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 Job Posted on April 26, 2016

Assistant Accommodations Coordinator (Temporary Position)
Center for Students with Disabilities

The Center for Students with Disabilities welcomes applications for an experienced professional to coordinate and assist with the exam accommodations and notetaking assistance services for the Center. Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director and Accommodations Coordinator, the Assistant Accommodations Coordinator coordinates the day-to-day administrative activities related to the provision of specific academic accommodations for students with disabilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates the daily functions for exam accommodations and notetaking assistance including: exam scheduling; regular communication with faculty regarding exam administration and notetaking assistance; hiring, training and supervising qualified notetakers; maintaining electronic records in the CSD database.
  2. Serves as a resource for students, faculty and staff regarding exam and notetaking accommodation procedures.
  3. Updates and maintains procedural information regarding how to access accommodations; disseminates procedures to students, faculty and staff as requested.
  4. Initiates resolutions for routine issues associated with exam and notetaking accommodations.
  5. Provides training and oversees work assignments for undergraduate and graduate student employees involved in the provision of exam and notetaking accommodations.
  6. Compiles, prepares and generates accommodation statistics and reports for professional staff as needed.
  7. Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. One to three years’ experience with service delivery and/or program coordination.
  3. Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students in a team approach.
  5. Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented.
  6. Ability to work independently and prioritize competing responsibilities.
  7. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience with coordinating testing center activities.
  2. Experience in higher education.
  3. Experience working with students with disabilities.
  4. Experience working with undergraduate and graduate student staff.

Appointment Terms

This is a temporary position for 35 hours per week for a period of 10 months which may be extended pending need and funding. This appointment may require weekend or evening hours due to the nature of the Center’s work.

To Apply

Interested applicants that are qualified should submit a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references including name, email address and telephone numbers to Kimberly.mckeown@uconn.edu or mail to:

Center for Students with Disabilities
233 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4174
Wilbur Cross, Room 204
Storrs, CT 06269-4174

Screening of applicants will begin immediately. 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 will be 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.

(HR16-27)

 


Job Posted on April 13, 2016

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Stamford Part-Time MBA and Undergraduate Programs

The School of Business is seeking a Temporary University Specialist to work part-time in its Stamford MBA and Undergraduate Office.  The incumbent will report to the Stamford Part-time MBA Program Manager and will assist in managing a number of administrative functions for the Stamford Part-time MBA and Undergraduate Programs.  The position will be based at the School of Business in Stamford.  Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of program activities and events.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as a resource to potential and current MBA & Undergraduate students, staff, and others regarding policies procedures, requirements and goals of the program.
  • Devises, modifies and maintains student records.
  • Prepares and edits standard correspondence and reports.
  • Makes necessary arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel.
  • Provides on-site support for the programs on weekends and evenings.
  • Schedules appointments and meetings and handles administrative matters for the Program Manager & Director.
  • Provides advice and guidance to potential and current students regarding course selection and sequence.
  • Assists in resolving budget and other business problems for the program.
  • Assists in the planning of program marketing activities as well as alumni projects and events.
  • Maintains and updates program databases of prospective students, current students, program alumni, and program sponsoring companies.
  • Serves as liaison with staff in Storrs and the regional campuses.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.
  • One to three years of related experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with University staff, faculty, students and external constituents.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products and an ability to learn new software as necessary.
  • Willingness and ability to work nights and weekends in support of program activities and events.

Appointment Terms

This is a temporary part-time position with a flexible schedule for a period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.

To Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to:  john.knopf@business.uconn.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified 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.

 

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

(HR16-26)


 

Job Posted on April 1, 2016

Professional Intern Positions: 1. Club Sports 2. Outdoor Program & Cycle Share
UConn Recreation, Division of Student Affairs

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications and nominations for two full-time UConn Recreation Intern positions: Club Sports and Outdoor Programs & Cycle Share. These individuals will be responsible for supporting daily operations of the Club Sports Program, and Outdoor and Cycle Share Programs for UConn Recreation. Positions require evening and weekend hours.

