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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 for 2022-23 academic year for one-year full time (non-tenure track) Assistant Professor positions.  While applicants with expertise in data science or cybersecurity are preferred, applicants with expertise in any area of Computer Science will be considered. In addition, we anticipate tenure-track positions to begin Fall of 2023 and eligible candidates will be encouraged to apply.  

    REQUIREMENTS:    

    • Master’s degree at a minimum in Computer Science or a related field.  
    • Must be capable of teaching undergraduate computer science courses either in data science, cyber security, or programming and algorithms 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. Sarah Tasneem, the Chairperson of Computer Science at tasneems@easternct.edu and copy it to the Secretary Ms. Cheryl Le Beau at LEBEAUC@easternct.edu  
  • Department: Psychological Science

    Position: Assistant Professor – Research Methods

    Qualifications: PhD in Psychology (ABD considered)

    Position Description: The Department of Psychological Science is pleased to announce a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2023. Eastern is Connecticut’s public liberal arts university, and Psychology is the largest major on campus. This position requires teaching courses in the department's Research Methods sequence (Behavioral Science Statistics, Research Methods I, Research Methods II, Current Research in Psychology) as well as meeting other departmental needs (e.g., general psychology, courses in the University’s Liberal Arts Core, and in the candidate’s specialty area). Candidates should demonstrate potential for teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, especially with first-generation students. The ideal candidate will be committed to scholarship focused on underrepresented populations (e.g., BIPOC, Latinx, LGBTQ+) and/or issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, that can involve our students. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the service needs of the department and University.

    Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, send: letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; diversity, equity, and inclusion statement; research statement; evidence of teaching ability; and three letters of recommendation to Dr. James Diller, BCBA-D, LBA, Professor & Chair, Department of Psychological Science, at: psychsearch@easternct.edu

School of Education and Professional Studies

  • None at this time.

Athletics Department

  • 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. 

    Job Responsibilities

    • Assist in the teaching and supervision of student-athletes.
    • Demonstrate competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and the ability to conduct practice sessions under the direction of the head coach.
    • Assist with recruiting prospective student-athletes under the direction of the head coach.
    • Adhere to all sport governing, department, and institutional rules and policies.
    • Demonstrate a sincere interest in the personal, academic and athletic progress of student-athletes.
    • Exhibit supportive and cooperative behavior pursuing sport program goals set by the head coach.
    • Demonstrate leadership ability and professional behavior when dealing with student-athletes.
    • Efficiently and effectively complete tasks assigned by the head coach

    Qualifications 

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
    • Previous competitive collegiate swimming or coaching experience
    • Working knowledge of the sport and ability to demonstrate, critique and develop safe swimming skills and practices. 
    • Strong and effective verbal and written communication skills, experience with Microsoft office.
    • First Aid/AED/CPR Certification or ability to obtain before September 26th, 2022
    • Ability to pass background check

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience swimming and/or coaching at NCAA Division III level

    To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references to Sarit Gluz, at gluzs@easternct.edu. The position will remain open until filled but priority will be given to applications submitted by August 1st. Start date is August 29th but can be flexible.

Part-time Faculty Positions

  • The political science program at Eastern Connecticut State University is looking for a part time faculty member to teach two courses. PSC 140: International Relations on T/TR from 12:30-1:45 p.m. and PSC 351 Environmental Politics/Policy on Thursdays from 4:00-6:45 p.m. for the Fall 2022 semester.  At this point in time, we cannot change the time, days of the week or the modality. 

    Master’s or PhD in political science required.  Please send a vita and letter to Martín Mendoza-Botelho, Chair, Department of Political Science, Philosophy and Geography to mendozabotelhom@easternct.edu.

  • The Department of Art & Art History at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach ART 325 2D Animation in Spring 2023. ART 325 is an elective course for the Digital Art & Media Design Concentration, providing students an introduction to and exploration of 2-D animation for web and video. Primary software: Moho. 

    The course is 3 credits, capped at 20 students, and meet on-ground twice a week (2hour 45 minutes per class). 

