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Recruitment #24-002586-0026


Maryland’s Interagency Commission on School Construction (IAC) is recruiting a data and planning professional to support the educational sufficiency and fiscal sustainability to public PK-12 school facilities in Maryland by delivering technical assistance to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and providing program support to the IAC.




Interagency Commission on School Construction 

351 W. Camden Street, Suite 701

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.

This Planner position is a technical professional who advises and assists the IAC and LEAs across the state of Maryland on all aspects of the required work related to school-facilities portfolio management including demographic analysis, supply-and-demand management, portfolio optimization, capital planning, and facilities-management best practices. 

 A crucial function of this position is data development and visualization to support decision making and communications.


The Planner will focus on planning support through collaboration with Capital Projects Managers in reviewing annual LEA Educational Facility Master Plans (EFMP), developing standard EFMP content requirements and formats based on industry literature and best practices, and delivering technical assistance in school facility portfolio and cluster planning to LEA planners to better identify, project, and understand demand for school facilities prior to project planning. The Planner will also contribute to data development projects, such as the IAC’s Facilities Data System, Facility Inventory Database, financial information system, and business management system, as well as student enrollments and permit/development data with other State agencies and LEAs. The Planner will also develop, implement, and maintain a planning database/geodatabase. Additionally, the Planner will provide program support through evaluation of capital construction planning and funding requests from LEAs.


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

Experience: Four years of administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

4. 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 qualifications:

• Background in public administration, planning, architecture, asset management, or

• Experience with data analysis and visualization applications/programming languages, or

• Background in business process analysis and improvement, or

• Experience in project management/ project management applications


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.


Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and travel throughout the State are required. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.


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.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

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

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