Faculty Positions

Job Opportunities: Faculty

Athletics

Head Men’s Baseball Coach

Library

Public Services Librarian – Access Services
Public Services Librarian – Reference and Instruction

School of Arts and Sciences

One Year Faculty – Computer Science

School of Education and Professional Studies

One Year Faculty – Education (Science Education)
One Year Faculty – Education (Social Studies)
Assistant/Associate Professor – Accounting


Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 5300 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital.

We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, creative activity and scholarship, student advisement, university and community service. ECSU is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum, and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives


One Year Faculty – Education (Science Education)

The Education department at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks qualified applicants for a one-year, non-tenure track appointment to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in secondary science education.  The position may involve supervision of teacher candidates in the field. Qualified applicants with a doctoral degree in Science Education, Curriculum & Instruction with a Science focus preferred. ABD or Master’s degree with additional relevant doctoral coursework will be considered. Experience teaching in middle or high schools, higher education and supervising teacher candidates is preferred. Candidates will be expected to advise students, participate in department committees, and engage in scholarly work. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae with names of three references, to Dr. Sudha Swaminathan, Professor, Department of Education, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT 06226-2295 at swaminathans@easternct.edu.

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Public Services Librarian–Access Services

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Public Services Librarian–Access Services Librarian – Assistant Librarian rank; full-time; tenure track.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  As part of the library’s public services division reporting to the Head of Public Services, this position supports the primary service desk functions of the Access Services Dept. (Circulation, Reserves, Interlibrary Loan, Stacks Maintenance) ensuring that Access Services is appropriately staffed all the hours that the library is open, including evenings and weekends. This librarian will supervise student and support staff and will act as evening supervisor, as needed. He/she will participate in the development, promotion and delivery of resources, services and programs that enhance library support for the university’s instructional and research missions in conjunction with the library staff as a whole.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND ABILITIES: 

  1. Manage all Access Services functions including circulation, reserves and interlibrary loan, stacks maintenance, serving as back-up support for all functions as needed. Recommend policies, procedures, services and enhancements in Access Services and participate in the delivery of those services. Communicates and enforces library policies and procedures.
  2. Supervise, train, and evaluate regular staff assigned to Access Services.
  3. Coordinate hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of student assistants assigned to Access Services.
  4. Provide unscheduled support for Access Services as need dictates, including nights and weekends.
  5. Keep statistics describing the use of access services, and assist library administration in the preparation of various reports requiring those statistics.
  6. Provide reference desk and/or circulation desk service a minimum of 6-12 hours per week.
  7. Provide general user education/information literacy instruction and serve as a liaison to one or more academic department(s) for purposes of collection/resource development and specialized user education/information literacy instruction.
  8. Work collegially and effectively with the library’s professional and support staff as part of the library team.
  9. Keep abreast of current trends in policy, practices, and technologies as they pertain to public services, information literacy, interlibrary loan, document delivery, and professional librarianship in general.
  10. Participate in library and university activities as well as engage in scholarly and professional service activities for tenure and promotion.
  11. Work well with a culturally diverse client population.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned based on fluctuating library needs, including night/weekend work.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Required:  ALA accredited Master’s degree or its equivalent; experience with an integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Alma/Primo; knowledge of and experience with electronic information resources and current information technology; the ability to work with library staff, university faculty members, students and people from the local community cordially and effectively; excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong service orientation. Desired:  College/research library experience including professional experience; supervisory experience; experience providing reference/information services; training or experience in creating instructional materials and delivering information literacy instruction; training or experience in collection development; training or experience with web and mobile applications to support library outreach; experience in interlibrary loan specifically using OCLC interlibrary loan, and ILLiad; an additional advanced degree. 

TO APPLY: send letter of application, resume, and three recent signed letters of reference to:  Janice Wilson, Director of Library Services, J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT  06226.  Electronic applications are encouraged and can be email to wilsonj@easternct.edu.  Screening begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

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Public Services Librarian — Reference and Instruction  

JOB DESCRIPTION: Public Services Librarian–Reference and Instruction; Assistant Librarian rank; full time; tenure track.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide reference and information services to Eastern’s Smith Library users.  Responsible for reference desk coordination and scheduling of Library Faculty and Lecturers. Assist Information Literacy Librarian with planning and delivery of the library’s instruction program.  Support Access Services functions as circumstances dictate. Report to the Head of Public and Research Services.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND ABILITIES:

