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ADMINISTRATOR III

Accessibility Program Manager

Recruitment #17-006096-0008

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of Disabilities

2301 Argonne Drive, Room T17

Baltimore, MD 21218

Main Purpose of Job

This individual improves access for individuals with disabilities to state owned buildings and facilities managing the Access Maryland Program. The individual will assist the Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MDTAP) in meeting its mission of supporting access to assistive technology (AT) devices and service through support of existing programs and developing new opportunities for MDTAP.

This is a Special Appointment position that will serve at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.

Notes:

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.

3. Candidates may substitute 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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Two years of experience reviewing and/or applying the scoping and technical requirements for accessibility to buildings and facilities by people with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990;

Experience reading architectural drawings for the purpose of negotiation and communicating with state agency design staff;

Two years of experience managing a government/nonprofit social service program or project.

Experience in program development and applying for government/foundation grants in the nonprofit/public sector.

Selection Plan

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

SELECTION PROCESS

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. Resumes are accepted, but will not be accepted in lieu of completing the employment application.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. 

If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608 Baltimore, MD 21201

If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-4850.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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. 

For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.    

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.