Job Opportunities – 07/21/14

ALUMNI & DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

 

Development Office

 

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / Little Rock

 

Position Number: R97444

 

Closing: August 10

 

 

 

Summary: The Alumniand Development Systems Specialist works with end users (Directors of Development, Annual Giving, Alumni Membership, Special Events, Planned Giving, Major Gift/Campaign fundraising, Gift Services, and Prospect Research) to delivertechnical services, reporting, integration, configuration and custom programming in support of our end users’ advancement/fundraising efforts.

 

 

 

Description: Assist in the overall management of Ellucian’s Advance software. Provide support for all aspects and initiatives of the office including coordinating and integrating plans withother campus technology solutions. Create and migrate reports using Crystal Reports and Excel. Import and export data using various ETLtools (TOAD, SQL Developer, Oracle PLSQL, Oracle Sqlplus,etc), and the integrity of the database using custom scripting via Unix shell scripting and ODBC based database access tools from Advance Client to Advance Web using PL/SQL query language and Crystal Reports.   Manage and maintain current AWA Client software. Test and deploy software future upgrades. Troubleshoot network connections as they relate to Advance and the connected systems, the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all development systems including software, hardware and VPN internet connections. Provide expertise and support during system upgrades, installations, conversions, and file maintenance. Provide analysis, design and the implementation of solutions to share data and/or integrate software applications at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with outside vendors. Utilize available tools such as (SQL,WinSCP, PuTTY, TOAD, QAS etc) to provide support for project and report request for the campus staff, administration, and departments and units ensuring that optimal results will be achieved.   Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.

 

 

 

Preferred: Two or more years of experience with reporting/data analytic; writing SQL queries preferably against an Oracle database and experience with relational database management systems. Ellucian Advance preferred or other fundraising donor database software that utilizes an Oracle database.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/2358

 

 

 

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ALUMNI AFFAIRS SPECIALIST

 

Development Office

 

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / Little Rock

 

Position Number: R97183

 

Closing: August 15

 

 

 

Summary: The AlumniAffairs Specialist is responsible for researching and preparing special reports, examining and verifying documents, and performing general office duties. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

 

 

Description:   Research various data storage and/or computer records to obtain information and compile data for reports. Compose and type routine correspondence and form letters. Maintain activity logs and/or financial ledgers, and submit reports to supervisor. Review documents including applications, forms, vouchers, records, and reports for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with laws and regulations, make necessary corrections, and assign file numbers. Provide information, assistance, and clarification to interested parties concerning agency/institution policies and procedures. Assist in developing or revising agency/institution policies, procedures, and directives based on research findings. Compile financial information used to formulate budget proposals and monitor expenditures. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training in office administration, business administration, or related field; plus two years of experience in alumni related activities or related area.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information: https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/2409

 

 

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – ALUMNI & PARENT RELATIONS

 

Harding University / Searcy

 

 

 

Summary: Under general supervision, plans and coordinates various Alumni, Family and Women for Harding programs and events for the department.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

http://www.harding.edu/hr/jobs (under “Staff Jobs”)

 

 

 

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

 

Development Office / University Libraries

 

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

 

Closing: July 29

 

 

 

Description: Performs administrative duties to support the University Libraries Office of Development. Maintains appointment calendars and advises on possible meetings/events, makes travel arrangements for the Director of Development,donors, and other library personnel involved in meeting with donors. Prepares correspondence, serves as office receptionist, oversees office, and assists the Director for Academic and Research Services and the Director for CollectionManagement as requested. Contacts donors, schedules appointments, completesresearch and compiles background information, prepares reports, transcribesdictation, and assists in identifying possible funding sources from foundations and other organizations. Assists in planning meetings for library development committees, prepares documents, and takes minutes. Assists in planning general library and campus development events. Maintains donor database, maintains mailing list, and prepares financial reports. Assists with the Annual Fund campaign. Serves as back-up to the Dean’s administrative assistant. Reports jointly to the Director of Development and the Dean of Libraries.

 

 

 

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of specializedtraining in business management, business education, or a related field; plus three years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed. The ideal candidate should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability tomaintain confidentiality.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=172333

 

 

 

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DIRECTOR / PRINCIPAL FELLOWES PROGRAM

 

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

 

 

 

Description: The Principal Fellows program will improve upon current school leadership development efforts in and around the state of Arkansas by working closely with school districts to identify prospective leaders and create rich, meaningful and diverse internship experiences. Graduates of the Principal Fellows program will earn a traditional school administrators license and the program will be NCATE accredited. ThePrincipal Fellows program director will lead the effort to assist high-needlocal educational agencies (LEAs) in recruiting and training principals. Successful candidate will have a vision for developing the leadership capacity of high-need schools.

 

 

 

Requirements: Master’s degree plus five years of experience working in a leadership capacity with k-12 schools. Demonstrated strong communication skills–both writing and verbal; and a minimum of four years experience supervising and improving instruction.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=172250

 

 

 

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

 

American Heart Association / Little Rock (or Fayetteville)

 

Tracking Code: 3135-415

 

 

 

Summary: We have anexcellent opportunity for a Director of Communications in the SouthWest Affiliate. Reporting to the Senior Director of Communications, the selectedcandidate will serve the Little Rock market working with development and health strategies staff to craft and deliver strategic communications and marketing support. The Director of Communications will play a significant role in helping the Association reach our 2020 Impact Goal by delivering mission-related messaging to Little Rock and NW Arkansas. This position can be in either our Little Rock or Fayetteville office.

 

Scope: Responsibilities involve working with staff and volunteers to create and execute strategic public relations campaigns and to develop communications and marketing relationships, strategies and deliverables in support of AHA fundraising efforts, educational programs, awareness campaigns, advocacy efforts and branding. This position requires travel within the Little Rock/NW Arkansas area to meet with media, community stakeholders and key volunteers and sponsors.

 

 

 

Description: Support Little Rock staff and volunteer communications by serving as the strategic communications and marketing lead. Serve as the media contact for Little Rock, including smaller surrounding markets, leading all media relations efforts to build awareness for master AHA/ASA and sub-brands through targeted communications activities. Develop, lead and drive comprehensive and integrated traditional media, social edia and marketing plans for the Little Rock market. Collaborate with development and health strategies integration partners to help convey AHA mission-related activities. In conjunction with the Health Equity Director, collaborate to generate outreach and communications efforts specific to multicultural audiences with an emphasis on the Native American, Hispanic/Latino and African American population. Work with the Government Relations Director to drive communications efforts that directly impact the AHA’s public policy agenda including local, state and federal campaigns. Engage sponsors in effective activation activities and work directly with market staff to generate solid sponsor ROI. Attend and lead communications efforts for all key fundraising events. Work with development partners to inject passion into events via scripting and event run-of-show. Secure local media sponsorships for AHA events and programs. Manage and increase social media engagement through Facebook and Twitter. Contribute to design needs, including approving all materials to ensure alignment and adherence to AHA Branding Guidelines. Provide volunteer and staff training and additional resources as necessary related to new and on-going AHA programs and campaigns. Increase and steward volunteer engagementthrough community relations and the recruitment of leadership volunteers tohelp achieve revenue and mission goals. Position requires ability to travel daily and overnight up to 10 percent.

 

 

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in communications, public relations, journalism or related field preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 1Ž2 years’ experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education. Must have at least 3 years of experience in public relations communications, public relations, marketing or journalism. This experience may also count toward satisfying the educational requirement. Nonprofit experience preferred. Existing media relationships in the Little Rock/NW Arkansas market preferred. Must have at least intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2013 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://heart-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3135&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992278&company_id=16415&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=1&bystate=1&byRegion=US_AR&bylocation=US&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes

 

 

 

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & IMPROVEMENT

 

Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) / Little Rock

 

Position Number: 22094164

 

Salary: $55,156 – $83,145

 

Closing: August 4

 

 

 

Summary: The Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Director of Community Development and Improvement is responsible for functioning as the grants division director and overseeing federal and state grant programs administered through the agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws andagency policy.

