The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office seeks applicants for a full-time, annually renewable position as a Financial Assistant 1 (UCP 1) for the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute.

The Humanities Institute is an expanding interdisciplinary center facing new and exciting challenges both administratively and intellectually. Under the direction of the Director of the Institute, the incumbent will maintain and be closely involved in the financial and grant-reporting transactions for the Institute’s activities, including the implementation of the Institute’s new multi-million dollar research and engagement project.

Duties and Responsibilities: Analyzing and verifying details of transactions such as invoices, requisitions and other disbursements in conjunction with university and college policies and procedures; providing statistical information on various grant and Institute expenditures and compiling regular reports utilizing electronic spreadsheets and databases; providing data for budget preparation and monitoring expenditures for compliance with approved budget limits and staffing; assisting with organization and implementation of the Institute’s expanding fellowship and event programming and performing related organizational duties as required.

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Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree in accounting or bookkeeping and two years’ experience in accounting or bookkeeping.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; experience in humanities or arts administration, experience or degree in accounting, finance, business or related field; experience working in a higher education setting; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated customer service skills and excellent computer skills including experience with Microsoft programs and social media.

Appointment Terms:   This is a full time position through June 30, 2019.  On July 1, 2019, the position will revert to a permanent 54% appointment with the potential for additional hours.

To Apply: For full consideration apply to UConn Careers at, please upload a well-written letter outlining your qualifications for the position, resume and a list of 3 professional references and their contact information.   Screening will begin immediately and the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  Priority will be given to applications received by May 17.   Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2016346).

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on May 22, 2016.

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