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Recruitment #19-005483-0002




MDH, Behavioral Health Administration, Catonsville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position develops, manages, monitors and evaluates Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration's Office of Court-Ordered Evaluations and Placements, including managing the process of court ordered evaluations of individuals within the adult criminal justice system, and the provision of services to court involved individuals by the Behavioral Health Administration. This position establishes uniform standards for forensic evaluations and treatment; coordinates the development of an integrated, cohesive service evaluation and service delivery system that meets the individuals' needs and the needs of the criminal justice system; develops training and consultative services to MDH agencies and other participants of the criminal justice system; develops and implements forensic data collection and analysis; develops policy, reviews legislation and manages fiscal and human resources.


Education:  Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university in a behavioral health or human services field, health care management, public administration, or related field of study.

Experience:  Six (6) years of experience providing clinical or case management services to individuals in a health care setting.  At least three (3) years of that experience must be specific to providing services to individuals who are court committed, or involved with the legal/criminal justice system.  At least two (2) years of the total experience must have been at a supervisory or management level.


The ideal candidate will possess current professional licensure in a counseling or therapeutic area (i.e., social work, professional counselor, psychologist, addictions), will have knowledge about the public sector Maryland Behavioral Health Care system, and will have experience making data driven decisions in management of health care resources. 


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. 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.



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.