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HCD COMMUNITY PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR I [C19029]

Project Manager

Recruitment #19-001206-0004

Introduction

This is a contractual position with limited benefits.

Work that matters. The 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.

The Division of Neighborhood Revitalization is looking for a qualified project manager that will challenge the status quo, effectively communicate ideas and issues, and independently bring forth practical and efficient solutions and improvements.  This individual must be a highly organized, customer oriented, self-motivated, team player with financial and project management experience. 

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

This position will operate primarily out of the Division’s office in Lanham, Maryland with occasional travel to a satellite office in Baltimore.

POSITION DUTIES

This position will manage activities falling under the Community Development Block Grant Program and the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program in the Division of Neighborhood Revitalization at the Department of Housing and Community Development.   The selected candidate will manage grants, monitor projects, provide technical assistance, assist with the development and implementation of program policies and procedures and will work closely with key officials, local governments, nonprofit organizations and other internal and external customers to ensure compliance with regulations, policy, laws and standards. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of administrative or professional experience to include one year of financing experience or providing technical assistance for development or rehabilitation of multifamily or single family housing; neighborhood revitalization and business development; community infrastructure development; or historic preservation programs.

Notes:

1. Additional administrative or professional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional job-related education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in business and industry classification or business and industry specialty codes in the housing management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.  

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience administering grant programs to nonprofit organizations, governments and/or local jurisdictions.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Demonstrate competence with written and verbal communication

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for the recruitment. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation may be required prior to hire. 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.

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  You will be required to complete a qualifications supplement, and the rating is 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 these positions. Qualified applicants may be subject to a written examination.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits. 

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 and 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 Christopher.Scriber@maryland.gov

Please include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Attn: Christopher Scriber, HR Generalist
  • Your First and Last Name
  • 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.