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Director, Office of Systems Integration and Community Liaison


Recruitment #18-005477-0011




MDH, Behavioral Health Administration, Catonsville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This management level position provides statewide leadership, direction, and over sight to the Behavioral Health administration's Office of Systems Integration and Community Liaison, within the Clinical Service Division, which is responsible for the planning, design, development, implementation, and monitoring of effective community-based behavioral treatment and care navigation services statewide. This includes the design, development, and implementation of State Care Coordination and Targeted Case Management as well as specialized, culturally sensitive and responsive initiatives to address the needs of individuals with mental health, substance -related or co-occurring mental health and substance related disorders who are deaf and hard of hearing or who have or who are at risk for chronic somatic health conditions through Medicaid Behavioral Health Home Initiative. This position directs, administers, and oversees the statewide continuum of out patient behavioral health treatment services, including ASAM Levels 1.0,3.1,3.3,3.5,2.5,3.1,3.3,3.5 and 3.7 levels of care and Outpatient Mental Health Center, Mental Health Partial Hospitalization Programs, group practice, and private independently licensed practitioners. This includes administration of the Maryland Medication Assisted Treatment and Recovery Support and Maryland Opioid Rapid Response(MORR) federal grants. In addition, this position leads and directs Division staff in the in the preparation of written responses to controlled correspondence from Public Officials, Interest groups, behavioral health providers and private Citizens and responds to request for information and referral to behavioral health treatment.

This position provides oversight of regional Technical Assistance Teams, which facilitate the implementation of recovery oriented services, identify problems in the provision of treatment services based on administrative, clinical, fiscal and data monitoring and provide planning and technical assistance to the treatment programs in each region.

This position is responsible for facilitating significant change within the behavioral health service delivery system in Maryland, including the development and implementation of quality service standards, training and technical assistance strategies, grant proposals, outcome and performance measures , and the allocation of fiscal resources to support behavioral health integration.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in a health or human services related discipline and four years of professional or administrative Experience in Behavioral Health treatment services , two of which are in a supervisory or managerial capacity.  A Master's degree is preferred.


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.



As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.