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AGENCY GRANTS SPECIALIST II

Recruitment #18-000807-0005

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA), Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to coordinate and monitor the Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Outbreak Response Bureau's (IDEORB) Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) and Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIP) grants and related fiscal activities with general supervision from the Director of the Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Outbreak Response Bureau. These are both fiscally complex federal cooperative agreements with multiple project and budget periods; subgrantees include other MDH administrators, state agencies and academic partners that support required infectious disease activities with diverse outcome measures. The person in this position has frequent interactions with various internal and external public health programs in order to compile, review, and process grant applications; review, approve, and track grant expenditures; review or complete and submit required reports; make budget projections; provide direction or information to program staff and sub-grantees; and serve as a liaison with PHPA's Office of Budget and Management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring or budget preparation, presentation and execution.

Notes:

1. Applicants may substitute graduate education in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, political science or public administration at a rate of 30 semester hours for each year of the required experience. A copy of your graduate transcripts must accompany your application, if applicable.  Unofficial transcripts may be submitted.

2. Applicants may substitute additional experience as defined above on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service  experience as a commissioned officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

SELECTION PROCESS

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 Application.Help@maryland.gov

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

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

This position is in a covered bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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.