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STAFF SPECIALIST II EDUCATION

Business Enterprise Program

Recruitment #21-005297-0002

Introduction



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.

GRADE

State Standard Schedule: 16

LOCATION OF POSITION

2301 Argonne Drive

Baltimore, Maryland  21218

Main Purpose of Job

To provide oversight on existing vending machine accounts, develop expansion for new vending opportunities, and to be a liaison between blind vendors, vending contractors and federal and state property managers as it relates to vending machine management under the authority of the Randolph-Sheppard Act. This includes: contract monitoring, recording and analysis of data.

POSITION DUTIES

Responsible for monitoring vending machine contracts and survey accounts for compliance in pricing, commission payments & placement of machines: including onsite inspection of vending locations for compliance with contract terms. Work with blind vendors to ensure pricing between machines and vending facility are comparably priced. Track and analyze sales and revenue for State, Federal, United States Postal, Department of Public Safety and Kennelly contracts. Monitor and ensure accuracy of disbursements consistent with contract stipulations and BEP procedures. Ensure compliance with State procurement limits and procedures. Assist in the development IFBs and the IFB process consistent with Maryland procurement law. Maintain a tracking database for equipment purchases, maintenance,  and repair of equipment. Ensure that each blind vendor is operating their facility according to the terms of the Operating Agreement, permit or contract, pursuant to regulations of COMAR and the Randolph-Sheppard. Consult and coordinate facility upgrades and equipment installation and removal. With appropriate approvals as required make required purchases consistent with procurement regulations, ensuring necessary documentation.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree.

Experience:

Two years of professional experience in a managerial or administrative capacity in retail, food service, or business management.  

Notes:

  • Additional experience as defined above directly related to the position may be substituted for the required Bachelor’s degree at the rate of one year of experience for one year of education.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
  • The above requirements are set by the Maryland State Department of Education in accordance with Education Article, Section 2-104.

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.

  • Experience with developing Excel spreadsheets and formulas.
  • Experience with contract management Experience in the operation of a small business.
  • Knowledge of the regulations for the Food Service Industry.

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

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete the MD State Government on-line application for employment recruitment #21-005297-0002. The Application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications for the position. Paper applications can be completed and faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resource Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. To obtain a paper application visit our website dors.maryland.gov or marylandpublicschools.org. TDD (410) 554-9399. Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9424. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

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 application.help@maryland.gov  Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and 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. TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.



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