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Director of Center for Collaborative Leadership Ctr Collaborative Leadership
The Director will serve as the chief administrator for the Center for Collaborative Leadership (CCL or the Center) and the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP), within the College of Management (CM). The Director will report to the Dean of the College of Management. The Director is responsible for curriculum development for all sessions of the ELP (the major program in the CCL), and recruitment of participants to the ELP, Center-sponsored alumni programming and other key Center initiated offerings as well as program execution. The Director will identify, cultivate and nurture key external relationships on behalf of the Center. The incumbent will work actively with the alumni board and assist in planning activities to support the needs of Center alumni, contract consultants (both internal and external to the university) to supplement ELP programming or other needs of the Center; negotiating fees and drafting contracts when appropriate. The Director is responsible for fundraising for the Center, which includes working with major foundations and corporations, as well as alumni, to bring in additional monies to support the activites of the Center and ensure its fiscal stability. To support grantmaking, the Director will identify, craft and submit grant proposals on behalf of the Center, and oversee all grants received by the Center. The Director will serve as the primary liaison to the Center’s advisory board, and will manage and oversee the staff of the Center.
Liaison Librarian Healey Library
Reporting to the Head of Reference, Outreach, & Instruction (ROI) in Healey Library, and working closely with colleagues in ROI, the Head of Collections and other library units, the Liaison 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.  Healey Library is restarting and revitalizing its Liaison Librarian program, whereby each librarian in the unit will teach information literacy sessions and workshops in General Education, but each will also have subject specialty areas on which they will focus for other workshops, and will also contribute to Collections activities, such as communicating faculty suggestions to the Head of Collections, sharing in review and trials of databases, and related activities.
Scholarly Communications, Data, and Affordable Learning Librarian Healey Library
Reporting to the Head of Reference, Outreach, & Instruction in Healey Library, and working closely with other units across the Library (including Collections, Archives & Special Collections, Library Systems & Discovery Services, Technical Services) and across the University as needed (e.g. IT, the Open Educational Resources [OERs] Working Group, instructional and learning designers, etc.), the Scholarly Communications, Data, & Affordable Learning Librarian will have a strong commitment to user-centered service delivery and to student and faculty success. The successful candidate will promote awareness, adoption, creation, and support for Open Education and Affordable Learning Initiatives, and for Open Access publishing inquiries. The successful candidate will also oversee the ScholarWorks Institutional Repository, and will assist faculty and other users with Research Data Management Plans, management of research datasets, and related activities. These will constitute the bulk of the position’s duties, but this position will also have some assigned areas of focus, including outreach, instruction, reference/research support, and related services within our Liaison Librarian program. The Scholarly Communications, Data, & Affordable Learning Librarian is a newly created role within Healey Library, and it is expected that the incumbent will be able to play a strong role in shaping the nature of the position as related campus and library programs in these areas grow (e.g. Open Access publishing, OERs, research data management, etc.).
Sustainability and Resiliency Planner Facilities Admin
This position coordinates development and implementation of the University’s sustainability and resiliency initiatives. The Sustainability and Resiliency Planner performs a variety of planning and coordinating duties in support of sustainable operations and resiliency planning for the UMass Boston campus. The Sustainability and Resiliency Planner will collaborate with the Facilities Management Department, outside agencies and other UMass Boston and UMass System stakeholders in the coordination, organization and development of sustainability and resiliency reporting, planning and implementation. The Sustainability and Resiliency Planner will lead sustainability and resiliency efforts in master planning, feasibility studies, grant searches, grant applications, energy/ sustainability/ resiliency studies and programs both internal and external and project programming. S/he will gather, interpret and prepare data for studies, reports, grants and recommendations; and will coordinate activities and outreach with other campus departments and agencies as directed.
Network Engineer IT Comm & Infrastructure Serv
Working in a team environment, the Network Engineer is responsible for assisting in the development and design of University networks, as well as the day-to-day management and health of such networks, including network analysis and design, configuration and deployment, related performance testing, maintenance and management of network growth and capacity, and network security administration. The incumbent is responsible for all network related reports, performing security risk assessments and assisting in the development and implementation of network policies and procedures, as well as in the growth, service and expansion of the university network. The incumbent will adhere to prescribed industry guidelines and standards for data networks. The position may require work at nights and on weekends in support of network activities, emergencies and events.
