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Title I Program Improvement and Family Support Supervisor


Recruitment #21-005057-0013


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.


State Salary Grade 22


200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Education Program Supervisor oversees major grant programs and initiatives that provide support to Maryland's students who are Title I Part D, Neglected or Delinquent, McKinney Vento Homeless, Title I Part C Migratory Education, or educated in Title I schools across the State, inclusive of Title I Parent and Family Engagement and Title I Part A Program Improvement initiatives. The Education Program Supervisor will be responsible for the collection, verification, and dissemination of Federal and State mandated data and reporting. This employee serves as Supervisor within the Title I Program Improvement and Family Support Office, Division of Curriculum, Instructional Improvement, and Professional Learning. This employee will supervise Education Program Specialists and /or Coordinators and support staff positions allocated to administer and monitor Title I Part A and Program Improvement grants to local school systems, Parent and Family Involvement initiatives Title I, Part D Grants, Title I, Part C grants, and McKinney Vento Homeless Education Act grants. This employee will receive managerial direction from the Director.


In addition to supervising the work performed by subordinate staff and conducting performance appraisals, the education program supervisor will advise the Title I Director on interpretations of laws, regulations, policies and procedures governing assigned program areas. Advise and make recommendations to the Director or executive level official concerning education program effectiveness, program needs and operational issues; participate in the development, implementation and assessment of strategies to ensure that program activities contribute to meeting strategic plan goals  and objectives; develop and implement education program policies and regulations which have statewide impact on education programs in Maryland's public schools; participate in and may lead interdisciplinary work teams in developing education goals and standards; supervises the preparation and the internal and external administration of assigned budgets and of required MSDE planning documents; establishes program goals and objectives and evaluates the accomplishments thereof; may represent higher-level managers; and performs other related duties, as assigned.


Education: Possession of a Master’s degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post-baccalaureate coursework.    

Experience: Five (5) years of administrative or teaching experience in, or affiliated with, an education program, including two years of experience in coordinating or administering an education program or service directly related to the position option. Two (2) of these years must be in coordinating or administering a school psychological services program.



1.    Two additional years of experience directly related to the position option may be substituted for the required Master’s Degree. 

2.    Possession of a Doctorate in a field related to the position option may be substituted for one year of the required experience. 

3.    The required field of education and experience are unique for each option and are established by MSDE in accordance with Section 2-104 of the Education Article of the Maryland Annotated Code. The specific education and experience qualifications for each position are on record in the Human Resource Management Branch of the Division of Business Services. 

4.    Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Education Program classifications or Education Program specialty codes in the Education field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Three (3) years of experience at the Federal and or State level with Grant Management.


The desired and preferred are as followed:

         Three (3) years of management experience.

         One (1) year of Data analyst experience.

         One (1) year of experience with school improvement and development.

         One (1) year of Experience in budget processing.


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.



To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on 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. 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 Education Program Supervisor -Title I Program Improvement and Family Support -&-Division of Curriculum, Instructional Improvement & Professional Learning PIN# 085081 (JobAps# 21-005057-xxxx) 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

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request

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