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Job Opportunities at Eastern

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Thank you for your interest in employment with Eastern Connecticut State University.

Full-time Faculty Positions | Part-time Faculty Positions | Administrative Positions | University Assistant Positions | Classified Positions


School of Arts and Sciences

  • The Department of Computer Science at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking two faculty members to fill the non-tenure track, one-year positions for the 2023-24 academic year.  The department is especially interested in applicants with expertise in data science or networking/cybersecurity, but applicants with expertise in any area of computer science will be considered. In addition, we anticipate searching for tenure-track positions for Fall 2024 and eligible candidates will be encouraged to apply.  


    • Master’s degree at a minimum in Computer Science or a related field.  
    • Must be capable of teaching undergraduate computer science courses in programming, algorithms, data science, networking, or cyber security with a high level of knowledge, ability, organization, and proficiency.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
    • Prior teaching experience preferred. 
    To apply, please submit via e-mail a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of three references, copy of transcripts (can be unofficial), to Dr. Garrett Dancik, the Chair of Computer Science at and copy it to the Secretary Ms. Cheryl Le Beau at  

    Review of applications will begin on or shortly after March 15, 2023 and will continue until the positions are filled. 

    About Eastern: Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 4000 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.

School of Education and Professional Studies

  • Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking to hire a visiting assistant professor in Finance starting in August 2023. This is a temporary, full-time, one-year position with potential renewal for a subsequent year. We invite candidates with experience in undergraduate teaching in Finance. A terminal degree in Finance is required, but ABD candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates with appropriate master’s degrees and significant industry experience may also be considered. The position emphasizes undergraduate teaching in the Finance major, including courses such as business finance, investment analysis, financial institutions and markets, portfolio management, and other upper-level finance electives. The ideal candidate will be willing to collaborate with department colleagues and contribute to innovations in the Finance curriculum.

    To apply, please submit a cover letter, a detailed CV, and the names and contacts of three professional references. Applications should be sent via email to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, priority will be given to applications received before May 15, 2023.

Counseling and Psychological Services

  • Position: Counselor, 10-month position, Tenure-track

    Application Due:  Open Until Filled 

    Department: Student Affairs, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

    Eastern Connecticut State University, the state's public liberal arts university serving approximately 4000 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs.

    Position Description: Full-time staff 10-month position in the office of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The Center provides services that include individual and group counseling; crisis intervention; consultation to staff and faculty members; outreach services; and training of Master's and Doctoral-level practicum students. 

    Counselor will provide individual and group counseling / psychotherapy; complete intake evaluations; crisis intervention; supervise graduate level practicum students; provide training and community outreach services. Participate in university committees and activities. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services.

    We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to providing mental health services to college students.  Candidates from marginalized groups or groups historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged to apply. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.  

    Qualifications: Requires a master's degree in clinical or counseling psychology or social work and Connecticut state licensure or Doctoral Degree in clinical or counseling psychology and Connecticut state licensure as a psychologist or other related field. Candidates must be licensed to practice independently in CT at date of hire. Experience working with college-aged population, knowledge of developmental issues of college students and demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to multicultural and disability issues required.

    Preferred – Three years of experience in a college counseling center is strongly preferred. Effective therapist with generalist clinical skills and demonstrated experience assessing and intervening with a range of clinical and mental health issues. Well-developed administrative and clinical supervision skills. Strong assessment and diagnostic experience. Strong interpersonal skills, including strong oral, written and listening communication capabilities. Interest and expertise in working with students with disabilities, including physical, social and developmental (including autism-spectrum disorders). Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the lived experience BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ young adults or students, particularly in predominantly white institutions.  Experience providing culturally proficient clinical services to diverse and underrepresented populations, reflecting an understanding of the ways in which race, ethnic identity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, privilege and oppression affect therapeutic service delivery.

    Respond to: Applications received by March 31, 2023 will receive priority consideration. Please send Curriculum Vitae or resume, cover letter and three professional reference letters (dated within the last three years) via email to CAPS Administrative Assistant, Monica O’Connor at Only completed applications will be considered.

