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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Staff Specialist II Education
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State of Maryland | Baltimore, MD
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Job Description

Grade 16 Standard Salary Schedule

$44,898 - $65,158


200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a contractual position that will serve as the lead financial specialist that verifies and reconciles financial reimbursement requests from sub-grantees for the Division Of Student Support, Academic Enrichment & Educational Policy - Youth Development Branch.


This position will be responsible for maintaining a chart of monthly accounts for sub-grantees, providing technical assistance on completing budget amendments and required reimbursement documentation to sub-grantees, and tracking grant drawdowns; securing and reviewing all expenditure reports; providing weekly updates to Section Chief and Director of Youth Development Branch; attending monthly meetings and assisting in identifying new funding opportunities; other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in business, finance, accounting or a related area is required. A Master's Degree is preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of professional experience in grant evaluation and monitoring or budget preparation, development, presentation and execution.


1. Applicants may substitute graduate education in business, accounting, economics, finance, political science or public administration at a rate of 30 credit hours for each year of experience.

2. Applicants may substitute additional experience on a year for year basis for the required education.


Must have grant and budget management experience.


Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and possible 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.


For immediate consideration submit your application by March 15, 2019 - Open Until Filled.


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 employment (eligible) list for one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position and your answers to the supplemental questions.

It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and not write "see resume."

Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the 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.


To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on marylandpublicschools.org). On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments.

Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.

If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments. Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS# and indicate application for - Staff Specialist II, Financial Compliance Monitor, Contract # 222039, Jobaps # 19-005297-0001.

Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 - This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850.

For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities available upon request

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out theSupplemental Questionnaire andApplication NOW using the Internet. View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire.This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnairehere.Apply via Paper Application.You may also download and complete the Paper Applicationhere.

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