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Director of Recruitment

Recruitment #24-004921-0003




Human Resources Services Division
6776 Reisterstown Road Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to oversee the recruitment, retention, and professional development activities for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. The incumbent manages the full performance of mandated and non-mandated recruitment processes to all hiring authorities of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS). The incumbent also works directly with other HR Units (e.g. Employee Services, Background Investigation, Employee Relations and The Office of Employment Opportunity) to ensure timely hiring processes. Other responsibilities include oversight of talent acquisition activities, test administration, staff development, and new employee orientation. The incumbent executes the recruitment, examination, and retention activities related to the creation of official eligibility lists for the entire agency in addition to developing methods to develop and maintain existing staff. The incumbent is responsible for the generation of and/or delegation of assignments for providing statistical reports for recruitment and testing and other recruitment related activities. The incumbent supervises HR administrators responsible for coordinating all hiring and talent acquisition duties within DPSCS.


Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five (5) years of professional HR experience involving talent acquisition and full cycle recruitment processes. At least two (2) years of this experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.

Note:  Professional HR management work in the areas of recruitment and selection, classification, salary administration, test development and validation or as a generalist may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to four (4) years of the required education.


Five or more years of experience in Talent Acquisition with 2 years of supervising experience. 
Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and maintain confidentiality.
Experience working in a collective bargaining environment.
Familiar with Maryland state employee hiring laws, regulations, policies and best practices.
Proficient in Smartsheets and tracking performance metrics 


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 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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