FWS Jobs

This page lists jobs from approved FWS employers and is only available for students who have been offered and have accepted their Fall-Spring FWS aid.


Students must accept their FWS offer online through Testudo. Please remember to print out your Financial Aid Offer page and FWS Work Authorization Form which can be found in your FinAid Portal and submit these two forms to your employer. The FWS Work Authorization form must be completed and returned to the Office of Student Financial Aid for new and returning students before the start of employment.

You must have an FWS offer to apply for the jobs listed on this page. Please review the FWS Student Handbook for more information. If you do not have Federal Work-Study eligibility, the Career Center may help you locate a non-FWS position.

Employers interested in having their jobs listed on this page must complete the FWS Job Listing form.


Job listings last updated on February 21, 2024.

Positions listed in this section involve accounting and/or bookkeeping tasks to support accounts payable/receivable, payroll, timekeeping, auditing or other accounting functions.

There are no current job openings for this category.

Positions listed in this section relate to computer operations, web design, hardware/software maintenance and/or providing instruction on the use of software programs.

There are no current job openings for this category.

Positions listed in this section involve general office work such as data entry, copying, filing, answering phones, word processing, greeting students/visitors, running errands and/or preparing bulk mailings.

 

Date Posted: February 21, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. is required.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 4200 Lehigh Road; 3121 Susquehanna Hall; College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

  • Answering phones and greeting guests.
  • Assisting with departmental events - setup and clean up of catering, set up and monitoring of Zoom rooms.
  • Reviewing and correcting captions on event videos.
  • Completing scanning or copying requests.
  • Organizing departmental files.

Qualifications:

  • Good customer service skills.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to manually lift boxes from one place to another with a dolly; handle physically demanding movements like pushing, pulling, bending down.

Learning opportunities:

This position will provide the opportunity to work on the department's events, meetings and other activities.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Isata Munu: imunu1@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, and schedule availability to wgss-office@umd.edu

Date Posted: February 16, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 30

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 17.00

Department address: 3208 Thurgood Marshall Hall, 7805 Regents Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

  • Assisting Business Service Specialist with scanning, copying, campus mail, filing.

Qualifications:

  • High School Certificate.

Learning opportunities:

Learn from Faculty and Grad Students while attending meetings and seminars in the facility. New Office procedures and systems.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Julia John: jcjohn@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume via email.

Date Posted: February 16, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 9

Schedule: Monday and Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 1328 Tawes Hall, 7751 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:

AMST is looking for an afternoon student assistant for the Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Student duties will include:

  • General office help - including copying, scanning, supply organization, flyer creation and distribution, and event support.
  • May need to lift small boxes and walk around Tawes for flyer distribution.

Qualifications:

  • Prior office experience is helpful.
  • Canva and social media experience is a plus.

Learning opportunities:

Office experience, event planning and support, higher education administration experience.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely. Looking for Monday and Wednesday afternoon only.

Contact person(s):

  • Jennifer Smith: smithjl@umd.edu / 301-405-6636

To apply: 

Please submit cover letter and resume via email.

Date Posted: February 5, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring / Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: International Student Scholar Services (ISSS), 1126 H.J. Patterson Hall, 1126 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:

The International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) seeks to hire an enthusiastic student to support the ISSS Scholar team in a variety of duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with data entry and review.
  • Assist with coordinating events.
  • Prepare workshop materials and provide assistance as needed.
  • Running errands on campus.
  • Scanning and photocopying.
  • Support advisors with tasks in iTerp (ISSS’s case management system).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Writing, research, library skills.
  • Punctual and Reliable.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Efficient time management skills.
  • Experience in an educational environment or office environment preferred.
  • Ability to positively interact with students, faculty/staff and visitors from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat Professional, Microsoft Office, Google Suite for Education, social media management and web content management systems.
  • Interest in international relations is a plus.

Learning opportunities:

The Office Assistant will gain the opportunity to learn about International Student & Scholar Services’ mission in supporting the international UMD community in their transition to the University. This position provides the student the opportunity to work independently and collaboratively to obtain experience in self-management, problem-solving, teamwork, task follow-through, diversity, and professional-level job expectations.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Marvella Hardy: marvella@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, copy of FWS letter, and class schedule via email.

Date Posted: February 2, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Plant Science & Landscape Architecture, Plant Sciences Building, 4291 Fieldhouse Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

The student will work as an Office Assistant in the academic department's Instructional Programs support office to assist with general daily administrative operations of the department. Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • General office duties
  • Web development
  • Marketing (video editing and content creation, flyer design)
  • Communications to stakeholders
  • Filing, errands, copying, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Previous work experience working in an office setting is preferred.
  • Willingness to learn and ability to work independently.
  • Preferences: Journalism background, graphic design background, web and video editing experience.

Learning opportunities:

The position will allow you to learn office tasks, balancing and multitasking day to day work in an office environment. There is plenty of room for the growth of customer service skills along with the workings of an administrative office.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Michelle Neff: mneff1@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Michelle Neff via email (mneff1@umd.edu). Reference "Office Assistant-Instructional Programs" in the email subject line when applying.

Date Posted: February 2, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: University Career Center - 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing, 4130 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:

As a Peer Career Educator, you will work closely with a team of other Peer Career Educators and University Career Center staff to support the Center's career assistance efforts for undergraduate students by providing resume/cover letter reviews and offering general tips on internship/job search strategies, preparing for interviews, utilizing Handshake and other online platforms for networking, and more.

You are not expected to know all of these career preparation topics in order to apply!
Come as you are. Extensive training will be provided and you will receive ongoing professional development that will assist you in your own career planning.

Duties:

  • Assist undergraduate students with resumes, cover letters, interview prep, and early-stage strategies for conducting internship/job searches during scheduled one-on-one sessions in the University Career Center.
  • Provide resume reviews and mock interviews for students enrolled in two of the Center’s online career courses: PSYC123: The Psychology of Getting Hired and EDCP 108i: Academic Transitions to Internships.
  • Create and present outreach programs/workshops as requested by campus student organizations, departments, and classrooms.
  • Promote and help visitors navigate printed and online University Career Center and campus career-related resources.
  • Maintain organization of the Resource Room and its materials.
  • Write and record career development content for the Center's website and social media.
  • Support University Career Center programs and events where additional staff are needed to execute.
  • Attend bi-monthly Peer Career Educator team meetings and meetings with supervisor as scheduled or requested.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Strong commitment to the position and ability to provide 8-10 hours of work per week.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work on a team and the desire to help other undergraduate UMD students in their career preparation are a must.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills or desire to develop these skills through this experience.
  • Commitment to serving diverse student populations.

