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Job Posted on December 14, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
UConn eCampus

UConn eCampus is seeking applicants for the position of Temporary University Specialist to support the design and development of multiple online courses.  This position reports to the Assistant Director and will work directly with faculty and staff to design, develop, evaluate, and revise content, modules, and complete hybrid/blended and online courses.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Apply ADDIE (or similar framework) to designing and developing online courses that meet Quality Matters standards.
  2. Build online courses in Blackboard LMS that meet UConn template and design standards.
  3. Use various eLearning tools to build modules, content, activities, assessments, and courses.
  4. Manage timelines, workflows, projects, and compliance with agreed deadlines and due dates for online course content and materials.
  5. Evaluate courses using the Quality Matters rubric.
  6. Lead one-on-one and group faculty development sessions on best practices in designing, developing, teaching, and facilitating online courses.
  7. Ensure that best practices in copyright, accessibility, student authentication, active learning, and distance education are met in online courses.
  8. Research new educational technology needed to meet the unique needs of online courses.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Education, or a closely related field and one to three years of experience designing, developing, and supporting the implementation of online and/or hybrid/blended courses. (More than 5 years of documented professional experience in the field of Instructional Design or eLearning with a Bachelor’s degree may be considered.)
  2. Experience building courses in learning management systems (Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, etc.)
  3. Experience working one-on-one with subject matter experts and/or faculty to apply a systematic instructional design process to the design and development of online courses
  4. An ability to interact and effectively communicate in one-on-one and collaborative and environments
  5. Strong presentation skills
  6. Ability to manage complex projects in order to meet production guidelines
  7. Excellent interpersonal skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience designing and developing competency based learning modules, short-courses, MOOC’s, and other non-credit online offerings
  2. Experience using formative and summative evaluation methodologies
  3. Experience in higher education with a background in course design for varying modes of delivery such as face-to-face, blended and/or online
  4. Experience offering faculty development workshops and training on instructional design, online teaching, best practices in hybrid/blended course design and development.
  5. Experience with applying Quality Matters standards to online course design and development.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, part-time position (approximately 15-20 hours per week) for six months which may be extended. Compensation will be commensurate with work experience and skills. Ability to work onsite at the Storrs campus is required.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to:  desmond.mccaffrey@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 an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-42)


Job Posted on December 4, 2017

Marketing Director (Temporary University Specialist)
School of Fine Arts

The Marketing Director is responsible for publicity and marketing activities designed to promote UConn School of Fine Arts academic departmental programs, events, and services. And also provide marketing and publicity support for all UConn School of Fine Arts performing and cultural arts venues.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Plans cost-effective promotional strategies and develops a marketing plan designed to attract target audiences and generate ticket sales, student enrollment, or other potential users of departmental programs, events or services.
  2. Maintains working relationship with members of the public media and internal University Communications to promote coverage of department programs; arranges for feature articles, special coverage, interviews and other media events.
  3. Serves as a resource to department staff regarding effective promotional strategies and provides marketing solutions.
  4. Art directs and supervises student workers engaged in all stages of publicity projects.
  5. Designs and produces promotional materials, such as brochures, posters, flyers, signs, giveaways, ads, and other publicity materials.
  6. Posts to and maintains primary UConn School of Fine Arts social media accounts. Monitors and assists with academic department and arts venue social media accounts.
  7. Plans and monitors all advertising on social media, search engines, and web.
  8. Maintains and provides supplemental support for all UConn School of Fine Arts websites.
  9. Edits copy for press releases, public service announcements, event listings, and other publicity and marketing materials.
  10. Maintains and monitors marketing budget.
  11. Regularly monitors analytics or performs marketing studies to evaluate effectiveness of promotional efforts.
  12. Keeps informed regarding available media products, services and costs.
  13. Prepares requisitions (RFQs) to approved state contractors for all major print collateral and promotional materials; prepares files meeting technical specifications for all materials sent to commercial vendors; monitors quality control performance of vendors, follows-up to resolve problems and oversees payment to vendors as applicable.
  14. Establishes and supervises marketing schedule, release of information, advertising, and other elements of campaigns to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  15. Maintains internal archive of files.
  16. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic design or related field and 5 – 7 years’ experience in marketing and publicity or related field OR equivalent combination of experience and training.
  2. Demonstrated creativity.
  3. Extensive knowledge of graphic design and media production
  4. Good organizational, supervisory and administrative skills
  5. Excellent writing and editorial skills
  6. Ability to be resourceful and work under pressure or deadlines and conflicting priorities.
  7. Willingness to work flexible and irregular hours.

REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS

  1. Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  2. WordPress & CMS platforms
  3. Social Media
  4. Google services including Analytics / AdWords / Data Studio / Drive / YouTube
  5. Microsoft Office Suite

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, part-time position (17 – 20 hours per week) for a period of approximately 12 weeks.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.  Expected start date will be in early March.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: arielle.hill-moses@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.

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.

(HR18-41)


Job Posted on November 22, 2017

Admissions Specialist (Temporary University Specialist)
School of Business Office of Communications

The School of Business Undergraduate Center seeks an Admissions Specialist (Temporary University Specialist) to work in the Office of Communications and provide support for the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.  This position will report to the Director of Communications, and will be based at the Storrs campus with the possibility of working in our Hartford office one day a week.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serving as one of the School’s points of contact for the Graduate School as it relates to our CRM system.
  • Serving as backup to the School’s Hobsons CRM Administrator for all related activities.
  • Assisting the CRM Administrator in developing, documenting and revising system procedures, and workflow and process standards; making suggestions to improve efficiency.
  • Generating weekly reports.
  • Ensuring compliance and overall system integrity.
  • Generating and monitoring reports and requests received by the individual program(s) from prospective students, applicants for admission, enrollees, and administrators to identify further communication needs and special issues that need to be addressed, and respond accordingly.
  • Entering official transcripts received in the CRM when student support is not available.
  • Examining all incoming applications for authenticity, completion and accuracy; manually entering information into Hobsons.
  • Following business practice procedures to ensure that all applications are completed in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Interpreting all application materials in accordance with university statuses and regulations.
  • Acting as a university liaison with all applicants, departmental graduate coordinators and the Graduate School on the status of incomplete applications.
  • Reviewing accepted applicant’s files to ensure required documentation has been received, notify applicants of missing materials.
  • Running queries to ensure all applications are complete.
  • Translate International transcripts to English GPA equivalent.
  • Performing other related duties or special projects as directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in relational database management systems.
  • Ability to work productively in highly collaborative environment; excellent decision-making and organizational skills.
  • A proven record of successfully managing projects and working independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students and external constituents.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours in support of office needs.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-state to University regional campuses on occasion in support of office needs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with admissions and/or a CRM system, in higher education environment.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, full-time position (35 hours per week) for a period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu.  Please reference search #HR18-40 in your application.  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.

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.

(HR18-40)


Job Posted on November 22, 2017

Temporary University Specialist (Two openings)
School of Business Career Development Office, Stamford Campus

The School of Business Career Development Office (CDO) is seeking two full-time Temporary University Specialists to provide career coaching as well as career development and placement services to graduate students. One position will focus on students the MS in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) Program and the second will focus on students in the MS in Financial Risk Management (MSFRM) Program.  This position will work in close collaboration with staff in their respective programs, in addition to School of Business and other University of Connecticut departments.  These positions report to the Executive Director of Career Development and will be based at the Stamford Campus.  Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of program events.  In-state travel to the Graduate Business Learning Center in downtown Hartford and other University campuses may also be required on occasion in support of program needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

  • Assisting in providing career coaching/counseling to graduate students (i.e. resume writing, mock interviews, negotiation, networking, job search strategies).
  • Researching job market and hiring trends.
  • Assisting in placement activities and interacting with employers to generate job and/internship leads for students.
  • Assisting with planning and execution of CDO initiatives such as events, workshops and related placement activities.
  • Other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, counseling, or related field.
  • At least three years of related professional experience in corporate recruitment, professional hiring and development or career coaching.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students and external constituents.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours in support of program activities.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-state on occasion in support of program needs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Specialized Master’s degree or MBA.
  • Experience working with international students, programs, or constituents.
  • Experience working with mature students, executives, or other professionals.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are full-time temporary positions with a schedule of 35 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon funding and program needs.  Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.  Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu.  Please reference search #HR18-39 in your application.  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 divers 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.

(HR18-39)


Job Posted on November 22, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
School of Engineering Biomedical Engineering Department

The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Temporary University Specialist (21 hours/week) for the School of Engineering BME Department. The incumbent will work with the Department Head and other faculty and the Office of Sponsored Programs on grants and contracts.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Temporary University Specialist will primarily support post award and various administrative duties for the BME Department. This will include:

  • Assist faculty Principal Investigators (PI) with grant post award activities including monitoring budgets and ensuring compliance with regulations and policies.
  • Maintains and monitors financial records and accounts as assigned including processing of payroll transactions, purchasing, travel, P-card reconciliation and other disbursements; serves as a resource regarding fiscal matters and in resolving fiscal problems.
  • Manages contracts for Clinical Engineering Internship program which requires correspondence with area hospitals and student interns to ensure proper set-up of Clinical Engineering internship accounts.
  • Manages and monitors transactions and compliance related to UConn Foundation accounts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three to five years progressively responsible experience in financial record keeping, supervision and reporting.
  • Knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and modify fiscal procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and other business applications, such as Word.
  • Understanding and ability to apply basic accounting skills and concepts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with State and Federal Grants.
  • Experience working in an academic institution (UConn).

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary appointment. The salary is commensurate with experience. This position is 21 hours per week. The position term is monthly, which may be continued pending need and funding. The office will be UConn Storrs Campus in Storrs.

TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Birgit Sawstrom (birgit.sawstrom@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.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-38)


Job Posted on November 21, 2017

Project/Program Specialist
Honors Program – Storrs Campus

The Honors Program is looking for a responsible individual to coordinate all non-academic student services provided by the Honors Program, including management and administrative coordination of co-curricular programs, Honors living learning communities, the Honors first-year experience program, Honors study abroad programs, and supervision of Honors student organizations.  Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice Provost and Director of the Honors Program, the incumbent will work collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff from across the university to support and sustain Honors community, facilitate smooth transition to college, and provide opportunities for student engagement.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Project/Program Specialist will work primarily with students and staff. S/He will:

  1. Supervise the day-to-day delivery of Honors co-curricular programming.
  2. Provides leadership in the development and management of co-curricular programming for Honors students.
  3. Trains, supervises, and coordinates the activities of Honors programming temporary staff; determines work schedules and work assignments to most effectively meet program needs.
  4. Works to develop Honors First Year Experience student facilitator courses; schedules and assigns student facilitators. Participates in FYE as needed.
  5. In collaboration with Office of Residence Life oversees and coordinates the day-to-day administration of all Honors living/learning communities.
  6. Engages in public relations and promotional activities for the program; promotes a sense of community among all students enrolled in the Honors Program.
  7. Coordinates communication, such as overseeing production of an event calendar, e-newsletter, and regular updates on community events and
  8. In collaboration with Office of Education Abroad, oversees and coordinates the execution of Honors study abroad programs and Congressional Internship Program.
  9. Acts as a liaison with campus offices, including Education Abroad, the Office of Community Standards, the Dean of Students Office, Counseling and Mental Health Services, and Dining Services regarding students enrolled in the Honors Program.
  10. Serves as the first point of contact for Honors students requiring non-academic support services. Makes referrals to appropriate University Offices and Departments as needed.
  11. Plans, implements and monitors program services and activities for all Honors student organizations.
  12. Serves as a resource to students, staff and others on matters relating to program policies, procedures and activities; reviews and makes recommendations for new policies and procedures for Honors learning communities.
  13. Engages in compiling and maintaining data, program information, resource materials and distribution lists of students, alumni, faculty/staff involvement, resources, activities and accomplishments.
  14. Performs office management duties for responsibilities relating to Honors programming and residential life; directs the workflow; coordinates and monitors the processing of necessary paperwork; maintenance of records and filing system to support the program.
  15. Independently composes, prepares, and/or edits standard correspondence and publicity materials.
  16. Collects and analyzes program data and participates in evaluating program effectiveness; identifies problems and makes or recommends changes.
  17. Makes budget recommendations and monitors approved budget and expenditures; expends resources efficiently; prepares budget reports and projections.
  18. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree in a relevant field and 1 – 2 years of experience with Honors education and undergraduate student programming OR a Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 to 5 years of experience with Honors education and undergraduate student programming.
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, administrators.
  3. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  4. Excellent administrative and organizational skills including the ability to identify and resolve problems independently.
  5. Ability to host and participate in programming and events on evenings and weekends.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. D. or Ed.D. Preferred.
  2. Demonstrated ability to independently implement programs, as well as identify and resolve day-to-day program problems.
  3. Experience managing short- and long-term projects.
  4. Work experience at a large university.
  5. Experience working with Honors students.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position with an appointment term of 6 months, which may be continued pending need and funding.  Hours will be negotiated with the department but will roughly be 35 hours per week. Stipend is commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Please send a letter of interest and resume detailing your qualifications relative to the listed qualifications, and contact information for three professional references (including name, title, address, phone number and email address) to Anabel Perez Malone via email: anabel.perez@uconn.edu.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.  

(Search # HR18-37)


Job Posted on November 20, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
Full Stack Java Developer
School of Nursing

The Health Information Technology (HIT) group within the UConn School of Nursing seeks a Temporary University Specialist to provide technical support on our HIT initiatives, working with the latest tools and technologies to help design, develop, and maintain web applications and data visualization solutions for internal and external customers. Under the direction of the Tech Lead, the individual will provide front-end and API programming along with quality improvements, using various design patterns and conventions. This position involves working with the data modeling, building a reusable API, designing intuitive UI’s, securing applications, and providing self-service tools for analytics applications. You should be a creative thinker, constant student, smart (not just hard) worker, and an innovator. We are a small team, each with an expertise, but interested in understanding and cross-training in both back and front-end related tasks. This position will be based at the downtown Hartford Campus.

Our Technologies

Java / Spring / C# / ASP.NET MVC / Bootstrap / AngularJS / Microsoft SQL Server / Tableau / SSRS / SSIS / GIT / TFS / Agile / Visual Studio / Eclipse

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform tasks related with front-end portal development to aid research projects in visualization of data for operational tasks, data quality reporting, and performance measures.
  • Oversee the presentation of the data using intuitive and responsive UI frameworks including AngularJs, Java, Spring, and other tools agreed upon with the team.
  • Participate in all aspects of study design, data analysis, and dissemination. One of the first tasks will consist of converting current .NET/ASP MVC applications into Java and Spring applications.
  • Reports progress of projects to users, colleagues, and management through formal written and informal verbal communications.
  • Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS), Machine Learning, or a related technical field.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse groups in a project team setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge or experience:
    • in Microsoft SQL Server development, T-SQL coding, or similar database development
    • in Java, with a solid understanding of Object Oriented programming, or similar back-end languages
    • with JavaScript frameworks like AngularJs or React, or similar front-end languages
    • with Source Code Management System (SCM), including checking in stored procedures and version controlling a database
    • with building unit tests and scenario tests where applicable
  • Desire to learn new frontend technologies and tools, including but not limited to new versions of AngularJs, Spring, and other libraries and frameworks.
  • Desire to document and maintain documentation on design and implementation of systems.
  • Desire to follow agreed upon standards and conventions.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and direction.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advance Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Machine Learning, or a related technical field.
  • Experience with application data modeling.
  • Experience with:
    • C# and ASP .NET MVC
    • Javascript
    • Modeling application databases
    • Informatica
    • Hadoop
    • SQL Server tools (or similar tooling):
      • Management Studio, SSIS, SSRS or SQL Profiler
    • Tableau, QlikView, or similar visualization tools
    • Healthcare data modeling and analytics
    • Highly scalable, distributed cloud solutions
    • Build automation and continuous integration
    • Reading API documentation and building plugins, extensions, or addons for existing software/platforms
  • Ability to effectively organize, manage and work with large amounts of clinical data including primary, secondary and complex multilevel data.
  • Ability to work effectively in a small startup structure.
  • Desire to learn new skills, outside of frontend-focused tasks, like helping on the backend when and if needed.
  • Exceptional ability to solve business problems using creative solutions to common challenges.
  • Ability to work effectively in a small startup structure.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position (40 hours per week) for a period of three (3) months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume and contact information for three professional references to: jodi.salmon@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. Please note that at this time, we are unable to cover relocation expenses.

