Organizational Development Officer (Administrator II)

Apply for this job

Email *

Job Description

Career Service**Open to All Qualified Candidates**This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill this Maryland Port Administration (MPA) position/function only. All interested persons will need to re-apply for any future recruitment conducted for this classification. The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) is a 216-employee transportation business unit within the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and is the public face of the Port of Baltimore. MPA was created by the Maryland General Assembly to increase waterborne commerce through the ports in the state. The Port of Baltimore plays an integral role as an economic generator and job creator, in addition to maintaining our nation’s supply chain and moving vital goods to industries and consumers. As one of the nation’s top ports for total cargo tonnage and overall dollar value of cargo, the Port of Baltimore is also one of the most diverse ports in the United States with over 140,000 jobs in Maryland linked to port activity.For information on MPA, please go to Role Description: MPA is seeking a motivated, positive, and driven Organizational Development professional to join the Office of Human Resources and Organizational Development (HR/OD). The primary responsibility of this position is to develop, facilitate, coordinate, execute, and evaluate training, events, activities, and programs to grow/develop MPA human capital in support of the agency’s Organizational Development strategy.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Some of the essential duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following: Performs needs analysis and develops training curriculum, programs, and tools based on Organizational Development best practices and strategy. Acts as primary facilitator for MPA trainings, delivering material in a clear, positive, engaging, and organized manner.Develops, provides, analyzes, and evaluates surveys and other evaluative tools in order to assist in HR/OD strategic planning and development initiatives and processes.Utilizes Cornerstone Learning Management System (LMS) and learning software (Captivate and Storyline) to develop/upload training content and Computer Based Trainings (CBTs).Performs testing within LMS and related software to ensure that LMS functions as intended.Reviews LMS systems and OD databases to ensure that required tracking is performed in relation to MPA training initiatives and programs.Develops and distributes communication and education materials to provide instruction and information to MPA employees regarding HR/OD programs and policies.Receives, reviews, and approves tuition reimbursement applications and requests in accordance with State policies and procedures, as well as budgetary constraints.The current vacancy exists at the Baltimore World Trade Center. This position reports directly to the Director of MPA Human Resources and Organizational Development (HR/OD).MDOT offers a generous and competitive benefits package. You can learn about our amazing benefits here: MDOT Benefits

Minimum Qualifications: Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.Experience: Four (4) years of experience performing administrative or professional work.**Selective Qualification: Two (2) years of experience must include needs analysis, training design, training development, training facilitation, and training evaluation where the audience is primarily employees within a professional organization. ** SELECTIVE QUALIFICATION recruitments are utilized when the position requires specific or additional bona fide occupational qualifications (knowledge, skills, and abilities). No substitutions are allowed for a Selective Qualification.Your placement on an eligible list may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. 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. If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position. Notes: 1. Additional experience in administrative or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. 2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-to-year basis for the required general experience.3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply on-line at RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE ONLINE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. Paper applications (Form DTS-1) will not be accepted for this recruitment. All applications must be received by 10/20/2023.NOTES: Please be advised that the State of Maryland is dedicated to a drug-free workplace, and as a result, employees are subject to the State’s Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing. Selected candidate(s) may be subject to background and reference checks. The incumbent in this position may choose to be a member of a covered bargaining unit. For education obtained outside the U.S., at the time of application you are required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( or World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation ( This must be submitted as an attachment with the application of the position in which you are applying. The Maryland Port Administration is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa or providing an extension of an existing 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 Reform and Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MPA 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. MDOT has various careers for people of all experiences, backgrounds, and abilities who come together to contribute to one mission – connecting our customers to life’s opportunities. Join us in serving our Maryland residents, visitors, and businesses! Reasonable Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify us in advance.


“If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach the employer directly to request this as H1BVisaJobs is not responsible for the employer’s application process.”