Preferences:

  • Applicants who can give at least a two-semester commitment (Fall 2023, Spring 2024) or beyond.
  • Previous participation in a part-time job, internship, research, education abroad, leadership position, or other experiential learning - but not required!

Learning opportunities:

As a Peer Career Educator, you will gain transferable skills in peer leadership, customer service, project management and employer relations that will help launch your career after college. You will work closely with a team to support the Center's career assistance efforts and also assist students, parents and employers who visit the Resource Room. You will be trained to provide career development services to your peers. Additionally, you will receive ongoing professional development that will assist you in your own career planning.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Jenny Sak: jsak@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, and class schedule via email.

Date Posted: January 18, 2024

Job Title: Office Assistant-Front Office

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Hourly wage: 16.00

Department address: 2119 Plant Science & Landscape Architecture, 4291 Fieldhouse Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

The student will work in the Plant Science & Landscape Architecture (PSLA) front office for the Executive Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the department. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Greeting and assisting visitors, faculty, and staff.
  • General office duties; web maintenance/development, social media management, and compilation of departmental data.
  • The student will also be responsible for delivering important documents to other on-campus facilities as well as other on-campus errands.
  • The student will occasionally assist the Facilities Manager with general assistance when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Google forms.
  • Willingness to learn and ability to work independently. Experience with web maintenance/development is a plus.

Preference: Journalism experience/background, social media experience, web and video editing experience.

Learning opportunities:

This position will allow you to learn office tasks, balancing and multitasking day to day work in an office environment. There is plenty of room for growth of customer service skills along with the workings of an administrative office.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Michelle Neff: mneff1@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit a resume and cover letter along with a writing sample via email to Michelle Neff (mneff1@umd.edu). Reference "Office Assistant-Front Office" in the email subject line when applying.

Date Posted: January 17, 2024

Job Title: Student Assistant

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Education Abroad, 1118 H.J. Patterson Hall, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description: 

Education Abroad seeks an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and organized Student Assistant. This part-time position supports EA’s Program Management team, joining a group of highly dedicated and mission-driven professionals and will contribute to meaningful projects that advance EA’s commitment to expanding access to study abroad. The Student Assistant will carry out tasks to support marketing and outreach efforts, complete administrative tasks in support of short-term, exchange, and Maryland-in programs, and take ownership of long-term projects as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Outreach.
  • Deliver study abroad presentations to classes, student groups, etc. 
  • Assist with Maryland-led program marketing efforts including study abroad events, information sessions, and editing and distributing flyers and other print materials.
  • Support digital outreach efforts including email communications, social media outreach, and website edits.
  • Support management of EA newsletter.

Admin Support

  • Support application management of short-term programming.
  • Support data entry and information management for Maryland-led and exchange programming.

Long Term Projects

  • Complete long-term projects identified by the Program Management team including materials development, research, and contributions to the EA website. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and complete them in a timely manner.
  • Availability to staff after hours and weekend outreach events as needed.
  • Experience with Google Suite.

Preferred:

  • Data entry experience.
  • Experience with study abroad, preferably as a returnee of an Education Abroad program.
  • Experience with digital design applications like Canva, Adobe, etc. 
  • Experience working independently as well as on a team.
  • Interest in international education or working with international students and partners.
  • Experience working in an office setting or with administrative responsibilities.
  • Class standing of sophomore, junior or senior preferred.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Education Abroad: educationabroad@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please complete the Google Form here and contact our office via email.

Date Posted: January 17, 2024

Job Title: Journalism Student Services Office Assistant

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Coverage is needed during these times: Monday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Philip Merrill College of Journalism, 1100 Knight Hall, 7765 Alumni Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

  • Manage phone lines, direct callers to the appropriate resources.
  • Schedule advising appointments.
  • Greet visitors and assist with their needs.
  • Copying, scanning, filing, supplying copiers and printers with paper.
  • Mail distribution.
  • Students may also be asked to assist with events, give tours and support staff members or faculty with special projects (e.g. creating posters or icebreaker activities).

Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Punctuality.
  • Respectful of student privacy.
  • Familiarity with Google suite.

Preferences: 

  • Prior experience as a receptionist or front office worker.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely. Please apply if you are available during at least two of the time blocks listed above.

Contact person(s):

  • Luis Jaime Valderrama: ljvalde@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit your resume, course schedule, FWS authorization form, and FWS award letter via email.

Date Posted: January 4, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024 / Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 8051 Regents Drive (1526 Chemistry Building), College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

The Assistant will assist faculty and staff with general office work and is located at the front desk, effectively being a receptionist. The job responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Greeting visitors to the suite and assisting with their needs.
  • Answering and directing phone calls.
  • Distribution of Mail.
  • Copying scanning, filing, shredding and supplying copiers and printers with paper.
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs and UMD Box is a plus.
  • Assisting with departmental events (i.e. creating posters/flyers, helping with setup and breakdown of events).

Qualifications:

  • Good customer service skills.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office suite, Google Docs.
  • Must be reliable, professional and able to work without constant supervision.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain confidentiality.
  • Experience in an office setting preferred.

Learning opportunities:

Student assistants will have the opportunity to gain office experience and grow their experience working with a diverse population of people.

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Catherine Fisanich: cclark4@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: December 20, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 pm

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Driskell Center, 1214 Cole Student Activities Bldg, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

Students will be supporting general office duties and working in the Driskell Gallery. General office duties include: 

  • Greeting visitors.
  • Answering the phone.
  • Physical and digital file management.
  • Distributing promotional materials on campus.
  • Monitoring the gallery includes greeting guests and visitors and answering questions
  • Gallery maintenance and closing procedures.

Qualifications:

Applicants should be a current UMD-College Park undergraduate student with the following: 

  • Soft Skills: detail-oriented, time management, willingness to learn, interpersonal, and excellent customer service.
  • Tech Skills: MS Office Suite (ie. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge/ interest in African American Art .

Learning opportunities:

This position  will enhance students' knowledge of African American Art, office duties and etiquette, as well as build/ polish their skill set in customer service, organization, and Microsoft Office applications.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Abby Eron: aeron@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, class schedule for the semester, and Financial Aid Award Letter via email.

Date Posted: December 19, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Family Science Department - School of Public Health, 1142, 4200 Valley Drive,  College Park, MD  20742

Job Description:

The job responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Greeting visitors to the suite and assisting with their needs.
  • Answering and directing phone calls appropriately.
  • Copying, scanning, filing, shredding, and supplying copiers and printers with paper.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, and UMD Box is a plus.
  • Assisting with departmental events (i.e., creating posters/flyers, helping with set-up).

