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OTHER STATE position posted on October 24, 2014.


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Temporary University Specialist
Publicity/Marketing Coordinator
Stamford Campus

Under the direct supervision of the Associate Campus Director, assists in planning and carrying out the informational and promotional activities of the entire Stamford Campus and other related special projects or services in other departments.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Works with supervisor to plan cost-effective strategies and promotional campaigns designed to increase enrollment, inform audiences and generate publicity for events.
  2. Designs, schedules and produces brochures, posters, advertising flyers and newspaper advertisements and other informational and promotional materials; prepares designs for production, including layouts, as needed; reviews and corrects proofs.
  3. Schedules and coordinates volume mailings; keeps informed of mailing regulations and cost saving measures.
  4. May write copy for press releases, public service announcements, informational listings and other publicity materials.
  5. Maintains working relationship with members of public media to promote coverage of department events; assists with special media events designed to draw attention to departmental programs.
  6. Maintains and updates mailing lists, card files and other necessary records, which may be computerized.
  7. Maintains necessary files of promotional activities for each event, and assists in evaluating success of promotional and marketing campaigns; makes recommendations for improvements.
  8. May maintain fiscal records of expenditures and income; may prepare analysis of cost and income projections and make recommendations for more cost effective publicity activities.
  9. Keeps informed regarding available graphic products, services and costs.
  10. May be assigned responsibilities for other departmental services or projects, which may be on-going or short-term, and which require planning, coordination, supervision and resolution of complaints or problems; such assignments are necessary to the work of the unit and may require specialized knowledge such as knowledge of regulations and laws governing a public facility, knowledge of a particular clientele, etc.
  11. Recruits, trains, organize and supervises a large staff of student workers and/or volunteers as necessary to carry out promotional/informational activities or other departmental needs.
  12. Works in concert with other staff to implement promotional and other activities.
  13. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. Associates degree and two to four years' experience in graphic design or related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training.
  2. Creative graphics and writing ability necessary to produce publicity materials.
  3. Good recruiting, organizational and supervisory skills, if required by the position.
  4. Willingness to work flexible and irregular hours.
  5. Knowledge of applicable regulations and laws governing the particular operations of the department, or other areas of expertise, as may be required by the position

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, art or related field

This is a temporary position with an appointment term of December 1, 2014 through May 9, 2015.  Hours will be 14 hours per week (M-Th, 4:30-7:00, Saturday, 8:30-12:30) with a pay rate of $15 per hour.

Please send a letter of interest and resume detailing your qualifications relative to the listed qualifications, and contact information for three professional references to: helen.lucke@uconn.eduThe University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.  (Search # HR 15-09)


OTHER STATE position posted on September 26, 2014.


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Academic Specialist
Career Advisor
MS/Business Analytics and Project Management Program
UConn School of Business

The Graduate Career Development Office invites applications for a part-time Career Advisor (15 hours/week). 

Responsibilities will include:
The Career Advisor will deliver career development services to graduate students in the MS in Business Analytics and Project Management Program. Career services include: career counseling, offer insight regarding job search strategies, resume and cover letter development, share negotiation tactics, and teach networking strategies in classroom settings as well as on an individual basis. This role will be located in Hartford.  The incumbent will need to work a flexible schedule including one evening per week (4:00-7:00 pm preferred).  This weekly evening can rotate if the candidate so chooses.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree with 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in corporate recruitment, professional hiring and development, or career coaching in either a corporate environment or graduate level program.
  • Person must have excellent oral and written communication skills including being able to successfully present information to small and large groups.
  • Willingness to work irregular, flexible hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or other advanced degree.
  • Experience working with diverse professional international population.
  • Experience in Project Management a plus
  • Strategic planning and program development preferred.