 

 

 

Description: Generates reports for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development documenting the achievements and disappointment of objectives delineated through their Five-Year Consolidated Plan.   Communicates with elected officials concerning economic development needs throughout their respective communities and methods for channeling funding to address those needs. Collaborates with external state government agencies to cultivate a Five-Year Consolidated Plan addressing community and economic development needs. Coordinates grants and loan programs for community and economic development as established by both the Office of theGovernor and the agency. Manages professional and administrative support staff by assigning and reviewing projects or assignments, hiring, counseling, providing training opportunities, and evaluating their performance. Provides information to legislative auditors and the Office of the Inspector General concerning the use of federal and state funds. Monitors development and delivery of instruction and technical assistance for grantees and grants projects administrators. Generates reports for a variety of personnel concerning the use of federal and state funded grant and loan programs. Monitors operational activities within their community development block grant program. Provides information to Arkansans on grant opportunities available through the agency. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, economics, finance, or a related field; plus six years of experience in grants program operations, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=d8a6fbf2c681f71e0af70bbe2c9def85&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=1245&jobid=68126

 

 

 

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DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE DESIGN & COMMUNICATIONS /

 

ENROLLMENT SERVICES

 

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

 

Closing: August 1

 

 

 

Description: The director of creative design and communication for Enrollment Services will provide leadership and guidance (among other duties) in the production of quality publications for various offices of Enrollment Services and will coordinate graphic design and other production and content issues and will serve as the Division’s liaison to, and resource for, the Office of University Relations, collaborating with the Vice Provost for Enrollment in the development of a comprehensive communications plan for Enrollment Services that articulates the Division’s strategic vision and reflects the University’s image.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, marketing, communications, design, or business from an accredited institution of higher education. Two years of professional experience in the news media or a communications related field. One year of supervisory experience. Advanced Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver.) Experience with state-of-the-art graphics and design software (CRM & CMS.) Experience in strategic communication and publications preparation

 

 

 

Preferred: Master’s degree in English, journalism, marketing, communications, design, or business from an accredited institution of higher education. Five years of higher education experience. Experience with website content management software and social media tools. Experience in creating and implementing a communications plan and/or branding strategies.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=172323

 

 

 

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DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

 

Arkansas Bankers Association / Little Rock

 

 

 

Summary: The Arkansas Bankers Association is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Government Relations.

 

 

 

Description: Leads analysis of proposed legislative actions and determines the potential impact on ABA members. Acts as treasurer,fundraiser, and administrator for PACs. Monitors legislative and regulatory activities and helps develop ABApositions. Facilitates the involvement of ABA members in government relations. Helps write and review policies that support the ABA and the bankingindustry’s goals. Acts as the ABA’s liaison between the legislative entities, the ABA, and ABA members. Communicates with other lobbyists, legislative staff and government representatives to provide talking points and/or prepare research in preparation of pending legislation or regulation. Serves as lead government relations advocate for the ABA. Develop relationships with key legislators and their staffs/committee staffs and regulators.

 

 

 

Requirements: Strong banking/finance background and government relations experience required.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Aaron Gamewell,

 

Executive Vice President /Chief Operating Officer

 

aaron.gamewell@arkbankers.org<mailto:aaron.gamewell@arkbankers.org>

 

 

 

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DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH

 

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / Little Rock

 

Position Number: R97189

 

Closing: August 19

 

 

 

Summary: The Director of Institutional Research oversees and coordinates a comprehensiveprogram of external reporting, internal reporting and analysis, survey administration, and project management in support of institutional assessment, planning, and decision-making. Reporting to the Provost, the Director serves the entire campus as a key, central resource for information and analysis in efforts to address institutional priorities, assess institutional performance, and improve institutional outcomes. This is a full-time, twelve-month administrative position.

 

 

 

Description: Assistcampus leaders and committees in a systematic approach with research, planning, and analysis of institutional and/or comparative data used to support and enhance evidence-based decision making and policy formation in areas such as strategic planning, resource allocation, enrollment management, fiscal management, institutional effectiveness, student success, outcomes assessment, accreditation and program review. Provides campus-wide leadership in staffing, coordinating, and addressing institutional research and improvement efforts while ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and university laws, statutes, and regulations, including FERPA and participation in Data Governance activities. Maintain and report data required by state and federal governments, University of Arkansas System (UA System), Higher Learning Commission (HLC), external agencies and accrediting agencies including IPEDS, HEDS, AAUP, NCAA and US News and World Report. Create, maintain and enhance the structure, content, and use of university fact book. Assist in the expanded use of web-based services to make useful information and relevant analysis more readily available to the college community. Maintain a formal set of procedures (in partnership with Technical Services, Data Governance, etc.) for ensuring the validity and integrity of data collection, analysis, and reporting, including consistency across campus.   Provide data to individual academic departmental units preparing for specialized accreditation. Consult with University leadership, faculty and staff to determine information needs, identify problems, and offer solutions. Assist in designing and conducting analyses and completing reports on the college’s position and performance with respect to appropriate comparison groups, including institutional metrics such as the college dashboard. Provide support and direction to the Office of the Provost in analyzing student retention and measuring student satisfaction; to Alumni Relations in gathering and analyzing data on graduates; and to Admission in support of enrollment goals and initiatives.   Create different information products for various stakeholders as required or as needs arise. Advise and recommend to college leadership ways that institutional research can assist in promoting college-wide improvement. Assist divisions and departments (including academic departments) in designing andconducting benchmarking, outcome, satisfaction, and other studies. Play an active role in the college reaccreditation process and in preparing self-study reports. Coordinate training of University staff in the use of data reporting tools and the appropriate reporting of data.   Participate in special projects relating to institutional planning, assessment of outcomes, and institutional effectiveness. Coordinate national and regional surveys by serving as the primary contact; facilitating delivery to participants; and receiving, analyzing, and communicating results (e.g., CIRP, US News, NSSE, HEDS Senior Survey, etc.) Advise campus constituents on creating and administering tailored surveys (e.g., Post-Graduate Plans, Alumni Satisfaction.) Provide expertise with both qualitative and quantitative research methods, survey design and administration, the use of statistical software (e.g. R, SPSS), predictive analytics and the interpretation of such results especially related to working with large data sets. Collaborate with Information Technology Services to enhance the data reporting including developing readily available reports using various tools to build capacity for data analysis and reporting across the University. Direct and supervise the unit’s administrative and support staff. Assign tasks, initiate recruitment to fill vacancies, monitor and assess performance and provide feedback to help employees become more proficient in performingassigned tasks. Encourage and facilitate training and professional development activities of staff as needed. Participate in professional organizations such as the Association of Institutional Research and other relevant national and regional professional organizations to remain apprised of current issues and concerns in the field. Serve on committees. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: Master’s degree in statistics, information analysis, social science, computing or other related field and at least three years of experience in a related area, preferably in a university setting. PhD in related field preferred.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/2422

 

 

 

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DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH

 

University of the Ozarks / Clarksville

 

Closing: August 8

 

 

 

Summary: Under the supervision of the Chief Information Officer, the Director of InstitutionalResearch is accountable for the appropriate collection of data, documentation of information, accuracy and presentation of findings.

 

 

 

Description: Compile, analyze, interpret and report data findings to senior management to facilitate the use of data and information for planning, decision making, and continuous institutional improvement. Ensure timely and effective communication of data and information to both internal and external constituencies. Provide support for essential assessment and accreditation functions. Develop and maintain databases for longitudinal comparisons and analysis. Conduct comprehensive studies on targeted topics including but not limited to recruitment, remediation, retention, and completion as requested, and apply intermediate statistical principles as appropriate.

 

 

 

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or field in which strong data analysis skills are acquired. Strong background in Statistical Data Analysis. Must possess strong query language skills (SQL) with 3-5 years professional experience. Experience extracting, transforming, loading, and analyzing large data sets. Experience writing reports to present theresults of data analysis. SPSS experience a plus. Excellent analytical skills.   Ability to adhere to schedules and deliver work on time is a necessity. Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to work independently but also take detailed instruction from supervisor and other administrators.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:   Applications should include a cover letter addressing interest in the position, resume, and the names, titles, and full contact information of three references. All inquiries, nominations and applications should be sent electronically to:

 

 

 

Karen Schluterman,

 

Human Resource Manager

 

University of the Ozarks

 

kaschlut@ozarks.edu<mailto:kaschlut@ozarks.edu>

 

 

 

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EVENTS COORDINATOR

 

Walton Arts Center / Fayetteville

 

 

 

Summary: The EventsCoordinator leads in the scheduling, contracting and planning of client events and services and assists in the planning for Walton Arts Center special events.

