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PROJECT MANAGER (ADMINISTRATOR III)

FULL TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #21-002588-0009

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, COVID-19 Testing Task Force, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 Testing Task Force seeks a Project Manager to support multiple COVID-19 testing-related projects and initiatives. The role is intended for a person with at least 2-3 years of experience managing projects with a level of independence and to be comfortable working in a fluid environment and outside “regular” work day hours. Candidates with experience as a Project Manager with experience in the school setting, as this position will primary manage K-12 COVID-19 Testing activities, are preferable.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors to plan and execute projects;
  • Ensure that assigned projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility;
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation;
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress;
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques;
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques;
  • Report and escalate to management, as needed;
  • Manage the relationship with the team and all stakeholders;
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks;
  • Create and maintain appropriate project documentation;
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs; and,
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

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.

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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred applicants should possess:

  • Proven working experience in project management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to work in a flexible, constantly changing environment
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Project Management Institute (PMP) certification is a plus

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

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

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 recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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