Our Mission

The Human Resources Department is dedicated to supporting all staff, faculty, and their departments at USG.  We believe in creating an environment characterized by fair treatment, open communication, trust and mutual respect.

Diversity and Inclusion

USG embraces diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion. We value contributions and creativity of all our employees. We promote a positive institutional culture that appreciates diversity, enriches the educational experience of students, supports a healthy workplace environment and promotes personal growth. USG has established a commitment to diversity as one of its key components for the recruitment and retention of staff, faculty, and students, creating a community of excellence where all are welcomed.

Services

We support USG staff and our mission by providing the following services:

  • Recruitment, On-Boarding & eTerp Support
  • Employee Benefits Counseling 
  • Travel & Payroll Services
  • Staff Relations & Conflict Resolution
  • Employee Learning & Development
  • Organizational Design, Job Classification & Salary Analysis

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action

The Universities at Shady Grove (USG), an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, USG is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other legally protected status in all aspects of employment. USG is actively engaged in recruiting, hiring, and promoting underrepresented communities; minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


CLERY ACT

USG produces an Annual Security Report publication that is compiled and distributed annually in compliance with The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). The Annual Security Report contains crime statistics and statements of security policy. Annually, prior to October 1st, current students, faculty, and employees are sent an email message providing them with a link to this brochure and notification that the current edition of this Safety & Security publication has been posted on the Universities at Shady Grove website. Printed copies of this Annual Security Report may be obtained from the 24-hour security desk located in the Camille Kendall Academic Center on the Shady Grove campus. A printable version may also be downloaded at http://www.shadygrove.umd.edu/annual-security-report