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Tech Servs Adoption Spec IT Client Services
The IT department has many useful tools for the university community, but many people don't know all the ways that technology can help their teaching, learning, and working. In this position, you will learn about all the technology in IT and then share that info with faculty, staff, and students in a way that they can understand what it does and how it can help them. You will send IT News broadcast emails, manage the content of IT's websites, create flyers and other design projects, host presentations, and more -- all with a primary goal of bringing attention and clarity to IT's important work.
Student Recruiter Urban Scholars
The Student Counselor/Recruiter will be responsible for coordination of the student recruitment process, the planning and promotion of program activities, program marketing, and student advising. S/he will plan, organize, promote and chaperone college- and career-related field trips and enrichment activities, as well as assist with the planning and implementation of program orientation for new Upward Bound students. The incumbent will assist with Upward Bound student selection, academic and college advising, and building relationships with students’ families. She will meet with a caseload of program participants, individually and through monthly grade cohort meetings, to provide holistic counseling and academic guidance related to their secondary school progress, college and career goals, and postsecondary entry. The Student Counselor/Recruiter will be responsible for maintaining areas of the Upward Bound database that are relevant to student recruitment and activities, collecting student data, and submitting regular reports to the Director of Programs. In collaboration with other program staff, the Student Counselor/Recruiter will promote and report on program events, via website updates and social media.
Program Coordinator PACE VP- Acad Suppt Services
The Professional Apprenticeship and Industry Cluster (PACE) program will include on-campus apprenticeships for first and second year students, pairing students with staff volunteers who will enable them to gain supervised work experience in IT, finance, communications, health services, and other fields. The incumbent will be responsible for the coordination and administrative support of the PACE program, including teaching multiple sections of the PACE Success course, organizing the PACE Showcase event each semester, initiating social media efforts to promote the PACE program, delivering PACE student orientations and classroom presentations, communicating with PACE student applicants completing administrative tasks such as room booking, registering students in WISER, and collaborating with the Associate Director of PACE
Academic Success Advisor Pathway & Multilingual Program
The mission of the Pathways and Multilingual Programs is to provide a culturally sustaining curriculum through high-quality instruction and individualized tutoring support, both in and out of the classroom. Our program is built on a commitment to racial equity, inclusiveness, and multilingualism. We strive to build community and foster students’ sense of belonging through a cohort model as well as extracurricular activities. Most importantly, we center our work on listening to our students' narratives to gain holistic knowledge about who they are and to support their progress across their time at UMass Boston. The Academic Success Advisor works with targeted student populations included but not limited to the Pre- collegiate English Language Program (ELP), and the Direction for Student Potential (DSP) Program, Early College as well as undocumented/DACA students. Using asset-based educational, cultural, and linguistic frameworks, the Academic Success Advisor provides support to the students from their initial transition to college through graduation. The Academic Success Advisor will ensure high-quality, comprehensive advising sessions through educational approaches that promote equity, transformational practice, and academic literacies to guarantee the successful retention of the students we serve. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, working with a caseload of approximately 100-150 students to assist them in navigating academic and non-academic issues as well as connecting them to other appropriate resources and services on campus
Info Tech Director of Systems IT Comm & Infrastructure Serv
Working in a team environment, the Director of Systems will work under the direction of the Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, the Director of Systems shall be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing a hybrid (on-premises and Cloud) computing infrastructure at the University. The Director of Systems oversees activities associated with planning, designing, creation, maintenance, and change management of the computing systems, Cloud, virtual environments, and related software and services. The incumbent must possess a thorough understanding and demonstrable hands-on experience in Azure Active Directory and Identity and Access Management (IAM) services. This position necessitates a director with experience managing technical professionals and cross-functional teams. This position requires a master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field or a Bachelor’s degree with at least five years of experience. The ideal candidate is one with the proper experience and a master’s degree.
Director of Programs 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 $5.6 million and 21 staff members. 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.
