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Assistant Director of Financial Aid Operations Financial Aid Office
The Assistant Director of Financial Aid Operations, will provide data, technology, and financial systems support to the Financial Aid Office. Working directly with the Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid Operations, the incumbent will assist with systems processing and reporting aspects of PeopleSoft; and will provide support to other office technology, such as, but not limited to, Document Imaging, Campus Logic, and transactions with the Department of Education.
Director- Ross Center Ross Ctr Disability Services
The Ross Center for Disability Services serves as a resource for the UMass Boston campus community in order to ensure academic accommodations and inclusion for students by promoting a view of disability informed by social, cultural, and political forces. The Ross Center provides academic accommodations to students with disabilities as mandated by Congress in the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, enforced by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and the Department of Justice. Services include advising on disability issues, testing accommodations, note taking, sign-language interpreting, alternative formats for written materials, promoting disability awareness on campus, and providing informational resources. The Ross Center strives to create inclusive academic environments across campus by advancing universal design throughout the University.
Business Services Assistant II Provost & VC Acad Affairs
The Business Assistant II will provide routine administrative, operational, event, communication, and financial support to academic units serviced through the Central Business Unit (CBU). The incumbent will provide general administrative support, which includes preparing reports (both general administrative and financial), maintaining files and assisting with human resources transactions; and will also provide general financial support, including purchasing supplies, equipment and other services for designated area; assist faculty and staff with expense authorizations and reimbursements; and maintain budget files. The incumbent will use ServiceNow, BuyWays, Summit, HR Direct, Concur, One-Drive and other university systems as needed to serve customers, retain documents, and track progress. The incumbent will also provide support for special events, conferences and workshops.
Assistant Professor (Political Science)
The Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track position in American politics to be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning September 1, 2025.  We are interested in candidates whose area of specialization is judicial politics, civil liberties, and/or constitutional law.  A typical teaching load is two courses per semester, and candidates are expected to be productive scholars with active research agendas and pedagogical commitments. This position will come with pre-law advising responsibilities.
Research Assistant (Psychology) Psychology
The Research Assistant, within the Psychology Department, will be responsible for assisting with the administration of a research study that is examining 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 determining caregiver eligibility for the study, consenting participants, 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 may 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 may oversee and monitor the workflow of a team of undergraduate students.
Assistant Professor (History) History
The History Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of race in Colonial and Revolutionary America, beginning September 1, 2025. Applicants should have an active research agenda, evidence of excellence in teaching, and a Ph.D. in hand in History or a closely related field by August 31, 2025. The History Department has thematic strengths clustered in public history; cultural and social history (including race, class, gender, and sexuality); food and health; imperialism and colonialism; science and medicine; poverty and public policy; and histories of labor, immigration, education, and popular culture. We seek to enhance those strengths with a candidate whose expertise in American racial formations during the 16th-18th centuries will expand and diversify not only our curriculum, but also the research and service of our departmental community.
Admissions Counselor Undergraduate Admissions
The Admissions Counselor is responsible for developing and/or implementing traditional recruitment activities to attract students to the University. The incumbent will manage an assigned geo-territory, create a travel plan for recruitment and will represent the University at high school and college fairs; and will develop and maintain relationships with personnel at assigned high schools. The Admissions Counselor will also conduct interviews and provide enrollment counseling for prospective students; will review applications and render admission decisions for freshman and transfer applicants; and will also serve as a liaison to various on-and off-campus constituents. This position may be eligible for a hybrid model, with a combination of on-campus and remote work, depending on department business needs.
Athletic Trainer Athletics
The Athletic Trainer will be responsible for providing preventative measures, acute care, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries to intercollegiate student-athletes at UMass Boston. The incumbent will be responsible for providing athletic training services as directed by the Head Athletic Trainer to the University’s 19 NCAA Division III varsity athletic programs who compete in the Little East and New England Hockey Conferences. This includes, but is not limited to, managing potentially catastrophic, acute, and chronic athletic injuries within the scope of practice for athletic training, to include rehabilitation and return-to-play decisions. This position is expected to collaborate with the Head Athletic Trainer, and if necessary, the team physician and/or the strength and conditioning coach. Attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as assigned by Head Athletic Trainer is required. This position will work cooperatively with student-athletes, coaches, and athletic department staff. The incumbent is also responsible for maintaining the standards for the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA).
