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Recruitment #20-005484-0009




MDH, Developmental Disabilities Administration, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This is a senior management position in the Developmental Disabilities Administration of the Maryland Department of Health serving as the Director of Operations and Fiscal Services. Under the supervision of the Deputy Secretary for the Developmental Disabilities Administration, this position has management responsibility for DDA's $1.4 Billion budget, payment processes for over 200 providers for 40 services, procurement, personnel, and IT operations.  In addition, this position is responsible for key transformation initiatives, including the transition of a prospective payment system to a fee-for-service model, rates for services, and the implementation of the LTSS Maryland.  The Developmental Disabilities Administration operates four state institutions, as well as licenses community services for more than 20,000 persons with developmental disabilities statewide.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and at least of 6 years of professional health or human services experience, including 3 years of supervisory or managerial experience. 


Preferred candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge of State Operations and Financial Management systems;
  • Experience in State budgeting, procurement, personnel, and IT; and,
  • Knowledge of Developmental Disabilities Service delivery systems, with a background that includes Medical Assistance programs.


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.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.