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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST III

Online Registration Support Specialist

Recruitment #17-002043-0045

Introduction

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC), is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to fill the position of Administrative Specialist III in their Office of Academic-Collegiate Affairs.  

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

6 N. Liberty Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Administrative Specialist III position serves a the Online Registration Support Specialist and provides contractual skilled services to the Maryland Higher Education Commission MHEC) in the Office of Academic Affairs-Collegiate Affairs, and reports to the Associate Director of Collegiate Affairs. The position will provide administrative and project support services, including the initial review and coordination of the (OOS) online registration,  religious exempt, and academic common market review processes and management of the OOS online registration and other Academic Affairs databases. 

The position frequently requires that independent judgment be exercised without supervision.  Additionally, extensive knowledge of office management methods, some knowledge of higher education administration, and ability to plan and organize are vital to the success of this position

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university.

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

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute experience as defined above at the rate of one year experience for 30 credit hours of education for up to 60 credit hours of the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university for the required education and experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in higher education setting within a public or private institution.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

BENEFITS

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year. 

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to:  

Department of Budget & Management

Attn: Barbie Middleton

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201  

 

For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

 



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