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Job Posted on February 22, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology (NIUVT)

TThe University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of a part-time, Temporary University Specialist (20 hours/week) for the National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology. The incumbent, under the direction of the Executive Director, will work with the co-director at the UConn School of Engineering to coordinate and facilitate activities associated with the NIUVT.

The candidate must be able to work independently to provide support and coordinate various administrative components of NIUVT related projects. Occasional travel in-state and to URI (Kingston, RI) may be required. Knowledge of grants and expenditure planning is essential, as is the ability to coordinate logistics of meetings, events, workshops and seminars; prepare various narrative and informational reports; and perform other duties as required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Temporary University Specialist will primarily support accounting activities, project management and various administrative duties for the NIUVT. This will include:

  • Support and coordinate administrative components of assigned projects, grants and expenditure planning, including, but not limited to, account management, interaction with Office for Sponsored Programs staff, and other university business offices.
  • Support the research mission of NIUVT handling payroll for graduate students and faculty, purchasing for projects, export control paperwork, and forums.
  • Track project expenditures.
  • Initiate disbursements and reimbursements.
  • Provide record management.
  • Track project deadlines and coordinate submission of narrative and informational reports (e.g. milestones and deliverables).
  • Schedule, coordinate, and facilitate program meetings, workshops, seminars and events.
  • Coordinate all travel for the Executive Director.
  • Other administrative duties as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A four-year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent quantitative, organizational, writing, and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in organizing meetings, making presentations and the development of reports.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Proficiency with software for business and communications (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with State and Federal Grants or contracts administration.
  • Ability to work independently with problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience working in an academic institution.
  • Ability to work effectively with department/University staff, University community and other individuals and groups.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

The salary is $25.00 per hour, commensurate with experience. This position is part-time (20 hours per week). The position term is six (6) months with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.

TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Donna Thibault (Donna.Thibault@uconn.edu).

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-38)

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.

(HR19-38)


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 19, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Part-time MBA Program
School of Business

The School of Business’ Part-time MBA program is seeking a part-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 Master of Business Administration program. This position will work in close collaboration with the Part-time MBA program, in addition to School of Business and other University of Connecticut departments. This position will report to the Director of the Part-time MBA program, and will be based at the Hartford Campus. Evening hours will be required in support of program events.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Providing strategic career and leadership coaching to graduate students.
  2. Advise on career trajectory and transition strategies, including career mapping, identifying personal goals, resume writing, interview prep, negotiation, networking, job search strategies.
  3. Researching job market and hiring trends.
  4. Assisting with the planning and executing Part-time MBA career initiatives such as events, workshops and related career development activities.
  5. Other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Specialized Master’s degree or MBA.
  2. Experience working with international students, programs, or constituents.
  3. Experience working with mature and experienced students, executives, or other professionals.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of 10 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 19-36 in your application.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-36)

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.

(HR19-36)


Job Posted on February 13, 2019

Staff Counselor
Young Scholars Senior Summit Program 2019

The Young Scholars Senior Summit (YSSS) program is a three-week, summer program at the University of Connecticut for academically talented students enrolled in the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars program. It has been designed to provide young people with opportunities to participate in creative projects and investigations under the supervision of university mentors.

YSSS Counselors will be responsible for supervising and mentoring rising high-school seniors, ages 16-18. Counselors will get to know their residents through formal and informal educational, recreational, and social programming. The position relies heavily on strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of and willingness to help the participants learn about group dynamics and self-awareness. Counselors will assist faculty and graduate student mentors and program administrators in supporting development of scholarly skills and attitudes necessary for high-level work on a university campus. Counselors will report to the YSSS Director of Residential Life, Senior Counselors, and the YSSS Program Directors.

YSSS students will spend from about 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each weekday at mentorship sites. Counselors will be responsible for visiting students at their mentorship sites, eating all 3 meals with the students, and are then on duty in the residence hall or with students in other locations from about 3:00 pm or 4:00 pm on and through the night. Counselors are also on duty throughout the weekend days and nights. Counselors will each have 2 days off (24 hour periods) during the three weeks of the program, not including weekends. The scheduling of each day off will be negotiated with the YSSS Director of Residential Life, and the YSSS Program Director and will be subject to the specific needs of the program.

YSSS Counselor Job Expectations

The following explains what is expected of YSSS Counselors. The Counselor plays an integral role in student learning through specific, planned activities and on-going individual and group/student contact. Counselors will reside in separate, single rooms, the residential dorm with the students.

Counselors will each be assigned to supervise a group of students assigned to work in 3-5 mentorship sites, usually having responsibility for 8-10 students. Counselors will visit their sites on a regular basis to observe the work the participants are conducting, participate themselves if the opportunity arises, and touch base with mentors about site activities and student progress. Every evening, Counselors will be expected to meet with the participants from their assigned sites to discuss progress and activities.

Counselors will meet with the program coordinators each weekday at 1:00 pm. Counselors will be expected to return to the residence hall at 3:00 or 4:00 pm each day to greet participants as they return from their site work, eat dinner with participants, attend evening meeting(s), coordinate and participate in afternoon and evening events, and be on duty overnight. Weekends are mandatory, and counselors must be on duty throughout the weekend. This includes attending Saturday Jack Kent Cooke planned college counseling activities and Sunday field trips.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Help to establish an educational community and keep order within the residence hall.
  2. Assist and advise groups and individual students and act as a liaison between assigned mentors and program coordinators.
  3. Coordinate and supervise evening and recreational activities.
  4. Be available to students whenever they are in the residence hall. Counselors are expected to sleep in their rooms each night for the duration of UConn YSSS program (July 5-28, 2019) except during two 24 hour days off.
  5. Attend special afternoon and evening events sponsored by YSSS program (e.g. workshops, open mic nights, films, banquet, research and humanities conference).
  6. Assist with administrative responsibilities (e.g. supervising linen exchange, inspecting rooms at the end of the program, enforcing evening curfew).
  7. Assist the Residential Life Director with the administrative procedures that pertain to the physical aspects of the residence halls (e.g. keys and locks).
  8. Participate in weekend activities and weekday duty responsibilities. Responsibilities will be shared among counselors.
  9. Adhere to and enforce the rules and policies of the University.
  10. Behave in a manner that will not have a detrimental effect upon the University or the program participants. Counselors must be positive role models for the participants.
  11. Work cooperatively with the maintenance and dining hall staff.
  12. Attend daily staff meetings.
  13. Be attentive to the personal well-being of the residents in such areas as safety, security, and emergency situations.
  14. Any other responsibilities deemed necessary by the YSSS Director of Residential Life and/or the YSSS Program Directors for the benefit of the program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. At least 3 years of post-secondary education past high school
  2. Supervisory experience and/or teaching of adolescents or children
  3. Prior experience facilitating recreational activities for a group
  4. Prior experience working collaboratively or on a team
  5. Proven ability to work independently
  6. Good organizational skills
  7. Good written and oral communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a related area (e.g. education, social sciences, human relations)
  2. One to two years of classroom/counseling experience
  3. Previous experience working with adolescents between the ages of 13 and 17.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, 3-week, full-time position from July 5, 2019 to July 29, 2019 based on the Storrs campus. The weekly stipend rate is $850.00 plus room and board. Counselors will spend 2-3 hours per day visiting mentor sites and attend mandatory weekday staff meetings. They will also be on duty in the residence halls from 3:00 or 4:00 pm each weekday through the overnight hours. Counselors are also expected to be on duty all day Saturday and Sunday July 6-7; Saturday and Sunday, July 13-14; and Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21; Saturday, July 27, and Sunday, July 28 until all participants have checked out. Attendance at staff orientation (date to be determined) will be mandatory.

If during employment, your actions with regard to your responsibilities are deemed to be unprofessional or malicious, or your actions are deemed to put students, staff, or the program at risk, we reserve the right to terminate employment immediately.

TO APPLY

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and the answers to the following questions/statements via email to Lisa Muller, Executive Program Director at the Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development at the University of Connecticut at lisa.muller@uconn.edu.

Please attach a brief description (~300 words) of yourself and why you are interested in a staff counselor position. Please include information on extracurricular activities and/or employment experiences that would DIRECTLY relate to the Counselor position.

