At Virginia Humanities, we are wholly invested in cultivating a staff that embodies our commitment to inclusion, which is increasingly reflected in our cultural programming statewide. We deeply value the voices and work of marginalized communities and strongly encourage applicants who represent the diverse and intersecting identities that contribute to the fabric of Virginia.

We are a department of the University of Virginia and offer a dynamic work environment with a dedicated staff, excellent benefits and an impressive array of public programming including the Virginia Festival of the Book, With Good Reason radio program, Encyclopedia Virginia, the Virginia Folklife Program, grants and fellowships, and more.

The University of Virginia is an equal-opportunity employer.

Grants & Fellowships Coordinator

The Grants and Fellowships Coordinator supports all phases of award administration to organizations and individuals associated with Virginia Humanities Fellowships and Grants programs. Activities include but are not limited to: entering, managing, and extracting data from the application/award database as needed; assisting in managing Grant and Fellowship announcement, application, and review cycles; and providing administrative support to critical functions related to financial awards, event promotion, and communications for these programs.

Event Project Manager (Staff Wage)

Join us on our journey to celebrate our 50th anniversary and make a meaningful impact in the community through dynamic events and programs. We look forward to welcoming an Events Project Manager who shares our passion for connecting people and ideas to explore the human experience.

Reporting to the Director of Advancement, this part-time position will assist in the planning and execution of events, with a particular focus on our 50th Anniversary celebrations, programming around local journalism, and other events, as needed. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to our mission of fostering dialogue and understanding in communities across the state and commemorating a significant milestone in our organization’s history.