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Recruitment #17-003235-0038


CONTRACTUAL / Administrative Officer II

School Prevention / Intervention Administrator





Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center


1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

Main Purpose of Job

This position provides administrative direction and oversight, technical knowledge, assistance and support to the Maryland Center for School Safety (Center) in the areas of school administration, school safety, violence prevention, student behavior and disciplinary consequences/alternatives, school climate/culture, and school/community-based prevention and intervention strategies and services for at-risk student populations. It also provides the development, design, administering, coordinating and delivering of related training in accomplishing the Center's mission of collaborating with local school systems in the State, law enforcement agencies, state and local government, community organizations and other stakeholders to provide a comprehensive, coordinated approach to school safety across the State.


Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

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


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


(Applicants must meet the Selective Qualification(s) to be considered.)

EXPERIENCE:  One year of experience in program development for, and/or providing administrative direction and oversight in two or more of the following areas:  (1) student behavior and disciplinary consequences/alternatives; (2) school climate and culture; (3) at-risk student prevention and intervention strategies and services; and, or (4) violence prevention.  (This Selective Qualification applies only to applicants not using education to substitute for experience - Note #2 under Minimum Qualifications.)


1.  Experience and awareness of multi-cultural issues and their impact on students and communities.

2.  Knowledge of, and experience with implementing evidence-based intervention/prevention practices and models.

3.  Demonstrated ability or experience in prevention/intervention programs or initiatives such as Positive Behavioral Intervention & Support, suicide prevention, conflict resolution, etc.

4.  Experience developing and delivering training

5.  Experience developing policies and procedures, providing leadership and supervision to staff and budget administration

6.  Experience with and/or developing surveys or assessments/data collection instruments and analyzing data collected and making recommendations based on data analysis.

7.  Experience analyzing and interpreting data specifically related to at-risk students as well as behavioral and expulsion data to include the understanding of disproportionality among recognized sub-groups

8.  Experience collaborating with local school systems, law enforcement/public safety agencies, governmental agencies, community organizations and other stakeholders



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.


Candidates will be subject to a complete criminal background investigation to include a polygraph examination before appointment can be made.  A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate.


Only candidates who meet the minimum and selective qualifications will be considered for this classification.  It is, therefore, essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list in the BEST, BETTER or QUALIFIED category.  The list will be used by the hiring manager to select the individual to fill the vacancy.  The list will be valid for one 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.


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


Questions or concerns regarding this recruitment may be sent to the following e-mail address:


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.

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