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Job Opportunities at Eastern

Job Opportunities

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

  • None at this time. Please check back later.

School of Education and Professional Studies

  •  Thanks for your interest. Please check back later.

     

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

  • POSITION SUMMARY:

    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. 

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • 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.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 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 riverag@easternct.edu.

  • 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 ecsu-lighting-search@easternct.edu.


University Assistant Positions

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    CHILD AND FAMILYDEVELOPMENT RESOURCE CENTER

    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.  

     

    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 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.
    2.  

    MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS  

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

     

    OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS  

    • Experienceworking in a laboratory school. 
    • Experience working withdiverse 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 rezain@easternct.edu

  • Paramedic Science and Emergency Medical Training Education Program Coordinator

    Department: Health Sciences
    Division: Academic Affairs
    Reports to: Chair, Department of Health Sciences

    Location: Willimantic, CT

    Duties Performance Format: On-ground

    Employee category: University Assistant

    Position Type: Part-Time, 19 hours per week

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:
    Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking a Paramedic Science and Emergency Medical Training (EMT) Education Programs Coordinator, who will be responsible for the education leadership of all phases of the Paramedic Science and EMT programs, which includes applying and maintaining the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) accreditation and State of Connecticut approvals, coordinating course delivery, managing all administrative functions, guiding program instructors, and working with institutional partners for effective operation of these two programs. Selected applicant may also have opportunities to teach Paramedic Science, Emergency Medical Training, and Paramedic Science clinical placement supervision as adjunct faculty with additional pay.


    RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Develop policies and procedures, student handbooks, contracts, curriculum, admission procedures for the Paramedic Sciences and EMT programs;
    2. Work cooperatively along with the Medical Director to ensure the programs’ compliance with Connecticut Office of Emergency Medical Services and CoAEMSP/CAAHEP rules and regulations;
    3. Secure and maintain clinical sites, supervise, train and orient clinical placement preceptors;
    4. Monitor the success rates on state and national examinations in accordance with the mission, core values, and purposes of the institute;
    5. Prepare, apply, earn, and maintain CoASEMP accreditation for the Paramedic Science program;
    6. Prepare and submit necessary reports to stakeholders, Connecticut Office of Emergency Medical Services, CoAEMSP, CAAHEP, National Registry, and any other necessary organizations;
    7. Establish and maintain clinical and community partnerships for the Paramedic Science and EMT programs;
    8. Facilitate and collaborate Paramedic Science Advisory Committee meetings;
    9. Prepare program equipment and supplies quotations and manage inventory;
    10. Ensure the programs comply with Federal, State, Local laws;
    11. Consult regularly with faculty, to ensure the program is meeting objectives and goals;
    12. Regularly evaluates the effectiveness of the programs by review of student certification results, test exam results, clinical evaluations, and other aspects in cooperation with the medical director and program faculty to achieve the goals of the program;
    13. Conduct program instructors’ training and development, monitor student learning outcomes and coordinate learning activities in the Department;
    14. Conduct strategic planning and evaluation of the programs for long-term development and sustainability;
    15. Prepare annual operational budget for the programs to the Department Chair;
    16. Any other duties related to Paramedic Science and EMT assigned by the Department Chair.

     

    OTHER SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

    The incumbent must possess the following skills and attributes:

    1. Working knowledge of the standards, policies and processes for the (CoAEMPS);
    2. Working experience with computer software systems;
    3. Management and leadership skills;
    4. Organizational skills;
    5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
    6. Have a student-centered attitude, friendly and collaborative personality, and can work effectively and efficiently with students, faculty, staff, and leadership from diverse cultures with respect;
    7. Effective verbal and written communication skills;
    8. Effective problem-solving skills.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. Bachelor's Degree earned from a U.S. accredited college/university;
    2. Valid State of Connecticut Paramedic licensed (or Nationally Registered Paramedic able to secure Connecticut licensure within the first 3 months of employment);
    3. Current licensure as a Connecticut Paramedic;
    4. Valid National Registry Paramedic certification;
    5. Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) instructor certification;
    6. Current compliance with all Federal, state and local regulations, including licensing requirements as required by the discipline;
    7. Minimum 2,000 hours of paid documented experience as a Paramedic in the last 5 years;
    8. Must be familiar with the current versions of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP), National EMS Scope of Practice, National EMS Education standards and guidelines, and evidenced-informed clinical practice;
    9. Experience in medical simulation practice.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

    1. Experience in successfully applied and earned CoAEMPS accreditation;
    2. Master’s degree in Paramedic Science, Emergency Medical Services, health services, education, public administration or related discipline earned from a U.S. accredited college/university;
    3. 5-year experience as paid full-time paramedic provider in a 911-dispated pre-hospital Emergency Medical Service system;
    4. 3-year critical care experience with commensurate certifications;
    5. 3-year higher education or critical care teaching experience;
    6. Professional experience as a paramedic and/or critical care practitioner;
    7. Experience in managing clinical education programs.

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Be able to speak, hear, see, write, type, dial, reach, and bend;
    2. Be able to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 40 pounds;
    3. Possess a valid driver’s license;
    4. Jobs duties are performed in office, classroom, laboratory environment.

     

    START DATE: Immediate after the search conclusion.


    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    1. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Employment-based visa sponsorship is not available;
    2. Employment is contingent on an acceptable background check;
    3. Must have a valid driver’s license;
    4. Proof of up to date COVID-19 vaccination required prior to the first day of employment, subject to exemptions recognized by law;
    5. Regular work hours are scheduled within Mondays to Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with occasional weekends as needed.

     

    TRAVEL

    • Occasional travel, including land or air travel, nationally and overnight stays may be required, with reimbursement subject to the University Policy.

     

    Application Procedures:

                Please submit the following materials in one PDF file in the following order to spellmanj@easternct.edu

    1. Application letter;
    2. Curriculum vitae or resume;
    3. Academic transcripts for all postsecondary education;
    4. Name and contact information of three references.

     

    Application review will begin on August 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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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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: LaMar Coleman, Vice President for Equity and Diversity, (860) 465-5112, colemanla@easternct.edu.

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