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Recruitment #23-005477-0007


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"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 proven experience in a leadership management role overseeing operations in a correctional or criminal justice related agency. 

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.

This is a repost; previous applicants do not need to reapply. 




Maryland Parole Commission
6776 Reisterstown Rd. 
Baltimore, MD 21215


As the lead administrator for the Maryland Parole Commission, this position oversees the day-to-day operations and ensures that the Commissions's seven operational units function with maximum efficiency. This position is also responsible for the oversight of the agency's Managing For Results (MFR) initiatives and developing ongoing strategies to ensure that MFR goals and objectives are achieved. This position coordinates with the Office of the Attorney General on all matters pertaining to litigation filed against the Commission as well as matters that require legal review and/or interpretation. This position also:

  • Assists the Chairperson with the overall management of the Commission that includes eighty employees; serves as designated Appointing Authority for agency in the absence of Chairperson; monitors the agency budget in conjunction with the Chairperson, develops, articulates and disseminates agency policy; evaluates staffing needs and reassigns personnel; sets performance standards for Commission units; reviews performance evaluations and imposes progressive discipline when appropriate. 
  • Meets regularly with managers of the Commission units to ensure that agency goals and objectives are being achieved; ensures policies are reviewed and updated as necessary; reviews and assesses unit productivity and makes recommendations and/or determines what action is to be taken to improve unit productivity; trains and educates staff on new initiatives; implements new programs or procedures when necessary. undefined·
  • Manages, directs, supervises and evaluates subordinate staff; guides unit managers and staff to maintain a high level of efficiency with respect to operations.
  • Assists with development and implementation of programs and projects in conjunction with sister agencies; meets regularly with administrators of agencies to address concerns and develop solutions for problems. 
  • Develops Managing For Results (MFR) goals and objectives and strategies to achieve same; compiles, reviews, assesses and evaluates MFR data and reports, findings/recommendations to Departmental liaison. 
  •  Coordinates litigation with Office of Attorney General and seeks legal advice on cases requiring resolutions; prepares the agency's Annual Report; responds to inquiries from Maryland judiciary, Office of the Attorney General, State's Attorneys, social agencies and programs, inmates and attorneys concerning parole-related or case specific issues.


Education: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or Political Science.
Experience: Three (3) years’ experience working for Corrections or a Criminal Justice related agency with two (2) years supervising or managing others.


The following qualifications are preferred, not required.

1. Possession of a Juris Doctorate degree

2. Experience working with the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), Offender Case Management System (OCMS) and/or Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS)


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.


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.
  • Student Loan Forgiveness - Employees with the State of Maryland are eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Mass Transit Benefit​ - Permanent State employees are entitled to use the Baltimore Light Rail, the Baltimore Metro Subway, the Baltimore Bus Service


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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