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Assistant Director for Orientation Systems

University of Connecticut Enrollment Planning and Management
Storrs Mansfield, Connecticut
$61,302 to $79,693 commensurate with education and experience.
Posted Date
Sep 23, 2022

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The Assistant Director for Orientation Systems will manage and support undergraduate student Orientation systems for Storrs and the Regional Campuses (Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury). Duties include configuration of the system, drafting and setup of communications, checklists, coordination of virtual orientation components, generation of orientation data reports, and rosters from the orientation system. The position will also conduct surveys on orientation participants for the purpose of continuous improvement of orientation programs at the University of Connecticut. This position will report to the Director of New Student Programs and will be housed in the Orientation Office on the Storrs Campus.


  • Serves as the functional liaison between the Orientation programs at Storrs and the regional campuses and Orientation system vendor support teams.
  • Coordinates the implementation and utilization of University-acquired and implemented orientation systems for all campuses for each Orientation cycle, spring/summer, and winter.
  • Maintains a mastery of the Orientation systems, and the functions and processes of the Orientation programs across all the campuses.
  • Assesses business processes and assists in creating the vision for future Orientation reservation system changes across all campuses.
  • Author and configure orientation communications delivered through the orientation reservation system at Storrs, and across all campuses in collaboration with designated orientation contacts on each campus.
  • Configure checklists associated with the orientation reservation system.
  • Develop, administer and generate various reports, including orientation statistics and assessments (surveys, etc.) to orientation participants and periodic orientation reservation data reports for each campus.
  • Coordinate virtual orientation modules, for students and family members, in collaboration with campus colleagues at Storrs and across the regional campuses.
  • Assists in the testing of the orientation systems for all campuses.
  • Prepares and delivers training on the Orientation system to users across the campuses. May involve traveling to each campus.
  • Provides institutional-level user troubleshooting and support with Orientation systems at all campuses.
  • Manage Storrs, and support Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury, orientation website content.
  • Collaborate with University Communications partners on the design, creation, and execution of orientation marketing materials, including digital content.
  • Performs related work as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • Four years of related experience in business processes.
  • Knowledge of HTML.
  • Background in working with cross-functional teams.


  • Knowledge and experience using VisualZen (Vz) Orientation database.
  • Experience working in a higher education environment.


This is a full-time, twelve-month position. The hiring range for this position is $61,302 to $79,693 commensurate with education and experience. The University offers outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. For additional information regarding benefits, visit:  This position is in-person, with the ability to work remotely where appropriate subject to authorization and University policy. 


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 #496845 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 October 23, 2022. 

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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