Employment

 

Employment Opportunities

 

To obtain a State of Arkansas employment application please see the link below.  To find out other information about a job announcement, please call the Personnel Officer at (870) 543-5959 or 1-888-SEARKTC


Southeast Arkansas College will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, or handicapped status in the providing of educational services or in the admission to, employment by, or promotion within the College.

Type of Position(s)

Office/Field(s) of Study

Peer Tutors Student Services Division: Testing and Tutoring Center
Cook - Extra Help Business Services
Spanish Instructor - Adjunct General Studies Division
Biology Instructor - Adjunct General Studies Division
Sociology Instructor - Adjunct General Studies Division
Computer Information Systems Instructor - Adjunct Technical Studies Division
Business Technology, Paralegal Instructors Technical Services Division
Industrial Mechanical/Electrical Instructor Technical Services Division
Computer Support Specialist Computing Services Division
Coordinator of Student Recruitment Student Services Division
Vice President - Academic Affairs Administration
Spanish Instructor (Full-Time) General Studies Division
Biology/Chemistry Instructor (Full-Time) General Studies Division
Sociology Instructor (Full-Time) General Studies Division
Computer Information Systems Instructor (Full-Time) Technical Studies Division
Assistant Director of Financial Aid Student Services Division
Administrative Analyst Student Services Division

Peer Tutors

Job Description: The extra help peer tutors assist and coach assigned students by clarifying or reinforcing course content, assignments and material.

Minimum Qualifications: Positive instructor referral/recommendation for course(s) being tutored, PLUS

• Overall GPA of 3.00
• Earned a B+ or higher in the course(s) one will tutor (provide a transcript)
• Good standing with the college
• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds.

Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, upon approval of the Qualifications Review Committee.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Interested individuals should send a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) references.


Cook - Extra Help

Job Description: The Cook is responsible for preparing food items and maintaining and cleaning the kitchen work area.  This position is limited to 29 hours per week. Two positions available.  Work hours will be Monday through Thursday 10:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. or 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.  This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. 

Typical Functions: Gathers, weighs, measures, and mixes ingredients according to recipe directions. Prepares special/modified diet meals, as prescribed by physician. Washes and cuts fresh vegetables for cooking or for salad bar use. Loads food carts for delivery to on site units and unloads and cleans food carts after meals. Operates food preparation equipment such as: blender, chopper, mixer, oven, stove, deep fryer, grill, slicer and food grater. Cleans work area and equipment by sweeping and mopping floors, washing cooking utensils, counters, tables and appliances, rinsing dishes, and loading/unloading dishwashing machine. Inspects food preparation and serving areas for safe and sanitary food handling practices. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledges, Abilities, and Skills:  Knowledge of food preparation and cooking methods. Knowledge of sanitation and safety requirements of a food service facility. Ability to understand and follow recipes and oral instructions. Ability to operate food preparation equipment and utensils. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions.

Minimum Qualifications:  High school education or equivalent; plus six months of experience in institutional cooking or related area.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.

Salary: C104 on State Pay Plan

Application Deadline: May 1, 2014 and continue until filled.  Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application.


  Spanish Instructor - Adjunct

Adjunct  (Part-time – 9 hours or less Fall & Spring – 6 hours or less Summer)

The Instructor is responsible for instructing students in education programs, developing or revising curriculum, maintaining classroom records, and conducting advisory
committee meetings. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Responsibilities:  Instructs students in education programs by lecturing in classroom and laboratory setting, developing and providing individual instruction, as required, and
arranging field trips and guest lecturers. Evaluates student performance by grading classroom work, observing laboratory skills, and counseling students on personal and
educational problems. Develops or revises education curriculum by researching educational and professional material, reviewing and selecting textbooks, developing course
outline and objectives, and preparing lesson plans and instructional aids. Maintains classroom records, including attendance records, personal data, competency files, and
progress reports. Assists in scheduling of classes, use of equipment, and registration of students. Conducts advisory committee meetings concerning curriculum, job vacancies,
and student recruitment. Prepares and presents information to public schools, civic organizations, and sponsors student clubs and organizations. Performs other duties as
assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of the education program being taught. Knowledge of the functions, operations and/or maintenance
of the various equipment used in the program being taught. Ability to instruct students in an education program. Ability to evaluate student performance and measure progress.
Ability to develop or revise education curriculum. Ability to prepare lesson plans and instructional aides. Ability to make written and oral presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:
General Studies – ACTS (Arkansas College Transfer System Course):
Master’s degree in any area and 18 Master’s hours in the subject area being taught.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; 9-month Contract with Summer Contract Option.

Application Deadline: Until filled. Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of
three (3) references.


