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Technical Assistant I UMass Amherst
The incumbent will function as the Lab Manager for Dr. Dixon-Gordon’s Lab in the department of Psychology and Brain Sciences. They will assist with multiple projects related to a federally-funded study on ecological momentary assessment of responses to gain/loss and emotions. Duties include recruiting and scheduling participants, administering questionnaires, organizing data and helping with project management.
Assistant Director of Transit & Charter Services UMass Amherst
Collaborates directly with the Director of Transportation to manage the operations, transit fixed assets, and development of UMass Transit Services public transit, ADA paratransit, field trip and meet-and-greet services, including the development and implementation of policies, plans, and programs focused on ensuring safety, cleanliness, service quality, and customer experience.
Network Communications Projects Engineer UMass Amherst
The Network Communications Projects Engineer has responsibility for all inside and outside networking cable plant including both twisted copper pair and fiber-optic cable as well as pathway (conduit, duct-bank, etc.). The Network Communications Projects Engineer is responsible for project management, estimating, design, preparation of drawings, specifications and contract documents for networking and IT projects as well as oversight of outside IT designers used by Design and Construction Management and other departments. The incumbent will work with the Network Communications team overseeing move, add and change work for networks on campus as well as emergency cable repairs as part of the engineering team.
Fiscal Services Manager (Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The Fiscal Services Manager provides financial, administrative, and programmatic support to the UMass Amherst Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) business units (with a focus on the Core Facilities). The Fiscal Services Manager prepares, analyzes, and maintains financial data, including performing account reconciliations; forecasting; preparing fiscal reports for distribution to the IALS leadership team, executive groups, and core research facilities staff; and acting as a resource to staff on financial matters.
Extension Educator II - Nutrition Education Program - Boston, MA (Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The Extension Educator II, will plan, conduct and evaluate educational workshops and training sessions with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible youth and adults for SNAP-ED in the Boston area, as detailed in the Annual SNAP-ED Program Plan. This position is based out of our Malden, MA regional extension office and serves the greater Boston area.
Assistant Director of Enrollment Management UMass Amherst
Under the supervision of the Director of Operations and Enrollment Management, the Assistant Director of Enrollment Management will direct the planning, programming, and communications in the area of enrollment management, various initiatives in the Isenberg School that contribute o the matriculation, retention and professional development of undergraduate students, and communication to prospective, admitted, and current students, including non-majors.
Fiscal Specialist - PMFO (Remote Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute (UMDI) Program Management and Fiscal Operations (PMFO) Fiscal Specialist enhances the Regional Grantee Specialists’ knowledge of Office of Head Start (OHS) program management and fiscal operations through the provision of Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) and consultation via various means including virtual technology, national and regional conferences, and on-site visits. The Fiscal Specialist operates within a matrix organization which includes the Federal Government and three national organizations as partners.
Associate Director of Graduate Career Development (Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Director of Graduate Career Services, the Associate Director, Graduate Career Development applies industry-specific knowledge in performing career advising and placement duties for Isenberg School of Management’s students and alumni. The primary focus of this position will be on assisting students seeking professional-level internships and/or permanent placement career outcomes in a wide variety of corporate or non-profit organizations.
Clerk IV (Administrative Assistant) UMass Amherst
Provides administrative and clerical support to the Department of Health Promotion and Policy. Participates in supervision of student workers. Prepares, tracks and files general financial forms including but not limited to purchasing, travel, and reconciling accounts. Assists in the preparation of Human Resource (HR) and financial reports, proposals, and miscellaneous office materials using various software packages such as Microsoft Office Suite, PeopleSoft, and Summit. Provides administrative support to the Graduate Program Director.
Bio Safety Services Manager/Biosafety Officer UMass Amherst
The Biological Safety Services Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of a comprehensive biological safety program and provides educational and operational services related to the implementation of a comprehensive biological safely program including the communication and coordination of related laboratory safety support services.
Clerk III (Program Assistant for Nutrition Education in Raynham, MA - Hybrid) UMass Amherst
Provide support for the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program field office. Duties include: develop and maintain office procedures and records, coordinate essential services and equipment for the office, provide bookkeeping services (including purchase requests and travel vouchers), monitor budgets and expenditures, report time and attendance, prepare memos, correspondence, and handouts, answer the telephone. This position is based out of the Raynham, MA extension office.