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.
Communications Program Assistant Institute Community Inclusion
The Institute for Community Inclusion (IC) Program Assistant- Marketing and Communications will work closely with all members of the Marketing and Communications team to support activities related to marketing and advertising strategies. The Program Assistant will support staff located at the Boston office as well as staff working as telecommuters. The Program Assistant will assist with digital and print design, data visualization, marketing/outreach/publicity, social media and email campaigns, eLearning/Instructional design, and other related tasks. This position will report directly to the Communications Specialist Manager. This position will operate out of the Boston office with potential for a hybrid on-site/remote work schedule.
Research Associate Institute Community Inclusion
The Research Associate I will assist the Principal Investigator in managing and carrying out a qualitative research project using an equity and justice framework in collaboration with New England Native American communities, to understand the experiences, perspectives, and needs of Native Americans impacted by the opioid epidemic and address their employment and economic well-being. The incumbent will act as a liaison with individuals, groups, organizations, and tribal entities, and participate in all aspects of the Native Equity in Employment and Recovery (NEER) Project, including: community outreach and engagement; recruiting, coaching, and mentoring co-researchers with lived experience; convening and facilitating meetings, focus groups, and other gatherings; designing and carrying out a co-creation strategy to develop research procedures and protocols; working with co-researchers to collect, analyze, and interpret qualitative data; presenting findings to the community for input, feedback, and action; and producing reports and other materials for multiple audiences. The Research Associate I will participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a feasibility pilot.
Depart Grant Administrator II-III Institute Community Inclusion
The Departmental Grant Administrator (DGA) is a three-level series that supports the Institute for Community Inclusion and the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development. This series will provide routine oversight and management of the research grant portfolios of multiple Principal Investigators (PI’s) by researching, preparing, and monitoring externally funded grants, contracts and cooperative agreements. The Departmental Grant Administrator will be responsible for account maintenance; processing personnel actions; forecasting, expenditure reporting, as well as account allocations; and maintaining grant records in compliance with university and research sponsor policies. The incumbents will work closely with each PI on all aspects of the administration of his/her research project, including provision of analysis and modifications and assisting with special projects, when needed. The Departmental Grant Administrator will work in collaboration with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) and other central administrative units at the University; and may supervise other grants administration staff.
Director of University Events Univ Events and Ceremonies
The Director of University Events will manage all chancellor-hosted and other campus-wide events and provide guidance and support for events related to the Office of the Chancellor as well as campus-wide. The incumbent will plan, promote, execute, and evaluate events planned by the office, and works collaboratively with university offices and external constituents when applicable to ensure all events meet university standards. The Director acts as liaison to the UMass System Office and Board of Trustees and works directly with the campus leadership in assigned matters.
Facilities Manager VDC Business Development
The Venture Development Center (VDC) is a professional, dynamic, efficient, and sustainable strategic business development center. By attracting and leveraging resources and expertise, the VDC builds innovative entrepreneurial collaborations between UMass Boston and industry sectors and assists faculty, staff and students, no matter which university they attended, to transfer promising technologies into new commercial enterprises. The VDC Facility Manager will provide leadership and execution of client recruitment, program leadership and day-to-day operations. The incumbent will interact with many academic and administrative units of the university, as well as with business, government, and university leaders throughout the Boston-area. S/he will establish policies and procedures to ensure that VDC programs meet the highest standards of best practice, as well as support the mission and accomplish the strategic goals of the university.
Public Services Manager MGS-Collins Ctr for Public Mgt
The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management in the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies (MGS) is dedicated to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of government, with a particular focus on state and local government. The Center offers a comprehensive set of services to increase the productivity, performance, and accountability of government. The Public Services Manager will manage projects in one or more of the practice areas within the Center; and may manage one or more of these practice areas. This includes coordinating, managing, and training staff to complete projects within a practice area; data gathering and analyses; report writing and editing; working with assigned teams or independently based on project needs. The Public Services Manager may be assigned to work within various other practice areas in support of municipalities and other Center clients contributing to the development of data, analyses, visions, goals, strategies, and performance measures/indicators; may work within the government services area and contribute to studies for assigned municipal, state, or other public agency clients seeking to improve efficiency and effectiveness of their operations; or may assist the Center in research, grant writing, or other assignments as workload demands.
