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; and carry a caseload of 20 students. 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 October 16, 2014; however, the committee reserves the right to consider applications until an appointment is made. UACCB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.