INDUSTRIAL DEV SUPERVISOR (SPECIAL APPOINTMENT)*EXTENDED POSTING
PROGRAM MANAGER, AGRICULTURE INNOVATION AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
|COMM - Div of Econ Dev - Consolidated Operations
|11/28/2023 2:39:00 PM
|1/19/2024 4:00:00 PM
|$73,787.00 - $118,953.00/year
The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified
applicants for Program Manager (PM), Agriculture Innovation & Rural
Development within the Division of Business and Industry Sector Development,
Office of Strategic Industries & Entrepreneurship.
This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the
pleasure of the Appointing Authority.
THIS IS An EXTENDED
POSTING: PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY.
LOCATION OF POSITION
The World Trade Center - 401 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Main Purpose of Job
The position will ensure these industries have
resources and a conducive environment to encourage startups, attract new
business and investment, and assist established firms to grow and expand. The
partner support network for Maryland agribusiness consists of an extensive
range of private firms, government, academic and NGO organizations that assist
the sector; the development of Commerce’s strategy is designed to complement
partners’ programs. For the forestry sector, the position works with
sector stakeholders to influence and grow the industry’s economic impact for
the State. While this position will promote statewide growth in these areas,
rural Maryland will be a key focus area and the incumbent will be familiar with
specific challenges and opportunities in rural areas throughout the
state. The Program Manager will represent Commerce as requested on industry-related
advisory boards and committees, attend conferences, trade shows and related
engagements to market Maryland; and will collaborate with, provide advice, and
recommendations to the Senior Director, on legislation and news relevant to
and/or impacting agribusiness and rural development, locally or globally.
Through the relationships established with these entities, as well as internal
collaboration with departmental subject matter experts and regional
representatives, Commerce will increase sector expansion.
The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal
skills to work with and maintain effective working relationships with high
level public and private sector officials; excellent written and oral
communication skills; the ability to handle multiple, concurrent and high
priority projects and possess proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite,
Google Mail and/or other relevant software.
Statewide travel and attendance at out of State conferences
Education: Bachelor’s degree
in Business, Finance, Real Estate/Land Use, or a related industry
Experience: Six (6) years of experience in industrial, business or economic development; marketing; planning; finance; commercial real
estate; manufacturing; or related field.
1.Additional business, finance, real estate/land use or
related industry field may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the
2.Additional graduate level education at an accredited
college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit
hours on a year–for-year basis for the required general experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces
military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that
included the regular use of 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 experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.1) Demonstrated knowledge of and work experience in Agribusiness.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Some Statewide travel is
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 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.
Please complete the supplemental questionnaire as it is
part of the application process.