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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.
Part-time Administrative Assistant/Program Support 518075 Manning School of Business
The Manning School of Business at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking applications for a part-time, non-benefitted, and non-union administrative assistant to provide administrative and office support. Overall, the administrative assistant is expected to contribute to the growth and development of the Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility and the Manning School of Business strategic initiatives. Responsibilities include organizing and promoting guest speaker events along with providing support for specific initiatives such as student competitions, networking, and fundraising events. The successful candidate will be eager to learn new skills, including training on several university platforms.
Budget Coordinator, Academic & Student Affairs 518067 Student Affairs
Academic and Student Affairs seek an addition to our financial team in an administrative position with potential for growth. The Budget Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Director of Academic Budget and the Director of Student Affairs Financial Administration (position will have a dual reporting line) Assist the two directors by processing various transactions required for daily operations and assisting with oversight of operating budgets, payroll, and reporting.
Assistant Director of Student Affairs Financial Administration 518012 Student Affairs
The Assistant Director of Student Affairs Financial Administration reports to The Director of Student Affairs Financial Administration and will assist in the planning, and oversight of all day-to-day business and administrative affairs with the division. This individual will exercise independent judgment and act on behalf of the Dir. of Student Affairs Fin. Admin in representing the best interest of the Division of Student Affairs. Works collaboratively with the Director and the department’s leadership team.
Parking Coordinator 518043 UCard Access&ParkingServices
The UCard, Access and Parking Services (UCAPS) Office provides the university community access to identification cards, parking administration, building access control, and student printing. Additionally, the UCAPS Office oversees the University’s integrated security services including video surveillance, intrusion/panic detection, emergency phones, external mass notification, and the public safety radio system. The UCAPS Office manages the University’s complex parking system which consists of over 25 surface lots, 5 garages, and 3 pay-by-plate hourly lots. Carefully established policies have been created to efficiently manage the 5000-6000 vehicles on campus each day, which are enforced by permit sales and in-field parking enforcement. The Parking Coordinator oversees the day-to-day field operations of the University’s parking program, including the oversight of the parking enforcement staff and event parking logistics. The Parking Coordinator is a self-motivated and organized individual who leads a team of 6-12 individuals including their hiring, training, and scheduling, as well as the important implementation of event parking for the University’s outside guests.
Enrollment Marketing Coordinator 518018 Marketing
The Enrollment Marketing Coordinator primarily supports the development and deployment of serialized marketing and communications "touch" campaigns (via email, SMS and other means) in order to cultivate applications, campus visits and enrollments.  Some opportunities for hybrid/remote work available.  Position involves working across campuses. Due to the nature of social media work, this position requires occasional monitoring and responding to student inquiries outside of normal working hours. On rare occasions, may be asked to attend an evening or weekend event, typically no more than 3 times per year.
Admissions Counselor (Multiple Positions) 517971 Undergrad Admissions
An Admissions Counselor is responsible for traditional admissions responsibilities that will enhance the recruitment and yield efforts of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. General admissions responsibilities include: in-person, as well as virtual travel for school visits, parent/student programming, college fairs, conducting information sessions, virtual recruitment opportunities including virtual school visits, virtual college fairs, virtual panel discussions, and webinars, as well as reading, evaluating and summarizing applications for admission. Admissions Counselors must have the ability to effectively manage a recruitment territory that will include outreach, recruiting and yielding high-achieving students, under-represented students, local, and out-of-state students.
FLAD/Saab Visiting Professorship in Portuguese Studies (temporary) 518009 World Languages and Cultures
The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) in Lisbon, Portugal, and the Saab Center for Portuguese Studies in the University of Massachusetts Lowell College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences announce the FLAD/Saab Visiting Professorship in Portuguese Studies for Spring Semester 2024. This program is a three-year collaboration that sponsors a one-semester a year, open-rank, Visiting Professor of Portuguese Studies at UMass Lowell. The program is open to Portuguese Academics presently teaching at a university in Portugal or abroad.

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