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Recruitment #22-005483-0013




MDH, Developmental Disabilities Administration, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Deputy Director of Fiscal Operations and Accounting supports the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) through budget development, expenditure control and monitoring, and procurement. Units under this position include Budget Formulation and Control, Federal Claims, Accounts Payable, Procurement and Procurement Monitoring. The DDA has over 232 employees and a budget of $1.6 billion annually, the DDA support Marylanders with developmental disabilities through a variety of community-based services and 2 Secure Evaluation Therapeutic Treatment (SETT) programs for court involved individuals.

This position will provide direction and operational oversight in managing staff, developing goals, policies and objectives, and strategic planning. The position works closely with the Director of Administrative Services and Maryland Department of Health Chief Financial Officer to ensure acquisition and investment of human, fiscal and other resources to further the DDA’s mission. The Assistant Director provides data analysis expertise and information to other members of the DDA’s management staff and program managers to support operational decision making. This position also works closely with the Maryland Department of Health’s (MDH) corresponding units. Further responsibilities include effectively implementing law and policy, improving business processes, facilitating communication and facilitating intra-departmental cooperation and efficiency.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, or other related major and five years of accounting, financial or budget management experience, three years of experience must have been at the supervisory or managerial level.


Preferred candidates should possess the following:
  • Experience developing budgets for large governmental agencies and monitoring expenditures; and,
  • Knowledge of the Federal Medicaid claiming system and reimbursement processes.


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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