State of Maryland

DoIT Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner Manager (#004730)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $102,170.00-$171,409.00 Yearly


STD 0025




A Department of Information Technology (DoIT) Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner Manager is the managerial level of work in the Office of Security Management (OSM) and is tasked with the development and documentation of plans, policies, and procedures, and oversight and guidance of certain subprograms, such as Security Awareness and Training.  

Employees in this classification receive managerial supervision from an Executive Cyber Leadership Director.

Position placement in this classification is determined by 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 classification specification.

The DoIT Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner I and DoIT Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner II and are differentiated on the basis of degree of supervisory control exercised by the supervisor over these employees. The DoIT Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner I performs duties under close supervision at times and under general supervision at other times depending on the complexity of the specific duty being performed, and the DoIT Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner II performs the full range of duties under general supervision.

The DoIT Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner Manager differs from the DoIT Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner II in that the DoIT Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner Manager has supervisory responsibility for lower-level DoIT Cyber Policy and Strategy Planners.


Plans, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates the work of DoIT Cyber Policy and Strategy Planners and related support staff;


Develops policy, programs, and guidelines for implementation;

Establishes and maintain communication channels with stakeholders;

Reviews existing and proposed policies with stakeholders;

Serves on agency and interagency policy boards;

Advocates for adequate funding for cyber training resources, to include both internal and industry-provided courses, instructors, and related materials;

Ensures that cyber workforce management policies and processes comply with legal and organizational requirements regarding equal opportunity, diversity, and fair hiring/employment practices;

Promotes awareness of cyber policy and strategy as appropriate among management and ensure sound principles are reflected in the organization's mission, vision, and goals;

Reviews/Assesses cyber workforce effectiveness to adjust skill and/or qualification standards;

Interprets and applies applicable laws, statutes, and regulatory documents and integrate into policy;

Analyzes organizational cyber policy;

Assesses policy needs and collaborate with stakeholders to develop policies to govern cyber activities;

Defines and integrates current and future mission environments;

Designs/integrates a cyber strategy that outlines the vision, mission, and goals that align with the organization's strategic plan;

Drafts, staffs, and publishes cyber policy;

Monitors the rigorous application of cyber policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of planning and management services;

Seeks consensus on proposed policy changes from stakeholders;

Provides policy guidance to cyber management, staff, and users;

Reviews, conducts, or participates in audits of cyber programs and projects;

Supports the CIO in the formulation of cyber-related policies;

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

July 1, 2021

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 004730; EST: 7/1/2021;

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