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Recruitment #21-002944-0005






MDH, PHPA, Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The mission of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH)'s Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA) is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through the provision of public health leadership and community-based public health efforts, in partnership with Local Health Departments (LHDs), providers, community-based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, with special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations. Within PHPA, the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau (IDPHSB) works to improve the health of Marylanders by reducing the transmission of infectious diseases and helping impacted people live longer and healthier lives. The Bureau works in partnership with LHDs, providers, community-based organizations, and public and private sector agencies to provide public health leadership in the prevention, control, monitoring, and treatment of infectious diseases.

The Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services is dedicated to primary and secondary prevention of HIV transmission in Maryland. In partnership with other MDH offices and centers, public and private sector partners, and impacted communities, the Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services develops, funds, and evaluates effective HIV prevention interventions and provides training, support and technical assistance to develop the capacity of agencies and individuals to successfully deliver those prevention interventions.

The purpose of this position is to assist the Center Chief in managing the fiscal component of the awards to providers of HIV services in the State, including local health departments. This position participates in the procurement processes for service providers to ensure that the procurement documents incorporate the State and Federal standards and regulations according to the funding source; directs the work of the Center to ensure that awardees are in full compliance with State and Federal standards and regulations that govern the use of allocated funds; monitors funds spending to ensure it is within budget limits; supervises the maintenance of all financial records, budget control and internal record keeping and signs financial documents required for normal business activities; prepares reports as appropriate to meet State and Federal requirements; prepares timely budget projections and analyses, analyzes fiscal impact of various policy options and/or new programs; makes recommendations for improved cost effectiveness and budget utilization; serves as a resource regarding fiscal matters and in identifying and resolving fiscal problems; manages the Program Compliance Unit monitoring personnel actions and supervises preparation of necessary paperwork for appointments, leaves, terminations and other personnel actions, assuring proper procedures are followed and information is accurate. This is a professional-level administrative and management position with responsibility for leadership, direction, and monitoring of a designation portion the fiscal and program compliance of statewide HIV programming, regardless of source of funding. This position rotates the responsibility, with the other Deputy Chiefs, to manage the Center in the absence of the Center Chief.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and six years of professional experience in health services, four of which must include experience managing fiscal compliance and three years of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.


Preferred candidates should possess experience managing programs at the State or County level.


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.