Beginning in 1987, the Shriver Center at UMBC has coordinated the Governor's Summer Internship Program (GSIP), in partnership with the Governor's Office of Maryland. Since then, the Shriver Center has developed a portfolio of statewide programs known as the Maryland Public Service Scholars programs designed to prepare college students across the State for social impact leadership and workforce development, building and launching the next generation of Maryland's leaders in public, nonprofit, and for-profit social impact sectors.
The Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day planning, operations and delivery of statewide public service programs including the Governor's Summer Internship Program, Sondheim Nonprofit Leadership Program, Maryland Department of Transportation Fellows Program, Sondheim Public Services Law Fellows Program and the Choice Program's "College Night" initiative.
Why Work at UMBC?
UMBC offers competitive compensation. This role starts at $52,000and has over 4 weeks of vacation for regular full time roles. Tuition remission is also available.
Program Planning and Development which includes developing and overseeing the program's annual calendar, organizing events and activities, collaborating with external partners, and developing and updating policies and procedures.
Program Coordination and Delivery which includes planning and facilitating orientation sessions and professional/leadership development seminars, and monitoring intern progress, as well as, providing intern support.
Intern Recruitment and Selection using effective recruitment strategies in order to attract highly talented interns from across the State.
Stakeholder Engagement with the MPSS Alumni Board as well as faculty, staff and students across MD institutions and public and nonprofit organizations and agencies.
Program Evaluation and Reporting involving the collection of feedback to evaluate program effectiveness and the analysis of program data and metrics.
Coordination of "College Night" for the Choice Program including the planning of workforce development activities for youth participants and supporting logistical planning.
Preparation of various reports and presentations.
Maintaining highly accurate records of intern placements, activities, evaluations, alumni, and any other relevant program information.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree plus:
One year of experience in the nonprofit/public sector, human resources and/or higher education fields AND one year of experience coordinating internships, leadership development, workforce development, service-related or similar programs
One year of experience teaching, workshop or training facilitation or leading group activities
One year of experience event planning, program or project coordination
Master's Degree in Higher Education, Education, Organizational Communication or a related field plus:
Two years of experience in the nonprofit/public sector, human resources and/or higher education fields AND two years of experience coordinating internships, leadership development, workforce development, service-related or similar programs
Two years of experience teaching, workshop or training facilitation or leading group activities
Two years of experience event planning, program or project coordination
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter and a resume.
For best consideration, apply by November 17, 2023. This position will remain open until filled.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.