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Recruitment #20-006071-0001



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.






This position has the administrative responsibility for the funding programs of the Interagency Commission on School Construction, including the development of reports and initial programmatic eligibility determinations for a number of grant programs.

Determine eligible and ineligible project components for State share of requested projects through the Capital Improvement Program and other funding programs administered by the agency including the Aging Schools Program, School Safety Grant Program, the Healthy School Facility Fund, and others. Maintains the integrity of multiple funding databases, prepares reports, and ensures data integrity. Recommends and/or determines procedures to be used for program administration. Recommends revisions to existing project databases to the Funding Programs Manager. Manages the initial submission of the Capital Improvement Program. Composes detailed correspondence to each LEA. Develops and implements new agency procedures, reports, and forms. Determines eligibility of project requests. Develops agenda items for IAC approval.


EDUCATION: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

EXPERIENCE: Three years’ experience in administrative or professional work. 

1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


Experience with capital budget systems and SQL based databases
Experience with the operations of Maryland State government  

Degree in accounting, business, management, public administration, or political science.

2 years’ experience in office or program administration


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 employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position and your answers to the supplemental questions. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and not write "see resume.” Incomplete applications will not be considered.



On-line applications are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments.  Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitment's 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  
last 4 digits of your SS# 
indicate application for: Administrative Officer III, Funding Program Assistant, PIN# 002433 – JobAps# 20-006071-0001

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

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities available upon request.