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OTHER STATE position posted on December 15, 2014.


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Temporary University Specialist
Center for Integrative Geosciences

The Center for Integrative Geosciences seeks a Temporary University Specialist to assist in the Center’s main office with a variety of special projects. 

Reporting to the Director of the Center for integrative Geosciences, the Temporary University Specialist is responsible for working on a variety of projects related to new activities within the Center.  Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities

  • Compiling and analyzing data, especially related to alumni, course information, Center accomplishments, and activities, among other information.
  • Website development including design, creation and maintenance.
  • Alumni development/outreach such as creating newsletters, preparing mailings and collecting data.
  • Assisting with writing grants under the direction of the Center Director.
  • Coordination of space reorganization and reallocation, particularly office moves and creating functionality.

Minimum Qualifications”

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-3 years in an administrative support role.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and team-work skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Experience with creation and use of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work independently.

Additional Preferred Qualifications”

  • Experience with website development.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in a University administrative setting.

This is a temporary part-time position and has an anticipated start date of January 15, 2015.  The expected end date is June 1, 2015.  Compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Applications must include a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references.  Application materials should be sent to christin.donnelly@uconn.eduTo ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted before January 2, 2015.  (Search #HR 15-15)


OTHER STATE position posted on December 9, 2014.


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Temporary University Specialist
Financial / Administrative Specialist
Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
Hartford, Connecticut

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director of the Rudd Center, the individual is responsible for the accounting and financial transactions of the center, and for carrying out center-specific administrative services.

This is temporary, part-time (approximately 20 hours per week), 6-month position.  The position may be renewed pending available funding.

The work location is in Hartford with a potential start date of January 2, 2015.   Interviews for the position prior to January will be conducted in New Haven. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintains and monitors financial records and accounts for the center, including payroll records, purchasing, grant funding, and other disbursements.
  2. Assists in developing and managing center budgets and prepares budget reports for external grant funders to meet University, State, and federal requirements.
  3. Perform routine administrative office functions, including ordering office supplies, placing orders with vendors, and processing administrative paperwork.
  4. May assist in planning and carrying out related support activities, such as meetings, conferences, interviews; makes all necessary arrangements including travel and coordinating details.
  5. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
  2. A minimum of two years of experience in finance/accounting.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and ability to provide financial and programmatic support including budget preparation and management.
  4. Ability to independently resolve problems.
  5. Excellent organizational and detail oriented skills.
  6. Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
  7. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as a team member.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge and familiarity of University travel and purchasing processing and guidelines.
  2. Familiarity with contracts and grants and post-award activities.
  3. Knowledge of and experience using electronic financial systems (ie. Kuali and WebFocus).
  4. Advanced excel experience to include formulas and pivot tables.

To Apply:  Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Rebecca.puhl@uconn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (Search #HR15-13)


OTHER STATE position posted on December 5, 2014.


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Temporary University Specialist
Financial Assistant
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

A part-time employee is needed to fill the functions of a fiscal officer and financial manager for an academic department.  The candidate must be familiar with financial management programs used by the University of Connecticut including Kuali, Genesys, KFDM/WebFOCUS, FOCUS, and PeopleSoft.  Specific duties include screening and approving financial eDocs (KFS approval/review) for travel, purchasing and employment related to teaching, research and extension activities in the department; managing departmental budgets and developing monthly reports; managing and monitoring transactions related to foundation accounts including graduate scholarships; post-award grant management (Cost Transfers, Re-budget Requests, etc.); cash and check deposits; payroll (regular faculty and staff, special, graduate), and performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: Experience in financial record keeping and reporting and specific knowledge financial management programs used by the University of Connecticut including Kuali, Genesys, KFDM/WebFOCUS, FOCUS, and PeopleSoft; sound knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal control methods; knowledge of accounting practices and procedures; and ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.

Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 2 years related experience, or 5-10 years accounting experience.

This is a temporary position with an appointment term of December 2014 through May 2015 until a permanent position can be filled.  Position offers flexible hours with an anticipated need for 50-75% time. Rate of pay is commensurate with training & experience.


To Apply:  Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for (3) references to: (richard.mcavoy@uconn.edu).  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.  (Search # HR 15-12)


OTHER STATE position posted on November 14, 2014.


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Temporary University Specialist
International Programs Department - School of Law

The University of Connecticut seeks applications for a temporary university specialist in the International Programs Office at the UConn School of Law.  The University of Connecticut School of Law is one of the leading public law schools in the country. Its campus, listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, is probably the most beautiful of any law school in the United States.   UConn Law has been a pioneer in international legal education with an outstanding faculty to match.  The Law School offers foreign-educated lawyers a great venue to experience the U.S. legal system and American culture.

Reporting to the Directors of International Programs and Graduate Studies, the temporary university specialist, is responsible for the day to day activities in the International Programs department.

Responsibilities

  • Staff the International Programs Office, working closely to address the needs of LL.M. and Exchange students currently on campus and those being recruited.
  • Administer the inaugural American Legal Education Experience summer program, including scheduling courses and recruiting participants.
  • Assist with developing website and application materials for new LL.M. degree programs.
  • Assist with updating existing websites with new marketing and promotional features.
  • Substantially update the international LL.M. alumni database.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with international students at an undergraduate or graduate level
  • Microsoft Office database skills (i.e.: MS Excel, MS Access) and word processing skills (i.e. MS Word).
  • Ability to learn and work with law school admission databases.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree
  • Fluency in a second language
  • Experience in a University administrative setting
  • Creating and administering academic programs
  • Website development

This is a temporary full-time position and has an anticipated start date of January 2, 2015. The expected end date is August 27, 2015.  Compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applications must include a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references.  Application materials should be sent to lisa.rodino@law.uconn.edu.  To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted before December 1, 2014.  

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.  Search #HR15-11

OTHER STATE position posted on September 26, 2014.


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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.


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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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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.


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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.


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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.


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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 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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