AEROSPACE PROGRAM MANAGER (CONTRACTUAL)
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE
|Department||COMM - Div of Econ Dev - MD Cyber Dev|
|Date Opened||8/1/2018 09:50:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||10/19/2018 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$53,193.00 - $105,000/YEAR|
|HR Analyst||Dolores Churn|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Program Manager will thoroughly understand the various components of the industry in Maryland: aviation, space, and unmanned autonomous systems and work with industry clusters in these areas to grow, retain, and attract aerospace businesses in/to the state. Through the relationships established with aerospace companies and ancillary businesses in the supply chain, Commerce will determine common obstacles to and opportunities for continued sector expansion.
The main job functions will be to serve as the Department of Commerce spokesperson for aerospace business and institutional interests; shape and support a marketing effort to bring national attention to MD’s assets in these areas; identify, grow, retain and attract aerospace businesses in/to Maryland to include assessing the viability of business proposals, management and products; and to encourage or establish substantive commercialization activities to advance formation and growth of the aerospace industry.
The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal skills to work with high level public and private sector officials and maintain effective working relationships; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to handle multiple, concurrent and high priority projects; and familiarity with leadership and key staff at relevant federal agencies, with university faculty, labs and incubators. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite for Windows including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, Google Mail and/or other relevant software. Some statewide travel is required as is attendance at some national and international trade shows.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Department of Commerce at 410-767-6300.
It is highly preferred that you apply online at http://commerce.maryland.gov/commerce Click on Work at Commerce from the left side of the menu. Please attach your resume to your online application. If you are unable to apply online, please submit a resume to:
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE -OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Attn: Aerospace Program Manager
World Trade Center – 401 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
As an E-Verify and equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
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