  Biology Instructor - Adjunct

Adjunct  (Part-time – 9 hours or less Fall & Spring – 6 hours or less Summer)

The Instructor is responsible for instructing students in education programs, developing or revising curriculum, maintaining classroom records, and conducting advisory
committee meetings. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Responsibilities:  Instructs students in education programs by lecturing in classroom and laboratory setting, developing and providing individual instruction, as required, and
arranging field trips and guest lecturers. Evaluates student performance by grading classroom work, observing laboratory skills, and counseling students on personal and
educational problems. Develops or revises education curriculum by researching educational and professional material, reviewing and selecting textbooks, developing course
outline and objectives, and preparing lesson plans and instructional aids. Maintains classroom records, including attendance records, personal data, competency files, and
progress reports. Assists in scheduling of classes, use of equipment, and registration of students. Conducts advisory committee meetings concerning curriculum, job vacancies,
and student recruitment. Prepares and presents information to public schools, civic organizations, and sponsors student clubs and organizations. Performs other duties as
assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of the education program being taught. Knowledge of the functions, operations and/or maintenance
of the various equipment used in the program being taught. Ability to instruct students in an education program. Ability to evaluate student performance and measure progress.
Ability to develop or revise education curriculum. Ability to prepare lesson plans and instructional aides. Ability to make written and oral presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:
General Studies – ACTS (Arkansas College Transfer System Course):
Master’s degree in any area and 18 Master’s hours in the subject area being taught.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience; 9-month Contract with Summer Contract Option.

Application Deadline: Until filed. Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of
three (3) references.


  Sociology Instructor - Adjunct

Adjunct  (Part-time – 9 hours or less Fall & Spring – 6 hours or less Summer)

The Instructor is responsible for instructing students in education programs, developing or revising curriculum, maintaining classroom records, and conducting advisory
committee meetings. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Responsibilities:  Instructs students in education programs by lecturing in classroom and laboratory setting, developing and providing individual instruction, as required, and
arranging field trips and guest lecturers. Evaluates student performance by grading classroom work, observing laboratory skills, and counseling students on personal and
educational problems. Develops or revises education curriculum by researching educational and professional material, reviewing and selecting textbooks, developing course
outline and objectives, and preparing lesson plans and instructional aids. Maintains classroom records, including attendance records, personal data, competency files, and
progress reports. Assists in scheduling of classes, use of equipment, and registration of students. Conducts advisory committee meetings concerning curriculum, job vacancies,
and student recruitment. Prepares and presents information to public schools, civic organizations, and sponsors student clubs and organizations. Performs other duties as
assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of the education program being taught. Knowledge of the functions, operations and/or maintenance
of the various equipment used in the program being taught. Ability to instruct students in an education program. Ability to evaluate student performance and measure progress.
Ability to develop or revise education curriculum. Ability to prepare lesson plans and instructional aides. Ability to make written and oral presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:
General Studies – ACTS (Arkansas College Transfer System Course):
Master’s degree in any area and 18 Master’s hours in the subject area being taught.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience; 9-month Contract with Summer Contract Option.

Application Deadline: Until filed. Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of
three (3) references.


  Computer Information Systems Instructor - Adjunct

Adjunct  (Part-time – 9 hours or less Fall & Spring – 6 hours or less Summer)

The Instructor is responsible for instructing students in education programs, developing or revising curriculum, maintaining classroom records, and conducting advisory
committee meetings. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Responsibilities:  Instructs students in education programs by lecturing in classroom and laboratory setting, developing and providing individual instruction, as required, and
arranging field trips and guest lecturers. Evaluates student performance by grading classroom work, observing laboratory skills, and counseling students on personal and
educational problems. Develops or revises education curriculum by researching educational and professional material, reviewing and selecting textbooks, developing course
outline and objectives, and preparing lesson plans and instructional aids. Maintains classroom records, including attendance records, personal data, competency files, and
progress reports. Assists in scheduling of classes, use of equipment, and registration of students. Conducts advisory committee meetings concerning curriculum, job vacancies,
and student recruitment. Prepares and presents information to public schools, civic organizations, and sponsors student clubs and organizations. Performs other duties as
assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of the education program being taught. Knowledge of the functions, operations and/or maintenance
of the various equipment used in the program being taught. Ability to instruct students in an education program. Ability to evaluate student performance and measure progress.
Ability to develop or revise education curriculum. Ability to prepare lesson plans and instructional aides. Ability to make written and oral presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in any area and 18 Master’s hours in the subject area being taught.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience; 9-month Contract with Summer Contract Option.

Application Deadline: Until filed. Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of
three (3) references.

