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Assistant Director Research Integrity & Compliance

Recruitment #19-005477-0013




6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD  21215

Main Purpose of Job

This position is an Assistant Director of the CJIS-CR. The CJIS-CR Program Manager II administers the CJIS-CR in accordance with the Criminal Procedures Article 10-101 through 10-234. CJIS-CR contains statewide manual and automated criminal and non-criminal fingerprint records and criminal history records. The CJIS-CR provides a statewide service and interfaces with federal, state, regional, and local criminal justice agencies. Major functions of the position include assisting the CJIS-CR Director in managing service deliverables; improving programs; planning, aligning and integrating business processes; and determining available resources to provide legally mandated and requested services. This position requires extensive knowledge over the Firearm Safety Act of 2013, and the Federal Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. This position is also required to be an active member on the NICs statewide working group and is required to support the department’s direction of increasing records available for gun fitness decisions. The position independently plans, develops and conducts analysis, measures and evaluates criminal justice data in order to guide a team solely responsible for research; record modification and ultimately updating the final disposition outcome which prohibits CJIS-CR from achieving Interstate Identification Index (III) and National Fingerprint File (NFF) compliance levels. In addition, the position oversees several operational areas: Sex Offender Registry Unit, Record Recovery Unit, and Expungement Unit. These are critical business services that provide daily support to the overall goal of public safety. The Assistant Director is directly responsible for total operation of the area’s listed above. The position may assume the duties of the Director of CJIS Central Repository in the Director’s absence as needed.


Ensure that the Expungement Unit is operating in accordance with: Federal and State laws; departmental policies and procedures; and the Governor’s Customer Service Initiatives.

Ensure that the Sex Offender Registry Unit is operating in accordance to: Federal and State laws; departmental policies and procedures; and the Governor’s Customer Service Initiatives.

Ensure that the Record Recovery Unit is operating in accordance to: Federal and State laws; departmental policies and procedures; and the Governor’s Customer Service Initiatives.

Responsible for all operational areas related to the compliance of timely delivery and/or resolution for customer requests as it relates to your areas of responsibility.  Interact with internal and external customers to initiate and maintain productive public relations.

Supervise section staff in accordance with COMAR and departmental policies and procedures, to include the PEP process.

Work with the Policy Management Unit as it related to MOUs and the Expungement Unit’s Compliance to laws, policies and procedures. 

Ensure that the Management for Results (MFR) and Accurate, Complete and Timely (ACT) data is maintained in an effective manner and is used efficiently to bring about positive changes.

Direct responsibility for the design, audit and evaluation of program objectives under your areas of supervision. 

Support the CJIS Director by submitting written plans and reports as well as verbal advice about the operational project management areas to meet the overall CJIS- CR goals established. 

Other administrative tasks as assigned in support of the overall CJIS-CR goals.



A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university


Five years supervisory experience at the management level

Three years of supervisory experience in a criminal justice environment to include one of the three major branches of criminal justice (Court, Corrections or Law Enforcement systems)


Preferred Qualifications:       

Experience supervising multiple sections with various ongoing projects         

Experience analyzing and interpreting data as well as identification of inconsistencies in data to manage process improvement initiatives.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

Please make sure that you provide complete and accurate 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 the above closing date.



To submit your qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

ATTN: J. Rolon

300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1107

Towson, MD 21286

For more information, please call 410-339-3695

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

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