Careers at the Miller Center Click here for student opportunities at the Miller Center. Research, Editorial, and Program Assistant: Fellowship Program Research, Editorial, and Program Assistants provide research, transcription, editing, and/or logistical and administrative support for programs and events at the University of Virginia's Miller Center. The Miller Center is a nonpartisan institute that seeks to expand understanding of the presidency, policy, and political history, providing critical insights for the nation's governance challenges. Miller Center programs fall broadly in the categories of academic, public, and policy programs and include a range of primary and secondary research projects, academic and other conferences, and public events. This position will work up to 20 hours/week to provide support to the Center's National Fellowship Program and its director. Responsibilities include coordinating program events, including two annual conferences; maintaining a network of more than a hundred former fellows; and coordinating the annual application review and selection process, among others. A Bachelor's degree is preferred; equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. For more information and for instructions on how to apply, go to https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0616321. Managing Editor The Miller Center at the University of Virginia seeks a MANAGING EDITOR to oversee the development and dissemination of digital and print content and communications for the Center. This new position, a vital part of the Center's management team, will help the Center jump to a new level of visibility and relevance. This is a position for someone who is dynamic, thoughtful, and energized by ambitious goals and challenges. The Managing Editor will report directly to the Director and CEO and supervise the web and communications teams and editorial elements of video production services. The Managing Editor will need to establish a deep understanding of all Miller Center programs quickly and develop and maintain communication goals and objectives that ensure consistent messaging, integrated approaches, and innovative strategies in promoting the Center. The Managing Editor will be familiar with presidential history and today's digital story-telling and social media environment and will have a passion for both. To apply visit https://jobs.virginia.edu, search posting #0616297, complete a candidate profile and attach a cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, and writing sample. Priority consideration of applications will begin on May 10, 2015. View the full job description (PDF). Director of Major and Planned Gifts The Miller Center Foundation, the 501(c)(3) supporting arm of the Miller Center at the University of Virginia, seeks a talented, experienced, and energetic development professional to serve as the Director of Major and Planned Gifts. Working closely with the Miller Center Foundation team, the Director of Major and Planned Gifts will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of major prospects/donors as well as the development of a more sophisticated and robust planned giving program. With the University gearing up for their bi-centennial campaign, the Director will be indispensable for the planning and execution of the Miller Center’s individual campaign strategy and goals. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; at least five years of experience in frontline fundraising, estate planning and/or a closely related field; and strong oral and written communication skills. The successful candidate also will have exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to develop collaborative relationships with members of various constituencies, including Miller Center faculty and staff, the Miller Center’s governing council, and the University of Virginia Advancement Office. The successful candidate must be motivated by a team-oriented and collaborative environment and have an interest in and passion for the mission of the Miller Center. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references before March 31st by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject Line: Major/Planned Gifts Position. View the full job description (PDF).