    The Art major at Eastern is an interdisciplinary program with concentrations in Art History, Digital Art & Media Design, Illustration, and Studio Art. Courses are taught in the new Fine Arts Instructional Center. 

    Applicants should have an MFA degree in Animation or a related field or extensive 2D Animation teaching experiences in higher education. To apply, please email a CV and contact information for three references to Tao Chen, Associate Professor of Digital Art & Media Design, at chent@easternct.edu 

    Department information:

    https://www.easternct.edu/art-and-art-history/programs-of-study/digital-art-design.html 

  • The Department of Art & Art History at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach ART 332 Photo Imaging in Spring 2023. ART 332 is an elective course for the Digital Art & Media Design Concentration. The course provides an art-focused experience in digital photography including capture and post-capture editing with Adobe Photoshop, aesthetics, lighting, and art and design portfolio production. Online presence will be covered in regard to posting images, copyright protection, artist sites and publications. Class will consist of demonstrations guided projects, and lab time to complete course objectives. A general survey of the history of photography and contemporary work as it relates to art and design will be given throughout the semester via artist images, discussions and online research as a means to understand how the aesthetics and technical realities of digital imagery can be created, interpreted and criticized. 

    The course is 3 credits, capped at 14 students, and meet on-ground twice a week (2hour 45 minutes per class). 

    The Art major at Eastern is an interdisciplinary program with concentrations in Art History, Digital Art & Media Design, Illustration, and Studio Art. Courses are taught in the new Fine Arts Instructional Center. 

    Applicants should have an MFA degree in Photography or a related field or extensive Digital Photography teaching experiences in higher education. To apply, please email a CV and contact information for three references to Tao Chen, Associate Professor of Digital Art & Media Design, at chent@easternct.edu

    Department information: https://www.easternct.edu/art-and-art-history/programs-of-study/digital-art-design.html

     

  • Type: Adjunct/Part-Time – Fall 2022
    Application Due: Open Until Filled
    Category: Accounting

    Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking applicants to fill part-time teaching positions in the field of Accountancy in the Department of Accounting and Business Information Systems.

    General Requirements:

    • Ph.D. in Accounting, MBA/Master's degree in accountancy with Certification (i.e., CPA, CMA, and/or CIA).
    • Ability to teach at the undergraduate/graduate level (MS in Accounting program).
    • Candidates should also demonstrate potential for or evidence of quality teaching.
    • Candidates should have a teaching interest/experience in Managerial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, and Auditing.
    • Professional background in accounting is a plus.

    Interested applicants should submit a statement of interest and current vita to Dr. Mohd RuJoub at rujoubm@easternct.edu

  • Adjunct faculty in Teaching Adobe Illustrator & InDesign

    The Department of Art & Art History at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach ART 122 Digital Illustration & Page layout. ART 122 is a required foundation course for Digital Art & Media Design Concentration. The course is 3 credits, capped at 20 students, and meet on-ground twice a week (2hour 45 minutes per class).

    This course provides an introduction to the computer as a tool in art and graphic design. Developing vector-based images and creating page layouts which combine text and image are emphasized. Primary Software used: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign. 

    The Art major at Eastern is an interdisciplinary program with concentrations in Art History, Digital Art & Media Design, Illustration, and Studio Art. Courses are taught in the new Fine Arts Instructional Center. 

    Applicants should have an MFA degree or a related field or extensive teaching experiences in higher education. To apply, please email a CV and contact information for three references to Tao Chen, Associate Professor of Digital Art & Media Design, at chent@easternct.edu

    https://www.easternct.edu/art-and-art-history/programs-of-study/digital-art-design.html

  • Adjunct faculty in Digital Foundation Skills

     

    The Department of Art & Art History at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach ART 124 Digital Imaging & Online Media. ART 124 is a required foundation course for all Art majors. The course is 3 credits, capped at 20 students, and meet on-ground twice a week (2hour 45 minutes per class).

    This course introduces the computer as a tool in art and design. Adobe Photoshop is the primary focus of the course. The online media section teaches students to use website builder, such as Wix, Wordpress etc., to build a simple portfolio site by the end of the semester.

