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Recruitment #19-005477-0006




Maryland Department of Health
State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners
Baltimore, MD  21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of Health is seeking to fill the Executive Director position that serves over both the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners.  Each Board has similar duties including: providing public and professional information; overseeing continuing education for licensees; application and examination; complaint investigation; discipline and related monitoring; peer review, administrative rules; procedure review and policy and practice question research.

The Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing all activities for both Boards including administration and disciplinary actions for approximately 900 chiropractors, 800 chiropractic assistants, 2700 massage therapists, and 1600 registered massage practitioners.

Job duties include: 

  • Implementing regular audits of applications, licenses, and permits and coordinating the annual audit of continuing education credits;  
  • Advising each Board on national and regional trends in chiropractic and massage therapy, in addition to legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting and necessary for each Board's mission; 
  • Supervising staff, including supervisors, which may range between 7 and 10; 
  • Recommending to each Board the most appropriate data management system, assuring that the proper steps are followed in acquiring the system, ensure staff training, and assure that equipment is adequate and operational;
  • Ensuring that Board members receive agendas, minutes and supporting documents in a timely manner to adequately prepare for Board meetings; and,
  • Making recommendations to the Board President/Board Chair on statutory or regulatory changes, assists in drafting legislative bills, and may testify at legislative hearings regarding proposed bills.

This position, as directed and supervised by the Board President/Board Chair, also has budgetary and supervisory responsibilities.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 6 years of professional experience in health care policy, public health, health care administration or closely related field, including 2 years of experience at a supervisory or managerial level.

A Master's degree or JD will substitute for 2 years of experience in health care policy, public health, health care administration or related field.


The desired candidate should have experience working for a Board of Directors and possess experience with strategic planning, quality assurance, legislative and fiscal initiatives and mandates.  The candidate should also possess some knowledge of investigations and reports in the health field and licensing procedures.  Strong computer and communication skills are preferred.


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. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

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.