Director of Unemployment Insurance
Chief Operating Officer
|Department||LABOR - Unemployment Insurance|
|Date Opened||3/10/2023 3:30:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||3/24/2023 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$117,398.00 up to $139,826 with potential growth up to $163,101.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Felicia Ransome|
The Maryland Department of Labor is dynamic state agency that is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Director of Unemployment Insurance with the functioning title Chief Operating Officer and senior executive member. This ideal candidate for this position must have must have excellent leadership skills, business acumen and ability to effectively manage, lead and supervise a multidisciplinary team.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
● Plans, organizes and directs the operations, policies, standards and services for the Division of Unemployment Insurance.● Directs the adjudication and processing of claims, the payment of Unemployment Insurance benefits, the determination of experience rate for employers, the audit of employer records, and the recovery of overpayments and fraudulent collections of Unemployment Insurance benefits, the collection and accounting of employer contributions and pursuit of delinquent employer taxes.● Provides technical instruction to programs, policies, standards and services.● Calculates, reviews and approves both the Federal and State budget proposals for the Division of Unemployment Insurance.● Monitors and evaluates the health of the UI Trust Fund and effects change necessary to ensure trust fund solvency and taxing equity via legislative or operational change.● Interprets and directs the implementation of Federal directives and evaluates the effectiveness of policies and procedures.● Serves as primary liaison with the U.S. Dept. of Labor for all grants, special projects and National Initiatives. Formulates operational policy as it relates to UnemploymentInsurance. Determines staff and training needs and secures the necessary resources. Directs the analysis and evaluation of methods, procedures and work assignmentsthroughout the claim centers of the Unemployment Insurance Division.● Delegates responsibility and authority to subordinate administrative and supervisorypersonnel and evaluates their efficiency in terms of attainment of program objectives. Promotes effective administration through planned informational programs for staff.● Conducts statewide, district and local conferences to educate employers on the
functions and operation of the Unemployment Insurance program.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status.
If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.
PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION
Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:
MDOL Office of Human Resources
Attn: 23-009627-0002 (Exec VII- DUI Assistant Secretary)
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201
Department of Labor, is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DOL that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.