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Job Posted on September 11, 2019

Financial Services Assistant
UConn Law Library

The University of Connecticut Law School Library seeks applicants for a part-time financial assistant. This position will report to the Head of Technical Services and will be based at the Law School campus in Hartford. The incumbent will provide bookkeeping and accounting services to the library’s Technical Services unit.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares and processes for payment electronic and paper invoices received for all library materials.
  • Reconciles payments with the library’s management system and the University’s financial system by recording allocations, encumbrances, and expenditures.
  • Maintains accurate fiscal and administrative spreadsheets, records, and documentation regarding purchases, refunds, and other disbursements. This includes accounting and bookkeeping functions for multiple revenue and ledger accounts.
  • Monitors monthly statements and follows up with vendors on related issues.
  • Manages correspondence with vendors and University departments related to unit financial matters.
  • Monitors vendor accounts for changes to contact and banking information for updating in the University’s procurement system.
  • Provides data for budget preparation and monitors expenditures for compliance with approved budget limits.
  • Perform special projects related to library or law school-wide needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with accounting or bookkeeping
  • Proficiency with software for business (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to analyze and present quantitative data to multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree or higher in accounting or bookkeeping
  • Experience working in a library
  • Experience with KFS – Kuali financial system
  • Experience with Alma – Ex Libris library system

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. This part-time position is up to 15 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of continuation dependent on funding and departmental needs. Applicants are expected to work within regular business hours of Monday through Friday, 9am to 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 the names and contact information for three professional references to Elisabeth Umpleby (Elisabeth.umpleby@uconn.edu).

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-20)

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.

(HR20-20)


Job Posted on September 10, 2019

Assistant Accommodations Coordinator
Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD)

The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) welcomes applications for an experienced professional to coordinate and assist with federally mandated, CSD approved accommodations, specifically testing accommodations, note taking assistance, captioning, and alternate media at the Storrs campus. Under the general supervision of the Accommodations Coordinator and Assistive Technology Coordinator, the Assistant Accommodations Coordinator manages the day-to-day activities related to the provision of approved academic accommodations for students with disabilities following detailed procedures to ensure accommodations are coordinated and provided in compliance with the Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act as Amended Act.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Coordinates day-to-day tasks for the coordination of testing accommodations including: exam scheduling; maintaining exam security; regular communication with faculty regarding exam administration; regular communication with students regarding exam scheduling; maintaining electronic exam records in CSD database.
  2. Coordinates day-to-day tasks for the coordination of note taking assistance including: outreach and hiring of note takers; training of note takers; providing access to students and note takers to shared folders; assisting students with completing employment documentation.
  3. Coordinated day-to-day provision of alternate media accommodations and captioning of videos.
  4. Serves as a resource for students, faculty and staff regarding testing administration, notetaking assistance procedures, alternate media and captioning.
  5. Initiates resolutions for routine issues associated with academic accommodations.
  6. May provide training and oversee work assignments for undergraduate and graduate student employees involved in the provision of academic accommodations.
  7. Assists with maintaining CSD’s website in collaboration with Center staff.
  8. Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. One to three years’ experience with service delivery and/or program coordination.
  3. Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students in a team approach.
  5. Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented.
  6. Ability to work independently and prioritize competing responsibilities.
  7. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office and databases).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience with coordinating testing center activities.
  2. Experience in higher education.
  3. Experience working with students with disabilities.
  4. Experience working with undergraduate and graduate student staff.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary full-time position with 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: jaclyn.moriarty@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR 20-19 in your application.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #HR20-19)

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.

(HR20-19)


Job Posted on September 6, 2019

Research Technician
Department of Physiology & Neurobiology

A full-time Research Technician position funded by the NIH NIGMS is immediately available in the Department of Physiology & Neurobiology at the University of Connecticut under the direction of Dr. Karen Menuz. The laboratory hopes to prevent the spread of insect-borne diseases by gaining a better understanding of insect chemosensory systems, using Drosophila fruit flies as a model organism. https://menuz.lab.uconn.edu/.

The position entails two parts. 1) The technician carry out immunofluorescence and in situ hybridization (ISH) staining protocols on Drosophila antennal sections, and use confocal microscopy to image the data. Drosophila husbandry will be required to obtain flies of the correct genotype. Some molecular biology may be required to generate probes for ISH. 2) The technician will also be responsible for some general lab tasks such as dishwashing, preparing bacteriological plates, and autoclaving trash.

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; ability to maintain detailed lab notebook.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Salary will be 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. 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 #HR20-18)

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.

