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Recruitment #18-002588-0012


This recruitment is for two positions:

  • Assistant Director of Policy and Regulations
  • Senior Policy Analyst




Towson, MD

Main Purpose of Job

Within the Office of Grants, Policy and Statistics these positions provide senior level policy and procedure administration. The individuals in these positions will research, develop, prepare, and recommend administrative and operational policy and procedures for issuance by the Executive Staff and agency heads.

The work demands remarkable interpersonal skills with special sensitivity to resolving organizational issues to move projects to successful completion. Workload demands efficient and effective organizational skills.

Work products and related outcomes are extremely visible to all levels of the Department and non-Department representatives and, therefore, have significant effect on employee and public confidence concerning administrative and operational activities.


  • Conducts research and analysis necessary to develop and determine the impact of proposed policy and procedures on Department and agency administrative and operational responsibilities.

    • Acts as liaison with agency staff to coordinate the drafting, review and assessment of proposed policy and procedure documents.
    • Prepares proposed policy and procedure documents in final format for legal and executive review.
    • Prepares and oversees the posting of authorized policy and procedure documents to the Department's intranet and public website.
    • Assists with planning, development, and coordinating major Department policy initiatives.
  • Prepares, coordinates, and conducts activities associated with requirements for updating Department and agency policy and procedure documents.
    • In cooperation with managing officials, and based on the results of document review decides the need for updating, replacement or rescission of existing policy and procedures documents.
    • Supports a process for reviewing, replacing, and rescinding policy and procedure documents.



Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.


1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


Applicants must meet the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered.

Two years of experience drafting, researching, analyzing, and developing polices and procedures.


  • Experience working in a criminal justice agency
  • Experience writing regulatory language
  • Experience facilitating discussion amongst interdisciplinary teams
  • Project planning and management experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Diversity training experience
  • Demonstrated skill in understanding and applying an analytic framework to policy which considers the intersectionality of social stratification.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.


The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.



For education obtained outside the U.S. a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service may be required prior to hire.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application.

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management
Recruitment and Examination Division
Attn: Amanda Karnezis
301 W. Preston Street, Room 608
Baltimore, MD 21201  

For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850. 

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.