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Skilled Laborer II (MA Pesticide) UMass Amherst
Provides for the care and maintenance of lawns, trees, shrubs, flower beds, walks, roadways, and parking lots.
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Human Movement Biomechanics UMass Amherst
The candidate will be focused on clarifying the causes and consequences of age-related changes in biomechanics and the potential for muscle fatigue to exacerbate these issues. The focus of the postdoctoral experience will be on using motion capture, dynamometry, electromyography, magnetic resonance imaging and indirect calorimetry to quantify the impact of a locomotor fatigue protocol on the control and coordination of movement. The successful candidate will be mentored by Dr. Boyer and her colleague Dr Jane Kent in all aspects of the research including the development of new technical and professional skills to set the postdoc up for future success in an academic or industry-based career.
School of Public Policy - Admissions Counselor (Potential Hybrid) UMass Amherst
The School of Public Policy’s (SPP) Admissions Counselor supports all aspects of the multi-deadline application and pre-enrollment processes for the School’s graduate programs, supporting the conversion of domestic and international applicants to enrolled students.
Departmental Assistant - Bittman Lab UMass Amherst
Research technician position (20h/week) is available to assist in animal research on biological rhythms. The successful applicant will maintain activity recording, manage breeding colony, isolate DNA, perform PCR, assist in tissue culture.
Clerk IV (Payroll Specialist) UMass Amherst
The Payroll Specialist will support Administration and Finance (A&F) payroll for Facilities, Auxiliary Services, Physical Plant, Residential Life, Transportation, and University Health Services. The Payroll Specialist ensures the operation of the HR service desk area in the A&F Payroll office. This position provides Payroll and HR support and superior customer service to a high-traffic, fast-paced office; develops and recommends changes to existing workflow and procedures to ensure effective and efficient payroll processing of benefited, non-benefited, and student staff.
Accountant I (Dean's Office/Isenberg School of Management - Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
Under the direct supervision of the Isenberg School Assistant Dean of Financial Operations, the Accountant I organizes and monitors the financial operations and fiscal management of school funds, reconciliation of accounts including Revenue, Gift, Continuing Education Incentive, Research Trust Fund Return, General Operating Funds, Faculty Start Up and Grants, travel and expense processing, departmental procurement, accounts payable/receivable and student payroll.
Clerk IV (Patient Benefit & Referral Specialist) UMass Amherst
Accurately performs all functions related to the patient intake process at University Health Services (UHS) by interviewing patients, verifying eligibility electronically via multi-payer systems and entering or updating information in the practice manager in a timely manner and with a high degree of accuracy. Ensures the facility will be reimbursed for the services performed by verifying eligibility and benefits and obtaining pre-determinations and authorizations.  Assures timely access to care for patients. Collects co-pays and fee-for-service payments and prepares electronic reconciliation of daily log. Processes telephone traffic and urgent situations in a timely manner, supports and assists various departments, and utilizes the computer system to locate patients and providers. Verifies that all patients are complying with the UHS Eligibility policy.
Lecturer - Speech Language Pathology UMass Amherst
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ( is seeking talented applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track speech-language pathology lecturer position (9-month appointment) in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Opportunities exist for summer teaching, which would be compensated for in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement. The initial appointment period is two years with the possibility of renewal.
Plumber I UMass Amherst
Installs, repairs, alters and maintains fluid transmission systems, sanitary fixtures, heating systems, low and high pressure steam lines, condensate lines, water lines, sprinkler lines, sewer lines; and performs other related work as required, including but not limited to, trade related asbestos abatement, repairs and/or initiates repairs on building systems such as; pneumatic 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.  This is a maintenance function, which includes overtime and returning to work between shifts when directed or called.
