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School of Arts and Sciences

  • Position Description: The Department of Health Sciences and Nursing is seeking a Tenure-
    Track Assistant Professor in Allied Health with primary teaching responsibilities in Anatomy
    and Physiology, Pathophysiology, Biology for Health Sciences, and Medical
    Terminology. Additional teaching responsibilities may include courses such as Foundations of
    Health Sciences and Current Topics in Health Sciences. Faculty will report to the department
    chair for the implementation of the approved curriculum based on the mission and philosophy of
    the Health Sciences and Nursing Department at Eastern Connecticut State University. The
    position is a nine-month salaried, contractual position initiating in August 2024. The teaching
    load for this position is twelve (12) credits per semester. Faculty in the Department of Health
    Sciences and Nursing are required to participate in the program evaluation and continuous
    improvement process and to engage in continuous professional development. Applicants must
    demonstrate a commitment to (1) excellence in teaching (preferably in a Liberal Arts setting), (2)
    advising for student success and preparing students for health care related careers and / or
    graduate program admission, (3) establishing a productive research program that will involve
    undergraduates, and (4) providing service to the department, college, university, and
    community.

    Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology, Physiology, or related field: ABD will be
    considered with a doctoral degree completion date as of or prior to August 2024
    Preferred Qualifications: One year or more of undergraduate teaching experience in related
    courses; experience teaching in a Liberal Arts institution; excellent teamwork and collaborative
    skills; excellent written and oral communication and analytical skills; knowledge of the meaning
    of a liberal arts education; interest in educating a diverse population of students.
    Respond to: Please submit one combined PDF file that includes (1) A cover letter, (2) A
    curriculum vitae, (3) A copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (4) A statements of
    teaching philosophy and research interests, (5) Documentation of teaching ability (i.e., student
    and/or colleague evaluations), and (6) The name and contact information for three professional
    references.

    To Apply: Email one PDF file to spellmanj@easternct.edu: The subject header is “Allied Health Assistant Professor Application”. Please address your cover letter to: Search Chair, Dr. Jeffrey I. Messer. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide official transcripts of all post-secondary
    education, and three letters of recommendations from professional references; participate in an
    on-campus interview and undergo a background check. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received, and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

  • Eastern Connecticut State University, Department of Health Sciences & Nursing is seeking a full-time, 10-month, Nursing Tenure Track Professor. The Health Sciences and Nursing department is seeking a nursing professional who aligns with our mission to educate and cultivate accountable, ethical, and diverse future health professionals through outstanding experiential liberal arts education, service, research, and scholarly activities to address the evolving societal health needs in the community. The ideal candidate will encourage students to pursue innovative ways to advance nursing practice and contribute to the creation of a center of excellence for baccalaureate-prepared nurses through a supportive and collaborative learning environment. Our teaching opportunities are primarily in Fundamentals, Adult Health, Pediatrics, Maternal-Infant Health, Psychiatric Nursing, Geriatrics, and Evidence-Based Research. Faculty Members also serve the department through curriculum development, nursing and health science research, program and student evaluation, academic advising, participation in professional service activities, and clinical/laboratory teaching.

    Duties And Responsibilities:

    • Collaborates in developing, evaluating, and revising specific nursing undergraduate track curriculum, including yearly curriculum review and preparation of annual reports.
    • Assists in the review of applications of incoming undergraduate students.
    • Advises nursing students on their education and clinical tracks.
    • Conducts evaluations of individual students' clinical or laboratory performance.
    • Teaches didactic content in the RN BSN Program.
    • Facilitate clinical experience in clinical settings and simulation labs.
    • Collaborates with faculty to provide consistent and relevant student learning experiences to meet the course and clinical learning outcomes.
    • Completes a midterm and final evaluation for each student.
    • Engages in scholarly activities and contributes to research within the discipline of nursing practice.
    • Participates in University and community service activities that are consistent with the mission of the university.
    • Participates in commencement and nursing pinning activities.
    • Participates in nursing professional development to remain current with nursing practice and healthcare trends.
    • Participates in department and University committees and contributes to student retention
    • Demonstrate a commitment to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and work in an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.
    • Assist in updating Nursing Student Handbook as indicated.

