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Financial Research Administrator - Office of Research Administration (multiple positions) 515568 Office Research Administration
The Office of Research Administration (ORA) provides assistance to faculty and research staff in all aspects of managing external research funding. The Financial Research Administrator position oversees the financial administration of grants and contracts from budget setup through award closeout and ensures compliance with all Federal, State, University and sponsor policies, procedures and rules. This position and office works closely with the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation’s offices, as well as other financial and administrative units across the campus and throughout the University system. It provides efficient and effective research administration services to the UMass Lowell research community. Some opportunities for remote work available.
Visiting Faculty Lecturer - Digital Media 516116 Art and Design
The Digital Media Program and the Art & Design Department at The University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a full-time Visiting Faculty position to start in the Spring Semester of 2023. This role is one-semester opportunity with the possibility of renewal for the 2023-24 academic year. The successful candidate will be responsible for the 3-3 teaching load with significant service to the program including advising students, participation in committees, curriculum development, recruitment, and supervising student workers and equipment management and check out services.
Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Finance & Operations 516350 Administration & Finance
The Vice Chancellor for Finance & Operations oversees the university’s core business operations and finances, leading the divisions of Facilities Management, Budget & Financial Planning, Controller & Student Financial Services, Human Resources, Equal Opportunity & Outreach, Information Technology, Administrative Services and University Police. The Executive Assistant (EA) to the Vice Chancellor for Finance & Operations (VCFO) provides direct administrative support to the Vice Chancellor and supports operational and administrative needs of diverse projects and multiple ongoing endeavors undertaken by the VCFO Office. This also includes special projects to improve processes and inform strategies. The EA is also part of the staff supporting Executive Cabinet activities and collaborates regularly with a diverse group of internal and external constituencies.
Coordinator of Academic Support Services 516295 Center for Learning
The Centers for Learning and Advising and Student Success (CLASS) is a centrally coordinated student academic support center and provides advising, tutoring, success coaching and a wide range of academic support services to all UMass Lowell students which include managing two testing centers. The Centers for Learning offers these services on both north and south campus as well as in the residence halls. The testing centers are located on North and South Campus. The Centers for Learning is actively engaged in university-wide student success initiatives and partners with academic colleges, student affairs and other units on campus to support the retention, persistence, and graduation of all our students.     The Coordinator of Academic Support Services part of the Centers for Learning Academic Support Services team. There are 3 areas of responsibility for this position; 1.) Coordinating the south campus testing center; 2.) Engaging in pro-active outreach and academic advising to undergraduate students to support their overall success; 3.) Collaborating as a member of the CLASS Academic Services team in the delivery of academic support and programming.
Director - Student-Athlete Academic Enrichment 516313 Athletic Programs
Under the direction of the Associate Athletic Director for Academic and Student Services, the Director of Student-Athlete Academic Enrichment monitors and coordinates efforts to support the academic success of student-athletes, including, but not limited to, student-athletes with learning concerns while maintaining compliance with NCAA Bylaws, America East, Hockey East, and University policies and procedures.
Research Associate, Advancement Services (part-time) 515158 Advancement Services
The Research Associate reports to the Executive Director of Advancement Services and assists in gathering, analyzing, summarizing, and recording information on current and prospective donors. This position utilizes on-line resources to perform research, manage and track prospects, and identify new major contributors to the University. The Research Associate also uses the constituent database to maintain donor records and produce reports for University leadership and the Major Gift team.
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biomechanics and Muscle Physiology 516169 Biological Sciences
A postdoctoral research associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Nicolai Konow in the Department of Biological Sciences at University of Massachusetts Lowell (, The position is a non-tenure track, full-time, 12-month appointment and renewable for at least three years, contingent upon performance. The position is funded by the National Science Foundation with a projected salary range of $55,000 to $58,350, commensurate with experience. A benefits package is provided.
Clinical Instructor for Simulation, Lab, and Clinical Instruction (Multiple Positions) 516087 School of Nursing
The Solomont School of Nursing at UMass Lowell is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and students and seeks a full-time faculty at the rank of Clinical Instructor. The Solomont School of Nursing has established a goal of becoming a Simulation Center of Excellence, and faculty hired into this role will participate in the effort to establish a Simulation Center of Excellence that is a regional leader in simulation education in Nursing.
Resident Director 516205 Residence Life
The Office of Residence Life is looking for a dynamic, student centered person to fill our Resident Director position! The Resident Director is responsible for the overall management and supervision of a residence hall, and the position includes staff supervision, community development, operations management, and student support. This position is a fantastic entry level opportunity to provide support and development to students while developing and growing your professional skills.
GPS Scheduling and Contracts Specialist (part-time/temporary) 516189 Grad & Professional Studies
The GPS Scheduling & Enrollment Management team is seeking a part-time scheduling and contracts specialist. This position supports the needs scheduling and contracts management through various administrative tasks, which help the overall flow of business operations through the academic and fiscal years.  This is a temporary, part-time, non-benefited, non-unit position.
Senior Assistant Director of Campus Tours & Enrollment Events 516173 Enrollment Services
The Senior Assistant Director of Campus Tours & Enrollment Events works with perspective students starting with their campus visit experience via Campus Tours, as well as assisting with the Admissions Open Houses, Welcome Days and additional Enrollment Events. In addition, data tracking and analysis of the various events will be compiled by the Senior Assistant Director to identify trends, ensure appropriate staffing levels and to aid in the logistical planning. The Senior Assistant Director of Campus Tours & Enrollment Events will implement all trainings for and development of Campus Tour Guides and Campus Tour Captains. The Senior Assistant Director will report directly to the Senior Director of Orientation & Enrollment Events.
University Police Officer - Academy Trained (Multiple Positions) 508328 University Police
The University of Massachusetts Lowell Police Department is a full-service police agency that serves the University Community and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. University Police Officers perform a full range of police duties to insure the safety and security of the University community and property.
Communication Dispatcher II 510953 University Police
The Communications Dispatcher II performs a variety of duties involving transmitting messages from the radio communications base station.  S/he monitors various radio frequencies and operates radio transmitting and receiving equipment.  S/he will maintain records and logs of department daily activities, search files to obtain information, utilize information equipment in order to facilitate law enforcement and community care taking goals and missions. All finalists will be required to present the following documents: Birth Certificate, High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate and Driver's License.
Professor and Department Chair of Chemistry 515987 Chemistry
The University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for the position of Chair to lead a well-established and active Department of Chemistry. The UMass Lowell Department of Chemistry seeks a visionary Chair with a record of academic and research achievement in chemistry, biochemistry or polymer chemistry to supervise and maintain departmental academic activities while continuing their own independent research program. The successful candidate will be a nationally-prominent academic leader with an established record of excellence in research, education, and mentorship that can promote a culture of innovation, collaboration, respect and integrity. The University of Massachusetts Lowell is a leading, public, research university in the greater Boston area and has a national reputation in science, engineering and technology for solving real world problems. The Department of Chemistry has 27 full-time faculty (19 active researchers and 8 teaching professors) with 3 support staff and offers an ACS-approved B.S. in Chemistry (ca. 150 students) and has very active M.S. and Ph.D. programs (ca. 80 graduate students). The appointee will be provided a competitive start-up package, have access to high-end research equipment and have the opportunity to collaborate with numerous research-active colleagues from various science and engineering departments (Biology, Physics, Chemical Engineering, etc.) and research centers (e.g., Nanofabrication Center, Fabric Discovery Center, Center for Energy Innovation, UMass Med-UMass Lowell NeuroNexus Imaging Center, etc.).
Capital Budget Analyst 516115 Budget and Financial Planning
Reporting to the Budget Analyst, Payroll & Position Management, the Capital Budget Analyst is a key member of the Budget and Financial Planning and Financial Services team providing operational and analytical support for the University’s extensive capital budget and facilities improvement program. The Capital Budget Analyst will manage budgeting for campus capital projects funded from all sources including campus operating and capital funds, the University of Massachusetts Building Authority (UMBA), state funds, gifts, and other internal and external sources. The position will develop and maintain routine management level and executive level reports on project budgets, expenditures and project progress and will work closely with campus Facilities Management, the campus Controllers Office, UMBA, the President’s Office and state agencies to ensure accurate and timely capital project set-up and reporting. The Office of Budget & Financial Planning is responsible for analyzing, posting, maintaining, and monitoring all budgets at UMass Lowell, with the exception of sponsored project budgets.  The Office is responsible for the development and implementation of the annual operating budget and assists in the development and implementation of capital budgets for the campus.  The Office provides support to university administrators and its departments in developing and implementing short and long-range financial plans for the campus.  It prepares reports on a regular basis for the Chancellor, campus managers and for the President’s Office. The Office also provides support to the end-user community in PeopleSoft processing and reporting and for assistance with general budget and finance related questions.
Vice Chancellor for University Relations 516178 University Relations
The University of Massachusetts Lowell seeks a creative, experienced and innovative marketing and communications leader to serve as its next Vice Chancellor for University Relations. Reporting directly to the Chancellor and serving as a member of the university’s Executive Cabinet, the Vice Chancellor for University Relations is responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive marketing and communications strategies designed to tell the university’s stories and articulate a narrative that elevates its reputation and enhances its brand.
Director, Equal Opportunity & Outreach/Compliance 513412 Equal Opp & Outreach
The Director, Equal Opportunity & Outreach/Compliance manages the operations of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Outreach, including the status of the investigations and provides guidance and support to the Equal Opportunity and Outreach personnel in all civil rights matters, including but not limited to Title IX, ADA /504. Serves as the senior investigator for complaints related to potential violations of the 'University’s nondiscrimination and harassment and other related policies. In consultation with the Associate Vice Chancellor provides assistance, advice, and counsel to the University community regarding civility, nondiscrimination matters, and reviews the office's policies and procedures to ensure they are current and based on best practices. In collaboration with the Associate Vice Chancellor develops and delivers equal opportunity programs and initiatives to provide information and education to the community and to enhance the employees and students' knowledge and understanding in these areas to assist the university in fostering an environment that is welcoming, respectful, and safe for all. Works with members of the Human Resources, Equal Opportunity & Outreach team, and other campus partners.
Graduation & Academic Progression Specialist 516082 Office of the Registrar
The Office of the Registrar is the official keeper of academic records and is committed to the highest level of service. The Office of the Registrar is also responsible for registration services, scheduling, academic progression, graduation, administrative operations and reporting. As a primary information resource for students and faculty this office actively seeks ways to effectively communicate and to inform students of their rights, responsibilities and academic procedures in an effort to support students’ success. In collaboration with the Associate Registrar for Academic Progression, the position will work with academic departments and Graduate Student Services to support the academic progression of students and timely degree completion. This position will be a member of the academic progression team which focuses on building efficiencies and utilizing technology to support the development of the advising report and graduation tracking.
Faculty Part-time – Civil & Environmental Engineering - Construction Management 516113 Civil & Environmental Eng
The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for an Adjunct Professor in the Spring 2023 semester.
Career Advisor (I or II) 515883 Career Services
The mission of Career Services and Cooperative Education is to help students successfully transition from their academic pursuits to their career goals by promoting and facilitating career education, exploration of options and connections with employers. The Career Advisor will focus on the following primary activities: • Advise students & alumni on a wide range of career issues • Develop and facilitate career development workshops and programs, including a strategic focus on scaling efforts to impact specific student populations • Engage campus partners to support the career development of our students • Serve as liaison to several academic departments • Contribute to the administration of the department and ongoing marketing efforts The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

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