ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER III (CONTRACTUAL)
|Department||COMM - Div of Tourism Film & Arts-MD St Arts Concl|
|Date Opened||10/30/2019 12:38:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||11/20/2019 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$20.88 - $33.23/Hourly|
|HR Analyst||Dolores Churn|
The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the contractual position of Folklife Specialist within the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC).
This is a contractual position.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
This position will coordinate schedules, meetings, and logistical tasks as assigned by the state folklorist. In addition, will manage all aspects of Maryland Traditions media activities including: creating and overseeing the publication of digital folklife content online by liaising with website developers, MSAC marketing and communications staff, and folklife grantees; working with folklife grantees to identify and disseminate success stories; facilitating communication among folklife grantees; serving as liaison between MSAC and the Maryland Folklife Archives, housed at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); processing and digitizing materials with the Maryland Folklife Archives; and participating in outreach activities to increase the visibility of the Archives as a public resource. The Folklife Specialist will plan and supervise the overall enhancement of policies/procedures with staff, council constituents, stakeholder for Arts in Education programming and Grants for Organizations, Independent Artist Awards, Touring Grants and Creativity Grants in Literary Arts.
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; ability to work independently; handle multiple, concurrent, and high priority projects.
Some State travel required.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
Experience in managing digital assets.
Experience with interactive media applications and digital content management.
Experience with archival processing.
Experience in administration of grants, contracts, and/or public programs.
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite for Windows including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, Google Mail and/or other relevant software.
Advanced degree in one or more of the educational fields listed.
Work experience in supporting cultural documentation or presentation.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits 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 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 questions about this recruitment, please contact the Department of Commerce at 410-767-6300. You may also visit our website at: http://commerce.maryland.gov/commerce
It is highly preferred that you apply online at http://commerce.maryland.gov/careers - review Career Openings section. Please attach a resume to your online application and answer the supplemental questionnaire. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your resume to:
Maryland Department of Commerce - Office of Human Resources
ATTN: FOLKLIFE SPECIALIST - MSAC
World Trade Center – 401 East Pratt Street, 10TH Floor
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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