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Educational Support Program Coordinator II


Recruitment #21-005009-0001


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.


State Salary Grade 20

Salary Range: $61,725 to $80,437  (with progression to $99,103)



Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building

200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This professional position provides vision, leadership, management, oversight, and supervision for the statewide administration of the Technology and Data Solutions Section of the Office of School and Community Nutrition Programs (OSCNP).


Coordinates, designs, and maintains strategic plans, projects, and deliverables of the Technology and Data Solutions Section; assists Director in defining technology and data goals, objectives, and long term planning to address the technology and data needs of the Office; assists in the preparation and monitoring of the OSCNP budget; monitors and evaluates operations for compliance and quality assurance with applicable policies, regulations, and budget constraints; evaluates established procedures for operation efficiency; identifies processes to be redesigned; directs the evaluation and measure of existing processes to provide a baseline for future improvements; develops a change management strategy; identifies information technology capabilities that should influence process design; directs and/or coordinates development of prototype new processes; trains, coaches and develops assigned staff in support of Office goals and objectives; creates a communication plan; manages resistance to change; engages managers, supervisors and their direct reports in the change process; provides technical support to the staff, and identifies inhibitors to accountability through evaluation.


EDUCATION: Possession of a master's degree or at least 36 hours or equivalent post-baccalaureate course work.

EXPERIENCE: Five years of experience administering education or library programs.


1. Two additional years of experience may be substituted for the master's degree or 36 hours of equivalent post-baccalaureate course work.

2. The above requirements are set by the Maryland State Department of Education in accordance with Education Article Section 2-104.


One year of experience  with technology and data specific to Child Nutrition Programs and the Maryland Accountability and Reporting System.


Strong knowledge of federal laws and regulations governing Child Nutrition Programs, including program accountability; skill in assessing problems and developing solutions; ability to interpret laws, regulations, policies and procedures; ability to identify program technology needs; ability to handle multiple tasks; ability to maintain effective working relationships in a team environment; knowledge of State and federal budget procedures.


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.

For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation will be required prior to hire. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

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.



To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments.  Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitments 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, and the last 4 digits of your SS# and indicate application for Educational Support Program Coordinator II – Technology and Data Solutions – Section Chief - #040181 (JobAps # 21-005009-0001).. 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

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and possible travel throughout the State are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

 For immediate consideration please submit your application by April 14, 2021.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.