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Recruitment #19-005478-0030




MDH, PHPA, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Deputy Director is the second ranking senior administrator of Maryland Department of Health's Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control (CCDPC), which works with the Director to set direction for environmental and systems changes in Maryland communities to prevent and manage chronic disease.  With an annual budget of over $8 million, CCDPC houses a wide variety of projects to address heart disease, diabetes, obesity, hypertension and Alzheimer's disease, as well as projects to promote nutrition, physical activity, and inclusive programming for citizens with disabilities.  The incumbent provides day-to-day operational direction to three units within CCDPC, encompassing over 15 staff, including the BRFSS and Data Manager, and two additional program team managers.  The Deputy Director manages the tracking system for all CCDPC budgets and grant project deliverables.  The Deputy Director oversees the development of budgets, tracking of expenditures, planning of resources, and management of assets, including leading complex procurements.  In addition to resource management duties, the Deputy Director is responsible for project design, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based programming activities are completed in a systematic and efficient manner to achieve MDH, PHPA and CCDPC's mission, goals and objectives.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and six years of professional experience in health or human services, including three years at a supervisory or management level.  The selected candidate will possess knowledge of public health programs, including current health care delivery systems, barriers to access and social determinants of health.

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


The desired candidate should possess:

  • Program management or administration experience in non-communicable disease prevention and control;
  • Workforce development experience, including recruitment, retention and career development support; and,
  • Financial management experience, including the development of budgets, tracking expenditures, planning of resources and management of assets.


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.