Job Opportunities – 09/29/14


Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

Closing: September 30

Summary: Arkansas State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with astrong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. In pursuit of this commitment, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro, a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) member of the Sun Belt Conference that sponsors 16 sports, seeks applicants for an Associate Director of Athletics for Marketing.

Description: The successful candidate will report to the Director of Athletics and will be an integral member of the management team. This individual will provide leadership, supervision in the areas of corporate sales, ticket sales, promotions, advertising, multi-media rights, management of athletics, events and budget preparation. Responsibilities will include assisting with donor and The State Club.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations as well as corporate sales, marketing and broadcast communication experience. Experience managing a sales staff in Intercollegiate Athletics or the private sector. In addition, marketing experience in promoting other events that are not related to Intercollegiate Athletics.

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  1. Allen Smith Companies

Hortus, Ltd. / Little Rock

Summary: The Communications Manager is responsible for developing and executing communication plans to promote P. Allen Smith and his sponsors. It works with the marking team to create and communicate company messaging to various publics; written content for press releases, marketing emails, ads, the website and articles for regional publications. This position manages, maintains and provides analysis for the company and a portion of clients’ social media activities; attracts and engages followers and ultimately transforms fans into brand advocates of PAS and sponsors.

Description: Managebrand consistency on all external communications. Write copy for press releases, marketing campaigns, appearance support, brochures, advertisements and other promotional materials. Manage social media channels for P. Allen Smith. Manage social media channels for P. Allen Smith’s clients. Manage existing blogger outreach program. Manage social media deliverables for P. Allen Smith’s sponsors. Social media reporting at events. Research emerging social media marketing technologies. Track and analyze social media strategies and campaigns for PAS and sponsors. Work with digital manager and marketing team to create client social media strategies and promotional campaigns. Write ads for PAS and sponsors—tour ads, banner ads, event ads etc. Occasionally write blog posts for PAS website.

Requirements: One-to-two (1-2) years of writing experience; college graduate preferred. Analytical; enjoys achallenge. Flexible; team player. Organized; self-starter.

To Apply, or for more information: Send resume to:

Mary Ellen Pyle, Digital Manager<>



Legal Aid of Arkansas / Jonesboro or Springdale

Description: The Development Specialists will be a member of LAA’s management team. S/he will coordinate the program’s existing fundraising campaigns raising money from attorneys; develop and implement plans to raise funds from outside the legal profession; cultivate funding prospects including individual gifts and corporate and foundation support; explore the need for and implement special events; and engage in outreach around planned giving. S/he will also help identify federal, state and local grants, write grant proposals, and help with the development of marketing materials. The Development Specialists will be based in LAA’s Jonesboro or Springdale office and will travel throughout the service area to meet with donor prospects, board members, and other stakeholders as needed.

Requirements: Minimum of an undergraduate degree and evidence of resource development experience with increasing levels of responsibility. Demonstrated success in building and implementing comprehensive development programs and grant writing, including cultivating and managing relationships with multiple donor sources. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and strong organizational skills. Familiarity with the mission and work of legal aid programs helpful.

To Apply, or for more information: Submit letter of interest, a current resume and a sample grant proposal, if available, plus a list of three references to:

Lee Richardson, Executive Director<>



Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

Closing: September 30

Summary: Arkansas State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with astrong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. In pursuit of this commitment, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro, a Football Bowl Subdivision member of the Sun Belt Conference that sponsors 16 sports, seeks applicants for a Director of the Annual Fund and Premium Seating.

Description: The successful candidate will provide support and assist in various areas including, but not limited to, development of the annual fund and overseeing ticket and parking processes, premium seating, assist with recruitment efforts for the Red Wolves Foundation, assist with special events involving fundraising, donor relations and gameday experience.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations or a related field, plus one year or more of relevant work experience is required. The qualified candidate will have a successful record of working within a team environment. The Candidate must possess effective oral and written communication skills, and have a strong attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required

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Radiology Associates, PA / Little Rock

Description: RAPA is responsible for compliance with HIPAA, OSHA, MU, ACR, and MQSA requirements and practice certifications. Qualified candidates must possess a strong working knowledge of radiology equipment, maintenance/service agreements, PACS, image coordination process, and dictation systems. Administrative experience, working with physician committees, and professional communication and documentation skills are a strong plus for performance inthis role.

Requirements: This position requires an Arkansas R.T. licensure and BS/BA degree and a minimum of 5 years of staff supervisory experience in a radiology practice or department. A minimum of 3 years of experience of compliance oversight responsibility required, with certification in compliance strongly preferred.

To Apply, or for more information: Email resume to: Mimi Hyatt,<>.



CARTI Foundation / Little Rock

Summary: The CARTI Foundation is seeking a full-time Executive Assistant.

Description: This position is responsible for administrative and secretarial duties for the President of the Foundation and its development staff. This position also serves as Secretary to the CARTI Foundation Board of Directors.

Requirements: This position requires three years of administrative or secretarial experience; proficiency in word processing, communications, preparation of reports, transcription and composition of minutes. Experience working with a Board of Directors and direct experience in development (fundraising) is highly desired.

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Radiology Associates, PA / Little Rock

Summary: RAPA is seeking an Executive Assistant to work directly with administrative staff and physician leaders of the practice.

Description: RAPA has a strong team working environment, which will require the ability to multi-task and continuously assess priority of projects. The organization has a physician led governance structure, which requires an extensive meeting schedule and documentation of meeting discussions and decisions. Accurate and timely preparation, attendance and documentation of the Company Shareholders and Board meetings are significant requirements of this role. This position works closely with administration to promote a positive professional company image through day to day operations, marketing/PR efforts, and as a liaison on behalf of administrative staff. This role will include managing correspondence, calls and calendars. The maintenance of confidentiality and discretion are a mist for this role and work in a healthcare setting.

Requirements: A minimum of 5 years of experience as an Executive Assistant and work performance references are required. Strong working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications is required. Knowledge of medical practice and terminology are a benefit to performance in this role.

Preferred: Advancededucation is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information: Email resume to: Mimi Hyatt,<>.



Pathology Administration / College of Medicine

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number: 50054380

Closing: October 10

Summary: The Executive Assistant I works under the direction of the Chair and the Department Administrator and provides support in administration and indirect patient care.

Description: Maintains calendars for Chair and Administrator including but not limited to travel, appointments, and conference calls. Administrative duties for Chair’s consultative outreach business. Answers telephone and triages calls. Prepares written correspondence for Chair and Administrator. Process reimbursements,including international travel with foreign currency. Maintains filing system including sensitive financial information and faculty matters, requiring intense professionalism and confidentiality. Sends reminder notifications of monthly Faculty meetings. Attends meeting and takes minutes, which are then typed and distributed. Keeps notebook of all minutes for documentation. Performs special projects as needed.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Business or related plus 3 years’ administrative experience; OR, high school diploma/GED plus seven (7) years administrativeexperience. Must be proficient in MS Office.

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Jason International / North Little Rock

Description:   Catalog and sales collateral development. Social Media management. Company website enhancement and maintenance. Special event organization and execution. Public relations. Advertising campaigns. Administration of co-op and spiff programs.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with four-plus (4+) years of marketing and communications experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Strong written and oral communication skills. Multitask and manage multiple projects.

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KNWA – KFTA / Fayetteville

Posted: September 29

Description: KNWA-TV/KFTA-TV, Northwest Arkansas` NBC and Fox Affiliates, are looking for a morning meteorologist. Weather in NWA is always in a constant state of change. We have winter weather events, we have severe spring weather that can include tornadoes and flooding, we have record-breaking heat during the summer and we have crisp falls with beautiful foliage.

Requirements: The right candidate will be familiar with these weather patterns in NWA and understand severe weather events as they relate to our viewing area. Wewould like someone with at least 2 years of on-air meteorology experience, a college degree in a related field and must be beyond proficient with the social media and the web.

Preferred: Preferred candidates would have AMS seal and knowledge of weather graphic systems like WSI.

To Apply, or for more information:   Send cover letter, resume and reel to:

Brook Thomas, News Director<>



KTHV 11 / Little Rock

Req. ID: 39029

Summary: KTHV, the Gannett-owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas, is looking for that next great News Photojournalist. If you are motivated to get the best video, emotional natural sound and creative editing, please apply. If you want to be part of a team-atmosphere, crave feedback and appreciate working in local news, please apply.

