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University Events Manager UMass Amherst
The University Event Manager is responsible for the strategic and logistical management of high level campus events. Ensures all events promote a positive image of the campus and reflect the brand, values, and culture. Regularly interacts with high-level constituents. Serves as a resource to the campus community and external vendors. Provides event planning expertise as needed. This position must meet critical deadlines and oversee multiple programs and events simultaneously. Such responsibly involves a high degree of independent decision-making and sound judgment.
GIS/Data Analyst UMass Amherst
Under the general direction of the GIS Architect, this position will support Campus Planning and Administration & Finance (A&F) with the data development, maintenance and integration of the Geographic Information system (GIS) to support the divisions.  This support will include leveraging these information resources by assisting the GIS Architect in improving and developing new applications that provide better capabilities for accessing, visualizing, analyzing, and disseminating the data to help Campus Planning and A&F in their daily operations as well as long range planning efforts. This is a 3 year TERM position with the possibility of (2) 1 year extensions.
Assistant Director for Area Operations East UMass Amherst
Seeking applicants for one vacancy within a team of two Assistant Directors responsible for maintenance and custodial services for Residential Life Facilities Operations East, to include 29 buildings and 190 family housing apartments serving approximately 6,500 students and 450 tenants respectively.
Lecturer in Spanish UMass Amherst
The Spanish and Portuguese Program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a non-tenure track lecturer position in Spanish to begin September 1, 2019. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal.
Maintainer I - Residential Life - SW/S Facilities Operations UMass Amherst
Performs general janitorial duties in connection with the cleaning and maintenance of Residence Halls, Family Housing, Grad Apartments, and Rental Properties. Performs related work as required.
Departmental Assistant - Athletic Operations Assistant UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Senior Associate AD for Sports Administration/SWA, responsible for providing a wide range of services for the daily operation of 21 intercollegiate sport programs. An integral part of the Athletic staff, assists in the management of all aspects of facility and event operations. Directly oversee those efforts with regards to select sports as assigned by the Senior Associate AD for Sport Administration/SWA.  Responsibilities include event management, facility maintenance, crowd management, venue set up and tear down, coordination of visiting teams and officials. On site supervision of all athletic facilities rentals. Assists in the coordination and execution of conference and NCAA championships. Supervision of students and interns.
Maintenance Working Foreman - Construction Services UMass Amherst
Supervises a portion of the staff of Construction Services and provides substitute coverage for the Head of Grounds Service Section (Construction Services) in his/her absence.
Clerk IV - Administrative Assistant UMass Amherst
The College of Nursing seeks an experienced Administrative Assistant to support the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
Maintainer I (1 Year TERM) UMass Amherst
Performs routine manual tasks as assigned; perform related work as required within the Bldg & Grounds Services Dept. (This is a 1 Year TERM position)
Director of Financial Planning UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Advancement Services, the Director of Financial Planning leads the daily financial management of the division of Advancement along with the UMass Amherst Foundation. This position monitors and analyzes spending, resolves fiscal problems, prepares statistical and analytical reports, and develops budgetary strategies and projections. The Director acts as an advisor on all matters related to strategic and long-range financial planning for Advancement and the UMass Amherst Foundation.
Controls & Refrigeration System Specialist (Electrician) - Residential Life - SW/S Facilities Operations UMass Amherst
Installs, maintains, operates, repairs and/or initiates repairs on building systems such as; electric, electronic, electro-mechanical controls, card access/security, fire alarm, communication equipment, and their related devices and performs other related work as required, including but not limited to, repairs and/or initiates repairs on building systems such as; control systems, heating and ventilation (HVAC) systems, cooling towers, pumps and related equipment. Employing the use and need of specialized testing and monitoring, diagnostic equipment; works synchronously with Control Technicians / trade personnel maintaining the building systems integrity, exercises functional supervision of other employees of lower grade performing related repair and maintenance activities. Performs related work as required.