This is a temporary, part-time position with flexible hours totaling 15 hours/week, starting as soon as possible through December 2014, with possible extension dependent upon needs and available budget.  The rate of pay is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for (3) professional references to: Meg.Warren@business.uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (Search # HR14-27)


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Temporary University Specialist - Revised
Information Technology Services
School of Business

The School of Business Information Technology Services department is seeking applications for a temporary, full-time Temporary University Specialist.  The position will be housed at the Downtown Hartford Graduate Business Learning Center under the direct supervision of the Service Delivery Manager.  The Temporary University Specialist will provide technical support for 14 classrooms including 2 computer labs for the Graduate Center programs and external conferencing customers.  Duties include general technical support including faculty, staff, students and classrooms in the School of Business at the GBLC and CCEI locations.  Incumbent will provide academic classroom support for network connectivity, multimedia, workstation repair and teleconferencing (printer maintenance, wireless network support, application issue resolution, hardware upgrades, software installation, and virus elimination).  Service hours will range from 11AM to 7 PM, Monday through Friday with occasional weekend and off-hour requirements.  Reliable transportation is a must as this position supports multiple locations.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Associate’s degree in Technology, CS/MIS or equivalent combination of education and/or training.
  • 2 or more years of experience relevant to support of end user computers and technology.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience with desktop, mobile computers, interfaces, mobile devices and related peripherals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with people, to organize workloads, to handle difficult problems, and work well under stress.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage assigned projects within other daily responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft workstation operating system.
  • Experience with diagnostic and system imaging software.
  • Demonstrated computer software experience with MS Office Professional Suite.
  • Demonstrated experience with computer hardware repair.
  • Extremely high level of motivation, independence, and responsibility.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Other Desirable Qualifications/Skills:

  • Experience with setup and use of telecommunications, teleconferencing and multi-media devices and applications.
  • Experience in teaching, training and conducting workshops.
  • Experience in web creation, publishing, VB Scripting.
  • Network maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with the following concepts: Networking, TCP/IP, virtualization, SAN, iSCSI, replication, disaster recovery
  • Apple Operating Systems and their support
  • Experience with the following products: Nortel Networks network equipment, Dell servers, EqualLogic SANs, Dell SANS, Exchange 2007/2010, Microsoft IIS, Windows Server 2003/2008/2008 R2

This is a temporary, full-time position with the hours generally 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m with a competitive hourly rate.  Monday through Friday, starting as soon as possible through February 28, 2015, with possible extension.

To Apply:  Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for (3) references to: GBLCTech@business.uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  (Search # HR14-21)


OTHER STATE position posted on September 11, 2014.


SPECIAL PAYROLL
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Research Specialist
Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention (CHIP)

Under the direction of CHIP Directors, this full-time Research Specialist’s role is to recruit and mobilize networks of health researchers from various academic departments across UConn Storrs, UConn Health, and the community, in order to broaden CHIP’s portfolio of externally funded health research.  This position includes establishing a variety of forums for researchers to work collaboratively and pursue funding opportunities to conduct innovative research on specific health topics which lead to the award of large transdisciplinary grants.  The incumbent will also assist with critical programmatic and administrative activities, including event coordination, seed grant competition management, reporting writing, maintaining relevant contact information, listserv management, and other duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

  1. The position requires a B.A. or B.S. degree.
  2. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  3. Excellent organizational and administrative proficiency with a great attention to detail.
  4. Must have the ability to work independently in a diverse, fast-paced work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. M.A. or M.S.degree.
  2. Prior experience working in a University setting with Principal Investigators who conduct research in diverse health domains (e.g., obesity, cancer, eHealth/mHealth, HIV/AIDS, mental health/substance use, chronic disease).
  3. Prior experience working with interdisciplinary teams in academic, research and team science settings.

This is a full-time, temporary position starting as soon as possible through June 11, 2015, with possible extension, depending on Center needs and available budget.  This is a special payroll (temporary) position.  Normal working hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The rate of pay is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to:  susan.hoge@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (Search # HR15-07)


OTHER STATE position posted on August 19, 2014.


