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Student Counselor/Recruiter Upward Bound
The Student Counselor/Recruiter will be responsible for oversight 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 plan and implement program orientation for new Upward Bound students. The incumbent will also assist with Upward Bound student selection, academic and college advising, and building relationships with students’ families. S/he 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. In collaboration with other program staff, the Student Counselor/Recruiter will promote and report on program events, via website updates and social media.
Research Assistant (Psychology) Psychology
The Research Assistant, within the Psychology Department, will be responsible for assisting with the administration of a research study that examines the effectiveness of treatments for toddlers with social communication delays and early signs of autism spectrum disorder. The Research Assistant will participate in multiple phases of the study, including screening and longitudinal assessment of children and families. The Research Assistant will also be involved in the clinical implementation of developmental and diagnostic visits, facilitate home visits that involve delivering digital technology for data acquisition, and as well as assisting in data preparation and analysis, and contributing to national and international meeting presentations and manuscript preparation. The Research Assistant will also coordinate meetings with early intervention providers and Directors of Early Intervention programs in the Greater Boston area, assist with data collection from early intervention providers; review and score recorded intervention sessions for intervention fidelity and code recorded parent-child interactions for parent responsivity, manage and administer participant incentives, and manage Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions. Finally, the research assistant will oversee and monitor the workflow of a team of undergraduate students who will be involved in coding parent-child interactions.
HVAC – Automatic Temperature Control Mechanic Facilities Admin
The HVAC-Automatic Temperature Control Mechanic inspects, maintains and repairs building components and equipment related to the heating, cooling and ventilation systems, including chilled water recirculation pumps, chilled water condenser pumps, air compressors, variable speed fans, air-supply and recirculating fans, electric heating coils, electric cabinet unit heaters, electric baseboard radiation units, baseboard heating units, cooling coils, chilled water BTU meters, water treatment system components, high voltage main drive motors and other building-related equipment. The incumbent may install new equipment and fixtures.
Academic Advisor (CLA First!) CLA - Dean's Office
The Academic Advisor will provide academic advising and related services within the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), working specifically with CLA First! and adjoining learning communities to ensure that the services provided meet the needs of the students. The incumbent is responsible for creating programs and interventions focused on student learning and supporting students in attaining their educational and career goals. The incumbent will also be responsible for explaining and interpreting policies and procedures; will serve as an advocate for students when appropriate; and act as an advising resource for CLA faculty, when necessary.
Assistant Director of Finance VC-University Advancement
The Assistant Director of Finance will be responsible for recording donations on the university’s donor management system and work with the Director of Finance to ensure that donations received by the Office of University Advancement (UA) are transferred to the appropriate gift account on campus and the UMass Foundation. The incumbent will be responsible for entering private support contributions and pledge information on the university’s donor management system (ADVANCE) received from other areas of the university; will manage credit card transactions associated with Special Events to ensure charitable and non-charitable transactions are processed in accordance with university guidelines; and will be responsible for producing financial reports from Peoplesoft, ADVANCE, I-modules, and Stellar to reconcile. In addition, the Assistant Director of Finance will be responsible for managing donations which are designated to the Boston campus but must be processed through a 501 c 3 entity, the UMass Foundation; and will participate in and be responsible for special projects assigned by the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Finance and Operations Management and Director of Finance.
Assistant Professor (Applied Mathematics) Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning September 1st 2022. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field. The research area of interest is open to all fields of applied mathematics which includes current areas present in the department/college to increase synergy and collaboration. The successful candidate will have a robust research program and strong potential to secure extramural funding.
Assistant Professor (Marketing) Marketing
The College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Marketing, to begin September 1, 2022. The responsibilities of this position include academic research, teaching, and service. Faculty members are expected to conduct high-quality academic research and publish in the field's premier journals, teach in the college’s undergraduate and graduate program, and engage in meaningful service to the department, college, university, community and profession.
Assistant Professor Nursing
The Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences is seeking tenure track candidates in Nursing who have a focus in health equity, mental health or adult health.
Assistant Director for International Admissions Undergraduate Admissions
The Assistant Director for International Admissions will be responsible for the development and/or implementation of domestic and international recruitment activities and strategies to attract new students to the university, with a focus on international 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.
Development Coordinator VC-University Advancement
Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor, the Development Coordinator manages the day-to-day administrative support and operations of the Major Gifts Office and provides direct administrative assistance to the Major Gifts team and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Principal & Leadership Gifts. He/she is responsible for creating requisitions for goods and services, processing invoices and travel expense reimbursements, tracking payments through A/P system, journalizing expenses when appropriate, and uploading monthly one-card statements in BuyWays with appropriate documentation in accordance with university policies. The incumbent may also serve as a payroll manager for the Division of University Advancement which includes entering electronic personal action forms (E-PAF’s) in peoplesoft, and recording time and attendance. In addition, manage complex projects, initiatives and special events for the Associate Vice Chancellor and the Major Gifts team; and will work as the front desk receptionist at the discretion of the Associate Vice Chancellor.
