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Health Services Administrator HIV Housing Services/HOPWA

Recruitment #15-002941-0001




Center for HIV Care Services (CHCS), Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position directs the activities of the State Rural Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) Program within the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Infectious Disease Bureau.  This position plans, organizes and supervises the work of assigned subordinate personnel; reviews and assists in the development of departmental policies and programs; and makes recommendations concerning new or revised legislation affecting the program.  This position also promotes the work of the department through frequent contact with interested groups and individuals; represents the department in a liaison capacity with officials of other agencies concerning administrative activities; and develops and implements rules, regulations, standards and controls for carrying out the work of the HOPWA Program.  This position supervises the preparation of the budget for the HOPWA Program.


Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, social work, psychology, education, counseling, or a related field.

Experience: Six years professional experience in health services, three of which must have been in professional clinical or administrative services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions, and two years of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.


1. Applicants may substitute a master’s or Doctoral degree in a health or human services field for up to two years of the required general experience.

2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field plus an additional year of professional experience in health services may be substituted for the specific degree.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Health Services Administration specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


The successful applicant should have experience in grants management, program compliance monitoring and knowledge of the HUD Integrated Disbursement Information System (IDIS) database.  The ideal candidate will have two years of experience as a grant monitor and one year with a federally funded grant program.  The most qualified candidate should be familiar with HUD guidelines as they related to HOPWA and have at least two years of experience with HOPWA programs.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated.  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.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year. Eligibility may be extended beyond one (1) year period.  For Recorded Job Information Call:  410-767-6018.

Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to DHMH, 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 you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.

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.

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

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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