Part Time Faculty and University Assistant

Job Opportunities: Part Time Faculty and University Assistant

  • University Assistant – Office of AccessAbility Services
  • University Assistant – Event Management Supervisor
  • University Assistant – Student Affairs Case Manager
  • University Assistant/Part Time Web Designer
  • Part Time Faculty in Digital Imaging and Online Media
  • Part Time Faculty in Art History
  • Preschool Teacher Assistant in Child and Family Development Resource Center

University Assistant for the Office of AccessAbility Services
(19 hours per week, no benefits) 

Position Summary:
The University Assistant is an active team member within the Office of AccessAbility which services a population of undergraduate and graduate students registered under a documented disability.

Position Responsibilities:
Coordinates and supervises the OAS support programs; providing one-on-one academic assistance and coaching to students with disabilities on topics such as time management, organization, exam preparation, and test-taking skills
Assists in the daily operations of the OAS Testing Center; coordinating the provisions of exam accommodations
Assists in the training and supervision of student employees
Assists in the management of legally mandated accommodation programs- Note-Taking Program, Audio Books Program, Testing Accommodations, Housing Accommodations, and the Equipment Loan Program
Provides tutorials to student on the use of assistive technology
Provides consultation appointments to registered and prospective students and their families
Obtains and creates audio textbooks
Provide support for all aspects of the office
Provides referrals to the appropriate resources on and off campus for students experiencing difficulties
Collaborates with various campus departments, faculty and staff 

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling or related field preferred. Will strongly consider a candidate who is currently enrolled in a Master’s program in Counseling, Psychology, Higher Education, Special Education, or a related field. This position requires strong computer skills including Excel, Word, and other components of Microsoft Office; the ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment regarding procedures; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; and good written and oral communication skills. Prior experience working with students with disabilities is highly desirable. As Eastern is a dynamic, diverse workplace, the proven ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is highly valued. 

Application Instructions:
Qualified applicants should send a resume, and a list of three references to the attention of Kristen Scavone, Office of AccessAbility Services, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT  06226.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Electronic submissions are accepted and encouraged (scavonek@easternct.edu).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Event Management Supervisor

Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Event Management Supervisor. This is a University Assistant position for 19 hours per week, and is a 10-month annual position.

Responsibilities will include managing all aspects of event management.  Manage preparation and set up activities for home intercollegiate athletic events, including but not limited to: setting up athletic facilities, hiring and monitoring student staff, and in-game crowd control. Communicate as necessary with all visiting teams, including prior to and during day of competition. Work closely with officials’ assignors in all sports to assure officials are scheduled, and administrate payment of officials.

Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree is required. Requires the ability to work independently and take initiative. Must be available to work nights and weekends as attendance at sporting events is mandatory. Ability to work well with various constituents (competitors, coaches, spectators, officials) is required. Prior experience in collegiate athletics, either as a student-athlete or staff member, is preferred.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at:  runksmeierl@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.


University Assistant – Student Affairs Case Manager (19 hours per week, no benefits)
DEPARTMENT: Student Affairs/Dean of Students
SUPERVISOR’S TITLE:Dean of Students

POSITION SUMMARY:

The University Assistant-Student Affairs Case Manager will serve as a member of the Vice President/Dean of Students team.  The University Assistant provides case management services to a population of undergraduate and graduate students struggling to function in the university system, students experiencing issues adjusting to academic and social life, and students experiencing varying degrees of need and distress.  The University Assistant coordinates services and provides referrals to the appropriate resources on campus.   

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serves as a resource for managing reports of behavioral, academic and social concerns on campus as well as responding to inquiries and providing appropriate follow-up to reports.

Serves as a member of the Student Intervention Team (SIT) and assists the Dean of Students in coordinating and documenting appropriate follow-ups.

Provides services for students that are experiencing physical, mental, psychological, and life management difficulties.

Works closely with key offices (Counseling Services, AccessAbility Services, Judicial Affairs, Registrars, Academic Advising, Housing & Residential Life, etc) to identify and intervene as early as possible with students whose behavior suggests the need for support services.

Coordinates services and provides referrals to the appropriate resources on and off campus for students experiencing difficulties. 

Assists the Dean of Students in overseeing a comprehensive program to identify and manage students at risk.

