Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Employment Opportunities


Industrial Maintenance Technology Instructor

Applicants should possess a minimum of five years experience in the industrial maintenance field.  Applicants should demonstrate proficiency in the maintenance of industrial manufacturing and production equipment and possess the ability to operate lathes, mills, and other machining equipment. A working knowledge of mechanical equipment, blueprint reading, and hydraulics/pneumatics is also desired.

An associate’s degree or higher in a related field, general technology, or comparable formal education (i.e. military training) is required. 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.

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 certifications and official transcripts), three letters of recommendation,  and a University of Arkansas Community College at Hope 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

Basic Skills Literacy Instructor

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope seeks a creative and experienced full-time Basic Skills Reading and Writing instructor who is committed to community college teaching and student success.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Developmental Education, Adult Education, English, or a related field; or equivalent education, training, and experience as determined by the College academic administration.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience teaching basic skills or adult education literacy in a community college preferred.

A successful candidate will have the following characteristics:

  • Training and/or experience working with at-risk, under-prepared, and ESL students.
  • Training and/or experience in curriculum development, instructional material development, and course assessment.
  • Training and/or experience in and a commitment to using a variety of teaching modalities.
  • A strong commitment to basic skills literacy instruction as a career.
  • A commitment to a team-work approach to student success.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach basic skills reading, writing, and study skills courses.
  • Serve as an academic advisor to basic skills students.
  • Work closely with tutoring staff and other College personnel to promote student success.
  • Serve on department and college committees.
  • Participate in professional development.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Employment will begin August 2014. 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 .

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

VICE CHANCELLOR FOR ACADEMICS

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

UACCH is a public, two-year college affiliated with the 12-campus University of Arkansas System with enrollment of approximately 1,400 credit students per semester.  Campus locations in Hope and Texarkana.

UACCH serves the diverse higher education needs of the citizens of Southwest Arkansas by providing affordable access to technical education, college transfer programs, adult education, developmental education, customized business and industry training, and continuing education programs.  Hope has a population of 12,000, offers abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, and also has the special distinction of being the birthplace of President Bill Clinton and Governor Mike Huckabee.

The Vice Chancellor for Academics is the Chief Academic Officer for the campus and provides leadership, planning, and evaluation for instructional programs.  This position reports directly to the Chancellor and must work closely with other members of the Chancellor’s Cabinet.

A comprehensive listing of job duties may be viewed at www.uacch.edu.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution; doctorate strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership in an academic setting; experience at the division chair level or higher is preferred
  • A successful record of teaching at the community college level
  • Experience in curriculum and program development
  • Experience with effective assessment of student learning techniques
  • Understanding of emerging instructional technologies
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • A participatory leadership style with a commitment to collaborative decision-making
  • Experience with strategic planning, budgeting, and instructional resource allocation
  • Demonstrated commitment to the comprehensive community college mission
  • A commitment to and appreciation of diversity
  • A commitment to civic engagement and community involvement

Duties:

  1. 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 programs 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.)
  2. To coordinate the preparation, production, and delivery of the complete college schedule of credit and non-credit classes.
  3. To make teaching and classroom assignments for all classes.
  4. To recommend office assignments for all faculty and other supervised staff members.
  5. To hold regular meetings of the division chairs.
  6. To coordinate the assessment of all instructional programs, to include the articulation of the process and the results which are used to improve student learning.
  7. To coordinate and recommend curriculum additions and updates.  (Changes are to be timely shared with the Director of College Relations for inclusion in the next college catalog.)
  8. To coordinate the preparation of course syllabi and course outlines for all courses, and to maintain a complete file of most recent course syllabi for all courses in the current college catalog.
  9. To make recommendations to the Chancellor regarding the organization of the instructional areas and other supervised areas and the requisite committee assignments.
  10. To coordinate, supervise, and recommend staff and policy formation for the curriculum, the instructional program, including the credit, non-credit, distance and workforce areas, enrollment services, and the library.
  11. To submit recommendations through the Vice Chancellor for Finance to the Chancellor for annual budgets and to coordinate the execution of these budgets.
  12. To recommend a budget for the expenditure of Perkins funds.
  13. To administer the college policy regarding use of campus facilities by off-campus groups and schedule the use of campus facilities to avoid conflicts with the credit, non-credit and workforce education classes.
  14. To develop and coordinate professional growth and development programs for the total faculty and staff.
  15. To preside over the general faculty meetings.
  16. To serve as chairperson of the Instructional Council.
  17. To gather forward through the Chancellor to Office of Human Resources all required documents (application, official transcript, other required credential, etc.) for all professional employees in his/her area.
  18. To serve on the Chancellor’s Cabinet, the Administrative Council and other committees as appropriate.
  19. To be responsible for implementing equal employment opportunity in his/her area of responsibility.
  20. To perform other additional duties assigned by the Chancellor.

BENEFITS

Compensation is commensurate with the background and experience of the candidate selected.  A generous fringe benefits package is included.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, current resume/vita, official graduate transcripts, references and a UACCH application.  Screening of applications will begin on April 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications and nominations should be submitted to:

Human Resource Officer

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University of Arkansas Community College at Hope

P.O. Box 140

Hope, AR 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. UACCH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Hempstead Hall Assistant Director

Position Description:

The Hempstead Hall Assistant Director’s primary duty is to direct the day-to-day operations of Hempstead Hall, staff and space while providing executive level assistance to the Hempstead Hall Director.  Responsibilities include working with prospective customers- businesses, organizations, agencies, etc.  This person will oversee the daily operations of Hempstead Hall facilities including the Theater, Conference Center and Conference Rooms.  Duties also include sales, marketing and venue management.  Duties are performed under the general direction of the Hempstead Hall Director.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides day-to-day management for the overall operation of Hempstead Hall facilities.
  • Meets with customers to organize and direct the bookings and scheduling of events in Hempstead Hall.
  • Collaborates with UACCH campus personnel to promote maximum educational benefit to students.
  • Directs and/or supports all events held at Hempstead Hall.
  • Works closely with customers and staff to provide consistent, timely delivery of high quality services.
  • Performs contract administration duties.
  • Manage Conference center technology.
  • Monitor Campus Calendar for Hempstead Hall events for accuracy.
  • Demonstrates superior customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency and fiscally responsible activity.
  • Prepares and displays hospitality items based on customer needs.
  • Meets with and develops effective working relationships with the corporate community and partner organizations.
  • Attends conferences to gain knowledge of trends and current industry practices and procedures.
  • Ability and resources to deliver promotional material to area businesses.
  • Effective management and leadership practices and skills.
  • Develop sales and marketing plans for Hempstead Hall.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Hempstead Hall Director.

Experience and Training:

Three years of highly responsible management experience in the daily operation and maintenance of a conference center, theatrical facility, and/or similar facility, including supervisory experience, and a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management or business administration, or a related field.  Combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

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

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 2013-2014 academic year beginning August 2012.

  • 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

 

Continuing Education and Community Class Teaching Positions

Zumba

Yoga

Drawing

Conversational Spanish

Stained Glass Instructor

Fondant Cake Decorating

Acrylic Painting

Ballroom Dancing

American Sign Language (Texarkana location)

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