University Assistant – Division of Research and Innovation, STEM-IL Coordinator for Industry Partnerships and Experiential Learning

This is a temporary, part-time position, which may be renewed at the discretion of the University.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist connecting and networking with representatives of local Bioscience and STEM companies
  • Assist coordinating and connecting students with experiential learning opportunities, especially, internships, co-ops, and entry level employment
  • Assist matching the qualifications of students and community members with employment opportunities
  • Assist monitoring the success of those placements
  • Assist connecting, monitoring, and supporting students and community members enrolled in BioPath-impacted programming
  • Assist the SCSU Office of Career & Professional Development with researching, identifying, and engaging with local and regional employer representatives
  • Assist in the development of reports and summaries for various internal and external stakeholders

Qualifications

Individuals with backgrounds and experience working within the local Bioscience industry are highly desirable; moreover, applicants must be interested in education and helping students and community residents.

 

Applicants must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, creative problem-solving skills, and an ability to lead high-level group projects with limited supervision in a tactful, strategic, and professional manner. The chosen university assistant should be well versed in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Those with an educational background in human resources, business, creative writing, accounting or a background and/or interest in STEM are also highly encouraged to apply.

 

This is a grant-funded position at 19 hours per week with compensation commensurate with experience. Candidates must be available to work over 50% of their time during normal business hours (8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday-Friday). This position will involve a combination of remote work as well as in-person events and meetings.

How to Apply

Please submit a letter of interest as well as a resume to Peter Dimoulas, BioPath Program Manager (dimoulasp1@southernct.edu), and cc the SCSU Division of Research & Innovation (dri@southernct.edu).

 

SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.