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Assistant Project Manager 518334 Project Management & Planning
This position serves as an assistant to Senior Project Managers. They are responsible for efficiently managing all aspects of projects and assignments on time, within budget and aligned with campus strategies and initiatives.
Associate Director, Facilities Operations and Services 518335 Facilities Operations&Services
The Associate Director, Facilities Operations & Services (OS) ensures support of the University commitment for providing quality facilities, trades work and customer services to the entire campus community; with responsibility for trades and building services department activities related to University facilities, infrastructure and site projects. The university includes approximately 5 million square feet in 70 buildings and leased properties supported by a team of 160 Operations and Services employees. This position provides support and assistance to the Executive Director of Operations and Services as needed to ensure the smooth operation of department and efficient management of its Operations and Services Program. This position will have direct supervision/management over various sub-units within the Facilities Management organization as assigned by the Executive Director, such as building trades, custodial and grounds and may serve as the Executive Director’s designee in their absence.
Dean of the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences 518345 Provost's Office
The University of Massachusetts (UMASS) Lowell invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences (ZCHS). UMASS Lowell (UML) seeks an accomplished and collegial transformational leader to serve in this key leadership position to develop and advance a vision of interdisciplinary health education and research and provide support to a talented faculty and staff and a supportive administration. This position represents an opportunity to continue the ZCHS successes with a focus on sustaining and advancing the college's academic excellence, student success, research, and community partnership expansion.
Rist Family Dean of the Robert J. Manning School of Business 518346 Provost's Office
The University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) seeks a visionary, creative, and inspirational leader for the position of Rist Family Dean of the Robert J. Manning School of Business. Reporting to the provost, the dean is the principal academic and administrative officer for the Manning School of Business, which has five academic departments: Management; Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation; Accounting; Operations and Information Systems; and Finance. The dean will provide leadership for school-wide efforts in contributing to the advancement of UMass Lowell as an excellent teaching and research institution and a national thought leader across its disciplines, supporting the growth of its doctoral program. Building upon the university’s considerable strengths in the sciences, engineering, health professions, and the humanities, the dean will work in close collaboration with other schools and colleges on campus to promote interdisciplinary research and programming. The dean will strengthen external relationships with industry and alumni, work internally to create the best environment to recruit and develop faculty, and partner with existing faculty to continue the school’s tradition of producing students who are well prepared for rewarding careers.
TURI Education & Training Associate 518239 Toxic Use Reduction Institute
Would you like to be part of a dynamic team of people committed to promoting healthier businesses and communities in Massachusetts and beyond? As the creative force behind our groundbreaking training program, the Education & Training Associate (E&TA) will help empower experts to better protect the environment and make communities healthier places to live and work. The Education & Training Associate collaborates with the Training Manager to coordinate and execute education and training conferences, webinars, and online and in-person events, helping bring new instructional methods and tools to TURI's training events.
Student Success Coach (multiple positions) 518244 Grad & Professional Studies
This position requires an advanced, developmental, analytical, and proactive problem-solving approach to overall student success for an online, non-traditional student population. Candidate should have outstanding customer service and relationship building skills, high comfort level with technology, and the ability to quickly learn new processes and systems.
Elementary & Special Education Program Supervisors (part-time/temporary) 518297 School of Education
University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking part-time program supervisors with interest and experience teaching elementary or special education in public schools to supervise teacher candidates in their practicum. Program Supervisors observe, coach, and train undergraduate candidates seeking teacher licensure, working collaboratively with teacher preparation faculty on supervision protocols, and executing the state mandated Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP). Supervisions typically occur 1-2 times per month on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., in schools located primarily in the Merrimack Valley. Supervisors observe and meet regularly with teacher candidates during their practicum.
Maintainer I - Housekeeper (Multiple Positions) ***First Shift Only - includes one weekend day*** 513676 Facilities Operations&Services
*** Multiple Positions*** The open positions will include one weekend day as part of the regular workweek. Dependent on University operational needs, the positions to be filled are first shift, 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Sunday through Thursday or first shift, 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday. Incumbents of this position perform janitorial, custodial, housekeeping, maintenance and some grounds keeping tasks at the University. The basic purpose of this work is to perform various manual tasks required for the routine maintenance of the buildings and grounds of an educational campus.
Coordinator of Transfer Initiatives 518272 Student & Faculty Success
The Coordinator for Transfer Initiatives will work closely with admissions, advising, career services, and faculty to help coordinate transfer initiatives and programs. Working closely with a faculty director, the coordinator will be responsible for providing support for transfer students and managing a peer mentor program. This is currently being offered as a part-time position of 18.5 hours/week, grant-funded for three years.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Plastics Engineering 518278 Plastics Engineering
The successful applicant will conduct experimental and analytical research in the areas of Plastics Engineering, Material Science, and Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis on the material formulation, compounding, processing, and characterization of bio-based polymers and polymer blends. Assist in submitting reports, scholarly articles, and proposals. The initial appointment will be for approximately 1 year with a possibility of renewal based on productivity and performance and the availability of funding.
