State of Maryland

DESIGNATED ADMIN MANAGER III (#005221)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $64,565.00-$103,661.00 Yearly


GRADE

21

NATURE OF WORK

This Skilled Service classification is for positions in management service classes that have been approved for political special appointment designation.

Designated Administrative Manager I-IV are managerial levels of work in the Skilled Service of the State Personnel Management System. Employees are responsible for directing programs which are generally found in various agencies, such as public information or director of administration, including the supervision of staff and responsibility for a budget. This classification series is limited to managers of programs which are generally found in most agencies and are not covered by specific occupational series such as Personnel Administrator.

Employees in these classes receive managerial or executive supervision from a higher-level manager or an executive.

Position allocation within the 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.

Designated Administrative Manager I-IV are differentiated from Program Manager I-IV in that Designated Administrative Managers I-IV are responsible for one or more program functions found in various agencies, such as public information or directors of administration, including the supervision of staff and responsibility for a budget. Program Manager I-IV are responsible for one or more agency-specific programs, including the supervision of staff and responsibility for a budget. Designated Administrative Manager I-IV are differentiated from Administrator IV-VII in that Administrators IV-VII perform administrative staff work related to the administration of departmental policy and overseeing or coordinating agency operations, or as a special assistant to an executive.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Directs and coordinates all activities of an agency program or programs generally found in most agencies, such as general administrative services, legislative and governmental affairs, management analysis, research and development, or public information;

Establishes overall policies and procedures for the program(s), oversees implementation and approves revisions;

Establishes program goals, standards and controls to meet program objectives;

Oversees and manages the personnel and financial resources of the program(s);

Develops short and long-range plans for program operations and resources;

Determines organizational structure and staffing needs of the program(s);

Oversees development and training of program staff;

Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of subordinate supervisors;

Represents the department in a liaison capacity with managers and officials of other agencies concerning program activities;

Performs other related duties.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

A Class Description provides information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work and General Requirements for a classification in the Management Service or a classification in the Skilled or Professional Service in which all positions have been designated Special Appointments. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

Class descriptions broadly define 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.

Date Established

Oct 1 2009 12:00AM

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 005221; EST: 10/1/2009; REV: ;

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