Posting Number NC736P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/19963
Working Title Project/Program Manager
Position Number 16035
Department Partners for Inclusive Communities
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 26,700 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
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Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
The Project/Program Manager is responsible for supervising regional ArkSTART Coordinators. This position supports coordinators to complete all training requirements for attaining national START certification. The Project/Program Manager will provide consultation and assistance to provider agencies who make referrals on behalf of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and behavioral health needs. This position is also responsible for regional data collection as required for contract reporting and national data set.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
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.
- Master's degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or a related field
- A minimum of five years of experience serving individuals with developmental disabilities and/or behavioral health conditions
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
- A minimum of five years of experience working with individuals who have a dual diagnosis (developmental disability and behavioral health condition)
- Experience in crisis intervention
- Experience with START model and/or previous START Coordinator Certification.
- Experience with Positive Behavioral Supports and/or PBS certification
- At least two years of experience in personnel supervision
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Knowledge of required steps in attaining START certification
- Ability to provide effective consultation to referring agencies that provide services to individuals with I/DD
- Ability to enter data into nation START data-base
- Ability to provide effective supervision of staff
Physical activities associated with this position
For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance 479-575-4019.
- Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
- Repetitive motion
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 40 hours per week (schedule may vary based on department needs to include On-Call days as scheduled)
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 Central Arkansas
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? Yes
Does this position require a background check? No
If yes, please specify
- MVR (Motor Vehicle Registry) check
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
This position is subject to a pre-employment MVR check. 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 05/19/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
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.
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. Little Rock, AR
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)
- List of Professional References
- License (Trade, Drivers License, CDL, etc.)
- Unofficial/Official Transcript(s) cont.
- Proof of Veterans Status