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 an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-36)


Job Posted on November 20, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic

The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences seeks applicants for a part-time Temporary University Assistant. This is a part-time position at the UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic with 20 hours expected per week, preferably between the hours of 9:30-3:00 with a 30-minute lunch break. This position provides front office services with routine, direct contact with pediatric and adult populations, and is primarily responsible for facilitating good communication between customers and staff, accurate scheduling, and effectively coordinating all clerical aspects of the customer’s medical care.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greets patients and visitors in a pleasant and professional manner during check in process.
  • Verifies and updates insurance and demographic information.
  • Ensure all required patient check in documentation is signed.
  • Completes accurate registration and scheduling.
  • Schedules appointments for speech/language and audiology appointments.
  • Answers the telephone appropriately and directs calls and/or takes accurate messages.
  • Mails out instructional packet and patient forms for upcoming appointments and follows up in advance of appointment to ensure paperwork is received.
  • Supports the management of health information.
  • Assists in the processing of documents and medical records within the department and responds to external inquires.
  • Scans reports into existing records, and performs other record maintenance issues
  • Handles Release of Information requests according to regulatory and department policies governing disclosure of information
  • Maintains HIPAA compliance on all files
  • Scanning documentation
  • Receives and processes customer payments at time of service. Balances receipts daily
  • Process and mail out reports
  • Filing of medical records as necessary

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. At least three years of experience in previous medical office experience required.
  3. Knowledge of medical terminology.
  4. Knowledge of health insurance and benefits verification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. EMR experience preferred.
  2. Background in health insurance and benefit verification preferred.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time hourly position of 20 hours per week.  It is a temporary 6-month position with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding. This position will be on the UConn Storrs campus.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Nancy McMahon at slhs@uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Expected start date will be January 5, 2017. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the 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 an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-35)


Job Posted on November 14, 2017

Academic Specialist (Lab assistant)
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department

The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department (EEB) at the University of Connecticut is seeking qualified lab assistant for the Stamford campus. This individual must have knowledge of molecular (DNA analysis), a background in biological chemistry and computer methodologies.

Under the direction of an EEB faculty member, provides advanced technical support for the instructional laboratory programs to the department.

Incumbents in this position are expected to carry out and test the effectiveness of a variety of prescribed, but reasonably complex, laboratory procedures.  Incumbents would be expected to detect and correct subtle technical errors, with minimum recourse to supervisor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Researches, prepares and/or tests difficult laboratory experiments to ensure such experiments will demonstrate the intended scientific principle or procedure for which the experiment was designed.
  • Independently identifies and resolves difficult problems with methods and techniques to ensure or improve the effectiveness of the demonstration.
  • Modifies difficult experiments to incorporate new technology.
  • Participates in meetings to plan and evaluate lab experiments; assists in evaluating procedures for intended results, recommends improvements and solutions to problems, and modifies experiments accordingly.
  • Assists in editing and updating lab manuals in assigned area of responsibility, and keeps current on new procedures.
  • Prepares reagents, media, stains, enzymes, solutions and other lab supplies or apparatus needed to carry out the laboratory exercise; maintains cultures, collections and other lab needs; if applicable, transports, treats and marks live animals and instructs others in their safe and humane handling and care.
  • May supervise and help train lab aides and student employees in their assigned duties.
  • Assists, and may instruct, students and instructors with difficult technical problems related to laboratory procedures and equipment.
  • Maintains up-to-date inventory of supplies; determines costs and generates order requests.
  • Sets up and maintains laboratory; assigns equipment, glassware and supplies; instructs others in proper and safe use of equipment.
  • May be responsible for routine maintenance and minor repair of lab equipment and related apparatus to ensure proper working order.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical specialty appropriate to department to be served and 3 or more years’ experience, or equivalent education and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of concepts, practices and standard laboratory procedures, including safety procedures, in the technical specialty
  • Ability to explain laboratory procedures and edit and write laboratory manuals.
  • Ability to supervise and train others.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in the Biological Sciences

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a Spring 2018 semester position with an expectation to be extended, contingent upon department needs. The work schedule is approximately 20 hours per week.  The hourly rate will be commensurate with experience, not to exceed $25 per hour.  Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Stamforddirector@uconn.edu with a subject of Biology Lab Assistant.   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 .

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-34)


Job Posted on November 9, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
Career Counselor
University of Connecticut School of Law

The University of Connecticut seeks applications for the position of Career Counselor for the UConn School of Law, one of the leading public law schools in the country.  Under the general direction of the Director of Career Planning, the Career Counselor will assist with counseling and advising students and alumni in career development and the techniques of obtaining employment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Counsels and advises students and alumni on career exploration, career development and employment opportunities.
  2. Develops, designs, prepares and organizes career development and employment resources and informational and promotional materials, such as career development guides and booklets. Develops and writes informational materials for distribution to the UConn School of Law community.
  3. Collaborates with the Director or other staff in the promotion and implementation of career development programs, including serving as a team leader for various programs, preparing and recommending program budgets, overseeing management of the specific programs assigned, and establishing procedures necessary to implement such programs.
  4. Designs, administers and conducts career-related workshops, including interviewing, resume development and job search skills.
  5. Develops and maintains liaison and consults with academic departments, faculty, staff, student organizations and off-campus employers regarding career development programs, salary statistics, geographic growth areas and job market trends.
  6. Assists in planning employer/student recruiting strategies and evaluating their effectiveness and makes recommendations for changes.
  7. Recruits students to participate in the Career Planning Center programs through contact with academic departments, various informational meetings and special programs and other outreach activities.
  8. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. J.D. degree. Master’s degree in Counseling, College Student Affairs, Student Personnel or related field may be considered. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Knowledge of the legal hiring community;
  2. Strong interpersonal skills and communication techniques;
  3. Strong public speaking, writing, and group facilitation skills;
  4. Ability to work effectively and develop relationships with a wide variety of constituencies including students, alumni, faculty, administrators, and legal practitioners;
  5. Knowledge of technologies related to career development;
  6. Two to four year’s professional experience or internship in business/industrial human resources, industrial/college relations or higher education career services;
  7. Two to four year’s professional legal experience or law school clinical experience, higher education career services, or other relevant setting;
  8. Admitted to, or eligible to be admitted to the Bar;
  9. Experience in a Law School Career Planning office;
  10. Experience with electronic media and marketing initiatives.
  11. High level of ability and experience using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, specialized career service database software (preferably Symplicity) and online resources.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, full time position, located at the UConn School of Law in Hartford, CT. The terms of this appointment are for a six-month appointment with the potential to renew.  Salary rate will be commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and a cover letter to Meredith O’Keefe, Director, Career Planning Center, at Meredith.okeefe@uconn.edu .  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search #HR18-32)

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 an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-32)


