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Recruitment #23-000301-0001


The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC), is seeking an experienced and energetic individuals to fill the position of Staff Specialist II in the Academic Affairs Unit. 





Nancy Grasmick Building 6 N. Liberty St., 10th Fl, Baltimore, Maryland  21201

Main Purpose of Job

This Staff Specialist position is assigned duties and responsibilities pertaining primarily to academic program review. The position reports directly to the Associate Director for Academic Program Review. The position will provide professional services, including independent policy analysis, development, and implementation to allow for MHEC to fulfill its statutory responsibilities with regard to the coordination, statewide planning, and regulation of postsecondary education, specific to academic programs and approvals. The position will be primarily responsible for ensuring that colleges and universities operate individual academic programs in accordance with standards established by Maryland regulations and Maryland statute.


Education:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Two years of administrative or teaching experience in post-secondary education programs.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university for two years of the required experience.


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.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, Maryland  21201


The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

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.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

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Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.A without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

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