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.

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.

 

Date posted: November 22, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address:

Job Description: The student will perform computer operations, web design, hardware/software maintenance and develop technical documentation and other duties as needed to support the IT operations.

Qualifications: 

Students with strong oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and knowledge of computer software packages such as Office 365, Adobe Acrobat, and any other Adobe Software. Has the ability to work with HTML & CSS in a GIT [distributed version control system] environment. Students should have the ability to use the Internet and University Library to perform searches. Prior office experience is not required but it is a plus.

Learning opportunities: Become familiar with university policies and procedures and gain office and project experience in an academic research environment.

Learning opportunities: Become familiar with university policies and procedures and gain office and project experience in an academic research environment.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Frances Woods-Suku: fwoods@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter, class schedule, Federal Work-Study offer letter and unofficial transcripts. Applicants can also visit the department in person.

Date posted: October 14, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 8400 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 100

Job description: 

The student will perform computer operations, web design, hardware/software maintenance and develop technical documentation and other duties as needed to support the project team.

Qualifications:

Students with strong oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and knowledge of computer software packages such as Office 365, Adobe Acrobat, and any other Adobe Software. Students should have the ability to use the Internet and University Library to perform searches. Prior office experience is not required but it is a plus.

Learning opportunities: Become familiar with university policies and procedures and gain office and project experience in an academic research environment.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Toni Jennings: amjennin@umd.edu

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

Date posted: October 11, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible hours from Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 5801 University Research Ct. College Park, MD 20742

Job description:

The student ETL developer will be responsible for developing basic integration processes to extract data from systems into a staging area. The student ETL developer will participate in several university projects in order to prepare data for consumption into a data warehouse or separate system. The student should have experience with SQL and should have a strong interest in working with data and learning new tools.

Qualifications:

  • A registered University of Maryland, College Park Undergraduate or Graduate student with a Major, minor or significant coursework in a related field;
  • Has flexible availability
  • Attentive to detail and possesses excellent communication skills
  • Has the ability to work productively with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrates basic SQL skills ( must understand how to use various join types as well as how to leverage basic SQL functions)

Learning opportunities:

  • SQL query writing
  • Informatica ETL development
  • Requirements gathering

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Sarahlyn Acheru: sacheru@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: October 5, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible hours between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 5801 University Research Ct. College Park, MD 20742

Job description:

The student desktop support technician will assist staff with the installation, configuration and ongoing support of desktops, laptops, peripheral equipment and software. They will aid in the training of new student workers as needed. Offers specialized computer support that requires highly complex computer knowledge and skills. 

Duties may include scripting, analysis work, project coordination, tracking the inventory of new hardware, software and coordinating the redeployment and disposal of old equipment.  The student will also provide some desktop support for imaging workstations, assisting when full-time employees are not available. 

Qualifications:

  • A registered University of Maryland, College Park Undergraduate or Graduate student with a Major, minor or significant coursework in a related field;
  • Has flexible availability;
  • Demonstrates Computer hardware/software support experience with effective diagnostic skills; and
  • Possesses technical skills in at least one of the following operating systems - Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. 
  • The successful applicant must be dependable, have a professional attitude, be willing and able to learn new skills as needed and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Learning opportunities:

  • Technical troubleshooting and support of desktop operating systems. 
  • Imaging and deployment of workstations. 
  • Use of common enterprise configuration management tools. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Laurie Fowkes: lfowkes@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: October 5, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible hours from Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 5801 University Research Ct. College Park, MD 20742

Job description:

The reporting analyst will be responsible for developing reports for various projects using SQL or Tableau. The student should have a strong interest in data analytics and the ability to write basic SQL queries. The student should also be confident in their ability to ask appropriate questions in order to develop a solid set of requirements for reports. 

Qualifications:

  • A registered University of Maryland, College Park Undergraduate or Graduate student with a Major, minor or significant coursework in a related field;
  • Has flexible availability;
  • Attentive to detail and possesses excellent communication skills;
  • Has the ability to work productively with minimal supervision; and
  • Demonstrates basic SQL skills (must understand how to use various join types as well as how to leverage basic SQL functions)

Learning opportunities:

  • SQL query writing
  • Tableau report writing
  • Requirements gathering

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Sarahlyn Acheru: sacheru@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: October 5, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible hours from Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 5801 University Research Ct. College Park, MD 20742

Job description:

The student data quality analyst will be responsible for reporting anomalies in databases based on a defined set of requirements. The analyst will be responsible for coordinating with the functional customer to resolve quality issues as they arise. The Analyst will also be responsible for writing new data quality checks using SQL. 

This position requires keen attention to detail. This is a great opportunity for a student who has a strong interest in data analytics.

Qualifications:

  • A registered University of Maryland, College Park Undergraduate or Graduate student with a Major, minor or significant coursework in a related field;
  • Has flexible availability;
  • Attentive to detail and possesses excellent communication skills;
  • Has the ability to work productively with minimal supervision; and
  • Demonstrates basic SQL skills (must understand how to use various join types as well as how to leverage basic SQL functions)

Learning opportunities:

  • Requirements Gathering
  • SQL query writing
  • Data profiling  

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Irina Sokolov: isokol@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: October 4, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $13.00

Department address: 5801 University Research Ct. College Park, MD 20742

Job description:

  • Students' wireless end-point device troubleshooting
  • Updating and closing incident tickets and documentations
  • Other network-related operations and projects
  • Qualifications: Students enrolled in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Information security or related field of study

Learning opportunities:

  • Network Operations - wireless/wired, fault, performance and troubleshooting in a large enterprise network
  • Better written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management - managing assigned tasks and projects with deadlines, on top of students' study responsibilities

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Lip Jen Chew: ljchew@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume via email.

Date posted: October 4, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: 24-7 operations. So days, nights and weekends are needed

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 5801 University Research Ct. College Park, MD 20742

Job description:

The IOC Student Analysts will monitor the UMD network, application, and system infrastructure for adverse events and trends, providing notification to engineers and system administrators as necessary.  Some tier-1 troubleshooting may be required, as well as occasional site visits on campus to replace or reset equipment. 

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) monitoring systems, wired and wireless networks using specialized software such as Nagios, Spectrum and Dynatrace; documenting work, responding to and reporting on alarms; answering telephones and completing support tickets. We are a 24 x 7 service, so night and weekend availability is strongly preferred.  

Work is performed in an office environment and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards and communicate with clients by telephone and text.  Some periods of time may be spent in a computer room or communications equipment spaces.  Work may also be performed remotely (telework) with approval.  Must have the ability to lift and small carry parcels, packages and other items and walk short distances. 

