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Executive Assistant to the Dean CSM - Dean's Office
Under the direction of the Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM), the Executive Assistant (EA) to the Dean will provide advanced administrative support by performing complex, varied, and confidential administrative functions that support the College's strategic priorities. The EA will be a strong, positive, collaborative presence in the Dean's Office. The EA must have exemplary time management skills and the ability to identify and anticipate the Dean's needs. The role must interact seamlessly and with a professional demeanor across a broad range of individuals, including the Senior Leadership Team, the Science Advisory Board, departmental Faculty, staff, and others. In addition, the EA is expected to exercise professionalism and discretion in handling highly sensitive and confidential institutional information, including all matters of the Academic Master Calendar and Personnel Action Calendar and collective bargaining and grievance procedures. The Executive Assistant must exercise discretion in committing the Dean's time by evaluating and prioritizing needs. The EA will be responsible for the Dean's calendar management which includes setting internal and external meetings and appointments, speaking engagements, and travel both domestic and international. The candidate will assist with planning and implementing Dean's Office events, participate in project work groups and committees, and manage complex projects and initiatives for the Dean. The incumbent will serve as the primary Dean's Office contact for the University President's Office, Chancellor's Office, Academic Affairs, Administration and Finance, other university departments, and internal and external stakeholders.
Program Coordinator Gerontology
The Program Coordinator will lead the Customer Relations Management (CRM) implementation and utilization for the Gerontology Department at the John W. McCormack School of Policy and Global Studies to enhance student recruitment, enrollment, and retention efforts by applying these tools to increase outreach for the Gerontology Department and leveraging these tools to enhance program management.
Director of Trotter Institute Trotter Institute
The University of Massachusetts Boston seeks an accomplished scholar and a visionary, effective and dedicated leader to be the next Director of its William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture.
Assistant Director of Social Media VC Marketing and Engagement
The Assistant Director of Social Media will manage content and strategy for all of UMass Boston’s top-level social channels — a community of more than 70,000 users across 5+ platforms. This person will be the most senior social media leader on campus, also helping departmental social media managers use the university brand to feature their activities. We’re looking for a data-driven strategist with an outgoing personality and an intuition for good content. How will you help us increase followers and deepen their connection to UMass Boston? You’ll be working with a fun and energetic team of marketers, designers, communications experts, and a professional photographer. Our division acts more like a startup, testing new ideas and learning from the experience.
Head Volleyball Coach Athletics
The Head Coach is responsible for, but not limited to, the development, leadership and administration of the women’s volleyball program. This includes recruiting qualified student-athletes for a competitive team within the LITTLE EAST Conference (LEC), 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. The Head Coach is responsible for compliance with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Conference and University of Massachusetts Boston rules and regulations. The Head Coach along with his/her assistant(s) may be required, upon a successful Registry of Motor Vehicles background check, to drive passenger vans for team travel. Participation is required in University and UMass Boston Athletic Department sponsored events such as the Open House and other fundraising events.
Administrative Assistant II (Labor Resource Center) Labor Resource Center
The Administrative Assistant for the Labor Resource Center and the Labor Studies Program is responsible for providing and coordinating routine administrative-support functions to facilitate the progress of the Labor Resource Center and the Labor Studies major, minor, and certificate. The incumbent will interact daily with full-time faculty and staff, along with part-time/adjunct faculty, graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants, and undergraduate students, providing them with direct administrative and financial support. They will monitor Center finances and human resource needs for the LRC and Labor Studies major, minor, and certificate; will assist the Director in the scheduling of class sections throughout the year; will assist LRC faculty/staff in the day to day operations of the Center, the Labor Extension Program, research activities, fundraising activities, and events; will help lead student recruitment and retention for the Labor Studies undergraduate degree and for the Certificate in Labor Leadership. The Administrator will serve as the LRC property administrator, working with relevant University units to ensure the smooth on-boarding of new personnel. Incumbent will also supervise student employees and interns.
Assistant Professor Counseling & School Psychology
Seeking applicants for tenure-track assistant professorship in the Sport Leadership & Administration Program, to begin September 1, 2023. The position is housed in the Counseling & School Psychology department in the College of Education & Human Development at UMass Boston. Research focus should be on issues of racial equity, diversity, and inclusion in sport and/or the role of sport in the pursuit of social change and human rights.
Program Coordinator AANAPISI
The Asian American Student Success Program will integrate the educational, cultural, and linguistic expertise of faculty, staff, students, families, and local communities to build, assess, and sustain an ongoing, holistic program of activities, services, and research to achieve two specific goals: 1) increased college access for low-income, first-generation, and other traditionally under-represented Asian American students, and 2) increased retention, persistence, course completion, and graduation rates for these students. The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Associate Director to develop and execute college access and peer mentoring programming for the Asian American first generation, refugee and immigrant students at UMass Boston. They will also provide college success coaching for students and logistical support for program activities and events.