Job Posted on November 9, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
Department of Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources seeks applicants for the position of Temporary University Specialist to support the Workforce Solutions team.  Under the supervision of the Team Lead, this position will provide assistance and coordination for multiple short-term projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Complies, reviews and inputs data; updates databases; and records and tracks information; schedules large volume of meetings related to projects; responds to daily correspondence with University stakeholders; identifying and following up to resolve problems or routing as needed; provides general support such as document editing, preparing presentations and keeping website updated.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Associate’s degree.
  2. Experience with MS office applications, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  3. Excellent organizational skills.
  4. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  5. Demonstrated customer service skills.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a 40 hours per week, temporary (6-month) position with the possibility of continuation dependent upon department needs.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letterresume and contact information for three professional references to:  Rebecca Myshrall via email to Rebecca.Myshrall@uconn.edu  referencing search #HR18-31.  Review of applications will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # HR18-31)

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 an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-31)


Job Posted on November 6, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
Division of Athletics
Assistant, Varsity Sports

The Division of Athletics at the University of Connecticut announces the opening of a full-time Temporary University Specialist position to perform a number of administrative functions in support of selected intercollegiate teams. This position would work directly with a number of team coaching staffs and assist with duties such as: assist in coordinating coaches’ recruiting and team travel; processing expense reimbursements for staff members; processing of routine paperwork regarding NCAA rules compliance; assist in maintaining records related to recruits, alumni, high schools, etc.; help coordinate community service and/or public relations activities for coaches; communicate regularly with other Division units as appropriate to ensure coaching staffs are serviced in a prompt and efficient manner; and compose correspondence and schedule appointments as necessary.

This staff member will be expected to regularly exercise independent judgement within established practice and policy and to independently resolve a wide variety of administrative problems in a fast paced, student-athlete centered environment.  The successful candidate will interact regularly with a range of internal constituents, including coaches, staff and student-athletes, and will be expected to provide exceptional service while exercising discretion and carefully maintaining confidentiality when required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responds to requests for information and serves as a primary resource to coaching staffs of selected varsity sports.
  • Provides administrative assistance to support the operational functions for selected UConn teams, including correspondence, scheduling, and arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel.
  • Help coordinate various administrative functions related to travel, such as necessary coaches’ travel needs for recruiting and events; planning travel for recruits on their visits; and preparing travel reimbursements for staff.
  • Independently compose, prepare and/or edit standard correspondence and reports containing information that requires thorough knowledge of policies, procedures and data sources.
  • Prepare and/or maintain routine paperwork regarding NCAA Compliance matters; communicate with the Athletic Compliance Office as needed.
  • Assist with short term project work to support coaches’ development of student-athletes, such as preparation of charts to track student-athlete progress or maintain database related to recruiting.
  • Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, including experience in an administrative support position.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with the department/University staff and other individuals and groups.
  • Ability to resolve administrative problems efficiently, effectively and independently.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel).
  • Demonstrated ability to establish positive and inclusive working relationships with a diverse constituency of coaches, staff and student-athletes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in college athletics or athletic-centered environment.
  • Basic knowledge of NCAA regulations.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Salary is $17.00-$21.00/ hr., commensurate with experience. This is a 35-40 hours per week, temporary, 12-month position, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.

TO APPLY

To apply for the position, please submit cover letterresume, and a list of three employment references, including contact information to cheryl.bertora@uconn.edu. This is an immediate opening. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Employment 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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-29)


Job Posted on November 2, 2017

Facilities Coordinator
School of Fine Arts

The Facilities Coordinator will report to the Assistant Dean and Chief Operating Officer for the School of Fine Arts Dean’s Office. This position, in collaboration with other operational and administrative staff, will be responsible for supporting and coordinating facility operations, maintenance, repair, upkeep, inventory and space tracking, and refurbishing activities related to the physical environment and building systems across the School. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: planning, coordinating, safety, security, building access, and supporting activities associated with numerous facility and deferred maintenance projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The incumbent will be highly involved coordinating facility planning, maintenance and improvements, serving as property operations / maintenance point of contact for facilities’ issues in assigned building(s); initiate work requests, monitor completion; coordinate and monitor routine maintenance services; perform condition assessments; coordinate contract work, third party vendors; identify, recommend & implement building operations & process modifications to the facility policies and procedures.
  • Act as an advocate for building occupants, and the main point of contact for both building occupants and University Facilities;
  • Handle routine requests for maintenance (HVAC, furniture, electric, plumbing, etc.); work with University trades to ensure minimal interference with building occupants when repairs need to be done (including electricians, plumbers, carpenters, locksmiths, HVAC, paint shop, etc.);
  • Performs regular walk-throughs of internal space, recording and reporting any facility or custodial related problems.
  • Serves as a liaison with University Facilities Management staff.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for key and keycard requests. Maintain and manage key inventory and access approvals for School of Fine Arts spaces.
  • Assists with logistical planning for internal moves.
  • Participates in space planning discussions.
  • Coordinate space management and planning activities including: move coordination; space inventory; space allocation tracking; specifying set-ups; maximizing space utilization; providing input into facilities deferred maintenance priorities; and capital plan implementation (as assigned).
  • Assist with annual space survey, coordinating completion and summary reports with units across school.
  • Develop and maintain awareness of emergency action plan components and anticipate unique activation challenges posed by each event or daily facility activity.
  • Develop and maintain school-wide bulletin board posting policy, managing the posting of material throughout the School of Fine Arts.
  • Administer School’s off campus housing and develop and maintain associated rental policy, maintenance and procedures.
  • Prepare and coordinate surplus items to the University’s Central Warehouse.
  • Complete project coordination by: performing the assigned tasks within department projects; acting as a project coordinator/liaison; and overseeing and executing small projects, including their organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation.
  • Serve as safety management coordinator by correcting identified safety issues; facilitate safety training and/or safety orientation; and participating in emergency preparedness, recovery and business continuity coordination.
  • Perform various moving, room set-up, installations, and special assignments as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field; or a combination of education and three years related, demonstrated facilities management experience.
  • Interpersonal skills, mature judgment required to interact effectively with a broad range of people, including faculty, staff and vendors, both individually and in groups.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects with competing priorities, meet deadlines and project plans with short- and long-term end dates.
  • Experience in facilitating maintenance and building infrastructure issues;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, time management and problem solving skills are required.
  • Commitment to high quality customer service and satisfaction is required.
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, logical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as interpersonal skills that include resolving conflicts, negotiating, and relating well with various types of persons at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to create and use database information.
  • Working knowledge of the University organization, policies and procedures is preferred.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Salary is $22.00-$25.00/ hr., commensurate with experience. This is a temporary, part-time (25 – 30 hours per week) position beginning as soon as filled until June 2018, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.

TO APPLY

To apply for the position, please submit cover letter, resume, and a list of three employment references, including contact information to Arielle.Hill-Moses@uconn.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Expected start date is November 27, 2017.

Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR18-28)

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 an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-28)


Job Posted on October 31, 2017

Temporary University Assistant
Office of the Dean, School of Fine Arts

The Office of the Dean in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Connecticut announces the opening of a full-time Temporary University Assistant position under the direction of the Assistant to the Dean. This position will assist in managing a number of administrative functions within the School of Fine Arts. The School of Fine Arts encompasses four academic areas: Art and Art History, Digital Media and Design, Dramatic Arts, and Music. All of these programs offer degrees and certificates at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, the School of Fine Arts accommodates a full calendar of performances and exhibits on campus within the venues of the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, the Benton Museum of Art, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Contemporary Art Galleries, the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, and the von der Mehden Recital Hall.

