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Programs Administrator (***REPOST***)

Recruitment #22-002820-0002






MDH/Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control/Cancer Screening Programs Unit/Comprehensive Cancer Control Program/CCD Bureau, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position will administer direct cancer screening activities for the Maryland Department of Health's (MDH) Prevention and Health Promotion Administration's (PHPA) Center for Cancer Prevention and Control's (CCPC) Cancer Screening Programs Unit, as well as for the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (CCCP). Within the Cancer Screening Programs Unit, in particular the Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) and the Cigarette Restitution Fund – Cancer Prevention, Education, Screening, and Treatment (CRF-CPEST) Program, this position will oversee the funding of local grantees, in order to provide outreach, education, cancer screening, patient navigation, and diagnostic services to low-income, uninsured and under-insured Marylanders.

Grant monitoring responsibilities will be divided among at least six staff members in the CCPC. This position will provide day-to-day operational support, direction and oversight of the administration of all BCCP and CRF-CPEST direct cancer screening grants. This will include the development and implementation of policies and procedures; the delivery of internal communications to grant monitors; the monitoring of workflow; the tracking of the receipt and approval of deliverables; and, communication with grantees. 

This position will also support the Cancer Screening Programs Unit by drafting procurement documents, serving on procurement evaluation committees, reviewing complex budgets, and compiling data and information for State and federal reporting. Additionally, this position will serve as a Grant Monitor for multiple local cancer screening programs, while providing technical assistance to grantees in order to help them achieve screening targets and goals. 

The CCCP will lead the development and implementation of the Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan, which serves as the foundation for cancer prevention and control priorities in the state of Maryland. Current CCCP projects will focus on health equity and topics, such as HPV vaccination, colorectal cancer screenings, lung cancer screenings, and cancer survivorship. This position will provide policy analysis and program evaluation support to the CCCP. Furthermore, when needed, this position will also assist with the planning, coordination and facilitation of CCCP trainings and stakeholder meetings.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Counseling, or a related field.

Experience: Five years of professional experience in health services, two years of which must have been in the Health Services option.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a health or human service field for one year of the required general experience.

2. Experience in the Health Services option must be as follows: professional clinical or administrative work in health or medical services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field, plus one additional year of professional experience in health services, for the required education.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Civil Affairs Specialist specialty codes in the health-related field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience and education.


The desired candidate should have experience monitoring grants, as well as experience reviewing and/or approving budgets and expenditure reports. He/she should also have experience drafting procurement documents, along with experience serving on procurement evaluation committees.


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 which 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, at 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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