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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER III

MBE Compliance Officer

Recruitment #21-002247-0122

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

6776 Reisterstown Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21215

POSITION DUTIES

The main purpose of this position will be to perform the analysis of goal request, contract compliance, and reporting duties for Minority Business Enterprise Program (MBE) and Veterans Small Business Enterprise Program (VSBE) opportunities, and the Small Business Reserve Program (SBR), to include the tracking process. The position will perform the actual analysis and research for all programs to evaluate potential participation for small and minority business that falls under the program categories of certification.

  • Disseminates documents, prepares and is the scribe for the PRG meetings, but has no signatory responsibility.
  • Receives signed documents after the Asst. Executive Secretary signs then distributes to Contract Managers and Procurement Officers.
  • Analyzing MBE, SBR, and VSBE participation opportunities on Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services (DPSCS) contracts (Construction, Maintenance, IT, Service and Small Procurements) utilizing prescribed programmatic guidelines, to include meeting with the Project/Contract Manager on the Scope of work for each contract.
  • Perform Contract Compliance reviews and audits.
  • Processing payment reports.
  • Review and process acceptability of MBE Plan Packages and process through approval.
  • Complete program reporting.
  • Process a Waiver Request of the MBE Over-all Goal or Sub-goals
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Three years experience in administrative or professional work.

Notes:

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.


SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

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

One year experience ensuring compliance, reviewing procedures to ensure compliance, performing audits, resolving contract issues and preparing written reports. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

Proficient using Microsoft Excel.
Experience with MBE, SBR and/or VSBE program or any socioeconomic programs.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to hr.recruitmentuser@maryland.gov or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to hr.recruitmentuser@maryland.gov referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

thomasine.johnson@maryland.gov  443-326-5570

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov <Application.Help@maryland.gov> or
410-767-4850.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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