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Recruitment #18-005695-0001


The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Coordinator, Office of BioHealth and Life Sciences (Industrial Development Officer II) within the Division of Business and Industry Sector Development - Office of BioHealth and Life Sciences.

 This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.




The World Trade Center, 401 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for assisting and conducting customer and stakeholder outreach for Maryland's BioHealth and Life Sciences industry.


The position provides programmatic support for the Senior Director and business unit team members focused on the development of systemic improvement of strategies for the State and individual needs. Other activities and responsibilities include the implementation of broad-based policy development, intra and interagency coordination, systems development, business development and innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem development.  The position supports efforts to enhance the economic viability of the State’s biohealth and life science companies including, among other initiatives: conducting research, developing reports and collateral materials and assisting with the development of materials designed to communicate the Department’s message relative to supporting the industry, workforce, academic partnerships, innovation, entrepreneurship and assistance with industry and industry startups.  This position also assists in the coordination and administration of meetings, national and international conference opportunities, and other tax credit and financing programs managed and supported by the Maryland Department of Commerce.  

The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal skills to work with high level public and private sector officials and maintain effective working relationships; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to handle multiple, concurrent and high priority projects and possess proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite for Windows including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, Google Mail and/or other relevant software.   Statewide travel is required, as is, attendance at out of State conferences.


Education: Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Bioscience, Business, Marketing, or a related industry field, AND

Experience: Two (2) years of experience in business or economic development; marketing; planning; or related field.

Equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.


Preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated knowledge of and work experience in biohealth life science, health care or other similar industries.

Please describe in detail any job duties relating to the qualifications stated. 


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.



It is highly preferred that you apply online. Please attach a resume to your online application.  If you are unable to apply online, please submit a resume to: 


Maryland Department of Commerce

ATTN: Coordinator – BioHealth and Life Sciences

World Trade Center, 401 E. Pratt Street, 10th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21202


If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Department of Commerce at 410.767.6300.  You may also visit our website at:


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. 


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


TTY users: Call via MD Relay - 1-800-925-4434


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