    The Art major at Eastern is an interdisciplinary program with concentrations in Art History, Digital Art & Media Design, Illustration, and Studio Art. Courses are taught in the new Fine Arts Instructional Center. 

    Applicants should have an MFA degree or a related field or extensive teaching experiences in higher education. To apply, please email a CV and contact information for three references to Tao Chen, Associate Professor of Digital Art & Media Design, at chent@easternct.edu

    https://www.easternct.edu/art-and-art-history/programs-of-study/digital-art-design.html

  • The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking part-time faculty for Fall 2022 to teach a few different courses offered in the undergraduate mathematics program. 

    Qualifications: Master’s degree in Mathematics, Education, or related field; Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics; prior teaching experience is preferred. 

    Possible courses include Algebra Essentials, (MAT 099), Math for Liberal Arts/Plus (MAT 135/P), Statistical Data Analysis (MAT 216). 

    To apply, please submit via e-mail a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of three references, copy of transcripts (can be an unofficial copy), and day/time availability to Dr. Marsha Davis and Dr. Megan Heenehan (Chair and Assistant Chair), Department of Mathematical Sciences, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT. E-mail: davisma@easternct.edu  and heenehanm@easternct.edu.

  • The Department of Computer Science at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking multiple part-time (non-tenure track) Computer Science instructors for on-ground teaching in Fall 2022 semester. The subjects are visual basic, computer networking, python and java programming, data mining. 

    REQUIREMENTS:  

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high level of knowledge, ability, organization, and proficiency. 
    • 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 copy), to Dr. Sarah Tasneem, the Chairperson of Computer Science at tasneems@easternct.edu and copy it to the Secretary Ms. Cheryl Le Beau  at LEBEAUC@easternct.edu

  • The Department of Art & Art History at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach ART 402 Issues in Contemporary Art in Fall 2022. ART 402 is an upper-level writing-intensive course for Art majors. The course is 4 credits, capped at 20 students, and meets on-ground Tuesdays and Thursdays 4–5:50pm. 

    The Art major at Eastern is an interdisciplinary program with concentrations in Art History, Digital Art & Media Design, Illustration, and Studio Art. Courses are taught in Eastern’s new Fine Arts Instructional Center. 

    Applicants should have a master’s degree in Art History or a related field. Pay rate is $2,028 per credit for part-time faculty with terminal degrees and $1,854 for part-time faculty without terminal degrees. To apply, please email a CV and contact information for three references to Dr. Maeve Doyle, Assistant Professor of Art History, at doylemae@easternct.edu.

  • The Department of Art & Art History at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach ART 310 Web Design 1 in Fall 2022. ART 310 is an elective course for the Digital Art & Media Design Concentration. The course is 3 credits, capped at 20 students, and meet on-ground twice a week (2hour 45 minutes per class).

    This course focuses on aspects of professional frontend web design technologies and processes. It is for artists and graphic designers with a focus on contemporary visual aesthetics, integrity of design and technical mastery. Students learn to design and develop interactive responsive webpages by using both editors and hand coding skills. The topics covered by this course will be taught through hands-on tutorials and assignments, lectures, presentations and critiques. 

    The Art major at Eastern is an interdisciplinary program with concentrations in Art History, Digital Art & Media Design, Illustration, and Studio Art. Courses are taught in the new Fine Arts Instructional Center. 

    Applicants should have an MFA degree or a related field or extensive teaching experiences in higher education. To apply, please email a CV and contact information for three references to Tao Chen, Associate Professor of Digital Art & Media Design, at chent@easternct.edu

    Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226

    https://www.easternct.edu/art-and-art-history/programs-of-study/digital-art-design.html

  • The Department of Art & Art History at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach ART 331 Picture Book Illustration in Spring 2023 and ART 322 Illustration 1 in Fall 2023. ART 331 is an elective course and ART 322 is a required course for the Illustration Concentration. Both courses are 3 credits, capped at 20 students, and meet on-ground twice a week (2hour 45 minutes per class).

