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Portfolio Administrator

Recruitment #18-005477-0012


This is a Management Service position with State of Maryland Benefits.

Work that Matters. Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is a national leader in the development of affordable housing and community development lending. We are proud to be at the forefront in implementing housing policies that promotes and preserves homeownership and creating innovative community development initiatives to meet the challenges of a growing Maryland.




7800 Harkins Rd Lanham, MD 20706

The Department of Housing and Community Development's Headquarters Office is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.


This Portfolio Administrator is responsible for the administration of one of the Division of Credit Assurance's Multifamily Asset Management Teams. This Team monitors the physical and financial condition of an assigned portfolio of multifamily housing projects, evaluates the performance of private firms managing the projects, and plans and implements strategies needed to improve the performance of marginally performing projects. The principle activities of the team include reviews of financial reporting, physical inspections, management reviews, and risk rating. The Team also manages routine processes like maintaining current records, disbursement of reserves, loan payoffs, etc. The goal of this activity is to ensure the viability of the State's security and the benefits to low and moderate income Marylanders.


Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 

Experience: Four years of progressively responsible work experience managing a complex multifamily loan portfolio in which one year of work experience must be in a supervisory capacity.

1. Additional work experience can be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the four years of required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, recommendations for improvement on a year to year basis for the required education and experience.


Two years of work experience are required to be in the development of asset management or management of affordable multifamily housing. Knowledge of and experience with federal state housing programs also required.


  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment are preferred.
  • The ability to analyze financial statements.


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 provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire

Please Note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position as well as to upload any transcripts that may support your educational experience.



Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:

Christopher Scriber

Department of Housing & Community Development

Office of Human Resources,

7800 Harkins Road Lanham, MD 20706.

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to Please include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Attn: Christopher Scriber, HR Generalist
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Last 4 of SS#
  • Recruitment#
  • Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in the position and cannot apply online please fill out the revised paper application which can be found on JobAps. For questions concerning this position, please call 301-429-7414.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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