Department of Education

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OFFICE SERVICES CLERK

Recruitment #13-001376-017

GRADE

State Salary Grade 8 - Annual Salary Range:  $25,744 - $32,871

LOCATION OF POSITION

Division of Educator Effectiveness - Certification Branch
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland  21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as an Educator Document Assistant responsible for scanning educator documents, assigning specific educator records to specialist for review, entering and updating information into the Education Information System, scanning all disciplinary actions, and processing requests from the Hall of Records or archived cases.

POSITION DUTIES

Creates educator records for initial Maryland graduates and all new certification applicants; scans documents into the educator information system and assigns to appropriate support staff; verifies employment status with local school systems; updates educator records; requests archived cases from the Hall of Records; scans and records all final disciplinary actions; and completes other duties as assigned

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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

Experience: Two years of experience performing clerical duties.

Notes:

1. Additional experience performing clerical duties may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Applicants may substitute education from an accredited college or university at the rate of thirty semester credit hours for one year of experience on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

3. Six months clerical training with three courses in subjects such as keyboarding, clerical math, word processing, spreadsheets, database, graphics presentation, proofreading, or office etiquette may be substituted for six months of the requires experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of standard copier and data scanning equipment; knowledge of electronic filing systems;  skill  organizing and completing multiple tasks with close attention to detail; ability to establish and maintain effective harmonious working relationships; ability to communicate with diverse populations including individuals with disabilities.

SELECTION PROCESS

SELECTION PROCESS AND ASSESSMENT:  Please provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you satisfy 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 at least one year. The examination will 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.  Report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position online go to http://jobaps.com/MD/jobs/msde which is the preferred method for submitting your application/attachments. Using this method will allow you to access the document for future recruitments for which you apply and to check that the documents have been attached to the recruitment that requires them.

If you choose 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. In addition, 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#.

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 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.

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.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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