Administrative Service Assistant 4 (UCP 6) - Full Time Position

University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus Institute for Student Success

City: Storrs
State: Connecticut

Education Level: Bachelor
Experience Level:
Approximate Salary: $0.00
Postion Type: Full Time


The Institute for Student Success (ISS) seeks candidates for an Administrative Services Assistant 4 (UCP 6) at the Storrs campus.  The person in this position will provide comprehensive administrative support for the Assistant Vice Provost (AVP) of ISS and its units which include the Center for Academic Programs, the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, the Academic Center for Exploratory Students, First Year Programs and Learning Communities, and the Academic Achievement Center.  These units provide academic advising and support, transition assistance, and enrichment opportunities to high school and college students through numerous initiatives and programs.


The person in this position will be expected to regularly exercise strong independent judgement within established practice and policy to autonomously resolve a wide variety of administrative functions in a fast paced and unique multiple site environment. The ideal candidate must have considerable knowledge of administrative methods and the expertise to assist the AVP through the use of strong written, communication and organizational skills. It also requires the ability to learn new skills and to support the work of ISS with a high degree of accuracy and competence.  This position requires the incumbent to provide exemplary service while exercising discretion and carefully maintaining confidentiality.



Some of the primary responsibilities include the following: provides comprehensive administrative support to the AVP for the operation of the units and programs within ISS; provides high level support to AVP in confidential matters relating to cases involving violation of University policies, employee issues and grievances, position audits, searches for permanent and temporary personnel, and other matters of a confidential nature; acts as the primary contact for the AVP’s calendar, committees, and organizations inside and outside the University; independently creates, writes and/or assists with critical reports, analyses and correspondence that may be complex or sensitive and requires an understanding of department/unit programs and administrative operations; assists with coordination and submission of grant applications to several funding sources; researches, compiles, and assists in the preparation of data and materials for presentations, events, and special projects; and coordinates travel arrangements for the AVP which include complex international travel for programs or conferences.



Bachelor’s degree and one to two years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience including 5-10 years’ experience in a progressively responsible administrative support position. Ability to resolve complex administrative problems efficiently, effectively and independently; excellent organizational and time management skills, including handling multiple assignments simultaneously; strong written and oral communication skills; and excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively with the department staff, the University community and other agencies and groups.



Master’s degree in liberal arts or related field; 10 or more years of progressively responsible experience in administrative support positions; experience in higher education environment; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe products; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with different constituencies (e.g. administrators, faculty, staff, and students); a commitment to cultural diversity and ability to work with individuals or groups with diverse backgrounds; experience with grants.



Salary is in the low $50’s and includes full benefits.  This is a full time, permanent position.




To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references online via UConn Jobs, Staff Positions (  Please be sure your application materials demonstrate how you meet the qualifications for this position. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2019101)


This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on October 12, 2018.


All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

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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