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Lead Maintenance Assessor

Program Manager III

Recruitment #22-005478-0011


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.




200 West Baltimore Street 
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Lead Maintenance Assessor will support the IAC in the effort to facilitate best practices and fiscal sustainability in the maintenance of school facilities statewide. The focus of the position is on the assessment of facilities maintenance to determine any variation from standards and to advise school districts on ways to improve facilities’ function and affordability through good maintenance practices. To that end, the Lead Maintenance Assessor will develop, promote and propagate best practices among Local Education Agencies (LEA5) statewide. This Management Service position serves at the pleasure of the Executive Director of the Interagency Commission on School Construction.


This position is primarily responsible for supporting the Assessment and Maintenance Group of the IAC. The position oversees all draft maintenance assessment reports that evaluate the LEAs’ maintenance processes, structures, and practices. In addition to supporting assessment efforts of the maintenance unit, this position is also responsible for assisting the Assessment and Maintenance Group Manager with review and distribution of assessment reports, high-level group strategy, and creation and distribution of maintenance best practices to support LEAs. The position has ongoing responsibilities as follows: Reviews Preliminary Maintenance-Effectiveness Assessment (MEA) Reports produced by other Assessors; Maintains Best Practices and Technical Assistance; Reviews and comments on LEAs’ Comprehensive Maintenance Plans and Preventive Maintenance Schedules; Proposes best practices and materials for lowest total cost of facilities ownership; Supports LEA use of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems; Conducts onsite assessments of LEA facilities to determine the levels of maintenance; Assists in preparing an annual report on the results of the maintenance assessments; Completes other duties or other special projects as directed by the Executive Director, Deputy Director, or Facilities Maintenance Group Manager. 


EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a technical, scientific, or engineering discipline such as Architecture, Engineering, Construction Project Management, or a related field. 

EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience as a Facilities Manager, Construction Project Manager, Engineer, or comparable qualified professional whose work has involved the following: design, construction, operations, repair, and maintenance of buildings or system services; experience in team management and leadership; and the use of computer or web-based facility management systems such as Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) or Enterprise Asset Management (EAM software). 


1. Two years of additional experience as defined above may be substituted for the Bachelor’s. 

2. Additional experience in professional engineering or a related technical field may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. 

3. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required general experience at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for one year of the required general experience. U.S. Armed forces military service experience as defined under the Preferred Qualifications may be substituted for the required education and experience on a year-for-year basis


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

  • Experience in building system, Local, State & National codes;
  • Software skills in Project Management (Microsoft Word & Excel, Microsoft project) 
  • Experience and Proficiency in drawing review & construction technology/management; (CAD, AutoCAD, BIM) 


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. 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.



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. On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments. Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitments for which they apply and verify that the appropriate documents (resume-credentials) have been attached to the recruitment that requires them. Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. 

Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.   

If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments. Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS# and indicate application for Program Manager III, Lead Maintenance Assessor position (JobAps#22-005478-0011). Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only. 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. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767- 0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at   

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request. 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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