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Recruitment #23-005472-0007




MDH, Operations Administration, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main functions of this position are to manage/oversee Administration, Personnel, and Special Assignment duties for the Operations Administration, including office administration, human resources, inventory, and records management. The incumbent is responsible for addressing and responding to all Public Information Act PIA requests as dictated in COMAR Title 21, as well as preparing timely submissions of draft responses to constituent inquiries. The incumbent is also responsible for LEP/ADA reporting, procurement/contract monitoring, and special assignments as directed by the Deputy Secretary for Operations and/or Chief of Staff.  Special Assignments will be related to Operations Administration Offices including the Office of Contract Management & Procurement, the MDH Healthcare System, the Office of Human Resources, the Office of Secured Transport and Investigations, and the Office of Facilities Management & Development.


Education: Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited university (law, policy, administration, or public health fields preferred).

Experience: Six years of professional administrative experience in health or human services, including at least 3 years of supervisory or managerial experience. 


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for the one year of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience (law, policy, administration, or public health fields preferred).

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctoral degree from accredited college or university for the required experience (law, policy, administration, or public health fields preferred). 

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.


Preferred candidates should possess the following:

  • Experience managing administrative functions in State Government at the senior leadership level including human resources and budgetary tasks; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to convey complex ideas/topics to senior leadership;
  • Knowledge and understanding with Maryland Public Information Act Law;
  • Ability to plan program operations, establish goals and objectives to achieve specific outcomes;  
  • Experience developing and implementing policies and procedures; and,
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with attention to details.


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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