 

 

 

Description: Event Management – Leads in the creative design and coordination of assigned events and meetings. Serves as onsite event manager for Walton Arts Center special events, internal functions and client rental events. Serves as primary contact for client relations and services from inquiry to invoice. Serves as interdepartmental liaison responsible for communicating event requirements across the organization. Maintains the facility master calendar and serves as primary contact for master calendar entries. Maintain notes on events in event management database. Negotiates with area businesses and vendors to provide exceptional services for Walton Arts Center and our clients. Serves as primary point person for all event food and beverage needs for internal and external events. Recruits local approved caterers and maintains those relationships. Responsible for the training of personnel regarding food handling, preparation and safety. Provides input and assists in the development of policies surrounding client rental events. Research current industry rental event practices, rates and trends to keep Walton Arts Center policies up to date. Works with Marketing to develop promotional materials and create marketing plans for client events. Works with Box Office team on ticketing services required for client events. Maintains Events Procedure Guide to keep current with Walton Arts Center Front of House policies and procedures. Coordinates the Walton Arts Center public tour program. Oversees the maintenance of attendance logs for all events across the organization’s multiple facilities. Assists Director of Events and Patron Services with assigned administrative tasks. Finance – Exercises sound independent judgment while being accountable for purchases within Events budget area. Assists Director of Events and Patron Services in budget development and reconciliation for Events income and expenses. Any and all other tasks assigned by management for which the employee is qualified and physically able to perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field required plus 3 years of live event coordination,with a focus on customer service. Experience in a performing arts environment is highly desirable.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

Karen Percival,

 

Human Resources Officer

 

kpercival@waltonartscenter.org<mailto:kpercival@waltonartscenter.org>

 

 

 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT / SYSTEMS OFFICE

 

St. Vincent Health Systems / Little Rock

 

Req. Number: 1400021995

 

 

 

Summary: Manage and perform all duties necessary to enhance and maintain the office of VP/Administrator and the department, provide back-up support to other Executive Team members, as assigned. Enhance the image of SVHS by projecting an image that reflects a professional demeanor as demonstrated in articulate speech, a well-groomed appearance and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

 

 

 

Description:   Communication – Provides telephone and reception services, directing calls to appropriate staff; handling requests and complaints in an efficient, orderly and prioritized manner; answers phone promptly and courteously, exercising good judgement and maintaining confidentiality. Acknowledges all persons entering the office in a prompt and courteous manner. Sends and receives email and facsimile communications appropriately. Maintains a pleasant and cooperative working relationship with all personnel. Handles difficult situations tactfully and treats all persons equally and with dignity. Information Management – Maintains confidentiality of all records/activities of VP/Administrator, as required, to include prospective business ventures, proposed benefit and policy changes, employee/patient/physician issues and/or concerns, etc. Processes confidential new hire information and orientation schedule for management team members reporting directly to VP/Administrator. Assists in development of highly confidential documents and processes that require a high level of discretion. Disseminates information accurately and distributes to appropriate recipients. Policies and Procedures – Arrives at work promptly on a consistent basis. Follows hospital/department dress code. Arranges personal obligations/appointments in consideration of office coverage and work load. Uses time productively and effectively controls telephone, visitors and other time traps. Coordination – Provides support for meetings held by VP/Administrator by processing notices/agendas/mailings, arranging meeting rooms/accommodations/refreshments/meals, and providing materials for meetings. Coordinates the process of management evaluations for those reporting to VP/Administrator. Maintains appointment calendar by arranging appointments and monitoring cancellations and changes for VP/Administrator. Screens incoming calls, directs callers to appropriate others, and informs VP/Administrator of matters requiring immediate attention. Coordinates attendance at seminars/meetings and related travel arrangements for VP/Administrator. Secretarial – Utilizes computer to accurately prepare documents, reports and correspondence. Performs secretarial duties for VP/Administrator and other Executive Team members, as required, using correct English grammar, punctuation and composition in the preparation of correspondence, reports, statements and minutes. Keeps abreast of office routines/procedures in order to serve in back-up capacity, as needed. Records Management – Maintains central personnel files for active and terminated employees, including periodic purging. Assists with other departmental filing as required. Maintains current filing system for VP/Administrator, ensuring easy retrieval of documents and information.

 

 

 

Requirements: High school diploma or GED, Metropolitan Test, or equivalent, plus successful completion of commercial/secretarial courses. Two to three (2-3) years progressively responsible experience in an administrativerole requiring broad range of secretarial experience. Medical environment preferred.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://chi.taleo.net/careersection/svhs/jobdetail.ftl (Req. Number: 1400021995)

 

 

 

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INTERN – DEVELOPMENT (Fall)

 

Arkansas Foodbank / Little Rock

 

 

 

Summary: The Development Intern will work closely with the Development department assisting with such tasks as fundraising, donor stewardship and database management. While assisting with a wide range of fundraising projects, interns will gain substantial hands-on experience andspecific training in many aspects of nonprofit development. Intern will work 16 hours a week. The Arkansas Foodbank offers this internship opportunity for interns during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. This is a non-paid position.

 

 

 

Description: Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence. Update and correct database records. Assist Donor Relations Coordinator with mailing out donor acknowledgement letters. Assist Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator with setting up materials for our Volunteers Orientation. Assist development department by performing miscellaneous administrative activities. Assist with special events. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: High school diploma or general education degree (GED.) Development interns will be actively enrolled in a university nonprofit management program.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information: Submit a resume or an Arkansas Foodbank employment application to:

 

 

 

Jackquelyn O’Donnell,

 

Arkansas Foodbank

 

4301 W 65th St

 

Little Rock, AR 72209

 

jmodonnell@arkansasfoodbank.org<mailto:jmodonnell@arkansasfoodbank.org>

 

 

 

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MANAGING EDITOR – TC MAGAZINE /

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

Mitchell Center for Leadership & Ministry

 

Harding University / Searcy

 

 

 

Summary: Under limited supervision, designs, creates, and edits the hard copy and web version of TC Magazine. Works with various social media platforms to provide an interactive experience with the magazine. The position is also responsible for the funds associated with Spring Break missions and administrative assistant duties to the Mitchell Center, and providing administrative support for the office and Executive Director.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

http://www.harding.edu/hr/jobs   (under “Staff Jobs”)

 

 

 

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MARKETING COORDINATOR / MAINTENANCE

 

Central Flying Service / Little Rock

 

 

 

Summary: This job description establishes and defines the authority, accountability, reporting relationships, responsibilities, and duties of the Maintenance Marketing Coordinator within the Jet Group at Central Flying Service. Develop and implement strategic marketing efforts to attract aircraft maintenance and achieve Jet Group goals. Reviewmarket analyses to determine customer needs, price schedules, and discounts. Meet with key clients, quoting, negotiating and closing maintenance sales. Maintain relationship with customers. The Maintenance Marketing Coordinator reports to the VP Parts and Service for the Jet Group.

 

 

 

Scope: The Maintenance Marketing Coordinator is responsible for contributing to the development and growth of Central Flying Service and the Jet Group Maintenance Department. The Maintenance Marketing Coordinator is responsible for proposing, preparing, finalizing quotes for maintenance work. The Maintenance Marketing Coordinator is responsible for providing support for retail sales people asrequired. The Maintenance Marketing Coordinator is authorized to make individual purchases for approved ad campaigns for the Jet Group Department up to $500.00. The Maintenance Marketing Coordinator is responsible for performing other duties as assigned by the VP Parts and Service.

 

 

 

Description: Generate new maintenance business and create ways to attract new customers while maintaining relationships with existing customers. Analyze and control expenditures to conform to budgetary requirements. Develop ways to represent CFS maintenance in the most favorable light to the industry, the competition and customers. Present options to customers as required to meet customer needs. Initiate purchase requisitions for required materials to the Purchasing Agent, coordinate and follow up with the Project Manager as necessary to meet scheduled completion dates. Ensure that all company operations are conducted in an ethical and prudent manner. Follow the proper implementation of normal operating procedures. Observe and report any issues that need to be brought to the attention of the VP Parts and Service. Facilitate the flow of information. Maintain a well-groomed, professional appearance. Follow all instructions (written and verbal) given by VP Parts and Service. Perform all other duties and tasks as may be directed from time to time by the VP Parts and Service. The Maintenance Marketing Coordinator may delegate all duties assigned to any properly trained individual with the approval of VP Parts and Service however such delegation does not relieve him of the overall responsibility.

 

 

 

Requirements: College degree in Marketing or Advertising. One year experience in a customer orientated position. Experience in sales, marketing, advertising or retail related settings re an asset. Internship experience and previous entry level experience will be considered as working experience for this position.

 

 

 

Preferred: Knowledge of aviation industry.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://flycfs.applicantharbor.com/jobmainlist.php

 

 

 

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PROCESSING ARCHIVIST

UALR Archives

 

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / Little Rock

 

Position Number: P98152

 

Closing: August 18

 

 

 

Summary: The Archivist assigned to the UALR Archives, Center for Arkansas History and Culture, at the Arkansas Studies Institute is responsible for organizing the James Guy Tucker, Jr., archival collection into a useful format for patrons and for providing assistance to patrons in locating information. This person will also assist with the creation of educational and public programming for a variety of groups and in various formats. The Processing Archivist is part of a two-year grant funded project.

 

 

 

Description: Researches and records the origin, sorts, categorizes, arranges and describes items in the collection prior to making collection available to the public. Analyzes historical significance of items within the collection to determine need for including/excluding significant/insignificant information in the official archival collection. Assist in the coordination of educational and public outreach programs. Cleans, restores, and repairs documents using various techniques to avoid further deterioration of the collection. Organizes archival records and develops classification systems to facilitate access to archival materials. Preserves records, documents, and objects. Provides assistance to patrons by referring to specialists in subject matter or other information sources; conducts physical searches for information and directs patrons in proper search techniques. Places items in folders or boxes and stores on shelves by classification. Prepares and maintains inventory listing on each item processed. Writes bibliographic sketches to include in collection index. Responds to specific inquires or requests by conducting searches, making referrals, and/or compiling needed materials. Oversees processing of materials,establishing guidelines, processing procedures, and approving final drafts of inventories and guides.   Discusses restrictions for the collection with the donor and develops policies governing use of the collection and equipment by the public. Provides information and technical assistance by making public speaking appearances, answering questions, making referrals, or participating in media interviews. Compiles data, and prepares required activity reports. Maintains inventory of supplies. Provides technical customer service support to other departments, staff, and the general public.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a field related to archives work and have two years of relevant experience.

