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Recruitment #22-004481-0001






MDH/Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau/Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services, Program Improvement Unit/Data Systems Division, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The mission of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH)'s Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA) is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through the provision of public health leadership and community-based public health efforts, in partnership with Local Health Departments (LHDs), providers, community-based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, with special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations. Within PHPA, the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau (IDPHSB) works to improve the health of Marylanders by reducing the transmission of infectious diseases and helping impacted people live longer and healthier lives. The Bureau works in partnership with LHDs, providers, community-based organizations, and public and private sector agencies to provide public health leadership in the prevention, control, monitoring, and treatment of infectious diseases.

The main purpose of this full-time contractual position is to contribute to the improvement of management systems for the IDPHSB, with a specific focus on HIV prevention and Core Medical and Support Service Programs. Specifically, this position will establish fiscal databases, in collaboration with the Program Compliance Unit. 

This position will support IDPHSB staff members, as well as sub-recipients, with the usage of the grant management systems, in order to make data easily accessible for the streamlining of the production of reports to funding agencies. This data will also be used to inform and evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the Maryland HIV Integrated Program. Such an evaluation will include data quality assessments for sub-recipients, along with capacity building and the development of the required data systems and infrastructure, with the purpose of improving the quality of HIV administrative processes and prevention and health services. 

These functions are aligned with the IDPHSB's commitment to design and develop a fiscal database; ensure the timely submission of federal reports; supervise the entire process of Ryan White Client Satisfaction Surveys (CSS); and, provide technical assistance, as needed, to improve the quality of Ryan White funded and other programs.


Experience: Three years of experience designing, developing, implementing, maintaining, and controlling database management systems for computers; and, designing, developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining applications systems and programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or maintaining and modifying operating systems for computers.


1. Candidates may substitute graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate, plus thirty credit hours from an accredited college or university in Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or another Information Technology-related field to include coursework in Database Management Systems.

2. Candidates may substitute experience operating computer systems; or, scheduling, controlling input and output, or maintaining a tape library to process data on computer systems; or, converting data from project specifications by developing program code using generally accepted computer programming languages, on a year-for-year basis, for graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or another Information Technology-related field to include course work in Database Management Systems, and three years of experience designing, developing, implementing, maintaining, and controlling database management systems for computers, for the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Database Administration classifications or Database Administration specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience.


The desired candidate should have experience documenting procedures and standards for both new and revised database management systems. Additionally, the desired candidate should have knowledge of fiscal data elements and flows.


Employees in this classification may be subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where the employee can be reached.


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 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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