As a counselor you will be required to plan and respond to different aspects of the program and different situations with participants throughout the 3-week period. For each situation below, please write 1-2 paragraphs to explain how you would respond.

Situation 1
It is 1:00 am and you are coming from the soda machine only to find 2 students running across the hallway into an adjacent room. Knowing that curfew is at 10:00 pm and students are not supposed to be outside of their rooms for any reason, how would you respond to this situation?

Situation 2
As a senior counselor you are responsible for assigning duties and supervising staff counselors on your floor. You discover one of your staff counselors is not visiting their students at their mentorship site on a regular basis. What course of action would you take?

Situation 3
As a counselor you want to make sure all the students have the best experience possible during the 3 weeks. A student comes to you to express discontent with his or her mentor, his or her roommate, and other counselors in the program. What would be your response to this situation?

For questions about the position, please contact Lisa Muller, Executive Program Director at lisa.muller@uconn.edu. We will begin accepting applications immediately and will continue to accept them until all positions are full. Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-35)

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.

(HR19-35)


Job Posted on February 12, 2019

Senior Counselor
Young Scholars Senior Summit Program 2019

The Young Scholars Senior Summit (YSSS) program is a three-week, summer program at the University of Connecticut for academically talented students enrolled in the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars program. It has been designed to provide young people with opportunities to participate in creative projects and investigations under the supervision of university mentors.

YSSS Senior Counselors will be responsible for supervising and mentoring rising high-school seniors, ages 16-18, and for the organization and oversight of the staff counselors on their assigned floor. Senior Counselors will get to know their residents and staff counselors through formal and informal educational, recreational, and social programming. The position relies heavily on strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of and willingness to help the participants learn about group dynamics and self-awareness. Senior Counselors will assist mentors and program administrators in supporting development of scholarly skills and attitudes necessary for high-level work on a university campus. Senior Counselors will report to the YSSS Director of Residential Life, and the YSSS Program Directors.

YSSS students will spend from about 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each weekday at mentorship sites. Senior Counselors will be responsible for visiting students at their mentorship sites, eating all 3 meals with the students, and are then on duty in the residence hall or with students in other locations from about 3:00 pm or 4:00 pm on and through the night. Senior Counselors will also be responsible for supervision of the staff counselors on their floors. Senior Counselors are also on duty throughout the weekend days and nights. Senior Counselors will each have 2 days off (24 hour periods) during the three weeks of the program, not including weekends. The scheduling of each day off will be negotiated with the YSSS Director of Residential Life and the YSSS Program Director and will be subject to the specific needs of the program. While the Director of Residential Life is away from the YSSS program, the Senior Counselors will be responsible for the supervision of the residential portion of the YSSS program.

YSSS Counselor Job Expectations

The following explains what is expected of YSSS Senior Counselors. The Senior Counselor plays an integral role in student learning through specific, planned activities and on-going individual and group/student contact. Senior Counselors will reside in separate, single rooms, on same-sex floors in the residential dorm with the students.

Senior Counselors will be assigned to work with specific Staff Counselors and their students in 3-5 mentorship sites. Typically, Senior Counselors will be responsible for at least 4 staff counselors and will oversee their students during staff counselors’ days off. Senior Counselors will assume the role of Staff Counselors in their absence and will visit their sites on a regular basis to observe the work the participants are conducting, participate themselves if the opportunity arises, and touch base with mentors about site activities and student progress. In addition, the Senior Counselors will lead the evening meetings with participants while staff counselors are away from the program.

