Executive Director

Location
Annapolis, Maryland
Posted
Sep 08, 2017
Closes
Oct 06, 2017
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time

MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES

Executive Director, Department of Legislative Services

The Department of Legislative Services is seeking an Executive Director.

Salary: $122,000 - $180,000

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide executive direction to the Department of Legislative Services, a State of Maryland agency with 384 positions and a $51 million working budget
  • Oversee staff and activities of the Department of Legislative Services including, but not limited to: Legislative drafting; regulation review; analysis of the State’s $42 billion budget; fiscal analysis of the impact of legislation on state and local governments; committee staffing, legal and policy research; oversight and analysis of local government finances; procurement, financial management; compliance and performance audits of executive agencies; IT hardware procurement and maintenance and system development for the department and the Annapolis legislative complex
  • Nonpartisan review of policy documents, including proposed legislation and fiscal analysis of legislation
  • Management of legislatively-created and statutorily-created commissions, workgroups, and task forces
  • Frequently interact with and provide information to elected members of the Maryland Senate and the Maryland House of Delegates
  • Make formal and informal presentations to leadership, committees, caucuses and ad hoc groups of legislators and outside organizations
  • Oversee management of technical and administrative functions and a multidisciplinary professional staff
  •  Maintain among professional staff a focus on common policy interest while avoiding stove piping by function or training

Qualifications: Master’s degree or law degree and 7-10 years of demonstrated management experience; experience in or demonstrated knowledge of the public policy environment, as well as ability to interact with elected officials and staff; writing and public speaking skills; knowledge of the Maryland General Assembly, Maryland legislative process and/or Maryland State government desirable

SEND RESUME AND LETTER OF INTEREST BY OCTOBER 6, 2017 TO:

                        Lori L. Mathis

                        Human Resources Manager

                        Dept. of Legislative Services

                        90 State Circle, Rm 311

                        Annapolis, MD 21401

Fax: 410-946-5140, Email: lori.mathis@mlis.state.md.us

The Department of Legislative Services is an EOE.

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