Description: This position requires someone who can work with reporters to meet that daily deadline while being comfortable with Microwave trucks and TVU’s. Skills required: Shoot, edit and update stories for broadcast and digital. In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media. Ability to work with an energetic team in making editorial decisions. Our photojournalists are also expected to engage heavily in social media.   Must be able to lift and move at least 50lbs. Must have an excellent driving record history. THV is committed to making a difference in the community we live in. If you have strong journalistic values and ideals and are willing to work hard for the public every day, contact us.

Requirements: Qualifications include a degree in Journalism or related field and 1year of experience is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:   Please submit your resume with references.



Arkansas Children’s Hospital / Northwest Arkansas

Summary: This position is located in Northwest Arkansas, and you would be required to live in the NWAarea. Please consider this whenapplying.   Responsible for implementing ACH strategic initiatives in assigned markets that result in increased referrals to ACH. Serve as a liaison between referring community providers and ACH based physicians, departments, services and administration. Responsible for building and maintaining positive relationships with referral sources throughout theservice area. Assists in developing, coordinating, and implementing programs and services that result in improved relations with ACH. The referring community includes local market hospital administration, physician group administration and individual physicians. Responsible for identifying and resolving physician related service issues. This includes monthly reporting, research, planning, and marketing program development as needed. Must be able to function within travel budgetary guidelines. Reports to the Vice President Business Development and Physician Alignment.

Description: Build and maintain positive relationships with healthcare providers to increase communications and referrals – Develop and implement physician marketing strategies to facilitate positive relationships betweenACH, its medical staff and referring providers. Serve as liaison to referring providers and their office staffs to increase their knowledge of ACH services and improve their overall satisfaction levels, thereby increasing referral opportunities. Provide “real time” reporting to key stakeholders as needed immediately following any visit with a referring community provider. Produce anddistribute monthly and quarterly site visit report detailing referring physician feedback and action items. Serve as primary ACH contact to new and referring providers and their office staff by conducting effective visits as well as follow-up – The purpose of these communications will be to: Educate referring providers on ACH services offered, system enhancements, continuing medical education opportunities, new providers, etc. Improve referring physician satisfaction and awareness and increase ACH referrals. Promote and maintain image of ACH in the community as experts in pediatric care. Coordinate ACH physician “ride along” visits between physicians to promote a service and improve communication in order to increase referrals. Research, analyze/interpret statewide provider marketing and expansion efforts by gathering and routinely reporting competitive intelligence – Monitor and report local and regional healthcare competitive trends and activities based on information gathered first or second hand. Review referring physician database to track referral patterns of referring physicians for targeting communications and promoting programs. Stay abreast of ACH’s growth, new services and physicians and demonstrate how to interpret to ACH and referring physicians the strengths of our hospital and programs. Continually monitor monthly service reports detailing referral trends and supporting analysis to determine priority areas for business improvement and growth. Assist with coordination and facilitation of Regional Advisory Panel meetings, physician and hospital recognition events. Oversees efforts to ensure ACH is positioned competitively to protect and grow market share. This includes routine analysis of the strengths and services of competitors by monitoring local and regional marketing efforts such as construction, expansion of services, collaborative projects, etc. Maintain and enhance referral/liaison database and resources used for analysis and direct referring contact – Maintain referring physician database, tracking top referring providers for targeted programs. Identify and obtain data sources as needed for research and marketing programs, i.e. employer listings, hospital guides and physician listings. Establish and maintain positive relationships with the departments of Planning, Marketing, and Ambulatory Care Services with particular emphasis on provider related issues and information. Produce and analyze reports detailing referral patterns to be used to develop strategic plans to increase market share. Measure and evaluate visit activities including summaries and volume. Provide planning and marketing assistance for ACH in the development of new programs and services – Support the development of the ACH strategic plan through data collection and analysis. Offer other ACH programs and services to support referring practices. Demonstrate understanding of ACH strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats throughout the service area. Communicate opportunities, market trends and issues to appropriate management/staff in a timely manner and on a regular basis.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university. Prefer healthcare related degree or communications/marketing/public relations.

Preferred:   Three years serving in a professional role with physicians and their staffs or a similar role within the healthcare industry. Two years management experience experience.

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KTHV 11 / Little Rock

Req. ID: 39030

Summary: THV11, the Gannett-owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas is seeking a Meteorologist who can make their weathercast the most creative, entertaining and informative presentation in the Little Rock DMA.

Description: This Meteorologist needs to understand the weather challenges in the Little Rock DMA and know that we take weather seriously and look for our weather team to lead the way.   At THV11, we believe in teamwork, accountability and also having some fun! We work hard, we believe in getting the story right and also becoming part of this great community. If you want to become part of a great team, please apply.

Requirements: Degree in Journalism or related field; three-to-five (3-5) years experience preferred. Certified Meteorologist. Strong understanding of associated weather equipment. Ability to work with an energetic team in making editorial decisions about multimedia coverage and content. A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required.

To Apply, or for more information: Submit resume with reference and sample of an on-air newscast via web link.

Arkansas Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation Award

Nominate a Company for Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation Award
Arkansas Community Foundation needs your help. 

Each year we partner with Arkansas Business Publishing Group to recognize companies that prioritize giving back. We present the Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation award annually at the Arkansas Business of the Year event in February.

Who Will You Nominate?

Help us identify this year’s honorees! Here’s how it works:

  • Deadline: October 25
  • How to Nominate: Click here and fill out this very short form. You’ll simply provide the name of the company and a contact person there. We’ll follow up and invite the company to submit a formal entry that will be evaluated by a panel of judges.
  • Who to Nominate: Businesses of any size are eligible. We’re looking for companies that go above and beyond in terms of giving (cash or in-kind), volunteerism and/or leadership on community issues. The purpose of the award is to recognize giving in the private sector, so nonprofits and government agencies aren’t eligible. Also, companies that have already won the award within the last 10 years are not eligible. Click here for a list of previous winners.

Self-nominations are a-okay, so feel free to nominate your own company.

Submit Your Nomination Now! 

Jason International Seeks Marketing Manager

Candidate should have strong written and oral communications skills as well as the ability to multitask and manage multiple projects at once.  This position will report to the Director of Sales and Marketing and be responsible for:  catalog and sales collateral development, social media management, website maintenance, special event organization and execution, public relations and advertising campaigns, and administration of co-op and spiff programs.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years of marketing and communications experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.

Resumes with salary requirements can be emailed to Carrie DeWeese at

Job Opportunities – 09/23/14


College of Engineering

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Description: The Assistant Director of Development is responsible for the fundraising and alumni engagement activities in the College of Engineering on behalf of the Dean. In this role the Assistant Director will raise private gift support and raise the profile of the College of Engineering. The successful candidate will be willing to travel on behalf of the university and work irregular hours if needed. In addition, must be familiar a university campus and a College of Engineering. Must work well in a team environment and be able to accept input as well as supervisory guidance.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. One-to-two (1-2) years of development work orrelated experience.   Excellent written and oral communication skills as evidenced in application materials. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred:   Previous experience in a major giving campaign, preferably in higher education. Capital campaign experience.

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Heifer International / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 2014061

Closing: September 29

Summary: To provide overall administrative support to the Vice President of Philanthropy and Foundation Relations.

Description: Support and assist in the implementation of the strategic direction for the Philanthropy and Foundation Relations Department including follow-up on Vice President and staff assignments, coordination of deadlines and priorities on daily or special projects, flow of correspondences, calendar management andother administrative services. Assist in the development and implementation of the strategic and operational priorities of the Vice President including managing Executive Committee deliverables, follow-up on action for subordinates ensuring that all output is in alignment with Heifer’s current operational action plan. Represent the Philanthropy and Foundation Relations Department internally at all levels to ensure coordination and collaboration for the benefit of the entire organization. Serve on organizational committees and working groups as appropriate. Continually evaluate office and department production; develop and revise new or existing processes or procedures to improve workflow efficiencies. Act as content administrator for Heifer’s Information Platform(HIP). Post, update and delete documents/communications as necessary. Serve as a resource to other divisions by coordinating communications and requests between the department of Philanthropy and Foundation Relations, the Executive division and others divisions within the organization. Coordinate special projects such as events, speaking engagements luncheons, conferences and meetings with Heifer staff,board members, volunteers, donors and other Heifer constituents, and provide logistical support for inter-and intra-departmental meetings as required. Collaborate in administrative decisions with the other assistants within Heifer which include, but are not limited to, human resource activity, budget and planning coordination, logistical needs, and important deadlines for projects within Heifer. Compose letters, manuscripts, statistical data, and perform data entry as assigned; proofread, draft and distribute correspondence for the Vice President and others as assigned. Administer operational details of a national major gifts program, foundation relations and other international team programs. Assist with monitoring Philanthropy and Foundation Relations Department budget. Process invoices and other bills with Finance for payment of vendors including checking for accuracy, coding, and analysis of any cost variance from bids and purchase orders/requests. Support and monitor field-based and headquarters-based Philanthropy and Foundation Relations staff in processing of forms including Accounting, Human Resources, and Information Technology and Services. Arrange travel schedules and reservations. Record minutes of staff meetings as requested. Create and maintain files on all promotional, project, vendors and archival materials. Assist with department efforts in coordinating major donor, foundation relations, and other departmental/organizational activities. Adhere to ethical fundraising practices as outlined in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice. May perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or high school/general educational development diploma plus four (4) years of related experience.

