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Director of the Center for Agriculture, Food & the Environment and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Agricultural Research & Engagement UMass Amherst
The University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for the Director of the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE) and the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Agricultural Research and Engagement. The successful candidate will also serve as Director for both UMass Extension and the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station. The position reports to the Dean, College of Natural Sciences and to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement.
Departmental Assistant - Farm Assistant (Equine & Livestock) UMass Amherst
Assists in the daily operation and maintenance of the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Center for Agriculture, Food, and the Environment (CAFE) Hadley Farm under the direction of the Farm Manager and Farm Superintendent
Assist Curator Perf Arts UMass Amherst
The Assistant Curator, Performing Arts (AC) works with the Performing Arts Curator (PAC) as the assistant head of the Programming Department, co-supervising the Program Manager and Administrative Manager, and supervising all department personnel in the absence of the Performing Arts Curator. This associate leadership position helps curate and build a coherent, innovative, diverse, and socially relevant performing arts and culture season featuring artists, projects, and outreach and engagement activities from across disciplines, genres, and cultures, including music, dance, theatre, film/media, family shows, international, and more, and that preserves and enhances the identity and goals of the Fine Arts Center (FAC).
Business Manager UMass Amherst
The Business Office Manager oversees the operations of Psychology and Brain Science (PBS) business office and provides leadership in the day-to-day administrative, financial and operational functions of the Department.
Pre Award Research Administrator - College of Engineering (Hybrid/Remote Opportunity) UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Director of Research Support Services, this position strengthens and enhances research in the College of Engineering (CoE) Office of Research Development Services (RDS) and identifies opportunities for expanding funding for ongoing research focuses.  Performs diversified and complex administrative, financial and pre-award tasks for the submission of a high volume of complex and competitive grant proposals (including interdisciplinary research proposals, research center proposals and proposals for single or multiple investigators) in a fast-paced deadline driven environment. The College of Engineering has five departments, 17 centers and institutes, and more than 150 researcher active faculty and staff.
Dining Room Attendant (Worcester DC) UMass Amherst
Assist in preparation and serving of food and beverage; supervision of personnel assigned to the unit; assist with creating and maintaining records; performs cash handling duties and deposit of daily receipts for the assigned unit; maintains cleanliness and sanitation standards for food service establishment
Assistant Manager (Accommodations) UMass Amherst
Schedules and supervises daily staff work, schedules and conducts training programs, assists in hiring, performs complex clerical duties for the Accommodations Department, makes cash deposits, maintains sales reports and control records, maintains departmental files, performs related work as required.
Departmental Assistant (Custodial Assistant) UMass Amherst
The Custodial Assistant performs general custodial duties in connection with the cleaning and maintenance of buildings in the Auxiliary Enterprises Division. Works as a member of a team cleaning custodial program CCAP – (Cleaning Cost Analysis Program), which includes housekeeping, cleaning, moving furniture and trash removal. This is a temporary, non-benefited position.
Senior Landscape Architect UMass Amherst
Under the direction of the Associate Director Grounds, Special Projects and Events, the Senior Landscape Architect supports design, management and implementation for projects initiated by the Landscape and Construction Services Department. The Senior Landscape Architect provides the Associate Director, shovel-ready projects prepared and prioritized as funding is allocated.  This position participates in the design review of projects developed and managed by Design and Construction Management and generated by the Landscape and Construction Services Department. All design plans must be consistent with landscape standards set forth on the UMass campus.
Research Fellow UMass Amherst
To lead and support research activities in the Reich Lab in the UMass-Amherst Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology related to a CDC-funded project “Center for Implementation in Outbreak Analytics and Disease Modeling: Multi-Scale Outbreak Decision-Support Tools.” As part of this project, our team is developing an ecosystem of open-source tools called the Hubverse. This technology suite is designed to assist public health agencies and academic modelers by creating data standards and open-source tools to organize and administer collaborative infectious disease modeling projects, referred to as modeling “hubs”. The successful candidate in this position will participate in developing, documenting, and testing software for the Hubverse.
