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ADMINISTRATOR II

WORKFORCE DATA ANALYST

Recruitment #21-002587-0062

Introduction

The Maryland Department of Labor, (Labor), Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Administrator II. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies. All candidates must meet the minimum qualifications during the time apply. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year after the closing date of the announcement.

This position is located in the Office of Workforce Information and Performance (OWIP) under a USDOL Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) grant. The Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI)

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

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

Main Purpose of Job

The primary purpose of the Administrator II ( Data Analyst) is to supports the development of or enhancements to, longitudinal administrative databases that integrate workforce data and education data. Develop state workforce longitudinal data systems to include data from Unemployment Insurance (UI) wage records, UI benefit claims, training and employment services (such as WIOA; Wagner-Peyser; Trade Adjustment Assistance; Veterans; Adult Education and Literacy, and Disability programs) and other data sources like the Federal Employment Data Exchange System.

POSITION DUTIES

- Enable workforce data to be matched with education data to ultimately create longitudinal data systems with individual-level information beginning with pre-kindergarten through post-secondary schooling all the way through entry and sustained participation in the workforce and employment services system.

- Conduct original research into various localized workforce trends and characteristics, including, but not limited to, educational. Industry profiles, employment trends, occupational wage data, and labor supply/demand at the local level if the data is available and meets confidentiality guidelines.

 - Improve the quality and breadth of the data in the workforce data systems. Use longitudinal data to provide useful information about program operations and analyze the performance of education and employment and training programs.

 - Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems

 - Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets

 - Analyze, evaluate, and overcome program risks, and produce program reports for management and stakeholders

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.

Notes:

1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

2 years experience working in data analytics, statistics, computational biology or computer science, or equivalent experience with formalized delivery of training in an industrial, academic or other setting. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1.   A degree in statistics, mathematics or a related subject involving matters such as economics or data science

2.    Excellent verbal and written communication skills (public speaking experience is a plus)

3.   Ability to understand and interpret program policy and apply necessary procedures and processes.

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.

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 because 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.

BENEFITS

TBD

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

The MD Dept. of Labor Office of Human Resources 
Attn: Brittany Small 21-002587-0062  
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101 
Baltimore, MD 21201 

E-mail Address: brittany.small@maryland.gov 

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. The MD State Application Form can be found online Maryland Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Maryland Dept. 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. 

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.