University of Arkansas
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Fayetteville, AR, United States
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Communications & Special Projects Coordinator
Ag Law Center
About the University
About the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
The Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas County. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (
) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (
), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture 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.
About the College/Department
The National Agricultural Law Center serves as the nation’s leading source of agricultural and food law research and information. The Center works with producers, state and federal policymakers, Congressional staffers, attorneys, land grant universities, and many others to provide objective, nonpartisan agricultural and food law research and information to the nation’s agricultural community. The Center is a unit of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and works in close partnership with the
Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library.
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Summary of Job Duties
The Communications and Special Projects Coordinator provides operational support, particularly in the areas of publicity, social media and event planning, to help fulfill of
the National Agricultural Law Center’s mission of providing agricultural and food law
research and information to the nation’s agricultural community. Candidate will have
the ability to organize, plan and prioritize work and initiative to learn and maintain
current knowledge in information dissemination. Further, candidate will have the ability to speak and write clearly and communicate ideas successfully as well as a
demonstrated working knowledge of social media tools, newsletter development and
similar outreach activities. Finally, they will have the skills and ability to assist in
website maintenance, including using WordPress, as well as to engage in and
implement strategic planning with Center Director and staff.
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.
Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Communications or a related discipline appropriate for the assigned function is required. Background in agricultural communications. Experience collaborating with others and disseminating formal information via social media in professional manner.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Ability to organize, plan, and prioritize work. Initiative to learn and maintain current knowledge in information dissemination. Ability to speak and write clearly and communicate ideas successfully. Demonstrated working knowledge of social media tools, newsletter development, and similar outreach activities. Ability to assist in website maintenance, including using Wordpress. Ability to engage in and implement strategic planning with Center Director and staff.
Physical activities associated with this position
For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Division’s Office of Affirmative Action at email@example.com
None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
M-F 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
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.
Commensurate with education and experience.
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Open Until Filled
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Special Instructions Summary
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
University of Arkansas
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The University of Arkansas boasts a tradition unique among the nation's universities: Senior Walk, consisting of more than three miles of sidewalks crisscrossing campus that are engraved with the names of more than 150,000 graduates, dating back nearly 140 years. It’s concrete proof of the university’s commitment to our students. That 'students-first' philosophy is a big reason why the U of A is consistently ranked among the nation's top public research universities and best values. We work hard to ensure a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes plenty of personal attention and mentoring opportunities. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the university as having "the highest possible level of research," placing us among the top 2 percent of colleges and universities nationwide.