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Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Manager

Recruitment #17-002942-0001




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

Main Purpose of Job

The position serves as the Program Manager for the Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (CCCP). The purpose of this position is to organize, direct and manage the program. This position will manage and support the Maryland Cancer Collaborative to identify and implement priority strategies from the Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan. This position programmatically supervises the CCCP Program/Evaluation Coordinator as well as interns assigned to the program. Additionally, the position provides oversight of program operations, budgeting, strategic planning, and reporting. This position is responsible for all report submission, including maintenance of current information in the program Management Information System (MIS) and submission of complete, accurate, and timely interim and annual progress reports, Federal Financial Reports, evaluation plans and reports and other CCCP reports. The position is responsible for making recommendations regarding new or revised legislation and regulations within the Center for Cancer Prevention and Control. This position will plan and organize the annual conference. In addition, this position will revise and develop the Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan.


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.


The successful applicant should have experience with project management; reporting, reviewing and revising regulations; and event planning.  Public Health program experience and knowledge is desirable.  The successful applicant should also be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.