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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, text, and the Chancellor’s Council leadership giving society, the incumbent will work to gain philanthropic support from alumni, faculty/staff, students, parents, retirees, 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.
Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Academic Success Athletics
The Assistant AD for Student Athlete Academic Success will be responsible for the design, implementation and operational management of all programmatic academic services for UMass Boston undergraduate student athletes. The Assistant AD for Student Athlete Academic Success promotes the ethical and holistic academic success of all UMass Boston student-athletes by monitoring individual and team academic progress, retention and eligibility. The incumbent will strive to engage student athletes at all levels in academic support services as well as oversee the administration, supervision, and evaluation of all academic athletic services. S/he is responsible for providing a student-athlete focused environment dedicated to guiding student-athletes to graduation, while building positive relationships and enhancing their overall experience. Under general supervision and guidance of the Deputy AD for Internal Administration & Operations/SWA and in close collaboration with the University’s Student Equity, Access, and Success (SEAS) departments, and the Academic and Career Engagement and Success (ACES) Center), this person will advise a diverse population of students regarding their academic planning and progress towards degree. This position will assist in the effort to provide comprehensive academic support services for all student-athletes engaged in all of our NCAA Division III Athletic programs at UMass Boston.
Plumber/Sprinkler Fitter Facilities Admin
UMass Boston is a major research university with highly specialized plumbing systems, including, de-ionized water, acid waste glass piping, acid neutralization systems, laboratory gas systems (including natural gas and nitrogen) and grease traps. The Plumber will repair and maintain water piping, soil waste and vent piping for all plumbing fixtures and appurtenances as per the plumbing codes for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as well as the fire protection piping, safety equipment and grounds irrigation systems. Install and maintain fire protection systems piping and components for both wet and dry pipe systems. The incumbent will repair and maintain plumbing systems for all toilet rooms, locker rooms, laboratories, mechanical rooms, swimming pools, kitchens, distilled and de-mineralized water distribution systems, safety eye wash and deluge shower piping systems, as well as the underground sub-soil drainage, roof drainage, sewer, acid waste piping and dilution basins and the campus water main distribution system.
Clinical Assistant Professor (Nursing) Nursing
The Department of Nursing is seeking 12 month faculty for our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree. Please apply to be a part of our rapidly growing program.
Assistant Athletic Performance Coach (Internship) Athletics
The Assistant Athletic Performance Coach will report to the Director of Athletic Performance and be assigned 6-7 varsity teams. This position will be responsible of upholding the mission, core values, and standards of the Dan Rea ‘70 Boston State College Varsity Training Facility, as well as abide by the Division III and Little East Conference regulations. This person will assist the Director of Athletic Performance and work closely with the Sports Medicine Department.
Student Success Advisor (multiple positions) 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.
Clinical Lecturer A Nursing
The department of nursing is seeking 12 month faculty for our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Please apply to be a part of our rapidly growing program.
Director of Community Engagement and Inclusive Excellence Athletics
The Director of Community Engagement and Inclusive Excellence will oversee the development of the UMass Boston Athletics & Recreation community engagement program.  This program will entail initiatives that focus on the planned engagement of UMass Boston athletic teams in the surrounding community and of the intentional engagement of external community partners with UMass Boston athletics and recreation through the use of UMass Boston athletic and recreation facilities to meet partners’ programming needs.  The community engagement program will provide opportunities for UMass Boston student-athletes to engage with and give back to area schools, non-profit organizations, and programs on a regular basis and to participate in activities, which reinforce the UMass Boston Athletics and Recreation mission, vision, and values.
Assistant Provost (Community and Executive Education) Provost & VC Acad Affairs
The Assistant Provost for Community & Executive Education (CEE) leads UMass Boston’s efforts to create, expand, and bring to market non-credit learning opportunities. As part of the university’s mission to increase access to education for all, the Assistant Provost collaborates with internal colleges and departments to identify non-credit courses and micro-credentialing programs that will appeal to adult learners in the public and private sectors. This is a role for an entrepreneurial individual capable of honing in on potential, connecting the right people to pilot an approach, and combing the data to know when success is achieved. UMass Boston has seven academic colleges with the resources to provide non-credit education and is located in a metropolitan area with countless corporate, government, and nonprofit entities. The Assistant Provost’s charge is to catalyze opportunities for upskilling, micro-credentialing, and pioneering of non-credit programs to fill the knowledge and skills gaps in the community and beyond. Metrics for success include increasing non-credit enrollment, coordinating the buildout of additional non-credit offerings, and forging educational provider partnerships with businesses and nonprofits. Fast-paced, data-informed iteration is the name of the game. The Assistant Provost reports to the university’s Provost and remains in close contact with college deans and assistant deans, directors of the university’s centers and institutes, and the university’s marketing division.
Organizational Development Manager Athletics
The Organizational Development Manager will have responsibility for carrying out talent development and human resource duties for the department of Athletics & Recreation. The Organizational Development Manager will assist in work to further an inclusive culture. The incumbent will prepare human resources related forms and materials for employees of Athletics & Recreation to ensure that employees are paid accurately and to ensure proper funding for positions; ensure the department meets deadlines for annual performance appraisals, follows appropriate guidelines around hiring practices and will also perform payroll and other personal management duties, including entering time for staff and students, when appropriate. Under the direction of the Deputy Athletic Director for Internal Operations/Sr. Woman Administrator, the incumbent will be responsible for designing and coordinating professional development opportunities for staff, ensuring all employment searches meet the requirements of the institution and administrative tasks and services to support the effective and efficient human resources operations of the Athletics & Recreation department. The professional will also be responsible for advancing efforts for inclusive hiring practices and retention efforts by helping to shape and further the goals of the department’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts around talent management.
Assistant Professor (Management Science & Information Systems) Management Science & Info Sys
The Department of Management Science and Information Systems (MSIS) in the College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, starting September 1, 2023.
Head Coach Men's & Women's Tennis Athletics
The Head Coach is responsible for, but not limited to, the development, leadership and administration of the men’s and women’s tennis programs. This includes recruiting qualified student-athletes for competitive teams  the Little East 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.
Women's Lacrosse Coach Athletics
The Head Coach is responsible for, but not limited to, the development, leadership and administration of the women’s lacrosse program. This includes recruiting qualified student-athletes for a competitive team within the LITTLE EAST 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.
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Africana Studies) (multiple positions) Africana Studies
The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for three full-time, tenure track positions in the Africana Studies Department. Since its inception 50 years ago, the Africana Studies Department has made important contributions to the study of history, politics, and literature; of ancient and contemporary culture including the arts, religion, and socio-economic sciences; and of economic development and the broad dimensions of public policy that affect the societies and welfare of people of African descent. Now, as the department looks ahead to its fiftieth anniversary, it seeks faculty who will chart its course forward as an integral part of the region’s most diverse public university. Two positions will be at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor. Candidates at this senior rank must show evidence of administrative experience and/or readiness to serve as Department Chair. The third is an open rank position.
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.).
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.
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.

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