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Posting for Student Assistant
The Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia is seeking self-motivated student(s) to assist with a broad range of the Center’s activities, including business operations, fundraising, communications, events management, and data processing.
Position Objective and Job Summary
  • This position provides broad support for the Center as needed throughout the office. Duties include:
  • Providing administrative assistance as needed: filing, preparing correspondence and mailings, scheduling, photocopying, faxing, etc.
  • Help manage and update website
  • Help promote Center activities: design & distribute flyers, send email announcements, etc.
  • Help manage social media for CSC
  • Help organize and execute Center events including events for U.Va. students
  • Helping process data of various types related to contemplation
  • The Center is seeking student assistant(s) for the Spring 2017 semester, Summer 2017 and the 2017-18 school year.  Expected hours per week are 8 -10 and compensation will be $12 / hour.
Desired Attributes 
  • Interest in and desire to learn more about contemplation and its role at the University of Virginia
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and to work independently and manage time well.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • (Desired but not necessary) Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
To Apply
Send the following via email to Mick Watson at
  • Cover Letter including information about your availability (spring, summer and/or fall as well as ideal number of hours/week)
  • Resume
  • 2-3 References