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Job Posted on June 14, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Career Development Office

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

(HR19-57)


Job Posted on June 6, 2019

Temporary University Specialist (Part-time)
Admissions Recruiter, School of Social Work

The Part Time (PT) Admissions Recruiter will join the Office of Student and Academic Services in fulfilling its mission to recruit a diverse incoming class. The Recruiter will speak to prospective students one on one and in large groups at campus and community recruitment events. This person will need to be well-versed in understanding social work as a profession, the School’s mission and the many programs it offers; Non-Degree, Bachelor, Master and Doctoral. The Admissions Recruiter may also partner with other units and schools as deemed appropriate to fulfill the recruiting goals.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in trainings to become well-versed with the UConn School of Social Work and the various educational programs offered
  • Represent the School at different college fairs, events and other opportunities as identified
  • Advise prospective students about various programs and courses available in the School and the career opportunities associated with them
  • Respond to prospective students via email and telephone
  • Provide campus tours to prospective students as schedule permits
  • Utilize the admissions system Slate and programs of Microsoft Suite to conduct work
  • Collect and analyze student data, which can be utilized by the department to indicate trends
  • Identify new recruitment opportunities and present them to Office of Student and Academic Services Director for consideration
  • Participate in open houses and orientation for prospective and incoming students
  • Collaborate with other units as needed
  • Present at MSW information sessions as needed
  • Work with the Director in meeting the goals for admissions

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree in higher education or related field
  • Prior experience in the field of admissions/recruitment preferred
  • Must have good computing knowledge in software applications such as MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Must have access to their own transportation in order to travel to other universities/colleges and other events as identified
  • Must be able to adapt to program hours which includes some nights and weekends
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. of recruitment material</li

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a 25 hour per week, part-time position, Mondays through Thursdays, with night and weekend hours as identified to attend recruiting events. The position is from August 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020. Hourly pay in accordance with Department’s current pay schemes.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to sswstudentservices@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 # HR19-56)

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.

(HR19-56)


Job Posted on May 24, 2019

Temporary University Specialist (Part-time)
Career Coach, Center for Career Development

The Part Time (PT) Career Coach will meet with UConn students and recent alumni at the Avery Point 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. The PT Career Coach will also partner with members of the Center for Career Development’s Corporate Partner Relations team to coordinate Employer visits to campus for recruiting purposes.

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 plans for achievable career outcomes. Under the direction of the Program Director, Regional Campus Career Services, career coaching training will be provided.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct same-day and scheduled career coaching appointments
  • Offer Résumé and Cover Letter Critiques
  • Conduct Practice Interviews
  • May deliver career presentations and workshops
  • Help coordinate employer visits
  • NOTE: as time allows, participate in administrative work or projects to support CCDs

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of Career Services
  • 1-3 years of experience writing and editing Résumés and Cover Letters
  • 1-3 years of experience teaching interview skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Good coaching skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good ability with Word, PowerPoint
  • Strong relationships building skills

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a 20 hour per week, part-time position, Mondays through Fridays, with a schedule to be negotiated with the position’s immediate supervisor. The position is for the 2019 fall semester with the possibility of extension for the 2020 spring semester depending upon funding and satisfactory performance. Hourly pay in accordance with Department’s current pay schemes.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to robert.volle_jr@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 # HR19-55)

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.

(HR19-55)


Job Posted on May 24, 2019

Temporary University Specialist (Part-time)
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts is seeking applications for a part-time Educational Coordinator for the Jorgensen Outreach for Youth (JOY!) Conservatory Program for the 2019/2020 school year. The Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the conservatory program which awards approximately 40 scholarships to area middle and high school aged students who are studying voice or a musical instrument.

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

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

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to via email to: Elizabeth.sanders@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with start date of July, 19, 2019.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR19-54)

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.

(HR19-54)


Job Posted on April 30, 2019

Information Systems Assistant
School of Law
Hartford, CT

The School of Law Information Systems is seeking a part-time information systems assistant. The primary role of the position is to provide support for computer systems at the Law School.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide computer technical support to the Law School community. Resolve hardware, software and networking issues.
  2. Track problems and create documentation and instructions for equipment configuration and user functions.
  3. Deploy computer workstations. Contact users and work with student support assistants to provide support.
  4. Support audio-visual technologies for event and classroom use, including presentation, projection and voice amplification systems.
  5. Assist with other support needs of the IT department. Troubleshoot technical problems, create work orders and resolve issues.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject area, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to work independently and regularly exercise judgment.
  • Ability to provide computer technical support.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent writing and communications skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with computer and systems support.
  • Experience with audio-visual and video recording technologies.
  • Experience working in a University setting.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary part-time position located at the UConn Law School in Hartford CT. The anticipated start date is May 10, 2019. The work schedule is Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via email to: Ricardo.Mardales@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 # HR19-50)

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.