Qualifications:

  • Registered undergraduate student or graduate student at the  University of Maryland, College Park with a Major, minor or significant coursework in a related field
  • Flexible availability
  • Attention to detail and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to and work productively with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of Linux/UNIX, IP networking, GSuite preferred

Learning opportunities:

  • Telecommunications and IP networking
  • Industry-standard integrated system and network monitoring tools
  • Customer service

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Kristina Victoreen: kmv@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume via email.

Date posted: October 4, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 5801 University Research Ct. College Park, MD 20742

Job description:

The Junior Database Administrator (DB) will support the database team for database administration (Oracle  MSSQL), DB code deployment across environments, migrate data between environments and monitor alerts and database backups.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with RDBMS (Oracle, MSSQL) Technology
  • Structure Query Language (SQL/TSQL) 
  • Experience in Monitoring Alerts 

Learning opportunities:

  • Supporting  SDLC ( Software Development Life Cycle ) for RDBMS skills
  • Supporting RDBMS  tools (OEM)
  • Supporting ITIL incident tracking software

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • LaTanya Felder: lfelder2@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume via email.

Date posted: October 4, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 10

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: Flexible between 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: $13.00

Department address: McKeldin Library

Job description:

General Support and Sales (GSS) Technician will provide both sales and hardware/software support to our campus community via our in-person location in McKeldin Library. This includes assisting customers with their Apple and Dell-related purchases, recommending products based on customer need, running diagnostics on customer devices, checking in customer devices for repair, and providing general software support.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able and available to work at least 10 hours per week between 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. from Monday to Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, and 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Sunday.
  • Must be able to problem-solve and use critical thinking skills.
  • Have excellent communication skills and are comfortable helping others.
  • Experience using Apple and Dell computers is recommended
  • Prior experience in sales or customer service is a bonus

Learning opportunities:

  • Troubleshooting Skills with Apple and Dell devices   
  • Experience with using Point-of-Sale systems
  • Evaluating and Addressing users with varying levels of technical ability and various needs

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Atlas Hill: terpwork@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: September 23, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible, part-time with Center hours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday and occasional opportunity for evenings

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

Job description:

The Information Systems (IS) Assistant will primarily be responsible for Help Desk support for the University Career Center & The President’s Promise office.  

This includes all Microsoft Office Programs (especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems, Google's GSuite applications (including GMail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, and Slides) and other hardware and software problems.

Qualifications:

The IS Assistant should be enrolled in a degree-seeking field, such as Math, Computer Science, or CLIS.  The applicant should have experience troubleshooting desktop applications and OS’s, and be familiar with the entire Microsoft Office Suite as well as Google's Workplace apps.  The applicant should also have a working knowledge of basic hardware and software solutions and be able to change hard drives, reformat OS’s, add RAM, connect to network applications, and have other similar skills and abilities.

The applicant should pay attention to details, have good verbal and written communication skills and be dependable.

Learning opportunities:

  • Opportunity to engage with students, staff and potentially employers through various virtual and in-person programs
  • Exposure to staff in the University Career Center & The President's Promise
  • Develop Help Desk skills and the ability to assist and provide support for non-tech staff
  • Practice troubleshooting and exercise problem solving skills
  • Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • David Jensen: djensen@umd.edu

To apply: submit your resume via email with a brief paragraph in the email telling us why you are interested in this position. Subject Line:  Application for FWS Student Employment Opportunity.

Date posted: September 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible hours between 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (remote after the in-person training period)

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center

Job description:

Assist the team of learning technology designers in testing and documenting new tools, troubleshoot instructor questions about ELMS and other tools (e.g., clickers, Panopto, social media, Zoom), contribute to the upkeep of self-paced ELMS training space

Qualifications:

  • At least one semester experience as a student in ELMS-Canvas
  • Experience with several social media tools (e.g., Twitter, blogs, wikis)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills with end-user apps and tools

Learning opportunities:

  • Technical writing
  • Testing and supporting instructional tools
  • Supporting faculty through ITIL incident tracking software

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Deb Mateik: zdeb@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume via email.

Date posted: September 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: There are two shifts that require staffing. They are from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or 1:00 to 5:00 pm

Hourly wage: $14.00

Department address: 5801 University Research Ct, College Park

Job description:

The student will support the DBA for database deployment across environments and monitor backup and basic administration tasks.

Qualifications:

  • RDBMS (Oracle or Mssql or Mysql) experience
  • SQL developing experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills with RDBMS tools (sqlplus)

Learning opportunities:

  • Supporting SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) for RDBMS skills;
  • Supporting RDBMS tools (OEM); and
  • Supporting ITIL incident tracking software.

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Nagarajan Elumalai: nelumala@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume via email.

Date posted: September 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible hours between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center

Job description: 

The media/graphic tech assistant will work in the DIT Media Studio to support the development of video production assets and help faculty/students with basic uses of Adobe products.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with video production tools such as Captivate, Camtasia or Adobe Rush or Premiere Pro. 
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite graphic tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Demonstrated competency in written and verbal English communication skills, interpersonal skills and time management.

Learning opportunities:

  • Video production skills
  • Client management skills
  • Media production problem-solving skills

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Deb Mateik: zdeb@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume via email.

Date posted: August 24, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 30 

Schedule: Flexible (class schedule driven)

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 1111 Francis Scott Key Hall

Job description: 

ARHU Computing Services seeks Undergraduate students for part-time employment as an A/V Technician.  Position includes administering loaner laptops, supporting technology-enhanced departmental spaces, assisting with live streaming/hybrid events, and some clerical work.

Qualifications: No experience necessary. Punctuality, responsibility, and professionalism are a must.

Learning opportunities:

Student A/V technicians learn problem-solving skills, customer service, and A/V Skills in an academic environment.  While we do not have workshops, if our students were interested in any workshops hosted by the Division of IT pertaining to academic technology, we would encourage them to attend.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Monica Milstead: milstead@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

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: November 22, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 3215 Jimenez Hall

Job Description: 

Office Assistants aid the Administrative Affairs staff in the day-to-day running of the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.  Responsibilities include copying and scanning, data entry, mail distribution, and assisting walk-in visitors, as well as assisting in larger projects including file retention and office moves (some light lifting required).

Qualifications: Applicants must be driven and detail-oriented with good communication skills.

