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Welcome to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) Employment Website! The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff to support the student-centered mission of our university. Founded in 1886, the University is a Historically Black, Land Grant University with over 30 degree programs housed on a campus of over 50 buildings on over 1,100 acres. With an atmosphere of collegiality and a commitment to go from Excellence to Eminence, UMES is not only a great place to work, but it is a place to express your passion for educating students, develop your personal career goals, and to make a difference in the community, the state, and the world beyond. Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the university is a beautiful place to work and call home. Thank you for your interest in employment with our University. Hawk Pride, Catch It!

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If you have questions, please call the Office of Human Resources at (410) 651-6400.

EEO Statement

UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.

Working at University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Founded in 1886, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland. Our over 1,100 acre campus is located on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern Shore, and it is within driving distance to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff who will enhance our University, taking us from “Excellence to Eminence” as we work toward our mission of teaching, scholarship, and engagement. Learn more

Human Resources

Our Human Resources office is committed to supporting the mission of University of Maryland Eastern Shore by recruiting, developing, and retaining talented employees. Learn more