Financial Manager II/Director, Community Services Programs

HCD Financial Manager II [076178]
Director, Community Services Programs

Recruitment #22-001225-0001

DEPARTMENT DHCD – Div of Neighborhood Revitalization
DATE OPENED 7/18/2022 12:01:00 AM
FILING DEADLINE 8/1/2022 11:59:00 PM
SALARY $92,340 – $129,762/year (Grade 25, Step 1 to Step 15, with promotional growth to $148,562/yr)
HR ANALYST Christopher Schrader
WORK LOCATION Prince George’s

This is a Management Service position with full State of Maryland benefits.

Work that matters. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in community development and affordable housing. The Division of Neighborhood Revitalization seeks a highly organized, customer oriented, self-motivated, Team Director, with knowledge of trends in areas related to the delivery of services to low and moderate income populations.

This Director position will lead a team that manages statewide federal and state funded grant programs. The position will develop and implement program policies and will work closely with key officials. Selected applicant will be a highly organized, customer oriented, self- motivated, team leader, with knowledge of laws, regulations and current practices in the areas related to the delivery of services to low and moderate income populations seeking to move to self-sufficiency and to homeless and potentially homeless populations. Knowledge of issues relating to foreclosure is also required.
7800 Harkins Rd Lanham, MD 20706.

This position will work out of the Headquarters Office in Prince George’s County located approximately ½ mile from the New Carrollton Metro stop

This position manages a suite of multimillion-dollar state and federal programs dedicated to community services and economic development for vulnerable households throughout the state.These state programs are used in tandem with other Departmental resources as well as other state and federal programs. Program funding is provided to local governments, municipalities, and nonprofit organizations. This position supervises staff, directs the management of grants, loans, projects, and services to local governments and nonprofit organizations, and ensures compliance with regulations, policy, laws, and standards to achieve neighborhood revitalization and assistance to vulnerable households. Specifically, responsible for Community Services Block Grant, Emergency Solutions Grants, Maryland Housing Counseling Fund, Neighborhood Housing Services, Point In Time Count, Balance of State Continuum of Care, Youth Count program, and the Maryland Interagency Council on Homelessness. Additionally, this position may be responsible for temporary Federal or State programs related to national or local emergencies. In Fiscal Year 2022, regular and temporary funding totaled approximately $425 million.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience administering or implementing federal and state grant programs that serve vulnerable populations and three years in a supervisory capacity.
Experience administering grant programs to nonprofit organizations, governments and or local jurisdictions
Knowledge of and experience with issues relating to poverty, homelessness, self- sufficiency, and foreclosure prevention/mitigation programs
One year of experience making presentations, working with community stakeholders, and facilitating community engagement
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operators license valid in the State of Maryland.
Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.

Please note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. Selected candidates will be subject to Microsoft excel testing.
State of Maryland Benefits
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:

Christopher Schrader

Department of Housing and Community Development

Office of Human Resources

7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to

Please include the following information in the body of the email:

Attn: Christopher Schrader, HR Generalist
Your First and Last Name
Recruitment #
Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment
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