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PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR II Health Services **Re-post**

Assistant Program Manager

Recruitment #16-002942-0002




DHMH, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position is the second ranking senior administrator of the largest program within the Center for Cancer Prevention and Control, the Breast and Cervical Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Program. This program is a complex, multimillion dollar reimbursement program and as such requires expertise with program policies and procedures. The Assistant Program Manager provides day to day operational direction to the staff within the Program. This position assists the Program Manager in administering the Program, including monitoring staff production; responding to telephone and other media inquiries; responding to controlled correspondence; drafting new regulations and revising current regulations and policies for the Program Manager and CCPC Leadership review; developing new contracts and Memoranda of Understanding, and acting as contract monitor for contracts. The Assistant Program Manager provides back up to the Program Manager and is responsible for the entire unit in the Program Manager's absence.


Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, social work, psychology, education, counseling, or a related field.

Experience: Six years professional experience in health services, three of which must have been in professional clinical or administrative services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions, and three of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.


1. Applicants may substitute a master’s or Doctoral degree in a health or human services field for up to two years of the required general experience.

2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field plus an additional year of professional experience in health services may be substituted for the specific degree.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Health Services Administration specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


Two years of budget experience required which includes developing and implementing fiscal tracking systems to monitor expenditures.


The successful applicant should be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. In addition, the successful applicant should have experience responding to audit findings, monitoring complex IT system contracts, supervising technical IT staff, and making recommendations concerning new or revised regulations. Public Health program experience and knowledge regarding cancer diagnosis and treatment is desirable.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated.  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.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year.  Eligibility may be extended beyond one (1) year period.

Online applications are highly recommended; however, the paper application may be submitted to DHMH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.



The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.