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Job Posted on February 4, 2016

UConnPIRG Chapter Coordinator
Office of Community Outreach

Duties and Responsibilities

The UConnPIRG) Chapter Coordinator will work with the Chair and the Executive Board to build and maintain a strong chapter program. The Chapter Coordinator will ensure the chapter’s success by implementing an internship program and supporting the development of students to run campaigns.

  • Recruiting, and training students to recruit for the chapter, especially the chapter’s internship program.
  • Involving students in the chapter; these students will work to win PIRG campaigns, make decisions for the organization, develop new projects, build support for the PIRG chapter on campus, and help build the campus activist culture.
  • Implementing, and training students to implement, the following: class presentations, information tables, nightly phone banks, postering and other forms of publicity.
  • Identifying and working with potential faculty sponsors for interns.
  • Conducting a weekly intern class and teaching students basic organizing skills – decision-making, delegating responsibility, communication, leadership development, coalition building, etc.
  • Evaluating interns and fulfilling all responsibilities in order for students to receive credit for internships.
  • Sharing feedback from the internship program with the President and Executive Board.
  • Working with the Chair and Executive Board to set priorities and make decisions with regard to the internship program.
  • Performing other tasks as necessary to help the chapter achieve both short and long term goals.
  • Attending all weekly Core meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field or two to three years’ experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic community organizing skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with students in building of a student organization
  • Demonstrated experience in advising college students in leadership and volunteer capacities
  • Demonstrated ability to put together and facilitate training workshops and or weekly classes
  • Demonstrated experience with campaigns on a college campus
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to work flexible hours to meet the student/program need

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience running internships or similar programs on a college campus
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting students (through class presentations, information tables, phone banks, postering and other ways)
  • Demonstrated past experience working with faculty or university administration
  • Demonstrated creating and implementing evaluations and assessment
  • Knowledge of UConnPIRG

Appointment Terms: This is a temporary (six months) professional staff position with a commitment to work an average of 10 hours per week at a rate of $20.00 per hour. Schedule will vary based on students’ availability and programmatic needs. The term of this position is from August 22, 2016, to December 23, 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment of the successful candidate 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, and contact information for three professional 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.



Job Posted on January 28, 2016

Temporary University 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 at both the Stamford campus and 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: 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 December 29, 2015

Research Specialist Position
Department of Marine Sciences, Avery Point Campus

Position Summary

The Department of Marine Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Avery Point Campus, seeks a Research Specialist 1 to help support ongoing research in Long Island Sound. The candidate will be responsible for helping maintain and develop the system architecture, database, and web based tools used to promote, exchange, and archive data. The candidate may also be required to assist with work at sea as well as maintenance of sensor systems in the lab.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Physical Sciences; experience with Data Analysis and Matlab.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with database programming and statistical analysis.

Appointment Terms

This is a six-month, temporary position. There are no health care/dental benefits provided with this position, but there is opportunity to purchase the comparable State employee health insurance at a group rate.

To Apply

Candidates must email letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

(Search # HR16-17)


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 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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