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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.
Assistant Director, Financial Aid Counselor Financial Aid Office
The 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.
Ombudsperson Chancellor's Office
Consistent with its commitment to equity and an ethic of care, the University has undertaken to create the new role of University Ombudsperson. Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the Ombudsperson will be responsible for introducing this new role to, and establishing it on, the campus. The Ombudsperson is a neutral resource for impartial dispute resolution. The primary duty of the position is to provide confidential and informal assistance for any member of the university community -- including students, faculty, and staff—who has a problem or concern. The Ombudsperson will use individual or group mediation, reconciliation, personal counselling, group workshops, and other means aimed at empowerment among individuals and groups, with sensitivity to those subjected to inequitable conditions. In addition, the Ombudsperson is responsible for developing systems for ongoing and systematic analysis of policies, patterns, and trends and providing recommendations for policy and campus climate improvements that can contribute to the goal of restorative justice across campus. This position supplements, but does not replace, the University’s existing resources for formal conflict resolution.
Lecturer (Computer Science) Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks applications for two full-time, benefited, non-tenure-track Lecturers at a competitive salary level, to begin January 23, 2023. The initial appointment will be for the Spring 2023 semester, with renewals possible subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding. One of the positions will involve instruction at the undergraduate level in a range of computer science topics and participation in shaping our undergraduate curriculum. Primary responsibilities include teaching four courses each semester, developing new course materials, and advising students. The candidate must hold a Master's degree or higher degree in Computer Science or a related area and have prior experience in teaching Computer Science at the university level and working in the Software or Information Technology industry. Knowledge of assembly programming, computer architecture, and operating systems is highly desirable. The second position additionally includes teaching at the graduate level, with a focus in software engineering courses. Our graduate program is growing rapidly, and most of its students need to take a sequence of three software engineering courses that prepare them for employment in the software industry. Industry experience in software engineering is therefore an important qualification for this position, plus a PhD degree in Computer Science or a closely related field that is mandatory for teaching graduate courses.
Employment Specialist Human Resources
The Employment Specialist will serve as the primary point of contact for management of the university’s applicant tracking system and, in collaboration with the HR Generalists, the related business operations and recruitment efforts of the university. The incumbent will have primary responsibility for the placement of advertisements regarding all employment opportunities; will support the HR Generalists in advising hiring managers regarding options for positing employment opportunities; will take the leading role in executing background checks on all new hires and tracking background check results; will support I-9 completion process for new hires; and will liaise as needed with HR Generalists, benefits staff and others as needed to ensure a smooth onboarding of all new hires. The incumbent will also provide oversight and process quality control over the university's online applications, candidate screening and the applicant tracking system including but not providing daily technical support to system users and developing and conducting regularly scheduled training for both search committee members and hiring managers. Takes primary responsibility for reviewing departments’ candidate slates for diversity and, where indicated, suggesting additional candidates for inclusion. Manages the production of reports from the applicant tracking system to support diversity and other university initiatives.
Research Computing Consultant/ Systems Engineer IT Research Computing
The University of Massachusetts Boston IT Research Computing department is seeking a Research Computing Consultant/Systems Engineer. The Research Computing Consultant/Systems Engineer will engage researchers in the use of state-of-the-art Research Computing systems, tools, and software. The incumbent will also administer, monitor and maintain high performance compute clusters, workstations, storage, compute and web servers supporting research operations.
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.
Latino Policy Analyst Gaston Institute
The Latino Policy Analyst (LPA) will work with the Gastón Institute’s Director, Associate Director and/or Principal Investigators to conduct statewide research and policy analysis focusing on the status of Latino communities, with a special focus on developing recommendations for policies, programs and best practices at the local and state levels that support the advancement of the Latino community in Massachusetts. The LPA will collect and analyze primary data across the state; and will analyze secondary data collected by federal agencies, state agencies, community-based organizations, human services providers, academic and professional journals, professional organizations and foundations. The LPA will write and prepare policy/issue briefs, research summaries and literature reviews; and will serve as the lead facilitator for the “Latino Public Policy Advisory Group” at the Gastón Institute. The LPA will also support the development of grant proposals for the group’s research agenda. The LPA will also work closely with community-based organizations to identify Latino needs and emerging trends, and areas for coordination and collaboration that support policy-based initiatives for the Latino community in MA.
Clinical Assistant Professor A Nursing
UMass Boston invites applications for an Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner 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 healthcare disparities.
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 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.
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.
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 of Coastal Physical Oceanography or Assistant Professor (Coastal Physical Oceanography) 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.

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