This staff member will be expected to regularly exercise independent judgement within established practice and policy and to independently resolve a wide variety of administrative problems in a fast paced, student-centered environment. The incumbent will interact daily with the School of Fine Arts’ student population, family members, and members of the UConn community, and must be able to provide exemplary service while exercising discretion and carefully maintaining confidentiality.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs front office management duties including directing daily workflow and functioning as reception and first point of contact for the Office of the Dean.
  • Responds to requests for information and serves as a resource to students, staff, faculty, parents and others regarding policies and procedures governing the School of Fine Arts.
  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates performance of student employees; determines work assignments and work schedules, adjusting clerical assignments to accommodate priority needs; resolves student employment related problems as they arise.
  • Provides administrative and program assistance to support the academic and operational functions of the School, including correspondence, scheduling, and arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel.
  • Attends and assists with School of Fine Arts events, many of which occur after hours and/or off-site.
  • Independently compose, prepare and/or edit standard correspondence and reports containing information that requires thorough knowledge of policies, procedures and data sources.
  • Transmit authoritative information and serve as a resource to students, staff and others regarding designated policies and procedures governing the department.
  • Schedule appointments and meetings for all staff; screen incoming mail and telephone calls, making referrals as appropriate.
  • As needed or assigned, may be responsible for special short term or ongoing projects that require planning, coordination and supervision.
  • Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, including experience in a progressively responsible administrative support position.
  • Organizational and supervisory ability.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with the department/University staff and other individuals and groups.
  • Ability to resolve administrative problems efficiently, effectively and independently.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel).
  • Demonstrated ability to establish positive and inclusive working relationships with a diverse constituency of college students, staff, faculty and relevant partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours for specific activities and events.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in higher education.
  • Experience working with college students.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft or equivalent management software.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, full-time (35 hours per week), 6-month position with the possibility of continuation dependent on program needs and available funding. Salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit a) a resume, b) a letter of application that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications and requirements of this position, and c) contact information for three professional references to Arielle Hill-Moses (arielle.hill-moses@uconn.edu). Screening will begin immediately.

Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR18-27)

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 an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-27)


Job Posted on October 19, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Career Development Office

The School of Business Career Development Office (CDO) is seeking a part-time Temporary University Specialist to provide career coaching as well as career development and placement services to students in the MS in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) Program. This position will work in close collaboration with the MSBAPM program staff, in addition to School of Business and other University of Connecticut departments.  This position reports to the Executive Director of Career Development and will be based at the Graduate Business Learning Center in downtown Hartford.  Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of program events.  In-state travel to the Stamford campus and other University campuses may also be required on occasion in support of program needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting in providing career coaching/counseling to graduate students (i.e. resume writing, mock interviews, negotiation, networking, job search strategies).
  • Researching job market and hiring trends.
  • Assisting in placement activities and interacting with employers to generate job and/internship leads for students.
  • Assisting with planning and execution of CDO initiatives such as events, workshops and related placement activities.
  • Other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, counseling, or related field.
  • At least three years of related professional experience in corporate recruitment, professional hiring and development or career coaching.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students and external constituents.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours in support of program activities.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-state on occasion in support of program needs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Specialized Master’s degree or MBA.
  • Experience working with international students, programs, or constituents.
  • Experience working with mature students, executives, or other professionals.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time temporary position with schedule of 35 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon funding and program needs. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

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.  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 divers 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.

(HR18-24)

 


Job Posted on September 22, 2017

Temporary University Assistant
Center for Students with Disabilities

The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) at the University of Connecticut announces the opening of a full-time Administrative Services Assistant under the direction of the Assistant Director and Administrative Assistant to the AVP. The CSD is the University agent vested with the responsibility to determine (1) if a student is a student with a disability within the UConn environment; and (2) reasonable and appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities. This position will assist in managing a number of administrative functions within the Center. This staff member will be expected to regularly exercise independent judgement within established practice and policy and to independently resolve a wide variety of administrative problems in a fast paced, student-centered environment.  The incumbent will interact daily with the Center’s student population, family members, medical professionals and members of the UConn community and must be able to provide exemplary service while exercising discretion and carefully maintaining confidentiality.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs front office management duties including directing daily workflow and functioning as reception and first point of contact for the Center for Students with Disabilities.
  • Responds to requests for information and serves as a resource to students, staff, faculty, parents and others regarding policies and procedures governing the Center.
  • Exercises discretion and maintains strict confidentiality when receiving and processing student medical documentation.  Prepares and compiles reports of student information from student database
  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates performance of student employees; determines work assignments and work schedules, adjusting clerical assignments to accommodate priority needs; resolves student employment related problems as they arise.
  • Provides administrative support for the Regional Campus Disability Service Providers, including correspondence, scheduling, arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel; processes and reviews medical documentation for accordance with University regulations; works with Regional Campus Provider to assist in arranging for assistive technology needs, testing accommodations and housing accommodations at the Regional Campuses.
  • Provides administrative support for the University of Connecticut Interpreting Services (UCIS) unit within the CSD, including correspondence, arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel; compiles and runs reports on needs and usage; assists in arranging for accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing students, faculty, staff and visitors; attends and assists with unit events, many of which occur after hours and/or off-site.
  • Independently compose, prepare and/or edit standard correspondence and reports containing information that requires thorough knowledge of policies, procedures and data sources.
  • Transmit authoritative information and serve as a resource to students, staff and others regarding designated policies and procedures governing the department.
  • Schedule appointments and meetings for all staff; screen incoming mail and telephone calls, making referrals as appropriate.
  • Review administrative and internal operation procedures for efficiency and effectiveness and recommend improvements; establish procedures to implement operational and/or fiscal policies.
  • As needed or assigned, may be responsible for special short term or ongoing projects that require planning, coordination and supervision.
  • Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience including 4-8 years’ experience in a progressively responsible administrative support position
  2. Organizational and supervisory ability
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with the department/University staff and other individuals and groups.
  4. Ability to resolve administrative problems efficiently, effectively and independently.
  5. Proficiency using Microsoft Office products (word, outlook, excel)
  6. Demonstrated ability to establish positive and inclusive working relationships with a diverse constituency of college students, staff, faculty and relevant partners
  7. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment
  8. Willingness to work irregular hours for specific activities and events

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience working in higher education
  2. Experience working with college students
  3. Experience working with students with disabilities

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, 6-month position with the possibility of continuation. Salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit a) a resume, b) a letter of application that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications and requirements of this position, and c) contact information for three professional references to csd@uconn.edu. Screening will begin immediately.

Employment 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.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-20)


Job Posted on September 20, 2017

Per Diem Social Worker
Counseling & Mental Health Services

The University of Connecticut at Storrs, Counseling & Mental Health Services (CMHS), 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. The clinician hired into this position will also serve on CMHS’ on-call/ crisis intervention team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. The successful candidate will have an understanding of and commitment to diversity issues in the delivery of services.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position requiring a minimum of three full days of clinical work each week, with the potential to extend to five days per 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.

