State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $60,801.00-$101,897.00 Yearly






A HCD Community Program Administrators I is a program administration level responsible for administering specialized programs in the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD).  Employees in this classification direct or assist in directing statewide loan, grant and technical assistance programs for multifamily and single-family housing development and rehabilitation; neighborhood revitalization and business development; community infrastructure development; historic preservation; and other related areas.  Employees in this classification may supervise other technical, professional and clerical staff assigned to the program.

Employees in this classification receive managerial direction from a designated higher-level manager.

The HCD Community Program Administrator classification series is limited to administrators of programs in the Department of Housing and Community Development.  Classification levels within the HCD Community Program Administrator series are determined on the basis of modified factor comparison with other similar positions.  Positions in the series are evaluated by using the Management Classification Factors: 1. Qualifications; 2. Nature and Purpose of Personal Contacts; 3. Nature of Recommendations, Commitments, Decisions and Conclusions; 4. Creative Thought; 5.  Planning; 6. Responsibility for Administration and 7. Nature of Supervision Received.


Directs or assists in directing activities of one or more housing and community development program(s) in the Department of Housing and Community Development, such as the Local Government Infrastructure Financing Program, Rental Service Program, Multi-Family Bond Loan Asset Management, Single Family Real Estate Owned Properties, Loans and Collections for Single Family Operations, Mortgage Purchase Section of Homeownership Programs;

Provides technical expertise in the assigned program(s);

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

Develops or assists in developing program policies and procedures;

Reviews and comments on existing and proposed legislation affecting the program(s);

Promotes the interests of the program and other departmental activities through frequent contact with public and private groups and individuals;

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

Ensures that programs are implemented in compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and procedures;

May plan and organize the work of staff assigned to the program(s);

May supervise staff assigned to the program(s);

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 Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

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

Jul 1 1998 12:00AM

Date Revised

August 20, 2021

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 006474; EST: 7/1/1998; REV: 8/20/2021;

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