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SSBCI Business Loan Director

Recruitment #22-005482-0015


This is a contractual position with limited State of Maryland benefits 

Work that Matters. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development(DHCD) is a national leader in the financing and development of affordable housing and community development lending. The department has an immediate opening for a Program Manager Senior I III, Business Loan Director - SSBCI in the Multifamily Operations /Asset Management unit. Located in the Division of Credit Assurance, the Multifamily Asset Management group’s purpose is to ensure the continued security of 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 DHCD offers a flexible work schedule, telework and job sharing options; training, continual updating advancement and career path opportunities; casual business dress on Fridays and a competitive salary.

Please note: this is a non-competitive position, as it is a PART TIME (ten hours per week) short-term contract, expected to last 4-5 years, contingent upon funding and satisfactory employee performance. 

Special Note: Applicants may be contacted for other opportunities within DHCD.




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 Special Business Program Administrator is responsible for the day to day management and direction of servicing and administration of certain loans in DHCD under the aegis of the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI), a special program in DHCD. The position reports to the Director of the Division of Credit Assurance (DCA) and works at his direction in overseeing servicing of the State business loan portfolio and implementing special management of marketing and program policies and procedures related to SSBCI for DCA. The administration of the business loan management and coordination of activities for the program includes consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, and implementation of the SSBCI Program, which provides special considerations and loan terms for Maryland businesses. This position will manage the complete portfolio of loans under SSBCI, including underwriting, networking with lenders and borrowers, and maintaining the compete viability of the loans made under the program This position, assists in oversight of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s 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, and soon to include an influx of new loans made through SSBCI.


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

Experience: Minimum 6 years of experience in the asset management, investment banking or commercial banking, 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 works that include the regular in dependent 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-to year basis for the required education and experience.


1. Experience in managing a large portfolio of commercial/business loans. 
2 Four years management experience with a State Housing Finance Authority or Federal Housing Agency in multifamily asset management Commercial loan management, loss mitigation, and asset disposition negotiations, and /or legal experience.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


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.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits. Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 106 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


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

Nayeli Rios
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: Nayeli Rios, 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 301-429-7498.

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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