Controls & Refrigeration Systems Specialist (HVAC) UMass Amherst
Installs, maintains, operates, repairs and/or initiates repairs on building systems such as; pneumatic/electric, electronic, electro-mechanical controls, refrigeration, air conditioning, equipment and related heating and ventilation (HVAC) systems, and their related controllers and controlled devices. Employing the use and need of specialized testing and monitoring, diagnostic equipment; works synchronously with other Control Technicians / trade personnel maintaining the building systems integrity, exercises functional supervision of other employees performing related repair and maintenance activities. This is a maintenance function, which includes overtime and returning to work between shifts when directed or called. It’s also your responsibility to update the Service Desk with your current phone number.
Assistant Dean of Human Resources (Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The Assistant Dean of Human Resources for the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the human resource function within the college. This role directs the CNS Human Resource office and provides leadership to administrative support staff throughout CNS, the largest academic unit on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The Assistant Dean establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with campus partners and has primary responsibility for developing, leading, and managing initiatives of strategic importance while maintaining a productive, compliant and positive workplace.
Maintainer I (SW/S Facilities Operations) UMass Amherst
Performs general janitorial duties in connection with cleaning and maintenance of campus facilities.  Performs related work as required.
Maintainer I (SW/S Facilities Operations) UMass Amherst
Performs general janitorial duties in connection with cleaning and maintenance of campus facilities. Performs related work as required.
Peoplesoft Automation Engineer (Hybrid/Remote Opportunity) UMass Amherst
Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Infrastructure Systems, the Peoplesoft Automation Engineer has primary responsibility for Automation of Peoplesoft server and application provisioning and updating as well as the reliable and secure operation of the PeopleSoft software, Oracle database, and related software components underlying the PeopleSoft Student Administration software and other administrative information systems. Works with the other DBAs and Systems personnel to automate installations, implementation, and upgrading PeopleSoft application software, Oracle databases, and related third party software. Provides on-going support, including software tuning, installing upgrades and fixes, and maintains software for 24x7 availability. Contributes to policies and procedures designed to ensure consistent data architecture to promote high quality, maintainable application components. Contributes to the design and implementation of a security plan for these systems.
Associate Director - Institute for Diversity Sciences UMass Amherst
The Associate Director (AD) for The Institute of Diversity Sciences (IDS) will advance the Institute's mission to promote STEM research for social justice.
Director of Research Administration UMass Amherst
The Director of Research Administration reports directly to the Associate Dean of Administration and Finance and directly oversees the Research Administration Office (RAO), including specialists, coordinators, and administration staff. This position is designed to strengthen and enhance research in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS). The Director is responsible for overseeing and directing a broad range of functional and operational activities that support grant administration: pre-award and grant application, post-award and grant administration, finance and budget related to grants, procurement and invoicing, human resources, including funding changes. The Director will also manage a portfolio of primary investigators (PIs) that represent the most complex or requiring direct, leader-level support.
Departmental Assistant - Education & Job Coach UMass Amherst
The Education & Job Coach will learn the duties and responsibilities from the Education/Job Coach Trainer and Administrative staff to be able to perform these duties for the MAICEI/DRIVEE programs.
Business Manager (Hybrid/Remote) UMass Amherst
The Enrollment Management Business Manager reports directly to the Vice Provost of Enrollment Management and provides administrative support to more than 70 full time staff. This position is responsible for overseeing and managing a broad range of functional areas including: finance and budget, human resources, data analytics, business performance metrics, organizational operations, and space management. This individual will work closely with all members of the Enrollment Management leadership team.
Extension Educator II - Nutrition Education Program (Auburn, MA) UMass Amherst
The Nutrition Education Program, Educator II, plans, conducts and evaluates educational workshops and training sessions with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible youth and adults for SNAP-ED in the Worcester region, as detailed in the Annual SNAP-ED Program Plan. This position is located in the Auburn, MA, office for the Nutrition Education Program.
Accountant I (Auxiliary Services) UMass Amherst
Under the direction of the AE Business and Applications Analyst, performs and monitors business and accounting functions, processes and procedures for AE operations including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, CS (Conference Services), OneCard program, TOC Inc., and vending contract commissions.

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