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Opioid Program Manager

Recruitment #20-005476-0013




Department of Labor - Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning 
1100 N. Eutaw Street 
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The role of the Opioid Program Manager is to develop, execute, and implement programs related to grants Labor receives related to combating the opioid crisis. The Program Manager will be responsible for the management, execution, control, and completion of grant-specific programs. The Program Manager will be responsible for developing and reviewing reports submitted by grantees to evaluate and determine performance levels and best practices in the field.


- Plan, execute, and monitor various grant programs targeted at combating the opioid crisis
- Provide input during the creating and preparation of grant applications related to opioids
- Develop, administer and manage contractual relationships and agreements with subgrantees
- Interpret and explain opioid-related policy to staff, subgrantees, and stakeholders to increase awareness
of programs and services
- Provide technical assistance to subgrantees to ensure program success
- Develop reporting schemas and guidance to assure compliance with state and federal funding
- Prepare quarterly or monthly progress reports for division management to assess program progress
- Prepare quarterly or monthly program reports as required for funders
- Review and assess program and expenditure reports to ensure grants are on track to meet deliverables


Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: 4 years experience in administrative staff or professional work.  One year of the required experience must have been grant and/or program management experience. 

Note: Additional years of experience can substitute year for year for the required Bachelor's degree. 


Two years grant management experience


One year of workforce development experience


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the division of Unemployment Insurance (LABOR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to LABOR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. All information concerning the qualifications, including any requires documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


The online application is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:   

Department of Labor Office of Administration 
Attention: Brittany Small 
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101 
Baltimore, MD 21201   
For additional information, please contact Brittany Small via email 

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay 

The MD State Application Form can be found online.   

Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Department of Labor that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.