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EARN Program Administrator - REPOST

Recruitment #22-006574-0001




Department of Labor
Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning
1100 N. Eutaw Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

To assist in the implementation of the Department’s high priority initiative, Employment Advancement Right Now. The Program Administrator will oversee a number of Strategic Industry Partnerships, ensuring success through intensive technical assistance and performance review.


  • Technical Assistance: Designing and implementing technical assistance, evaluations, and reporting structures for grantees.
  • Grantee Reporting and Performance Review: Reviewing reports submitted by grantees and monitoring performance outcomes.    
  • Stakeholder Outreach: Acts as Department representative to key stakeholders from business, government, education, and foundations to provide outreach of EARN Maryland.    
  • Fiscal: Working with and providing support for Fiscal Administrator to ensure fiscal integrity of the program.  
  • Reports: Helps to draft reports for submission to State Legislature, Governor’s Office and other State Agencies.    
  • Solicitation: Assists to plan, organize, and carry out the Solicitation process to ensure fairness, integrity and a smooth process.


Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Two years of grants management experience.


Applicants must meet this selective qualification to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications. 
  • Two years of experience in Workforce Development.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the division of Unemployment Insurance (LABOR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to LABOR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. All persons who meet the minimum and selective qualification will be will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the above closing date.  The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits 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 contractual employee who has worked 120 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.


U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status.

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DOL Office of Administration
Attn: Erin Alston RE: 22-006574-0001
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Department of Labor that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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