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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Arkansas / Little Rock

Summary: The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas (ACLU of Arkansas) seeks a dynamic, experienced, professional fundraiser to develop a philanthropy program emphasizing major gifts that has tremendous opportunity for exponential growth.

Description:   Major Gifts – Responsible for developing and leading a comprehensive fund development program that focuses on major gifts and includes specific fund raising goals and targets for proposals, appeals and campaigns. Expand our major donor pool of donors with the capacity to make gifts of $10,000+. Using our donor/member database and other means, identify, qualify and cultivate major donor prospects and facilitate face-to-face solicitations for the Executive Director and select lay leaders, as well as make direct solicitations. Oversee the development of messages and materials that advance the ACLU’s development initiatives. Planned Giving – In coordination with the national ACLU Planned Giving Department, pursue strategies to expand membership in planned giving programs and cultivate existing members. Market planned giving opportunities to ACLU supporters. Management – Assure an accurate and up-to-date donor database, including individual giving histories, profiles, interactions, etc. Oversee production of reports for accounting and reconciliation of funds between the ACLU of Arkansas and thenational office. Track development goals and prepare regular reports, including analysis of gifts, trends, projections, etc. Ensure that confidentiality and work quality requirements are met by development staff and volunteers.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least five yearsdemonstrated experience in nonprofit fundraising with emphasis on individual major gifts. Successful track record of identifying, cultivating, and soliciting individual major donors.   Exceptional initiative, vision, and ambition to lead a vibrant philanthropy program.   Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills andcomfort contacting and communicating with donors. Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in successfully directing others, at all levels of the organization, in carrying out development-related activities. Creative, results-oriented, self-starting, willing to learn, can handle and prioritize multiple activities and responsibilities, working beyond 9-5 as needed. Superb organizational skills flexibility; detail-oriented with strong follow-through and ability to meettight deadlines. Experience in working with advocacy and/or community-based organizations desirable. Proficient in Microsoft office suite and fundraising database management. Personally committed to civil liberties principles and advancing theACLU’s mission. Personally committed to diversity; values and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender,sexual orientation, religion, ability and socio-economic circumstance.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 2034

Summary: KATV is seeking a Digital Sales Manager who will ensure that all digital objectives, including internet and mobile, maintain or exceed company revenue growth goals.

Description: Meet with staff regularly to provide digital platform training, support and innovative integrations and develop new growth and revenue for Sinclair markets. Maintain high-level communications with all station and corporate management, sales staff, as well as vendors. Execute training for sales management, account executives and content producers. Meet with vendors and potential vendors to improve existing and develop new programs as well as find and develop new initiatives and programs to advance the digital team. Assist with implementation of programs and create revenue streams as opportunities arise. Gather new media technology and content information and research to provide the station with the most competitive advantage. Other responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements: Five years management experience, preferable in a TV sales environment. Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives, social media and content. Ability to lead, train and direct professionals successfully. Strong organizational, written and communication skills. Hands on experience developing new business and as a skilled negotiator and motivator. TV background or digital management experience a plus.

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College of Education & Health Professions

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Description: The Director of Development’s primary responsibility is to secure private major gift support and to foster relationships for the College. Other responsibilities include assisting the development team in planning and implementing strategies to secure major gifts and coordinating special projects for the Development Office related to alumni engagement activities and major donor research. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Development and External Relations in the College of Education and Health Professions. The Director will manage an active portfolio of approximately 90 donor prospects and meet and assess new donor prospects as well as develop cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospects. Manage the strategy plans of prospects that predominately represent those at a minimum of $25,000 giving capacity. Average 10 or more quality contacts with donors/prospects each month and deliver, on average, twelve to twenty-four major gift proposals a year. This position will require approximately 30 percent overnight travel.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Two-to-three (2-3) years of development work or related experience.

Preferred: Experience in planning, facilitating and advancing the interests of high-level volunteers (individually and through work on a committee) with great professionalism. Previous, successful experience in a major giving or capital campaign.

To Apply, or for more information:



Office of the Provost

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / LittleRock

Position Number: R97169

Closing: October 20

Summary: The Director of Distributed Learning and Continuing & Professional Development will provide the overall direction for administration of distributed learning and continuing & professional development at distant locations, such asUALR Benton and the new centers planned for Texarkana, and Pulaski Tech. This position will provide strategic direction for these initial sites and will report to the Provost. This is a twelve-month staff position

Description:   Drive the strategic direction and long range planning for distributed learning and potential academic partnerships at University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) using data-based decision making processes. Lead university compliance efforts in distributed learning for accessibility, state authorizations, and other accreditation and policy-based issues related to distributed learning. Lead the activities of both existing centers (and potential new ones) related to distributed learning, career and workforce development, and lifelong learning by setting and evaluating performance goals, providing direction for professional development, and making personnel decisions. Build strong relationships with partners in the communities that house the distributed learning locations and business/industry in order to provide strategic direction for continuing and professional development, and to support the center’s role in economic development in each region. Create an environment that promotes collaboration with University departments and external companies and organizations. Oversee the development, implementation, and evolution of marketing plans, program financial goals and budgets. Serve as part of the Provost’s leadership team to provide information regarding distributed learning and non-credit trends, activities and goals to advance UALR’s mission. Serve in leadership role in community outreach related to continuing & professional development. Manage/recommend the program budgets. Provide statistical reporting to senior leadership. Track record of success in non-credit continuing education development and growth. Perform other duties asassigned.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, adult education, or a related field; five years of experience in marketing, adult education, or a related experience, AND three years of experience in distributed learning or non-credit outreach in higher education.

Preferred: Master’s degree is preferred.

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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) / Little Rock

Position Number: 50035815

Closing: October 3

Summary: Director of Organizational Development, reports to the Associate Chief Human Resources Officer and supervises five employees, identifies resources for campus-wide organizational development programs both short and long range strategies to enhance the culture of UAMS. This person will analyze business and organizational problems and helps develop solutions to create improvements for management and employees.

Description: Director of Organizational Development provides consulting in areas of performance management, employee engagement and talent management. Establishes relationships with departments to ensure they are provided with the right resources to improve their working environment. Designs and develops organization change efforts necessary to realize business strategy. Develops team assessments and consults divisions in maximizing their team’s efforts. Must have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in organizational development, communications or human resources plus five years of training and organizational development

experience. Experience working with organizational development for a large organization or higher education preferred. Excellent change management knowledge and skills preferred. Master’s degree in organizational development, communications or human resources preferred.

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Quapaw Area Council

Boy Scouts of America / Little Rock

Summary: Boy Scouts of America seeks a well-qualified candidate for the position of District Executive.

Description: The District Executive is responsible for reaching membership, fundraising, and other important organizational goals within an assigned geographic territory. These goals are accomplished by identifying, recruiting, training, and managing high-caliber volunteers from within the local communities serviced. A background in Sales, fundraising, public speaking, volunteer recruitment or management, and public relations is highly desired. Additional skills in program development, youth mentorship, or other related areas a plus.

Requirements: Candidates must possess a Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited college or university, willingness to work flexible hours including nights and weekends, and dedicated to the development of future leaders through the Scouting Program.

To Apply, or for more information: Email resume (including salary history) and cover letter to:

Sedrick Robinson, Field Director<>



Department of Marketing & Management

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Summary: The position is for a continuing, full-time, non-tenure track faculty, who will be responsible for teaching, research and service. The position is continuing with annual renewal. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description: Teach 12 hours (4 classes) involving a variety of Marketing and/or Management courses, and possibly courses in innovation and entrepreneurship, and business analytics. Provide quality teaching in both face-to-face and online environments. Evidence of experience in teaching and research in any of the aforementioned is highly desirable. The Executive in Residence must develop and maintain an active program of practitioner-based research, leading to white papers and peer-reviewed publications. Advising students, and providing service to the department, college, university and community is also desirable.

