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Recruitment #23-002587-0010


The Maryland Department of Labor, (Labor), Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Administrator II. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies. All candidates must meet the minimum qualifications during the time they apply. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year after the closing date of the announcement. This position is located in the Office of Workforce Information and Performance (OWIP) under a USDOL Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) grant: The Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI).




MD Department of Labor Headquarters
1100 N. Eutaw Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The primary purpose of the Administrator II (Data Analyst) is to support the development of or enhancements to, longitudinal administrative databases that integrate workforce data and education data. Develop state workforce longitudinal data systems to include data from Unemployment Insurance (UI) wage records, UI benefit claims, training and employment services (such as WIOA; Wagner-Peyser; Trade Adjustment Assistance; Veterans; Adult Education and Literacy, and Disability programs) and other data sources like the Federal Employment Data Exchange System.


- Enable workforce data to be matched with education data to ultimately create longitudinal data systems with individual-level information beginning with pre-kindergarten through post-secondary schooling all the way through entry and sustained participation in the workforce and employment services system.

- Conduct original research into various localized workforce trends and characteristics, including, but not limited to, educational, industry profiles, employment trends, occupational wage data, and labor supply/demand at the local level if the data is available and meets confidentiality guidelines.

- Improve the quality and breadth of the data in the workforce data systems. Use longitudinal data to provide useful information about program operations and analyze the performance of education and employment and training programs.

- Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems

- Identify, analyze and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets

- Analyze, evaluate, and overcome program risks, and produce program reports for management and stakeholders

- Develop and produce data visualizations and dashboards for stakeholders and public consumption


Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Six years of administrative staff or professional work. 


1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience. 

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience. 

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for five years of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.


Two years’ experience working in data analytics, statistics, computational biology or computer science, or equivalent experience with formalized delivery of training in an industrial, academic or other setting.


1. A degree in statistics, mathematics or a related subject involving matters such as economics or data science.

2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills (public speaking experience is a plus).

3. Ability to understand and interpret program policy and apply necessary procedures and processes.

4. Proficiency with data visualization software


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.


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. RESumes are not acceptable and not considered in the selection process. 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. Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely 


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.



For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Brittany Small at Please provide recruitment number 22-002587-0010 in the subject line. The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: Maryland Department of Labor, Human Resources Office, Room 101, 1100 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Emailed inquiries should reference recruitment number listed in the announcement. If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.).

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged 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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