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Job Posted on July 21, 2016

Temporary Parking Event Administrator (Administrative Services Specialist 2), part-time
UConn Parking Services

Under the direction of the Parking Services Front Office Manager, the successful candidate will administer the department’s day-permit, event parking, mobile parking, and validation parking services.  The position requires strong customer service skills and the ability to quickly gain a general proficiency in the use of several computerized parking systems.  The Parking Event Administrator will interact with a broad spectrum of constituencies including faculty, staff, administration, contractors, vendors and the general public.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the administration of day-permit, event parking, mobile parking, and validation parking services.
  2. Schedules and assigns parking permissions in accordance with University policies and regulations and departmental policies in a manner that meets customer needs and maximizes the operational efficiency of the University’s parking system.
  3. Schedules and facilitates the reservation of parking capacity as needed to accommodate arranged individual and event parking sessions.
  4. Screens electronic correspondence, documents and records and works with administrators to determine proper arrangements, actions, responses, and resolutions to parking concerns and requests.
  5. Communicates authoritatively (orally and in writing) regarding the policies and processes associated with the administration of department’s day-permit, event parking, mobile parking, and validation parking services
  6. Prepares monthly billing reports
  7. Provides customer service support to customers who inquire about or request day-parking accommodations for individuals, groups and events on the University’s main (Storrs) and Regional campuses.
  8. Uses computer and web-based applications to ascribe the permissions as needed to authorize day and event specific parking sessions and to prepare reports related to those activities.
  9. May trains and supervise student staff.
  10. Regularly communicates with other University offices, outside agencies and the general public to provide event parking information, make parking arrangements for events and schedule parking reservations and permissions.
  11. Reviews operating procedures for visitor and event parking for efficiency and effectiveness; makes minor changes or recommends major changes or improvements.
  12. Responsible for filing and organization of records and/or data systems related to visitor and event parking.
  13. Perform routine administrative functions of the office; coordinates work flow and processes administrative paperwork.
  14. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three to five years of experience in a fast-paced, customer service oriented organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service in a higher education setting or equivalent.
  • Ability to think independently and act quickly to complex situations while excising sound judgment and discretion.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency using the Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel, Outlook, and Word)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cash handling experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex facts with clarity and concision both orally and within messages, documents and reports.

Appointment Terms:

Salary is $25.00-$30.00 per hour, commensurate with experience. This position is 20 hours per week, (Monday through Friday, 8 am to 12 pm) beginning as soon as filled. The appointment term is six months with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.

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 sent to Dwight.Atherton@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.

(HR17-03)


Job Posted on July 12, 2016

Temporary University Specialist (part-time)
Neag School of Education

The Special Education program in the Neag School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut, has an opening for work on a large federally-funded research project called Project CALI. Project CALI is designed to improve the quality of content-area literacy instruction in middle school classrooms. The particular focus is on co-taught classrooms where students with learning disabilities are included in general education instruction and receive support from both a special educator and general educator.

Duties will vary according to project needs and will include:

  1. Direct interaction with schools, teachers, and students, requiring in-depth knowledge of Project CALI, teaching and learning models, cognitive development, and aptitude assessment, including
    • Interviewing, observing, and soliciting formal and informal feedback from teachers
    •  Providing on-going support for teachers as they implement Project CALI
    • Administering assessments and surveys to students
  2. Development, collection, management, and analysis of data, including
    • Developing support materials for teachers, students, and CALI team
    • Entering and validation of project data for paper and electronic databases of protected student data
    • Participation in weekly team meetings
  3. Organization
    • Preparing materials for team meetings, teacher professional development, and other situations as necessary
    • Organizing project materials to facilitate efficiency
    • Creating, implementing, and maintaining effective systems for completing research activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and experience teaching in general or special education K-12;
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated public speaking and presentation skills
  • Experience in graphic design for use in PowerPoints and printed materials
  • Experience working with Word and knowledge of Excel.
  • Ability and flexibility to drive to sites at times conducive to teachers’ schedules

Appointment Terms:

This position is 20 hours per week and based on the schedule of participating teachers. Compensation is $30 per hour.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: ProjectCALI@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. 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.

(HR17-02)


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)


Job Posted on May 20, 2016

Financial Assistant
UConn School of Law Library

The School of Law Library is seeking applications for one part-time (17 hours/week) financial assistant.

Position Summary

The primary role of the position is to provide bookkeeping and accounting services to the library acquisitions unit.  Duties will include processing payments, invoices, refunds and other related tasks in KFS, the UConn financial system, and providing record management for the unit procurement card and records.

Minimum Qualifications 

Associate’s degree in accounting or bookkeeping and two years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in library acquisitions; experience working with KFS (Kuali Financial System); demonstrated excellence with regard to attendance, punctuality, reliability and demonstrated success in a team environment.

Appointment Terms

Salary is $17.00-$21.00/hr., commensurate with experience. This is a temporary, part-time (17 hours per week) position beginning as soon as filled until May 2017.

To Apply

To apply for the position, please submit cover letter, resume and a list of three employment references including contact information to elisabeth.umpleby@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Expected start date is June 15, 2016.

(HR16-30)


Job Posted on May 19, 2016

Project/Program Specialist (Temporary)
School of Business MS in Business Analytics & Project Management

The School of Business seeks a part-time Project/Program Specialist to provide administrative support and coordination for School of Business MS in Business Analytics and Project Management Program (MSBAPM).  This position will report to the MSBAPM Program Manager.  The incumbent will work primarily at the School of Business downtown Hartford location.  In-state travel to other campuses as well as evening and weekend hours may be required on occasion in support of program activities.

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 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: 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. 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.

(HR16-28)


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)


 

Non-State Positions

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