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Minor Protection Coordinator (USP 1)

University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

The University of Connecticut seeks an energetic and innovative individual to serve as the Minor Protection Coordinator in the Department of Human Resources. This position resides in the Department of Human Resources and will be accountable for serving as a resource to administration, faculty, and staff on best practices and protocols for the protection and safety of minors participating in University-sponsored programs and activities.

The Minor Protection Coordinator will be responsible for the review and communication of procedures for compliance with youth related policies, while recommending revisions to current policy based on national trends. Additionally, this position will coordinate and track mandatory training; ensure proper screening of authorized adults; and work with all applicable units of the University to apply standards of conduct designed to safeguard the welfare of minors. This position will have responsibilities at the Storrs, Regional, and UConn Health campuses.


Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree, plus two years' experience related to the area of assignment; experience in youth programming, or risk management; ability to work collaboratively with all levels of faculty, staff, students and outside entities; experience evaluating, developing and conducting training on policy and procedures; excellent interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters; and willingness and ability to travel.


An advanced degree; experience with maintaining a minor protection program; experience delivering programs to minors, with an emphasis on assessing program compliance for child protection and safety standards; demonstrated professional experience in a government or regulatory setting; and experience in Higher Education.


This is a full-time position. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition reimbursement at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. Salary will be commensurate with successful candidate's background and experience.


Interested candidates must submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references via UConn Jobs, www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions Search # 2018404. Screening will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search 2018404)

This posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. March 5, 2018.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

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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