 

 

 

Preferred: A Master’s degree in a field related to archives work and two years of relevant experience is preferred. Experience with Archivists’ Toolkit is preferred.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/2394

 

 

 

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PRODUCTION MANAGER

 

Publicity

 

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

 

 

 

Description:   This position will coordinate all live-event television broadcasting and video streaming for the University of Arkansas’ Athletics Department. This will include, but not be limited to, events associated with the SEC Network and ESPN3, the official athletics web site of Razorback Athletics, and other outlets as determined. The Television Production Manager must have extensive knowledge of pre-production equipment and control rooms, including non-linear editing systems, as well as a knowledge and understanding of broadcast video graphics. Must demonstrate the ability to work with broadcast talent to plan and execute live sporting event shows.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Media, or related field and a minimum of five (5) years full-time experience producing/directing live sports television at the Network or Affiliate level. Experience producing content. Experience in producing and directing live event productions. Applicable equivalencies may be considered.

 

 

 

Preferred: Degree in Broadcast Journalism or Radio/Television/Film component.

 

Sports broadcast television production or related experience (editing & graphic creation specific.) Experience in graphics creation software (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects.) Television production skills (Electronic News Gathering (ENG) experience. Non-Linear Editing on the AVID platform.   Extensive experience with non-linear edit systems (NLE.) Extensive experience in creating and implementing graphics for sports broadcasts. Operational level skills in Electronic News Gathering (ENG) (field video camera, lighting, and related audio.)

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=172347

 

 

 

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PROJECT COORDINATOR

 

Center for Community & Economic Development

 

University of Central Arkansas / Conway

Closing: September 1

 

 

 

Summary: The Project Coordinator of the Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED) is responsible for technical and communication support for (CCED) and the Community Development Institute (CDI). The Project Coordinator will assist with community projects and training events, data management, marketing, and purchasing. Additional responsibilities include support for research and applied projects, communication with customers and stakeholders, and other administrative duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Description:   Maintain UCA Foundation accounts. Maintain grant accounts, which may include tracking and reconciliation of grant expenditures and account balances, completion of grant-related purchases, and communication and coordination with UCA’s Grants Office and accounting technician’s within the Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Assume responsibility for purchasing, travel arrangements, and development and routing of contracts.   Management of social media accounts, which include Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Serve as primary point of contact for CDI Advisory Board, which includes scheduling board meetings and serving as board secretary/recorder. Support marketing and communications efforts through maintenance of mailing lists and email lists, survey development and execution through FluidSurveys, development of newsletters and press releases, and management of the CDI listserv.   Assist with marketing and logistics efforts for CDI and other training events. May include coordination of room reservations, handling of audio visual set-up, and processing of participant registrations. Act as support staff for community projects by coordinating of conference calls and community meetings, keeping projectminutes, conducting basic research, and gathering of training and outreach materials. Represent CCED at conferences and meetings.

 

 

 

Requirements: Undergraduate degree.

 

 

 

Preferred: Event planning and/or marketing experience. Experience in community and economic development with aspirations tofurther a career in the field.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/1217

 

 

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION COORDINATOR

 

Department of Finance & Administration / Little Rock

 

Position Number: 2207-9919

 

Salary: $37,332 – $62,616

 

Closing: August 1

 

 

 

Summary: The PublicInformation Coordinator is responsible for overseeing public relations activities and developing and administering educational and informational programs related to the operation of an organization in state government. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

 

 

Description: Supervises subordinate public relations staff by making work assignments, establishingdeadlines, providing instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluatingemployee performance. Plans, develops, and directs the distribution of educational and promotional material concerning the organization by reviewing and approving articles, news releases, publications, and program exhibits, proofreading copy, and arranging for distribution. Presents educational andinformational programs to civic organizations, governmental agencies, conservation groups, schools, and the general public, to increase awareness of the mission and function of the organization. Develops formal training programs and materials and conducts training for business leaders, government officials, organization staff, and the general public concerning organizational programs. Coordinates conferences and special events by securing speakers, planning agendas, approving entertainment and facility arrangements and contracts, and evaluating impact and success of events. Works with news media to coordinate coverage of activities and events by issuing invitations and press passes, accommodating media personnel, preparing press guides, and handling problems and schedule changes. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Preferred: Prefer applicants with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field; plus four years experience in public relations, journalism or a related field, plus one year of supervisory experience. Knowledge of the principles and practices of journalism, publication design, layout techniques and employeebenefit programs. Preferred candidates will be skilled in news writing, oral communications, public speaking, graphic design and public relations.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=d8a6fbf2c681f71e0af70bbe2c9def85&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=19&jobid=69177

 

 

 

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SENIOR ART DIRECTOR

 

EXIT Marketing / Little Rock

 

 

 

Summary: EXIT is looking for an art director/designer with 4+ years of agency experience. Talent in identity development and proven conceptual skills are both important areas of strength for this position. Also important for applicants is a desire toplay a key role in helping a growing company continue to grow, a passion for doing work that stands out, and a confidence and ability to wear many creative hats. EXIT is a brand development company that serves a diverse range of clients. We help companies escape clutter through positioning, identity and messaging services. Learn more about our firm at exitmarketing.net.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Shawn Solloway,

 

President/Creative Director/Chief Brand Manager

 

solloway@exitmarketing.net<mailto:solloway@exitmarketing.net>

 

 

 

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SENIOR PRODUCTION MANAGER

 

Publicity

 

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

 

 

 

Description: The Senior Production Manager will work in a team television production environment within Athletics in the Broadcast Services department. Will have prime responsibility to oversee pre-production of graphic and video elements for Razorback Athletics’ big screen productions, SEC Network broadcasts, television shows, highlight videos, promotions, and special projects. Senior Production Manager must have extensive knowledge of pre-production equipment and control rooms, including non-linear editing systems, as well as a knowledge and understanding of broadcast video graphics.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree – Journalism, Media, or related field. Minimum of five (5) years experience producing and editing broadcast-quality television productions (live and pre-production.) Experience producing content and creating graphics for big screen events. Extensive experience with non-linear edit systems (NLE.) Extensive experience in creating and implementing graphics for sports broadcasts. Operational level skills in Electronic News Gathering (ENG) (field video camera, lighting, and related audio.) Proven ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines. Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to clearly communicate project goals to all members of the production team. Skilled experience in producing and directing live event productions.

 

 

 

Preferred: Degree in Broadcast Journalism or Radio/Television/Film component. Sports broadcast television production or related experience (editing & graphic creation specific.) In-stadium big-screen video board experience. Knowledge of graphics creation software (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects.) Television production skills (Electronic News Gathering (ENG) experience.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=172345

 

 

 

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VETERANS AFFAIRS COORDINATOR

 

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / Little Rock

 

Position Number: R99794

 

Closing: August 18

 

 

 

Summary: The University of Arkansas at Little Rock seeks a Veterans Affairs Coordinator who will be a vital part of the Enrollment Management Team. The Veterans Affairs Coordinator will provide leadership within an office to administer veterans’ educational benefits on a vibrant metropolitan campus in accordance with institutional, state, and federal guidelines and regulations.

 

 

 

Description:   Initial contact with student veterans. Counsel students and provide needed referrals. Certify students for veterans educational benefits. Provide appropriate communication updates to student veterans. Manage a small staff. Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to administer VA benefits by regulation to ensure institutional compliance. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor degree, familiarity with Veterans Affairs programs and regulations, two or more years of supervisory experience, and a demonstrated success record of exceptional customer service.

 

 

 

Preferred: Master’s degree; experience administering Financial Aid within Banner Student Information System; experience working with the U.S. Department of VeteransAffairs, VA-Once, personal counseling; and superior knowledge of the GI Bill are preferred.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/2388

 

CJRW Seeks Senior Copywriter

Senior Copywriter

If you are a copywriter of the senior sort who can think big thoughts, write great words, and play on one of the winningest teams in the South, then this might be the gig for you.

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods, one of the largest and most awarded advertising agencies in the Southwest, is looking for a talented, conceptual Senior Copywriter. Recently named by Adweek  as Arkansas’ Top Shop, CJRW is a full-service agency located in downtown Little Rock, AR – one of Kiplinger’s “10 Great Places to Live,” and Outside Magazine’s  “Best Towns” – with a dream roster of clients. 

The copywriter who wins this position will be a team player with the ability to work across all media channels. From television, to print, to interactive, to mobile, to promotional, to guerilla. He or she will understand creative excellence, the importance of teamwork, the reality of deadlines, the value of relationships, and the process to ensure profitability. No prima donnas, please.

