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EHS Hazardous Materials Specialist 515844 Env & Emergency Management
Responsible for assisting the University in maintaining compliance with various Federal, State and Local regulations pertaining to environmental, occupational, educational, and public health/safety programs. Works under the direction of the Hazardous Materials Manager who reports to the Executive Director of EHS. This role includes the management of contractors to removed hazardous materials (chemical, infectious, biological, asbestos) from spaces on campus through various methods including, decontaminations, abatements, sampling, materials shipments, and lab packs. As well designing infrastructure that will allow UMass Lowell to internalize work that is currently contracted out. Including but not limited to small to medium scale decontaminations and asbestos sampling. Additionally, this role includes the supervision of UML’s Main Hazardous Waste Accumulation Areas (MAAs) and Satellite Waste Accumulation Areas (SAAs). Including compliance, hygiene, program development, and emergency response. The position also requires the maintenance of records including hazardous materials manifests, return copies, invoices, quotes, and oil skimmer logs. The position must be able to quickly produce these records in a neat and timely manner upon request by regulators. The role supports all parts of the EHS program and Office of Hazardous Materials Operations including management of student employees and supporting sister departments. The position also supports sustainability initiatives and recycling programs. Must actively participate as an incident responder for hazardous materials, bodily fluid and environmental releases. Serves as lead in absence of Hazardous Materials Manager.
Radiation Safety Specialist (RSS) - Andover 515836 Env & Emergency Management
The Radiation Safety Specialist (RSS) assures the operation and implementation of the university radiation safety program. In addition, assists the Director of Radiation Safety (DRS) in administration of three UMass Lowell radioactive materials licenses, trains radiation workers and University personnel, and assist in the campus Non-ionizing radiation safety program. The RSS understands and supports the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) mission and vision and contributes to a successful team oriented work environment ensuring interdependence and cooperation, constructive and positive communications, and mutual support. Promotes and exemplifies campus divisional and departmental high standards for excellent client service, effective use of resources, workplace safety, professional development, personal accountability, and continuous improvement.
Academic Advisor or College-Based Advising Coordinator - ZCHS 515830 College Based Prof Advising
This is a professional academic advising position requiring an advanced, developmental, proactive problem-solving approach to advisement to ensure students succeed academically and are fully engaged in their educational experience. This position will be part of a centrally coordinated campus-wide advising team and will be housed within an academic college. The primary responsibilities include advising a caseload of first-time freshman and transfer students on program requirements and registration issues, degree planning, monitoring student progress, and identify and intervening with at-risk students. The position also involves assisting with the creation, implementation, and support of various activities and events promoting student engagement and community building. Participation in recruitment, outreach and orientation activities is also required.
Digital Services & Technology Librarian 515799 Library
The University Library at UMass Lowell is seeking a creative and collaborative problem solver to join our team during an exciting period of assessment and growth.  The Digital Services & Technology Librarian is responsible for the library technology services and platforms that support the research, scholarship, teaching, and learning activities of our community and serves as a technology liaison to partners outside the University Library.  A key member of the Library’s leadership team, the Digital Services & Technology Librarian provides technological expertise and makes recommendations for strengthening the library systems infrastructure, enhancing operational efficiency, and supporting and enhancing the user experience. We want candidates to know that we are committed to helping our colleagues develop professionally throughout their time at UML; we do not expect all applicants to possess all of the preferred qualifications we list here. We welcome applications from people who embrace lifelong learning and are passionate about providing meaningful and equitable access to information, resources, and services that enable the success of a diverse and engaged community.  If you are excited by the prospect of being part of a team that is seeking the best path forward to serve the current needs and future goals of our community, we hope you consider submitting your application to this position.   Opportunities for remote work may be available.
GPS Undergrad Admissions Specialist (part-time/temporary) 514782 Grad & Professional Studies
The UG GPS admissions team is seeking a part-time admissions specialist. This role is vital to supporting the needs of the UG admissions team through various administrative tasks, customer service, and student support. A strong desire to provide top-tier customer service is a must. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; answering phones, processing paperwork related to student applications, processing course registrations for non-matriculated students, entering transfer credit information, answering emails, and updating and maintaining student records. New employees will be trained to gain a working knowledge of our Student Information System (SiS) and our available student services.  They will also work with UMASS Lowell faculty, students, and staff and will handle confidential information. Seeking a candidate that has outstanding phone and email etiquette and the ability to answer questions in a professional and timely manner.
Research Project Director II 515764 Computer Science
Under the general direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Project Director II manages the day-to-day operations of short term and multi-year research projects. The Project Director II is responsible for the implementation of research projects from inception to completion and manages and coordinates these activities.
