The Office of Outreach and Engagement is searching for a Program Assistant. Apply at https://jobs.hr.uconn.edu/cw/en-us/job/496104/assistant-to-the-director-of-outreach-and-engagement-administrative-program-support-2 The job centrally oversees and supports public engagement initiatives at UConn through outreach, community-based learning, engaged scholarship, and grant development. O&E strengthens UConn’s activities in particular fields of regional engagement and fosters collaboration with the University’s academic divisions to stimulate the development of UConn’s community-based efforts.
Working under the direction of the Director of Outreach and Engagement, the Outreach and Engagement Assistant will provide overall office management, support grant, anproject development and execution, lead executive communication and media relations with internal and external partners, and support other administrative priorities. Successful candidates are expected to possess an advanced level of organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills. This is a public-facing position expected to maintain positive public relations, serve as an essential point of contact for the office, and exhibit discretion, sound judgment, and acumen in obtaining and providing information. The candidate will work with sensitive data collected with the community and the University.