Job title: Administrative Specialist III: Law School
Company: University of Arkansas System
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Type of Position: Clerical
Workstudy Position: No
Job Type: Regular
Work Shift: Day Shift (United States of America)
Sponsorship Available: No
Institution Name: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.
The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
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Department: Law Faculty
Department’s Website: https://law.uark.edu/
Summary of Job Duties: The Administrative Assistant provides high-level secretarial assistance to faculty and serves as a liaison between law faculty and students. This position must use knowledge of court procedures and legal terminology and perform general office tasks as well as work cooperatively and communicate effectively with staff and faculty.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Formal education is equivalent to a high school diploma
One year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field
Two years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed
Experience providing administrative support for university faculty
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of record keeping procedures and professional office policies and procedures
Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics
Knowledge of work-related subject area
Knowledge of computers and software applications
Strong Windows-based computer skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Excellent oral and written communication skills that pertain to controversial and complex topics
Ability to conduct research and compile data into report form
Ability to operate standard office equipment
Ability to analyze documents to determine compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
Ability to make decisions and experience in problem-solving
Salary Information: $31,319
Required Documents to Apply: Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume
Optional Documents: Proof of Veteran Status
Recruitment Contact Information: Eunice M. Alberson, Director Human Resource Partners, [email protected]
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site
Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Pre-employment Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information 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, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.
Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Constant Physical Activity: N/A
Frequent Physical Activity: N/A
Occasional Physical Activity: N/A
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Expected salary: $31319 per year
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Job date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 22:59:30 GMT
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