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Job Posted on November 25, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Financial Services Assistant
UConn Law Library

The University of Connecticut Law School Library seeks applicants for a part-time financial assistant. This position will report to the Head of Technical Services and will be based at the Law School campus in Hartford. The incumbent will provide bookkeeping and accounting services to the library’s Technical Services unit.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares and processes for payment electronic and paper invoices received for all library materials.
  • Reconciles payments with the library’s management system and the University’s financial system by recording allocations, encumbrances, and expenditures.
  • Maintains accurate fiscal and administrative spreadsheets, records, and documentation regarding purchases, refunds, and other disbursements. This includes accounting and bookkeeping functions for multiple revenue and ledger accounts.
  • Monitors monthly statements and follows up with vendors on related issues.
  • Manages correspondence with vendors and University departments related to unit financial matters.
  • Monitors vendor accounts for changes to contact and banking information for updating in the University’s procurement system.
  • Provides data for budget preparation and monitors expenditures for compliance with approved budget limits.
  • Perform special projects related to library or law school-wide needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with accounting or bookkeeping
  • Proficiency with software for business (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to analyze and present quantitative data to multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree or higher in accounting or bookkeeping
  • Experience working in a library
  • Experience with KFS – Kuali financial system
  • Experience with Alma – Ex Libris library system

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. This part-time position is up to 15 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of continuation dependent on funding and departmental needs. Applicants are expected to work within regular business hours of Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Jessica Panella (Jessica.panella@uconn.edu).

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR20-32)

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

The University of Connecticut is 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.

(HR20-32)


Job Posted on November 25, 2019

Adjunct Faculty
Mathematics

The University of Connecticut, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking to build a strong pool of academically qualified and experienced part-time adjunct faculty to teach day and/or evening classes for the Department of Mathematics in a variety of undergraduate courses. Part-time faculty positions are created to provide an available applicant pool for the department. Positions will be filled on an as needed basis. Start dates will vary by course and semester. Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department when an opening is anticipated.

Responsibilities include (i) teaching from established course curricula but with addition of personal expertise and experience, (ii) providing students with timely feedback, and (iii) grading course assignments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters in mathematics or related field.
  • A strong math background.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience applying research based quality standards (e.g., Quality Matters, OSCQR) to online and hybrid/blended credit and non-credit courses.

Applicants should review the course catalog and identify mathematics courses they may be qualified to teach at https://catalog.uconn.edu/directory-of-courses/course/MATH

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 department when an opening is anticipated. At this time the department is unable to sponsor visas for these positions.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts verifying course work completed and degree(s) received, and three professional references to Dr. David McArdle at dmcardle@uconn.edu.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR20-31)

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

The University of Connecticut is 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.

(HR20-31)


Job Posted on November 20, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Connecticut Information Technology Institute
School of Business

The School of Business Connecticut Information Technology Institute (CITI) is seeking a Temporary University Specialist to provide administrative support. The incumbent will report to the Director of Non-Credit Programs for CITI. The position will be based at the Stamford campus. Occasional evening hours, as well as in-state and out-of-state travel, will be required in support of Center activities and events.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Acting as the first point of contact for the Center by providing front desk coverage; answering phones; greeting visitors, clients and others and representing CITI in a positive, professional manner.
  • Serving as a resource to students, staff and faculty regarding CITI and University policies and regulations, as well as CITI lab availability.
  • Providing administrative support; assisting in preparing and processing paperwork for the department financial transactions, client scheduling and events; maintaining files and records.
  • Assisting with processing electronic generating activity, including wire transfers, credit cards, and checks.
  • Following up with vendors to resolve problems and assure timely delivery.
  • Assisting with the planning and coordination of CITI events and seminars.
  • Monitoring work orders for University services and following up to resolve problems and assure timely action.
  • Assisting in supervising and training students for business development activities.
  • Assisting with editing and revising content on the CITI website and social media platforms.
  • Receiving and dispensing all supplies to ensure lab set-up for upcoming professional development and academic classes.
  • Performing related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of relevant administrative experience, including reception desk duties.
  • Demonstrated excellent administrative and organizational skills, including the ability to identify and resolve administrative and day-to-day problems.
  • Excellent writing, editing and social media skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to prioritize and manage shifting priorities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional evening hours in support of Center activities and events.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-state and out-of-state on occasion in support of Center activities and events.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position with a schedule of up to 35 hours per week for an initial period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon needs of the Center 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 #HR19-29 in your application.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-29)

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.

(HR19-29)


Job Posted on November 20, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
UConn eCampus

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-30)

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.

(HR20-30)


Job Posted on October 30, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Office of the Dean
School of Fine Arts

The School of Fine Arts Financial Services Office within the Office of the Dean is seeking a full-time HR & Fiscal Support Specialist to provide a broad range of support within the fiscal and human resource-related functions. Incumbents in this position are expected to make independent decisions within prescribed guidelines, exercise judgement and resolve issues that impact the overall operation. This position reports to the Assistant Dean and Chief Operating Officer and will be based at the Storrs campus.

Primary support tasks will include working with faculty and staff to develop, oversee and process the School’s temporary hiring appointments, administering a number of human resources administrative functions and serves as a resource to the departments and other constituents requiring a strong emphasis on customer service.

The incumbent will also be responsible for supporting a variety of fiscal responsibilities including processing GL and accounting transactions, procurement processing, travel reimbursement, ProCard reconciliation, foundation deposits and disbursements and/or ad hoc analysis and internal and external reporting support. This position may also participate in long-range planning activities, including budgetary and projection development and analysis, supporting the fiscal planning process and creation of financial reports utilizing the University’s data warehouse and reporting services tools. Also, provides backup assistance to the other fiscal managers/officers in the SFA Financial Services Office with respect to procurement, data analysis and reporting and/or other ad hoc related procedures as necessary.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely entry and onboarding of all HR data transactions related to temporary employment across the school, including special payroll, graduate assistantships and regular and Federal Work study student labor processing.
  • Ability to assess and apply technical knowledge of HR/union policies and procedures and to deliver HR solutions, tools and resources in a consultative manner as it relates to all temporary hiring appointments. Overall accountable for ensuring that accurate information is included in each appointment letter.
  • Reviews, inputs and monitors a variety of human resources transactions; directs the workflow and supervises the processing of administrative and personnel paperwork according to the policies and procedures of the University, particularly as it relates to HR/Labor Relations, Office of Institutional Equity and the Graduate School;
  • Serves as a resource for departments; prepares temporary offer letters, administers hiring related paperwork (e.g., I-9 processing, background check paperwork and other appropriate employment forms) and uploads to the University’s onboarding systems.
  • Responsible for composing and maintaining status change letters (e.g., extension adjustments, schedule/pay changes, term appointment extensions, separations, etc.).
  • Works in tandem with the Financial Services Office to ensure HR and payroll activities are synchronous and that appropriate workflow procedures are established.
  • Maintains and monitors financial records and accounts for each assigned unit including processing of accounting transactions, purchasing (all aspects, including personal service agreements), travel reimbursements, P-card reconciliation and other disbursements; serves as a resource regarding fiscal matters and in resolving fiscal problems.
  • Assists in the annual development and preparation of department/unit budgets; acts as a fiscal steward to the approved budget, assists with the decision-making related to the appropriateness of requested expenditures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of HR and/or fiscal administrative experience in a professional environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of diverse individuals including faculty, staff, students, University administrators and external constituents.
  • Sound knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal control methods with a proven ability to maintain financial integrity with large data sets.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative and communication proficiency.
  • Demonstrated experience for attention to detail and a sound awareness of data integrity protocols.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and ability to resolve routine problems efficiently, effectively and independently.
  • Demonstrated time management and prioritization skills to ensure the meeting of deadlines.
  • Ability to preserve confidential information.
  • Strong technical skills and proficient in Excel and other MS Office products.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or accounting with two to five years progressively responsible experience in HR and financial record keeping, budgeting and reporting.
  • Experience working in a unionized environment.
  • Prior experience working at a large university or in a higher education or similar environment.
  • Experience working with KFS or other financial ERP system.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time temporary position with a schedule of 35-hours per week renewable every six months with the possibility of extension dependent upon funding and program needs. Salary range is $23.00 - $25.00 per hour, commensurate with experience. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: Alishaa.husain@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. (Search #HR20-29)

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.

(HR20-29)


Job Posted on October 22, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
School of Business

The School of Business seeks a Temporary University Specialist to process financial transactions and manage record keeping for the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI). This position reports to the Director of CCEI and will be based at the Graduate Business Learning Center in downtown Hartford. Travel to the Storrs campus and other regional campuses and other in-state locations may be required. Occasional evening and weekend hours may also be required in support of program events and activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completing financial transactions such as:
    • Obtaining quotes.
    • Creating purchase requisitions.
    • Submitting invoices for payment.
    • Ensuring the timely approval of transactions.
    • Reconciling procurement card transactions.
    • Processing expense reimbursements.
    • Maintaining financial records for all program funds and appropriations.
    • Tracking expenditures.
    • Supporting vendor setup.
    • Processing honorariums for guest speakers.
  • Supporting teams and program participants by processing financial transactions that are within the scope of their approved budgets and done in coordination with all grants.
  • Requesting participant prepaid cards and reconciling accounts monthly.
  • Supporting travel arrangements and travel reimbursements for guests traveling to UConn and for program participants traveling to conferences, trade shows, etc.
  • Preparing reports for monthly account reconciliation.
  • Providing payroll support.
  • Providing administrative support and managing office supplies.
  • Responsibility for ongoing financial systems training and updates.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree in accounting, bookkeeping or related area.
  • Two years of experience in record keeping or accounting.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage complex and detailed transactions.
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings/weekends and travel in-state on occasion.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary part-time position (20-25 hours per week) for a period of up to six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu. Please reference job opening #HR20-28 in the subject line of your email application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-28)

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

The University of Connecticut is 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.

