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Job Posted on November 24, 2015

Research Specialist: Clinical Research Coordinator
Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention (CHIP)

A part-time, temporary clinical research coordinator position is available for a Westat-monitored clinical trial that compares the effects of yoga to a diet and exercise intervention on stress in stressed community adults.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruitment/screening/retention of subjects
  • Support with IRB administration; readying and filing study reports
  • General administrative oversight

Minimum Qualifications

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, nutrition, kinesiology, or other health-related field, or substantial prior experience in clinical trials or human subjects research.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Very detail oriented
  • Able to work independently, problem solve, and troubleshoot
  • Have excellent follow-through and a positive and collaborative work attitude
  • Have an interest in health-related research, yoga, or exercise

Preferred Qualifications

Proficiency with IRB administration, Qualtrics survey software, and MS Excel is a plus.

Appointment Terms

This is a temporary position for 20-35 hours per week with a start date of January 13, 2016 for a period of 5 months. The position would be ideal for a recent graduate seeking training and experience in health intervention/clinical trials research before going to graduate school. Pay is commensurate with experience in the stated qualifications.

To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should e-mail a resume, description of research experience and the names and contact information of three references to: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

(Search # HR16-14)

Job Posted on November 4, 2015

Office of Community Outreach

The Office of Community Outreach is looking to hire safety-conscious drivers to drive students to designated community service locations, mainly throughout Eastern and Central CT. Hours will be approximately 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday.

Typical duties include:

  • Driving students and other University-affiliated passengers, including children, to sites throughout Connecticut and New England safely and responsibly using University vehicles
  • Obeying all applicable driving laws and University policies.
  • Attending training sessions when required.
  • Adhering to State of Connecticut, University, Department of Student Activities, and Community Outreach policies and procedures pertaining to signing out, returning, and parking vehicles.
  • Following designated routes and leaving pick-up points at designated times.
  • Maintaining appropriate fuel levels using the University operated fuel pumps on campus.
  • Logging all trips taken including mileage, passenger counts, and pick-up/drop-off times.
  • Operating a radio to communicate with managers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have held a valid United States driver’s license for at least two years.
  • Must have a Connecticut driver’s license with a Public Passenger “A” endorsement or higher, or a driver’s license from another state with an equivalent endorsement (if required by that state to operate a 15-passenger vehicle with GVWR <26,000 lbs)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have no more than two at-fault accidents and/or moving violations within the past three years.
  • Must have no DUI/Reckless Driving convictions within the past three years.
  • Must have strong customer service and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A clean driving record is strongly preferred.
  • Experience driving large vehicles is preferred.

Appointment Terms

This is a temporary position for approximately 10 hours per week at $10.55 per hour from now until December 10, 2015 and from January 18, 2016, to April 28, 2016. Employment may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

To Apply

Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, current resume, copy of their driver’s license and driving record, and contact information for two references including name, address, and telephone number to or mail to: Ada Elderkin, Office of Community Outreach, University of Connecticut, 2110 Hillside Road – Unit 3008, Storrs, CT 06269-3008.

(Search # HR16-13)

Job Posted on October 29, 2015

Temporary Administrative Position
Department of Dining Services

The Department of Dining Services has an opening for a temporary administrative position. This position, under the direction of Residential Life, would produce student meal plan billing for students living in on-campus housing.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: training for The Housing Director, Adirondack Solutions (THD, regarding dining plans and billing). Verifies meal plans in THD and add/cancels meals accordingly; creates reports in THD to determine if a student needs a meal plan added or removed; creates billing transactions in THD along with meal plans. Receives training in PeopleSoft to review student billing; works with Dining Services to ensure that all dining plans in THD are activated/deactivated in CBORD, CSGold. Exports dining plan files to DDS as requested; documents billing processes for Dining Services and monitors process for billing batches. Ensures that billing is correct for dining plans; adjusts meal plans to THD as requested by student/parents and becomes familiar with the UCONN housing options regarding meal plan options. Reconciliation of billing transactions; answers calls from students and parents regarding meal plan changes and filing and organizational tasks as defined. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Two years’ general clerical work experience; excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; demonstrated data entry experience and very good oral and written communications skills with the ability to compose routine correspondence. Experience and ability to operate Microsoft Office suite software including Word, Excel and Outlook to navigate the internet; knowledge of office procedures including but not limited to: proper telephone usage and filing and good working knowledge of spelling, punctuation, grammar and mathematical computations. Demonstrate an appreciation and willingness to work in a fast paced university environment with a college age student population.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in THD (The Housing Director); knowledge of CS Gold and six months’ experience working in a college environment.

