Project Director - CPDG

Wed, 08/31/2022 - 11:49 am
Announcement Number
Close Date

Announcement Number: PDCPDG-092022
Agency Division:
Capital Projects Development Group
Location: Camden Yards Sports Complex, Baltimore, MD
Hiring Range: $152,950- $175,000 (Commensurate with experience and qualifications).  State salary rules may apply for promotions and transfers.
Status: Regular, Full Time
Closing Date: September 30, 2022

A MSA Project Director is responsible for the overall management, direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of projects/programs with high economic value to the State of Maryland. A Project Director plans, executes, and finalizes projects according to strict deadlines and within budget, which includes acquiring resources, supervising and coordinating the efforts of team members, and overseeing quality control throughout project completion.

(The duties listed below are intended as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements or duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position).

  • Manages projects/programs with budgets in excess of $100 million
  • Hires and supervises project staff including Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers on major capital projects; coaches, mentors, and motivates project team members and contractors
  • Provides executive briefings to the executive staff and the MSA Board of Directors
  • Establishes and directs the procurement strategy for projects/programs.
  • Monitors and manages budget, schedule and quality control parameters
  • Reviews, negotiates, and provides recommendations for client agreements, contracts, change orders and purchase orders
  • Proactively manages changes in project scope, including the identification of potential crises and development of contingency plans
  • Leads the negotiation of claims from contractors and consultants
  • Defines project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Defines project tasks and resource requirements
  • Performs other duties and functions appropriate to the position as assigned and required
  • Manages the process of acquiring and assembling publically and privately owned real estate
  • Coordinates between state and local government agencies as necessary to obtain permits, rights of way, access to publically owned property, etc.

(The following generally describes the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are required to enter the job or to be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned tasks).

  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team-oriented environment
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from upper management, clients, contractors, and other stakeholders
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure and politically sensitive environments
  • Ability to execute project knowledge of project budget management
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, techniques and practices of project management and program development
  • Considerable knowledge of administrative principles and practices

Key competencies – Critical thinking and problem solving skills, adaptability, decision-making, communication skills, delegation, teamwork, planning and organizing, influencing and leading, stress tolerance, negotiation, conflict management.

(The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions).

  1. Environment- Work may be performed in a standard office, at home, or in a satellite location with frequent travel to worksite locations to perform project management. Employee may be required to be present indoors or outdoors in areas of extreme heat or cold. The noise level of the work environment is usually moderate but may be occasionally loud due to alarms, equipment noise, etc. Employee may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.

 If teleworking, there must be a designated workspace.  The work space should be quiet and free from distractions.   Additionally, the workspace should ensure the protection of proprietary and confidential information. 

  1. Physical- Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to walk, stand, or sit for prolonged periods of time; to lift up to 15lbs, to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including the use of computer keyboards; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. 

Any combination of relevant education and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, abilities, and key competencies necessary to the management and execution of major construction project/program(s) is qualifying      

B.S. in Engineering or a combination of education and experience equivalent to fifteen (15) years in construction project management of which ten (10) years should be experience in supervising/managing major capital projects/programs

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.

Interested candidates must submit an MSA employment application via mail or e-mail:

 Option 1 (Preferred): Visit MSA’s website,, Apply For a Job and use the link at the bottom of the page to complete an electronic application.

 Option 2:  Electronically send application and any other necessary materials to with the Announcement Number PDCPDG-092022 in the subject line.

 Resumes may accompany MSA’s application; however, all sections of the application must be completed according to the instructions or it will not be considered.

 Applications may also be downloaded by accessing website or obtained by calling 410-333-1560 (toll free 1-877-637-8234).  TTY users call via the Maryland Relay Service.


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Tuesday, October 11, 12:00 p.m.
The Warehouse at Camden Yards
Executive Conference Room
333 W. Camden St., Suite 500
Baltimore, MD  21201

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