State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $78,749.00-$132,041.00 Yearly






A Health Planning and Development Administrator II is a professional level of planning work of the most complex nature in the specialized field of regional or State comprehensive health planning or planning regulation, involving substantial supervisory and/or administrative responsibilities.  Employees in this classification are responsible for ensuring that one or more planning or planning regulation programs on an area of Statewide basis are carried out expeditiously and properly.  Employees in this classification are required to formulate program and project goals and objectives and, with advice of subordinates responsible for given projects, approve scopes of studies or reviews, research and statistical methods, and field work activities to be undertaken in connection with such projects.  Employees in this classification are responsible for evaluating the progress of the assigned programs(s), for periodic revision of the programs(s) and program objectives, and for preparing budgets in connection with the programs.  Employees in this classification perform work that involves constant contact with State, federal, regional, and local officials engaged in some form of planning or program administration, as well as contact with representatives of private institutions, organizations, and associations within the health industry. Employees in this classification are responsible for the training, direction, and supervision of professional and technical personnel assigned to the program(s) and also oversee, coordinate, and supervise the work of private consultants retained to carry out work of an extremely complex and technical nature.

Employees in this classification receive general direction from the agency director or from a designated deputy, associate, or assistant director.  Work effectiveness is evaluated in terms of the timeliness, quality, and completeness of assigned major projects.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology.  The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the class specification.  


Provides technical advice to areawide agencies for comprehensive health planning or planning regulation;

Reviews and reports on operational progress of areawide agencies;

Develops legislative proposals in the field of comprehensive health planning or planning regulation;

Directs the development of planning system design and implementation;

Maintains relationships with hospitals and other health care institutions, professional and industry associations in the health field, federal, State and local agencies and officials in health insurance;

Directs planning regulation programs, developing and modifying guidelines and regulations for the conduct of reviews, and coordinates areawide or Statewide agency actions in review approval and implementation;

Initiates and develops comprehensive and regionally and/or functionally oriented programs;

Coordinates comprehensive health planning or planning regulation by scheduling, supervising, and evaluating reports, studies, reviews, and plans prepared by specialists having responsibility for various elements (e.g., health manpower, health facilities, ambulatory care, project review) comprising the comprehensive health planning or planning regulation process;

Participates in the negotiation of agreements or contracts with federal, State, and regional/local agencies;

Recommends and advises in the development of agency policy;

Supervises and trains subordinate professional and technical employees;

Assists in the work of the agency advisory council in those specific areas of responsibility;

Performs other related duties.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Date Revised

July 16, 2021

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 006580; REV: 7/16/2021;

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