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SCHEV aspires to be a great place to work. It is an environment of public servants committed to developing an educationally and economically sound, vigorous, progressive and coordinated system of higher education in Virginia. Our responsibilities range from academic policy, to financial aid, research and Board development. Our regulated functions are enumerated in Chapter 2 of Title 23.1 of the Code of Virginia. Each duty is carried out in an effort to continually improve higher education in Virginia.

As leaders and employees of the Commonwealth and SCHEV, we abide by the Commonwealth’s Standards of Conduct for Employees and related policies and procedures as a starting place. Beyond that, SCHEV values honesty, quality, diversity, inclusion, growth-orientation, personal well-being, equity, transparency and accountability. Through these values, we create a welcoming work environment that represents the best of who we are as an agency and as individuals. We seek new team players that will advance these values through their work and engagement. 

Current career opportunities available within SCHEV can be found below. All candidates must apply through the Department of Human Resources’ Recruitment Management System (RMS) (effective April 1, 2007). To learn more about the position vacancies and benefits, please visit the DHRM site and explore the specific job posting there. 

 Current Job Openings

To apply for employment with SCHEV:

  • Click on the provided Apply link within the position posting that you select below or
  • Visit the “Virginia Jobs” website ( and locate the posting by searching by position number and/or SCHEV’s agency listing, St Council of Higher Education (245)


JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Director of Finance Policy and InnovationFull TimeOpen Until FilledUp to $190,000