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MPT Director of Talent and Recruitment

Recruitment #21-007047-0001


Maryland Public Television, which is commonly known by its familiar name "MPT", is a public television network that comprises six television stations that broadcast throughout the entire state of Maryland as well as into the District of Columbia and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is the only state-wide broadcaster in Maryland. MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service.


Maryland Public Television

11767 Owings Mills Blvd

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Main Purpose of Job

This position will manage MPT's recruitment for regular staff employees, contractual employees, freelance positions and also manage MPT's internship program. Create job specifications for all positions. Compile data for reports. Facilitate orientation for new hires. Utilize JobAps, Workday, and other online systems for recruiting and processing new hires. The individual in this position will work on reclassifications and other personnel actions. Complete FCC396B report. Serve as backup for specific benefit areas. Attend job fairs, including outreach programs. Coordinate with the finance department, DBM, and central payroll to resolve personnel and payroll issues. The MPT Director of Talent and Recruitment will facilitate prospective employees through the recruitment and onboarding process. Lead managers through recruitment training.  Participate on the diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice committee.
This is a Special Appointment position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.
Possible hybrid work schedules are available.


  • MPT Director of talent and recruitment will utilize JobAps, Workday, and World Wide Web systems for recruitment.
  • Manage new hires' data processing,  reclassifications, and other personnel and organizational actions.
  • Compile reports for applicant data flow sheet.
  • Complete the human resource portion of the FCC396B.
    • The Director will serve as backup for specific benefit areas.
    • Participate in and assist employee engagement and outreach programs.
    • Participate in hiring panels during interviews.
    • Advise managers on recruiting process.
    • Manage MPT's internship program.


    • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or appropriate discipline
    • Experience:  Minimum of 4 years related experience.

    For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.

    Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.


    Strong preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s), including clear and specific information on the application regarding these qualifications. 

    • Ability to engage managers in the recruiting process.
    • Familiarity with recruitment regulations.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to independently work on projects with staff.
    • Ability to appropriately correspond with staff and management.
    • Ability to collaborate and lead teams.
    • State experience is preferred.


    Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.


    The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

    Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.



    The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to submit your application online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to by the closing date and time. The MD State Application Form can be found online.

    Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


    Paper applications, required documents, and any addendums may be mailed or faxed (410-581-4382) by the closing date and time to:

    Maryland Public Television - HR

    11767 Owings Mills Blvd.

    Owings Mills, MD 21117

    Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

    Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

    Maryland Public Television (MPT) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MPT that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

    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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