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Communications Dispatcher III Public Safety
The Dispatcher Level III oversees and monitors the work performed by Dispatcher Level I’s. Incumbents in this position establish staffing schedules, coordinate and conduct employee trainings and oversees and ensures compliance with university policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission. Incumbents also receives, reviews and transmits messages over a state and federal computer network, a fixed radio broadcast system, a police records management system and telephone, all under the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission. Employees in this class operate radio transmitting and receiving equipment; maintain records and logs of messages; search files to obtain information; coordinate radio communications; and perform related work as required.
Program Assistant- (Training & Events) Institute Community Inclusion
The Institute for Community Inclusion Program Assistant, Training and Events will work closely with staff across the organization to support activities related to events and training coordination including travel support for staff on federal and state funded grants. The Program Assistant will support staff located at the Boston office as well as staff working remotely They will utilize online project management software, registration platforms and other tools to organize and support project activities. The Program Assistant will be based at the ICI’s Boston office, a hybrid work schedule is possible.
Program Coordinator II Institute Community Inclusion
The Program Coordinator II for College-based Transition Services will develop and provide training and technical assistance related to college-based transition services for national, state and local stakeholders. At the local level, the incumbent will oversee the University of MA Boston (UMB) MA Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI), 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 (CBTS). 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. At the state and national level, the incumbent will assist with training and technical assistance requests for consultation regarding CBTS. This includes sharing resources, developing training materials and co-hosting the Think College Affinity Group on CBTS. The Program Coordinator II will also collaborate with Think College on the development, pilot, and ongoing implementation of a MAICEI data collection system and support ongoing technical assistance to MAICEI staff on data input.
Research Associate Institute for Early Education
We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our research and evaluation team as a Research Associate with expertise in early childhood education and care. The Research Associate will play a critical role in advancing our research efforts and contributing towards the mission of the Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an early childhood expert to contribute to cutting-edge research, policy development, and program design.
Administrative Assistant II Biology
The Administrative Assistant 11 works directly with the Senior Program Manager of the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) - Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC} U54 Partnership along with Partnership Principal Investigators (Pis), research investigators, core directors and staff, grant administrators, business managers and other relevant research/program staff at the University and at the multiple institutions of the OF/HCC to support all administrative needs of the Partnership. Primary functions of this role include overseeing the event and meeting schedule, maintaining the Partnership website and monthly newsletter and managing the listserv, and serving as the primary user of the Partnership email address. Additionally, s/he will maintain the outcomes database. including conducting a comprehensive publication and grant search and communicating with formerly funded researchers for updates. This person will assist the Senior Program Manager with regular progress reports and data requests from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This person will also assist funded Partnership projects and cores with meeting preparations, as needed; and will work closely with the Senior Program Manager to prepare and review large NIH and NCI research grants for submission.
Departmental Research Administrator (I-III) Manning CNHS - Dean's Office
The “Department Research Administrator (DRA)” job family of positions (levels 1 through 4) are the core department/college-based administrators responsible for working directly with our research faculty and staff on grant development and preparation, and with the day-to-day financial oversight of all funded awards. Our campus’ external research activities are coordinated within teams. We are currently seeking a position within the following team: College of Science and Mathematics, Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences and School for the Environment. These DRA I-III positions will report to the DRA Team Leads.
Simulation & Clinical Lab Education Coordinator Manning CNHS - Dean's Office
The Simulation and Clinical Lab Education Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the design, implementation, evaluation and revision of all simulation and clinical lab activities using evidence based practice standards, course outcomes and curriculum benchmarks. Using a variety of teaching methods, equipment and advanced technology, the Coordinator will establish a lab learning environment that mimics the clinical setting and fosters active learning, critical thinking, effective communication and the confidence and competence requisite for the provision of safe and high quality care. Positions available as part time or full time. Join our active Simulation Lab and expand your experience in Nursing education.
Senior Associate Director of Operations Financial Aid Office
The Senior Associate Director of Operations will direct and manage all technical business processes and functions of the Financial Aid Services (FAS) office. The incumbent will direct and manage the use of technology within FAS and will work to capitalize on the use of technology to support and enhance the business functions of FAS, as well as to support and enhance the objectives of the Enrollment Management Division in promoting sound business practices that assist in the recruitment and retention of students.
Program Coordinator Institute Community Inclusion
The Program Coordinator will focus on the development and implementation of the Transition Leadership program’s graduate programs including the master’s and certificate programs within the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) and the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development. Responsibilities will also include providing administrative support for MA-based projects on transition and inclusive post-secondary education. This coordinator will work on outreach and marketing of the Transition Leadership program to current and potential students, staff, and faculty, assist in the development of communications from ICI and the school to the broader university community and external interested parties while also supporting student and staff projects. Program administration support will also include development of and maintaining a database of applicants, current scholars, and alumni. Student support will include the areas of recruitment, admissions, orientation and registration, day-to-day communications, as well as tracking student information and outcomes for various reporting requirements. The Program Coordinator will act as the primary contact and resource for program participants.
University Police Sergeant 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 Sergeant position is a regulated by the Massachusetts Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). University Police Sergeants are appointed as sworn police officers pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws chapter 75, section 32A and chapter 90C which grants University Police Sergeants 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 Police Lieutenant, a Sergeant 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. Patrol Sergeants provide first- line supervision of the activities of sworn and/or non-sworn personnel on a shift, who are engaged in patrol duty, bike patrol, criminal investigations, community relations, crime prevention activities, and in-service training activities. An employee in this class frequently participates in the work performed by subordinate officers and is responsible for performing related duties as required. The Patrol Sergeant’s primary responsibility is to ensure the effective performance of duty by patrol personnel. Patrol Sergeants work independently in performing regularly assigned duties and assumes complete charge in the event of the absence of a superior officer. 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.
