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Recruitment #19-005477-0033




MDH, Behavioral Health Administration, Catonsville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland's Commitment to Veterans (MCV) Director is responsible for the planning, management, oversight and performance of the MCV program. This position directs the overall activities of this statewide program, including the supervision of four staff located in different regions of the state. This position is the Department's liaison with other state agencies and external partners on veteran issues. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan for the program, managing the annual budget, and analyzing MCV program data. The Director develops and promotes new and revised legislation, develops and implements activities designed to raise awareness of both services and veterans' issues, identifies and applies for additional funding and other resources, and develops and promotes outreach strategies to engage the prospective service population. The Director will lead the work of meeting the requirements of Senate Bill 521, including establishing a workgroup and preparing reports and plans.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in health or human services field and 4 years of professional experience in health or human services.  At least two years of experience must include working in area of providing health services, developing initiatives or community programming services to support veterans.  Candidates must also have two years of experience managing or supervising employees.  The desired candidate will have experience managing a budget, developing policies, procedures and advocating for veterans and their families.

Candidates may substitute US Armed Forces military experience on a year for year basis for the required general experience and education.   


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.