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Teaching Assistant Professor in the Office of Student Success

Employer
University of Arkansas
Location
Haymount, NC
Closing date
Aug 6, 2022

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Organization Type
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Type of Position:

Faculty - Non-Tenure

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.

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.

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Department:

Fulbright College Student Success

Department's Website:

https://fulbright.uark.edu/student-success/

Summary of Job Duties:

The Office of Student Success in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences (ARSC) at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor to start July 2022.

This 12-month, full-time non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor position is responsible for teaching courses and guiding ARSC students in pursuit of their general education requirements and how these requirements fit into their majors and future education and/or employment. One of the overarching goals of this position is to support students in their creation of a Professional ePortfolio to demonstrate mastery of the general education learning outcomes. Special attention will be given to ARSC students in their second year.

This position will provide support and mentorship to small groups of ARSC students as needed. Curriculum development/redevelopment will be necessary periodically to meet the needs of the ARSC students. Collaboration with other university faculty, staff and stakeholders is paramount. The percentage of time/effort of each of the separate job responsibilities changes each semester to meet the needs of the students but will generally be 50-75% teaching and 25-50% administrative.

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.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

* Terminal degree in an Arts and Sciences Discipline, Higher Education, Adult Education, or related field, conferred by the start of employment

* At least three years of teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

* 5 years or more experience in teaching

* Experience with production of ePortfolios

* Demonstrated experience in curriculum development

* Experience supervising and/or mentoring student employees

* Demonstrated history of state and/or regional conference presentations

* Experience with conducting training programs

* Experience with event planning

* Demonstrated evidence of leadership in higher education

* Demonstrated ability to collaborate with university colleagues, faculty, stakeholders, and/or potential employers

* Experience with grant writing

Additional Information:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Completed applications received by June 27, 2022 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must submit a cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references (name, title, email address, and contact number).

Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Recruitment Contact Information:

Deborah Korth, Teaching Professor, Director of Student Success, College of Arts and Sciences, dkorth@uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

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: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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:

Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Repetitive Motion, Talking

Frequent Physical Activity:

N/A

Occasional Physical Activity:

N/A

Benefits Eligible:

Yes
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