Administrative Support Supervisor
Posting Number C815P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20226
Working Title Administrative Support Supervisor
Position Number 14317
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
About the College:
The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and most academically diverse unit on campus with 19 departments and 43 academic programs and research centers. The college provides the core curriculum for all University of Arkansas students and is named for J. William Fulbright, former university president and longtime U.S. senator.
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing an educational and work environment in which thought, creativity, and growth are stimulated, and in which individuals are free to realize their full potential. The J. W. Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences promotes these ideals and welcomes applicants who foster an inclusive environment through an open exchange of voices and ideas from populations of diverse backgrounds.
About the Department:
The Department of Art offers five degree options, Bachelor of Fine Arts in art education or studio art, Bachelor of Arts in studio art or art history and Masters of Fine Arts in studio art. Studio areas include ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and visual design. The department includes 34 faculty and staff members and more than 400 students. art.uark.edu
About the Community:
Fayetteville frequently receives accolades as one of America's best places to live, by such publications as Forbes, Kiplingers, and Business Week. The area is home to an active local arts community, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and 21C Museum, and continues to grow as a destination for art and a hub for artists. For more information visit:
- Art in Northwest Arkansas
- About Fayetteville
- About University of Arkansas
- The 19 Best College Towns in America
Department Home Page art.uark.edu
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
The Administrative Support Supervisor manages all aspects of the front office including personnel management, correspondence and record-keeping, department communications, and overall office functions. This position hires, trains, and supervises hourly front office staff to ensure adherence to instructions, deadlines, and proper procedures. The Administrative Support Supervisor works closely with the department chairperson to plan and maintain the department calendar of meetings and events and is responsible for communicating events internally to students and faculty and externally to the community. This position also coordinates department activities and events. The Administrative Support Supervisor assists faculty with clerical and administrative needs and is responsible for researching and preparing special reports and examining and verifying documents. This position performs other duties as assigned.
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.
- The formal education of a high school diploma
- At least one year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field
- At least four years of experience in administrative support, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity
Applicable equivalencies may be considered.
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
- Experience working in an administrative role in higher education, specifically at the University of Arkansas
- Experience with Microsoft office
- Experience writing reports and documents
- Experience working with faculty, staff, students, visitors, and visiting scholars and artists
- Advanced experience with the University of Arkansas BASIS and UAConnect systems
- Demonstrated strong skills in managing and overseeing all aspects of a department's day to day business
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Knowledge of staff development and supervision principles
- Knowledge of department operations, policies, and procedures
- Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations
- Knowledge of computers and software applications
- Knowledge of basic accounting principles
- Demonstrated organizational skills
- Demonstrated editing and writing skills
- Ability to conduct research and perform basic quantitative quality assurance reviews
- Ability to resolve operational problems
- Ability to research, prepare, and present comprehensive written and oral reports to the supervisor
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 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Overtime Eligible Yes
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 - Fine Arts Building
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Pay Grade Level C113
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? No
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Close Date 05/23/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
University of Arkansas Human Resources
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. Fayetteville, AR
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Proof of Veterans Status