Candidates should have a minimum of five years of advertising experience. Just send your cover letter, resume, and portfolio to donna.williams@cjrw.com.  Feel free to visit our website at cjrw.com

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Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families Seeks Outreach Director, Health Care Policy Director

OUTREACH DIRECTOR

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families seeks an advocate to lead efforts to promote tax and budget policies and public programs that improve the lives of low- and moderate-income families, including issues such as health coverage, education, child care, and tax policy. Must have proven track record in outreach, coalition building, or political organizing. Must have strong interest in learning tax and budget issues and ability to work with diverse allies. In-state travel required. Must have bachelor degree. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter, resume, and references to cneal@aradvocates.org.  AACF is an equal opportunity employer.

Download the complete job description here

 

HEALTH CARE POLICY DIRECTOR

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, a nonprofit advocacy organization, is looking for a driven individual to lead the fight to improve health care coverage, access, and quality for Arkansas’s low and middle income children and families.  Must have proven track record in health care policy analysis, state and federal Medicaid policy, and advocacy. Must have excellent analytical skills and communication skills (speaking and writing), experience in coalition building, and the ability to work in a team environment with diverse allies.  A master’s degree or the equivalent in public policy, public health, health care/public administration, economics, law, or related field. Send cover letter indicating your interest in the position, resume, references, and writing sample to cneal@aradvocates.org. Competitive salary and benefits.  AACF is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Job Opportunities – 07/14/14

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

 

KARK 4 – KLRT 16 / Little Rock

 

Posted: July 7

 

 

 

Summary: The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.

 

 

 

Description: Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals. Establishes credible relationships with local business community. Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients. Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts. Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients. Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible. Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media. Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media. Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field. Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them. Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and reliable transportation. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/49197.html

 

 

 

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ACCOUNTANT II

 

Travel Nurse Across America / North Little Rock

 

 

 

Description: Multi-state payroll processing, accounts receivable, billing and collections, accounts payable and other miscellaneous accounting reconciliations.

 

 

 

Requirements: Three-to-five (3-5) years of related experience in a computerized accounting environment. Hospital payroll/accounting experience is a plus, but not mandatory. Detail oriented, excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work well with others as part of a team; capable of performing multiple tasks to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment,proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and computerized accounting systems.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information: Please email resume to sbender@nurse.tv<mailto:sbender@nurse.tv>

 

 

 

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ALUMNI & DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

 

Development Office

 

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) / LittleRock

 

Position Number: R97444

 

Closing: August 10

 

 

 

Summary: The Alumni and Development Systems Specialist works with end users (Directors of Development, Annual Giving, Alumni Membership, Special Events, Planned Giving, Major Gift/Campaign fundraising, Gift Services, and Prospect Research) to deliver technical services, reporting, integration, configuration and custom programming in support of our end users’ advancement/fundraising efforts.

 

 

 

Description:   Assist in the overall management of Ellucian’s Advance software. Provide support for all aspects and initiatives of the office including coordinating and integrating plans withother campus technology solutions.   Create and migrate reports using Crystal Reports and Excel.   Import and export data using various ETL tools (TOAD, SQL Developer, Oracle PLSQL, Oracle Sqlplus,etc), and the integrity of the database using custom scripting via Unix shell scripting and ODBC based database access tools from Advance Client to Advance Web using PL/SQL query language and Crystal Reports.   Manage and maintain current AWA Client software. Test and deploy software future upgrades.   Troubleshoot network connections as they relate to Advance and the connected systems, the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all development systems including software, hardware and VPN internet connections. Provide expertise and support during system upgrades, installations, conversions, and file maintenance.   Provide analysis, design and the implementation of solutions to share data and/or integrate softwareapplications at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with outside vendors. Utilize available tools such as (SQL,WinSCP, PuTTY, TOAD, QAS etc) to provide support for project and report request for the campus staff, administration, and departments and units ensuring that optimal results will be achieved. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.

 

 

 

Preferred: Two or more years of experience with reporting/data analytic; writing SQL queries preferably against an Oracle database and experience with relational database management systems. Ellucian Advance preferred or other fundraising donor database software that utilizes an Oracle database.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/2358

 

 

 

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ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

 

FOR MARKETING & FAN EXPERIENCE

 

Arkansas State University / Jonesboro

 

Posted: July 9

 

Closing: July 19

 

 

 

Summary: The Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Fan Experience reports to theAssociate Director of Athletics for External Operations.

 

 

 

Description: Responsibilities include but are not limited overseeing the marketing, promotions and fan experience efforts for all 16 intercollegiate sports with primary responsibilities in football and men’s basketball; managing the marketing and broadcasting budgets; provide supervision and leadership for the Coordinator of Marketing & Fan Experience, the Marketing & Fan Experience Assistant and all undergraduate intern staff; track and manage athletics trade agreements; and assist in updates to the athletics website.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Sports Management, or a related field from an accredited university or college and at least 2 yearsexperience in collegiate athletics marketing or professional sports marketing. Proficiency in Microsoft office and a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software is essential. Excellent oral, written communication and organizational skills; and experience with social media marketing is required.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://jobs.astate.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1405361345125

 

 

 

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ASSOCIATE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

 

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation / Little Rock

 

Posted: July 10

 

 

 

Summary: Cultivate and solicit assigned individuals and/or groups for gifts in support of Hospital and Research Institute programs. Maintain and steward an ongoing relationship with assigned donors and volunteers, while identifying new prospects. Coordinate interaction with hospital staff to facilitate all aspects of philanthropic process. Collaborate with Foundation team on gift planning. Other select projects will be assigned. Must have own transportation and be willing to travel routinely throughout the state, including nights and weekends.

 

 

 

Description: Manage fundraising and community-based activities – Implement formal plan for fundraising activities including goals, timelines and budgets. Make recommendations to SrVP/VP/DOD (Director of Development) regarding appropriate cultivation activities. Make appropriate presentations to support donor/volunteer efforts. Meet or exceed assigned metrics (personal visits, number of donors, number of members, referrals and revenue.) Maintain accurate records for all expenses and gifts received. Solicit groups and individuals for outright and/or third-party gifts – Solicit groups and individuals for outright and/or third-party gifts. Travel and work with donors and volunteers throughout the state, including nights and weekends. Provide a monthly administrative staff report. Assist with events as assigned. Work with communications and planning staff to develop support materials. Coordinate contracts with SrVP/VP/DOD. In Compliance with ACH’s Fleet Management Policy, drives an ACH owned, leased, or personal vehicles frequently in the performance of essential job functions. Steward and recognize donors – Steward assigned donors through planned activities to assure continued involvement. Provide any formal donor recognition appropriate to the gift. Coordinate and support membership, planning and recognition meetings/events. Implement training, development and continuing education for assigned donors/volunteers – Implement training activities for donors/volunteers to ensure adequate understanding of gift programs. Participate in local, regional and national training as requested. Mentor volunteers. Collaborate with SrVP/VP/DOD for implementation of fundraising activities. Complete projects and other duties as assigned – Coordinate, plan and evaluate special projects as assigned. Pursue knowledge of hospital operations andfundraising best practices. Understand and promote approved funding opportunities and priorities. Demonstrate good customer relations skills in dealing with donors, volunteers and patients/families. Manage budget for assigned cost center including inventory control for promotional items

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Non-Profit Management, Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or other similar field of study; OR, four years related experience and/or training; OR, equivalent combination of education and experience. Two (2) years total experience required, which includes development experience; three (3) years total experience preferred.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://secure.archildrens.org/Careers/Core/PostingDetail.aspx?ID=3011060

 

 

 

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CONTENT SPECIALIST

 

University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service / Little Rock

 

Posted: July 9

 

 

 

Summary: The Content Specialist will demonstrate the impact or effects of the work beingdone by the faculty of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, particularly the Cooperative Extension Service, on consumers and other key stakeholders, both internal and external. The Content Specialist will also participate in media relations – developing strong media lists; creating and delivering on-target pitches to enhance media placements, and be of service to reporters seeking information for stories they generate.

 

 

 

Description:   Demonstrate the impact or effects of the work being done by the faculty of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, particularly the Cooperative Extension Service. Assist with current research and outreach activities, generating story ideas and tackling other related tasks as assigned. Assist in editing duties for the unit’s published materials (or editorial content) as needed. Participate in media relations – developing strong media lists; creating and delivering on-target pitches to enhance media placements, and be of service to reporters seekinginformation for stories they generate. Ability to demonstrate solid news judgment, utilize writing/reporting technique to make stories appealing for news media and the public, and display a familiarity with AP writing style.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or closely related field.

 

 

 

Preferred: Five years experience of in writing/editing, preferably in a fast-paced setting such as a daily newspaper, wire service, broadcast or online news outlet preferred. Experience writing about agricultural or research topics and using content management system (Photoshop & Illustrator) a plus, as is the ability to work in other media such asaudio and video.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:   https://jobs.uaex.edu/postings/4585

 

 

 

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COUNTY / GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

 

El Dorado News-Times / El Dorado

 

 

 

Summary: The El Dorado News-Times is seeking a talented, experienced individual to fill a county/general assignment reporter position.