Senior Counselors will meet with the program coordinators each weekday at 1:00 pm. Senior Counselors will be expected to return to the residence hall at 3:00 or 4:00 pm each day to greet participants as they return from their site work, eat dinner with participants, attend evening meeting(s), coordinate and participate in afternoon and evening events, and be on duty overnight. Weekends are mandatory, and counselors must be on duty throughout the weekend. This includes attending Saturday Jack Kent Cooke planned college counseling activities and Sunday field trips.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Help to establish an educational community and keep order within the residence hall.
  2. Assist and advise groups and individual students and act as a liaison between assigned mentors and program coordinators.
  3. Coordinate and supervise evening and recreational activities amongst staff counselors.
  4. Be available to students whenever they are in the residence hall. Senior Counselors are expected to sleep in their rooms each night for the duration of UConn YSSS program (July 5-28, 2019) except during two 24 hour days off.
  5. Attend special afternoon and evening events sponsored by YSSS program (e.g., workshops, open mic nights, films, banquet, Academic Showcase).
  6. Assign and supervisor the staff counselor administrative responsibilities (e.g., supervising linen exchange, inspecting rooms at the end of the program, enforcing evening curfew).
  7. Assume the duties of staff counselors while covering for them in their absence.
  8. Participate in weekend activities and weekday duty responsibilities. Responsibilities will be shared among counselors.
  9. Adhere to and enforce the rules and policies of the University.
  10. Behave in a manner that will not have a detrimental effect upon the University or the program participants. Senior Counselors must be positive role models for the participants and all staff counselors.
  11. Work cooperatively with all YSSS staff counselors, Director of Residential Life, and YSSS Program Directors.
  12. Attend daily staff meetings.
  13. Be attentive to the personal well-being of the residents in such areas as safety, security, and emergency situations.
  14. Any other responsibilities deemed necessary by the YSSS Director of Residential Life and/or the YSSS Program Directors for the benefit of the program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a related area (e.g., education, social science, human relations)
  2. One to three years of school classroom and/or counseling experience
  3. Prior experience facilitating recreational activities for a group
  4. Prior experience leading, managing, or supervising a group or team
  5. Proven ability to work independently
  6. Excellent organizational skills
  7. Excellent written and oral communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree in a related area (e.g., education, social sciences, human relations)
  2. Previous experience working with adolescents between the ages of 13 and 17.

APPOINTMENT TERMS
This is a temporary, 3-week, full-time position from July 5, 2019 to July 29, 2019 based on the Storrs campus. The weekly stipend is $1,033.33 plus room and board. Senior Counselors will cover for staff counselors and the Director of Residential Life during days off; attend mandatory weekday staff meetings; and be on duty in the residence from 3:00 or 4:00 pm each weekday through the overnight hours. Senior Counselors are also expected to be on duty all day Saturday and Sunday July 6-7; Saturday and Sunday, July 13-14; and Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21; Saturday, July 27, and Sunday, July 28 until all participants have checked out. Attendance at staff orientation (date to be determined) will be mandatory.

If during employment, your actions with regard to your responsibilities are deemed to be unprofessional or malicious, or your actions are deemed to put students, staff, or the program at risk, we reserve the right to terminate employment immediately.

TO APPLY

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and the answers to the following questions/statements via email to Lisa Muller, Executive Program Director at the Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development at the University of Connecticut at lisa.muller@uconn.edu.

Please attach a brief description (~300 words) of yourself and why you are interested in a senior counselor position. Please include information on extracurricular activities and/or employment experiences including supervisory experiences that would DIRECTLY relate to the Senior Counselor position.

As a senior counselor you will be required to plan and respond to different aspects of the program and different situations with participants and staff counselors throughout the 3-week period. For each situation below, please write 1-2 paragraphs to explain how you would respond.

Situation 1
It is 1:00 am and you are coming from the soda machine only to find 2 students running across the hallway into an adjacent room. Knowing that curfew is at 10:00 pm and students are not supposed to be outside of their rooms for any reason, how would you respond to this situation?

Situation 2
As a senior counselor you are responsible for assigning duties and supervising staff counselors on your floor. You discover one of your staff counselors is not visiting their students at their mentorship site on a regular basis. What course of action would you take?

Situation 3
As a counselor you want to make sure all the students have the best experience possible during the 3 weeks. A student comes to you to express discontent with his or her mentor, his or her roommate, and other counselors in the program. What would be your response to this situation?

For questions about the position, please contact Lisa Muller, Executive Program Director at lisa.muller@uconn.edu. We will begin accepting applications immediately and will continue to accept them until all positions are full. Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-34)

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.

