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Job Posted on May 23, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
UConn Library, Office of the Dean

Under the direction of the Head of Administrative Services, the Temporary University Specialist provides support for the UConn Library’s Administrative Services Unit.  The position is responsible for a variety of administrative support functions.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Responsible for coordinating and processing administrative records; review for accuracy, completeness and compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures; identify and follow-up to resolve problems, referring most unusual or difficult problems to supervisor.
  2. Provides instruction and responds to user requests on all Unit services. Aids in solving a wide variety of problems, some of which are new or unusual and require interpretation, judgment, and initiative.  Communicates with other University offices and/or outside agencies to request or provide information or to clarify procedures.
  3. Serves as the Service Manager for the UConn Library HR Database. Responsible for entering and maintaining data, as well as creating reports and queries.
  4. Plans, organizes, and implements special projects as directed by the Head of Administrative Services. Projects require data gathering and analysis, instruction, and communication.
  5. Uses advanced knowledge of various software programs to prepare reports, charts, presentations, etc. for inclusion in Library documentation.
  6. Responsible for maintaining personnel information on the UConn Library website. Including updating staff directory and organizational charts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  2. Demonstrated ability to independently resolve administrative problems collaboratively, effectively, and efficiently.
  3. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; ability to effectively work with faculty, staff, students, and other members of the University community.
  4. Demonstrated proficiency in all Microsoft Office Suite applications.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a six-month temporary position based in Storrs with an average of 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday.  Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

TO APPLY

For full consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications for this position to Kim Giard at kim.giard@uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until 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, found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-56)


Job Posted on May 15, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
Global Affairs

The Education Abroad Office welcomes applications for an experienced professional to serve as a Temporary University Specialist. Under the general supervision of the Associate Director, the position will act as the first point of contact for constituents working with Education Abroad, manage various administrative duties and provide general office support.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Act as the first point of contact for constituents working with the Education Abroad Office including students, parents, faculty, staff, overseas partners, and vendors.
  2. Simultaneously manage competing tasks including answering the phone, responding to emails, greeting visitors, handling mail, and assisting with projects.
  3. Respond to initial inquiries from students, faculty, and others regarding program policies, procedures, and requirements, making referrals as appropriate.
  4. Maintain consistent and accurate communications with partners and universities.
  5. Assist with transcript processing, grade conversion and credit alignment system.
  6. Maintain expert understanding of University policies pertaining to Education Abroad.
  7. Book rooms, catering, logistics, and supply orders for Education Abroad meetings, and events.
  8. Coordinate travel, schedules, meals, and logistics for campus visitors.
  9. Provide support to the Education Abroad team on a variety of projects, administrative tasks, data reports and promotional events.
  10. Manage workflow of student workers.
  11. Provide support for visa processing and application review.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. At least one year of administrative or related experience.
  3. Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Strong communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated experience providing quality customer service.
  5. Ability to interface effectively with students, parents, partners, staff and faculty.
  6. Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  7. Ability to work independently and prioritize competing responsibilities.
  8. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office and databases).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience studying, working or living abroad
  2. Experience working in an administrative unit in higher education or international education
  3. Experience with student management software such as Terra Dotta and Peoplesoft

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position based in Storrs with a commitment to work an average of 35 hours per week. The terms of this position are for six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.  Salary rate will be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY

Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references including name, email address, and telephone number to: Matt Yates at matthew.yates@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, found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-55)


Job Posted on April 23, 2018

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 large federally-funded research project in collaboration with the National Center on Intensive Intervention and the American Institutes for Research. The Intensive Intervention Certificate Pilot Program is designed to improve the quality of intensive intervention by providing special educators with professional development and instructional support.  At UConn, the project director is Devin Kearns, Ph.D., an assistant professor of special education in the Department of Educational Psychology.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

Duties will vary according to project needs and will include assisting with the development and revision of materials, creating and implementing organizational tools, and working as part of a collaborative team. This position is primarily administrative in nature, but also includes work with technology and education.

