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Job Posted on July 21, 2021

Temporary University Specialist
Department of Communication

The Department of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences seeks applicants for a full-time, Temporary University Specialist. Under the direction of the Program Coordinator and the CLAS Business Center, this individual will provide programmatic and administrative support to the Department of Communication, including but not limited to monitoring of fiscal accounts and transactions, purchasing and accounts payable, program marketing and promotion, and general office support. The incumbent is expected to work independently, within the defined guidelines established by the program and the supervisor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Processes faculty travel and reimbursements and serves as a resource for faculty and graduate students on travel and reimbursement policies and procedures
  • Processes the purchasing of research equipment and services through online fiscal systems, coordinating with vendors as needed
  • Helps to maintain the department website and social media accounts and engages in other activities to promote the department
  • Assists with the planning and coordination of events and activities conducted by the department
  • Maintains accurate records and researches and assembles data for department leadership
  • Provides office support such as answering phones, responding to inquiries, and maintaining office supplies
  • Performs other related work as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree and up to one year of experience in an administrative support position, OR associate’s degree and two years of experience in an administrative support position
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain a professional office environment
  • Strong technical skills including MS Office Applications
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good writing and communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in a higher education setting
  • Ability to engage, connect, and work with diverse student, administrative, and faculty populations and provide a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in an educational setting.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, special payroll position with an hourly rate of $18.00 and a schedule of 35 hours per week for a period of six months. The start date for this position is anticipated to be in August 2021.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to: commadmin@uconn.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

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

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

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

(HR22-03)


Job Posted on July 21, 2021

Temporary University Specialist
UConn Child Development Labs

Under the supervision of designated supervisor, this position teaches children aged 6 weeks to 18 months and assists with the research and student training in Early Childhood Specializations within the department of Human Development and Family Sciences.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teaches young children directly, providing for individual needs in all areas of development; arranges classroom environment to meet developmental needs as directed by the supervisor.
  • Assists in planning and carrying out curriculum and program by observing and documenting children’s growth and development in coordination with other classroom teachers.
  • Assists in planning curriculum, program goals and classroom procedures in accordance with the philosophy of the Child Development Labs.
  • Maintains contact with parents through daily connections and communications.
  • May oversee classroom management in the absence of the Teacher/Master Teacher/Supervisor.
  • Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or child development.
  • Completed practicum experience with State of CT Teacher Certification or ECTC.
  • One or two years successful experience working with infants and toddlers in a group setting.
  • Ability to relate to young children in an energetic and enthusiastic manner.
  • Ability to lift and carry a child up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to sit on floor to engage in play with young children.
  • Ability to work independently and in team-teaching environment.
  • Experience in team teaching.
  • Experience using CT ELDS and DOTS.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This position is anticipated to be a 35-40 hours/week, 1 year appointment from August 23, 2021 through June 22, 2022. The salary rate is $20.00 per hour.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter, transcripts, and three (3) letters of recommendation to: Anne.Bladen@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 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.

(HR22-02)


Job Posted on July 1, 2021

Per Diem MRI Technologist
Brain Imaging Research Center

The University of Connecticut (UConn) College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applicants for a Special Payroll MRI Technologist position. This is a non-benefited position with a six-month contract with potential option to renew.

The Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) is located on the UConn-Storrs campus. The primary focus of the center is cognitive neuroscience research using functional MRI, structural T1 MRI, diffusion weighted imaging (DWI), and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS). The participants will range in age from young children to elderly adults. BIRC also provides clinical MRI Imaging for John Dempsey Hospital at the UConn Health Center (UCHC).

Under the direction of the Manager of MRI Services, the MRI Technologist will perform basic and complex MR imaging procedures, and interact with researchers, students, participants, and patients of all ages.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Independently, properly screen all participants, patients, and visitors prior to admittance into the MRI suite (Zones 3 and 4)
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy in patient position and imaging acquisition/formation.
  • Perform some post-processing as needed by different research staff.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to the physical and emotional needs of participants and patients.
  • Maintain the lab, equipment and protocols, and ensure everything is in proper working order; troubleshoot problems with equipment, obtaining repairs/maintenance as necessary.
  • Follow departmental and university policies and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Past experience working as a MRI Technologist in a clinical and/or research-based MRI/neuroimaging center
  • Demonstration of professional and ethical judgment.
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR.
  • Knowledge of magnetic field safety.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of human cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and/or medical terminology.
  • Ability to produce reliable results, by problem-solving and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to maintain and troubleshoot difficult problems with laboratory equipment.
  • Must have weekday and weekend availability with advance notice.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • ARRT registered including advanced MRI certification
  • Current Connecticut Radiographer License.
  • Experience working with a Siemens MRI machine.
  • Experience with EPIC.
  • Flexibility in their ability to cover for other MR technologists in the event of illness or other emergencies.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Hourly rate will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, and cover letter (including names and contact information for three professional references) emailed to MRI Manager Elisa Medeiros elisa.medeiros@uconn.edu and cc the Director of BIRC Fumiko Hoeft MD PhD at fumiko.hoeft@uconn.edu. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will 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.

(HR22-01)


Job Posted on June 28, 2021

Coordinator of Major Events and Programs
Department of Student Activities

The Department of Student Activities (DSA) at the University of Connecticut announces the opening of a Coordinator of Major Events and Programs (Temporary University Specialist). This position plans, coordinates, and executes multiple University-led events, programs, and initiatives including but not limited to day-time programs, and Husky Roadshows. Provides advisement, training, and support to student employees involved in events and services provided by the Department.

This position works under the limited supervision of the Associate Director of Student Activities/Director of Major Events and Programs and plans, coordinates, and implements/delivers programs and services in the Major Events and Programs area which includes the advisement and/or supervision of undergraduate or graduate of students. This position contributes to the office’s’ and department’s missions through the application of department policies, procedures, values, and guidelines in the active development and delivery of student-centered programs/services.

About Student Activities

We offer a diverse portfolio of educational, social, and recreational programs for the entire campus. The related programs and services reach from the classroom and residence halls to the sidelines and beyond and engage students with unique programs and initiatives defined by their quality, creativity, and effectiveness.

Student Activities staff are a progressive team of individuals, dedicated to the profession, prideful of our University, and committed to excellence.

