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MIECHV Policy Coordinator

Recruitment #19-002418-0007


This position is limited to current employees of the MDH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration only.




MDH/Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Family and Community Health Services/Maternal and Child Health (MCH), Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position will lead, support, monitor, and coordinate a wide range of complex strategic health policy and planning activities related to home visiting services, as well as maternal and child health promotion, with particular emphasis on evaluating, analyzing and developing policies which address public health challenges presented by at-risk indicators of health (per the state home visiting needs assessment) in the state of Maryland.

This position will also work closely with the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) team and grant programs to support evidence-based home visiting program data collection, as well as best practices and policy efforts related to home visiting.

Finally, this position will assist with monitoring performance measures, grant reporting, responding to legislative requests, and writing the bi-annual report for home visiting to the Governor.


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

Experience: One year of experience evaluating, analyzing, researching, and developing health care services, policies and programs.

Note: A Master's degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, or a closely related field may be substituted for the required experience.


The desired candidate should have a Master's degree in Public Policy or Public Health. He/she should also have writing experience, as well as experience collecting and managing data, and working in an evidence-based Home Visiting program.


This position is limited to current employees of the MDH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration only.


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.


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. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this, or other, State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to, 410-333-5689. Only additional materials which 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, at 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.