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MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

Recruitment #19-002650-0032

GRADE

13

Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for a Management Associate in its Educational Affairs Division. The Educational Affairs Division advises and represents Maryland public higher education institutions.

POSITION DUTIES

Position responsibilities include typing and reviewing legal documents, pleadings, memoranda and correspondence, including but not limited to briefs and other complex pleadings, at a highly consistent volume; managing the administrative workflow for several assistant attorneys general; creating and maintaining litigation and subject files, schedules and logs, assisting in the handling of telephone communications, and other administrative duties relating to working in a high volume legal environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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. 

Notes: 

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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience as a paralegal and/or real estate and transactional administrative support;

Knowledge of Maryland and Federal court procedures and litigation support experience;

Experience using case management software.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Demonstrated ability to accurately type on a keyboard of a personal computer at a minimum of forty words per minute may be required, depending on the specific requirements of the position.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred.  If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to:

Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to 410-576-6447. 

If you have specific questions about this recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email jobs@oag.state.md.us.

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.