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WEBMASTER II- Contractual

Online Learning Coordinator

Recruitment #22-000388-0001


This is a full-time contractual position.




Maryland Department of Human Services

DHS Learning Office

311 W. Saratoga Street

Baltimore MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Online Learning Coordinator (OLC) is responsible for assisting the Online Learning Administrator and Chief Learning Officer (CLO) and Online Learning Administrator (OLA) in providing technical expertise in the oversight of the operation and development of DHS's various online e-learning programs. This includes the design, development, implementation and maintenance of the online DHS Learning systems. These systems include the intranet website, public-facing Department website, and statewide Learning Management System (LMS) known as, “The HUB.” This position provides technical assistance to DHS staff (statewide) in the use of, “The HUB,” as well as course design. This position also provides oversight to 508 compliance of all training materials posted online. The incumbent will also assist with Learning Office administrative functions in related areas such as report development, online training tech hosting, and other duties as assigned.


The DHS Learning Office serves as the coordinating office for the development, design and implementation of online training modules utilizing html, JavaScript and Adobe Captivate, this includes working with other administrations within DHS to ensure uniformity of all online training; The OLC assists the CLO and OLA with the design, maintenance, and implementation of “The HUB," utilizing HTML, Adobe Captivate and JavaScript, this also includes serving as Principal Agency Administrator of “The HUB;"  They will also assist the CLO and OLA with the design and update of online courses utilizing HTML, JavaScript and Adobe Captivate; works with subject matter experts to ensure the content is accurate and appropriate; provides consultation to others in the areas of needs assessment, design, delivery, and evaluation of online training programs to ensure the provision of high-quality training programs within the Department; coordinates, verifies, and assists the Communications Department in updates to the DHS Learning and HRDT Intranet along with the DHS webpage on an as needed basis to reflect the latest links and add pertinent information; works with vendors and other specialists to implement online training developed externally.  The OLC serves as a Subject Matter Expert on 508 compliance in regards to any materials published electronically for the purposes of training and development.  and performs other duties as assigned.


Experience: Two years and six months of experience, one year of experience in web page design, development and programming and an additional eighteen months of experience using software which  converts other documents into web pages; or using web page developmental software; or writing HTML code; or converting data from project specifications by preparing program code using computer programming languages; or evaluating, implementing and maintaining computer hardware and software; or operating, manipulating, and controlling computer systems.


1. Candidates may substitute graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and completion of an approved certification program for Web Professionals sufficient to provide the necessary skills to build and manage an organization’s web site and to coordinate with inside and outside resources to accomplish that organization’s web goals for the additional eighteen months of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute additional experience in web page design, development and programming on a year-for-year basis for a high school education.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of an Associate of Arts from an accredited college or university in Web Development, Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems or other information technology related field to include course work in web page design, development and programming and one year of experience in web page design, development and programming for the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Cyber and Information Systems classifications or Cyber and Information Systems specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required 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. One year experience with web design using HTML code.

2. Experience with HTML and JavaScript Programming.

3. One year experience with management of Learning Management System (LMS) such as Cornerstone.

4. Knowledge of 508 compliance requirements for web pages and online training. 

5. One year working experience in instructional design and with instructional technology.

6. Knowledge of course development software such as Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline.

7.  One year experience with Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that 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.  It is important that you report all related education and experience that is relevant to this recruitment qualifications. We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list.  The resulting list may be used for future vacancies with this agency or other state agencies.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to the Department of Human Services/HRDT, Attn: Kafach McLaren, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-3500.  The paper application must be received by the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.  Information received after the closing date will not be considered.  Application inquiries may be directed to, include the recruitment # on the subject line of the email.

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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.

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