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Contract Administrator

Recruitment #22-002588-0091




29449 Charlotte Hall Road,
Charlotte, Hall, MD 20622


Charlotte Hall Veterans Home (CHVH) is currently he State of Maryland's only State veterans home and an integral component of the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs' (MDVA) mission to assist veterans, active duty service members, their families and dependents, in securing benefits earned through military service. CHVH provides a wide, complex range of services to veterans and eligible spouses in both assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. The Home is operated by a contractor whose services procured by the State and whose performance is subject to oversight by MDVA.

This position serves as the Contract Administrator for the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. This position is responsible for assisting the State Veterans Home Program Director by serving as the designated representative in providing oversight of the management contract. The Contract Administrator will perform contract administration functions, including issuing written direction, invoice approval, monitoring of Contractor performance to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the contract, monitoring compliance with preferred provider requirements, and achieving completion of the contract on budget, on time, and within scope. This position will monitor the contract compliance guarantees required by the State's Request for Proposal(s) incorporated into the Contract, and by current federal, state and local standards that govern long-term care and assisted living facilities.


Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.  

Experience: Six years of administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience. 

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for five years of the required experience.

4. 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 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.   Two years experience as a primary implementer and/or monitor of complex services, facilities or construction contract (preferably in healthcare or long term care) in excess of $100,000,000 that includes responsibility for enforcing contractor performance guarantees or service level agreements.
2.  Two years experience in government procurement for the State of Maryland, the Federal Government, or Maryland county government, preparing solicitations for major services, facilities, or construction contracts is access of $50,000,000, or preparing modifications to contracts. 
3.  Two years experience drafting, modifying and/or enforcing legal contracts. 
4.  Intermediate level of experience in Microsoft Office Suite. 
5.  The desired candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.


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.


All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  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.



Online applications are highly recommended.  However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston Street, Room 608 Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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