State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $65,857.00-$105,735.00 Yearly






An Assistant Superintendent III is one of three levels of managerial work in a State facility for the chronically ill, the mentally ill, or the mentally retarded.  Employees in this classification are responsible for the non-clinical operations of the facility, and for coordinating with the medical, psychiatric, and developmental programs.  Employees in this classification supervise the non-clinical personnel in the facility, through subordinate supervisors.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from the Director of the facility.

Position allocation within the Assistant Superintendent series is determined on the basis of relative job evaluation among similarly functioning positions.  The job evaluation factors include:  qualifications, nature and purpose of personal contacts; nature of recommendations, commitments, decisions and conclusions; creative thought; responsibility for planning; responsibility for administration; and nature of supervision received.


Develops and implements administrative procedures and controls, participates in the formulation of facility policies, and assures operating efficiency in the facility;

Prepares and presents the institution's budget including requests and amendments necessary to obtain or use available funds to carry out recommendations;

Administers and coordinates federally supported grant projects;

Develops, plans, and recommends capital improvement program for the institution and prepares specifications for building projects;

Oversees payroll, accounting, maintenance, dietary, housekeeping, and personnel activities; Oversees all fiscal and general administrative matters in the nursing, rehabilitation, social service, education and training, research, and medical departments;

Develops, implements and evaluates facility-related recommendations for policies and procedures;

Prepares periodic budget reports;

Ensures adherence to the established State and federal regulations pertaining to the management of funds and property;

Performs other related duties.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


Class Descriptions 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.

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures    are set by the using agency.

This is a Management Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Management Service positions.

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 collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from    collective bargaining.

Date Established

Mar 8 1978 12:00AM

Date Revised

February 26, 2021

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 002909; EST: 3/8/1978; REV: 2/26/2021;

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