    Qualifications:

    • All applicants must possess a current nursing licensure in the State of CT by the date of hire.
    • All applicants must have an advanced degree in Nursing (MS, DNP, or Ph.D.). A doctorate in a related field is acceptable if an applicant has an MS in Nursing.
    • Five years of clinical practice experience in the relevant clinical area.
    • Previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills along with interpersonal relationship strategies.
    • Demonstrated ability to contribute through scholarship, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.
    • Completion of required health indicators (MMR titers, TB status, Hepatitis B, and others as required by clinical agencies) and CPR at the time of employment.
    • Experience with integrating technology into instruction and/or conducting online instruction.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Doctorate in Nursing. (Ph.D.)
    • Record of scholarly productivity.
    • Clinical Nurse Educator or postgraduate health professions teaching certificate.
    • A proven record of excellence in teaching.
    • A deep commitment to promoting diversity through academic and research programs.
    • Programmatic management and planning experience preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

    To Apply:

    • Please send (1) Cover letter; (2) Curriculum vitae; (3) A copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (4) Research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of graduate students, etc.); (5) Personal Teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc); (6) Commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); (7) Three professional references. To Kate Linderson at lindersonk@easternct.edu
  • Position Description: The Department of Psychological Science is pleased to announce a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2024. Eastern is Connecticut's only public liberal arts university, and Psychology is the largest major on campus. This position requires teaching courses in neuropsychology (e.g., Human Neuropsychology, Sensation & Perception), the department's Research Method sequence (Behavioral Science Statistics, Research Methods I & II) 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. Those willing to mentor students in their research and contribute to the Department's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives are encouraged to apply. On-campus research opportunities are limited to human participants only. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the service needs of the Department and University. 

    Review of application will begin on January 22, 2024, 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

  • We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, research activity and scholarship, student advisement, university and community service. Eastern’s College of Business is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum, and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives.

    Position Description: The new hire will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and in the graduate program in 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 business, management 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 organizational behavior and human resources 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 should submit a letter of interest, a current CV, and the names and contacts of three references to Dr. Charlie Chatterton, Search Chair at ManagementSearch@easternct.edu. 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 30, 2023.

  • We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, research activity and scholarship, student advisement, university and community service. Eastern’s College of Business is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum, and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives.

    Position Description: The new hire will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in finance. 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 Ph.D. in Finance from an accredited institution or an ABD with expected graduation by May 2024 is required. Candidates from all fields considered but those who have expertise in derivatives, behavioral finance, investments, portfolio management, and corporate finance are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and advisor in undergraduate finance courses within their area of expertise and serving a diverse student body including other majors within the College of Business. Experience with finance technology applications and a willingness to contribute to innovations in the Finance curriculum with departmental colleagues is a plus. 

    To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a detailed CV, and the contact information of three professional references to facultysearch@easternct.edu

    KEY DEADLINES

    We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please note that priority will be given to applications received before December 1,2023.

Athletics

  • 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.
    • Available for all practices and competitions: 6:30-8:30am M-TH, 2-4pm T/TH/F, 8-11am SAT
    • First Aid/AED/CPR Certification or ability to obtain before September 25th, 2024
    • Ability to pass background check
    Preferred qualifications:
    • Experience swimming and/or coaching at NCAA Division III level
    Compensation is expected to be between $15k-$25k.
    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.

  • The Student Activities Office seeks a part-time Tennis Club Sport Coach.

    This position will work under the supervision of the Director of Student Activities in conjunction with the Department of Athletics. 