Club Sports

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate department, university and conference compliance requirements of all Club Sports Teams.
  • Advise assigned club sport teams, officers and designated committees.
  • Assist in management of the UConn Club Sports Field Complex.
  • Implement risk management procedures for all programmatic activities.
  • Assist the Coordinator by recommending annual equipment and maintenance needs.
  • Develop and maintain marketing materials related to the Club Sports program.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Recreation Management, Sports Administration, Health/Physical Education or a related field.
  2. Work experience in university, community or private sector recreational sports programming.
  3. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Work experience in university club sports programming.
  2. Documented involvement as a university Club Sports officer or participant.

Outdoor Program and Cycle Share

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate and lead a variety of Outdoor Adventure programs.
  • Provide direct management and supervision of the UConn Cycle Share program.
  • Oversee ongoing maintenance operations for department bike fleet.
  • Implement risk management procedures for all programmatic activities.
  • Assist the Coordinator by recommending annual budget and equipment needs.
  • Develop and maintain marketing materials related to the Outdoor Recreation & Cycle Share programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Recreation Management, Sports Administration, Health/Physical Education or a related field.
  2. Prior work experience in recreation sports programming, specifically Outdoor Recreation.
  3. Experience leading outdoor adventure trips.
  4. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Professional certifications related to outdoor adventure programming.
  2. Professional training or work experience in bicycle repair.

Appointment Terms

Salary is $26,640 with full health benefits.

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 the following:

Email:   jay.frain@uconn.edu

Mail:     Jay Frain – Director of UConn Recreation

2111 Hillside Road U-1273

Storrs, CT 06269

Screening of applicants will begin immediately.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

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.

 

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

(HR16-25)

 


 

Job Posted on January 28, 2016, revised April 1, 2016

Project/Program Specialist
School of Business Experiential Learning Collaborative

The School of Business seeks a part-time Temporary University Specialist to provide administrative support and coordination for School of Business Experiential Learning Collaborative (ELC) projects and programs. This position reports to the Director of the School of Business Experiential Learning Collaborative. The incumbent will work primarily at the Stamford campus with an expectation of regular travel to the School’s downtown Hartford location depending on the needs of the program and student projects. Nights and weekends may be required in support of program activities.

Typical duties include:

  • Assisting the Director in providing program administration and support for student experiential learning projects; coordinating project logistics.
  • Serving as a resource to individuals and groups on matters relating to project activities and application procedures.
  • Working with the Director to develop cost-effective marketing strategies, website and promotional materials to recruit student participants and attract new corporate partners.
  • Overseeing all course registration requirements and confirming course enrollments for student participants.
  • Assisting with the planning of program events, conferences and information sessions and coordinating event logistics.
  • Traveling to other UConn campuses as necessary to meet with students and organize meetings with clients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Three to four years of administrative or related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment regarding a wide variety of administrative matters.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-state in support of program activities.

Appointment Terms: This is a temporary part-time position with a flexible schedule for a period of four months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.

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. Qualified 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.

(Search # HR16-18)


 

Job Posted on March 11, 2016

Temporary University Specialist
Center for Integrative Geosciences

The Center for Integrative Geosciences seeks a Temporary University Specialist to assist in the Center’s main office with a variety of special projects.

Reporting to the Director of the Center for integrative Geosciences, the Temporary University Specialist, is responsible for working on a variety of projects related to new activities within the Center. Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • compiling and analyzing data, especially related to alumni, course information, Center accomplishments, and activities, among other information
  • website development including design, creation and maintenance
  • alumni development/outreach such as creating newsletters, preparing mailings and collecting data
  • assisting with writing grants under the direction of the Center Director
  • coordination of space reorganization and reallocation, particularly office moves and creating functionality

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2-3 years in an administrative support role
  • good organizational skills
  • excellent communication and team-work skills
  • excellent writing skills
  • experience with creation and use of Excel spreadsheets
  • ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience with website development
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in a University administrative setting

This is a temporary position with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2016. This can be a full or part time position based upon candidate’s qualifications and availability. The expected end date for the position is June 9, 2016. Compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applications must include a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references. Application materials should be sent to christin.donnelly@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted before March 21, 2016.

 

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR16-22)

 


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 FYW.uconn@gmail.com

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


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