Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Employment Opportunities


Health Professions Skills Specialist

The skills specialist will be responsible for the planning, coordination, teaching, assessing and administration of simulation and other clinical skills in association with the Health Professions Division at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana. The skills specialist will facilitate the safe and efficient handling of the simulation lab and other clinical skills and activities. This position may require nights and weekend duties; travel between the Hope and Texarkana campuses may also be required.  Applicants must hold a current nursing license.

The Skills Specialist is a grant-funded position pending annual approval.

Simulation Responsibilities:

  1. To work with Health Professions’ program directors in the coordination, maintenance and preparation of simulation activities and training.
  2. To prepare simulation scenario materials for practice and demonstrate these within the simulation lab using SimMan and other technologically advanced equipment.
  3. To record and edit simulated training activities and participate in the facilitation of de-briefing and critical analysis of student performance.
  4. To assist in the organization and the implementation of assessments related to simulation clinical skills.
  5. To use creativity and initiative to design and maintain a healthcare environment in the simulation lab that is suitable to the students’ chosen major.
  6. To create and implement holistic, realistic clinical scenarios in the simulation lab.
  7. Based on faculty recommendations, instruct and evaluate students needing remediation in psychomotor skills.
  8. To review journals, abstracts and other literature in existing and emerging simulation application technologies.
  9. To collaborate with healthcare professionals, students and other personnel in research and other skill/college based projects related to simulation.
  10. To attend training, meetings, services, and conferences relevant to specific healthcare simulations and/or interdisciplinary cross training related to programs within the Health Professions division.
  11. To network with other clinical professionals across the regional and national boundaries.
  12. To bring to the attention of the Health Professions Dean any matters relating to the health and safety of staff, students and visitors.
  13. Interpret simulation lab instructions and/or equipment manuals.
  14. Work closely with the Health Professions’ program directors and support staff to plan and coordinate activities required to offer simulation lab teaching and evaluation.
  15. To assist in Health Professions classroom instruction as needed.

Other job-related skills required:

  1. Proficiency in the use of MS:Office software.
  2. Ability to work effectively with little or no direct supervision.
  3. Ability to make minor mechanical adjustments as needed.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana employment application to the Human Resources Officer, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope P.O. Box 140, Hope, Arkansas 71802.   Only complete applications will be considered. The application can be found at www.uacch.edu . The application review process will begin immediately. EOE/AA.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background 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, nondiscriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

 

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Instructor

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana is accepting applications for a full-time Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Instructor.

Applicants should possess an Arkansas State HVACR license or have five years of experience in HVAC and pass state licensure within one year.  Applicants should demonstrate proficiency in the service, repair, and installation of heating, air conditioning, heat pumps, and domestic and light commercial refrigeration equipment.

An associate’s degree or higher in a related field, general technology, or comparable formal education (i.e. military training) is required.  A working knowledge of soldering and brazing, ACCA’s Manual J, and residential and commercial circuitry is a plus. It is also important for this individual to have a willingness to work with local industries and instructors in other technical areas to further the technical offerings at UACCH.

Please send a resume (including license and official transcripts), three letters of recommendation,  and a University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana  application which can be found at www.uacch.edu   to the Human Resources Officer, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, P.O. Box 140, Hope, Arkansas 71802.   The application review process will begin immediately. EOE/AA

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background 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, nondiscriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

 

English Instructor Full-time

Requirements:

  • Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in English required.  Teaching experience in this area is preferred.
  • Preferred consideration will be given to applicants who have experience in and are interested in teaching concurrent credit, online, and/or compressed interactive video (CIV) classes.

Duties:

  • Teach college, concurrent credit, and pre-college-level English courses.
  • Serve as an academic advisor.
  • Work closely with English faculty, dean, tutoring staff, and other College personnel to promote student success.
  • Serve on department and university committees.
  • Participate in planning, assessment, and professional development.
  • Teach at Hope and Texarkana campuses.
  • Night and weekend duties may be required.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a University of Arkansas Community College at Hope employment application to the Human Resources Officer, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana, P.O. Box 140, Hope, Arkansas 71802.   Only complete applications will be considered. The application can be found at www.uacch.edu . The application review process will begin immediately. EOE/AA.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background 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, nondiscriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Speech Instructor Full-time 

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in communications is required.  Two-year college teaching experience is preferred.
  • Preferred consideration will be given to applicants who have experience in and are interested in directing student theatrical productions.
  • Preferred consideration will be given to applicants who have experience in and are interested in teaching on-line and/or compressed interactive video (CIV) classes.

Duties:

  • Teach college level speech classes.
  • Serve as an academic advisor.
  • Work closely with faculty, dean, tutoring staff, student support staff, and other College personnel to promote student success.
  • Serve on department and university committees.
  • Participate in professional development.
  • Teach at Hope and Texarkana campuses.
  • Night and weekend duties may be required.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana application to the Human Resources Officer, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, P.O. Box 140, Hope, Arkansas 71802. Application and a complete list of duties may be found at www.uacch.edu. Only complete applications will be considered. The application review process will begin immediately.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background 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, nondiscriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

EOE/AA

 

Career Coach

The Career Coach reports to the Vice Chancellor for Student Services and works in a team environment with the counselors and principals of the school districts the position serves. The position will work with the Spring Hill, Lafayette County, and Blevins School Districts and will be responsible for meeting the following goals: increasing the high school graduation rate, increasing enrollment in Smart Core, increasing the college-going rate, reducing college remediation, increasing ACT scores, and increasing completed applications for state and federal student financial aid. The successful candidate will spend the majority of her/his time at the high school campus but will also attend regular meetings and complete some assignments on the UA Hope campus. The position will require some evening hours and travel between the school districts. The position is provisional and grant funded. The grant that funds this position is awarded on an annual basis.

Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor degree from an accredited institution; excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and technology skills.

Job Summary:

While the services of the identified College and Career Coaches will be available to any Arkansan, the College and Career Coaches will specifically target those students and adults who are most in need of career planning. One of the specific targets will be students and adults from low-income backgrounds (TANF or TANF eligible families). The College and Career Coach will identify these students and adults through middle/high schools, workforce services centers and/or other public entities traditionally serving students and adults and encourage them to aspire to postsecondary education, workforce training and/or apprenticeships as the means to a career that will afford economic self-sufficiency. Students and adults who will be specifically targeted will also include Career Pathways participants, TANF and TANF eligible students and adults, and adults who are unemployed or who face job loss if they cannot acquire the skills to transition from one career to another.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities may include some of the following:

  • Providing early outreach to low-income students and adults with information about the importance of postsecondary education, as well as accurate information on how to prepare, apply, and pay for it.
  • Providing interest inventories and skills assessments to assist individuals in making informed career decisions.
  • Facilitating the development of individual career plans and portfolios.
  • Assisting adults with enrolling in education or training programs.
  • Providing information on careers, career pathways, and educational requirements. Providing opportunities for job shadowing, mentoring, internships, visits to business and industry, and other career awareness activities.
  • Providing or connecting low-income students and adults to support services that will ease the transition to postsecondary education.
  • Providing information on how to earn the General Educational Development (GED) credential.
  • Providing information on how to earn a Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGE) certificate.
  • Connecting educationally disadvantaged students and adults to “bridge programs” that teach basic academic skills in the context of training for advancement to better jobs and postsecondary education.
  • Connecting adults to academic enrichment activities such as study groups, tutoring, and workshops on study skills
  • Providing a continuum of career guidance to ease the transition from middle school to high school to postsecondary education or training and ultimately to the workplace.
  • Other duties may be assigned, which relate to the mission and goals of the Arkansas Works program.

Job Qualifications

  • Experience in higher education or a public school environment is preferred.
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work with minimal direct supervision. Excellent computer skills with a strong background in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively orally, in writing and in public presentation settings.
  • Hold a Career Development Facilitator’s (CDF) Certification or eligible to obtain with one year of hiring

Interested applicants should submit a UA Hope-Texarkana application, which can be found at www.uacch.edu cover letter, resume, three reference letters and official transcripts to the Human Resource Officer, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, P.O. Box 140, Hope, Arkansas 71802.

Screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. EOE/AA

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background 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, nondiscriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

 

Adjunct Instructors – Texarkana Campus

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope is seeking Adjunct Instructors to teach the following disciplines at U Of A Community College at Hope-Texarkana (location Texarkana) during daytime hours for the 2014-2015 academic year beginning August 2014.

  • Math
  • Biology
  • English
  • Art Appreciation
  • Philosophy
  • Introduction to Computers

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Requirements:

A Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in the specific discipline to be taught are required. Teaching experience is preferred. Position will be filled based upon enrollment needs.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a University of Arkansas Community College at Hope application to the Human Resources Officer, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, P.O. Box 140, Hope, Arkansas 71802. An application can be found at www.uacch.edu.

Only complete applications will be considered. The application review process will begin immediately.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background 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, nondiscriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

EOE/AA

 

 

Adjunct Instructors for Technical & Industrial

Basic Electricity, Wiring I & II, High Voltage Components and Systems, Instrumentation and Controls, Couplings and Seals, and Troubleshooting and Repair. These courses require a person who is knowledgeable in one or more of the following topics.

Electrical Theory

Industrial Motors and Controls

Hydraulics/Pneumatics

High Voltage Terminations and Splices

High Voltage Breakers, Fuses, and Transformers

Industrial Couplings and Seals

Industrial Maintenance Troubleshooting

Belts, Chains, Gears, Bearings, Drives, and other Mechanical components

Associate’s degree required, credentials and certifications in the field required.

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This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background 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, nondiscriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Please send a resume (including three letters of references and official transcripts) and an Arkansas State Employment application to the Human Resource Officer, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, P.O. Box 140, Hope, Arkansas 71802. The application review process will begin immediately. www.uacch.edu EOE/AA

UACCH Human Resources – 870-722-8164

 

Continuing Education and Community Class Teaching Positions

If you are interested in teaching any of the classes below, please contact Nancy Kenworthy at 870-722-8102 or nancy.kenworthy@uacch.edu.

Zumba

Yoga

Drawing

Stained Glass Instructor

Fondant Cake Decorating

Acrylic Painting

Ballroom Dancing

American Sign Language (Texarkana location)