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Finance technology

Company: University of Arkansas
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Current University of Arkansas System employees including student employees and graduate assistants need to log into Workday on My Apps. Simply enter "Find Jobs" in the Workday search bar to view open positions.All Job Postings will close at 12:01 a.m. CT on the specified Closing Date (if designated). To view the job posting closing date please return to the search for jobs page. If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application process will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through My Draft Applications located on your Candidate Home page.Type of Position:Professional Staff - SupportWorkstudy Position:NoJob Type:Temporary (Fixed Term)Work Shift:Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas, FayettevilleFounded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nations top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nations strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.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.Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process, please submit a request via the Disability Accommodations - OEOC - University of Arkansas (uark.edu) : Request an Accommodation. Applicants are required to submit a request for each position of which they have applied.For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.Department:Finance HourlyDepartment's Website:Summary of Job Duties:

  • Assist students by fielding questions related to coding, data manipulation and visualization.
  • Help the faculty for financial machine learning and big data projects.
  • Collect data for course and research works. Qualifications:Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelors degree from an accredited university in a related field such as finance, economics, and computer science
    • Understand data processing
    • Knowledge of Machine Learning (ML) algorithms Preferred Requirements:
      • Ability to analyze data with ML platforms such as Dataiku and Python
      • Ability to collect, clean and manipulate Big Data from financial data sources such as SEC Edgar, Bloomberg, Fred, WRDS, Morningstar, and Fannie Mae
      • Deep understanding of Excel Modeling and data visualization in finance
      • Other course-related duties including but not limited to grading Tableau, Excel, and Dataiku exercises, helping on student projects Additional Information:Graduate students subject to background checkSalary Information:$15.00 per hourRequired Documents to Apply:ResumeOptional Documents:License or Certificate (see special instructions for submission instructions), Proof of Veteran StatusRecruitment Contact Information:Xinde ZhangAssociate Professorxzhang@walton.uark.eduAll application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.Special Instructions to Applicants:Pre-employment Screening Requirements:The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and InclusionThe 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.Constant Physical Activity:Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, TalkingFrequent Physical Activity:N/AOccasional Physical Activity:N/ABenefits Eligible:No

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