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Recruitment #23-002711-0014


This recruitment is limited to current employees under contract with Community Colleges working inside of facilities operated by DPSCS.




This recruitment will be used to fill a variety of positions across the State of Maryland inside of Correctional Facilities:

Allegany County
Anne Arundel County
Howard County
Baltimore City
Carroll County
Washington County
Somerset County

Main Purpose of Job

To assist with creating a classroom learning environment in which assigned inmate students make measurable progress toward identified education goals as indicated by the successful completion of the requirements for the Maryland Adult Basic Literacy and Life Skills Certificate and/or the high school diploma.


Provide instruction in a variety of methods to include whole group, small group, and individualized instruction consistent with the approved curriculum which results in their progress toward successful completion of the requirements for the Adult Skills Certificates and/or a Maryland High School diploma.  Plan and organize time in advance to provide for effective instruction.  Use informal and formal assessment tools to provide reliable and valid appraisal of student skills and achievement.  Maintain and submit program and instructional records in an accurate and timely manner. Create a physical and interpersonal climate that is conducive to learning.


Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: One year of administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


This recruitment is limited to current employees under contract with Community Colleges working inside of facilities operated by DPSCS.


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.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the division of Unemployment Insurance (LABOR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to LABOR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work.  For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be reviewed.  Resumes will also not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

All persons who meet the minimum and selective qualification will be will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


If you are unable to apply online, or if you are having difficulty with your login or password, please contact the Help Desk directly at (410) 767-4850 (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily, except for holidays and weekends). After business hours, please submit an email request to

If you encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to: Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.  Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to:

DOL Office of Administration
Attn: Erin Alston RE: 23-005476-0001 
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100 
Baltimore, MD 21201


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

Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Department of Labor that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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