    Qualifications: 

    • Working knowledge of the sport and ability to demonstrate, critique and develop safe tennis skills and practices. 
    • 2 years of tennis coaching experience preferred (collegiate)
    • Minimum of 2 years playing experience preferred (collegiate)
    • CPR/AED and First Aid certification 
    • USTA coaching certification
    • 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 USTA coaching certifications and membership

    Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Cynthia Washburne at washburnec@easternct.edu.

  • Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Men’s Lacrosse 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 ECSU Men’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. Instruct student-athletes about skills and execution needed to perform the sport of lacrosse 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 lacrosse at collegiate level

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To submit your application, send your cover letter and resume to gibsoncr@easternct.edu

Counseling and Psychological Services

  • None at this time.

Part-time Faculty Positions

  • The Department of Health Sciences and Nursing at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking part-time faculty for on-ground instruction in the Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 semesters. Possible courses include Biology for Health Sciences (HSC 215) and Anatomy and Physiology I (HSC 318).

     Requirements:

    • Master’s degree in Biology, Education, or related field.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organization, and proficiency in relevant subject
    • Prior teaching experience preferred.

    To apply, please submit via e-mail a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of two references, copy of transcripts (can be an unofficial copy), and day/time availability to Dr. Amy Bataille (Associate Chair) bataillea@easternct.edu, and cc Dr. Yaw Nsiah (Department Chair) nsiah@easternct.edu and Kate Linderson (Department Secretary) lindersonk@easternct.edu 

  • Adjunct instructor needed for the following courses for Fall 2024 (8/27/24-12/15/24)

    Applications will be accepted until June 17, 2024 or until the position is filled.  Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. Mark Fabrizi (fabrizim@easternct.edu) and Dr. Xing Liu (liux@easternct.edu). 

    HPE 240 Introduction to Curriculum Materials in Physical Education (courses meet Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9:00-9:50am and 10:00-10:50am [two sections])

    HPE 240 offers an introduction to curriculum models, teaching styles, and lesson planning through the development and assessment of physical education motor skill and physical fitness competencies.  This course is a prerequisite for all HPE 300 and 400 level courses for physical education teacher education candidates.  At least three years of guided experiences in formal and informal settings that serve children required.  Applicants must have a master's degree or higher in physical education (or related) field from a regionally accredited institution.  Teaching assignments are part-time, on a semester basis only, and are dependent on student enrollment and department need.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

    • Teach 3-credit course on campus consistently during the scheduled time;
    • Prepare lectures, projects, homework, assessments, and other student assignments that align with the course syllabus;
    • Grade all students in a timely manner;
    • Must be able to organize and set up typical physical education equipment;
    • Provide appropriate feedback to students to promote academic success;
    • Learn and use technology resources offered at Eastern to facilitate teaching;
    • Monitor Eastern email and respond to inquiries within a reasonable time;
    • Comply with all departmental requirements; and
    • Provide an atmosphere that supports student success.
  • Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking an adjunct faculty member to develop and teach the online graduate course Databases and Big Data Systems for our Applied Data Science MS program. Course development will begin soon and the course will run Spring 2025. 

    Specific Requirements: 

    • Databases and Big Data Systems: Knowledge of relational and non-relational databases, and frameworks for processing large, distributed datasets

    General Requirements: 

    • Master’s degree or 5+ years work experience in 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/resume, contact information for three references, copies of transcripts (these can be unofficial copies), to Dr. Garrett Dancik, Chair of Computer Science, at dancikg@easternct.edu and copy to the Secretary Ms. Cheryl Le Beau at LEBEAUC@easternct.edu.

  • The Department of Computer Science at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking part-time (non-tenure track) Computer Science instructors for on-ground teaching for Fall 2024. Instructors are needed for the following topics: Introduction to Computer Science,  Programming in Java, Programming in Python, and Introduction to Web Development (HTML/CSS).  An instructor is also needed for an upper-level Special Topics course that covers any specialized topic in computer science. Example special topics include programming languages and frameworks (e.g., JavaScript or Unity), Reinforcement Learning, Big Data, or Mobile App Development. Any special topic will be considered. 

    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 that indicates the topics you are interested in teaching and your teaching availability (days and times) for Fall 2024; resume; contact information for three references;  copies of transcripts (these can be unofficial copies), to Dr. Garrett Dancik, Chair of Computer Science, at dancikg@easternct.edu and copy to the Secretary Ms. Cheryl Le Beau at LEBEAUC@easternct.edu.

  • The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking part-time faculty for Fall 2024. Possible courses include Algebra Essentials, (MAT 099), Math for Liberal Arts/Plus (MAT 135 and MAT 135P), Precalculus Mathematics Plus (MAT 155P), Statistical Data Analysis (MAT 216). 

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

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

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


    General Requirements:


    • Ph.D. in Operations Management, Operations Research, Business Information Systems, Information Systems, Health IT, or MBA/Master's degree with concentrations in Operations Management, Operations Research, MIS, BIS, or Business Analytics or other related areas.


    • Ability to teach at the undergraduate level classes (BS in Operations Management, Business Analytics, and/or Business Information Systems)


    • Candidates should have a teaching interest/experience in: Operations Management, Global Operations/Supply Chain, and/or Business Analytics and other related areas.


    • Candidates should also demonstrate potential for or evidence of quality teaching.


    • Professional background in Information systems or healthcare systems a plus.

    To Apply:
    Interested applicants should submit a statement of interest and current vita/resume to Dr. Alex Citurs at citursa@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 Department of Economics and Finance seeks candidates who can teach economics or finance:

    • Economics: Statistics, Introductory macro, micro, and economics history courses
    • Finance: Introductory finance courses, investment, 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 send your resume to cliffordm@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 Field Hockey 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
    2. Provide a climate in which participating athletes can strive for individual and group improvement and excellence
    3. Participate in coordinating, strategy, and planning meetings of the coaching staff
    4. Attend and actively coach at all non-traditional and traditional practice sessions
    5. Instruct student-athletes about skills and execution needed to perform the sport of Women’s Field Hockey effectively and competitively
    6. Assist in game statistical and film analysis
    7. Participate in player evaluation
    8. Maintain an active role in the recruitment of student-athletes, including: identification of prospective student-athletes at recruit showcases, tournaments and games, and participation in the on-campus recruiting process
    9. Contribute to a positive work climate and the team effort within the school, as well as demonstrate positive sportsmanship in everyday situations
    10. Establish and maintain a professional demeanor with student-athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the community, and the media
    11. 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 coaching Field Hockey at collegiate level
    • Experience with college athletic recruitment of qualified field hockey student-athletes
    • Previous playing experience in college field hockey
    • Excellent work ethic, communication and organizational skills and self-motivated

    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 August 2023.  Part-time with no benefits and annual salary range is $6000-$12,000.  

    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 Field Hockey Coach.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • 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!  

Administrative Positions

  • Position Summary:

    Eastern seeks a Vice President for Finance & Administration (VPFA) who reports to the President and serves as Chief Financial Officer for the university.  The VPFA advises the President on general University policies, with responsibilities to fiscal, business, public safety, and physical facilities matters. The VPFA manages overall operational and financial aspects of Eastern Connecticut State University and serves as a member of the President’s cabinet. In executing this responsibility, the VPFA will provide strategic vision and leadership for the functional departments reporting to the VPFA which include, Fiscal Affairs (i.e. purchasing, accounts payable/travel, accounting, payroll, bursar’s office, card services, etc.); Auxiliary Services (i.e. food services and bookstore); Budgeting; Facilities Management; and Public Safety.

    The Vice President for Finance & Administration:

    1. Directly supervises the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management & Planning, Chief of Police, University Controller, Director of Fiscal Affairs/Acquisitions, and Director of Financial Planning & Budgets.
    2. Indirectly supervises Purchasing/Procurement, Accounts Payable/Travel, Auxiliary Services, Accounting, Payroll, Bursar’s Office, and Card Services.
    3. Advises the President on all fiscal matters and financial risks, including administrative, business and finance matters aimed at meeting institutional needs across all divisions. Provides transparent administrative and financial guidance to the President and Campus Community.
    4. Assures a fiscal affairs workforce capable of effective performance, by selecting, training, and developing staff in addition to reviewing and evaluating personnel and initiating corrective actions for those areas under the VPFA management when needed.
    5. Formulates, plans, improves, and implements campus-wide administrative policies and procedures.
    6. Plans, develops, evaluates, and makes recommendations to the President regarding the University’s administrative programs and services (e.g., financial, facilities, commercial operations, auxiliaries’ operations, contracts, etc.) so that the campus’ objectives are met, and that compliance is assured with the policies of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU), federal and state regulations and audit requirements.
    7. Develops annual and biennial budgets and capital plans which promote financial stability of the university and support prudent, fiduciary utilization of state funds and student tuition and fees.
    8. Provides and maintains financial information systems that are adequate to provide internal controls and accurate data to support informed decision-making.
    9. Manages university-wide compliance; develops corrective action plans and responds to findings of external and state auditors; and ensures that processes promote compliance with state and federal laws, internal controls, and ethical conduct.
    10. Implements and updates enterprise risk management evaluations and reports items of significant risk or concerns.
    11. Ensures that Eastern’s semi-annual reporting data and other requested reports to CSCU and the CT Board of Regents are prepared in a timely manner in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
    12. Oversees the university’s facilities infrastructure. Directs construction and facilities operations. Direct the campus’ auxiliary investment activities.
    13. Oversees management of state funding to support the university’s capital needs and operations.
    14. Works as a primary emissary to Department of Administrative Services (DAS) to promote, guide, and oversee completion and appropriateness of structures which DAS builds, maintains, or repairs.
    15. Represents the President and Eastern on boards of various agencies or quasi-agencies which are finance related.
    16. Serves on various University committees as directed by the President (i.e., Budget & Resource Allocation Committee, University Budget Committee, Facilities Planning & Usage Committee, etc.).
    17. Maintains ongoing business relationships with the appropriate officials and employees of federal and state agencies, community organizations, school districts and other educational institutions, which have financial, administrative, infrastructure or legal relationships with Eastern.
    18. Remains current by reading professional journals and literature, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development events, and attending training and/or courses as appropriate.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    MBA or other advanced degree from an accredited institution desired. CPA or comparable work experience preferred. A minimum of ten years of relevant executive-level work experience preferred. Demonstrated leadership and strategic planning skills essential to manage the administrative, financial and facility programs of a major, complex organization with sound financial and fiscal controls; ability to direct the work of professional financial and administrative staff; experience with developing and managing long-range budgets for complex organizations; ability to work within a team-based and cooperative structure; and familiarity of work in a complex unionized environment. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.

    TO APPLY:

    Applications should upload a cover letter, current resume and contact information of three professional references via Vice President for Finance and Administration - Eastern CT State University - Career Page (applytojob.com) link. Cover letter should be addressed to Chair, Search Committee for the Vice President for Finance and Administration, c/o Rebecca Davis, Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Highest priority will be given to applications received by July 31, 2024. Anticipated start date is January 2025 following the completion of the search.

  • Position Summary:
    The Chief Information Officer reports directly to the President of the University. The CIO will provide leadership, vision, oversight, planning, and management for all aspects of information technology including academic and administrative computing, management of the Center for Instructional Technology, Media Services Center, Help Desk, enterprise applications, telecommunications, data and voice networking, user support services, information retrieval and security, online education, and other technical aspects of ITS services.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    1. Directly supervises the directors of Information Technology/Media Service; Systems/Networking; and Enterprise Applications, and the Special Assistant to the CIO.
    2. Partners and collaborates with the Provost and Vice Presidents in advocating for the use of technology in campus operations and identifies opportunities for innovation, optimization, and efficiencies across all major divisions.
    3. Provides leadership and vision and acts as an advocate for the development and use of information technology in instruction and institutional support with a customer focus.
    4. Provides leadership in support of the University’s Strategic Plan regarding information technology initiatives, implementation, and developing consensus among campus constituencies.
    5. Assumes responsibilities for budget (including monitoring and controlling expenses), personnel, strategic planning, and policy development as they relate to information technology.
    6. Manages the centralized aspects of information technology needed to lead the University in effective and efficient applications of technology that meet the needs of academic and administrative interests.
    7. Guides the University’s investment in technology including the preparation and implementation of technology related grants and performs comprehensive annual and long-term budget and resource planning to ensure effective and efficient technology and support operation.
    8. Assumes oversight responsibility for academic and administrative computing, media center, data center, telecommunications, data and voice networking, user support services, and technical aspects of on ground and online education.
    9. Works with faculty in identifying opportunities for curriculum development and the application of IT techniques in the delivery of classroom instruction.
    10. Provides leadership in proposing and evaluating applications of existing or innovative technology to enhance academic and administrative activities and maintain a state-of-the-art operation of all university related technology.
    11. Recommends ideas, policies, and procedures to keep current with evolving technology and anticipates future technological needs.
    12. Works with IT services to analyze data security and risk assessment to secure the IT infrastructure.
    13. Provides leadership and guidance for access, training, and support of all ITS related activities throughout the University.
    14. Assumes a major role in the selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of ITS staff including the development and implementation of training and career development.
    15. Serves as liaison to the CSU System Office, other CSU university campuses, and the local community in all aspects of information technology as well as assisting in the coordination of campus initiatives using information technology.
    16. Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.
    Qualifications:
    A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate information technology field is required and a master’s degree is preferred.   A minimum of six years of progressively responsible professional experience in the management of information technology, preferably in a higher education environment. The candidate is required to demonstrate a thorough understanding and knowledge of appropriate IT hardware, software, complex IT infrastructure and systems multimedia systems and applications, prioritizing network security and reliability. An understanding of how learning management systems (LMS), customer relationship management (CRM) systems, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems as well as Microsoft's Office 365 and its content management system function and interact with one another is essential.

    Also required are evidence of success in working collaboratively with other administrators in developing external sources of support ; excellent interpersonal communication and collaborative skills, and a demonstrated ability to build team support; a  demonstrated ability to implement projects in support of the University’s Strategic Plan; familiarity with current and future applications in instructional technology, including distance online learning and other areas within the University; a commitment to quality and client-oriented service; and a demonstrated understanding of a diverse student population and commitment to affirmative action.  Some of qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate relevant experience. 

    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, Ed.D., Vice President for Equity and Diversity. Dr. Coleman can be reached at: 860-465-5112 or via email at: colemanla@easternct.edu.

    To apply: Qualified applicants please upload your cover letter, resume, and contact information of three references via -Chief Information Officer (CIO) - Eastern CT State University - Career Page (applytojob.com) link.  Applications submitted by July 19, 2024 will receive highest consideration.  
  • Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Associate Director of Athletics. This is a full-time, 12-month position, reporting to the Director of Athletics.

    The Associate Director of Athletics, under supervision of the Director of Athletics, is responsible for the overall direction and development of programs that support the success of our student-athletes. The Associate Director of Athletics will help to establish policies and procedures and will provide direction and leadership to the Department. In the absence of the Director of Athletics, the individual will serve as the athletics lead on all internal and external matters.

    Student-athlete development is a core responsibility of this position. Educational programming, assisting with academic mentoring, and serving as the SAAC advisor are examples of positional expectations. The Associate Athletics Director will oversee and review eligibility of student-athletes, provide compliance training for coaches, and ensure NCAA compliance directives are completed. The individual will serve as a primary contact with several campus constituents, including facilities, the academic success center, and the conduct office. The Associate will manage and advise individuals who direct Club and Recreational Sports.

    Our preferred candidate will have the proven skills to serve as a strong leader in the Department and will be able to demonstrate a record of taking initiative. You will serve as the Departmental representative at various on-campus events and at the conference and national level as requested by the Director.   The successful candidate will show the strong communication skills and cross-cultural abilities necessary to develop and maintain positive relationships with diverse groups of student-athletes, colleagues, alumni, and the greater campus community. 

    Minimum Qualifications
    *Master’s degree required
    *5-7 years’ experience in athletic administration
    *Proven ability to build strong relationships with student-athletes

    Preferred Qualifications
    *Experience as a collegiate coach
    *Previous oversight of athletic programming
    *Ability to work independently
    *Proven leadership in an administrative role
    *Knowledge and support of DIII rules, regulations, and philosophy

    Eastern Connecticut State University provides an excellent salary and benefits package.

    Qualified candidates are invited to upload their application documents into: JazzHR -Associate Director of Athletics - Eastern CT State University - Career Page (applytojob.com). Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. The search will remain open until the position is filled; however, preference will be given to applications received by June 1, 2024.

University Assistant Positions

  • Duties and Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of the Dean, the College of Business Internship and Professional Development Coordinator uses independent analysis and judgment to develop and coordinate the internship programs and professional development opportunities for students in the undergraduate business programs at Eastern.

    The position has two primary areas of responsibility:

    1. Internship development, coordination, and administration of assessment.
    2. Professional and alumni outreach, partnership development, and branding and marketing activities.

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with each of the departments in the College to implement the internship policy.
    • Collaborate with the Office of Career Success to align all initiatives.
    • Develop partnerships with regional organizations to pursue student internship placements.
    • Develop and maintain database of all internship placements within the College.
    • Meet with students to direct them through the internship process.
    • Develop professional and alumni opportunities around student engagement.
    • Develop brand for business programs through social media and other promotion.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as needed.

    Technical and Other Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a business discipline, required.
    • Must be proficient with Office 365 suite of programs and social media applications.
    • Ability to learn new programs and technologies.
    • Ability to manage, track, and use data.
    • Strong writing and editing skills.

    Hours and Pay

    This position is for 19 hours per week at an hourly rate $23.00. With an anticipated start date of May 31st, 2024.

    To Apply

    Please submit a cover letter and CV/resume to goyettepa@easternct.edu.  

  • The Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC) at Eastern Connecticut State University, a state-of-the-art childcare and research facility, is seeking a part-time (University Assistant) health services coordinator/nurse.  The health services coordinator/nurse will:

    • Provide basic healthcare to students in case of injury or acute illness
    • Develop health plans for students with chronic illnesses and disabilities
    • Educate students and staff on healthy habits, such as proper nutrition and hygiene 
    • Keep track of students’ vaccination records and annual physicals
    • Update students’ medical history 
    • Ensure school environment is safe for children and school staff (e.g. prevention of communicable diseases)
    • Ensure compliance with national and local health laws and licensing standards of the Office of Early Childhood
    • Support the CFDRC with resources to families and teachers on child development and safety, nutrition, and health issues. 
    • Provide guidance in development of health and medication policies, provide staff training in medication administration

    The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and hold a current valid Connecticut state nursing registration.  Expereince as a school nurse or within a pediatrician’s office as well as a working knowledge of Department of Public Health and Office of Early Childhood childcare liscensing guidelines is strongly preferred.  To apply submit resume, cover letter, and three current letters of reference to:  The Child and Family Development Resource Center, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic CT 06226 or rezain@easternct.edu.

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    CHILD AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT 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. 

    MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS  

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

     

    OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS  

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

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

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