(HR19-34)


Job Posted on February 11, 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 oversight and program management. The incumbent will report to the Faculty Academic Director for CITI. The position will be based at the Stamford campus, but will require regular travel to other University campuses and locations throughout the State of CT. Occasional evening and weekend hours will be required in support of Center activities and events.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Positioning and promoting CITI as a resource for professional development.
  • Directing and administering the daily operations of CITI.
  • Overseeing program coordination and logistics.
  • Engaging in public relations activities for CITI; implementing recruitment and marketing strategies to identify corporate and individual participants.
  • Negotiating costs and terms with training & service vendors and clients.
  • Preparing requests for proposal, memorandums of understanding and service contracts.
  • Participates in prospecting and developing state and federal funded workforce development programs; performing regular outreach and engagement with corporations, government and economic development agencies to promote, pitch and create programs.
  • Planning, administering and overseeing the organization of workshops and course offerings in accordance with CITI goals.
  • Assisting with preparation of budget projections; managing spending against approved budgets.
  • Overseeing CITI lab utilization at the Stamford campus.
  • Serving as team and project lead for courses, events, and revenue-generating collaborative projects.
  • Supervises and determines work assignments for CITI staff.
  • Presenting to large and small audiences.
  • Overseeing the CITI Student Scholarship Program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business, communications or technology-related field and at least four years of relevant experience.
  • Corporate soft skills and knowledge of critical mass trending technical skills.
  • Experience developing RFDs, negotiating MOUs and service contracts with external partners and clients.
  • Experience performing and coordinating responsibilities independently, while taking initiative and exercising sound judgment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with MS Professional Suite, Google Analytics and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Demonstrated supervisory ability.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with School of Business and University staff, students, faculty and external constituents.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work evening and weekend hours in support of program activities.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in support of program activities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Proficiency with LMS, content management systems and website platforms.

APPOINTMENT TERMS
This is a temporary position with a schedule of 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. Please reference search #HR19-33 in your application.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu .

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-33)

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.

(HR19-33)


Job Posted on February 11, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Office of Alumni Relations

The School of Business, Business Connections Learning Community and MS in Financial Risk Management program, seeks a full time Temporary University Specialist to provide administrative support in Stamford. This position will primarily report to the Alumni Relations Coordinator in Stamford, but will also take direction from the Director of Financial Risk Management programs. The position will be up to 28 hours per week and will be based at the Stamford campus. Evening and weekend hours may be required based on office needs. In-state and out-of-state travel may also be required on occasion in support of office events and activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in planning, promotion, coordination, execution and post work for events, field trips, alumni visits, programs and meetings, including logistics, attendance, catering, surveys etc.
  • Coordinates volunteers and assigns tasks for annual UConn Orientation Sessions as well as attends and acts as a representative of the BCLC; acts as a liaison between the First Year Programs Office and the learning community for these activities.
  • Maintains the BCLC Stamford calendar of events.
  • Has ongoing meetings with BCLC Stamford Leadership and Committee Chairs.
  • Schedules and performs ongoing 1:1 meetings with the students in the BCLC.
  • Enters data/info into an advising system on behalf of BCLC/Alumni Dept.
  • Contributes to social media accounts.
  • Assists in maintenance of websites.
  • Creates and maintains databases.
  • Assist with the development of BUSN 1801 course.
  • Assist in developing and instructing the First Year Experience course annually.
  • Assist with the hiring of and supervision of student employees.
  • Assists in coordinating the application process for BCLC Stamford admission.
  • Orders and maintains inventory of supplies and promotional items.
  • Ensures smooth business operations by monitoring issues with equipment and communicating with IT when service is needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of relevant administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated excellent administrative and organizational skills, including the ability to identify and resolve administrative and day-to-day problems.
  • Excellent writing, editing skills and social media skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to prioritize and manage shifting priorities.

APPOINTMENT TERMS
This is a temporary part-time position (28 hours per week) for a period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu. 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 #HR19-32)

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.