Learning opportunities: Students have the opportunity to work and learn in a culturally diverse office environment.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Nicholas Cooper: ncooper@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: November 22, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.00

Department address: 2204 Marie Mount Hall 

Job Description: 

The Academic Achievement Programs is currently seeking students with Work-Study funding for general office assistant positions throughout the department to provide general administrative support (approx.6-10 hours/week/flexible). These positions include general office duties such as directing visitors, answering telephones, filing, photocopying, mail distribution, maintaining office supplies, and assisting with special projects and other tasks as assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications:

While prior experience is not necessary, student employees are expected to be dependable, punctual, responsible, and self-motivated.  Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and typing and computer skills are required.

Learning opportunities: Students in this position will gain experience working in a professional office environment in higher education.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s): 

  • Frances Woods-Suku: fwoods@umd.edu

To apply:  Submit a short statement of interest, your resume, your availability for the fall (Monday through Friday), including the number of hours you wish to work per week, the amount of your Federal Work-Study offer, your unofficial transcript and current class schedule via email. Applicants can also visit the department in person. 

Date posted: November 17, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 0115 Mitchell Building

Job description: Provide support for the Office of Student Financial Aid as needed. Tasks include but not limited to filing, shredding, emails, or any other office tasks required. 

Qualifications: Applicants must be eligible for Federal Work-Study and possess strong organizational skills with attention to detail and efficiency. Must be dependable to and eager to learn. Previous office experience not required. 

Learning opportunities: 

  • Learn about the financial aid process and administrative processes of the university
  • Gain office experience

Become acquainted with the financial aid staff.

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Venesha Bridges: vbridges@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email. 

Date posted: November 8, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Monday through Friday (flexible hours)

Hourly wage:$12.00

Department address: 1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Job description: 

The Office Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day remote administrative tasks. The student must complete all tasks delegated by his or her supervisor, or any other higher-level employee of the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering. The student can not work more than 10 hours per week during the summer session. The FWS Office Assistant is expected to be available at their regularly scheduled time.

Qualifications:

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel is
  • preferred.
  • Good communication and organizational skills *Cooperative and must
  • be able to work with a variety of people (students, staff, faculty, parents, pre-college
  • students who come into the office) Punctual, reliable, complete work assignments;
  • Great interpersonal skills, required

Learning opportunities: Opportunities to learn to coordinate programs and other activities. Students will also cultivate leadership skills

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Gertie Williams: cmse@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 7

Schedule: 

Mandatory availability needed for Thursdays and Fridays from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Hours available during business hours Tuesday afternoons, Wednesday mornings, Thursday mornings and Friday afternoons. 

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 2110 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Job description:

The student will work in The School of Music Admissions office to assist with general daily administrative and public facing tasks. The student will assist with, including, but not limited to email and phone inquiries, data entry, materials inventory, virtual visits, in-person tours, errands, audition and recruitment events and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Current School of Music student, a knowledge of Google suite, previous experience engaging with public events or customer service preferred.

Learning opportunities: The student will gain valuable knowledge and experience in customer service, event management, and recruitment practices.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Elizabeth Milligan: milligan@umd.edu

To apply: Complete a brief online application.

Date posted: October 12, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: 

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 8400 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 100

Job description:

The Office Clerk will assist Institute for Government Service and Research’s (IGSR) Administrative Assistant by providing coverage for the front desk, responding to emails, phone calls, filing, making photocopies, shredding, distributing mail, maintaining supplies, and other duties as assigned. He/she will also assist staff with projects and be the courier for the Institute.

Qualifications:

Basic computer skills, willingness to work with others, ability to communicate effectively, fast learner, initiative, and problem-solving skills, strong work ethic, attention to detail, punctuality and reliability is a must. Prior office experience is not required but it is a plus.

Learning opportunities:

Become familiar with University policies and procedures and gain office and project experience in an academic research environment.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Toni Jennings: amjennin@umd.edu

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

Date posted: October 5, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 1204 Benjamin Building

Job description: General office clerical duties which include data entry, scanning, e-filing, answering phones, greeting office visitors.

Qualifications: Attention to detail, experience with data entry, scanning and customer service.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Janis L Cornell-DeMoss: jcdemoss@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: October 4, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: At least 5 hours per week during the week day, daytime hours.

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 0105 Queen Anne's Hall

Job description: 

General administrative help including record-keeping, word processing, scanning documents and making copies, also errands such as posting fliers around campus and delivering some mail. Light cleaning will also be required. 

Qualifications:

MSWord, Excel, strong communication, ability to lift up to 30 pounds, ability to work at a desk for most hours per week, ability to load and unload goods from a vehicle.  

Design ability is a plus, as is an interest in the field of creative writing.

Learning opportunities: Research opportunities exist for the candidate who would appreciate them.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Johnna Schmidt: jmschmid@umd.edu

To apply: submit a cover letter in the form of an email with your resume attached.

Date posted: September 24, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: Flexible

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 0301 Hornbake Library North

Job description:

Student will work in the business office to assist in various tasks, including, but not limited to: 

  • Administrative support to the department
  • Collection and compilation of financial documents as well as data entry
  • General accounting duties including account reconciliation
  • Maintaining business office file management and destruction
  • Assisting with Inventory control
  • Light office housekeeping and organization
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Excel and Google Suite;
  • Well-developed organizational skills, ability to multitask, and attention to detail;
  • Friendly, flexible, service-oriented manner;
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team; and
  • Excellent communication skills.

Learning opportunities:

  • On the job training for working in an office environment, particularly accounting, administrative, and clerical work;
  • Working at (Maryland Institute for Technology) MITH also provides opportunities to discuss careers and professional development with the faculty and staff members; and
  • Students are included in staff meetings and are encouraged to share new ideas.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. MITH is open from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and offers flexible work schedules.

Contact person(s):

  • Grace Babukiika: babu@umd.edu

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

Date posted: September 24, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: No less than 3 hours a day; one position needed for 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 1126 H.J. Patterson Hall

Job description:

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) seeks to hire enthusiastic student workers for the Fall and Spring semesters to support ISSS staff in a variety of duties:

  • Assist with data entry/review/collection projects;
  • Assist with coordinating events;
  • Prepare materials and provide assistance during virtual workshops;
  • Running errands on campus;
  • Scanning and photocopying;
  • Support Front Office Duties;
  • Support advisors with tasks in iTerp (ISSS’ case management system); and
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • 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 Microsoft Office, Google Suite for Education, social media management and web content management systems
  • Availability: 10 to 20 hours per week; at least 3 hours a day

Learning opportunities:

Students will gain the opportunity to learn about ISSS’ mission in supporting the international UMD community in their transition to the University.  This position provides students 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):

  • Lisa Peterson: lpeters4@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume, cover letter along with the FWS offer and class schedule via email.

Date posted: September 23, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

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

Hourly wage: $12.00

Department address: 2119 Plant Sciences Building

Job description:

The Office Assistant will work in the PSLA front office for the Executive Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the department. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • 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
  • Delivering important documents to other on campus facilities and other on campus errands
  • Occasionally assist Facilities Manager with general assistance when needed
  • 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. 

Preferences: 

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.

Contact person(s):

  • Michelle Neff: mneff1@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample via email. Reference “Office Assistance-Front Office” in the email subject line when applying.

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 8270 Alumni Drive, Suite 3800

Job description:

The Finance & Administration Department is looking for motivated and enthusiastic students to help us run the office smoothly!  The F&A Assistant will provide administrative and clerical support for the group.  They will be the first point of contact for visitors, employees and students. 

  • Finance & Administration Responsibilities: 
  • File Guest Artist’s Contracts, invoices and HR documents 
  • Create new files and folders as necessary for file records and maintenance 
  • Scan financial and HR documents 
  • Process check deposits to Bursar’s Office, and record transactions in deposit logs in Excel 
  • Assist with payroll check distribution/mailing 

Front Desk Responsibilities:

  • Answer phone and greet visitors 
  • Distribute campus mail to staff mailboxes, or hand-deliver mail directly to them, if urgent Handle UPS deliveries, and mailings 
  • Email staff members to inform them of packages/deliveries 
  • Assist with inventory of office supplies, distribute supplies, and maintain organization of supply storage cabinet. 

Other Duties:

  • Assist Finance and Administrative team, according to workday priorities set by supervisor
  • Assist the Clarice Management with various projects upon approval from the supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Must be an Undergraduate Federal Work-Study Student at UMCP.
  • Hours/days are flexible – usually 10 hours per week.
  • Office experience is a plus but not required.  

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

To apply: submit a resume and cover letter together with the Federal Work-Study offer, class schedule and desired work hours via email.

Date posted: September 22, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 2144 Chemical & Nuclear Bldg

Job description: Scanning, answering phones, filing, running errands on campus and small projects are all part of the business operations in Materials Science & Engineering.

Qualifications: Must have good communication skills and friendly demeanor, willing need to run errands across campus and knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Learning opportunities: Learning basic office etiquette, time management, socializing in an office setting and how a research-heavy business office runs. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Ruth Yun: ryun@umd.edu

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

Date posted: September 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Negotiable

Hourly wage: $12.00

Department address: 1328 Tawes Hall

Job description: Staffing office front desk, setting up for meetings & events, copying, scanning, faxing, answering phones, ordering supplies, and picking up and returning library books. 

Qualifications: Some experience with MS Word and Excel, ability to answer telephones and route calls, experience with typical office equipment, training provided.

Learning opportunities: General office duties

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Dana Persaud: dpersaud@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email. 

Date posted: September 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Hours within 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (flexible)

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 3214 Benjamin Building

Job description:

The Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education will need up to 4 students to assist with general filing and organizing tasks. They will also assist the regular department staff in providing administrative support to both department staff and faculty. The routine tasks will also include answering calls, copying, filing, mail distribution, data entry, accounting, shredding, packing/ unpacking boxes and running errands.

Qualifications:

Good communication, organizational and computer skills, work well with others and detail-oriented. Knowledge with Microsoft Office and Excel is preferred.

Learning opportunities: Students will gain experience in an office setting and learn the university's processes and policies.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Ylesia Stefanie James: yjames@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume, FWS offer and class schedule via email.

Date posted: September 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Hours within 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 1130 Mitchell Building

Job description:

Graduate Degree Clearance is seeking a student worker to assist with daily administrative tasks.

Job duties include the following:

  • Organize documents received for degree clearance in a systematic manner for archival purposes.
  • Respond to assigned emails sent to the Graduate Degree Clearance staff.
  • Answer phone calls and return voicemail messages.
  • Update PowerPoint presentations.
  • Provide data entry support.
  • Greet and assist with walk-ins, triage needs to escalate to the second level as needed.
  • Assist with the distribution of electronic reports.
  • Scan, fax and copy documents.

Qualifications (desired): 

  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suites such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to update Adobe PDF documents.
  • Familiar with different Google suite applications
  • Excellent customer service and writing skills. 

Learning opportunities: Training available.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Toya Garrett-Williams: twillia1@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume via email. 

Date posted: September 20, 201

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: 1142 School of Public Health

Job description:

  • Performs administrative and office support tasks for multiple supervisors. Duties include:
  • Fielding telephone calls;
  • Receiving and directing visitors; 
  • Sorting and routing incoming materials;
  • Word processing, filing, data entry, internet research and faxing;
  • Greeting visitors, distributing postal mail;
  • Operating basic office equipment; and
  • Completing other work as assigned.

May assist with overflow work from executive assistants and faculty.

Qualifications:

  • One previous year of experience providing administrative support.
  • Federal Work-Study recipient
  • Ability to work independently with little direction.
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Basic software use abilities
  • Friendly and professional demeanor

Learning opportunities:

Students will have the opportunity to see firsthand how an academic department functions. Students will be given the opportunity to strengthen their communication skills as well as multi-tasking and time management skills. Additionally, students can expect to develop increased workplace experience.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely. You must have one previous year of experience working in an administrative capacity.

Contact person(s):

  • Nacie Grigsby: fmsc@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email. For the subject line:  Applicant Name_Front Office Assistant.

Date posted: September 13, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10 to 20 

Schedule: Monday through Thursday between 4:00 to  9:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 8500 Paint Branch Drive, Suite 1697, College Park, MD 20740

Job description:

Under the direction and supervision of the Gossett Student-Athlete Center (GSAC) Academic Management Intern and the Director of GSAC, the GSAC Student Administrative Assistant will provide administrative and clerical support to the GSAC unit. The Student Administrative Assistant will be the first point of contact for student-athletes, staff, coaches, recruits, etc., and are therefore responsible for making a good impression and upholding the reputation of GSAC. The student's work schedule will be tailored around his/her course schedule, but would include in-person hours during the times of Monday through Thursday from 4:00 to 9: 00 p.m. for the Fall 2021 semester and Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. for the Spring 2022 semester. The Student Administrative Assistant will report to Kirsten Peterman, GSAC Academic Management Intern. 

Front Desk Management:

  • Ensure that the front desk and reception area is clean and presentable at all times
  • Keep inventory of front desk office supplies
  • Answer all incoming phone calls and redirect them or keep messages
  • Accept all incoming mail and prepare any outgoing mail

Administrative:

  • Perform clerical receptionist duties such as printing, scanning, filing, photocopying, etc.
  • Assist Academic Management Intern with Laptop Loaner Program.
  • Assist Academic Management Intern with distribution of textbooks to student-athletes.
  • Assist with graphic content creation and posting information on Terp Academics social media

Essential Functions:

  • First point of contact for student-athletes and guests entering the Xfinity Center and Gossett Hall
  • Must be welcoming and helpful to all entrants
  • Be able to direct student-athletes and guests to appropriate person(s), location(s) and resource(s)
  • Must have good interpersonal communication skills and proficiency in connecting to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds
  • Communicate any concerns, successes, suggestions, and ideas to the GSAC staff
  • Ensure that student-athlete information remains confidential at all times
  • Must display appropriate and professional behavior at all times
  • Must be able to work both individually and as part of a team
  • Must provide information about the services available in GSAC

The Student Administrative Employees may be assigned to other administrative duties at the discretion of the Academic Management Intern at any point throughout the position. This position begins Fall 2021, and an extension of employment for Spring 2022 will depend on the individual’s performance.

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to customer service
  • Strong computer skills
  • Effective organization skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Availability: 10-20 hours per week

Learning opportunities:

  • Ability to learn how student-athlete academic services work in a power five conference
  • Ability to develop professionally through book club opportunities

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

GSAC Mission: We educate, develop and serve student-athletes through a culture of academic and athletic excellence.

GSAC Vision: Our vision is to be the best intercollegiate athletics program while producing graduates who are prepared to serve as leaders in the local, state, and global communities. 

Contact person(s):

  • Kirsten Peterman: kirst@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter including three references and references' contact information via email.

Date posted: September 8, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Monday through Friday (occasional Saturdays possible)

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 4130 Campus Drive, Suite 1101, College Park, MD 20742

Job description:

  • Write and answer emails, answer phone calls;
  • File documents, sort mail;
  • Pleasantly interact with staff, visitors and vendors;
  • Photocopy and scan documents;
  • Assist with organizing events as needed;
  • Assist with Front Desk as needed; and
  • Assist Administrative Assistant as needed.

Qualifications: Excellent customer service, well organized, ability to prioritize, ability to maintain strict level of confidence, reliable and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Rachel Downs: rdown@umd.edu

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

Date posted: September 2, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible, preferred hours are between 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; other hours may be requested.

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: University Career Center & The President's Promise, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

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 Careers4Terps and other online platforms for networking, and more.  Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work on a team and the desire to help other undergraduate UMD students in their career preparation are a must. From this experience, you will gain transferable skills in communication, leadership, customer service, and project management.  

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 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 monthly Peer Career Educator team meetings and meetings with the supervisor as scheduled or requested.

Qualifications: This is an in-person position with opportunities for remote work. 

Requirements:

  • Strong commitment to the position and ability to provide 8-10 hours of work per week.
  • Desire to educate undergraduate students on career preparation topics.
  • 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 2021, Spring 2022) or beyond
  • Previous participation in a part-time job, internship, research, education abroad, leadership position, or other experiential learning - but not required! 

Learning opportunities:

From this experience, you will gain transferable skills in communication, leadership, customer service and project management. 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.

Contact person(s):

  • Pamela Allen: pallen@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and class schedule via email. Please label the subject line: Application for Peer Career Educator.

Date posted: September 2, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

Hourly wage: $12.00

Department address: 1200 School of Architecture Planning and Preservation

Job description: The Office Assistant will support Business Office through

  • Entering data into BA4 (financial system)
  • Scanning/filing documents
  • Running errands on campus
  • Assisting with department events 
  • Performing basic office duties such as answering phones, greet visitors and mail distribution

Qualifications:

Must have good communication and organizational skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, friendly demeanor, punctuality and reliability. Also able to lift up to 15 lbs for package deliveries, assist with setup/ breakdown of conference rooms, run errands across campus.

Learning opportunities: The student will gain experience working in an office environment and learn UMD systems.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Monica Mora-Herrera: mherrera@umd.edu

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

Date posted: September 2, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible, preferred hours are between 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: University Career Center & The President's Promise, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

Job description:

Work closely with the Experiential Learning and Career Education & Exposure Units in the University Career Center & The President’s Promise in supporting campus-wide career programs and services for undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students.

Provide day-of logistics and administrative support to the team’s major initiatives, including (but not limited to) Intern for a Day, supporting live activities for two high enrollment career courses, industry-specific career panels, career-related workshops and career & internship fairs. 

Support the administrative work of full-time staff and graduate assistants on the team and in the Center broadly.

This position requires in-person support with opportunities for remote work. 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • Attention to detail, good verbal and written communication skills, dependable

Learning opportunities:

  • Opportunity to engage with students, staff and potential employers through various virtual and in-person programs
  • Exposure to staff in the University Career Center & The President’s Promise
  • Develop administrative skill sets

Contact person(s):

  • Erica Ely: eely@umd.edu

To apply: Submit your resume via email with some insight into why you are interested in this position written in the body of the email. Please label the subject line: Application for FWS Student Employment Opportunity

Date posted: August 30, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible hours between 9:30 a.m. to  4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 2800 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8270 Alumni Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Job description:

The School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS) is seeking a University of Maryland student to help create programs for the school’s theatre and dance productions. Duties will include gathering information for approximately four programs per semester and compiling that information into a program template. You will send regular emails to cast and crew members to request information and circulate drafts for review. You will also help compile bi-weekly newsletters and support social media content creation. You will need to be organized, attentive to detail, and a good communicator. 

The TDPS Marketing/Office Assistant will also help support the TDPS Staff perform day to day tasks. You will perform basic reception, administrative work, rental assistance, monitoring rehearsal spaces, and are trained to manage a variety of database programs such as swipe records and key loan management records. 

Tasks performed include:

  • Ordering all office supplies; 
  • Maintaining the mailroom with incoming mail and packages for over 100 people;
  • Preparing and organizing Terrapin Trader equipment; 
  • Photocopying and printing orders for the department; 
  • Collecting rental checks; 
  • Maintaining instruction manuals for multiple programs and tasks to the running of the department; and
  • Maintaining technology and mailroom equipment.

Additional special projects are assigned as needed. Our FWS students work with all the admins in our school and often do projects like data entry and filing.

Qualifications: The necessary skills are

  • Good written and phone communication
  • Organized
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Efficient time management skill
  • Fast learner
  • Able to lift 50lbs

Preferred skills

  • Consistent working hours available

Learning opportunities:

We try very hard to give our students as much training, orientation, and opportunity as possible. This job will help develop administrative skills, time management, scheduling, and customer service skills that will benefit whatever job field our students choose. This job also allows students to develop their own strengths in administrative work. 

Additional comments: We offer flexible hours between 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Some projects will require heavy lifting. Parts of this job can be done remotely, but some require in-person hours.

Contact person(s):

  • Renee Nyack: rnyack@umd.edu

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

Date posted: August 25, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Monday-Friday (please communicate your availability)

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: Office of Diversity & Inclusion, 2417 Marie Mount Hall College Park MD 20742

Job description:

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) provides expertise and leadership at the University of Maryland around equity, diversity and inclusion work. The following units are within ODI: Diversity Training & Education, Bias Incident Support Services, LGBT Equity Center, Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct (OCRSM), and Nyumburu Cultural Center.

The Office Assistant will provide support to various staff members that will assist in the development of educational, programmatic and research initiatives to support the office’s mission and goals under the supervision of the full-time Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion. 

General Duties are as follows:

  • Administrative Functions:
    • Serve as third to the full-time Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion to ensure adequate desk & office coverage, scheduling, delegation and organization of daily/weekly tasks to accomplish, track the status of project/task completion, communicate new information to team members, and other duties as assigned. 
  • 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 (read Diamondback and note unit-relevant articles)
    • Keep overall office areas (desk, mailbox, work table) tidy & refill brochures as needed
    • Update social media sites- Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – and calendars with upcoming events and up-to-date information as requested by staff
  • Marketing:
    • Support the general needs of the ODI in the area of marketing, including but not limited to updating social media, collaborating on projects to be submitted to marketing, coordinating and collaborating with other departments on marketing needs for the general office
  • 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 outreaching to students, student organizations, faculty/staff and community members
    • Assist with specialized projects such as certificate preparation for awards recognitions
    • Help with setup and groundwork needed for events such as hanging decorations, cutting handbills, folding programs, etc
    • Represent ODI at specialized events such as First-Look Fair, Open Houses, Homecoming, 2nd Look Fair, etc., with duties such as tabling, greeting, serving as set-up or take-down, etc
  • Other Duties:
    • Attend regularly scheduled ODI staff meetings, the full-time Executive Assistant for personal and professional development as well as to discuss shift scheduling, new information, and upcoming events.
    • Assist with recording results of evaluations following events. 
    • Attend suggested campus multicultural training when possible 
    • Plan and execute events, programs, workshops, etc.
    • Other duties as assigned

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
  • Proven customer service and leadership experiences
  • Good verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized and dependable
  • Ability to welcome and greet guests, visitors, staff, and students that visit the office, events, trainings, workshops and tabling
  • Must be flexible, adaptable and willing to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to positively interact with students, faculty/staff and visitors from diverse backgrounds
  • Basic user with MS Office Suite (especially Excel, Access, and Word)
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and other social media platforms and software
  • Have an interest in multicultural/diversity matters, social justice issues and other concerns. Passion for supporting marginalized and historically underrepresented student populations and community members

Learning opportunities: General office work experience

  • Exposure to event management
  • Exposure to supporting communications management for a department
  • Experience engaging students, faculty, staff at various events
  • Experience serving on various committees. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Timea Webster: twebste1@umd.edu 

To apply: Submit your resume, cover letter and references via email. Please label the subject line: Application for FWS Student Employment Opportunity.

Date posted: August 25, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible schedule Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (other hours may be required as needed)

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742

Job description:

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Marketing and Technology, the candidate will serve as the undergraduate marketing and technology assistant and will perform a variety of functions for communication, marketing and technology. The student will obtain an understanding of diversity and inclusion and higher education, working alongside the assistant director for the development of marketing collateral, supporting technology implementation and interacting with fellow students, university faculty & staff, alumni and community leaders to support the mission of the office. 

The candidate will:

  • provide marketing and technology support for program events and services
  • analyze, assist with comparing and evaluating various courses of action in order to make decisions on efficient and effective communication approaches
  • explore innovative ways to market the office to various audiences
  • develop, design and write promotional collateral (i.e. e-newsletters, brochures, websites, social media content) to promote the office to designated audiences
  • develop press releases; develop and refine key messages, promote program services
  • develop and update website content; publish e-newsletters which include educational and program-based content for target populations; assist with coordination of special events
  • analyze and report on the effectiveness of marketing, technology and other programmatic efforts
  • provide first-level technical support and user support for computers, AV equipment and other hardware and software
  • conduct presentations and training for various stakeholders
  • other marketing, technology and programmatic project coordination tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in an undergraduate bachelor's degree program at the University of Maryland in good standing is required; pursuit of a degree in marketing, communications, public relations, graphic design or a closely related field is preferred.
  • Experience with graphic design and creative writing for the development of flyers, email newsletters, social media and online content. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite products, including Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, Google Suite for Education, social media management and web content management systems such as WordPress
  • Experience providing hardware and software support as well as troubleshooting technology problems; Knowledge of Mac and PC troubleshooting
  • Experience in an educational environment or office environment is preferred
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders of various backgrounds
  • Candidates are asked to present an outstanding portfolio showcasing strong digital and print design, branding and writing skills. 
  • Able to work independently and as part of a diverse team

Learning opportunities:

The undergraduate marketing and technology assistant will gain an understanding of strategic marketing management and technology management. This position provides the student with the opportunity to work independently, creatively and collaboratively to obtain experience in self-management, responsible decision-making, problem-solving, teamwork, task follow-through, relationship building, diversity, education and professional-level job expectations. 

The undergraduate marketing and technology assistant will receive frequent, high-quality supervision and interaction with professional staff members to such an extent as to foster the acquisition of a general overview of and specific skills in a broad range of areas including communications, marketing and technology management. The student will be provided with ongoing feedback and is expected to demonstrate sound judgment, discretion, an appreciation for inclusive excellence, an ongoing commitment to academic excellence and strong written and verbal communication skills.

Additional comments: This position may combine in-person and remote work as deemed necessary.

Contact person(s):

  • Tunji Sawyer, MBA: tsawyer@umd.edu

To apply: In addition to a resume and cover letter, please submit one letter of recommendation (educational or professional only; personal letters of recommendations not accepted), FWS offer letter, fall class schedule and availability via email. Candidates are also asked to submit an outstanding portfolio showcasing strong digital and print design, branding and writing skills. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. No phone calls, please.

Date posted: August 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.17

Department address: 8056 Regents Drive

Job description:

The Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) is looking for a Student Marketing, Communications & Sign Shop Assistant to join our communications and marketing team for the fall 2021 and spring 2022 academic semesters. This position will assist in promoting the UMD DOTS core messages and services through both print and digital marketing, events and outreach. This position will also assist the Sign Shop in print production and installation.

