Careers at the Miller Center

Careers at the Miller Center

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Current Openings

Foundation Administrator

Organization: Miller Center Foundation

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Date: February 2018

The Miller Center Foundation, a University of Virginia-related foundation whose mission is to support the University’s Miller Center, seeks a highly organized and motivated Foundation Administrator to manage administrative, data, and stewardship functions. The Administrator will work closely with the Executive Director in tracking advancement functions, developing and maintaining reports, drafting correspondence, and facilitating effective communication between the Foundation and the Miller Center’s communications, events, and finance teams. The Administrator will also:

  • Manage and track data and prospects

  • Develop and maintain reports

  • Undertake prospect research

  • Serve as primary contact with University Gift Processing Services

  • Interact professionally with donors, including at events

  • Provide support for annual fund and other advancement initiatives

  • Assist in production of donor stewardship materials

  • Maintain organized and up-to-date paper and electronic files

  • Manage charitable state registrations process

  • Ensure compliance with relevant University and Foundation policies and procedures


A bachelor’s degree and history of progressive responsibility are required, preferably in a development environment. Initiative, attention to detail, excellent communications skills, ability to juggle competing priorities, ability to respond efficiently to tasks and requests, and commitment to thorough follow through are essential. Highly proficient computer skills and willingness to learn new customer management software are essential. Familiarity with the University of Virginia and with UVa Advance, its donor management system, is preferred. The successful candidate will thrive in a team-based environment and be motivated by the Miller Center and the Miller Center Foundation’s mission.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter, full contact information for three professional references, and a writing sample to Andrew Chancey, Director of Administration and Finance, Miller Center, at Review of applications will begin immediately. The position is open until filled.

Please note that this position is with the Miller Center Foundation, an incorporated 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and not with the University of Virginia.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.