(HR20-18)


Job Posted on September 4, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Admissions Reader
Office of Undergraduate Admissions

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions invites applications for full-time, temporary positions of Admissions Reader. Under the supervision of the Senior Associate Director for Freshman Admissions and a territory manager, the Admissions Reader performs duties related to the evaluation of applications for all UConn campuses including the high school transcript, standardized test scores, extracurricular involvement, essay, and letters of recommendation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reads, reviews and evaluates admissions applications in accordance with University policies, goals and rules on admissibility of undergraduate students.
  • Evaluates applications by taking into consideration all quantitative and non-quantitative aspects of the applicant.
  • Routes applications to the manager of the designated territory for final review and approval of the application assessment.
  • Consistently apply the established admission criteria for all academic programs within each school and college.
  • Follow specific guidelines established for programs such as Student Support Services (SSS), Engineering Diversity Program (EDP), and Bridge (BRIDGE).
  • Follow specific guidelines established for programs such as Scholarships and the Honors Program. Identify possible candidates for these two programs.
  • Assist with other territories as assigned including review of international credentials.
  • Consult with territory manager to review and resolve special cases.
  • Identify situations necessary for further discussion by the admission selection committee.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate possesses a Bachelor’s degree; extensive experience utilizing technology within work responsibilities; ability to make independent judgments, manage complex deadlines and work under pressure; must demonstrate ability for accuracy and attention to detail; strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; must attend training and weekly staff meetings on the Storrs Campus; basic knowledge of educational systems across the U.S. including IB programs, AP courses and UConn ECE courses offered at Connecticut high schools; basic knowledge of community college systems and other University courses; must have the ability to work 35 hours per week; familiarity with on-line computer systems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Prior Admissions experience or related experience.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary, full-time position (35 hours per week) from November through mid-February.

TO APPLY

To ensure full consideration, applications must include a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references. Application materials should be sent to: aida.silva@uconn.edu. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Successful candidates will be contacted in mid-September to schedule an interview.

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.

(HR20-17)


Job Posted on September 3, 2019

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 Hartford campus. This position will report to the MSBAPM Program Administrator 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 part-time temporary position with a schedule of 17.5 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 a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to: : busndean@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 # HR20-16)

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.

(HR20-16)


Job Posted on September 3, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Director’s Office
Stamford Campus

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

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

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-15)

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.

(HR20-15)


Job Posted on August 27, 2019

Adjunct Faculty
Pathobiology & Veterinary Science

The Department of Pathobiology & Veterinary Science in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources seeks to fill an adjunct faculty position to teach our capstone class, PVS 4300 (“Principles of Pathobiology”) in the spring 2020 semester. This is a three-credit lecture class offered on M, W, & F from 8:00 AM -8:50 AM, and is an undergraduate class open to juniors and seniors. Materials are presented on general principles that determine the causes, processes, and development of disease in humans and animals. The course will meet at the UConn Storrs campus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in biology with a background in disease processes.
  • Experience with lecturing and grading at the university level

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. in Pathology, Biology or related field.
  • Knowledge of anatomy & physiology, histology and pathology
  • Three to five years of teaching at the university level.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position for a period of the spring 2020 semester which begins with the start of classes on January 21, 2020 and ends with the submission of final grades by May 12, 2020 with the possibility of extension depending on teaching quality, departmental needs and available funding. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and three professional references to Dr. Steven J. Geary at steven.geary@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. (Search # HR20-14)

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.

(HR20-14)


Job Posted on August 16, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Mental Health Resource Center
Stamford Campus

Reporting to the Mental Health Case Manager(s), the incumbent will have strong interpersonal skills for managing a reception area with ability to provide empathy and problem solving with a wide variety of students. The successful candidate will also have experience with writing correspondences within an environment of strict confidentiality, appointment scheduling on medical software, and logistical aspects of event planning.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists Clinical Case Manager(s) in the performance of program activities: coordinates program logistics and administrative support for program staff, making adjustments to accommodate priority needs. Assists in outreach programs, workshops, and event planning.
  • Understanding all aspects of front office for the mental health resource center operations, including greeting visitors, student registration, answering phones and inquiries.
  • Assists in scanning confidential documents and scheduling student appointments using PyraMed medical software.
  • Writes and/or edits and disseminates informational, promotional and occasional materials to support program activities.
  • Regularly communicates with other University offices and external partners to request or provide information or to clarify procedures.
  • Arranges and coordinates aspects of meetings and Mental Health Resource Center events (including space and equipment), performs meeting minutes.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies.
  • Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to interact skillfully with students who present with mental health concerns.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills, and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to work independently and regularly exercise judgment regarding program support and administrative detail and procedures. Ability to exercise sound judgment and work well under pressure.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of related professional experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of working in a front office of a medical or mental health system.
  • Familiarity with medical record systems.
  • Previous experience working in a mental health environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position with a schedule of approximately 30 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of continuation dependent on funding and program needs. Salary will be commensurate with the, successful candidate’s background and experience.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit a) a resume, b) a letter of application that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications and requirements of this position, and c) contact information for three professional references to Katie Griffin, Clinical Case Manager, at Katlyn.griffin@uconn.edu. Screening will begin immediately.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-13)

