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MFP Project Director

Recruitment #18-002589-0014




MDH, Office of Health Services-Medical Care Programs, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Project Director is responsible for directing all activities related to Maryland's Money Follows the Person (MFP) demonstration and the Balancing Incentive Program (BIP) and performs a full range of duties which includes: reviewing and developing policies; developing and implementing rebalancing initiatives that will increase access to community-based alternatives to institutionalization; making recommendations to the Director of Long Term Care and Community Support Services Administration concerning new and revised legislation and rebalancing; serving as a liaison with interested groups, agencies, the legislature, and other divisions and departments regarding the MFP demonstration and BIP; developing and implementing rules, regulations, standards, and controls for carrying out and completing the MFP demonstration and BIP. This position involves preparing the budget for assigned programs; completing required federal reporting; monitoring contracts and vendors associated with the demonstration and BIP, and performing other related duties. In addition, this position supervises twelve staff for the Money Follows the Person demonstration and one staff for the Balancing Incentive Program. This position directly relates to the Medical Care Programs and Long Term Care mission of providing cost-effective and quality services through increasing community long-term care options. The MFP demonstration and BIP also increase Maryland's ability to provide transitional funding and initial services to institutionalized individuals who choose to move to community-based settings.


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

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.


1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


Desired candidates will have the following:

  • Experience overseeing procurement activities
  • Experience developing long term care policy

Selection Plan

Applicants who meet the minimum 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.


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.



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.