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 an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-18)


Job Posted on September 15, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business – Regional Business Operations (RBO)

The School of Business, Regional Business Operations Team, seeks a full-time Temporary University Specialist to assist in providing financial administrative support to School of Business graduate programs. The position will report to the RBO Team Lead and be based at the Graduate Business Learning Center, downtown Hartford. Evening and weekend hours may be required based on office needs and budget season.  In-state travel to other UConn campuses may also be required for certain trainings and activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in gathering, reconciling and recording data for use in budgeting and preparing reports.
  • Serve as a resource to all graduate students regarding payment policies, payment deadlines, reimbursement questions, fee bill questions, account holds, etc.
  • Assist with third party billing. This includes, but is not limited to, receiving and organizing the third party vouchers, applying deferral to student accounts, assisting in gathering data required by RBO team lead for proper invoicing, contacting the students for incomplete vouchers, following up with vendors for payments, posting comments on student accounts, and removing the deferrals once the payments are posted.
  • Assist in maintaining the procard transaction log.
  • Process grade letter invoice and reimbursement letter requests for graduate students following proper protocol and processes.
  • Assist in preparing in-state and out-of-state travel for students, faculty and staff as needed.
  • Assist in creating vendors and contacting them for quotes and other purchasing needs.
  • Assist in special payroll processing as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field.
  • Two years’ experience in accounting, budgeting, financial data processing or financial reporting.
  • Demonstrated excellent administrative and organizational skills, including the ability to identify and independently resolve administrative and day-to-day problems using sound judgement.
  • Demonstrated excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel.
  • Proven excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, including attention to detail as evident from applicant material.
  • Ability to work one evening per week until 6pm.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field.
  • Prior experience working in a higher education office environment.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary full-time position (35 hours per week) for a period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: mailto:vaishali.uchil@business.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.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-15)


 


Job Posted on September 13, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
Global Partnerships & Outreach (Global Affairs)

The Global Partnerships & Outreach unit, in the University of Connecticut’s Office of Global Affairs, seeks applicants for the position of Temporary University Specialist.  Working under general supervision of the Director of Global Partnerships & Outreach, the Temporary University Specialist will primarily coordinate and provide temporary support for the unit’s websites and databases.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing and maintaining The Global Citizen’s Journal website, and provide assistance with other Global Affairs websites and social media presence.
  • Gathering information on UConn’s global activities and entering into global partnerships activity database.
  • Developing promotional material for events: Booklets, posters, flyers, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Pull data and activity reports and compile briefings.
  • Recording and editing of video/audio material for websites.
  • Providing a supporting presence at certain Global Affairs events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate.
  • A minimum of one (1) year related experience in web design/development.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in website creation, design, and implementation using the following tools: Aurora WordPress, Adobe Products (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and other software tools and/or comparable freeware substitutes. Ability to write HTML and CSS.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing and entering data in relational databases. (e.g. Access, Filemaker, PHP, or CRM software)
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office products in a PC and MAC environment. (esp. Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel)
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Acts independently in the performance of everyday tasks and responsibilities and works well in teams.
  • Demonstrated professional demeanor and flexibility.
  • Ability and commitment to work in an interdisciplinary environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • General knowledge of scope of global affairs, international relations, its related fields, and its importance in the university.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and command of the English language.
  • Video editing skills.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, part-time position working 25 hours per week. The hourly rate for this appointment is $19.00 per hour.  The anticipated start date is September 25, 2017.  This position is located at the UConn Storrs Campus.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates please submit a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references including name, address, and telephone number to: Ms. Zahra Ali, Director of Global Partnerships & Outreach at global@uconn.edu. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre- employment 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.  Screening will begin immediately.

(HR18-14)


Job Posted on August 9, 2017

Financial Project Assistant (Part-Time Durational, Multiple Positions)
Office of the Vice President for Research, Sponsored Program Services

Position Summary

The Office of the Vice President for Research, Sponsored Program Services, has need for multiple project-focused temporary staff with strong financial/accounting, communications and time management skills.

The Financial Project Assistant(s) will work with grants and contracts professional staff in facilitating the review of grant applications, preparation of budgets, record-keeping, processing of financial transactions, financial analysis and reporting.  Areas of assignment may include:

  • Pre-award – assisting with preparation of grant proposals, review of budgets, related tasks supporting the centralized University proposal review team.
  • Post-award – assisting and working with post-award grant managers in funded, project-specific financial activities.

This is a unique opportunity to explore career options in the professional field of Research and Sponsored Project Administration at a top-ranked, research-intensive university.

Explore information regarding this exciting, specialized field!

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s or higher degree (preferred) in accounting, business or related field.
  2. Experience working with budgets or processing financial transactions.
  3. Experience working in research administration.
  4. Ability to understand and follow directions well.
  5. Ability to understand and follow technical instructions, policies and procedures.
  6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  7. Excellent follow-through, with ability to multitask and prioritize.
  8. Organized

Appointment Terms

Hourly rate will be commensurate with experience.  These position are located at the UConn Storrs campus.

To Apply

To apply, please forward a letter of application describing how your background and experience relates to the position, a resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:

Laurie Pudlo, Administrative Manager
University of Connecticut
Office of the Vice President for Research
Unit 1006
Storrs, CT 06269-1006

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position(s) are filled.  Employment 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.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-09)


Job Posted on July 26, 2017

Traffic Signal Systems Engineer- Circuit Rider Position
The Connecticut Transportation Institute

The Connecticut Transportation Institute in the School of Engineering at the University of Connecticut invites resumes for a Part time Traffic Signal Systems (TSS) Engineer – Circuit Rider. Under the direction of the Program Director, Technology Transfer Center, the TSS Circuit Rider will provide traffic signal system-related information, training and direct technical assistance to Connecticut municipalities responsible for local traffic signals. The part time Circuit Rider will be assigned a geographic region in Connecticut.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist Connecticut municipalities in the development of clear goals and objectives and a plan for management, operations and maintenance of their traffic signals.
  2. Write and disseminate technical briefs on traffic signal related topics to local municipal agencies.
  3. Work in the field to educate municipalities on how to implement traffic signal system retiming projects.
  4. Work with Connecticut regional planning agencies to promote opportunities for municipalities to consider federal-aid funding for traffic signal operations and to promote integration of traffic signal operations into metropolitan transportation plans and programs.
  5. Coordinate and facilitate training on traffic signal systems topics.
  6. Explore the feasibility of developing a Traffic Signal Operator Certificate program for municipal employees, as a part of the CT Technology Transfer Center program.
  7. Supervise student employee who will support the Center’s Traffic Signal Circuit Rider Program.
  8. Design and maintain a record-keeping method to document results of the regional program.
  9. Develop quarterly reports for submission to program director.
  10. As needed, conduct needs analysis surveys of Connecticut local municipalities on traffic signal related topics.
  11. Complete special projects as required.
  12. Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree in engineering or related field and 2-4 years’ experience with traffic signal systems OR Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field and 5-7 years’ experience with traffic signal systems.
  2. Ability to work independently to apply comprehensive knowledge of traffic signal systems to meet the objectives of the program.
  3. Ability to produce written technical documents for dissemination.
  4. Ability to develop and facilitate training programs.
  5. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  6. Excellent writing and communication skills.
  7. Willingness and ability to travel extensively within the state to conduct technical assistance and training programs.
  8. Ability to work extended hours, including possible evening meetings to support program goals.
  9. Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience working with municipal governments.
  2. Ability to travel out-of-state as needed for national and regional meetings.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This position is a Part Time – Special Payroll Position. Hourly salary will be commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

For full consideration, send a resume and two professional references to Donna Shea at: donna.shea@uconn.edu.

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 an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-06)

 


Job Posted on July 12, 2017

Adjunct Faculty, MBA Communications Course
School of Business

The School of Business is seeking qualified adjunct faculty to teach a graduate level communications course to the Full-time MBA students at the Hartford campus in the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters.  A link to the course description can be found below.

Communicating for Impact A and B (BADM 5182 and BADM 5183, both 1.5 credit):

http://mba.uconn.edu/academics/required-curriculum/business-leadership/

Minimum Qualifications

An earned Master’s degree in business, communications, or a related field and relevant professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

An earned PhD or terminal degree in an area relevant to the field; previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education; management experience in a corporate, government, or non-profit setting.

Appointment Terms

These are temporary adjunct faculty positions which are 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 curriculum vitae, cover letter, contact information for three professional references and other relevant materials (such as course syllabi and teaching evaluations) to: meg.warren@uconn.edu.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants whose qualifications align with current teaching needs 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.

(HR18-02)


Job Posted on June 30, 2017

Temporary University Specialist, Wellness and Prevention Services
Student Health Services

Wellness and Prevention Services, part of Student Health Services on the Storrs Campus, is seeking applicants for a Temporary University Specialist.  This is a position reporting to either the Associate Director or a Coordinator in Wellness and Prevention Services. The position hours range from 15-30 hours per week during the academic year when classes are in session.

