|Department||MDP Museum Services|
|Date Opened||4/26/2022 2:50:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/24/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$58,441.00 - $95,703.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Dionne Core|
The Maryland Historical Trust, an agency of the Maryland Department of Planning, is seeking an Assistant Director for Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM), located on 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland. JPPM, the State Museum of Archaeology and a center for both regional and statewide archaeological research, features a Visitors Center, the historic Point Farm House and Garden, a series of self-guided trails, and various school and public education programs and events. JPPM is also home to the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab), an archaeological research, conservation, and curation facility which houses over 8 million artifacts from across the state. JPPM has an annual budget of approximately $4 million and is presently staffed by approximately 20 permanent and 12 contractual staff members. (To learn more, go to: jefpat.maryland.gov).
LOCATION OF POSITION
Serves as JPPM’s chief of operations, overseeing day-to-day operational functions. Provides direct supervision to the Public Services Coordinator, Maintenance Supervisor, and Horticulturist.
Leads JPPM’s facility capital development projects including coordination with the Department of General Services. Coordinates with staff across JPPM in the development and implementation of capital projects. Works with designers and contractors as needed to complete capital projects.
Brings facilities-related issues to the attention of the Executive Director and makes recommendations for prioritizing, funding, and managing them. Makes recommendations to Executive Director regarding the optimal usage of JPPM buildings.
Assists the JPPM Executive Director and Chief of the MHT Office of Management in preparing capital budget requests.
Monitors development of the JPPM operating budget and coordinates with the JPPM Executive Director, JPPM Business Manager, and Chief of the MHT Office of Management on budget-related matters.
Oversees the Public Services Coordinator in administering and scheduling short-term rentals of JPPM facilities. Develops appropriate rental fees, policies, and procedures in coordination with JPPM Executive Director and MHT.
Oversees the Public Services Coordinator in the provision of visitor services and the operation of the visitor center and gift shop. Develops appropriate visitor policies in coordination with JPPM Executive Director and MHT.
Manages long-term leases of JPPM properties, including negotiation and drafting of contracts and setting of rents, in coordination with JPPM Business Manager, OAG, and MHT. Monitors lessees’ adherence to contract provisions.
Undertakes special projects and assignments as directed by the Executive Director. Assists the Executive Director in working to fulfill essential park responsibilities during employee absences or position vacancies.
Experience: Nine years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.
1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.
2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 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 experience.
A Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, archaeology, anthropology, history, public administration, historic preservation, architectural history, architecture, or related field.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with design, project management, or administration of historic properties, museums, repositories / archives, or complex facilities.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
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 placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service needs to be provided before hire.
All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.
The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are not able to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:
Department of Budget and Management
Recruitment and Examination Division
301 W. Preston St., Suite 608
Baltimore, MD 21201
Attn: For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410 767-7950.
Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-3623.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
Bilingual applicants are also encouraged to apply.
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