(HR19-32)


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 February 7, 2019

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

The Special Education program in the Neag School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut, has an opening for work on a research project called Application for Readiness in Schools and Learning Evaluation (AppRISE). APPRISE is a tablet-based app designed to screen children for reading difficulties. In the current year of the project, we will be conducting a preliminary validation of the application against existing neuropsychological tests.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary duties of the specialist will involve work with students in schools and management of project data. Examples of duties include:

  • Data Collection
    • Travel to/from school sites
    • Administer standardized reading-related assessments to children ages 3-8 following specific administration protocols
    • Administer app testing through gamified experience
  • Data Management
    • Completing and storing daily project-specific records of all work with students
    • Entering data and securely sending to the AppRISE team
    • Providing the principal investigator with properly coded, labeled and checked data for statistical analysis

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, or a related field
  • Experience teaching or working with children ages 3-8
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team
  • Excellent technological skills including ability to learn new apps and devices quickly and use Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability and flexibility to drive to sites at times conducive to school schedules (typically available 9am-3pm M-F)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience administering standardized tests to children ages 3-8
  • Experience doing human-subjects research, especially in schools or communities

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This position is approximately 20 – 30 hours per week. Specific hours are generally aligned with preschool and elementary school hours but may change based on needs of the project each week. Compensation will be commensurate with work experience and skills.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter addressing each qualification listed above, and contact information for three professional references to: Melissa.Stalega@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 #HR19-30)

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.

(HR19-30)


Job Posted on February 1, 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 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 January 15, 2019

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

Associates 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 5-month position starting February 4, 2019. Because of the special nature of this appointment, there is no guarantee of continuing service beyond the specified end date of June 30, 2019.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references with contact information to lorraine.hall@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview within one week approximately once posting is closed. (Search #HR19-27)

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.

(HR19-27)


Job Posted on January 14, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Information Technology Services

The University of Connecticut, University Information Technology Services (UITS), is seeking a highly technical and self-motivated Video Conference/Lecture Capture Support Technician. The successful candidate is an energetic IT professional who is excited by delivering “best in class” services.

Under the direction of the Manager of Academic IT AV, this position is responsible for the day-to-day operational support of the University’s audiovisual (AV), video conferencing (VTC), and lecture capture (LC) classroom systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides support for AV/VTC/LC daily operations, including setting up live events requiring AV, equipment and VTC bridge for VTC sessions, scheduling connection to the remote site(s), operating the equipment, and monitoring meetings.
  • Monitors and responds to hardware and software problems by utilizing a variety of hardware testing tools and techniques.
  • Provides installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting support for information system applications and related peripheral hardware.
  • Provides technical support and training to end-users.
  • Provides software and system troubleshooting and support.
  • Supports installation and configuration of new AV/VTC/LC hardware and reconfiguration of existing hardware.
  • Provides maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair services for AV/VTC/LC and conference room systems.
  • Troubleshoots, identifies, and corrects any AV/VTC/LC equipment malfunctions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and training
  2. Three years of related experience.
  3. Experience troubleshooting network cabling utilizing hand tools, Testers etc.
  4. The ability to work occasional weekends and outside normal work schedule.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position for a duration of six months with the possibility of extension. The work schedule for this position is approximately 35 hours/week: Monday – Thursday 10AM to 6PM, Fridays 8:30 AM to 4PM.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: Fletcher@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 # HR19-25)

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.

(HR19-25)


Job Posted on January 10, 2019

Program Assistant (Temporary University Specialist)
Student Activities
Stamford Campus

