USM Career Opportunities
Non-Exempt positions are support staff positions in clerical/secretarial,
technical/para-professional and maintenance/service areas. These positions
are subject to the minimum wage and overtime pay provisions of the Fair Labor
Standards Act. They are paid on an hourly basis and must be paid overtime for
hours worked in excess of 40 hours a week.
Exempt positions are managerial, administrative and professional
in nature. They are salaried positions that are not subject to the overtime
provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Contingent Category I are hourly positions that are seasonal or
intermittent in nature, and are appointed for a duration of six months
or less. Benefits are not available for Contingent I employees. Departments
may hire a contingent I employee without a competitive selection process as
long as minimum qualifications are met.
Contingent Category II are positions that are appointed for a term of greater than
six months, but no more than twelve months. A minimum level of benefits
is guaranteed for Contingent II employees, and additional benefits may be
negotiated at the discretion of the department. Contingent II vacancies
require a competitive selection process.
Graduate Assistant positions are available to registered graduate
students enrolled in a degree program at the University System of Maryland.
The University System of Maryland is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer. without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, marital
status, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated
to an individual's ability to perform the job, in accordance with
applicable law. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants
should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their
identities, their U.S. citizenship or alien status, and their authorization
to work in the United States.