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Cook II (Blue Wall) UMass Amherst
Supervise 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.
Cook I (Hampshire Dining Commons) UMass Amherst
Prepares and cooks food such as meat, fish, poultry, sauces, gravies, soup and other foods in large-scale quantities; evaluates food for quality, quantity, appearance, temperature and taste.  Leads small teams for the preparation of more complex dishes.  Trains kitchen staff as needed.
Culinary Worker II (Hampshire Dining Commons) 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.
Baker II (Bakeshop) UMass Amherst
Prepares baked goods such as bread, rolls and pastries; decorate cakes and other baked goods; operates equipment such as bread slicer, mixers and ovens; inspects baking ingredients for spoilage; performs related work as required.
Associate Dean of Special Collections & University Archives UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Dean of University Libraries, the newly created role of Associate Dean (AD) of Special Collections & University Archives provides leadership, strategic vision, collection development oversight, program strategy, and budget management for the UMass Amherst Libraries Special Collections & University Archives, which includes the W. E. B. Du Bois Center and the Robert S. Cox Special Collections and University Archives Research Center (SCUA). The AD will bring expertise in the acquisition, development, and preservation of archival collections, a collaborative approach to institutional and extended partnerships, including expertise in advocating for heightened visibility and impact of historical collections, and dedication to the continued integration of our distinctive research collections and programming into the university’s teaching and research enterprise as well as collaborations with wider communities and cultures. The AD collaborates closely with SCUA and the W. E. B. Du Bois Center staff to build strong relationships with faculty, staff, and key stakeholders to maximize the research and learning impact of their collections and programming. Working in partnership with the Dean of University Libraries and the Executive Director of Development, the AD will coordinate fundraising goals and priorities efforts on behalf of Special Collections and University Archives and the Du Bois Center. The AD, in collaboration with the Head of SCUA and the Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Center, will provide strategic oversight of departmental growth and resource needs to build on the successes of SCUA and the W. E. B. Du Bois Center, including collection development that supports the mission of the university; curricular and research needs; the needs of a broad community of external users; and the development of physical spaces needed for long-term preservation and access. The position serves as a member of the Library Leadership Team.
Human Resources Generalist (Hybrid Potential) UMass Amherst
The Human Resources Generalist supports the human resource (HR) function for Commonwealth Honors College (CHC) and serves as an advisor and consultant to staff and faculty on matters related to human resources management, personnel policies, and procedures.  The College includes 10 units and serves over 3,500 students.
HR Coordinator SPHHS (Hybrid Potential) UMass Amherst
The Human Resources Coordinator provides strategic guidance and operational support for all human resources functions within the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) and its 6 academic departments. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources for SPHHS, the HR Coordinator works with minimal supervision to monitor and organize all HR operations and personnel related functions for faculty, staff and student workers. The Coordinator will own the staff recruitment process and will also assist in developing and facilitating training for staff and faculty on a variety of HR related topics. The Coordinator serves as an advisor and consultant on matters related to human resources policies and procedures within SPHHS including recruitment, payroll, performance management, learning and development, employee relations, organizational development, FMLA, etc.
Project Coordination Specialist UMass Amherst
Serves as the Vice Provost’s principal aide for commitments and departmental operations. Proactively manages a wide range of high priority projects and initiatives and organizes, coordinates and translates initiatives and plans into action. Works closely with the Enrollment Management leadership team to execute critical action items needed to achieve University and Vice Provost objectives. Ensures the smooth operation of the Vice Provost’s office and provides a bridge for smooth communication between the office and, internal departments, and other stakeholders. Exercises considerable independent judgement and manages sensitive and/or confidential information with discretion.  Assists with complex and confidential matters, including managing external communications and interactions with the Vice Provost, preparation of reports and presentations, coordination of supporting efforts related to projects and initiatives that are sensitive in nature.
Research Fellow UMass Amherst
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI), the candidate will serve as the Project Manager/Research Associate for several research studies. The Project Manager/Research Associate works closely with the PI and other research staff to help develop, implement, and evaluate all phases of the process of conducting the research projects they are working on, including project startup, monitoring and reporting, and closeout. This includes the development and management of protocols, regulatory materials (including IRB), standard operating procedures; the tracking of deliverables, milestones, and timelines; data management; and the planning and reporting of analyses and progress reports. Additional responsibilities may include scheduling and coordinating meetings, conducting interviews with research participants, facilitating focus groups for research purposes, analyzing qualitative data, administering surveys, submitting manuscripts, assisting student research assistants in completing their responsibilities on the studies they are working on and other research-related tasks. The candidate will be expected to work with a high level of independence, prioritize all aspects of research activities with moderate supervision, and self-initiate suggestions and approaches to optimize the team’s research efforts.