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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


Academic Specialist
Continuing and Distance Engineering Education
Avery Point Campus

The Continuing and Distance Engineering Education office at the University of Connecticut is seeking to hire an academic specialist to support the Master of Engineering program at the UConn Avery Point campus in Groton, CT.

Position Summary:  The primary role of the academic specialist will be to provide access to the classroom space, to record entry of all students, to notify Storrs tech support personnel of any equipment issues and to secure building at the end of class.  There will be no grading or teaching responsibilities associated with this position.  The academic specialist will also be responsible for proctoring exams and working with the faculty member to pick up and deliver course materials.

Minimum Qualifications:   

  1. Experience working with either grad or undergrad students.
  2. Ability to resolve problems of moderate complexity.
  3. Dependable, assertive and authoritative.
  4. Attention to detail including tasks requiring explicit instructions.
  5. Familiarity with iTV equipment and standard office equipment.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  1. Prior experience proctoring exams.
  2. Prior experience as an Academic Specialist.
  3. Experience as an audio visual technician.

Appointment TermsTraining for this position will be conducted upon hire. The position at the Avery Point campus will begin immediately upon completion of pre-employment paperwork and criminal background check..  Employment will continue through the Spring Semester 2015, with a break during the winter intercession. This is a special payroll (temporary) position.  Hours are 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. up to 4 evenings per week. Salary will be discussed during the interview for selected candidates.  Health benefits are not included. 

To Apply:  Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) references to: Program Administrator, University of Connecticut, Continuing and Distance Education, 371 Fairfield Way, Unit 4031, Storrs, CT 06269-4031 or e-mail to dianep@engr.uconn.edu. Candidates will be contacted for interviews as soon as possible.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. (Search # HR15-05)


OTHER STATE position posted on August 4, 2014.


SPECIAL PAYROLL
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Temporary University Specialist
Web Development Temporary Position
School of Nursing

UConn School of Nursing is seeking a temporary web development person at its Storrs Campus to assist with web site development redesign issues and may be required to:

  • Design website pages with respect to form, content, and images  
  • Reconfigure graphics and images in Photoshop to conform properly to webpage
  • Confer with staff and IT troubleshoot redesign issues as needed
  • Assist in supervising and training of student employees

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Previous experience of WordPress web design and development packages (knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, helpful)
  • Skill in working within mainframe, Web, and Windows environments
  • Ability to operate a computer and advanced computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Excellent communication skills

This is a three-month, full-time temporary position, Monday through Friday, hours 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a competitive hourly rate. Health benefits are not included. Start date as soon as possible.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

To Apply:  Applications should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and letters of reference electronically to barbara.slater@uconn.edu.  (Search # HR15-02)


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Adjunct Faculty
First-Year Writing Program
English Department

The First-Year Writing Program in the Department of English seeks adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate writing courses at the Storrs campus.  Courses include Second Language Writing (ENGL 1003), “Seminar in Academic Writing” (ENGL 1010), the “Seminar in Writing Through Literature” (ENGL 1011), and “Introduction to Academic Writing” (ENGL 1004), a course some students take prior to taking ENGL 1010 or 1011.  All courses focus on revised, instructor and peer-reviewed writing that engages in conversation with critical and literary texts.

Minimum Qualifications:  An earned Master’s degree in English, Rhetoric & Composition, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:  An earned PhD or equivalent terminal degree in an area relevant to the field; previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education.

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

This is a pool posting.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled.

To Apply:  Applications should be submitted electronically to fyw.uconn@gmail.com (subject heading should read “Adjunct Application”).  Applicants should clearly state in the body of the email by course number the courses they are applying to teach and attach a copy of their curriculum vitae as well as other relevant materials (such as teaching statement, course syllabi, and samples of student work with your commentary [please remove all identifiers from student work]).  (Search # HR15-03)


OTHER STATE position posted on June 27, 2014.


