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Recruitment #22-005478-0025




MDH, MCHB, Office of the Maryland WIC Program, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position assists the Program Director oversee the programmatic components of the Maryland WIC Program. This position serves as Acting Director when the Director is not available to represent the Program. In the absence of the Director, this position assumes responsibility for administering departmental and programmatic policy and overseeing all operations of the Program statewide. The position assists the Director in the supervision of key personnel and maintains direct supervision over program operational units. The position assists with program and project reviews, evaluation and coordination of program activities, and management of budgets.

This position may be eligible for teleworking a percentage of the week.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and at least six years of professional health or human services experience, at least 3 years experience related to maternal and child health, preferable with the WIC program and least 2 years of management experience with responsibilities including staff recruitment and supervision, policy development and implementation, and budget monitoring.


Preferred candidates should possess the following:
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills;
  • Ability to easily navigate Microsoft Office products and Gmail; and,
  • Ability to represent the program in working with partners and ability to analyze data for use in planning and operations.


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

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. 

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 that 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 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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