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

School of Arts and Sciences

  • Department: Biology

    Position description: Responsibilities may include teaching Organismal Biology, Biology of Plants, Plant Physiology, and potentially other upper level courses for biology majors. Additional teaching opportunities may include a course in the University’s liberal arts core curriculum and the first-year program. Expectations include involving undergraduates in a research program, overseeing the biology greenhouse, academic advisement, service to the University, and continued professional development. The Department has outstanding resources for teaching and research housed in a modern science building. Resources include tissue culture facilities, vivarium, confocal microscope, environmental chambers, greenhouse, campus arboretum, and Church Farm Center for the Arts and Sciences.

    Qualifications: A Ph.D. in a biological science with expertise in botany and plant biology, with preferred emphasis on a topic of global importance such as climate change science, medicinal plants or agricultural science. Expertise that complements the current strengths of the department and postdoctoral experience are desired. The successful candidate must have demonstrated an interest in, and an aptitude for, teaching undergraduates.

    Respond to: Please send a CV, a copy of all graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, documentation of teaching ability, and the name and contact information for three references via email to biologysearch1@easternct.edu, Dr. Vijaykumar Veerappan (Co-chair, Search Committee), Department of Biology, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT 06226. The search will continue until the position is filled.

  • Department: Health Sciences

    Position Description: The Department of Health Sciences is seeking a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Public Health, whose primary teaching responsibilities will include broad areas of Public and Community Health, Health Disparities, Social Determinants of Health and Health Education; and if needed, Foundations of Health Science courses in the University’s liberal arts core curriculum and/or first year program. It is expected that the individual in this position will also develop courses in area of expertise to expand our Health Sciences major and diversify the courses available to our students. The teaching load for this position is 4 courses per semester. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to: (1). Excellence in teaching, preferably in liberal arts education setting; (2). Establishing a productive research program that will involve undergraduate students; (3). Academic advising to student success and prepare students’ readiness to graduate programs in discipline; and (4). Providing services to the department, school, university, and community.

    Qualifications: Ph.D., Dr.Ph., or equivalent research doctorate degree from an accredited Public Health institution or related discipline and must have a broad background in teaching public health courses. The successful candidate must have demonstrated interest and aptitude for teaching undergraduate students in support of the mission of a public liberal arts institution, understanding of diversity and equity, with evidence of scholarly works and professional service. A.B.D. will be considered with doctoral degree completion date on or before August 2020. One year or more of undergraduate teaching experience in the related courses, preferably in liberal arts education institution is preferred. MPH credential or practical public health experience, a plus.

    Respond to: Please send in one combined PDF file a curriculum vitae, a copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, documentation of teaching ability, and the name and contact information for three professional references via email to Dr. Mitchell L. Doucette, Search Chair, (email: HealthScienceSearch2@easternct.edu an email account will be assigned for this search after the EHR-2 Form is approved). Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide official transcripts of all post-secondary education, and three letters of recommendations from professional references. Search will continue until the position is filled.

  • Department: Physical Sciences

    Position Description: Teaching responsibilities will include 12 load credits per semester teaching lecture/lab courses within the Core Chemistry courses and advanced chemistry courses including chemical instrumentation. Additional expectations include a demonstrated ability to perform independent research involving students, academic advisement, service to the university, and continued professional development.

    Qualifications: PhD in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry is required and 2 years post-doctoral or professional experience. The ideal candidate should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and qualifications to support and develop courses related to the biochemistry program.

    Respond to: Please send CV, copies of all graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, documentation of teaching ability as a single PDF file, and arrange for three current signed letters of recommendation to be sent via email to chemsearch2@easternct.edu

     

  • Department: Psychological Science

    Position Description: The Department of Psychological Science at Eastern Connecticut State University is pleased to announce a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Developmental Psychology.  Strong candidates will have a commitment to teaching excellence and collaboration within a liberal arts environment, scholarship, student advisement, and sensitivity to diverse populations.

    We are seeking a qualified individual who can contribute to our Developmental Psychology concentration. The ideal candidate will be able to teach Psychology of Childhood, Psychology of Adolescence, and Current Research in Child Psychology as well as courses in other areas (e.g., Research Methods, Statistics). Prior teaching experience in these areas is desired.

    Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology (ABD considered)

    Successful candidates will have the ability to supervise student research in our new state of the art labs (which contains space for child participants), conduct research in their specialty, and contribute to the service needs of the department and university.

