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Recruitment #20-002729-0005




301 W. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Human Services Administrator II position functions as the Housing Program Manager for the Congregate Housing Services Program and the Senior Assisted Living Subsidy Program. Additionally, the employee will serve as the Department’s Housing Expansion Coordinator and assist with the management of other innovative projects.


Program Manager:

Accurately and efficiently manage the Congregate Housing Services and Programs and the Senior Assisted Living Subsidy Program;

Prepare allocations and review applications for funding'

Monitor programs on an approved schedule;

Ensure compliance with programs in accordance with state statute, regulations, and other established policies and procedures;

Provide technical assistance to grantees; 

Regularly review regulations, policies, and procedures for updates;

Collaborate with grantees and providers to expand program services;

Advise senior staff on housing matters relevant to the Department.

Housing Expansion Coordinator:

Establish a strategic plan for a statewide congregate and subsidy expansion into rural areas;

Develop a policy manual;

Prepare a marketing campaign;

Serve as a liaison between local Area Agencies and new housing partners;

Coordinate training sessions;

Develop and oversee other matters relevant to the program;

Other Duties:

Assist in the management of other innovative projects;

Represent the Department in meetings, workgroups, committees, and other activities relevant to senior housing matters;

Perform other duties as assigned by the Secretary and/or supervisor.


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

Experience: Seven years experience in administrative, professional or technical work, two years of which must have involved supervision of other employees or exercising responsibility for program development.  


1. Applicants may substitute education at the graduate level at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the required general experience.  

2. Experience in a human service program may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required four years of college education.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Administrative Officer classifications or Administrative Officer specialty codes in the General, Administrative, Clerical, and Office Services field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education, two (2) years of which must have been in an administrative supervisory or consultative capacity.


Knowledge of Maryland's aging population, aging policies, and public and private programs and services is preferred.

Two or more years of experience managing programs including developing policies and procedures, creating and implementing reporting tools, and ensuring sound financial management.

Experience using Microsoft Office Suite and Google mail.


All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended.  However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston Street, Room 608 Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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