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Director of Coaching

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The anticipated starting date will be on or around August 14, 2017. However, a different starting date may be negotiated.

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number NC797P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21329
Working Title Director of Coaching
Position Number 15007
Department Education Reform
About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
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.

About the College/Department

The Arkansas Teacher Corps is a program housed within the Department of Education Reform in the College of Education and Health Professions.

Department Home Page www.arkansasteachercorps.org
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties

The Director of Coaching will be responsible for monitoring the teacher training and individual progress of Fellows enrolled in the Arkansas Teacher Corps (ATC) program. Primary responsibilities will include managing and developing all ATC Teacher Development Managers through weekly check-ins, field day observations, and monthly coaching development sessions; and hiring, training, and managing all ATC Summer Mentors during the seven-week Summer Institute for incoming Fellows.
Additional responsibilities will include traveling to and observing a cohort of 10-15 Fellows’ classroom teaching; providing detailed oral and written feedback on lesson design, delivery, and classroom management; communicating with principals, mentor teachers, and other stakeholders regarding Fellows’ progress; and assisting Fellows with long-term goal-setting and monitoring progress towards goals. The ATC Director of Coaching will also be called on to assist in recruitment and selection of Fellows as well as to design and facilitate professional development throughout the school year and during the seven-week Summer Institute for incoming Fellows. Director of Coaching must be able and willing to travel across the state by automobile and be available to work some nights and weekends.

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.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of three years K-12 teaching experience
  • Demonstration of instructional effectiveness
  • Experience training, developing, and/or supporting beginning teachers
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? Yes
If yes, please specify Valid Driver's License
Preferred Qualifications
  • Two or more years teaching experience in a low-income or rural area
  • Minimum of two years secondary-level (middle, junior high, or high school) teaching experience
  • Experience managing and coaching adults in a non-profit or related service-oriented organization
  • Experience developing a training program or curriculum
  • Valid Arkansas teaching license
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills
Physical activities associated with this position

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Occasionally:

  • Lifting

Frequently:

  • Driving
  • Repetitive motion
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Walking

Constantly:

  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Hearing
  • Talking

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, etc).

Physical Conditions None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (hours may vary based on department needs)
Overtime Eligible No
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No
Work Location/Building Central, Southern, or Eastern Arkansas
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Salary $43,000 - $48,000
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? Yes
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check
  • Motor vehicle registry check
  • AR state, FBI, and Child Maltreatment Central Registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, and MVR check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication 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.

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date
Close Date 07/28/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information

Shelley Aschliman
234 Graduate Education Bldg.
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
shelleya@uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions Summary

The anticipated starting date will be on or around August 14, 2017. However, a different starting date may be negotiated.

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. 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.

Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of three Professional References (name, title, email address and contact number)
Optional Documents
  1. Proof of Veterans Status