Student Success Advisor CSM - Dean's Office
The Student Success Advisor will be responsible for continuing a proactive, developmental advising culture in order to provide to students guidance 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, special populations, and communities.
Director of Alumni Programs VC-University Advancement
The Director of Alumni Programs reports to and works with the Senior Director of Alumni Engagement to coordinate and implement alumni programming ultimately leading to deeper engagement with UMass Boston. The incumbent will partner with colleagues in University Advancement and units across campus plan meaningful events for alumni in Boston and the surrounding areas as well as on the UMass Boston campus. Working with the Senior Director, strategically design comprehensive annual programs aimed at increasing the alumni participation rate and implement strategies to grow engagement from current students and parents. In addition to working with alumni, the Director will serve as the main point of contact for graduating seniors as they transition to alumni, educating them on the benefits and offerings of the UMass Boston alumni community.
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.
Associate Director of Annual Giving VC-University Advancement
The Associate Director of Annual Giving reports to and works with the Director of Annual Giving to design and implement an institution-wide comprehensive annual giving program that aims to grow annual giving participation rates and dollars raised. Utilizing direct mail, e-mail, phone-a-thon, prospect visits, digital media, and the Chancellor’s Council leadership giving society, the incumbent will work to gain philanthropic support from alumni, faculty/staff, students, parents, and friends. The incumbent will be responsible for establishing new programs, as needed, to support the mission of the university. The Associate Director will collaborate with other members of the front-line fundraising and alumni engagement team, as well as administration and academic units, on outreach and will work with each member individually to maximize efforts to raise both annual gifts and leadership gifts within each college or school at the university.
Univ Police Officer Public Safety
Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 253 of the Acts of 2020 (“An Act Relative to Justice, Equity and Accountability in Law Enforcement in the Commonwealth”), the position of: The University Police Officer position is a regulated by the Massachusetts Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). University Police Officers are appointed as sworn police officers pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws chapter 75, section 32A and chapter 90C which grants University Police Officers the same authority, immunities and privileges as a duly appointed and qualified sworn police officer acting elsewhere in the Commonwealth. Under the general supervision of the University Patrol Sergeant, a University Police Officer patrols assigned areas of property used, owned, or occupied by the University of Massachusetts and areas adjacent to the university to provide a safe and secure environment for all members of the University community by means of an alert and vigilant preventive patrol. Work is performed in accordance with federal, state, and local laws as well as university and departmental policies, procedures, and general orders. Work is reviewed by inspection, through verbal and written reports, and by results achieved. University Police Officer candidates must have successfully completed a Massachusetts Basic Police Training Program from an accredited police academy, approved by the Municipal Police Training Council (MPTC) or have successfully completed training that is substantially equivalent to or greater than that of a Massachusetts police officer at a comparable level of experience to obtain an academy exemption through the MPTC. Contingent upon appointment, the appointee(s) shall be considered probationary through twelve (12) continuous months of service, beginning on the date the appointee(s) report for duty.
Associate Director of Urban Scholars Urban Scholars
The Associate Director will be responsible for developing and implementing program curricula. The incumbent will be responsible also for the recruitment, screening, selection, and intake of program participants and will meet with a caseload of program participants to provide holistic coaching and academic guidance regarding their secondary school progress, college and career goals, and postsecondary entry.
Mental Health Educator Health Services
The Mental Health Educator will participate in an interdisciplinary team to support the mission the University Health Services. The incumbent will establish a supportive environment for student success through addressing induvial and population-based health behaviors and will develop and implement evidence-based data-driven educational programs, events, messages and services to address college health topics and other emerging health issues based on available data sources. The incumbent will also assist clinical staff with referrals to healthcare providers and social service agencies.
Program Coordinator Asian American Studies Program
The (Co-Production and Archives) Program Coordinator for the Asian American Studies Program (AsAmSt) supports the storytelling project development, creative media co-production, archival development, curricular integration, and civic engagement of AsAmSt faculty, staff and students, together with AsAmSt alumni and local community constituencies. The incumbent works with a high degree of independence and integrated skill sets as a primary staff of a dynamic, interdisciplinary, academic unit with long-term goals of knowledge co-production, capacity-building, and educational transformation, particularly for under-resourced, metro-Boston Asian American students and communities.