Clerk III (Program Assistant for Nutrition Education in Malden, MA - Hybrid) UMass Amherst
Provide support for the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program field office. Duties include: develop and maintain office procedures and records, coordinate essential services and equipment for the office, provide bookkeeping services (including purchase requests and travel vouchers), monitor budgets and expenditures, report time and attendance, prepare memos, correspondence, and handouts, answer the telephone. This position is based out of the Malden extension office.
Clerk III (Program Assistant for Nutrition Education in Auburn Office - Hybrid) UMass Amherst
Provide support for the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program (NEP) field office. Duties include: develop and maintain office procedures and records, coordinate essential services and equipment for the office, provide bookkeeping services (including purchase requests and travel vouchers), monitor budgets and expenditures, report time and attendance, prepare memos, correspondence, and handouts, answer the telephone. This position is based out of the Auburn, MA extension office.
EDP Programmer I (Service Desk) UMass Amherst
The Service Desk Specialist I (EDP I) assists members of the UMass Amherst community (students, staff and faculty) with a wide range of technology and IT account related questions in person, over the telephone, by email, through the web, or via chat. The Service Desk Specialist I documents all user communications in Service Desk ticket tracking system and uses sound judgment when analyzing client questions in order to fulfill service requests and identify problems, determining appropriate strategies for troubleshooting/fulfillment and reassigning/referring the issue where appropriate.
Clerk IV (Assistant to Associate Deans, Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The Assistant to the Associate Deans provides administrative support to the Senior Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development, Senior Associate Dean for Education and Student Development, and Associate Deans for Equity and Inclusion in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Assistant Director of Fleet & Technical Operations UMass Amherst
Collaborates directly with the Director of Transportation to manage and oversee the Fleet and Transit Technical Operations teams, managing over $32 million dollars in UMass and PVTA/UMass Transit fleets across two allied shops.  This position encompasses both fleet management and technical service management, including technician development and organizational development, lifecycle asset management, shop production planning, configuration management, fleet management information systems, capital renewal and financing programs, and EV charging infrastructure.
Civic Initiative Mentor - Hourly UMass Amherst
Mentors at UMDI CI provide administrative and organizational assistance to the Civic programs, assisting with the day-to-day functions. This will include, but not be limited to, supporting the academic director and program manager with administrative tasks and communication, and assisting with planning and organizing the schedule for each day. Mentors will have a unique opportunity to host small and large group sessions on social, cultural, and academic issues. In addition to facilitating participants’ programming (virtual and/or in-person) and creating a positive environment for the participants, mentors are expected to be present and engaged with the participants during small group and project activity. The mentors provide participants with the opportunity to learn more about American culture, norms, and discuss program content areas in an informal setting; similarly, mentors are able to learn about the participant’s home countries. This cross-cultural exchange represents an important aspect of the CI’s mission, by developing more substantive connections and understandings of different cultures, norms, and values.
Maintainer I (Facilities Services) UMass Amherst
Performs general custodial duties in connection with the cleaning and maintenance of a building or of an assigned area within a building.  Works as a member of a team cleaning custodial program which includes housekeeping, cleaning, moving furniture, and trash removal in the Campus Center.
Cook II (Mt. Ida Dining) Mt. Ida - Newton
Supervises and assists cooks and other kitchen personnel in large-scale quantity cooking; assists Cook III in the daily operation of a kitchen; performs other related work as required.
Training Coordinator, Accelerating Research Translation UMass Amherst
The Training Coordinator in the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) facilitates and executes educational and professional development training offerings for faculty, postdoctoral, and student researchers to prepare them for careers in the ‘innovation economy’ as part of an NSF-funded Accelerating Research Translation initiative called START (Support and Training Accelerating Research Translation) @ UMass Amherst. The goal of the START initiative is to develop an institutional capacity and infrastructure for translational research outcomes, including training for graduate student, postdoctoral, and faculty researchers to develop skills and knowledge outside of their academic disciplines that are essential to successful translation of research into useful solutions to real-world problems.

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