 


Business Technology & Paralegal Instructors (Full-Time 9 Month Contract)

The Instructor is responsible for instructing students in education programs, developing or revising curriculum, maintaining classroom records, and conducting advisory committee meetings. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Responsibilities:  Instructs students in education programs by lecturing in classroom and laboratory setting, developing and providing individual instruction, as required, and arranging field trips and guest lecturers. Evaluates student performance by grading classroom work, observing laboratory skills, and counseling students on personal and educational problems. Develops or revises education curriculum by researching educational and professional material, reviewing and selecting textbooks, developing course outline and objectives, and preparing lesson plans and instructional aids. Maintains classroom records, including attendance records, personal data, competency files, and progress reports. Assists in scheduling of classes, use of equipment, and registration of students. Conducts advisory committee meetings concerning curriculum, job vacancies, and student recruitment. Prepares and presents information to public schools, civic organizations, and sponsors student clubs and organizations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of the education program being taught. Knowledge of the functions, operations and/or maintenance of the various equipment used in the program being taught. Ability to instruct students in an education program. Ability to evaluate student performance and measure progress. Ability to develop or revise education curriculum. Ability to prepare lesson plans and instructional aides. Ability to make written and oral presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:  ACTS (Arkansas College Transfer System Course):

  1. Master’s degree in any area and 18 Master’s hours in the subject area being taught.

Non - ACTS Courses

  1. Expertise or a skills set in the area being taught.

 Introduction to Computers and Accounting

  1. Master’s degree in any area and 18 Master’s hours in the subject area being taught.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience; 9-month Contract with Summer Contract Option.

Starting Date:  Fall 2014

Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) references.


Industrial Mechanical/Electrical Instructor (Full-Time 9 Month Contract)

The successful applicant should have a thorough working or hands-on knowledge of subjects such as machine tools and equipment, industrial safety, principles of electronics, industrial motors, and PLC’s, The applicants must have a positive student-centered attitude, a professional bearing, working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and strong interpersonal skills.The Instructor is responsible for instructing students in education programs, developing or revising curriculum, maintaining classroom records, and conducting advisory committee meetings. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Responsibilities:  Instructs students in education programs by lecturing in classroom and laboratory setting, developing and providing individual instruction, as required, and arranging field trips and guest lecturers. Evaluates student performance by grading classroom work, observing laboratory skills, and counseling students on personal and educational problems. Develops or revises education curriculum by researching educational and professional material, reviewing and selecting textbooks, developing course outline and objectives, and preparing lesson plans and instructional aids. Maintains classroom records, including attendance records, personal data, competency files, and progress reports. Assists in scheduling of classes, use of equipment, and registration of students. Conducts advisory committee meetings concerning curriculum, job vacancies, and student recruitment. Prepares and presents information to public schools, civic organizations, and sponsors student clubs and organizations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of the education program being taught. Knowledge of the functions, operations and/or maintenance of the various equipment used in the program being taught. Ability to instruct students in an education program. Ability to evaluate student performance and measure progress. Ability to develop or revise education curriculum. Ability to prepare lesson plans and instructional aides. Ability to make written and oral presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:  Non - ACTS Courses

  1. Expertise or a skills set in the area being taught.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience; 9-month Contract with Summer Contract Option.

Starting Date:  Fall 2014

Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) references.


Computer Support Specialist

Job Description: The Computer Support Specialist is responsible for a wide range of activities related to computer support such as the implementation, maintenance, and utilization of microcomputer and mainframe systems. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position is supervised by the Coordinator of Administrative Computing and is responsible providing statistical reports, compiling institutional data for internal and external reporting, and work with a small to medium sized support staff. Successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with software support functions as well as analyze computer support system problems, designing/implementing business processes and suggesting corrective measures for system problems.

Minimal Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer applications, mathematics, or a related field; plus two years of experience in computer support; OR Completion of technical training in computer science, data processing, or a related field acquired from a vocational, military, or industrial setting plus four years’ experience in computer support.

Preferred Qualifications: 3-5 years of experience with an enterprise level information system, ability to work in a confidential environment, solid work history indicating increased progression and responsibility, excellent work ethic and effective communication skills. Ability to read and interpret technical literature and evaluate product recommendations are necessary. Experience in Microsoft SQL database programming and PHP scripting language preferred; knowledge of Ellucian Colleague software; experience using enterprise reporting software; knowledge of business processes in student records, and business services records. Other job related education and or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.

Salary: Grade C119 on State Pay Plan; Entry: $35,554; Mid-Point: $49,067. This is an exempt position.

Benefits: Southeast Arkansas College provides 11 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 12 days of annual vacation leave each year. The College offers a choice of retirement plan options with employer contributions ranging from 10% to 14% depending upon the plan selected. The College also provides a tuition waiver for the employee and dependents.

Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Interested candidates must submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College Employment Application, current resume, copies of all college transcripts, and provide names, addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) references.


Coordinator of Student Recruitment

Job Description
Southeast Arkansas College (SEARK) is seeking a highly motivated, organized, personable, creative professional who is committed to higher education to assume the role of Coordinator of Student Recruitment. The coordinator develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates recruitment programs and efforts, for traditional and non-traditional students. This position also recommends expenditure of budget resources for recruitment publications, mailings, materials, and travel. The coordinator performs general admission counseling, recruitment, and customer service functions, representing SEARK College and the Office of Admissions in a variety of venues according to appropriate policies and practices. The position is exempt and reports directly to the Director of Admission, and works closely with the entire Student Services Staff.   
 
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
•    Uses data-driven strategies (such as internal and external statistical reports, databases, and software) to determine target markets for recruitment efforts, including event programming and communication plans.   
•    Develops, implements, coordinates, and evaluates new and continuing programs and activities to meet commitments specified in the college’s mission and strategic action plans.
•    Oversees communication plans, timelines, and logic.
•    Maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with Admissions staff, managers, and the entire SEARK community.
•    Engages in assessment, program evaluation, and special research projects, in the office and campus-wide, to assist in the analysis of recruitment and selection activities, and to enhance planning efforts.
•    Attend Professional Development on Recruitment.
•    Visits high schools.
•    Distributes and presents promotional materials and discusses campus information with groups, counselors, students, and parents.
•    Answers inquiries concerning academic offerings and documents pertinent information concerning visits.
•    Gathers information regarding curriculums, degree areas, student financial aid, and campus activities for use in publications.
•    Conducts tours of buildings and grounds for visiting students, answers questions about campus operations, and issues brochures relative to campus programs.
•    Maintains files on institution database of correspondence received from prospective students and on high school visits and answers requests for promotional information.  
•    Advises students concerning curriculum and career opportunities, serves as sponsor to student organizations, assists in determining admission eligibility, and reviews scholarship applications.
•    Assists other campus personnel in conducting workshops, seminars, and conferences.
•    Performs other duties as assigned.
 

Minimum Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ experience in student recruitment or closely aligned field.
•    Must hold a valid driver’s license.
•    Ability to effectively work and communicate with prospective students, continuing students, parents, alumni, office colleagues, other college administrators and faculty.
•    Ability to effectively represent the College, and Office of Admission values, goals, and policies.
•    Exceptional ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
•    Excellent computer skills with a strong background in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  
•    Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively orally, in writing, and in public presentation settings.   
•    Background check is required.
 

Salary and Benefits
Southeast Arkansas College provides 11 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 12 days of annual vacation leave each year. The College offers a choice of retirement plan options with employer contributions ranging from 10% to 14% depending upon the plan selected. The College also provides a tuition waiver for full-time employees and their dependents. This an exempt position and salary is commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin January 13 and continue until position is filled.  Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College Employment Application, current resume, college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) professional references.


  Vice President - Academic Affairs

 Job Description

The Vice President of Academic Affairs is responsible for the leadership and supervision of all assigned college-wide academic credit, selected non-credit and technical instructional programs. Works in collaboration with the Vice President of Nursing and Allied Health and Academic Deans for instructional programs within their assigned area. This position also provides evaluation of academic programs and standards, overall maintenance and management of academic operations, faculty utilization and continuous faculty improvement. Ensures College’s compliance with Higher Learning Commission and other regulatory agencies. Responsible for sustaining a collaborative environment characterized by academic and professional excellence.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  Provides administrative leadership, supervision, goal setting, planning, problem solving, evaluation and personnel management to all areas within Academic Affairs including: Academic Deans, Academic Technology Services, Distance Learning, Library Services, Workforce Development/Training and Liaison to the College Foundation.  

1.    Assure availability of properly credentialed faculty to meet curriculum delivery requirements.
2.    Comply with Higher Learning Commission and other regulatory agencies.  Serve as liaison to the Arkansas Department of Higher Education and the State Coordinating Board for academic areas.
3.    Make recommendations for hiring faculty and staff with input from the deans, college faculty and staff.
4.    Provides leadership in curriculum planning, program development, establishing of partnerships and articulation agreements with institutions.
5.    Evaluation, revision and implementation of software
6.    Coordination of textbook adoption in assigned instructional areas.
7.    Analyze program data and make recommendations regarding course and program additions/deletions and consolidation.
8.    In conjunction with Vice President for Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, institute processes to assure that all faculty are appropriately supervised, developed and evaluated.
9.    Monitor systems, policies and procedures in order to ensure consistent delivery of programs and services in all assigned areas.
10.    Coordinate with Deans/Department Chairs in developing priorities that support Southeast Arkansas College’s strategic plan.
11.    Initiate and coordinate instructional research related to the instructional programs and student success areas, in collaboration with Institutional Effectiveness, Institutional Research and Enrollment Management.
12.    Oversee the faculty evaluation process.
13.    Oversee and monitor the budget process for all assigned areas.
14.    Manage the scheduling process, maximizing efficiencies while maintaining educational outcomes.
15.    Oversee the dissemination of academic calendar, academic catalogs, student, faculty & staff handbooks and campus registration bulletins.
16.    Effectively and efficiently implement approved course schedule.
17.    Help identify and secure appropriate institutional resources to support professional development of faculty and staff.
18.    Serve as a member of the college Executive Cabinet and other committees/councils as assigned.
19.    Perform other tasks, duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Other Desired Skills and Characteristics
•    Demonstrated visionary leadership, supervisory and managerial abilities in previous positions and an understanding and commitment to the mission of community colleges with a focus on quality, student success and development of programs/curriculum.  
•    Demonstrated knowledge of Arkansas Department of Higher Education and Coordinating Board policies governing colleges and federal/state laws affecting community colleges, including familiarity with institutional accreditation process and Higher Learning Commission.  Ability to read, understand, interpret and implement accreditation criteria and state agency regulations.
•    Experience in developing and enhancing faculty skills through effective evaluation and through support of faculty development programs.
•    Ability to make timely decisions appropriate to the situation, circumstances and facts at hand and meet deadlines for assigned reports and projects.
•    Knowledge and ability to develop and implement applicable policies, procedures and administrative decisions.
•    Strong commitment to innovative teaching/learning and the potential of technology to support the delivery process of instruction to include on-line courses.
•    Ability to listen, understand and respond positively to resolve inquiries and complaints from employees, students, regulatory agencies or members of the academic community.
•    Ability to create a team–oriented climate, develop and support relationships with compassion and sensitivity while demonstrating a cooperative, professional attitude.
•    Ability to interact effectively as a leader or as a member of a team and work collaboratively with others to present information to faculty, academic and campus leaders or public groups while encouraging and fostering a collegial work environment and working effectively with a diverse community.
•    Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office and Windows software, integrated software systems and related instructional technology.
•    Skill in planning and organizing as well as ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
•    Strong communication skills, both written and oral along with excellent spelling, grammar and editing skills.
•    Ability to safeguard sensitive or confidential information from intentional or unintentional disclosures.
•    Must have a commitment to the philosophy of the college.