Requirements: Candidates should hold a minimum of a master’s degree, preferably an MBA or MS in Marketing or Management (or closely related field) from an AACSB accredited program. Candidate will be expected to have working or consulting experience in the area in which theywill teach. In addition, the experience is expected to be at a high level in the organization in which they worked.Entrepreneurial experience is highly desirable.

Preferred:   A doctoral degree in marketing, management or closely related discipline is highly desirable. Evidence of teaching and research in entrepreneurship, marketing or management is highly desirable.

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Raycom Media / Jonesboro

ID Number: 2014-2689

Summary: Raycom Media’s ABC affiliate in Jonesboro, AR is looking for an Executive Producer/Anchor to lead a dedicated morning news team.

Description: This person must be a leader with great ethics, and a vibrant personality to fit in on our highly rated morning newscasts. This person will also help lead the investigative journalism charge for our newsroom by turning stories on a regular basis.

Requirements: Solid reporting skills and with a minimum of three years experience required. Understanding and using social media while on the anchor desk is also important.

To Apply, or for more information: Please include links on your resume to your best work:




Sinclair Broadcast Group / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 2035

Summary: KATV is looking for a take-charge Reporter to help us continue to grow our newscast.

Description: We areseeking an motivated, energetic, creative and aggressive reporter who can think and perform outside the box. You should be able to develop story ideas and gather information for newscasts, have sound writing skills a great work ethic and a can-do attitude. The best person for this job will have excellent live shot skills and thrives on breaking stories.

Requirements: One year of experience as a reporter. A proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems is required. Strong writing and copy editing skills are a must. Must be able to work well under deadline pressure.

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Truck Centers of Arkansas / North Little Rock

Summary: Truck Centers of Arkansas is looking for a Marketing Coordinator to assist in thedevelopment of lead generation campaigns, customer programs and market awareness initiatives in our Area of Responsibility.

Requirements: This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a marketing related field. The candidate should be knowledgeable with using CRM systems and various social media outlets as well as Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc. Applicants need to have good verbal and organizational skills, the ability to work on multiple projects with varying deadlines and in a fast paced environment.

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Twin Lakes Radio / Mountain Home

Summary: Twin Lakes Radio has an opportunity in our outside marketing team.   Represent three distinct FM formats to area businesses on the most powerful stations in Baxter County.   The sales team works Monday through Fridaywith paid health insurance, paid days off, and salary plus commission.

Requirements: Previous sales or advertising experience is preferred but not required. Must be professional,self-motivated with good communication skills.

To Apply, or for more information:   Email resume to:<>.


MEMBERSHIP SPECIALIST (2 positions available)

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / North Little Rock

Summary: A key member of the Membership, Volunteer, Program Department, the Membership Specialist is responsible for developing, retaining, and increasing girl/adult membership in assigned geographic area; recruits and provides ongoing support to volunteers; assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all markets; represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking; and ensures the Girl Scout Program is visible and accessible within assigned geographic area.

Description: Recruit volunteers to work with girls in a variety of settings using traditional and non-traditional means. Develops and administers effective special short-term programs focused on recruitment ofgirls. Effectively identifies, analyzes, and solves problems, and successfully handles conflict resolution in assigned areas. Establishes and maintains contact with community organizations and educational institutions to deliver Girl Scouting to underserved girls by implementing programs under the guidance and supervision of the Council’s Program Director. Encourages and supports Service Units and volunteers in their areas under the guidance of the Volunteer Pathways Department. Recruits, trains, and provides on-going support, supervision, and direction to administrative volunteers in assigned geographic areas by interpreting GSUSA and council policies, standards, andprocedures, and by ensuring the availability of support services to enable volunteers to carry out their jobs effectively.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, in related field preferred. Minimum 3 years experience in related position, and or volunteer role. Demonstrated ability in team management. Demonstrated customer service skills.

Preferred: Experience in volunteer recruitment/management. Conflict management training. Knowledge of Girl Scout Program Emphasis and Delivery Systems.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 2033

Summary: KATV in Little Rock, AR has an exciting opportunity for a full time Weekend News Anchor / Reporter. This is not an entry-level position; previous anchoring experience is required.

Description: You will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including internet and social networking along with other duties assigned by the newsmanagers. Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule that will include evenings and/or weekends is required. The winning candidate will be able to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling. Exemplary communication skills and previous experience working in a team environment are a must.

Requirements: You must have two years on-air experience. The ideal candidate should have considerable live shot experience. We are looking for a strong writer, someone with a sharp wit and theability to work well with others. We’re also looking for someone who is a self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis.

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Raycom Media / Jonesboro

ID Number: 2014-2658

Summary: KAIT, Raycom Media’s ABC affiliate in Jonesboro, AR has a rare full time opening for a Content Specialist. This position is responsible for creating graphics and operating the Chyron graphics system during our highly rated Good Morning Region 8 and Midday newscasts. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Elements a must. Best candidate will demonstrate ability to multi-task in high stress situations.

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Raycom Media / Jonesboro

ID Number: 2014-2668

Summary: KAIT, Raycom Media’s ABC affiliate in Jonesboro, is looking for a part time content specialist. If you are looking for a foot in the door to a long term career in television news, this is your opportunity. This person will work on Good Morning Region 8 editing video, writing news copy, posting web content, and other duties as assigned.

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Associated Press / Little Rock

Position ID: 10064685

Closing: October 16

Summary: The Associated Press is seeking a full-time reporter for its bureau in Little Rock, Arkansas. The reporter must be able to develop a beat and build sources across a wide geographic region, and be able to produce content in multiple formats including text, photo, video and audio. Under supervision, he/she will set the beat’s agenda and develop aggressive spot and hard-edged enterprise reporting for the AP’s global newspaper, online and broadcast audience.

Description: Work with appropriate news leaders and the Central Region editing desk to ensure AP is aggressively pursuing breaking news, hard-edged enterprise and accountability journalism across Arkansas. Identify and develop stories that break news and have impact. Report and produce compelling enterprise for state, national and global audiences. Execute those stories in all formats and in a timely fashion. Report and produce content on deadline in competitive situations. The successful candidate should have demonstrated superior news judgment, with experience reporting and producing news on a variety of issues, and in multiple formats, for a broad audience. Strong skills as a beat reporter are required. The candidate must have a proven understanding of the importance of multimedia news, and be able to work in several formats and coordinate across departments inside the AP. The candidate should be a creative problem-solver who can work without daily, direct supervision.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. At least two years of full-time reporting experience at a daily newspaper, broadcast station or AP bureau. Demonstrated aggressive use of public records laws, computer-assisted reporting skills and investigative reporting techniques. A proven ability torecognize and develop newsworthy stories of global interest and work accurately under deadline pressure. Strongorganizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects across formats and meet deadlines. Proficiency in reporting and producing content in multiple platforms, including text, photo and video, is a plus. Fluency in Spanish is highly desirable. Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the US for any employer is mandatory.

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Zoned Editions

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Little Rock

Summary: Looking for full-time photographer to work for the Zoned Editions of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Primary duties include providing photographic coverage of assigned editorial and advertorial stories and events.

Requirements: Two years of professional photographic experience preferred, proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a must.

To Apply, or for more information: Email resume with cover letter and photo samples to:

James Joslin

Editor, Zoned Editions<>



Strategic Devlopment

Baptist Health Systems / Little Rock

Description: Serves as a representative of BH to physicians, businesses and community organizations in the state. Responsible for growing referrals while enhancing the relationships and loyalty of referring physicians as well as gain new business from those physicians not currently referring to BH. Work collaboratively with the director of marketing, senior management and service line managers to develop new sales and maintain existing clients. Work collaboratively with administration and staff at all BH hospital/system locations. Deliver sales presentations to potential clients. Report market intelligence and identify issues that are barriers to referrals and increased business.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or healthcare related field required. Three-to-five (3-5) years of combined experience in Customer Service Service, Sales and Marketing, preferably in a healthcare setting. Must demonstrate clear, concise communication skills, orally and in writing. A working knowledge of basic computer capabilities with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint). Working knowledge of sales and healthcarebusiness environment. Must have a professional appearance, be highly self-motivated, with strong organization, planning and interactive skills and have the ability to work on several projects simultaneously. Must be able to operate a car and travel to all accounts/facilities as required. Must be able to work independently and usegood judgment according to established policy.

