Work at SVU

As employees at Southern Virginia University, our responsibility is to Gather, Lift, and Launch students into successful lives and careers. Come be a part of a beloved community with a one-of-a-kind mission.

Faculty Positions

  • Full-time
    Starting date: Fall 2024

    Southern Virginia University seeks applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Art starting in the Fall of 2024. Major responsibilities include teaching, development of curriculum, undergraduate advising, and university service.

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  • Full-time
    Starting date: Fall 2024

    Southern Virginia University seeks applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Design starting in the Fall of 2024. Major responsibilities include teaching, development of curriculum, undergraduate advising, and university service.


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  • Full-time
    Starting date: Fall 2024

    Southern Virginia University seeks applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Theatre starting in the Fall of 2024. Major responsibilities include teaching, development of curriculum, undergraduate advising, and development of theatre productions.

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  • Full-time

    Southern Virginia University seeks applications for a full-time Instructional Services Librarian. The Instructional Services Librarian provides a variety of professional library services to patrons: creating, delivering, and assessing research instruction; coordinating with faculty members; and assisting in training the student-based reference team.

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  • Full-time
    Starting date: Fall 2024

    Southern Virginia University seeks applications for an open-rank Professor of Chemistry starting in Fall 2024. Major responsibilities include teaching, development of curriculum, undergraduate advising, and university service.

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  • Full-time
    Starting date: Fall 2024

    Southern Virginia University seeks applications for an open-rank Professor of Technical Theatre starting in the Fall of 2024. Major responsibilities include teaching, development of curriculum, undergraduate advising, and development of theatre productions.

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Professional Staff Positions

  • Full-time

    Southern Virginia University’s Office of Admissions is seeking a motivated Admissions Counselor to help recruit new students and guide them through the admissions process.

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  • Full-time

    Southern Virginia University is seeking a talented and motivated Athletic Director. The Athletic Director holds a vital role within the University, overseeing all aspects of the athletic department’s operations. The Athletic Director plays a multifaceted role in overseeing the holistic development and success of athletic programs. The Athletic Director must possess a combination of leadership, managerial, and interpersonal skills, along with a deep commitment to supporting the well-being and growth of student-athletes.

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  • Full-time

    Southern Virginia University seeks to hire a Director of Human Resources. The Director of Human Resources is a key leadership role responsible for overseeing all aspects of human resource management, policies, and programs within the institution. This individual provides strategic direction and support to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of HR services that align with the University’s mission, values, and goals. The Director serves as a trusted advisor to senior management, faculty, and staff on matters related to HR, fostering a positive and inclusive work environment conducive to organizational excellence.

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  • Full-time

    Southern Virginia University’s Office of Financial Aid is seeking to hire a motivated Financial Aid Specialist to help guide students through the financial aid process and access scholarships, student loans, or grants to fund their education. Primary duties for this position include building relationships with students and parents while demonstrating excellent customer service and maintaining compliance to federal regulations and institutional policies for the financial aid process.

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  • Full-time

    Southern Virginia University is seeking a talented and motivated Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator. Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator helps direct the University’s ongoing efforts in regards to institutional effectiveness, accreditation, and academic and non-academic assessment functions.

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  • Full-time

    Southern Virginia University is seeking a counselor. The Counseling Center Clinician provides individual, couples, and group counseling and crisis intervention services for SVU students utilizing brief therapy models.

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  • Full-time

    Southern Virginia University’s Office of Marketing is seeking a talented and motivated Social Media Manager to help manage the university’s social media presence. Primary duties for this position will include developing brand strategy and distributing content to maximize visibility and engagement with the university’s branded social media accounts.

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Office of Human Resources

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Contact
Main Hall 303
One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416
540-460-2010
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