Digital Project Specialist
(Research Assistant 1)

Search #: 495187
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Research


At the UConn DX Group, we're all about designing products that work for a wide variety of users. Topics of accessibility, universal design, and inclusion are critical to the creation of effective digital experiences. This means that our success depends on the combined perspective of team members from all backgrounds, worldviews and identities; it makes our work stronger. We intend to keep this core value at the forefront of our recruiting process.

Job Description

The UConn DX Group seeks to hire a Digital Project Specialist to join our team at the rank of Research Assistant 1. This position will make sure we’re helping our partners solve problems to the best of our ability.

This position is for someone with a wide range of skills and a strong desire to learn. You will work closely with our faculty directors, designers, web developers, and student staff, as well as with our clients and partners at the University of Connecticut, to ensure that our mission of “supporting research at UConn through digital innovation” is fulfilled. From day to day, your tasks will include facilitating stand-up meetings with student staff and directors, interfacing with clients and partners to translate feedback into actionable items for our production teams, and performing content reviews, audits, and updates to our digital products.

Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Appointment Terms

This is a full-time, 12-month, annually renewable position. Telecommuting arrangements are possible. The typical workday will be normal EST business hours. We offer an industry-competitive salary including a robust benefits package.

To Apply

Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #494187 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

For more information regarding the Digital Experience Group please visit the group website at

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

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on June 14, 2021.

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.

Advertised: Apr 15 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: Jun 14 2021 Eastern Daylight Time