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Recruitment #17-005479-0005




DHMH, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Director of the Office of the Maryland WIC Program provides experienced public health leadership in promoting the program, performing highly responsible programmatic and administrative work at the level of a program administrator with extensive training and expertise in public health. The Director ensures accountability and integrity of all fiscal matters, personnel actions, and procurement activities related to WIC Program operations.


This position requires a bachelor's degree and six years of health or human services administrative professional experience including three years of supervisory experience. Experience should include at least 2 years of developing budgets and development and implementation of policies and procedures based on regulatory guidance. A Master's degree will substitute for one year of general experience.


The successful applicant should have three years of experience related to maternal and child health in particular breastfeeding support and promotion or the Women’s Infants and Children (WIC) program.  In addition, the successful applicant should have experience with forming and maintaining diverse partnerships.  The successful applicant should have a master’s degree in public health or a related field . The successful applicant should have at least three years of management experience including responsibility for developing budgets, tracking expenditures, and staff recruitment and management.

Position requires excellent speaking and writing skills. The successful candidate should have experience managing a public health nutrition program; familiarity with federal regulations related to public health or other federally funded programs; supervisory skills; experience working with policy makers, other public health organizations; ability to analyze data for use in planning and operations.


This is a management service recruitment.  A resume must accompany your application.

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.



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.

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