Program Coordinator/Advisor 

Position: Fulltime
Department: Bachelor of Professional Studies
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 6/3/2013
Hire Date: 7/1/2013


The College of Professional Studies at Arkansas Tech University is seeking  a Program Coordinator/Advisor for the Bachelor of Professional Studies Accelerated Online Degree Program.

Requirements include a Master’s Degree related to Communications, Public Relations, Business, Counseling, Management, CSP, etc., with experience in an education- and/or business-related setting with customer service orientation. The candidate must be competent with MS Office Suite, demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills, manage variable work schedules and diverse responsibilities due to travel and assignments outside of regular work hours,  and have the ability to advise students and develop degree plans.

Preferred qualifications include three years' experience in education, administration, public relations, media, outreach efforts, military, etc., with preference for experience in online education; competency in developing and managing databases and utilizing the Banner/Blackboard systems and related technologies; familiarity with universities and colleges in the State; and experience in addressing the needs of adult and non-traditional student populations.

Interested candidates should submit a resume with contact information for three references and a letter outlining qualifications relevant to the position by the closing deadline of June 3, 2013.  This is a non-classified position with a salary range of $30,000--$35,000 commensurate with education and experience.

Application materials should be submitted to:
Dr. Mary Ann Rollans, Dean
College of Professional Studies
Lake Point Conference Center at Arkansas Tech University
61 Lake Point Lane
Russellville, AR  72802


This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.