Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Employment Opportunities


Enrollment Specialist

Summary

The Enrollment Specialist works as a member of the Student Services division reporting to the Dean of Enrollment Management.  This position serves as the primary college recruiter and coordinates student recruitment efforts with other student services offices, instructional divisions and the College Relations and Marketing office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  1. Works directly with the Dean of Enrollment Management and the Director of Student Relations in coordinating and implementing the student recruitment activities of the College
  2. Maintains effective contacts with area high school counselors, teachers, principals, and prospective students, serving as an information liaison between the College and these persons
  3. Coordinates the College’s program of high school visitation and coordinates the College’s representation at all major career days and college nights scheduled by  area high schools and other groups within the College’s 26 high school service area
  4. Assists prospective students by providing admissions counseling, including applications for admission and financial aid, and other admission areas as they arise
  5. Assists advisors with student advisement for undecided majors and/or students who are required to take academic skills courses in preparation for college-level course work
  6. Arranges and/or conducts campus tours for prospective students
  7. Maintains an accurate record-keeping system of all recruiting activities and efforts for use in evaluating on-going recruiting programs
  8. Works cooperatively with other staff members in Student Services, especially the Enrollment Management, Student Relations, Registrar, and Financial Aid offices, and the instructional divisions who are involved in student recruitment
  9. Assists in the planning and implementation of Freshman Orientation
  10. Serves on College committees as requested by the Dean of Enrollment Management or Vice Chancellor for Student Services.
  11. Performs other duties that are deemed necessary by the Dean of Enrollment Management, Vice Chancellor for Student Services or the Chancellor

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus
  • Ability to be creative in the development of innovative methods of contacting and developing rapport with students
  • Previous experience with the POISE administrative software package a plus
  • Excellent computer skills required with strong background in Microsoft Office applications
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a strong background in written and oral communications
  • Exhibits qualities essential to being a team player
  • Committed to providing exceptional service to students, staff, other educational entities and the public
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and occasionally on weekends
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be eligible to drive a College vehicle

Interested applicants should submit a UACCH  application, which can be found at www.uacch.edu, 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.

VICE CHANCELLOR FOR FINANCE AND ADMINSTRATION

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope (UACCH) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration.

The Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration is the Chief Financial Officer for the campus and is responsible for the operations of the following departments; business office, computer services, physical plant, bookstore, food services, human resources. This position reports directly to the Chancellor and must work closely with other members of the Chancellor’s Cabinet.

Job Summary

The Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration is the chief administrative services officer of the College and reports directly to the Chancellor.  The Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration is responsible for providing leadership and administrative oversight for planning and directing the College’s business office, human resources, computer services, risk management, physical plant facilities, grounds, College bookstore, food services and the College Foundation.  In addition, the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration is responsible for providing leadership for all facilities planning and construction and other duties/projects as assigned.

Essential Job Functions

  • To be responsible for designing and implementing a systematic plan for areas supervised.  The plan will include a program for the annual evaluation of all areas of responsibility and supervised employees and recommendations to the Chancellor regarding the re-employment of those staff members.  (Records of the evaluations will be sent to the Office of Human Resources by the Chancellor.)
  • To work closely with the Vice Chancellor for Academics, Vice Chancellor for Student Services, and the Chancellor in the preparation and control of the college’s budget.
  • To establish, supervise, and maintain proper systems of accounting, internal control, purchasing, inventory, and budgetary control and work with the office of human resources to maintain a proper system for payroll and payroll accounting.
  • To be responsible for the correct assessment, collection, and depositing of all tuition, fees, and monies due to the college.
  • To be responsible for the correct disbursement of college funds.
  • To be responsible for the wise investment of all college funds and to maintain appropriate records.
  • To prepare periodic financial reports as required by the Chancellor, the University of Arkansas System Office, and other government and educational agencies.
  • To administer all operation, maintenance and new construction of the physical plant.
  • To manage the mail and telephone service of the college.
  • To develop and maintain a risk management and insurance program covering all property and program risks related to the performance of the educational and service functions of the college.
  • To coordinate, supervise, and recommend staff and policy for the specific functions of the business office, computer services, the physical plant, the bookstore, human resources, and food services.
  • To work closely with the instructional and student services areas of the college, however, the responsibility for directing the programs within these divisions shall be the responsibility of the Vice Chancellors for those areas who in turn will work with the Chancellor and each of the chairs of the divisions or directors of the functional areas.
  • To serve as the agency purchasing official for the college.
  • To act as chief administrator of the college when so directed by the Chancellor.
  • To serve on the Chancellor’s Cabinet, and the Administrative Council and other committees as appropriate.
  • To be responsible for implementing equal employment opportunity in his/her area of responsibility.
  • To perform other additional duties assigned by the Chancellor.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferable in Higher Education Administration, Finance, Business or related field from a regionally accredited institution.  Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership in college strategic planning, internal policy making processes, resource allocation and supervisory skills.
  • Minimum of five years experience in administration required, community college experience preferred.
  • Skill in supervisory leadership, managing, organizing, oral and written communications, human relations, negotiation, budgeting and project management.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations including generally accepted accounting practices and principles.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.

For full job description, qualifications/requirements & to learn more about UACCH please visit: www.uacch.edu

Compensation is commensurate with the background and experience of the candidate selected.  A generous fringe benefits package is included. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, current resume/vita, official transcripts, references and a UACCH application to:

Human Resource Officer
VCF&A Search
University of Arkansas Community College at Hope
P.O. Box 140
Hope, AR 71802

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

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. 