    The study of picture book illustration will prepare students to confidently present a story visually. An appreciation for contemporary and past picture book illustrators and their books will be an additional focus. In Illustration 1, students will be exposed to traditional illustration methods. From concept to completion of an image, students will be responsible for visual solutions to problems as if they were working in the commercial art field. 

    The Art major at Eastern is an interdisciplinary program with concentrations in Art History, Digital Art & Media Design, Illustration, and Studio Art. Courses are taught in the new Fine Arts Instructional Center. 

    Applicants should have an MFA degree in Illustration or a related field or extensive Illustration teaching experiences in higher education. To apply, please email a CV and contact information for three references to Tao Chen, Associate Professor of Digital Art & Media Design, at chent@easternct.edu 

    Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226

    https://www.easternct.edu/art-and-art-history/programs-of-study/illustration.html

  • The Student Activities Office seeks a part time Women’s Rugby Club Sport coach.
    This position will work under the supervision of the Director of Student Activities. 

    Qualifications: 

    • Working knowledge of the sport and ability to demonstrate, critique and develop safe rugby skills and practices.
    • 2 years of  Rugby coaching experience preferred (collegiate)
    • Minimum of 2 years playing experience preferred (collegiate)
    • CPR/AED and First Aid certification
    • USA Rugby coaching certification (200 level or higher)
    • Knowledge of all aspects of program management including budgeting, recruiting, scheduling, staff supervision, travel planning.
    • Strong and effective verbal and written communication skills, experience with Microsoft office.

    Requirements: 

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Moderate amount of experience with athletic coaching, collegiate playing, or other related experience
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a university-owned or rented van.
    • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
    • Must maintain CPR and First Aid certifications
    • Must maintain all USA Rugby certifications

    Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Cindy Davis at davisluc@easternct.edu. 

  • Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking applicants to fill part-time teaching positions in the field of Accountancy in the Department of Accounting and Business Information Systems.

    General Requirements:

    • Ph.D. in Accounting, MBA/Master's degree in accountancy with Certification (i.e., CPA, CMA, and/or CIA).
    • Ability to teach at the graduate level (MS in Accounting program).
    • Candidates should also demonstrate potential for or evidence of quality teaching.
    • Candidates should have a teaching interest/experience in International Accounting and Accounting Information Systems and Financial Reporting areas.
    • Professional background in accounting is a plus.

    Interested applicants should submit a statement of interest and current vita to Dr. Mohd RuJoub at rujoubm@easternct.edu

  • The Student Activities Office seeks a part time Women’s Ruby Club Sport coach.
    This position will work under the supervision of the Director of Student Activities. 

    Qualifications: 

    • 2 years of experience coaching at the collegiate level with an all-women’s or co-educational team preferred
    • 2 years cheering experience preferred (collegiate)
    • CPR/AED and First Aid certification
    • Knowledge of College AACCA (American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators) safety rules and regulations. 
    • Knowledge of NCAA cheer and dance policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of all aspects of program management including budgeting, recruiting, scheduling, staff supervision, travel planning.
    • AACCA certified
    • Strong and effective verbal and written communication skills, experience with Microsoft office.

    Requirements: 

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Ability to teach advanced cheerleading skills (stunting, tumbling, jumping, etc)
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a university-owned or rented van.
    • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
    • Must maintain CPR and First Aid certifications
    • Must maintain AACCA certifications

    Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Cindy Davis at davisluc@easternct.edu. 

  • 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

  • The Admissions Assistant is responsible for representing the University both on- and off-campus to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process including at college fairs, high school visits, and other events. 

    Duties: 

    • Program coordination including coordination and support of invitational programs of the Office of Admissions, as well as some others in conjunction with other campus offices.
    • In close consultation with the Associate Director, manage ongoing strategic communications with high school and independent counselors, including email, print, and other media. 
    • Plan and implement recruitment activities for assigned high schools and territories, including travel both in and out-of-state.
    • Works collaboratively with two-year and community colleges to increase transfer student enrollment.
    • Counsel prospective applicants on the admissions process and opportunities at the University by in-person appointments, phone calls, emails and social media outlets.
    • Review and score application essays and other materials submitted by applicants for the purposes of making admission decisions.
    • Coordinate and contribute to the success of various student visit programs designed to recruit targeted prospective applicants to the University. 
    • Assist in the development and delivery of on-campus events and programs for counseling groups and individuals.

