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EDUCATION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

Coordinator of Finance and Legislation for Career Programs

Recruitment #20-005057-0002

Introduction

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.

GRADE

State Salary Grade 22

Annual Salary Range: $68,901 - $89,808 (with progression to $110,635)

LOCATION OF POSITION

Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building

200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position serving as the Coordinator of Finance and Legislation for Career Programs responsible for grants management, fiscal reporting, and compliance monitoring for the Division of Career and College Readiness.

POSITION DUTIES

Provides leadership and technical assistance to ensure that local school systems, postsecondary institutions, and other grant recipients are in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations associated with career and technical education; manages pre-award functions of grants; develops request for proposals, supporting resources, applications, rubrics, and monitoring tools; convenes teams to review grant applications, calibration, and grant award distribution; coordinates distribution of federal and state funds associated with career and technical education (CTE); monitors the implementation of grants. establishes structures and process to ensure that federal and state funds are spent on allowable expenses; supports the Director in developing fiscal estimates, explanations of agency impact, testimonies, and letters of information for proposed bills and revising regulations; for the Division of Career and College Readiness; provides technical support to local school systems, community colleges, and external partners in the implementation of programs of study within the assigned career cluster(s); participates in monitoring visits and grant reviews.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Possession of a Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post-baccalaureate course work.

EXPERIENCE: Five years of administrative or teaching experience in, or affiliated with, an education program, including two years of experience in coordinating or administering an education program or service directly related to the position option.

Notes:

  1. Two additional years of experience directly related to the position option may be substituted for the required Master’s Degree. 
  2. Possession of a Doctorate in a field related to the position may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
  3. The required field of education and experience are unique for each option and are established by MSDE in accordance with Education Article, Section 2-104 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The specific education and experience qualifications for each position are on record in the Human Resource Management Branch of the Division of Business Services of the Department of Education.
  4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Education Program classifications or Education Program specialty codes in the Education field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

One year of experience with Career Technology-College Readiness Programs.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and issues impacting career and technical education; knowledge of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) and Code of Maryland Regulation 13A.04.02; knowledge of effective fiscal management practices; skill in organizing and managing multiple projects, timelines, and deadlines; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders; and ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment in making decisions.

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.

For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation will be required prior to hire. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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. 

To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on marylandpublicschools.org).  On-line applications (and resumes) are the required 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 application for Education Program Supervisor – Coordinator of Finance and Legislation for Career Programs #020804 (JobAps #20-005057-0002). 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 MD 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 http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.