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Operations Coordinator (***REPOST***)

Recruitment #22-002820-0012




MDH/Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau/Center for Harm Reduction Services, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of Health's (MDH) Prevention and Health Promotion Administration's (PHPA) Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau (IDPHSB) responds to the syndemic of STI, HIV, viral hepatitis, and drug use. HIV prevention and care services, as well as the Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program (MADAP); the surveillance, monitoring and programming for viral hepatitis; and, the surveillance, prevention and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), are all included in the IDPHSB portfolio.

Additional units in the IDPHSB include our Office of Faith and Community-Based Partnerships, which manages our Statewide HIV Planning Group, and our Center for HIV/STI Integration and Capacity, which manages all workforce development and training needs in the State of Maryland, as well as the deployment of our integrated behavioral health interventions. In 2019, MDH established a new Center for Harm Reduction Services (CHRS) within the IDPHSB which includes opioid crisis response, naloxone distribution, syringe services, and overdose prevention training and certification. 

Within the CHRS, the Division of Operations and Compliance is responsible for the development and oversight of the administrative and operational functions of the Center’s programs. The main purpose of this full-time contractual position is to work collaboratively with program staff members within the Center, along with other units within the Bureau of Infectious Disease and with Public Health Services' fiscal, grants, and procurement offices. This position will be responsible for processing forms and for coordinating different procurement processes for new grant programs. 

This position will also be responsible for managing budgeting across the Center’s funding sources, in addition to managing sub-recipient grants. Furthermore, this position will be responsible for ensuring access to naloxone and fentanyl test strips through a centralized purchasing model. The work completed by this position will contribute to the smooth implementation of all activities within the CHRS.


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 professional clinical or administrative work in health or medical services, in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions.


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 professional experience with logistics and/or supply chain management. He/she should also have experience with budget management.


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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