This position will work collaboratively with professional staff within the department to support initiatives including educational sessions, outreach to the campus community and on-going programs. Duties can include: one-on-one sessions with students, participation in screening events, group educational sessions, participation in campus-wide programing (late nights, fresh check, health fairs) etc. Nights and some weekends required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the staff, programs, and events and provide on-going support for the development, implementation, and evaluation of prevention programs and education in relation to promoting healthy behaviors in the student population.
  • Facilitate one-on-one prevention/early intervention sessions with UConn students.
  • Assist in the evaluation, assessments and statistical analysis of prevention programs, data, surveys and departmental projects.
  • Facilitate First Year Experience (FYE) presentations and other presentations upon request and as needed.
  • Maintain and assist with the development and dissemination of wellness publications including written documents, brochures, website updates, and educational social norms campaign.
  • Work collaboratively with all members of the University including partners within Student Affairs.
  • One weekly evening is required: Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. Some weekend hours are required as well.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology, Sociology, or related degree
  • Interest in working with college student population and a willingness to learn
  • Computer literacy (e.g. Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills and ability to effectively communicate with students, staff and supervisor
  • Comfort or willingness to become comfortable presenting topics on health and wellness
  • Excellent boundaries with students
  • Self-motivated; ability to work autonomously when necessary
  • Ability to apply professional boundaries with undergraduate volunteers and office staff
  • Team player: willingness to step up when needed and work well with others

Appointment Terms

This is a Fall semester position with an expectation to continue for the Spring semester, contingent upon program needs.  The work schedule is approximately 15 – 30 hours per week based on programming needs.  The hourly rate will be commensurate with experience, not to exceed $20 per hour.  Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

To Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Eileen.Stone@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 selected 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.

(HR17-45)


Job Posted on June 29, 2017

Adjunct Faculty, (Part-Time), First-Year Writing Program
English Department

The First-Year Writing Program in the Department of English seeks adjunct part-time faculty to teach Second-Language Writing courses at the Storrs campus.  We are looking for skilled writing instructors who have experience working with international students and/or are familiar working with multilingual writers and the pedagogy of second-language writing to teach a course some students take prior to enrolling in the required First-Year Writing course.  All our courses are project-based with a focus on writing and revision. We are a post-process program that emphasizes guiding students into the practices of academic writing and the work of the university. More information about the FYW program can be found at http://fyw.uconn.edu .

Minimum Qualifications

An earned Master’s degree in English, Rhetoric & Composition, Modern Languages, or a related field with some experience teaching composition.

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. Experience in the field of second-language/multilingual writing or relevant foreign-language teaching (with a focus on writing) are a plus.

Appointment Terms

These are adjunct 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, a curriculum vitae, sample teaching materials (usually syllabi, one or two assignment prompts, and a sample of student writing), a statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 reference contacts to lisa.blansett@uconn.edu.

This is a pool posting.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are 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 .

(HR17-43)


Job Posted on June 23, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business

The Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) seeks a Temporary University Specialist to coordinate program activities and manage special projects.  This position will report to the CTSBDC State Director, and will be based in East Hartford, CT.  Evening and weekend hours may be required on occasion in support of meetings, events and activities.  In-state travel to other CTSBDC offices or UConn campuses may also be required on occasion based on program needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acting as the initial point of contact for the center which includes but is not limited to: answering the center’s main phone line and routing calls appropriately, responding to emails and greeting visitors.
  • Assisting with event planning, coordination and execution.
  • Coordinating the scheduling of meetings and preparation of meeting agendas; making room reservations and sending meeting notices.
  • Responsible for data verification using a customer relationship management (CRM) system.
  • Conducting a quarterly audit of economic impacts.
  • Uploading data to the center’s funding agency; proofreading/editing narrative and graphic reports for funding agency.
  • Assisting with the distribution and collection of customer relations survey to clients, stakeholders and lenders.
  • Assisting the center’s financial assistant with processing travel requests and expense reimbursements for the CTSBDC staff at all locations.
  • Performing related administrative tasks for the director, associate director, and center staff as needed.
  • Supervising student staff engaged in administrative functions.
  • Performing other duties and special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and one to two years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations including staff, students and members of the business community.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills, including excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently in a diverse, fast-paced work environment.
  • Demonstrated data management skills.
  • Experience with planning and executing events.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a university environment.
  • Experience with a customer relationship management system.

Appointment Terms

This is a temporary position with an end date of September 30, 2017, which may be renewed contingent upon program needs and available funding.  The work schedule is negotiable and can be assigned up to 35 hours per week.  The hourly rate will be commensurate with experience, not to exceed $25 per hour.  Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

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 selected 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.

(HR17-41)


Job Posted on June 19, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
Humanities Institute

The University of Connecticut Humanities Institute, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is accepting applications for a temporary, part-time (20 hrs/week) position as webmaster and communications coordinator with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2017. The specialist will work under the auspices of Humility & Conviction in Public Life (HCPL), an applied research project generously funded by the John Templeton Foundation aimed at understanding and revitalizing meaningful public discourse over such topics as morality, politics, science and religion. For more information on the project, please see its website.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing and maintaining the UCHI and affiliated grant Humility & Conviction in Public Life web presences (UCHI main site, H & C Website, Humanities Calendar, Facebook and Twitter)
  • Developing promotional material for events: Booklets, posters, flyers, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Providing a framework and oversight for electronic communication from the Institute
  • Recording and editing of audio material for podcasting
  • Providing a supporting presence at all major UCHI events

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in web graphic design/development.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in website creation, design, and implementation using the following tools: Aurora WordPress, Adobe Products (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash), MS Office products in a PC and MAC environment (esp. Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel) and other software tools and/or comparable freeware substitutes.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • General knowledge of scope of the humanities, its related fields, and its importance in the university
  • Excellent communication skills and command of the English language
  • Currency and open communication in ongoing trends and developments related to position responsibilities.
  • Ability to write HTML, PHP, CSS and JS
  • Video editing skills (using Premier Pro or other products)

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Acts independently in the performance of everyday tasks and responsibilities and works well in teams
  • A professional demeanor and flexibility
  • Ability and commitment to work in an interdisciplinary environment

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, part-time (20 hours/week) position with an expected during of one year.  Salary is approximately $35/hour.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references including name, address, and telephone number to: Jo-Ann Waide at: uchi@uconn.edu. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre- employment 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.

(HR17-40)


Job Posted on June 8, 2017

Technology Commercialization Associate (Part-Time Durational Project/Program Specialist)
Office of the Vice President for Research

Position Summary

Collaborating as a member of a technology-focused team to prioritize and achieve unit goals and objectives within the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), the Technology Commercialization Associate will be responsible for managing the evaluation, patenting and licensing of a portfolio of University inventions in the physical sciences and engineering.

This is a six-month, part-time/20 hours per week, temporary project/program specialist appointment, requiring strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work both independently and as a member of an integrated team, and the ability to distill and articulate technical concepts in order to communicate effectively across a broad range of technologies and constituencies in a timely manner.  Experience and/or a willingness to market and sell early stage technologies is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review of physical science and engineering research and invention disclosures to determine and discuss patentability and market potential, and monitor for progress and commercial success.
  • Support management of patent prosecution for inventions, including summarizing scientific and patent literature and technical documents, preparing invention assessments, non-confidential marketing materials.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree (preferred) in the physical sciences or engineering.
  • Three or more years of experience working in a science or engineering related position.
  • Knowledge of intellectual property management, patent application and prosecution process.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to distill and articulate technical concepts in order to communicate effectively across a broad range of technologies and constituencies.
  • Experience and/or a willingness to market and sell early stage technologies.

Appointment Terms

Hourly rate will be commensurate with experience.  The primary location base for this position will be at the UConn Storrs campus, with occasional travel to Farmington and regional campuses.

To Apply

To apply, please forward a letter of application describing how your experience relates to the position, a resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:

Laurie Pudlo, Administrative Manager
University of Connecticut
Office of the Vice President for Research
Unit 1006
Storrs, CT 06269-1006
By email:  laurie.pudlo@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 .

(HR17-36)


Job Posted on May 17, 2017
Research Specialist (Part-time), Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering

Position Summary
The Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut, has an opening for work on a federally-funded research project that involves the design, installation and development of software on the Solaris platform (Linux).

Duties and Responsibilities

The primary duties of the specialist are:

  • Work under the direction of the principal investigator and in collaboration with doctoral student
  • Installation of open source products on the Oracle Solaris 10 secure Linux operating system and the design and  development night Java application programs
  • Interact with personnel at the sponsor Sonalysts
  • Visit and work every other week to Sonalysts in Norwich CT (mileage reimbursement)
  • Take required training in Export Controls
  • Build/compile and install a wide range of open source products (e.g., Libre office) on Solaris
  • Install document conversion products
  • Work with wide variety of formats (e.g., doc, docx, PDF, HTML, XML, image formats, etc.)
  • Ability to drive to Sonalysts every other week

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma and 3 years of college level work in computer science or a related field.
  • Experience in Linux, installing open source, working with APIs, and very proficient in Java.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Experience working with Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field is preferred

Appointment Terms

US citizen or permanent resident required.  This temporary position is 20 hours per week for a period of twelve months. Compensation will be commensurate with work experience and skills.

To Apply

Please submit a resumecover letter addressing each qualification listed above, and contact information for three professional references to: steven.demurjian@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.

(HR17-33)


Job Posted on May 4, 2017

Adjunct Faculty, Accounting
School of Business

Position Summary

The Department of Accounting in the School of Business is seeking qualified adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses at the Storrs and regional campuses including Hartford, Waterbury, and Stamford in the Fall 2017 semester.  A link to undergraduate and graduate accounting courses can be found below:

Undergraduate: http://www.catalog.uconn.edu/acct.htm

Graduate: http://msaccounting.business.uconn.edu/curriculum/

Minimum Qualifications

An earned Master’s degree in accounting, business, or a related field and relevant professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

An earned PhD or terminal degree in an area relevant to the field; previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education; management experience in a corporate, government, or non-profit setting.

Appointment Terms

These are temporary adjunct faculty positions which are generally appointed on a semester by semester basis.  Compensation will be based on academic program level and/or campus location.

To Apply

Applications should be submitted electronically to acct@uconn.edu.  If applicable, applicants should clearly state in the body of the email by course number the courses they are applying to teach and attach a copy of their curriculum vitae and other relevant materials (such as course syllabi and teaching evaluations).   Applicants can also provide a description of relevant expertise to teach courses not currently offered, e.g., accounting information systems, analytic and statistical methods in accounting, advanced courses in taxation.

This is a pool posting.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.  Applicants whose qualifications align with current teaching needs 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.

(HR17-32)


Job Posted on January 10, 2017

Temporary Project Specialist
Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA), Avery Point

CIRCA invites applications for the position of Temporary Project Specialist to provide support on projects that require mapping and Geographic Information Systems expertise.

Position Summary

Under the direction of designated supervisor (Prof. James O’Donnell), the position will provide program support in the following activities: mapping, GIS analysis, computer programming for data analysis and visualization. A moderately advanced understanding of the subject matter and its practical application is required.  Incumbents in this position are expected to work independently but with the goals and objectives established by the supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the planning, development, design implementation and evaluation of activities to achieve program objectives
  • Conducts studies, collects necessary data, evaluates information and prepares analytical reports related to program specialty
  • Serves as resource for CIRCA staff and others regarding program information and techniques, requiring a moderately advanced knowledge in area of specialization
  • Plans, develops and implements methods and techniques of informing/educating, in coordination with program staff; may develop topics, prepares information designed to communicate and interpret information to the public and others
  • Is responsible for the successful completion of individual project elements
  • May conduct workshops and seminars to instruct, inform and/or train others in the area of specialization
  • May be responsible for various administrative duties as assigned
  • May participate in the planning, development and implementation of grant proposals
  • May represent the program or department to external groups
  • Performs related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marine, earth or environmental science, or engineering, or closely related field and experience with computer programming and data analysis or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two to four years professional experience related to coastal science and adaptation planning
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the program specialty area appropriate to CIRCA, and proven ability to apply a range of concepts, techniques and practices to carry out technical program objectives
  • Proven ability to evaluate and produce reliable results, problem-solve and trouble shoot problems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Appointment Terms

This is a temporary, full-time position with hours from 9 AM to 5 PM, M-F.  The appointment term is six months with the possibility of extension.  The position is subject to extension based upon performance and availability of funding.  The pay range is $24-$33 per hour. Optional State employee health insurance may be available for purchase at group rates.

To Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to lauren.yaworsky@uconn.edu. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. 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.

(HR17-16)


Non-State Positions

Job Posted on August 3, 2017

Location Supervisor for Retail Operations
Department of Dining Services

This position is a full time, non-state position late night position for Retail Operations at the Department of Dining Services at the University of Connecticut. Under the direction of the Area Manger or their designee, this position supervises all aspects of the assigned location.  This is a “working” supervisory position.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate supervises the daily operations of the location; ensures equipment is in good repair, functional and properly calibrated and trains staff in positions as required.  Teaches, coaches and motivates employees on a daily basis while maintaining high standards and leading by example. Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs and solicits customer feedback to improve service and responds to requests for services and assistance. Operates POS terminals and performs drawer skims as needed; follows all departmental cash handling policies and procedures. Provides input for full time and student employee performance evaluations; ensures proper safety and sanitation procedures as followed and ensures product is rotated properly to minimize waste and service a quality product. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations; writes clearly and informatively and reads and interprets written information as necessary.  Attends meetings as required; supports and enforces all University and departmental policies and procedures. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and recommends alternative solutions; working knowledge of FoodPro Menu Management System and must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 60lbs. Ensures that all necessary products are on hand; enforces staff uniform policy and ensures all staff maintains a crisp, clean and professional appearance. Properly deploys employees to ensure shift runs efficiently. Helps to schedule staff to adequately cover shifts and updates as necessary when people fail to report to work as assigned; is proactive when shift coverage is needed due to call outs. Accurately forecast product needs, taking into account the cyclical nature of the business and without carrying excess inventory; complete product ordering as assigned following all guidelines and maintains and completes accurate production and production records on a daily basis. Maintains and completes all checklists as needed to ensure there use on a daily basis; monitors product levels during assigned shift to ensure we do not run out and ensures proper supervision of pre-close, clean up and the closing of assigned location. Understands and practices progressive discipline techniques when necessary; participates in the testing of new menu items and works special events when necessary. Works within all University and departmental guidelines; may be required to stock delivery items in accordance with food safety guidelines (FIFO) and maintains records of receipts and deliveries. Verifies quantity and quality of incoming supplies against invoices, bills of lading and orders and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of food service experience of which at least six months must be in a supervisory capacity; demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite and verifiable cash handling experience. Knowledge of food ordering, storage, sanitation and inventory control. Knowledge of food service equipment and maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications

ServSafe Certified or ServSafe eligible; experience working with Food Pro or another menu management software and POS experience.

Appointment Terms

The salary range for this position is $16 to $18 per hour and is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefit package that includes medical and dental insurance.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates meeting the expectations may respond by submitting a cover letter and resume with the names and email address of three professional references to: Location Supervisor Search Committee, Department of Dining Services, 3384 Tower Loop Rd. Unit 4071, Storrs, CT 06269.

(HR18-08)