EDUCATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
Extended Learning Program Specialist
|Department||MSDE - Division of Student Family & School Support|
|Date Opened||12/27/2019 11:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||1/10/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$63,925.00 - $93,364.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Julie Smith|
The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.
Grade 21 Standard Salary Schedule
Annual Salary Range: $63,925 - $93,364
LOCATION OF POSITION
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Main Purpose of Job
This is a contractual professional position serving as the Extended Learning Specialist responsible for providing technical assistance & administration to local recipients of Federal funds utilized for afterschool programs designated to improve the academic achievement of disadvantaged children.
Provides leadership & technical assistance to afterschool / extended learning programs throughout the state of Maryland; administers 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) funded afterschool programs; monitors budgets, grant allocations, & related contracts; provides leadership & managerial direction to local recipients of 21st CCLC funded grants; attends conferences & seminars to represent Maryland’s extended learning programs; serves as the specialist for the professional development of grantees & afterschool providers in Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions; develops, prepares & conducts staff development for providers in the areas of curriculum, program management, evaluation strategies, programmatic best practices & program sustainability; communicates with public constituents & stakeholders on the standards for Extended Learning Opportunities programs; provides training & support to stakeholders interested in developing afterschool programs that meet state guidelines and standards.
Education: Possession of a Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post-baccalaureate course work in Education, Education Supervision/Administration, School Counseling or a related field.
Experience: Four (4) years of professional administrative or teaching experience within an educational setting. With at least one year of experience directly related to the position. Budget and grants management experience preferred.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and possible 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.
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 employment (eligible) list for one year.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position and your answers to the supplemental questions (if required).
It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and not write "see resume.”
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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.
To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps. On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments. Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitments for which they apply and verify that the appropriate documents (resume-credentials) have been attached to the recruitment that requires them.
Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment.
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 Specialist – Extended Learning Specialist contractual #365873
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.
If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850.
For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities available upon request
For immediate consideration, please submit your application by January 10, 2020 – Open Until Filled.