SYSTEMWIDE JOB OPENINGS:

USM Career Opportunities by Institution - Job Openings

USM INSTITUTIONS' OFFICES OF HUMAN RESOURCES:
Bowie State University (BSU)
Coppin State University (CSU)
Frostburg State University (FSU)
Salisbury University (SU)
Towson University (TU)
University of Baltimore (UB)
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)
University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
University of Maryland College Park (UMCP)
University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)
University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)


Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

USM OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Phone: (301) 445-1968
Fax: (301) 445-1970

On behalf of the Regents and the Chancellor, the USM Office of Human Resources is responsible for the management of Staff employees throughout the USM, as well as the Systemwide strategic planning, development of programs, and coordination of Human Resources related matters. In conjunction with the 12 Institutions Human Resources Directors, the Office develops and recommends to the Chancellor and the Regents policies and procedures applicable to all Nonexempt and Exempt Staff employees; in regard to benefits, Faculty employees are included as well. The Office is also responsible for overseeing USM implementation of State and Federal regulations and laws related to Human Resources programs. The Office represents the System on all HR matters with the State of Maryland Department of Budget and Management-Personnel Management Services. Additionally, the Office provides management and Human Resources services for the USMO Staff employees.


USM-HR LATEST NEWS:

403(b) - SRA - Salary Reduction Agreement Form - 03-12-09
403(b) - Payroll Deduction Form TIAA-CREF - Deduction Authorization Form - 03-12-09
403(b) - Payroll Deduction Form FIDELITY INVESTMENTS - Deduction Authorization Form - 03-12-09
457(b) - SRA - Voluntary Salary Deferral Agreement Form - 03-12-09
457(b) - Payroll Deduction Form TIAA-CREF - Deduction Authorization Form - 03-12-09
457(b) - Payroll Deduction Form FIDELITY INVESTMENTS - Deduction Authorization Form - 03-12-09
IRS Announces 2015 Plan Contribution and Benefit Limits
EAP-INOVA - 2014 Winter edition of the Lifelines newsletter
Institutional Discounts - A CUSS INITIATIVE
TIAA-CREF - A New Year's Retirement Planning checklist for 2015 - ORP/SRA Plans
REVISED January 1, 2015 - USM Exempt Salary Structure - Traditional Salary Ranges (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016)
REVISED January 1, 2015 - USM Exempt Salary Structures - Wide Salary Ranges (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016)
REVISED January 1, 2015 - USM Nonexempt Salary Structure - Non-Leap Year Hourly/biweekly rates (1-8-2014 BOT Insts & 1-12-2014 UM Insts - 6-30-2015)
Tuition Remission Request Form Revised 11-12-2014
Tuition Remission Affidavit-A (To be used by active employees/spouse/dependent child) Revised 11-12-2014
Tuition Remission Deadlines & Restrictions Chart for Winter-Spring 2015 -- 11-12-2014
Tuition Remission - Tax Chart-A - to Define Self, Spouse or Child Taxability of the TR Benefit Revised 11-12-2014
Tuition Remission - USM TAX REPORTING Procedures and Information - Fall 2014
Policy - VII-4 20 Policy on Tuition Remission for Spouses and Dependent Children of Faculty and Staff - BOR FINAL 9-19-2014
TIAA-CREF - Financial Education Virtual Environment - For USM Employees
The Woman to Woman Financial Empowerment Series

Optional Retirement Program HANDBOOK for Retiree Health Benefits for Employees HIRED BEFORE OR ON JUNE 30, 2011 
Optional Retirement Program HANDBOOK for Retiree Health Benefits for Employees HIRED ON OR AFTER JULY 1,     2011
Optional Retirement Program Retiree Health Benefits Enrollment FORMS PACKET to apply for Health     Benefits with DBM-EBD
 

LINKS TO FURTHER HR INFORMATION, POLICIES, PROGRAMS:

BOR POLICIES:
Human Resources Policies

EAP - EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM - USM
USMEAP LOG ON Page
EAP-INOVA - 2014 Winter edition of the Lifelines newsletter
Employee Assistance Program - Announcement Letter from Chancellor December 20, 2013
EAP - INOVA - December 2014 Webinar
EAP - INOVA Legal-Financial ID Recovery
EAP - INOVA Control Your ID - Detail
EAP - INOVA ID Theft Repair
EAP - INOVA - USM Services Summary January 01, 2014
EAP - INOVA - EAP - Savings Center January 01, 2014

