Part Time Faculty and University Assistant

Job Opportunities: Part Time Faculty and University Assistant

  • University Gallery Assistant
  • Part Time Assistant Coach – Men’s Basketball
  • University Assistant/Gift Processing Technician – Institutional Advancement
  • University Assistant – Intercultural Center
  • University Assistant – Pride Center
  • University Assistant – Women’s Center
  • Assistant Swimming Coach
  • University Assistant – Information Technology Services
  • Assistant Coach for Women’s Lacrosse
  • University Assistant/Teachers Aide – Child and Family Development Resource Center

University Gallery Assistant

Eastern Connecticut State University Art Gallery is seeking personable Part-Time University Gallery Assistant to work 19 hours a week.

This position require flexibility for additional hours based on the needs of the gallery. We are seeking a motivated, team player, who poses strong communication skills and the ability to multitask.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in maintaining permanent art collection at Eastern and its on-line management system
  • Maintain physical object files for the permanent collection, exhibition archives, and incoming loans.
  • Install exhibitions
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Functions

  • Packing and installation of Exhibitions
  • Proper handling of all types of fine artworks; traditional to contemporary
  • Detail oriented, professional demeanor with a focus on customer service
  • Placement for exhibition handling and installation
  • Adaptable and committed to working with a wide range of artwork and artists
  • Able to safely lift and maneuver objects of substantial size and weight, without damage to object or person

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of Art Handling experience in a gallery or museum environment
  • Specialized handling with problem solving skill capacity
  • Knowledge of safe handling and packing a wide range of two- and three-dimension art works
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Tracking inventory and management of shipping logistics
  • Generating leads and fostering relationships with new patrons while working closely with the Gallery coordinator

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to Yulia Tikhonova, Coordinator of Gallery and Museum Services, at tikhonovay@easternct.edu.


Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT

Part-time Assistant Coach

Salary: approximately $3,000-$5,000 annually

The Department of Athletics has an immediate opening for an assistant men’s basketball coach. 

Under the supervision of the Athletic Director and Head Coach, assistant coaching duties will be assigned by head coach and will include administration, coaching, and recruiting for the men’s basketball program.

Qualifications:

Preferred hiring standards include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
  • Previous college coaching and recruiting experience
  • Ability to pass background check

Applicants email cover letter, resume, and three references to geitnerw@easternct.edu

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue to position is filled.


University Assistant/Gift Processing Technician – Institutional Advancement (IA)

Position Description: 

Reporting to the Development Database Administrator the UA will assist with annual fund initiatives that support the department.

Responsibilities:

Primary

  • Processes gifts and generates acknowledgement letters
  • Scans and files back-up documentation
  • Enters constituent data including updates to records
  • Assists with development office mailings to support Eastern’s cultivation events and fundraising initiatives

Secondary

  • Assists with the management of the Phonathon program
  • Assists with pledge reminder process – mailing and calling donors with unfulfilled pledges.
  • Prep/attend events as needed (flex hours on occasion)
  • Assists with managing student workers
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word required; knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, Photoshop, Acrobat, WordPress/HTML is desirable

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to Bev Canfield at canfieldb@easternct.edu.


University Assistant, Intercultural Center
(19 hours per week, No benefits)

Position Summary

The University Assistant of the Intercultural Center (IC) will develop and implement quality programs on issues related to race and ethnicity as it relates to intersecting identities (i.e., gender, class, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship/nationality). In alignment with the needs of the campus community and the IC mission, all efforts will work with a commitment to promote academic and personal growth of marginalized and underserved students. The University Assistant will create and enhance an institutional climate of justice, promote access and equity in higher education. The University Assistant will develop and provide trainings and programs that address issues of power, privilege and oppression as well as activities that celebrate a myriad of cultures and identities. In addition, the University Assistant will supervise staff, students and interns while providing information, resources and referrals to students and will empower students via leadership development, training, education, program-planning and activism.

