Administrative Specialist III
Posting Number C878P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21514
Working Title Administrative Specialist III
Position Number 12041
Department Civil Engineering
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
The Center for Training Transportation Professionals (CTTP) at the University of Arkansas provides a comprehensive training and certification program for highway agency and contractor personnel performing quality control and quality assurance (QC/QA) testing on pavements and construction materials in the state of Arkansas.
Department Home Page http://www.cttp.org/
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
It shall be the primary responsibility of the CTTP Administrative Specialist III to prepare correspondence, coordinate course materials, maintain program activity records, supervise office activities, and assist with course/event facilitation. All duties shall be carried out in a manner that is consistent with both the University of Arkansas and the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT).
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 equivalent of a high school diploma
- At least one year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field
- At least three years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Problem solving and innovative thinking skills
- Proficient skills in Microsoft Office programs and database applications
- Ability to function effectively as a team member
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
- Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
- Repetitive motion
The worker is required to have 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.
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 - Engineering Research Center
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Pay Grade Level C112
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 07/28/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
Director, Center for Training Transportation Professionals (CTTP)
Research Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Arkansas
700 Research Center Blvd., Fayetteville, AR 72701
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
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have the formal education of a high school diploma or equivalent?
- * Do you have at least one year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field?
- * Do you have at least three years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed?
- * Do you have experience working with the Microsoft Office Suite?
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Proof of Veterans Status