Current Openings

Current Openings

Applicants should have a strong interest in learning about and promoting various cultures, cultural sensitivity, the ability to work well in teams and independently, and interpersonal, communication, and organization skills. Staff are expected to deliver a professional, meaningful, and positive experience. Federal Work Study eligible students are encouraged to apply. 

Resident Manager  

Apply now for one or multiple semesters:
Spring 2025
Summer 2025
Academic Year 2025-26 (Fall & Spring) 

Eligibility: UVA students, graduate students preferred but 4th-year undergraduate students will also be considered 

To apply: Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] or apply in Handshake. In your cover letter, please state the semesters for which you are applying and describe any other paid commitments you expect to have and the number of hours per week they will require. 

The resident manager lives at UVA’s Lorna Sundberg International Center and handles lodging and event space reservations, provides hospitality and convey policies to international house guests and UVA groups using the space, and maintains daily oversight over various aspects of the facility. Hours are 7-10 per week, mostly evenings and weekends with a rate of $12 an hour. The position includes a furnished bedroom/bathroom suite, access to the facilities of the house, parking, and all utilities including internet. As this is a residential position, it is not suited to anyone who wishes to travel more than one weekend a month or more than one-two weeks during breaks. If you are a graduate student with assistantship funding, you must check with your department for approval before applying. This position reports to the Assistant Director of the Lorna Sundberg International Center.   

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Respond to lodgings and event space email inquiries and form submissions  

  • Make up welcome packets for residents, orient them to the facility and the International Center's policies, and manage the collection of fees and rental agreements  

  • Respond to residents questions and needs around housing, banking, transportation, UVA, and the community by providing information and referrals to appropriate UVA staff

  • Foster residents sense of community and respect for maintaining the shared spaces  

  • Provide daily oversight of the facility and contact facilities management to request routine or emergency services for the building or grounds  

  • Prepare a weekly check sheet for housekeeping to let them know which rooms need cleaning  

  • Coordinate with other student staff  to cover event space reservations 

Program Assistants 

Check back in January of 2025 when we will next open applications. 

Eligibility: UVA students 

To apply: email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] or apply through Handshake. In your cover letter, please describe any other paid commitments you expect to have and the number of hours per week they will require.

Program assistants support the International Center’s social and cultural programs by implementing events on the day of the event and by assisting in event planning. Work hours are flexible about 10 hours per month and include frequent evening and weekend hours. The pay rate is $12 an hour. Hours vary weekly depending on the number and type of events. This position reports to the International Student and Scholar Program Coordinator.  

Main Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Staff and run programs and events  

  • Set up the space for the event and prep for activities  

  • Greet the participants as they come in  

  • Introduce the center and the volunteer to the participants   

  • Make sure the program is going well and everyone is having a positive experience  

  • Resolve any problems that occur during the program (technology or people)  

  • Break down at the end of the event, which could include washing dishes used during cooking classes  

  • Report back to Program Coordinator about how the program went  

  • Assist in planning a program with a volunteer (optional) 

  • Lead your own program (optional)