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Administrator for Hearings

Recruitment #21-005476-0004


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




Baltimore City:

6776 Reisterstown Rd. Baltimore MD 21215


The main purpose of this position is to provide direct supervision to the hearing officer, release, and institutional parole associate units. This position also serves as a key advisor to the Chairperson and represents the agency on various departmental committees and work groups that develop and coordinate programs essential for the efficient interaction with other criminal justice agencies and to achieve the mission of the department.

The position also handles the responsibility of parole diversion options, and reviewing and commenting on legislative matters involving the Commission.

Serves as key advisor to the Chairperson. Assists the Chairperson in preparing for Commission presentations before the General Assembly. Review and analyze legislation and make recommendations to the Chairperson on the potential impact of new laws and/or changes to existing laws on the Division's operations. Provide an analysis and advice to the Chairperson or Commissioners in sensitive or high profile cases or in matter under litigation. Act as liaison between the Hearing Officer Unit and the Commissioners/Chairperson. Serves as back up to the Operations Administrator.

Manage, direct, lead, supervise, and evaluate subordinate staff. Guide staff in meeting their unit's objectives and strategies. Assist staff in developing leadership among their own staff. Set staff performance standards, conduct performance evaluations, and recommend improvements in performance and/or specialized training. Nominate staff for awards or bonuses as warranted. Conduct progressive discipline when needed. Review and approve time sheets and leave requests. Assist with the decision making process for potential employees and terminations. Provides training to new staff.


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

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


Experience: 5 years professional experience. 2 years of which must have involved reviewing and analyzing legislation and interpreting their impact on existing laws and procedures.



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.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1. Experience with OCMS

2. Strong Interpersonal and communication skills.

3. Excellent writing, research, organizational, public speaking and presentation skills.

4. Ability to take initiative and possess a drive for delivering outstanding results.

5. Previous supervisory experience

6. Knowledge implementation of current laws regarding JRA (Juvenile Reinvestment Act)

7. Experience conducting hearings as a Hearing Officer


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.


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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-339-4200, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

J. Rolon


If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or

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