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Graphic Arts & Design Instructor

Recruitment #21-005897-0007

Introduction

The Maryland Department of Labor, Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Teacher, Trades and Industry with a specialty in GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN in a correctional facility.  

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

Western Correctional Institution (WCI)
13800 McMullen Highway, SW
Cumberland, MD 21502

Main Purpose of Job

This position instructs incarcerated individuals in a course covering job safety as well as theory and practical knowledge of graphic arts and design.

POSITION DUTIES

Planning, conducting and assessing classroom instructional activities covering job safety as well as theory and practical knowledge of basic GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN, maintaining educational records, and tracking achievement of desired program outcomes by coordinating and administering tests in accordance with accepted reporting procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of appropriate educational credentials as determined by the Maryland State Board of Education.

Experience: None

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Possess a minimum of three (3) years of verifiable, satisfactory, occupational experience directly in GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN as it relates to the following:  

1. Candidates who possess current Trades and Industry Certification with MSDE that is directly related to GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN.   

2. Candidates who possess a bachelor’s or higher degree in a state-approved career and technology program from an Institution of Higher Education and have a minimum of two (2) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN (within ten (10) years and includes one (1) year full-time employment)

3. Candidates who possess a bachelor’s or higher degree in industrial arts/technology education, industrial technology, or in the trade to be taught from an Institution of Higher Education and have a minimum of two (2) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN (within ten (10) years and includse one (1) year full time employment).

4. Candidates who possess an associate degree in the trade to be taught or a bachelor’s or higher degree from an Institution of Higher Education and have a minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN (within ten (10) years and includes (1) year full time employment).

5. Candidates who possess a secondary school diploma and a minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN within ten (10) years and including one (1) year full time employment.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Teachers in State operated school programs are required to acquire and maintain certification to teach in the State of Maryland per Section 6-101 of the Education Article of the Annotated Code and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.12.01.03B(2). Applicants recommended for appointment will be required to complete an Authorization and Verification of Credentials. Information on requirements for certification and procedures for application may be obtained from the Maryland State Board of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595.

Additional educational credits beyond the Advanced Professional Certificate must meet the following criteria established by the Institutional Educators Pay Plan Committee in order to qualify for application toward the APC plus 30 (60) levels:

Credits must be beyond the education level held at the time the educational requirements for the Advanced Professional Certificate were met and must either relate to the current job responsibilities or be part of an employer approved program of study. Credits mean semester hours from a regionally accredited college or university or Maryland State Department of Education approved workshops. No more than one half of any additional credits applied to these criteria may be earned through Maryland Department of Education approved workshops.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

ALL POTENTIAL CANDIDATES SHALL BE SCREENED FOR SECURITY PURPOSES PRIOR TO BEING OFFERED A POSITION WHICH CONSISTS OF FINGERPRINTING AND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION BY CJIS-CENTRAL REPOSITORY.

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 employment (eligible) list for at least one year. 

Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview/selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for an interview.

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

For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Brittany Small at brittany.small@maryland.gov. Please provide recruitment number 21-005897-0007 in the subject line. The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: Maryland Department of Labor, Human Resources Office, 1100 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Emailed inquiries should reference recruitment number listed in the announcement. 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. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.). 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are strongly 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.