    To apply, send electronically a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to psychsearch@easternct.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

  • Department: Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, and Social Work

    Position Description: The successful candidate must be prepared to teach courses in criminology and major core curriculum courses (e.g. statistics, methods, and/or theory). A commitment to undergraduate teaching in a public liberal arts college and evidence of scholarly potential required. There is a 12 credit per semester requirement that usually involves a 4-4 teaching load. Review of candidate materials will begin December 1, 2019.  

    Qualifications: Teaching experience and Ph.D. in criminology or sociology preferred; ABD will be considered 

    Respond to: Please send CV, copies of all graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, documentation of teaching ability, and three current letters of reference via email to Dr. Theresa Severance, Search Chair, socsearch2@easternct.edu 

  • Department: Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, and Social Work

    Position Description: One tenure-line, full-time position in a CSWE accredited undergraduate social work program with 141 junior/senior students. The program is seeking candidates with the ability to teach Social Work Research Methods as well as being able to teach across the generalist social work curriculum. Faculty is expected to be outstanding teachers and demonstrate a commitment to creative activity, scholarship, and service to the community and university. The teaching load is four courses (12FLC’s) per semester. Additional expectations include academic advisement, academic programing, service to the University, and continued professional development.

    Qualifications: MSW and five years post MSW practice experience and a Ph.D. in Social Work or related discipline, or DSW. ABD’s near completion will be considered

    Send: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, teaching evaluation or evidence of teaching quality, and writing sample. [Please send information electronically] 

    Respond To: Marsha Cwikla, Department Secretary

    Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, and Social Work
    Eastern Connecticut State University
    83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
    cwiklam@easternct.edu

    Search Committee Chair: Dr. Eunice Matthews-Armstead, Professor,  Coordinator of Social Work, matthewse@easternct.edu

School of Education and Professional Studies

  • Department: Business Administration

    Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting, Tenure Track, Fall 2020

    Qualifications:  Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or DBA in Accounting or closely related area from an accredited institution. ABDs are encouraged to apply for this position. The successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to teaching, scholarly and professional activities, and a willingness to be active in service to the university and community. Applicants with research and teaching in all areas of accountancy will be considered.

    Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, their current curriculum vitae, and sample(s) of recent teaching evaluations when applying for this position through the online application at https://25.selectsurvey.net/easternct/TakeSurvey.aspx?PageNumber=1&SurveyID=l8LM3o8K&Preview=true.      

    For questions, please contact Adam Coley at sepsintern@easternct.edu

  • Department: Business Administration

    Position Description: Teaching responsibilities will include lecture courses in finance.  Additional expectations include academic advisement, service to the university, and continued professional development and assisting students’ development outside, such as acting as an advisor to the Finance Students Association.

    Qualifications: Ph.D. Finance, broad expertise in Finance, demonstrate of ability to teach across different areas of finance to undergraduate students; such as financial management, financial institutions & markets, investments, banking, and real estate finance. Applicants must demonstrate an aptitude for teaching undergraduates and willingness to develop a research program involving undergraduates.

    To apply: Please submit CV, copies of all graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, documentation of teaching ability, and three current letters of reference using this link:

    http://34.selectsurvey.net/easternct/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=72LL982K

  • Department: Business Administration

    Position Descriptions: The new hires will be expected to teach upper level undergraduate courses.  There is also the potential to teach in the graduate program in organizational management. Teaching excellence is the primary focus for the position, followed by a strong research record/potential, and service to the department, university, and community.

    Qualifications: A terminal degree in the field of management, business, or a related discipline from an accredited institution is required. ABD candidates close to completion will also be considered. Candidates who have primary experience or expertise (teaching, research, or practice) in entrepreneurship/innovation, ethics, strategy, or organization theory are preferred.  Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching, scholarly and professional activities, and a willingness to be active in service to the university and community.  

    To Apply: Interested candidates may apply at: http://34.selectsurvey.net/easternct/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=llLLm9lK. Please be prepared to submit a letter of interest, a current CV, and the names and contact information of three references.  Please do not submit additional materials until requested.

    KEY DEADLINES
    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although first consideration will be given to completed applications received by November 1st, 2019. Review of applications will begin on October 15th, 2019.

  • Department: Communication

    Qualification: Ph.D. in Communication or related field (ABD with completion prior to appointment considered).

    Position Description: The Department of Communication seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor who will support the department’s mission of combining theory and practice in a program emphasizing a liberal arts perspective. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising (4:4 teaching load) and will have the primary responsibility of teaching Communication Writing.

    Preference will be given to candidates who are able to bring innovation to writing instruction in the department’s major core curriculum. The candidate will also contribute to one or more of the major concentrations (Advertising, Leadership Communication, Media Production, Media Writing/Journalism, Public Relations) or to the Integrated Communication Media concentration in the interdisciplinary major in New Media Studies.

    Faculty at Eastern maintain an active program of scholarly and creative activity in their area of academic specialization and contribute to the governance of the institution at the departmental, school, and college level through service on committees, professional activity, and curriculum development. The Department of Communication has recently moved into newly-renovated space with state-of-the-art equipment and lab facilities.

    Apply through the following link: http://34.selectsurvey.net/easternct/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=84LLl84K

    Please be prepared to upload CV, copies of all graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, documentation of teaching ability, and names and addresses of three people willing to provide letters of reference. Review of candidates will begin in November, so submission before November 1st is encouraged. The position will remain open until filled.

  • Department: Education

    Position Description: The Education department and the Center for Early Childhood Education at Eastern Connecticut State University seek a dynamic early childhood researcher and teacher educator to serve as the next Phyllis Waite Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Education.  The Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE) was established in 2006 as a “Connecticut higher education center of excellence” and serves as an interdisciplinary institute of research and professional development (see www.easternct.edu/cece).  With a record of external grants totaling nearly $7 million, CECE faculty, staff, and students conduct multiple studies every year.  Many of these studies are conducted in the adjoining lab school, which serves children from 18 months to 5 years from ethnically and socio-economically diverse backgrounds (over 50% of the families served have significant financial need).  CECE researchers use remote video technology to record children’s play and teacher-child interactions for a variety of studies.

    The Phyllis Waite Endowed Chair will conduct active research focused on early childhood teaching strategies and/or children’s development, and will disseminate research findings through publications, conference presentations, and professional development videos (produced by CECE staff).  Resources available to support this work include a dedicated annual budget for research supplies, travel, and stipends for research assistants, as well as possibilities for supplemental funding during summer and winter breaks.  In addition, the Endowed Chair will receive support from the CECE director and staff on grant proposals, budget development and management, and oversight of research assistants.

    The Endowed Chair will also have the opportunity to collaborate with CECE staff in producing educational videos for practicing teachers (videos developed to date have been viewed over 1.5 million times by teachers all over the world), and in providing professional development for teachers in Eastern’s lab school.

    The Endowed Chair will be a member of the Education Department, responsible for teaching early childhood education course(s) each semester and assisting with accreditation efforts.

    Qualifications:

    • Doctoral degree in Early Childhood Education or related fields is required.
    • Experience teaching in early childhood classrooms and higher education is required.
    • A demonstrated, established research agenda on topics related to child development or early childhood teaching strategies is required. Previous research experience in social-emotional development, play, or diverse families and communities is preferred. 
    • A successful record of scholarly publications and research presentations is required.
    • A successful record of pursuing external grants and funding sources is strongly preferred.
    • Experience mentoring and supervising undergraduate and graduate student researchers is required.
    • A demonstrated commitment to post-secondary teaching, advising students, and departmental and institutional service is required.

    To apply, please complete the online application, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. For additional information about this position, please contact the search co-chairs, Ms. Julia Delapp, delappj@easternct.edu or Dr. Sudha Swaminathan, swaminathans@easternct.edu.

    Online application


Part-time Faculty Positions

  • The Department of Biology seeks qualified individuals to teach part-time in its non-majors, undergraduate program.  We currently seek to hire engaging professors who can teach lecture and/or laboratory sections in BIO 202/203 Human Biology. 

    BIO 202 Lecture An introduction to basic concepts related to the structure and function of molecules, cells, tissues, and organ-systems of the human body. The application of the scientific method to the study of human and animal models in health and disease will also be discussed. Three hours lecture per week. 

    BIO 203 Lab Selected laboratory experiences to complement BIO 202. Course objectives are designed to familiarize students with various experimental approaches to the study of cell and organ function, particularly as they relate to human biology; explore the application of the scientific method to experimental biology; and develop skills in the use of laboratory equipment and techniques. Two hours laboratory per week. 

    A Master’s degree in a related field is required.  Applicants must demonstrate a record of successful university teaching.  Additional qualifications include professional development activities that maintain currency in the teaching field such as continuing education, workshops, consulting, and/or attendance at professional conferences. 

    To apply, please submit (via e-mail or mail) a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references to Dr. Ross Koning, Department of Biology, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226.  E-mail koning@easternct.edu.

  • The Political Science, Philosophy, and Geography Department at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks a part-time instructor to teach Gender, Justice, and Environment (Tuesday and Thursdays, 12:30-1:45) in the spring semester of 2020. The class is cross listed between Geography and Women and Gender Studies. It is held in person on our campus in Willimantic, CT. An MA/MS or Ph.D. in Geography, Women and Gender Studies, or a closely related field is required. The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated interest (i.e. prior teaching or research) in environmental justice.

    Please provide a CV and a one-paragraph course proposal to Dr. Patrick Vitale (vitalep@easternct.edu)
  • Part Time Faculty in Digital Art & Design - Photoshop and Online Media
    Department of Art and Art History

    Eastern Connecticut State University has an opening for an instructor to teach ART 124 Digital Imaging and Online Media (Adobe Photoshop and Website Builder Software) during the Spring 2020 semester.

    To apply, please fax or email a letter of interest, CV, and the names of three references to Terry Lennox, Chair, Department of Art and Art History, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226, lennoxt@easternct.edu

    Department information: http://www.easternct.edu/visualarts/
  • Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
    Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT

    Part-time Assistant Coach
    Salary: approximately $3,000-$5,000 annually

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

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

    Qualifications:

    Preferred hiring standards include:
    • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
    • Previous college coaching and recruiting experience
    • Ability to pass background check
    Applicants email cover letter, resume, and three references to geitnerw@easternct.edu

    Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue to position is filled.
  • Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach. This position is a part-time 10 month contract.

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

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

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

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

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience recruiting and/or coaching swimming at collegiate level

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

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

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

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Minimum hiring standards include:

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

    Preferred hiring standards include:

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

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

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

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

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


Administrative Positions

  • Position Summary: 

    The Dean of Academic Analytics reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The position is responsible for providing descriptive and predictive analysis of various academic measures and plays a key role in developing and implementing strategies to attract, enroll and retain students. The position also recommends and implements initiatives/interventions aimed at improving assessment measures related to student performance on university-wide learning outcomes. Additionally, as a member of the Provost’s team, this position provides critical, data-driven, insight regarding the efficient use of academic resources. The Dean of Academic Analytics supervises staff in the Office of Planning & Institutional Research and provides leadership in developing and maintaining a university-wide data warehouse.

    Position Responsibilities:  

    Provides leadership for the development of data analytics to serve in implementing strategies to attract and retain students in conjunction with partners in academic affairs, student affairs, and finance and administration.

    Works with Institutional Research and ITS staff to create and manage a data warehouse.

    Provides leadership for the strategic planning, evaluation and assessment of University-wide student learning outcomes.

    Develops the office budget in alignment with university, divisional and office strategic goals and serves as an effective steward of those resources.

    Hires, supervises, develops, and evaluates full-time, part-time, graduate interns and student employees.

    Serves as a university expert and thought leader on promoting the success of all students, in collaboration with campus partners. Reviews and keeps abreast of national trends related to enrollment strategies, financial aid modeling, and student success initiatives (e.g., academic, personal, psychosocial, engagement). Becomes familiar with best practices on campuses across the country.

    Provides ad hoc reports based on management needs and departmental requests.

    Develops and leads a campus-wide Enrollment Management Council.

    Represents the department on divisional leadership teams, campus-wide events, on various committees, and at designated meetings.

    May involve occasional work in the evenings and/or on weekends.

    Performs other duties related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of the responsibility of the position.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    A Ph.D. in an appropriate academic discipline is required. At least five years of higher education experience and the ability to collect and clean data and conduct statistical analysis and modeling are required. Knowledge of Banner as well as reporting tools such as Tableau and Webfocus; proficiency with Excel and an appropriate statistical software package, and excellent communication and presentation skills also required.

    Salary and fringe benefits are highly competitive. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three references to: deanacansearch@easternct.edu. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

  • The Division of Student Affairs at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking a Director of Counseling and Psychological Services to join our college community. The candidate will deliver high quality service to our students. This is a full-time 12-month position.  Under the direction of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the director will be the hands-on leader of three key units:  Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), AccessAbility Services, and Wellness Education and Promotion.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    Duties include but are not limited to:  Conducting intake evaluations, providing counseling/therapy (individual and or group) and referrals to outside professionals; administering and evaluating psychological tests; supervising graduate interns who provide developmental, therapeutic, psycho-educational, and outreach/preventative counseling services to students; providing leadership to CAPS staff in the development of programming designed to meet student needs; and managing the operations of the center.  The Director will ensure the office is compliant with federal mandates for providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities consistent with the OCR, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and related amendments.  Wellness Education and Promotion involves substance abuse counseling and drug screening and assisting Athletics in maintaining compliance with NCAA requirements for athletes.  The Director will supervise and/or provide developmental, educational outreach and preventative programs and services (e.g. suicide prevention, mental health) to the University.  The director will also collaborate with Student Affairs units, providing for needs of special student groups (students with disabilities, minority, nontraditional and academically underprepared).

    Required Qualifications:

    A doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field; Connecticut Licensure or eligibility for Connecticut Licensure and at least five years of experience in counseling including demonstrated administrative and supervisory ability in a counseling or counseling related setting.  Extensive experience in a diverse college/university environment strongly preferred.  Direct experience providing clinical supervision to diverse staff (including interns and practicum students), as well as individual and group counseling.  Demonstrated experience and ability to supervise, direct, plan, manage and administer a collegiate counseling unit.  Familiarity with current issues in college mental health. Knowledge of ADA laws and NCAA compliance requirements.  Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal, written and oral communication skills is essential as are organizational ability, initiative and flexibility.  

    Application Process:

    Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and name/contact information for 3-5 professional references to robertoh@easternct.eduApplications will not be considered complete unless all items required are received. 

    Heidi Roberto
    Administrative Assistant
    Eastern Connecticut State University
    Gelsi-Young Hall, Room 222
    83 Windham Street
    Willimantic, CT 06226


University Assistant Positions

  • University Assistant for the Office of Equity and Diversity, Title IX Investigator
    (19 hours per week, no benefits)

    Under the direction of the University’s Title IX Coordinator investigates reports and/or disclosures of potential Title IX violations related to University undergraduate and graduate students.

    POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Title IX Coordinator, the Title IX investigator investigates reports/disclosures concerning students who may have experienced an incident or incidents of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, stalking and intimate partner violence, in accordance with the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education’s Sexual Misconduct Reporting, Support Services and Processes Policy, and its Student Code of Conduct, and related ECSU policies and procedures, as well as applicable federal and state laws and policies. Conducts investigations including but not limited to performing an initial assessment of reports and disclosures received; communicating relevant policies, procedures, and rights to impacted parties; gathering relevant information through personal interviews; conducting a prompt, fair, and unbiased investigation; producing a comprehensive, written investigation report containing all pertinent information, credibility analysis, findings, assessment of any violation(s) of University policies and state and federal laws; and, if appropriate, recommendation(s) for sanctions; serves as the University representative for appeals of investigatory outcomes in University Student Conduct or legal proceedings. Maintains official copies and records related to Title IX investigations and related documents.

    Collaborates with the Title IX Coordinator to identify and address systemic issues detected through reports/disclosures received, and investigations conducted. Assists in developing and implementing Title IX training program for students, faculty, and staff. Establishes collaborative partnerships within the University, Connecticut State Colleges and University System, and outside organizations to ensure appropriate application of best practices in Title IX administration for educational institutions; maintains knowledge of current state and federal regulations related to Title IX and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) compliance; maintains professional qualifications through training and development; serves as advisor for University faculty, staff, and students on Title IX related topics. May assist Title IX Coordinator, Board of Regents for Higher Education and/or Human Resources to investigate potential civil rights violations, and administration of Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, and ADA laws and policies pertaining to students.

    QUALIFICATIONS: An Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a concentration in student affairs, higher education administration, social work, psychology, or criminal justice is required. Must have at least two (2) years of investigatory experience, with a demonstrated ability in generating comprehensive, written investigation reports.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience investigating Title IX, employee, or criminal matters is preferred; experience working with complainants, respondents, and all parties impacted by reports/disclosures of potential Title IX violations, and conducting trauma informed questioning and investigatory techniques. Working knowledge of non-discrimination laws, and compliance regulations including Title IX, VAWA, the Clery Act, HIPAA, FERPA, as well as due process protections applicable to higher education students.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Qualified individuals should send a letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of three, professional references to the attention of: Heidi Roberto, Administrative Assistant, Office of Student Affairs, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Electronic submissions are accepted and encouraged (robertoh@easternct.edu).

    Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled.
  • Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 5300 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 passion for technology as well as student support.

    Department: School of Education & Professional Studies
    Position: University Assistant, System Administrator (Part-Time)

    Core Duties:
    • Independently manage and prioritize projects and tasks to ensure the smooth running of all aspects of the educator preparation program’s data management system and graduate division’s application system.
    • Communicate via phone, email, video conference, or direct contact with members of the university and external providers concerning system upgrades, problems, accounts, and implementation issues; this will include talking with applicants, students, and faculty regarding sensitive or FERPA related information.
    • Develop documentation for and provide technical support for educator preparation program’s data management system and graduate division’s application system; train groups and individuals to use the systems.
    • Manage data related to program accreditation.
    • Assist with development of reports needed to manage educator preparation programs, track graduate applications, and comply with state and federal agencies. Prepare reports as scheduled and on an ad hoc basis; share reports with appropriate parties.
    • Manage Tk20 and Banner integration procedures for clinical placement spreadsheet and graduate application system.
    • Monitor changes and upgrades in the systems, take action to ensure smooth implementation, and notify affected parties in a timely manner.
    • Troubleshoot, resolve, and document issues that develop with the systems.
    • Develop, document, and maintain a virtual center on the university website for frequently asked questions and solutions concerning problems and operations of the data management system and graduate application system.
    • Assist faculty and staff with making appropriate links from other parts of the website to Tk20 and application information.
    • Work with the online course evaluation system to ensure timely feedback of results to instructors and other stakeholders.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field and three (3) years database/technology experience OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge skills and abilities have been achieved.
    • Advanced proficiency in common business applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, email, SharePoint, and web applications.
    • Ability to provide quality and timely technical support to faculty, staff, and students.
    • Strong technical editing and writing skills to create documentation for students, faculty, and staff.
    • Ability to recognize sensitive information and implement appropriate security measure to protect it.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Preference will be given to those who have worked in a higher education environment.
    • Experience working with a data management system, course management system, or student information system.
    • Experience integrating different systems, especially Tk20, Ellucian Banner, Ellucian Recruit, and Blackboard.
    • Experience training large and small groups of users on a new system.
    Schedule: Flexible during standard work week hours, with an average of 15 hours per week over 12 months

    Salary: $28/hour

    To Apply: Please submit cover letter, resumé, and contact information for three professional references via the Select Survey application form found at: http://34.selectsurvey.net/easternct/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=llLM46lK.
  • Eastern Connecticut State University seeks two qualified candidates to fill a part time University Assistant positions in Information Technology Services. 

    Title: IT Technical Support University Assistant 

    General Description: Working under the supervision of the Director of IT Support Services, , the University Assistant provides technical support for IT operations throughout the campus. This position provides general support for desktop computing, network printing, helpdesk functions, media services, and academic computing. 

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

    General Requirements: Working knowledge of Microsoft products such as Office 365, Windows 10, System Center, hardware troubleshooting skills, Apple and related applications, and strong communication skills. 

    Tasks and Responsibilities: 

    • General understanding of University computers and Helpdesk Customer Support functions.
    • Assist support staff in desktop troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of campus owned hardware.
    • Assist Media Services in supporting special event setup, and classroom technology.
    • Provide general support for campus wide printing services.
    • Provide assistance and customer service on administrative matters.

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

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

    Title: Banner Technical Support University Assistant

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

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

    Qualifications:

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

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

  • (19 hours per week, No benefits)

    Position Summary

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

    Some of the responsibilities of this position include the following:

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

    Requirements

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

    Application Instructions

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

    Questions:

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

  • (19 hours per week, No benefits)

    General Summary

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

    Job Functions:

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

    Qualifications

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

    Application Instructions

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

    Questions: 

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

  • (19 hours per week, no benefits)

     Position Summary

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

    Some of the responsibilities of this position include the following:

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

    Requirements

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

    Application Instructions

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

    Questions:

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

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

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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: Stacey Close, Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity, 860-465-5791, closes@easternct.edu.
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