Admin Positions

 

Job Opportunities: Administrative Positions


Dean of Students

The Dean of Students will report to the Vice President for Student Affairs. The position provides vision and leadership for student development and engagement programs.

Position Description The Dean shall manage a range of student life programs and services at the University that contribute to the welfare of its students and the quality of their university experience while providing operational assistance to the Vice President.  In furtherance of this goal, the Dean will perform the following:

  1. Participate and direct as required by the Vice-President in:
  1. The formulation and implementation of student affairs policy;
  2. The recruitment, selection, hiring, development, supervision, and evaluation of student affairs staff;
  3. The administration of student services;
  4. The representation of the Vice-President of Student Affairs on a variety of campus and CSU system committees;
  5. The supervision and performance of student affairs research functions;
  6. The oversight of the University’s Orientation Program       
  1. Develops and manages programs and services for the welfare and benefit of the university’s students as assigned by the Vice President.
  1. Acts for the Vice-President when he/she is unavailable.
  1. Supervises various student affairs and student service offices as assigned by the Vice President to include management and effective fiscally sound operation of said services.
  1. Direct the oversight and advisement of student organizations as assigned by the Vice President.
  1. Represents the Office of Student Affairs and the University to various constituencies both on and off campus, to university, community, business, and professional organizations alike.
  1. Provides guidance and counsel to students on personal, social and academic matters.
  1. Manages the operation of facilities and services essential to student life as determined by the Vice President.
  1. Manages collateral services such as conferences, parents’ programs, orientation programs, and other activities that contribute to the quality of student life.
  1. Prepares regular reports on areas of expertise and responsibility for the Vice President and prepares other related reports as requested.
  1. Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those listed above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree is required (preferably in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counseling, or Student Development), a Doctoral is preferred. Five or more years of progressive experience in Student Affairs. Demonstrated experience in handling crises as well as overseeing a Student Intervention Team; Demonstrated ability to manage and direct complex campus programs and services benefiting student of diverse backgrounds; Experience in fiscal and program management; Demonstrated ability to manage functional units within the Division of Student Affairs (e.g. Women’s Center, Pride Center, Intercultural Center, Student Activities, Center for Internships & Career Development, Office of AccessAbility Services, Veterans Center, and Orientation Services).

This position will remain open until filled.

For consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for five professional references to Karen Mason at masonka@easternct.edu.

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Instructional Design Coordinator

Providing design and production assistance to faculty in the development of electronic delivery methods, this position reports to the Director of IT Support Services and is responsible for providing instructional and program design expertise for the development and support of online courses and specialized educational programs. The Coordinator is responsible for managing the instructional development process, setting standards for assisting faculty in the design of curriculum and instruction, development of learning resources, and retooling of courses and course segments to electronic delivery methods.

Responsibilities include:

  • Recommending logistical, instructional, and pedagogical policies for the creation and delivery of online courses.
  • Meeting with instructional designers and program managers to insure timely completion and delivery of instructional design projects.
  • Collaborating with faculty on instructional design issues, create web pages, and manage online course development.
  • Consulting with faculty on optimal design of curriculum and instruction and effective uses of multimedia.
  • Managing course projects from inception to completion.
  • Developing curriculum guides for courses and/or program components.
  • Designing learning resources in variety of formats including print, graphics, audio, video, and animation technologies to support curriculum offerings.
  • As technology and software development products advance, explore and make recommendations for multimedia software for use by faculty and others in school.
  • Providing professional and technical support and training to faculty and students.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level and responsibilities of the position.

Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in instructional technology, education, communications, information technology, or curriculum design or related field; a minimum of three (3) years of experience in course design, curriculum design, or e-learning, preferably in higher education; and experience with graphic and multimedia authoring software and Web site design software.  These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.

Interested candidates should send an email to Kari Shaw, Information Technology Services (ITSsearch@easternct.edu). Please put Instructional Design Coordinator in the Subject field and attach a resume, cover letter, and contact info for three references.

