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Recruitment #19-005477-0008




MDH, Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the Executive Director’s position is serve as senior executive and operating officer of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners established under Title 13, Health Occupations Article and its Rules and Regulations at COMAR 10.38 as modified. The primary role of the Executive Director to administer the statutory mandates which established the fiscal and administrative autonomy for the Board for the purpose of public protection.  Additionally, the Board operates with autonomy and responsibility in the areas of licensure functions and disciplinary functions.  Fiscal information, computer capabilities, office/human resources functions, policy and regulation development functions, administrative functions, public relations, legislative functions, public information are performed in conjunction with the Department of Health and the Executive Branch of the Maryland State Government.  The Executive Director has delegated responsibility for the budget, expenditures, personnel and supervises a staff of 7 persons.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 5 years of professional experience in public administration, 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 3 years of experience in health care policy, public health, health care administration or related field.


The desired candidate should possess:

  • Experience with legislative functions (e.g. developing new legislation, lobbying, testifying)
  • Experience working for a Board of Directors
  • Experience with strategic planning, quality assurance, public administration, legislative and fiscal initiatives and mandates
  • Experience working in government (local, state, federal)
  • Experience in facilitating meetings and making public presentations
  • Knowledge of investigations and reports in the health field and licensing procedures
  • Strong computer and communication skills


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.