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Job Posted on September 22, 2020

Temporary University Specialist
School of Fine Arts

The School of Fine Arts is seeking applications for one part-time (15-17 hours/week) Temporary University Specialist. The primary role of the position is to provide financial and accounting services to support the Financial Services Office. Duties will include, but not limited to, purchasing administration, faculty travel support, running various financial reports and performing analysis, facilitating the procurement card records management process and other related tasks in the University’s financial system. The Temporary University Specialist interacts with a broad array of constituencies which includes faculty, staff, students, and external parties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree in accounting or financial management related field and two years of experience in accounting, finance or business related industry.
  • Familiarity with and ability to learn a variety of financial systems such as financial, payroll, automated workflows, and report writing.
  • Ability to independently organize, prioritize, and carry out responsibilities; effective time management skills; attention to detail; and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, analytical, and organizational skills; ability to set priorities, juggle competing demands, and function in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Demonstrated excellence with regard to attendance, punctuality, reliability, and success in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of business, administrative and clerical procedures; familiarity with standard office equipment, including scanners and electronic filing systems; ability to handle and maintain confidential information and documents; aptitude for adherence to State/University policies and procedures.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance or a combination of education and relevant experience that clearly demonstrates the skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Experience working in an academic institution.
  • Experience working with Kuali Financial Systems, CORE CT, HuskyBuy

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Salary is $21.00-$25.00/ hr., commensurate with experience. This is a temporary, part-time (15-17 hours per week) with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding.

TO APPLY

To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three employment references including contact information to kathleen.pierro@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is October 1st, 2020.

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.

(HR21-09)


Job Posted on September 18, 2020

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Geosciences

The UConn Department of Geosciences seeks a candidate with expertise in historical geology and paleontology to teach GSCI 3010 Earth History and Global Change, which includes a lab overseen by a TA. The course, to be taught in Storrs beginning January 2021, includes an integrated survey of the history of Earth and life and the methods used to reconstruct it. The instructional modality (in-person, distance-learning, hybrid) is not yet determined. This is a 3 credit course and pay is by the credit. Please visit www.geosciences.uconn.edu for more information about the department.

A course description can be found at https://catalog.uconn.edu/directory-of-courses/course/GSCI.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in geoscience or a closely related field, college teaching experience, and knowledge of historical geology and paleontology.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Training, experience, and expertise in paleontology.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position (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 your relevant education and experience. These items and any other relevant materials (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations) should be submitted to christin.donnelly@uconn.edu. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will 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.

(HR21-08)


Job Posted on September 18, 2020

Per Diem MDs/Physicians
Student Health and Wellness
Storrs Campus

The University of Connecticut Student Health and Wellness, Storrs campus, is seeking experienced physicians to provide compassionate, exemplary care to our unique and diverse student body. These are per diem positions for day, evening and weekend coverage. We are an AAAHC accredited site and take pride in the quality of care provided to our students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Doctor of Medicine degree or Doctor of Osteopathy degree.
  2. Possession of a current unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Connecticut by date of hire.
  3. Board Certification in a primary-care specialty approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
  4. Current unrestricted Federal DEA number and state controlled substance registration.
  5. Current CPR/AED certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience working in a college health setting.
  2. Competency with minor office medical procedures

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are temporary positions requiring at least 4 hours a week. Hourly per diem rates including shift differential apply.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of three professional references via email to: laurie.loehr@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and 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.

(HR21-07)


Job Posted on September 18, 2020

Per Diem Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
Student Health and Wellness
Storrs Campus

The University of Connecticut Student Health and Wellness, Storrs campus, is seeking experienced APRNs to provide compassionate, exemplary care to our unique and diverse student body. These are per diem positions for day, evening and weekend coverage. We are an AAAHC accredited site and take pride in the quality of care provided to our students. The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse assumes an independent clinical practice, performing acts of diagnoses and health care management as described in Public Act 99-168; interacting with professional colleagues to provide comprehensive care; and directs the delivery of clinical services by the RN staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree and three to five years’ experience in nursing.
  2. Possession of a current/unrestricted license as both an APRN/RN in the State of Connecticut
  3. Evidence of completion of a Nurse Practitioner program from an accredited educational institution.
  4. Current certification by a national accrediting body (ANA, NACOG) as a nurse practitioner prior to employment.
  5. Current, unrestricted Controlled Substance Registration by both the State of Connecticut and Federal DEA.
  6. Current CPR/AED certification.
  7. Strong written and verbal communication, human relations and organizational skills
  8. Willing to work flexible hours