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.

(HR20-13)


Job Posted on August 16, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Office of Undergraduate Advising
School of Business

The School of Business Office of Undergraduate Advising (OUA) is seeking a full-time Temporary University Specialist to support advising office needs for Storrs and regional campuses including Waterbury, Stamford and Hartford. This position will report to the OUA Program Coordinator and will be based at the Storrs campus. Evening and weekend hours will 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

  • Uploading student information to official data maintaining locations.
  • Entering advisor changes into the student administration system.
  • Notifying departments of newly admitted students in order to make faculty advisor assignments.
  • Working with the Registrar’s Office to update student records for dual degrees.
  • Entering information on changes of major in the student administration system and data tracking systems.
  • Entering minor declarations into student administration system and notifying students of minor declaration approval.
  • Performing administrative functions related to internal admissions, dismissals and orientation, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three to five years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students and external constituents.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to independently resolve problems of ordinary difficulty.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to use data systems to track information.
  • 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.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of 21 hours per week. We anticipate that the end date for this position will be early January 2020, 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: Deborah.smith@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR20-12 in your application.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-12)

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.

(HR20-12)


Job Posted on August 16, 2019

ACES Academic Advisor
Student Services
Stamford Campus

Reporting to the Coordinator of Advising, the incumbent will advise and counsel undergraduate students on general education and major requirements, assist in identifying and supporting student populations at risk, and refer students to appropriate campus resources.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Advise and counsel undergraduate students in planning academic programs
  • Meet with students to discuss general academic issues and make referrals, as appropriate
  • Serve as a resource to students, faculty, etc. regarding academic policies
  • Assist Advising Center Coordinator in planning campus advising sessions for new, transfer, and continuing students and help to facilitate group advising sessions each semester
  • Work with the Advising Center Coordinator and the Director of Student Services in identifying and supporting student populations at risk, i.e. ACES, undecided, probation level, dismissed students, etc.
  • Maintain appropriate student records and assist in compiling statistical reports
  • Participate in various committees and advisory groups
  • Complete other duties and special projects as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Psychology, Counseling, HDFS)
  • A minimum of one to two years of related experience
  • Strong interest in and commitment to student development
  • Previous related experiences or skills in a similar position, including advising, counseling, or coaching
  • Ability to complete tasks of high quality and integrity
  • Demonstrated ability to provide quality customer service and exercise sound judgment and decision making skills
  • Capacity to work independently, assess programmatic needs, and develop creative solutions
  • Team-oriented, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong computer literacy and demonstrated ability in office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of three to five years of related experience in an academic advising role
  • Master’s degree in a related field (Higher Education Administration, Counseling, etc.)

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a temporary position with a schedule of approximately 25 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of continuation dependent on funding and program needs. Salary will be commensurate with the, successful candidate’s background and experience.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit a) a resume, b) a letter of application that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications and requirements of this position, and c) contact information for three professional references to Jennifer Testin, Academic Advisor, at stamfordstudentservices@uconn.edu. Screening will begin immediately.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-11)

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.

(HR20-11)


