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IACSC Deputy Director of Administration

Recruitment #19-005224-0005



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The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.


State Salary Grade 24

Annual Salary Range:  $77,725 - $124,799 


200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Deputy Director of Administration for the Interagency Commission (IAC) oversees supervisory staff members who manage the day-to-day work of staff.  The incumbent is responsible to manage the successful performance, outcome, and timely delivery of programs and reporting that have the highest scope and effect on agency missions and operations. 


Plans, directs and administers all aspects of IAC Administration;  establishes overall policies and procedures for the program(s), overseeing implementation and approving major revisions; establishes program goals, standards and controls to meet program objectives and oversee achievement of goals; oversees and manages the personnel and financial resources of the program(s); prescribes and oversees development and training of program staff; ensures performance expectations, including analysis, reporting and meeting of schedules of State and agency initiatives or emerging programs is effectively communicated and carried out; supervises subordinate managers to include establishing goals and objectives, evaluating performance, assigning work, handling time and attendance matters, and counseling or recommending disciplinary action, as appropriate; Provides Support and Assistance to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), Maryland School for the Blind (MSB), represents the agency in a variety of settings; advises and provides managerial oversight of the preparation and publication of the annual or periodic CIP and other reports.


EDUCATION:  A Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 post baccalaureate credit hours of course work in Business Administration, Facilities Management, Project Management, or related field.

EXPERIENCE:  Five years of administrative and/or management experience in business administration, facilities management or related field/program. Experience with School Construction Policy and Government relations is desirable.

Note: In addition to the five years required experience, prior senior level management experience in a local, State, Federal agency and / or nonprofit organization managing and delivering programs may substitute year-for-year up to 6 years of the education requirement.


Knowledge of Local, State & National building codes and administration practices; knowledge of contract mechanisms & installation maintenance life-cycles; knowledge of emergency management, safety plans & programs that comply with applicable laws, regulations & policies; skill in collaborating with project teams; skill in project management, Microsoft Office Suite; & presentation/graphics software; skill in budget/financial planning; ability to provide oversight technical guidance; ability to analyze complex issues, recommend solutions & manage timelines/deadlines; ability to communicate clearly & effectively & maintain collaborative working relationships.


Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and travel throughout the State are required. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.


For immediate consideration, applications should be received by December 6, 2019.


To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments.  Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitments for which they apply and verify that the appropriate documents (resume-credentials) have been attached to the recruitment that requires them. Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.

If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments.  Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS#.  And indicate the application is for: Designated Administrative Manager Senior II - IACSC Deputy Director of Administration, #067593 (JobAps # 19-005224-0005); Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. Fax: 410-333-8950; this fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the Maryland Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at

 Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.