Office of Recruitment and Staffing

The mission of the Office of Recruitment and Staffing is to provide quality customer service to our internal and external customers, recruit highly qualified applicants, and to retain a capable and committed workforce that is strategically focused to manage, monitor, and improve the Maryland public education system. 

The Office of Recruitment and Staffing(OHR) includes five Core Services Team Talent Partners (TP) that provide hands-on customer service and are responsible for overseeing the entire staffing life cycle that makes up MSDE's talent strategies and practices to ensure high-quality staff across the department by working directly with the leaders within each assigned Office and Division and implementing specific strategies to achieve staffing goals.

Learn more about the Core Services Team

Employment Opportunities

The Maryland State Department of Education is a great place to work! MSDE offers competitive salaries and a complete benefits package. From health and dental insurance to state pension plans, we encourage you to learn more about the benefits of becoming a State employee.

Interested in a career at MSDE? View our open MSDE positions on the Online Employment Center (OEC) and learn more about open positions, including job descriptions, location, and required qualifications. Please be sure to apply before the closing dates and times listed on each job announcement.  

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Meet the HR Talent Partners:

Holly Winchester
Office: (410) 767-0529

Elizabeth S. Cohen
Office: (410) 554-9390

Christopher Charles King
Office: (410) 767-0016
Mobile: (443) 869-1926

Christopher Langley
Office: (410) 767-3184

The Maryland State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry/national origin, color, disability, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

For inquiries related to Department policy, please contact: Maryland State Department of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street - 6th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595,410-767-0100 - voice, 410-333-6442 - TTY/TDD