The UConn Stamford campus is seeking applications for a Temporary University Specialist for the Student Activities office. Reporting to the Coordinator of Student Activities, the incumbent will facilitate registered student organization leadership training workshops, review potential new organizations, meet with students in advisement settings, provide administrative support to the office, and support campus-wide involvement initiatives.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate student organization leader in-person SOLID workshops
  • Meet with and advise student seeking to register new student organizations
  • Coordinate and execute Fall and Spring Involvement Fairs
  • Maintain and promote UConntact to current student organizations and students looking to get involved on campus
  • Communicate with organizations and campus members regarding office policies and procedures
  • Advise student organizations on issues of concern to them, including officer transition, conflict management, constitution revision, and event planning
  • Maintain and improve office website
  • Develop and promote involvement initiatives throughout the year
  • Advise/support student leaders in planning events and activities in the areas of event planning, risk management, budgeting, marketing, etc.
  • Communicate with University fire marshal to insure compliance
  • Coordinate facilities/IT work orders for events
  • Participate/engage in training sessions and staff meetings
  • Hold office hours
  • Organize and maintain confidential files and records
  • Operate a copier/printer/scanner/fax machine
  • Create, edit, and update campus-wide correspondence
  • Assist in appropriate general public relations representation of the office at various events, including Open House and FYE course
  • Complete other duties and special projects as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in higher education or student affairs
  • A minimum of one to two years of related experience
  • Strong interest in and commitment to student involvement and leadership
  • Previous related experiences or skills in a similar position, including public speaking, event planning, leadership or campus involvement
  • Ability to complete tasks of high quality and integrity and with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Demonstrated ability to provide quality customer service and exercise sound judgment and decision making skills
  • Capacity to work independently, assess programmatic needs, and develop creative solutions
  • Team-oriented, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong computer literacy and demonstrated ability in office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of three to five years of related experience

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 40 hours per week, including occasional weekend and evening hours.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: StamfordActivities@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 # HR19-24)

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.

(HR19-24)


Job Posted on January 10, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Operations Department
Stamford Campus

The UConn Stamford campus is seeking applications for a Temporary University Specialist for the Operations office. Reporting to the Business Manager, the incumbent will assist in processing travel, mileage and out-of-pocket reimbursements, student employment, purchase requisitions, honoraria, faculty and staff travel arrangements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs office management duties; directs the workflow and supervises the processing of administrative and personnel paperwork; reviews paperwork for accuracy and adherence to policies and procedures.
  2. Supervises, trains, and evaluates student workers as needed; determines work assignments and work schedules, adjusting clerical assignments to accommodate priority needs; makes recommendations regarding hiring decisions.
  3. Independently composes, prepares and/or edits standard correspondence and reports containing information that requires thorough knowledge of policies, procedures and data sources.
  4. Devises, modifies and/or supervises the maintenance of complex filing and record keeping systems, which may be automated.
  5. As directed, assists supervisor in processing Travel, out-of- pocket and Mileage Reimbursements for Faculty and Staff.
  6. Assists with the processing of student employment. Posts student employment opportunities online. Enter student information onto CoreCT, file and/or mail student employment forms.
  7. Assists in completing the purchases for faculty and staff, including contacting vendors to obtain pricing and verification of product availability, initiate purchase requisitions, verify goods received, and maintain online records of receiving reports on University Finance System (KFS).
  8. Assists in the process of Honorarium payment.
  9. Serves as the secondary travel coordinator on campus and provide assistance on travel approval, hotel reservation, and travel reimbursement to faculty, staff and student groups.
  10. Serves as a resource to students, staff and others regarding University and departmental policies and regulations specific to Administrative, Travel, Reimbursement, Purchasing and Student Employment.
  11. As needed or assigned, may be responsible for special short term or ongoing projects that require planning, coordination and supervision.
  12. Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience including 2-4 years of experience in a progressively responsible administrative support position;
  2. Administrative, organizational and supervisory ability;
  3. Good interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively with the department/University staff, the University community and other individuals and groups;
  4. Ability to resolve problems efficiently effectively and independently.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. One to three years related experience;
  2. Previous higher education experience at a large University;
  3. Experience in working with financial management systems (e.g. Kuali Financial Systems) and student administration (e.g. Core-CT) and HR management systems (e.g. Recruiting Solutions, Peoplesoft);
  4. Experience in coordinating travel arrangements.

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 25 hours per week, including occasional weekend and evening hours.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: Stamfordoperations@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 # HR19-23)

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.

