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DIRECTOR, INFECTIOUS DISEASE PREVENTION (NON-PHYSICIAN OPTION)

PROGRAM MANAGER SENIOR II

Recruitment #19-005483-0004

GRADE

24

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Infectious Disease Prevention and Care Services Bureau, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Prevention and Health Promotion Administration’s (PHPA) mission is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through provision of public health leadership and through community-based public health efforts in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, giving special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations.   The Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau (IDPHS), has approximately 165 employees and a budget of approximately $117 million.

  This position serves as the Bureau Director of the Infectious Disease Prevention and Care Services Bureau within PHPA. The position supervises the Deputy Director who is  responsible for and oversees the work and activities of the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau.  The Bureau Director works closely with the IDPHS Deputy  Director to ensure the vision and the core mission of the administration guides the activities, programs and policies of the IDPHS Offices, represents PHPA in close coordination with the PHPA Director in the media, in the community and with the legislature.  The position may act for the PHPA Director or Deputy Director in either’s absence if assigned by the Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified applicants must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 6 years of professional health or human service experience, including 3 years of experience at the supervisory or managerial level including responsibility for developing budgets, tracking expenditures, and staff recruitment.  Candidates must also possess as least three years of experience related to infectious disease prevention, control, and care coordination and service, in at least one of the following areas: sexually transmitted infections, HIV/AIDS, and Hepatitis.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred applicants should possess:

  • A master’s degree in public health or a related field;
  • Experience with forming and maintaining diverse partnerships; and
  • Demonstrated public health experience at either the federal, state, or local level.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 Application.Help@maryland.gov

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.