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Recruitment #19-005478-0026




MDH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Deputy Director is the second ranking senior administrator of MDH's Center for Cancer Prevention and Control (CCPC). As one of the highest profile and largest ($50 million +) public health portfolios, CCPC is responsible for a wide variety of programs, such as the Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, Colorectal Cancer Control Program, Maryland Cancer Registry, Surveillance and Evaluation Unit and the Cigarette Restitution Fund Cancer Programs. The incumbent provides day-to-day operational direction to four units within CCPC. The Deputy Director works with these units to oversee the development of budgets, tracking of expenditures, planning of resources, and management of assets, including leading complex procurements. The incumbent works to ensure these are completed in a systematic and efficient manner to achieve MDH, PHPA and CCPC's mission, goals, and objectives. The incumbent provides back up to the Director and is responsible for the entire center in the Director's absence.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and six years of health or human services professional experience, including three years at a supervisory or management level.  Candidates must also possess at least 2 years of experience managing administrative, operational, procurement and financial aspects in a large public health program.

A Master's degree will substitute for one year of general experience.  A Doctorate will substitute for two years of general experience. 


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.