Open Job in Academic & University Director of Organizational Development, Arkansas Teacher Corps

Posting Number: NC866P

Position Number: 16373

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 (ATC) is a program housed in the University of Arkansas’
College of Education and Health Professions (COEHP), Deparment of Education Reform.

Department Home
Page:
www.arkansasteachercorps.org

Job Type: Staff

Summary of Job Duties

The Director of Organizational Development supports
the growth and development of the Arkansas Teacher Corps across the state by leading in various organizational and outreach activities. This
position is responsible for providing strategic planning to connect with stakeholders and build relationships with organizations and
supporters across the state. This person serves as a liaison for the Arkansas Teacher Corps in K-12 school districts across Arkansas, plans
and implements community outreach to increase the program’s visibility, and provides strategic guidance in the recruitment of program
applicants.

In this position, the Director of Organizational Development will also directly coach and support teaching Fellows
enrolled in the Arkansas Teacher Corps program by traveling to school districts across Arkansas for weekly classroom observations.

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.

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
  • At least three years K-12 teaching experience
  • Experience managing and coaching adults in a non-profit or related service-oriented organization
  • Demonstration of effectiveness
    as a leader/manager in a non-profit or educational setting
  • Demonstration of experience managing and/or planning program growth

Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)?
Yes

If yes, please specify
Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in a low-income or rural
    area
  • Has developed a network of business and professional contacts across Arkansas
  • Experience in fundraising and/or
    demonstrated experience in financial planning
  • Experience building relationships with diverse community groups
  • Resides in
    service area (central, southern or eastern Arkansas)

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

Frequently

  • Driving
  • Hearing
  • Repetitive motion
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Walking

Constantly

  • Manipulate items
    with fingers, including keyboarding
  • 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.

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: $37,500 -
$47,500 (commensurate with education and/or experience)

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
  • MVR (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

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background investigations for applicants being
considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal background check, a sex offender registry check, and when
appropriate, a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. 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.

Close Date: 09/30/2017

Open Until
Filled

No

Recruitment Contact Information

Shelley Aschliman

Executive Director

234 Graduate Education Bldg.

1 University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR 72701

479.575.5496
(office)

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.

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.: Little Rock, AR


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.

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