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Assistant Vice Chancellor of Principal & Leadership Gifts VC-University Advancement
The Advancement Office at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a seasoned fundraising professional to join its dynamic and growing development and alumni engagement team. The Assistant Vice Chancellor (AVC) of Principal & Leadership Gifts is a senior level management and fundraising position reporting to the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement.  She/he will be chiefly responsible for developing creative and impactful six, seven and eight-figure gift proposals in support of university priorities as determined by the Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Assistant Business Manager Healey Library
The Assistant Business Manager will have responsibility for carrying out financial, budgetary and human resource transactions for the Healey Library. The incumbent will be responsible for all accounts receivables for the Healey Library, including the reconciliation of cash, check and credit card payments, as they relate to fines and fees for the library; will manage cash collection reports, verify accuracy of payments and prepare monthly reconciliation reports for auditing purposes; and will provide recommendations in regards to accounts receivable policies and procedures, researching and instituting best practices.
HR Generalist Human Resources
This position is directly accountable for developing and maintaining effective working relationships between Human Resources and the Vice Chancellor, Dean and/or Department Head in assigned colleges and departments, ensuring that assigned client areas receive superior customer service from HR. Drawing on a broad range of expertise, the HR Generalist operates as a business partner, change agent, management advocate and employee champion across the University. The HR Generalist acts as the primary point of contact for Vice Chancellors, Deans, Department Heads and their staffs for all recruiting, employment, compensation, employee relations, labor relations and training and development matters and serves as a liaison with the functional HR areas. The HR Generalist is directly responsible for the delivery of a full suite of customer-focused HR services to assigned colleges and departments. Also provides cross-coverage and back-up support for HR colleagues.
Social Services Coordinator Urban & Off-Campus Supprt Svcs
As the Social Services Coordinator for the Office of Off-Campus Support Services (U-ACCESS), you will serve as the primary case manager for all cases of students experiencing food, housing, or financial insecurities. You will supervise student case managers, be responsible for enhancing the quality of student care by designing and implementing follow up protocols, keep accurate reports utilizing university software, maintain and deepen community partnerships for student referrals, and oversee the entire U-ACCESS Emergency Housing Program.
Simulation Ops Specialist CNHS - Dean's Office
Join our Patient Simulation lab as the Simulation Operations Specialist. You will support educational sessions using manikins, audio-visual systems and clinical equipment for simulation events. This work will include equipment set up prior to running course programs and operation of the controls for patient simulators & AV equipment during scenario sessions.
Program Coordinator Institute Community Inclusion
The Program Coordinator for the University of MA Boston (UMB) MA Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI) is a statewide initiative, promoting partnerships between institutes of higher education and local education agencies to offer students with intellectual disabilities the opportunity for college-based transition services.  The Program Coordinator will work closely with secondary school district partners and the state MAICEI coordinator to coordinate all program activities. This includes outreach to schools, collaboration with special education and transition staff, students and families and departments within UMB; co-facilitating person-centered planning and advising; collaborating with university departments including disability services, registration and student supports to facilitate students’ full inclusion into campus life. The position also requires facilitating ongoing communication and partnership meetings with school and community members to establish and program goals.
Director, William Joiner Institute Joiner Insitute
Seeking a Director for the William Joiner Institute for the Study of War & Social Consequences at UMass Boston. The director will be responsible for development of new research, initiatives, and community engagement and will oversee the operations and administration of the Institute.
Director of Enrollment Marketing VC-Enrollment Management
The Director of Enrollment Marketing supports the Executive Director of Marketing and Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Engagement with all internal and external communications directly related to the acquisition of prospective students. The director addresses a wide range of complex communications and marketing challenges related to Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Veterans Affairs, Transfer Center, One Stop, international recruitment and student employment.  With a deep understanding of these diverse target audiences and goals associated with each function, the Director of Enrollment Marketing works creatively and collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to devise, craft, package and deliver strategic and tactical communications that increase the image and reputation of UMass Boston and meet and achieve the goals and priorities of the university.
Director of Brand Marketing VC Marketing and Engagement
The Director of Brand Marketing will establish a unified image, message, and “brand” in all communications programs; yet provide for appropriate differentiation among the various programs, departments, schools and colleges as needed.  Areas of oversight include developing the message to stress academic excellence and preparation for successful professional careers, expanding geographical focus of the effort, expanding the focus on target markets/audiences beyond applicants, helping to determine the media mix alongside the Executive Director of Marketing (Demand Generation) and Director of Enrollment Marketing.
Post Doctoral Research Fellow Engineering
The Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Boston campus currently invites highly motivated young researchers for a postdoctoral position in experimental quantum information processing utilizing superconducting circuits. The position is expected to last two year with the possibility of renewal.