(HR19-23)


Job Posted on January 4, 2019

Medical Laboratory Assistant
UConn Student Health Services

The University of Connecticut at Storrs Student Health Services is seeking a credentialed phlebotomist. Under the supervision of a designated health professional, s/he shall be responsible for patient specimen collection and processing.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs phlebotomy and capillary punctures to obtain proper patient specimens. Executes proper specimen collection and preparation and recognizes sources of error.
  2. Assists in quality control and other required tests to meet state certification and standards. Records all quality control and quality assurance activities, instrument and procedure calibrations and maintenance performed.
  3. Utilizes laboratory instrumentation and computers to process patient forms and data.
  4. Keeps records of tests performed and samples taken, including results from referral laboratory work.
  5. Schedules patient appointments and gives patient instructions as outlined for basic diagnostic procedures, treatments and specimen collections.
  6. Processes requests from outside physicians. Processes all forms and administrative documentation related to receiving and obtaining clinical laboratory specimens, including but not limited to insurance processing. Maintains recorded documentation according to accepted medical/laboratory practices.
  7. Properly disposes of biohazardous waste generated by the laboratory. Monitors and maintains inventory of office and/or laboratory supplies.
  8. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Current medical office assistant or medical assistant certification or equivalent certification and current CPR certification.
  2. One year of experience in a medical office or clinical laboratory setting.
  3. Minimum one year phlebotomy experience.
  4. Demonstrated working skills and knowledge of current clinical laboratory procedures, techniques, equipment and laboratory safety practices; demonstrated medical office skills and experience with medical terminology.
  5. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, in addition to strong written and oral communications skills.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a three-month temporary position based in Storrs with a work schedule of Monday through Friday, 9:00AM – 5:00PM. Hourly rate of $18.00.

TO APPLY

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Ellyssa Eror, MD at ellyssa.eror@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR19-22)

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.

(HR19-22)


Job Posted on December 14, 2018

Library Technology Assistant
Temporary University Specialist
UConn Library

Under the supervision of the Information Technology Services Support Coordinator, this position provides technical support for the UConn Library’s staff, patrons, and other members of the University community. The incumbent is responsible for supporting a wide variety of technologies, including Windows, Macs, audiovisual equipment, printing/copying, and other peripherals.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and recommends corrective solutions to errors that require knowledge of current computer applications, networking, hardware, and software. Uses the Library’s ticketing system to track and communicate resolutions.
  2. Assigns routine technical work to Library Technology student employees and refers more advanced problems to the appropriate Library Technology staff. Responsible for training Library Technology student employees to independently troubleshoot and provide quick resolutions for users.
  3. Provides implementation support for Library Technology projects, including status updates and feedback by project.
  4. Assists with installing, testing, and monitoring hardware and software as required. Including, but not limited to, the setup, configuration, and upgrades for Windows, Mac, AV technologies, etc. Works with vendors as necessary to resolve issues.
  5. Creates and edits internal and end-user technical documentation (both hard copy and on-line documentation) for services, equipment, and projects.
  6. Assists in IT inventory management. Maintains routine asset security, organization, and cleanliness of computing facilities managed by Library Technology.
  7. Occasional off-hours and/or off-location travel to regional campuses and other partner libraries may be required.

Shared Expectations for All Staff

  1. Participates in planning and actively contributes to Area and Unit priorities, initiatives, and operations through collaboration and cooperation.
  2. Demonstrates reliable and effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Maintains currency and open communication in ongoing trends and developments related to position responsibilities.
  4. Works effectively in current office applications, software, and communication tools as set by the UConn Library and University of Connecticut.
  5. Exhibits appreciation of, sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse working environment, inclusive of social, economic, cultural, ideological, gender, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  6. Performs duties parallel to position responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Minimum of 1-year experience in technical support, including experience with Microsoft Windows and Office.
  2. Demonstrated ability to analyze and diagnose software, hardware, and network problems; propose solutions, and implement approved actions.
  3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated commitment to providing quality customer service.
  4. Demonstrated high degree of initiative; ability to be flexible to the changing needs of current technological work environments.
  5. Ability to organize information and to process details efficiently and accurately.
  6. Ability to travel and work at other campus locations as required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in an IT Service/Help Desk environment, including experience with desktop imaging.
  2. Demonstrated experience with Windows and MacOS in an Active Directory environment.
  3. Demonstrated experience with technical project implementation.
  4. Experience training or supervising technical staff.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a six-month temporary position based in Storrs with a work schedule of Monday through Friday, 9:00AM – 5:00PM. Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

TO APPLY

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Ellen Silbermann at ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR19-21)

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.

(HR19-21)


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 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 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.

(HR18-48)


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 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.