Minimum Qualifications
Five years of experience is required, including:
1.    Administrative leadership at the Dean’s level or above in a community college or university and/or related environment.
2.    Demonstrated experience in program and curriculum design in educational and job training
3.    Development and administration of budgets
4.    Experience with the selection and professional development of faculty/staff.
5.    Teaching experience in higher education and a thorough understanding of the teaching/learning process.
6.    Experience with accreditation and the accreditation process
7.    Doctorate’s degree from an accredited college or university
8.    Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.
 

Salary and Benefits
Southeast Arkansas College offers an excellent benefit package for full-time employees, which includes: vacation, sick leave, retirement plans, health, dental and life insurance.  

Application Deadline

The deadline for submission of all required documents is May 7, 2014.  The person selected must assume the position by July 1, 2014.  Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College Employment Application, current resume, college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) professional references.


  Spanish Instructor (Full-Time)

Job Description:
The full-time Spanish Instructor is responsible for the planning, preparation and execution of classroom and/or laboratory experiences which result in learning. Instructors develop, evaluate and revise the curriculum incorporating evidence based learning activities directed at meeting established learning outcomes. Instructors monitor and evaluate student performance based on established grading guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.  

Functions:
Contributes to the overall achievement of the college’s mission and goals through effective instruction and classroom management. Plans and prepares for assigned instructional courses. Demonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogy. Develops instructional outcomes and appropriate evaluation and assessment methods of learning. Creates and maintains an environment of rapport and respect. Clearly establishes expectations for learning and achievement. Maintains up-to-date accurate records on attendance and student progress. Engages in academic counseling and advisement. Meets with current and prospective students for review and provide an accurate interpretation of college placement scores. Provides guidance to students for academic planning.  Make referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to students. Engages in the college community for intra professional networking and professional development. Provides input into budgeting and decision-making processes. Keeps abreast of developments in field of expertise basing current instructional practice on recent evidence. Communicates learning expectation. Varies teaching techniques and incorporates current technology. Structures classroom activities and assignments based on learning outcomes. Provides students with written and oral feedback. Engages in self-assessment of teaching practices and professional development needs. Instructors must keep all classes, office hours at the required amount of time set forth by the College and maintain good classroom management. Oversees the labs for courses that require lab time. Must have the ability to set up lab equipment for each class. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Thorough knowledge in the field of expertise and teaching techniques.  Ability to develop daily lesson plans and design learning activities aimed at achieving student learning outcomes. Communicate learning expectations through provision of structured activities and assignments. Ability to instruct, engage students, and assess student learning.  Familiarity with college resources available to provide instruction and services or assistance to student including instructional technology.  Ability to provide guidance to students for academic planning. Knowledge of placement policies when interpreting placement scores and advising students.  Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in subject area. Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to successfully maintain a teaching load involving courses such as Elementary Spanish and Intermediate Spanish. Two years’ experience teaching students in higher education. The successful candidate will possess competence and experience to develop, revise, implement and assess the curriculum to ensure that students are acquiring current knowledge, including familiarity with technology used in classroom settings. Candidates must have capability and flexibility to teach in the evening and/or online classes with labs that meet in-person during the day. A shared vision for preparing students for their professional programs and an ability and willingness to use novel teaching techniques and technology to engage today’s learner is essential. Candidates for this position must possess a thorough knowledge of the teaching field, a commitment to high academic standards, a dedication to student success, and excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to the above, formal classroom teaching experience is preferred.


Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled for Summer 2014/Fall 2014. Interested individuals should send a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, official college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) references.


  Biology/Chemistry Instructor (Full-Time)

Job Description:
The Full-time Biology/Chemistry Instructor is responsible for the planning, preparation and execution of classroom and/or laboratory experiences which result in learning. Instructors develop, evaluate and revise the curriculum incorporating evidence based learning activities directed at meeting established learning outcomes. Instructors monitor and evaluate student performance based on established grading guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.  

Functions:
Contributes to the overall achievement of the college’s mission and goals through effective instruction and classroom management. Plans and prepares for assigned instructional courses. Demonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogy. Develops instructional outcomes and appropriate evaluation and assessment methods of learning. Creates and maintains an environment of rapport and respect. Clearly establishes expectations for learning and achievement. Maintains up-to-date accurate records on attendance and student progress. Engages in academic counseling and advisement. Meets with current and prospective students for review and provide an accurate interpretation of college placement scores. Provides guidance to students for academic planning.  Make referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to students. Engages in the college community for intra professional networking and professional development. Provides input into budgeting and decision-making processes. Keeps abreast of developments in field of expertise basing current instructional practice on recent evidence. Communicates learning expectation. Varies teaching techniques and incorporates current technology. Structures classroom activities and assignments based on learning outcomes. Provides students with written and oral feedback. Engages in self-assessment of teaching practices and professional development needs. Instructors must keep all classes, office hours at the required amount of time set forth by the College and maintain good classroom management. Oversees the labs for courses that require lab time. Must have the ability to set up lab equipment for each class. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Thorough knowledge in the field of expertise and teaching techniques.  Ability to develop daily lesson plans and design learning activities aimed at achieving student learning outcomes. Communicate learning expectations through provision of structured activities and assignments. Ability to instruct, engage students, and assess student learning.  Familiarity with college resources available to provide instruction and services or assistance to student including instructional technology.  Ability to provide guidance to students for academic planning. Knowledge of placement policies when interpreting placement scores and advising students.  Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in subject area. Recent teaching experience. Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to successfully maintain a teaching load involving courses such as Biology, Botany, Anatomy and Physiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry I and Chemistry II, and Microbiology. The successful candidate will possess competence and experience to develop, revise, implement and assess the curriculum to ensure that students are acquiring current knowledge, including familiarity with technology used in classroom settings. Candidates must have capability and flexibility to teach in the evening and/or online classes with labs that meet in-person during the day. A shared vision for preparing students for their professional programs and an ability and willingness to use novel teaching techniques and technology to engage today’s learner is essential. Candidates for this position must possess a thorough knowledge of the teaching field, a commitment to high academic standards, a dedication to student success, and excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to the above, formal classroom teaching experience is preferred.  

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled for Summer 2014/Fall 2014. Interested individuals should send a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, official college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) references.


  Sociology Instructor (Full-Time)


Job Description:
The Full-time Sociology Instructor is responsible for the planning, preparation and execution of classroom and/or laboratory experiences which result in learning. Instructors develop, evaluate and revise the curriculum incorporating evidence based learning activities directed at meeting established learning outcomes. Instructors monitor and evaluate student performance based on established grading guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.  

Functions:
Contributes to the overall achievement of the college’s mission and goals through effective instruction and classroom management. Plans and prepares for assigned instructional courses. Demonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogy. Develops instructional outcomes and appropriate evaluation and assessment methods of learning. Creates and maintains an environment of rapport and respect. Clearly establishes expectations for learning and achievement. Maintains up-to-date accurate records on attendance and student progress. Engages in academic counseling and advisement. Meets with current and prospective students for review and provide an accurate interpretation of college placement scores. Provides guidance to students for academic planning.  Make referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to students. Engages in the college community for intra professional networking and professional development. Provides input into budgeting and decision-making processes. Keeps abreast of developments in field of expertise basing current instructional practice on recent evidence. Communicates learning expectation. Varies teaching techniques and incorporates current technology. Structures classroom activities and assignments based on learning outcomes. Provides students with written and oral feedback. Engages in self-assessment of teaching practices and professional development needs. Instructors must keep all classes, office hours at the required amount of time set forth by the College and maintain good classroom management. Oversees the labs for courses that require lab time. Must have the ability to set up lab equipment for each class. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Thorough knowledge in the field of expertise and teaching techniques.  Ability to develop daily lesson plans and design learning activities aimed at achieving student learning outcomes. Communicate learning expectations through provision of structured activities and assignments. Ability to instruct, engage students, and assess student learning.  Familiarity with college resources available to provide instruction and services or assistance to student including instructional technology.  Ability to provide guidance to students for academic planning. Knowledge of placement policies when interpreting placement scores and advising students.  Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in subject area. Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to successfully maintain a teaching load involving courses such as Introduction to Sociology. Two years’ experience teaching students in higher education. The successful candidate will possess competence and experience to develop, revise, implement and assess the curriculum to ensure that students are acquiring current knowledge, including familiarity with technology used in classroom settings. Candidates must have capability and flexibility to teach in the evening and/or online classes with labs that meet in-person during the day. A shared vision for preparing students for their professional programs and an ability and willingness to use novel teaching techniques and technology to engage today’s learner is essential. Candidates for this position must possess a thorough knowledge of the teaching field, a commitment to high academic standards, a dedication to student success, and excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to the above, formal classroom teaching experience is preferred.  