EMPLOYEE DISCOUNTS:
Institutional Discounts - A CUSS INITIATIVE

HEALTH BENEFITS:
State DBM-Employee Benefits Division - January 1 2015 to December 31 2015 Health Benefits Plan Year
Optional Retirement Program HANDBOOK for Retiree Health Benefits for Employees HIRED BEFORE OR ON JUNE 30, 2011 
Optional Retirement Program HANDBOOK for Retiree Health Benefits for Employees HIRED ON OR AFTER JULY 1,     2011
Optional Retirement Program Retiree Health Benefits Enrollment FORMS PACKET to apply for Health     Benefits with DBM-EBD
 
Express Scripts Pharmacy Benefits Information 

LEGISLATIVE:

OTHER PROGRAMS AVAILABLE THROUGH PAYROLL DEDUCTION:
SECU - State Employees Credit Union
529 - College Savings Plans of Maryland - Maryland State Employees - Use this form if you are a University System of     Maryland employee and you would like payroll deductions for your Prepaid College Trust. Please return the completed
    form to the College Savings Plans of MD and NO to Central Payroll Bureau.

PAY PROGRAMS FOR USM STAFF EMPLOYEES:
USM TITLE CODE LISTINGS
Chancellor's Salary and Compensation Guidelines for FY 2015

USM PAY PROGRAM FOR NONEXEMPT STAFF PHASE I
REVISED January 1, 2015 - USM Nonexempt Salary Structure - Non-Leap Year Hourly/biweekly rates (1-8-2014 BOT Insts & 1-12-2014 UM Insts - 6-30-2015)
USM Pay Program - Nonexempt Job Classes list with IPEDS/SOC Codes - Revised 10-23-2014

USM PAY PROGRAM FOR EXEMPT STAFF PHASE II - ARCHIVED SALARY STRUCTURES
PPEx - USM EXEMPT STAFF Job E-Codes and IPED-SOC Codes - REVISED 10-7-2013
REVISED January 1, 2015 - USM Exempt Salary Structure - Traditional Salary Ranges (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016)
REVISED January 1, 2015 - USM Exempt Salary Structures - Wide Salary Ranges (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016)
State Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), Merit, and CPI History

ARCHIVED CHANCELLOR'S SALARY GUIDELINES

RETIREMENT:
USM Retirement Incentives Plan
STATE RETIREMENT AGENCY - Maryland State Retirement and Pension System
State Pension/Retirement - Mentor newsletter - Spring 2015
Optional Retirement Program HANDBOOK for Retiree Health Benefits for Employees HIRED BEFORE OR ON JUNE 30,     2011 
Optional Retirement Program HANDBOOK for Retiree Health Benefits for Employees HIRED ON OR AFTER JULY 1,     2011
Optional Retirement Program Retiree Health Benefits Enrollment FORMS PACKET to apply for Health Benefits with     DBM-EBD
 
IRS Announces Pension Plan Limitations for 2013
IRS RETIREMENT PLAN LIMITS 2013 - 2000.
Memo: State Employer Match to Deferred Comp Plans for FY2010 - CANCELED"

ORP Participants - Notice from State Retirement on Fund Line Up Changes Effctv 10-2-2014
ORP Participants - Segal Report as of December 2013 - Analysis of Investment Performance
ORP vs Pension - Comparison and Election Memo-Form for Post 7-1-2011 hires
ORP-State Retirement & Pension - Choosing a Retirement Program
        Mentor Newsletter - Archive
    ORP/SRA PLAN DOCUMENTS AND RETIREMENT PROVIDERS:
        SRA 401(a) Plan Document
        SRA 403(b) Plan Document
        SRA 457(b) Plan Document
        ORP Plan Document