  • Provide reference and information services to library users.
  • Coordinate and schedule reference desk coverage.
  • Assist the Information Literacy Librarian in developing instructional materials for classroom or online delivery.
  • Actively participate in the delivery of the library’s instruction program.
  • Create and manage multiple library research guides for faculty and students.
  • Support Access Services functions as circumstances dictate.
  • Participate in the library’s Liaison/Builder program for collection development.
  • Work collegially with all library staff, faculty, students, and other Library users.
  • Work well with a culturally diverse population.
  • Keep abreast of current trends in reference and information literacy services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned based on fluctuating library needs.
  • Some night and/or weekend work may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA accredited Master’s degree or its international equivalent. A strong service orientation. Relevant experience in providing reference services and library instruction in a print and online environment. Experience using an online integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Alma/Primo. Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills.  Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with all segments of the University community. Desired: Academic library experience. Substantial information literacy experience, and demonstrated ability to deliver information literacy to students in an effective and engaging manner. Strong technical skills including knowledge of presentation/authoring software. An additional advanced degree in a subject area.

TO APPLY: send letter of application, resume, and three recent signed letters of reference to:  Janice Wilson, Director of Library Services, J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT  06226.  Electronic applications are encouraged and can be email to wilsonj@easternct.edu.  Screening begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

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Head Men’s Baseball Coach

Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Head Men’s Baseball Coach. This is a full-time, 10-month position, and the coach will have a second responsibility within the Department of Athletics, currently as an event manager.

The Head Coach will be responsible for the leadership and oversight of a program which has garnered four NCAA national championships and is focused on excellence at the national level. Candidates should have a proven ability to develop a highly competitive baseball program, with a strong commitment to the student-athlete experience.

Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:  recruiting and retention of student-athletes, practice and game preparation and coaching, supervision of part-time assistant coaches, supervision of a junior varsity program, developing alumni relations, and fundraising to provide for team opportunities. In addition, the Head Coach is responsible for administrative tasks such as scheduling games, budget management, and filing necessary reports. The Head Coach must demonstrate a commitment to maintaining compliance with NCAA, Eastern Connecticut State University, and Little East Conference rules and regulations.

Our preferred candidate will have the proven leadership skills to create a championship culture. The successful candidate will show the strong communication skills and cross-cultural abilities necessary to develop and maintain positive relationships with diverse groups of student-athletes, colleagues, alumni, and the greater campus community. 

Minimum Qualifications
*Bachelor’s degree required
*5+ years successful coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level
*Proven ability to recruit student-athletes

Preferred Qualifications
*Experience as a collegiate head coach
*Master’s degree
*Knowledge and support of DIII rules, regulations, and philosophy

Eastern Connecticut State University provides an excellent salary and benefits package, and has been recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For” eight times.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at:  baseballsearch@easternct.edu. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. The search will remain open until the position is filled, however, preference will be given to applications received by July 5, 2018.

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One year full-time Assistant Professor  in Computer Science
Starting fall 2018

The Department of Computer Science at Eastern Connecticut State University invites applications for a one year full-time (non-tenure track) Assistant Professor position starting from fall 2018. Candidates with a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field is recommended (M.S. considered) and should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education. The applicant is expected to teach 12 credit hours each semester. In addition to teaching lower and upper level undergraduate computer science courses, responsibilities also include advising and service.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita (with publications list), graduate transcripts (unofficial okay), and at least two letters of reference to Dr. Sarah Tasneem, Chair, Department of Computer Science at CSCSearch@easternct.edu.

The review process will start immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

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One Year Faculty – Education (Social Studies)

The Education department at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks qualified applicants for a one-year, non-tenure track appointment to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social studies pedagogy, learning and teaching, and educational technology.  The position may involve supervision of teacher candidates in the field. Qualified applicant with a doctoral degree in Social Studies Education, Curriculum & Instruction or related fields preferred. ABD or masters degree with additional doctoral coursework will be considered. Experience teaching in P-12 classrooms, higher education or supervising teacher candidates is preferred. Candidates will be expected to advise students, participate in department committees, and engage in scholarly work. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae with names of three references, to Dr. Sudha Swaminathan, Professor, Department of Education, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT 06226-2295 at swaminathans@easternct.edu.

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Department: Business Administration
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor – Accounting, Tenure Track, 2 positions

Position Description:  Candidates should be able to teach all levels of the undergraduate Accounting curriculum and may teach some graduate level courses. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching, scholarly and professional activities, and a willingness to be active in service to the university and community.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Accounting, or Ph.D. in related field with both a CPA and master’s in accounting or CPA and MBA with 18 credits in Accounting. ABD candidates are welcome to apply. Current relevant practical experience in Accounting/Auditing is important and is a plus for those candidates with MBA/Masters degree in Accountancy.

Respond to:  Please submit a statement of interest, current vita, graduate transcripts and three letters of reference to Dr. Candice Deal dealc@easternct.edu.The search committee will begin to review applications immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

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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.