Job Posted on August 7, 2019

Access Services Assistant
Temporary University Specialist, University Libraries

Under the supervision of the Head of Access Services, the Access Services Assistant is responsible for staffing the main Access Services Information Desk (iDesk) at the Homer Babbidge Library on UConn’s Storrs campus. This position is responsible for iDesk coverage and proving exceptional customer and public service to the patrons of the UConn Library. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the Access Services Assistant will make a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University. This position has a schedule of Sunday through Thursday, 11:00am to 7:00pm.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Staffs the main Access Services iDesk, providing direct public services to a variety of University and non-University affiliated patrons. Ensures consistent delivery of the highest level of customer service. Maintains a current knowledge of Library and University policies and procedures affecting public service operations.
  2. Leads all aspects of student staffing and employment for the iDesk. Interviews, hires, schedules, trains, and supervises student employees, determining work assignments and providing evaluative feedback. Approves student timecards and resolves time reporting and/or student payroll issues in a timely manner. Manages student employment budget within approved allocation. Adheres to the policies and procedures as outlined in the UConn Library Student Employee Handbook and UConn Student Employment Guide.
  3. Assists patrons in locating/renewing materials in the Homer Babbidge Library and in other UConn Library locations. Assists users in interpreting item and patron record information and in requesting items. Investigates questions regarding fines and fees, consulting with the Head of Access Services as needed.
  4. Conducts inventories and assessments in support of Access Services and the Library. Maintains active observation of how current service practices and procedures impact Library patrons. Provides recommendations to improve the overall patron experience at the iDesk.
  5. Searches Library collections for missing and reported returned items. Reconciles the statuses of found items in the library management system as appropriate for database cleanup and accuracy purposes. Consults the Head of Access Services regarding any new or difficult issues for the appropriate resolution.
  6. Completes special projects as assigned by the Head of Access Services.

Shared Expectations for All Staff:

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; and the ability to effectively work with all members of the University community.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to providing exceptional customer service.
  4. Ability to make a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University.
  5. Ability to organize information and to process details efficiently and accurately.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Working knowledge and previous experience with library management systems.
  2. Previous experience supervising students in an academic or related setting.
  3. Previous work experience in access services within an academic research library.
  4. Ability to interpret bibliographic citations and records.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a six-month temporary position based on the Storrs campus with a work schedule of Sunday through Thursday, 11:00am to 7:00pm. Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

TO APPLY

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

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-10)

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

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

(HR20-10)


Job Posted on August 1, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Undergraduate Advising

The School of Business Office of Undergraduate Advising (OUA) is seeking a full-time Temporary University Specialist to support advising office needs for Storrs and regional campuses including Waterbury, Stamford and Hartford. This position will report to the OUA Program Coordinator and will be based at the Storrs campus. Evening and weekend hours will 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

  • Uploading student information to official data maintaining locations.
  • Entering advisor changes into the student administration system.
  • Notifying departments of newly admitted students in order to make faculty advisor assignments.
  • Working with the Registrar’s Office to update student records for dual degrees.
  • Entering information on changes of major in the student administration system and data tracking systems.
  • Entering minor declarations into student administration system and notifying students of minor declaration approval.
  • Performing administrative functions related to internal admissions, dismissals and orientation, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three to five years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students and external constituents.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to independently resolve problems of ordinary difficulty.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to use data systems to track information.
  • 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.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of 21 hours per week. We anticipate that the end date for this position will be early January 2020, 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: Deborah.smith@uconn.edu. Please reference search #HR 20-07 in your application.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-07)

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.

(HR20-07)


Job Posted on July 29, 2019

Research Technician
Department of Allied Health Sciences

The UConn Department of Allied Health Sciences is seeking a temporary Research Technician to work 32 hours per week (Monday-Thursday) on a research project entitled “Characterization of Immune Activation Following Vaccination with Autologus Canine Cancer Vaccines.”

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform immunological assays as requested/required to assess canine immune system activation following vaccination with an autologous cancer vaccine, including (but not limited to) ELISAs, western blot assays, preparing samples for proteomic analysis using immunoprecipitation, etc.
  2. Maintain all laboratory equipment, ensuring that all instruments remain in working order, including performing preventative maintenance and alerting principal investigators to any malfunctions.
  3. Assist principal investigators in training new students or training existing students in new techniques.
  4. Keep accurate and up-to-date laboratory notebooks and regulatory compliance (chemical, biological, and radiation safety; animal care; recombinant DNA use) records. Ensure that all data is captured electronically and stored/copied to the appropriate format. Prepare summary documents, progress reports, and other “first draft” documents for review by principal investigators as assigned.
  5. Monitor supplies inventory and order needed supplies in a timely manner to ensure laboratory workflow is not impeded. Work with departmental staff to order supplies and reagents, sign for deliveries, and verify delivery contents.
  6. Communicate effectively with principal investigators, student laboratory assistants, members of sponsoring agency, and building staff. Report any problems immediately.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Molecular/Cell biology, immunology, pathobiology or related field.
  2. 1 year of experience in a research laboratory setting.
  3. Working knowledge of ELISA assays, western blot assays, preparing samples for proteomic analysis using immunoprecipitation, etc.
  4. Experience maintaining records, drafting reports, and preparing other documents.
  5. Knowledge of laboratory safety protocols and experience ensuring they are followed.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  7. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  8. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products as well as Google Docs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Two or more years of laboratory experience working in an immunology/MCB lab.
  2. MS degree or higher in a relevant field.
  3. Evidence of scientific publications or contributions to grant proposals/progress reports.
  4. Knowledge/experience in cancer research including the use of immune checkpoint inhibitors, development of monoclonal antibodies.
  5. Knowledge/experience using techniques including immunohistochemistry, molecular cloning techniques, phage display, antibody engineering or related techniques.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a 32-hour per week temporary position for an initial period of six months, with the possibility of extension dependent upon satisfactory performance and continued project funding. Hourly salary will be $15-$17 per hour depending upon level of experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit CV/resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to alliedhealthsciences@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 # HR20-06)

