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Company: University of Arkansas

Location: Fayetteville, AR

Job Summary

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The EO Specialist is primarily responsible for coordinating all EO related training, events, and hearings; providing support to departments in finding diverse recruitment sources; and supervising the activities of support level personnel. The EO Specialist also assists with ensuring non-discriminatory employee hiring practices through the review of the recruitment process for staff and faculty and assists in facilitating the staff grievance process.

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.

About the Company

The University of Arkansas, one of the largest employers in Northwest Arkansas, is the seventh fastest growing university in the nation and is consistently ranked among the top universities and best values in the United States. Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas are also regularly and repeatedly at the top of best-places-to-live rankings.

As a university community, we value our employees and promote a healthy work/life balance. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, the university is committed to providing an educationally diverse environment. We seek and welcome applicants who increase our diversity.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in personnel management, public administration, social science, or a related field; plus two years of experience in the handling of Equal Employment Opportunities complaints, investigations, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field and/or PHR certification


At the University of Arkansas, we value our employees and recognize them as our organization’s greatest asset. 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.

Additional Information

Salary: $30,713

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The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 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.