Qualifications:

  • Superb attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Strong understanding of Google Drive & social media scheduling platforms
  • Work well with hands and has an eye for designs
  • Ability to travel around campus or have a driver’s license
  • Videography, photography and Adobe experience, preferred but not required

If you have experience please provide a link to work samples or your online portfolio.

Learning opportunities:

  • Learn how an in-house marketing and communications team operates
  • Increase understanding on various digital and print marketing channels
  • Gain hands-on experience working in a Sign Shop 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. This position includes work in the office, out on campus and in the DOTS Sign Shop. Once a month weekend work is required. 

Contact person(s):

  • Phillip Hyon: phyon@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter, and any sample work or portfolio if it helps strengthen the candidate via email.

Date posted: August 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Monday through Friday (flexible schedule)

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Job description:

The Office Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day remote administrative tasks. The student must complete all tasks delegated by his or her supervisor, or any other higher-level employee of the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering. The student can not work more than 10 hours per week during the summer session. The FWS Office Assistant is expected to be available at their regularly scheduled time.

Qualifications:

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel is preferred.
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Cooperative and must be able to work with a variety of people (students, staff, faculty, parents, pre-college students who come into the office) 
  • Punctual, reliable, complete work assignments
  • Great interpersonal skills

Learning opportunities: To learn to coordinate programs and other activities. Students will also cultivate leadership skills.

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Marissa Massey: cmse@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: August 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours (11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST)

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library

Job description: Provides support to the Coordinator of OMSE Academic Excellence Society (OAES), Student Leadership Advisory Council (SLAC), and University Partners Program (UPP) at the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education.

The OMSE Program Support Leader will support the Coordinator with the ongoing needs of OMSE Programs: OAES, SLAC, and UPP. Job duties for OMSE Program Support Coordinator include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare materials and provide assistance and coordination during virtual meetings
  • Data entry, collection and organization
  • Email, zoom, and phone communication; scheduling
  • Designing brochures, flyers, and other communication materials
  • Printing, labeling and mailing (as needed and based on building access and the individual’s comfort level)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 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 technical and data issues that may arise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented.
  • Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Passion for supporting programs and resources for multi-ethnic students in higher education

Learning opportunities:

This person 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 event/program coordination, project management, and leadership development. The OMSE Program Support Leader will learn about campus resources that support multi-ethnic students across the UMD Campus.

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Sheryll Famularcano: sfamular@umd.edu

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

Date posted: August 16, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible from Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. based on student's academic schedule

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: Mathematics Building Room 3103

Job description:

The AMSC Graduate Program Office Assistant will perform typical clerical assignments such as filing, printing, editing documents, creating/posting flyers, answering phones, emailing, shredding, etc. There is also room in this position for the Office Assistant to take initiative and create new projects based on their interests and the office's needs. The Office Assistant will have their own desk, computer, and phone in the office and will have opportunities to interact with staff, students, and faculty in the Math Department. Other duties may be assigned. Work attire is casual. The schedule is flexible and can be between 5-10 hours per week depending on the student's desired hours. 

Qualifications:

Previous experience in customer service or an office setting is desired. Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Google Drive applications, Adobe Acrobat and a willingness to learn new skills and computer software is required. The Office Assistant should be detail-oriented, organized, and punctual with an interest in providing good customer service to our students. They should also be self-motivated with an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. 

Learning opportunities:

The AMSC Graduate Program Office Assistant can use time in the office to learn new skills via LinkedIn Learning and other training programs as well as attend professional/academic development sessions on campus with the approval of the supervisor. There is room in this position for creativity, taking initiative, and new ideas. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Jessica Sadler: jsadler@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter (tailored to this job description) via email. References may be required later. No phone calls, please. 

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

 

Date posted: November 8, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 5

Schedule: Flexible hours

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: Wye Oak Building

Job description: Assist with all aspects of Arboretum work, including:

  • Performing garden maintenance activities, such as weeding, mulching, pruning and planting
  • Supporting volunteer project days, such as gathering tools, and transporting plants or mulch
  • Some greenhouse work may be available, repotting, watering and pruning
  • Assisting with Arboretum social media on Facebook, Instagram and our blog
  • Following established safety procedures for use of equipment and tools

Qualifications:

Required

  • Experience in gardening and at least one year of coursework in horticulture, landscape architecture, plant sciences or related field.
  • Ability to commit to a consistent schedule throughout the semester
  • Ability to follow directions in regards to grounds care and maintenance and use of equipment
  • Ability to work quickly with attention to detail both independently and with a team
  • Must be able to interact with many different types of people at the University while maintaining a professional demeanor
  • Proficiency with Google Apps: Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.
  • Education:  High school diploma or GED and a currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at University of Maryland College Park

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

The physical demands of the position are:

  • Must be free from debilitating pollen allergies and the like
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand and walk continuously and lift, stoop and bend for extended periods
  • Wear and work with personal protective equipment (gloves, goggles, etc.)

Contact person(s):

  • Meg Smolinski: msmolins@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and FWS offer amount via email by November 19, 2021, for best consideration. Please include “Horticultural Student” in the subject line.

Date posted: November 4, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 to 5:00 p.m. (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: Building 091, Chemistry & Biochemistry Building

Job description: Receiving, tracking and notifying customers of package receipts. Assisting in tagging and logging of capital assets. Assist in restocking inventory in ChemStores

Qualifications: Good written and verbal communication skills. A sense of urgency and good time management and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and within a team.

Learning opportunities: How to provide good customer service and attention to detail when logging items and how to work both independently and with a team.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Lucas Lopez: llopez12@umd.edu

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

Date posted: September 23, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 25

Schedule: Flexible

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: Jones-Hill House

Job description: 

  • preparation of clothing, uniforms and equipment for coaches and players for practice and competitions
  • laundry, inventory, and checking in shipments of products

Qualifications:

  • Capable of lifting between 30-40 lbs
  • Full Time Student
  • Positive Attitude
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Some knowledge of the game of football helpful but not a must

Learning opportunities:

  • Work with NCAA Division I Football Team
  • Work with Exclusive Under Armour Apparel & Footwear
  • Learn how "Behind the Scenes" works for a college football team
  • Work within a team environment with individual responsibilities

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Jason Smith: jlsmith6@umd.edu

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

Date posted: September 8, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: Shifts include

  • 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays
  • 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. on Saturdays
  • 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sundays

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 3972 Campus Drive, College Park 20742

Job description: Job will consist of helping the Housekeeping Staff with food, court, lobby and after event clean up.  Other duties as assigned.

Learning opportunities: Training will be provided.

Additional comments: This position is in the STAMP Student Union and cannot be done remotely.  Immediate help is needed.  Hours and schedules are flexible to suit class schedules.

