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AGENCY GRANTS SPECIALIST II

Agency Grants and Contracts Coordinator

Recruitment #21-000807-0001

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH/Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Office of Family and Community Health Services, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The mission of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH)'s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) is to promote and improve the health and well-being of women, children and families, in order to reduce inequities and improve outcomes in Maryland.

As a member of a dynamic team, this position will coordinate and monitor grants and contract activities which help promote the health of Maryland families. Specifically, this position will work within the MCHB's Office of Family and Community Health Services, Office of Quality Initiatives, and Title V, under the close supervision of both the Deputy Director and Director of the MCHB. 

This position will help to ensure the effective and efficient administration of federal grants with varying funding periods and reporting requirements. This position will also ensure fund distributions and monitor expenditures which support approximately 300 grants and contracts to Local Health Departments (LHDs), academic institutions, and professional groups, as well as to other State agencies and private, non-profit organizations, in any given year.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring, or budget preparation, presentation and execution.

Notes:

1. Applicants may substitute graduate education in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Political Science, or Public Administration, at a rate of 30 semester hours for each year of the required experience.

2. Applicants may substitute additional experience, as defined above, on a year-for-year basis, for the required education.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service  experience as a Commissioned Officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should have experience overseeing grant submissions, as well as experience reviewing expenditures and preparing budgets.

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 which 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, at 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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