(HR20-28)


Job Posted on October 22, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Office of Communications
School of Business

The School of Business seeks a Temporary University Specialist to develop, write and edit content for the School of Business Office of Communications. This position reports to the Interim Director of Communications and will be based at the Storrs campus. Occasional evening and weekend hours, as well as in-state travel, may be required in support of program events and activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating print and web marketing projects for the School of Business.
  • Writing and editing content designed to promote and/or informing target audiences about the School of Business.
  • Developing project plans and schedules for various mediums.
  • Proofreading and editing written copy.
  • Coordinating production with outside vendors as needed.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least two years of related professional experience.
  • Demonstrated experience creating project plans.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings/weekends and travel in-state or out-of-state on occasion.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu. Please reference job opening #HR20-27 in the subject line of your email application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-27)

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

The University of Connecticut is 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.

(HR20-27)


Job Posted on October 22, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
School of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy invites applications for a part-time Temporary University Specialist. Under the supervision of the Department Head, the specialist will perform duties related to administrative functions, payroll, travel, student support and academic services for the department head, faculty and Ph.D. students.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs routine administrative duties for the Department and the Department Head
  • Assist with processing Graduate Student payroll
  • Secure accommodations and prepare travel reimbursements for invited guest speakers
  • Process travel reimbursements for Department Head
  • Provide support to the Department in graduate student recruitment efforts
  • Maintain Department Head’s calendar
  • Assist with new faculty hires
  • Secure conference rooms reservations
  • Serves as the coordinator for travel, hotel reservations, travel reimbursements and/or honorarium payments for invited speakers for departmental-sponsored events such as seminars and campus visits
  • Assist with the preparation of the forms needed for visa processing
  • Assist with compiling data for various reports (i.e. Annual Report)
  • Serve as backup to the managing of the graduate application system “Slate”
  • All other duties deemed appropriate

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of 2-4 years of experience in a progressively responsible administrative support position
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work productively in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Proven ability to work independently and make sound judgements
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information and documents
  • Familiarity with standard office and high speed scanning equipment
  • Demonstrated excellence with regard to attendance, punctuality and reliability

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-4 years of administrative experience
  • Experience coordinating all aspects of travel from booking accommodations and transportation to processing reimbursements.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and duties in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with and ability to learn various university online systems such as Kuali, HuskyBuy and HuskyDM

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of 25-28 hours per week with hours from 9am to 5pm and Friday is a mandatory full-work day. The position is a six-month renewable position depending on funding. $18.00-$25.00/hour based on experience.

The position is subject to extension based upon performance and availability of funding. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. Optional State employee health insurance may be available for purchase at group rates.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: leslie.lebel@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Targeted start date is January 2020 or sooner.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-26)

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.

(HR20-26)


Job Posted on October 10, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
UConn Communication Access/Interpreting Services (UCIS)
Center for Students with Disabilities

Under the supervision of the Director of UConn Communication Access and Interpreting Services (UCIS), coordinates and manages the day-to-day administrative activities for federally mandated communication access accommodations for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Assists Director in resolving compliance-related issues and works with the Center for Students with Disabilities to discharge the University’s responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Coordinates the provision of accommodations for students, faculty, staff, and visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing, as those accommodations relate to communication access—including the provision of on-site or remote sign language interpreters, on-site or remote speech-to-text services, closed captioning, assistive technology, and auxiliary aids, as appropriate. This includes scheduling service providers, collecting and disseminating preparatory materials, and other tasks related to communication access coordination.
  2. Assists UCIS Director with case management of d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.
  3. Responsible for collecting and interpreting medical and educational documentation for assigned caseload in order to identify appropriate accommodations. Determines appropriate and effective accommodations which do not fundamentally alter the program of study. Consults with educational audiologists at UConn’s Speech and Hearing Clinic, as necessary, to acquire appropriate and compatible auxiliary aides.
  4. Collaborates with other Disability Service Professionals on cases which require accommodations for communication access.
  5. Assists Director in research, development, and implementation of policies, procedures, and services.
  6. Assists Director in evaluating effectiveness through collection and analysis of service data and related research.
  7. Conducts data analysis on UCIS activities for mid-year and end of year reporting.
  8. Reviews invoices from contracted interpreters and CART services agencies for accuracy of scheduled vs. billed dates; submits for payment.
  9. Coordinates in-service training to faculty, staff and interpreters; may prepare information materials.
  10. Interviews, hires, trains, and supervises team of student employees who provide administrative and clerical support to UCIS.
  11. Develops and administers UCIS webpage with assistance from CSDTech.
  12. Performs other related duties as required.
  13. This position may include occasional planned evening and weekend work.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to program to be served.
  2. Four years related experience working with the d/Deaf/Hard of Hearing community.
  3. Experience working in either an Interpreting Office or Disability Services Office Interpreter and/or CART coordination experience.
  4. Ability to perform and coordinate administrative functions.
  5. Ability to provide general program support, as appropriate to program to be served.
  6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  7. Ability to work effectively with students, parents, visitors, faculty, staff, and other UConn community partners.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Proficiency in ASL.
  2. Knowledge of the greater disability community and federal mandates supporting these services.
  3. Supervisory skills.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: ucis@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR20-23 in your application.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-23)

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.

(HR20-23)


Job Posted on September 3, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
MS in Business Analytics and Project Management Program
School of Business
Hartford Campus

The MS in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) Program in the School of Business is seeking a part-time Temporary University Specialist to coordinate administrative support and program services for the program at the Hartford campus. This position will report to the MSBAPM Program Administrator and will be based at the Hartford campus. Evening and weekend hours may be required on occasion in support of program events. In-state travel to the other University campuses may also be required on occasion in support of program needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing support for MSBAPM faculty, staff and students.
  • Coordinating general office operations and resolving day-to-day administrative and logistical problems.
  • Processing administrative paperwork; maintaining administrative and student records.
  • Coordinating with regional business operations staff to submit fiscal and payroll transactions for the program.
  • Planning student and program events; supporting information sessions; creating/updating presentations.
  • Creating student outreach surveys.
  • Serving as a resource to current and prospective students on academic policies and program information.
  • Assisting with student admissions and advising processes.
  • Assisting with course scheduling.
  • Developing and executing New Student Orientation program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • At least four years of professional experience.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and administrative skills.
  • Event planning experience.
  • Experience in student services with student activities and orientation services.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Willingness and ability to occasionally travel and work evenings and weekends in support of program needs.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of 17.5 hours per week. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

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

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-16)

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.

(HR20-16)


Job Posted on July 29, 2019

Research Technician
Department of Allied Health Sciences

The UConn Department of Allied Health Sciences is seeking a temporary Research Technician to work 32 hours per week (Monday-Thursday) on a research project entitled “Characterization of Immune Activation Following Vaccination with Autologus Canine Cancer Vaccines.”

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform immunological assays as requested/required to assess canine immune system activation following vaccination with an autologous cancer vaccine, including (but not limited to) ELISAs, western blot assays, preparing samples for proteomic analysis using immunoprecipitation, etc.
  2. Maintain all laboratory equipment, ensuring that all instruments remain in working order, including performing preventative maintenance and alerting principal investigators to any malfunctions.
  3. Assist principal investigators in training new students or training existing students in new techniques.
  4. Keep accurate and up-to-date laboratory notebooks and regulatory compliance (chemical, biological, and radiation safety; animal care; recombinant DNA use) records. Ensure that all data is captured electronically and stored/copied to the appropriate format. Prepare summary documents, progress reports, and other “first draft” documents for review by principal investigators as assigned.
  5. Monitor supplies inventory and order needed supplies in a timely manner to ensure laboratory workflow is not impeded. Work with departmental staff to order supplies and reagents, sign for deliveries, and verify delivery contents.
  6. Communicate effectively with principal investigators, student laboratory assistants, members of sponsoring agency, and building staff. Report any problems immediately.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Molecular/Cell biology, immunology, pathobiology or related field.
  2. 1 year of experience in a research laboratory setting.
  3. Working knowledge of ELISA assays, western blot assays, preparing samples for proteomic analysis using immunoprecipitation, etc.
  4. Experience maintaining records, drafting reports, and preparing other documents.
  5. Knowledge of laboratory safety protocols and experience ensuring they are followed.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  7. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  8. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products as well as Google Docs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Two or more years of laboratory experience working in an immunology/MCB lab.
  2. MS degree or higher in a relevant field.
  3. Evidence of scientific publications or contributions to grant proposals/progress reports.
  4. Knowledge/experience in cancer research including the use of immune checkpoint inhibitors, development of monoclonal antibodies.
  5. Knowledge/experience using techniques including immunohistochemistry, molecular cloning techniques, phage display, antibody engineering or related techniques.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a 32-hour per week temporary position for an initial period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon satisfactory performance and continued project funding. Hourly salary will be $15-$17 per hour depending upon level of experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit CV/resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to alliedhealthsciences@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. (Search # HR20-06)

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.

(HR20-06)


Job Posted on July 25, 2019

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Producing Assistant
Department of Dramatic Arts

The management assistant is a temporary position, working as part of the Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) Management team to execute the CRT and Nutmeg Summer Series (NSS) seasons supporting the producing roles at the theatre and with some overlap to the Department of Dramatic Arts.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The management assistant coordinates the space usage for the department of Dramatic Arts and Connecticut Repertory Theatre, including facility and work order control, providing access to spaces for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and guest artists, control inventory of spaces for Dramatic Arts and CRT, coordinates the administrative portion of marketing activities for CRT, including ordering and distributing materials, completing administrative paperwork for hiring guest artists, maintains artists records, supports programmatic goals, performs administrative functions in the process of hiring CRT guest artists, temporary and seasonal positions and student labor, assists in organizing and executing special programs and events, manages calendar for Managing Director/Executive Producer, arranges meetings, coordinates travel for Managing Director/Executive Producer, researches theatrical projects, arranges logistics for auditions for CRT and NSS seasons, other projects as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in theatre/performing arts or equivalent combination of education and years; related experience that demonstrates knowledge of administrative methods and theatre/performing arts
  2. Demonstrated ability to independently provide significant program support
  3. Demonstrated ability to work independently and regularly exercise judgement regarding a wide variety of administrative matters
  4. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel
  5. Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  6. Good writing and communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in theatre of the performing arts
  2. Familiarity with AEA & SDC contracts
  3. Experience working professionally in theatre.
  4. Experience in working in a higher education institution.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a temporary, full-time (35 hours per week), temporary 6 month position with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding. This position will be on the UConn Storrs campus.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Nisha.Hardnett@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. (Search # HR20-05)

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.

(HR20-05)


Job Posted on July 18, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Career Development Office
Hartford Campus

The School of Business Career Development Office (CDO) is seeking one full-time Temporary University Specialist to provide career coaching as well as career development and placement services to graduate students. This position will focus on students in the MS in Financial Risk Management (MSFRM) Program. This position will work in close collaboration with staff in the FRM program, in addition to School of Business and other University of Connecticut departments. This position will report to the Academic Director of the MSFRM Program, and will be based at the Hartford Campus. Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of program events. In-state travel to the Hartford campus and other University campuses may also be required on occasion in support of program needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of 21 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon funding and program needs. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR 20-02 in your application.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-02)

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.

(HR20-02)


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)


Job Posted on June 14, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Career Development Office

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR19-57)

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.

(HR19-57)


Job Posted on March 28, 2019

Research Technician
Department of Physiology & Neurobiology

A full-time Research Technician position funded by the NIH NIDCD is immediately available in the Department of Physiology & Neurobiology at the University of Connecticut under the direction of Dr. Karen Menuz. The laboratory studies the molecular and cellular basis of olfaction in insects, using Drosophila fruit flies as a model organism. https://menuz.lab.uconn.edu/.

The position entails carrying out basic technician tasks (including dishwashing, preparing bacteriological plates, autoclaving trash, preparing fly food, maintaining Drosophila lab stocks, attending to Drosophila genetic crosses, and ordering supplies) and working on a small independent project utilizing electrophysiology, histology, and/or molecular biology.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in neuroscience/genetics/biology or a related discipline; ability to work independently after an initial training period; strong verbal communication skills; good time management and problem solving skills; detail oriented.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Previous lab experience; knowledge of electrophysiology, molecular biology, and/or histology; previous experience with insects, especially Drosophila.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Initial appointment is for six months and could be extended for two years or more upon satisfactory performance, program needs and available funding. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

For full consideration, please send a cover letter addressing how the candidate meets the qualifications, curriculum vitae and the names and email contacts of three professional references in a single pdf file to Dr. Karen Menuz (karen.menuz@uconn.edu).

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-42)

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.

(HR19-42)


Job Posted on March 22, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
MS in Business Analytics & Project Management Program
School of Business

The School of Business MS in Business Analytics & Project Management (MSBAPM) seeks a Temporary University Specialist to provide administrative support to faculty and programmatic support to students in Stamford. This position reports to the MSBAPM Program Administrator and will be based at the Stamford campus. Occasional evening and weekend hours, as well as in-state travel, may be required in support of program events and activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responding to inquiries about program offerings; answering questions current and prospective students via email, phone and in-person visits regarding issues such as admission requirements, application support and program overview (curriculum, opportunities and placement). This includes providing information regarding the BAPM 4+1 program, advanced business certificates (ABCs) in project management and business analytics, non-degree programs).
  • Assisting with recruitment efforts and providing support at the program’s information sessions.
  • Planning and coordinating program-level events and workshops.
  • Creating and updating presentations for events such as information sessions, orientations, etc.
  • Creating student outreach surveys such as 1st semester and exit surveys; providing feedback/data points on various topics.
  • Managing related inquiries for non-degree and advanced business certificate programs and enrolling these students.
  • Updating content on program website.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of administrative experience in a professional environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent administrative and organizational skills, including the ability to identify and resolve administrative and day-to-day problems.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to prioritize and manage shifting priorities.
  • Experience planning, coordinating and executing events.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and Outlook.
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours in support of program activities.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-state on occasion in support of program activities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in a higher education academic setting.
  • Experience using WordPress or a similar platform.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to (busndean@business.uconn.edu). Please reference job opening #HR19-41 in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (Search #HR19-41).

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-41)

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.

(HR19-41)


Job Posted on March 21, 2019

Research Technician
Department of Physiology & Neurobiology

A full-time Research Technician position funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is immediately available in the Department of Physiology & Neurobiology at the University of Connecticut under the direction of Dr. Jianjun Sun. The candidate will participate in pharmacogenetic screens to identify small compounds for non-hormonal contraceptive development using a Drosophila model. Duties will include: (1) Making fly food and maintaining D. melanogaster lab stocks/inventories; (2) performing genetic crosses, dissecting Drosophila ovaries, carrying out pharmacogenetic screening, and validating candidate hits with Drosophila ovulation assays.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in genetics/biology or related discipline; at least one year’s experience working in a research laboratory; the ability to perform tasks in a clean and organized fashion, to meet deadlines, and to communicate results.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience working with Drosophila and fine-motor skills for Drosophila dissection; good time management and problem solving-skills; strongly encourage newly graduated students to apply.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Initial appointment is for six months and could be extended for two years or more upon satisfactory performance. Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

TO APPLY

For full consideration, please send a cover letter addressing how the candidate meets the qualifications, curriculum vitae and the names and email contacts of three professional references in a single pdf file to Dr. Jianjun Sun (Jianjun.sun@uconn.edu).(Search #HR19-40)

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-40)

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.

(HR19-40)


Job Posted on March 12, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Accounting Office, Storrs Campus

The Accounting Office is seeking applicants for the position of Temporary University Specialist. This individual will report to an Accounting Supervisor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The scope of responsibilities will include the following: bi-weekly salary and fringe reconciliations along with processing necessary adjustments to payroll data; monthly, quarterly and year-end journal entries including accruals, deferrals, etc.; complex bank reconciliations; financial statement footnote preparation and review; reviewing journal entries for accuracy, completeness and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures; perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 3 to 5 years of experience. Experience doing complex reconciliations and accounting entries. Excel skills and excellent computer skills are required. Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

A CPA would be beneficial. Familiarity with Kuali Financial Systems and Core-CT are a plus.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary 6 month position starting April 1, 2019. Because of the special nature of this appointment, there is no guarantee of continuing service beyond the specified end date of September 30, 2019.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references with contact information to robin.hoagland@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. (Search #HR19-39)

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-39)

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.

(HR19-39)


Job Posted on February 22, 2019

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Human Development and Family Studies

The UConn Department of Human Development and Family Studies seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in a variety of undergraduate courses starting in August, 2019. 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://familystudies.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 (3311W)
  • Individual and Family Intervention (3340)
  • Child Welfare, Law, and Social Policy (3540W)
  • Diversity Issues in Human Development and Family Studies (2001)
  • Human Development: Infancy Through Adolescence (2100)
  • Human Development: Adulthood and Aging (2200)
  • Infant/Toddler Development (3101)
  • Early/Middle Childhood Development (3102)

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

An earned Master’s degree in 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 #HR19-37)

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.

(HR19-37)


Job Posted on February 11, 2019

Adjunct Faculty
American Sign Language

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Connecticut seeks adjunct instructors for two sections of American Sign Language level 1 (4 credits) at the Storrs campus for the Fall 2019 semester. Applicants can choose to teach one or both sections of ASL level 1.

Our continually expanding ASL program offers six levels of ASL courses including a number of courses related to Deaf studies, linguistics and interpreting. Quality and dedicated teaching is a top priority, and we seek enthusiastic faculty who are committed to teaching excellence, and supporting students in an effective learning environment.

This posting also serves as an "open pool" position. If additional adjunct faculty are needed in the future, the Program Coordinator or Department Head will draw from the pool of applicants on file and contact applicants directly. Positions are also pending sufficient enrollment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Master's degree with at least three years’ experience teaching ASL courses. Native or near native fluency in ASL. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and student body.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

ASLPI 4 or higher. ASLTA Teacher Certification. Experience teaching college level ASL courses including the use of technology for instructional and educational purposes.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Compensation
FY 2019 – $1,556 per credit
FY 2020 - $1,700 per credit
FY 2021 - $1,731 per credit

TO APPLY

Submit a cover letter, resume or CV and a list of three professional references to Dr. Linda Pelletier at linda.pelletier@uconn.edu.

For more information regarding the ASL and Deaf studies program, please visit UConn ASL. Inquiries should be sent to Dr. Linda Pelletier, Coordinator, at Linda.pelletier@uconn.edu.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-31)

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

The University of Connecticut is 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.

(HR19-31)


Job Posted on January 23, 2019

Temporary Research Technician
Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP)
Atlanta, GA

The Southeast HIV/AIDS Research and Evaluation Project (SHARE Project) seeks a qualified person to fill an hourly position as a Temporary Research Technician. This position includes work in HIV prevention and treatment research supported by the National Institutes of Health and is based in Atlanta, GA. This position will be responsible for conducting HIV testing appointments, assisting with daily office needs, and general administrative activities. Experience working in HIV prevention and treatment is preferred. The position includes, in part, the following:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide HIV test counseling to study participants
  • Answer and direct phone calls from study participants
  • Contact participants regarding research appointments
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records for tracking study participants
  • Organize data to ensure adherence to study protocol
  • Frequent communication with project management
  • Participation in weekly team meetings
  • Perform related duties as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior HIV test counseling experience and HIV test training/certification
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written skills
  • Direct experience working with marginalized communities
  • Demonstrated sound organizational skills
  • Ability to work flexible and irregular hours, evening hours are required
  • Prior experience following structured procedures or a research protocol

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience working with people living with HIV
  • Prior research study experience
  • Demonstrated interest or knowledge of HIV/AIDS
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications
  • Prior data collection experience

APPOINTMENT TERMS

$18.00-$25.00/hour based on experience - This position is a six-month renewable position depending on funding.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to Lisa Eaton, Ph.D. at Lisa.Eaton@uconn.edu.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-28)

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

The University of Connecticut is 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.

(HR19-28)


Job Posted on October 24, 2018

Research Technician
Center for Advancement in Managing Pain
School of Nursing

The School of Nursing is seeking a research technician to assist in the laboratory of Dr. Kyle Baumbauer, working on studies that examine the impact of inflammation and injury on sensory neuron function, and how those changes contribute to the development of pathologic pain states. The research technician will be expected to perform experiments on mice under the direct supervision of the principal investigator, and will be expected to produce data, schedule experiments, manage databases, and take part in experimental analysis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Undergraduate degree in Neuroscience or related field
  2. Experience in animal behavior
  3. Demonstrable experience working as a team member and ability to work well in a group environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Basic understanding of neuronal function.
  2. Basic experience in tissue histology, neuroanatomy, microscopy, and molecular biology
  3. Possess excellent planning and organizational skills
  4. Possess demonstrable skills in oral and written communication in science, including ability to independently write reports and present data required.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full time, temporary position for a period of up to six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon grant funding and needs. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm with a half hour lunch. Candidate must be willing to travel between UConn (Storrs) and UConn Health (Farmington). Review of applications will begin immediately. Successful candidate will be contacted to schedule an interview. Hourly salary is commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: kyle.baumbauer@uconn.edu with the email subject: Research Technician Position.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR19-15)

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.

(HR19-15)


Job Posted on October 19, 2018

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 # HR19-14)

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.

(HR19-14)


Job Posted on October 19, 2018

Temporary University Specialist (Part-Time)
Simulation IT and Lab Support
School of Nursing

