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Job Number: job requisition

Location: Fayetteville
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Type of Position:
Professional Staff -
Student Affairs

Workstudy Position:


Job Type:


Day Shift (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:



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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Fulbright College Student Success


Summary of Job Duties:
The Director of Career Initiatives will be a member of the Fulbright
College of Arts and Sciences Student Success Team. The DCI serves as the primary point person to employers, Fulbright College students,
staff, and faculty for career opportunities and career education. Working in coordination with UA Career Development Center and the
Fulbright College, the DCI develops professional partnerships with potential employers and alumni, faculty, advisors, and student leaders in
the College to help coordinate, develop, and provide quality career development programs for UA students. The DCI reports to and be
evaluated by the ARSC Director of Student Success or to the ARSC designee and will have a dotted reporting line to the Assistant
Vice-Chancellor of Career Services/Executive Director of the CDC in the Career Development Center.

Fulbright College will provide
the DCI with workspace and office equipment. The position is funded and administrative support is provided by the Fulbright College. Partial
funding is also provided by the University Career Development Center.

Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is an essential
job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher from an
    accredited institution of higher education
  • At least five years of full-time, professional work experience in career counseling,
    higher education teaching or administration, business/corporate or employer relations, marketing/external relations, university
    advancement/development, or a field that closely aligns with the objectives of the position
  • Experienced with independent planning
    and execution of a significant number of successful events, meetings, and outreach programs
  • Experienced with independent planning
    and execution of a significant number of successful events, meetings, and outreach programs
  • Proficient at Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work with diverse constituency at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to submit timely and accurate
  • Ability to set and exceed goals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral Degree or higher with more than 5
    years’ experience in career education, career counseling/coaching, or communication
  • Experience working with Handshake, People Grove
    and/or similar Career Services Management software
  • Experience with curriculum development in career and/or professional

Additional Information:

Salary Information:


Required Documents to

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title),

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Recruitment Contact Information:

Deborah Korth,
Director of Student Success, Fulbright College [email protected]

All application materials must
be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site  

Please do not send to listed
recruitment contact.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pre-employment Screening

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry
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:

Physical Activity:


Occasional Physical Activity:



The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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