Assistant Director Development Research

Location
Fayetteville, AR
Posted
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number NC744P

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20036

Working Title Assistant Director Development Research

Position Number 9201

Department University Development

About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.



About the College/Department

Department Home Page

Job Type Staff

Summary of Job Duties

The Assistant Director of Development Research is responsible for conducting research with the goal of building a strong foundation of donor prospects for University Development. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Development Research. The Assistant Director of Development Research provides ongoing assistance to the Executive Director of Development Research and manages the team in the director's absence.



Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Minimum of two years of experience conducting investigative research
  • Minimum of two years of experience in fund raising
  • Minimum of two years in public relations
  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience


Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No

If yes, please specify

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Minimum of three years or more of experience conducting investigative research
  • Familiarity with both the history of the University of Arkansas and the State of Arkansas


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and related databases
  • Knowledge of advanced research techniques using electronic database research and Internet resources
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a group or team setting as well as be a self starter
  • Ability to be punctual and dependable


Physical activities associated with this position

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance 479-575-4019.

Occasionally:

  • Crouching
  • Driving
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Stooping

Constantly:

  • Feeling
  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Grasping
  • Hearing
  • Reaching
  • Repetitive motion
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Talking
  • Walking

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.



Physical Conditions None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (schedule may vary based on department needs to include occasional nights and weekends)

Overtime Eligible No

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No

Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - University House

Benefits Eligible Yes

Appointment Percent 100

Salary $40,000

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No

Does this position require a background check? Yes

If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check


Does this position require a substance abuse test? No

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and sex offender registry check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.





Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date 06/05/2017

Open Until Filled No

Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

Eunice M. Alberson
ADMN 410 - B
Fayetteville, AR 72701
eunice@uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.



Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons 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.



Internal Posting No

City, St. Fayetteville, AR




Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your highest level of education.
    • Attended high school but did not receive a diploma
    • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent
    • Attended college but did not receive a degree/certification
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctoral degree
  2. * How many years of experience do you have conducting investigative research?
    • No experience
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year, but less than two
    • At least two years, but less than three
    • Three years or more
  3. * How many years of fundraising experience do you have?
    • No experience
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year, but less than two
    • At least two years, but less than three
    • At least three years, but less than four
    • Four years or more
  4. * How many years of supervisory experience do you have?
    • No experience
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year, but less than two
    • At least two years, but less than three
    • Three years or more


Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Proof of Veterans Status

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