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Recruitment #22-005476-0021




301 W. Preston Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the Director of the Maryland Community for Life program. Community for Life is an innovation program within the Maryland Department of Aging. This program is unique to the State of Maryland and is in a period of substantial growth. The position requires a candidate that is a self-starter, creative, analytical, organized, and has experience managing and administering a program. This position will require the following qualifications: budget experience; research experience; time management; the ability to identify opportunities for growth; public speaking experience; strong oral and written skills.  This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


Establish overall policies and procedures for the program, oversee the implementation and approve revisions;

Establish and evaluate goals, standards, and controls for the program based on strategic objectives;

Plan programs from start to finish, including identifying processes, deadlines, and milestones;

Oversee and manage financial resources for the program;

Assist potential partners with the development of a program proposal and budget;

Develop short and long-range plans for program operations and resources;

Oversee and manage all providers throughout the state;

Maintain all records for the program;

Draft reports and writes briefs;

Represent the program and department in a liaison capacity with managers, officials of other agencies, and public officials concerning program activities;

Identify key stakeholders and research opportunities for growth and promotion;

Provide high-level updates to the executive team;

Assist with special projects as directed by the Secretary or Deputy Secretary;

Perform other duties as assigned.


Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Eight years of experience in administrative, professional, or technical work, three years of which must have involved supervisory experience and exercising responsibility for program and budget development.


MBA, MPA, or related graduate degree preferred.

Experience in budget management tasks, such as the preparation and management of financial planning, monitoring performance against estimates and annual budgets.

Experience managing programs including developing policies and procedures, creating and implementing reporting tools, and ensuring sound financial management.

Experience providing technical assistance and oversight to grant recipients.

Exceptional written and oral communication skills.

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, and Google Suite.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  You must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered.   All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of completing the employment application.  Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.


The evaluation will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Budget and Management 

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201 

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by the closing date.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application. If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-4850. 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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