Donor Experience Officer/Assistant Director of Annual Giving 515774 Development
The Donor Experience Officer/Assistant Director of Annual Giving is a digital-first fundraiser who works to retain and upgrade loyal and mid-level donors and also acquires new donors from engaged and unengaged donor groups. Working on the annual giving team, this person will leverage digital communication tools and be adept at expressing gratitude and raising philanthropic dollars. Additionally, they will serve as the team lead for a variety of annual giving programs including senior class gift and recurring giving strategies, while playing a leadership role in Days of Giving.
Faculty Part-time - Physical Therapy 515490 Physical Therapy & Kinesiology
The Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is searching for part-time Adjunct Instructors to teach in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Teaching opportunities may be available beginning in the Fall 2022 semester. We seek candidates with expertise in orthopedic/musculoskeletal, neurological, pediatric, geriatric, acute care, and/or cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy.
Assistant Project Manager (APM) 515493 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.
Program Coordinator for Graduate Studies 515694 College Engineering
This position will support the goals of the graduate research and education programs in the College of Engineering by assisting in the administration of College-wide research activities and events, and graduate student activities, events, and responsibilities; Other administrative duties as needed in support of the Office of the Dean of Engineering.  The staff member may be assigned priority tasks to smooth out time-critical department issues often encountered during the beginning and end of semesters.
Sr. Assistant Registrar for Advisement Report & Degree Planning 515738 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. The Senior Assistant Registrar for Advisement Reports & Degree Planning is responsible for creating, supporting and coordinating the maintenance of the Academic Advising Reports within SiS. This includes advising reports for all academic programs offered at the University of Massachusetts Lowell through undergraduate, graduate and Continuing Studies. In collaboration with the Associate Registrar for Academic Progression, the Coordinator of Academic Progression will work with academic departments to process student exceptions and help in the development of the advising report as a tool to support academic advising as well as to aid in supporting the academic progression of students and timely degree completion and graduation. In addition. The Senior Assistant Registrar for Academic Progression will help to facilitate training and workshops for academic departments as it relates to using the advising reports and graduation tracking.
Department Assistant - Mechanical Engineering 515572 Mechanical Engineering
The staff member will work within the Mechanical Engineering Department and will provide administrative and academic support to the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering programs. The person may also provide some support to the College of Engineering.
Financial Research Admininstrator 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.
Assistant Director of Club Sports and Business Administration 514976 Campus Recreation
The Assistant Director of Club Sports and Business Administration will be directly responsible for the administration, supervision, and development of a comprehensive and thriving Club Sports program as well as oversee all business related activities for the Department of Campus Recreation.
Assistant Professor – Leadership in Schooling 513889 Curriculum and Instruction
The School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell seeks an innovative, equity-minded, collaborative colleague for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Leadership in Schooling & Leadership in Education programs. In alignment with UMass Lowell’s commitment to leadership that centers diversity, equity, and inclusion and advocates for social justice through systemic change, the School is interested in candidates who demonstrate an orientation toward research, teaching, and service that addresses the impact of structural inequities on historically marginalized populations particularly Black, Latino, Indigenous, Southeast Asian, and migrant youth. Qualified candidates are prepared to engage in program improvement efforts and to teach graduate-level online and in-person courses. The School is particularly interested in appointing faculty members who are deeply connected to and integrated into the communities that they study.
Academic Advisor, GPS (multiple positions) 515385 Grad & Professional Studies
This full-time position provides academic advising, personalized case management and support to online adult learners throughout the matriculated student academic lifecycle. The person in this role must confidently and accurately leverage data and student success reports to identify and prioritize student needs. Assists with projects and initiatives that support the achievement of departmental goals. Actively contributes to deliver a working environment that promotes optimism, collaboration, respect, solutions focused dialogue, and exceptional service to everyone.
Maintainer III (Grounds Keeper) 515413 Facilities Operations&Services
Incumbents of positions in this series perform custodial, grounds keeping or maintenance tasks in a state educational institution. The basic purpose of this work is performing various manual tasks required for the routine maintenance of the buildings and grounds of an educational campus.
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.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences 515237 Biomed & Nutritional Sciences
We seek individuals with strong background in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics and reasonable working knowledge in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences. Candidates with background in biology or chemistry who can demonstrate competence in pharmacology and toxicology will also be considered. He or she should be highly motivated and able to work well in teams and have excellent communication skills. Potential areas of application include: metal/nutrient transport, preclinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (PK/PD), PK/PD modeling and simulation, neuroscience, neuropharmacology, neurotoxicology, instrumental/biomarker analysis, and molecular and cellular biology.
Visiting Professor of Physical Therapy 515271 Physical Therapy & Kinesiology
The Department of Physical Therapy & Kinesiology at the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences at University of Massachusetts Lowell is welcoming applications for a Visiting Instructor for the 2022-2023 academic year. This role is a one-year visiting position with a 4-4 teaching load, with possible renewal at the end of the year. A successful candidate will teach a variety of courses serving Physical Therapy students, with possible courses serving Exercise Sciences. The successful candidate will also contribute to the Department and College through participation in committees and events, advising undergraduate students, and assisting with recruitment activities.

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