Assistant MBA Director

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR (30+ days ago)4.3

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Assistant MBA Director

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Walton College of Business

About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.

Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.

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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Summary of Job Duties
This position will serve as the Assistant MBA Director and will report to the MBA Faculty Director. The job duty areas include curriculum support, monitoring and reporting student performance, supporting MBA student organizations, experiential learning outcomes (especially global) and internships, support of MBA strategic initiatives, stakeholder management, and support in recruitment and orientation activities. Given the nature of this role, the selected individual should be able to work weekends and after hours with appropriate compensatory time.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Master of Business Administration from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Any master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with at least one year of related work experience

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Preferred Qualifications
  • Master of Business Administration from an AACSB accredited University
  • At least two years of experience in marketing/sales/data analysis/report writing
  • At least two years of experience working with students
  • At least two years of experience dealing with corporate managers/ recruiters
  • Exposure to global issues and global experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Strong competence/knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to run quantitative and qualitative data analysis highly preferred

Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

  • Crouching
  • Driving
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Pulling
  • Pushing
  • Reaching
  • Stooping
  • Walking
  • Feeling
  • Grasping
  • Standing
  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Hearing
  • Repetitive motion
  • Sitting
  • Talking
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.

Physical Conditions
None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work)., The employee is subject to work in close quarters (i.e. narrow aisles, crawl spaces, shafts, manholes, small enclosed rooms, sewage and line pipes) and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Overtime Eligible

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions.

Work Location/Building
Fayetteville Campus - Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development

Benefits Eligible

Appointment Percent

$41,000 - $45,000 (commensurate with education and/or experience)

Types of Background Checks Required
National criminal background and registered sex offender check

Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas 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.

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information
Jason Campbell, Walton HR Manager

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. 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.

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Work Location
Fayetteville, AR