Employment Opportunities

State of Arkansas Employment Application

Disclosure -  Employment  of Family Members Form
Disclosure - Employment Termination 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.


Administrative Specialist III - The Administrative Specialist III is responsible for coordinating office activities, researching and preparing special reports, and developing, revising, and recommending administrative policies and procedures as directed by supervisor. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions :  Researches and analyzes data pertinent to work programs and/or agency/institution goals and objectives and prepares reports explaining findings and recommendations. Assists in developing or revising policies, procedures, and directives based on research findings; submits to supervisor for approval. Compiles financial information used by supervisor to formulate budget proposals and monitors expenditures to ensure optimum operating efficiency. Reviews and answers or prepares correspondence relating to agency/institution programs. Interprets agency administrative directives, policies, and procedures to ensure consistent application. Provides information, assistance, and clarifications to interested parties concerning agency/institution programs, policies, and procedures. Assists supervisor by maintaining leave records, appointment calendar, and prioritizing incoming correspondence. May supervise a small to medium-sized administrative support staff and evaluate the work performance of incumbents. Performs other duties as assigned.  (See Internal Functions below.)
Knowledge, Ability and Skills:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics. Knowledge of research and analysis techniques and methods. Knowledge of work-related subject area. Knowledge of computers and software applications. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports. Ability to research and analyze related work program information. Ability to develop, recommend, interpret, and apply policies and procedures. Ability to analyze financial records and prepare reports. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others.
Minimum Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field; plus three years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Internal Functions:  Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters. Manages the front desk and coordinates office activities, as well as assists with applications, hiring documents, forms, and databases; performs data entry as required to initiate and update employee records in the system; audit HR/Benefit reports as needed; order and maintain HR office supplies; and other duties as assigned.
Applicants should submit a State of Arkansas application (available online at www.uaccb.edu), a letter of application (cover letter), copy of college transcript if applicable, and contact information for at least three professional references to: Alexa Smith, Human Resource Specialist; P.O. Box 3350; Batesville, AR 72503-3350.   Salary for this entry level position (non-exempt) is $25,268 plus fringe benefits and retirement program.   Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on July 25, 2014. A criminal background check will be performed. UACCB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.