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Recruitment #19-002650-0008


The mission of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) is to provide comprehensive library services to the eligible blind and physically handicapped residents of the State of Maryland.




Baltimore City

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Accessible Textbook (MAT) Management Associate provides accessible text services to print impaired college students attending two and four year colleges in Maryland. Additionally, the Management Associate provides support to the MAT Coordinator, the Maryland Accessible Textbook team, and administrative staff.


The MAT Management Associate is responsible for the daily operations of the MAT Program with duties that include receiving student requests, verification of student eligibility, requesting electronic files from publishers, convert textbooks into a MAT formatted document, and sending files to students or the student's disability services office. The MAT Management Associate uses personal computers, specialized hardware, and several word processing and software applications. Will routinely correspond with college personnel, publishers, and organizations. Maintaining all appropriate records and to provide support to the coordinator of the Maryland Accessible textbook Program (MAT) at the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH)by serving as an intermediary for the contacts with the public, LBPH staff, publishers, and students.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Five years performing secretarial work or clerical work involving typing duties.


1. Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted  at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administration or Personnel Specialist classifications or Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes in the Special Assistant or Secretarial fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Two years experience in converting text to alternative formats.


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 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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to Maryland State Library, Recruitment and Selection Division, 22 S. Calhoun Street, Baltimore, MD 21223. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 667-219-4789. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MSL Recruitment and Selection Division at 667-219-4800.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 667-219-4800 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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