Assists with record keeping for the SIT Team as well as all student cases handled through the Dean of Students Office. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree in counseling, social work, higher education/student affairs, or related field.  Experience in Higher Education setting preferred.  The position requires an ability to manage multiple tasks, effective communication skills, both orally and in writing, and effective engagement of multiple stakeholder groups.  In addition the candidate must have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when handling sensitive issues. Experience and training dealing with cultural diversity, significant experience working collaboratively across campus, and a strong team orientation are strongly preferred. These requirements may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and a list of five references to the attention of Karen Mason, Student Affairs, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT  06226.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Electronic submissions are accepted and encouraged (masonka@easternct.edu).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Eastern Connecticut State University invites applications for:

PART-TIME WEB DESIGNER (19 HRS/WK)
UNIVERSITY ASSISTANT

Responsibilities:  Under the supervision of the Director of University Relations, the Web Designer (University Assistant) designs and creates web pages, develops web applications as needed, tests them, and works with client departments and the Information Technology Services department to publish them to Eastern’s website.  Creates design templates as necessary for use by academic and administrative departments. Complies with national accessibility standards. Keeps up-to-date with web technology.  Provides technical assistance to departments.

Qualifications:  Associate’s degree in web design and/or computer science required; bachelor’s degree in computer science, visual arts, or field(s) related to web technology preferred.  Demonstrated web development design experience required.  Familiarity with industry-standard web design software and coding languages (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript). Working knowledge of content management systems, i.e. Word Press, Cascade, Drupal.  Knowledge of RSS feeds and social media. Familiarity with databases and networking functions.  Ability to work in fast-paced academic environment and manage multiple priorities.  Ability to work independently.  Excellent organizational, visual, and interpersonal skills.

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume, up to three examples of websites you have worked on, and the names of three references to:  Mr. Edward Osborn, Office of University Relations, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226 or email to canfieldb@easternct.edu. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Part Time Faculty in Digital Imaging and Online Media

Eastern Connecticut State University has an opening for an instructor to teach one section of ART124 Digital Imaging and Online Media (Adobe Photoshop and website builder software, such as WordPress) during the Spring 2019 semester. To apply, please email a letter of interest, CV, and the names of three references to Dr. Anne E. Dawson, Chair, Department of Art and Art History, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226, dawsona@easternct.edu

Department information: http://www.easternct.edu/visualarts/


Part Time Faculty in Art History
Department of Art and Art History
Eastern Connecticut State University

Eastern Connecticut State University has an immediate opening for Art History instructors in the areas of:  African American Art, Contemporary Art, Graphic Design History, Latin American Art Topics, Modern Art Topics, Museums and Exhibitions, and Writing Intensive art history courses for Spring 2019.

Minimum qualifications: MA in Art History. To apply, please fax or email a letter of interest, CV, and the names of three references to Dr. Anne E. Dawson, Chair, Department of Art and Art History, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226 (Dawsona@Easternct.edu).

Department Information: http://www1.easternct.edu/visualarts/


Preschool Teacher Assistant

(Part Time:  19 hours a week)

The Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC) at Eastern Connecticut State University is a state-of-the-art, community-based child learning center and research facility. The NAEYC-accredited CFDRC is seeking a highly talented and motivated University Assistant (UA) for part-time teacher assistant employment. University Assistants work 19 hours per week in collaboration with a classroom team to model high standards in teaching, planning, curriculum, and assessment. As part of the Center’s mission of continuing research in early childhood education, UAs participate in research projects under the guidance of Eastern faculty. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a CDA credential, 12-15 academic credits in early childhood education, and one to two years successful experience working with young children. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Niloufar Rezai at rezain@easternct.edu.

Job Description:

Eastern Connecticut State University

Child and Family Development Resource Center

(Part-Time Professional University Assistant Position) 

TITLE: Early Childhood Intervention Specialist            

Summary of Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the CFDRC Director, the Early Childhood Intervention Specialist will provide case management services to children birth to age 6 who exhibit developmental/learning difference and require support with social-emotional regulation. The interventions for the children and families will be multi-faceted and require collaboration with the Director, teachers, staff, families, and community support agencies as needed.

Essential Functions:

The role of the Early Childhood Intervention Specialist will be to address classroom and individual child behaviors.  The ECIS will:

  • Demonstrate an ability to recognize typical and atypical functioning in this age group and to communicate concerns with sensitivity and skill.
  • Refer child and/or family to appropriate services such as counseling, substance abuse treatment, and tutoring
  • Conduct classroom observation and provide case studies as needed.
  • Develop necessary resources if not already available in the community
  • Meet with Center personnel regarding the development and implementation of individual education plans and behavioral plans as needed.
  • Monitor effectiveness of intervention(s)
  • Attend relevant training regarding families, early childhood development, and their specific needs.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential record of services provided.
  • Meet with Director weekly
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Assess the child and family’s current status and need for specific services to enhance child’s development/learning, family and community functioning

 Skills and Qualifications:

The Early Childhood Intervention Specialist will: 

  • Possess an ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Possess an ability to write concise reports
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills to balance productivity needs and required paperwork
  • Be respectful of individual family cultures
  • Recognize the importance of and respect for confidentiality

Requirements:

The ECIS will possess, at minimum, a Master’s degree in Special Education, Social Work, or a related field with successful experience and knowledge of children under the age of six. Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred.  This is a part-time position.


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.