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David & Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral & Visual History

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Summary: The Production/Post-Production Coordinator provides professional and technical support for the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and VisualHistory with the goal of strengthening a significant program to collect andpreserve the oral and visual heritage of the state of Arkansas.

Description: The Production/Post-Production Coordinator will be responsible for recording interviews, maintaining the digital video archive, and editing programs for the Pryor Center. This will include, but will not be limited to, participating in audio and video recording sessions and events which may require travel; editing projects, interviews, and programs using Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X; maintaining the digital video archive and working with vendors as the PryorCenter SAN network administrator; maintaining an up-to-date database of allaudio/video materials; updating the Pryor Center workflow guide; operating the audio/video studio control room; and training others in Pryor Center production activities. The Production/Post-Production Coordinator will recommend software and hardware upgrades and ideas for refining post-production processes, and assist with the completion and distribution of finished products and the development of distribution templates and processes. Must be available to work evenings and weekends based on business need.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, media, film production and two years of experience producing/directing/recording/editing field and event productions. Applicable equivalences may be considered.

Preferred: Degree in broadcast journalism or radio/television/film (editing and graphic-creationspecific.) Extensive post-production experience with Final Cut Pro 7, Final Cut Pro X, and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Bridge.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 2046

Summary: KATV-TV in Little Rock AR, is searching for a Promotion/Marketing Manager to oversee the station promotion, branding, andmarketing.

Description: This position will supervise and train the Promotion Team in the development andexecution of production skills including shooting, writing and editing techniques. Maintain continuity of graphic design for on-air promotions spots and station packaging elements. Assist in the creation of contests/promotions to support relationships with other media partners. Produce compelling advertising for station programming to generate viewer interest. Produce daily and long-term news promotions across numerous platforms. Design and develop promotional campaigns ranging from proof of performance to image campaigns. Create radio, cable, outside media, and digital media programs during rating periods. Plan and attend events to increase visibility of station in community.

Requirements: Formal education equivalent of a B.S. degree in Broadcast Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field. Strong communication skills, comfortable interacting with Sales, News, and Digital Departments. Strong organizational skills required. Three-to-five (3-5) years relevant experiencein television promotion and production is a must. Extensive knowledge of television production techniques, shooting, and computer graphics including Avid editing, Photoshop, and Aftereffects.

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Department of Horticulture

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Description: The Student Relations and Special Projects Coordinator in the Department of Horticulture has primary responsibilities for recruiting activities/functions and for implementing communication and promotion efforts for the department. Represents the department during high school visits, on-campus events, recruiting fairs and various conferences. Serves as Co-chair of the Department Scholarship committee and serving as member of the College Scholarship Committee. Coordinates alumni activities and correspondence. Creates and develops materials , news releases, research impact statements, newsletters, and website content. Plans events and assists in editing of grant proposals, departmental research reports and manuscripts for early career faculty.

Requirements: Bachelors degree in an agricultural or communication related field.

Preferred: M.S. degree in an agricultural or communication related field. Knowledge of research in horticulture. Experience in recruitment/working with students. One-to-two (1-2) years experience in an academic environment, preferably an agricultural related field.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group / Little Rock

Tracking Code: 2036

Summary: KATV in Little Rock is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Account Executive to sell commercial advertising time to local businesses and advertising agencies. Our account executives are some of the highest commissioned sales people in the industry. If you are interested in selling some of the best media in Little Rock, we want to hear from you.

Description: Sell commercial advertising time and other station products to local advertisers. Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising. Handle outside sales calls. Prospect customers and lead generation. Attract and close advertisers to sell products and services via TV. Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management. Retain current business and develop new business contacts. Present marketing/advertising ideas to area businesses. Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service.

Requirements: Competitive, energetic and self-starter. Outside media sales experience preferred but not required. Strong organizational, written and presentation skills. Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win. Professional appearance a must. Ability to overcome objections.

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Baptist Health Foundation

Baptist Health Systems / Little Rock

Summary: Responsible for fundraising and executing special events in coordination with others, including sponsorship, logistics, and overall planning.

Requirements: College degree preferred. Must have a minimum of 2 years fundraising and event planning work experience. Computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel, etc.)

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KARK 4 – KLRT 16 / Little Rock

Posted: September 19

Summary: The Weekend Meteorologist forecasts weather conditions and produces and anchorsweather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Description: Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms. Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner. Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content. Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required. Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage. Participates in promotional activities including public appearances. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis. Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required. Minimum five years’ experience in weather reporting or anchoring. (More or less depending on market size.) Superior on-air presence. Experience guiding, directing and motivating others. Ability to identify thedevelopmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution. Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting. Valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Flexibility to work any shift.

To Apply, or for more information: Email or mail resume and reel to:

Austin Kellerman,

News Director


1401 W Capitol Ave, Ste 104

Little Rock, AR 72201<>



Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas

Girl Scouts / Fort Smith

Summary: Develop and oversee effective and consistent volunteer training throughout the organization, including the planning, coordination, development, delivery and evaluation of adult volunteer training programs, support materials, and initiatives. Delivery of council-wide adult development system with an emphasis on customer service and recognition to volunteers (including both long-term and episodic volunteers). Implementation of the volunteer core curriculum.

Description: Delivery of volunteer leadership training via classroom, self-paced and e-learning, utilizing materials and initiatives that support GSDAOT’s strategic direction and business objectives. Responsible for recruiting, coaching and motivation of a corps of volunteer and staff trainers. Maintain cooperative relationships and confer with department field specialists, volunteer leaders and trainers to conduct needs assessments, identify and analyze performancegaps, evaluate specific training needs, recommend appropriate training programs, tools and external resources as necessary. Oversees the volunteer recognitions and appreciation process. Assessing the council’s adult recognitions plan. Processing and reviewing the volunteer award nominations and working with Volunteer Adult Recognition Committee. Promotesrecognition of community members and leaders throughout the year, keeping current on National Awards that are available and attainable for all adults. Provides ideas/materials for Membership and Program Departments to share with Service Units for Adult appreciations. Orders annual recognitions from GSUSA and local vendors. Involvement in the planning of annual volunteer trainer events such as Facilitator Retreats, conferences, training service unit meetings, and adult enrichment classes. Coordinatesfacilitator and service unit participation in annual council-sponsored volunteer conferences and council-wide projects and initiatives. Facilitate classroom-based and webinar training programs as needed. Provides candid feedback in a positive and motivating way. In partnership with Volunteer Pathways Manager conducts facilitator trainer sessions for volunteer and staff facilitators on approved training programs and follow up to assure programs are understood and applied consistently and appropriately across the service area. Maintain records of recognition histories of volunteers in Personify/Volunteer Management Module. Executes other duties as assigned.

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Thoma Thoma Seeks Account Executive

Have you been told you are a delectable blend of organization, filled with an amazing work ethic stuffed with a passion for success? Then you just might have what we’re looking for in an Account Executive. Thoma Thoma is an advertising agency that specializes in brand leadership and we’re looking for talent. Want to be a part of a fun, dynamic agency team that’s poised to do big things? Read on.

Applicants must:

  • Have an unwavering attention to detail
  • Possess at least one year of agency experience
  • Collaborate with clients and creative team
  • Manage time efficiently
  • Have experience as a client service provider managing multiple clients
  • Be Mac proficient
  • Be well versed in all Microsoft Office programs

If this sounds like we’re describing you, contact our office manager at today.

/Job Opportunities – 09/18/14

CARTI Foundation / Little Rock
Re-Posted:  September 10

Summary:  Responsible for the direction, planning, implementation and evaluation of all aspects of the annual fund.  Manages the identification, cultivation, solicitation and recognition of annual fund donors.  Helps identify prospective major and planned gift donors.

Description:  Responsible for all annual fund campaigns and activities including peer-to-peer, colleague, board and community campaigns.  Responsible for the creation, implementation and analysis of the direct mail program.  Manages and coordinates CARTI Kids scholarship solicitations.  Oversees commemorative giving.  Writes and produces communications materials for the CARTI Foundation as well as materials to  further the annual giving program including the e-newsletter and social media.  Manages the Foundation’s pages in the Perspective magazine.  Manages the content of the Foundation’s website pages. Coordinates with Communications & Marketing staff as needed.  Based on established metrics, makes regular donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship contacts.  Maintains an active portfolio of prospects.  Manages, writes and submits smaller grants and solicitations that support annual CARTI needs.  Develops and oversees the grateful patient program.  Develops and implements an e-philanthropy program for the CARTI Foundation.  Pursues and implements new activities and methods to encourage annual giving including the use of electronic bank drafts for contributions.  Uses Raisers Edge data to identify and move donors.  Develops all plans and budgets related to annual giving activities; provides regular status reports to President and Foundation Board of Directors. Plans and attends donor appreciation events.  Participates in and helps with special events as needed.  Assists with donor recognition and stewardship.  Assumes responsibilities as needed in the absence of other staff.  Interacts with donors, board, volunteers, patients and employees on an ongoing basis.  Able to handle multiple tasks at one time in a professional manner.  Can adapt to and accept flexibility, change and a fast paced schedule.  Requires excellent writing and organizational skills.  Professional appearance, pleasant office demeanor with employees, volunteers, patients, donors and others.  Some functions occur after normal work hours and may require all Foundation staff to be present.  Some travel outside of central Arkansas region is required.  Some trips may require overnight stays.  Works with all staff as requested.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, preferred; knowledge gained through direct development experience may be substituted.  Two (2) years of fund-raising experience or related experience.  Some experience working with boards, volunteers and donors is preferred.