The Division of Student Affairs and staff in the Department of Student Activities are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion; competence in working with culturally and ethnically diverse populations; and awareness of how issues of difference, power, and privilege manifest in higher education environments. The ideal candidate promotes equity and inclusion by demonstrating and supporting an understanding, sensitivity, and appreciation for social justice, cultural humility, and inclusiveness.

For additional information about the University or Student Activities, visit our website www.studentactivities.uconn.edu

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the planning efforts for regularly occurring small-to-midsize programs and student engagement opportunities throughout the year. Develop a well-rounded events calendar, outline and execute marketing and communication plans, supervise student staff and contracted vendors.
  • Manage and coordinate several programs in the Major Events and Programs area, including but not limited to daytime programming, the University’s Husky Roadshow program, the outdoor ice rink and more.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable state and university policies, regulations and laws.
  • Ensure all purchases and contracts align with state and university procurement policies and procedures
  • Hire, train, supervise and support students in their personal and professional development via weekly meetings, oversight of responsibilities, and job coaching.
  • Establish collaborative relationships with university colleagues and external vendors/partners in the successfully delivery of programs and services.
  • Provide on-site supervision of events/programs.
  • Responsible for providing, supporting and participating in programs, services, and initiatives focusing on anti-racism, social justice and the fostering of a campus community that is more diverse, equitable, and inclusive to all.
  • Assist in the collection and analysis of program evaluation/assessment data and the proposal of program/service improvement recommendations.
  • Assist and/or be responsible for assigned special projects, programs, or services, which may be ongoing or short-term.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree AND experience planning and hosting student-centered events, workshops, and programs.
  2. Ability to direct and supervise the work of undergraduate students.
  3. Demonstrated ability to communicate information effectively.
  4. Articulated commitment to, demonstrated understanding of and/or experience working with diverse populations.
  5. Willingness and ability to work nights and weekends.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Strong interpersonal skills
  2. Demonstrated experience integrating principles of diversity and inclusion into all aspects of program management.
  3. Experience and/or ability to build relationship with community and campus partners
  4. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment on multiple tasks

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, special payroll position with an hourly rate of $29.00 and a schedule of 35 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of continuation dependent on funding and program needs. The start date for this position is anticipated to be September 1, 2021.

TO APPLY

Applications must be emailed to programs@uconn.edu. Please include 1) a letter of interest, 2) a resume that demonstrate how you meet the qualifications and requirements of this position, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

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.

(HR21-34)


Job Posted on June 9, 2021

Temporary HR Assistant
Office of the Vice President for Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is seeking a part-time human resources assistant to process special payroll, HR, and other related transactions.

The OVPR HR Assistant will be responsible for independently submitting and monitoring special payroll hire and data change requests, preparing special payroll offer letters for review; entering account information for approved transactions into the university payroll system; monitoring deadlines and timely processing of extensions. The OVPR HR Assistant will also process routine employment separations and supervisor updates, assist with the placement of recruitment advertisements, update the OVPR Careers website, maintain records for all activities, and other responsibilities as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum requirements for this position include a bachelor’s degree and 1 or more years of experience recordkeeping and timely processing transactions, preferably in an enterprise system, such as PeopleSoft, Core-CT, PageUp or other/recruitment HRM system. Accuracy, attention to detail, and the exercise of confidentiality and discretion are required for this position. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required for this position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and prior experience processing human resources transactions is preferred.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is anticipated to be a 5-15 hour-per week 6-month appointment, with the possibility of an extension. The targeted hourly rate is $18-$23, commensurate with experience. A standardized schedule falling between the core operating hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm weekdays is planned.

TO APPLY

Applications must be emailed to laurie.pudlo@uconn.edu, and include a letter of interest and resume that effectively demonstrate how the requirements of the position are met, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

Review of applications will be ongoing 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.

(HR21-33)


Job Posted on June 8, 2021

Temporary University Specialist
Mental Health Resource Center
Stamford Campus

Reporting to the Mental Health Case Manager(s), the incumbent will have strong interpersonal skills for managing a reception area with ability to provide empathy and problem solving with a wide variety of students. The successful candidate will also have experience with writing correspondences within an environment of strict confidentiality, appointment scheduling on medical software, and logistical aspects of event planning.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists Clinical Case Manager(s) in the performance of program activities: coordinates program logistics and administrative support for program staff, making adjustments to accommodate priority needs. Assists in outreach programs, workshops, and event planning.
  • Understanding all aspects of front office for the mental health resource center operations, including greeting visitors, student registration, answering phones and inquiries.
  • Assists in scanning confidential documents and scheduling student appointments using PyraMED medical software.
  • Writes and/or edits and disseminates informational, promotional and occasional materials to support program activities.
  • Regularly communicates with other University offices and external partners to request or provide information or to clarify procedures.
  • Arranges and coordinates aspects of meetings and Mental Health Resource Center events (including space and equipment), performs meeting minutes.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies.
  • Provide administrative support for the Stamford campus COVID testing process. Responsibilities include communication to students who are required to get tested, tracking testing compliance, submitting reports for non-compliance, etc.
  • Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated knowledge of working in a front office of a medical or mental health system.
  • Ability to interact skillfully with students who present with mental health concerns.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills, and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to work independently and regularly exercise judgment regarding program support and administrative detail and procedures. Ability to exercise sound judgment and work well under pressure.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of related professional experience.
  • Familiarity with medical record systems.
  • Previous experience working in a mental health environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

Disclaimer: Due to COVID the UConn Stamford MHRC staff is currently working remotely, with the expectation to return to on-site status in the near future at the direction of campus administration and state guidelines.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position with an hourly rate of $25 and a schedule of up to 35 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of continuation dependent on funding and program needs. The start date for this position is anticipated to start immediately.

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 with Name, Title, Phone, and Email. Screening will begin immediately.

Applications can be sent to stamfordmhrc@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 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.

(HR21-32)


Job Posted on May 24, 2021

Project/Program Specialist
Chemistry Department

The Aksenov laboratory at the University of Connecticut is looking for a Grant Writer (Project/Program Specialist appointment).

The Project/program Specialist will be responsible for grant proposal preparation and submissions, and organization and submissions of annual reports. The incumbent will work with the PI to outline proposal concepts and will serve as primary writer to organize, analyze and interpret complex, medical, scientific and/or technical data, to produce clear, cogent communication by applying knowledge of chemical and biological sciences to translate medical, scientific, and technical language into easily understood concepts. Incumbent will serve as the point person for obtaining, organizing, and compiling information to write/edit/compile large, multi-department and multi-institution funding submissions.

