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Recruitment #22-005055-0019


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.


State Salary Grade 21

Annual Salary Range: $71,142 - $100,061 (with progression to $114,441)


Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building
200 West Baltimore Street 
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position responsible for providing assessment leadership and technical expertise in the development of the Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) which aligns with  Mathematics Maryland College and Career Ready standards and will collaborate with curriculum staff to provide resources and professional development opportunities that improve educator’s understanding of the standards and assessments.


Provides project management including schedule coordination, conducting training workshops, monitoring state test deliverables and assessment delivery systems; develops a variety of assessment items according to standards frameworks; develops and refines item specification documents; assists with the development of assessment guides, brochures, and sample question packets; provides leadership and technical assistance in the implementation of the assessments for the MCAP; collaborates in the development and delivery of online and face-to-face trainings to Local Accountability Coordinators, Special Placement Schools, and School Test Coordinators and other designated educational stakeholders at the local, state and national levels.


EDUCATION:  Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post baccalaureate credit hours from an accredited college or university.  Educator Certification in Mathematics preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of administrative, teaching, or other professional work experience in or affiliated with an education program; experience including two years coordinating or administering an education program or services directly related to the position.
  1. Two additional years of experience directly related to the position option may be substituted for the required master’s degree. 
  2. Possession of a Doctorate in a field related to the position may be substituted for one year of the required experience. 
  3. The required field of education and experience are unique for each option and are established by MSDE in accordance with Education Article, Section 2-104 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The specific education and experience qualifications for each position are on record in the Human Resource Management Branch of the Division of Business Services of the Department of Education. 
  4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Education Program classifications or specialty codes in the Education field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


One-year supervisory experience in a middle school or secondary environment with substantial mathematics responsivities.


Knowledge of educational assessment programs; knowledge of online educational assessment; skill in providing technical guidance to internal and external teams; skill in managing multiple timelines and deadlines simultaneously; skills using computer technology; ability to maintain day to day knowledge of all plans, activities, and status of projects and issues; ability to analyze complex program issues and to recommend solutions; ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external teams; ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.


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 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.

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.



It is preferred that applicants complete the MD State Government online application for employment. The application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position. If theapplicant is unable to apply online, paper applications can be obtained from the link below and be faxed to 410-333-8950 or mailed to MSDE Office of Human Resources, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. If there is a supplemental questionnaire, this must be completed and sent in with your paper application, if you are unable to apply online.

All application materials must be received in our office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications must be complete to be considered including all related job duties, even if those are also listed on an attached resume. Additional required materials may be uploaded with the online application, submitted to the fax number, or mailed to the address listed.

Inquiries can be made to 410-767-0019, TDD 410-333-3045. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

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. TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.

Proof of eligibility to work is required in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

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.

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