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PROGRAM MANAGER III (056699)

Director of Operations and Administration

Recruitment #19-005478-0028

Introduction

This is an INTERNAL RECRUITMENT limited only to the current Employees of Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).

This is a Management Service position that serves at the pleasure of Appointing Authority.  

Work that matters. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in the financing and development of affordable housing and community development lending. As such, the primary function of the Community Development Administration is to encourage and support homeownership in Maryland. We are good, but strive to be great. To make this happen our team needs members that will challenge the status quo, effectively communicate ideas and issues, independently bring forth practical and efficient solutions, believe change is good, and want to come to work knowing that what they do makes a difference in their neighborhood.

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

7800 Harkins Rd Lanham, MD 20706

The Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.

POSITION DUTIES

This position serves as the Director of Operations and Administration with direct management responsibility. This position provides a safe and healthy work environment to the employees of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) while maintaining strong internal controls, thereby supporting the goals and mission. This position oversees and directs the operations and administrative services, construction, building maintenance, emergency preparedness, space/planning, design management, safety and security, environmental, and facilities and fleet management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, management, management science or a related field .

Experience: 3 years of experience interpreting Maryland state regulations for compliance and/or managing vendor contracts.  Two years of this experience must have involved the supervision of other employees.

Notes:

1. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year to year basis  for up to two years of the required general experience.

2. 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 to year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Three years of experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Emergency preparedness     
  • Space/planning       
  • Design management       
  • Occupational safety and security        
  • Environmental management         
  • Facilities management         
  • Fleet management       
  • Purchasing/Budgeting

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Must be a current employee of MD Department of Housing and Community Development.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  1. 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.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.

Please note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:

Ms. Alicia Townsend

 Department of Housing and Community Development

 Office of Human Resources

7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to Alicia.townsend@maryland.gov.  Please include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Attn: Alicia Townsend,  Deputy Director of HR 
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Recruitment #
  • Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application. For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7415

 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.