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Recruitment #22-000807-0017






MDH Behavioral Health Administration
Office of Evidence Based Practice, Housing and Recovery
55 Wade Avenue, Dix Building
Catonsville MD 21228

Main Purpose of Job

The Continuum of Care Programs formerly the Shelter Plus Care Housing Program began in 1995 and currently has an annual budget of $5 million to sixteen grants. With the changes in the program and the acquisition of new CoC grants since 2000, the budget monitoring and record keeping has tremendously grown. This position plays an integral role in ensuring that funding is maintained, additional funding is secured, and the program is meets the required U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulatory guidelines.

The purpose of this position is to provide grant oversight including program and fiscal and management of program data for the sixteen Continuum of Care (CoC) Program federal grant from HUD. This position is critical to ensuring that the $5.0 million in funding revenue is received from HUD; payments are made to Core Services Agency/Local Behavioral Health Authority (CSA/LBHA) in a timely manner; accurate, organized and up-to-date records are maintained and monitored for grant expenditures, match, and leveraging. Additionally, this position assists with preparing grant proposals and annual reports and will provide technical assistance to the office with grant budgets at the supervisor direction. This position works with the Director, Housing and Recovery Support and the Director of the Office of Evidence Based Practices, Housing and Recovery Support. Additionally, this position works with the Coordinator of Special Programs staff, the administrative aide, BHA's Office of Finance and Procurement, CSA/LBHA, MDH General Accounting Division, the State's Treasury Office, and HUD.

The duties as assigned may all be completed through telework full time with approval from the supervisor.


Experience: Seven years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring or budget preparation, presentation and execution.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring or budget preparation, presentation and execution for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute graduate education from an accredited college or university in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, political science or public administration at a rate of 30 credit hours for five years of the required experience.

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 experience.


The desired candidate should possess experience:
- with Federal grants monitoring program and fiscal components
- with US Department of Housing and Urban Development grants
- utilizing MS Office and Google Suite applications
- working with multiple stakeholders


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.

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