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UMass Amherst COVID-19 Response: The University of Massachusetts Amherst is currently re-examining open positions as our campus monitors and responds to the novel coronavirus pandemic. At this time, hiring priority is being given to positions that are critical to academic, research, and business continuity. Searches for current openings may be placed on hold or cancelled. Candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring department with regard to the status of their current application(s). We appreciate your patience and flexibility during these unprecedented times and thank you for your interest in the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Communications Manager - College of Information and Computer Sciences UMass Amherst
Reporting to the College of Information and Computer Sciences Assistant Director of Communications and Content Strategy, the Communications Manager is responsible for the conceptualization, creation, production, editing, and marketing of content for a variety of platforms.  The Communications Manager will be part of a small team of communications professionals who support the college in the achievement of its vision, mission, and strategic goals, with an emphasis on raising the college’s visibility and developing and sustaining an effective, unified message.
Maintainer I (Campus Center Facilities- 4 openings) UMass Amherst
Performs general custodial duties in connection with the cleaning and maintenance of a building or of an assigned area within a building in the Auxiliary Services Department.  Works as a member of a team cleaning custodial program (CAPP Hillyard  Rovic) which includes housekeeping, cleaning, moving furniture and trash removal in the Campus Center.  Performs related work as required.
Controls & Refrigeration Systems Specialist (Controls Plumber) 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.
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.
Baker I (Central Bakeshop) UMass Amherst
Prepares baked goods such as bread, rolls and pastries; decorate cakes and other baked goods; operates equipment such as bread slicers, mixers and ovens; inspects baking ingredients for spoilage; performs related work as required.
Assistant Foods Manager (Bluewall) UMass Amherst
Supervise and participate in the management of one or more food service areas; plan and oversee food preparation and service;  estimate and order food and supplies; maintain inventory of supplies and materials in accordance with quality control standards;  maintain records and make reports; supervise employees and students employed in assigned areas. Perform related work as required.
Baker II (Central Bakery) 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.
Head Baker (Central Bakery) UMass Amherst
Supervise and participate in the preparation of baked goods such as bread, rolls and pastries; decorate cakes and other baked goods; order, receive and store goods; operate equipment such as bread slicers, mixers and ovens; inspect baking ingredients for spoilage; take inventory; maintain records.
Pot Washer II (Central Bakery) UMass Amherst
Performs routine manual and domestic job duties in a food service operation including pot washing, dish washing, cleaning, serving food and cooking. Primary duties are to wash pots and pans and to assist with various other cleaning and cooking tasks as needed.
Pot Washer II (Central Bakery) UMass Amherst
Performs routine manual and domestic job duties in a food service operation including pot washing, dish washing, cleaning, serving food and cooking. Primary duties are to wash pots and pans and to assist with various other cleaning and cooking tasks as needed.
Clerk IV - Administrative Assistant - MIE UMass Amherst
Provide administrative and organizational support to the Department Head and provide administrative assistance and support to the department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. This position requires the ability to balance priorities, exercise sound judgement and a strong attention to details.
Maintainer I (Hotel UMass- Housekeeper) UMass Amherst
Performs the tasks of cleaning hotel guest rooms and public areas. Assists in the training process of new employees and performs related work as required.
Maintainer I (Campus Center Facilities- 2 openings) UMass Amherst
Performs general custodial duties in connection with the cleaning and maintenance of a building or of an assigned area within a building in the Auxiliary Services Department.  Works as a member of a team cleaning custodial program (CAPP Hillyard Rovic) which includes housekeeping, cleaning, moving furniture and trash removal in the Campus Center.  Performs related work as required.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Health Promotion & Policy UMass Amherst
The Department of Health Promotion and Policy within the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the UMass Amherst seeks candidates for a full-time grant-funded postdoctoral associate. The successful candidate will work directly with Dr. Kimberley Geissler, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, and Dr. Laura Attanasio, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management. This position will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to examine health care utilization, coordination of care, and access to care using health insurance enrollment and claims data within ongoing research projects. The postdoctoral associate will be responsible for cleaning, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting study results.
Sr Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions UMass Amherst
Under the general direction of Associate Director of MassTransfer Admissions, serve as an active participant in undergraduate transfer student recruitment, selection and yield activities in order to meet institutional goals.
Communications & Programming Coordinator UMass Amherst
Under the direct supervision of the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Communications and Programming Coordinator will be responsible for the development and curation of programming content related to instructional support, evaluation and implementation of a comprehensive and strategic communication plan. In association with the development and continuous monitoring of communications the Coordinator will design, in consultation with IT support services, functional data acquisition processes and procedures to facilitate program evaluation and assessment.
Lecturer A - Director of Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Success and Diversity UMass Amherst
The CNS Director of Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Success and Diversity, a non-tenure-track faculty position (100% FTE) 12-month appointment, reports directly to the Associate Dean for Graduate, Postdoc and Faculty Development and will provide leadership and supporting activities to advance the recruitment and retention of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the College of Natural Sciences (CNS), with a special focus on racial, ethnic, gender and socioeconomic groups underrepresented in STEM. The Director will be responsible for designing and implementing graduate student and postdoctoral fellow programming and assessing its effectiveness.  The Director will work with college leadership on issues related to recruitment and retention and grant writing and partner with other campus entities to establish metrics and assessments that inform CNS's graduate student and postdoctoral diversity initiatives.
Research Fellow - Fritz-Laylin Lab UMass Amherst
The successful candidate will initially focus on developing and adapting methods for genetic manipulation of microbial eukaryotes. Experience working with non-model organisms is NOT required but the successful candidate will be able to quickly learn how to apply their knowledge of common experimental techniques to new systems. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with the PI but is also expected to be proactive and independent, and able to work both individually and collaboratively.
Assistant Coach Women's Tennis UMass Amherst
This position specifically supports the Department and University’s mission through recruiting, coaching, mentoring, and providing administrative assistance for the Women’s Tennis program and to the respective Head Coach.
Access Coordinator UMass Amherst
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Operations, Access Coordinators work with all the schools and departments in the University community regarding accommodation planning and provision for persons with disabilities; provides advice, advocacy, and referrals to students, faculty, staff, and guests with disabilities with regard to accessibility and reasonable accommodations; serves as a resource to the University community regarding compliance with current disability legislation (i.e. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended).

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