Assistant Director- Financial Aid Counselor Financial Aid Office
he Assistant Director, Counselor is responsible for communicating and disseminating financial aid information, policies and procedures to graduate and undergraduate students and families through in-person interviews, media and phone consultations; and is responsible for keeping staff abreast of policy and regulatory changes affecting student eligibility and ensuring consistency in applying policies throughout the Financial Aid Services organization. The role of counselor requires a thorough knowledge of all federal and state regulations and institutional policies governing the financial aid programs.
Community Director Student Housing Office
The Community Director serves an important leadership role in creating an environment and experience that contributes to the academic and personal success of each student living in residence halls. The Community Director receives direct supervision from the Associate Director of Residential Education and functional supervision from Conduct Case Manager, CARE manager, and Associate Dean/Director of Housing & Residential Life. The Community Director will create living-learning environments that challenge and encourage the holistic development of students and support student leadership and success.
Assistant Dean for Budget & Administration (Honors College) Honors College - Dean's Office
The Assistant Dean for Budget and Administration will serve as the chief financial and operations officer for the Honors College and will be responsible for managing all fiscal responsibilities related to budgeting, needs assessment and resource allocation, as well as all personnel policies and paperwork, recruitment and payroll-related systems
Clinical Lecturer A Nursing
The Department of Nursing within the Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences invites applications for a Lead Clinical Coordinator who will hold a full-time 12- month non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of Nursing. Our programs focus on health in urban populations of all ages and target improving health equity in populations at risk for health and healthcare disparities. Primary role will be anticipating and planning for clinical placements each semester.
Administrative Director Biology
The Administrative Director of the Biology Department works closely with the Department Chair to manage the overall operation of the Biology Department, from day-to-day operations to high-level and long-range planning. The Director oversees all organizational, financial, personnel, and academic operations and is directly responsible for financial, budgetary, and personnel matters. The incumbent oversees staff who are responsible for purchasing, course scheduling, course assignments of instructors and graduate students, and other aspects of Department operation. In consultation with the Chair, the Director engages in budgetary, personnel, operations, and Departmental space planning. The incumbent provides overall administrative support to the Chair, faculty, staff, and other personnel, and provides post-award grant support for all sponsored projects. The Director is the first point of contact for the Department and represents the Department on committees that require knowledge of fiscal and personnel procedures and mechanisms.
Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid Financial Aid Office
he Senior Assistant Director/Financial Aid Counselor is a key contributor to meeting Division of Enrollment Management and University goals for recruitment, retention and superior service by assisting students and families in navigating forms, technology and deadlines associated with applying for, receiving and maintaining financial aid eligibility. The Senior Assistant Director/Counselor is responsible for a reduced caseload of Undergraduate and Graduate students. The incumbent will communicate and disseminate financial aid information, policies and procedures to students and families via email, phone and through in-person and virtual meetings
Lecturer (Economics) Economics
The Department of Economics at UMass Boston invites applications for a Lecturer in Economics for 2024-25. We have a particular interest in Health Economics but will consider all fields. Evidence of successful teaching with diverse students, including international students, is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three courses per semester and provide service to the department.
Lecturer (Performing Arts) Performing Arts
UMass Boston’s Department of Performing Arts seeks applicants for a benefited, full time faculty position at the rank of Lecturer (non-tenure track) in Sound and Lighting Design for the Academic Year 2024-25, starting September 1, 2024. Our Performing Arts programs (BA in Theatre, BA in Music, minor in Dance) are small but robust programs with faculty who are dedicated to student success. We seek a motivated individual to collaborate with current faculty and add their expert skills in teaching our students. Responsibilities include teaching courses in the undergraduate Theatre and Music programs, designing lighting and sound for departmental events, mentoring student practicum and performing departmental service.
Lecturer (Applied Linguistics) Applied Linguistics
The Applied Linguistics Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track Lecturer position starting September 1st, 2024. ( The lecturer will teach three graduate courses per semester and provide extensive service related to the ESL Licensure. (
Program Coordinator Institute for Early Education
The Program Coordinator for the Institute for the Early Education Leaders Institute provides day-to-day management, leadership, and coordination for the assigned project, including grant compliance, monitoring and reporting, and maintaining communication with the funder.
Lecturer Leadership in Education
The Department of Leadership in Education, Higher Education Program, in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks applicants for a non-tenure-track position as a part-time Lecturer, to begin September 1, 2024. Of particular interest are candidates with scholarly expertise related to equity-focused leadership in higher education, as well as teaching and learning in higher education, with a focus on culturally sustaining and asset-based pedagogies.
Departmental Research Admin IV Research & Sponsored Programs
The UMass Boston “Department Research Administrator” 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. This is a four-level series that supports proposal development, award management and compliance oversight throughout the grant lifecycle.

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