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Recruitment #18-005479-0013




MDH, PHPA, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Director provides public health leadership in promoting maternal and child health in Maryland. Specific programs for which the Director is responsible include: the federal Title X Family Planning Program, the Healthy Teens and Young Adults Initiative, the federal Title V-Section 510 Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program, Title V Section 511 Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting MIECHV Program, and the Title V Section 513 Personal Responsibility and Education (PREP) Program. In addition, this position supports the coordination and administrative activities for the Title V Sections 502-509 Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant. The position provides highly responsible programmatic and administrative work at the level of an experienced program administrator with training and expertise in public health and maternal-child health.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree and 6 years of professional health or human services experience.  Candidates must also possess at least three years of management experience including responsibility for developing budgets; monitoring and tracking expenditures; contract preparation; and staff recruitment, retention and personnel management.   A copy of your resume and college transcripts must accompany your application.  Transcripts may be unofficial.


The successful applicant should have at least three years of public health experience, specifically related to maternal and child health initiatives.


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.