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience in a College Health setting.
  2. Experience with caring for patients with behavioral health needs.
  3. Experience working with a diverse population including adolescents.
  4. Experience providing gynecological care.
  5. Three years’ experience as an APRN in an ambulatory/outpatient setting.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are temporary positions requiring at least 4 hours a week. Hourly per diem rates including shift differential apply.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of three professional references via email to: laurie.loehr@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and 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.

(HR21-06)


Job Posted on September 18, 2020

Per Diem Registered Nurses (RN)
Student Health and Wellness
Storrs Campus

The University of Connecticut Student Health and Wellness, Storrs campus, is seeking experienced RNs to provide compassionate, exemplary care to our unique and diverse student body. These are per diem positions for day, evening and weekend coverage. We are an AAAHC accredited site and take pride in the quality of care provided to our students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut.
  2. CPR Certification
  3. Three to five years’ experience as a nurse in one of the following areas: public health, ambulatory care, emergency or critical care with a patient population that includes adolescents/young adults.
  4. Demonstrable physical assessment skills.
  5. Experience in a role that requires independent judgement and decision- making skills in a fast- paced environment.
  6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  7. Demonstrate functional ability to utilize electronic health records.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience in a College Health setting.
  2. Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or other health related field.
  3. Experience performing IV insertion and providing wound care.
  4. Experience providing nursing telephone advice.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are temporary positions requiring at least 4 hours a week. Hourly per diem rates including shift differential apply.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of three professional references via email to: laurie.loehr@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and 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.

(HR21-05)


Job Posted on September 11, 2020

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 is searching for a specialist for work on a research project called Application for Readiness in Schools and Learning Evaluation (APPRISE). Developed by a group of lead researchers, APPRISE is a universal screener that assesses school readiness and dyslexia risk in learners ages 4-8. APPRISE uses an engaging tablet-based app that measures a range of literacy and cognitive skills. The goal is to provide early intervention for students in need and help change student outcomes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The main duties of the research assistant are to administer the tablet-based assessment to children ages 4-8 over virtual calls. The assistant would be responsible for the following:

  • Administering standardized reading-related assessments to children in a virtual setting
  • Collecting data and scoring all standardized tests
  • Tracking daily test progress
  • Reporting data to the APPRISE team in a timely manner
  • Ensuring all data is properly coded, labeled and accurate

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, or related field. This position requires extensive work with young children and an understanding of student management and child development.
  • Experience administering and scoring standardized tests. The research assistant will be required to administer, score, and track student data. A successful candidate must have background knowledge of how standardized tests work and be able to administer the test in a professional and reliable manner.
  • A flexible schedule. The research assistant must be able and willing to work hours that may extend later in the day and be adaptable to changes in schedules. This position may require occasional weekend hours as well. This position is approximately 20 – 30 hours per week.
  • Excellent technological skills, including experience with tablets. A successful candidate must be able to learn new apps and devices quickly and efficiently and have experience working with tablets, ideally in an educational setting.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills and work independently. The research assistant will be required to exercise independent judgement and make performance-based decisions.
  • Experience working with young children. The research assistant will be responsible for daily interactions with young students and providing a comfortable testing environment for each student.
  • Excellent organizational skills. A successful candidate will be able to administer, score, and track test progress in accordance with specific research protocol and enter data for analysis.
  • Ability to work together as a team and demonstrate exceptional communication skills. The research assistant must be a contributing member of the APPRISE team and be open and willing to share and receive different views and ideas.
  • Willingness to learn new tasks. A successful candidate will be eager to go beyond required tasks and be open-minded to learning new skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in education, psychology or related field.
  • Experience doing research projects and data collection.
  • 3-5 years of successful work experience in an educational setting. Knowledge of school environments, protocols, and procedures would support a smooth transition into this role and allow the candidate to provide valuable feedback to the APPRISE team based on previous experience.
  • Background knowledge or completed course work in reading development and executive functioning in young learners. A strong background in reading foundational and executive functioning skills would assist in understanding the goals of APPRISE.
  • Excellent time management skills. A successful candidate would meet required deadlines and perform a variety of tasks in a timely manner.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This position is approximately 20 to 30 hours per week and based on the schedule of participating schools and families. Compensation is commensurate with work experience and skills. This is a temporary, part time position with the possibility of extension dependent on program needs and available funding.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: katie.gelsomini@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 #HR21-04)

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.

(HR21-04)


Job Posted on August 31, 2020

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 called CARING (Computer-Aided and Reading Intervention Using Neuroimaging of Growth). The goal of the CARING Project is to understand how children’s brains change as they participate in reading instruction.

The project involves providing reading intervention to children but it does not require you to visit schools. All instruction is conducted online. The project involves 80 hours of instruction delivered to children in small groups online, as well as home-based computer game playing, and neuroimaging using a technology called functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS). Instruction is provided to second and third graders with reading difficulty in online groups up to 4 children.

The project is a collaboration between UConn and Haskins Laboratory, a Yale-based center that studies children’s reading using brain scanning technologies. At UConn, the project director is Devin Kearns, Ph.D., an associate professor of special education in the Department of Educational Psychology, and the project coordinator is Jessica Leonard, a Connecticut Reading Specialist and certified K-6 teacher.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work for tutors will include:

  • Participating in online professional development on the evidence-based reading intervention program called Empower
  • Implementing the Empower intervention as designed by the researchers online, following an explicit script verbatim 4 to 5 times per week for 45-60 minutes per lesson (professional development on the program and ongoing support are provided for all tutors)
  • Following standardized procedures for online implementation
  • Building rapport with students at the beginning of the intervention and throughout
  • Meeting weekly with Dr. Kearns, Ms. Leonard, and the research team to discuss student progress
  • Administering standardize assessments online following specific procedures
  • Participating in follow-up professional development
  • Having the flexibility to provide intervention between the hours of 7 and 5 (we hope to do all lessons between 8 and 4, but we may need more times due to COVID-19)
  • Providing support to other research teams with similar foci as needed

Administrative duties will include:

  • Completing and storing daily project-specific records of all work with students, including audio recordings of all intervention sessions and logs of lessons completed and time taken
  • Maintaining communication with the project coordinator regarding students GraphOLearn usage
  • Collaborating with the research team bi-weekly, or as needed
  • Communicating any questions or concerns from principals, parents and other stake holders to the project coordinator in a timely manner, usually within 24 hours
  • Responding to emails in a timely manner, usually within 24-48 hours

Organizational responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing and reviewing materials for intervention, research meetings, and other situations as necessary
  • Maintaining effective systems when borrowing materials for lessons – return all materials after using them to the proper area in good condition, and notify the project coordinator of any damaged or missing items
  • Demonstrating initiative, and the ability to problem solver

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology or a related field
  • Experience teaching in general or special education in Grades K-6
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Experience working with Word and knowledge of Excel
  • Proficiency with Zoom or a similar online learning technology
  • The ability to work 20-30 hours per week between 7 and 5 (lessons will not fill the entire day, but scheduling may require the ability to work at these times; note that due to COVID-19, no travel will be needed).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Elementary teaching or special education certification
  • Experience administering standardized tests to children ages 5-9
  • Experience doing human-subjects research, especially in schools or communities
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends on occasion

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This position is approximately 20 to 30 hours per week and based on the schedule of participating schools and families. Compensation is commensurate with work experience and skills. This is a part time position with the possibility of extension dependent on program needs and available funding.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: jessica.l.leonard@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 #HR21-03)

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.

(HR21-03)


Job Posted on June 26, 2020

Writing Center Coordinator
UConn Stamford

The Stamford Campus of UConn is seeking a part-time Coordinator for its Writing Center. Reporting to the University Writing Center in Storrs and collaborating with The Source for Academic Learning in Stamford, the Coordinator will manage and mentor 5-8 undergraduate peer tutors and one professional ESL tutor. The Storrs Writing Center will provide much of the tutor training remotely but the Coordinator will play a crucial role in adapting center practices to the local needs of the Stamford campus, mentoring tutors, leading workshops, and promoting the center. This is a special payroll position and could be done in tandem with adjunct teaching at the Stamford campus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

An earned Master’s degree, experience teaching college writing, experience in writing centers or similar peer tutoring, and a commitment to working with diverse student populations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in leadership role in a writing center or tutoring program.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a special payroll (temporary), part-time position (5-8 hours per week) at $40/hour starting August 15, 2020 running through December 20, 2020, with the possibility of an extension through the spring semester based on a review of performance and available funding.

TO APPLY

Please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter that speaks to Tom Deans, Professor of English and Director, University Writing Center, at tom.deans@uconn.edu. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR20-49)

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

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

(HR20-49)


Job Posted on June 19, 2020

Adjunct Clinical Instructors
Department of Allied Health Science and the Dietetics Program

The University of Connecticut has job opportunities for Adjunct Clinical Instructors for the spring and fall semesters in the 2020-2021 academic year in the Department of Allied Health Science and the Dietetics Program. Specified clinical site to be determined upon hire.

POSITION SUMMARY

The clinical instructors will teach undergraduate and graduate coordinated dietetic students in a clinical setting, in person or on-line. The clinical instructor will use the nutrition care process and PES statements in an acute care hospital during both the fall and spring semesters. The instructor works with students for 5 ½ hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursdays in the fall and in the spring 5 hours on Thursday. All clinical instructors will have responsibilities for grading in addition to clinical hours spent with students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must have a Master’s degree and be a registered dietitian or nutritionist (certification in the State of Connecticut will be required); strong clinical and organizational skills; evidence of practice as a registered dietitian/nutritionist, preferably in an acute care setting; and excellent interpersonal communication and collaboration skills with the ability to respond positively to opportunities and challenges.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are temporary positions for a period of one semester. Ideally applicants will be interested in teaching both semesters but other considerations may be given. The position may be extended dependent upon program needs, available funding and evaluation of satisfactory performance.

TO APPLY

Please send resume, letter of interest and contact information for three references via email by June 26th to ellen.shanley@uconn.edu. Successful applicants will be contacted for a WebEx interview.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.(Search #HR20-48)

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

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

(HR20-48)


Job Posted on May 27, 2020

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences

The UConn Department of Human Development and Family Sciences seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in a variety of undergraduate courses starting in August, 2020. 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://hdfs.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 (3311)
  • Individual and Family Intervention (3340)
  • Child Welfare, Law, and Social Policy (3540)
  • Diversity Issues in Human Development and Family Sciences (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 early childhood education, 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 #HR20-47)

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

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

(HR20-47)


Job Posted on May 20, 2020

Temporary University Specialist
School of Social Work
Office of Early Childhood Partnership

Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, carries out grant management tasks assisting in the financial oversight and tasks supporting a complex research project. This is an hourly position, and the salary is commensurate on experience and education. The Research Technician will work approximately 10-20 hours per week, depending upon the workload.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Prepare grant financial reports derived from the University of Connecticut’s financial reporting system.
  2. Monitor grant spending.
  3. Purchase supplies, equipment, services, and other items as requested through UConn’s system.
  4. Manage grant sub-awards as requested.
  5. Assist the PI with the hiring process.
  6. As requested by the PI, gather, review for completeness, and submit to the University’s Sponsored Programs office paperwork for awarding sub-awards.
  7. Communicates with School of Social Work Finance Office on issues related to all expenses, including payroll, travel, contractual and commodities.
  8. Attend meetings in the Hartford area as required.
  9. Communicates and coordinates reports and fiscal activities to the relevant offices and units at the University of Connecticut, including Social Work (Office of Research and Scholarship and Finance Office), the Social Work-OEC Partnership, the Social Work DMHAS Research Division and the UConn Sponsored Programs Services Office.
  10. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Experience managing university research grant finances
  3. Evidence of excellent organizational and time management skills
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience working with the University of Connecticut’s Sponsored Program, purchasing and financial reporting systems.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a special payroll (temporary) part-time grant funded position starting July 1, 2020 through at least June 30, 2021. An extension is not guaranteed and will be based on a review of performance and available funding.

