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State Program Monitor

Recruitment #19-002586-0053


The Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning is seeking an energetic, innovative and focused individual to join the Monitoring and Compliance Unit team. This division is home to multiple programs (Adult Education, Workforce, SCSEP, Trade and Apprenticeship, etc.)  The unit is responsible for covering the State of Maryland in 12 local areas, with each having a unique Comprehensive American Job Center.  The funding for these programs is primarily awarded through the US Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and the US Department of Education.




Baltimore City

Main Purpose of Job

The primary purpose of the job is to act as a lead liaison to Local Workforce Development Areas within the State of Maryland. The Regional Program Monitor will monitor program eligibility and parts of center operations of Local Workforce Development Areas receiving funds for program services under federal Title I Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and Title II Adult Education. The position will also conduct program monitoring under Senior Community Service Employment Program, Correctional Education and Trade Adjustment Assistance. The job will involve compliance monitoring, technical assistance, training, policy development and planning, and special project management. It will also involve coordinating with other team members to complete work projects. The position will report directly to Compliance Manager to support the unit's mission of ensuring the integrity of the workforce systems through onsite and desk monitoring and focused reviews.

***This position requires frequent travel within Maryland and at times requiring to stay overnight.


Serves as a State Regional Program Monitor Representative; acts as a liaison for the program operations of DWDAL in the Local Workforce Development Areas. Evaluates local area compliance with State and Federal laws, regulations and financial guidelines; provides direction and technical assistance as required.

Duties include, but not limited to:

Review local areas program management and american job center operations

Program Oversight and Technical Assistance.

Assist in and coordinate inter agency collaboration and Support

Review program eligibility compliance


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

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


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 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.


One year experience applying federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to workforce and financial management.


One year experience with grant funded Nonprofits.

One year experience with Federally funded programs under DLLR.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with concentration in business administration, public administration, or nonprofit management.


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.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS.
All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.
Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.

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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendum may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: Linnea Maker (Recruitment #19-002586-0053)
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.