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University of Maryland Global Campus Overview

Adelphi, MD
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
Colleges & Universities
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC, formerly UMUC) is the largest public university in the United States. As one of the 12 degree-granting institutions of the University System of Maryland, this global university specializes in high-quality academic programs tailored to ... Read more

Mission: The mission of University of Maryland Global Campus is improving the lives of adult learners.

University of Maryland Global Campus – Why Work With Us?

Embracing change and innovation.

UMGC has long been recognized as a global pioneer in online learning, and we are committed to maintaining our leadership status. Today we’re combining academic excellence with transformative innovation to create a powerful new model for adult learning — even as we redefine what you should expect from your career.

If you think UMGC is simply an online version of a traditional higher education environment, think again. From the programs we build to the way we work, we’re an entirely different kind of university — and an entirely different kind of professional experience.

It takes a dedicated team of talented professionals to provide our students with an exceptional learning experience. And we are committed to providing our team with exceptional career opportunities.

Our work gives members of the military service and adult learners the tools, techniques and insights to enhance their careers. It’s an approach that demands innovation and an open mind, and our team delivers on a scale that’s actively transforming an entire industry. Leveraging leading-edge technologies developed and implemented by an extraordinary technology team, our faculty delivers an exceptional education that truly changes lives.

UMGC at a Glance

  • 92,000 students across the globe enrolled in UMGC programs
  • 3,700 faculty members employed by UMGC
  • 100 UMUC locations in more than 25 countries and territories
  • 93 degrees, specializations and certificates offered by UMGC

Our culture. Your career.

At UMGC you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with dedicated professionals from diverse backgrounds—from experienced faculty to staff members who are experts in their respective fields. This creates a dynamic environment that helps define our mission, our work, and our global leadership...and every extraordinary career we build.

We're giving talented people an environment where they can create solutions that fit their ambitions and their lives.

By integrating a passionate, entrepreneurial spirit with work/life balance, innovative technologies and a forward-focused mindset, we’re building a remarkable team that’s actively transforming the face of online higher education.

UMGC offers the prestige of being part of the acclaimed University System of Maryland as well as a flexible schedule that fits your life.

Teaching highly motivated, working adult students in more than 95 different programs, our adjunct/faculty and collegiate faculty have the freedom to work online from most locations in the world — or on-site at one of more than 100 classroom locations, both within the United States and abroad. Some classes even utilize a hybrid format with face-to-face and online learning, leveraging both formats to offer the best of both worlds.


Faculty Careers

Here you’ll find the opportunity to collaborate with other professionals from diverse backgrounds – ranging from academia to military officers and corporate executives – bringing real-world experience to our curriculum, and providing our students with the practical skills and knowledge to improve their lives for the better.

Adjunct Faculty

Our adjunct faculty teach a maximum of 18 credits per academic year, either online, on-site or in hybrid courses at our many locations across Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. 

Collegiate Faculty

In addition to adjunct/faculty positions, UMGC occasionally has collegiate/faculty positions, which include such administrative roles as Academic Directors and Program Directors.


Advisor Careers

As part of our world-class enrollment management team, you’ll enjoy:

  • An extraordinary opportunity for new graduates
  • Extensive training and mentoring program
  • Strong foundational salary and benefits package, including tuition remission
  • A focus on quality — and on playing an active role in helping people build a better future

A diverse team of professionals supporting and serving students from all walks of life—on virtually every continent.

At UMUC, our sense of community operates on two levels. As a proud member of the University of Maryland system, we take enormous pride in being one of the state’s leading employers — and a vital source of the educational programs fueling the minds and talent that will drive the state’s economy for decades to come. At the same time, UMUC is a true university without borders: building on the passion, creativity and expertise of employees from every corner of the globe.

Like our student body, our faculty and staff members represent a diverse spectrum of backgrounds and experience, ranging from the military and academia to public service, technology start ups, global multinationals and everything in between. And like our student body, we know that every day we spend at UMUC is a day we’re actively building a better future.

At UMUC we offer comprehensive benefits packages designed to help you lead a well-balanced life.

Stateside Staff Benefits Packages

  • Contingent II Employees
  • Exempt Employees
  • Nonexempt Employees

Overseas Benefits Packages

  • Overseas Collegiate Traveling Faculty
  • Overseas Contingent I
  • Overseas Contingent III

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University of Maryland Global Campus Reviews

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    I have been working at University of Maryland Global Campus full-time (More than a year)


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    long hours and takes for ever for the shift to change

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University of Maryland Global Campus Photos

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University of Maryland Global Campus Interviews



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    Associate Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at University of Maryland Global Campus (New York, NY).


    Contacted by HR via email for a quick screen, then Webex interview. I did amazing in the interview and they told me I'd move to the next round (probably happening the next week). I wait two weeks and drop them a line to get an update, and I'm told the interviewer is busy but that I should hear back the next week. That week comes and goes, another half week goes, and still nothing.

    I understand people get busy, but at a certain point it just becomes poor time management on the part of the interviewer, not "busy".

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University of Maryland Global Campus Awards & Accolades

  • 2015 Educator of the Year, World Affairs Council, 2015
  • Prize of Excellence: Open, Distance, Virtual and Flexible Learning, International Council of Open and Distance Education, 2016
  • International Council of Open and Distance Education, Excellence in Online Teaching and Learning Awards, 2016
  • Designation as National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance & Cyber Defense Education, National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security, 2016
  • Best in Category Awards — Learning Impact, Faculty Development Network, and Online Laboratory, IMS Global Learning Consortium, 2016
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