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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.

Core Values

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.

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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.

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Averett University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Title: Facility Monitor
Department: GPS Regional
Location: Newport News

Position Description/Application Process
This position is located at off-campus facilities operated by the Graduate and Professional Studies program. This position is intended to ensure that facilities are organized, clean, and secure. This is a part-time hourly position without benefits.

Qualifications include:
> > Minimum qualifications: Must possess high school diploma or equivalent. Must have experience working with the public. Must speak English fluently. Training Required: •Basic First Aid •Advanced CPR

Duties include:
> > While this is not a security position, the Facility Monitor will ensure that only authorized faculty, staff, and students are using Averett facilities and that appropriate procedures are followed in the event of an emergency. When required the Facility Monitor assists in troubleshooting IT and technical problems. • Assist students/faculty in accessing facilities • Ensure classrooms are ready for class, boards are clean, and equipment ready • Assist faculty and students in resolving minor technical problems • Ensure facility is only accessed by faculty, staff, and students; notify appropriate authorities in the event of trespassing • Assist with troubleshooting IT and technical problems • Implement security and emergency response protocols as required • Report unusual classroom activities or incidents • Assist with minor equipment and facility repairs as required



Work Schedule:
5-10 pm. Monday-Thursday. 20 hours/week.

Physical Demands:
Light to Moderate. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

Please send your resume, and a list of references ( 3 ) to:

Selection Committee - GPS Site Monitors
Averett University
420 West Main St.,
Danville, VA 24541
at: GPSsites@averett.edu

No phone calls please.



Review of applications will begin on 01/22/2015 and will continue until position is filled.


Title: Facility Monitor
Department: GPS Regional
Location: Richmond-WC

Position Description/Application Process
This position is located at off-campus facilities operated by the Graduate and Professional Studies program. This position is intended to ensure that facilities are organized, clean, and secure. This is a part-time hourly position without benefits.

Qualifications include:
> > Minimum qualifications: Must possess high school diploma or equivalent. Must have experience working with the public. Must speak English fluently. Training Required: •Basic First Aid •Advanced CPR

Duties include:
> > While this is not a security position, the Facility Monitor will ensure that only authorized faculty, staff, and students are using Averett facilities and that appropriate procedures are followed in the event of an emergency. When required the Facility Monitor assists in troubleshooting IT and technical problems. • Assist students/faculty in accessing facilities • Ensure classrooms are ready for class, boards are clean, and equipment ready • Assist faculty and students in resolving minor technical problems • Ensure facility is only accessed by faculty, staff, and students; notify appropriate authorities in the event of trespassing • Assist with troubleshooting IT and technical problems • Implement security and emergency response protocols as required • Report unusual classroom activities or incidents • Assist with minor equipment and facility repairs as required



Work Schedule:
5-10 pm. Monday-Thursday. 20 hours/week.

Physical Demands:
Light to Moderate. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

Please send your resume, and a list of references ( 3 ) to:

Selection Committee - GPS Site Monitors
Averett University
420 West Main St.,
Danville, VA 24541
at: GPSsites@averett.edu

No phone calls please.



Review of applications will begin on 01/22/2015 and will continue until position is filled.


Title: Facility Monitor
Department: GPS Regional
Location: Richmond-Innsbrook

Position Description/Application Process
This position is located at off-campus facilities operated by the Graduate and Professional Studies program. This position is intended to ensure that facilities are organized, clean, and secure. This is a part-time hourly position without benefits.

Qualifications include:
> Minimum qualifications: Must possess high school diploma or equivalent. Must have experience working with the public. Must speak English fluently. Training Required: •Basic First Aid •Advanced CPR

Duties include:
> While this is not a security position, the Facility Monitor will ensure that only authorized faculty, staff, and students are using Averett facilities and that appropriate procedures are followed in the event of an emergency. When required the Facility Monitor assists in troubleshooting IT and technical problems. • Assist students/faculty in accessing facilities • Ensure classrooms are ready for class, boards are clean, and equipment ready • Assist faculty and students in resolving minor technical problems • Ensure facility is only accessed by faculty, staff, and students; notify appropriate authorities in the event of trespassing • Assist with troubleshooting IT and technical problems • Implement security and emergency response protocols as required • Report unusual classroom activities or incidents • Assist with minor equipment and facility repairs as required



Work Schedule:
5-10 pm. Monday-Thursday. 20 hours/week.

Physical Demands:
Light to Moderate. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and a list of references ( 3 ) to:

Selection Committee - GPS Site Monitors
Averett University
420 West Main St.,
Danville, VA 24541
at: GPSsites@averett.edu

No phone calls please.



Review of applications will begin on 01/22/2015 and will continue until position is filled.


Title: Facility Monitor
Department: GPS Regional
Location: Chesapeake

Position Description/Application Process
This position is located at off-campus facilities operated by the Graduate and Professional Studies program. This position is intended to ensure that facilities are organized, clean, and secure. This is a part-time hourly position without benefits.

Qualifications include:
> Minimum qualifications: Must possess high school diploma or equivalent. Must have experience working with the public. Must speak English fluently. Training Required: •Basic First Aid •Advanced CPR

Duties include:
> While this is not a security position, the Facility Monitor will ensure that only authorized faculty, staff, and students are using Averett facilities and that appropriate procedures are followed in the event of an emergency. When required the Facility Monitor assists in troubleshooting IT and technical problems. • Assist students/faculty in accessing facilities • Ensure classrooms are ready for class, boards are clean, and equipment ready • Assist faculty and students in resolving minor technical problems • Ensure facility is only accessed by faculty, staff, and students; notify appropriate authorities in the event of trespassing • Assist with troubleshooting IT and technical problems • Implement security and emergency response protocols as required • Report unusual classroom activities or incidents • Assist with minor equipment and facility repairs as required



Work Schedule:
5-10 pm. Monday-Thursday. 20 hours/week.

Physical Demands:
Light to moderate. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and a list of references ( 3 ) to:

Selection Committee - GPS Site Monitors
Averett University
420 West Main St.,
Danville, VA 24541
at: GPSsites@averett.edu

No phone calls please.



Review of applications will begin on 01/22/2015 and will continue until position is filled.


Title: Admin. Asst. to VP Acads/Student Success
Department: Academic Affairs
Location: Main Campus, Danville, Virginia

Position Description/Application Process
The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the VPAA&SS. This position is full-time exempt and carries a competitive benefits package.

Qualifications include:
> Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience in higher education required. Office and personal computer skills required. Experience in office administration preferred. Organizational, record-keeping, and interpersonal skills essential.

Duties include:
> Plan/organize the following events: Fall and Spring Commencement Honors and Scholars Banquet (Spring) Opening Convocation (Fall) Senior Pinning Ceremony (Fall) Virginia College Fund Annual Event (Fall). Maintain GPS and Traditional faculty files and lists (ongoing) Academic and Secretarial duties to include: Serve as recording secretary for the following committees/meetings: Academic Administrative Staff Council Academic Policies Council (Fall and Spring) Faculty (Fall and Spring) Generate academic correspondence Schedule appointments for VPAA with faculty, staff, students, and external constituents Act as liaison between VPAA and faculty and staff Respond to faculty and staff requests  



Work Schedule:
Full time. 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Monday - Friday and weekends for special events.

Physical Demands:
Light.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and a list of references ( 3 ) to:

Selection Committee - Administrative Asst. VPAA
Averett University
420 West Main St.,
Danville, VA 24541
at: assistvpaa@averett.edu

No phone calls please.



Review of applications will begin on 01/15/2015 and will continue until position is filled.


Title: Controller
Department: Administration Finance Business
Location: Main Campus, Danville, Virginia

Position Description/Application Process
Averett University of Danville, Virginia, invites applications for the position of Controller. The Controller reports to the Chief Financial Officer and leads a team charged with the financial stewardship of the University including accounting, financial reporting, cash management, endowment management, payroll and benefits, accounts payable, accounts receivable, audit, tax compliance, asset management and mail services.

Qualifications include:
> The position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field (certified public accountant and/or master’s degree preferred); eight (8) years of related experience (higher education experience preferred); advance computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office and enterprise resource planning systems (Financial Edge Administration System experience preferred); self-starter with high degree of initiative; proven ability to communicate effectively; and proven ability to plan, direct and evaluate a complex operation using manpower, time, funds and other resources for the accomplishment of long and short term goals.

Duties include:
> The Controller is expected to engage with colleagues across the University to strengthen the overall effectiveness of the University financial operations including creating appropriate fiscal policies and procedures for operational efficiency; developing internal controls to safeguard assets; monitoring budget performance and compliance with applicable government laws; ensuring timely completion of audit report, tax returns and other financial and management reports as appropriate; and serving as a member of various strategic and operation committees.



Work Schedule:
This is a professional position. Hours will vary.

Physical Demands:
Light.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and a list of references ( 3 ) to:

Selection Committee - Controller
Averett University
420 West Main St.,
Danville, VA 24541
at: controller@averett.edu

No phone calls please.



Review of applications will begin on 9/16/14 and will continue until the position is filled.


Title: Reg. Inf. Tech & Facils. Coord.
Department: Information Technology
Location: <b>Richmond</b>

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 • Preferred • 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 • Required • 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: cio@averett.edu

No phone calls please.



Review of applications will begin on 05/23/14 and will continue until the position is filled.