Strategic Communications & Marketing Specialist UMass Amherst
The Strategic Communications and Marketing Specialist is responsible for the development and management of strategic communications and marketing activities for the University Libraries. The specialist produces communications content for multiple audiences (including, but not limited to, campus community, and members of the public), using a variety of print, digital, web, and social media channels in a clear, concise, and compelling way.  Reporting directly to the Dean of University Libraries, the specialist also provides direct support for the Dean in way of library wide communications. In addition, the specialist will engage with the Library Leadership Team, Department Heads Management Group, and Libraries staff to assist with collate information related to progress towards strategic priorities for the generation of news stories and other communications.
Strategic Content Creator UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, the Strategic Content Creator takes a lead role in telling the stories of the UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center — focusing on the organization’s mission; its arts, education, and community engagement programs; its people; its role within the university; its position as a campus and community leader in such areas as empowerment, social justice, and climate justice; and its critical position in bringing world-class performing and visual artists to western Massachusetts. The Strategic Content Creator creates, adapts, and repurposes Fine Arts Center stories to serve a variety of audiences and purposes, including but not limited to existing and prospective patrons, university leadership, campus and community constituencies, and grant-giving organizations.
Center for Braiding Indigenous Knowledges and Science (CBIKS) - Government Agency Engagement Coordinator (Fully Remote Option) UMass Amherst
The National Science Foundation Center for Braiding Indigenous Knowledges and Science (CBIKS) Government Agency Engagement Coordinator assists the Government Agencies Working Group to develop and implement knowledge transfer trainings and coordinates with federal, state, and tribal agencies.
Assistant Manager Retail Dining (Blue Wall) UMass Amherst
Under the direct supervision of the Campus Center (Blue Wall) General Manager, the Assistant Manager Dining Services is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Campus Center Dining, in the areas of quality control, program enhancement, food purchasing, food production, quality assurance, line presentation, staff scheduling and customer service.  This position is also responsible for the planning and the implementation of special projects designated by the General Manager as deemed necessary.  The projects will include operations management, marketing programs, customer services, training, catering, quality assurance and the supervision of an additional operation and special events, as needed.  In the absence of the General Manager, the Assistant Manager is responsible for the Campus Center for night duties and every other weekend.
Strategic Communication & Program Manager (Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
As a member of the Program Leadership team, the Strategic Communication and Program Manager will direct all program management activities including program operations, grant renewals, budget management, program assessments, recruiting, and processing appointments. In collaboration with College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Communication staff, this role will be responsible for integrated communication initiatives and event planning to promote the program at the campus, regional, and national level.
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Family Forest Research Center UMass Amherst
The Family Forest Research Center (FFRC) is seeking a dedicated and highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate to join our team. This position will focus on work related to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) funded Revegetation Assistance Assessment project. Specific research tasks will involve surveys, randomized control trials, and focus groups. The successful candidate will work closely with FFRC co-directors Dr. Brett Butler and Paul Catanzaro, and other members of the Revegetation Assistance Assessment team.
Instrumentation Engineer UMass Amherst
The Electronics Shop Manager - Instrumentation Engineer for Chemistry Department’s electronics shop works under the minimal direction of the Director of Operations and Administration). This position maintains and develops resources essential to the Chemistry and Biochemistry& Molecular Biology Departments’ teaching and research facilities focused on both aging and advanced technology instrumentation support.This includes design, fabrication, installation, repairing, maintaining and documenting complex electronics instrumentation and related mechanical equipment. Supports for additional affiliated departments will be considered as time and resources permit.
Associate Director of Special Programs & Engagement (Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The Associate Director of Special Programs and Engagement works under the guidance of the Executive Director of Special Programs and Engagement on School-wide events, stakeholder engagement, and special programs for the Isenberg School of Management (ISOM). This position also works closely with Isenberg’s Dean, leadership, and campus-wide stakeholders.
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Jefferson Laboratory (JLab) UMass Amherst
Perform research in nuclear and particle physics at the Jefferson Laboratory (JLab) in Newport News, VA.  Help in the planning, simulation, and running of experiments at JLab. Analyze experimental data, and write scientific papers. Lead or assist in the preparation of new physics proposals. Assist in the supervision and advising of graduate students and undergraduate students working on JLab projects.
Clerk IV (Customer Service Representative) UMass Amherst
Serves as integral member of the Employee Service Center Team charged with providing support to employees and external clients regarding various aspects of employment at UMass Amherst.  Works with Employee Service Center Team, Payroll, and Human Resources (HR) Administration, as well Managers and Personnel Coordinators in campus departments, to promote an environment of inclusion and provide excellent customer satisfaction.

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