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Recruitment #19-002587-0021




MDH, Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, Annapolis, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position is a key, senior level position reporting directly to the CHRC Executive Director, and as such, the incumbent will be involved in the central operations of the Commission, i.e., the incumbent is expected to serve as the "right-hand" of the Executive Director. The incumbent will provide experienced administrative support for the Executive Director; serve as the Administrator for the Commission; and execute grant monitoring and fiscal compliance activities for the Commission. About 60% of this position is administrative; the other 40% is grant monitoring and fiscal grant compliance. The incumbent will need to demonstrate a high-attention to detail; the ability to anticipate and juggle multiple time-sensitive deadlines on a regular basis; follow-through on a broad range of activities; and exercise some degree of independent judgment to anticipate the needs of the Executive Director and Commission. The incumbent will need to demonstrate a high level of professionalism when interacting externally with grantees and other key stakeholders. It is essential that the incumbent in this position have complete mastery of MS Excel, PowerPoint, and full MS Office suite.

The position will serve as the Administrator for the Commission, which includes providing logistical and administrative support for Commission meetings, maintaining the Executive Director's schedule, staffing the Commission's office in Annapolis, and executing the Commission's grant monitoring and fiscal compliance activities.


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

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


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 should possess:

  • One year of grants management experience;
  • One year of grants fiscal assessment experience;
  • One year of experience using the State’s FMIS program;
  • One year of experience managing oversight of an agency budget in collaboration with the agency director;
  • One year of experience in State procurement and solicitation;
  • Familiarity with State fiscal cycles; and,
  • Demonstrated mastery of MS Excel, PowerPoint, and full MS Office suite.    


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 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 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.

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.