Administrative Fellow 2023-2025
Job ID: R0037592 | Administrative Generalist | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The UVA Medical Center Administrative Fellowship Program provides individuals with a postgraduate experience in an academic medical center to better prepare them as a healthcare leader. Fellows benefit from interaction with Medical Center senior leadership and are involved in a range of strategic, clinical, and operational projects. They also receive firsthand experience of public policy on a local, regional, and national level.

The fellowship is a two-year commitment. Fellows report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, Wendy Horton.

Wendy Horton, CEO of UVA Medical Center serves as the preceptor for the fellowship. Horton received a master's in business administration and holds a doctorate in pharmacy. With over a decade of academic medical center expertise, she possesses robust clinical and operational expertise. She is ecstatic about mentoring future healthcare leaders and guiding the fellows during their two years. The Fellow will benefit from ongoing collaboration with the entire senior leadership team and will be intimately involved in an extensive range of strategic clinical and operational projects. The term "structured flexibility" most accurately describes the design of the fellowship. The content of the experience is tailored to best match the individual's educational and organizational development needs. As such the following components and characteristics provide a basic framework for defining the fellowship experience.

Who Is a Candidate?

Candidates include U.S. citizens and permanent residents currently enrolled in a graduate degree program (MBA, MHA, MHSA, MPH, MPA, etc.).

What Do I Need to Apply?

To apply for the Administrative Fellowship, please fill out an online application. The application packet should be submitted in one pdf document. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Your one PDF document for a complete application will consist of the following:
  • Resume with undergraduate and graduate GPA listed
  • Statement of interest (1-2 pages) that outlines:
  • Why you want to be an Administrative Fellow at UVA
  • How UVA's fellowship will develop you personally and professionally to pursue your short- and long-term goals
  • Official transcripts of graduate education
  • Two letters of recommendation

Once an application is submitted it cannot be edited, please email to attach additional documents to your submission.

Additional information on the Administrative Fellowship program is available here:


The fellowship begins on or around July 1, 2023. Correspondence and questions regarding the UVA Administrative Fellowship program should be directed to

Dates for the Fellowship Application/Interviews:
  • Application Open: June 15, 2022
  • Application Close: September 16, 2022
  • Phone Interviews: September 26 – October 7, 2022
  • Final Round of Interviews: October 17 – 21, 2022
  • Contact: Libby Melzer: 434.982.3440

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Position Compensation Range: $43,888.00 - $68,036.80 Annually

  • Education: Bachelor's degree and participant in an accredited master's degree program.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: None.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines


Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.




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