Leave and Benefits Manager Human Resources
The Leave and Benefits Manager will manage all employee requests for leave and reasonable accommodations in accordance with statutory regulations, collective bargaining agreements and university policy. Primary responsibility for managing the campus sick leave banks and reconciling the same. As a member of the Benefits and Human Resources team, the Manager also contributes to additional responsibilities within the realm of health insurance, retirement, and other employee benefit programs.
Labor Relations Coordinator Human Resources
Reporting to the Executive Director of Labor Relations, the Labor Relations Coordinator will administer human resources policies and procedures and the University’s various collective bargaining agreements and will provide support and guidance to managers and employees. The Coordinator may prepare research and analyses related to collective bargaining and will provide guidance in the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements and University policies and procedures. The Labor Relations Coordinator will work with supervisors, managers and HR colleagues such as Human Resource Generalist when performance management and/or employee discipline may be warranted.
Clinical Professor A Nursing
The Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences invites applications for a Director of our Accelerated second Bachelor's Option (ABSN) who will hold a full-time 12-month non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of Nursing. Our programs focus on a comprehensive approach to education to meet the very real healthcare needs of our city, state, and nation by educating knowledgeable providers of skilled nursing care, analyzing and creating health policy, and increasing the health of diverse urban populations.
Project Director Ctr for Social Devel & Ed
The Project Director within the Center for Social Development and Education (, will direct all aspects of an ongoing national evaluation of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools. This school-based social inclusion program, currently in over 6,500 schools across nearly every U.S. state, brings students with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities together through sports and school-wide engagement activities. This large-scale, national evaluation examines program implementation strategies and program impacts on social inclusion and the social development of students with and without disabilities, including pro-social behavior, sense of belonging, friendship, emerging identity, as well as school-wide cultural change around inclusion and attitudes toward disability. Under the supervision of the Director of the Center, the Project Director will be responsible for scheduling and coordinating daily project activities; designing teacher and student surveys; coordinating evaluation activities with principals and teachers; with the guidance of the Center’s research staff, will be responsible for implementing the data management system for collecting and coding the program evaluation data, performing data analysis and interpreting results; and writing reports and papers summarizing evaluation findings and presenting findings to the U.S. Department of Education and Special Olympics North America. The Project Director will serve as the liaison with collaborating states and participating schools; will assist the Principal Investigator(s) in the training and supervision of support personnel; and will be actively involved in the development of journal articles, presentation at national conferences, and summary reports to states. To date, the findings from the national evaluation have led to five journal articles and 26 conference presentations.
Electrician I Facilities Admin
UMass Boston is a major research university with specialized and highly critical electrical systems, including emergency power and lighting, research laboratory equipment, uninterruptible power supplies and data networking equipment. Persons in the Electrician I position at UMass Boston test, repair, install and maintain various types of electrical systems and equipment at a journeyman level of performance
Program Coordinator Gerontology
The Program Coordinator will lead the Customer Relations Management (CRM) implementation and utilization for the Gerontology Department at the John W. McCormack School of Policy and Global Studies to enhance student recruitment, enrollment, and retention efforts by applying these tools to increase outreach for the Gerontology Department and leveraging these tools to enhance program management.
Head Women's Ice Hockey Coach Athletics
The Head Coach is responsible for, but not limited to, the development, leadership and administration of the women’s ice hockey program. This includes recruiting qualified student-athletes for a competitive team within the New England Hockey conference, practice organization and supervision, staff hiring/development, game scheduling, budget oversight, student-athlete development, academic monitoring, coordinating fundraising and community service events, and positive alumnae relations. The Head Coach is responsible for compliance with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), conference and University of Massachusetts Boston rules and regulations. The Head Coach along with his/her assistant(s) may be required, upon a successful Registry of Motor Vehicles background check, to drive passenger vans for team travel. Participation is required in University and UMass Boston Athletic Department sponsored events such as the Open House and other fundraising events.
SLA Internship Manager CEHD - Dean's Office
The Internship Placement Manager is a full-time position within the Department of Counseling and School Psychology (CSP), College of Education and Human Development (CEHD). The Department of Counseling and School Psychology provides a dynamic environment for faculty, staff, and students to engage in teaching and learning in areas related to equity issues, systems-level change, LGBTQ health and wellness, social justice, transnational, human rights, and global perspectives. For more information, please see:

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