Simulation & Clinical Lab Education Coordinator CNHS - Dean's Office
Join our active Simulation Lab and expand your experience in Nursing education
Grants and Contracts Admin I-IV Research & Sponsored Programs
The Grant and Contract Administrator (GCA) is a four-level series. This series supports faculty and staff from assigned units with both pre- and post-award (non-financial) project management and provides assistance to other Grant and Contract Administrator staff, as needed and as their levels dictate. The GCA role is vital in the success of sponsored research in that they provide daily supervision over all proposals and awards. S/he will work closely with faculty and departmental staff to educate them about how to best achieve successful funding by reviewing and advising on sponsor regulations and institute policies and procedures. The GCA understands the unique processes involved in the overall research effort and has the ability to comprehend the needs of the individual researchers and department business managers. The GCA works with the Principal Investigators (PIs) and department business managers to cultivate research proposals; submits research proposals to sponsors; negotiates acceptable award terms; ensures timely set-up of awards; oversees transactions related to grant/contract management; and maintains grant/contract records in compliance with university and research sponsor policies. The GCA assists with identifying potential funding sources; preparing and submitting project proposals; preparing and submitting budgets and progress reports; processing and monitoring project expenditures; training of departmental grants staff; and maintaining compliance with university policies and procedures, sponsor requirements, terms and conditions, and federal regulations regarding research involving human and animal subjects. Organizational Levels: The organizational levels in this series include: • Grant and Contract Administrator I • Grant and Contract Administrator II • Grant and Contract Administrator III • Grant and Contract Administrator IV
Assistant Director of Admissions, Veterans & Military Outreach Undergraduate Admissions
The Assistant Director for Veteran Recruitment is responsible for the development and/or implementation of outreach, recruitment activities and strategies to attract veteran and transfer students to the University. The Assistant Director will arrange and attend two-year college fairs and conduct monthly visits; develop relationships with external military partners, create and execute a recruitment strategy that results in visiting locations that have a high population of veteran and military personnel; represent the University at on campus and off campus events for Veterans; monitor prospects and applications and implement strategies to convert them in the admissions funnel; utilize yield strategies to increase enrollment of veteran and transfer students; review applications and render admission decisions for all undergraduate applicants; review non-equivalent courses and determine transferability; create and update articulation tables in the transfer computer system; provide career and enrollment counseling to students; and conduct interviews and information sessions.
Assistant Director, First-Year Recruitment Undergraduate Admissions
The Assistant Director for Undergraduate Admissions is responsible for attracting students to the University through traditional means of visits and attendance at college fairs and/or through the development of special projects that bring students to the campus. The incumbent will be responsible for building strong relations with personnel at high schools who influence the student's decision making process; monitoring prospects and applications from assigned geo-territory; creating and implementing strategies to convert prospects to enrolled students; reviewing and rendering admission decisions; conducting information sessions; and providing career and enrollment counseling.
Director Enrollment Management Marketing VC-Enrollment Management
Reporting to the Asst. Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management, the Director of Enrollment Management Marketing will work in support of the Division of Enrollment Management’s overall enrollment strategy for both new and continuing graduate and undergraduate students. The Director will help develop and execute multiple marketing campaigns for a broad spectrum of student types including, but not limited to, first-year, transfer, international, continuing, graduate and veteran students. The incumbent requires strong creative and communication competencies and a general understanding of the enrollment process from prospective student to commencement.
CRM Application Administrator VC-Enrollment Management
UMass Boston is committed to using technology to better support all of our students. We are building an integrated CRM solution to help various stakeholders across campus (including academic advisors, administrative support staff, and student affairs leads) use better tools and information for supporting students, and more seamless ways to connect with each other and provide holistic student service.

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