TO APPLY

Please submit a resume, cover letter and the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to: bruce.parkhurst@uconn.edu. Applicants missing any of the requested documentation will not be considered further in the application process. Review of the applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted in June to schedule an interview via WebEx.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-46)

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

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

(HR20-46)


Job Posted on April 10, 2020

Loan Officer
Connecticut Small Business Development Center
School of Business

The Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) in the School of Business is seeking multiple temporary full-time Loan Advisors to support small businesses impacted by the current COVID19 pandemic. The incumbents will report to the State Director of CTSBDC and will assist small business owners with applications for any Federal and State financial assistance, loans, or employment–related programs. The positions will also provide management, financial and general counseling during the recovery of impacted businesses.

These positions require the ability to work remotely for the duration of employment. When allowable, in-person meetings with clients and travel to CTSBDC field offices, located throughout the state, may be required. Depending on the duration of assignment and need for such travel, the incumbents may be required to attend out-of-state professional development events.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing technical and management assistance to small business owners in applying for Federal and State loans and grants, via phone, virtual meetings, or in-person.
  • Providing in-depth counseling or recommending strategies and tactics to small business owners on recovery and growth in areas such as management operations, marketing products/services and evaluation of finances.
  • Offering advice and guidance on all matters of starting, building, and sustaining a business or community-impactful organization, including knowledge of financing programs and public and privately owned assistance programs.
  • Entering complete and accurate information in the CTSBDC client relationship database.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.
  • At least five years of entrepreneurial, business management, financial, counseling or business education experience.
  • Ability to advise, counsel, and mentor individuals from diverse backgrounds, cultures, or financial situations.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours and travel.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with virtual meeting technology.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven written and verbal fluency in Spanish language (at least one advisor)

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary full-time position 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: ctsbdc@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR20-45 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 #HR20-45)

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.

(HR20-45)


Job Posted on March 24, 2020

Admissions Representative
Office of Undergraduate Admissions

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Connecticut is seeking to hire several Admissions Representatives to support the University-wide effort to make the incoming Class of 2021 the most academically competitive, socially diverse and talented class to date.

Admissions Representatives will represent the University of Connecticut and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by hosting information sessions at secondary schools, distributing information and responding to inquiries at college fairs and related programs throughout the country. They will communicate with prospective applicants, their parents, and secondary school counselors concerning the benefits of a UConn education, the variety of educational opportunities available, the nature of the undergraduate student experience, and the academic standards and criteria for admission to the University.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree; willingness to travel and work flexible and irregular hours; ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs.; must possess excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills and demonstrated ability to operate with minimal supervision.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to the most recent University of Connecticut graduates who have taken an active role in research and/or campus activities and have demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a special payroll (temporary) full-time position running from late-July until early-November. These positions may be extended through February to assist with application review and additional recruitment programs as needed. Determination of an extension is not guaranteed and will be based upon a review of performance and available funding. The University covers all travel expenses related to official UConn recruitment only. This appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates.

TO APPLY

For full consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to: jayson.hodge@uconn.edu. Applicants missing any of the requested documentation will not be considered further in the application process. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Successful candidates will be contacted in late April to schedule an interview.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-44)

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.

(HR20-44)


Job Posted on March 23, 2020

Programming Specialist
Center for Career Development

The Center for Career Development is seeking a part-time Programming Specialist to support the Associate Director of Programming & Internal Relations regarding career development presentations facilitated by the Center for Career Development to external audiences. The Programming Specialist is responsible for managing the presentation request database, scheduling presentations and subsequent communications to requesters and the Center for Career Development Staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the presentation request process and manage the presentation request form database
  • Communicate with requesters, Career Development staff, graduate assistants, and interns, to appropriately schedule presentations
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the Presentation Request Form database and make recommendations for improvements
  • Complete an assessment of campus offices using the Center for Career Development’s presentation services and make recommendations for changes and/or improvements to the scheduling process
  • Make decisions about which staff to assign presentations to based on expertise and topic
  • Manage the department’s presentations Outlook calendar and inbox
  • Oversee the process of tracking student attendance at presentations and events
  • Calculate and report on end of the semester statistics such as department engagement and collaborations, number of presentations facilitated and student attendance
  • Co-supervise up to two career interns who will assist with inventory management, logistics and materials packing
  • Assist in the training career interns in presentation facilitation
  • Support Career Interns in the development of their Career Intern Road Map
  • Update scheduling manual as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent ability to organize information and keep track of large amounts of data and statistics
  • Outstanding oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, in particular, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with Google Suite