Qualifications:

  • Good customer service skills.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be reliable, professional, and able to work without constant supervision.

Learning opportunities:

The Office Assistant will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and enhance their professional skills.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Kelly Marie Jones: kjones20@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: December 13, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 6

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.75

Department address: Business Support Service - DIT, 5801 University Research Court, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a motivated and reliable undergraduate student enrolled at UMD to join our team as a Front Desk and Office Assistant. This part-time, off-campus position offers an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in a professional work environment. Duties included, but not limited to:

  • Maintain stocked supplies/storage closets to ensure smooth office operations.
  • Assist in maintaining the building’s public workspaces in a presentable and professional manner.
  • Manage incoming calls at the front desk with professionalism and courtesy.
  • Assist with issuing parking permits for staff members.
  • Greet visitors upon arrival and provide directions within the building.
  • Sort and distribute mail efficiently.
  • Assist with delivery/shipment of packages.
  • Complete assigned training to develop necessary technical skills.
  • Provide support for audiovisual (AV) equipment in all conference rooms.
  • Assist with events. 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is currently enrolled as an undergraduate student and can dedicate a minimum of four hours per week to the role. Possesses reliable transportation to the Manokin Building, ensures prompt, punctual and consistent presence. The candidate should demonstrate understanding of how to navigate a professional work environment, adhering to appropriate conduct, etiquette and dress code. Effective communication skills are essential, as the candidate must be able to express themselves clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing. Must be outspoken and comfortable in interacting with people.

Learning opportunities:

There is potential for growth within the support side of our organization for individuals who demonstrate mastery of knowledge and excel in their responsibilities. This position is ideal for those interested in HR, office operations, administrative roles, clerical, and customer service.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely. Be prepared to take on additional duties as needed to meet operational requirements. Please note that this is an off-campus location, and reliable transportation is going to be necessary for success in this role.

Contact person(s):

  • Elena Franzoi: efranzoi@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, class schedule, and FWS awards page and authorization form via email.

Date Posted: December 12, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 16.50

Department address: National Foreign Language Center, 5600 Rivertech Ct. Suite K, Riverdale, MD 20737

Job Description: 

The National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland College Park is currently seeking to hire a part-time remote Office Assistant. For more information about NFLC, visit our website at https://www.nflc.umd.edu.  

Responsibilities:  

  • NFLC’s Office Assistant will perform various clerical and administrative duties to support the work of the NFLC. 
  • Track virtual event participation.
  • Organize documents in online filing systems.
  • Schedule regular social media posts from various NFLC projects.
  • Occasionally staff small on and off campus events providing logistical support.

Qualifications:

  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Ability to independently perform clerical tasks; to communicate effectively; to follow oral and written instructions; to maintain effective work relationships.
  • Ability to successfully multitask and to provide administrative support to a variety of people
  • Experience with various social media platforms (examples: X, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook).

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Interest in International education.
  • Proficiency in a language other than English.
  • Video editing.
  • Event planning/staffing experience.

Learning opportunities:

At NFLC the Office Assistant will have the chance to experience a fast-paced working environment and will have the opportunity for growth. The student will become familiar with University business and financial processes. As the student becomes more familiar with NFLC, the duties may be tailored to fit their interests and expertise. Additionally, student employees are welcome to attend events offered by NFLC as their schedules allow. 

Additional comments: 

This position is mostly remote, but will require occasional office work. The NFLC is located off-campus near the M Square research park and the College Park Metro station. 

Contact person(s):

  • Tavia Mcroy: tmcroy@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: December 7, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Occasionally, students may be asked to work after normal business hours to support other events/dialogues/training.  

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Office of Diversity & Inclusion, 071 Lee Bldg, Suite 0112 Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Job Description:

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) provides leadership and expertise for helping the university achieve its diversity, equity and inclusion goals. Guided by social justice principles, we cultivate a vibrant learning and working community for all members. The following units are within ODI: ADA Compliance, Bias Incident Support Services (BISS), Diversity Training & Education (DTE), LGBTQ+ Equity Center, Nyumburu Cultural Center, Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct (OCRSM), Office of Multi-ethnic Student Education (OMSE), and TerrapinSTRONG.

The ODI student assistant will support administrative, PR/marketing, and business functions of the office under the supervision of the business manager and/or communications officer. There are two positions available. 

General Duties:
Administrative Functions:

  • Provide administrative support to the Office of Diversity & Inclusion.

May provide assistance as follows: 

  • Desk & office coverage
  • Scheduling, delegation and organization of daily/weekly tasks
  • Track status of project/task completion
  • Communicate new information to team members
  • Assist with delivering materials
  • Assist with inventory of office supplies and equipment

 
Front Desk Coverage & Customer Service:

  • Provide backup front desk coverage by greeting guests, answering phones, fielding questions, relaying messages, and other day-to-day administrative functions.
  • Open/close the office when needed.
  • Retrieve mail and printed publications as available.
  • Assist with news tracking (e.g. read Diamondback and other publications and note unit-relevant articles).
  • Keep overall office areas (desk, mailbox, work table) tidy & refill brochures as needed.
  • Update calendars with upcoming events and up-to-date information as requested by staff.

 
Marketing:

  • Support the general needs of ODI in the area of marketing, which may include updating social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), drafting or designing marketing materials, adding information to ODI’s website and collaborating on projects.

 
Public Relations:

  • Assist with promoting and staffing of ODI events throughout the year, including but not limited to representing ODI at general informational presentations, table displays, distributing brochures and generally providing information about the office and its programs.
  • Assist with outreach to students, student organizations, faculty/staff and community members.
  • Assist with specialized projects such as certificate preparation for awards recognitions
  • Help with set up and staffing for events such as hanging decorations, folding programs, etc.
  • Represent ODI at specialized events such as First Look Fair, open houses, Homecoming, Second Look Fair, etc., with duties such as tabling, greeting, managing set-up or take-down, etc.

 
Other Duties:

  • Attend regularly scheduled ODI staff meetings, 1:1 supervisor meetings, office meetings, and professional development to discuss shift scheduling, new information, and upcoming events.
  • Assist with recording results of evaluations following events.
  • Attend suggested campus multicultural trainings when possible
  • Plan and execute events, programs, workshops, etc.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

* Some weekend and evening hours (4:30pm-8:30pm) may be required to support trainings/events.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a registered undergraduate student in good standing enrolled in a degree program at the University of Maryland, College Park and must be making satisfactory progress toward the degree.
  • Experience interacting with students, faculty/staff and visitors from diverse backgrounds.
  • Proven customer service and leadership experiences.
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills including writing, editing, and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Basic user of Excel (i.e., graphs, pivots, linkages between tabs, macros).
  • Basic user of Microsoft office products (i.e., Word and PowerPoint).
  • Intermediate user of Google Suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Gmail, etc).
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Ability to work with a wide diversity of stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Ability to work independently as well as under direction.
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable and work in a team environment.
  • Ability to welcome and greet guests, visitors, staff, and students that visit the office, events, trainings, and workshops.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passion for supporting marginalized and historically underrepresented student populations and community members.
  • Have interest in multicultural/diversity matters, social justice issues and other concerns.
  • Experience serving on committee and/or team. 

