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Recruitment #19-005478-0029




MDH, PHPA, Cancer and Chronic Disease Bureau, Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Deputy Director is the second ranking senior administrator of the Maryland Department of Health's Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control (CTPC), which works with the Director to set strategic direction for programmatic, policy, and environment and systems across Maryland addressing tobacco use prevention, cessation, and control. With an annual operating budget of over $14 million, CTPC encompasses four Divisions: Local Public Health, Statewide Public Health, Cessation and Health Systems Change, and Tobacco Sales Enforcement. The Deputy Director directly supervises four Division Chiefs with a combined team of 24 professional staff. The Deputy Director will work with the Center Director and Division Chiefs on strategic planning, as well overseeing budget development, expenditure tracking, resource and asset management, and complex large procurements. The Deputy Director is also responsible for ensuring project design, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based programming activities are completed in a systematic and efficient manner to achieve MDH, PHPA, CCD, and CTPC's mission, goals, and objectives.


Qualified candidates must possess a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in public health or a related field and at least five years of professional experience in working in public health, including at least three years of experience with tobacco control or a closely related field and three years management experience, including responsibility for developing budgets, tracking expenditures, and staff recruitment and management.


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.