Research Assistant Ctr for Social Devel & Ed
The Research Assistant (RA) for the Center for Social Development and Education (CSDE) will provide survey coordination and research support for exciting and dynamic research and program evaluation related to youth with intellectual disabilities. The RA will work with a team of researchers to evaluate the impact of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools (UCS) in K-12 public schools. Under the supervision of the Director of Program Evaluation, and as part of the larger evaluation research team, the RA will oversee and coordinate the daily operations of an annual, national survey to UCS schools (4,000+) and manage a data set comprised of over 10 years of survey data (8,000+ schools). The RA will also be expected to help prepare written reports, conference presentations, and journal articles summarizing survey findings. For more information about the CSDE please visit:
Professor Urban Public Health
UMass Boston’s Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences seeks highly qualified candidates for a tenured Professor to serve as Department Chair beginning 9/1/2023 for the newly-formed Department of Urban Public Health. The Chair will guide and shape the department's programs and mission to advance health equity in urban settings. Review of applications will start on December 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
Assistant Professor Curriculum & Instruction
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the University of Massachusetts Boston’s College of Education and Human Development seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in educator preparation who will serve as the Director of Educator Preparation, to begin September 1, 2023. We are seeking a collaborative, creative, and equity-minded colleague who shares UMass Boston’s commitment to urban education, anti-racism, and social justice and who possesses culturally sustaining perspectives on education from birth through 12th grade.
Lecturer (Applied Linguistics) Applied Linguistics
The Applied Linguistics Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston ( invites applications for a part-time, benefited Non-Tenure Track Lecturer position (0.5 FTE) starting January 23rd, 2023. The Lecturer will teach two courses per semester. Contract renewal is based on funding and teaching performance.
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. Serving on the University’s Cross-Functional Team, the Senior Associate Director of Operations will ensure the accuracy of data being shared and used amongst University offices and external agencies, such as the Department of Education and the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Aid Administration.
Assistant Director, First Year Recruitment Undergraduate Admissions
The Assistant Director for Undergraduate Admissions is responsible for attracting students to the University through traditional means of visits and attendance at college fairs and/or through the development of special projects that bring students to the campus. The incumbent will be responsible for building strong relations with personnel at high schools who influence the student's decision making process; monitoring prospects and applications from assigned geo-territory; creating and implementing strategies to convert prospects to enrolled students; reviewing and rendering admission decisions; conducting information sessions; and providing career and enrollment counseling.
Systems and Applications Development Librarian Healey Library
Healey Library at UMass Boston seeks an innovative and enthusiastic librarian to join the growing team in the Library Systems and Discovery Services department. We seek candidates who are strong collaborators and excited to work in a collaborative and user-centered team environment at an urban public research university library that supports our broadly diverse campus community of approximately 17,000 students and 1,100 faculty in the full range of library resources and services, on and off campus. We value excellent user experience, innovative library services, effective and equitable intellectual access to resources and collections. Healey Library is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff to support the community, as part of its organizational commitment to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion values and practices in its services and work environment.
Assistant Professor SFE - Dean's Office
The School for the Environment is seeking an outstanding academic at the Assistant Professor level in coastal oceanography, to begin September 1, 2023. The University’s location with the main campus on Boston Harbor and its field station on Nantucket makes it ideal for the study of coastal ocean processes We seek a physical oceanographer who can interact with biological, chemical, geological and planning colleagues to analyze or model the effects of storms, sea-level rise, and warming oceans on macrotidal Northeastern estuaries and coastal oceans. The Stone Living Lab, based on an island adjacent to UMass Boston, is a natural laboratory comprised of Boston Harbor and its islands for the study of estuarine processes and climate change. The School for the Environment seeks a colleague who will leverage state-of-the-art laboratory and field-based facilities and our nationally recognized academic programs in the environmental and marine sciences, to advance coastal physical ocean science at the local and global level.
Assistant Professor (Data Science) CSM - Dean's Office
The College of Science and Mathematics 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, 2023. The CSM encompasses six departments: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Physics. It also includes the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy (CPCT), a Student Success Center and leads several research core facilities on campus. 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 developing cutting-edge algorithms for diverse applications in science and engineering. Ideal candidates will have a strong track record in theoretical and applied research in fundamentals of Data Science, algorithm development, and dissemination of software packages for practical applications.
Assistant Professor Urban Public Health
UMass Boston’s Manning College of Nursing & Health Sciences seeks candidates for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin 9/1/2023 in the newly-formed Department of Urban Public Health. Candidates should have a doctorate in Epidemiology or Population Health areas and be able to advance the department's programs, mission, and commitment to anti-racism. Review of applicants will start on December 15, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled.
Assistant Professor Urban Public Health
UMass Boston’s Manning College of Nursing & Health Sciences seeks candidates for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin 9/1/2023 in the newly-formed Department of Urban Public Health. Candidates should have a doctorate in Health Policy and Management, Health Economics, Behavioral Health, Health Communication, Community and Health or Occupational Health and be able to advance the department's programs, mission, and commitment to anti-racism. Review of applicants will start on December 15, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled.
Director of Systems IT Comm & Infrastructure Serv
Working in a team environment, the Director of Systems will work under the direction of the Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, the Director of Systems shall be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing the computing infrastructure at the University, including Cloud Computing. The Director of Systems oversees activities associated with planning, designing, creation, maintenance, and change management of the computing systems and related software and services. They will be responsible for managing technical professionals and classified staff, as well as graduate and undergraduate student employees and student interns. The incumbent will adhere to proscribed industry guidelines and standards for systems. This position will require work at night and on weekends to support systems-related activities and events, as warranted.

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