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Recruitment #23-000807-0017






MDH/Office of the Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position will coordinate and monitor grants and related fiscal activities with general supervision. The grants are fiscally complex federal cooperative agreements with multiple project and budget periods. The grants will also include sub-grantees, such as academic partners, State of Maryland agencies, and other administrations of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH).

This position will assist with the preparation, compilation, review, and monitoring of grants awarded to both Local Health Departments (LHDs) and MDH's Office of the Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services (ODSPHS). This position will interact with various internal and external public health programs on a regular basis in order to compile, review and process grant awards; review and track grant expenditures; and review and/or complete and submit required reports. Such collaboration with public health programs will also be needed in order to make budget projections; provide information to program staff members and sub-grantees; and, provide assistance for other grant activities and special projects, as needed.


Experience: Seven years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring, or budget preparation, presentation and execution.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring, or budget preparation, presentation and execution, for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute graduate education from an accredited college or university in Accounting; Business Administration; Economics; Finance; Political Science; or Public Administration, at a rate of 30 credit hours for five years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience.


The desired candidate should have experience writing and/or managing budgets and/or grants, including performing budget reviews, monitoring expenditure levels, and/or maintaining and preparing fiscal records and reports for quarterly projections. The desired candidate should also have experience collaborating with other programs within the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), as well as with Local Health Departments (LHDs), to ensure the coordination of complementary funding opportunities.


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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