Program Coordinator (Psychology) Psychology
The Program Coordinator will serve the Departments of Psychology, within the College of Liberal Arts, in the administration of a graduate program and program spending. The incumbent will assist the Graduate Program Director of the Psychology Department’s Developmental and Brain Sciences (DBS) PhD Program with student recruitment, program marketing, student assistantship and other employment contracts, and program purchasing.
Assistant Professor (Data Science) CSM - Dean's Office
The College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors in the general area of Data Science, to begin September 1, 2022. The new hires will further strengthen and expand the CSM interdisciplinary and data-oriented research, and demonstrate commitment to graduate and undergraduate research and education. The new hires will complement other CSM groups already involved in these endeavors. We consider Data Science broadly defined, encompassing multiple disciplines, ranging from theoretical and methodological contributions rooted in statistics, mathematics, and computer science to cutting-edge developments in computational physics, computational biology, as well as applications in engineering, healthcare and social sciences.
Program Manager MA Ofc of Public Collaboration
The MA Office of Public Collaboration (MOPC) is seeking a full-time, benefited Program Manager for a mid-career professional position fundamental to the office’s public service mission. The position manages public dispute resolution programs and capacity-building projects serving the needs of MA residents and institutions, including training design and delivery; mediation and facilitation of collaborative and restorative processes; overseeing affiliated practitioners and community mediation centers; outreach and education, data gathering and analysis, reporting to sponsors. The Program Manager works both on campus and remotely under the direction of a senior director and in collaboration with research and evaluation staff and graduate students and participates in strategic planning, program development, fundraising, and initiatives with professional networks. The Program Manager to be hired will manage the community mediation center grant program and related outreach websites and social media. MOPC is a statutory state agency and applied research center of the McCormack Graduate School. The office’s mission is to assist state & local government with the resolution of disputes, the design and operation of mediation programs, the delivery of education for public employees and the qualification of practitioners to serve on public contracts. MOPC oversees the state-sponsored community mediation system that provides operational funding to qualified centers, administers statewide programs that build capacity and infrastructure to help public agencies and citizens to address important community objectives, and serves as a neutral forum for public engagement initiatives. MOPC values diversity, equity and inclusion in its programs, practices, and operations.
Assistant Professor (Computer Engineering) Engineering
The Department of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Engineering, with a starting date of September 1, 2022. We seek energetic candidates with strong experimental research track records capable of establishing and maintaining a nationally recognized and externally funded applied research program in the fields of Robotics or Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). Research areas may include (but not limited to): AI, Robotics, CPS, reinforcement learning, control systems, smart cities, real-time machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicle and UAV, computer vision, novel actuator and sensor technology, CPS safety and security, digital system design, etc.
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.
Assistant Professor in Molecular or Cellular Biology and Bioinformatics Biology
The Department of Biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor who studies molecular or cellular biology, to begin September 1, 2022. We will prioritize candidates whose research plan involves laboratory-based research that incorporates bioinformatics and data science approaches.
Employment Specialist I Institute Community Inclusion
The Employment Specialist I for the Institute of Community Inclusion (ICI) will provide services necessary to assist individuals with disabilities in obtaining and maintaining employment in the community in integrated settings. The incumbent will work with individuals who have barriers to employment to identify job interests, evaluate and assess work skills and needed work place supports, based upon individual preferences, skills and job duties. The Employment Specialist I will develop relationships with employers in order to identify jobs and to support the successful transition of job seekers into employment; will provide on-going supports as needed to facilitate employment retentions; and will provide case management and service coordination, as needed to facilitate access to and the coordination of services necessary for successful employment outcomes.
CSM Machine Shop Manager CSM - Dean's Office
The primary responsibilities of the CSM Machine Shop Manager in the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) are to launch the CSM Machine Shop after its relocation and to ensure its uninterrupted and sustainable operations. The Machine Shop Manager is responsible for fulfilling the equipment-related needs of the CSM research and teaching enterprise with special consideration for other units of the University as appropriate. The CSM Machine Shop Manager works closely with CSM faculty, research-related staff, and graduate students to design, machine, and construct one-of-a-kind scientific instruments and mechanical devices. The Machine Shop Manager is also responsible for ensuring that the Machine Shop operates in compliance with all applicable standards, laws, and regulations.
Civil Right Accommodations Administrator Human Resources
Under the general supervision of the Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX, and working closely with Human Resources Compensation & Benefits Analysts, the CRTIX Accommodations Administrator facilitates aspects of CRTIX operations focused on accommodations, including assisting in the coordination of religious and ADA/504 accommodations for students, faculty and staff, including accommodations related to COVID; coordination of supportive measures pursuant to Title IX and Massachusetts law; website updates; record-keeping related to investigations, training materials and schedules; general office administration; and other tasks related to compliance with the University’s obligations under Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and various Massachusetts civil rights laws. This is a one-year term-appointed position, with the possibility of extension.

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