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Assistant Director of Laboratories (Psychology) Psychology
The Assistant Director of Laboratories will assist the Director of laboratories in the Psychology Department with technical and logistical support for research and teaching laboratories, and with these same areas of functioning within the central department. The incumbent will also act as a purchasing liaison and will interface with faculty, students, and vendors to optimize purchasing within university purchasing guidelines; and will be responsible for tracking purchases and basic accounting. The Assistant Director of Laboratories will maintain and support technology resources for The Psychology Department. This includes overseeing the integration of third-party systems related to research technology and office applications, understanding and monitoring system data use, assessing data needs, and maintaining those systems as needed. She/he will be the expert and lead for PeopleSoft finance applications in the psychology department and serve as liaison to the UMass central UPST system, and to UMass Boston's IT office. Other responsibilities include: providing reports and analysis for department research groups on and off campus, working and communicating with UMB IT to troubleshoot equipment and systems problems as they arise, providing training on our system for all departments IT and lab systems. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing all financial requests from departmental and grant funds allocated to the psychology department. This includes all purchases, advances, reimbursements, and fund allocations that are required to maintain the department and research project needs that are required.
Equipment Coordinator Athletics
UMass Boston’s Equipment Coordinator will manage all aspects of athletics equipment, uniforms and other related supplies including maintenance, inventory, and care for UMB’s 18 varsity sports programs. The incumbent will update and streamline apparel and equipment control systems and procedures including purchasing, inventory, ordering and billing. The position will also assist in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures for the Equipment Room. Coaching opportunities may be available.
Lecturer Management Science & Info Sys
The Department of Management Science and Information Systems at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a fulltime lecturer position in Supply Chain and Analytics, to begin in the Spring 2023 academic semester.
Executive Assistant VC for Info Technology and CIO
The Executive Assistant to the CIO provides high level support and confidentiality to the CIO and the Office of the CIO. Manages the daily operations of the office with the ability to deal with and handle situations that are sensitive in nature ensuring the day-to-day processes and communications flow smoothly and efficiently. The Executive Assistant works with the CIO and Directors to establish and maintain relationships with other departments and external customers; s/he serves as the primary contact for the Chancellor's Office, Academic Affairs, Administration and Finance, UMass President's Office and other University Departments as well as external organizations and individuals; manages the Vice Chancellor' calendar, scheduling appointments and meetings, and makes travel arrangements; works closely with the operation of all aspects of event planning and implementation and special events as needed.
Assistant Director (Clinical Psychology) Psychology
Assists the faculty Graduate Program Director by overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program, one of two doctoral programs in the Department of Psychology of the College of Liberal Arts. Responsibilities: to maintain, compile, and share information about faculty, students, and alums needed to maintain program accreditation; to maintain records of faculty activities and student progress as required for university, accreditation, and licensure; to implement the admissions process; to prepare and manage program budgets; to complete purchasing; to plan and organize program events (including some which occur outside of business hours or on weekends); to coordinate the work of the program’s leadership committees; to provide administrative support and guidance to graduate students as they navigate the university procedures; to prepare the program newsletter, website, and other communications independently for the Director’s approval; to organize the course evaluation and qualifying examination processes; to coordinate administrative elements of student hiring (including meeting Union and Human Resources documentation requirements), student grants and fellowships, student practica and internship placements, student awards, fundraising, and in other domains as assigned. Work collaboratively with other Psychology Department staff. Serve as a program liaison to other offices on campus, including Accounting, the Bursar, Financial Aid, the Registrar, the Office of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, the Office of Graduate Studies, and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Supervise student administrative support when available.
Assistant Professor Public Policy & Public Affairs
The Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs in the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor, beginning September 1, 2023. Applicants must have earned a doctoral degree in one of the following fields: public administration, public policy, political science or any other relevant social science program. Areas of specialization include a program of research primarily situated in public administration that focuses on budgeting, finance, leadership, human resource management, performance management, and/or science and technology. The Department welcomes experts in both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in racial disparities, gender inequality and intersectional approaches to inequities, as well as health care and/or climate change risks.
Assistant Professor Confl Res Hum Sec & Globl Gov
The Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, & Global Governance in the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position, beginning September 1, 2023. We are seeking a scholar/practitioner who can strengthen the conflict resolution program core, and who has a primary focus on conflict at the community, organizational, or national (US domestic) level.  We are interested in candidates whose areas of focus include conflicts surrounding race, ethnicity, and justice, particularly in the US, as well as candidates with a focus on gender and conflict, or restorative justice. We are open to all research methodological strategies, but some fluency in quantitative methods is a plus.  Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in a relevant social science discipline by the date of appointment.
Senior Laboratory Scientist SFE - Dean's Office
The Environmental Analytical Facility (EAF) at the University of Massachusetts Boston is seeking a Senior Laboratory Scientist to assist with the chemical analysis of environmental samples and to assist in technical and operational management of the EAF. The qualified candidate will be responsible for facilitating work-flow management of chemical analysis of waters, sediments, soils, and biological (chiefly invertebrate) tissues. The Senior Laboratory Scientist will establish and maintain a well-organized lab environment; will provide guidance in the use of laboratory materials and equipment; will provide safety protocols associated with experiments and equipment; and will monitor lab courses as they take place to ensure the correct execution, operation of equipment and compliance to standard operating procedures. The Senior Laboratory Scientist will also orient and assist in the training of undergraduate and graduate students as Laboratory Assistants; and will assist in the development of new analytical methods, as directed.
Senior Associate Director (One Stop) One Stop Student Serv Ctr
The Senior Associate Director will report to the Director of One Stop and assist in providing oversight of daily operations and supervision of One Stop Service Team. The incumbent’s overarching responsibility is to create and support understandable, convenient, and flexible systems for the delivery of student services across multiple channels and platforms
HR Customer Service Assistant (HRG/Recruitment) Human Resources
The HR Customer Service Assistant will provide routine administrative duties to support the daily operations of the Department of Human Resources. The incumbent will greet, direct and/or provide assistance to both internal and external customers; receive and direct internal and external phone and e-mail inquiries and when necessary, field inquires to appropriate staff person; receive, sort and distribute mail; prepare selected correspondence; and proofread and type documents. They will run reports and conduct database queries; gather, update and enter information into departmental and/or university databases and systems; and will schedule meetings for departmental directors and managers. The incumbent will be responsible for interacting with a wide variety of staff, faculty and students to provide information and to direct them to the appropriate source for resolution of an issue.
HR Customer Service Assistant (Benefits/Labor Relations)
The HR Customer Service Assistant will provide routine administrative duties to support the daily operations of the Department of Human Resources. The incumbent will greet, direct and/or provide assistance to both internal and external customers; receive and direct internal and external phone and e-mail inquiries and when necessary, field inquires to appropriate staff person; receive, sort and distribute mail; prepare selected correspondence; and proofread and type documents. S/he will run reports and conduct database queries; gather, update and enter information into departmental and/or university databases and systems; and will schedule meetings for departmental directors and managers. The incumbent will be responsible for interacting with a wide variety of staff, faculty and students to provide information and to direct them to the appropriate source for resolution of an issue.
Program Coordinator (Writing Center) CLA - Dean's Office
The Writing Center Program Coordinator will serve as the first point of contact for and coordinate and provide administrative and programs support to the university-wide writing center. The incumbent will provide routine and timely information and assistance to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, consultants, and other university stakeholders and will maintain and manage the Writing Center’s budget. The incumbent also maintains and manages the Writing Center’s budget and serve as the primary point person for human resources-related matters. The Program Coordinator will also work closely with the writing center administrative team to ensure smooth program operations and to provide programmatic support. This position requires in-person work on campus and might require some evening hours.
Financial Research Admin I-IV Research & Sponsored Programs
Financial Research Administrator I-IV will be responsible for a portfolio of awards from various funding agencies with major duties to include bill plan set-up; billing; payment processing; accounts receivable; post-award management; sub-recipient monitoring; and close-out of sponsored funding awards.The Financial Research Administrator I-IV will also be responsible for providing comprehensive post-award management of sponsored funding that supports university policies, fairly applies rules and regulations of all sponsors and the university, supports and improves the financial expertise of ORSP and builds processes to support ORSP and the research community.
Director of 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.
