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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR II ADDICTIONS (**REPOST**)

Assistant Director, Office of Crisis & Criminal Justice Services

Recruitment #20-000713-0001

Introduction

RECRUITMENT REPOSTED. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Behavioral Health Administration, Central Services Division, Catonsville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to manage the day to day operations and administrative aspects of the office, to include management and supervision of staff and oversight of the implementation of crisis, criminal justice, and behavioral health disaster planning services assigned to the Office of Crisis and Criminal Justice Services. This position will focus on all aspects of the office assisting the Director with identifying best practices to develop a comprehensive statewide system of behavioral health crisis response and criminal justice treatment services. This position will supervise key staff who are responsible for coordinating criminal justice services, crisis services and disaster preparedness planning for behavioral health. In addition, this position works closely with the Director to administer and review all contracts related to the office, including crisis services and projects related to specialized funding for substance-related disorder services within the scope of the office. This position will supervise the coordinator of behavioral health disaster preparedness leadership to the Incident Command Team of BHA and serve as back up when necessary at management level meetings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, social work, psychology, education, counseling, or a related field.

Experience: Six (6) years professional experience in health services, three (3) of which must have been in professional work related to treatment and services to persons with alcohol or other substance addiction, and three (3) of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.

Notes: 1. Applicants may substitute a Master’s or Doctoral degree in a health or human services field for up to two years of the required general experience.

2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field plus an additional year of professional experience in health services may be substituted for the specific degree.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Health Services Administration specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should have experience in emergency management activities, criminal justice, behavioral health or administrative operations and/or in strategic planning, budget oversight and grants.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

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.