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Post Doctoral Research Associate - Environmental Water Resources Engineering UMass Amherst
Postdoctoral Research Associate focusing on how climate change will alter aquatic flows in streams and rivers across the country and how climate information can be further incorporated into aquatic ecosystem management.
Web Writer - Marketing & Communications UMass Amherst
The University is in the process of bringing all the main forward facing website properties onto a unified technical platform that is supported by a robust content management system (Drupal) and clear web governance. As a result, we are looking for several key positions to round out our existing team. UMass Amherst is looking for an experienced content writer to join our digital team in the University Marcom Group. In this role, you’ll help drive search traffic and awareness through editorial content and website copy. You’ll create engaging content based on university goals and high search volume topics. The ideal candidate has some technical proficiency, digital marketing experience, web writing, an understanding of SEO, and an appreciation for results measurement. Along with writing for the main institutional sites, you’ll be working directly with university partners to write and edit content for their sites. UMass is a fast-paced environment that always demands excellence and efficiency, while making room for autonomy, innovation, and creativity.
Assistant Director of Admissions - Application Evaluation UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Associate Director of First-Year Admissions, this position will plan, administer and implement strategies regarding undergraduate student recruitment, selection and yield enterprise to meet institutional undergraduate admission and enrollment goals in a specific region of the United States.
Social Media Campaign Coordinator - Marketing & Communications UMass Amherst
The University Marcom Group leads and coordinates strategic marketing efforts for UMass Amherst to raise the institution’s global visibility and deepen its reputation as one of the nation’s great public research universities. It tells the university’s stories through a wide array of platforms and builds strong relationships with important audiences through a variety of traditional and new marketing tactics. This position will nurture, monitor and engage communities on behalf of the UMass Amherst brand. Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director of Marketing Strategy, this individual will support digital engagement strategies while assisting in managing the overall social media presence through content creation tailored to the right channels.
Departmental Assistant - Graphics Designer Associate (Athletics) UMass Amherst
The Graphics Designer Associate is an entry level position with growth opportunities. This position will work as a part of our Creative Services Team, under the direction of our Assistant Athletics Director of Marketing, Creative & Digital Strategy, to create exciting and engaging graphics for Massachusetts Athletics. Focus on creating different marketing materials that complement the UMass Athletics’ brand image and help with accomplishing the department’s goals and needs (posters, media guide covers, brochures, direct-mail pieces, etc.). This is a temporary position that is non-benefitted.
Culinary Worker II (Star Ginger) UMass Amherst
Performs routine manual and domestic job duties in a food service operation including: cooking, cleaning and serving food. The basic purpose of this work is to perform cooking tasks and assist with cleaning and food serving work as needed.
Clerk III - Patient Services Representative (UHS) UMass Amherst
Enrolls students into health plans, ensures waiver compliance, creates medical records charts, and answers questions regarding insurance health plans. Works under the direct supervision of the Patient Accounts Manager.
Undergraduate Advisor Lecturer - History and College of Humanities & Fine Arts UMass Amherst
The History Department and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invite applications for an Undergraduate Career Advisor Lecturer position.
Assistant Director of Admissions - Diversity Recruitment (Multiple Vacancies) UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Associate Director for Diversity Recruitment Enrollment, this position will plan, administer and implement strategies regarding undergraduate student recruitment, selection and yield enterprise to meet institutional undergraduate admission and enrollment goals of increasing underrepresented student populations.
High Performance Computing (HPC) Engineer UMass Amherst
The High Performance Computing (HPC) Engineer as part of the UMass Amherst Information Technology Research Computing team directly supports the university’s strategic missions of research as well as teaching and learning. The HPC Engineer operates and supports research-centric UMass Amherst Campus resources including an HPC environment as well as high-speed networking infrastructure in both Amherst MA and the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke MA.
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning UMass Amherst
We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with Drs. Elisabeth Hamin Infield and Henry Renski in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, starting in the Fall 2022. The successful candidate will contribute to efforts to model the projected levels of climate-change induced migration in the Northeastern United States with particular attention to the impacts of such on receiving areas. As part of these efforts, the candidate will work closely with other researchers and stakeholders from around the Northeast on developing a major research grant application(s) to support additional research and related community outreach and planning activities. The candidate is also expected to prepare scholarly publications on this topic.
