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Program Coordinator Cultural Centers CMASS UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Associated Director for Student Development, the Program Coordinator for Cultural Centers will provide direction and leadership for campus-based cultural centers. Areas of responsibility include: development of learning-driven programs that educate on cultures, heritages and identities for ethnic based cultural centers; leads with positive, collaborative and inclusive approaches; facilitates and coordinates community-building opportunities for students of all backgrounds; implements and assess projects; ensures student staff are well positioned to succeed in their work; manages allocated financial and physical resources to their best and most effective use; focuses on achieving the Department’s mission, goals, objectives, work standards and assigned priorities. The cultural centers are: Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center (JWECC), Latinx American Cultural Center (LACC), Malcolm X Cultural Center (MXCC), and Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center (YKCC).
Research Admin/Sr Award Research Admin UMass Amherst
The Office of Post-Award Management has one vacancy that may be filled as a Research Administrator or Senior Research Administrator. A successful candidate will be placed into the position they are most qualified for. Under the direction of the Assistant Director for the Office of Post-Award Management (OPAM),the Administrator reviews, negotiates, and finalizes for acceptance by the Authorized Representative, grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for research, instruction, and other public service funding received by the University from international, federal, state, and local government sponsors as well as private for-profit and not-for-profit sponsors, including business, industry, associations, and foundations. Reviews, negotiates and recommends approval of contracts, cooperative agreements and subcontracts for sponsored research and other activities. Provides administrative oversight of sponsored projects to minimize the University’s compliance risk related to sponsored activities. Keeps abreast of new developments in federal regulations, policies, and procedures in order to serve as an up-to-date source of information and guidance for the research community Senior Research Administrator: Additionally, the Senior Research Administrator would be responsible for approving, accepting, and uploading unilateral grants into the financial system for research, instruction, and other public service funding received by the University.
Coordinator, Instructional Design and Faculty Support UMass Amherst
COORDINATOR, INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND FACULTY SUPPORT University Without Walls Division of Online Education (3 positions) The Coordinator(s) supports faculty and staff to develop and deliver high-quality distance instruction through the effective and innovative use of technology. The Coordinator of Instructional Design and Faculty Support receives functional guidance from a Senior Coordinator and reports to the Executive Director of Online Educational Technology within the University Without Walls (UWW) Division of Online Education (OE).
Assistant Dean - Advising - CNS Advising Center UMass Amherst
The College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Assistant Dean for Advising develops and supports advising for all undergraduates enrolled as primary majors within the college. The Assistant Dean for Advising assists students, faculty, advisors, and occasionally parents (with FERPA release) with issues pertaining to orientation to academic programs and advising relating to progress within a degree program. In consultation with Associate Dean, the Assistant Dean coordinates with CNS Office of Student Success and Diversity, CNS Center for Career and Professional Development, Academic Dean, and Pre-med Pre-health Advising Center to develop, implement, promote and assess student success needs and initiatives.
Assistant Dean - Academic - CNS Advising Center UMass Amherst
The CNS Assistant Dean serves as the primary Academic Dean for undergraduates enrolled as primary majors within the college. The Assistant Dean assists students, faculty, advisors, and occasionally parents (with FERPA release) with issues pertaining to academic policy, progress towards degree, and academic standing.
Pre-Award Research Admin Rev UMass Amherst
The Pre-Award Research Administrator - Reviewer is responsible for proposal review and submission; interpretation and implementation of Federal, State, and University regulations; provides education and training for sponsored and proposal development activities; serves as a resource person for faculty and staff and is a liaison with sponsoring agencies.
Associate Director for Financial Services & Customer Relations UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Director of Enrollment Management Financial Services and Customer Relations, the Associate Director of Financial Services and Customer Relations is responsible for all aspects of Financial Aid Services’ customer service, counseling, and outreach activities. The Associate Director manages the Financial Aid Customer Service Team and oversees the walk-in counseling area, call center, and on-campus “satellite offices.” The Associate Director is also responsible for supporting customer service operations in Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Management. This position requires a detailed understanding of the technical aspects of financial aid processing and regulations to provide superior customer service and to provide training to the Financial Aid Customer Service team.
Lecturer in Sustainable Food & Farming UMass Amherst
The Stockbridge School of Agriculture seeks a Non-tenure-track Lecturer position (50% FTE) in the area of Animal Husbandry, Sustainable Food and Farming. This position is 25% teaching and 25% farm management, academic advising and managing appropriate independent studies. To begin teaching on September 1, 2020. Initial one year contract which may be renewable.
Senior IT Business Analyst UMass Amherst
The Senior Information Technology (IT) Business Analyst, reporting to the Director of Enterprise Systems and Development, is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating processes, systems, and user requirements for projects involving campus Information Technology. The Sr. IT Business Analyst develops business cases, conducts analysis, and recommends effective solutions that meet the functional, technical, and business needs and requirements for the campus. The Sr. Business Analyst, working with the project and technical teams, is responsible for keeping projects within budget, scope and schedule, and directing the work of junior team members, including change management and process improvement. This position is contingent upon funding availability.
