
Ability to maintain a current FAA Class II Medical Certificate at all times.
Demonstrated ability to be a role model to all that reflects highly on the Averett University Department of Aeronautics.
A Bachelor’s degree is required.
Preferred candidates will have at least three years of applicable industry/aviation academic experience and appropriate FAA Certificates as competition is very competitive.
Duties include: > Provides leadership, mentoring, and guidance for Flight and Ground Instructors, assists the Chief Flight Instructor with in-house and outsourced Maintenance, and staff. Effectively and efficiently helps manages all Flight Center activities to thoroughly assure Averett University’s commitment to safety, compliance with all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Averett University requirements, standards, procedures, and policies related to professional excellence in aviation education, maintenance, and business operations.
Responsible for teaching all Part 141 Ground Schools.
Assists in assuring the accurate, timely, and thorough preparation and completion of all flight, maintenance, and academic records and reports for the Department of Aeronautics.
Assists in assuring the professional standardization and excellence of the Flight Center operations and courses.
Responsible for scheduling and maintaining the Flight Center’s AATD.
Assist the Chief Flight Instructor in performing transfer student flight proficiency flights, FAR Part 141 stage checks, and flight instructor assessment flights.
Other duties include building excellent relationships with industry, creating and assisting in curriculum planning and development such as ATP academic training FITS, research, and implementing new initiatives and programs.
Other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Varied.
Physical Demands: Light to Moderate
Please send your cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and a list of references ( 3 ) to:
Travis Williams Chief Flight Instructor - Averett University 420 West Main St., Danville, VA 24541
No phone calls please.
Review of applications will begin on 06/19/2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Title: Assistant Cheerleading Coach--A Volunteer Position Department: Athletics Coaches Location: Main Campus, Danville, Virginia
Position Description/Application Process Averett University (Danville, VA) is looking for a volunteer assistant cheerleading coach with cheerleading experience including stunting, tumbling, and jumps. You will be required to help with practices, work-outs and games. Hours will be around 10 hours a week after 4:30pm except on game days. For more information contact Angie Bowers at 434-791-5669 between 8:30 and 4:30 Monday – Thursday or email me at email@example.com
Qualifications include: > Experience including stunting, tumbling, and jumps.
Duties include: > You will be required to help with practices, work-outs and games.
Work Schedule: Hours will be around 10 hours a week after 4:30pm except on game days.
Physical Demands: Moderate to Heavy.
Please send your cover letter, resume, and a list of references ( 3 ) to:
Angie Bowers Cheerleading Coach-Averett University 420 West Main St. Danville, Va 24541 at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call: 434.791.5669
Review of applications will begin on 05/27/14 and will continue until the position is filled
Position Description/Application Process Reporting to the Chief Information Officer and Director of Information Technology Services (CIO), this position is responsible for providing a “best in class” information technology and facilities experience for faculty, staff and students at the university’s regional campuses including: (1) supporting the computer, audio visual and telephony hardware, connectivity, and various higher education software applications; (2) ensuring the facilities are open, clean, and functional, and; (3) supervising the Facility Monitors in achieving items (1) and (2) and that they are trained to respond to emergency situations. Thoroughly ensures all work performed by the Facility Monitors is completed and placed into the appropriate call-tracking medium and provides reports and statistical analysis upon request. Travels between Averett’s regional campuses and main campus as required. Participates in project development and roll out implementation, and provides other services as appropriate and assigned by CIO.
Qualifications include: > Required
• Bachelor's degree in related field
• Three (3) years experiencing supervising others
• Three (3) years experience in technical support
• Excellent customer service and communications skills providing support to faculty, staff and students
S• trong working knowledge and demonstrated ability in:
• Customer service
• Software packages and operating systems: Windows 7, and Microsoft Office products
• Hardware and software troubleshooting skills
• Identification and resolution of problems in a timely manner, by gathering and analyzing information skillfully and developing alternative solutions
• Multitasking and prioritization of various projects as appropriate
• Master’s degree in related field
• Five (5) years experience in technical support
• Five (5) years experience as a supervisor of a help desk
• Higher Education experience
• Basic First Aid
• Advanced CPR
• Valid driver’s license
• Have reliable transportation
Duties include: > Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Weekly travel between regional campuses and main campus as required;
• Plan and coordinate regional campuses related technology support services and day-to-day activities of the facility monitors;
• Assure the reliable and efficient operation of all workstations and audio-visual equipment and ensures effective scheduling of audio-visual equipment in support of administrative and instructional programs at regional campuses;
• Monitor help desk software in relation to regional campuses technology issues; monitor its performance and produce appropriate reports and statistical data;
• Recruit, hire, train and supervise Facility Monitors.