Student Success Advisor (PreMed/Allied Health) CSM - Dean's Office
The overall goal of the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) Student Success Center (SSC) is to enhance advising in the students’ academic home, to increase the number of places that a student can find guidance and support, and to establish a network of partnerships in order to improve student retention and reduce time to graduation. The Student Success Advisor (Premed/Allied Health) will be responsible for providing a proactive, developmental advising to premed/allied health students in order to guide students based on theories and knowledge of teaching, learning and human development, reflective of developmental and demographic profiles of the student population, and responsive to the needs of individuals, underrepresented populations and communities. In addition, the Student Success Advisor (Premed/Allied Health) will focus on supporting faculty in implementing premed/allied health specific advising procedures and policies, effectively communicating said procedures and policies to current students, and supporting premed/allied health students and alumni in attaining their professional school goals.
Director of Programs/Chief Program Officer Institute for Early Education
The Director of Programs will be responsible for overall strategic and operational responsibility for all program areas of the Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation. The Director of Programs reports to the Executive Director and works with the ED and other members of the leadership team to develop and implement the Institute’s program strategy. This position requires demonstrated experience in leading program strategy, successfully managing a diverse team of individuals and content knowledge about the field of education or early childhood. The Institute and its programs have grown rapidly and significantly, over the last five years, with a current budget of $5 million dollars, 16 staff members and 5 graduate research assistants. This new position will be a key leader of the institute, responsible for program management, important public and private partnerships that support program growth, and knowledge management.
Knowledge Translation Associate I Institute Community Inclusion
The Knowledge Translation Associate (KTA) I will support the national knowledge translation efforts of multiple large federal projects working with primary, secondary and postsecondary education systems supporting students with disabilities. The incumbent will work with research, marketing and communications and training/technical assistance personnel to implement the dissemination plans for various projects. S/he will work closely with study Principal Investigators (PIs) and the Knowledge Translation Program Director in moving research findings into practice. The incumbent will work with staff to pursue knowledge translation opportunities.
Assistant Professor Exercise & Health Science
The Department of Exercise and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Come join one of the fastest growing departments on campus. For more information go to (
Associate Director, Financial Management for Research & Graduate Studies Graduate Studies & Admissions
The Associate Director for Financial Management for Research and Graduate Studies is responsible for oversight and management of the Graduate Studies Assistantship program funds, Graduate Studies Fellowships and Internships; the development, review, submission, and reporting of assistantship related data, including historical trends, projections, and analytics, to university administrators and external agencies; and for campus responses to external information surveys, such as National Science Foundation (NSF). The Associate Director will also be responsible for periodic graduate enrollment reporting, in conjunction with their normal Assistantship management duties.
Clinical Lecturer A Nursing
Join our expanding Department of Nursing. UMass Boston invites applications for a clinical lecturer who will hold a full-time 12-month non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of Nursing. Our programs focus on health in urban populations of all ages and target improving health equity in populations at risk for healthcare disparities. For more information about our college and programs go to
Reference and Instruction Librarian Healey Library
Reporting to the Head of Reference, Outreach and Instruction in the Healey Library, the Research & Instruction Librarian provides in-depth library research and instructional support at the University of Massachusetts Boston. This full-time position will collaborate with colleagues in the library and across campus to instruct, engage and support the nearly 17,000 students, and 1,100 faculty in the full range of library resources and services, on and off campus.
Assistant Professor of Data Science CSM - Dean's Office
The College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track position, and possibly two depending on financial resources, in the general area of Data Science. This position, at the level of Assistant Professor and beginning September 1, 2021, is a further step in strengthening and expanding our Data Science cluster (exceptional applicants at higher ranks could be considered). The hire will complement other CSM groups already involved in data science research. We consider Data Science broadly defined, encompassing a variety of complex systems and data types, ranging from the Internet to social, biological, chemical, physical, ecological and environmental systems. This tenure-track position will be located in the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Physics. The successful candidate must possess a PhD in one of the said areas or closely related field and is expected to develop a strong independent research program. Eight PhD degree programs in CSM, including the interdisciplinary Computational Sciences PhD, and many data-science-based faculty conducting research across CSM and the University provide a rich environment for collaboration and career growth.
Assistant Professor, Sport Business CM - Dean's Office
The College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sport Business, beginning from September 1, 2021.
Assistant Professor Leadership in Education
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Urban Education, Leadership, and Policy Studies in the Leadership in Education Department to begin September 1, 2021. The successful candidate’s research and teaching expertise will be in pre-K to 12 urban education leadership with a specialization in social justice leadership and anti-racist leadership in urban schools, particularly in the U.S. context.

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