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Recruitment #17-005476-0015

Introduction

Freestate ChalleNGe Academy provides at-risk youth with academic, job skills and life skills training with emphasis on positive values in a structured environment that will give them the hope and opportunity to become productive citizens.

This position is a special appointment and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

E4230 Beal Rd., APG, (EA), MD 21010

Main Purpose of Job

This position reports directly to the Director of the Maryland National Guard, Freestate ChalleNGe Academy, and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Academy, including staff coordination, scheduling, training, facility and project management.

Provides managerial example and practical direction and supervision to RPM Department, Education Department, Cadre Department, and Medical Assistant. Plans, organizes and facilitates all aspects of RPM Department, Education Department and Cadre Department, and programmatically scheduling for Core Components and Cooperative Agreement mandates. Provides direct oversight to the Medical Assistant. Responsible for reviewing and evaluating program compliance with State, Federal and National Guard rules and regulations. This position ensures there is coordination with a variety of private businesses, civic organizations, governmental programs, schools, military organizations, all branches of the military to include the Guard and Reserves, families of participants and prospective participants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of management experience including; supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, responsibility for developing and overseeing budgets, monitoring expenditures, and staff recruitment and retention. One year of this experience must have involved, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.

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, for up to two years.

 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.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Two years experience working with at-risk-youth

Demonstrated verbal and written communication proficiency

Demonstrated experience writing documents, reports, and graphic representations that communicate important information from observations, evaluations or analysis to explain or advance an overall objective of an organization

Demonstrated ability to communicate and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, and the ability to build consensus

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Familiarity with nursing terminology

Familiarity with educational institution or school system

Military, Department of juvenile Services or  Corrections experience

Selection Plan

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment.

Applicants must meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of candidates eligible for hire.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETING THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) 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.

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Online application process is STRONGLY recommended.

The paper application must be received by 5:00 P.M., on the closing date of the recruitment.

No postmarks will be accepted.

If online access is unavailable, you may submit the paper application to:

Princess Neal-Washington

Maryland Military Department

Fifth Regiment Armory

29th Division Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Email: princess.nealw@maryland.gov

For questions concerning this recruitment, please call 410-234-3838

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

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, and encourage them to apply.



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.