(HR19-50)


Job Posted on April 24, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Office of Communications
School of Business

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Web
    • Managing the School’s web presence, including creation of new sites, site and user administration, adding and editing text and media content, creation of web forms and management of online profiles.
    • Serving as a resource to faculty, staff and students for website management and brand standards.
    • Providing reports on web analytics.

Depending on skillset, additional duties may include:

  • Assisting with the setup and maintenance of both automated and manual email communications to prospective students and applicants for all School of Business degree programs and graduate certificate programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a communications setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HTML and WordPress.
  • Proficiency with social media platforms’ functionality and tools for business use.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media best practices.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience working in a higher education environment.
  • Experience with marketing automation tools.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: busndean@business.uconn.edu. Please reference job opening #HR19-49 in the subject line of your email application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

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

(HR19-49)


Job Posted on April 1, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Information Technology Department

The School of Business Information Technology Department seeks a Temporary University Specialist to manage technology support services for the Stamford campus programs and employees. This position reports to the Director of Information Technology and will be based at the Stamford campus. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required in support of program events and activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating technology support across Stamford Business programs.
  • Managing technical support for CITI labs, websites and initiatives through:
    • Supporting CITI’s IT professional development course preparation and delivery.
    • Ensuring the continuous, uninterrupted availability and functionality of CITI networking systems, and coordinating technical support for CITI websites.
  • Resolving complex software, hardware and networking problems.
  • Supervising the delivery of A/V and teleconferencing services to Stamford Business programs.
  • Responding to emergency network outages and repair request and/or off-peak network implementations as required for maintaining optimum service levels with minimal interruptions to users and network downtime.
  • Coordinating work assignments for student technology staff as appropriate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or training and two years of recent related experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer hardware, assembly, troubleshooting and repair.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience with mobile computers, interfaces, devices and related peripherals.
  • Demonstrated experience with handling difficult problems effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated computer software experience with MS Office Professional Suite.
  • Demonstrated experience with computer hardware repair.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students and administrators as well as external agencies and the public.
  • Extremely high level of motivation, independence, and responsibility.
  • Demonstrated experience working well under stress.
  • Willingness and ability to work evening and weekends on occasion in support of department and program needs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated experience with video conferencing and distance education software such as Microsoft Skype and WebEx, and Polycom Bridge hardware.
  • Prior experience working in a higher education environment.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary part-time position with a flexible schedule for a period of up to three 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: alexander.delcampo@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 #HR19-45)

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.

(HR19-45)


Job Posted on March 28, 2019

Research Technician
Department of Physiology & Neurobiology

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

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

(HR19-42)


Job Posted on March 22, 2019

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

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

(HR19-41)


Job Posted on March 21, 2019

Research Technician
Department of Physiology & Neurobiology

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

(HR19-40)


Job Posted on March 12, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Accounting Office, Storrs Campus

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

(HR19-39)


Job Posted on February 22, 2019

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Human Development and Family Studies

The UConn Department of Human Development and Family Studies seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in a variety of undergraduate courses starting in August, 2019. Courses are taught in Storrs, Hartford, Waterbury, Stamford, and Avery Point. Adjunct faculty typically teach one – two courses per semester and are paid by the course. Please visit https://familystudies.uconn.edu/ for more information about the department.

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

  • Individual and Family Development (1070)
  • Research Methods in HDFS (2004W)
  • Professional Communication in HDFS (4007W)
  • Parenthood and Parenting (3311W)
  • Individual and Family Intervention (3340)
  • Child Welfare, Law, and Social Policy (3540W)
  • Diversity Issues in Human Development and Family Studies (2001)
  • Human Development: Infancy Through Adolescence (2100)
  • Human Development: Adulthood and Aging (2200)
  • Infant/Toddler Development (3101)
  • Early/Middle Childhood Development (3102)

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter indicating the following: which course(s) you seek to teach; what general subject areas you feel qualified to teach; which campus(es) you would be able to teach at; your general availability (days, time of day) for teaching. These items and any other relevant materials (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations) should be submitted to carla.gomez@uconn.edu. This is a pool posting. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR19-37)

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

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

(HR19-37)


Job Posted on February 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 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 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 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

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.