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Program Assistant (Full-Time)

Rare Book School (RBS) seeks an energetic, entrepreneurial, and excellent full-time program assistant. He or she will work closely with the Program Director to maintain and update the online course admissions system; communicate with current and prospective students, faculty, and guests; assist with arrangements in Charlottesville and satellite course locations; coordinate and design course advertisements; administer scholarship and fellowship committees and awards; collect and edit course evaluations; prepare course materials; and carry out other programs-related duties as needed.

Our organization offers a fast-paced, creative, and collaborative work environment located on central Grounds at the University of Virginia. Candidates whose work demonstrates their excellent attention to detail, strong work ethic, integrity, positive attitude, patience, sense of humor, and strengths in writing and design are welcome to apply. Candidates with non-profit work experience and a familiarity with cultural institutions are preferred. In addition to proficiency working in both Macintosh and Windows operating systems and using MS Office, candidates must also have experience working with Adobe Creative Suite.

Desired qualifications: A bachelor's degree in the humanities or social sciences; ability to work increased hours during our course sessions; ability to travel to support RBS classes.

This is a full-time, year-round, salaried position. Starting salary is competitive and may be adjusted depending on relevant experience. Please send a cover letter, résumé, and list of three references to Amanda Nelsen at the RBS main office or an2b@virginia.edu by 8 September 2014.