To Apply, or for more information:   If you would like more information or have questions about the position, contact:

Kathi Jones
President, CARTI Foundation<>

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Heifer USA
Heifer International / Little Rock
Tracking Code:  2014059

Summary:  The Business Development Officer is a key contributor in securing primarily local, state and federal governmental resources for the Heifer USA Program, as well as funds through business development opportunities.  The Business Development Officer will research and develop new investment channels and raise capital that directly supports the Heifer USA Program. The Business Development Officer will be embedded within the Heifer USA team and will work closely with the team and Heifer International’s Marketing and Resource Development teams to support the total funding plan for the Heifer USA Program. The goal of the Heifer USA Program is to build local, self-sustaining food systems through organizing smallholder farmers in wealth creation value chains, connecting them to diverse markets, and improving access to infrastructure, capital, and entrepreneur support services.

Description:  Secure local, state and federal governmental funds and resources for use in the Heifer USA Program – first priority being funding for use by Heifer International in the Heifer USA Program with the secondary priority facilitating fund development with partners and farmer-owned organizations that contribute to the success and sustainability of the local food system.   Develop shared plans, goals and results with the Heifer USA Directors and Heifer’s Marketing and Resource Development (MRD) team for the development and iteration of the funding plan for Heifer USA.  Locate and access sources of funding available for local food system work (cash, loans, capital) through channels not currently developed by Heifer International fundraising groups.  This includes institutions such as United States Department of Agriculture and local government, as well as new funding channels.  Explore appropriate partners for new sources of funding, including, but not limited to, impact investing and angel investing.   Partner fully with internal stakeholders to develop, track and actively manage pipeline associated with targeted leads and partnerships.  Build strategic business partnerships and execute on initiatives to secure support for the program.  Write grants specially designed for governmental entities.  Work with responsible teams (e.g.:  Philanthropy, Institutional Business Development, Global Partnerships and Alliances, Foundation Relations), to collaborate in the development of grant proposals, tracking proposals, following up on proposal status, reports and stewardship to Heifer USA Program donors.  Ensure availability of program materials for stewardship reporting across Heifer teams and donors, and actively partner to support the cultivation, maintenance and stewardship of ongoing relationships with major donors, corporations and funding partners.  Identify, research, and test alternative and creative funding mechanisms in coordination with the MRD division.  Ensure efficient, donor-centric fundraising operations by working in fully integrated ways with Heifer USA and MRD to avoid channel conflict and redundancy.  Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.  May perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business administration, non-profit management, marketing, economics, and/or other related area of study plus five (5) years of related experience.  Experience in developing investment channels outside of mainstream fundraising efforts.

Preferred:  Master’s degree in a related field.  At least five (5) years’ related experience in direct sales or business development in a service industry or non-profit with an emphasis on institutions and start-up ventures.

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University Advancement
University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

Description:  The campaign initiatives specialist will be responsible for helping lead the Vice Chancellor by managing all areas of philanthropic giving for Campaign Arkansas. The Campaign Initiatives Specialist is supervised by the Vice Chancellor for Advancement and works in collaboration with colleagues throughout campus and the division of university advancement.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field.  Recent experience with achieving specified performance goals.  Recent experience coordinating volunteers.

Preferred:  Formal training or education in philanthropic management and major gift fundraising.  Advanced familiarity with managing data, executive correspondence, and communication.  Advanced experience with event management and meeting coordination.  Experience with Advance database systems a plus.

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The BridgeWay / Batesville
Job Code:  133915

Summary:  Under the direction of the Director of Business Development, the Community Relations Manager covers his/her assigned area by representing the facility to people, departments and organizations in a position to refer patients to the hospital.  This will be a partnership with main location at White River Medical Center, Batesville, AR.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or Journalism preferred, or equivalent experience in marketing or sales required.  Current Arkansas Driver’s License.

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The BridgeWay / North Little Rock
Job Code:  123505

Summary:  The BridgeWay currently has a Community Relations Manager position available.

Under the direction of the Director of Business Development, the Community Relations Manager provides Sales, Description:  Marketing, and Customer Service activities within the Business Development Department. The Community Relations Manager participates in the Account Management system, assessing the needs of the customer and making the required number of marketing contacts to each account in order to develop and maintain a long-term referral relationship which will generate a continuous flow of admissions to meet hospital census objectives. He/she participates in the training and orientation of new hires, develops and facilitates supplemental departmental training, plans events, provides tours, performs referral source in-services, acts as a liaison between the Referral Source and the hospital in the absence of the Director of Business Development, and seeks out new business development opportunities for the hospital.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or Journalism preferred, or equivalent experience in marketing or sales required.

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Cancer Challenge / Fayetteville
Posted:  September 15

Summary:  The Cancer Challenge is a non-profit organization with the purpose of “advocating and supporting world-class cancer care in Northwest Arkansas.” The Development Coordinator will be responsible for the development and coordination of a comprehensive program to grow funding to the next level.

Description:  This position will have focused efforts in the areas of corporate and individual giving, the annual Cancer Challenge event and the Teen Cancer Challenge program. Main job duties to include: event and project management, marketing/public relations, donor development, communications/database management, community relations, and administrative support.

Requirements:   A college degree and experience working with a non-profit organization preferred. Experience in fundraising, event planning, sales, public relations, marketing, or communications field is required.  This is a full-time position that includes evening and weekend work on occasion. The Cancer Challenge will provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

To Apply, or for more information:   Send resume and cover letter to:

Erin Rongers, Executive Director<>


KTHV 11 / Little Rock

Summary:  THV11, the Gannett-owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas, is seeking a Digital Account Executive.  The ideal candidate will be energetic and strategic as they champion THV11’s, and the top Digital Marketing Services suite in Arkansas.  Execution of a customer-focused sales process, building new customer relationships and growing existing customer relationships will be crucial.

Description:  Responsible for developing new digital customers through cold calling and solution-based selling; as well as, the retention and growth of current client partnerships.  Accountable for individual digital revenue performance; in addition to working strategically with other station sales executives.  A top priority of the position includes delivery of digital sales goals for Gannett’s Digital Marketing Services suite.  Create partnership opportunities for local businesses to utilize the strength of and its mobile/tablet assets.  Proficient in creating innovative multimedia recommendations that offer consumer engagement and interaction with the client message.  Network nationally, regionally and locally to keep apprised of emerging digital trends, rates and product solutions.

Requirements:  Minimum of two years sales experience.   Product knowledge should include:  Targeted Display, Social Media Marketing, SEO & SEM, and Pay-Per-Click.  Must have advanced PC skills including Microsoft Office.  Strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task and follow-through projects to completion.  Exceptional presenter and communicator with internal and external partners.

Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree and Google Adwords Certified.

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Southern Bancorp / Little Rock

Summary:  The Director of Public Policy develops and leads state and national public policy efforts focused on family economic security, community development financial services and other issues that impact Southern’s strategies of creating economic opportunities in rural America.  The Director is a highly self-motivated individual who has the vision and passion to build and manage a public policy program. Candidates must have the capacity, background and experience necessary to create and implement public policy strategies that increase family economic mobility and the access to responsible and responsive financial services.

Description:  Develop and implement an assertive, well-defined public policy agenda that focuses on the following:  Promoting family economic security and mobility, particularly for rural families with an initial focus on Arkansas and Mississippi.  Promoting the interests of CDFIs, particularly in rural America – nationally, and in Arkansas and Mississippi.  Promoting access to responsible financial services in rural America and for underbanked and unbanked individuals.  Research, write, and disseminate policy papers, posts, and briefs in collaboration with policy team members and in support of the implementation and evaluation of the policy agenda.  Supervise the policy advocacy activities of other program staff and coordinate efforts effectively with organizational staff.  Build and maintain relationships with state and national policy allies, thought leaders, stakeholders, decision makers, and funders in support of the implementation of the policy agenda.  Create and monitor policy program budget.  Work with grantwriting team to develop funding leads and proposals in support of the policy program.  Represent Southern and the policy programs in speaking engagements, government relations, and related activities.  Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree is required; A graduate degree in public policy, economics, law or a related field, preferred.  At least five years of relevant experience in policy analysis and research and familiarity with state and federal data sources.  Experience in family economic security program areas, CDFI industry, banking, financial services, and/or human services.  Demonstrated ability to think strategically, identify opportunities, and develop and promote responsive public policy.  Experience with supervision and/or program development.  Familiarity with relevant federal and/or state regulatory and legislative processes.  Strong qualitative and analytical skills.  Exceptional writing and editing skills, including the ability to convey complex policy issues to diverse audiences in a persuasive manner.

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Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism / Little Rock
Position Number:  22092621
Salary:  $47,646 – $74,858
Closing:  September 26

Summary:  The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism (ADPT) Director of Research and Information Services is responsible for directing the Tourism Division’s research program, managing the Division’s Welcome Center staff and programs, and overseeing the Division’s literature fulfillment process. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description:  Directs the activities and administers budget needs and expenditures of a large professional and managerial staff through subordinate supervisors by interviewing, hiring, assigning and reviewing work, evaluating performance, and serving as reviewing official. Directs and provides general management of the section’s programs, including analyzing relevant research methodologies, developing new or enhanced methods to correct problems or address changing needs, and serving as a consultant to tourism partners and vendors regarding tourism research needs. Manages Arkansas’s Welcome Center programs and staff. Designs and develops methods of enhancing service to the public. Plans and develops marketing strategies to encourage visitation of the Centers. Monitors Welcome Center work sites to identify problems, investigate complaints, and recommend corrective action. Monitors the literature fulfillment process by evaluating and making recommendations regarding literature distribution issues. Oversees the development and maintenance of research databases for accuracy and relevance to the section’s information needs. Oversees the preparation of research reports, analyses, and recommendations for use by senior management and the Arkansas State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission. Interprets goals, policies, and programs to accurately communicate the agency mission. Interprets and explains legislation concerning local advertising/promotion tax procedures. Makes presentations and attends meetings and conferences. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics, hospitality, business management, or a related field; plus six years of professional level experience, including at least two years supervisory experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

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Assessment Coordination Division / Little Rock
Position Number:  22083062
Salary:  $39,199 – $64,915
Closing:  September 22

Summary:  The Assessment Coordination Division (ACD) Administrator is responsible for managing the administrative processes of the agency and researching and compiling data on the ad valorem tax system. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description:  Supervises a small professional and administrative support staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, assigning and reviewing work, training new employees, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Coordinates with the director and other managers in the development of annual budgets to meet the agency’s planned financial, personnel, and purchasing needs. Monitors agency’s financial status by reviewing reports to ensure that expenditures are within budgeted amounts. Audits millage roll back worksheets submitted by county officials to ensure that computations are correct and roll back procedures for equalizing real estate and personal property tax rates have been complied with. Oversees the typing, printing, and distribution of assessment manuals for real estate and personal property, millage book, interim reports and other materials as needed to support county assessors or provide data for evaluating the assessment   system. Organizes and coordinates the compilation, data entry, editing and publishing of ratio study data gathered by field personnel to monitor compliance of county assessors with the mandatory assessment ratio. Assists the director by conducting special studies such as researching the impact of proposed legislation on millage rates, local government, school systems and the state library system; or determining the millage rate necessary to produce a specified amount of revenue for bond issues. Attends meetings of the legislature, county officials and the general public to answer questions, provide advice, and, occasionally, speak on matters related to ad valorem taxation. Plans and organizes meetings and activities for the director including an annual assessor’s seminar by arranging for meeting rooms and speakers, sending letters of invitation, registering attendees and collecting fees, reserving hotel rooms and otherwise coordinating functions. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field; plus three years’ experience in business, public administration, or a related field, including one year in a leadership or supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

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Travel Nurse Across America / North Little Rock

Description:  Performs managerial and administrative duties under direction of executive management, CEO & COO, with minimal supervision, including:  Organizing and maintaining files and records.  Planning and scheduling meetings and appointments.  Managing projects/conducting research.  Preserving historical reference by transcribing meeting discussions.  Preparing and editing correspondence, reports, and presentations.  Property management.  Serving as secretary to the Board of Directors, preparing for meetings and transcribing minutes.  Manages receptionist and administrative assistant.  Special projects.

Requirements:  Five years of related experience in a professional computerized business environment.  Detail oriented, excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written). Ability to work well with others as part of a team.  Capable of performing multiple tasks to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and computerized systems. Strong organizational skills. Flexible and resilient. Requires minimal supervision. Sensitive to confidential matters.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send resume to:  Sue Bender,<>.


Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Little Rock

Summary:  The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has a full-time opening for a graphic artist. The Democrat-Gazette, located in Little Rock, is the largest paper in the state, with a circulation of 147,467 daily and 217,047 on Sunday.

Description:  Graphics and illustrations must to be done quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment. The job requires the artist to work with editors and reporters from various departments around the newsroom to develop ideas and execute them on deadline.

Requirements:  Experience using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create news graphics is required. The ideal candidate for this job also will have the ability to create illustrations for features and sports section fronts.

Preferred:  A college degree in graphic arts is preferred, as is experience working for a newspaper. An understanding of the newspaper production process is helpful.

To Apply, or for more information:  Email cover letter, resume and a small portfolio of work to:

Kirk Montgomery
Assistant Managing Editor, Design & Graphics<>


KNWA / Fayetteville
Posted:  September 12

Description:  KNWA-TV, an NBC affiliate, is looking for a main Anchor. The right person will exude personality, intelligence and credibility both on and off camera. The job is high-profile both through community involvement and multi-media exposure.

Requirements:  Applicants should have at least three years of on-air anchoring experience, two years of reporting experience, a strong sense of urgency, strong news judgment, a positive attitude and a team oriented nature.

Preferred:  A college degree is preferred, along with knowledge of Avid`s iNews system, Avid Newscutter, social networking and community relations.

To Apply, or for more information:   Send resume and reel to:

Brook Thomas, News Director<>


Centene Corporation
NovaSys Health / Little Rock
Req. ID:  1004322
Posted:  September 13

Summary:  Coordinate all activities related to the marketing and communications functions.

Description:   Write, design, coordinate, and produce materials to support corporate and subsidiaries.  Collaborate with vendors on graphics design, advertising, marketing and printing.  Update member handbooks, provider directories, and coordinate printing and distribution of new member packets.  Coordinate activities to support marketing and communications needs.

Requirements:  Bachelors Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, related field or equivalent experience.  One-to-two (1-2) years of marketing or communications experience.

To Apply, or for more information: (search by Req. ID – Req. ID:  1004322)


J. B. Hunt / Lowell
Job ID:  00112300

Summary:  The Media/Communications Manager is responsible for increasing lead flow via multiple advertising mediums to specifically include J.B. Hunt’s email marketing and social media strategies.  This position will work closely with the Senior Advertising Manager to ensure proper strategy, distribution and messaging within J.B. Hunt’s driver recruitment email marketing efforts, as well as within J.B. Hunt’s driver recruitment social properties.   The media/communications manager will also manage content marketing and creative projects as needed and will participate in additional driver recruitment projects including brainstorming, event marketing and media placement.

Description:   Strategy implementation and content creation for driver email marketing efforts.  Social media strategy,  including paid and organic leads generation efforts.  Creative project management and production coordination.  Script and ad writing for radio and newspaper placements.  Content creation for driver blog, press releases and other outlets as needed.  Knowledge of mobile marketing.  Interact daily with CDP managers, VPs and other J.B. Hunt personnel to determine additional advertising needs, etc.  Attend meetings and assist in strategic planning for advertising department. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A) or equivalent from four-year college or university and three or more years related experience.

Preferred:  Communications, advertising/public relations or marketing degree.

To Apply, or for more information:     (search Job ID – 00112300)


MEMBERSHIP SPECIALIST (2 positions available)
Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas
Girl Scouts / North Little Rock

Summary:  A key member of the Membership, Volunteer, Program Department, the Membership Specialist is responsible for developing, retaining, and increasing girl/adult membership in assigned geographic area; recruits and provides ongoing support to volunteers; assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all markets; represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking; and ensures the Girl Scout Program is visible and accessible within assigned geographic area.