The incumbent must understand and be able to clearly enunciate principles of research and statistical techniques, as well as high level health policy deliberations. The main technical concepts in the Aksenov laboratory will include mass spectrometry, metabolomics and chemical/biochemical analysis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five (5) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related areas plus two years of related experience/training.
  • Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of writing, grammar, syntax, style, and punctuation.
  • Thorough knowledge of appropriate editorial style and publication guidelines.
  • Proven track record with writing and submitting grant applications, particularly in large science grants.
  • Strong skills to write clear, lively, engaging and compelling copy in a variety of styles appropriate to target audiences and / or the broader public, while ensuring adherence to the location's message.
  • Familiarity with the location, including its mission, goals, achievements, infrastructure, programs, and policies.
  • Thorough knowledge of issues in biological sciences, a specialized academic discipline or field and/or health sciences.
  • Close familiarity with mass spectrometry and metabolomics and/or willingness to learn.
  • Proficient knowledge of computer applications for publishing, image handling, and/or production.
  • Demonstrated research and fact verification skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills, including active listening and effective collaboration skills.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Thorough attention to detail, project management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders on project timelines and provide written and oral reports to the team and stakeholders on the status of active projects and action items.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This temporary position is approximately 5 to 20 hours per week with flexible timing with occasional evening and weekend work required based on approaching deadlines. Compensation is commensurate with work experience and skills. This is a temporary position with the possibility of continuous extension dependent on program needs and available funding. The position is not limited to a geographical location and can be performed remotely.

TO APPLY

To apply, please a send CV and writing sample(s) to Dr. Aksenov at aaksenov@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.

(HR21-31)


Job Posted on May 19, 2021

EEO Compliance Specialist
Office of Institutional Equity

The Office of Institutional Equity is seeking an EEO Compliance Specialist (Temporary University Specialist) to provide administrative support in the area of Employment Equity. This position will report to the EEO and Search Compliance Manager and will be based at the Storrs campus. The EEO Compliance Specialist (Temporary University Specialist) will assist with the preparation of the University’s Affirmative Action Plans for the Storrs and regional campuses and UConn Health.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists with administrative tasks related to the University’s state and federal Affirmative Action Plans. Works collaboratively with OIE and University staff to complete Affirmative Action Plans.
  • Reviews, edits, and completes narrative reports of search and hire activity for state and federal Affirmative Action Plans and audit reports.
  • Assists with creating and updating quantitative charts and preparing data reports for Affirmative Action Plan reports.
  • Provides administrative support to the Search Compliance Team in maintaining records and reconciling data relative to the search process and Affirmative Action planning.
  • Performs other functions or special projects which may be ongoing or short-term and which require project planning and coordination.
  • Adapts day-to-day work schedule to the requirements of business priorities and urgent special requests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent amount of education and training.
  • Excellent written communication skills with an emphasis on preparing organized and professional reports and communications for various audiences.
  • Substantial experience with MS Word and Excel.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to manage assigned projects within other daily responsibilities.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work well with people, organize workloads, handle complex situations and work well under stress.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous administrative experience.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position with a schedule of 25 hours per week for a 9-month period. Salary for this position will be $20/hour.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: equity@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR21-30 in your application. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

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

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

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

(HR21-30)


Job Posted on May 19, 2021

Research Technician
Department of Physiology and Neurobiology

A research technician position is currently available in the lab of Dr. Jianzhong Yu at the Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut. The lab uses a combination of genetic, cell biology, molecular and biochemical approaches with various model systems including Drosophila, mice, and cell cultures to decipher the molecular mechanisms underlying related human diseases.

The candidate will participate in ongoing projects involving the molecular mechanisms underlying organ size control and tumorigenesis. The project will be focused on identification of novel growth regulators using large-scale genetic screens.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Executing research experiments:

  • Conduct large-scale genetic screens.
  • Confocal/fluorescence microscopy analysis.

Data record and analysis:

  • Report project progress and data analysis.

Other duties:

  • Prepare solutions and reagents following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in biological sciences
  • Strong interests in the molecular basis of human diseases

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Background with fly genetics
  • Background in the areas of biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to independently manage work and projects

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This temporary position is approximately 40 hours per week. Compensation is commensurate with work experience and skills. This is a temporary position with the possibility of extension dependent on program needs and available funding.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Jianzhong Yu, jianzhong.yu@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR21-29 in your application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Employment of the successful candidate 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.

(HR21-29)


Job Posted on May 6, 2021

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Public Policy

The UConn Department of Public Policy seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in a Project Management course starting in August 2021. Courses are taught in Hartford. This course (PP 5345: Project Management in the Public Sector) is a graduate level course taught to prepare students for professional careers. The course supports the nationally ranked Master of Public Administration program and the Master of Public Policy program. Adjunct faculty typically teach one course per semester and are paid by the course. Please visit http://dpp.uconn.edu for more information about the department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants who hold a Master-level degree must be professionally qualified with 10 or more years of management experience in their topic area and the relevant terminal degree. Applicants with a Ph.D. in a related field (Public Administration, Public Policy, Economics, and Political Science among others) may be considered without the management experience. Successful applicants will have demonstrated qualifications to teach a project management course. PMP certification is an asset.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are temporary positions (teaching one course) for a period of one semester, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a recent resume and a letter of interest indicating their professional and teaching experience in the field. These items and any teaching evaluations (if available) should be submitted to wade.gibbs@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.

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.

(HR21-28)


Job Posted on April 14, 2021

IT Technical Assistant
Information Technology Services
UConn School of Law

Under the supervision of the Help Desk Manager, the IT Technical Assistant will provide support to students, faculty, and staff at the School of Law. In addition to fielding questions and handling support calls, the Technical Assistant will attend to computer, printer, and device issues across the law school campus. The selected candidate will also be assigned to special projects upgrading and servicing IT equipment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain computer hardware and software
  • Research and resolve technology issues
  • Create, track, and assign IT support tickets
  • Assist with computer deployments and office moves
  • Provide support to students, faculty, and staff in person and remotely
  • Troubleshoot, install, and support local and networked printers
  • Support ITS special projects
  • Work with ITS team to facilitate digital course delivery and assist community with collaboration software
  • Create documentation for productivity and instructional software
  • Circulate equipment and assist with inventory control
  • Assist with training incoming student employees
  • Perform other office and clerical work as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in a fast-paced professional environment providing hardware and software support.
  • One-year experience in a customer service role
  • Working knowledge of Windows 10 and macOS
  • Ability to take responsibility and work independently and as part of a team

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (2016, 365 Suite)
  • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Windows 10
  • Intermediate knowledge of Apple computers
  • Computer hardware/A+ working knowledge
  • Experience working in an academic setting

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, on-campus, special payroll position with an initial term of six months and the possibility of renewal for an additional six-month term.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Law.ITSJobs@uconn.edu. Please reference search HR21-26 in your application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Employment of the successful candidate 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.

(HR21-26)


Job Posted on April 2, 2021

Temporary University Specialist
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) at UConn seeks a Temp University Specialist to support international student and international visiting scholar programs and services. ISSS helps international students and visiting scholars with immigration compliance and intercultural support before arrival, during their program, and after graduation.

This position reports to the Associate Director of ISSS and will assist primarily with administrative and logistical coordination of ISSS programs and support services. Based at the Storrs campus, this temporary part-time position will be 20 hours per week until mid-summer and then transition to 30 hours per week in-person in preparation for the fall semester. The successful candidate must have flexible availability to work a varying schedule during the last two weeks of August, when we are busy welcoming new international students.

  • Assisting the Associate Director and other ISSS staff with administrative and logistical planning and coordination of large and small scale events and programs. Typical responsibilities might include room and transportation scheduling, purchasing and shopping, event set-up and take-down, attendance tracking, and participation/support during the events.
  • Assist the Associate Director with communication and organization needed to support services around tax, social security and driver’s licenses/IDs.
  • Provide updates to Associate Director and ISSS staff on progress of projects and event planning.
  • Assist with transcription/captioning of ISSS videos and media.
  • Work with ISSS and Global Affairs communications staff to create and promote content for social media postings and ISSS website.
  • Assist ISSS with communications related to events, programs and services. Assist with promotion and posting through University communication channels.
  • Review and update ISSS web content and resources regarding international student programs and support services.
  • Assist at the ISSS front desk, when back-up staff coverage is needed.
  • As ISSS team member, help to chaperone ISSS outings as needed. May be responsible to facilitate an ISSS event or program, based on interest and experience.
  • Other projects as assigned.
  • Work hours are to be determined, but some night/weekend hours may be required to meet certain program schedules.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand and organize basic data in spreadsheets and run reports from online databases.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A demonstrated interest for working with students and visiting scholars from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and demonstrated intercultural sensitivity.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a special payroll position with an expected initial appointment from May 7, 2021 to November 6, 2021. Due to the special nature of this appointment, there is no guarantee of continuing your service beyond the specified end date. The target hourly salary rate for this position is $20 per hour.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to arthur.galinat@uconn.edu. Please reference search HR21-25 in your application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Employment of the successful candidate 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.

(HR21-25)


Job Posted on March 19, 2021

Temporary University Specialist
Neag School of Education

The Special Education program in the Neag School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology, in collaboration with the Department of Psychological Sciences, has a position opening for a Reading Instructor. This candidate will be primarily assigned to a project called BRAIN Camp (Bridging Reading and Intervention with Neuroscience). BRAIN Camp is an exciting summer camp during which participants will receive academic instruction, participate in fun camp activities, as well as participate in neuroimaging activities. BRAIN Camp is scheduled to run weekdays from June through August 2021.The goal of the project is to better understand how teaching affects reading on a neural level. This will help us create efficient reading interventions that work well for struggling readers.

Reading Instructors will teach a research-based intervention program to children between the ages of 8 and 11, in groups of five, as well as be responsible for other rotating duties throughout the day. Training will be provided for Reading Instructors this spring. In addition, there may be opportunities to work across other research projects.

BRAIN Camp is a collaboration between UConn and Haskins Laboratory, a Yale-based center that studies children’s reading using brain scanning technologies. At UConn, the project directors are Devin Kearns, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Special Education in the Department of Educational Psychology, and Fumiko Hoeft, MD. Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Brain Imaging Research Center.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reading instructors will be required to:

  • Participate in professional development/training to learn the evidence-based reading intervention program
  • Implement the intervention as designed by the researchers, following an explicit script verbatim, for three teaching sessions per day, 60 minutes per lesson
  • Follow standardized procedures for all camp activities
  • Build rapport with students at the beginning of the intervention and throughout
  • Work on campus, weekdays, from approximately 8:00am – 4:00pm
  • Provide support to other research teams as needed

Administrative duties:

  • Complete and securely store daily project-specific records of all work with students, including audio recordings of all intervention sessions, logs of lessons completed, and other data
  • Maintain all classroom materials
  • Maintain communication with the project coordinator

Organizational responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review materials for intervention, research meetings, and other situations as necessary
  • Maintain effective systems when borrowing materials for lessons – return all materials after use to the proper area in good condition, and notify the project coordinator of any damaged or missing items
  • Demonstrate initiative, flexibility, and the ability to problem solve

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, or a related field
  • Experience teaching general or special education in Grades K-6
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Experience working with Word and knowledge of Excel
  • Proficiency with Zoom or a similar online learning technology
  • The ability to work 20-40 hours per week between 8:00am and 4:00pm

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Elementary teaching or special education certification
  • Experience administering standardized tests to children ages 8-11
  • Experience doing human-subjects research, especially in schools or communities

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This temporary position is approximately 20 to 40 hours per week. Compensation is commensurate with work experience and skills. This is a part-time position with the possibility of extension dependent on program needs and available funding.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Nina Bayer, Project Coordinator, at nina.bayer@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.

