Job title: Administrative Analyst for Graduate and Int’l Admissions
Company: University of Arkansas System
Expected salary: $31791 per year
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Job description:
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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: GADM | Graduate Admissions

Department’s Website: https://graduate-and-international.uark.edu/

Summary of Job Duties: The Administrative Analyst for Graduate Admissions and Int’l Admissions is responsible for the processing of domestic graduate applications and supporting documents, including (but not limited to) transcripts, forms, and test scores. This position determines admission and readmission eligibility for applicants through a detailed evaluation of submitted credentials and analysis of the completed file and adheres to agreed-upon processing protocols for each of the programs. This position maintains active electronic applicant files through the document image storage and workflow system; enters and/or updates applicant data into the student information system. The Administrative Analyst initiates correspondence regarding status, counsels, and assists prospective and enrolled students, faculty, and staff in advising what is needed to complete the application and admission process and in verifying student status; and assists with data management and cleanup, file scanning, and other duties as assigned by the Associate Director. This position is expected to adhere to the University of Arkansas and GSIE policies and procedures regarding eligibility for admission and readmission and to keep abreast of changes to such policies and procedures while maintaining excellent customer service and accuracy. Attention to detail is a must for this position, as is the ability to handle large volumes of work in a timely manner during peak processing times.

This is a Temporary Position that has only a two-year commitment from date of hire.

This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Individuals hired into this position must be able to show United States citizenship or United States permanent resident status, per federal regulation.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in public administration, general business, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education

Demonstrated cultural sensitivity

Fluency in any foreign language

Previous work and/or interaction with persons outside the U.S.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Must have excellent people and communication skills to provide professional, timely, and effective support to students, faculty, and staff

Must be skilled in organizing tasks and balancing competing objectives

Ability to work with multiple office management tools and programs, including Microsoft Office

Ability to understand and operate various computer programs and systems

Must have demonstrated ability of excellent written and verbal communication

Salary Information: $31,791

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: University of Arkansas Human Resources, ADMN 222, (479) 575-5351, hr@uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Additional Information:

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: Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Repetitive Motion, Sitting

Frequent Physical Activity: Standing, Talking

Occasional Physical Activity: Hearing, Walking

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Job date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 22:50:46 GMT

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