Appointment Terms: This is a temporary position for 20 hours per week for a period of 6 months which may be extended pending need and funding. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

To Apply: Interested applicants that are qualified should submit a cover letter, current resume and contact information for three (3) references including names, addresses and telephone numbers to or by mail to:

The Department of Dining Services Temporary Position
One Bishop Circle
Storrs, CT 06269-4107

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

(Search # HR16-11)

Job Posted on October 28, 2015

Temporary University Specialist: Information Technology Services (ITS) Assistant
UConn Libraries

Under the supervision of the ITS Operations Coordinator, this position provides technical support for the UConn Libraries’ staff, patrons, and other members of the University community. The incumbent is responsible for a variety of ITS operational and project support functions, including providing consultation, instruction, and communication and documentation of resolutions and services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for coordinating ITS Desk Operations:
    • Serves as Tier 2 Support. Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and recommends corrective solutions to errors that require knowledge of current computer applications, networking, hardware and software. Refers more advanced problems to the appropriate Tier 3 ITS staff.
    • Responsible for recording and addressing all problems reported to the ITS Desk.
    • Maintains routine security and cleanliness of computing facilities managed by ITS.
    • Hires, schedules, trains, supervises, and evaluates student employees. Determines work assignments and adjusts schedules as necessary to accommodate priority needs.
  2. Provides implementation support for ITS projects. Assists in the planning of project timelines and student staffing needs. Provides status updates and feedback by project.
  3. Assists with ITS software and equipment procurement and lifecycle management. Assists with installing, testing, and monitoring hardware and software as required.
  4. Assists with administration of HelpSpot, the UConn Libraries ticketing system.
  5. Creates and edits internal and end-user technical documentation (both hard copy and on-line documentation) for ITS services, equipment, operations, and projects.
  6. Respond to requests for information and provide assistance in solving a wide variety of problems, some of which are new or unusual and require interpretation, judgment and initiative. Recommend system and/or workflow updates to achieve increased efficiencies.
  7. Occasional off-hours and/or off-location travel to Regional Campus and other partner Libraries may be required.
  8. Perform related duties as required that are parallel to position responsibilities and align with Library, area, and/or unit operations and strategic priorities.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  2. Demonstrated ability to analyze and diagnose software, hardware, and network problems; propose solutions, and implement approved actions.
  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated commitment to providing strong customer service.
  4. Demonstrated high degree of initiative; ability to be flexible to the changing needs of current technological work environments.
  5. Ability to organize information and to process details efficiently and accurately.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience working in an IT Service/Help Desk environment.
  2. Demonstrated experience with Windows and MacOS in an Active Directory environment.
  3. Demonstrated familiarity with Desktop Virtualization.
  4. Demonstrated experience with technical project implementation.
  5. Experience with supervising employees in an academic setting.

Appointment Terms

This is a temporary position for the period of 12 months with a full time schedule of 35 hours per week. The anticipated start date is flexible, but we are looking to have the successful candidate on staff by December 1, 2015.

To Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Please submit your application materials electronically to Khara Leon, Head of Administrative Services for the UConn Libraries at Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

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

(Search # HR16-10)

Job Posted on October 5, 2015

Per Diem Therapists
Counseling & Mental Health Services

The University of Connecticut at Storrs, Counseling & Mental Health Services, is seeking a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) for a per diem position, as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years’ post-graduate work experience, including substantial experience providing direct service in the field of mental health required.
  • Active license and ability to be paneled with major health insurance carriers required.
  • Experience with short-term therapy, clinical diagnosis/assessment, required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will have an understanding of and commitment to diversity issues in the delivery of services.
  • Experience with drug/alcohol counseling, outreach, and skills in assessing psychiatric emergencies/crisis intervention preferred.

