Center on Community Philanthropy Fellow
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Department: The Center on Community Philanthropy
Department's Website: https://www.clintonschool.uasys.edu
Summary of Job Duties: The Center is seeking a full-time Fellow to provide coordination for the Center through the execution of responsibilities critical to the success of the Center’s mission. In addition the Fellow will provide support and coordination for the Center through the execution of duties including researching issues related to community philanthropy, equity, social justice and racial healing, assisting senior staff with program planning, and project report development - as well as travel with senior staff to communities on an as needed basis. This position is a grant funded fellowship. The Fellow will report to the Director of the Center on Community Philanthropy and will act in coordination with senior staff.
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:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Excellent time and process management skills, with follow-up and attention to detail
- Strong computer and information management skills, including access to, and retrieval of, internet-based information and academic research
- Demonstrates interest, energy, and enthusiasm for community philanthropy, community engagement, grassroots organizing, and public service
Preferred Qualifications: A master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience
Required Documents to Apply: Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume
Proof of Veteran Status
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Recruitment Contact Information:
Distinguished Professor of Center of Community Philanthropy
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Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry
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The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, 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. The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service is committed to leveraging inclusion and diversity principles (via EEO and Affirmative Action programs) in order to continuously broaden our dynamic ecosystem of learning and working. All candidates are welcome to apply without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, and/or other non-merit based factors. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment, and all applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Constant Physical Activity: N/A
Frequent Physical Activity: N/A
Occasional Physical Activity: Lifting, Pulling
Benefits Eligible: Yes
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