 

 

 

Description: The ideal candidate for this job will be a flexible self-starter with excellent writing skills who is able to work well under deadlines. The schedule for this position is basically Monday through Friday, although some night and weekend work will be required from time to time, as will page design duties as the need arises. The person hired for this post will be responsible for covering county government, feature and news articles as assigned, and will also be responsible for updating the newspaper’s website and social media presence on a daily basis. Experience in covering sporting events, especially football, is a plus.

 

 

 

Requirements: A college journalism degree with post-college experience in a newsroom setting is preferred for this position, along with page design and Photoshop skills. We offer competitive pay with a benefits package that includes health insurance, accrued sick time, profit sharing, 401(k) plan, paid holidays and vacation.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Chris Qualls,

 

Managing Editor

 

El Dorado News-Times

 

111 N. Madison Ave.

 

El Dorado, AR 71730

 

cqualls@eldoradonews.com<mailto:cqualls@eldoradonews.com>

 

 

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

 

Economics Arkansas / Little Rock

 

Posted: July 14

 

 

 

Summary: The Director of Development is responsible for planning and executing all fundraising efforts for the organization. He/she will implement the organizational development plan. He/she works closely with the Executive Director and Development Coordinator plus fundraising volunteers to ensure that revenue funds are generated with the goals tied to revenue line items each fiscal year.

 

 

 

Description: Special events both established (Trivia Challenge, fundraising luncheons) and new (Donor and/or volunteer appreciation events, meet and greets) etc. Direct mail campaigns associated with the Arkansas Bankers Association and the Northwest Arkansas Campaign. Lead grant research, application and follow-up activities. Securing Program Sponsorship efforts including Stock Market Game, Teacher Grants, Economic Calendar Program, CHOICES Program and Teacher Awards Programs. Campaigns associated with social media or Internet ventures (online auctions, texting donations, etc.) New outreach and fundraising opportunities. Community and civic presentations. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree preferred (or similar in education, economics or related field.) Established track record of successful fundraising preferred. Multi-project organization and coordination required. Ability to excel in a fast-paced, small office atmosphere. Team player, high initiative; self-starter. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Significant experience and demonstrated proficiency in the followingareas: Computer literacy (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint-2013 version) and familiarity with basic office equipment. Desktop publishing and web design skills/experience a plus. Professional work ethic, appearance and attire. Ability to work flexible hours, some travel and overnight required.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

 

 

Sue Owens, Executive Director

 

sue@economicsarkansas.org<mailto:sue@economicsarkansas.org>

 

 

 

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DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

 

McCain Mall

 

Simon Property Group / North Little Rock

 

 

 

Summary: This position is responsible for revenue generation through the sale of property and media assets as well as the creation, development and implementation of theoverall strategic marketing direction of the shopping center. The Director of Marketing will be responsiblefor marketing and selling the assets of the mall to consumers, advertisers,marketing companies and the surrounding business community.

 

 

 

Description: Identify, create and sell revenue opportunities through strategic positioning of mallassets, media assets, and mall programming in order to achieve the financial sales goals of the property. Responsible for developing and implementing retailer intensification strategies. Promote platform program opportunities to retailers, securing retailer offers to enhance programming. Flawlessly execute all national and/or regional SBV programs and initiatives at the field level. Create annual marketing budgets based on retailer dues, allocating mandatory expenses, discretionary expenses and media expenses as appropriate to support platform programming, Simon initiatives and brand messaging in order to achieve center objectives. Responsible for monthly forecasting and maximizing marketing dollars by analyzing ROI. Develop and execute an annual marketing plan which strategically utilizes all platform programs, supports the corporate marketing objectives and positively impacts the center’s core financial objectives EBIDTA, SBV income, leasing, sales, overage rent, traffic and market share. Coordinate shopping center visual merchandising, signage and advertising programs. Maintain effective media relations by fielding media calls and preparing responses. Focus on exponentially driving growth of our social media channels, including fan base for Facebook and Twitter (social connections), as well as an increase in data collection, SMS and Email (subscribers), for the specific business unit for which you have direct responsibility. Oversee management and budget of Guest Services including the hiring and training of the Guest Services Manager, assistance in hiring Guest Services Associates and monitoring job performance of all Guest Services staff. Assist the Guest Services Manager in driving the center’s gift card program. Participate in Manager on Duty rotation, staff meetings and other relevant management responsibilities as a critical member of the mall management team at each center.

 

 

 

Requirements: BA or BS degree with emphasis in sales, marketing, or business. Four-to-six (4-6) years previous experience in sales, sponsorship, strategic marketing, event management, and budgeting. Knowledge of retail management, marketing and advertising and working knowledge of the media industry. Excellent interpersonal, communication, selling, and negotiation skills with the ability to use tact and diplomacy when interacting with others. Superior computer skills combined with the ability to effectively communicate verbally, visually, and in writing are essential to success. Flexibility to work varied schedules including weekends and evenings. Strong team building and coaching skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Some overnight travel required. Ability to think strategically.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SIMON&cws=38&rid=1913

 

 

 

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GENERAL SALES MANAGER

 

KTHV 11 / Little Rock

 

Posted: July 11

 

 

 

Summary: KTHV (THV11), Gannett’s CBS affiliate in Little Rock, AR is seeking an innovative and dynamic General Sales Manager (GSM) to lead successful Local, National and Digital sales efforts across multiple platforms. The GSM must be an effective motivator working with a team comprised of a local and national sales manager, local account executives, support staff, and our national rep firm. The GSM develops the revenue budget and administers an effective pricing strategy, while maintaining inventory control to maximize all opportunities. The GSM will establish and grow strong relationships with local advertisers as wellalso help in the continuing development of our entire team. This is a leadership position within the station and exceptional interaction. We’re looking for an idea person and strategic thinker who will not only create sales opportunities for advertisers but with all departments is vital. This position reports directly to the station’s President and General Manager.

 

 

 

Description: Manageall sales efforts on-air, online, and across all digital platforms for THV 11. Develop and manage annual revenue plan that achieves goals and grows market share. Maintain close inventory control to maximize all opportunities. Identify, monitor, and forecast sales activity while developing rate structure that anticipates market activity and maintains rate integrity. Work closely with other Departments to develop and maximize the fullpotential of our projects. Coach and assist in regular training of entire sales team, including new products andtechniques. Develop strong, mutually beneficial relationships with advertisers.

 

 

 

Requirements: Prefer Bachelor’s degree with sales or marketing major or commensurate experience in sales positions. Minimum of 5 years of local and/or national TV sales management experience. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills are required. Must have strong time management and organizational skills. Wide Orbit and Sharebuilders experience is a plus. Candidate must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-pressure, ever-evolving environment. Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills are mandatory.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItb05STjlnWVkxZngrZVBKYUJ1RXRjUT09&career_job_req_id=34869&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=JyxS7anRUQPiGOokddS9UVh79TQ%3d

 

 

 

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS PRODUCER (part-time/temp)

 

KTHV 11 / Little Rock

 

Posted: July 9

 

 

 

Summary: THV11 in Little Rock is looking for a well-organized and highly motivated individual to help grow our hyper-local High School sports product. In this role, you will develop, grow and maintain a grassroots social community with a loyalty to sharing content about their athletes and schools. Strong communication skills are a must as you will be the “Champion” in editorial meetings charged with pushing High School content across all of our distribution platforms. This person must be able to reach out to Arkansas high schools, big and small and find that booster club parent or senior class connection, who can help us stay connected with their school. The candidate we need is aggressive in their decision making and allows their creativity to grow stronger engagement with consumers. You will have a tremendous opportunity to help redefine our local high school sports coverage. KTHV is part of the Gannett Broadcast family and your work will be fueled by the power of USA Today and all it brings. This is a part-time, temp position. The candidate will work 30 hours per week through approximately November 30, 2014.

 

 

 

Description: Develop, organize and execute weekly high school coverage content plan. Build and maintain a grassroots social community that includes key high school figures and influencers throughout the market. Uses those relationships to produce daily enterprise content for both on-air and online. Consistently uses social media tools to find, communicate and create market buzz. Produces follow-ups to big stories beyond initial reporting. Maintains content on our high school product.

 

 

 

Requirements:   One year of television experience; college degree in journalism or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. Must be self motivated with good time management skills. Strong social media skills.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItb05STjlnWVkxZngrZVBKYUJ1RXRjUT09&career_job_req_id=34702&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=JyxS7anRUQPiGOokddS9UVh79TQ%3d

 

 

 

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MULTI-MEDIA SPECIALIST

 

Public Information Office

 

Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department / Little Rock

Salary: $45,838

 

Closing: July 23

 

 

 

Summary: Under the direction of the Public Information Officer, this position is responsible for meeting the audio/visual (photography/video/audio/etc.) needs of the PublicInformation Office.

 

 

 

Description: Serve as the primary photographer for the Department and provide for the production of high quality photographs to fulfill the Department’s needs. Maintain cameras and other equipment and supplies necessary to meet the Department’s multimedia needs. Manage the Department’s photography library. Assess, recommend, andimplement new multimedia technologies as needed. Assist in developing informational, educational, and promotional materials. Attend and/or assist with tours, presentations, meetings, and other events as needed.

