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Staff Vacancies

Applications for staff positions at Ouachita Baptist University are always accepted. Once a vacancy has occurred, the department head, supervisor or director will consider all qualified applicants. Interviews will follow based on skills, qualifications and references of the prospective employee as provided on their individual application. All applications are kept on file for six months. Download the staff application and return completed applications to:

Office of Human Resources
410 Ouachita Street, OBU Box 3772
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001


Employment Opportunities – Staff

Administrative Assistant

Job Description: The full-time, benefits eligible position provides administrative support for the Office of Development and works directly with the vice-president, development officers and staff to assist in coordinating activities related to fundraising and donor stewardship for Ouachita. This position deals with confidential information and in many cases is the first person a donor or perspective donors talks to when contacting Ouachita. Specific duties for this position include: 1) keeps files and scholarship records current; 2) creates regular and special fundraising reports as needed; 3) data entry into alumni database; 4) manages 3-4 student workers; 5) oversees office expenses; 6) provides general office support; and 7) handles special projects as needed.  

Starting Date: The starting date for this position will be April 19, 2021. The application/review process will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications: The candidate must be a high school graduate with good computer skills (esp. Microsoft Word and Excel) and good inter-relational people skills. Some college education is preferred, but not required.

Application process: Applicants should submit the Ouachita Baptist University staff application form and a letter of interest to:

Human Resources Office

Development Administrative Assistant Search

OBU Box 3772

Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, AR 71998

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