Duties will include:

  • Communicating with a large team to ensure that project deadlines are met
  • Managing and monitoring project plans and schedules
  • Creating, implementing, and maintaining effective systems for managing workflow
  • Managing an active online learning platform
  • Working with students within a school setting
  • Storing, managing, and organization of project-specific records
  • Assisting with managing daily activities, scheduling meetings, and making travel arrangements
  • Supervising student employees, including graduate assistants
  • Collaborating with the team weekly, or as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience teaching in general or special education in Grades K-12 (preferred)
  • Experience working with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This position is approximately 20 hours per week and the schedule is extremely flexible. Compensation will be commensurate with work experience and skills.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resumecover letter addressing each qualification listed above, and contact information for three professional references to Marney Pollack at marney.pollack@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.  

(HR18-53)


Job Posted on April 20, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
Career Coach, Center for Career Development

The Part Time (PT) Career Coach will meet with UConn students and recent alumni at the Storrs campus, regarding matters related to career coaching, such as résumé writing, interviewing, job search, internship search, major and career exploration, and LinkedIn. The PT Career Coach will partner with students in one-on-one sessions and groups to empower them to make decisions about their academic and career-related plans. This positive and interactive approach is the process of equipping students with tools, knowledge and opportunities that allow them to gain insight as well as determine action steps and plan for achievable career outcomes. Under the direction of the Associate Director, career coaching training will be provided.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct same-day career coaching appointments
  • Offer Résumé Critiques
  • Conduct Practice Interviews
  • May deliver career presentations and workshops
  • NOTE: as time allows, participate in administrative work or projects to support CCD

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred
  • Prior career coaching or career counseling experience
  • Outstanding oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working with diverse populations

APPOINTMENT TERMS

  • This is a temporary, part-time position in fall and spring semesters with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding. Salary rate will be commensurate with experience.
  • HOURS/LOCATION
    • 12-15 hours per week, M-F
    • Between the hours of 12 p.m. and 8 p.m., 2-3 days per week
    • Storrs campus

TO APPLY

For full consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications for this position to: Beth Settje, Associate Director at beth.settje@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp .

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-52)

 


Job Posted on March 20, 2018

Metadata and Discovery Assistant
Temporary University Specialist

Under the direction of the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery, this position provides cataloging support for UConn Library materials according to the MARC21 format in UConn Library’s inventory management system Alma, and, inventory management tasks to support the accuracy and accessibility of items already existing in the collections.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides copy cataloging according to national standards and best practices for items in all formats.
  2. Performs metadata management tasks such as withdrawing items or enhancing records.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  3. Working knowledge of cataloging/metadata standards with the ability to organize information and process details efficiently and accurately.
  4. Working knowledge of Integrated Library Systems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience or coursework in informational organization, cataloging, and/or metadata.
  2. Experience with Ex Libris’ Alma.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a six-month temporary position based in Storrs with a 35-hour Monday through Friday workweek.  Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

TO APPLY

For full consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications for this position to Khara Leon, Head of Administrative Services at khara.leon@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, found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-50)


 

Job Posted on March 16, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
Information Technology Services Assistant

Under the supervision of the Director of Library ITS, 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. Responds to requests for information and provides assistance in solving a wide variety of problems, some of which are new or unusual and require interpretation, judgment and initiative. Recommends system and/or workflow updates to achieve increased efficiencies.
  3. Assigns routine technical work to ITS student employees and refers more advanced problems to the appropriate ITS staff. Responsible for training ITS student employees to independently trouble shoot and provide quick resolutions for users.
  4. Provides implementation support for ITS projects, including status updates and feedback by project.
  5. 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.
  6. Creates and edits internal and end-user technical documentation (both hard copy and on-line documentation) for ITS services, equipment, and projects.
  7. Assists in IT inventory management. Maintains routine asset security, organization, and cleanliness of computing facilities managed by ITS.
  8. Occasional off-hours and/or off-location travel to regional campuses and other partner libraries may be 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. Incumbent may be required to possess and maintain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s license during employment in the class.

