Join the UMBC Campus Team as a UIA Fellow!

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The UIA Fellow at UMBC will report to the Vice Provost and Dean for the Division of Undergraduate Academic Affairs (UAA). Units reporting to the Dean and Vice Provost include Academic Engagement and Transition Programs, Academic Opportunity Programs, Academic Success Center, Honors College, Individualized Study Program, Meyerhoff Scholars Program, Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program and the Women's Center. The UIA Fellow will be responsible for the coordination of student success efforts as they relate to our partnership with the University Innovation Alliance (UIA).

Specific duties include:

  • Support high-yield projects that are impactful to UMBC and critical to the scaling mission of the University Innovation Alliance (UIA)                      
  • Project management, policy research, assessment, memo and proposal writing and program enrichment analysis
  • Shepherd UIA projects related to institutional redesign for student success as well as University-directed student success initiatives related generally to academic advising, diversity and inclusion and initiative inventories, amongst others
  • Support UIA Central initiatives and help disseminate UIA collective learnings related to innovating and scaling student success initiatives

Anticipated salary range: Starts at $65,000 and commensurate with experience

Application deadline: Open until filled

How to Apply

All applications should be submitted online directly to UMBC. To apply, please visit the UMBC Jobs Website. Information below provides details on the exact posting at UMBC.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two years of work experience
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in any program
  • Three years of work experience and a track record of success in academic and professional settings
  • A strongly optimistic, positive energy and aptitude in order to motivate others
  • The ability to make connections between divergent people, projects and goals
  • A presence that exhibits professionalism, maturity and humility
  • An ability to take initiative and drive results both independently and as part of a team
  • A demonstrated ability to customarily think outside the box and rapidly iterate to strategically solve problems
  • Exceptional project management skills and talent to appropriately pivot and adapt
  • An unwavering passion and commitment to transforming public higher education to better serve low-income, first generation and historically under represented  students

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Please submit your application materials online directly through the UMBC Jobs portal. All materials can be addressed to the attention of Dr. Yvette Mozie-Ross, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management & Planning.


Questions about the position and application process can be directed to Dr. Candice Staples, UIA Director of Alliance Engagement.

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