Director of Advisor Development & Advising Resources University Advising Center
The Director of Advisor Development & Advising Resources advances the University’s commitment to holistic student success, develops systems for aligned and coordinated academic advising on campus, and supports major student success initiatives within the Student Equity, Access, and Success (SEAS) unit. The incumbent will play a critical role in promoting student success and ensuring that faculty and professional advisors, academic coaches, peer educators/mentors, and student-facing staff across campus have the support they need to advise, coach, and mentor students in a way that is asset-based and values students’ cultural, racial, gender, social class, ability, linguistic, and experiential diversity. The Director will develop advising resources related to advisor onboarding, professional development, and training, as well as creating a campus-wide advising online sitemap and hub for students and campus partners. The Director reports to the Assistant Vice Provost for Student Equity, Access, and Success (SEAS).
Senior Director of Digital Engagement VC-University Advancement
The Senior Director of Digital Engagement serves as the Office of University Advancement and Alumni Engagement's point person for online content, with the primary objective of creating and implementing digital strategies to engage alumni and donors and deepen their connection to UMass Boston. Working closely with colleagues in the Advancement office as well as through active discovery, the Senior Director will utilize social media, email, and the web to enhance and further the connection UMass Boston alumni have with their alma mater and each other. Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Alumni Engagement and exercising a high degree of creativity, independence, and strategic thinking, the incumbent will measurably increase alumni engagement and participation through digital engagement. She/he also will work with our colleges, schools, institutes, and centers to promote communications that resonate with our alumni and friends.
Employer Liaison Institute Community Inclusion
The Employer Liaison for the Institute of Community Inclusion (ICI) will be responsible for outreach and engagement with businesses in the South Shore Region of MA in order to support the development of employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The Employer Liaison will serve as an integral member of the South Shore Collaborative on Employment (SSCE). The Employer Liaison will work collaboratively to identify the employment needs of individuals served by collaborative members and engage with businesses in the region to identify job opportunities for individuals supported by collaborative members.
Training Associate II Institute Community Inclusion
The Training Associate II will provide field based and administrative support on a project and initiative focused on building the capacity of organizations providing integrated employment and community supports for individuals with disabilities. The incumbent will develop and support online and face-to-face (direct) training programs and technical assistance to human service professionals, and provider agency personnel on services and supports for individuals with disabilities. S/he will promote options and awareness in integrated employment, collaborating with project team. The Training Associate II is responsible for the dissemination of training information through multiple formats, including online management systems, conference presentations, individual seminars, and distance education; will work with a team in the development of products addressing the issues related to supporting improved employment outcomes for individuals with significant disabilities.
Personnel and Operations Administrator CLA - Dean's Office
The Personnel and Operations Administrator, working in the Office of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), including the McCormack School, will provide high-level support for personnel functions for the college. Working closely with the Assistant Dean for Personnel, the Personnel and Operations Administrator will have the responsibility for preparing human resources paperwork related to faculty, staff, and student personnel actions, hiring activities, CLA/MGS faculty success initiatives and awards, payroll, and other time and attendance duties.
Care Case Manager Dean of Students
Under the direct supervision of the Care Case Director, the Case Manager will provide intake for, will meet directly with, and will develop a supportive action plan for a case load of students experiencing medical, mental health, and/or family emergencies. Cases are managed in collaboration with on-and off-campus partners with the end goal of creating a long-term success plan by connecting students with appropriate resources. The Case Manager will ensure students receive appropriate interventions, referrals, follow-up services and monitoring in order to maximize student success and minimize community members’ distress.
Senior System Encoder Registrar's Office
The Senior System Encoder is responsible for the oversight of several software applications considered third-party to the Peoplesoft Student Information System. These will include the CollegeSource suite of products, (including: the uAchieve degree audit, the Planner, the Scheduler, and the Transfer Credit Articulation system), and the Modern Campus Acalog catalog. This person is responsible for the analysis of all of the above-named systems to ensure they meet the existing business needs of the University. This person will provide a leadership role to the System Encoder and will assign all duties regarding the maintenance of the CollegeSource suite of products for both graduate and undergraduate degree requirements. This person is also part of the team responsible for the maintenance of the university catalog software Acalog, licensed by Modern Campus. Course approvals and program changes approved and processed through the university curriculum management software will be configured into the Acalog catalog.
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.
Grounds Keeper Facilities Admin
The incumbent will be responsible for the routine maintenance, repair and/or beautification of campus grounds or roads. The Grounds Unit is responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of university grounds, roadways, parking lots, pathways and sidewalks, including the portion of the Harbor Walk that runs along the UMass Boston waterfront. This position is considered to be an Essential Personnel as defined by and detailed in the contract between the University and the Classified Staff Union (CSU).
Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations VC-University Advancement
The Director of Development for Corporate & Foundation Relations is a mid-level position in University Advancement, reporting directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate and Foundation Relations. The position will play a key role on the CF&R team, informing strategy and increasing the support that corporations, private foundations and organizations provide to UMass Boston. The main thrust of this position is to bolster the relationships with, and proposals for funding to, major corporations and foundations. This dynamic candidate will work closely with deans, department chairs, key research faculty, and leaders of Centers and Institutes on the development of creative and formal proposals to garner support to establish scholarships, stipends for graduate research, and faculty support, among other areas. Up to 50% of this position’s time will be spent assisting UMass Boston Centers and Institutes in fundraising for their important work.

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