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Non-Teaching Professional Employment Opportunities

All positions are located at the Storrs Campus unless otherwise indicated

 


Non-Teaching Professional positions posted June 25, 2010.


Program Assistant II (UCP IV)
School of Business

The School of Business is seeking a full-time person to work with the school’s Alumni Relations department.  Under the direction of the Director of Alumni Relations, the Program Assistant II for External Relations assists in planning, organizing and delivering alumni relations programs and events for the department and is responsible for other special projects and services necessary to the department’s success.  Duties include support of Alumni relations as well as others within the area of External Relations.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree and one to three years of relevant event management experience; prior experience with alumni relations programming, event planning and relationship building experience, as well as skill and comfort assisting with cultivation and stewardship; excellent administrative and organizational skills, including ability to identify and resolve administrative and day-to-day problems; demonstrated ability to plan and organize events/programs/outreach campaigns appropriate to alumni of the School of Business; excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, administrators as well as external agencies/groups and the public; and willingness to work irregular and flexible hours.

Preferred Qualifications:  Working knowledge of policies, procedures and programs of AACSB accredited schools of business, alumni associations and development offices; familiarity with alumni and advancement software/database programs, such as Millennium; familiarity with online alumni communities, such as Harris Interactive, Blackbaud, PCI and social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn; experience in alumni and relationship building in a business school setting; excellent writing and editing skills; very strong ability to prioritize and multi-task.

This is a full-time, end-date position.

To Apply:  Candidates should send letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three references electronically to: ProgAsstExtRelations@business.uconn.edu or mail the required documents to: Michael Vertefeuille, University of Connecticut, School of Business, 2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041, Storrs, CT 06269-1041.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until July 9, 2010.  No phone calls please. (Search # 2010486)


 

Financial Assistant II (UCP V)
Office of Study Abroad

The Office of Study Abroad seeks a Financial Assistant II (UCP V) who will manage all financial records in a rapidly growing and complex office.  The successful candidate will maintain and monitor individual study abroad program accounts, as well as a general office account.  S/he will manage and reconcile the financial records for all foreign accounts and expenditures; monitor and improve fiscal procedures to ensure efficiency and compliance; assist in developing departmental budgets and maintaining budgetary control; train faculty leading study abroad programs on university accounting procedures; prepare reports as appropriate to meet the needs of the director, as well as university, state and federal requirements; and work with international vendors from around the world to provide proper documentation to the university.

Minimum Qualifications:  Five to ten years progressively responsible experience in financial record keeping, supervision and reporting; sound knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal control methods; knowledge of accounting practices and procedures; ability to analyze and modify fiscal procedures; ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment; good verbal and written communications skills; and experience using computerized software, spreadsheets, word-processing applications such as MS Word & Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree in accounting and two to four years related experience; experience working with foreign currencies and foreign bank accounts; experience working in a Study Aboard office; experience using FRS or other financial mainframe systems; and experience using PeopleSoft applications are preferred.

This position is a full-time, 12 month, end-dated position subject to annual renewals.

To Apply:  Please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Office of Study Abroad, University of Connecticut, 368 Fairfield Way, Unit 2207, Storrs, CT 06269-2207 or email application materials to: Cheryl.blain@uconn.edu.  Email is preferred.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  (Search # 2010504)


 

Program Coordinator (UCP V) (50%)
Environmental Science Program
Office of Academic Programs
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

The University of Connecticut Environmental Science Program seeks a half-time Program Coordinator (UCP V) to coordinate administrative activities and provide program support under the direction of the two Co-Directors.  This position will assist the Co-Directors in the performance of program activities, including independently advising approximately 40 undergraduate students on course selection who have not yet declared a concentration; monitor student progress and compliance with program requirements; write and/or edit and disseminate informational and promotional materials, and update the program web site to support program activities; assist in the preparation of budgets and monitor expenses; arrange for and conduct undergraduate recruitment activities at high schools and resource fairs; actively recruit students who have been admitted to the program by phone calls and other means; independently respond to inquiries from students, faculty, and others regarding the requirements of the program; compile data from the office of institutional research and prepare annual progress report; and perform related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field that demonstrates strength in writing, English language skills, and quantitative methods; 3-4 years of relevant experience including administrative responsibilities and routine use of computers in an office environment; demonstrated knowledge of administrative methods; excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple short-term and long-term projects.

Preferred Qualifications:  Master’s degree; experience advising undergraduate students; work experience at a large university; experience using computerized databases, student record systems, and website editing packages.

This is a half-time, end-date position that is subject to annual renewal.  Flexibility in the work schedule is allowed.  Screening of applications will begin July 7, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.  The target starting date for the position is August 2, 2010.

To Apply:  Interested applicants should send a resume, contact information for at least three references, and a cover letter that specifically addresses the qualifications listed above as well as articulating professional experience and qualities relevant to this position to: john.clausen@uconn.edu; please use the subject line “Program Coordinator Search” or mail to: Program Coordinator Search Committee, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut, 1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4057, Storrs, CT, 06269.  Electronic submission of materials is preferred.  (Search # 2010510)

 


 

Publicity/Marketing Administrator (UCP VI)
Neag School of Education

The University of Connecticut Neag School of Education is seeking applications for the position of Communications/Alumni Administrator.  Under the general direction of a university administrator, as a member of the Neag School of Education advancement team, this position is responsible for the planning and execution of publicity, communications and marketing activities designed to promote programs, events or services of the Neag School and planning and executing alumni programs.  The Communications/Alumni Administrator serves as a liaison between the Neag School of Education, University Communications, and the UConn Alumni Association to support the goals and mission of the Neag School of Education through shared resources and collaborative initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in marketing, graphic design or related field and two - five years experience in marketing and publicity or related field OR equivalent combination of experience and training.
  2. Demonstrated creativity by portfolio examples.
  3. Extensive knowledge of graphic design and media production.
  4. Proven writing, editorial, and project management leadership skills.
  5. Excellent written and oral communications skills including the ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and function as part of a team to meet organizational goal.
  6. Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships with an emphasis on responsiveness and service.
  7. Ability to work flexible hours to attend and manage alumni and Neag School of Education events.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Five or more years of experience in marketing/communications, alumni affairs, and/or donor relations and stewardship.
  2. Marketing/communications, alumni affairs, and/or donor relations/stewardship experience in higher education.
  3. Demonstrated work on the implementation of a comprehensive communications or marketing plan.
  4. Experience using web communications, e-marketing, and social networking as an institutional marketing tool, and familiarity with the full range of technology used to support communications, publicity, marketing and alumni activities.