Administrative Specialist I

The administrative specialist I works under general supervision and is responsible for typing and providing clerical support to supervisory and professional staff and faculty.

General Tasks

  1. Types forms, reports, tests, correspondence, memorandums, and various other documents, as needed.
  2. Answers telephone and routes calls or takes messages.
  3. Schedules appointments for the Dean.
  4. Sorts and distributes daily mail for divisional personnel.
  5. Assists Dean in registering students for classes.
  6. Acts as an office receptionist by greeting and directing visitors.
  7. Assists in planning meetings and events.
  8. Assists in preparing faculty service agreements.
  9. Maintain course records and division expense records.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Relationships:
Has daily contact with students, faculty, staff, and the public therefore must have a positive and friendly demeanor. Must keep information confidential.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  • Knowledge of basic grammar
  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Knowledge of basic record keeping procedures
  • Ability to type and perform data entry operations
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Ability to maintain filing systems
  • Knowledge of computers and software applications
  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Must have good organizational skills.

Minimum Qualifications
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree preferred.
  • One year of specialized training in the secretarial field.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Interested applicants should submit a UACCH application, which can be found at www.uacch.edu and resume with three reference letters to University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, Human Resource, 2500 South Main, P.O. Box 140, Hope, Arkansas 71802.Application process will begin immediately. Position is open until 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.

Hempstead Hall Administrative Specialist I

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope is accepting applications for an Administrative Specialist I. The Administrative Specialist I works under general supervision and is responsible for typing and providing clerical support to supervisory and professional staff.

General Tasks

  1. Type’s forms, reports, correspondence, memorandums, and various other documents as needed.
  2. Answers telephone and routes calls or takes messages.
  3. Schedules appointments for the Hempstead Hall Director.
  4. Sort and distributes daily mail.
  5. Acts as office receptionist by greeting and directing visitors.
  6. Assists in planning meetings and events.
  7. Maintains inventory control records.
  8. Inventories, orders, and receives supplies for facility.
  9. Prepares and completes business activity reports and balances cash receipts daily.
  10. Greets customers, explains services and prices.
  11. Operates and maintains facility equipment.
  12. Works a varied schedule including days, evenings, weekdays and weekends.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Relationships

Has daily contact with staff and the public; therefore, must have a positive and friendly demeanor.  Must keep information confidential.

 

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Knowledge of basic grammar
  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Knowledge of basic record keeping procedures
  • Knowledge of inventory control, purchasing and procurement procedures.
  • Knowledge of customer service.
  • Ability to type and perform data entry operations
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Ability to maintain filing systems.
  • Knowledge of computers and software applications.
  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Must have good organizational skills.
  • Ability to greet customers, make sales, and balance cash receipts.
  • Ability to clean and maintain work area and equipment.
  • Ability to work as scheduled including days, nights, weekdays and weekends.

 

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent to a high school diploma.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree preferred.
  • One year of specialized training in the secretarial field
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Experience in Event Planning or Facility Management.

 

This position is subject to a pre-employment 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.

Interested applicants should submit a UACCH application, which can be found at www.uacch.edu and resume with three reference letters to the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, Human Resource, 2500 South Main, P. O Box 140, Hope, Arkansas  71802.  Application process will begin immediately and will remain open until filled.  EOE/AA

TRiO Student Support Services Educational Specialist

REPORTS TO: Director of Student Support Services
SUPERVISES: Peer Tutors
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: 12 months
WORK WEEK: 40 Hours
Qualifications/Requirements

  • Master Degree in education, student services, or a related field required
  • Background similar to students served in the program
  • Experience in working with disadvantaged students
  • Experience in teaching or tutoring
  • Knowledge of computer software

Job Description:

  • Provide academic advising and counseling
  • Monitor academic progress
  • Supervise and coordinate all aspects of academic tutoring
  • Provide advice and assistance in postsecondary course selection
  • Assist participant with information on financial aid programs
  • Provide resources and assistance in locating public and private scholarships
  • Provide assistance in completing financial aid applications
  • Provide information and workshops designed to improve financial and economic literacy
  • Provide enrollment, admission, and financial information on four-year college programs
  • Coordinate transfer information and visits to four year institutions
  • Attend seminars, training, state and regional meetings, workshops and conferences
  • Organize, schedule, and conduct academic related workshops and events
  • Provide documentation of support and services in Blumen
  • Some weekends and evenings hours required
  • Assist the Director and staff with all functions of the TRiO SSS program

This position is contingent upon available funding.
Interested candidates should submit a UACCH application, which can be found at www.uacch.edu , resume, three letters of references and official transcripts, to the Human Resource Officer, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, P.O. Box 140, Hope, Arkansas 71802.
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.
The application process will begin immediately and will remain open until filled.
EOE/AA

Part-time Science Instructor – 2014 Summer

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Biological Science required.  Teaching experience in this area is preferred.

Duties:

  • Teach freshman and sophomore biological sciences, including, but not limited to
    • Microbiology

Fast application is encouraged, as application review will begin immediately.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, 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.   The application can be found at www.uacch.edu . The 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 – 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

Learn more about UACCH

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.

Learn more about UACCH

Learn more about the Technical & Industrial Division

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

Conversational Spanish

Stained Glass Instructor

Fondant Cake Decorating

Acrylic Painting

Ballroom Dancing

American Sign Language (Texarkana location)