Administrative Assistant for the Office of Academics

Southern Virginia University
Administrative Assistant for the Office of Academics

Southern Virginia University is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant for the Provost’s Office to help manage the academic operations of our growing educational institution. Clear task-orientation, adaptability, and interpersonal skills are crucial. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and two professional references to

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficiency in Learning Management Systems, Qualtrics, Excel, and other software
  • Experience in managing tasks, workflow, and meeting deadlines
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work well with others and independently
  • Ability to articulate academic processes and assessment goals

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Education or other related field
  • Experience in a Higher Education setting

  • Organize and articulate curriculum modifications
  • Collect and distribute minutes and other documents for Academic Affairs Council
  • Assist with accreditation and assessment
  • Oversee Learning Management Systems, academic software, and teaching technology
  • Write bulletins, emails, and other communications to faculty/students
  • Teach courses (based on qualifications)
  • Coordinate campus faculty visits
  • Interact with faculty, students, and administrators in a friendly, professional manner
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


Starting salary range between $40,000–55,000, depending on experience and qualifications

Southern Virginia University is a private, self-reliant, residential University aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers. Applicants are invited to learn more about the University at

About the Provost’s Office

The Provost’s Office serves the faculty and students as the centralized office for teaching, research, and service. Together with the Associate Provosts and Division Chairs, we work collaboratively to ensure that curriculum, instruction, and research is carried out with competence, enthusiasm, and innovation. We believe in careful analysis and collaboration to solve problems and offer new directions, and we work closely with other offices to ensure that the university moves in a positive direction.

Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin immediately.