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with online database systems such as JIRA preferred
  • Experience with career services management software such as Handshake preferred
  • Associates Degree or Bachelors preferred

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position requiring 25-hours per week, Monday-Friday, 5-hours per day. Hourly per diem rates commensurate with experience are offered.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and names of three professional references via email to amelinda.rossitto@uconn.edu. Please include position title and your full name in subject line of email. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-43)

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

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

(HR20-43)


Job Posted on January 15, 2020

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

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time temporary position with a schedule of up to 35 hours per week. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to busndean@business.uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR 20-37 in your application.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-37)

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.

(HR20-37)


Job Posted on December 30, 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. Or Associate’s degree and at least two years’ 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 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 #HR20-34 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 #HR20-34)

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

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

(HR20-34)


Job Posted on November 25, 2019

Adjunct Faculty
Mathematics

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

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Positions will be filled on an as needed basis. Start dates will vary by course and semester. Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department when an opening is anticipated. At this time the department is unable to sponsor visas for these positions.

TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

(HR20-31)


Job Posted on November 20, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
UConn eCampus

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

(HR20-30)


Job Posted on July 8, 2019

Research Assistant
UConn School of Nursing

The UConn School of Nursing is seeking a temporary Research Technician to work 5-20 hours weekly for a project entitled “Adaptive Symptom Care Using Fish-Based Nutritional Directives Post Breast Cancer”.

The Research Assistant will travel between University of Connecticut Campus in Storrs to Hartford Hospital’s Helen and Harry Gray Cancer center sites in Hartford and Avon conducting active research activities including patient recruitment, data collection, saliva specimen processing, data analysis and assistance with data reporting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

College level 4 year degree. Experience in clinical setting and working with and handling patient samples. Proficiency with Microsoft programs (Word, Excel) and other digital technologies

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with RedCap and SPSS.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

The salary for this position is $15-$20 per hour. This position’s weekly hours will vary between 20 hours (max) and 5 hours (min) per week depending upon project needs. Work schedule to be worked out by mutual agreement with Dr. Michelle Judge. This appointment is schedule to begin July 15th and end December 31, 2019 with the possibility of an extension, contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding. The position will be on the UConn Storrs Campus and will require travel to Hartford Hospital.

TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of application, resume/CV and the names and contact information of three professional references to michelle.judge@uconn.edu.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-01)

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

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

(HR20-01)


Job Posted on October 19, 2018

Adjunct Clinical Faculty
School of Nursing

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for adjunct clinical faculty positions, with expertise in teaching fundamentals, behavioral health, maternal/newborn, child health, and/or advanced medical/surgical nursing. We have positions at our Storrs campus for our traditional 4‐year undergraduate program as well as our CEIN/BS program at our Storrs, Avery Point, Stamford, and Waterbury campuses.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Dean, the faculty member will be responsible to teach undergraduate courses; supervise pre‐licensure students in clinical work each semester; establish a practice site for nursing practice activities; assist with development of faculty practice plan; apprise each student of his or her clinical performance on a regular basis; conduct evaluation of individual students’ clinical performance via impromptu meetings and planned evaluation conferences; evaluate students’ written work; act as liaison to clinical agencies, and share clinical expectations and course syllabi with relevant agency staff; address and initiate action when required for student/agency issues that may arise; and participate in campus laboratory teaching experiences, as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree in Nursing; current Connecticut RN license; three years of practice experience in the relevant clinical area; completion of required health indicators (MMR titers, TB status, Hepatitis B and others as required by clinical agencies) and CPR at time of employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Earned doctoral degree in Nursing; previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education; clinical nurse educator certification.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are adjunct faculty positions, which are generally appointed on a semester-by-semester basis. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Interested qualified applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to:

Mimi Snyder
UConn School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269‐4026
marianne.snyder@uconn.edu

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR19-14)

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

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

(HR19-14)


Job Posted on October 19, 2018

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

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

(HR19-13)


Job Posted on November 22, 2017

Temporary University Specialist
School of Engineering Biomedical Engineering Department

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

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

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

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

(HR18-38)


Job Posted on June 29, 2017

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

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

Appointment Terms

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

To Apply

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

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

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

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

(HR17-43)


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