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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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Outreach Coordinator and Workplace English Instructor UMass Amherst
The Outreach Coordinator and Workplace English Instructor will assist the Program Director in the oversight of on-campus program design, implementation, and services.  S/he/they will collaborate with core program partners (the University, AFSCME, USA/MTA, and PSU) and program staff to insure smooth, effective functioning of the program.
Clerk IV - Finance UMass Amherst
The Clerk IV provides executive area level finance, bookkeeping and administrative assistance for the University Without Walls Division (UWW) and reporting administrative units.  Duties include processing and reconciling financial transactions; travel and employee reimbursements; meeting scheduling and coordination; time & attendance oversight and record keeping.
Clerk V - HR Assistant UMass Amherst
The Human Resources (HR) Assistant is a position that will support the University Without Walls Division (UWW) in matters of personnel, including review and data entry related to searches, hiring and new employee onboarding, etc. The HR Assistant will work with the Director of Human Resources will respond and follow-up on inquiries to ensure processes are completed according to division and university standards and timelines. The incumbent will act with a high degree of judgement, integrity, and initiative.
EPRA/College of Education/Higher Education Lecturer UMass Amherst
The Department of Educational Policy, Research and Administration in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a position in Higher Education at the rank of Lecturer of Education. This is a half-time position with a preferred start date of September 1, 2021.
Educator II NEP - Boston, MA UMass Amherst
This position is located in Boston, MA. Plan, conduct and evaluate educational workshops and training sessions with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible youth and adults for SNAP-ED in the Boston region, as detailed in the Annual SNAP-ED Program Plan. Work with the collaborating organizations in the delivery of programs at the assigned program sites. Assist project leader with project management, including budgeting, as assigned. Assist with applied scholarly or creative activity, or research as applicable. Prepare required plans and reports. Seek continued funding support for the program through collaboration with community organizations.
Regional Assistant Director Admissions - Western Region UMass Amherst
Under the general direction of Associate Director of First Year Admissions, this home-based position, in the western region of the United States, will serve as an active participant in undergraduate student recruitment, selection and yield activities in order to meet institutional goals.
Regional Assistant Director of Admissions - Mid Atlantic Region UMass Amherst
Under the general direction of Associate Director of First Year Admissions, this home-based position, in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, will serve as an active participant in undergraduate student recruitment, selection and yield activities in order to meet institutional goals.
Departmental Assistant - Graphics Designer Associate (Post Grad Internship) UMass Amherst
The Graphics Designer Associate is an entry level position with growth opportunities.  This position will work as a part of our Creative Services Team, under the direction of our Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy, to create exciting and engaging graphics for Massachusetts Athletics. Focus on creating different marketing materials that complement the UMass Athletics’ brand image and help with accomplishing the department’s goals and needs (posters, media guide covers, brochures, direct-mail pieces, etc.).
Departmental Assistant - Content Creator Associate (Post Grad Internship) UMass Amherst
The Content Creator Associate is an entry level position with growth opportunities.  This position will work as a part of our Creative Services Team, under the direction of our Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy, to create exciting and engaging photo and video content for Massachusetts Athletics with a primary focus on football sales collateral to support attendance and revenue generation.
Credentialing Mgr/HR Specialist UMass Amherst
The Credentialing Manager and Human Resources Specialist is a member of the Human Resources department and reports directly to the HR Director.  The position supports UHS in meeting its operational and strategic objectives, with a high degree of judgement, initiative, and leadership and is responsible for and serves as an advisor and consultant on matters related credentialing, FMLA, practicum student placements and other HR services as required.
Dir Sorority & Fraternity Life UMass Amherst
Under general direction of Associate Dean for Off Campus Student Life and Community Engagement, the Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life leads the overall administrative functions, mission, and strategic direction for SFL to deepen student learning, engagement and impact.  The Director will be an energetic visionary member of the student life team, providing leadership to the service to the University community broadly. A commitment to student development and success, experiential learning, and a high level of student interaction is essential. Primary emphases of this position includes unit supervision and management, direct and indirect advising, support, risk management, and direction to assigned governing councils and fraternity/sorority chapters.  Areas of focus include developing and supporting SEL leadership and service programs in collaboration with other campus stakeholders.
Director of Event Management & Facility Operations UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Assistant Athletic Director, Facilities & Operations, responsible for providing leadership to the day to day facility and event operations for the University of Massachusetts Division I intercollegiate athletics program.  Execute all aspects of event management, crowd management, venue set up and tear down, coordination of visiting teams and officials, leadership of contest management committee and branding facility projects.  Execute facility management efforts, maintenance, renovations and special projects as assigned by the Assistant AD – Facilities & Operations. Supervises interns, student and event staff.
Technical Assistant II U of M UMass Amherst
Performs technical work related to pest and rodent control within and around University owned buildings and land; performs related work as required.
Accountant I - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering UMass Amherst
Perform accounting and administrative duties to support the department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Assist with the daily activities necessary for the day-to-day operations of the department such as hiring students, tracking packages, submitting purchase orders, accounting transactions, and account reconciliation.
Medical Receivable Specialist - Clerk IV UMass Amherst
Interprets and analyzes medical Explanation of Benefits (EOB) from third party payers and aged trial balance reports. Reconciles accounts by line adjustments and expenditure of funds. Assumes provider advocacy role interacting with insurance company personnel to resolve account discrepancies. Maintains records of financial transactions including revenue collected, co-payments and payment history by patient and respective insurance companies. Facilitates and prepares documents in accordance Mass. Motor Vehicle Accident protocol and Mass. General Law. Prepares patient financial statements and other appropriate documents for insurance processing. Provides patient support & assistance, either in person or via telephone, with professionalism and patience during difficult and confrontational issues. Works under the supervision of the Medical Receivable Manager who issues directives and evaluates performance.
Steam Fireman II (Temporary 1 year) UMass Amherst
The person holding this position will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Central Heating Plant equipment and systems, and assists with maintenance tasks assigned.
Technical Assistant II U of M (3rd Shift) UMass Amherst
Performs technical work related to pest and rodent control within and around University owned buildings and land; performs related work as required.
Departmental Assistant - Assistant Athletic Trainer (Post Grad Internship) 2 Positions UMass Amherst
Assists Athletic Injury Care Staff in the areas of prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic related injuries. Assist with the daily duties in the various athletic injury care facilities on campus.  Duties include, but are not restricted to:  room coverage, practice and game coverage and assigned team travel. We are hiring for two (2) Departmental Assistants/Assistant Athletic Trainers.
Research Administrator or 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.
Pre-Award Research Admin Dev UMass Amherst
The Pre-Award Research Administrator - Development (PARA-D) is a resource to faculty and research staff in Schools/Colleges and institute offices on all aspects of proposal development in the pursuit of funding from federal and non-federal sponsoring agencies. The PARA-D will provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to ensure timely, high quality, and coordinated research administrative services.

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