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State Opioid Response (SOR) Grants Fiscal Supervisor **REPOST**

Recruitment #21-000809-0001






MDH Behavioral Health Administration, Catonsville MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this full-time contractual position is to function as the State Opioid Response (SOR) Agency Grants Supervisor within the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA), which is responsible for providing general oversight of financial transactions associated with the administration of the SOR grant award to the Maryland Department of Health-Behavioral Health Administration. The SOR grant is a multi-year, $65+ million-dollar award, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (SAMHSA). This position will be responsible for oversight and financial management of SOR funds, in cooperation with designated BHA program staff, to ensure fiscal compliance with the terms of the federal award. Additionally, will provide daily supervision of Grants Specialists who provide any level of general administrative and/or financial support functions associated with the SOR grant. This position will coordinate and process the awarding of funds to Local Health Departments (LHD’s) and Core Service Agencies (CSA’s) and manage the on-going fiscal pre and post award activities in support of each funded jurisdiction/agency. The position will ensure accuracy of data and the timely submission of information to various internal and external units/agencies; facilitate effective communication between fiscal and program staff within the Behavioral Health Administration, and between the BHA and the Local Addiction Authorities (LAA), Local Behavioral Health Authorities (LBHA). The position will assist in the reviewing and monitoring of project expenditures and invoice submissions, and assist in the and monitoring of Conditions of Award (COA’s) in relationship to approved budgets.


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

Experience: Five 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.


The desired candidate should possess experience reviewing, awarding and tracking federal grants.


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.


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.


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.