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University of Arkansas

Graduate Assistant - 12 MONTH (R0006305_Fayetteville)

Education

All

$19,200.00 - $19,200.00

Yearly

Part Time

No

Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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Type of Position:Graduate Assistant


Workstudy Position:

No
Job Type:Academic Term (Fixed Term)
Work Shift:


Sponsorship Available:

No
Institution Name: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

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Department:SCSW | School of Social Work 02


Department's Website:

https://socialwork.uark.edu/
Summary of Job Duties:The Graduate Assistant will assist the principal investigator and co-investigators in the development and implementation of a program to provide supportive services to individuals receiving treatment through the Washington County, AR Veterans Treatment Court and alumni of the program. Projects will focus on supporting community integration, social supports, and prosocial recreational activities. Work will be performed within the Washington County VTC, University of Arkansas offices, community-based settings, and from home (as appropriate and arranged with supervisor).
Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree conferred by start of employment

  • Current enrollment in a graduate program at the University of Arkansas

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in social work and/or pursuing M.S.W.

  • Experience conducting client interviews and/or delivering services in social service, behavioral health, or related setting

  • Experience working with veterans

  • Experience working with justice-involved individuals


Salary Information:

$19,200


Required Documents to Apply:

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

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status


Recruitment Contact Information:

University of Arkansas Human Resources ADMN 222 [Register to View] hr@uark.edu


All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site [Register to View]

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.


Constant Physical Activity:N/A
Frequent Physical Activity:N/A
Occasional Physical Activity:Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Repetitive Motion
Benefits Eligible:Yes