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Adjunct Faculty
Department of Statistics
 

The Department of Statistics of the University of Connecticut is seeking adjunct faculty to teach two undergraduate level courses (STAT 1000Q) at the Hartford campus. Departmental links to undergraduate courses can be found below:

Course descriptions:            http://www.catalog.uconn.edu/stat.htm 
Course schedule:                  TuTh 9:30-10:45; 11-12:15; and Th 2-2:50

Minimum Qualifications:  An earned Master’s degree in Statistics or a related field and teaching experience.

Terms and Conditions:  These are adjunct faculty positions which are generally appointed on a semester by semester basis.  Compensation will be based on academic program level.

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

To Apply:  Applications should be submitted electronically to megan.petsa@uconn.edu.  Applicants should attach a copy of their curriculum vitae and other relevant materials (such as course syllabi). (Search # HR14-32)

 


OTHER STATE position posted on June 12, 2014.


SPECIAL PAYROLL
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Adjunct Faculty
El Instituto

 

El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate level courses in Latina/o and Latin American Studies at the Storrs campus. Courses may be available within the following academic areas, and applicants should indicate the specific course(s) that they are applying to teach.

Economics:
Economic Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
Inequality, Discrimination, and Opportunity in Latin America

Communication Science:
Latinas and Media
Soap Opera/Telenovela
              
Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies:
Latina Narrative
Fictions of Latino Masculinity
Latinas and Media

Literature and Culture:
Latina Narrative
Fictions of Latino Masculinity

Political Science:
Latino Political Behavior

Spanish:
Composition and Reading for Spanish Speakers

Latina/o and Latin American Studies:
Contemporary Issues in Latino Studies

Minimum Qualifications:  An earned Master’s degree in Latina/o and Latin American Studies or an area relevant to the field.

Preferred Qualifications:  An earned PhD or terminal degree in an area relevant to the field; and previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education.

Terms and Conditions:  These are adjunct faculty positions which are generally appointed on a semester by semester basis.  Compensation will be based on academic program level. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.  Employment of the successful candidate may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

To Apply:  Applications should be submitted electronically to El Instituto at  elin@uconn.edu.  Applicants should clearly state in the body of the email the course(s) they are applying to teach and attach a copy of their curriculum vitae and other relevant materials (such as course syllabi).  (Search # HR14-29)

 


OTHER STATE position posted on May 19, 2014.


SPECIAL PAYROLL
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Academic Specialist
Career Advisor for:
MS/Financial Risk Management and MS/Business Analytics and Project Management
 School of Business

The School of Business Career Center invites applications for a part-time Career Advisor (15 hours/week). 

Responsibilities will include:   
The Career Advisor will deliver career development services to graduate students in the MS Financial Risk Program and MS in Business Analytics and Project Management Program.  Career services include: career counseling, offer insight regarding job search strategies, resume and cover letter development, share negotiation tactics, and teach networking strategies in classroom settings as well as on an individual basis.  This role will be located in Hartford with a possibility for 2 days/month in Stamford, CT.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor Degree with 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in corporate recruitment, professional hiring and development, or career coaching in either a corporate environment or graduate level program.
  • Person must have excellent oral and written communication skills including being able to successfully present information to small and large groups.
  • Willingness to work irregular, flexible hours.  Eligible to engage in minimum travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or other advanced degree.
  • Experience working with diverse professional international population.
  • Strategic planning and program development preferred.

This is a temporary, part-time position with flexible hours totaling 15 hours/week Monday through Friday, starting as soon as possible through September 2014, with possible extension, dependent upon needs and available budget.  The rate of pay is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:  Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for (3) professional references to: Meg.Warren@business.uconn.edu.   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  (Search # HR14-27)


OTHER STATE position posted on March 19, 2014.


SPECIAL PAYROLL
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Temporary University Specialist
Coordinator of Training & Development, Research IT Systems
Office of the Vice President for Research

 
The Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Connecticut is seeking a Temporary University Specialist to create a program of training and development, in support of Research IT Systems.


Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President for Research IT & Informatics in the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Coordinator of Training & Development will plan, develop, document and deliver Research IT Systems training targeted for members of the University research community.  Specific applications to be supported will include InfoEd, Effort Reporting/Certification, and Elements.


Minimum Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will have experience in research administration, including use of electronic research systems, as well as experience developing training materials and delivering targeted training to research constituencies in a research-intensive University or other appropriate situation.


This is a six-month, full-time, temporary position, with a target start date of April 10, 2014.  Review of applications will begin immediately. 


To ensure consideration, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and a list of at least three professional references by March 31, 2014 to laurie.pudlo@uconn.edu.


For confidential inquiries or additional information please contact:  Laurie Pudlo, Administrative Manager, Office of the Vice President for Research, University of Connecticut, laurie.pudlo@uconn.edu, 860-486-4247.  (Search HR14-20)


Founded in 1881, UConn is one of the nation’s leading public research universities, and was recently ranked 19th among the Top public universities in the nation, according to the 2014 U.S. News & World Report. A Land Grant and Sea Grant college and member of the Space Consortium, UConn has received generous support from the legislature through an ambitious state investment in economic development, higher education and research. Through Next Generation Connecticut, strategic investment in facilities, faculty and students catalyze to establish UConn as a vital STEM institution, fueling Connecticut’s economy with new technologies, highly skilled graduates, new companies, patents, licenses, and high-wage STEM jobs.


OTHER STATE position posted on July 11, 2013.


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Adjunct Faculty
School of Business

The School of Business is seeking adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses at the Storrs and regional campuses including Hartford, Waterbury, and Stamford. Courses may be available within the following academic departments, and applicants should indicate the specific courses within a department that they are applying to teach.  Departmental links to undergraduate and graduate courses can be found below:

Accounting
Undergraduate:   http://www.catalog.uconn.edu/acct.htm
Graduate:              http://msaccounting.business.uconn.edu/curriculum/

Finance, including Health Systems and Real Estate
Undergraduate:  http://www.catalog.uconn.edu/fnce.htm (Finance)
                               http://www.catalog.uconn.edu/hsmg.htm (Heath Systems)
Graduate:             http://www.business.uconn.edu/cms/p1272#finance (Finance)
                               http://www.business.uconn.edu/cms/p1272#health  (Health Systems) 
http://www.business.uconn.edu/cms/p1272#realestate   (Real Estate)  

              

Management
Undergraduate:    http://www.catalog.uconn.edu/mgmt.htm
Graduate:               http://www.business.uconn.edu/cms/p1272#management

Marketing and Business Law
Undergraduate:     http://www.catalog.uconn.edu/mktg.htm
Graduate:                http://www.business.uconn.edu/cms/p1272#marketing

Operations & Information Management including Management and Engineering for Manufacturing
Undergraduate:    http://www.catalog.uconn.edu/opim.htm  (MIS)
                                http://www.business.uconn.edu/cms/p350  (MEM)
                                http://www.business.uconn.edu/cms/p281  (Business and Technology)
Graduate:              http://www.business.uconn.edu/cms/p1272#opim
                                http://msbapm.business.uconn.edu/academics/curriculum/  (BAPM)

Graduate course descriptions can be found in the graduate catalog at: http://catalog.grad.uconn.edu/grad_catalog.html

Minimum Qualifications:  An earned Master’s degree in business or a related field.

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

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

This is a pool posting.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

To Apply:  Applications should be submitted electronically to the appropriate department at the address listed below.  Applicants should clearly state in the body of the email by course numberthe courses they are applying to teach and attach a copy of their curriculum vitae and other relevant materials (such as course syllabi).

Accounting   acct-adjsearch@business.uconn.edu
Finance   fnce-adjsearch@business.uconn.edu
Management   mgmt-adjsearch@business.uconn.edu
Marketing   mktg-adjsearch@business.uconn.edu
Operations & Information Management   opim-adjsearch@business.uconn.edu

 


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.

 

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