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.

(HR20-06)


Job Posted on July 25, 2019

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Producing Assistant
Department of Dramatic Arts

The management assistant is a temporary position, working as part of the Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) Management team to execute the CRT and Nutmeg Summer Series (NSS) seasons supporting the producing roles at the theatre and with some overlap to the Department of Dramatic Arts.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The management assistant coordinates the space usage for the department of Dramatic Arts and Connecticut Repertory Theatre, including facility and work order control, providing access to spaces for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and guest artists, control inventory of spaces for Dramatic Arts and CRT, coordinates the administrative portion of marketing activities for CRT, including ordering and distributing materials, completing administrative paperwork for hiring guest artists, maintains artists records, supports programmatic goals, performs administrative functions in the process of hiring CRT guest artists, temporary and seasonal positions and student labor, assists in organizing and executing special programs and events, manages calendar for Managing Director/Executive Producer, arranges meetings, coordinates travel for Managing Director/Executive Producer, researches theatrical projects, arranges logistics for auditions for CRT and NSS seasons, other projects as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in theatre/performing arts or equivalent combination of education and years; related experience that demonstrates knowledge of administrative methods and theatre/performing arts
  2. Demonstrated ability to independently provide significant program support
  3. Demonstrated ability to work independently and regularly exercise judgement regarding a wide variety of administrative matters
  4. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel
  5. Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  6. Good writing and communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in theatre of the performing arts
  2. Familiarity with AEA & SDC contracts
  3. Experience working professionally in theatre.
  4. Experience in working in a higher education institution.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a temporary, full-time (35 hours per week), temporary 6 month position with the possibility of extension dependent upon program needs and available funding. This position will be on the UConn Storrs campus.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Nisha.Hardnett@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 # HR20-05)

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.

(HR20-05)


Job Posted on July 24, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
Office of the Dean
School of Fine Arts

The School of Fine Arts Dean’s Office is seeking a part-time HR coordinator to support and facilitate the School’s temporary employment hiring process and contracts. This position reports to the Assistant Dean and Chief Operating Officer and will be based at the Storrs campus. This position is responsible for working with faculty and staff to develop, oversee and process the School’s temporary hiring appointments, administer a number of human resources administrative functions and serve as a resource to the departments and other constituents requiring a strong emphasis on customer service. Incumbents in this position are expected to make independent decisions within prescribed guidelines, exercise judgement and resolve issues that impact the overall operation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely entry and onboarding of all HR data transactions related to temporary employment across the school, including special payroll, graduate assistantships and regular and Federal Work Study student labor processing.
  • Ability to assess and apply technical knowledge of HR/union policies and procedures and to deliver HR solutions, tools and resources in a consultative manner as it relates to all temporary hiring appointments. Overall accountable for ensuring that accurate information is included in each appointment letter.
  • Reviews, inputs and monitors a variety of human resources transactions; directs the workflow and supervises the processing of administrative and personnel paperwork according to the policies and procedures of the University, particularly as it relates to HR/Labor Relations, Office of Institutional Equity and/or the Graduate School;
  • Serves as a resource for departments; prepares temporary offer letters, administers hiring related paperwork (e.g., I-9 processing, background check paperwork and other appropriate employment forms) and uploads to the University’s onboarding systems.
  • Responsible for composing and maintaining status change letters (e.g., extension adjustments, schedule/pay changes, term appointment extensions, separations, etc.).
  • Works in tandem with the Financial Services Office to ensure HR and payroll activities are synchronous and that appropriate workflow procedures are established.
  • Responsible for the coordination of administrative processes and provides assistance with training, communication, and the evaluation of processes; makes recommendations for changes to processes that promote efficiency
  • Responsive to internal and external HR related inquiries or requests, troubleshoots issues and provides assistance as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of HR administrative experience in a professional environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of diverse individuals including faculty, staff, students, University administrators and external constituents.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative and communication proficiency.
  • Demonstrated experience for attention to detail and a sound awareness of data integrity protocols.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and ability to resolve routine problems efficiently, effectively and independently.
  • Ability to multitask, work effectively under pressure in a rapidly changing environment while adhering to deadlines.
  • Ability to preserve confidential information.
  • Strong technical skills and proficient in MS Office products and Outlook.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of HR experience
  • Experience working in a unionized environment.
  • Prior experience working at a large university or arts based environment in higher education.
  • Experience working with Peoplesoft, PageUp or other ERP system.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of approximately 20 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: arielle.hill-moses@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 # HR20-04)

