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MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

CONTRACTUAL CTR 244-13

Recruitment #13-999999-162

Introduction

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LOCATION OF POSITION

6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

THIS POSITION DOES NOT RECEIVE BENEFITS

This is a Contractual Position responsible for providing support to the coordinator of the Maryland Accessible Textbook Program (MAT) at the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) which is designated as an Instructional Resource Center to coordinate statewide availability of textbooks and supplementary materials in electronic/print format to eligible blind or disabled students enrolled in institutions of higher education and institution of postsecondary education in Maryland.

POSITION DUTIES

Manages the daily support functions and provides administrative assistance to the Coordinator of MAT; receives student requests for materials, verifies student eligibility, requests materials from publishers, and sends the materials to the student or the student’s disability services office; documents requests and maintains appropriate records; provides Secretarial/clerical support to the Coordinator and program staff; attends and participates in designated professional meetings.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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

 Experience:     Five years performing secretarial work or clerical work involving typing duties. One year of the required experience in library setting and/or serving individuals with disabilities is preferred.  

Notes:  1.   Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. 2.  Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

 Must be willing to work on Saturdays on a rotating basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook; Knowledge of the principles and practices of office management; skill in  preparing a variety of complex documents, including correspondence, reports, handouts, charts, graphs, and spreadsheets; ability to communicate with diverse populations  including individuals with disabilities; ability to communicate clearly and effectively, using correct grammar, spelling, and language conventions, in written documents, correspondence and verbal communications; ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and timelines to ensure timely production and delivery of materials.

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. Must be willing to work on Saturdays on a rotating basis.

 

AFFIRMING EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN PRINCIPLE AND PRACTICE