Development Assistant

Location
Fayetteville, AR
Posted
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number C937P

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22510

Working Title Development Assistant

Position Number 14325

Department Dean of Law

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 University of Arkansas School of Law prepares students for success through a challenging curriculum taught by nationally recognized faculty, unique service opportunities and a close-knit community that puts students first. With alumni in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, two territories and 20 countries, it has been ranked among the top 10 "Values in Legal Education" by The National Jurist magazine for four consecutive years and is among the top 46 public law schools, according to U.S. News and World Report.



Department Home Page http://law.uark.edu/

Job Type Staff

Summary of Job Duties

The Development Assistant is the point of contact for visitors to the Dean's suite and is responsible for assisting guests. This position is responsible for researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents, assisting with special events, and performing general office duties. This position will assist in data management, grant-writing, and provide backup administrative support to the dean of the law school as needed.

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 two years of experience in a specialized or related area applicable to work performed

Applicable equivalencies may be considered.



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

If yes, please specify

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Knowledge of record keeping procedures and professional office policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics
  • Knowledge of work-related subject area
  • Knowledge of computers and software applications
  • Knowledge in general instructing, scheduling, and reviewing work of others
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills that pertain to controversial and complex topics
  • Ability to conduct research and compile data into report form
  • Ability to establish and maintain filing systems
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Ability to analyze documents to determine compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Ability to make decisions and experience in problem solving


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.

Occasionally

  • Crouching
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Pulling
  • Pushing
  • Stooping

Frequently

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

Constantly

  • Hearing
  • Talking

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 - Leflar Law Center

Benefits Eligible Yes

Appointment Percent 100

Salary $21,827

Pay Grade Level C109

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

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal background check, a sex offender registry check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information 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 09/22/2017

Open Until Filled No

Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

University of Arkansas Human Resources
ADMN 222
(479) 575-5351
Askhr.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

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

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