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.

(HR20-04)


Job Posted on July 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 using WordPress.
    • Site and user administration, content management (text and multimedia), creation of web forms and management of online profiles.
    • Overseeing, creating, and implementing web design.
    • Serving as a resource to faculty, staff and students for website quality management and brand standards.
    • Managing web content related projects, schedules, and deliverables.
    • Improving and executing best practices to ensure a high quality user experience and supporting web projects with usability enhancements.
    • Serving as a liaison between School of Business website stakeholders and the Office of Communications.
    • Providing reports on web analytics.

Depending on skillset, additional duties may include:

  • Building responsive email templates and automating email communications for recruitment.
  • Web marketing management.
  • Managing ongoing site optimization, conversion optimization, etc.
  • Recommending and executing strategies for recruitment: driving quality traffic to the appropriate sites, managing the online experiences, and driving conversion to inquire/apply.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, communications/digital marketing or related field.
  • A minimum of two years of web management or web maintenance experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of CSS/HTML.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of WordPress or other enterprise content management system (CMS).
  • Strong attention to detail and great organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver.
  • Proficiency with Google Analytics.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Google Tag Manager, Google AdWords, Google Search Console.
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience working in a higher education environment.
  • Prior experience working in a marketing or communications setting.
  • Expert-level SEO both technical and content.
  • Deep understanding of web analytics.
  • Experience with marketing automation tools.

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 search #HR 20-03 in your application.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-03)

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.

(HR20-03)


Job Posted on July 18, 2019

Temporary University Specialist
School of Business Career Development Office
Hartford Campus

The School of Business Career Development Office (CDO) is seeking one full-time Temporary University Specialist to provide career coaching as well as career development and placement services to graduate students. This position will focus on students in the MS in Financial Risk Management (MSFRM) Program. This position will work in close collaboration with staff in the FRM program, in addition to School of Business and other University of Connecticut departments. This position will report to the Academic Director of the MSFRM Program, and will be based at the Hartford Campus. Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of program events. In-state travel to the Hartford campus and other University campuses may also be required on occasion in support of program needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a part-time temporary position with a schedule of 21 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 20-02 in your application.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # HR20-02)

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.

(HR20-02)


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 June 21, 2019

Adjunct Faculty
Professional Education Program
UConn School of Engineering

The UConn School of Engineering Professional Education program seeks an academically and professionally qualified instructor to serve as adjunct faculty for graduate course ENGR 5312 Engineering Project Planning and Management. Course development would begin in Spring 2020, and course delivery would begin Summer 2020. This course will be taught as an online course. Adjunct faculty typically teach one – two courses per semester and are paid by the course from the Professional Education program.

Course description can be found at https://gradcatalog.uconn.edu/engr/.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • An earned Master’s degree in Engineering or Business Administration.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in leading and managing major projects.
  • Leading large projects that include several organizations and people.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with earned value management:
    • Budgeted cost work scheduled
    • Budgeted cost work performed
    • Actual work performed
    • Schedule Performance Index – SPI
    • Cost Performance Index – CPI
  • Risk management experience on developmental projects.
  • Application and teaching of critical thinking.
  • Knowledge of project management software.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with online course development and teaching in an online format.
  • Five or more years of teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated successful experience (10 years or more) in leading and managing major technical projects.
  • Technical management experience (10 years or more).
  • Experience in Root Cause Analysis.
  • Knowledge in Lean Six Sigma.
  • Experience in project management with different organizational structures.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

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

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and three professional references. Within your cover letter, please provide a brief description of a major project that you have managed. These items and any other relevant materials (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations) should be submitted to diane.l.perko@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. (Search # HR19-59)

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.

(HR19-59)


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 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 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 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.