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Type of Position:
Less than Annual Appointment (Fixed Term)
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is a vibrant mid-sized
public university dedicated to breaking the higher education mold
by bringing truly transformative, hands-on experiences to every
student. From high school seniors to senior professionals,
first-generation students to second-chancers, our goal is to
provide a high-quality, future-focused education that honors each
student's unique, personal situations and goals. Our tiered
approach to learning offers students access to more than 80-degree
plans and programs including certificate, associate, bachelor's,
and master's degrees. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse
workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse
population of Arkansas, to maintain the excellence of the
university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines,
Located on the Arkansas-Oklahoma border and situated in a region of
lakes, Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and
features a vast array of cultural activities, shopping, dining, and
entertainment, including a thriving downtown entertainment
district. Parks, trails, and water recreation are all within the
city limits, and true outdoor enthusiasts will find the area’s
lakes, streams, and mountains offer adventure only minutes away
from campus. Fort Smith was recently named by Forbes as the number
one city in America for the cost of living, and a top city in the
nation for the highest-paying tech jobs. The city is within easy
driving distance of Tulsa, Kansas City, Dallas, Little Rock, and
Thank you for your interest in joining our university. Below you
will find details for the position including any supplementary
documentation and/or questions you should review before submitting
your application. For general application assistance or if you have
questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at
If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring
process please contact Human Resources at 479-788-7080. Applicants
are required to submit a request for each position to which they
College of Arts and Sciences
Summary of Job Duties:
Teach in one of the following subject
areas as assigned: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal
Justice, Geosciences, Mathematics, Physics, Studio Art, English,
Graphic Design, History, Media Communication/Communication, Music,
Philosophy, Political, Science, Sociology, Languages (Spanish),
Theatre. This is a pool position. Applicants will be contacted as
positions become available. The position reports to the department
head/program director/dean who assigns responsibilities regarding
student needs and course outcomes.
Qualifications of instructors teaching both lower and upper-level
courses leading to an associate or bachelor’s degree requires a
master’s degree in the discipline or related field with a minimum
of 18 graduate credits in the subject area. Other job-related
education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these
Prior teaching experience .
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
To perform the job
successfully, the following competencies are required for the
essential functions of this position:
This is a pool position, applicants will be contacted as
positions become available.
- Current knowledge of the relevant discipline.
- Good organizational skills and timeliness in responding to
- Ability to respond to needs of learners from a variety of
educational backgrounds in a multicultural environment.
- Ability to deliver course outcomes and content through a
variety of teaching/learning styles.
- Ability to use technology effectively in teaching.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in
- Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal
relationships with students and colleagues.
Work with a dynamic team of diverse
faculty, staff, and students in a fast-paced, growth-oriented
environment. May possibly have contact with vendors, personnel from
other agencies and institutions, and the general public.
List Employees Supervised:
Special Job Dimensions:
Work performed primarily in an
office/classroom setting. While performing the duties of this job,
the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering
data into computer. Required abilities include walking, standing,
and sitting for extended periods. Visual demands include close,
relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen.
Employee regularly talks and hears. Employee occasionally lifts
items up to 10 pounds.
Determined by department
Required Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three
Professional References (name, email, business title),
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Recruitment Contact Information:
HR (479) 788-7080
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of
Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS
Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal
background check, sex offender registry check, financial history
background check, and/or drug screening. A criminal conviction or
arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone
shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship
to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug
screening information will be used in a confidential,
non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal
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.
Constant Physical Activity:
Frequent Physical Activity:
Occasional Physical Activity: