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Job Posted on September 19, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
Museum Program and Membership Assistant

Under the direction of the Director, provides responsible administrative support as well as entry-level program support for the CT State Museum of Natural History (CSMNH).

This position serves dual administrative and program support functions for the CSMNH at UConn, a Storrs-based university department which serves both the public and university community. The focus of the position is on responsible administrative and program support, which requires some knowledge of natural history/science content and public program implementation. It requires the ability to regularly exercise independent judgment within standard practice, and to resolve routine problems of administrative procedures. In addition, it requires the ability to provide entry-level program support that may include working weekend or evening hours to staff scheduled programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES

  1. As directed, assists in the implementation of educational program activities, which may include some off-campus locations: coordinates basic program logistics and administrative services for programs, related correspondence and payments as applicable.
  2. Assists with program and lecture planning, schedules rooms and makes arrangements for presenters as assigned; staff public programs and scheduled events as assigned.
  3. Assembles and maintains program and membership data, generates mailing lists and reports; may update procedures and processes as assigned.
  4. Writes and/or edits and disseminates informational, promotional and membership materials related to programs, member services and development/fundraising.
  5. Serves as a resource to director/staff in administrative processes relating to Museum program implementation and membership; provides specific information for reports etc.
  6. Exercises general oversight of day-to-day office functions: processes and maintains program records and files, answers routine phone and email inquiries related to programs, registration and membership.
  7. Refers press, agency and department-level questions or problems to director or supervisor.
  8. Monitors revenue and expenditures as applicable to programs and specific assignments.
  9. May coordinate or supervise students assisting with non-academic program tasks.
  10. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject area, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Ability to work independently and regularly exercise judgment in educational activity implementation and administrative tasks/procedures.
  3. Ability to provide overall entry-level office and program support.
  4. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  5. Very good writing and communications skills
  6. Class 02 driving license, if required for occasional off-campus program support.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. One to three years experience in a responsible administrative or program support position.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of basic records management and database methods.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, part-time position based in Storrs. The anticipated schedule is 20 hours per week for a period of three to six months, with an anticipated hourly rate of $26. The weekly schedule will be determined by the Director with the successful candidate, and may include occasional weekend and/or evening hours.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Leanne Harty, leanne.harty@uconn.edu with the email subject: Temporary University Specialist Position.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR19-10)

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.

(HR19-10)


Job Posted on September 17, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
Office of the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Storrs Campus

The Office of the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA) is seeking a full-time Temporary University Specialist to provide support to the Associate VPSA and Dean of Students, based on the Storrs Campus.

Under the general supervision of the Associate VPSA and Dean of Students, this position independently provides a wide range of administrative and engagement services, requiring an advanced level of accountability, problem solving and an understanding of the mission of higher education. The position also preserves the confidentiality of administration by exercising discretion in performing assigned responsibilities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES

  1. Coordinates a wide range of administrative functions for the Associate Vice President, including coordinating special projects, meetings and communication with stakeholders
  2. Responsible for the efficient utilization of the Associate Vice President’s time through development and coordination of a complex calendar of appointments, meetings, social engagements, and University and community functions with individuals and groups
  3. Responsible for reviewing, routing and/or responding to incoming mail
  4. Responsible for all travel planning, arranging and coordination of travel for the Associate Vice President. Travel planning includes setting transportation, room reservations, meals, social activities, development of itineraries and agendas, etc.
  5. Provides administrative oversight on behalf of the Associate Vice President for high-profile initiatives
  6. Develops, communicates, manages, and distributes sensitive and confidential information related to student records of online required education, campus-wide wellness initiatives, staff development efforts, and/or other sensitive matters
  7. Independently coordinates committees, prepares confidential correspondence and updates reports
  8. Prepares reports and organizes data requiring understanding and evaluation of data sources.
  9. Responsible for monitoring/sending communications out to the University community from the Associate VPSA/Dean of Students
  10. Performs related duties as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree with five years’ experience in an executive office support position; OR equivalent combination of experience and training
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to deal effectively with internal and external constituents
  3. Excellent organizational skills and an ability to resolve problems efficiently, effectively and independently
  4. Strong computer skills including knowledge of most Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  5. Knowledge of University policies and procedures and/or the demonstrated ability to acquire such information for the purpose of compliance and implementation of initiatives for which the Associate VPSA is ultimately responsible
  6. Strong written and oral communications skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. An understanding of the higher education environment
  2. Administrative support experience at an institution of higher education

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, temporary position with a schedule of 35 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 send a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references with contact information to Stacey.Murdock@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR19-09)

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.

(HR19-09)


Job Posted on September 11, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
Global Partnerships & Outreach

The Global Partnerships & Outreach Event Planner will advance the mission of UConn Global Affairs by organizing and coordinating all Global Partnerships & Outreach events. In collaboration with other Global Affairs units, s/he will serve primary administrative support for a wide variety of events. This position will be responsible for coordinating venue reservations, rentals, catering and A/V logistics, among other duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES
The primary event coordination duties of the Events Assistant position includes:

  • Set-up and coordinate registration using website based RSVP forms.
  • Confirm venue reservations, rentals, and event production details.
  • Order catering for all necessary events and receptions.
  • Determine A/V needs and coordinate the provision of A/V support.
  • Order equipment rentals (e.g. tables, chairs, specialized instruments, lighting, tents, etc.).
  • Schedule and coordinate equipment and instrument moving to event venues.
  • Coordinate photography/recording (video/audio) of events with necessary permissions.

The primary administrative responsibilities of the Event Assistant position include:

  • Book travel and accommodations for special visitors and presenters.
  • Coordinate with International Student & Scholar Services to resolve visa issues for invited guests as needed.
  • Create detailed itineraries for visitors and presenters.
  • Initiate and follow up on payments and reimbursements for presenters.
  • Create detailed event schedules in consultation with Director.
  • Gather and proofread event and performance program information.
  • Assist with website, listserv and calendar content for events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3 Years of related work experience;

Required Skills:

  • Proven ability to assist in event coordination, including scheduling of large conferences and symposia.
  • Ability to work on nights and weekends and with varied work hours depending on events schedule.
  • Exceptional analytical, organization, and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (including but not limited to Word and Excel), WordPress, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as in a team.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of 30 hours per week for a period of 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: global@uconn.edu with the email subject: Temporary University Specialist Position.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR19-08)

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.

(HR19-08)


Job Posted on September 10, 2018

CRM Database Administrator (Temporary University Specialist) Part-Time
Connecticut Small Business Development Center, East Hartford, CT

The Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) in the UConn School of Business is seeking a part-time Temporary University Specialist to serve as the Center’s CRM Database Administrator. This position will report the Associate Director of the CTSBDC and will be based at the Center’s office in East Hartford. In-state travel to other CTSBDC locations or University campuses may also be required on occasion in support of program needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serving as CRM system manager and subject matter expert; maintaining a relationship with CRM vendor. Attending and reporting on sponsored webinars and other informational sessions held by vendor.
  • Responsible for the accurate preparation and timely submission of all reports to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
  • Compiles and checks for accuracy of data and information entered into the CRM system by the CTSBSC business advisors (client and training data). Edits data and verifies impact entries to meet federal reporting requirements.
  • Uploading CRM data files to SBA data reporting system on a quarterly basis and reporting data to meet Annual Economic Impact report needs; participates in yearly program data audits.
  • Managing and delivering client surveys through the CRM system and assisting in creating and managing lists for surveys delivered in other ways.
  • Teaching the CRM system to new users and partners; creating and ending accounts and managing user access.
  • Assisting business advisors with their entries; maintaining and ensuring accuracy of recorded advisor impacts and associated dashboard reports.
  • Creates time and effort reports to cross-check advisor time associated with client activity.
  • Compiling data and creating CRM reports, as well as gathering data from external sources, for use by CTSBDC management.
  • Developing comparison reports of CTSBDC program data with data from other SBDCs.
  • Other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in related database management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively in highly collaborative environments that maximize autonomy and decision-making and good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • A proven record of successfully managing projects and working independently.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with administrators, staff, students and external constituents.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours in support of office needs.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-state to other CTSBDC locations or University campuses on occasion in support of center needs.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of up to 20 hours/3 days per week for an initial 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 19-03 in your application.

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

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

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and 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.

(HR19-03)


Job Posted on August 8, 2018

Adjunct Faculty (Temporary Positions)
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, 2018. Courses are taught in Storrs, Hartford, Waterbury, and Stamford. 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:

  • Research Methods in HDFS (2004W)
  • Professional Communication in HDFS (4007W)
  • Parenthood and Parenting (3311W)
  • 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)

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 cover letter and curriculum vitae indicating which course(s) you seek to teach. 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.

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.

(HR19-07)


Job Posted on July 26, 2018

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 dual report to the Executive Director of Career Development and the 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 Stamford campus and other University campuses may also be required on occasion in support of program needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time temporary position with 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. Please reference search #HR 19-05 in your application.

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

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

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and 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.

(HR19-05)


Job Posted on July 23, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
Operations Department, Stamford Campus

The UConn Stamford campus is seeking applications for a Temporary University Specialist. The position will be housed at the University of Connecticut’s Stamford campus under the supervision of the Associate campus director. This position will provide operations support for the main campus as well as the residential halls.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Work and coordinate with residence hall directors, UConn facilities, private property managers, and other external partners (i.e. City of Stamford, Stamford Police, Stamford Fire, UCFD Fire Marshall) on day-to-day as well as cyclical projects and needs
  2. Key management for main campus and residence halls
  3. Establishing “Stamford Standards”: Assessing warranty v. wear & tear v. damage in residence halls
  4. Tracking bill-backs to students for lock changes, lockouts and damages
  5. Overseeing cleaning, painting, and other needs during residence hall unit turnovers between semesters and special/summer programs
  6. Mail room management for residence halls and main campus
  7. Parking liaison for campus
  8. Monitor work orders for residence halls and follow-up with students as appropriate
  9. Ordering furniture for main campus and residence halls
  10. Wayfinding and signage in the residence halls as well as the main campus
  11. Coordinate and assign faculty office allocations
  12. Collaborate with Center for Students with Disabilities to assist with any housing accommodations as needed
  13. Management of the FOB/Genentech access systems
  14. Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 or more years of experience in constructions, real estate, facilities, operations management or other fields maybe applicable.
  • At least 2 – 4 years of related experience.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated experience providing quality customer service.
  • Ability to interface effectively with students, parents, partners, staff and faculty.
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize competing responsibilities.
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office and databases).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in an administrative unit in higher education
  • Experience managing numerous multi-party projects and initiatives simultaneously
  • Experience working with and overseeing multiple facility operation/ecosystem

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, part-time position, with the possibility of extension dependent upon needs and available funding. Salary rate will be commensurate with experience. The anticipated schedule is 20-30 hours per week, M-F at the Stamford campus.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: stamforddirector@uconn.edu.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is 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.

(HR19-02)


Job Posted on July 2, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
Coordinator:  Jorgensen Outreach for Youth
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
School of Fine Arts

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts is seeking applications for a part-time Educational Coordinator for the Jorgensen Outreach for Youth (JOY!) Conservatory Program for the 2018/2019 school year.  The Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the conservatory program which awards approximately 36 scholarships to area middle and high school aged students who are studying voice or a musical instrument.

The Coordinator typically organizes and implements the annual audition process that takes place during the spring semester.  This includes managing the mailing and mailing list of public schools and area teachers, receiving and reviewing applications, assigning audition times and sitting for the actual, auditions.

Once students have been awarded a scholarship, the Coordinator works with the students to find a teacher or works with their current teachers.  Coordinator is responsible for making certain the teaching staff completes UCONN Minor Protection Training as well as a Criminal Background check.

Throughout the school year, the Coordinator assigns students to participate in one of three fully produced recitals and organizes the recital program, schedules a series of master classes, monitors student attendance at assigned performances and, participates in fundraising and development functions, and, makes certain that scholarships recipients complete the three required writing assignments each year.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • PH.D or DMA
  • 2 or more years of relevant teaching experience with youth as private teacher and within master class setting
  • 2 or more years of administrative and fundraising experience.
  • Flexible work schedule and ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to work well with people
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated experience with desktop, mobile computers, mobile devices and related peripherals.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, part-time position with a schedule of approximately 10 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of extension.  The weekly schedule will be determined with direct supervision of the Jorgensen staff.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to via email to:  Elziabeth.sanders @uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with start date of August 2, 2018.

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

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-65)


Job Posted on July 2, 2018

Web and Video Designer (Temporary University Specialist)
School of Fine Arts, Storrs Campus

Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Research and Creative Practices, the Web and Video Designer Temporary Specialist is responsible for designing websites and providing video, photo, and editing support designed to promote UConn School of Fine Arts academic departments and performing and cultural arts venues.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Strategize to create, design and test websites that meet the needs of the departments and venues while maintaining the university’s branding.
  2. Create and develop components/content blocks for automating the display of content on websites.
  3. Ability to implement best practices, including best practices for ADA compliance for all webpages.
  4. Build and maintain all templates with WordPress CMS.
  5. Research and implement recommendations to improve Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
  6. Use Google Analytics and Google Search Console to determine audience behavior.
  7. Gather web requests from the departments and arts venues.
  8. Film and photograph initial projects to support recruitment efforts of the university.
  9. Art direct and supervise student workers engaged in all stages of media project.
  10. Provide photo and video content for primary UConn School of Fine Arts social media accounts and academic department and arts venue social media accounts as needed.
  11. Create advertising content for search engines, and web.
  12. Stay informed regarding available media products, services and costs.
  13. Prepare requisitions (RFQs) to approved state contractors for all major media collateral and promotional materials.
  14. Create internal media archive of files.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS

  1. Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  2. WordPress & CMS platforms
  3. CSS and HTML
  4. Web services including YouTube / Vimeo
  5. Microsoft Office Suite

Appointment Terms

This is a temporary, part-time position (approximately 15 – 20 hours per week) based in Storrs with an end date of September 30, 2018. The work schedule is negotiable.  Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resumecover letter, and contact information for three professional references to:  arielle.hill-moses@uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-64)


Job Posted on June 18, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
Travel Department, Storrs Campus

The Travel office is seeking applicants for the position of Temporary University Specialist.  This individual will report to the Director of Accounts Payable and Travel.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The scope of responsibilities will include the following: be responsible for coordinating certain aspects of the Travel function(s) including processing paperwork, reviewing for accuracy, completeness and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures, engage in daily correspondence with students/faculty/staff, identify and follow up to resolve problems and refer unusual or difficult problems to your Supervisor; perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Associate’s degree in accounting, finance, business or an equivalent combination of education and experience in related field. Demonstrated customer service skills. Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment. Good computer skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Excellent computer skills including proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Products. Working knowledge of office operations and University procedures. Familiarity with Kuali Financial Systems.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary 4 month position starting August 27, 2018.  Because of the special nature of this appointment, there is no guarantee of continuing service beyond the specified end date of December 31, 2018.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references with contact information to Jessica.scott@uconn.edu.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview within one week approximately once posting is closed.  (Search # HR18-61).

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-61)


Job Posted on June 12, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Career Development Office, Stamford Campus

The School of Business Career Development Office (CDO) is seeking a 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 dually report to the Executive Director of Career Development and the Director of the MSFRM Program, and will be based at the Stamford Campus.  Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of program events.  In-state travel to the Graduate Business Learning Center in downtown Hartford and other University campuses may also be required on occasion in support of program needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time temporary position with 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.  Please reference search #HR 18-59 in your application.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

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

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

(HR18-59)


Job Posted on June 11, 2018

Research Specialist (Program Coordinator/Boundary Spanner)
Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention and Policy (InCHIP)

Under the direction of InCHIP Directors, this full-time Research Specialist’s primary role is to recruit, mobilize and support networks of health researchers from various academic departments across UConn, UConn Health and the community, in order to broaden InCHIP’s portfolio of externally-funded health research.  The Boundary Spanners at InCHIP provide a range of services including: developing a list of appropriate funding opportunities for a specific research topic, preparing a list of possible faculty collaborators for a specific research topic or funding opportunity Conducting a review of previously funded grants in a research area, coordinating meetings with potential collaborators, and providing required technical support (e.g., conference call lines, video conferencing), providing team building support, including development of team expectations, promoting research findings on InCHIP website and social media accounts, organizing workshops to develop research collaborations, managing the development of research teams.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. The position requires a B.A. or B.S. and one to three years of relevant experience or an M.A. or M.S.
  2. Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  3. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  4. Excellent organizational and administrative proficiency with a great attention to detail.
  5. Must have the ability to work independently in a diverse, fast-paced work environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Prior experience working in a University setting with Principal Investigators (PIs) conducting research in diverse health domains (e.g., obesity, cancer, HIV, mental health, substance use, chronic disease, digital health).
  2. Prior experience working with interdisciplinary teams in an academic and/or research settings.
  3. Master’s degree preferred.

TO APPLY

This is a temporary, full time position located at the Storrs campus. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. However, students who will graduate with a degree in August 2018 are encouraged to apply as well. To ensure full consideration, applications must include a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Application materials should be sent to Steven.Jagielo@uconn.edu, please indicate “Research Specialist Application” in the subject field of the email.

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

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-57)


Job Posted on March 14, 2018

Adjunct Faculty (Temporary Positions)
Department of Public Policy

The UConn Department of Public Policy seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in a variety of assignments starting in August, 2018.  Courses are taught in Hartford, Storrs and online.  All of our courses are graduate level courses taught to prepare students for professional careers. (The exception is Introduction to Public Policy which is for undergraduate students.) These courses support the nationally ranked Master of Public Administration program and the Master of Public Policy program. Adjunct faculty typically teach one course per semester and are paid by the course. Please visit http://dpp.uconn.edu for more information about the department.

Courses Available:

  • Introduction to Public Procurement – Hartford
  • Contract Management – Hartford
  • Program Development and Evaluation – Online
  • Introduction to Public Policy (Undergraduate) – Storrs

Course descriptions can be found at http://grad.uconn.edu/graduate-courses/pp/.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants who hold a Master-level degree must be professionally qualified with 10 or more years of management experience in their topic area and the relevant terminal degree.  Applicants with a Ph.D. in a related field (Public Administration, Public Policy, Economics, and Political Science among others) may be considered without the management experience.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a recent resume and a letter of interest indicating which course(s) you seek to teach and your professional and teaching experience in the field. These items and any teaching evaluation (if available) should be submitted to wade.gibbs@uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-48)


Job Posted on November 22, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
School of Engineering Biomedical Engineering Department

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-38)


Job Posted on June 29, 2017

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

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

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

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

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

(HR17-43)


Job Posted on May 4, 2017

Adjunct Faculty, Accounting
School of Business

Position Summary

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

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

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

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

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

(HR17-32)


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