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Clerk IV - Note Taking & Classroom Access Coordinator UMass Amherst
The Note Taking & Classroom Access Coordinator is responsible for providing a range of mandated, equitable accommodations for the campus community. Manages daily operations of Note Taking & Classroom Access program by assigning Classroom Access Assistants to all students with mobility impairments that require full access to the classroom experience and assigning note takers in courses where a demonstrated need has been identified. The Coordinator communicates with instructors regularly to recruit note takers, inform the class of a relocation need and to maintain ethics standards for Classroom Access Assistants and Note takers.
Contrls&Refrig Syst Spec UofM UMass Amherst
Acts as the first responder for all off-shift maintenance calls for all off-shift Metasys Building Operation Systems alarms, temperature (too hot/too cold) calls, and calls involving emergency and routine repairs (as allowed by existing codes) involving non-licensed plumbing, electrical, elevator entrapments and failures, heat and cooling systems, security hardware, locks and life safety equipment failures. Calls also involve fire alarms, sprinkler activation, and custodial calls that present a health or safety risk. Performs corrective actions to trouble calls and alarms or determines that a specialized tradesperson or service contractor is required to make necessary repairs. Performs scheduled maintenance tasks as required or as assigned. Coordinates the actions of personnel called to resolve emergency situations.
Certified Medical Asst U of M UMass Amherst
Assist providers with patient care including clerical, medical and organizational tasks consistent with University Health Services (UHS) organizational guidelines and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA) or Physician (MD). Works under the direct supervision of the RN Clinical Manager, who establishes work schedules, duty assignments and verifies work performance.
Technical Assistant III - Hardware Specialist - CICS UMass Amherst
Under the general supervision of the Senior Hardware Specialist, perform a lead role in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the College of Information and Computer Sciences’ (CICS) computer equipment.
Teaching Lab/Operations Manager/Technical Assistant III - Biomedical Engineering UMass Amherst
Working time shall be in the biomedical engineering department’s undergraduate teaching laboratories throughout the year. These courses serve close to 175 students per semester and the number of students is anticipated to grow. The incumbent is responsible for a broad range of technical and administrative duties in the facility.  Collaborates with the Undergraduate Program Director, Department Head, and faculty developing course procedures and developing new educational programs and courses.
Electrician I - Alterations 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.
Clerk IV - Stewardship and Donor Relations Coordinator UMass Amherst
Provides administrative support to the office of Stewardship & Donor Relations (SDR) including donor acknowledgment and recognition initiatives intended to demonstrate appreciation, build donor loyalty at the highest levels, and engage and retain new donors.
Grants & Contracts Coord I - ISSR UMass Amherst
As part of the grant support team in the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), the Grants and Contract Coordinator's primary focus is to provide comprehensive post-grant award administration.  The Coordinator will also assist with pre-award budget administration and special projects as needed.
Bacteriologist I UMass Amherst
Performs all of the laboratory tests in one or more departments of the clinical laboratory, demonstrating ability to perform with a minimum of supervision.  Maintains records of procedures, quality control and performance of equipment.  Communicates results and related information to physicians and other health professionals.  Has appropriate technical background to review results critically. Works under the general supervision of the Lab Manager who assigns duties, issues directives and checks on performance.  Works under the direct supervision of the section supervisor who assigns duties and checks on performance.
SBS Dean's Office - Human Resources Specialist UMass Amherst
Under the general direction of the Director of Personnel for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS), the Human Resources (HR) Specialist supports the college in meeting its operational and strategic objectives, with a high degree of judgment, initiative, and leadership.  This position serves as an advisor and consultant on matters related to human resource management, personnel policies and procedures.
Lecturer A U of M / Graduate Clinical Placement Coordinator UMass Amherst
The College of Nursing is seeking a full-time 12-month Graduate Clinical Placement Coordinator (Lecturer-A). Under the general direction of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program director, this faculty member will find new clinical placement locations and maintain existing locations for our graduate students in the Advanced Practice Family, Psychiatric, Public Health, and master's programs. The faculty member will participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programming in the College of Nursing. They will work with the College of Nursing faculty and other departments on campus to promote opportunities for inter-professional education.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Civil & Environmental Engineering UMass Amherst
The postdoc will work on research that relies on a novel concrete confinement technique which can be achieved through a unique mechanical property found in architected metamaterials. The post doc will belong to Prof. Gerasimidis group in Civil and Environmental Engineering at UMass and will work on experiments and computations.
Early Childhood Teacher UMass Amherst
Under supervision of the Early Childhood Supervising Teacher, develops and implements curriculum, classroom environment, behavior guidance, and parent partnerships according to Center for Early Education and Care guidelines, state licensing regulations and standards, and national accreditation criteria.  Provides a nurturing, safe environment for children which facilitates the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth of all children assigned to the classroom.  Responsible for supervision of student staff assigned to the classroom.
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Minglun Li UMass Amherst
The post-doctoral research associate will participate in a research program involving physics of charged macromolecules and their assemblies.
Compensation Analyst UMass Amherst
Works as part of a team to administer UMass Amherst’s compensation programs related to, but not limited to, job design, job classification, market pricing, pay studies, policy, Wage & Hour Laws interpretations, bargaining unit contract interpretation, and compensation education and training. Consults with campus partners regarding compensation matters. Assists with, or takes lead on, compensation projects and initiatives.
Team Lead, Instructional Design and Faculty Support UMass Amherst
The Team Lead, Instructional Design and Faculty Support, reports to the Senior Coordinator, Instructional Design and Faculty Support within the University Without Walls (UWW) Division of Online Education. This role functionally supervises and leads a team of Instructional Designers and Technical Support Specialists within the Instructional Design, Engagement and Support (I.D.E.A.S.) group in collaborative design, development and construction of online, hybrid and face-to-face courses utilizing multimodal course design as well as supports and leads other projects and initiatives. This role may support UMass’ multimodal strategic initiative by partnering with the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Libraries helping faculty redesign large University courses for student-centered learning.
Clerk IV - Assistant to Department Head UMass Amherst
The Assistant to the Chemistry Department Head works closely with Department Head and the Associate Head, as well as Chairs of Personnel and Search Committees, on complex and often highly sensitive matters related to running of the department. The assistant to the Department Head must maintain confidentiality on personnel and other matters.
Assistant to the Chair of the Faculty (Clerk IV) - CICS UMass Amherst
Provides administrative support to the Chair of the Faculty and Associate Chairs within the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS). Coordinates administrative support for faculty recruiting, faculty promotion and tenure reviews, annual faculty reviews (AFRs), leaves, and awards.
Clerk IV / CMASS Office Manager UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Director of the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS), the Office Manager is responsible for maintaining a welcoming office environment, efficient execution of business processes and daily operations, administrative and logistical support grounded in collaboration and positive dialogue for student success and identity-based programs within the Advocacy, Inclusion and Support Programs collaborative in Student Affairs and Campus Life.
Technical Assistant III UMass Amherst
This position oversees all operations in the lighting department. Supervises lighting and related electrical aspects of all productions with the Fine Arts Center including outdoor, hybrid, virtual, rental and on/off campus, assists in general production duties, and supervises student and professional crew members in these activities.

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