Human Resources Mission Statement

The UMBC Human Resources department through strategic partnerships and collaboration attracts, develops and retains a high performing, inclusive and diverse workforce fostering a healthy, safe, equitable and fair environment allowing the entire UMBC community and external partners to maximize individual and organizational potential.

Department Objectives:


Provide orientation and assistance to employees in navigating the wide spectrum of benefits and services offered by the State and the University.

Compensation & Classification:

Review and ensure proper compensation in accordance with position classification and job duties, as well as address pay equity issues.

Employer/Employee Relations:

Provide proficient assistance in policy enforcement activities, grievances and appeals of disciplinary actions.


Provide knowledgeable assistance in the recruitment and selection process.

General Administration:

Provide departmental support and management of information, records, and work flow.

Information Systems:

Maintain current and accurate employee information within the HR Database to support reporting and statistical needs inside and outside the campus community.


Assure the accuracy and timeliness of payroll transactions for submission to the University of Maryland System.


Facilitate the interpretation, development, administration, and application of State and University policies and procedures.

Training & Development:

Provide professional and career development training programs for faculty and staff.