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Recruitment #20-005479-0006




MDH, Developmental Disabilities Administration, Potomac Center and Secure Evaluation & Therapeutic Treatment (SETT) Program, Hagerstown, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position will serve as the Director of Clinical Services and is responsible for the administrating, directing and monitoring of clinical services for adults with developmental disabilities residing at the Potomac Center and the Secure Evaluation & Therapeutic Treatment (SETT) Program. The incumbent supervises professional staff including psychologists, psychology associates, and clinical social workers in the provision of clinical services including risk assessment, therapeutic, and behavioral health services to each of the residents. This position is responsible for developing reports and following Department of Health Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) protocols for submitting reports to the courts. This position is part of Management Team for the Potomac Center and SETT and monitors clinical compliance for state and federal regulations and licensure requirements. This position provides psychology services on the cottages, as needed, and provides staff training.


Qualified candidates must possess a doctorate degree in Psychology (PsyD or PhD) acceptable to the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists and five years of experience rendering psychological services including three years post-doctorate clinical experience, and two years of supervisory experience. Qualified candidates must possess prior experience in the provision of psychological services to adults with developmental disabilities.


  • Experience in establishing measures for accuracy of data collection, ability to analyze data, and redevelop program services as indicated. 
  • Experience in the provision of competency services.
  • Knowledge of state court systems and legal proceedings.
  • Experience in development and provision of training programs for staff on implementation of behavioral support plans and enhancement of staff/resident interactions.
  • Experience in leading a clinical team and collaboration with non-clinical staff/departments.


Candidates must possess a current Maryland license to practice as a Psychologist from the Maryland Board of Psychologists or have the ability to obtain a Psychologist license prior to appointment.


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.



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

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.