This is a full time, 12 month position.

To Apply:  Send cover letter of application, resume, two portfolio examples, and names of three references to: Search Committee/Kathy Ivey, Dean’s Office, Neag School of Education, 249 Glenbrook Road, Unit 2064, Storrs, CT 06269, or via e-mail to kathy.ivey@uconn.edu.  Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  (Search # 2010475)

 


 

REVISED/REPOST

Computer Technical Support Consultant II (UCP VII)
Clinical Applications Specialist
Student Health Services

The University of Connecticut Student Health Services is seeking applicants to fill a Clinical Applications Specialist position.  The successful candidate will have knowledge of healthcare environment activities and be responsible for the implementation, management and on-going support of multi-service clinical software applications.  These responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordination of the various clinical system installations, applications support and training, developing application documentation, project management, and troubleshooting.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and training AND 3 years of relevant experience; demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing with individuals with diverse backgrounds (e.g. managers, developers, technicians, end-users) including ability to train in the use and support of multi-service software packages.  Demonstrated ability to work independently and plan, coordinate and implement projects; demonstrated knowledge of healthcare setting activities and insight into the needs of healthcare professionals; knowledge of general administrative and clinical procedures; demonstrated knowledge and understanding of implementation processes for healthcare applications such as EHR, LIS, RIS, PACS and RxIS; and basic knowledge of healthcare billing.

This is a full-time, 12-month position with a starting salary in the 50’s and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  A comprehensive benefits package is included.

To Apply:  Interested qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, current vitae with contact information of three professional references to: Laurie Loehr, Administrative Assistant, University of Connecticut Student Health Services, Unit 2011, Glenbrook Road, Storrs, CT 06269-2011.  Please indicate Search # 2010206 in all materials.  Applications received by July 12, 2010 will be given preference.  (Search # 2010206)


Non-Teaching Professional positions posted June 11, 2010.


Manager of Laboratory Services (UCP VII)
Department of Physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Connecticut, Storrs is seeking a Manager of Laboratory Services (UCP VII).  The successful applicant for the position will schedule, maintain, and operate the physics teaching laboratories and demonstration room, and ensure the safety and security of these areas.  Additional duties will include the maintenance and upgrading of equipment, the laboratory website, computer network administration, and write-ups for the labs; as well as scheduling, training, supervising, and evaluating teaching assistants and other personnel as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Physics or a related field
  2. Prior experience in research and teaching laboratories
  3. Ability to interact with faculty, students, and staff
  4. Supervisory ability
  5. Sound knowledge of principles of Physics and laboratory safety procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in Physics
  2. Computer networking experience
  3. Ability to write fluent technical prose
  4. Familiarity with research into pedagogy in STEM fields, particularly Physics Education Research

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The desired start date is August 2, 2010.

To Apply:  Please submit letter of application, resume, names and addresses of three references, and a one page discussion of “The Importance of the Laboratory Experience in Undergraduate Physics Education” to: Professor Barrett Wells, University of Connecticut, Department of Physics, 2152 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269-3046; email: wells@phys.uconn.edu.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  (Search # 2010417)

 


Non-Teaching Professional positions posted May 28, 2010.


 

Program Specialist II (UCP VII)
LL.M. – U.S. Legal Studies
School of Law

The University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford seeks a Program Specialist for LL.M. – U.S. Legal Studies.  This annually renewable position is under the general direction of the Director of International LL.M. programs and the Director of Graduate Programs, will administer the recruitment and admissions program.

The Program Specialist will serve as principal resource on matters relating to the LL.M. - U.S. Legal Studies, analyze data, review applications and make recommendations on admission, develop and launch a marketing plan, and plan and initiate a recruiting strategy to attract, enroll, and retain a diverse student population.  The successful candidate will serve as a liaison with national student recruitment organizations, develop recruitment material, coordinate alumni and support services.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. J.D. or similar graduate degree (LL.M. or Ph.D.)
  2. Three to five years of professional experience related to legal education or similar experience
  3. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds, cultures and locations.  Knowledge and understanding of issues related to recruiting such group.  Comprehensive knowledge of international, legal education and recruitment strategies for international graduate students
  4. Proven ability to evaluate and produce reliable results, problem-solve and trouble-shoot problems
  5. Excellent counseling, interpersonal, written and oral communication skill

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated familiarity with law school procedures and administration
  2. Spanish or other foreign language fluency
  3. Experience with creating, promoting and/or implementing a marketing and strategic plan to attract diverse and qualified applicants from around the world.

Salary is commensurate with experience.  A complete job description is available upon request to: patricia.carbray@law.uconn.edu.

To Apply:  Send cover letter, resume, writing sample and the contact information for three (3) professional references to: Patricia Carbray, Program Specialist Search Committee, Graduate Programs, 65 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT 06105.  Applications received by June 25, 2010 will receive preference in the screening process.  (Search # 2010465)

 


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Last updated on June 25, 2010.