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Director, Correctional Education

Recruitment #19-009539-0002

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning

Correctional Education - Baltimore City, MD

Main Purpose of Job

To provide leadership and direction for the development, implementation, and oversight of the Department's Correctional Education Program in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services institutions.

POSITION DUTIES

Leadership and Management:  Provide leadership and oversight for the operation of the correctional education programs, which include occupational and educational offerings.  Critical functions include direct oversight of the allocation of funded resources, oversight of the allocation of staffing resources, supervision and leadership for the administrators who supervise field operations, supervision and leadership for the program coordinators, and oversight of program accountability and continuous improvement activities.  These functions include assuring compliance with State and Federal statutes/ regulations and with Departmental policy.

Planning: Assess the needs of students and stakeholders and provide leadership for planning services to meet these needs.  Support the work of the Correctional Education Council for Correctional Institutions to identify needs and opportunities and in the development of plans and reports required by the Governor and General Assembly.  Major sub functions include collecting and organizing information concerning the correctional population, evaluating effectiveness of program services, development of reports and formal recommendations, and development of budget requests.

Coordination and Integration:  Coordinate the activities of the Correctional Education Program with priorities and initiatives of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation with the plans and operations of the appropriate correctional authorities within the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

Support the Division/Department:  Support the successful operation of the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, while carrying forward functions related to the mission and goals of the Division and Agency.  Ensure the program’s alignment with the Department’s Strategic Plan.

Professional Development:  Engage in appropriate learning opportunities to assure that the vision of the program services articulated is consistent with the current state of knowledge in the professional field and brings appropriate skills to the task of bringing the vision to reality.  Ensure program staff have professional development plans and experiences that support successful delivery of educational and library services to students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Masters Degree or equivalent 36 post baccalaureate credit hours in Education and Education Administration.

Experience: Six years experience in administrative staff or professional work.  Two years of the required experience must have been supervisory experience.   

Certification:  Must currently have and maintain a Maryland Certificate with Administrator I and II endorsements.  **A CURRENT COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATION MUST BE UPLOADED WITH THIS APPLICATION IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CREDIT**

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Must currently have and maintain a Maryland Certificate with Administrator I and II endorsements.  **A CURRENT COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATION MUST BE UPLOADED WITH THIS APPLICATION IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CREDIT**

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1.  One year experience with the re-entry population.

2.  One year experience in Workforce Development.

3.  One year experience in Adult Education.

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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: 19-009539-0002
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101
Baltimore, MD 21201

email address: Stephanie.dunphy1@maryland.gov

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.