Additional Certifications:

  • None

 
Additional Information:

  • Two positions available. This is a FWS opportunity for an undergraduate student. Some weekend and evening hours (4:30pm-8:30pm) may be required to support trainings/events.

  
Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary work performed in an office environment.
  • Regularly required to travel to meetings, events, etc. both on campus.
  • Regularly required to communicate and exchange information and to use technology/devices.
  • Ability to attend events, meetings, trainings after normal business hours.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and competing demands.
  • Ability to set up for events and transport materials. 

Learning opportunities:

For professional development, we offer various internal workshops or trainings on topics related to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Requests for professional development will be considered on a case by case basis w/approval from the unit head is required.

Additional comments: 

We offer training, committee representation, professional development opportunities, and supervision. Students may be assigned to the communications officer or business manager based on the needs of the academic year. Most of the time, students reports directly to the business manager. This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Veronica Lewis: vlewis1@umd.edu / 301-405-1328

To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: December 7, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Pre-College Programs, 4111 John S. Toll Physics Building

Job Description: 

The Office Assistant will support the Pre-College Program team with ongoing administrative and program needs. Job duties for the Office Assistant include, but are not limited to: 

  • Answering and directing phone calls appropriately.
  • Copying, scanning, filing, shredding, and supplying copiers and printers with paper, and general maintenance of office equipment.
  • Monitor, collect, and organize Pre-College Program Alumni data.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Cooperative attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with staff & students
  • Punctual and reliable

Learning opportunities:

The Office Assistant will have the option to participate in staff development opportunities such as workshops, seminars, conferences, and training, both in-person and virtual.

Additional comments:

The majority of job duties are expected to be conducted during normal business hours. Students must adhere to UMD health and safety guidelines at all times. This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Talaya Kelly: tkelly09@umd.edu (301-405-6776)

To apply: Please submit resume and class schedule via email or contact the department by phone.

Date Posted: November 29, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 4123 H.J. Patterson, College Park MD

Job Description: 
The Office Assistant will support the Global Learning Initiatives (GLI) team with ongoing administrative and program needs. Job duties for the Office Assistant include, but are not limited to: 

  • Greeting visitors to the GLI suite and assisting with their needs.
  • Answering and directing phone calls appropriately.
  • Copying, scanning, filing, shredding and supplying copiers and printers with paper, and general maintenance of office equipment.
  • Assisting with departmental events (i.e., helping with set- up/breakdown, distributing flyers, covering the booth, etc.)
  • Monitor, collect and organize Global Learning at Home program data.
  • Create tables, charts and graphs of data for reports.
  • Design and edit brochures, flyers and other communication materials.
  • Prepare materials and provide assistance during in-person or virtual meetings and workshops.  
  • Printing, mailing, posting of program materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

Required:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), Zoom, ELMS, Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Drive, Gmail, Calendar). 
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and solve problems when technical and data issues may arise.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Passion for supporting global learning in higher education.

Preferred:

  • Previous participation in study abroad, U21 programs, Global Classrooms, or other globally oriented program.
  • Knowledge in using Canva, Photoshop or similar publishing/design software.

Learning opportunities: 
The Office Assistant will have the opportunity to learn more about programs and resources to support global learning at UMD and around the world. This position will gain first-hand experience in data collection and analysis, program management, outreach and communication, and customer service. The Office Assistant will also have the option to participate in professional development opportunities such as workshops, seminars, conferences and training, both in-person and virtual.

Additional comments: 
This position will include hybrid work scheduling, requiring in-person hours and pre-approved virtual hours. The majority of job duties are expected to be conducted during normal business hours. Occasional evening and weekend hours might be required. Students must adhere to UMD health and safety guidelines at all times.

Contact person(s): 
Lei Bao: leibao@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume and class schedule via email.

Date Posted: November 3, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday are ideal days for work hours. Availability for Wednesday nights for occasional events (only 2 a semester).

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Jimenez-Porter Writers House, 0105 Queen Anne's Hall, 7645 Preinkert Dr. College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:
The Jiménez-Porter Writers’ House (JPWH), a living and learning program of the Office of Undergraduate Studies and co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Humanities, is seeking a highly motivated, reliable and creative individual for their Administrative Assistant (AA) position. The AA will work with JPWH staff to execute the following duties:
Develop recruitment materials;

- Update the website, Linkedin and Facebook pages.
- Maintain the Jellema Collection.
- Organize and maintain storage and supplies.
- Update bulletin boards.
- Attend important recruitment and JPWH events.
- Run errands, as needed.
- Publicity, as needed; and
- Copying and scanning materials for various events.
- Other duties assigned, if and when time permits.

The AA will work approximately 10 hours a week. 

If interested, please send a cover letter expressing your interest and availability for this position, resume, and three character/employment references.

Upon being hired you will also need to furnish two forms of identification, your course schedule for the fall, your award letter from FWS, and your financial aid page, showing your FWS allotment.  

For best consideration please send your materials in as soon as possible.

Qualifications:
Candidates must be available on Wednesday evenings. Occasional weekend hours to support program events may be required within the 10 hours per week.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):
Ross Angelella: jrangel@umd.edu

To apply:  Please submit a resume, a cover letter expressing your interest and availability for this position, and three character/employment references via email.

Date Posted: October 9, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Sunday between 7:00 a.m. and 1:30 a.m.

Hourly wage: 16.25

Department address: Event and Guest Services, 3972 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

  • Works as an assistant to the Guest Services Manager.
  • Peer supervises and supports the Information Desk and Ticket Office employees.
  • Help unlock meeting rooms, verify room set-ups to ensure accuracy, and greet event clients, as necessary.
  • Assist the Event Services, Event Support and Technology Services area to correct any customer complaints.
  • Opens, closes, and secures building at the beginning and end of business hours.
  • Makes frequent facility rounds and addresses any maintenance, security, or housekeeping issues.
  • Initiate any necessary emergency procedures.
  • Reports and records general activity information, unusual incidents, injuries, damaged property, or emergencies in the Building Manager Report for each shift; other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Be positive and respectful in working with a diverse population.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Make sound judgment calls.
  • Act with authority and have a general familiarity with the campus.
  • Must be able to attend training as assigned. Online training will be required.
  • Must be able to make a one-year commitment.
  • Must be able to work early mornings, late nights, and/ or weekends.
  • Must be enrolled as a student at the University of Maryland (during academic year).
  • Must possess critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • This position requires high levels of responsibility, the ability to work independently, communicate effectively, and excellent customer service.
  • Ability to use interpersonal skills to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to organize, manage deadlines and prioritize tasks.
  • Be reliable and proactive.
  • Experience with computer systems, preferably Microsoft Office.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):
Joshua Smith: stamp365guest@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: September 15, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 7

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library, 4130 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:

The Sister to Sister Program Assistant will support the Graduate Assistants with the ongoing needs of the Sister to Sister and OMSE office. Sister to Sister is a first-year retention program for female-identifying students. Job duties for Sister to Sister Program Assistant include, but are not limited to: 

  • Assist in the planning and execution of workshops, General Body Meetings, tutoring services, and peer mentoring services 
  • Assist in the collection, storage, and management of member information, tutoring requests, and program analytics (such as Weekly Academic Honors Forms, and sign-in sheets)
  • Tasks as assigned in Executive Board Meetings 
  • Monitor and report program data - Designing brochures, flyers, and other communication materials 
  • Printing, labeling, and mailing (as needed and based on building access and the individual’s comfort level) 
  • Prepare materials and provide assistance during meetings
  • Email, Zoom, and phone communication, scheduling
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/experience in data entry
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word and MS Excel), Zoom, ELMS, Google Suite (Google Docs, Drive, Gmail, Google Calendar)
  • Knowledge of using Canva, Photoshop, or similar publishing/design software
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and problem-solve when necessary
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented
  • Passion for supporting programs and resources for multi-ethnic students in higher education 

Learning opportunities:
FWS students will have the opportunity to learn more about the mission of supporting students of multi-ethnic backgrounds and underrepresented groups at UMD. This position will gain first-hand experience in supporting student retention programs. Students will also assist the Graduation Assistants and learn about campus resources that support multi-ethnic students across the UMD Campus.

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):
Imani Mayo: imayo1@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: September 12, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible scheduling, Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 3100 Hornbake Library, 4130 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:
The University Career Center is seeking an undergraduate student assistant for the Center's Assessment Team. The team is responsible for data collection, analysis and reporting of the graduate survey, internship survey, Careers4Terps data, and other career-related data. The team also regularly collaborates with other colleagues on diversity, equity, and inclusion metrics.

The student assistant duties include:

  • Collect data from social media profiles such  as LinkedIn and other sources on employment status, past internships
  • Tasked with data clean up and processing/managing data collection efforts relating to the research on graduates via social media sites
  • Research to validate data on self-reported responses related to start-up businesses

Qualifications:
The student must be able to commit to a regular work schedule (at least 6-10 hours per week, to be set by the student according to their availability). This position is open to current undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Maryland. In addition to being familiar with social media, candidates must be highly organized and deadline-oriented and demonstrate a high degree of integrity with sensitive information/data. The team regularly uses Google Sheets and other Google tools to collaborate, and the ideal candidate will be able to work well both independently and as part of a larger team.

Preferences:
This position is ideal for students looking to gain experience in data analysis. Specific experience and qualifications that would be helpful to highlight in your application include:

  • Familiarity with Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Basic fluency in web accessibility best practices

Learning opportunities:
As a Student Assistant for Assessment, you will develop transferable skills such as customer service, communication, project management, organization, data analysis and critical thinking that will help to launch your career after college. Additionally, you will receive ongoing professional development opportunities that will assist you in your own career planning. 

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely. 

Contact person(s):
Sharon Ousman: sousman@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume and cover via email. 

Date Posted: September 5, 2023 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: Flexible within the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Hourly wage: 15.00 

Department address: 1116 Tawes Hall, College Park MD 20742

Job Description:
The English Department is currently seeking a student with Federal Work Study funding for an office assistant within the Academic Writing Program (AWP). Students who work in AWP will include:

  • Welcome and help answer visitors’ questions
  • Assist ENGL 101 faculty, ENGL 101 students, transfer students seeking exemptions to ENGL 101, and guests 
  • Photocopy, scan, and draft documents for the administration of the Academic Writing Program (ENGL 101)
  • Assist with mail distribution, maintain office supplies, and assist with special projects as assigned by your supervisor, the administrative coordinator of the Academic Writing Program
  • Recording confidential results of ENGL 101 portfolio decisions for transfer students
  • Working under the direction of the administrative coordinator of the Academic Writing Program (Scott Eklund)
  • Assisting the Director of the Academic Writing Program (Professor Jess Enoch) and all members of the AWP administrative team (there are two graduate student faculty fellows, one professional track faculty fellow, the AWP Blended Learning Coordinator, and the administrative coordinator of the program)
  • Pass along messages to members of the AWP administrative team
  • Keep all conversations and information regarding individual students, student performances, faculty, and faculty performances confidential
     

Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Kindness and helpfulness in responses to all questions and requests
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Adherence to confidentiality required
  • Dependable, self-motivated, punctual
  • Previous experience in customer service preferred

Learning opportunities:
Students in this position will gain experience working in customer service and higher education, providing substantive feedback, working on an online journal (Interpolations), and writing professionally.

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):
Scott Eklund: seklund@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit a short statement of interest, resume, your availability for the fall, including the number of hours you wish to work per week, and your FWS Work Authorization Form via email. 
 

Date posted: August 29, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible with student’s schedule; Monday - Friday from 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library

Job Description:
The La Familia Program Assistant will support the Graduate Assistants with the ongoing needs of the La Familia program and OMSE office. Job duties for La Familia Program Assistant include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of workshops, General Body Meetings, tutoring services, and peer mentoring services
  • Assist in the collection, storage, and management of member information, tutoring requests, and program analytics (such as Weekly Academic Honors Forms, and sign-in sheets)
  • Tasks as assigned in Executive Board Meetings
  • Monitor and report program data 
  • Designing brochures, flyers, and other communication materials
  • Printing, labeling, and mailing (as needed and based on building access and the individual’s comfort level)
  • Prepare materials and provide assistance during meetings
  • Email, Zoom, and phone communication, scheduling 
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/experience in data entry 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word and MS Excel), Zoom, ELMS, Google Suite (Google Docs, Drive, Gmail, Google Calendar)
  • Knowledge of using Canva, Photoshop, or similar publishing/design software
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and problem-solve when necessary
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented
  • Passion for supporting programs and resources for multi-ethnic students in higher education
  • Spanish language proficiency is a plus, but not required

Learning opportunities:
FWS students will have the opportunity to learn more about the mission of supporting students of multi-ethnic backgrounds and underrepresented groups at UMD. This position will gain first-hand experience in supporting student retention programs. Students will also assist the Graduation Assistants and learn about campus resources that support multi-ethnic students across the UMD Campus.

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely. 

Contact person(s):
Saul Flores: sflores4@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume via email. 

Date posted: August 28, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Required for some work hours to overlap with supervisors

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 2309 Atlantic Building

Job Description: 

General clerical support including preparation and scanning of documents, website updates, running errands, deliveries, event preparation including set up and clean up, general office upkeep including tasks such as shredding documents and breaking down cardboard boxes. 

Qualifications:

Student at UMD with a Federal Work Study allocation; positive attitude; team member; reliable; good communication skills; can lift up to 20 pounds; occasionally may need to stand on a ladder; able to sit at a computer work station; able to help unload supplies and carry them for short distances (up to 3 blocks).

Learning opportunities: Learn to work on a team, use Slack and our website platform and communicate professionally via email. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. 

Contact person(s):

  • Johnna Schmidt : jmschmid@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit a resume via email.
 

Date Posted: August 24, 2023 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible, Monday- Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Hourly wage: 15.00 

Department address: 2119 Plant Sciences Building, College Park, MD

Job Description:
The student will work as an Office Assistant in the academic department's Instructional Programs support office to assist with the general daily administrative operations of the department. 

Tasks include, but are not limited to: 

  • General office duties
  • Web development, marketing (video editing and content creation, flyer design), communications to stakeholders
  • Filing, errands, copying, etc. 
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Previous work experience working in an office setting is preferred
  • Willingness to learn and ability to work independently
  • Journalism background, graphic design background, web and video editing experience

Learning opportunities:
The position will allow you to learn office tasks, balancing and multitasking day-to-day work in an office environment. There is plenty of room for the growth of customer service skills along with the workings of an administrative office.

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely. Reference "Office Assistant-Instructional Programs" in your cover letter and in email subject line when applying.

Contact person(s):
Michelle Neff: mneff1@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume and cover letter via email. 

Date Posted: August 24, 2023 

Job Title: Front Office Assistant

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible, Monday-Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 2119 Plant Sciences Building, College Park, MD

Job Description:

  • The student will work in the Plant Science & Landscape Architecture (PSLA) front office for the Executive Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the department. The student will also be responsible for delivering important documents to other on-campus facilities as well as other on-campus errands. The student will occasionally assist the Facilities Manager with general assistance when needed. Duties include, but are not limited to: 
  • Greeting and assisting visitors, faculty, and staff
  • General office duties
  • Web maintenance/development, social media management, video editing, content creation, communications to stakeholders 
  • Events set-up and management, and compilation of departmental data
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. 
  • Willingness to learn and ability to work independently. 
  • Experience with web maintenance/development is a plus. 
  • Journalism experience/background, social media experience, web and video editing experience

Learning opportunities:
This position will allow you to learn office tasks, balancing and multitasking day-to-day work in an office environment. There is plenty of room for the growth of customer service skills along with the workings of an administrative office. 

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely. Reference "Office Assistant-Front Office" in your cover letter and in email subject line when applying.

Contact person(s):
Michelle Neff: mneff1@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume, cover letter and a writing sample via email. 

Date Posted: August 24, 2023 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: Flexible hours Monday-Friday; 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 1128 Tawes Hall, College Park MD

Job Description:

  • Assisting students/visitors
  • Answering phones, checking voicemails, and returning calls
  • Scheduling appointments and managing calendars
  • Assisting with creation of weekly e-newsletter
  • Creating and posting flyers for courses and events
  • Copying, faxing and organizing files
  • Other projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Dependable, self-motivated, punctual
  • Previous experience in hospitality or customer service preferred

Learning opportunities:
Students in this position will gain experience working in customer service, higher education, and writing professionally. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to operate scheduling software and work with content development programs such as Canva and MailChimp.

Additional comments: 
There may be an opportunity for some remote work.

Contact person(s):
Kit Roper: english@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume, a short statement of interest, your availability, and the amount FWS award via email. 

Date Posted: August 24, 2023 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Hourly wage: 15.50

Department address: Marie Mount Hall II 2204 University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Job Description:

  • The UGST- Academic Achievement Program seeks students who are energetic, self-starters, highly motivated and eager to support the functions of our programmatic office.
  • Proficient in most office applications such as Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Possess excellent communication and verbal skills
  • Ability to answer general program emails and occasionally run errands on campus
  • Strong level of professionalism when greeting visitors and have a team-centered approach to their work
  • Understand the confidentiality of the UGST- Academic Achievement Program
  • Skill in ability in editing software and creative platforms such as Canva, Adobe Photoshop/Creative and Creative is strongly desired
  • Students will support event management, make campus drop-offs/pick-ups, assist with filing, printing and general programming needs for multiple supervisors

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should possess strong organizational and communication skills, perform work with attention to detail and efficiency and be dependable
  • Office experience is preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of social media platforms and management and proficiency using creative platforms such as Canva, Adobe Photoshop/Creative and Creative is strongly desired
  • Applicants must be eligible for and awarded Federal Work Study and be able to provide a copy of their FWS offer letter page for employment. The letter may be found online at: https://eso.umd.edu/osfa-testudo/

Learning opportunities:
Opportunity to learn valuable workplace skills, such as Microsoft Office programs and office procedures. Enhance organizational and time management skills.

Additional comments:
This position cannot be done remotely.  

Contact person(s):
Academic Achievement Programs: aap-umd@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume, cover letter, copy of class schedule and FWS offer letter page via email. 
 

Date Posted: August 23, 2023 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: Flexible within 8am-5:00 pm

Hourly wage: 15.75

Department address: 5801 University Research Ct, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a motivated and reliable undergraduate student enrolled at UMD to join our team as a Front Desk and Desktop Support Assistant. This part-time, off-campus position offers an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in a professional work environment. Duties include:

  • Maintain stocked supplies/storage closets to ensure smooth office operations
  • Assist in maintaining the building’s public workspaces in a presentable and professional manner
  • Manage incoming calls at the front desk with professionalism and courtesy
  • Assist with issuing parking permits for visitors and staff
  • Greet visitors upon arrival and provide directions within the building
  • Sort and distribute mail efficiently
  • Complete assigned training to develop necessary technical skills
  • Shadow experienced desktop support staff to gain knowledge and hands-on experience
  • Provide support for audiovisual (AV) equipment in all conference rooms

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate is currently enrolled as an undergraduate student and can dedicate a minimum of 12 hours per week to the role. They should possess reliable transportation to the Manokin Building, ensuring their prompt and consistent presence. Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate a solid understanding of how to navigate a professional work environment, adhering to appropriate conduct and etiquette. Effective communication skills are essential, as the candidate must be able to express themselves clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing.

