Evaluation Assistant at University of Arkansas

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Type: Part Time
Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas

Job Description:

Current University of Arkansas System employees including student employees and graduate assistants need to log into Workday on My Apps. Simply enter "Find Jobs" in the Workday search bar to view open positions. All Job Postings will close at 12:01 a.m. CT on the specified Closing Date (if designated).If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application process will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through \\"My Draft Applications\\" located on your Candidate Home page.Type of Position:ResearchJob Type:Temporary (Fixed Term)

Work Shift: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.

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.

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For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.Department:SCSW | School of Social Work 02Summary of Job Duties:The School of Social Work in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas is accepting applications for a 12-month evaluation assistant to start in November 2020. This position will assist Drs. John Gallagher and Johanna Thomas of the University of Arkansas and Dr. Julie Baldwin of American University in the evaluation of an expansion of the Sebastian County Veterans Treatment Court.

The position is funded by a 5-year grant from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration through Sebastian County. The initial appointment is for one-year-assuming satisfactory performance. There is the potential for renewal based on the need for the position, availability of funding, and satisfactory level of performance in the role.Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
- High school graduate or receipt of GED
- Ability to ask personal questions in a respectful and nonjudgmental manner
- Ability to participate in professional meetings of the veterans treatment court team
- Ability to accurately enter data in web-based and computer-based applications
- Ability to protect the confidentiality of records and information

Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree or currently pursuing
- Prior experience conducting interviews in behavioral health or social service settings.
- Prior experience with the veteran or military community
- Prior experience working in a criminal justice or legal settingAdditional Information:

Department Home Page Link:

Work Schedule:
Anticipated weekly hours: 10-15 for the first year; future years likely similar but to be determined

Salary: $15.00/hour

Documents Needed To Apply:

To be considered, applicants will need to submit:
- Resume
- Curriculum vitae

Optional Document(s):
- Cover letter/letter of application
- A list of three professional references (name, title, email address and contact number)
- Proof of Veterans (if applicable)

Special Instructions:

Graduate students are subject to background checks.

Please note that interviews will take place in a virtual format.

Recruitment Contact Information:

John M. Gallagher, Professor

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at . Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
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: Inclusion and Diversity

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:N/AFrequent Physical Activity:Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Repetitive MotionOccasional Physical Activity:Sitting, TalkingBenefits Eligible:No.