UALR Children International is an extension of UALR’s commitment to service and community engagement. As Arkansas’ premier metropolitan university, UALR is committed to the needs of the community by creating active links between the campus and community. Children International works with parents, Little Rock School District and partners to offer educational, health, and family services for 2,900 children, kindergarten through high school.
The Program Administration Fellow will support the oversight of programs in Health, Education, Empowerment and Employed for youth and children, ages 5- 24, enrolled in UA – Little Rock -Children International. The position will work closely with the Senior Program Manager in overseeing all aspects of
program delivery, managing program data, and supporting the administration of Global Baseline Survey project, and development program manual and policies. The Fellow will report to the Senior Program Manager and be part of the UA- Little Rock – Children International Program team. Work-hours are within regular office hours from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and must be available to work at least 12 hours per week. The position is mainly located at the main office on Fair Park but requires occasional visits to program sites- LRSD schools or community centers, or UA- Little Rock campus.
There is one position available for a Work-Study or Internship (unpaid) student to work with our programs team.
- Provide administrative support to oversight of programs in Health, Education, Empowerment, and Employed for children and youth ages 5- 24.
- Develop and/revise program and administration manual and policies for Program Dept.
- Research on program design, issues related to program areas, facilitation techniques for the purpose of knowledge sharing and learning for program staff.
- Manage program data, prepare reports for decision-making and program planning.
- Support program evaluation activities such as review of tools, conducting surveys, Focus Group discussion, note-taking, compiling data and reporting.
- Participate and/or lead training sessions on program staff orientation and on-going professional development.
- Support Global Baseline Survey project with preparing for interviews, follow-up calls, conducting interviews, record keeping and data encoding.
- Adhere to agency’s policies on Child Protection, Code of Conduct, and positive behavior management.
- Assist with special events and other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
- At least 18 years of age.
- Attention to detail and demonstrated organizational skills.
- Comfortable with data management and a good understanding of data processes
- Strong communication (written and verbal) and teamwork skills
- Clean driving record and willingness to drive a 12- passenger van
- Spanish helpful
- Energetic and passionate about being a role model for all youth and children
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Minimum Education and Experience
Must have a high school diploma, a few years in college toward a Social Science degree plus previous work or volunteer experience working in non-profits with programming for children or youth.
Graduate Student majoring in social sciences.
To apply, please send a resume and letter of interest to:
Senior Programs Manager
For more information, please call 501-663-5541