(HR21-23)


Job Posted on March 16, 2021

Microbial Analysis Research Technician (8005UH)
Microbial Analysis, Resources and Services Facility (MARS)

The MARS facility has an immediate opening for a full time Research Technician to join our team developing and executing high throughput and aggregate testing protocols for SARS-CoV2. This technician will primarily be responsible for running molecular tests for the detection of SARS-CoV2, including daily processing of wastewater samples from UConn and external users. The successful applicant will provide managerial support for the oversight of part-time student technicians responsible for sample collection and intake of samples from external users. After training in data analysis, the ideal candidate will deliver daily results reports for facility tests. MARS is a University facility that runs several different molecular protocols supporting a high user base. Thus, this position will provide opportunities for the ideal candidate to learn other molecular tests performed in the facility as well as help develop new protocols for emerging technologies in microbial testing and next generation sequencing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to track multiple work flows simultaneously
  • Self-directed after initial training phase
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Experience with molecular techniques (DNA/RNA extraction and/or PCR)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or Associate’s degree with >2 years lab experience
  • Availability to start immediately

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working independently in a molecular lab
  • Experience working with 10’s or 100;’s of samples
  • Experience with qPCR or ddPCR
  • Experience with some computational tools we use: SQl database, qPCR software, R
  • Supervisory or mentoring experience in a lab setting

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This position will be filled as a full-time (40 hours per week), 6-month renewable appointment. Individuals hired on Special Payroll do not receive benefits, although they may purchase medical coverage at group rates. Additional information can be found on the Department of Human Resources Benefits website. The target hourly rate for this position is $18 per hour, commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter and CV (as a single PDF) to laurie.pudlo@uconn.edu addressing how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis, until the position is filled.

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.

(HR21-22)


Job Posted on March 16, 2021

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Geosciences

The UConn Department of Geosciences seeks a candidate with expertise in teaching introductory courses to teach GSCI 1000E-The Human Epoch: Living in the Anthropocene. The course will be taught on the Hartford, Stamford or Waterbury Campus (or multiple) beginning late August 2021. Topically, the course features an introduction to Earth System Science within the broader context of humans as the dominant geophysical agency operating at Earth's surface. Geographically, we seek someone who can teach in-person, but the Distance learning modality will be considered if necessary. Pedagogically, we expect the successful candidate to follow a template syllabus that allows for instructor flexibility.

This is a 3-credit course and pay is by the credit. Please visit www.geosciences.uconn.edu for more information about the department.

A course description can be found at https://catalog.uconn.edu/directory-of-courses/course/GSCI

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

M.S. in geoscience or a closely related field and experience teaching introductory geoscience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with an understanding of Earth System Science.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position (teaching one course) for a period of one semester, with the possibility of extension depending upon program needs and available funding. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter indicating your relevant education and experience. These items and any other relevant materials (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations) should be submitted to christin.donnelly@uconn.edu. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will 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.

(HR21-21)


Job Posted on February 25, 2021

Temporary University Specialist/Multimedia Specialist
Global Partnerships & Outreach
Office of Global Affairs

This temporary position provides multimedia support to Global Partnerships and Outreach. The position is responsible for production of multimedia projects that showcase UConn’s global partnerships, special initiatives, and UConn’s faculty and students’ global activities. The position also provides support for virtual programming marketing efforts for the Human Rights Institute, Education Abroad, and Global Affairs’ special initiatives more broadly.

This position reports to the Director of Global Partnerships & Outreach. The schedule for this position is Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00pm (30 hours per week) however, it may require occasional nights and weekends for event coverage. This position works primarily from the Storrs campus with occasional travel to other locations for interviews and video footage (work may be done remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs, scripts, records, edits and produces video/audio/photographic materials.
  • Designs and prepares presentations, marketing materials and social media posts.
  • Writes news articles and maintains news blog on website.
  • Work independently to research/analyze/understand information, draw conclusions and effectively convey the message in end product
  • Meets with Global Affairs faculty and staff to determine unit media needs and desired results.
  • Participate in training sessions and staff meetings.
  • Performs related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in digital media/graphic design/communications/journalism or related field OR equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
  • Knowledge of media technology and news reporting, as well as familiarity with specific production functions, such as writing/scripting, photography, graphics, etc.
  • Competent in Adobe Creative Suite (including Premier)
  • Skilled in webpage design and content management (WordPress).
  • Understanding of social media platforms utilization strategies (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube).
  • Adept in Microsoft Office and related software applications.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional evening or weekend hours, and sometimes travel to other University campuses.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a special payroll position with an expected initial appointment from March 26, 2021 to August 31, 2021. Due to the special nature of this appointment, there is no guarantee of continuing your service beyond the specified end date. However, there is a potential that a new appointment will be available for the fall. The successful candidate’s appointment will be in the Global Partnerships & Outreach unit of the Office of Global Affairs. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter, portfolio link, and contact information for three professional references to global@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR21-20 in your application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. Inquiries should be sent to global@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 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.

(HR21-20)


Job Posted on February 25, 2021

Pre-Med/Dental Program Advisor

Under the supervision of the Director of Pre-Professional Advising, the Pre-Medical/Dental Program Advisor will support and advise students and alumni interested in pursuing a career in the health professions. The Program Advisor will also contribute to the preparation of individualized cover letters and letter packets for applicants to health professional programs.

The Program Advisor will be an appropriately experienced higher education professional, well-informed about the range of undergraduate courses and programs available at the University. The Program Advisor must be an effective problem solver, accustomed to working independently, and capable of prioritizing and completing administrative tasks related to academic programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Advises students interested in health careers, including medicine and dental medicine, both independently and in collaboration with advising colleagues.
  2. Contributes to the preparation of individualized cover letters and letter packets for applicants to health professional programs.
  3. Coordinates specific office operations for the Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Advising Office; processes necessary paperwork, records (including student records), and files required to support the office’s programs.
  4. Provides administrative and technical support as well as program logistics for program staff and students.
  5. Responds to inquiries from students, faculty, and others regarding program policies, procedures, and requirements, making referrals as appropriate.
  6. Monitors student progress and compliance with program requirements and standards.
  7. Assists in writing and/or editing informational and publicity materials, electronic and print.
  8. Provides information regarding various specialized programs as well as requirements and opportunities relevant to health professional preparation.
  9. Assists in planning and implementing co-curricular activities, workshops, and programs, as assigned.
  10. Serves as a resource for students, faculty, parents and others having questions about programs or academic policies; makes referrals as appropriate.
  11. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor's degree.
  2. One year of related experience in an advising capacity.
  3. Ability to perform and coordinate administrative functions.
  4. Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  5. Demonstrated excellent writing skills.
  6. Ability to provide general program support, as appropriate to program.
  7. Experience working with diverse and underrepresented populations.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time position through December 31, 2021.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to anabel.perez@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR21-19 in your application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR21-19)

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.

