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DESIGNATED ADMIN MANAGER IV

Communication Director

Recruitment #21-005222-0002

Introduction

The Maryland Department of Labor is now accepting applications for the position of Designated Administrative Manager IV. This position will be the Communication Director for the Department.

This is a Management Services position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority. 

GRADE

22

LOCATION OF POSITION

500 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to communicate vital information to the public through traditional and new media.

POSITION DUTIES

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • communicate vital information to the public through traditional and new media
  • develop strategic messaging to 'brand' Labor as the state's leading agency for workforce development, consumer protection, workforce safety and provider of a safety net
  • coordinate internal communications to all 2,000+  Labor employees
  • educate stakeholders about services and initiatives Department of Labor leads to secure Maryland's economic future

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Five 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.

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.

Master's degree in Communications or Journalism

Written and Verbal communication skills 

Knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing and multimedia software

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (Department of Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Department of Labor/DUI as a result of unemployment overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

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.

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.

For positions that require Bachelor/Master Degree etc:

 

Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted prior to hire. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925.

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.

 

The examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience, addressing the specific qualifications shown above and submitting any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certification, license, etc.). Please include clear, detailed and specific information on your application regarding experience qualifications related to the minimum qualifications, desired, and/or selective qualifications of the position.

 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. However, 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.

The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.


PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

 

Department of Labor Office of Administration

Attn: Tenisha Tunstall    21-005222-0002

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101

Baltimore, MD 21201

 

For additional information, please contact Tenisha Tunstall at 410-767-2772 or via email Tenisha.Tunstall2@maryland.gov.

 

The MD State Application Form can be found online

 

Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Department 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.