Business Manager, Research Administration
Public Policy Building 429
Elle Trusz began her career at UMBC in 2010, where she worked in the Department of Gender, Women’s + Sexuality Studies before moving to the CAHSS Office of the Dean. As a Business Manager in CS3, Elle provides pre- and post-award support to faculty in CAHSS including financial and programmatic management, supervises payroll and human resource operations, oversees staff development and training, coordinates with administrative departments within UMBC and sponsoring agencies regarding grant administration, and develops and implements IT business processes. Prior to coming to UMBC, Elle worked in the nonprofit sector and continues to volunteer her time in the Baltimore community as well as at UMBC, including serving as the Staff Co-Chair of the UMBC LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association. Elle earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Women’s Studies from the Pennsylvania State University and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Community Leadership at UMBC.