Facilitator 518026 Tsongas Industrial History Ctr
The Tsongas Industrial History Center Facilitator handles complex logistics required to ensure that school groups visiting the Center (at Lowell National Historical Park) for a field trip have a smooth, positive, safe experience. Up to 14 groups a day may visit in the busiest seasons (fall and spring). This position may also assist with logistics for other visitors to the Center and some clerical tasks. The position is a seasonal, part-time, non-benefited, non-unit position contingent upon funding and volume of visitation. (M-F, up to 20 hours/week, 4 hours/day, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, mid-September through mid-June.)
Equal Opportunity Specialist/Investigator 517019 Equal Opp & Outreach
The Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity and Inclusion supports the University of Massachusetts Lowell in their mission to educate students for lifelong success in a diverse world and conduct research and outreach activities which sustain economic, environmental and social health. We invite applications for a full-time Equal Opportunity Specialist/Investigator. The Specialist/Investigator will effectively investigate alleged violations of campus non-discrimination policies, including allegations of discrimination based on protected class status (including but not limited to race, national origin, disability, sex), sexual harassment/sexual assault and other sexual misconduct, and retaliation. The investigator will be assigned to work under the direction of Director for Equal Opportunity. The incumbent will design and facilitate professional development/training programs in coordination with the Office of Human Resources, the Division of Student Affairs, and other campus partners. The Investigator will work closely with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity & Diversity and Inclusion and the Director of Equal Opportunity and Outreach and other campus stakeholders to ensure compliance with state and federal statutes and University policy. Some opportunities for remote work available.
Museum Teacher (multiple positions) 515404 Tsongas Industrial History Ctr
The Tsongas Industrial History Center is an education partnership between the University of Massachusetts Lowell School of Education and the National Park Service at Lowell National Historical Park. Utilizing the Park’s unique historic resources, including authentic artifacts and primary sources, the Center facilitates experiential learning of industrial history, science, and engineering content through educational programs. Museum teachers engage students (grades 2-12) in active learning by employing best practices in museum teaching, such as effective questioning, participatory activities, and relevant age-appropriate discussions.
Annotation Assistant (multiple positions) (BP) 518196 Computer Science
The UMMS medical students will help annotate the deidentified EHR notes. This work has been approved by the UML IRB. The UML IRB considers these students to be annotators and members of Hong Yu’s team.
TURI Office Assistant 518098 Toxic Use Reduction Institute
Would you like to be part of a dynamic team of people committed to promoting healthier businesses and communities in Massachusetts and beyond? As TURI’s Office Assistant, you will play a critical role in our success. The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) is a research and education institute located at UMass Lowell. TURI's mission is to implement the Commonwealth’s Toxics Use Reduction Act by developing and facilitating the adoption of safer solutions to the use of toxic chemicals. The Institute assists Massachusetts companies, environmental health and safety professionals, and communities in their toxics use reduction efforts through education and training, research, grants, laboratory services, information and technical support for companies and communities.
Scholarship Program Assistant (part-time) 518135 Financial Aid
The Financial Aid Office is seeking a part-time, non-benefitted, non-union Scholarship Program Assistant to provide administrative and program support. The Scholarship Program Assistant works for the Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid assisting with the administration of the university merit scholarship programs, various endowed scholarship programs and departmental scholarships within the Financial Aid Office.
Program Administrator - Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences 518165 Biomed & Nutritional Sciences
The Program Administrator provides academic program, fiscal, and other support to the Department of BNS by working with the department chair, associate chair, program coordinators, faculty, students, and the University community.
Enrollment Services Specialist (part-time/non-benefited) (multiple positions) 518125 Grad & Professional Studies
The UMass Lowell division of Graduate, Online, and Professional Studies (GPS) is seeking qualified applicants to join our growing team of student success professionals. The Enrollment Support Specialist (ESS) will review the records of incoming and current students, with the program’s academic advisor, to ensure timely follow-up on worksheets, advisement reports, and university petitions and exceptions, ensuring a smooth path to degree completion for undergraduate continuing education students, supporting student retention and enrollment efforts.
Summer Kayak Center and Outdoor Adventure Program Intern 518006 Campus Recreation
UMass Lowell is a national research university committed to preparing students for work in the real world— solving real problems and helping real people— by providing an affordable, high-quality education. Located on a high-energy campus in the heart of a global community, the university offers more than 18,000 students bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The Summer Kayak Center and Outdoor Adventure Internship/Practicum program is designed to enhance students’ academic education with hands-on experience as part of a university recreation program. The Kayak Center and Outdoor Adventure Internship may correlate best with recreation related academic programs (such as outdoor recreation, parks and recreation management, leisure studies, and outdoor leadership); however, all students passionate about teaching kayaking are welcome to apply.
Area Coordinator 518056 Residence Life
The Office of Residence Life is looking for a dynamic, student centered person to fill our Area Coordinator position! The Area Coordinator is responsible for the overall management and supervision of a residential community/area, and includes staff supervision, community development, operations management, and student support. This position is a great opportunity to provide leadership to Residence Life initiatives and processes while developing and growing your professional skills.

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