Program Associate Fellow

University of Maryland
May 26, 2023
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Posting Details

Position Number: 128406

Title: Program Coordinator Functional Title: Program Associate Fellow Category Status: 35-Exempt Contingent Category 2 Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 100 Unit: UGST-Dean-Federal Fellows and Global Fellows Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship institution. 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.

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Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The University of Maryland, College Park is seeking a Program Coordinator (Program Associate Fellow) to help support the exciting, high impact experiential program: Maryland, Federal, and Global Fellows. This program takes advantage of UMD's location in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to prepare talented, diverse undergraduate students to excel in significant internships and become leaders in the domestic and international arenas. The programs combine theme-based seminar courses taught by industry experts on such topics as health policy, advocacy, sustainability, national security, global issues, and U.S. foreign policy; professional development workshops; site visits; and other policy-related learning experiences; with spring internships supported by coursework and reflective exercises.

We seek a Program Coordinator (Program Associate Fellow) who will actively contribute to the program goals to prepare students for informed and responsible domestic and global leadership and citizenship. This position will be a part of a short-term temporary fellowship program that is perfect for recent graduates. This position requires planning and decision-making as well as independence of action and judgement. The key responsibilities include student coaching/mentorship, course management, event coordination/logistics, teaching assistants management, teaching, administrative support, and fellowship research. The Program Coordinator (Program Associate Fellow) will serve on the strategic advisory team for these programs. The office is collaborative, high-energy, and good-humored. For information about our programs, please visit our websites at www., www., and This fellowship position requires a commitment of at least one year, and is renewable.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: A Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience: 0-2 years of experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Computer skills include knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides).
  • The candidate must be detail-oriented, well-organized, and able to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and judgement.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, diverse environment.
  • The position demands flexibility, initiative, and some evening work may be required.
  • The candidate must be able to work collaboratively, collegially, and efficiently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a strong concern for student welfare are required
  • Preferences:


  • Alumni of Federal/Global Fellows or University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Some administrative and/or teaching assistant experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in various social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook). Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator), CANVA, Mailchimp. Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A background or demonstrated interest in public service (domestic or international), NGOs, or on the Hill is strongly desired.
  • Skills in marketing, human resources, and/or communication via email blasts, newsletters, and video editing.
  • Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position Physical Demands

    Physical demands of the position include ability to accompany students on site visits and help with setting up workshops, receptions, and poster events. Occasional evening work may be required.

    Posting Date: 05/12/2023 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 05/26/2023 Diversity Statement:

    The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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