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Assistant Secretary, Reentry, Programs and Treatment

Recruitment #19-005484-0011




300 E. Joppa Road
Towson, MD  21286

Main Purpose of Job

The Assistant Secretary of Programs, Services and Re-entry Services is responsible for the administration and supervision of programs and services delivered to inmates and detainees within the Division of Pre-Trial, Detention and Services (DPDS) and the Division of Correction (DOC), including planning, evaluation and implementation of programmatic activities and services related to re-entry, delivery of substance abuse treatment, mental health and medical services.


Oversees the management of programs and services by assisting with justification for grant request.  Reviews MOU’s for content and accuracy.  Ensures that re-entry initiatives are coordinated, explained and implemented.  Monitors inmate services and coordinates with other departments, agencies and community partners to ensure that resources for inmate population are available and utilized. 

Oversees Clinical Services ensuring that substance abuse, mental health, and medical services are administered to inmates as needed and required.  Ensures that contracts for services are procured, monitored and evaluated for programmatic deliverables and within the contracted budget.


Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:  Five years of experience in the administration of reentry programs and the delivery of medical services programs . At least two years of this experience must include managerial level experience specifically involving a "custodial care" population such as court appointed residents, inmates, detainees and delivery of substance abuse treatment.

Notes: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for two years of the experience in the administration of reentry programs and the delivery of medical services programs.


  • Experience in planning, evaluation and implementation of programmatic activities related to re-entry
  • Delivery of substance abuse treatment, mental health and medical services


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, 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.

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