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Program Administrator/Coordinator

Recruitment #23-006095-0005


This is a SPECIAL APPOINTMENT position. The incumbent will work at the pleasure of the appointing authority.




6852 4th Street
Sykesville, Maryland 21784

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for the development and delivery of curriculum to include training, objectives assessment techniques, and practical applications to support programs administered by the Leadership Development Institute.


This is a professional training administrator position within the Police and Correctional Training Commissions' Leadership Development Institute (LDI). The LDI is responsible for providing supervisor through executive level training to State and local law enforcement and correctional professionals in critical job functions, including compliance with laws and regulations governing the delivery of public service in Maryland. The selected candidate will identify, design, develop, organize, implement, coordinate, instruct, manage, and evaluate the delivery of various training programs and projects based on content, value and other related factors.

  • Assign, schedule and coordinate adjunct faculty participation in Leadership Development Institute Programs.  Liaise with course instructors and speakers to ensure program instruction is consistent with established course goals and learning objectives. Negotiate fees for instructor's services.
  • Design assessment instruments for evaluating courses and instructors.  Lead the implementation of a systematic evaluation of LDI programs and instructors.
  • Assist with grant writing and reporting activities that support programs of the Leadership Development Institute.
  • Instruct in specific programs as needed.


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

Experience: Two years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

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 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 education and experience.


Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Two years of work experience coordinating, managing, implementing or evaluating Leadership and Professional Development programs and/or any other training.


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

  • A valid MPCTC Academic Instructor certification under COMAR 12.04.06 or achieve such certification within six months of beginning employment.
  • Experience in planning, teaching, organizing and implementing training for public safety professionals.
  • Experience in efficient planning, organizing, implementing and control of the logistic activities which are required in program development and delivery.


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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. 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, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

Thomasine Johnson  410-326-5570

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

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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