University of Arkansas Counseling and Psychological Services
January 5, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Administrative, Clerical, Support Services
The Administrative Specialist III serves as a member of the administrative team (Front Office) of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and is functionally supervised by the Office Manager while formally reporting to the Associate Director of CAPS. The Administrative Specialist III performs receptionist, clerical, and other administrative tasks as assigned by the Office Manager of CAPS in order to effectively serve the mental health needs of students at the University of Arkansas.
This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of specialized training in business management, business education, or a related field; plus three years of experience in specialized or a related field applicable to work performed.
About University of Arkansas Counseling and Psychological Services
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 an...d 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.
Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is the primary student counseling center for the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas. The multicultural, multidisciplinary staff includes an office manager and three other administrative professionals, ten full-time clinicians, two case managers, the assistant director of training, the associate director for clinical services, the director, two psychiatrists, a nurse, and typically four part-time graduate trainees. CAPS is in the early stages of a Doctoral Internship in Health Psychology. CAPS is a department of the Pat Walker Health Center.