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Program Manager Sr. I (CONTRACTUAL)

Executive Director of the Maryland Center for School Safety

Recruitment #13-999999-434



SALARY     $65,636 - $105,395

Main Purpose of Job

This position is the Executive Director of the Maryland Center for School Safety. The purpose of the center is to provide a comprehensive, coordinated approach to school safety. Initiatives will include the development of a website containing a searchable database of school safety resources, assisting local school systems in conducting a thorough assessment of their school safety data and also school building layouts and use of human resources for monitoring school safety measures.


EDUCATION: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement, Public Administration, Education, Emergency Management, and/or related field from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE: Eight years of experience in technical, administrative or professional work.

NOTE:    1. Additional experience in administrative, technical 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 for the required experience at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for one year of the required experience.             



EXPERIENCE:  Five years of experience managing and developing agency-wide programs to include the oversight and coordination of an operations unit and/or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.

Three years of experience in Emergency or Critical Incident Management (Incident Command and Hazard Assessment in school settings: Active Shooter, Natural or Man-Made Disasters, Infrastructure [School] Security, and Planned Events.)

Selection Plan

Applications and resumes will be reviewed for education, training and experience.  It is essential that complete and accurate information is provided.  Please include all relevant education, training and experience on your application to include but not limited to full or part-time employment, volunteer work, military, acting capacity or any other experience that is pertinent to this position.  Special recognition and awards may also be included.  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligible list which will be used by the hiring manager to select the individual to fill this vacancy. 


Possession of a motor vehicle operator's license vaild in the State of Maryland with less than 4 current points.


Qualified applicants will be required to submit to an initial drug screen, polygraph examination and background investigation before a permanent appointment can be made.  A criminal conviction record may be grounds for rejection of the candidate.

Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.




NOTE: Currently, applicants are limited to uploading one file.  As a result, it is strongly urged that those applying upload ALL required and additional documents (undergraduate and graduate transcripts, resumes, etc.) as one file

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail.  The Maryland State Application Form can be found online.

Completed applications, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to:


Maryland State Police

Human Resources Division

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

ATTN: R. Bruce Tanner


It is the policy of the Maryland State Police to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status.