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COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES IV, Health Services

Program Coordinator

Recruitment #19-002820-0009

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH/Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control (CCDPC) is responsible for a dynamic portfolio of projects which facilitate healthy lifestyles for Marylanders. These projects place a specific focus on diabetes, heart disease, surveillance, disabilities, and stroke prevention. This position will serve as an ambassador between the CCDPC and its partners, including Local Health Departments (LHDs), in order to manage contracts and projects which implement and evaluate chronic disease prevention, as well as management programs and activities.

This position will collaborate with the Center team in community-based programs, such as worksite initiatives and health system engagement. This position will also coordinate efforts with other programs within the CCDPC and serve as a public health consultant to the Maryland LHDs, as well as the community-based prevention and health promotion agencies. Finally, this position will promote evidence-based practices, in order to improve population health.

This position will be responsible for sustainable community-based chronic disease prevention programming, which may require representation and coordination with key stakeholders in both the public and private sectors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Counseling, or a related field.

Experience: Five years of professional experience in health services, two years of which must have been in the option for which the application is made.

Notes: 1. Applicants may substitute a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a health or human service field for one year of the required general experience.

2. Experience in the option must be as follows: professional clinical or administrative work in health or medical services, in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions.

3. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field, plus one additional year of professional experience in health services, may be substituted for the specific degree.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Civil Affairs Specialist specialty codes in the health related field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should have experience in the Public Health field, as well as experience coordinating, implementing and monitoring community-based program activities with Local Health Departments (LHDs). He/she should also have experience managing statewide procurements.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 Application.Help@maryland.gov

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.



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