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Law School Hourly Clerical Assistants

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Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number HS360P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22558
Working Title Law School Hourly Clerical Assistants
Department Law
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

The University of Arkansas School of Law prepares students for success through a challenging curriculum taught by nationally recognized faculty, unique service opportunities and a close-knit community that puts students first. With alumni in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, two territories and 20 countries, it has been ranked among the top 10 “Values in Legal Education” by the National Jurist magazine for three consecutive years and is among the top 46 public law schools, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Department Home Page http://law.uark.edu/
Job Type Hourly/Student
Summary of Job Duties

The Clerical Assistant will provide clerical support to law and/or clinic faculty and serves as a liaison between law and/or clinic faculty and students. This position performs general office tasks, including Microsoft Office applications, typing, copying, and email and telephone communication. This position will work cooperatively and communicate effectively with staff, students, and faculty.

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
  • At least one year of experience in a business management, higher education administration, or a related field applicable to required job duties
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel)
  • Office and clerical skills
  • Ability to read, write, use computer software, file, and answer the phone
  • Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with staff, students, and faculty
Physical activities associated with this position

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance 479-575-4019.

Work Schedule Flexible (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 - Law School Office
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? No
If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

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.

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date
Close Date 09/26/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for hourly postings)
Recruitment Contact Information

University of Arkansas Human Resources
ADMN 222
(479) 575-5351
Askhr.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
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. * Please indicate your years of experience in a business management, higher education administration, or a related field applicable to required job duties.
    • No experience
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year, but less than two
    • At least two years, but less than three
    • Three years or more
  3. * Do you have office/clerical skills?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. List of Professional References