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled for Summer 2014/Fall 2014. Interested individuals should send a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, official college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) references.


  Computer Information Systems Instructor (Full-Time)

Job Description:
The Full-time Computer Information Systems Instructor is responsible for the planning, preparation and execution of classroom and/or laboratory experiences which result in learning. Instructors develop, evaluate and revise the curriculum incorporating evidence based learning activities directed at meeting established learning outcomes. Instructors monitor and evaluate student performance based on established grading guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.  

Functions:
Contributes to the overall achievement of the college’s mission and goals through effective instruction and classroom management. Plans and prepares for assigned instructional courses. Demonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogy. Develops instructional outcomes and appropriate evaluation and assessment methods of learning. Creates and maintains an environment of rapport and respect. Clearly establishes expectations for learning and achievement. Maintains up-to-date accurate records on attendance and student progress. Engages in academic counseling and advisement. Meets with current and prospective students for review and provide an accurate interpretation of college placement scores. Provides guidance to students for academic planning.  Make referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to students. Engages in the college community for intra professional networking and professional development. Provides input into budgeting and decision-making processes. Keeps abreast of developments in field of expertise basing current instructional practice on recent evidence. Communicates learning expectation. Varies teaching techniques and incorporates current technology. Structures classroom activities and assignments based on learning outcomes. Provides students with written and oral feedback. Engages in self-assessment of teaching practices and professional development needs. Instructors must keep all classes, office hours at the required amount of time set forth by the College and maintain good classroom management. Oversees the labs for courses that require lab time. Must have the ability to set up lab equipment for each class. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Thorough knowledge in the field of expertise and teaching techniques.  Ability to develop daily lesson plans and design learning activities aimed at achieving student learning outcomes. Communicate learning expectations through provision of structured activities and assignments. Ability to instruct, engage students, and assess student learning.  Familiarity with college resources available to provide instruction and services or assistance to student including instructional technology.  Ability to provide guidance to students for academic planning. Knowledge of placement policies when interpreting placement scores and advising students.  Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree for the teaching of non-transferrable courses (Developmental Courses) and/or Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in subject area for transferrable courses. Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to successfully maintain a teaching load involving courses such as Java Programming, Visual Basic Programming, Database Programming and Basic Computer Forensics. Candidates must have capability and flexibility to teach in the evening and/or online classes with labs that meet in-person during the day Candidates for this position must possess a thorough knowledge of the teaching field, a commitment to high academic standards, a dedication to student success, and excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Two years’ experience teaching students in higher education. The successful candidate will possess competence and experience to develop, revise, and assess the curriculum to ensure that students are acquiring current knowledge, including familiarity with technology used in classroom settings. . A shared vision for preparing students for their professional programs and an ability and willingness to use novel teaching techniques and technology to engage today’s learner is essential.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled for Summer 2014/Fall 2014. Interested individuals should send a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, official college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) references.


  Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Job Description:

The Assistant Director of Financial Aid works under direction and is responsible for assisting in directing the overall operation of student financial aid services, reviewing the packaging of financial aid awards and counseling students regarding financial aid information.  This position is governed by state and federal financial aid regulations and institution policy. Supervises a small to medium-sized staff of Financial Aid Specialists, administrative support personnel and student workers by interviewing, hiring, training, making work assignments and evaluating job performance. Assists in developing policies and procedures concerning awards, assists in setting goals, prepares various reports, monitors processing of awards and verification of information and keeps abreast of state and federal regulations. Interviews students, prepares financial aid packages such as loans, grants and scholarships and answers questions concerning awards. Coordinates maintenance of files on students receiving financial assistance, and serves as liaison to outside vendors. Performs research and collects data for the application of funds and filing of reports, reviews student requests for financial aid adjustments and considers special circumstances for awards. Conducts staff meetings, serves on various campus committees, counsels students having financial difficulties to provide financial management advice and evaluates and updates office publications and printed correspondence. Assigns students participating in college work-study program, receives deposits and authorizes disbursement of private and campus based scholarship funds as needed.  Provides direction to Financial Aid Officers by developing and establishing short and long term program goals and objectives, administering and evaluating project assignments, and interpreting policies and laws, in the absence of precedents, to resolve issues and achieve implementation of project goals and objections.  Performs related responsibilities as required or assigned. Occasional travel may be required as well as extended work hours during peak processing.

