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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR I ADDICTION **FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL**

Project Coordinator, SOR Grant **REPOST**

Recruitment #21-000711-0001

Introduction

RECRUITMENT REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY.

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH Behavioral Health Administration, Clinical Services Division

The Office of Treatment Services

55 Wade Avenue

Catonsville MD 21228

Main Purpose of Job

This two-year contractual position will serve as the State Opioid Project Coordinator for The S.O.R grant a two (2) year, $50 million SAMHSA initiative designed to increase and expand access to treatment and recovery support, advance substance use prevention in coordination with other federal efforts, and improve retention in care using a chronic care model. This initiative will also help to deliver evidence-based treatment interventions that include medications that are FDA approved specifically for OUD and psychosocial interventions, design primary and secondary prevention methods, and place greater emphasis on peer and other recovery support.

The Program Administrator under the direction of the Project Director of SOR will be responsible for oversight of state and federal initiatives related to addressing the Opioid crisis to ensure coordination among the various funding streams. This position will be involved in senior level planning, management, and monitoring of Opioid related activities. The Program Administrator will also assist the Project Director with ensuring the completion of all grant deliverables, monitoring and reporting on jurisdictional adherence with required performance measures, and responding to complaints or concerns related to the project.

The Program Administrator will be responsible for fiscal and administrative management analyzing program data and working collaboratively with jurisdictional implementation teams and other state and local stakeholders to effectively utilize project resources and to maintain an integrated service delivery system, promote public health, sustained recovery and safety for service recipients, families and communities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: 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) years must have been in Addiction professional work related to treatment and services to persons with alcohol or other substance addiction and two (2) years must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.

Notes: 1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master’s degree or a Doctorate degree in a health or human services field from an accredited college or university for up to two years of the required general experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field plus an additional year of professional experience in health services for the required education.

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 providing treatment services to persons with alcohol or other substance use disorders (including Medication Assisted Treatment). Candidates with project management experience, experience with grant programs, or other similar administrative or operational experience are also desired.

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

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.

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.



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