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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST II, CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #19-001756-0036

Introduction

This is a full-time contractual position within the Department of Human Services, Cecil County Department of Social Services, Elkton, MD 21921.

GRADE

11

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Human Services

Cecil County Department of Social Services

Family Investment Administration / WISH Program

106 East Main Street

Elkton, MD  21921

Main Purpose of Job

The primary function of this position is to provide instruction to Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) customers in employment readiness skills training. 

POSITION DUTIES

Provides group and/or individualized instruction to TCA customers; plans daily lessons and prepares materials for instruction; maintains records including attendance and achievement; coordinates content delivery of career development activities for employment and training; utilizes automated system Online Work Readiness Assessment (OWRA) to assess individual customer's competencies; and performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of experience in administrative or professional work.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute experience as defined above for the required education at the rate of one year of experience for 30 credit hours, for up to 60 credit hours of required education.

2. Candidates may substitute 90 credit hours at an accredited college or university for the required education and experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Prior teaching experience in a school, church, or other organization a plus.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Candidates must be willing to work in Cecil County, which is located approximately 55 miles North of Baltimore, off of Interstate 95.  Elkton is the last exit before the MD/DE line.

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

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

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

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.  

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation services must be provided prior to your hire.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits 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 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

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: Attn. Diana Reed, Cecil County Department of Social Services, Human Resources, 170 East Main Street, Elkton, MD  21921.

If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-7414.

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.