Description:  Recruit volunteers to work with girls in a variety of settings using traditional and non-traditional means.  Develops and administers effective special short-term programs focused on recruitment of girls.  Effectively identifies, analyzes, and solves problems, and successfully handles conflict resolution in assigned areas.  Establishes and maintains contact with community organizations and educational institutions to deliver Girl Scouting to underserved girls by implementing programs under the guidance and supervision of the Council’s Program Director.  Encourages and supports Service Units and volunteers in their areas under the guidance of the Volunteer Pathways Department.  Recruits, trains, and provides on-going support, supervision, and direction to administrative volunteers in assigned geographic areas by interpreting GSUSA and council policies, standards, and procedures, and by ensuring the availability of support services to enable volunteers to carry out their jobs effectively.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree, in related field preferred.  Minimum 3 years experience in related position, and or volunteer role.  Demonstrated ability in team management.  Demonstrated customer service skills.

Preferred:  Experience in volunteer recruitment/management.  Conflict management training.  Knowledge of Girl Scout Program Emphasis and Delivery Systems.

To Apply, or for more information:


Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism / Little Rock
Position Number:  22092389
Salary:  $26,531 – $45,064
Closing:  September 19

Summary:  The Multimedia Specialist is responsible for developing, coordinating, and planning audiovisual activities and programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Abstract:  This position organizes and maintains the digital and color transparencies library and assists the Chief Photographer, taking photos as needed. Applicant will fill requests from magazines, newspapers, and other tourism organizations, maintain and treat photos for, scan slides, produce PowerPoint presentations, and work on tourism publications such as the Arkansas Tour Guide and the Arkansas Adventure Guide. Other job duties include ordering and maintaining office supplies for the photography section and other duties as assigned. Applicant must have knowledge of digital and film photography and Adobe Photoshop. Digital editing experience is required.

Description:  Recommends purchases of new equipment and audiovisual aids and plans preventative maintenance and repair activities. Writes specifications for finished products, including bid specifications for items to be published or otherwise produced. Develops policies and procedures for new and existing audiovisual services, researches technological developments relevant to audiovisual needs, and recommends changes in services provided based upon needs assessment. Coordinates artistic aspects of end product, which may include graphic layout, design, illustration, publishing, and/or production. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training in the field of audiovisual, electronic, electrical, or the use of photographic equipment; plus one year of experience in the selected field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

To Apply, or for more information:


Division of Behavioral Health Services
Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock
Position Number:  22111896
Salary:  $29,251 – $49,683
Closing:  September 21

Summary:  The Planning Specialist is responsible for researching, reviewing, and evaluating state programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description:  Researches and reviews applicable legislation and/or similar programs, analyzes data, and compiles information for use in the development of state plans and programs. Maintains and updates agency program plans, writes newsletters, brochures, and articles for publication, and provides information for news releases. Monitors and evaluates the implementation of plans and programs to ensure compliance with program guidelines. Conducts and/or assists in presentations, at meetings and workshops, dealing with program related issues. May assist program participants in writing grant proposals and monitoring and approving grant activities and expenditures. Serves as liaison to help establish working relationships between local, state, and federal agencies. Prepares and submits various activity and program-related reports. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business management or a related field; plus one year of experience in planning programs, grants processing, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

To Apply, or for more information:


Razorback Nation
KNWA / Fayetteville
Posted:  September 12

Summary:  One of the best sports jobs in the country covering one of college football’s most prominent programs is now available!

Description:  Cover the Arkansas Razorbacks exclusively for Nexstar Broadcasting stations throughout Arkansas and the southeast. That means daily, live reports for Little Rock and Fayetteville with contributions in Shreveport, Monroe, Joplin and Springfield.  Your work has the potential to be seen in nearly 2 million households! You would be based in the heart of Razorback country – Fayetteville, AR – practically in the very shadows of Razorback stadium.

Requirements:  The ideal candidate would be a passionate, experienced on-air talent with a knack for live reports. We are looking for a polished, on-air presence. It is also critical that you understand creative sports storytelling – not just X’s and O’s – but strong character development. You also need excellent shooting and editing skills.

To Apply, or for more information:  Send your resume and reel immediately to:

Brook Thomas, News Director<>


Arkansas Forestry Commission / Little Rock
Position Number:  22158512
Salary:  $32,249 – $54,775
Closing:  September 19

Summary:  The Staff Development Coordinator is responsible for development and coordination of training and development programs for a large state agency/institution, region, or major statewide program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Description:  Assesses need for training programs or courses and researches material to develop courses or to identify sources of training. Makes arrangements for and coordinates training programs conducted by others by scheduling sessions, arranging for facilities, notifying participants, and arranging for qualified instructors. Develops and presents training programs in areas of specialization, including developing lesson plans, training aids, post training evaluations, and delivering lectures or demonstrations. Provides information, advice, and assistance to other agency personnel or program providers in training program development, sources of instructional material or instructors, and other information as required. Evaluates the effectiveness of training programs by conducting follow-up assessments of the assimilation of training into the workplace. Performs a leadership role in coordinating predetermined work assignments of subordinate employees by communicating prioritization of activities and project deadlines, and reviewing and monitoring the work performed. Interprets policies, procedures, or precedents, and provides supervisory or management staff with project updates on a regular and recurring basis to ensure adherence to project goals and timeframes. Researches, writes, distributes, and updates procedural, technical, and instructional manuals, booklets, and pamphlets. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, business administration, or related field; plus two years of experience in course development, conducting training sessions, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

To Apply, or for more information:



International Engagement

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Summary:  The Division of International Engagement intends to appoint a Study Abroad Coordinator with the primary responsibility of facilitating short-term study abroad opportunities for the UCA campus community. This is a 12-month position with benefits that is housed in the Office of Study Abroad and reports to the Associate Director of International Engagement. As a part of a small team of administrators, the Study Abroad Coordinator will play a key role in the organization of programs as well as all aspects of the study abroad processes including outreach and advising, selection, orientation and participation, re-entry and assessment.

Description:   Conduct information sessions, campus outreach and presentations relating to study abroad opportunities.  Maintain website, social media platforms and other promotional materials.  Process payments/receipts/deposits.  Registration of courses and transfer credit process.  Advise faculty on the creation and implementation of study abroad programs.  Conduct post-program surveys and assessment reports.  Coordinate Study Abroad Scholarship process.  Insurance enrollment and issuance for program participants.  Coordinate pre-departure orientation sessions for faculty, staff and students.  Advise students throughout application process.  Maintain office correspondence log and respond to general inquiries.  External liaison between faculty program leaders and service providers.  Internal liaison between Office of Study Abroad and campus offices such as Financial Aid, Registrar, Student Accounts, Scholarship Office, etc.  Member of International Engagement on-call emergency response team.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree.  Study abroad experience and/or other relevant international experience.

Preferred:  Written and oral fluency in a language in addition to English.

To Apply, or for more information:

Arkansas Women Vote Hosts First Public Event Sept. 23

10364040_640800825990331_8291306223420876131_nWHO:  Arkansas Women Vote or

WHAT:  Public event to raise awareness of issues affecting women in Arkansas

WHEN: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 23, 2014

WHERE:  Decorative Arts Museum (formerly the Terry House), 411 E 7th St., Little Rock, Arkansas 72202

BACKGROUND: Arkansas Women Vote, a group of Arkansas women who formed a committee born out of the frustration that the political dialogue fails to include discussions on issues important to women, working families and the elderly, will have a public meeting at 11:30 a.m. at the Decorative Arts Museum (the Terry House), 411 E. 7th St. in downtown Little Rock on Tues., Sept 23.

Arkansas Women Vote is using that particular venue as it was there that the Women’s Emergency Committee formed in September 1958 to reopen Little Rock public schools. While the times were in turmoil then, Arkansas Women Vote feels there are some similarities with the political climate today. This group of women have banded together to try and make a difference. Some of the issues identified by the Arkansas Women Vote include:

  • Increasing the Minimum Wage
  • Health Care
  • Early Education
  • Affordable Child Care
  • Care of the Elderly
  • Hunger and Poverty
  • Violence Against Women

Arkansas Women Vote wants women to be informed about these issues and examine the candidates’ positions on issues important to them. According to Arkansas Women Vote, women can make a difference in this election, but they have to go vote. Historically, the number of women voting in mid-term elections declines when compared to general election participation. The public event will provide more information for women who are interested in participating in upcoming elections.