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Recruitment #23-004553-0001




MDH, Behavioral Health Administration, Catonsville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves a critical function for the Behavioral Health Administration in completing the annual budget of $382 million and projections for 3 essential programs to be reviewed by MDH budget office. The budgets have approximately 105 projects that must be completed, analyzed, and documented. This position also manages and reports on the primary Substance Abuse Prevention Treatment and Mental Health Federal block grants of $51 million as well as 23 other Federal grants, and other projects. Monitors approved expenditures to stay in compliance with all federal set asides, budgetary objectives, and inter-agency agreements. This position plays a vital role in all internal and federal audits in assisting and completing information to reduce findings.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or Economics from an accredited college or university and at least five years of experience examining, analyzing and interpreting financial systems, records and reports by applying generally accepted accounting principles to include experience with grants management, procurement, and experience with the State’s Financial Management Information System (FMIS), specifically, RStars and ADPICS.  Two years of this experience must have involved supervision over fiscal staff.


Desirable candidates should possess the following:

  • Experience with Federal Grants and Applications
  • Excel experience in pivot tables
  • Experience supporting programs


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



It is preferred that applicants complete the MD State Government online application for employment. The application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position. If the
applicant is unable to apply online, paper applications can be obtained from the link below and be faxed to 410-333-8950 or mailed to MSDE Office of Human Resources, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. If there is a supplemental questionnaire, this must be completed and sent in with your paper application, if you are unable to apply online.

All application materials must be received in our office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications must be complete to be considered including all related job duties, even if those are also listed on an attached resume. Additional required materials may be uploaded with the online application, submitted to the fax number, or mailed to the address listed.

Inquiries can be made to 410-767-0019, TDD 410-333-3045. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.

Proof of eligibility to work is required in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

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 candidates are encouraged to apply.

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