 

 

 

Requirements: The educational equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, or four years’ experience in photography and other multi-media work.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://wfa.kronostm.com/index.jsp?locale=en_US&applicationName=ArkansasStateHighwayTransportationDepartmentReqExt&SEQ=jobDetails&POSTING_ID=54431651656

 

 

 

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NEWS CONTENT EDITOR

 

KATV 7 / Little Rock

 

Posted: July 9

 

 

 

Description: Works creatively with reporters and producers to package news stories for broadcast. Organizes and rolls video for news broadcasts. Records and logs satellite and other live news feeds. Operates all editing and recording equipment. Exercises proper editorial judgment in preparation of news stories.

 

 

 

Requirements: Formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Completion of two years college or trade school with emphasis in Journalism or Radio/TV. Related experience will be evaluated by department management and may be substituted on the basis of one year of experience equals one year of education. One year of video editing experience preferred. Ability to operate technical equipment,such as recording/editing equipment. Knowledge of journalistic standards asthey relate to video presentation of news stories.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information: All KATV applicants are required to fill out an application (http://www.katv.com/link/452232/katv-employment-application.) Complete and submit with resume to:

 

 

 

Human Resources

 

KATV-TV

 

PO Box 77

 

Little Rock, AR 72203

 

hr@katv.com<mailto:hr@katv.com>

 

 

 

Please no telephone inquires.

 

 

 

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NEWS VIDEO EDITOR

 

KARK 4 – KLRT 16 / Little Rock

 

Posted: July 9

 

 

 

Summary: The News Video Editor operates editing equipment to produce images or scenes for newscasts and other programming.

 

 

 

Description: Organizes and strings together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or instructions for newscasts and other programming. Reviews assembled footage on screens or monitors to determine whether corrections are necessary. Trims filmed segments to specified lengths and reassembles segments into sequences that present stories with maximum effect. Determines the specific audio and visual effects necessary to complete spots. Sets up and operates computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product. Selects and combines the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story. Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, work product and desired effects. Maintains editing equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: High school diploma. Minimum two years’ experience operating video editing equipment. Proficiency with video editing equipment. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68290.html

 

 

 

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ONLINE CONTENT MANAGER

 

Vowell Inc. / Little Rock

 

 

 

Summary: Vowell Inc., publisher of AY Magazine and Arkansas Money & Politics, is looking for an online content manager. This is a full-time position with benefits; salary will be commensurate with experience. You’ll also be working with a small, close-knit team of fun people who love what they do.

 

 

 

Description: The ideal candidate will be a social media native with a head for business and a way with words. Under the direction of AMP’s managing editor, you will produce and manage content for our web, mobile, Facebook, Twitter and other feeds. You will liaison with our content-sharing partners, and must be familiar with current affairs in business, politics and the news. Being goal/deadline-oriented is a must.

 

 

 

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and two years experience in a relevant fi eld are required; additional certifications in web or social media applications are welcome.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information: If this is you, send your resume to:

 

 

 

Vicki Vowell,

 

vvowell@vowellinc.com<mailto:vvowell@vowellinc.com>

 

 

 

 

 

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PARKS VOLUNTEER & COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

 

Department of Parks & Recreation

 

City of Little Rock / Little Rock

 

Salary: $34,482 – $53,102

 

Closing: July 22

 

 

 

Summary: To coordinate all volunteer activities and special events for the Department of Parks and Recreation; to serve as departmental communications liaison with the media for special events and volunteer related activities.

 

 

 

Description: Coordinates departmental volunteer special events and activities to include dedications, groundbreaking ceremonies and park clean-ups. Serves as Departmental liaison in coordination with the City’s Communications staff, other City departments, the media and the public regarding volunteer programand special event activities; provides information and answers inquiries from the news media; schedules media interviews on issue-specific topics. Recruits, interviews, screens, conducts orientation and assists in the training of all program volunteers. Develops, schedules, and presents educational programs at neighborhood association and other organization meetings to answer questions and promote interest in Departmental volunteer and special event activities; develops and implements a volunteer development plan; provides information and ideas to ensure the implementation and continuation of established volunteer programs. Prepares correspondence and writes reports related to departmental volunteer programs. Coordinates and maintains the Departmental website activities by posting information that is current and compliant with Departmental goals and objectives; serves as liaison for all website issues; monitors website and contacts appropriate city personnel to resolve websiteperformance issues. Conducts special surveys and research on assigned topics relating to specific Departmental activities, operations, policies, procedures, and programs; compiles information and prepares reports of findings. Tracks and maintains volunteer service hours and related information; provides up-to-date volunteer program information for the departmental website. Plans and organizes volunteer recognition and appreciation functions for volunteers of the Department of Parks and Recreation. Compiles information, writes, and editscontent for the Parks and Recreation departmental newsletter; ensures the publishing and distribution of the newsletter. Informs the general public about Department of Parks and Recreation special events and volunteer program activities utilizing various social media platforms (i.e., LinkedIn Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc.). Drafts correspondence, press releases, fact sheets and informational material, including brochures and handouts, and distributes upon approval by supervisor; creates flyers, news bulletins, and other promotional materials; operates a computer with desktop publishing and graphics software. Receives complaint calls from citizens relating to special events and volunteer related activities and handles as appropriate. Compiles information and prepares various narrative and statistical reports. Establishes and maintains hard copy and computer files and records relating to Parks volunteer program activities, special events, and other related information. Operates a computer with desktop publishing, graphics, spreadsheet and word processingsoftware in the performance of essential functions. Operates a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions.

 

 

 

Requirements: These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Administration, or a related area; one (1) year of work experience in the coordination of volunteer activities or related area; one (1) year of professional-level experience in communications, marketing, public relations or related area; one (1) year of personal computer experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

 

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/littlerock/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=898207&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E

 

 

 

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PUBLIC INFORMATION MANAGER

 

Division of Medical Services

 

Arkansas Department of Human Services / Little Rock

 

Position Number: 22159324

 

Salary: $43,217 – $69,734

 

Closing: July 21

 

 

 

Summary: The Public Information Manager is responsible for receiving and disseminating information, drafting reports, researching legislative issues, and editing,writing, publicizing, and promoting the agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

 

 

Description: Supervises a small professional and administrative supports staff byinterviewing and recommending for hire, prioritizing work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing general instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Writes, designs, and publishes presentations which will include text, graphics, and charts that are provided to the Governor’s Office, Legislature, Civic groups, professional groups and others. Edits materials produced by the section or other department staff by reviewing weekly news/feature releases and department publications and newsletters, evaluating contents and impact, and ensuring that material arepublishable. Writes and edits copy for the agency’s newsletters, press releases, web pages, brochures, and scripts. Solicits and coordinates mediacoverage of departmental programs or emergency events to ensure accurate and complete information. Trains co-workers on use of publication and other software. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, public administration or a related field; plus five years of experience in public relations, including two years in a supervisory capacity. 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:

 

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=95e425dd95e5e67fdc52eecd0c5aa69d&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=68937

 

 

 

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SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

 

KTHV 11 / Little Rock

 

Posted: July 9

 

 

 

Summary: THV11, the Gannett CBS in Little Rock is searching for a sales superstar. We are looking for high energy, self-motivated, team players who can to adapt to a dynamic industry. If that describes you then bring your creativity and “can do…go get’em, never say die” attitude to THV11. We provide the tools and environment to achieve an unlimited income by helping our customer’s prosperity grow across our TV and digital platforms with creative solutions. We need the next member of our team to bring ability, passion and commitment. Apply today if you know that you would be great for the position.

 

 

 

Description: What we need: Creative, solution-based sellers who can come up with ideas that produce results for our customers utilizing our multi platform opportunities. Self starters, who can develop revenue, grow our customer base, increase share, and provide the highest level of customer service. Develop digital revenue through needs based analysis meetings with traditional and non-traditional advertisers. Increase investments of agency and local direct customers by broadening their investments in integrated solutions, delivering results and consistently updating through proof of performance tools. Other responsibilities include designing presentations, negotiating business, selling local specials/sponsorships, and proactively merchandising the station. Experience in using psychographic research and/or other marketing research tools, and computer literacy is helpful.

