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Project Coordinator/UIA Fellow

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Program Coordination, Project Management/Planning

Department: Division of Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Responsibilities:
As a UIA Fellow, you have the opportunity to gain full-time experience supporting high-yield projects that are impactful to UMBC, and critical to the scaling mission of the Alliance. You will work on a manageable scope of work under the supervision of the Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs. Fellows may engage in such work as project management, policy research, assessment, memo and proposal writing, and program enrichment analysis.
 
Specific duties include:
  • Supporting high-yield projects that are impactful to UMBC, and critical to the scaling mission of the University Innovation Alliance (UIA)
  • Project management, policy research, assessment, memo and proposal writing, and program enrichment analysis
  • Shepherd UIA projects related to institutional redesign for student success as well as university-directed student success initiatives related generally to academic advising, diversity and inclusion, and initiative inventories, amongst others  
  • Supporting UIA initiatives and helping to disseminate UIA collective learnings related to innovating and scaling student success initiatives
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • At least two years of work experience
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Master’s degree in any program
  • At least three years of work experience
  • A track record of success in academic and professional settings
  • Project a strongly optimistic, positive energy and aptitude in order to motivate others
  • Ability to make connections between divergent people, projects, and goals
  • A presence that exhibits professionalism, maturity, and humility
  • An ability to take initiative and drive results both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to customarily think outside the box and rapidly iterate to strategically solve problems
  • Exceptional project management skills and talent to appropriately pivot and adapt
  • An unwavering passion and commitment to transforming public higher education to better serve low-income, first generation, and historically underrepresented  students
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.  

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration submit application materials by September 24, 2021 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).  
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full-time
Type: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
COVID-19 Vaccination: The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMBC, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMBC, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required at the start of employment. Further information is available at: https://covid19.umbc.edu/vaccine/
Benefits:

UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities.  Contingent II positions may include some benefits

Please note the Type and FLSA Status above to determine the benefits offered for this position. 

 Equal Opportunity Statement: UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Title IX: As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. For more information about Title IX and contact information for Title IX Coordinator click here.   

Accommodation: 

If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization:  As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

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Applications close: Open Until Filled

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