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ASCENT Program Coordinator at University of Arkansas

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Type: Full 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:Professional Staff - Project/Program AdministrationJob Type:Regular

Work Shift:Day Shift (United States of America)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:CSCE | Jia Di ReportsSummary of Job Duties:The ASCENT Program Coordinator is in charge of the administrative program and financial management of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarship For Service (SFS) Program and all other externally funded projects led by the program director. This position will also report to the program director with regard to planned events, financial and other program management needs of the ASCENT Center and its research programs.Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public administration, general business or a related field
Experience in program coordination in higher education

Applicable equivalencies may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with the University of Arkansas' financial systems & specifically Workday
Experience with the University of Arkansas' procurement processes
Experience in accounting for grant management
Experience in processing student payments
Experience in reporting for grantsAdditional Information:

Department Home Page Link:

Salary: Commensurate with education and/or experience

Documents Needed To Apply:

To be considered, applicants will need to submit:
Cover letter/letter of application
A list of three professional references (name, title, email address and contact number)

Optional Document(s):
Proof of Veterans (if applicable)

Recruitment Contact Information:

Dr. Jia Di

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
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:Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboardingFrequent Physical Activity:Hearing, Repetitive Motion, Sitting, Standing, Talking, WalkingOccasional Physical Activity:Crouching, Grasping, Kneeling, Reaching, StoopingBenefits Eligible:Yes.