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Staff Specialist II Education SD

The shift will be primarily Sunday-Thursday 3:00pm -11:30pm.

Recruitment #22-005294-0002


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: 16


2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, Maryland  21218

Main Purpose of Job

Supervise the Workforce and Technology Center (WTC) on the evening shift to ensure the consistent and effective operation of the Center. Provide direct supervision to evening shift staff who are assigned to provide and oversee consumer residential and enrichment services including provide crisis counseling and supportive teaching. Ensure the maintenance of a healthy, safe, and sanitary environment for consumers. Assess, plan, implement, and perform enrichment services that sustains the vocational goals of individuals with severe disabilities. Serve as the Lead for the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) security staff on the evening shift in absence of supervisor.

The shift will be primarily Sunday-Thursday 3:00p-11:30p but may be adjusted to cover other shifts as needed.


Manage, coordinate, and monitor the WTC operation on the evening shift. Assess emergency and crisis situations, and provide leadership and technical support to staff during emergency/crisis situations. Supervise staff to ensure they inspect and monitor residential and enrichment services for safety, security, and cleanliness. Provide monitoring and supervision of consumers receiving enrichment and residential services to ensure compliance with Center, enrichment, and residential rules. Provide advice and guidance to staff in observing and reacting to the behavior of consumers and suggest methods of de-escalating potential issues or situations.


Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree.

Experience: Two years of administrative, librarian, teaching or rehabilitation work in education, library or rehabilitation programs.  

1. Additional experience as defined above directly related to the position may be substituted for the required Bachelor’s degree at the rate of one year of experience for one year of education.
2. Possession of a Master’s degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
3. The above requirements are set by the Maryland State Department of Education in accordance with Education Article, Section 2-104.


Experience working with the adult disabled population.
Experience working in a residential setting.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile.  Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland, and their driving records will be subject to investigation.


Applicants must consent to State Police Investigation (fingerprinting) as a routine procedure for all employees with this Agency.

Employees in this classification will be required to provide the agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.  

Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 06.01.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


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.


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.



Applicants must complete the MD State Government on-line application for employment recruitment #22-0052945-0002. The Application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications for the position. Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered. Paper applications can be completed and faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resource Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. To obtain a paper application visit our website or TDD (410) 554-9399. Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9394. 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.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment. Applicants must consent to State Police Investigation (fingerprinting) as a routine procedure for all employees with this Agency.   

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. 


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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