The original campus of the University System of Maryland is hiring its next Ombudsperson. The office was established in 2016 by Laurelyn Irving. Brian Godette has served in the position since early summer 2018. The new position will work with students, non-represented staff, post-doctorals, fellows, and faculty from six professional programs, including schools of dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy, social work and nursing, a total population of about 15,000.
Applicants must have a master's degree in related field (Juris Doctor preferred) and at least five years experience in a public or private setting advising, interviewing, and working with individuals to resolve conflicts; interpreting and explaining policies and procedures; building and managing relationship across multiple departments; drafting advisory memorandums and reports; and working with private and sensitive information." No salary indicated. The posting went up on January 23 and will come down today. (UMB Job Posting.)
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