There are several resources for employment on campus as well as external fire protection jobs:
Title: Coordinator - Recruitment, Rentention and Outreach (Exempt staff, 12 mos full-time)
Position available: Immediately
Duties: The Recruitment, Retention and Outreach Coordinator will support the Department of Fire Protection Engineering (FPE) undergraduate student population. FPE has experienced a record amount of growth in the undergraduate program and the A. James Clark School of Engineering has tasked the department to continue this growth. Responsibilities for the Coordinator position include administering and providing support for retention and outreach events/programs, including the FPE Design Challenge; leading the recruitment efforts of the Department and supervising the FPE Ambassador program.
Qualifications: Successful applicants shall have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years of full-time related higher education experience. A Master’s degree in Higher Education or Student Affairs may substitute for 2 years of experience. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, experience with technological systems to efficiently perform tasks (i.e. mail merge, mass communication, database creation and management), and ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Successful candidates will possess enthusiasm and a positive approach to work, excellent rapport with diverse groups of people, along with a commitment to the development of the recruitment initiative of the Department and the retention of current students in the major.
To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and names of three professional references electronically to http://ejobs.umd.edu under position number 124840. Salary is commensurate with experience. For best consideration, applications should be received by May 20, 2019, but applications will continue to be considered after this date until the position is filled.
Point of Contact: Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Nicole Hollywood, FPE Assistant Director of Student Services at the University of Maryland, College Park. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
No openings at this time.
Employment Positions for Engineers:
Engineering Career Services (for internships and post-graduation opportunities for all engineering majors)
Job Listings (a job board specifically for fire protection majors)
Academic Positions and Fellowship Opportunities
There are the following Ph.D. possible openings in FireSERT in the area of Fire Dynamics and Materials laboratory:
Soot, Carbon Monoxide and Radiation in Pool Fires: experiments and modeling
Fire dynamics of large scale enclosure and corridor or tunnel fires
Chemistry and physics of material flammability properties including extinction and ignition
Fire suppression using liquid nitrogen
Fire Risk assessment using Agent Based Modeling
For more information see:
Employment Posting Guidelines
FPE welcomes job listings for internships and paid employment for positions in fire protection and related fields. Please forward the position description, including all pertinent contact and application information, to email@example.com. Kindly forward the advertisement as an e-mail attachment in PDF format, ensuring copy is 'ready to post.' Thank you for your interest in sharing employment opportunities with our students and alumni who represent the very best in fire protection engineering.
Questions? Please call 301-405-3992.
The Engineering Career Services helps students find co-op, internship, and summer engineering positions. The office provides resume critiques, campus interviews, career fairs, and job search workshops for students. Students participating in co-op and/or internship programs gain professional work experience, earn a competitive salary, make invaluable networking contacts, integrate classroom theory into practice, and confirm their career choices. In conjunction with the campus Career Center, Engineering Career Services also assist students in finding post-graduate positions. Alumni of the Fire Protection Engineering Department are encouraged to also visit the Job Listings section to find postings for 'experienced' position announcements as they move forward in their careers.
Engineering Career Services
1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday