Employment Opportunities

State of Arkansas Employment Application

Disclosure -  Employment  of Family Members Form
Disclosure - UA Board Policy 405.6 Form

The state of Arkansas Employment Application and the disclosure employment forms listed above must be completed and submitted to the UACCB personnel office, along with with the requested documents in the job description. Incomplete applications may not be given full consideration.

CURRENT AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Director of Student Support Services: The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville seeks a director for the Student Support Services (SSS) project.  The position is provisional and funded by a U.S. Department of Education grant.  The grant is funded through August 31, 2015.  The goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of eligible participants (low income or first-generation students or students with disabilities and academic need).  The SSS project will serve 140 students. 
Responsibilities: Implement the program in full compliance with all applicable federal regulations and requirements; interview, hire, train, supervise and evaluate SSS staff; oversee the recruitment and selection of project participants by evaluating student applications for eligibility and level of academic need; oversee the administration of assessment instruments; oversee grant aid program; oversee participant record-keeping to ensure compliance, confidentiality and privacy; authorize expenditures and monitor the budget; compile and submit all required reports; coordinate program evaluation; carry a caseload of 20 students; and maintain a collaborative work environment.  The Director will report to the Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Services. Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in educational administration, counseling, educational leadership, student personnel or related field.  Three years of experience and/or training in education or counseling, two years of experience in program management or administration, and two years’ experience in supervising staff and managing budgets.  Preferred qualifications include two years of experience working with SSS or other TRIO programs; demonstrated experience in personal counseling, academic advising, tutoring and mentoring; and a background similar to the project participants.  Candidates who have been successful in overcoming barriers similar to SSS-eligible students are strongly encouraged to apply. 
To Apply:  Applicants should submit a letter of application (cover letter), copies of all college transcripts, resume/curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references.  Please include a State of Arkansas Application form, Disclosure – Family members form and Disclosure – UA Board Policy 405.6 form (all available for download at http://www.uaccb.edu/about-us/human-resources/employment-opportunities) and send to: Alexa Smith, Human Resources, UACCB; PO Box 3350; Batesville, AR 72503-3350. A criminal background check will be performed. The search committee will begin formal review of candidate applications on March 27, 2015; however, the committee reserves the right to consider applications until an appointment is made.  UACCB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

TRiO Advisor/Student Activities Coordinator:  The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB) seeks candidates for a dual position as an Advisor for the Student Support Services/ TRiO project (75%) and a Student Activities Coordinator (25%).  The TRiO position (75%) is provisional and funded by a U.S. Department of Education (USDE) grant.  The current grant is funded through August 31, 2015.  (The grant proposal for September 1, 2015 through August 31, 2016 has been submitted to the USDE.) The goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of eligible participants (low income or first-generation students or students with disabilities and academic need).   The Student Activities Coordinator (25%) role is funded by UACCB.  Common duties:  maintain a caseload of 60 students in the TRiO program, administer diagnostic tools, and analyze data.  Advise students on academic, financial, transfer, and career issues.  Coordinate college visits, cultural events, and student activities.  In addition to the 75% TRiO position, the staff member devotes 25% of her/his time on the job as the coordinator of student activities for the entire student body. 
Required qualifications:  master’s degree in counseling, education, or related area.  At least two years experience in counseling, advising, or teaching in basic skills.  Excellent communication/organizational skills. 
Preferred qualifications:  at least one year experience working with college students in counseling, student life activities, assessment, and financial aid/career counseling. 
To Apply:  Applicants should submit a letter of application (cover letter), copies of all college transcripts, resume/curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references.  Please include a State of Arkansas Application form, Disclosure – Family members form and Disclosure – UA Board Policy 405.6 form (all available for download at http://www.uaccb.edu/about-us/human-resources/employment-opportunities) and send to: Alexa Smith, Human Resources, UACCB; PO Box 3350; Batesville, AR 72503-3350. A criminal background check will be performed. The search committee will begin formal review of candidate applications on March 30, 2015; however, the committee reserves the right to consider applications until an appointment is made.  UACCB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.