• Coordinate the Facility Monitors involvement in the diagnosis, repair, configuration, installation and maintenance of workstations and audio-visual equipment;
• Develop work schedule for Facility Monitors.
• Monitor time, attendance, and evaluate the performance of the Facility Monitors, providing feedback, guidance, and training as required;
• Develop, exercise and assess facility safety and emergency procedures.
• Conduct facility safety inspections.
• Perform duties of Facility Monitors in their absence.
• Perform minor maintenance and repair activities.
• All other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Varied. This is a professional, exempt position.
Physical Demands: Light to moderate.
Please send your resume, and a list of references ( 3 ) to:
Search Committee-Reg. lnf. Tech.& Facils. Coor Averett University 420 West Main St., Danville, Va 24541 at: email@example.com
No phone calls please.
Review of applications will begin on 05/23/14 and will continue until the position is filled.
Position Description/Application Process Averett University, located in historic Danville, Virginia, is a private, co-educational, liberal arts University with degree programs offered throughout the Commonwealth. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, the University seeks an Instructional Technologist who will work with faculty using best practices to select, design, produce and integrate instructional and educational solutions to achieve innovative pedagogy that captures the imagination of today’s learner in traditional, accelerated, and fully online classes. This individual will assist faculty in the creation of faculty projects, workshops, and instructional courseware/media development. Hours: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Some travel in Virginia required.
Qualifications include: > Master’s degree in instructional design/technology or equivalent appropriate academic preparation plus three to five years relevant experience in an educational or training setting
Comprehensive knowledge of educational/instructional technology, software, and multimedia development on various platforms and educational problem analysis and systems solutions definition and interface design
Demonstrated experience with administering, supporting, and training of content delivery systems (LMS)
Working knowledge of PCs (Windows OS) and Macs (OS 10.x).
Above average knowledge of Microsoft Office (PC and MAC) and Adobe products Demonstrated competence in multimedia authoring /production tools, e.g. iMovie, Authorware, Flash); web development, web programming, web communication tools, graphic applications and design; and database design.
Solid experience with Internet technologies, TCP/IP tools, FTP, and Telnet.
Demonstrated experience in developing technical training, workshops, seminars, and classes for faculty on the use of technology in the classroom.
Duties include: > Plan, coordinate, and conduct workshops in the use of technologies for faculty and staff.
Assist full-time and adjunct faculty with incorporating discipline-specific technologies, including, but not limited to, the following areas:
o Utilizing existing resources available on campus, over the Internet, from other universities, or commercially distributed
o Utilizing the LMS (Moodle-based) course management system and serving as the support person for faculty and students in using the system
o Expanding faculty teaching methods and confidence in using multimedia classrooms (using simulations, presentations, computer- or technology-assisted methods)
o Developing teaching materials and preparing assessment materials
Assist faculty in developing courses and programs for online delivery based on instructional design best practices and established policies
Review online courses and document the review with the developing faculty member, ensuring quality standards are met
Develop relationships with vendors, peer institutions, and academic organizations in order to foster and increase the use of instructional technology in higher education
Communicate with and educate users of varying technical knowledge (senior administration, faculty, staff, or students)
Coordinate the development of future instructional technology needs and serve as a liaison between faculty and the Information Technology Department
Create and support electronic resources such as an Instructional Technology website, FAQs, tutorials, help guides, etc.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 11 am - 7 pm with some travel in Virginia required.
Physical Demands: Light.
Please send your cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and a list of references ( 3 ) to:
Search Committee-Instructional Technologist Averett University 420 West Main St., Danville, VA 24541 at: firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls please.
Review of applications will begin on 05/16/2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
MAIN CAMPUS 420 West Main St., Danville VA 24541 Phone: (434 ) 791-5600 1-800-AVERETT
RIVERVIEW CAMPUS Bridge St., Danville, VA 24540
NORTH CAMPUS 707 Mount Cross Road, Danville, VA 24540 Phone: (434 ) 791-5700 1-800-AVERETT