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Recruitment #18-002944-0006




MDH, PHPA, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Deputy Director is the second ranking senior administrator of MDH's Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control (CCDPC), which sets direction for environment and systems changes in Maryland communities to prevent and manage chronic disease. CCDPC houses a wide variety of projects to address heart disease, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and Alzheimer's disease, as well as projects to promote nutrition, physical activity, and inclusive programming for citizens with disabilities. The Deputy Director directly supervisors three program teams, comprised of junior and mid-career staff, and s/he works with these teams to oversee the development of budgets, tracking of expenditures, planning of resources, and management of assets, including leading complex procurements. In addition to resource management duties, the Deputy Director is responsible for project design, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based programming activities are completed in a systematic and efficient manner to achieve MDH, PHPA, and CCDPC's mission, goals, and objectives.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree and 6 year of professional health service experience, including 3 at a supervisory level.  Candidates must also possess at least 2 years of experience with public health programs, including current health care delivery systems, barriers to access, and social detriments of health.


Desired candidates would possess:

  • Program management or administrative experience in non-communicable disease prevention and control;
  • Experience in workforce development, including recruitment, retention, and career development support; and, 
  • Financial management experience, including developing budgets, tracking expenditures, and managing assets.


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

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.