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PROGRAM MANAGER I

Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Manager

Recruitment #20-005476-0005

Introduction

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

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Labor

1100 North Eutaw Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

Provide direct managerial, administrative and technical support for the outreach, development, administration and monitoring of structured apprenticeship training programs for the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program (MATP). Supervise and provide direction, technical assistance, advice and guidance to other professional and support staff for the MATP unit as well as Registered Apprenticeship sponsors throughout the state. The Program Manager I will assist in the development of programs which directly support the growth of the MATP. The Program Manager will work to promote and grow Registered Apprenticeship in non-traditional occupations and will foster connections of underrepresented populations to Registered Apprenticeship.

POSITION DUTIES

Managerial - Provides management and oversight of Maryland Apprenticeship and Training staff. Will help to ensure smooth operation of administrative office functions to include program reporting, registration of apprenticeship programs, and the monitoring and maintenance of Registered Apprenticeship programs and agreements. Will ensure MATP staff is focused and meeting all program and departmental goals and provide direct support to the Director of Apprenticeship and Training. Will ensure the MATP is expanding with the addition of new apprentices and occupations both traditional and non-traditional industries.

Administration, Planning and Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council Support - Develop apprenticeship programs by assisting prospective and established sponsors in developing training standards, including on-the-job training and related instruction schedules, affirmative action plans and wage progression schedules. Represent program sponsors before the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council (MATC).  Develop and administer training material for existing and new staff to the MATP. Prepare agendas, agenda materials and minutes for Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council meetings. Prepare public notice council meetings.

Program Oversight and Technical Assistance - Prepare any required quarterly or monthly progress reports for division management. Supervise and/or provide technical assistance to local areas, either by request or as the result of deficiencies identified through program monitoring. Coordinate efforts of MAPT and Maryland Labor staff and partners to achieve program goals and objectives.

Program/Departmental Representation -  Represent the Maryland Department of Labor and/or Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program at meetings, seminars, conferences, etc. with other public and private agencies and organizations in employment and training. Manage or assist in the management of grants which may be available for the expansion of registered Apprenticeship.

Agency Compliance - Reads materials, attends meetings and training to ensure employee's compliance with laws, rules, regulations, procedures, policies, and ethical responsibilities promulgated by and/or governing the agency. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet this selective qualification to be considered.  Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

One year of program management experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience creating registered apprenticeship programs.

Experience presenting technical documents to large groups.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the division of Unemployment Insurance (LABOR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to LABOR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. 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. Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered. Please include it on your application, if applicable. Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is unavailable, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Labor
Office of Administration 
1100 N. Eutaw Street Baltimore, MD 21201

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Erin Alston at erin.alston1@maryland.gov

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Maryland Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of LABOR 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.