Project Manager, State Revitalization Programs / Project Manager, Community Development Programs

These two Project Manager positions administer grants, loans, and other services provided to local governments and nonprofit organization partners seeking to revitalize communities. Position 1 will help manage the federal Community Development Block Grant and Maryland Affordable Trust Programs. Position 2 will help manage State Revitalization Programs.

HCD COMMUNITY PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR I [C21056 & C22064]
Two Project Manager Positions

Recruitment #22-001206-0013

DEPARTMENT DHCD – Div of Neighborhood Revitalization
DATE OPENED 7/5/2022 12:01:00 AM
FILING DEADLINE 8/9/2022 11:59:00 PM
SALARY $26.37 to $33.00/hourly (Grade 17, Step 1 to Step 9 with promotional growth to $42.34)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Full-Time
HR ANALYST Christopher Schrader
WORK LOCATION Baltimore City
Prince George’s
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Introduction

These are contractual positions with limited 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 two highly organized, customer oriented, self-motivated, team players, experienced with community development, community planning, financial management and grant and loan administration.

These Project Manager positions will support Division of Neighborhood Revitalization programs. Responsibilities for both positions include administering grants, loans, and other services provided to local governments and nonprofit organizations. The incumbents will establish and coordinate relationships and provide technical assistance to stakeholders, community leaders, government officials and interagency partners seeking to revitalize communities. Position 1 will help manage the federal Community Development Block Grant and Maryland Affordable Housing Trust Programs. Position 2 will help manage State Revitalization Programs.

DHCD offers in-house training opportunities and a combination “hybrid” in-person/telework work environment.
GRADE
17
LOCATION OF POSITION
Position 1 – CDBG/Maryland Affordable Housing Trust Position will operate primarily out of the Department’s office in Lanham, which is located at 7800 Harkins Rd, Lanham, MD 20706

Position 2 – State Revitalization Programs- will operate primarily out of the Department’s office in Baltimore City, which is located at 2 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
POSITION DUTIES
These Project Manager positions administer Division of Neighborhood Revitalization programs. They primarily manage grants, loans, and other services provided to local governments, nonprofit organizations and businesses, ensuring compliance with Departmental standards, and regulatory and statutory requirements. Responsibilities include managing grants, monitoring projects, providing technical assistance, assisting with the development and implementation of program policies and procedures, and working closely with key officials, local governments, nonprofit organizations and other internal and external customers to ensure compliance with regulations, policy, laws and standards. In particular, Position 1 helps to manage the federal Community Development Block Grant and Maryland Affordable Housing Trust Programs, and
Position 2 helps to manage State Revitalization Programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:Four years of administrative or professional experience to include one year of financing experience or providing technical assistance for development or rehabilitation of multifamily or single family housing; neighborhood revitalization and business development; community infrastructure development; or historic preservation programs.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute additional administrative or professional experience as defined above on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional job-related education at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in business and industry classification or business and industry specialty codes in the housing management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
One year of grant administration experience with government and/or nonprofit organizations
One year of experience in the area of community planning or community development
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
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 operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
SELECTION PROCESS
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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS
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.
BENEFITS
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. Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 106 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS
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 christopher.schrader@maryland.gov

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
Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application.

For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7414.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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

 

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