Academic Editor and Web Master
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Type of Position:Professional Staff - Institutional Affairs
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.
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Registrar Records & Registration
The Academic Editor and Web Master is responsible for all official publications of the Office of Records and Registration and the Office of Transfer Student Services, including the Undergraduate Catalog and all associated web pages. The Academic Editor and Web Master also assists the Registrar and Director of Transfer Student Services in the preparation and editing of reports, proposals, web material, and other official documents issued by the offices to multiple audiences. This position will also be responsible for creating, editing and launching communication campaigns via Campaign Monitor and social media platforms. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.
Summary of Job Duties:
Required Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of relevant work;
Expert level proficiency with MS Office Suite, desktop publishing software, and HTML.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Masters degree in technical writing or a related field.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Effectively manages and edits Undergraduate Academic Catalog online portal including maintaining the catalog interface;
Implements efficient processes to exchange content with on-campus partners in a timely manner for the publication of the catalog annually;
Implements federal regulations/requirements, web standards and best practices to ensure that content is accessible, current and accurate for undergraduate catalog;
Serves as project lead for the catalog management software client-based maintenance and the key contact with the vendor;
Accurately edits official publications under the purview of the Registrar for Records and Registration and OTSS;
Regularly reviews and updates information based on state, federal, accreditation, and Faculty Senate policy changes;
Assists in the preparation and editing of reports, proposals, and other official documents for Records and Registration and Transfer Student Services (OTSS), including the preparation of graphics and design elements;
Prepares attractive and compelling promotional/instructional materials, and PowerPoint presentations for university messaging as needed;
Assists office staff in the creation, analysis, and synthesis of data needed for producing reports and recommendations;
Accurately researches internal and external policies and procedures along with regulations and laws concerning higher education;
Develops efficient methods to reach project goals by utilizing available resources to establish processes that benefit students, faculty and staff;
Connects students and users who utilize the online Undergraduate Catalog portal with the appropriate campus representative to serve their needs;
Effectively works on team projects by utilizing various products and strategies and prioritizing tasks through spreadsheets, scheduling, and task assignments;
Assesses and develops online communication needs;
Provides additional project support for Records and Registration and OTSS as directed;
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent writing and editing skills;
Excellent web design skills;
Well organized with consistent attention to detail;
Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, desktop publishing software and HTML;
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team;
Ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times;
Customer service orientation;
Ability to work a flexible work schedule to include evenings and weekends for commencement, open houses, and other events.
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume
Required Documents to Apply:
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Malissa Mathis, Registar, email@example.com
Recruitment Contact Information:
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Criminal Background Check
Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.