State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $49,971.00-$79,996.00 Yearly




This is responsible administrative work directing and coordinating a human service program of limited scope or assisting in the direction and coordination of a more complex program. The employee in this classification exercises considerable independent judgment in the interpretation and application of laws, procedures and regulations in connection with various phases of the administrative process. In Child Support, the employee may direct either the Support Enforcement unit or Field Service unit. In Income Maintenance, the employee may direct the Field Operating, Policy or Food Stamps section. The work requires that the employees assist in the formulation of departmental policies. The employee devises and installs work procedures and administrative controls, and assists and guides the staff in overall planning of the activities of the program and reviews the operating efficiency of the program. Public contacts required of the employee are wide, varied and frequently at high levels.

The employee in this classification receives administrative direction from the director of the department and/or from a designated higher level-administrator. Work effectiveness is evaluated through conferences and reports in terms of the achievement of program goals. The employee exercises general direction over all of the technical, professional and clerical employees assigned to the program.


Directs or assists in the direction of the activities of an assigned human service program;

Plans, organizes and supervises the work of assigned subordinate personnel;

Reviews and assists in the development of departmental policies and programs;

Makes recommendations to the director of the department concerning new or revised legislation affecting the department;

Promotes the work of the department through frequent contact with interested groups and individuals;

Represents the department in a liaison capacity with officials of other agencies concerning administrative activities;

Develops and implements rules, regulations, standards and controls for carrying out the work of the assigned program;

Supervises the preparation of the budget for the assigned program:

Performs other related duties.


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


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 Revised

Mar 16 1979 12:00AM

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 006452; EST: ; REV: 3/16/1979;

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