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Maryland SBHC Program Manager

Recruitment #22-002943-0002






MDH/Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau/Maryland School-Based Health Center Program, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The mission of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH)'s Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA)'s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) is to promote and improve the health and well-being of women, children, and families, as well as to eliminate inequities and improve outcomes in Maryland. Our initiatives strive to strengthen and support the maternal and child health system of care, in order to ensure the availability and accessibility of high-quality preventive, primary and specialty care services. The Maryland School-Based Health Center (SBHC) Program contributes to this effort by bringing high-quality preventive, primary and acute care services to the location(s) where children spend a majority of their time.

This position will provide leadership, practice management guidance, and administrative management to the Maryland SBHC Program. This position will manage the Maryland SBHC Program grants, while coordinating a range of planning activities and promoting collaboration, including the sharing of technical assistance, across SBHC program sites. This position will also facilitate the collection of data in order to inform further program development.

This position will work with the Maryland SBHC Program Team to develop applications sponsored by the SBHC agency, as well as to review application submissions, review proposed budgets, and develop standard grant agreements. In addition, this position will monitor sponsoring agency expenditures and process invoices over the course of the grant.

Furthermore, this position will coordinate the SBHC Program through the development of an annual work plan, along with various reports on its activities to stakeholders, including the Title V Program and the Maryland Council on Advancement of School-Based Health Centers. Finally, this position will lead quarterly meetings with the Maryland SBHC Administrators.


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

Experience: Six years of professional experience in health services, three years of which must have been in health services professional clinical or administrative services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions, and four years of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master’s degree or Doctorate degree in a health or human services field from an accredited college or university for up to two years of the required general experience.

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

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Health Services Administration 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 supervisory experience, as well as project management experience, including developing work plans and budgets. He/she should also have professional experience in the Maternal and Child Health field.


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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