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New Americans Initiative Coordinator

Recruitment #19-002589-0009

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the New Americans Initiative Coordinator for the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning. The New Americans Initiative Coordinator is a critical position within the Division, as it leads integration efforts related to immigrants and language access for all of the Division's offices. The New Americans Initiative Coordinator is a part of the Division's Senior Leadership Team and oversees this special initiative from within the Office of the Assistant Secretary.

The New Americans Initiative is a single-person unit with only the Coordinator on staff. Crucial functions of the position include working with State and local government leaders (including the Maryland Office for Refugees and Asylees at the Department of Human Services) to improve workforce integration, sharing best practices related to oral and written translation services, and co-chairing the Maryland Skilled Immigrant Task Force.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.

Notes:

1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have a minimum of (2) years of administrative staff or professional experience working with immigrants and/or English Language Learners.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Experience working in workforce development.

2. Experience working in an adult education setting.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: 19-002589-0009
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101
Baltimore, MD 21201

email address: Stephanie.dunphy1@maryland.gov

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.