Assistant Education Specialist Coordinator - Veterans Upward Bound

Veterans Upward Bound
TRIO Federal Grant Program

Job Description:  The Assistant Education Specialist Coordinator is responsible for assisting the VUB Assistant Director with the Annual Performance Report, office management, general office record keeping, gathering of data and information, scheduling appointments and reservations, event planning, database management, financial record keeping, mass mail outs, newsletter production, maintenance of VUB websites and other office/project related duties. 

 Qualifications:  Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.  In pursuit of this commitment, candidates will possess an Associate Degree and/or at least one year of experience working with veterans and/or economically disadvantaged populations.  Candidate must have at least one year of experience in reconciling budgets, generating and preparing reports, both electronic and paper.  Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft applications including Excel, Powerpoint, Word, and Publisher.  Experience in electronic database management, recordkeeping, and bookkeeping.  The Assistant Education Specialist Coordinator must be open to and have the ability to work with faculty, staff, and community partners.

Salary:   Contract is for a federal grant position October 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019, for a salary dependent on qualifications and experience.  The Veterans Upward Bound grant is a federally funded program and is contingent upon new grant funding. 

The University:   Henderson is located in Arkadelphia, AR, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock.  Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic De Gray Lake, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures.  Please visit, or for more information about Henderson and our community.

Application:  To apply, please send a letter of application, complete resume, names and phone numbers of three references, and unofficial transcripts (if applicable) in pdf format to:   

Robyn Chastain, Search Committee Chair

 Review of applications will begin October 5, 2018.  The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy.  The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts.