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SSC Peer Academic Coach - Spring 2022 (Current and Anticipated Future Openings)

Employer
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Type of Position:

Workstudy Position:

No

Job Type:Temporary (Fixed Term)

Work Shift: Shift Vary (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:

No

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.

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Department:CLSS | Academic Peer Coaches and Course Specific Tutors

Department's Website:

https://success.uark.edu/

Summary of Job Duties:Peer Academic Coaches in the Student Success Center support student learning by working together with the individual student to reflect on current performance and expand, refine, and build new skills during interactive online and/or in-person sessions. This position requires excellent communication skills and the desire to help students succeed. Coaches must work a minimum of ten hours per week on an established schedule.

Responsibilities & Requirements:
* Collaborate with students to identify areas of potential growth
* Conduct student outreach and follow-up
* Complete data entry using required database software
* Document and communicate student progress
* Participate in required training
* Attend staff meetings
* Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled student with c ompletion of t wenty-four credit hours at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville prior to job start

  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.25



Preferred Qualifications :

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

  • One semester of experience supporting students (mentor, tutor, coach, SI leader, etc.)



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic work processing software, video conferencing and email systems

  • Skilled in interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills

  • Skilled in conducting online and in-person meetings and sessions

  • A bility to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision

  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and troubleshoot appointment issues when necessary

  • Ability to d emonstrate a positive work ethic



Salary Information:

$13.00 per hour

Required Documents to Apply:

Availability to Work and/or Class Schedule, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Recruitment Contact Information:

Caroline Beringer, Instructor, cepotts@uark.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.

Additional Information:

The
Student Success Center boasts more than 300 student employees as tutors, instructors, peer mentors and other capacities. Look for other opportunities on the University of Arkansas Career Site.

Please Note: This posting will be used to collect applications to fill current openings as well as anticipated future openings. Future openings are anticipated but not guaranteed. This posting will expire on the posting end date indicated. Applicants wishing to be considered after this date must reapply.

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: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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:

Frequent Physical Activity:

Occasional Physical Activity:

Benefits Eligible:No
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