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Educational Counselor Project REACH
The Talent Search Program is a college and career readiness program that identifies and serves disadvantaged young people. Our goal is to encourage them to continue in, graduate from high school, and to enroll in programs of post-secondary education. High school and post-secondary dropouts are also encouraged to return to school and assisted in the process. The majority of services are provided at the students’ middle or high schools within a classroom or workshop setting. Students may also make appointments to meet with Talent Search staff at our UMass Boston campus office after school or during school vacations. The Educational Counselors provide outreach counseling to persons, including those with disabilities; and conduct workshops and training sessions for program participants, their parents, and community agencies.
Assistant Director for Employer Partnerships Career Services
The Assistant Director for Employer Partnerships supports the mission of the Office of Career Services and Internships by establishing, cultivating, and leveraging employer relationships to facilitate connections leading to the recruitment of UMass Boston students. The incumbent will assist in the development of a strategic plan that proactively works to create and promote internship and career opportunities for UMB students leading to equitable outcomes.
Visiting Assistant Professor Counseling & School Psychology
The Department of Counseling and School Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology to begin September 1, 2022. Position is for one year, with potential for a second year, contingent upon performance and funding. Applicants will contribute to our APA-Accredited Doctoral Programs in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology as well as our MPCAC-Accredited Masters in Mental Health program. Responsibilities: This position is to primarily contribute clinical expertise in the area of supervision and assessment training for doctoral students doing practicum and clinical education for both doctoral students and masters students. Requirements: Doctorate in Counseling or School Psychology or related field. Licensed Psychologist, preferably in Massachusetts, and a strong record of clinical and teaching experience. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have experience in conducting clinical supervision and teaching clinically focused courses. To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references. For more information contact the department chair: amy.cook@umb.edu. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Senior Communications Specialist Communications
The Senior Communications Specialist is responsible for developing and managing communications projects, media and public relations efforts, and other public information activities for the university. The incumbent will consult on a regular basis with faculty, staff, and students who are involved in newsworthy activities and will plan, assign, and/or write stories, edit, and produce news content for print, web, social media, and other platforms. In association with the director and assistant director of communications, the senior communications specialist will assist with media efforts, including developing news releases for print, broadcast, and electronic media.
Administrative Assistant II (English Department) English
The Part-Time Administrative Assistant will serve as the first point of contact for and coordinate and provide administrative support functions to the English Department’s undergraduate and graduate programs. The incumbent will provide routine and timely information and assistance to students regarding departmental programs and requirements; will liaise with internal and external constituents to exchange information, resolve problems and/or facilitate progress of departmental programs, functions and activities; and will also provide back-up administrative support to other areas of the department, as requested.
University Photographer/Videographer Communications
Shoots high quality digital images and video footage, as requested, to meet the University's needs for marketing, web and news coverage. Works with the Creative Services and Marketing staff to bring initiatives and creative items from conception to completion. Ensures that the University has a large, high-quality photo and video library that reflects the University’s visual identity.
Visiting Assistant Professor GISD - Dean's Office
The University of Massachusetts Boston’s School for Global Inclusion and Social Development is seeking a visiting faculty member, to serve as a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin September 1, 2022. This is a benefitted position for one year, with the possibility of a second year depending on resources and performance. Application review will begin on June 15th.
Lecturer Biology
The Department of Biology at UMASS Boston anticipates having several associate lecturer positions in biology starting 1 September 2022. Renewals are contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and need in the department.
Registered Nurse Health Services
Under direction of the Director of General Medicine and health care providers (HCP), Registered Nurse provides nursing care utilizing the nursing process to the University of Massachusetts Boston campus community. The incumbent will be responsible for nursing duties including, but not limited to, triage, health assessment and assisting HCPs; provide proficient age specific and developmentally appropriate nursing care to college students; and administer immunizations and COVID testing for both the UMass Boston community and other designated non – UMass Boston guests as authorized by the University. Position is weekdays with no on-call.
Associate Director of Athletics for Facilities, Operations and Sport Administration Athletics
The Associate Director of Athletics (AD) for Facilities, Operations, and Sport Administration will provide leadership and oversight of all athletics and recreation facilities and operations and will work closely with university facilities staff on current facility improvements, renovations, and new construction. The Associate AD will also serve as a sport administrator for multiple programs, overseeing Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches of those sport programs.
HVAC Automatic Temperature Control Mechanic Facilities Admin
The HVAC-Automatic Temperature Control Mechanic inspects, maintains and repairs building components and equipment related to the heating, cooling and ventilation systems, including chilled water recirculation pumps, chilled water condenser pumps, air compressors, variable speed fans, air-supply and recirculating fans, electric heating coils, electric cabinet unit heaters, electric baseboard radiation units, baseboard heating units, cooling coils, chilled water BTU meters, water treatment system components, high voltage main drive motors and other building-related equipment. The incumbent may install new equipment and fixtures.
Facilities Custodial and Events Coordinator Facilities Admin
Provides day-to-day monitoring of contracted janitorial services on campus by meeting with the contractor's onsite personnel, completing work orders and performing periodic reviews and inspections. Coordinates activities associated with final clean-up following the completion of projects, coordinates the activities of contracted movers and supports the Facilities Department's involvement in special events on campus.
Technical Assistance Coordinator I or II Institute Community Inclusion
The Technical Assistance Coordinator (TAC) is a two-level series that supports assigned projects at the Institute for Community Inclusion. The Technical Assistance Coordinator will coordinate development of training resources, the provision of technical assistance and dissemination activities, and provide direct technical assistance related to postsecondary education for students with intellectual disability, in collaboration with the Project Director. These positions work with an interdisciplinary team on the development of products which will be disseminated nationally addressing the issues related to the inclusion of people with intellectual disability in postsecondary education. The positions in this series may be held remotely, but regular nation-wide travel will be required.
International Student and Scholar Services Advisor Office of Global Programs
As a member of the Office of Global Programs, the International Student and Scholar Services Advisor supports international students and scholars as they integrate into and become engaged members of the UMass Boston community. The incumbent will provide social, cultural, academic, and immigration advisement to international students and scholars who are under UMass Boston non-immigrant visa sponsorship; and will help to implement programs that ensure international student and scholar success, collaborating with academic departments and units to create a culturally inclusive campus. The International Student and Scholar Services Advisor is part of a cross-trained Office of Global Programs team that provides international students and scholars with holistic educational support, combining cultural programming and immigration services. The incumbent will support the university’s academic departments, as well as the Division of Enrollment Management, the Office of Graduate Studies, ESL, and Student Services offices, and must work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders in international education on campus; and will contribute to the overall mission of the Office of Global Programs and its emphasis on creating a campus that provides meaningful support to international students and scholars. The incumbent is part of a cross-trained team responsible for international undergraduate student, graduate student, and scholar advising and programming, helping to support the Chancellor’s new emphasis on student success; will provide visa eligibility documents for the F-1 and J-I populations; and additionally, will serve as a resource on visa-related issues such as employment regulations.
Administrative Specialist Chancellor's Office
The Administrative Specialist primarily supports the Executive Assistant in all duties as they relate to the administrative functions of the Chancellor’s Office. The Administrative Specialist will also serve as the first point of contact for the Office and will greet, direct, and/or provide assistance to both internal and external customers; receive and direct internal and external inquiries and when necessary, field inquiries to appropriate staff persons. Responsible for receiving, sorting and distributing mail; preparing selected correspondence; and proofreading and typing documents. Also responsible for tracking correspondence in and out of the Office generally.
Visiting Assistant Professor Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professorships, starting on September 1, 2022. These are one-year, fulltime, benefited, non-tenure track positions that carry a reduced teaching load of 2-1 to allow the candidate to also conduct research and engage in service responsibilities. Contingent on the availability of funds and satisfactory performance, an extension for one additional year may be possible.
Administrative Assistant I Engineering
The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the Department of Engineering, within the College of Science and Mathematics. The incumbent will answer and respond to inquiries concerning departmental programs; greet and provide routine information to students; maintain and keep current student records and departmental files; and will assist students with registration on WISER.
Academic Advisor CLA - Dean's Office
The Academic Advisor will serve as an advisor for the CLA Advising Office within the College of Liberal Arts. The incumbent will work under the supervision of, and in close collaboration with, the Director of CLA Advising and will provide academic advising and related services to declared majors within the College. The primary responsibility will be to advise declared majors within the College. The incumbent is responsible for implementing programs and interventions focused on student learning and supporting students in attaining their educational and career goals; the incumbent will also explain and interpret university policies and procedures; they will serve as an advocate for students, when appropriate; and they will work collaboratively with faculty advisors, and act as an advising resource for CLA faculty, when necessary.
Non-Tenure Track - Lecturer (Applied Linguistics) Applied Linguistics
The Department of Applied Linguistics is seeking a full time, non-tenure track Lecturer, beginning September 1, 2022. The Applied Linguist will will have a reduced teaching load in order to provide advising, mentoring, and committee duties, and must be able to teach both foundational courses at the master’s level (APLING  603, - Language, Identity, and Culture and 605 – Theories and Principles of Language Instruction) and advanced master’s and PhD level courses in Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, and Qualitative Research methods.
Administrative and Scheduling Coordinator Management
The Administrative and Scheduling Coordinator is responsible for coordinating academic administrative initiatives within the College of Management. The incumbent is responsible for working with CM leadership in course planning and scheduling courses for the academic year; for working with department chairs in a timely manner; coordinating with graduate program directors, undergraduate/graduate program directors as needed in order to plan and/or adjust course schedules to accommodate limitations concerning space, low or over-enrolled courses, and to uniformly distribute full-time and part-time faculty across introductory, concentration, and graduate courses to meet CM instructional and/or accreditation requirements. The Administrative and Scheduling Coordinator will also serve as CM point person for faculty staffing and contract processing in consultation with the Assistant Dean, and as requested, for departmental coordination of annual faculty, tenure and fourth year reviews.

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