Learning opportunities:
There is potential for growth within the support side of our organization for individuals who demonstrate mastery of knowledge and excel in their responsibilities.

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely. Be prepared to take on additional duties as needed to meet operational requirements. Please note that this is an off-campus position, and reliable transportation is going to be necessary for success in this role.

Contact person(s):
Elena Franzoi; dit-edm-student@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume, cover letter, FWS awards page and authorization form via email. 
 

Date Posted: August 23, 2023 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s):  1

Number of hours needed per week: 15.00 

Schedule: Monday - Friday;  9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00 

Department address: 2119 Plant Sciences Building, College Park MD. 

Job Description:
The student will work in an academic department's business office to assist with general daily clerical and administrative operations. Student will assist with, including, but not limited to: 

  • Payroll
  • Inventory
  • Errands 
  • Filing & copying
  • Creating reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
A knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. Previous working experience working in an office setting is preferred.

Learning opportunities:
Gain valuable knowledge that can be used in a business environment.

Additional comments:
This position cannot be done remotely. 

Contact person(s):
Michelle Neff: mneff1@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume and cover letter via email. Reference "Business Office Assistant: in the cover letter and in the email subject line when applying.

Date Posted: August 22, 2023

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: Flexible within: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00pm

Hourly wage: 15.75

Department address: 5801 University Research Ct, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a motivated and reliable undergraduate student enrolled at the University of Maryland (UMD) to join our team as a Front Desk and Desktop Support Assistant. This part-time, off-campus position offers an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in a professional work environment. You will have the chance to develop your office administration, desktop support, and leadership skills while providing essential support to our organization, laying a strong foundation for your future career.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Maintain stocked supplies/storage closets to ensure smooth office operations
  • Assist in maintaining the building’s public workspaces in a presentable and professional manner
  • Manage incoming calls at the front desk with professionalism and courtesy
  • Assist with issuing parking permits for visitors and staff
  • Greet visitors upon arrival and provide directions within the building
  • Sort and distribute mail efficiently
  • Complete assigned training to develop necessary technical skills
  • Shadow experienced desktop support staff to gain knowledge and hands-on experience
  • Provide support for audiovisual (AV) equipment in all conference rooms

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate is currently enrolled as an undergraduate student and can dedicate a minimum of 12 hours per week to the role. They should possess reliable transportation to the Manokin Building, ensuring their prompt and consistent presence. Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate a solid understanding of how to navigate a professional work environment, adhering to appropriate conduct and etiquette. Effective communication skills are essential, as the candidate must be able to express themselves clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing.

Learning opportunities:
There is potential for growth within the support side of our organization for individuals who demonstrate mastery of knowledge and excel in their responsibilities.

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely. 

Contact person(s):
Elena Franzoi: dit-edm-student@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit  resume, cover letter and FWS awards page and authorization form via email. 

Date posted: August 15, 2023 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 6

Schedule: 2 or 3 days per week for a few hours each day

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 4200 Valley Dr. College Park, MD Suite 2387 

Job Description: 
The Communications Assistant will help manage the UMD Horowitz Center for Health Literacy website and social media accounts. The assistant will draft and update the website and social media content, add images, and manage links under faculty direction. The assistant will help with the Center's digital newsletter and blast emails. If the student has photography or video skills, they may also use these skills at Center events and activities. 

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent writer
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Willingness to follow directions and meet deadlines 
  • Strong visual sense 
  • Interest in digital communication 

Learning opportunities: 
The Assistant will gain valuable plain language and digital communication skills and experience working in a team in a professional environment.

Additional comments: 
This is a great opportunity for a student interested in all forms of digital communication strategy and content to serve organizational goals and make public health information more accessible. You will be part of a high-profile and significant effort to increase health information access throughout Maryland. This is a hybrid position, so the Assistant will be in the Center about 50% time. 

Contact person(s): 
Dr. Cynthia Baur: cbaur@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit resume, cover letter and writing sample via email.

Date posted: August 11, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023- Spring 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible within the hours of 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 1126 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Job Description: 

  • Assist in the organization of on- and off-campus recruitment and outreach events for prospective and admitted engineering students and families
  • Manage and update all engineering informational list-servs and mailing lists
  • Draft and send informational emails to prospective and current engineering students
  • Respond to inquiries from high school students, parents, teachers, and/or counselors
  • Assist in the development of Clark School marketing print materials
  • Other administrative and programmatic duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a Federal Work-Study financial aid recipient for the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Current Clark School engineering student or LTSC student pursuing engineering
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Organization and event management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with many people in a busy environment
  • Ability to take initiative with very little management and supervision
  • Must be able to speak positively and enthusiastically about being a Terp Engineer!

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely. 

Contact person(s): 
Aishah Briscoe: abrisco1@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email
 

Date posted: August 11, 2023 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023 

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule:  Monday through Friday 9:00 am-4:30 pm. Flexible with students' schedules and other campus commitments.

Hourly wage: 15.50

Department address: 1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Job Description: 
The Student Coordinator plays a critical role in helping promote and maintain our global and leadership programs through outreach, marketing, and administrative support. In addition, student coordinators are invited to be a thought partner in the ongoing development of ClarkLEAD, our signature onboarding event for new Maryland Engineers and other leadership initiatives for the college. Assist in the development of ClarkLEADER asynchronous training modules. Duties include:

  • Help plan and facilitate new student onboarding initiatives, such as ClarkLEAD.
  • Plan and facilitate community building activities for students in the leadership minor.
  • Help ensure that study abroad websites are correct and up-to-date with information for current program offerings
  • Design engaging marketing materials for leadership initiatives and study abroad programs
  • Create and present informative slideshow presentations for study abroad programs 
  • Assist with Outreach initiatives to promote international and leadership programs and offerings (i.e. facilitate information sessions, tabling at events and in engineering student spaces, class visits, etc)
  • Organize social events for international students, incoming exchange participants, returning and outbound study abroad students

Qualifications: 

  • Good academic standing (above a 2.0 GPA)
  • Interest in either study abroad, global opportunities, or leadership development
  • Willingness to learn how to use new digital platforms for marketing and administrative work
  • Good interpersonal skills; comfortable with engaging with people in various types of social settings
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Engineering background NOT required

