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Recruitment #21-005479-0018




MDH, Office of Eligibility Services, Eligibility Determination Division, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to serve as the Director for the Eligibility Determination Division (EDD) within the Office of Eligibility Services. This position provides managerial and administrative oversight, coordination of programs, personnel, internal management and assist with the development and implementation of new regulations, policies, procedures and strategic planning which include the review, interpretation and implementation of Federal and State policies, regulations, and procedure for 3 Divisions within OES-EDD; Division of Quality, Compliance and Systems, Division of Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers, Long Term Care (LTC) and Disabilities Medicaid Programs and Division of MAGI, Special Projects and Inmate Outreach Project. These Divisions are managed by 3 Assistant Directors who report to the Director and staffed by 119 employees. This position also acts as a liaison with the Department of Human Resources (DHS), Local Departments of Social Services (LDSS), and Local Health Departments, (LHD) Department Public Services and Correctional Services (DPSCS), Maryland Health Connection (MHC), MD THINK as well as with other State agencies, health care organizations, and providers; and manages an annual administrative budget.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and at least 6 years of professional experience in health or human services, including at least 3 years of supervisory or managerial experience. 


The ideal candidate will have extensive leadership experience with Medicaid programs which includes responsibility for budget, program planning, implementation, and administration.  Other desired qualifications include strong leadership and management skills, strong communication skills, and the ability to implement change, motivate staff, and build and maintain relationships with federal, state, and local partners.


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.