     

    Qualifications: 

    Bachelor’s degree with some admissions counseling and/or student outreach experience, or equivalent. 

    This position requires the ability to travel to remote locations and to load and transport admissions materials, displays and other equipment. Some evening and weekend hours required, especially during the travel season.  Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, including public speaking skills and the ability to present the University in a positive way to diverse populations.  Ability to represent the admissions profession positively through a strong, student-centered ethic.  Basic familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and database software tools.  Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. 

    To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to Alison Garewski at garewskia@easternct.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

  • Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking three Assistant Directors of Financial Aid to assist with the daily operations of the financial aid office. Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, each Assistant Director will assist with general duties, including but not limited to:

    • Delivers exemplary customer service to prospective and continuing students and families in planning and coordinating their education funding
    • Manage a dedicated caseload, providing students and their families with individualized counseling in all aspects of the financial aid process, including federal verification, alternative financing, and financial literacy
    • Provide regular outreach and follow-up to students on outstanding items such as incomplete or missing loan applications, financial aid forms, and other documents required for packaging
    • Determine financial aid eligibility of students based on institutional, state, and federal regulations
    • Perform regular file reviews to ensure compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulations; adjust student aid packages and adjust funds based on changes to students' enrollment statuses
    • Exercise discretion and demonstrate strong professional judgment when making decisions in special or complex circumstances
    • Co-manage some of the following processes: Pell reconciliation, Satisfactory Academic Progress appeals, Private scholarship processing, ECSU Foundation Scholarship processing, Special Program processing, Loans, and other responsibilities as assigned
    • Participate in outreach activities with various on and off-campus partnerships, including but not limited to current and prospective students, the Admissions Office, Academic Success Center, High schools, and Community Service organizations
    • Remain current on all institutional, state, and federal regulations; participate in regular training and professional development on best practices to ensure compliance
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

    In addition to the general duties, successful candidates will be assigned to coordinate one of the following areas of responsibility:

    Communications and Financial Literacy

    • Oversight of creating and maintaining student financial aid departmental communications across all platforms (email, Eastern's website, social media, letters, etc.)
    • Research and test new modalities and tools to effectively deliver crucial financial aid and financial literacy information to the student population
    • Develop and present Financial Literacy information to the student population and various departments as needed
    • Assist with supervision of student workers

    Scholarships and Loans

    • Facilitate processing of all scholarship programs, including Merit scholarships, Private scholarships, Honors Program scholarships, Promise programs, ECSU Foundation scholarships, and more
    • Review, certify, award, and originate Federal and Private Alternative educational loans to ensure that timely and accurate eligibility determinations and disbursements are made in compliance with applicable regulations
    • Assist with supervision of student workers

    IT Systems and Compliance

    • Work closely with the Systems and Compliance Specialist on various Banner projects
    • Run Federal and Institutional reports, reconciliation, and any processing needed.
    • Create and maintain student Cost of Attendance budgets in the Student Information System; Implement and review budget groups
    • Monitor and implement regulations related to system compliance
    • Supervise Federal Work-Study student funding

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of financial aid experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and related experience in the profession
    • Strong interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to take the initiative and possesses attention to detail
    • Demonstrated service aptitude and ability to work independently with students, parents, and colleagues
    • Demonstrated and thorough working knowledge of computer systems and the ability and willingness to learn new systems/processes
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze and synthesize information
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends as needed.
    • Proven ability to set work priorities and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment while meeting deadlines
    • Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion
    • Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse population

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Experience and proficiency with Ellucian Banner financial aid software
    • Experience with institutional methodology and need analysis
    • Counseling experience in a higher education setting
    • Knowledge of Federal Title IV and state regulations
    • Fluency in a second language

    All applications should be submitted by July 25th for priority consideration. Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Jennifer Bright, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, at brightj@easternct.edu.

  • Eastern Connecticut State University seeks applications to fill the position of Assistant Director of Annual Fund and Advancement services. 

    Position Description: Responsible for managing the advancement services functions of the development office as well as the phonathon program.  Assists with stewardship and donor recognition activities for donors. Oversees the recording, reconciliation, and acknowledgement of all philanthropic gifts to the ECSU Foundation.  

    Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in a non-profit environment required, preferably in higher education.  Good communication skills required; experience with phonathon/telemarketing program and Raiser’s Edge software preferred.   Phonathon program requires flexible work hours for 16 weeks during the academic year. 

    Applications procedure: please e-mail a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to Ryan Rose at rosery@easternct.edu

  • Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess these skills. 

    • Critical thinker
    • Communication skills both verbal and written
    • Experience working with Accounts Payable, Travel, 1099 and P-Card processing,
    • Strong background in financial management & reporting systems, Banner, CORE-CT & WebFocus a plus
    • Customer Service Oriented
    • Professional manner
    • Strong Excel, MS Word skills and Adobe Reader
    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field required.

    Position Description: Responsible for performing a variety of duties associated with Accounts Payable, state vendor offset, travel authorizations and reimbursements, records storage management, petty cash operations and other business office functions as assigned. 

    Process vendor invoices/vouchers for payment, process inter-agency invoices against bond payments, update vendor information in systems and resolve and respond to inquiries on payment status for internal and external customers. 

    In collaboration with IT, run and distribute annual 1099 tax forms. 

    Compile data and process journal entries, zero balance account wire transfers, and reports as required for accounts payable. Calculate long-term group disability insurance monthly premiums. 

    Maintain the operation and recordkeeping process for travel management systems for Account Payable. Review and audit travel authorizations and vouchers for travel reimbursements. Maintain the cash advance system for travel including all cash advance reporting. Maintain all databases and forms associated with the travel authorizations and reimbursement processing. 

    Prepare monthly petty cash log and reconciliations. 

    Coordinate storage records management with Finance and IT departments in accordance with state Record Retention policy and GLBA regulations. 

    Perform general accounting and finance duties including analysis, reconciliation, and corrections of various financial accounts and reports. Compile data and prepare reports, statements, studies and analysis as required. Monitor and review key data and documents for consistency, accuracy and reasonableness. 

    Perform other duties and responsibilities which do not alter the basic level of the position. 

    To Apply:  Please submit a cover letter, current resume and contact information of three professional reference to Rebecca Davis at davisr@easternct.edu. Preference given to candidates whose materials are submitted by Friday, August 5th.

  • Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Acquisitions Specialist.  Eastern is located in Willimantic Connecticut 1.5 hours from Boston and 2 hours from New York City.  Eastern is one of four universities in the Connecticut State College and University System (CSCU) and as state university employees enjoy substantial health and retirement benefits. 

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business and experience in purchasing required.  Experience in computer operations is essential.  Knowledge of financial record systems (Banner) preferred.  Knowledge of purchasing contracts, the bidding process, various bidding formats, strong interpersonal and communication skills and supervisory ability are essential.  Experience working in higher education, a state agency and external entities in contract and grant compliance is desirable.  These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience. 

    Position Description: The incumbent reports to the Associate Director for Acquisitions and is responsible for the following procurement activities:  drafts and reviews Request for Quotation and Request for Proposal documents; selects sources and solicits and reviews competitive bids for University purchases; administers the competitive bidding and record keeping portions of public works projects; reviews all requests seeking funding via the New and Replacement Equipment Process; prepares advertisement and placement of bid notices for proposals and quotations; conducts pre-bid meetings and distributes bid documents to include as required plans and specifications; reviews and analyzes all public works projects bids for completeness; reviews, enters and approves requisitions, purchase orders, change orders, quotations and award documents for accuracy and compliance with established procurement policies; processes all applicable purchases using a procurement card (p-card) and reconciles monthly activities; coordinates and resolves issues resulting from discrepancies between purchase order specifications and what was received and invoiced; assigns account coding to requisitions; provides research related to procurement activity by vendor, requestor, commodity, etc. as required; establishes and maintains vendors in both the University and State data bases; prepares correspondence and productivity reports as required; represents the University on appropriate committees as needed; and performs other duties related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.  

    To Apply:  Please submit a cover letter, current resume and contact information of three professional reference to Rebecca Davis at davisr@easternct.edu.

  • Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving over 4,000 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 excellence in the architecture and engineering profession, with strong design and technical abilities, and excellent communication skills needed to work with a diverse campus population and perspectives. 

    Department:  Facilities Management & Planning 

    Qualifications:  Successful candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, professional engineering license, and at least five (5) years experience with school facility design, residential design, renovations, planning, specification writing, bidding, and construction.  Knowledge of building automation systems preferred.  Proficiency with automated computer systems – word processing, database, AutoCAD, project management, and automatic spreadsheets required.  Ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse academic and administrative staff, vendors, and contractors.  Current Connecticut Professional Engineer’s license required.  LEED credentials are desirable. 

    Position Description:  The University seeks a Mechanical/Electrical Design Engineer, who will report to the Director of Facilities Management & Planning.  The Mechanical/Electrical Design Engineer will develop plans and specifications for in-house projects as well as serving as a member of the project team for major capital projects. 

    Responsibilities include preparing and maintaining plans of existing facilities, assistance in development and maintaining campus standards, developing construction documents for new construction and renovations to existing facilities, project management and construction administration duties.  Additional expectations include Revit fluency, code review, cost estimating, and continued professional development. 

    Respond to:  Please send cover letter, resume, portfolio of work if available, and contact information of three references via email to James Fielding, Search Chair, fieldingj@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

  • POSITION TITLE: Academic Services Center Events Coordinator

    RANK:  University Assistant 

    This is a part-time (19 hours per week) on ground position under the immediate supervision of the Director of Opportunity Programs. 

    This person will assist in the planning and implementation of all events for the Academic Success Center (ASC).

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Coordinate all aspects of event logistics, planning and production, working with internal and external service providers.
    2. Serve as the point person for vendor contracts (in partnership with the Office of Fiscal Affairs)
    3. Produce promotional materials and communication for events
    4. Assist in staff development/recognition within the ASC
    5. Recruit and organize volunteer staffing needs for events, providing event training and oversight; serves as the primary on-site event contact for staff, vendors
    6. Performs other duties related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of position responsibility

    QUALIFICATIONS

    1. Bachelor’s Degree Required
    2. A minimum two years’ experience in event management and planning
    3. Effective verbal and written communication skills
    4. Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    5. Ability to relate effectively with diverse student and staff populations; experience working with academically at-risk populations

    These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience

    Qualified applicants should email cover letter, resume, and contact information of three current references to Karen Loiselle at loisellek@easternct.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

  • 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.

  • Position Title: Admissions Assistant

    Rank: University Assistant   

    Requires travel and in-person recruiting events in New York: Long Island territory.

    Responsibilities  

    The Admissions Assistant is responsible for assisting the associate director with recruitment efforts and coordination of the following services: 

    • Represent the University to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process including at college fairs, high school visits, and other events.
    • Attend other related recruitment activities for assigned high schools and territories.
    • Manage ongoing strategic communications with students, high schools, and independent counselors, utilizing email, print, and other media.
    • Contribute to the success of various student recruitment efforts targeting prospective applicants to the University.
    • Review and score application materials submitted by applicants for the purposes of making admission decisions.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with some admissions counseling and/or student outreach experience, or equivalent.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to travel to remote locations. Must be able to load, transport, and set up admissions materials, displays, and other equipment. Some evening and weekend hours are required, especially during travel season.
    • Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, including public speaking skills and the ability to present the University in a positive way to diverse populations.

    Qualified applicants should email cover letter, resume, and contact information of two professional references to Alison Garewski at garewskia@easternct.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

  • Position Title: Admissions Assistant

    Rank: University Assistant   

    Requires travel and in-person recruiting events in New Jersey.

    Responsibilities  

    The Admissions Assistant is responsible for assisting the associate director with recruitment efforts and coordination of the following services: 

    • Represent the University to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process including at college fairs, high school visits, and other events.
    • Attend other related recruitment activities for assigned high schools and territories.
    • Manage ongoing strategic communications with students, high schools, and independent counselors, utilizing email, print, and other media.
    • Contribute to the success of various student recruitment efforts targeting prospective applicants to the University.
    • Review and score application materials submitted by applicants for the purposes of making admission decisions.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with some admissions counseling and/or student outreach experience, or equivalent.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to travel to remote locations. Must be able to load, transport, and set up admissions materials, displays, and other equipment. Some evening and weekend hours are required, especially during travel season.
    • Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, including public speaking skills and the ability to present the University in a positive way to diverse populations.

    Qualified applicants should email cover letter, resume, and contact information of two professional references to Alison Garewski at garewskia@easternct.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

  • Position Title: Admissions Assistant

    Rank: University Assistant   

    Requires travel and in-person recruiting events in Michigan.

    Responsibilities  

    The Admissions Assistant is responsible for assisting the associate director with recruitment efforts and coordination of the following services: 

    • Represent the University to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process including at college fairs, high school visits, and other events.
    • Attend other related recruitment activities for assigned high schools and territories.
    • Manage ongoing strategic communications with students, high schools, and independent counselors, utilizing email, print, and other media.
    • Contribute to the success of various student recruitment efforts targeting prospective applicants to the University.
    • Review and score application materials submitted by applicants for the purposes of making admission decisions.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with some admissions counseling and/or student outreach experience, or equivalent.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to travel to remote locations. Must be able to load, transport, and set up admissions materials, displays, and other equipment. Some evening and weekend hours are required, especially during travel season.
    • Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, including public speaking skills and the ability to present the University in a positive way to diverse populations.

    Qualified applicants should email cover letter, resume, and contact information of two professional references to Alison Garewski at garewskia@easternct.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

  • 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 and 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 commit to working with future teachers and possess excellent communication skills. 

    Department: School of Education & Professional Studies 

    Position: University Assistant, Support for Certification and the Office of Educational and Clinical Experiences (Part-Time) 

    Core Duties:  

    Work with the Certification Officer to support candidates through the teacher certification process. 

    1. Communicate with candidates, faculty, staff, and Deans regarding certification requirements/recommendations
    2. Track certification data, including test scores, transcripts, and other Connecticut State Department of Education required documents/materials
    3. Audit transcripts and required materials; verify course grades, degree conferral dates, and test scores using university data management tools
    4. Utilize technology, including Microsoft Office, Tk20, eWeb, SharePoint, Ellucian, Access, and WebEx/TEAMS, and other required platforms, to complete job functions; attend training as directed by the Office of Educational and Clinical Experiences and the Certification Officer
    5. Collaborate with the Tk20 system administrator and Education Department secretary to share clinical placement and certification data

     Support clinical placement as needed

    1. Process and organize application information (e.g., sorting according to geographical location, rural/suburban/urban), grade level, content/certification area, transportation, and special requests
    2. Send clinical requests, follow up with district facilitators on recommendations, and send confirmation letters
    3. Assist with dissemination of placements materials, including district protocols for background checks, Covid and other health protocols, and Department of Children and Family reporting forms
    4. Assist in entering current information into the database
    5. Communicate with candidates about their placements and required documents; promote program requirements using social media

    Minimum Qualifications:  

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
    • Proficiency in common applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, email, SharePoint, and web applications.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Preference will be given to those who have worked in a higher education environment.  
    • Preference will be given to those with proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Office, Tk20, eWeb, SharePoint, Ellucian, Access, WebEx/TEAMS, and other required platforms.
    • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in public school education.

    Schedule: Flexible during standard workweek hours, with an average of 19 hours per week over 12 months 

    Salary: $23.5/hour 

    To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resumé, and contact information for three professional references to shifrinm@easternct.edu

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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