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MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST DIRECTOR

Manager, Data Integrity and Management Specialist

Recruitment #22-003368-0001

Introduction

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of Human Services
Social Services Administration 
311 W. Saratoga Street 
Baltimore MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for collecting, managing, organizing, analyze, and report on child welfare and adult services data for research, evaluation, and quality assurance. This is a high level position requiring skill in data management, organization, and analysis, including knowledge and experience in using Structured Query Language (SQL) and statistical software such as SAS (Statistical Analysis System). Working knowledge of geo-mapping software. This work includes ongoing data analysis, report development and maintenance, report writing, development and analysis of federal, State, and Department indicators. Assists DHS and SSA leadership by providing or coordinating the production of timely and accurate data on child welfare/adult services clients, practice, and outcomes, for DHS/SSA leadership to make informed program, budget, and other decisions.  Works closely with the CJAMS/MDTHINK technical/report team, the research experts from the University of Maryland and other research/educational institutions.  Additionally, this position requires collaboration with federal partners at the Administration for Children and Families (Health and Human Services) and several National Resource Centers, as well as to be available to work on special projects with the Secretary of DHS, DHS Communication’s Director, SSA’s Executive Director, and other State leadership.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Develops and maintains data and indicators used for State Stat, Child Welfare Results Report, Adult Services Reporting, and Quality Assurance using spreadsheet, database, statistical, and geo-mapping (preferred) software. 
  • Modifies or creates new CJAMS Business Objects reports using SQL and Business Objects reporting tools.
  • Develops and maintains data required for interagency projects using SQL and Business Objects reporting tools. 
  • Coordinates data collection, clean-up, analysis, and submission for interagency data management and reporting projects (e.g. the Governor’s Office for Children for the Out of Home Placement Joint Chairman’s Report/ State Resource Plan, Children’s’ Services Outcomes Measurements System, Public Safety data coordination).
  • Provides training and technical assistance to state and local partners on data collection, management, analysis, and reporting via the state/local Reports Workgroup.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of experience performing complex analytical studies of organizations, work processes and management functions for an organization or governmental agency, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

1. Two years’ experience in human services, child welfare, adult services, child serving agencies and governmental practices.

2. Intermediate-level skills and proficiency in MS Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint 

3. Advanced skills with SQL and statistical software (SAS preferred)


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. The desired/preferred qualifications will be used to further screen the application.

Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

If you are in the State service and are a promotional candidate, your salary will be determined in accordance with the State of Maryland Salary Guidelines.

BENEFITS

As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits, including:

 health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost (CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS).

 Personal Leave - new State employees are awarded six (6) personnel days annually (prorated based on start date).

 Annual Leave - ten (10) days of accumulated annual leave per year.

 Sick Leave - fifteen (15) days of accumulated sick leave per year. 

 Parental Leave - up to sixty (60) days of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child.

 Holidays - State employees also celebrate at least twelve (12) holidays per year. 

 Pension - State employees earn credit towards a retirement pension.

 

Teleworking opportunities may be available for this position.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred; however, the paper application may be submitted to: Department of Human Services, Attn: D. Greene, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Baltimore MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 p.m. close of business on the closing date of the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted. 

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Department of Human Services at dhs.recruit@maryland.gov. Please include on the subject line the recruitment #.

Additional information about DHS is available at www.dhs.maryland.gov.

TTY  Users: call the Maryland Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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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