(HR21-19)


Job Posted on February 18, 2021

Medical Laboratory Scientist
Allied Health Sciences

The Department of Allied Health Sciences seeks a dynamic and energetic individual to join its teaching laboratory team in the Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) and Diagnostic Genetics Sciences (DGS) programs.

This is a special payroll position with an expected appointment from April 19, 2021 to June 30, 2021. Reappointment in the next academic year is possible but due to the special nature of this appointment, there is no guarantee of continuing your service beyond the specified end date.

Medical Laboratory Sciences (formerly Medical Technology) has been a major at UConn for over forty years, offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) and a post-baccalaureate certificate in MLS. The program is an important contributor to addressing state and regional workforce needs in clinical laboratory sciences.

Allied Health Sciences is one of eight departments in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR). It is a large, vibrant, multidisciplinary department dedicated to advancing knowledge through research, teaching, advising, and community engagement. Diversity is one of UConn’s core values, and our department strives to be an inclusive educational institution that attracts, retains, and values talented people from all backgrounds.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful applicant will be based in the Medical Laboratory Sciences program in the Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS) on the Storrs campus. The teaching laboratory candidate will assume responsibility for upper division, laboratory related learning activities in the student, teaching laboratory housed in the Department. In addition, the laboratory scientist will be expected to provide instructional support and training to undergraduate MLS/DGS students, interact professionally with the MLS/DGS faculty, and to ensure the safe and secure operation of our teaching labs. Additional duties will include maintaining and upgrading equipment, developing new educational tools and entrepreneurial opportunities under supervision, evaluating and designing laboratory policies and procedures, and providing administrative support related to the teaching labs. There will be opportunity to contribute to the design and development of growth initiatives in the MLS program. The successful candidate will work under the advisement of program faculty and department leadership, and function effectively as a team member with faculty and staff in clinical laboratory science programs (MLS and Diagnostic Genetic Sciences) and the Department.

As a Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Teaching Laboratory, the successful candidate will for all lab courses:

  • Assist instructor with individual instruction/help to students during scheduled laboratory class time
  • Prepare reagents and setups, subculture organisms, prepare unknown specimens, etc. for labs/practical exams prior to each scheduled laboratory class time, which may include occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Clean-up after all labs/practical exams
  • Create worksheets/make copies for laboratories
  • Prepare in-class and online practical assessments
  • Inventory and order all reagents, kits, and testing supplies
  • Prepare and schedule biohazardous and chemical waste pick-up
  • Perform all safety requirements (eyewash checks, etc.)
  • Ensure that students are always following proper safety requirements, including verifying that all students have completed mandated safety training
  • Assist instructor with student evaluation
  • Work with instructor to revise/update lab procedures, protocols, and manuals
  • Make suggestions and implement suggestions on how to improve the lab sessions
  • Oversee the lab in the absence of the course instructor
  • Inventory and organize instructional material (e.g., slide sets) for labs/practical exams
  • Pick up specimens, supplies, reagents, instructional material, and/or paperwork from clinical sites
  • Assist with clinical site visits and collaborate with clinical affiliates
  • Prepare and present lectures associated with lab sessions
  • Participate in the MLS program recruitment and orientation of new students, which may include occasional weekend/evening hours.
  • Participate in an active program of professional development consistent with personal and professional goals.
  • Share a deep commitment to the effective laboratory instruction at the undergraduate and post-baccalaureate (graduate) levels, to the development and improvement of courses; and, to advising and mentoring of students.
  • Assist in accreditation/certification procedures relevant for Medical Laboratory Science programs to meet NAACLS accreditation standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences (Medical Technology)
  • Hold nationally recognized MT or MLS certification (e.g., ASCP Board of Certification)
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral, written, and interpersonal relationship skills and strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Strong commitment and value for promoting and supporting diverse and inclusive educational and research programming
  • Ability to perform and explain lab procedures and edit manuals
  • Ability to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot laboratory equipment
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and completion of annual, mandatory University safety training
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring manual dexterity and lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Working knowledge of standard MS Office software
  • Reliable transportation

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in health-related field, STEM-related field, education, or administration
  • Relevant clinical laboratory experience in microbiology or hematology
  • A minimum of at least one year of experience in a clinical laboratory
  • Experience in advising or mentoring clinical laboratory science students
  • Experience in understanding and contributing to a workplace culture of inclusive excellence, including working with those who have historically experienced barriers to achieving health and well-being due to their race or ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, disability, geographic location, or other characteristics linked to discrimination or exclusion
  • Experience in medical laboratory science education that includes classroom and/or clinical laboratory teaching, conducting, and managing learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, and contributing to curriculum development
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, including small group and/or large group presentations
  • Experience integrating technology into instruction and/or conducting online instruction

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a special payroll position with an expected initial appointment from April 19, 2021 to June 30, 2021. Due to the special nature of this appointment, there is no guarantee of continuing your service beyond the specified end date. However, there is a potential that a new appointment will be available for the fall. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be in the Medical Laboratory Sciences program. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Bruce Blanchard, bruce.blanchard@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR21-17 in your application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. Inquiries should be sent to the search committee chair, Bruce Blanchard (bruce.blanchard@uconn.edu).

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR21-17)

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.

(HR21-17)


Job Posted on February 5, 2021

Adjunct Clinical Faculty
School of Nursing

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for adjunct clinical faculty positions, with expertise in teaching fundamentals, behavioral health, maternal/newborn, child health, and/or advanced medical/surgical nursing. We have positions at our Storrs campus for our traditional 4‐year undergraduate program as well as our CEIN/BS program at our Storrs, Avery Point, Stamford, and Waterbury campuses.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Dean, the faculty member will be responsible to teach undergraduate courses; supervise pre‐licensure students in clinical work each semester; establish a practice site for nursing practice activities; assist with development of faculty practice plan; apprise each student of his or her clinical performance on a regular basis; conduct evaluation of individual students’ clinical performance via impromptu meetings and planned evaluation conferences; evaluate students’ written work; act as liaison to clinical agencies, and share clinical expectations and course syllabi with relevant agency staff; address and initiate action when required for student/agency issues that may arise; and participate in campus laboratory teaching experiences, as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree in Nursing; current Connecticut RN license; three years of practice experience in the relevant clinical area; completion of required health indicators (MMR titers, TB status, Hepatitis B and others as required by clinical agencies) and CPR at time of employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Earned doctoral degree in Nursing; previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education; clinical nurse educator certification.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are adjunct faculty positions, which are generally appointed on a semester-by-semester basis. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Interested qualified applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to:

Mimi Snyder
UConn School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269‐4026
marianne.snyder@uconn.edu

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR21-15)

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.

