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Recruitment #19-005477-0012




MDH, Developmental Disabilities Administration, Central Maryland Regional Office, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is seeking a Deputy Regional Director for the Developmental Disabilities Administration's Central Maryland Regional Office (CMRO).  The main purpose of this position is to provide administration, coordination, and management, in collaboration with the Regional Director, of all Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) funded, community based services for individuals with developmental disabilities in the region and to ensure effective and efficient operations within the regional office. Additionally, this position provides for the coordination of emergency placements and functions as the Regional Director in their absence.

This position oversees:

  • Individual and family supports to include: supporting families, coordination of community services, individuals with nursing needs, those in need of self-advocacy supports and hospitalized individuals.
  • Clinical Services to include: nursing services.
  • Provider technical assistance, training, support and monitoring.


Requires a bachelor’s degree and six years of professional experience in health or human services, three years of which must have been professional work related to services for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and three years of which must have been at the managerial and/or supervisory level, including a demonstrated ability to lead high performing teams.

A related master’s degree will substitute for one year of general experience.  A doctorate will substitute for two years of the general experience.  Additional experience will substitute year for year for the college degree.


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.