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

For full consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications for this position to Khara Leon, Head of Administrative Services at khara.leon@uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-49)


Job Posted on March 14, 2018

Adjunct Faculty (Temporary Positions)
Department of Public Policy

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

Courses Available:

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

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-48)

 


Job Posted on March 9, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
Communications Assistant

 The University of Connecticut seeks applications for the position of Communications Assistant for the UConn School of Law, one of the leading public law schools in the country.  The communications assistant will work with the director of communications, performing a range of duties related to web content, social media and other aspects of publicity and marketing at UConn School of Law. This is a part-time, temporary position starting on or before April 1, 2018 and ending on October 31, 2018. Hours may be variable or sporadic depending on current projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide content for the law school’s website by covering on-campus events, writing articles and faculty and alumni notes, recording video and taking photographs for online publication.
  2. Create compelling social media posts for the law school’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn accounts using text, photographs and video.
  3. Assist in the design of printed leaflets, brochures, fliers, posters and other printed promotional materials.
  4. Organize and edit photographs taken by UConn Law staff, student workers and freelance photographers.
  5. Perform miscellaneous office work, as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, English, Communications or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Good writing and grammatical skills, as demonstrated by writing samples.
  3. Ability to meet deadlines, carry assignments through to completion and take initiative.
  4. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  5. Commitment to the highest standards of accuracy and careful attention to detail.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience with digital photography and digital photo editing.
  2. Experience recording video and proficiency in editing video, preferably with Final Cut or Premiere.
  3. Experience working with content management systems (e.g. Drupal, WordPress).
  4. Understanding of graphic design principles and familiarity with graphic design software, preferably InDesign.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and a cover letter to Jeanne Leblanc, Director of Communications, at jeanne.leblanc@uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by March 23, 2018.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

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

(HR18-47)


Job Posted on February 28, 2018

Temporary University Specialist
CUSCC MANAGER- Connecticut Undersea Supply Chain Consortium
School of Engineering

Establishment of the Connecticut Undersea Supply Chain Consortium (CUSCC) is one program within the Thames River Innovation Place (TRIP) strategic plan which was recently selected for support under the CTNEXT Innovation Places program. The purpose of the CUSCC program is to create a professional organization which will promote economic development amongst undersea and maritime supply chain companies across Connecticut through targeted activities in workforce development, technology development, strategic business development and strategic partnership development. The University of Connecticut (UConn), as a collaborator within the TRIP partnership, seeks to hire a dynamic leader to serve as the inaugural CUSCC program manager to launch the new consortium and manage and grow its operations. The successful candidate will work under the general direction of the TRIP Executive Director and UConn principal investigator to conduct day-to-day operations of CUSCC. The position has flexibility to be filled on either a full-time or part-time basis depending on qualifications and preferences of preferred candidates.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for CUSCC strategic business development which includes transitioning the program from CTNEXT funding to a sustained membership funding model
  • Negotiate qualification standards and requirements for subcontractors to large prime defense contractors and government agencies.
  • Facilitate and assist with certification for consortium members to become qualified bidders for sub and prime contracts.
  • Facilitate and assist with the creation of consortium member teams to pool capabilities for bids and proposals.
  • Plans and implements CUSCC activities in accordance with program goals and objectives, and supervises day-to-day delivery of program content.
  • Plans and organizes CUSCC meetings, workshops, training programs and materials in accordance with program goals.
  • Engages in public relations and promotional activities with industry and other stakeholders, develops and implements recruiting and promotional strategies for industry membership.
  • Collects and analyzes program data and participates in evaluating program effectiveness; identifies problems and makes changes, within prescribed guidelines, or recommends major changes.
  • Maintain an electronic record of all contacts and communications with consortium members, prime contractors and government agencies in a CRM data base.
  • Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to CUSCC program and at least 3 to 5 years relevant experience.
  2. Demonstrated ability to implement programs and identify and resolve day-to-day program problems.
  3. Ability to plan and organize meetings and workshops and prepare required materials relevant to the CUSCC program.
  4. Excellent organizational and management skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with project team.
  6. Demonstrated experience in maintaining budgets and financial records.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Knowledge and experience with the naval sector.
  2. Experience with workforce development programs.
  3. Experience performing technology assessment and insertion.
  4. Experience developing strategic business plans with small and medium companies.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

The salary is negotiable depending on experience. This position is 20 to 40 hours per week and the schedule is negotiable. The appointment term is 6 months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding. The office will be UConn Avery Point Campus.

TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Noreen Wall (noreen.wall@uconn.edu).

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-45)


Job Posted on January 15, 2018

Recruitment Coordinator (Temporary University Specialist)
School of Business Undergraduate Career Development Office

The School of Business seeks a part-time Recruitment Coordinator (Temporary University Specialist) to work in the Undergraduate Career Development Office (UCDO).  The incumbent will coordinate student recruitment events and interview schedules with corporate partners, as well as provide administrative support for the office.   This position will report to the Assistant Director of the UCDO, and will be based at the Storrs campus.  Some evening and weekend hours will be required in support of program events.  Occasional in-state travel may also be required in support of program needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serving as a resource and the first point-of contact for students, alumni, employers, faculty and staff to the UCDO.
  • Coordinating logistics for employer, recruiter, and student appointments at all campuses for the UCDO staff.
  • Coordinating recruiter visits at the School of Business, which includes scheduling interviews and reserving rooms; preparing space for recruiter tables, etc.
  • Planning, coordinating and executing UCDO recruiting events and meetings.
  • Responding to employer and student inquiries through the use of the School’s ticketing system.
  • Processing administrative, fiscal and personnel paperwork for the office.
  • Assisting with maintaining and monitoring the UCDO approved budget; tracking spending against budget.
  • Updating and maintaining UCDO customer relationship management applications, other databases and files; compiling data for reporting purposes.
  • Assisting with design and production of promotional materials and other communications efforts related to event participation and program involvement.
  • May assist with reviewing and updating the UCDO website.
  • May assist with training, supervising and establishing the work schedules of student staff.
  • Performing other related duties or special projects as directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least one year of administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with event planning, coordination and execution.
  • Effective decision-making skills and ability to work independently.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Willingness and ability to work some irregular, flexible hours and travel in-state as necessary.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in a corporate recruitment or higher education career office.
  • Experience using a recruiting management system or similar systems.
  • Experience with Kuali or similar financial management system(s).

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu.  Please reference search # HR18-44 in your application.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR18-44)

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.

(HR18-44)


Job Posted on December 14, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
UConn eCampus

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-42)


Job Posted on November 22, 2017

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

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu.  Please reference search #HR18-40 in your application.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

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

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

(HR18-40)


Job Posted on November 22, 2017

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

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu.  Please reference search #HR18-39 in your application.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

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

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

(HR18-39)


Job Posted on November 22, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
School of Engineering Biomedical Engineering Department

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-38)

 


Job Posted on November 20, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-35)


Job Posted on November 14, 2017

Academic Specialist (Lab assistant)
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department

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

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

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in the Biological Sciences

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Stamforddirector@uconn.edu with a subject of Biology Lab Assistant.   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-34)


Job Posted on November 2, 2017

Facilities Coordinator
School of Fine Arts

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

(HR18-28)


Job Posted on October 19, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Career Development Office

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

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

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

(HR18-24)


Job Posted on July 12, 2017

Adjunct Faculty, MBA Communications Course
School of Business

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

Please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, contact information for three professional references and other relevant materials (such as course syllabi and teaching evaluations) to: meg.warren@uconn.edu.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants whose qualifications align with current teaching needs will be contacted to schedule an interview.

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

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

(HR18-02)


Job Posted on June 30, 2017

Temporary University Specialist, Wellness and Prevention Services
Student Health Services

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

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

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

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

(HR17-45)


Job Posted on June 29, 2017

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

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

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

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

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

(HR17-43)


Job Posted on June 23, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

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

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

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

(HR17-41)


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

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

Duties and Responsibilities

The primary duties of the specialist are:

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

Please submit a resumecover letter addressing each qualification listed above, and contact information for three professional references to: steven.demurjian@uconn.edu .  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

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

(HR17-33)


Job Posted on May 4, 2017

Adjunct Faculty, Accounting
School of Business

Position Summary

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

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

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

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

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

(HR17-32)


Non-State Positions

Job Posted on August 3, 2017

Location Supervisor for Retail Operations
Department of Dining Services

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

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

(HR18-08)