Departmental Assistant (Mt. Ida Dining) Mt. Ida - Newton
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. May be required to operate a cash register to make cash sales transactions.
Human Resources Generalist/Recruiter UMass Amherst
Under the direction of Director of Human Resources, the HR Generalist/Recruiter will will work with managers and staff to resolve general HR inquires, streamline hiring process to support fast-paced operations by effectively onboarding new staff; consult with the total compensation team to ensure that open positions are processed accurately and expeditiously; and provide superior customer service to internal and external customers and/or perspective employees.
Clerk V (EEO Intake Coordinator) UMass Amherst
Under general direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity, ADA and Title IX Coordinator, the EEO Intake Coordinator coordinates the Equal Opportunity Office’s reporting and complaint intake function by conducting intake and assessment into discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, ADA compliance matters, and Title IX sexual harassment reports and/or complaints submitted by university students and employees.
Associate Dean for Content and Discovery UMass Amherst
Provide creative leadership, strategic direction to staff in the division including administrative oversight for scholarly collections, cataloging and discovery systems, Access Services, and the Learning Commons in the UMass Amherst Libraries to advance the teaching, learning and research missions of the University. The Associate Dean will set the vision and strategic direction for the division and direct the Libraries’ overall collections strategy - planning, developing, interpreting, and implementing policies and procedures related to the acquisition, description, and discovery of scholarly resources in a variety of formats to ensure the sustainable delivery of resources. The Associate Dean will set vision and direction for Access Services to support outreach and library services. The Associate Dean will also investigate, develop, and implement transformational collections strategies that support our scholarly community as part of an open global information economy. As a member of the Library Leadership Team, the Associate Dean contributes to organizational planning, resource development and policy and represents the organization in relevant consortia and collaborative venues. Active participation in professional service and scholarly contributions at a national level is expected.
Career Advisor/Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development Center (Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Advising Center is recruiting for the roles of Career Advisor or Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development Center. These roles work under the general direction of the Director of Career & Professional Development Center in the College of Natural Sciences, to plan and organize career development and experiential learning activities for CNS undergraduates and recent alumni in cooperation with department heads and faculty.
Early Childhood Manager - New England Region (Remote Opportunity) UMass Amherst, Boston, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
The University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute (UMDI), Head Start Region I TTA Early Childhood Manager (ECM) ensures the smooth delivery of training, consultation and technical assistance in the areas of school readiness and family engagement and coordinates with the delivery of training, consultation and technical assistance in the areas of program systems and organization, and in specific content areas (health, family engagement, and disability services). The Early Childhood Manager works closely with the Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator (TTAC) and Grantee Specialists Manager (GSM) to align their work with the priorities of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF)/Office of Head Start (OHS) Regional Office.
Assistant Coach - Men's and Women's Swimming UMass Amherst
This position specifically supports the Department and University’s mission through recruiting, coaching, mentoring, and and providing administrative assistance for the men’s and women’s swimming programs.
International Program Manager - UMDI Civics Initiative (Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute (UMDI) Civic Initiative (CI) International Program Manager provides administrative and program assistance and manages student and other hourly staff for the business unit. This position manages all aspects of grant proposals and implementation and provides critical participant management and logistical planning and support during program delivery.
Temporary Professional (part-time) - Administrative and Fiscal Support Specialist - UMDI (Hybrid/Remote Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The UMass Donahue Institute (UMDI) Administrative and Fiscal Support Specialist performs a broad range of administrative, financial, and personnel tasks for the Central Administrative Services Unit (CASU) in support of the nine business units of UMDI. This position supports the management of accounting, office administration, and human resources. This is a temporary, unbenefited position.
Technical Assistant III (Production Stage Manager) UMass Amherst
The Production Stage Manager is a key position for the production management team.  The person in this position coordinates the daily operations of the department as well as the performance facilities in preparation for scheduled events. In coordination with the Production Manager, this position acts as a technical supervisor for all events and shows for the Fine Arts Center (FAC) and its rental clients. The Production Stage Manager is responsible for hiring, training and scheduling student crews.
Clerk IV (Office Coordinator) UMass Amherst
Provides administrative support and coordinates office activities for Hampshire College Health Services, in consultation with University Health Services (UHS) and Hampshire College administration regarding health records, business management, accreditation and operations. Greets patients, registers demographic and insurance patient information.  Answers and appropriately refers and directs all incoming calls.  Schedules appointments and processes patient payments. Receives supervision from the Director of Hampshire College Health Services.

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