The School of Nursing is seeking a part time Temporary University Specialist to work as a simulation specialist, under the direction of the Director of Simulation Education. The simulation specialist is primarily responsible for integrating, maintaining and operating the computer and audio/video (A/V) technology including manikins and surrounding simulation lab equipment. The Simulation Specialist manages the organization, cleanliness and functionality of the simulation room, manikin set-up and take down, application of moulage, and recording and playback of simulations. This position supports Inter-Professional Education (IPE), immersive simulation experiences, and other scheduled patient simulation learning activities. This position has no responsibility for providing direct care to patients or instruction of students. This position collaborates and works closely with the Director of Simulation Based Education with a strong emphasis on supporting faculty.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Works with clinical nursing instructors / nursing faculty to determine how to program simulators and medical equipment to deliver a course. Operates simulation manikin sessions based on priority identified by the clinical nursing instructors / nursing faculty
  2. Operates simulators, AV systems, and medical equipment during simulations. Provides training in the use of simulation equipment to clinical nursing instructors / nursing faculty. Provides training and support to other Simulation Center personnel in the technical aspects of simulation. Serves as a resource for clinical nursing instructors / nursing faculty utilizing simulation. Collaborates with clinical nursing instructors / nursing faculty in the use of simulation
  3. Supports and assists in role playing applications, props placement, and moulage set up before, during, and after simulations to create a realistic healthcare setting
  4. Diagnoses and resolves technology problems before, during and after simulations, as necessary
  5. Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment as needed for simulation. Provides recommendations for budget and purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials related to simulation
  6. Documents pre and post course detail as directed by the faculty/instructors in order to enhance simulations
  7. Works collaboratively with AV simulation staff to ensure the efficient operation of the data capture systems, EHR, and related multimedia peripherals
  8. Ensures that rooms, equipment and supplies are set up appropriately for courses, and returned to pre-course state
  9. Performs basic preventative maintenance and up-grades of simulation equipment. Collaborates in repair of simulation equipment
  10. Performs the same or similar simulation and technology support at the regional campuses (Waterbury, Avery Point, and Stamford) depending upon facility/lab capabilities; provides support and training on use of simulation lab equipment to faculty, staff and students
  11. Conducts tours and simulation sessions for internal / external groups and/or individuals
  12. Attends meetings or continuing education to maintain currency with simulation technology and use as well as healthcare modalities impacting simulation
  13. Attends seminars, conferences, in-service trainings, and staff meetings as required
  14. Attends and participates in events in support of the School and its students outside the normally scheduled work day when necessary
  15. Performs related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Associate’s degree (or certified EMT) in area of health sciences and/or technology
  2. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a hospital or alternative medical and simulation environment with documented on-the-job training
  3. Knowledge of medical terminology and human physiology
  4. Proficient in the use of PC, Mac, Excel, Word, electronic health records and other software applications
  5. Strong technical skills
  6. Computer literacy to the level of word-processing, spreadsheets and databases, data collection and health management systems
  7. Basic inventory ad material storage, and record keeping procedures
  8. Proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  9. Excellent organization skills and ability to think logically and follow directions
  10. Creativity and flexibility in designing innovative approaches to solving problems
  11. Demonstrated excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills
  12. Strong interpersonal skills and positive energy regarding professional education
  13. Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 150 pounds, with mechanical or human assistance
  14. Willingness and ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours in support of program activities
  15. Willingness and ability to travel regionally and to other campuses in support of program activities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 years of experience working in simulation labs with manikins
  • Preferred experience with simulation software including Gaumard and Laerdal
  • 2 or more years of audio/visual experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot computer, programing and networking difficulties
  • CHSOS certification is preferred (Certified Health Simulation Operations Specialist)

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of 30 hours per week for a period of up to six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon funding and program needs. Review of applications will begin immediately. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: carrie.eaton@uconn.edu with the email subject: Simulation Specialist Position.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR19-13)

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.

(HR19-13)


Job Posted on November 22, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
School of Engineering Biomedical Engineering Department

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

(HR18-38)


Job Posted on June 29, 2017

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

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

An earned PhD or equivalent terminal degree in an area relevant to the field; previous teaching experience of First-Year writing intensive courses in an institution of higher education; some previous graduate coursework in rhetoric and composition. Experience in the field of second-language/multilingual writing or relevant foreign-language teaching (with a focus on writing) are a plus.

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

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

This is a pool posting. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

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

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

(HR17-43)


Non-State Positions


Job Posted on January 2, 2019

Location Supervisor
UConn Dining Services

The University of Connecticut has an immediate opening for two full time, non-state, Location Supervisor in its Retail Operations at the Storrs Campus.

These positions require demonstrated experience in a high volume food retail setting. The Location Supervisor oversees all aspects of the assigned location with emphasis on cash handling, employee and student supervision and food production. These positions require team oriented individuals who are willing to work alongside their employees to get the job done.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Leadership and Supervisory Skills: the ability to teach, coach and motivate employees on a daily basis while maintaining high standards and leading by example.
  2. Customer Service: manages difficult or emotional customer situations. Responds promptly to customer needs. Solicits customer feedback to improve service. Responds to requests for services and assistance; meets commitments.
  3. Cash Handling Skills: must have ability to operate a POS Terminal and perform cash transactions. Must have the ability to accurately count all issued monies as well as count change to customers. Must have the ability to reconcile cash drawers and perform drawer skims as needed. Must be able to follow all departmental cash handling policies and procedures.

Candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required as well as the ability to work a flexible schedule that is primarily nights and weekends. Candidate must be Serv-Safe Certified or Serv-Safe eligible. Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position, including the ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 60lbs.

We offer a very competitive benefits package with health, dental, vision, short term disability and life insurance. We also include vacation, sick, personal and holiday time. This is a non-state employment position. The final candidates for this position are subject to a thorough background search and pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and physical examination.

The hourly rate range is $15.00 to $19.00 and is commensurate with relevant experience.

Please mail your resume with cover letter and the names, and phone numbers of two professional references to:

UConn Dining Services Location Supervisor Search Committee
Attention: Samantha Courtois
3384 Tower Loop Rd.
Storrs, CT 06269-4071

Applications received by January 11, 2019

The Department of Dining Services is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer.