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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

External Relations

Program Management Specialist – 106856


20-Nonexempt, Regular


Provides a variety of routine professional and analytical assignments involving the practical application of management principles and techniques to routine operational activities for the External Relations unit.

Work requires the ability to acquire and utilize comprehensive knowledge of the department and research activities of the faculty, skill in working with issues related to policy, procedures, and confidential matters. Candidate must demonstrate professionalism, courtesy, and a helpful demeanor in all interactions. Position involves considerable participation in the work of the Director and Coordinator.

Assists with various activities within the operational unit (External Relations), and with the promotion of all external and internal events. Coordinates the planning and implementation of events and meetings. Works with outside vendors to get pricing and order necessary materials for events. Creates and adheres to budgets for individual events. Keeps schedules for visitors, alumni and guests. Maintains the External Relations event calendar.


Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree AND two years experience in administrative staff work.  Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Preferences: Experience with event planning and execution; familiarity with fundraising and resource development; strong writing and editing skills; good communication skills.

Thorough research skills and advanced capability in operation of the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe products also preferred.

Applications: Please apply online at: For best consideration, please apply by March 19, 2018.


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Business Office

Business Manager -- 110697


Pay Band 01, Exempt Staff, 12 months, full time, 40 hours per week. 


The purpose of this position is to manage all operations – including staff – of the ECE Procurement and Supply Office in addition to managing the Department’s inventory process, parking allocations, and day-to-day IT services and facility access requirements.


Education:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for a degree

Experience:  At least eight (8) years (with a High School Diploma or GED); six (6) years (with an associate degree) or four (4) years (with a bachelor’s degree) progressively responsible experience in a combination of budgeting, accounting, payroll, purchasing and/or personnel work and a minimum of 1 year supervisory experience required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Excellent communication skills and a demonstrated understanding of and commitment to “customer” service within the UMCP setting are required. Experience and knowledge in procurement, travel, accounting, budgeting and financial procedures and systems.  Excellent analytical and organizational skills, time management abilities, and communication skills (both oral and written). Must be able to interpret and apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, institutional and state guidelines and procedures. 

Ability to handle multiple and sometimes competing priorities and provide excellent outcomes within the required time frame. The ability to follow up and follow through on assigned and delegated tasks is essential.

Preferences:  Experience with spreadsheet packages and web-based business systems, such as ELF, desired.

Applications:   Please apply online at:  For best consideration, please apply by March 9, 2018.


The A. James Clark School of Engineering seeks applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in the interdisciplinary field of quantum information science and technology. Appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor are expected, although more senior candidates with outstanding records of research achievement are also welcome to apply. The selected candidate will hold a tenure-track appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering or related engineering department, and will conduct research and teaching at the intersection of engineering and physical science. Applicants working in any facets of quantum information, particularly with a focus on applications, are welcomed.  Successful applicants will be expected to maintain active research programs and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering.  

Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of the field, the position may include shared or secondary appointments in multiple departments as well as the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QUICS), and the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP), depending on the research interest of the candidate. A separate search in the Department of Physics in the College of Mathematical and Natural Sciences will be announced shortly.  Candidates are welcome to apply to both positions.

Applicants must have attained or be close to completing a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related discipline.  Successful candidates must complete their Ph.D. prior to starting the appointment. Applicants should submit the following items:

  1. A cover letter
  2. A curriculum vitae, including a publication list
  3. A statement of research, not exceeding 3 pages
  4. A statement of teaching, not exceeding 2 pages
  5. Three (3) letters of reference
  6. A sample of three significant publications (optional)

For best consideration, applications should be submitted online by December 11, 2017 by going to (position # 119367). Inquires can be directed to  

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