Learning opportunities: 

  • Gain in depth knowledge of the numerous study abroad and leadership opportunities available to students
  • Support your peers in their pursuits of international and leadership experiences
  • Develop a theoretical understanding of leadership concepts
  • Enhance your computer, IT, data management, and design skills
  • Enhance your leadership and organizational skills
  • This role will help you develop and practice NACE Career Readiness Competencies

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s): 
Katherine Schwarzentraub: ktraub@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please complete this Google Form: https://forms.gle/rU6bCXk188XKJeXB6

Date posted: August 2, 2023 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023 

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Availability between 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 4200 Valley Drive, MD, 20742

Job Description: 
The Department of Kinesiology (KNES) is seeking energetic students to support the undergraduate advising team and contribute to the overall office and operations of the department. The Student Administrative Assistant will greet office visitors and help direct them to the appropriate contact. Students should feel comfortable interacting with undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty members, as well as off-campus visitors and guests.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting current and prospective undergraduate students with questions related to the Kinesiology program
  • Answering phones and maintaining other general office communication
  • Perform general administrative and office support tasks, such as assisting with mail drop-off and pick-up, making copies, etc.
  • Assist with logistics of department events, such as open houses, lectures, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with the Kinesiology advising team to improve student outreach, including informational flyers, newsletters, social media posts, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of and interest in the Kinesiology program strongly preferred, but not required. 
  • Prior experience is not needed but preferred. 
  • Strong customer service skills and an ability to appropriately handle confidential information is essential.
  • Students are expected to be reliable, punctual, responsible, and self-motivated.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail are required. 
  • Proficiency with computer programs (Word, Excel, etc.) is required and familiarity with developing social media content that can represent the department is strongly preferred.

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s): 
Calvin Fudolig: Cfudolig@umd.edu

To apply: 
Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: July 27, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible within: M-F 9AM - 5 PM

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 1108 Mitchell Building

Job Description: 
The Office of the University Registrar is looking for motivated people to support our administrative offices. The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking phone calls and replying to emails
  • General office support
  •  Providing students, staff, faculty, and parents exceptional customer service.

Qualifications: 

  • Customer service experience 
  • Working knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment
  • Ability to independently perform specialized clerical tasks
  • Ability to understand and apply departmental policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Learning opportunities: 
Students employed with the Office of the University Registrar may attend workshops and professional development opportunities (providing funding is available.)

Additional comments: 
This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):
Toya Garrett-Williams: twillia1@umd.edu 

To apply: 
Submit a resume and cover letter via email. 

Date posted:  July 25, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s):  Fall 2023 

Number of available opening(s): 8

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible within: M-F 9AM - 5 PM

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 4176 Campus Drive, Kirwan Hall

Job Description: 

  • Assisting the department in various duties including
  • Scanning and filing electronic paperwork
  • Answering phones
  • Greeting students/visitors
  • Assisting in sorting packages/mail 
  • Running errands on campus and other duties requested

Qualifications: 

  • Must have working knowledge of office practices, procedures and operating office equipment. 
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills. 
  • Ability to independently perform clerical tasks; to communicate effectively; to follow oral and written instructions; to maintain effective work relationships. 
  • Ability to multitask and provide administrative support to a variety of people. 
  • Experience with Microsoft applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Learning opportunities: 
Students will gain experience working in a fast paced office and become familiar with the University's business processes. They'll interact daily with faculty, staff and students from the department and gain other general office skills. Opportunities to attend workshops and training programs that are available

Additional comments: 

Contact person(s): 

  • Ruth Yun: ryun@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: July 18, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible with the hours from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address:  1101 Hornbake Library

Job Description:

The Tutorial Program Assistant will support the Graduate Assistants with ongoing needs of the
tutorial program and OMSE office.

Job duties for Tutorial Program Assistant include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of orientation, monthly meetings and tutoring
  • services
  • Assist in tracking the tutoring attendance sheet and follow up with tutors
  • Tracking tutors working hours and update with the program GA on a weekly basis
  • Monitor and report program data
  • Email, zoom and phone communication, scheduling
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/experience in data entry
  • Knowledge/experience in customer service
  • Knowledge of MS Office (MS Word and MS Excel), Zoom, ELMS, Google Suite (Docs,
  • Drive, Gmail, Google Cal)
  • Knowledge in using Canva, photoshop or similar publishing/design software
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and problem solve when necessary
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented
  • Passion for supporting programs and resources for multi-ethnic students in higher
  • education

Learning opportunities:

FWS students will have the opportunity to learn more about the mission of supporting students of multi-ethnic backgrounds and underrepresented groups at UMD. This position will gain first-hand experience working in a highly diverse team. Students will also assist the program GAs and gain experience in program management. 

Additional comments: This position requires in-person hours and any virtual hours must be pre-approved by the staff supervisor. Students must adhere to UMD health and safety guidelines at all times.

Contact person(s):

  • Maoqing Wang: mwang110@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Positions listed in this section are in facilities operations, maintenance and/or security.

Date Posted: February 9, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring / Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 5

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Applicants are required to be available and work from 5:00 p.m. to close, Monday to Friday and weekend hours.

Hourly wage: 15.25

Department address: Stamp Student Union, 3972 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

Setup and breakdown of furniture for event spaces. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Placing and storing tables, chairs, staging, and other required equipment for events.
  • Maintaining and cleaning equipment for events.
  • Moving equipment on carts around the building safely and efficiently.
  • Perform minor routine maintenance tasks such as painting, room repairs and equipment maintenance.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Repeatedly.
  • Must be able to stand and walk at least 2 hours without rest.
  • Required to work night shifts and weekend shifts.
  • Shifts will end at 12:00 a.m. during the week and 1:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Learning opportunities:

Learn basic teamwork and communication needs. Be able to work together as a team to get tasks done in a timely and efficient manner.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely. Please apply via the website. No walk-in interviews will be accepted.

Contact person(s):

  • Mark Salazar: msalazar@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Positions listed in this section assist with laboratory activities including preparing, collecting, logging and labeling specimens as well as cleaning, sterilizing and stocking lab equipment.

There are no current job openings for this category.

Positions listed in this section involve providing individual/group instruction to children and/or adults in one or more topics.

There are no current job openings for this category.

Positions listed in this section are with the National Archives or Peace Corps.

There are no current job openings for this category.

Positions listed in this section include mentoring and/or tutoring in math or literacy to Prince George's County elementary school children through the Maryland Mentor Corps.

There are no current job openings for this category.