Some of the responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Provide leadership and develop programs that promote scholarship, leadership within an affirming campus climate for marginalized and underrepresented populations
  • Facilitate conversations and peer to peer education through the training and development of interns and student workers
  • Develop educational programs and outreach activities pertaining to marginalized and underrepresented populations as well as the intersections of gender with race, ethnicity, nationality, class, disability, sexual orientation, and religion
  • Build relationships with, advocate for, and support students of marginalized identities
  • Collaborate and participate in divisional and university activities and engage with university through campus- wide committees
  • Train and supervise staff, student staff, and interns to develop successful and thought provoking educational programs
  • Assist with advising multicultural and affinity based student club/organizations (i.e. African Student Association, Organization of Latin American Students) and secure an effective relationship between club/organization members and the IC
  • Facilitate conversations and provide support, resources and referrals for students coping with campus climate issues, academic demands,
  • Support faculty and staff in providing resources
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a curricula for cultural competency efforts for the university
  • Manage the development of print and electronic resources and update Intercultural Center website
  • Prepare written materials and reports including departmental assessments and data gathering to monitor the effectiveness of services and programs; implements improvements in services based on data
  • Manage budgets and assist in setting fiscal priorities

Requirements

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree, preference Master’s Degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, or relevant field; and at least two year of professional experience in a college/university setting; at least one-year experience in multicultural affairs, community engagement, program and leadership development. Candidates must also possess knowledge of issues related to experience in supporting and ease in building relationships with students/non-students from marginalized populations, including historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups; and a basic understanding of website and social media development.

Application Instructions

Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references to the attention of Kathy Parmalee, Student Activities, Student Center, Rm. 224, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted up until the position is filled. Electronic submissions are accepted and encouraged (parmaleek@easternct.edu).

Questions:

Any inquiries about the position can be directed to Starsheemar Byrum, Director of the Arthur L. Johnson Unity Wing, 860-465-4314.


University Assistant, Pride Center
(19 hours per week, No benefits)

General Summary

The University Assistant for the Pride Center works with the LGBTQIAA students on campus as well as to raise awareness on issues that are facing the community. This University Assistant will work 19 hours a week to ensure that the campus climate is inclusive to our LGBTQIAA students.

Job Functions:

  • Develop and execute an operating plan that includes program goals, objectives, and assessment.
  • Manage the operations and programming of the Pride Room and acts as a liaison to other campus
  • Provide services, resources, and initiatives that assist the LGBTQIAA students, and with a successful transition to, matriculation at, and graduation from the
  • Supervise an undergraduate
  • Co-facilitate bi-weekly caucuses for students to come together and discuss any issues they may be facing on campus in order to create a support
  • Facilitate safe zone trainings for faculty and
  • Serve as a resource for the campus administration, administrative/academic head, and student organizations on issues of inclusion and campus climate for LGBTQIAA students.
  • Provide individual assistance to LGBTQIAA students to support their personal and academic
  • Manage a budget and oversee expenditures
  • Design and implement support programs dedicated to promoting LGBTQIAA student’s personal and academic
  • Perform other related duties as

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred; will strongly consider a candidate who is currently enrolled in a Master program in Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education, or related field
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues related to the LGBTQIAA population and specifically college students is
  • Understanding of social identity development and the impact on multiple identities
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when needed

Application Instructions

Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references to the attention of Kathy Parmalee, Student Activities, Student Center, Rm. 224, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted up until the position is filled. Electronic submissions are accepted and encouraged (parmaleek@easternct.edu).

Questions: 

Any inquiries about the position can be directed to Starsheemar Byrum, Director of the Arthur L. Johnson Unity Wing, 860-465-4314.


 University Assistant, Women’s Center
(19 hours per week, no benefits)

 Position Summary

The University Assistant of the Women’s Center (WC) will develop and implement quality programs on issues related to women and gender as it relates to intersecting (i.e. race, ethnicity, nationality, class, disability, sexual orientation). In alignment with the needs of the campus community and the WC mission, all efforts will work with aim to affirm the dignity of all women through an intersectional approach to educating and empowering students achieve individual and social change. The University Assistant will create and enhance an institutional climate that is supportive, equitable and safe for women. In addition, the University Assistant will develop and provide training workshops on the subjects of interpersonal violence as well as the prevention of these crimes via bystander intervention. In addition, the University Assistant will supervise staff, students and interns while providing information, resources, and referrals to students and will empower students via leadership development, training, education, program planning and activism.

Some of the responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Provide leadership and develop programs that promote scholarship, leadership, sisterhood and career-readiness within an affirming campus climate for women
  • Develop educational programs and outreach activities pertaining to women as well as the intersections of gender with race, ethnicity, nationality, class, disability, sexual orientation, and religion
  • Develop opportunities and collaborate with university departments, and divisional and institutional initiatives that empower students via leadership development, training, education, program-planning and activism
  • Facilitate conversations and peer to peer education through the training and development of interns and student workers
  • Provide training workshops to students on issues related to sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, other forms of gender based violence and behavior intervention
  • Ability to recognize and protect confidential information and exercise judgment in handling sensitive information and situations
  • Train and supervise staff, student staff and interns to develop and maintain effective relationships with student club/organizations and professional associations and to think critically regarding strategies to develop successful and thought provoking educational programs
  • Assist with addressing gender issues on campus and network with student club/organizations with similar goals (i.e. NOW, FEMALES) to build leadership capacity of campus community members to eradicate sexism and gender-based violence
  • Provide advocacy, support, resources and referrals for students coping with victimization, campus climate issues, academic demands,
  • Support faculty and staff in providing resources
  • Manage the development of print and electronic resources, website and social media
  • Prepare written materials and reports including departmental assessments and data gathering to monitor the effectiveness of services and programs; implements improvements in services based on data
  • Manage budgets and assist in setting fiscal priorities

Requirements

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree, preference Master’s Degree in student personnel, higher education, gender and sexuality, psychology, sociology, or a related field; State certification: Counselor Advocacy Training; or, willingness to be trained; experience in creating, organizing and delivering programs on college campus, and at least two-year of professional experience in a college/university setting. Candidates must also possess knowledge of issues related to gender- based violence and cultural awareness and ease in building relationships with students of all backgrounds; and a basic understanding of website and social media development.

Application Instructions

Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references to the attention of Kathy Parmalee, Student Activities, Student Center, Rm. 224, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted up until the position is filled. Electronic submissions are accepted and encouraged (parmaleek@easternct.edu).

Questions:

Any inquiries about the position can be directed to Starsheemar Byrum, Director of the Arthur L. Johnson Unity Wing, 860-465-4314 or via email at byrums@easternct.edu.


Assistant Swimming Coach

Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach. This position is a part-time 10 month contract.

Under the supervision of the Athletic Director and the Head Coach, assistant coaching duties will be assigned by head coach and will include administration, coaching, and recruiting for the ESCU Swimming program

  1. Support head coach in ensuring that all matters related to the team’s student-athletes adhere to NCAA and Little East Conference rules and regulations
  1. Provide a climate in which participating athletes can strive for individual and group improvement and excellence
  1. Participate in coordinating, strategy, and planning meetings of the coaching staff
  1. Instruct student-athletes about skills and execution needed to perform the sport of swimming effectively and competitively
  1. When needed, maintain an active role in the recruitment of student-athletes, including: identification of prospective student-athletes and participation in the on-campus recruiting process
  1. Contribute to a positive work climate and the team effort within the school, as well as demonstrate positive sportsmanship in everyday situations
  1. Establish and maintain a professional demeanor with student-athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the community, and the media
  1. Perform other duties and responsibilities in addition to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
  • First Aid/AED/CPR Certification
  • Ability to pass background check

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience recruiting and/or coaching swimming at collegiate level

To apply , please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references to gluzs@easternct.edu


Eastern Connecticut State University seeks qualified candidates to fill a part time University Assistant positions in Information Technology Services.

Title: IT Technical Support University Assistant

General Description: Working under the supervision of the Director of Enterprise Applications, the University Assistant provides technical support for IT Banner operations throughout the campus. This position provides assistance to the Banner technical development team with the opportunity to develop and deploy custom Banner integrated enhancements.

Additionally, the University Assistant may be required to assist in general office functions and customer service to the campus community.

Qualifications:

  • Database knowledge, including knowledge of database table structures, and development using Object oriented programming languages.
  • Knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL.
  • Ability to use TOAD (Tool for Oracle Application Developers) or other similar tool.
  • JavaScripting and Webpage development desirable.
  • Ellucian Banner technical experience, Linux shell scripting, and/or knowledge of Powershell a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and contact information of three references to ITSsearch@easternct.edu


Assistant Coach for Women’s Lacrosse (Part Time)

Under the supervision of the Athletic Director and the Head Coach, assistant coaching duties will be assigned by head coach and will include administration, coaching, and recruiting for the ESCU Women’s Lacrosse program.

  1. Support head coach in ensuring that all matters related to the team’s student-athletes adhere to NCAA and Little East Conference rules and regulations
  1. Provide a climate in which participating athletes can strive for individual and group improvement and excellence
  1. Participate in coordinating, strategy, and planning meetings of the coaching staff
  1. Attend and actively coach at all non-traditional and traditional practice sessions
  1. Instruct student-athletes about skills and execution needed to perform the sport of Women’s Lacrosse effectively and competitively
  1. Assist in game statistical and film analysis
  1. Participate in player evaluation
  1. Maintain an active role in the recruitment of student-athletes, including: identification of prospective student-athletes and participation in the on-campus recruiting process
  1. Contribute to a positive work climate and the team effort within the school, as well as demonstrate positive sportsmanship in everyday situations
  1. Establish and maintain a professional demeanor with student-athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the community, and the media
  1. Perform other duties and responsibilities in addition to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum hiring standards include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
  • First Aid/AED/CPR Certification
  • Ability to pass background check

Preferred hiring standards include:

  • Experience recruiting and/or coaching Women’s Lacrosse at collegiate level
  • Experience with athletic statistical analysis software
  • Previous playing experience in Women’s Lacrosse
  • Experience coaching or competing as field player or a goalie in Women’s Lacrosse

Demonstrated credibility in the particular sport as well as coaching expertise on both general and specific levels and ability to evaluate oneself and the program with respect to the general educational goals and objectives of the athletic programs are also required.

These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.

Anticipated start date for this position is September 2019.  Part-time with no benefits and annual salary range is $6000-$13,500. 

Qualified applicants should send via e-mail a letter of application, a resume, and the names and contact information for three references to: hutchisonc@easternct.edu  – Christine Hutchison, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Teachers Aide /University Assistant

Child and Family Development Resource Center
(Part time, no benefits)

The Child and Family Development Resource Center seeks a talented, energetic team-player to support preschool classrooms, to provide best teaching practices, and to meet the needs of children and families at our preschool.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Director of the Child and Family Development Resource Center, the University Assistant will:

  1. Assist in teaching young children providing for individual needs in all areas of development and arranging classroom and outdoor environment to meet developmental needs.
  1. Collaborate with a classroom teaching team to plan and carry out classroom curriculum based on goals of the curriculum and Connecticut Office of Early Childhood.
  1. Demonstrate an ability to lead a classroom (i.e. group time, story time).
  1. Assist the classroom team in assuring that licensing regulations are upheld.
  1. Maintain and improve professional competence by participating in monthly Center-wide team meetings and/or development.
  1. Maintain current CPR/First Aid certification.
  1. Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Twelve credits in Early Childhood Education
  • One to two years successful experience working with young children.

OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Experience working in a laboratory school.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English).

Qualified applicants, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Niloufar Rezai at rezain@easternct.edu.


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.