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MHCC CENTER DIRECTOR

Recruitment #19-009267-0002

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Maryland Health Care Commission
4160 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Health Care Commission is seeking a qualified candidate for this senior-level management position which will coordinate the administrative operations and be responsible for the management of the Administration Division of the Maryland Health Care Commission. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and directs all Commission administrative functions in the absence of the Executive Director and serves as a secondary Appointing Authority.

The successful applicant will manage and be responsible for:

  • Preparing and overseeing the implementation of the annual Maryland Health Care Commission budget. This entails the quarterly budget projections, preparing budget amendments, approving expenditures, preparing and tracking the Managing For Results, overseeing the fiscal year closeout process, reviewing and approving the monthly FMIS reconciliation of expenditures and revenue collection, coordinating all audit activities and deficiencies from Federal, State and Office of Inspector General auditors, and overseeing the special fund assessment of the MHCC which entails the revenue collection from health care industries.
  • Reviewing, approving and overseeing the procurement process and implementation of all MHCC procurement contracts.
  • Coordinating all personnel functions at the MHCC such as the recruitment of new staff, office reorganizations, approving and preparing job descriptions, overseeing the completion and implementation of the evaluation process of staff, serving as the mediator for disciplinary actions and representing the MHCC at grievance hearings and court cases, and overseeing and handling various other personnel functions for MHCC staff.
  • Overseeing the network operations and supervision of staff of the MHCC.
  • Coordinating and preparing reports to the State Legislature.
  • Preparing legislation affecting the operation of the MHCC and testifying as needed.
  • Reviewing all legislation that impacts health care and administrative activities in the State.
  • Overseeing the operations of the Maryland Trauma Physician Services Fund.
  • Overseeing and coordinating all building maintenance issues and problems.
  • Coordinating all outside Commission related activities such as hearings, Commissioner Planning Sessions and conferences.
  • Supervision of staff of the Administration Division.

The successful candidate must have at direct operational experience with the State of Maryland budget process which includes experience with the State FMIS accounting system, personnel rules and regulations, procurement process, rules and regulations, and the legislative process.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field, and eight years of relevant professional experience specifically focused on preparing agency budgets, directing procurements, and implementing personnel processes consistent with State policies and standards.  Demonstrated leadership, organizational and written communication skills are essential.  Additional experience may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.  

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.