Data Analyst Open Position

Data and Financial Analyst

The Andover Public Schools seeks applications from talented data analysts to provide leadership and analytical focus to policy makers, district administrators and teachers in making sound academic, instructional, and financial decisions for a large suburban school system.  Working closely with the Superintendent, the Data and Financial Analyst will ensure the integrity and systemic use of data to make a range of educational and financial decisions that promote and measure: the accountability and success of academic programming and services; the sound financial management of the budget; the provision of data to teachers and building administrators so they can make sound instruction interventions; and the key data needed to support productive short and long term strategic planning

Successful candidates will have a minimum of four years of progressively responsible experience in quantitative, qualitative and financial research, including analysis, testing and measurement, preferably in an educational institution; skill in the use of appropriate technology (SPSS, SAS); and two years of experience in an administrative or oversight capacity. DESE Administrator’s license preferred. A Doctoral degree in educational research, statistics, or mathematics preferred. Salary $80K-95K, commensurate with experience.

To learn more about the position and apply online, please visit www.aps1.net and click on employment. Deadline for applications July 1, 2019.

The Andover Public Schools welcomes applications from a broad range of diverse candidates and is highly committed to the recruitment and hiring of staff that represents the diversity of the student body and community.

Featured Course: MBA AF 690 Research Colloquium

The  MBA AF 690 Research Colloquium, offered in the College of Management is a tremendous opportunity to complete hands on research in your field.  As the first part of our Master’s Thesis Option this course covers research methods with lectures and discussion surrounding the skills required to formulate research strategy.

Getting involved in research helps with gaining hands-on experience in your field and provides the opportunity to work closely with a faculty mentor while connecting with academic colleagues in your area of interest. This course also lends  academic credit which applies directly to your program. Upon completion you can  continue on with the second part of this course, MBA AF 699 Master Thesis Option . If not, MBA AF 690 Research Colloquium still applies, as an independent study, to your overall degree.

These courses are offered in a hybrid format; you’re only required to visit in person occasionally throughout the semester. A great way to combine an on-campus experience, with the convenience of a course taken remotely.

The tuition for this course is $1725 for all and is not effected by residency status.

Check back for our next post on how academic research can propel your career forward.

 

 

 

Health Resources in Action-Contracts Administrator position

Health Resources in Action is a growing, non-profit public health institute located in Chinatown that has an immediate opening for a Contracts Administrator. The individual in this role will: create, update, and monitor project and departmental budgets, individually and within the overall organizational budget; evaluate expenses, prepare tracking files, and complete invoice submissions, drawdowns, and other billing; and prepare and review federal, state, local and non-government contracts, and oversee approval, filing, and compliance processes. This is an on-site, full-time, exempt position with a target salary of $60,000 annually plus full benefits. Candidates should have 4+ years of experience either: administering federal, state and/or city grants and contracts (generally in post-award); or working in a service-based nonprofit’s budget department. Please visit https://hria.org/jobs/contracts-administrator/ to read more and apply.

CFA Scholarship Application

The College of Management is participating in the CFA University Affiliation Program. We are listed on the CFA Institute website and entitled to award CFA Program Awareness Scholarships to ten students this fiscal year.The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is a globally respected, graduate-level investment credential established in 1962 and awarded by CFA Institute, which is widely recognized and respected in the financial industry. To earn the CFA charter, candidates must pass three sequential, six-hour examinations.1 The scholarship waives the one-time CFA Program enrollment fee (if applicable) and reduces the exam registration fee (includes access to the curriculum eBook) to US $350.

Please click HERE for more information and how to apply.

Fall 2019 Course Highlight: MSIS 632 Introduction to Healthcare Informatics

The course provides an overview of relevant topics in healthcare information technology and assumes students have little knowledge about healthcare, information technology, and the affiliation between the two.

Students will gain a foundational understanding of various concepts in HIT and will have an opportunity to debate the appropriateness and feasibility of new HIT development capacities.

MSIS 632 Introduction to Healthcare Informatics is an online course, view the syllabus: MSIS 632 Intro to HI

Don’t Miss out on Business Opportunities in Advancing Sustainable Lifestyles in Greater Boston

 

UMass Boston’s Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness (SERC) in partnership with Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI) will host a workshop on sustainable lifestyles.

Join progressive organizations, policy makers, nonprofits, and academics as they identify key actions to promoting a greener lifestyle as well as tactics to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Join the conversation Thursday, May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. UMass Boston’s University Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 2330.

