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ADMINISTRATOR I (Licensing Compliance Reviewer) REPOST


Recruitment #22-002586-0175






MDH Behavioral Health Administration
Licensing Compliance Unit
55 Wade Avenue
Catonsville MD

Main Purpose of Job

The purpose of this position is to ensure that behavioral health services are provided in accordance with the Behavioral Health Administration’s regulations (COMAR 10.63) and Maryland Medicaid regulations (COMAR 10.09) through approval of license applications and announced/unannounced audits/surveys.

Most audits may be conducted virtually or through requests for documentation and can be accomplished through telework. However, this position will perform some on-site visits to agencies across the State and may be required to attend on-site meetings occasionally.

The position participates in the development and evaluation of statewide behavioral health services, both public and private, as well as interprets and applies State and federal policies, rules, and regulations. This position requires familiarity with State licensing procedures and the ability to communicate program information to providers and the general public as well as make recommendations for changes in policies and procedures. This position is an integral part of the mission of the Behavioral Health Administration through regulatory enforcement and educational activities. 

The incumbent in this position not only collaborates regularly with staff within BHA as requested by the supervisor, but also with representatives from a multiagency committee, including the Core Service Agencies (CSAs), Local Addiction Authorities (LAAs), Local Behavioral Health Authorities (LBHAs), Administrative Services Organization (ASO), Maryland Medicaid, and OIG. This position will collaborate with licensed providers.

This position is eligible for hybrid telework. This is subject to change as necessitated by operations and customer focused demands


Experience:   Eight years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience. 

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.


The desired candidate should possess the following:
● Master’s degree from an accredited college or university ● License in the State of Maryland as Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LPCP), Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC), Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW), or Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C) ● Experience working with regulations and agency compliance in the behavioral health field ● Excellent oral and written communication skills ● Experience working with and a thorough understanding of COMAR 10.63 and COMAR 10.09 ● Working with databases and spreadsheets ● Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills ● Demonstrated ability to work effectively with other BHA units and MDH administrations, such as Medicaid


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


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.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


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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