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Forbes Lists UMD Among Nation’s Top Large Employers

The University of Maryland (UMD) is ranked #54 on Forbes' list of America's Best Large Employers for 2024. This ranking is based on employee satisfaction with work culture, work-life balance, benefits and opportunities for advancement.

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  • 4-Star America's Greatest Workplaces, according to Newsweek—one of only eight higher education institutions to earn four or more stars
  • No. 7 in Maryland on Forbes' list of America's Best Employers By State
  • No. 1 for Best Colleges for LGBTQ+ Students by the Campus Pride Index
  • No. 12 among U.S. public institutions, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • No. 13 among publics in Forbes' list of America’s Top Colleges

Explore our comprehensive benefits package!

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Retirement: State pension and alternative options, as well as optional supplemental plans.
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Health: Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
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Financial: State Employees Credit Union of Maryland, athletic events, cultural programs, library privileges, campus bookstore discounts, recreational activities, and much more!
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Time Off: Paid vacation and sick time, parental and medical leave plus 15 paid holidays.
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Work-Life: Flexible and remote work arrangement opportunities where applicable, and access to family care planning support.
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Tuition Remission: Tuition remission for employees and their dependents.
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Our diversity is integral to our excellence. And ours is a community that is intrinsically connected to our surrounding neighborhoods and our state, our nation, and our world.

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EEO/AA Statement

The University of Maryland, College Park is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; all qualified applicants, including veterans and people with disabilities, will receive consideration for employment. UMD is actively engaged in recruiting, hiring, and promoting underrepresented communities. Please read the entire University of Maryland Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement of Policy.

Title IX Non-Discrimination Notice

The University of Maryland (UMD) does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs and activities. Specifically, Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in UMD programs and activities, including with respect to admission and employment.

Women, minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply!

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The University works hard to make its websites accessible to any and all users. If you need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at one of the below options.

Phone: 301.405.7575
Maryland Relay: Dial 711

This contact information cannot be used to inquire about application status.

Background Checks

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.

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