    Supplemental Retirement Annuity (SRA) Plans - USM Payroll Forms:
        403(b) - SRA - Salary Reduction Agreement Form - 03-12-09
        403(b) - Payroll Deduction Form TIAA-CREF - Deduction Authorization Form - 03-12-09
        403(b) - Payroll Deduction Form FIDELITY INVESTMENTS - Deduction Authorization Form - 03-12-09
        457(b) - SRA - Voluntary Salary Deferral Agreement Form - 03-12-09
        457(b) - Payroll Deduction Form TIAA-CREF - Deduction Authorization Form - 03-12-09
        457(b) - Payroll Deduction Form FIDELITY INVESTMENTS - Deduction Authorization Form - 03-12-09

    1. FIDELITY INVESTMENTS:
        FIDELITY
        ORP/SRA FIDELITY USM ENROLLMENT GUIDES:
           ORP/SRA Fidelity USM Enrollment Guide
           ORP/SRA Fidelity 403(b) USM Enrollment Guide
           ORP/SRA Fidelity 457(b) USM Enrollment Guide

    2. TIAA-CREF:
        TIAA-CREF USM
        TIAA-CREF - Financial Education Virtual Environment - For USM Employees
                 Link to Virtual Environment
                 Link to Auditorium where employees can register for any of the scheduled webinars
                IRS Announces 2015 Plan Contribution and Benefit Limits
        TIAA-CREF - A New Year's Retirement Planning checklist for 2015 - ORP/SRA Plans
        Get a Head Start Toward Your Goal of Financial Well-Being
        The Woman to Woman Financial Empowerment Series
        ORP/SRA TIAA-CREF USM ENROLLMENT:
           ORP/SRA TIAA-CREF USM Enrollment Guide
           ORP/SRA TIAA-CREF Marketing Fund - Your Investment Choices For Your ORP and Supplemental Retirement Plans

   3. MSRP-NATIONWIDE - STATE SUPPLEMENTAL RETIREMENT:
          MSRP-Nationwide - Maryland Supplemental Retirement Plans
          The Building Blocks to Your Retirement Planning - For Early to Mid-Career Employees

    ORP RETIREMENT QUARTERLY REPORTS:
        3rd Quarter 2014, ORP Vendor's Performance Report
        2nd Quarter 2014, ORP Vendor's Performance Report
        1st Quarter 2014, ORP Vendors' Performance Report

        ARCHIVED ORP QUARTERLY REPORTS 2006 - 2014

TUITION REMISSION:
Tuition Remission Policy for Regular and Retired Faculty and Staff Employees VII-4.10 June 27, 2003
Tuition Remission Policy for Spouses and Dependent Children of Faculty and Staff - VII-4.20 - 9-19-2014
Tuition Remission - Grandfathered - UMBI - Memo April 2010
Tuition Remission - Grandfathered - MIEMMS - Memo April 1994
Tuition Remission - Grandfathered - MIANR - AES-CES (Now UME) - Memo May 2011; Resolution Nov 1993
Tuition Remission Deadlines & Restrictions Chart for Winter-Spring 2015 -- 11-12-2014
Tuition Remission Request Form Revised 11-12-2014
Tuition Remission Affidavit-A (To be used by active employees/spouse/dependent child) Revised 11-12-2014
Tuition Remission - Tax Chart-A - to Define Self, Spouse or Child Taxability of the TR Benefit Revised 11-12-2014
Tuition Remission - USM TAX REPORTING Procedures and Information - Fall 2014
Tuition Remission Taxability - Submitting W-4 Form for Retiree-Spouse-Dependent-Information Letter and W-4 Form

UNUM:
UNUM USMD:
    Life Insurance
    Life Planning Financial and Legal
    Long Term Disability (LTD)
    Newsletter

WELLNESS - STATE OF MARYLAND'S EMPLOYEE WORKPLACE WELLNESS INITIATIVE:
WELLNESS Program Home page - DBM-EBD
Smoking Cessation Programs
Maryland Healthy Meeting and Event Guidelines
      January 2013- Healthy Meeting and Event Guidelines - Employee Message
      Healthy Meeting & Event Guidelines
Optimize Your Health Through Nutritional Counseling
Wellness Informational Resources - Preventive Care Services
Women - Stay Healthy at Any Age
Promote the Use of Recommended Preventive Care Services - September 2012 Goal
Healthy Eating and ChopChopMaryland- Email Blasts
Declare Your Independence: Freedom from Tobacco!