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Operations and Technology Administrator

Recruitment #24-006304-0003




William Donald Schaefer Tower
6 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The Operations & Technology Administrator is an essential employee that is integral to the efficient operations of the Maryland Teachers and State Employees Supplemental Retirement Plans (“MSRP”). This position provides overall operations and technology support in the agency’s critical business areas of agency operations as well as finance, budget, and fiscal administration, which are managed by MSRP’s Deputy Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer. This position’s responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following: serving as the agency’s day-to-day point of contact and liaison with the Maryland Department of Information Technology (“DoIT”); serves as MSRP’s official Procurement Officer (and is required to be/become a Certified Maryland Procurement Officer within 8 months of appointment to position); uses FMIS/ADPICS to initiate requisitions, purchase orders, and blanket purchase orders; updates and maintains the MSRP Procurement Policy and Procedure Manual; maintains custody of contracts; coordinates all small procurements; oversees and coordinates building and office maintenance requests; maintains software licensing; coordinates agency cell phone assignment and distribution; coordinates all hardware repair and replacement; coordinates parking, building lease, and other facilities contracts; and performs additional duties, as required, at the direction of the Deputy Executive Director & CFO.

This is a Special Appointment position and serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.


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

Experience: Five years of administrative staff or professional work.


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

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.

3. 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.


1. Experience with State, Federal, or county government procurement policies. Minimum two years of experience serving as primary procurement staff on procurements, from drafting and issuing RFP through the contract award and closeout of procurement. Will be required to become a Certified Maryland Procurement Officer within 8 months of hire date.


1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

2. Minimum one year of experience with the State Financial Management System (FMIS) or a comparable federal or county government system.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  You must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered.  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.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of completing the employment application.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Budget and Management  
Recruitment and Examination Division  
301 W. Preston Street, Room 608  
Baltimore, MD 21201   

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by the closing date.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application. If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-4850.  

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.  

People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply.  

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