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STAFF SPECIALIST II EDUCATION

Youth Development Financial Grant Compliance Monitor *REPOST*

Recruitment #19-005297-0001

Introduction

 

 

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

Grade 16 Standard Salary Schedule

$44,898 - $65,158

LOCATION OF POSITION

200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a contractual position that will serve as the lead financial specialist that verifies and reconciles financial reimbursement requests from sub-grantees for the Division Of Student Support, Academic Enrichment & Educational Policy - Youth Development Branch.

POSITION DUTIES

This position will be responsible for maintaining a chart of monthly accounts for sub-grantees, providing technical assistance on completing budget amendments and required reimbursement documentation to sub-grantees, and tracking grant drawdowns; securing and reviewing all expenditure reports; providing weekly updates to Section Chief and Director of Youth Development Branch; attending monthly meetings and assisting in identifying new funding opportunities; other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in business, finance, accounting or a related area is required. A Master’s Degree is preferred.                                   

EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years of professional experience in grant evaluation and monitoring or budget preparation, development, presentation and execution.  

NOTES:

1.      Applicants may substitute graduate education in business, accounting, economics, finance, political science or public administration at a rate of 30 credit hours for each year of experience.

2.      Applicants may substitute additional experience on a year for year basis for the required education.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Must have grant and budget management experience.

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.

Conclusion

For immediate consideration submit your application by March 15, 2019Open Until Filled.

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 employment (eligible) list for one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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.

It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and not write "see resume.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

BENEFITS

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.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on marylandpublicschools.org). On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments. 

Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.  

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  - Staff Specialist II, Financial Compliance Monitor, Contract # 222039, Jobaps # 19-005297-0001.

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.