Director of Testing, Career Services, and Tutoring

Employer
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Career Services, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time

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Type of Position:Instructional Development

Workstudy Position:

No

Job Type:Regular

Work Shift: Day Shift (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name: University of Arkansas at Monticello

UAM, one of twenty campuses of the University of Arkansas System, is located in southeastern Arkansas in the beautiful timberlands, rich in outdoor recreation activities, and approximately 100 miles south of Little Rock. UAM is a comprehensive, residential and commuter, undergraduate institution also offering selected master’s degree programs.

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Department:VC Student Affairs

Department's Website:

http://www.uamont.edu

Summary of Job Duties:The Director of Career, Testing and Tutoring Services is a full-time, 12-month, professional position reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement. The Director will serve as the primary contact for all career, testing and tutoring support services.

Core responsibilities include management and oversight in the development and care of students through individual support and direct oversight of all careers, testing and tutoring services. The Director must quickly become knowledgeable of all major aspects of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, have a thorough understanding of the institution’s vision and mission, and have a proven ability to work with students, faculty, staff, administration, and the public with decorum, civility, equity, collegiality, and integrity.

Career Services Responsibilities: Oversee all activities undertaken by Career Services. Responsible for assisting students and alumni in career decision making and educational planning. Design and implement career services program (e.g., job fairs, employer recruitment events, current open positions, university student worker positions etc.). Plan and promote career fairs, on-campus recruiting opportunities for employers, other career-related events, student success workshops, classroom visits, lectures, and support activities. Coordinate services, maintain schedule and oversees budget.

Testing Services Responsibilities: Plan, organize, and direct administrative activities relating to all testing programs. Strive to maintain a testing environment that is friendly and supportive of all students, other test takers and ensure that all tests are administered fairly and consistently. Manage testing center activities and staff, write procedures and guidelines for all testing activities as needed, adhere to all procedures and guidelines for national testing activities and ensure uniform implementation of proper testing policies and procedures. Maintain security of all testing materials received, inventoried, shipped, and strictly follow all guidelines and procedures set by testing entities. Oversee and review all annual center contracts and budgets.

Peer Tutor Supervisor Responsibilities: Perform duties relevant to tutoring services including scheduling, hiring, training, and evaluating tutors.

Other Duties and Responsibilities: Perform other functions as necessary or assigned.

Supervision: Supervises student workers, student peer tutors, graduate assistant, VISTA Members, and one full - time staff.

Reports to: Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement

Qualifications:

Required qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong computer skills with the ability to quickly learn to navigate a variety of test center platforms; Strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment; the ability to work professionally with time sensitive projects in an environment where technical accuracy matters; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport quickly, facilitating positive relationships across a wide range of constituencies; the capability to establish and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships; and skilled at helping to foster student success and teamwork.

Preferred Qualifications:

Significant experience as a Test Center administrator and/or proctor. 3 – 5 years’ experience in a college or university setting as a Programmer, Project Manager, Coordinator or Director and Test Center Administrator Certification

Salary Information:

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

Optional Documents:

Additional Information:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Dr. Moses Goldmon, Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement, goldmon@uamont.edu

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:

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 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.

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Frequent Physical Activity:

Occasional Physical Activity:

Benefits Eligible:Yes

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