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Recruitment #24-009657-0001


The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) is an independent State agency that is committed to providing fair treatment to consumers, and to the effective and efficient operation of insurance carriers and producers (agents).  The MIA is passionate about increasing the public’s understanding of the vital role insurance plays in the daily lives of Maryland residents and businesses.


The MIA Insurance Commissioner plays a key role in ensuring that all insurance laws are faithfully executed.  The Commissioner oversees the various responsibilities of the agency to protect Maryland consumers by regulating the state’s insurance companies and producers, investigating complaints about insurance coverage, licensing insurance companies and producers operating in Maryland, and investigating acts of insurance fraud, among other duties.


The agency has a total annual operating budget of approximately $42 million and 259 employees.


Appointed by the Governor with advice and consent of the Maryland Senate, the Commissioner serves a four-year term.  This executive service position serves at the pleasure of the Governor.


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A successful candidate will have: 

· Knowledge of Maryland and federal insurance laws and regulations.

· Experience building relationships with public and private insurance industry entities.

· Experience with a state insurance department, public accounting firm or similar audit entity, or another entity in a financial or audit-related area.

· Ability to convey complex insurance concepts to leadership in various functional areas.

· Strong ethical values and a commitment to compliance and integrity;

· Exceptional oral and written communications skills; and

· Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.


Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (Juris Doctor degree preferred).


Experience: At least ten (10) years of insurance-related or industry regulatory experience, to include a minimum of seven (7) years of direct management or supervisory experience.


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.


 Support for Your Future 

 Our comprehensive benefits package includes a generous leave package; medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage; healthcare and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts; a defined benefit pension plan with optional 457 and 401k supplemental retirement plans; flexible work schedules; and service that may qualify the successful candidate for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. 



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 candidates are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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