Program Assistant Institute Community Inclusion
The Education and Transition Program Assistant will work closely with all members of the Education and Transition team to support activities related to training, technical assistance, dissemination, project coordination, and grant management. The Program Assistant will support project staff from within a distributed work environment, including staff and programs in various states and time-zones. The Program Assistant will take a lead role in organization of project support activities. The incumbent will balance multiple priorities for project staff and provide a high level of attention to detail in the execution of data entry and organizational tasks. The incumbent will utilize online project management software and other tools to organize and support project activities
Associate Director (Center for Collaborative Leadership) Ctr Collaborative Leadership
The Associate Director of the Center for Collaborative Leadership serves as a member of the Center management team, participating in the management of the Center’s varied programs, projects and research activities. Under the direction of the Center Director, the Associate Director will support the Center for Collaborative Leadership (CCL) by identifying and cultivating key relationships, such as university stakeholders, alumni, and donors, on behalf of the Center. The Associate Director will work with the Director to lead fundraising efforts for the Center, which includes working with major foundations and corporations, as well as alumni to bring in additional monies to support the activities of the Center and ensure its fiscal stability; and will identify, craft and submit grant proposals on behalf of the Center. The Associate Director will also identify and engage new organizational partners for each of the Center’s offerings.
Deputy Athletic Director for Strategic Advancement Athletics
The Deputy Athletic Director for Strategic Advancement will provide strategic leadership and be responsible for department-wide strategic planning efforts and broad supervision with the department’s external units including development, athletic communications, multimedia, marketing, fan engagement, and alumni relations. This position will develop and execute strategies to ensure collaboration and alignment amongst these areas to unify and strengthen the UMass Boston Department of Athletics and Recreation (UMB A&R) identity, brand, presence, message, engagement, and strategic focus. The Deputy is responsible for the leadership, supervision and implementation of a department development strategy including but not limited to affinity programs, annual appeals, endowment and capital related projects, with a major emphasis in the solicitation of gifts of $25,000 or more from individuals, alumni, corporations and foundations efforts and associated marketing and communications strategies. Supervision of a select portfolio for the department and varsity programs will be expected. The Deputy will also work closely with the Director of Athletics and Recreation (A&R) to build strategic efforts towards the development of a high performing and collaborative sport performance model including efforts to garner financial support for the program development and initiatives. The incumbent reports to the Director of A&R, will work closely with the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, and will collaborate with partners in the University’s Advancement Department, University Communications, the Sports Leadership and Administration Program, and the Department of A&R to recruit and cultivate active volunteers and increase opportunities for engagement among external constituencies to ensure that the program meets its financial targets. Frequent travel is required.
Special Assistant to the Assistant Chancellor Ofc of Diversity & Inclusion
The Special Assistant to the Assistant Chancellor within the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) will provide high-level professional and administrative support by performing complex, varied and confidential administrative, project management and financial functions supporting the goals and strategic priorities of the Office and the University. The incumbent will serve as the liaison for the Assistant Chancellor (AC) for all internal and external constituencies and will assist in the management of day-to-day relationships with key functional areas of the university, including but not limited to Admissions, Academic Affairs, Enrollment Management, Student Affairs and Human Resources. The Special Assistant will independently manage and oversee complex projects as assigned often with a high degree of confidentiality.
Assistant Director of Tutoring Programs Academic Support Programs
Reporting to the Director of the Center for Academic Excellence, the Assistant Director of Tutoring Programs serves as a member of the ASP/Center for Academic Excellence leadership team and ensures the effective delivery of all tutoring services provided by the Center. With the Director, the incumbent works to develop and implement programs to achieve ongoing Center developmental goals, including, but not limited to, programs designed specifically to provide support for students in STEM majors. The Assistant Director’s responsibilities include, in collaboration with the Director, developing and maintaining inter-departmental networks across the university to identify and address areas of need; recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising tutors; ensuring that coverage needs are met for course-specific and course-embedded tutoring; and providing professional development opportunities for tutors by assisting in the development and assessment of course content for ASP 120: Introduction to Peer Tutoring.
Gift Processing and Data Coordinator VC-University Advancement
The Gift Processing and Data Coordinator for University Advancement will be responsible for providing coordination of activities relating to data and gift processing. Also, run batch reports of gifts recorded and acknowledgement letters of donation. Work closely with the Director of Advancement Information Systems to maintain the Ellucian/Advance database structure; ensure data integrity, create and run reports. Oversee data entry staff and ensure that data is being accurately recorded in the Advance system. He or she will be responsible for compiling address mailings for targeted solicitations to send to the external mail houses. Perform other duties as required or assigned. The Gift Processing and Data Specialist will be a member of the advancement team and report to the Director of Information Systems. The position will be responsible for maintaining an integrated system of daily gift batches entry, production of gift receipts, individualized acknowledgement letters, posting batch control reports and gift transaction reports in accordance with established procedures.

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