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Deputy Director – Equal Employment Opportunity Division *REPOST*


Recruitment #23-005474-0009


 "Together, we are building a stronger Maryland."

-  Governor Wes Moore

Do you want to lead a dynamic, innovative team? Join one of the State of Maryland’s largest agencies, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS)! When you work at DPSCS, it’s an opportunity to support and impact our large workforce, help ensure the public safety of Maryland’s residents and change the lives of returning citizens.

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The ideal candidate will have advanced knowledge in the management and development of discrimination-free policies, procedures and practices in order to ensure an environment free from discrimination for all candidates, employees, volunteers, students, interns, and incarcerated persons.

This is a Management Services position with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS). The incumbent serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.




6776 Reisterstown Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21215


As the Deputy Director of the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Division, this position is responsible for ensuring that DPSCS meets and upholds Equal Employment Opportunity standards as established by Federal and State law and practices. This position will assist in overseeing and planning a wide range of EEO initiatives to include policy development and implementation, investigations, and serving as the Director in their absence. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Functioning as the office liaison with external enforcement agencies, the statewide EEO Coordinator’s Office, attorneys and other employee representatives, and EEO designees in the processing and negotiation of complaints.
  • Reviewing all ADA request for accommodations processed by the EEO office and providing guidance to DPSCS Management.
  • Assisting with Agency compliance reviews.
  • Developing, updating, and ensuring compliance with EEO related mandated and non-mandatory training modules in EEO, bias, cultural competency, and diversity.
  • Acting as the Fair Practices Officer in the absence of the Director.


Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.


Experience: Four (4) years of experience developing policies and procedures, investigating complaints, or mediating cases relating to Equal Employment Opportunity matters to include the Americans with Disabilities Act and sexual harassment complaints. At least two (2) years of this experience must include supervisory responsibilities.




Two (2) years of experience in training development, delivery and compliance related to sexual harassment, EEO, diversity/equity/inclusion, cultural competency and bias.



  1. Candidates may substitute additional experience as outlined above on a year-for-year basis for up to four (4) years of the required education.
  2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for two (2) years of the required experience developing policies and procedures, investigating complaints, or mediating cases relating to Equal Employment Opportunity matters.


Preference may be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.

  • Experience processing and implementation of ADA reasonable accommodations
  • Experience supervising EEO Investigators. 


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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits, including: health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost.




· Personal Leave - new State employees are awarded six (6) personnel days annually (prorated based on start date). 

· Annual Leave - ten (10) days of accumulated annual leave per year. 

· Sick Leave - fifteen (15) days of accumulated sick leave per year.  

· Parental Leave - up to sixty (60) days of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child. 

· Holidays - State employees also celebrate at least twelve (12) holidays per year.   

· Pension - State employees earn credit towards a retirement pension.


Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

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. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line. Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For other HR related questions, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

Ashley Lohr

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or 410-767-4850.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are 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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