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Coordinator of Fine Arts

Recruitment #17-005057-0008



State Salary Grade 22

Annual Salary Range:  $64,608 - $94,335


Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building

200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position is a professional position responsible for the supervision and coordination of all activities of the Office of Fine Arts for kindergarten through high school. 


Provides direct content-specific leadership and oversight to state educational programs, projects, and initiatives in fine arts within the division; ensures facilitative processes and high quality deliverables associated with the Fine Arts Standards and the literacy standards as appropriate for fine arts; provides direct supervision to all staff specialist and support staff working with the Fine Arts content office; provides fiscal accountability for all programs, projects, and initiatives within the fine arts content office; collaborates with other curriculum coordinators to prioritize projects to facilitate the timelines, deployment of personnel to projects through collaboration and frequent communication with Department of Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Directors.


EDUCATION:  Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post baccalaureate course work in Fine Arts or Fine Arts Education.

EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) years of professional administrative, accountability or teaching experience in or affiliated with an education program including two (2) years of experience in coordinating or administering an education program or service directly related to Fine Arts.  Experience with K-12 Fine Arts programs preferred.


  1. Two years of additional experience as defined above may be substituted for the Master’s Degree.
  2. Possession of a Doctorate in a field related to the position may be substituted    for one year of the experience requirements.


Expert knowledge of fine arts content, the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards, and trends, regulations, policies, and issues affecting fine arts education; skill in curriculum and curriculum resource development; skill in developing and presenting professional development programs; ability to plan and facilitate meetings; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to balance and prioritize activities to meet deadlines; ability to lead a team and establish and maintain effective working relationships.


Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and travel throughout the state are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.


For immediate consideration please submit your application by January 5, 2018 - Open until filled.


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If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments.  Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS# and indicate application for Education Program Supervisor,  Coordinator of Fine Arts  039552 (JobAps #17-005055-0008). Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only.

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