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Work Study - Fulbright Development and External Relations 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:ClericalJob 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.

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process, please submit a request via the : Request an Accommodation. Applicants are required to submit a request for each position of which they have applied.

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.Department:ARSC | Fulbright College DevelopmentSummary of Job Duties:The Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences has an opening for a Work Study student.

This position will work in the office of Development and External Relations. This position will start as soon as possible and run through May 7, 2021. The supervisor will provide feedback on performance weekly. The work hours for this position will be based on the selected students' schedule and availability.

The position will be responsible for:

Development and Scholarship Tasks

- Assist with scholarship stewardship mailing
- Follow-up with students regarding donor thank you letters
- Assist with the college gift report distribution
- Assist with stewardship of first-time donors
- Assist with faculty and staff stewardship

External Relations Tasks

- Pull posts from Newswire and place into repository (daily)
- Draft captions for posts (whenever possible)
- Assist with benchmarking - pulling ideas from other SEC schools (weekly)
- IF granted access to accounts:
- Pull data (weekly - template provided)
- Assist with scheduling social media posts (as I have them available)
- Assist with engaging with other accounts from our college/campus (whenever possible)Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
Current University of Arkansas, Fayetteville student
Must be awarded Federal Work Study in UAConnect Financial Aid Awards screen

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of scholarships and awards
Knowledge of research techniquesAdditional Information:

Department Home Page Link:

Salary: $13.00/hour

Documents Needed To Apply:

To be considered, applicants will need to submit:
- Resume
- Proof of Work Study Award (Screenshot from UAConnect)

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.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Recruitment Contact Information:

University of Arkansas Human Resources
ADMN 222
(479) 575-5351

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:
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:Hearing, TalkingOccasional Physical Activity:Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Repetitive MotionBenefits Eligible:No.