Knowledge, Abilities, And Skills:

Knowledge of student financial aid programs, guidelines and procedures. Knowledge of interviewing and counseling techniques. Knowledge of institution policies and procedures concerning the administration of student financial aid. Ability to analyze and evaluate student financial needs and prepare financial aid package. Ability to prepare reports and collect financial aid data. Ability to disseminate information orally and in writing.  Ability to supervise the work of subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a major in general business or related field; plus three years of experience in student financial aid or related area, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, upon approval of the Qualifications Review Committee.

Salary: Grade 117 on state pay plan

Application Deadline:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Interested individuals should send a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, resume, official college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) references.


  Administrative Analyst

Job Description:
The Administrative Analyst is responsible for conducting special research studies, analyzing data, preparing statistics, making recommendations based on research findings, and monitoring and coordinating project/program activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Knowledges, Abilities, and Skills:
Knowledge of record keeping procedures. Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting, budgeting, mathematics, and statistics. Knowledge of student affairs and the end-to-end internal operations of a college. Knowledge of computers and software applications – especially Microsoft Excel is critical. Ability to conduct research, create surveys, administer surveys, and compile data into reports for institutional effectiveness purposes. Ability to affect problem resolution – research, analyze, and recommend solutions to complex problems. Knowledge of academic requirements for courses and programs. Ability to establish and maintain filing systems. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to analyze documents to determine compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures. Ability to create and maintain the daily radio station program log, manage program traffic, and produce reports. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:  
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public administration, general business, or a related field. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Experience working in an executive office. Excellent relationship skills. Experience working with the public.

Salary: Grade C115 on State Pay Plan; Entry: $29,251; This a non-exempt position.

Benefits: Southeast Arkansas College provides 11 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 12 days of annual vacation leave each year. The College also provides a tuition waiver for the employee and dependents. The College offers a choice of retirement plan options with employer contributions ranging from 10% to 14% depending upon the plan selected. The College also provides a tuition waiver for the employee and dependents.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2014.  Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College employment application, all college transcripts, resume, and contact information (name, address, and phone number) for three (3) references.


  Nursing Instructor

Job Description: The Instructor is responsible for planning, preparation and execution of classroom and/or laboratory experiences which result in learning. Instructors develop, evaluate and revise the curriculum incorporating evidence based learning activities directed at meeting established learning outcomes. Instructors monitor and evaluate student performance based on established grading guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.  

Functions:
1.    Contributes to the overall achievement of the college’s mission and goals through effective instruction and classroom management.
2.    Plans and prepares for assigned instructional courses.
3.    Demonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogy.
4.    Develops instructional outcomes and appropriate evaluation and assessment methods of learning.
5.    Creates and maintains an environment of rapport and respect.
6.    Clearly establishes expectations for learning and achievement.
7.    Maintains up to date accurate records on attendance and student progress.
8.    Engages in academic counseling and advisement.
9.    Meets with current and prospective students for review and accurate interpretation college placement scores.
10.    Provides guidance to students for academic planning.
11.    Make referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to student.
12.     Engages in the college community for intraprofessional networking and professional development. Provides input into budgeting and decision making processes.
13.    Keeps abreast of developments in field of expertise basing current instructional practice on recent evidence.
14.    Communicates learning expectation and varies teaching techniques and incorporates current technology.
15.    Structures classroom activities and assignments based on learning outcomes.
16.     Provides student written and oral feedback.
17.    Engages in self-assessment of teaching practices and professional development needs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Thorough knowledge in the field of expertise and teaching techniques.  Ability to develop lesson plans and design learning activities aimed at achieving student learning outcomes. Communicate learning expectations through provision of structured activities and assignments. Ability to instruct, engage students and assess student learning.  Familiarity with college resources available to provide instruction and services or assistance to student including instructional technology.  Ability to provide guidance to students for academic planning. Knowledge of placement policies when interpreting placement scores and advising students.  Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Current Arkansas State Board of Nursing Licensure as a registered nurse, Bachelors’ degree in Nursing required. Recent clinical experience and/or specialty in maternal child or pediatric nursing

Preferred Qualifications: Masters’ degree in Nursing with Certified Nurse Educator credential and clinical specialty in peds or OB. Experience teaching with simulation.  Recent teaching experience at an ACEN accredited registered nursing program.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline:
Immediate opening for applications. The person selected must assume the position by August 11, 2014.  Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College Employment Application, current resume, college transcripts, and provide name, address, and phone number of three (3) professional references.


Submitting Documents - anyone wishing to apply for vacant positions may do so by submitting all required documents by mail or coming to the Personnel Office. When submitting an application for employment, originals must be provided. This includes the application, letters of reference and transcripts (unless otherwise stated). Submitting applications or other documents by email will not be accepted. Please have packets completed with all information when submitting to Human Resources. Please note, no copies will be made.

SEARK Employment Application (PDF)

Employment inquiries should be forwarded to:

Personnel Office
Southeast Arkansas College
P.O. Box 1426; Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71613
(870) 543-5959
(870) 543-5959 fax
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