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Job Posted on August 10, 2016

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Undergraduate Center

The School of Business Undergraduate Center seeks a Temporary University Specialist to serve as the School’s initial point-of-contact for students, alumni, employers, faculty, staff and all other visitors. The Center is comprised of the Office of Undergraduate Advising, the Undergraduate Career Development Office, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Business Writing Center. This position reports to the Assistant Director of the Undergraduate Career Development Office (UCDO) and will be based at the Storrs campus.  Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required in support of School and Undergraduate Center events.

Typical duties include:

  • Performing administrative duties for the program director and/or department head, including but not limited to scheduling meetings and conferences; planning and coordinating events; making travel arrangements; processing administrative and financial paperwork; preparing administrative and program reports.
  • Serving as a resource to students, faculty, staff and external constituents regarding program policies and procedures.
  • Providing student and program support when classes are in session or for events.
  • Assisting with the coordination of promotional activities for the program including but not limited to open houses, information sessions and orientations.
  • Assisting with the coordination of alumni projects and events including but not limited to the program newsletter and networking functions.
  • Serving as a liaison with program and other School of Business staff in downtown Hartford and Stamford.
  • May be responsible for maintaining and updating program databases of current and prospective students, program alumni and program-sponsoring companies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience including 4-8 years of experience in a progressively responsible administrative support position.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment regarding a wide variety of administrative matters.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-state in support of program activities.
  • Willingness and ability to work evening and weekend hours in support of program activities.

Appointment Terms:

This is a temporary position with schedule of 35 hours per week.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

(HR17-05)


Job Posted on July 28, 2016

Temporary University Specialist, part-time
Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation

The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Temporary University Specialist (17 hours/week) for the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA). The incumbent will work with the Executive Director and staff of CIRCA to coordinate and facilitate the activities of CIRCA and partner’s organizations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Temporary University Specialist will primarily support accounting activities and office administration of the Institute. This will include:

  • Assist with budget preparation and grant proposal submissions
  • Track project expenditures
  • Initiate disbursements, reimbursements, payroll and procurements.
  • Provide record management for unit procurement card.
  • Track project deadlines and coordinate submission of reports
  • Schedule, coordinate, and facilitate program meetings and events
  • Other related duties

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A four-year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent quantitative, organizational, writing, and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in organizing meetings, making presentations and the development of reports.
  • Proficiency with software for business and communications (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Kuali Financial Systems
  • Experience working in an academic institution.

Appointment Terms:

The salary is $17.00-$20.00 per hour, commensurate with experience. This position is 17 hours per week, schedule is negotiable. The appointment term is six months with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding. The office will be at the Avery Point campus of UConn in Groton.

To Apply:

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Rebecca.French@uconn.edu. 

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

(HR17-04)


Special Payroll Positions

Job Posted on July 11, 2016

Research Specialist (Program Coordinator/Boundary Spanner)
Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InChip)

Position Summary

Under the direction of InCHIP Directors, this full-time, Research Specialist will recruit and mobilize networks of health researchers from various academic departments across UConn, UConn Health and the community, in order to broaden InCHIP’s portfolio of externally funded health research.  This includes establishing a variety of forums for researchers to work collaboratively and pursue funding opportunities to conduct innovative research on specific health topics which lead to the award of large multidisciplinary grants.  The incumbent will also assist with critical programmatic and administrative activities, including event coordination, seed grant competition management, report writing, and contact and listserv management.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • The position requires a B.A. or B.S. and one to three years of relevant experience or an M.A. or M.S. and post-degree related experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative proficiency with a great attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to work independently in a diverse, fast-paced work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in a University setting with Principal Investigators (PIs) conducting research in diverse health domains (e.g., obesity, cancer, eHealth/mHealth, HIV/AIDS, mental health/substance use, chronic disease).
  • Prior experience working with interdisciplinary teams in academic, research and team science settings.

Appointment Terms

This position is a temporary appointment with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.  The anticipated start date is August 1, 2016.  However, students who will graduate with a degree in August 2016 are encouraged to apply as well.

To Apply

To ensure full consideration, applications must include a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references. Application materials should be send to Steven.Jagielo@uconn.edu.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

(HR17-01)


Job Posted on June 28, 2016

Temporary Financial Assistant
School of Fine Arts, Storrs Campus

The School of Fine Arts is seeking applications for one full-time (35 hours/week) financial assistant.

Position Summary

The primary role of the position is to provide bookkeeping and accounting services to support the Centralized Business Office. Duties will include, but not limited to, processing payments, invoices, refunds, travel disbursements, and other related tasks in KFS (Kuali Financial System), the UConn financial system, and providing record management for the unit procurement card and records. The Financial Assistant interacts with a broad array of constituencies which includes faculty, staff, students, and external parties.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Associate’s degree in accounting or bookkeeping and two years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping.
  • Familiarity with and ability to learn a variety of business systems such as financial, payroll, automated workflows, and report writing.
  • Ability to independently organize, prioritize, and carry out responsibilities; effective time management skills; attention to detail; and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, analytical, and organizational skills; ability to set priorities, juggle competing demands, and function in a busy environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Demonstrated excellence with regard to attendance, punctuality, reliability, and demonstrated success in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of business, administrative and clerical procedures; familiarity with standard office and high speed scanning equipment and electronic filing systems; ability to handle and maintain confidential information and documents; follow campus policies and adapt to change.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance or a combination of education and relevant experience that clearly demonstrates the skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Experience working in an academic institution.
  • Experience working with Kuali Financial Systems.

Appointment Terms

Salary is $17.00-$21.00/ hr., commensurate with experience. This is a temporary, full-time (35 hours per week) position beginning as soon as filled. Expected start date is August 1, 2016. The appointment term is six months with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.

To Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, and a list of three employment references including contact information to carissa.gullickson@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

(HR16-36)


 

Non-State Positions

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