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ADMINISTRATOR II

Assistant Funding Program Manager

Recruitment #21-006095-0010

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.

                                    This recruitment is open to MSDE Employees Only

GRADE

STANDARD SALARY SCHEDULE GRADE  17

LOCATION OF POSITION

200 West Baltimore Street, 
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position is administrative responsibility for the many and varied funding programs of the Interagency Commission on School Construction, including the development of reports and programmatic eligibility determinations for a number of grant programs. The position will be integral to the development of IAC program approval processes and procedures.

POSITION DUTIES

Determines eligible and ineligible project components for State share of requested projects through the Capital Improvement Program and other funding programs administered by the agency including the Aging Schools Program, Built to Learn program, School Safety Grant Program, the Healthy School Facility Fund, and others. Maintains the integrity of multiple funding databases, prepares reports, and ensures data integrity. Recommends and/or determines procedures to be used for program administration. Recommends revisions to existing databases to the Funding Programs Manager. Manages the initial submission of the Capital Improvement Program. Composes detailed correspondence to each LEA. Develops and implements new agency procedures, reports, and forms. Determines eligibility of project requests. Develops agenda items for IAC approval.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Four 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. 

 Experience with Capital budget systems  
 Experience with SQL databases 
 Experience in the operations of Maryland State Government

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

SELECTION PROCESS

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. 

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 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

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. On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments. Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitments for which they apply and verify that the appropriate documents (resume-credentials) have been attached to the recruitment that requires them. Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. 

Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered. 

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 Administrator II, Assistant Funding Programs Manager position (JobAps#21-006095-0010). 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. 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 410-767-4850. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767- 0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.