Job Positions

Coordinator for Recruitment, Retention and Outreach/124840

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2

Department:

Fire Protection Engineering

Institution:

University of Maryland

Date Posted:

Apr 30 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

For Best Consideration: May 20, 2019
 

Position Description

Responsibilities for the Coordinator position include administering and providing support for retention and outreach events/programs, including the Fire Protection Engineering Design Challenge; leading the recruitment efforts of the Department; and supervising the Fire Protection Engineering Ambassador program.

Duties

Coordinate the recruitment, retention and outreach programs for the Department of Fire Protection Engineering.

Application Process

Interested applicants should locate the position announcement at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/69193. A resume, cover letter and listing of references must be submitted for a complete application.

Institution Information

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

Ms. Nicole Hollywood, nlholly@umd.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree is required with a minimum of two years of full-time related higher education experience. A Master’s degree in Higher Education or Student Affairs may substitute for 2 years of experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The position requires excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, experience with technological systems to efficiently perform tasks (i.e. mail merge, mass communication, database creation and management), and ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Successful candidates will possess enthusiasm and a positive approach to work, excellent rapport with diverse groups of people, along with a commitment to the development of the recruitment initiative of the Department and the retention of current students in the major.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s degree in Higher Education or Student Affairs. Experience in higher education administration and/or event planning specific to higher education recruitment, outreach and/or retention is preferred. Prior experience with student supervision, recruitment and/or outreach programs for an undergraduate program is preferred.