State of Maryland

EDUCATION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR DLLR (#000099)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $68,901.00-$110,635.00 Yearly


GRADE

22

CLASS ATTRIBUTES

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE           BARGAINING UNIT: S

NATURE OF WORK

An Education Program Supervisor, DLLR is the supervisory level of work in Adult Education Services at the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) providing leadership and direction for the Adult Education Services of the Adult Education and Literacy Services Unit of the Division of Workforce Development. Employees in this classification supervise lower-level Education Program Specialists and administrative support staff.

Employees receive general supervision from an Education Program Manager or other designated administrator at DLLR. The work may require travel throughout the State, and work on evenings and weekends.

Positions in this classification are evaluated using the Classification Job Evaluation Methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of a class specification.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Supervises Education Program Specialists engaged in providing technical guidance, assistance or advice for comprehensive adult education programs, and coordinates the activities of the federal and State Adult Education program;

Advises and makes recommendations to the Education Program Manager or executive level official concerning the adult education program effectiveness, program needs and operational issues;

Participates in the development, implementation and assessment of strategies to ensure that program activities facilitate achievement of strategic plan goals and objectives;

Coordinates technical assistance for local grantees;

Identifies policy areas requiring attention based upon customer need;

Provides input and feedback to DLLR on policy needs and implications;

Develops partnerships within and outside of DLLR to achieve Adult Education goals;

Assists with planning of the preliminary budget;

Directs development and preparation of reports;

Coordinates development, delivery, evaluation and documentation of professional development for the Adult Education Literacy network;

Participates in grant development and management of Adult Education and Literacy services;

Coordinates the development and implementation of the State Plan for Adult Education;

Initiates, plans, directs, implements and monitors compliance with federal and State Adult Education and Literacy programs policy, guidelines and statute;

Performs other related duties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of adult focused instructional methods and training techniques including curriculum design principle;

Knowledge of principles and processes involved in organizational planning, coordination, and execution;

Knowledge of federal, State and DLLR laws, policies, rules and regulations governing adult education programs;

Knowledge of analytical procedures and research techniques used in collecting, evaluating and presenting data;

Knowledge of community needs regarding adult education;

Ability to supervise Education Program Specialists;

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;

Ability to assess and determine the most appropriate techniques for achieving program objectives;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, and the general public;

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A master’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of teaching or administrative staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment, analysis, evaluation, creativity and consultation directed to developing management policies and general business in or affiliated with an education program, two years of which involved coordinating or administering an adult education program or service.

Notes:

1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and
completion of 36 credit hours at an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required education.

2. Six years of teaching or administrative staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment, analysis, evaluation, creativity and consultation directed to developing management policies and general business in or affiliated with an education program may be substituted for the required education.

3. A doctorate may be substituted for one year of the required teaching or administrative staff work experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Education Program classifications or Education Program Specialty codes in the Education field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

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.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class specifications are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

This is a professional service classification in the State Personnel Management System. All positions in this classification are professional service positions. Some positions in professional service classifications may be designated special appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit as indicated by the designation
of S (supervisor), M (manager), T (agency head), U (Board or Commission member),
W (student), X (Used by agency or excluded by executive order), or Z (confidential). As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining. Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and therefore, all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Date Established

April 21, 2012

Date Revised

September 1, 2014

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 000099; EST: 4/21/2012; REV: 9/1/2014;

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