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Director, Producer Licensing

MIA ADMINISTRATOR V

Recruitment #19-009645-0001

Introduction

The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) is an independent State agency that regulates Maryland’s insurance industry and protects consumers by monitoring and enforcing insurers’ and insurance professionals’ compliance with State law.  Through the diligence of a highly professional staff of market analysts, financial analysts, accountants, lawyers, law enforcement officers, actuaries, complaint investigators, and others, the MIA works to facilitate a strong and competitive insurance marketplace where consumers are well informed and treated fairly.  Staff members are subject matter experts who serve as a resource for lawmakers, consumers, and other public and private entities.  

The MIA is charged with a broad range of responsibilities including the licensure of insurance carriers and insurance producers (brokers/agents) operating in Maryland, the conduct of financial examinations of companies to monitor financial solvency, and the review and approval of rates and contract forms.  The MIA investigates reports of consumer fraud and consumer complaints about life, health, automobile, homeowners, and/or property insurance.  Insurance carriers are subject to market conduct examinations and other actions to monitor compliance with Maryland law.  The MIA also has a unit dedicated to consumer education and outreach, which participates in hundreds of events and reaches thousands of individual consumers annually. 

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City

POSITION DUTIES

The Maryland Insurance Administration is recruiting for the position of Director, Producer Licensing.  This position oversees the Producer Licensing unit to ensure that the agency is in compliance with State regulations pertaining to licensing insurance professionals seeking to conduct business in Maryland.  This position manages staff involved in data entry, and customer service related responsibilities.  The incumbent drafts policies, procedures, rules and regulations that effect legislative changes to the Producer Licensing Unit; advises the Associate Commissioner on legal issues that may require legislative interpretation or draft legislation to effect  changes to law; monitors the operations of electronic systems used in the performance of licensing responsibilities; and works closely with vendors to ensure contract compliance.    

The position has frequent interaction with insurers, producers and other insurance industry personnel to provide licensing information or advice on licensing procedures.  The incumbent may be required to travel periodically to participate in national conferences and makes presentation concerning licensing standards and recent legislation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years experience in the insurance industry, with specific involvement in producer licensing requirements and procedures; two years of the required experience must have involved supervising staff. 

 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

·       Knowledge of Maryland Insurance laws and regulations.

·       Knowledge of procedures and guidelines as established by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact lynn.hill@maryland.gov  

For immediate consideration, upload one WORD or PDF file, at the "Resume" tab, that contains:

1. a cover letter stating your interest and specific salary requirements; and

2. a current professional resume.  

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit via mail.  Please be sure to include all documents listed above to ensure timely processing. Complete application packets may be mailed to:  

Maryland Insurance Administration

Human Resources - Recruitment #:  19-009645-0001

200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700 Baltimore, MD 21202  

Incomplete submission will not receive consideration.  

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As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity