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Assistant Director Of Correctional Training

Recruitment #22-006097-0005


The Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commissions is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Assistant Director of Correctional Training vacancy.




6852 4th Street
Sykesville, Maryland 21784


The main purpose of this position is to assist the Director of Correctional Training by providing direct supervision to the various training managers and to act on behalf of the Director as needed.  The incumbent must be familiar with all training programs and operations of correctional agencies and institutions.

  • Coordination and oversight of in-service and entry-level training, as well as certification for all institutions throughout the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (Department).
  • Coordinate with Training Directors, Regional Coordinators, and Program Managers to develop and provide training programs that address Departmental needs and maintain professional training for all Department employees.  Maintains familiarity with program approval process, approves programs, and maintains and oversees adjunct instructors for In-Service and Field Training programs.
  • Coordination and oversight of the Field Training Officer program for all institutions throughout the Department.
  • Schedules and coordinates training unit meetings at the direction of the Director to accomplish coordination and efficiency in an effort to accomplish the required training mandates.
  • Liaison with local government corrections managers and trainers to assist them in their training needs and assist in developing training as needed.
  • Represent the Executive Director, Deputy Director, or the Director of Correctional Training at meetings and public events as needed.


Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, political science, public administration, public policy or related field.

Experience:  At least five (5) years of experience working in the field of adult corrections.  At least three (3) years of experience in a supervisory capacity.


1. Additional experience in the field of adult corrections may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.  


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.Experience in the training field and are familiarity with correctional training standards as defined by the Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commissions.

2. Willing to occasionally travel across the state in order to represent the Correctional Training Commission at various meetings and/or graduations. 

3.Good communication and organizational skills and be comfortable addressing large groups of individuals.  


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.

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 or 443-326-5570

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

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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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