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Deputy Finance Manager Child Care Development Grant

Recruitment #21-005477-0006


Promotional Opportunity for Maryland State Department of Education Employees Only.
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
Annual Salary Range: $61,113 - $79,640 with progression to $99,103


Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional Management position responsible for serving as the Fiscal Analyst of the Child Care Development Grant in the Division of Early Childhood Development. The position provides leadership and direction in the development and coordination of procedures that ensure fiscal operation and reporting program implementation is completed in accordance with state and federal regulations.


Provides supervisory, managerial or technical assistance guidance to the DEC Fiscal unit as needed and in the absence of the Financial Manager; recommends the development of training procedures to increase correct authorization of funds for grant specialists, programmatic specialists, LSSs, LITPs, Non-LSSs, non-profit and for-profit entities, and IHEs; provides guidance internally in developing and maintaining manuals, instructions and reporting instruments for financial data reporting and analysis; provides oversight of grant specialists and the fiscal report of Child Care Development Grant; coordinates training and technical assistance for DEC staff and designs fiscal reports, content, and methods; analyzes departmental, budget and fiscal planning and federal requirements for budget information; represents the department in a liaison capacity with managers and officials of other agencies concerning program activities; supervises staff fiscal members working with programmatic specialists, LSSs, LITPs, Non-LSSs, non-profit and for-profit entities, and IHEs. 


EDUCATION:  A Master’s Degree or equivalent 36-post baccalaureate credit hours of course work in Education, Education Administration/Supervision, Finance, Management or closely related field.

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of experience of professional experience with managing, designing, developing, and auditing financial control systems for multiple programs.

NOTE: Two additional years of experience as defined may substitute for the Master’s Degree


Knowledge of the grants components and requirement standards for Early Childhood programs; knowledge State and federal regulations the govern audit standards with regard to Title 2 CFR 200, CFR 34,  EDGAR, and CCDBG; knowledge of grant processes and compliance/non-compliances standards; knowledge of principles and practices of program finance, budgeting and administration; skill implementing and managing complex multi-faceted program components; skill using information and assessing the impact of that information in order to make  sound decisions in the absence of regulation and policy; ability to interpret federal and State policies, regulations, laws, and procedures; ability to set priorities, plan achievable time frames, and efficiently delegate assignments to staff; ability to determine the need for change in priority setting and assignments; ability to maintain effective working relationships; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


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.


For immediate consideration please submit your application by April 9, 2021.


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.



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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 Program Manager II – Deputy Finance Manager Child Care Development Grant #058701 - JobAps# 21-005477-0006. 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.

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Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.