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DCA Deputy Director, Administration and Policy

Recruitment #22-005478-0023


This is an INTERNAL RECRUITMENT limited only to the current Employees of Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). This is a Management Service position with full Maryland State Benefits. 
Work that Matters. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in the financing of the development of affordable multifamily rental housing. The Department has an immediate opening for a Program Manager III, Deputy Director of the Division of Credit Assurance (DCA), Administration & Policy. The Division’s purpose is to maintain continued security of single and multifamily loans made by DHCD and the quality of the communities funded with those loans. The goal of this activity is to ensure the viability of the State’s security and the benefits to low- and moderate-income Marylanders. The Deputy assists the Division Director with the administration and direction of the unit; and, in the absence of the Director, may serve as the principal manager of the organization.

The person in this position assists in the oversight of a staff of 58 that is responsible for monitoring the performance of the approximately 1625 multifamily loans for projects financed by DHCD. DCA also provides asset management for a growing portfolio of business loans under Neighborhood Business Works Program (NBW), with an outstanding loan balance of well over $36.8 million, serving entrepreneurs from all over the State of Maryland. The Deputy also has oversight of the Single-Family portfolio of over 26,000 loans with a principal balance of approximately $1.043 billion.

The person in this position is responsible for the management of personnel actions, the development of short and long- range goals, and the completion of other general administrative functions for DCA Operations. The Deputy assists with the development of the Divisional operating budget and works to see that the costs estimated in that budget are not exceeded. The Deputy assists in establishing divisional policies and procedures, and oversees revisions and updates to those policies and procedures.

This is a permanent PIN position with full State benefits. The DHCD offers a flexible work schedule, telework and job-sharing options; training, advancement and career path opportunities; casual business dress on Fridays and a competitive salary. The agency is located at 7800 Harkins Road Lanham MD across from the New Carrollton Metro Stop.  




7800 Harkins Road Lanham, MD 20706.

The Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.


The Division of Credit Assurance Deputy Director and Director of Administration and Policy provides oversight to both the Director of Single-Family Operations and the Director of Multifamily Operations with regards to asset management, mortgage insurance programs management, and acquisition. Additionally, this position is responsible for personnel and resource planning, budget, and policy direction. The Deputy plans, directs and administers all aspects of the division’s multimillion-dollar stewardship of the agency’s programs which has a broad scope and major impact on agency missions and operations. The Deputy may stand in for the Director when they are unavailable, and may speak on their behalf. Additionally, the Deputy establishes overall divisional policies and procedures for the unit, oversees their implementation, evaluates their effectiveness and approves major revisions.


Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience in supervision of staff involved in asset management, or similar experience within State or Federal housing agencies.


1. Additional professional and job experience as defined above may be Substituted for on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that includes the regular independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


  • Experience in Real Estate Owned management of foreclosed properties
  • Excellent writing and general communication skills
  • Four years management experience with a State Housing Finance Authority or Federal Housing Agency in supervision of staff performing single and/or multifamily asset management, commercial loan management, loss mitigation activities


Must be a current employee of MD Department of Housing and Community Development. 


Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.

Please note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:

Miles Peterson

Department of Housing and Community Development

Office of Human Resources

7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to Please include the following information in the body of the email: ·       

·Attn: Miles Peterson, HR Generalist

·Your First and Last Name

·Recruitment #

·Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application. For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7566.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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

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