For more information or to register visit: https://www.umb.edu/serc/upcoming_events

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, TX regional office job openings

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Office of Evaluation and Inspections (OEI) has posted several job openings for Social Science Research Analysts in our Dallas, TX regional office.  The positions are entry-level, and open to recent graduates (graduation dates May 2017-Aug 2019) and current students.

OEI conducts national evaluations to measure the effectiveness of HHS policies and programs.  These evaluations provide decision-makers in HHS and Congress with analysis of high-impact issues within HHS operating divisions, including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Our organization was ranked #1 in HHS by the Partnership for Public Service’s “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” 2018 ratings.  You can learn more about OEI and view examples of our work at https://oig.hhs.gov/about-oig/about-us/office-of-evaluation-and-inspections.asp.

Below are links to apply for the current Dallas, TX vacancies at www.usajobs.gov.  The four links are for Social Science Research Analyst positions, differentiated on the basis of the applicant’s education and experience.  We typically hire applicants with a graduate degree or those nearing completion of their graduate degree (first and second links below, at the GS-9 pay level), but we are able to consider individuals with only an undergraduate degree or those nearing completion of their undergraduate degree (third and fourth links below, at the GS-7 level).  It is important that applications submitted through www.usa.jobs provide sufficient detail about all related education and experience.  The applications close on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 10:59PM CDT.

Summer 2019 Course Highlight: MBAMKT 677 Database & Internet Marketing

Class: MBAMKT 677 Database & Internet Marketing

Dateonline, Summer Session 1 2019 with Prof. Ron Vining

  • Develop a working knowledge of Database & Internet Marketing concepts in relation to both Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) targets.
  • Understand the role of Internet Marketing in the economy and the integration of Internet Marketing within the other functional areas of Marketing and Management.
  • Investigate, in detail, the Online Marketing environment and Marketing Management decisions associated with actual products and services marketed online in the context of an increasingly globalized diverse information-oriented marketplace and business world.
  • Develop analytic and communication skills related to Internet Marketing concepts.
  • Make use of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to Attract, Engage, Convert & Retain Customers through the Curation, Creation & Distribution of Compelling Content across paid and organic Digital Marketing Channels to achieve Social Growth through Brand Storytelling, Thought Leadership, Influencer & Community Management.
  • Learn nuances and best practices of: Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM), Lead Generation, Inbound / Outbound Marketing, Database Management, Social Growth across Social Networks and Messaging Platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, WeChat and WhatsApp for distribution of content such as Blogs, EDM, Games, Infographics, Memes, Photographs, Posts, PPT, Reviews and Video.
  • Course applies to MBA specialization in Marketing and Digital Marketing. Alternatively, students may apply MBAMKT 677 in lieu of MBAMKT 670 and meet the MBA Marketing course requirement.

Questions? Ronald.Vining@umb.edu

Summer 2019 course offerings

Summer Session 1- May 28, 2019 – July 11, 2019

  • MBAMS 635 Operations Management–Monday & Wednesday 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • MBAMS 640 Computer Information Systems — Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 pm-9:00 pm  This session is FULL
  • MBAMKT 670 Marketing Management  — ONLINE
  • MBAMKT 677 Database & Internet Mkt — ONLINE
  • MBAACM 684 Written Communication — ONLINE   Session has been cancelled due to low enrollment

Summer Session 2- July 15, 2019- August 22, 2019

  • MBAMGT 660 Business & Its Environment — Monday & Wednesday 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • MBAMGT 664 Legal Environment of Business — Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • MBAMGT 689 Strategic Management  Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • MSIS 670 Business Intelligence — ONLINE
  • MBAMS 630 Statistics for Managers — ONLINE

Summer Session- online May 28, 2019-August 22, 2019

  • MBAMGT 698 Practicum

Summer Session- study abroad June 8, 2019-June 23, 2019

  • MBAMKT 680 Entrepreneurship in China/US

 

Summer 2019 College of Management Registration Process

If you receive ANY sort of error preventing you from enrolling in courses on your own in WISER, submit the Graduate Registration Request Form

Supply Chain Speaker Series

Agile Values & Principles
How Agile is changing modern business?

Speaker: Nima Bahrehdar

Date: Tuesday April 23, 4-5PM

Location: Campus Center, Third Floor, Room CC 3540

Please click HERE for more detail about this Speaker Series.