Part-time Faculty Positions

  • Eastern Connecticut State University seeks qualified part time adjunct faculty to teach a wide range of courses across the university curriculum. 

    To teach at Eastern, a master's degree in a related field is required. A terminal degree, industry experience and prior college level teaching experience are preferred.

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the talented faculty at Eastern, and don't see a current opening listed below, please fill out the short online form and submit your resume by following this link:

    Eastern Adjunct Faculty Pool

    Your resume will be entered into our adjunct pool and reviewed by the appropriate department for consideration whenever there is an opening in the subject area you are interested in teaching. Thanks for your interest in teaching at Eastern!  

  • The Department of Economics and Finance seeks candidates who can teach:

    • Introductory macro, micro, and global economics courses
    • Introductory finance courses and personal financial planning courses

    A master's degree in a related field is required. A terminal degree, industry experience and prior college level teaching experience are preferred.

    If you are interested in teaching any of the above subjects, please fill out the short online form and submit your resume by following this link:

    Eastern Adjunct Faculty Pool

Administrative Positions

  • Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Billing Administrator.

    Position Description: Under the supervision of the Associate Director, the Billing Administrator coordinates the billing and collection activities of the Bursar's Office.  The Billing Administrator:  Handles the day-to-day billing activities of the University which include the following: Student billing through eBill vendor, third-party billing for sponsored student payments, Perkins Loan Collection day-to-day functions in coordination with contracted billing service.  Provides oversight of University collections functions and application of late fees.  Provides assistance in the delivery of Bursar's Office support services to the University community.  Assists with the cultivation of Bursar Office relations and department programs by planning, organizing, coordinating the activities of the various programs and events pertaining to the department.  Provides financial information to internal and external customers by phone, email, and web portals, publishing information sheets, booklets and/or web page(s).  Coordinates activities with other campus departments for optimum utilization of resources.  Assists the Bursar Office Administrators in planning and implementation of orientation programs.  Develops systems to control intake, processing and maintenance of records, documents and similar materials.  Creates and maintains databases for monitoring various billing activities and prepares a variety of routine as well as ad hoc reports as needed.  Conducts routine business such as referring customers to appropriate contacts, responding to customer inquiries, providing explanations as needed and resolving minor problems that may arise. May represent the University at required meetings and/or functions.  Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position. 

    Qualifications:  A Bachelor's degree and two years of experience in billing and collection services. Experience with higher education billing and collection preferred. Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to establish office systems and procedures. Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with students, parents, staff, and the University community in a team environment. Demonstrated knowledge and ability to utilize enterprise resource planning (ERP) software along with Microsoft Office Suite computer programs, with proficiency in spreadsheet, database, publisher and word processing applications.  Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and to analyze problems as well as recommend effective solutions. Credentials and/or experience substantially comparable to the above may also be considered. 

    To apply, please submit a cover letter, current resume and contact information for three professional references to Rebecca Davis at  Applications received by March 17 will be given highest consideration.

  • Department: Health Sciences

    Position: Director of Clinical Education, Administrator V

    Position Description: The Director provides oversight for the clinical educational aspects of the program, including clinical placements, preceptorships, simulation, nursing labs, clinical partnerships, for all aspects of the program. The clinical director will be engaged in extensive outreach activities focused on maintaining and increasing clinical educational experiences for our growing nursing programs. Responsibilities include: 