Maintainer I/35 Wk - Residential Life - OH/C Facilities Operations UMass Amherst
Performs general janitorial duties in connection with the cleaning and maintenance of Residence Halls, Family Housing, Grad Apartments, and Rental Properties. Performs related work as required.
Director of Human Resources UMass Amherst
The Director of Human Resources for the College of Engineering directs, manages, and oversees human resource functions for the College of approximately 114 faculty, 80 administrative and technical staff, post-docs, graduate students, temporary employees and student hourly workers. Serves as the primary resource for the College regarding all matters relative to campus personnel policies and procedures, and serves as the primary liaison with the Provost’s office, central Human Resources, and other campus administrative offices relating to personnel matters. Works with Department Heads to oversee Administrative Officers’ work duties related to human resources matters. Works closely with, and provides backup to the College’s Director of Finance.
Part-Time Lecturer (Mt Ida) UMass Amherst
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics ( at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a part-time Lecturer (standard teaching load one master’s level course per semester) with expertise in statistics to teach graduate courses at the new University of Massachusetts Mount Ida campus in Newton, Massachusetts (just outside Boston). The part-time Lecturer will join a team of faculty noted for excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate education. The successful candidate will teach courses at the graduate level and will work with faculty and advising staff to assess student outcomes and foster student success.
Assistant Director Financial Aid/ Athletic Aid Coordinator UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Associate Director of Financial Aid Services, the Assistant Director/Athletic Aid Coordinator advises and recommends policy and procedure development, regulatory compliance, and interdepartmental relations with core campus departments related to student athletes. This position is responsible for administering and awarding Athletics Scholarships, in conjunction with financial aid from all other sources. They will monitor and communicate changes in financial aid and athletic scholarship programs and work closely with Associate Director and Athletic Compliance personnel to address compliance issues.
Lecturer/Writing Program UMass Amherst
THREE POSITIONS AVAILABLE. The University Writing Program in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for the position of Lecturer.This is a full-time academic-year non-tenure track position with a start date of September 1, 2019, teaching three sections of College Writing each semester to first-year undergraduate students.
Campus Safety Officer UMass Amherst
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Campus Safety and Fire Prevention Program, the Campus Safety Officer promotes maintenance of safe campus conditions through a comprehensive campus safety management program. Coordinates the delivery of safety training, safety inspections, and develops safety policy in conjunction with the Assistant Director and other Safety Officers. Recommends measures to reduce or eliminate hazardous conditions and operations in compliance with University, State or Federal regulations. Has delegated authority to issue stop work orders for significant health or safety deficiencies.
Departmental Assistant - Athletic Facilities Coordinator Mt. Ida Campus UMass Amherst
The University of Massachusetts is accepting applications and nominations for a twelve month position as the Athletic Facilities Coordinator at the Mt. Ida Campus at 777 Dedham St in Newton, MA. As an integral part of the UMass Athletics and Mt. Ida Campus staff, the Athletics Facilities Coordinator assists in the management of athletic facility operations with respect to the oversight and scheduling of all external rentals, equipment and maintenance operations of the athletic facilities at the UMass-Mt. Ida campus, located at 777 Dedham St., Newton, MA.
Departmental Assistant - Email Marketing Coordinator UMass Amherst
Responsible for all facets of scheduling, strategy, design, and deployment of e-mail marketing initiatives for UMass Athletics. The Coordinator will work chiefly with UMass Athletics Marketing and Ticketing to generate a comprehensive calendar for e-mail communications to various constituent groups, fans, alumni, and students on a weekly basis. Said individual will work within the Adobe Creative Cloud/FanOne for all e-mail related activity. Additionally, Coordinator will be asked to assist with other Department communications as time allows.
Departmental Assistant - Ticket Sales & Service Coordinator UMass Amherst
Responsible for assisting with all retention and group sales efforts for Athletics. Responsible for the training and supervision of student employees and non-student employees as assigned.  Work game days to fulfill ticketing logistics and group experiences. Serve as a liaison with donors and season ticket holders to UMass Athletics.  Responsible for the financial reconciliations of Athletic Ticket Office.

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