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Regional School Facilities Planner

Program Manager II

Recruitment #21-005477-0032

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

STANDARD SALARY SCHEDULE GRADE 20

LOCATION OF POSITION

200 West Baltimore Street, 
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The primary purpose of the Interagency Commission on School Construction (IAC) Planning Group is to support the educational sufficiency and fiscal sustainability of school facilities in Maryland by delivering technical assistance to local education agencies (LEAs) and providing program support to the IAC.

POSITION DUTIES

The Regional Planner is required to collaborate with IAC staff, other state agencies, local educational agencies (LEAs), and others as needed in order to develop, implement and evaluate policies, plans, tasks, projects, programs and processes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning or an equivalent discipline, or in a similar discipline such as Public Administration, Geography / Geographic Information Systems (GIS), etc. 

EXPERIENCE: At least two years of experience in planning, public administration, geography / GIS, etc. 

NOTES:    
1. Two years of additional experience as defined above may be substituted for the Bachelor’s. 
2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for one year of the required experience. 
3. Certification through the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) may be substituted for both the required education and experience requirements.     
4. U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as defined under the Preferred Qualifications may be substituted for the required education and experience on a year-for-year basis.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications. 

A Master’s Degree in planning or an equivalent discipline, or in a similar discipline such as Public Administration, Geography/Geographic Information Systems (GIS), etc. 

AICP Certification. 

Experience with institutional and/or educational facilities planning. 
 
Development and/or evaluating of socioeconomic data, trends, projections and/or forecasts. 

Visualization and/or publication of data with GIS and/or desktop publication applications.

SELECTION PROCESS

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year. For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation will be required prior to hire. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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. 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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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. 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 Program Manager II position (JobAps#21-005477-0032). 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 are available upon request. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. 

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.


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