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University Assistant - Disability Resource Center

(This is a temporary, part-time position; may be renewed at the University’s discretion.)

Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice. 

Founded as a teachers college in 1893, Southern has evolved over the past century into a comprehensive public university of more than 10,000 students, offering graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New York City and 140 miles from Boston.

DUTIES Under the supervision of the Director, the UA will assist in providing and planning various programs and services provided by the DRC, which may include data entry and tracking, exam scheduling and proctoring, front office coverage etc.  The UA is expected to work 12 hours per week. The exact schedule will be established by the Director of the DRC in coordination with the UA. If the contract for this position is renewed, the scheduled hours may change for any subsequent contracted period dependent on the DRC coverage needs, other University Assistant schedules, and related issues.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS The University Assistant must be able to work in a team environment, multi-task, knowledge of MS applications, excellent communication skills, ability to work independently, and be able to work with diverse individuals with diverse needs.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS A preferred applicant for the University Assistant position would have an Associate’s degree or related experience.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Susan Larson, Larsons6@southernct.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is as soon as possible.

Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.