(HR21-15)


Job Posted on December 14, 2020

Adjunct Faculty
Molecular and Cell Biology

The University of Connecticut, Waterbury Campus seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in the department of Molecular and Cell Biology in a variety of undergraduate courses and labs. Courses are taught at the Waterbury campus. Adjunct faculty typically teach one to two courses, per semester and are paid by the course. Please visit https://waterbury.uconn.edu/ for more information about the campus and https://catalog.uconn.edu/directory-of-courses/course/MCB for information on course offerings in the Molecular and Cell Biology department.

We are looking for qualified, experienced instructors for one or more of the following courses, though there may be opportunities for other courses not listed here as well:

  • Biochemistry (2000)
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology (2610)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD in related field with some teaching experience including lecture and laboratory.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two or more years teaching experience at the college level.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Positions will be filled on an as needed basis. Start dates will vary by course and semester. Qualified applicants will be contacted by the campus for an interview when an opening is anticipated.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts verifying course work completed and degree(s) received, and three professional references. These items and any other relevant materials (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations) should be submitted to Associate Waterbury Campus Director, Angela Brightly, angela.brightly@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 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.

(HR21-14)


Job Posted on November 2, 2020

Temporary University Specialist, Educational Technology
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning-Educational Technology
Storrs

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is seeking a part-time Temporary University Specialist to provide educational technology support. This position will report to the Director of Learning Initiatives and Educational Technology and will be based at CETL on the Storrs campus but currently would be working remotely. In the future, in-state travel to other University campuses may also be required on occasion.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide day-to-day support and consultation for faculty, staff, and teaching assistants on learning management system (LMS) and other educational technology tools via phone, email, and/or web conferences.
  • Manage Educational Technology student worker staff regarding LMS and other UConn-supported educational technology issues.
  • Develop and maintain high-quality online resources and video tutorials relating to using the LMS and other educational technology as they pertain to use in teaching.
  • Conduct individual training sessions for faculty, staff, and teaching assistants on effective use of the LMS and other educational technology.
  • Provide content to Director of Learning Initiatives and Educational Technology for the educational technology website as needed, in particular for a “new features” webpage

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2-3 years of experience with Blackboard Learn 9.1 at the Instructor level
  • 2-3 years of professional experience in a higher ed educational technology/instructional technology office, providing guidance and support to instructors relating to online teaching
  • Ability to provide expert guidance to instructors on how to use LMS features as an integral part of online teaching, to problem solve, and ability to stay up to date with rapidly advancing educational technology
  • Supervisory experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new systems and applications.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to provide guidance to instructors on how to use UConn supported technology-based learning tools such as Kaltura, Collaborate, iClicker, Webex, Microsoft Teams, and Google.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a 20 hours per week schedule for an initial period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: laurens@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR20-13 in your submission. For best consideration, apply before November 30th but review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

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

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

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

(HR21-13)


Job Posted on October 2, 2020

Academic Technology Specialist
Graduate Business Learning Center
Hartford

The Information Technology in the School of Business is seeking a full-time Academic Technology Specialist (Temporary University Specialist) to provide support for all programs located at the Graduate Business Learning Center (GBLC). This position will report to the IT Service Delivery Manager and will be based at GBLC in downtown Hartford. Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of classes and program activities, as well as some hours working remotely from home. In-state travel to the other University campuses may also be required on occasion.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing technology support for all academic programs and centers housed at the GBLC.
  • Assisting in implementing, documenting, and supporting client technology-related initiatives for the School.
  • Providing remote support for distance learning classes and online events.
  • Assisting in the preparation and documentation of policies, training material and knowledge books.
  • Implementing the delivery of A/V conferencing and teleconferencing services to BUSN classes and conference rooms.
  • Initiating repairs, modifications, updates or other solutions to maintain uninterrupted service.
  • Providing frontline support for staff/faculty mobile computers.
  • Providing in-class support for students/instructors integrating mobile computing into the curriculum.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree in technology or CS/MIS, or equivalent amount of education and training or two (2) or more years of experience relevant to support of end user computers and technology.
  • Experience with desktop, mobile computers, interfaces, mobile devices and related peripherals.
  • Ability to work well with people, organize workloads, handle difficult problems and work well under stress.
  • Ability to manage assigned projects within other daily responsibilities.
  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft and Apple operating systems and computer hardware repair.
  • Substantial experience with MS Office Professional Suite software.
  • Extremely high level of motivation, independence and responsibility.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness and ability to work evening and weekend hours, and to travel to other University campuses on occasion.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time temporary position with a schedule of 40 hours per week for an initial period of four months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon department needs and available funding.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR21-11 in your application. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

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

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

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

(HR21-11)


Job Posted on September 18, 2020

Per Diem Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
Student Health and Wellness
Storrs Campus

The University of Connecticut Student Health and Wellness, Storrs campus, is seeking experienced APRNs to provide compassionate, exemplary care to our unique and diverse student body. These are per diem positions for day, evening and weekend coverage. We are an AAAHC accredited site and take pride in the quality of care provided to our students. The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse assumes an independent clinical practice, performing acts of diagnoses and health care management as described in Public Act 99-168; interacting with professional colleagues to provide comprehensive care; and directs the delivery of clinical services by the RN staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree and three to five years’ experience in nursing.
  2. Possession of a current/unrestricted license as both an APRN/RN in the State of Connecticut
  3. Evidence of completion of a Nurse Practitioner program from an accredited educational institution.
  4. Current certification by a national accrediting body (ANA, NACOG) as a nurse practitioner prior to employment.
  5. Current, unrestricted Controlled Substance Registration by both the State of Connecticut and Federal DEA.
  6. Current CPR/AED certification.
  7. Strong written and verbal communication, human relations and organizational skills
  8. Willing to work flexible hours

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience in a College Health setting.
  2. Experience with caring for patients with behavioral health needs.
  3. Experience working with a diverse population including adolescents.
  4. Experience providing gynecological care.
  5. Three years’ experience as an APRN in an ambulatory/outpatient setting.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are temporary positions requiring at least 4 hours a week. Hourly per diem rates including shift differential apply.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of three professional references via email to: laurie.loehr@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and 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.

