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Type of Position:
Professional Staff - Project/Program
Day Shift (United States of America)
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
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Upward Bound Classic Program
Summary of Job Duties:
The coordinator is involved in all
aspects of the Upward Bound Classic grant including planning,
developing, and implementing program activities and services that
will promote academic success and secondary and post-secondary
completion. The coordinator will assist the director with
participant recruitment and selection, program record keeping,
summer academy and the Bridge program supervision, and other
related duties as required or assigned. Upward Bound Classic is a
part of the TRIO umbrella and is funded by the Department of
Education. The position reports to Director of Upward Bound
- B achelor’s degree.
- Two years of work experience in a secondary or higher education
setting or related field.
Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities:
- M aster’s degree.
- Former Upward Bound participants or who have overcome barriers
similar to the participants
Essential Job Duties:
- Ability to generate interest in post-secondary completion and
professional careers among participants.
- Knowledge of learning assistance systems and experience in
organizing educational activities and workshops for high school
- Demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence.
- Knowledge of curriculum development, competency-based tutorial
instruction and educational technology.
- Demonstrate the ability to work effectively, both independently
and in a diverse team environment.
- Possess strong verbal and written communication skills and
effective interpersonal skills.
- Participate in the assessment of the participant’s academic
needs, implementation of participants’ college portfolios, meet
with individual students on a regular basis and document each
participant’s success with program objectives using grade reports,
individual meeting assessments, and input from the tutoring
- Assist in planning, developing, and implementing the following
program activities, services and workshops for the academic year
and the summer academy: curriculum and academic tutorial support
for the high school core courses, academic advisement, enrichment
programs, study and life skills, career awareness, and the college
- Assist the director with participant recruitment, selection and
- Work closely with students, their families, and school
officials on academic, personal, career planning, financial
planning, and college transition issues.
- Manage daily operations of the office including scheduling
group travel, purchasing, and reporting problems to the
- Manage the office in the Director’s absence.
- Attend professional development meetings and conferences.
Low to Mid 30s
Required Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Resume, Unofficial/Official
Proof of Veteran Status
Recruitment Contact Information:
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: