The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences seeks applicants for a full-time position as an Educational Program Assistant 1 for the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Under the direction of the Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Educational Program Assistant 2, the incumbent will provide programmatic and administrative support to the department including personnel actions and graduate admissions. This position is expected to work independently, under supervision and within the defined guidelines established by the program and the supervisor.
Plans and executes aspects of program events, outreach activities, and promotional materials.
Coordinates program logistics and administrative support for graduate program.
Provides service on the graduate admissions and payroll process from application to commencement.
Serves as a resource for students, faculty, and outside groups on matters relating to program activities.
Prepares, organizes, and documents program meetings.
Maintains accurate records and may assemble data and prepare statistical and/or historical reports, most of which may relate to graduate students and alumni.
Provides direct training and related support services to students and some faculty, and follows up to resolve problems in assigned area of responsibility.
Processes graduate student travel and reimbursements and other related fiscal documents.
Assists in preparation of budgets and monitors expenditures.
Provides general office support, including answering phones, responding to inquiries, website updates and directing calls.
Performs related work as required.
Bachelor's degree in business or related field
Up to one year of related experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated customer service skills
Experience working in a higher education setting
Ability to work in a deadline driven environment
Excellentcomputer skills including experience with Microsoft programs
This is a full-time position. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. Salary will be commensurate with successful candidates' background and experience.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #494787 to upload aresume, cover letter,and contact information forthree (3) professional references. Address correspondence to Nicholas Boston. Screening will begin immediately and the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on October 22, 2020.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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Internal Number: 494787-2276_1602534827
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