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Biophysical Characterization Core Facility Operations Manager UMass Amherst
The Biophysical Characterization Core Manager coordinates day to day operations of the Biophysical Characterization (BC) Core, part of the institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS). The BC Core provides essential resources for growing and purifying proteins and analysis of structural and molecular interactions for researchers at UMass as well as outside users. The Core Manager will ensure daily operation, maintenance, and calibration of equipment in the BC Core and assist faculty, students and external users with training and daily operation.
Sociology - Department Personnel Coordinator - Clerk IV UMass Amherst
The Department Personnel Coordinator ensures smooth and efficient personnel administration, and assists with event coordination for the Department of Sociology.
Technical Assistant II U of M UMass Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst is hiring for a Technical Assistant II in the Chemical Inventory Management program.
Clerk III - Academic Administration UMass Amherst
This position performs a wide variety of general administrative and clerical tasks in support of the academic administration functions in Commonwealth Honors College (CHC). The Academic Administration Clerk will assist the Dean, Associate Dean of Curriculum and Academic Oversight, and Senior Assistant Dean with research and analysis of curricular needs; Organize and maintain documents, data and supporting materials that support the honors curricular and co-curricular programmatic needs and funding plans, including those specific to other colleges, departments and faculty; Coordinate schedules, meetings and collaborative programs and events; Assist with support of the CHC instructional staff and faculty including maintenance of confidential records to include Massachusetts Society of Professors (MSP) union correspondence, course load, promotions, etc., and Assist with the coordination of Honors Program Directors, additionally provides logistical support for a wide range of CHC activities and events, as well as daily office operations support for faculty and staff.
Graduate Program Manager UMass Amherst
The Graduate Program Manager, working with the Graduate Program Director (GPD), provides leadership and direction for the Chemistry Graduate Program by supporting administration, student progress and excellence. The duties involve problem solving and leadership in the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the Chemistry Graduate Program, which currently has over 125 PhD candidates enrolled. Serve as liaison with the Graduate School, University offices, the College of Natural Sciences, and staff for admissions, advising, student doctoral committee memberships, dissertation defenses and other activities related to graduate student progress.
Residence Director UMass Amherst
Residential Life at the University of Massachusetts Amherst educates and serves approximately 13,500 diverse domestic and international undergraduate and graduate students in residence hall and apartment communities.  We utilize a defined set of learning goals and outcomes as outlined by the UMass Amherst Residential Curriculum.  The Residence Director has overall responsibility for leading the development of safe, inclusive, and learner-centered residential communities of approximately 350 to 600 undergraduate students.  This position requires frequent and meaningful interaction with residential students.  This position has responsibility for community development, student learning, staff supervision, student conduct and incident response, administrative and project management tasks, and other general responsibilities both for the students within assigned communities and in greater service to Residential Life and Student Affairs and Campus Life and their shared commitment to student success.   The Residence Director is a live-in position and reports directly to an Assistant Director of Residence Education.
Information Technology Lead (HFA) UMass Amherst
The Information Technology Lead recommends, coordinates and supports technology needs for IT project implementations and high-level enterprise desktop technology as directed by the College of Humanities and Fine Arts (HFA) leadership. IT Lead collaborates with HFA Dean’s Office and departments to provide guidance with regard to infrastructure, research support, security and equipment. Collaborate and coordinate with the HFA leadership and Central IT staff on strategic partnerships and projects that support the college’s mission.
Associate Director for Rape Crisis & Counseling Services UMass Amherst
Under the general supervision of the CWC Director, the Associate Director for Rape Crisis and Counseling Services is responsible for the development, administration, evaluation and continuous quality improvement of trauma informed comprehensive general counseling and rape crisis services for the University and Hampshire County area. Primary services include: 24-hour rape crisis hotline, legal and medical advocacy, counseling, and support groups for victims/survivors of rape battering and sexual assault and general counseling.  The Associate Director participates on the management team providing leadership for the daily operations of and long-term success of the Center for Women & Community and has primary responsibility for grant development and fiscal accountability.
Assistant Coach - Women's Rowing UMass Amherst
This position specifically supports the Department and University’s mission through recruiting, coaching, mentoring, and overseeing the rowing program.
Resource Economics - Tax School Manager - 43 Week - 60% UMass Amherst
Housed in the Department of Resource Economics and reporting to the Department Chair, the Tax School Manager is responsible for the marketing, operational execution, administration and assessment of the state-wide annual conference programs presented by the UMass Tax School for Practitioners.
Communication Department - Manager of Academic Programs UMass Amherst
The Manager of Academic Programs manages the marketing, alumni engagement, enrollment management and scheduling functions for the Communication Department degree programs and Communication continuing education offerings.
Resource Economics- Director of Undergraduate Advising UMass Amherst
Leads a team of academic advisors in the Department of Resource Economics 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.
Cellular Support Specialist/Clerk IV UMass Amherst
Under the supervision of the Cellular and Residential Voice Services Manager, supports enterprise cellular plan management services, including administration, order processing, and billing for the University Massachusetts at Amherst campus and is responsible for providing customer support to cellular users, including training and consultation services to department telephone coordinators and individual users.
Culinary Worker II (Grill) 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.  
Culinary Worker II (Star Ginger) 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.  
Storekeeper I (CC Loading Dock) UMass Amherst
Performs tasks involved in the receipt, storage, and transfer of goods into and out of the assigned area; maintains inventories and related records; performs related work as required. Orders or adjusts food orders as needed.
Storekeeper III (CC Loading Dock) UMass Amherst
Supervises the stock replenishment, ordering, receipt, issuance and distribution of materials, equipment and supplies at the Campus Center Receiving Area.  Supervises the taking of inventories and related records and performs related administrative duties. 
Pharmacy Technician - Technical Assistant I UMass Amherst
Works under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist.  Assists in preparing and dispensing of medications, sells over-the-counter items to students and 3rd Party Plan members, and assists the pharmacists in providing direct pharmaceutical services to out-patient and Observation Unit area. Works under the supervision of the Pharmacy Manager or Assistant Manager of Pharmacy, who may assign duties, issue directives and check on performance.
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.
SBS Dean's Office - Communication Manager UMass Amherst
Manage and produce web, print, and social media communication leading to the advancement of the strategic goals of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) and the departments and programs within the SBS umbrella. This position will report to the SBS Director of Communications and External Affairs and will work collaboratively with department staff and other MarCom staff across the university.

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