 

 

 

Requirements: College degree preferred. Minimum 2-3 years experience in advertising sales strongly preferred. Must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in business development. Knowledge of basic word-processing, Powerpoint, Windows, Excel, and preferably knowledge of Wide Orbit sales traffic system and MediaOffice. Position requires excellent communication, organizational and creative skills.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItb05STjlnWVkxZngrZVBKYUJ1RXRjUT09&career_job_req_id=34726&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=JyxS7anRUQPiGOokddS9UVh79TQ%3d

 

 

 

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SENIOR ANALYST / MARKETING

 

Windstream Communications / Little Rock

 

ID Req.: 296781

 

 

 

Description: Responsible for direct marketing execution for the consumer prospect and base audiences. Campaigns will include: acquisition; customer base up-sell; customer Engagement and Retention Campaigns; customer base service-based DM (includes product notices, retention, and lifecycle campaigns); and regulatory, legal, and operational communications support. Fully manages entire Direct Marketing calendar to oversee creative execution and fulfillment of all direct marketing campaigns (direct mail and e-mail executions.) Understand reason and goals of campaigns. Understand target groups. Meet planned deadlines for all campaigns. Campaign coordination between internal clients, creative agency, production, and channel support – concept presentation, refining creative based on input, and gaining approvals. Help coordinate within our team of priorities – lists/production. Understand marketing message strategy across all mediums to ensure cohesiveness. Organize, prioritize, facilitate, and keep projects on a timeline. Update supervisor/stakeholders when timelines are adjusted. Integrate legal T&Cs and other pertinent product information to deliver required elements of campaign. Lead weekly status calls with outside partners and internal channel teams. Track and understand performance of campaigns.

 

 

 

Requirements: College degree and 3-5 years professional level experience with 1+ year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or 7+ years professional level related experience with 1+ year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://recruitmax.windstream.com/recruitmax/candidates/jobprofile.cfm?szOrderID=296781&szcandidateid=0&szSearchWords=

 

 

 

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SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER / EDITOR (part-time/temp)

 

KTHV 11 / Little Rock

 

Posted: July 9

 

 

 

Summary: THV 11, the Gannett-owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas, is seeking a PartTime Photographer/Editor who knows what it takes to shoot great highlights, get them edited quickly and on the air. You will not only be covering high school football but also college, starting with the University of Arkansas. You may also be shooting local sports features requiring you to edit day of stories. You need to have a strong knowledge of Arkansas sports, college and high school. There may be some travel involved since you could become part of the HOGS ZONE travel team. 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.

 

 

 

Description: 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. If you are looking for that first step into television news, this might be theperfect opportunity for you. This is a part-time, temp position. The candidate will work 32 hours per week, and the assignment is expected to last throughDecember 12, 2014.

 

 

 

Requirements: Qualifications include a degree in Journalism or related field and 1year of experience is preferred.   Please submit your resume with references.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItb05STjlnWVkxZngrZVBKYUJ1RXRjUT09&career_job_req_id=34703&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=JyxS7anRUQPiGOokddS9UVh79TQ%3d

 

 

 

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WEBSITE DEVELOPER

 

Enrollment Management Support

 

University of Arkansas / Fayetteville

 

Closing: July 24

 

 

 

Description: Develop and complete project milestones required for the addition of new features and the integration of new technologies. Work with outside departments to include appropriate content from their respective data sources.   Work with internal editors to streamline business processes and integrate our tools with other websites and media outlets. Track bugs and requested new features, prioritize based on importance. Using the appropriate web languages, program, test, and implement source code to achieve milestones and fix bugs. Research new technologies, and more efficient ways to perform current tasks. Topics can include: usability, webstandards, web languages, etc. Understand and analyze site traffic. Integrations into social media. Hosting short courses related to skill sets. Work with the mobile development team. Provide leadership and support to the campus community in related fields of expertise.

 

 

 

Requirements: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or related field; plus two years of experience in computer programming and analysis or a related area.

 

 

 

Preferred: Experience in the following technologies: PHP, LAMP, ZEND, MySQL, JavaScript, XML, XSLT, XHTML, HTML5, and CSS. Knowledge of campus-defined systems, applications, and standards. Knowledge of system/equipment capability, design restrictions, and security requirements. Knowledge of client/server, database, and web-based technologies. Effective communication skills. Experience with applying consultative skills to assess user needs and communicate technology systems and solutions. Also to define and set up an effective testing environment and plan.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:

 

https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=171399

 

 

 

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YOUNG ALUMNI ASSOCIATE – ADVANCEMENT

 

Harding University / Searcy

 

Posted: July 14

 

 

 

Summary: Under general supervision, solicits financial support for The Harding Fund (unrestricted gifts) from Harding alumni dating back 10 years from the current class. Creates and manages campaigns that educate current students on the importance and impact of stewardship upon graduation. Recruits volunteers from respective classes to support the solicitation efforts, plans, organizes, and participates in on and off campus events targeted at young alums, and work closely with the Harding Fund Manager and Senior Officers in building and supporting broader Advancement initiatives in support of The Harding Fund.

 

 

 

To Apply, or for more information:   http://www.harding.edu/hr/jobs   (Staff Jobs)

 

U of A Cooperative Extension Service Seeks Content Specialist

Content Specialist

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying to the opening.  To apply to the position, please click the Apply to this Job link/button.

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service does not support permanent residency for employees. Employment is contingent upon availability of funding and satisfactory performance. A resume, cover letter, transcript, and three letters of recommendation are required for consideration for this position. For those positions requiring recommendation letters, an email address for each reference must be provided at the time of application. For questions, contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or email jobs@uaex.edu

Posting Details

Posting Number

Posting Number 203

Position Information

Working Title Content Specialist
Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Commensurate with education and experience
Position Number N32036
Pay Grade Level  
Split Appointment  
Benefits Category Full-Time
Position Type Non-Classified

Department Information

Position Location Little Rock State Office
Contact Person Mary Hightower
Contact Email mhightower@uaex.edu
Contact phone/extension 501-671-2126
Contact fax 501-671-2251

Nature of Position

Summary

The Content Specialist will demonstrate the impact or effects of the work being done by the faculty of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, particularly the Cooperative Extension Service, on consumers and other key stakeholders, both internal and external. The Content Specialist will also participate in media relations – developing strong media lists; creating and delivering on-target pitches to enhance media placements, and be of service to reporters seeking information for stories they generate.

Job Duties

Demonstrate the impact or effects of the work being done by the faculty of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, particularly the Cooperative Extension Service.

Assist with current research and outreach activities, generating story ideas and tackling other related tasks as assigned.

Assist in editing duties for the unit’s published materials (or editorial content) as needed.

Participate in media relations – developing strong media lists; creating and delivering on-target pitches to enhance media placements, and be of service to reporters seeking information for stories they generate.

Skills

Ability to demonstrate solid news judgment, utilize writing/reporting technique to make stories appealing for news media and the public, and display a familiarity with AP writing style.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Five years experience of in writing/editing, preferably in a fast-paced setting such as a daily newspaper, wire service, broadcast or online news outlet preferred.

Experience writing about agricultural or research topics and using content management system (Photoshop & Illustrator) a plus, as is the ability to work in other media such as audio and video.

Does this position require frequent driving (once a week or more)? No
Background Check/Drug Screen None required
Work Hours M-F, 8:00am to 4:30pm, work hours may vary
Posting Date 07/09/2014
Closing Date  
Proposed Starting Date  

Additional Information

Special instructions to applicants

The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service does not support permanent residency for employees.

Employment is contingent upon availability of funding and satisfactory performance.

A resume, cover letter, transcript, and three letters of recommendation are required for consideration for this position.

For those positions requiring recommendation letters, an email address for each reference must be provided at the time of application.

For questions, contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or email jobs@uaex.edu

Referrences

Referrences

Accept References? Yes
Minimum Number of References 3
Maximum Number of References 5
Cut off Date?  

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3

Third Annual Bike & Hike for ALS Includes Riverboat Cruise, Raises Awareness and Support for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

Bike & Hike for ALS 2014

3rd annual BIKE & HIKE for ALS Arkansas (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

Sunday, August 17th, 7am from the Dam Riverboat Company Parking lot

Registration and Information at bikehikeforals.com

AND – NEW this year!  If you don’t BIKE & HIKE, join us for the first ever Riverboat Cruise for ALS, leaving Sunday morning, August 17th, at 8am.

Registration and information at riverboatcruiseforals.com

Presser contact:  Tim Vahsholtz: tim@bikehikeforals.com 501-470-8559

Details:

BIKE & HIKE: 

BIKE 18 miles from Downtown NLR to Pinnacle Mountain, HIKE Pinnacle from East to West, then BIKE 18 miles back downtown. Total mileage: 36, plus 3.5 mile hike. The event it supported with a rest stop at Two Rivers and our Transition station, where participants will leave their bicycle with our trained volunteers while they hike.

Registration fee is $45, and includes gear bag, water, sports drinks and snacks, and our finish line festivities.

Riverboat Cruise for ALS Sunday morning, August 17th @ 8am on the Mark Twain Riverboat at DAM Riverboat Co.

NEW this year!

This year, spectators, supporters and non-participants of the BIKE & HIKE for ALS can join in the cause!   The folks at DAM Riverboat Co. will take the Mark Twain out on the Arkansas River for a sightseeing cruise!  Continental breakfast included (menu to follow).  

Tickets: $30.00 before event, $37.50 at the door.   

Tim Vahsholtz, Quartzlight Marketing
TVAH Enterprises, LLC.

W:  timvahsholtz.com

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T:  twitter.com/tvahsholtz

C: 501-470-8559

 

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