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Coordinator of Gallery and Museum Services

The 118,000-square foot state- of -the -art Fine Arts Instructional Center at Eastern Connecticut State University houses Eastern’s Art and Art History, Theatre and Music programs, as well as the University’s Art Gallery. The center provides lecture, rehearsal, studio and performance spaces that allow faculty and students to fully explore their creativity and share it with campus audiences as well as local and regional patrons.

Position Description: Eastern seeks a Gallery and Museum Services Coordinator. The Coordinator will be responsible for directing all aspects of the gallery’s operations, including curating and planning exhibitions, budget management, fundraising, grant writing, supervising staff, managing and strengthening the gallery’s engagement with on and off-campus constituencies, and exhibition programming. Additional responsibilities include managing and developing the permanent collection and collaborating with faculty in the Department of Art and Art History as well as other departments across campus to ensure rich, diverse, and interdisciplinary gallery programming. To strengthen the gallery’s teaching role in various ways, the Coordinator should be able to provide educational lectures about current shows to campus constituents as well as community groups, and might have the opportunity to teach courses in the Department of Art and Art History. The Coordinator represents the gallery to the public, including donors, gallery visitors, media, museum and the arts communities in the region.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess five years of experience in gallery administration in the capacity of museum or University gallery director, assistant director, or curator. A Master’s Degree or higher in museum studies or art history is preferred. An MFA will be considered if the candidate has additional relevant experience.  Candidates should demonstrate success in grant writing and program development, strong written and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated commitment to diversity, excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, including supervision of staff. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with equivalent experience and credentials.

Application procedures: Applicants should submit a letter of interest which includes information about prior exhibitions, educational programming, and/or grants, current vitae, and contact information of three references to Ms. Heidi Roberto at Robertoh@easternct.edu

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Media Technology Manager

Duties: Manages the operations of the engineering division of Media Services. Provides technical support for the campus’ audio-video technologies and facilities. Oversees and provides technical support for campus video editing systems, video production studios and multimedia projection/distribution systems. Oversees the operation of the University’s cable television educational access channel, Night and weekend work sometimes required.

Qualifications: Training and experience in broadcast television engineering and electronics with a minimum of four years’ practical experience in the field required. Direct experience with broadcast production equipment including video switching consoles, audio distribution equipment, character generation, cameras and lighting systems required. Direct experience with digital video editing and storage systems required. Experience with AVID products highly preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related area preferred. Credentials and/or experience substantially comparable to the above may be considered.

Please send a letter of application, resume and three current letters of reference to Travis Houldcroft (houldcroftt@easternct.edu), Search Committee Chair-Media Technology Manager, 266 Fine Arts Instructional Center, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT 06226. Position will remain open until filled.

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LAN and Telecommunications Technician

Duties:

Provide support for Local Area Network equipment.

Configure and troubleshoot network client devices, such as computers, telephones and cameras.

Cross-connect and troubleshoot analog devices.

Work with third party contractors for system management and wiring.

Other tasks as assigned.

Requirements:

Three or more years of experience supporting Enterprise computer networks.

Demonstrated ability to support complex computer networks.

Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with a diverse clientele.

Must pass a criminal background check.

Four-year college degree in a relevant discipline.

To apply: Reply with a cover letter,  resume and three references to David Bachand, Director of Technical Services, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226 or Email them to bachandd@easternct.edu

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LAN and VOIP Administrator

Duties:

Install and troubleshoot POE devices such as IP Telephones and Wireless Access Points.

Configure and troubleshoot network edge ports to support POE devices.

Cross-connect and troubleshoot Analog telephone equipment.

Support the programming of VOIP devices, lines and voice mailboxes in a Cisco UC environment.

Work with third party contractors for system management and wiring.

Other tasks as assigned.

Requirements:

Four or more years of experience support Enterprise computer networks.

Demonstrated ability to work with and manage complex computer systems, such as Unified Communications or other device management products.

Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with a diverse clientele.

Four-year college degree in a relevant discipline.

To apply:

Reply with a cover letter, resume and three references to David Bachand, Director of Technical Services, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226 or email them to bachandd@easternct.edu.

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Eastern Connecticut State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Stacey Close, Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity, 860-465-5791, closes@easternct.edu.