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UMLSAMP Grant Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 515946
Position type: Staff Part Time
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited – Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Center for Learning
Salary: $23.00/hour
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General Summary of Position:

The Centers for Learning is seeking a part-time 18 hours/week UMLSAMP Grant Coordinator.

The Urban Massachusetts Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (UMLSAMP) is designed to create an integrated community of science, culture and learning for underrepresented students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields at the alliance institutions.

UMLSAMP is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and led by the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the aggressive recruitment and marketing campaign aimed at encouraging underrepresented students to pursue STEM degrees; create marketing materials and work with Registrar’s and Admission’s office to identify potential participants.
  • Develop and implement programs and activities aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented students interested in and prepared for success in STEM degree programs.
  • Serve as the primary contact for operation issues and communication of policies as authorized by the Governance Board.
  • Recruit and place UMass Lowell students in experimental laboratory environments with participating UMass Lowell faculty.
  • Serve as an advisor/advocate to UMLSAMP students, meeting on a monthly basis for mentoring, academic progress reporting and activity reporting.
  • Participate in UMLSAMP evaluation, including facilitating the collection of project evaluation data and the implementation of surveys of site students, faculty and staff.
  • Collect and maintain data on UMLSAMP student progress and support other intuitional data requests for NSF, with support and involvement of UML Institutional Research department.
  • Collaborate with UMLSAMP institutions and faculty to create Speaker Series program.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of work experience in academic environment

Additional Considerations:

  • Experience providing academic support services to students in higher education
  • Knowledge of current best practices in academic support environment preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.  

This is a part-time, temporary/non-benefited/non-unit position and is contingent upon funding, 18 hours/week.   

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.  Names and contact information for three professional references will be required during the application process.



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