Baltimore Job Alert: MDOT – Assistant Manager, Capital Programming

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SALARY: $55,630.00 – $89,320.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/25/14
CLOSING DATE: 04/08/14 11:59 PM
Assistant Manager, Capital Programming
Program Manager II (5477)
Executive Service
This position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

The Assistant Manager of Capital Programming assists in the development and management of the Maryland Transit Administration’s 6-year $4 billion dollar capital program and for overseeing and managing the grants division which is responsible for applying for all of MTA’s federal grants. The Assistant Manager evaluates projects and reviews budgets and cash flows for capital projects, develops federal and state funding source scenarios, and develops and manages processes for invoice payments and tracking. The Assistant Manager coordinates the process for applying for federal grants and monitors federal grant status, closeouts and opportunities. The Assistant Manager reports to senior management on capital programs, performs annual fiscal year closeouts, develops priorities, identifies unfunded projects, determines funding availability, recommends use of funds. This position directly supervises Capital Program Analysts and Grants Analysts.

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science, Transportation Studies, Engineering, Planning or a closely related field.

Six (6) years of experience in administrative or professional work. One (1) year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures. *Must have two (2) or more years of experience programming funds throughout a project or budget as well as experience analyzing large financial data sets using Microsoft Excel and other electronic tools.

*A selective qualification recruitment is conducted for a job or position when there is a specific or additional bona fide occupational qualification (i.e. knowledge, skill or ability).

You must complete a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) application (Form DTS-1) to be considered for this recruitment. Resumes may not be substituted for the application. It is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant experience and addressing the specific requirements shown above. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for within MDOT, one of the modal administrations, or the Authority. Applications not completely filled out will not be considered. Selected candidates will be subject to background and reference checks. Employees are subject to the State Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing.

If you do not wish to apply on line you may submit a DTS-1 Application via mail to: MTA Employment Office, 6 Saint Paul Street, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202, or Applications may be obtained by calling (410) 767-3860, visiting the Employment Office at 6 Saint Paul Street, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202-1614, or you can download an application via the Internet at

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Applicants with degrees granted outside of the United States will be required to provide a written evaluation of education documentation by a credentialing organization such as: American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (AACRAO) International Education Services-Tel: 202-296-3359

MTA Does Not Discriminate Based On: Age, Ancestry, Color, Creed, Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Mental or Physical Disability, National Origin, Race, Religious Affiliation, Belief or Opinion, Sex, or Sexual Orientation.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided as requested.

The Maryland Department of Transportation 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 MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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