Appointment Terms

This is a temporary position requiring a minimum of two full days of clinical work each week. Hourly per diem rates commensurate with experience are offered.

To Apply

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to: Director, Counseling & Mental Services, University of Connecticut, 337 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT 06269-1255. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

(Search # HR16-07)

Job Posted on September 18, 2015

Temporary University Specialist
Department of Animal Science

The University of Connecticut, Department of Animal Science, is seeking applications for a Temporary University Specialist in dairy manufacturing who, under the direction of the Dairy Manufacturing Manager and the Department Head, will be responsible for the production of ice cream, cheese, yogurt and other dairy products produced in UConn Dairy Manufacturing Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities: Once trained, the employee will assist with the manufacturing of ice cream and cheeses including set up, break down, clean-up, sanitization and maintenance of equipment. The position also requires some supervision of student employees, inventory management and scheduling. This position is Monday – Friday with varying hours based on production schedule; position requires occasional evening and early morning work.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s in Food Science, Nutrition or related field and demonstrated experience in GMP’s. Relevant professional experience in lieu of degree will be considered.

Appointment Terms: This is a temporary, full-time appointment with varying shift hours from September 2015 – February 2016 with possible extensions depending upon production and scheduling needs.

To Apply: Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three references to William Sciturro, Dairy Manufacturing Manager, Department of Animal Science, 3636 Horsebarn Road Extension, Storrs, CT 06269-4040.

(Search # HR16-06)

Job Posted on May 8, 2015

Adjunct Faculty
First-Year Writing Program – English Department

The First-Year Writing Program in the Department of English seeks adjunct faculty to teach first-year writing courses at the Storrs campus. Courses include “Second Language Writing” (ENGL 1003), “Seminar in Academic Writing” (ENGL 1010), “Seminar in Writing Through Literature” (ENGL 1011), and “Introduction to Academic Writing” (ENGL 1004), a course some students take prior to taking ENGL 1010 or 1011. At present, we are particularly interested in applications to teach ENGL 1003. All courses are project-based with a focus on writing and revision that engage in conversation with critical and literary texts. We are a post-process program that emphasizes bringing students into the practices of academic writing and the work of the university.

Minimum Qualifications: An earned Master’s degree in English, Rhetoric & Composition, Modern Languages, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: An earned PhD or equivalent terminal degree in an area relevant to the field; previous teaching experience of first-year writing intensive courses in an institution of higher education; some previous graduate coursework in rhetoric and composition. For ENGL 1003, experience in the field of second-language/multilingual writing or relevant foreign-language teaching (with a focus on writing) are a plus.

Terms and Conditions: These are part-time faculty positions generally appointed on a semester-by-semester basis. Compensation will be based on academic program level and/or campus location.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter stating in which level you are interested, a curriculum vitae, sample teaching materials (syllabi, one or two assignment prompts; useful too are student essays with your commentary or responses), a statement of teaching philosophy, and three reference contacts. Send materials via email (with clear subject line) to

This is a pool posting. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. (Search # HR15-26)

Job Posted on March 25, 2015

Research Specialist – Data Analyst
Department of Psychology & the Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention (CHIP)

Drs. Rick Gibbons and Meg Gerrard, Department of Psychology & the Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention (CHIP), are looking for a Research Data Analyst Specialist to work in their lab where their research focus is on psychosocial factors related to health status and health behavior (e.g., substance use, risky sexual behavior, exercise, nutrition, etc.), with an emphasis on health disparities. They have several large-scale longitudinal datasets (e.g., Ns > 3,000, with 6 or more waves of data).

Minimum Qualifications: Experience with analytic techniques ranging from regression and survival analysis to Structural Equation Modeling and Latent Growth Curve Modeling is required. Some familiarity with health and/or social psychology is preferred; good communication skills and a high level of motivation are essential.

This is a part-time (20/+ hrs per week), temporary position to start as soon as possible. The rate of pay will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Please submit a resume (including all relevant experience) and a brief statement of interest to (HR15-18)

Non-State Positions

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