Senior Assistant Director for Fitness UMass Amherst
Under the general direction of the Associate Director for Programs and Student Development, the Senior Assistant Director for Fitness leads Fitness Operations, including planning and supervising the Group Fitness and Personal Training programs.  Designs, implements, and evaluates new fitness related programming and initiatives; work with Campus Recreation colleagues to manage a comprehensive collegiate recreation program, and assist with the selection and delivery of recreation activities and student employment practices that contribute to student success and wellbeing.
Departmental Assistant - Usability Testing Specialist UMass Amherst
As Usability Testing Specialist, develop, conduct, and analyze usability testing of the Library’s patron user interfaces. This is a temporary six-month position.
Junior Year Writing Lecturer - CNS Advising UMass Amherst
The College of Natural Sciences (www.cns.umass.edu) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks to hire an academic year, full-time Lecturer to teach Junior Year Writing (JYW) to upper-level students in STEM majors in the college.
Post Doc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology UMass Amherst
A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Pak Lab of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) at UMass Amherst. The postdoctoral research associate will study the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying synaptic dysfunction in neuropsychiatric disorders using neural cells derived from human pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). The research will be conducted by multidisciplinary approaches integrating stem cell differentiation, electrophysiology, molecular biology, and cell biology.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Visualization, Urban Design, and Civic Data Analysis UMass Amherst
The College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) is searching for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct innovative and exciting research in the areas of visualization, urban design, and civic data analysis with Prof. Narges Mahyar.
Investigator UMass Amherst
Under general direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity, the Investigator will effectively investigate alleged violations of campus non-discrimination policies, including discrimination, harassment, and related retaliation. The investigator will provide trainings to the campus on University policies and procedures relating to preventing and responding to reports of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Will be assigned to work under the direction of other senior staff on complex cases.
Intl Student & Scholar Advisor UMass Amherst
The International Student and Scholar Advisor provides advanced immigration advice and support to international students, scholars and employees who are under UMass Amherst immigration sponsorship, as well as to sponsoring UMass Amherst academic departments and administration. This position is particularly responsible for student employment-based caseloads and provides critical support to the overall mission of the International Programs Office.
Apprentice I (Plumber) UMass Amherst
Plumbing Apprentices (Apprentices I through IV) perform project work commensurate with training and experience at the appropriate level to acquire practical experience in the skills of the plumbing trade; attend assigned classes to acquire training, instruction, and information related to the appropriate level; and perform related work as required. Apprentice I is the entry-level trade job in the series. With supervisory guidance, plumbing Apprentices install, repair, maintain, and/or alter sanitary fixtures, heating units, etc., and perform related work as required. The basic purpose of the work is to install, repair, maintain, and/or alter steam, heating, water supply, drainage, and disposal systems or as code requires By the end of the Apprenticeship cycle (stages I – IV), Apprentice will be able to meet all the minimum qualifications of the then current Form 30 for Plumber. This position is open only to Physical Plant employees, with first preference given to Custodial and Grounds employees covered by the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement.
Apprentice I (Plumber) - Alterations Department UMass Amherst
First preference given to Custodial & Grounds employees covered by AFSCME collective bargaining agreement. Plumbing Apprentices (Apprentices I through IV) perform project work commensurate with training and experience at the appropriate level to acquire practical experience in the skills of the plumbing trade; attend assigned classes to acquire training, instruction, and information related to the appropriate level; and perform related work as required. Apprentice I is the entry-level trade job in the series. With supervisory guidance, plumbing Apprentices install, repair, maintain, and/or alter sanitary fixtures, heating units, etc., and perform related work as required. The basic purpose of the work is to install, repair, maintain, and/or alter steam, heating, water supply, drainage, and disposal systems or as code requires. By the end of the Apprenticeship cycle (stages I – IV), Apprentice will be able to meet all the minimum qualifications of the then current Form 30 for Plumber.
Academic Program Manager UMass Amherst
The Academic Program Manager is responsible for the development and management of a complex and dynamic departmental course and teaching schedule in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, a large and rapidly growing academic department with over 70 faculty, 75 graduate teaching assistants, 1000+ majors, enrolling more than 15,000 students in 250+ lecture sections and 175+ discussion/lab sections each year. The incumbent will also support the development and growth of the department’s Continuing and Professional Education course offerings and professional Master’s programs, and supervise three staff positions.
A&F HR Executive Director UMass Amherst
The A&F Executive Director, Human Resources (EDHR) is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the human resources function in the Administration and Finance (A&F) executive area and reports directly to the Vice Chancellor. The EDHR is a member of the A&F senior management team and manages the activities of human resources directors and staff performing such roles in A&F. The EDHR serves as the primary liaison for A&F with the campus Human Resources executive area, including the Vice Chancellor and HR Business Partners, in areas of recruitment, employment, compensation, employee relations, labor relations and training and development initiatives. As a key member of the A&F leadership team, the EDHR develops and manages human resources strategic planning, metrics and process improvement to create a positive, productive and inclusive workplace.

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