Contact person(s):

  • Leticia Teckham: lteckham@umd.edu; (301) 314-8523

To apply: Send an email stating interest and contact information. Students may also contact the department over the phone or in person.

Date posted: September 3, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 100

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: Libraries HR Office #7109

Job description: We are looking to hire entry-level positions, ranging from shelving books, data entry and to working with computers. We have a wide range of student positions.

Qualifications: Varies per position (some have no qualifications)

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Lisa Warner: lwarner@umd.edu

To apply: Submit an online application.

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.

 

Date posted: November 4, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible hours

Hourly wage: $12.00

Department address: 124 Wye Narrows Dr., Queenstown, MD 21658

Job description:

The research technician will support research and extension programs related to wildlife management with the University of Maryland Extension.  The technician may assist with various aspects of research including data collection in the field, organizing, cleaning, and analysis of data for developing peer-reviewed publications and presentations for the public. Specific duties will vary widely, and flexibility in duties will be provided based on the technician’s preferences and strengths.

  • Classify trail camera images using software tools or spreadsheets
  • Process aerial drone imagery into maps and conduct analysis of vegetation cover
  • Collect vegetation data on research plots including assessing plant damage in agronomic or horticultural crops; photographing plots; clipping, drying, and weighing biomass; estimating the yield of crops; and organizing photographs and other data into the cloud storage system.
  • Clean and analyze wood duck nest box success data and analyze for predictors of success.
  • Deploy and collect acoustic monitoring devices to analyze the presence of bird species of concern. Review and digitize occurrences in recordings. 
  • Assist with managing research plots at the University of Maryland Research and Education Centers including planting, harvesting, monitoring, collection of trail camera images, placement of wildlife exclosures, etc.
  • Assist with implementation of a large landowner survey including organizing data, performing GIS analysis of land cover by the landowner, testing the survey with landowners, and data cleaning and analysis tasks.
  • Clean and analyze precision agriculture data to determine crop variability and wildlife impacts on yield 
  • Assist with deploying and testing wildlife damage preventions methods including repellents, fencing, and innovative planting approaches
  • Assist with logistical aspects of holding educational workshops related to wildlife and habitat management including reserving locations, ordering refreshments, managing invitations, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn the basic operation of new software programs independently (training will also be provided)
  • Past experience with using R statistical program, GIS programs (QGIS), game camera image classification.

Learning opportunities: R statistical program, GIS tools, AI image recognition systems

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Luke Macaulay: lukemac@umd.edu; 443.446.4246

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email. Applicants may also contact the department by phone.

Date posted: September 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible and dependent on student schedule, with available hours during 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center

Job description:

The student will support the Academic Technology Experience team, which provides analysis and data-driven communication about the student, faculty, and staff experiences with technologies. The team employs a quantitative, program evaluation-based approach to provide evidence-based insights, guidance and recommendations concerning the use and efficacy of DIT systems and services.

The research assistant will support this work by characterizing academic technology and information technology usage across campus by assisting with data cleaning, analysis and visualization. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: data entry, data cleaning, documenting all work, meeting regularly with team members, completing reports and other administrative research duties as necessary. 

Qualifications:

  • Some experience with data entry, processing and visualization softwares (e.g., excel, Google Sheets)
  • Ability to independently complete and take initiative to enhance assigned tasks
  • Strong communication skills

Learning opportunities:

  • Data science skills related to data analysis and effective visualization 
  • Interpretation and communication of complex, technology-centered data
  • Enhanced understanding of the teamwork and operations of the Division of Information Technology that supports the mission of a large organization.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Alia Lancaster: abiller@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume via email.

Date posted: September 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 3214 Benjamin Building

Job description: 

Assist with data collection and entry; Assist with participant recruitment, scheduling and focus groups; Screen code articles for systematic reviews and meta-analyses; participate in research team meetings and participate in the preparation of conference presentations and research manuscripts.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interest in education research; 
  • Detail-oriented, well organized, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively; 
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability to organize and prioritize across multiple responsibilities; and
  • Ability to communicate clearly or the potential to improve and strong technical troubleshooting skills.

Learning opportunities: This person will have the opportunity to work with faculty on a project and will develop research skills and learn the university’s processes and policies.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. Dr. Jason Chow will conduct the interview for this position.

Contact person(s):

  • Ylesia Stefanie James: yjames@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume, FWS offer and class schedule via email.

Date posted: September 20, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible, hours within 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $12.00

Department address: 2119 Plant Sciences Building

Job description: Greenhouse Assistant duties will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Plant care and maintenance: watering, fertilizing, re-potting and
  • weeding plants
  • Greenhouse maintenance: keeping floors and benches clean
  • Various repair tasks
  •  Watering outside plants (seasonal)

Qualifications: Willingness to learn and ability to work independently.

Learning opportunities: Excellent hands-on position for a student interested in agriculture or learning about green environments.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Michelle Neff: mneff1@umd.edu

To apply: submit a resume and cover letter via email. Reference "Greenhouse Assistant" in your cover letter and in the email subject line when applying.

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.

 

Date posted: August 18, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Number of available opening(s): 50

Number of hours needed per week: 3

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: 1110 Stamp Student Union

Job description: Here are the anticipated shifts available for Fall 2021. (Schedules are subject to change).

  • Maryland Reading Program: Mentors work one-on-one with 1st and 2nd-grade students who are struggling with reading.
    • Shifts Available: Monday through Thursday; 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m, every week of the semester.
  • Maryland Math Program: Mentors work 1:1 or in small groups with 4th graders who are struggling with math.
    • Shifts Available: Monday through Thursday; 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., every week of the semester.
  • Maryland Family Literacy Program: Mentors provide 1:1 and small group English Language tutoring and conversation practice for local adults.
    • Shifts Available: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday; 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. every week of the semester.
  • Higher Achievement Middle School Reading & Mentoring Program: Work with a small group of 5th to 8th-grade scholars as they engage in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. No experience is needed! Training, lesson plans, and activities will be provided.
    • Shifts Available: Tuesdays & Wednesdays; 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • K-5 Virtual Tutoring: Provide virtual tutoring (via Zoom) in reading and/or mathematics to local elementary school students.
    • Shifts Available: Thursdays; 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Transportation and training are provided. Apply by January 28 at go.umd.edu/FA21mentor! 

Qualifications: Currently enrolled UMD student, available to commit to the same shift every week of the semester.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Ali Barlow: mdmentorcorps@umd.edu

To apply: Submit your Spring 2022 course schedule via email.  Apply by January 28 at stamp.umd.edu/sp22mentor!