What’s New at CMASS

Job Opportunities at CMASS

1.  Multimedia Journalist
Supervisor: Chona Lauyan, Assistant Director for Marketing and Publicity

The Multimedia Journalist works under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Administration, Publicity and Marketing, with dotted lines to the Director and Associate Director for Student Development to present our dynamic and engaging programs, services and community to a culturally diverse audience.  This position offers the opportunity to apply academic knowledge of communication, journalism and/or marketing.

This position will be eligible for intent to return each semester upon review of academic standing, professional performance evaluation, and funding availability. Work-study is preferred but not needed to apply.  Hours range from 8-10 hrs/weekly. For more information...

2.  Administrative Assistant
Supervisor: Chona Lauyan, Assistant Director for Administration, Publicity and Marketing

The Administrative Assistant will work with the Assistant Director for Administration, Publicity and Marketing with dotted line to the Director and Associate Director of Student Development to provide satisfactory customer service, and assist with daily operations of the front office and computer lab.  This position provides opportunity to apply interpersonal and problem solving skills and gain knowledge of office procedures.

This position will be eligible for intent to return each semester upon review of academic standing, professional performance evaluation and funding availability. Work-study is preferred but not needed to apply.  Hours range from 8-10 hrs/weekly.  For more information...

3.  Cultural Center Programming Assistant
Supervisor: Ciara Rodriguez, Program Coordinator for Cultural Centers

The Cultural Center Programming Assistant works under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, with dotted lines to the Associate Director for Student Development and Director of CMASS to design and facilitate culturally enriching programs, assist with daily operations, and network with faculty, staff, students, and community leaders while promoting and upholding the dignity and reputation of the cultural centers. This position offers opportunities to apply knowledge of cultural wealth and gain practical experience in project management, event production and evaluation.

This position will be eligible for intent to return each semester upon review of academic standing, professional performance evaluation, and funding availability. Work-study is preferred but not needed to apply.  Hours range from 8-10 hrs/weekly and 2-3 weekends per semester..  For more information..

Application materials for submission:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter
3. Contact information for 2 references
Email application materials to cmass@umass.edu. Please enter in subject line the name of the position you are applying for.
DEADLINE: June 18th, 2021

history of the cultural centers

The Plural Histories of the Cultural Centers

 

virtual success coaching
Virtual Coaching with our CMASS Success Coaches

CMASS Success Coaches are available to support your success and wellbeing throughout the year. Talk with a coach about thriving in college, i.e., personal goals, co-curricular engagement, and planning for the future.
 
Log into Navigate to make an appointment and get Success Coach’s zoom meeting ID.

Read for more info on Success Coaching.

 

Carla Montilla Jaimes, 21st Century Student Leader 2021

One of our students, Carla Montilla James, is a recipient of the 21st Century Student Leader for 2021 which was awarded at the UMass Commencement Ceremony on May 14, 2021. This award recognizes the strong academic record and exemplary achievement of undergraduate students who further distinguished their intellectual accomplishments and enhanced the reputation of the university by contributing to the campus community.

Carla, a Commonwealth Honors College student from Doral, Florida, completed dual degrees in political science and history. Read more…

EBB

Emergency Broadband Benefit is a Federal Communication Commission (FCC) program designed to improve internet connectivity during COVID-19 by providing a $50 monthly discount on broadband services and a one-time $100 discount for a device to eligible households, including those with any household member who has received a federal Pell grant in the current award year or where any household member receives SNAP.

As of May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to enroll in the program to receive a monthly discount off the cost of broadband service from an approved provider. Eligible households can enroll through an approved provider or by visiting https://getemergencybroadband.org.

Check out the Broadband Benefit Consumer FAQ for more information about the benefit (https://www.fcc.gov/consumer-faq-emergency-broadband-benefit) and for program updates.