Administrative Program Support 2

Search #: 498189
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Administrative Services


The UConn Center for Clean Energy (C2E2) is seeking dynamic and team-oriented candidates for a full-time Administrative Program Support 2 position. The successful candidate will be open-minded, collaborative, and flexible in addressing the needs of a growing Center with diverse needs. Reporting to the Center Director, the Administrative Program Support 2 position requires an individual with both fiscal and administrative abilities.

C2E2 is an interdisciplinary research center within the College of Engineering focusing on building the next generation of energy technologies. We welcome visitors to our site to collaborate and explore opportunities to conduct research in all aspects of clean energy including discovering new materials and designing and building new energy devices and systems that enable more efficient energy conversion and storage.


Include but are not limited to:

  • Provides Center support on a wide range of fiscal, administrative, and operational matters.
  • Assists with human resource and payroll-related functions of Center personnel (faculty, staff, student workers, special payroll employees, and graduate assistants).
  • Assists with the financial operations of the Center, including purchasing, accounts payable, HuskyBuy, Concur, grant management, visa applications, and billing, as well as supporting the monitoring and reporting of revenues and expenditures on center financial accounts.
  • Assists in the preparation of financial and ad hoc reports as appropriate to meet federal, state, University, and departmental requirements.
  • Review records and transactions for accuracy, reconcile differences, and work with other staff and University personnel to identify errors and make corrections.
  • Act as a resource for information and procedures in assigned areas.
  • Perform related work as required including but not limited to special projects as required in support of C2E2 operations, faculty, students, and staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 2-3 years of related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree and years requirement.
  • Knowledge of financial, budgeting, or accounting practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with the ability to solve problems efficiently and effectively.
  • Proficient in the use of all MS Office applications.
  • Excellent attention to detail, communication, organization, written and interpersonal skills.


  • Experience in higher education.
  • Demonstrated experience providing organizational support in a team environment.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, complex, multi-faceted office environment.
  • Familiarity with enterprise systems such as Kuali Financial Systems, Core-CT, HuskyBuy, PageUp, Concur, and PeopleSoft.
  • Ability to expertly manage time and deadlines, and juggle multiple competing priorities.


This is a full-time, 12-month, annually renewable position based on performance and available funding. The University offers a competitive salary, and outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. For additional information regarding benefits visit: With the expectation to travel on-site as needed, remote work modalities may be considered in accordance with the University’s Alternate Work Arrangements policy and authorization. Other rights, terms, and conditions of employment are contained in the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association (UCPEA).


Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #498189 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on March 9, 2024. 

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All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce. The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner. This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all. We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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