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Education Program Supervisor

Recruitment #22-005057-0004


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.

This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


State Salary Grade 22


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


This position serves as Section Chief for Student Services and provides staff supervision within the Student Services and Strategic Planning Branch (SSSP) of the Division of Student Support, Academic Enrichment, and Academic Policy. The Section Chief for Student Services will provide leadership, consultation, and technical assistance to develop and implement the program of school counseling in each local school system, aligned with coordinated student services that addresses the needs of the whole child so that each student has the opportunity to be healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged for long-term success.

This position provides leadership, direction, fiscal and programmatic oversight for the federal Title IV, Part A – Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program and supervises the lead program specialist for Title IV, Part A; advises and makes recommendations to the Director and Assistant State Superintendent; and participates in the development, implementation, and assessment of strategies to ensure the program activities contribute to meeting strategic plan goals and objectives.


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

EDUCATION: A Master's degree or the equivalent of 36 credit hours of post-baccalaureate course work from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE: Five years of administrative or teaching experience in, or affiliated with, an education program, including two years of experience in coordinating or administering an education program or service directly related to student support or school counseling.


1. Two additional years of experience may be substituted for the master's degree or 36 hours of equivalent post-baccalaureate course work.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctorate degree at an accredited college or university in a field related to the position 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.


Applicants must meet the selective qualification to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

-Must have one year experience in administering Federal Grant Programs.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

-Experience in supervising or leading employees to include training, and/or assigning and reviewing of work.

-Experience in developing, implementing or consulting on a strategic planning project. 


This Recruitment is limited to current permanent and contractual employees of the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).


Applicants must consent to a State Police Background Check as a routine procedure for all employees of MSDE.


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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.



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 the applicant is unable to apply online, paper applications can be obtained from the link below and 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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