Assistant Director of International Admissions (Multiple Vacancies) UMass Amherst
Reporting directly to the Director of International Admissions, this position will plan, administer and implement strategies to increase undergraduate international student recruitment, selection and yield enterprise to meet institutional undergraduate admission and enrollment goals.
University Police Officer-Entry Level UMass Amherst
Employees of this position title serve as multi-skilled professionals performing the full spectrum of law enforcement, investigation, and emergency services. The primary duty of this position is the enforcement of all applicable state and local laws; and the enforcement of university traffic rules and regulations. By vigilant observation and investigation, employees in this position will perform identification, apprehension and detention when appropriate, of individuals suspected of violating these laws. Additionally, employees in this position provide education, preserve the public peace, provide protection to life and property, and provide needed assistance to the community.
Maintainer I SW/S Facilities Operations UMass Amherst
Performs general janitorial duties in connection with cleaning and maintenance of campus facilities.  Performs related work as required.
Controls & Refrigeration Specialist/ Refrigeration UMass Amherst
Installs, maintains, operates, repairs and/or initiates repairs on building systems such as; pneumatic/electric, electronic, electro-mechanical controls, refrigeration, air conditioning, equipment and related heating and ventilation (HVAC) systems, and their related controllers and controlled devices. Employing the use and need of specialized testing and monitoring, diagnostic equipment; works synchronously with other Control Technicians / trade personnel maintaining the building systems integrity, exercises functional supervision of other employees performing related repair and maintenance activities. This is a maintenance function, which includes overtime and returning to work between shifts when directed or called. It’s also your responsibility to update the Service Desk with your current phone number.
Grants & Contracts Coordinator II UMass Amherst
Performs complex grant preparation activities for pre- and post-award functions to faculty and graduate students in the College of Nursing and the Center for Nursing and Engineering. Participates as a team member to support the Research Administrator, the Associate Dean for Research, and faculty with a goal to increase the number of externally funded research grant proposals, submitted and funded, by federal, state, local, private foundation, and commercial entities. Serves as a resource for faculty and works with the business office to interpret and remain current with federal, state, and University rules and regulations to support the College.
Clerk III - Commonwealth Honors College UMass Amherst
Serve as the primary receptionist for Commonwealth Honors College (CHC) and the Bloom Advising Center. Provide excellent customer service to students, faculty and staff who call or visit CHC and the advising center. Provide administrative support to the advising center by managing the academic advising appointment calendar, overseeing check-in and drop-in advising processes and supervising Peer Advising Assistants.
Storekeeper I - CC Loading Dock UMass Amherst
Performs tasks involved in the receipt, storage, and transfer of goods into and out of the assigned area; maintains inventories and related records; performs related work as required. Orders or adjusts food orders as needed
Maintenance Equipment Operator I - Recycling & Waste Management UMass Amherst
Operates heavy or specialized trucks and equipment employed in solid waste collection, handling and transport, loads and unloads trucks and performs routine maintenance. Performs manual tasks requiring various specialized skills or knowledge. Performs related unskilled tasks as required. Also operates heavy or specialized trucks and equipment employed in construction, landscaping and highway maintenance.
Maintenance Technician II - Painter, Carpenter, Mason (Multiple Vacancies) UMass Amherst
The Maintenance Technician II maintains buildings and related structures by applying appropriate skills and methods in painting, carpentry, and masonry. As painter applies paint, varnish, wallpaper, and similar materials in finishing and decorating interior and exterior surfaces. As carpenter installs, maintains, finishes, and repairs architectural surfaces, structures, hardware, building system components, structural elements, finishes and repairs equipment/furnishings within campus-wide structures and areas. As mason constructs and repairs brick, block and plasters walls, walkways, repairs manholes and catch basins, performs demolition work, mixes concrete and mortar, applies appropriate skills and methods as necessary in the areas of masonry. May assist other employees in the performance of their work. Performs related work as required.

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