Job title: Administrative Assistant – Emerging Scholar and Leadership Academy
Company: University of Arkansas System
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Type of Position: Clerical
Workstudy Position: No
Job Type: Regular
Sponsorship Available: No
Institution Name: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is an 1890 Land-Grant HBCU with a diverse student population, competitive degree offerings and stellar faculty.
For more than 140 years, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has worked to create an environment that inculcates learning, growth and productivity while affording a basic need to its students – a chance to advance.
The 15:1 student to teacher ratio makes it possible to maintain a learning environment with close interaction between students and faculty while challenging curricula encourage our students to seek and fulfill their potential.
You can excel in your chosen field of study through a curriculum of Certificate and Associates degree programs, more than thirty Undergraduate programs, Master’s degree programs and a Doctorate program in Aquaculture/Fisheries. You can also develop workplace readiness through internships, co-ops and fellowships in the U.S. and abroad.
Out-of-class experiences and student involvement include more than 90 student organizations, an internationally renowned Vesper Choir, Marching Band, Concert Bands, Wind Symphony, nationally recognized debate team, award-winning theater department and accomplished athletic program.
Though the main campus is in Pine Bluff, its reach is worldwide. UAPB has an extended campus in North Little Rock and offers as well as online courses. With the addition of the Arkansas Research and Education Optical Network (ARE-ON), students can engage in information exchange with others anywhere in the world. There are also Research and Extension offices in Lonoke, Newport and Lake Village and collaborations with other colleges and universities in the State through the National Science Foundation funded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Academy.
As the second oldest land-grant institution in the state of Arkansas, the mission of this No Excuse University remains the same – to provide a high quality, affordable education with a personal touch. We invite you to Become a Part of the Pride at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
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Department: Student Involvement and Leadership
Summary of Job Duties: Supporting the Director of the Emerging Scholar and Leadership Academy, the administrative assistant will be responsible for conducting special research studies, analyzing data, preparing statistics, making recommendations based on research findings, and monitoring and coordinating.
The chosen candidate will:
Conduct special studies such as systems and cost analysis, feasibility and effectiveness of Emerging Scholar and Leadership Academy
Assist in the development of project goals and objectives for the
Plan, organize, and schedule project/program implementation phases and procedures and develops
Monitor and reporting systems to measure project effectiveness.
Research and analyze data pertinent to work programs and goals and objectives and prepares reports explaining findings and recommendations.
Develop or revise agency/institution policies, procedures, programs, and directives based on research findings.
Develop handbooks and manuals for participant use and conducts workshops to educate personnel on new systems, policies, and procedures.
Evaluate existing programs by gathering information, reviewing files, researching policy, directives, and regulations, conducting surveys and interviews, and contacting agencies/institutions in other states concerning their programs.
Compose correspondence and responses to written inquiries and interprets agency administrative directives, policies, and procedures to ensure consistent application.
Act as liaison to other programs, departments, or agencies/institutions and provides guidance in areas of expertise.
Perform other duties as assigned.
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, general business, or a
Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience
Required Documents to Apply: Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of five Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all required documents in the “Resume” attachment section of your application to be considered for this position.
Recruitment Contact Information: Danielle L. Louther
Onboarding & Recruiting Manager
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site
Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Constant Physical Activity: Sitting
Frequent Physical Activity: N/A
Occasional Physical Activity: Walking
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Location: Pine Bluff, AR
Job date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 23:52:07 GMT
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