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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR I Developmental Disabilities

Program Service Team Supervisor

Recruitment #21-001720-0005




MDH, Developmental Disabilities Administration, 312 Marshall Avenue, Laurel, MD


This position will monitor and assess the quality and approval of Person Centered Plans (PCPs) as it pertains to services provided to individuals with Developmental Disabilities residing and working with community providers in the Southern Maryland Region. This position will also provide consultation and guidance to our targeted case management entities and licensed and approved providers who provide services to individuals with disabilities related to the development and implementation of Person Centered Plans for people to access traditional and self-directed services. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Program’s Team. Specifically, this position will provide necessary supervision to the Program Staff team to guide them through the process of effectively and efficiently reviewing and approving PCPs for all service recipients in the Southern Region, make recommendations to the Deputy Director and Regional Director regarding the PCP to ensure that people with IDD are able to access services in a timely manner. In addition, this position will be the immediate line supervisor of CSP II and CSP III and require direct working contact with subordinates to oversee and provide direction in completion of assigned work activities. The position may require public speeches and appearances to the broader community to outline current trends, availability of resources and assistance for improvement of the PCP process.


Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, social work, psychology, education, counseling, or a related field.

Experience: Six years professional experience in health services, three years must have been in Developmental Disabilities professional work related to treatment and development of developmentally disabled clients and two years must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.


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.


The desired candidate should have knowledge/experience of Person-Centered Planning and the development of Person-Centered Plans, knowledge/experience of DDA Waiver programs, strong organization, written and oral communication skills, supervisory and leadership to a team experience, proficient in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), ability to work in a team structure, ability to make decisions and solve problems, and the ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work.


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.



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.