MD (Former Employee) – Gaithersburg, MD – December 1, 2014
I learn so much about Cyber Security at UMUC. I am very happy that I had the opportunity to attend this school. My goal was to learn a lot more about the cyber world. I believe that this school gave me the opportunity to achieve my goal.
Program Director and Professor (Current Employee) – Rockville, MD – January 2, 2017
Developed educational training programs, including Executive training, "Green" Technology training program, as well as research on high-tech products and teaching a number of courses on Green Technology, Project Management & Technology Management , plus International Business Development.
My specialty is Technology Transfer, enjoyed working with talented teams.
Part-Time College Instructor (Former Employee) – On-line Winston Salem NC – December 3, 2016
I was required to grade students. Often times students did not perform their requirements to pass the course which put me in very difficult situations. The University wanted to make money and wanted the students to get good grades. When I was unable to give good grades, students would complain to management and blame the professor for their failings.
Flexible work schedule
Management was only interested in students getting good grades.
Program Management Specialist (Former Employee) – Adelphi, MD – December 21, 2016
-Working towards awarding students scholarships that will pay towards tuition -Learned PeopleSoft system -Great co-workers -Not able to award/grant students' scholarships -Helping students to further their education without having to pay out-of-pocket
Award students' scholarships that will be applied towards their education
Administrative Assistant II (Former Employee) – Adelphi, MD – November 1, 2016
Is a great example of global community. I love coming to work and working alongside coworkers from across the world. We all were the same and there was always a sense of pride that we are number one and competitive.
We each worked to help one another succeed. Through job training and celebrating accomplishments at work and in our personal lives. This community of excellence showed you how to press on even in times of imperfection, there was a lesson to make you better.
Assistant Vice President (Current Employee) – Adelphi, MD – November 26, 2016
UMUC is an extremely fast moving and innovative university unlike any you've ever experienced. We really do put students first. There are opportunities to collaborate across work streams and the staff and faculty are very, very smart with few egos.
Mission, collegiality, tuition remission, ability to impact lives, accountability
Full time Salary - 25,000 yearly (Current Employee) – Baltimore, MD 21201 – October 9, 2016
This job isn't hard but they do make it difficult to work at times. They dictate when you use your leave and they want to work your harder then necessary. There are always new rules and or modifications to rules that have been put in place forever but again the job isn't hard.Upper management always has a new rule change for uniform policy and at times it can be daunting.
very loose, free time
management sucks, working weekends, standing on corners
Project Manager Associate (Current Employee) – College Park, MD – December 27, 2016
Great work life balance, the university is sensitive to the needs of working adult who have families. The days off alone make the benefits great, but the state plans provide comprehensive insurance coverage. There are also many discount for employees in different areas.
Developing culture of listening to the little guy.
Graduate Assistant (Current Employee) – College Park, MD – October 6, 2016
I found that the business and administration offices could most definitely improve their operating procedures. Many times I found it very difficult to get a straight and clear response on issues concerning payment. In addition, payments were at times delayed without notice. I would only find out about issues after the delay and after inquiring with the offices. Other than that, no real issues otherwise.
This was a good place to work at. The work culture and the Ethics are good. The Organization cares for its employees and I would recommend anyone to work there. They have good benefits that most people are looking for like 401k health insurance and tuition reimbursement.
Very good place to work.
Nothing bad to say, Growth as an employee is slow.
member (Former Employee) – College Park, MD 20742 – August 12, 2016
A typical day at South campus Dining was coming in on time and immediately taking your break, or an hour later. I learned how to move quickly when there would be a long line of college students. The management was approachable and professional when delegating tasks, except staff rotation was not done often enough. Work environment was pleasant.
Good amount of time for breaks and free meal per shift
UMUC is first of all a great place to study and plan for the future. It is a fun workplace and environment to work in. People are nice, respectful, and mainly focus to their job. They are always ready to provide help on any subject matter.
Faculty Research Specialist (Current Employee) – College Park, MD – October 19, 2016
Working at UMCP is as much a learning experience as it is a work experience. Yes you perform research and sometimes the tasks can be monotonous or tedius but most of the time you are learning something new and people are encouraging you to branch out and improve.
My typical day at work was providing support to assigned clients and making sure of their safety. In my years of working at UMMC Psych Department, I learnt a lot about the individuals served, and was timely with all documentations as expected. I had a great team players as my co-workers. The hardest part of the job is when one of the individuals becomes non-compliant with prescribed medications, and the most enjoyable part is when you assist with the individuals achieving their ultimate goal of an independent living with very minimal supervision
Laboratory Assistant (Former Employee) – College Park, MD – September 15, 2016
At work, I have to be very detail oriented. The lab and office work are very complementary and require a lot of team work, calculations and usage f chemistry and biological principles to be successful. The hardest part is to avoid mistakes and get great data.
Adjunct Professor (Current Employee) – College Park, MD – August 12, 2016
Great place to work and learn. Supervisors are most helpful. Support staff go out of their way to provide excellent support service so that time is minimized and quality is taken for granted since each person on the team acts so responsibly.
Overall rating is *****
Respect for professors and students are eager to learn.
Linux Administrator (Former Employee) – Adelphi, MD – September 26, 2016
great work place with wonderful colleagues but. very relaxing, vacation great opportunity to work and study.Management is poor and thus make it difficult for lower level employees to function effectively
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) – College Park, MD – November 3, 2016
Work as a graduate assistant and teaching assistant in the department of operations and IT. under the academic director. Plenty of opportunity to learn. Flexibility to work at own pace while adhering to deadlines.
IT Systems Programmer (Current Employee) – College Park, MD – August 4, 2016
Every day where I work is different. There is always something new to take care of or do. Although students can be a little hard to work with they can also be your assets. I've hired students to take on some of my workload and may of them turn out to be amazing workers. I highly recommend this place