Prospective Employees

Prospective Employees

We are a community of approximately 30,000 students, staff, faculty, and clinicians advancing our world-class institution in a variety of capacities bound together by a dedication to service. This is a dynamic, progressive, and positive university, surrounded by a stunningly beautiful natural environment. Would you like to join us?

Why UVA?

Get to know your new community! Learn more about our institution, missions, and traditions. You can also find information about Moving & Relocating, such as public school information, and Dual Career resources for faculty and staff spouses and partners.

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Depending on your employment status, you have the option to enroll in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS), Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), or Medical Center Retirement Program (MCRP). Through these programs, you also get benefits like life insurance, disability coverage, long-term care benefits, and survivor benefits.

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Why Charlottesville?

From amazing food to exciting startups to unrivaled scenic beauty, Charlottesville has a lot to offer.

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About Wellness

We encourage all member of our community to participate in our comprehensive wellness program, which supports the physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing of our community.

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Become A UVA Temp

As a temporary employee you can showcase your talents and learn more about working at the University. You may even receive an offer for a regular position which comes with excellent job security and benefits.

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Moving and Relocation

Execute a Moving Agreement and process reimbursement requests to help your new employees and their families transition to the Charlottesville area with ease.

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UVA Health Plan

You have up to 3 health plan options (depending on your employee type) – Basic, Value, or Choice Health – to meet your and your family's needs. Changes can be made during an Annual Enrollment period each October or after a major life change, like a change in marital status, an addition to the family, or a leave of absence.

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Student, Staff, & Faculty Wage Employees

Receive assistance with posting student wage and federal work-study positions in Handshake, as well as posting all wage roles, filling short-term academic work assignments, and more.

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Backup Care

Benefits-eligible employees have access to affordable, temporary care for themselves or for loved ones of any age, for situation caused by illness, school closures, and much more.

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Benefit Savings Accounts

UVA offers several benefits savings accounts. Depending on employee type and health plan enrollment, you may have the option to enroll in a Flexible Spending Account, limited Flexible Spending Account, or Health Savings Account. If you are University Staff, you may have access to a Supplemental Benefit Credit.

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Military Talent Partnership

We value the strong qualities military talent contribute to our University which is why we provide educational and networking opportunities to veterans, as well as active and reservist service members from any branch.

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Job Openings

Search available job openings and discover your next career.

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Time Off

Our employees receive generous time and leave — paid and unpaid. Explore the University calendar, and read about our paid leave, unpaid leave, and FMLA policies.

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What To Expect When Applying

As a prospective employee we hope to provide a seamless and accessible application process from start to finish. Here's a step-by-step of what you might expect.

  1. Step 1

    Search For Available Positions in Jobs@.​

  2. Step 2

    Create A Profile in Jobs@.

  3. Step 3

    Create & Submit your application for desired positions.

  4. Step 4

    Confirm your contact information is up-to-date.

  5. Step 5

    If you're a strong match, an HR Recruiter will reach out to you with more details.

Career Development

Employee Performance Management is a collaborative, ongoing process between a manager and an employee to plan for, develop, and evaluate employee work. It's a great way to discuss strategic growth in your position.