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MPT Administrative Assistant (Content)

Recruitment #19-007005-0001


Maryland Public Television, which is commonly known by its familiar name "MPT", is a public television network that comprises six television stations that broadcast throughout the entire state of Maryland as well as into the District of Columbia and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is the only statewide broadcaster in Maryland. MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service.


Maryland Public Television

11767 Owings Mills Blvd

Owings Mills MD 21117

Main Purpose of Job

Manage and support activities surrounding the Managing Director's direct reports and their staff needs. Support Managing Director's schedule, travel and expenses. Handle all administrative duties under Managing Director's supervision. Help to write and create management presentations. Oversee and\or assist with departmental inventory and departmental equipment maintenance. Liaise with other MPT departments to schedule meetings.

This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


  • Manage and support activities surrounding the Managing Director’s direct reports and their related employees including administrative work, timesheets, leave requests, inventory, purchasing, intern hiring/management and maintenance of office equipment.
  • Support and manage Managing Director’s schedule, travel, expenses, communications needs and the annual evaluation process.
  • Coordinate video presentations for meetings.
  • Draft, write and revise written contractual agreements.
  • Draft comprehensive reports, legal language, marketing plans and project descriptions as needed based on meetings and notes from the Managing Director.


Education: High School diploma or GED

Experience:  Minimum of three (3) years experience in an administrative or secretarial capacity.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

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


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

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to proofread and edit written documents
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Google, and Excel
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal and external parties in a courteous and efficient manner
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and execute multiple and continuing assignments with general instructions


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.


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.

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



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to submit your application online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to by the closing date and time. The MD State Application Form can be found online.

Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Paper applications, required documents, and any addendums may be mailed or faxed (410-581-4382) by the closing date and time to:

Maryland Public Television - HR

11767 Owings Mills Blvd.

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet both the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Maryland Public Television (MPT) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MPT that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.