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.

(HR21-06)


Job Posted on September 18, 2020

Per Diem Registered Nurses (RN)
Student Health and Wellness
Storrs Campus

The University of Connecticut Student Health and Wellness, Storrs campus, is seeking experienced RNs to provide compassionate, exemplary care to our unique and diverse student body. These are per diem positions for day, evening and weekend coverage. We are an AAAHC accredited site and take pride in the quality of care provided to our students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut.
  2. CPR Certification
  3. Three to five years’ experience as a nurse in one of the following areas: public health, ambulatory care, emergency or critical care with a patient population that includes adolescents/young adults.
  4. Demonstrable physical assessment skills.
  5. Experience in a role that requires independent judgement and decision- making skills in a fast- paced environment.
  6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  7. Demonstrate functional ability to utilize electronic health records.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience in a College Health setting.
  2. Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or other health related field.
  3. Experience performing IV insertion and providing wound care.
  4. Experience providing nursing telephone advice.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are temporary positions requiring at least 4 hours a week. Hourly per diem rates including shift differential apply.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of three professional references via email to: laurie.loehr@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and 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.

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.

(HR21-05)


Job Posted on May 27, 2020

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences

The UConn Department of Human Development and Family Sciences seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in a variety of undergraduate courses starting in August, 2020. Courses are taught in Storrs, Hartford, Waterbury, Stamford, and Avery Point. Adjunct faculty typically teach one – two courses per semester and are paid by the course. Please visit https://hdfs.uconn.edu// for more information about the department.

We are looking for instructors for one or more of the following courses, though there may be opportunities for other courses not listed here as well:

  • Individual and Family Development (1070)
  • Research Methods in HDFS (2004W)
  • Professional Communication in HDFS (4007W)
  • Parenthood and Parenting (3311)
  • Individual and Family Intervention (3340)
  • Public Policy and the Family (3530)
  • Child Welfare, Law, and Social Policy (3540)
  • Diversity Issues in Human Development and Family Sciences (2001)
  • Human Development: Infancy Through Adolescence (2100)
  • Human Development: Adulthood and Aging (2200)
  • Infant/Toddler Development (3101)
  • Early/Middle Childhood Development (3102)
  • Other 3000-level courses based on faculty expertise

Course descriptions can be found at https://catalog.uconn.edu/hdfs/.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

An earned Master’s degree in early childhood education, HDFS, psychology, gerontology, social work, sociology, or a related field with some teaching experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

An earned PhD or other terminal degree in an area relevant to the field; previous teaching experience of relevant courses.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are temporary positions (teaching one course) for a period of one semester, with the possibility of extension depending upon program needs and available funding. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter indicating the following: which course(s) you seek to teach; what general subject areas you feel qualified to teach; which campus(es) you would be able to teach at; your general availability (days, time of day) for teaching. These items and any other relevant materials (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations) should be submitted to carla.gomez@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.(Search #HR20-47)

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.

(HR20-47)


Job Posted on May 20, 2020

Temporary University Specialist
School of Social Work
Office of Early Childhood Partnership

Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, carries out grant management tasks assisting in the financial oversight and tasks supporting a complex research project. This is an hourly position, and the salary is commensurate on experience and education. The Research Technician will work approximately 10-20 hours per week, depending upon the workload.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Prepare grant financial reports derived from the University of Connecticut’s financial reporting system.
  2. Monitor grant spending.
  3. Purchase supplies, equipment, services, and other items as requested through UConn’s system.
  4. Manage grant sub-awards as requested.
  5. Assist the PI with the hiring process.
  6. As requested by the PI, gather, review for completeness, and submit to the University’s Sponsored Programs office paperwork for awarding sub-awards.
  7. Communicates with School of Social Work Finance Office on issues related to all expenses, including payroll, travel, contractual and commodities.
  8. Attend meetings in the Hartford area as required.
  9. Communicates and coordinates reports and fiscal activities to the relevant offices and units at the University of Connecticut, including Social Work (Office of Research and Scholarship and Finance Office), the Social Work-OEC Partnership, the Social Work DMHAS Research Division and the UConn Sponsored Programs Services Office.
  10. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Experience managing university research grant finances
  3. Evidence of excellent organizational and time management skills
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience working with the University of Connecticut’s Sponsored Program, purchasing and financial reporting systems.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a special payroll (temporary) part-time grant funded position starting July 1, 2020 through at least June 30, 2021. An extension is not guaranteed and will be based on a review of performance and available funding.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to: bruce.parkhurst@uconn.edu. Applicants missing any of the requested documentation will not be considered further in the application process. Review of the applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted in June to schedule an interview via WebEx.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-46)

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.

(HR20-46)


Job Posted on July 8, 2019

Research Assistant
UConn School of Nursing

The UConn School of Nursing is seeking a temporary Research Technician to work 5-20 hours weekly for a project entitled “Adaptive Symptom Care Using Fish-Based Nutritional Directives Post Breast Cancer”.

The Research Assistant will travel between University of Connecticut Campus in Storrs to Hartford Hospital’s Helen and Harry Gray Cancer center sites in Hartford and Avon conducting active research activities including patient recruitment, data collection, saliva specimen processing, data analysis and assistance with data reporting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

College level 4 year degree. Experience in clinical setting and working with and handling patient samples. Proficiency with Microsoft programs (Word, Excel) and other digital technologies

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with RedCap and SPSS.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

The salary for this position is $15-$20 per hour. This position’s weekly hours will vary between 20 hours (max) and 5 hours (min) per week depending upon project needs. Work schedule to be worked out by mutual agreement with Dr. Michelle Judge. This appointment is schedule to begin July 15th and end December 31, 2019 with the possibility of an extension, contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding. The position will be on the UConn Storrs Campus and will require travel to Hartford Hospital.

TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of application, resume/CV and the names and contact information of three professional references to michelle.judge@uconn.edu.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-01)

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.

(HR20-01)


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