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Recruitment #22-002587-0107


If you are looking for an exciting career with great benefits, pension, generous leave, competitive salary, and the opportunity for advancement and professional growth, apply to join the DPSCS team today!




Baltimore City
6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215


This position performs the functions of contract administration from inception through termination and is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of all contracts for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services/Information Technology and Communications Division (DPSCS/ITCD). This position performs market research and analysis, market trends, contract negotiations and quotations, contract submissions for new, renewed, and terminated contracts, contract risk assessments, and recommends strategies to eliminate or mitigate risks. This position performs contract reviews/audits for mission critical and non-mission critical systems and organizational units. Develops and makes recommendations for new vendors and products. Reviews and updates new and existing standards and procedures. Provides assistance to the Assistant Director of applications in assuring that all DPSCS/ITCD contracts are continually monitored, accurate and adequate, active, and submitted for renewal timely, preventing exposure to risks.

Performs regular reviews/audits of contracts for mission critical and non-mission critical systems and organizational units within the department to determine timely compliance with policies, procedures, contract terms, new/renewal processing, etc. Collects and reviews information to determine next steps or corrective action. Reports findings to affected contract managers, business units, and upper management. Performs regular follow up to determine when corrective actions are required to support continuous and uninterrupted service (i.e., vendor technical support, maintenance support, product support, product fixes/upgrades/enhancements/new development, state and federal compliance, product delivery, etc.). Assists internal and external departments and companies (i.e., Information Technology, CJIS, Procurement, Finance, Office of the Attorney General, Department of Information Technology, vendors, etc.) with the timely contract life cycle planning from inception through termination.


Experience:   Nine years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following:  the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.  One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following:  the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.

2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.


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

1. One year of professional experience preforming reviews/audit of contracts.

2. One year of professional experience maintaining the standards of contract management.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


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 emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

Sharvonne Rouzer

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or

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 recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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