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Admissions Clerical Assistant

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Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number HS320P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21208
Working Title Admissions Clerical Assistant
Department Admissions/School & College Relations
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 26,700 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, as well as 12 official holidays and a choice of retirement programs.

About the College/Department
Department Home Page admissions.uark.edu
Job Type Hourly/Student
Summary of Job Duties

The Admissions Clerical Assistant is responsible for scanning/validating, entering, maintaining, and updating application/credential data on institution’s student information system.

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.
  • The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma
  • One year of experience in institution admissions, documentation review, or a related field
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Ability to operate office equipment
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and compile data
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.

Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (schedule may vary based on department needs)
Overtime Eligible Yes
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 Fayetteville Campus - Silas H. Hunt Hall
Benefits Eligible No
Appointment Percent 0
Salary/Hourly Range $10.00
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender 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 and sex offender registry 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 09/30/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for hourly postings) 12/08/2017
Recruitment Contact Information

University of Arkansas
Office of Admissions
232 Silas Hunt Hall
479-575-5346

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
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, 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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the formal education of a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience in institution admissions, documentation review, or a related field?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • More than one year, but less than two years
    • More than two years, but less than three years
    • More than three years, but less than 4 years
    • More than four years, but less than five years
    • More than five years

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application