Heather Jorgensen

Heather Jorgensen

Department Administrative Manager

(ARSC)-Arts & Sciences

(CHBC)-Chemistry & Biochemistry

Phone: 479-575-7942

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University Perspectives, Provost Lecturer

Jul 2015 – Dec 2016

Built curriculum and facilitated instruction for a first year experience college success course.

  • M.Ed. Higher Education Administration, University of Arkansas
  • B.A. Communication, University of Arkansas
  • 24 graduate credits in business administration, University of Sioux Falls
  • Supervisor Development Program, University of Arknsas
  • Human Resources Certificate Program, University of Arkansas
  • Diversity Certificate, University of Arkansas

    Aug 2018 – August 2019

    Managed the administrative affairs of the graduate student, academic, communication and outreach programs.
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
    Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
    University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture 



    Mar 2017 – Aug 2018

    Managed the administrative affairs of an academic department in a public university.
    Department of Entomology
    Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
    University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture



    Dec 2004 – Mar 2017

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Served department with over 400 majors and providing nearly 14,000 student semester credit hours (SSCH) per academic year. Consistently expanded knowledge of business and academic standards, institutional knowledge, and built and maintained relationships with colleagues and other key stakeholders to provide exceptional students-first service.


  • Volunteer Experience:

  • ALLY

    Safe Zone Allies - University of Arkansas

    2013 – Present

    Provide support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students and employees by listening without judgment, providing a safe space for sharing of concerns, and making appropriate referrals to resources and assistance.



    J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

    Jun 2014 – Aug 2014

    Provided advising assistance to incoming freshman and transfer students on first semester course selection, introduced students to ISIS mechanics, and aided students with navigating campus and its utilities.






  • Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity

  • Jul 2009 - Jun 2012

  • Mentored approximately 45 students based on the Cardinal Principles of Leadership, Friendship, and Service (Beta Rho Chapter).

    Provided guidance to student leaders and members. Fostered an atmosphere of encouragement and support.

Outstanding Staff Team Award

2018  - University of Arkansas Staff Senate

Received award along with Cindy Morley, Chad Mills, Kim Keeney, and Doris Smith.