    • Directs clinical placement office regarding all aspects of clinical education, insuring integration with on-campus simulation and nursing laboratory activities;
    • Builds and sustains partnerships with existing and new clinical agencies in order to advance the mission of the nursing department as well as secure optimal clinical placement educational experiences of the students;
    • Participates in the accreditation process, including data collection, report writing, and programmatic alignment with AACN standards;
    • Oversees quality improvement efforts regarding clinical student learning experiences in clinical/practicum sites, including alignment with program outcomes and nursing curricula;
    • In collaborations with chair, identifies, recruits, and screens potential adjunct professors for clinical placements;
    • Provides input into the mentoring and evaluation process of clinical adjunct instructors/preceptors;
    • Collaborates with clinical coordinators, site coordinators, and clinical professors to plan and evaluate clinical education experiences;
    • Supervises staff;
    • Ensures best practices in conducting, expanding, and evaluating simulation, including inter-professional opportunities;
    • Ensures that student lab experiences align with the nursing curricula;
    • In collaboration with clinical coordinators, identifies, recruits, and tours new clinical/practicum agency student placement sites and attends required meetings;
    • Collaborates with agency staff as well as Nursing Chairperson and ECSU staff to maintain currency in all contractual agreements;
    • Provides oversight for the accurate record-keeping for all approved adjunct clinical faculty and preceptors by clinical specialty;
    • Oversees the site visits to existing clinical sites conducted by clinical coordinators;
    • Provides guidance on best practices and written documents for orientation, simulation, laboratory, and clinical learning;
    • Supervises the maintenance of all clinical clearance records on students and clinical faculty and submits them to clinical agencies, including CPR verification, health clearances, background checks, confidentiality agreements, and clinical training modules that may be required;
    • Coordinates with Quality Improvement Coordinator regarding clinical site evaluations and reports;
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those described above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

    Qualifications: Master’s degree and RN credentials required. Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or doctoral degree in nursing education (EdD or PhD) preferred. Strong marketing, recruitment, clinical, administrative, and leadership skills required.  Five years of experience with clinical nursing education, clinical placements and instruction in a nursing program in a college or university is required. 

    To apply: Please send cover letter, RN credentials, resume, copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a list of at least three professional references to Jennifer Spellman in the office of the Department of Health Sciences at

  • Department: Health Sciences

    Position: Associate Director of Nursing Admissions, Enrollment, Management, and Communication, Administrator IV

    Position Description: Under the direct supervision of the Chairperson for the Department of Health Sciences, the Associate Director of Nursing Admissions, Enrollment Management, and Communication manages all aspects of the admissions process and services related to the enrollment of students in all nursing programs; uses data and reporting to meet accreditation requirements and inform decision making; and develops and disseminates all internal and external print and digital communications for the Department of Health Sciences. Responsibilities include: 

    • Plans, develops, and directs admission cycles, documents, and processes for all nursing degree programs and certificates (B.S., RN-BSN, ACE, MSN, Ed.D.);
    • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of best practices in nursing admissions, enrollment management, and communication.  Implements best practices and operations and develops long-term strategies for overall growth and effective targeted outreach to and recruitment of underrepresented, diverse, populations;
    • Attends admissions and nursing-based conferences, workshops/webinars, and maintains memberships in appropriate higher education and nursing organizations;
    • Establishes and maintains close working relationships with the University Admissions Office, academic deans, department chairs, faculty advisors, and other appropriate offices;
    • Coordinates with the University Admissions Office and nursing faculty and staff to develop, implement, and disseminate information for recruitment of first-year students, graduate students, and transfer students for all nursing programs;
    • Collaborates with nursing program directors to represent the nursing program at university events such as open house, majors fair, accepted student’s day, transfer student orientation, new student orientation, and other related events;
    • Provides real-time information to prospective and continuing students and members of the University community on nursing program admissions criteria, program requirements, and nursing curriculum updates;
    • Manages data, generates reports, and leads research efforts related to marketing, recruitment, enrollment, retention, program progression, and other related outcome measures for students in all of the nursing programs;
    • Assists with collection of data and generates reports and presentations for the Department of Health Sciences related to accreditation requirements;
    • Develops, delivers, and provides access to orientation materials and informational sessions for students and faculty to remain informed about program expectations, requirements, and progression;
    • Maintains student information, admission files, and progression requirements as it relates to required items for program accreditation;
    • Supports nursing program directors and clinical team members with development, coordination, and oversight of programs and activities related to on-boarding new students and celebrating accomplishments;
    • Supervises university assistants and student workers;
    • Coordinates with the University Integrated Communication & Marketing (ICM) department to provide up-to-date external and internal communication about the nursing programs through university website, print materials, displays, social media, and other modalities;
    • Collaborates with the Department Chairperson and program directors to evaluate program needs as they relate to students support, program enhancement, and academic success;
    • Design, implement, and establish supportive programming for current and prospective students to increase enrollment, diversity, academic success, and program outcomes using evidence-based practice and admissions data;
    • Collaborates with nursing faculty and staff to identify and apply for external funding to support nursing students’ academic success including enrollment and graduation of underrepresented and diverse populations;
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those described above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

