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Recruitment #21-005479-0019




MDH, PHPA, Center for Tobacco Prevention & Control, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Director of the Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control (CTPC) provides experienced public health leadership in promoting the work of the Center, performing highly responsible programmatic and administrative work at the level of a program administrator with extensive training and expertise in public health. The Director uses experience and knowledge in the area of tobacco use prevention and cessation to provide State leadership.  Job duties include:  Providing vision and strategic direction, developing goals and objectives and determining key strategies and action plans to ensure efficient and effective program operations; developing and implementing strategies coordinated with internal and external partners to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the Center's programs; and, managing all assigned fiscal, human and other resources.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least six years of professional health or human services experience in tobacco prevention and control, and at least three years of experience at a supervisory or managerial level.

A Master’s degree will substitute for one year of general experience, a Doctorate for two years of general experience.  Additional experience will substitute year-for-year for the college degree.


Desired candidates should possess the following:
  • Experience with developing budgets and tracking expenditures; and,
  • Experience with staff recruitment. 


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.