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Director - Finance & Operations UMass Amherst
The Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) is home to three unique Centers focused on translational life sciences research: Center for Bioactive Delivery, Center for Models to Medicine, and Center for Personalized Health Monitoring ( and manages over 30 research facilities on campus. Under the leadership of the Director of IALS, the Finance and Operations Director is responsible for all day-to- day operations of IALS, including supporting its infrastructure and management.
Clerk IV - Graduate Program Coordinator/Department Receptionist UMass Amherst
Provide administrative assistance for the graduate program in Music and serve as receptionist and office assistant for the Department of Music and Dance.
Clerk IV/Contract and Purchasing Manager UMass Amherst
Under the supervision of the FAC Business Manager and in collaboration with the business office staff, perform a variety of complex duties associated with contract management, departmental purchasing, vendor invoicing, human resources, and general administration to assist in the smooth operation of the Fine Art Center Business office.
Institutional Maintenance Foreman/Construction Estimator (Architectural) UMass Amherst
Under the supervision of the Building Maintenance Manager, the Construction Estimator (Architectural) coordinates the floor, door, masonry, paint, roof maintenance, and other contracts as assigned.
Graphic Arts Technician II (Marketing) UMass Amherst
This position reports to the Auxiliary Enterprises Director of Communication & Marketing and assists in developing media content for UMass Auxiliary Enterprises, including: Hotel UMass, UMass Dining, UMass Catering, University Club and Restaurant, UMass Events & Conference Services, and Sustainability.
Dietary Worker I (Franklin DC) UMass Amherst
Performs simple routine manual domestic cooking, dish washing, cleaning and serving tasks required in a large food service operation; performs related work as required.
Dietary Worker I (Franklin DC) UMass Amherst
Performs simple routine manual domestic cooking, dish washing, cleaning and serving tasks required in a large food service operation; performs related work as required.
Culinary Worker (Catering) UMass Amherst
Performs routine manual and domestic job duties in a food service operation including: cooking, cleaning and serving food. The basic purpose of this work is to perform cooking tasks and assist with cleaning and food serving work as needed.
Pot Washer II (Catering) UMass Amherst
Performs routine manual and domestic job duties in a food service operation including pot washing, dish washing, cleaning, serving food and cooking. Primary duties are to wash pots and pans and to assist with various other cleaning and cooking tasks as needed.
Maintainer I 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.
Political Science - Accountant I UMass Amherst
The incumbent provides financial and related administrative management for the Department of Political Science.
Political Science - Chief Undergraduate Advisor UMass Amherst
Leads a team of academic advisors and provides complex comprehensive advising for students in College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) majors, double majors, dual degrees, minors, as well as University exploratory track students. Ensures high quality advising and academic services for all students, with particular emphasis on programmatic needs for first-year, transfer, and at-risk students. Leads the development and delivery of programs and services that will enhance student success, retention, and the student experience. Analyzes and uses student data to inform and improve programmatic and individual student advising performance. Collaborates with the department’s Undergraduate Studies Committee to inform program changes and improve undergraduate programs and students’ experiences. Uses computer-based registration and academic records technology, such as Spire and Navigate. Responsive to the widely varied needs of diverse student populations and works in a high volume and fast-paced work environment.
Manager of Payroll and HR Operations UMass Amherst
Under the supervision of the Director of HR Systems & Operations, manages and supervises the daily operation of the HR Operations team to ensure timely processing of employment paperwork. Accurately pays employees in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. Ensures proper deductions such as taxes, retirement, etc., associated with net pay are done efficiently and accurately.
Undergraduate Programs Assistant (Clerk IV) - CICS UMass Amherst
Supports the Undergraduate Program Manager with the coordination of the College of Information and Computer Sciences’ multiple undergraduate academic programs.
Cook I (Berkshire DC) UMass Amherst
Prepares and cooks food such as meat, fish, poultry, sauces, gravies, soup and other foods in large-scale quantities; evaluates food for quality, quantity, appearance, temperature and taste.  Leads small teams for the preparation of more complex dishes.  Trains kitchen staff as needed.
Asst Foods Manager U of M (Assistant Foods Manager) UMass Amherst
Supervise and participate in the management of one or more food service areas; plan and oversee food preparation and service;  estimate and order food and supplies; maintain inventory of supplies and materials in accordance with quality control standards; maintains records and make reports; supervise employees and students employed in assigned areas. Performs related work as required.
Dining Hall Supervisor U of M (Hampshire DC) UMass Amherst
Supervise the preparation of the set up and serving of the meals in a Dining Hall. Continually inspects the food for quality during the meal hours. Trains new employees and performs related work as required.
Clerk IV UMass Amherst
As a member of Financial Aid Services staff, this position performs administrative functions related to the processing of financial aid state grant and other programs, awarding financial aid to students, processing aid adjustments due to enrollment changes and quality controls resolving over awards.  This position performs various duties requiring a high degree of decision making based on standard procedures and knowledge of federal, state and institutional regulations.
Clerk IV UMass Amherst
Interprets and analyzes medical Explanation of Benefits (EOB) from third party payers and aged trial balance reports. Reconciles accounts by line adjustments and expenditure of funds. Assumes provider advocacy role interacting with insurance company personnel to resolve account discrepancies. Maintains records of financial transactions including revenue collected, co-payments and payment history by patient and respective insurance companies. Facilitates and prepares documents in accordance with Mass. Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) protocol and Mass. General Law. Prepares patient financial statements and other appropriate documents for insurance processing. Provides patient support & assistance, either in person or via telephone, with professionalism and patience during difficult and confrontational issues. Works under the supervision of the Patient Accounts & Services Manager who issues directives and evaluates performance.
Database Systems Administrator UMass Amherst
Under the general direction of the Administrative Infrastructure Database Manager, the Database Systems Administrator has primary responsibility for the reliable and secure operation of the PeopleSoft software, Oracle database, and related software components underlying the PeopleSoft Student Administration software and other administrative information systems. Installs, implements, and supports PeopleSoft application software, Oracle databases, and related third party software. Provides on-going support, including software tuning, installing upgrades and fixes, and maintains software for 24x7 availability. Provides systems administration for a variety of related applications under multiple operating systems. Contributes to policies and procedures designed to ensure consistent data architecture to promote high quality, maintainable application components. Contributes to the design and implementation of a security plan for these systems.

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