    Qualifications: Required: Master’s degree in one of the disciplines represented in the College of Health and Human Services or related field; minimum of four years of experience within higher education admissions/enrollment management; strong analytical, strategic thinking, and problem solving skills; strong organizational and project management skills; strong presentation, written, and oral communication skills; evidence of production of accurate, effective, and visually pleasing print and digital content; demonstrated competency with using software to create print and digital content; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all constituent groups including prospective students; demonstrated effectiveness in working collaboratively as a member of a team; strong interpersonal skills and capacity for building partnerships.

    Preferred: Experience in using enrollment management, content management, and project management software such as Banner, Salesforce/TargetX, MyEmma, Confluence, Jira, or other products; experience generating and using data to inform decision making; experience leading, managing, and supervising employees. 

    To apply: Please send cover letter, resume, copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a list of at least three professional references to Rita Kornblum in the office of the Department of Health Sciences at

  • Department: Health Sciences

    Position: Clinical Coordinator, Administrator III

    Position Description: The Clinical Coordinator will work with multiple clinical sites to coordinate student clinical placements at both the undergraduate and graduate level.  Responsibilities include: 

    • Collaborates with clinical course coordinators, program coordinators and the Dept Chairperson to identify clinical placement needs for students;
    • Identifies, recruits, and establishes collaborative relationship with clinical/practicum sites;
    • Maintains currency and establishes new nursing student affiliation agreements in collaboration with University contract specialists;
    • Submits requests to clinical agencies for student clinical site placements;
    • Responds to inquiries from clinical agencies regarding planned student clinical site placements;
    • Provides clinical agencies with course related information and expected clinical student learning outcomes;
    • Collects student requests for preferred capstone clinical learning; assigns students to individual RN preceptors at clinical sites;
    • Works with Public Affairs to develop certificates for capstone preceptors upon completion of each capstone rotation;
    • Assigns students to respective clinical groups;
    • Conducts site visits to clinical sites at least annually;
    • Coordinates collection of student and faculty evaluation of clinical sites; submits data to quality improvement coordinator;
    • Collaborates with faculty in evaluating clinical sites;
    • Schedules and notifies students and clinical faculty regarding specific orientations (including computer training) for each clinical group each semester;
    • Submits list of student names to each site for Student IDs; distributes IDs to students;
    • Oversees Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) standardized orientation for all students and faculty; maintains records of completion;
    • Prepares other orientation documents for all students each semester;
    • Ensures that all students complete background checks at the start of the program;
    • Monitors and reports clinical clearance records for students and faculty (i.e., CPR certification, background checks, health and immunization requirements);
    • Distributes and collects all Clinical Evaluation Tools for all clinical courses;
    • Identifies potential adjunct clinical faculty;
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

    Qualifications: RN licensure, Baccalaureate degree in Nursing with Master’s degree preferred, minimum of two years clinical experience as an RN.  These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience. 

    To apply: Please send cover letter, RN credentials, resume, copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a list of at least three professional references to Jennifer Spellman in the office of the Department of Health Sciences at

  • The Executive Administrative Assistant acts as a confidential administrative support to the President of the University, interacts with University personnel and exercises independent judgment regarding matters relating to the assigned office. The Executive Assistant handles correspondence for the office, manages the President’s travel, schedules appointments and meetings, screens telephone calls, assists with administrative details, composes routine letters, edits correspondence, performs directed research activities, monitors office budgets and division accounts, prepares reports, and coordinates various projects as assigned. 

    The successful candidate must possess superior administrative skills, including word processing and calendar management; the ability to handle highly confidential material with appropriate discretion; effective interpersonal skills and the ability to consistently exercise tact, calm, diplomacy and problem-solving skills with a customer service mindset in a busy office environment. Successful candidates will have evidence of strong writing and editing skills; excellent organizational skills and the ability to work efficiently on multiple projects for the President. Bachelor’s degree, experience supervising support staff and previous posts in higher education are strongly preferred. 

    Salary and fringe benefits are highly competitive.  Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three references to: Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received on or by February 17 will be given priority.


    The Financial Aid Counselor will be responsible for supporting all aspects of financial aid processing including, but not limited to: financial aid counseling, FAFSA verification, awarding financial aid, supporting front line staff, coordinating appeal requests, participating in outreach and FAFSA completion programs. 


    • Manage a case load of current students, by serving as the primary point of contact in the Financial Aid department for current and prospective students.
    • Counsel and advise students about financial aid eligibility, application procedures, aid programs, costs, and indebtedness.
    • Provide outstanding customer service.
    • Assist with the management of the Financial Aid student worker staff.
    • Work closely with various departments such as Admissions, Bursar, Advising, and Registrar to assist students efficiently.
    • Participate in outreach programs such as Open House, Accepted Student Days, FAFSA Nights, and New Student Orientation.
    • Work with the Director and senior staff to maintain compliance with federal and state regulations, as well as the internal policies and procedures of the University.
    • Perform other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by the Director and as departmental/University needs indicate.


    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • At least 1 year of experience working in Higher Education preferred. Time working as a student employee will be considered on a pro-rated basis.
    • Demonstrate strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and ability to multi-task.

    Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing how their background and experience have prepared them for this position. 

    To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to Ms. Gloria Rivera at

  • Staff Lighting Technology Specialist: The Theatre Program at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks applicants for a full-time, year-round staff Lighting Technology Specialist who will be responsible for maintaining all theatrical lighting systems in the Fine Arts Instructional Center performance venues, and coordinating/supervising all light hangs and focuses for departmental productions. 

    Additional responsibilities include: ensuring safety in the Fine Arts Instructional Center performance spaces; supervising all lighting work conducted in the performance spaces; supervising student workers; planning and implementing the circuiting of lights; overseeing the inventory, repair, and maintenance of all stage lighting fixtures, cables, effects, power distribution, dimmers, networking, and lighting control consoles; documenting and tracking all scenery circuiting addressing, and system configuration; purchasing supplies; and coordinating scheduling with Technical Director/Production Manager. 

    Applicants should demonstrate:

    • Experience leading undergraduate student crews of varying skill levels;
    • Proven ability as a theatrical lighting specialist with experience in rigging;
    • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and guest artists;
    • Experience in budgeting and scheduling for theatre production;
    • Proficiency at VectorWorks;
    • Aptitude with other software such as Lightwright, AutoCAD, and/or Microsoft Office programs;
    • Proven organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Theatre with focus on Lighting/Technical Theatre and significant professional experience; possibility of designing lights for performances; additional possibility of teaching up to two courses per semester with M.F.A. in Theatre. 

    To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and document listing three references to

University Assistant Positions



    Part-time Teachers Aide (University Assistant): 19 hours/week 


    Job Description 

    Support  the mission  of the Child  and Family  Development   Resource  Center  to provide  state  of the art, best teaching  practices  to meet the needs of children  and families.  



    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 from the 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. 


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



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

    The University Assistant reports to the Director of the CFDRC (Admin V) 

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, an updated resume, contact information for three references and proof of any current CPR/First Aid training to

Only online applications are accepted. Please click on the job title below to apply. For a complete listing of statewide classified position openings, please check the DAS website.

Classified Positions

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