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Recruitment #19-009253-0002




Maryland Department of Health
Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission
4160 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) seeks a Chief of Grants Management to manage various HSCRC grants programs, including the development of the grant application process, selection process, monitoring and evaluation of grantees, and award management. The HSCRC operates various grants programs to support investments in population health and collaboration between hospitals, other healthcare providers, and community-based organizations. The HSCRC is the State agency responsible for regulating the quality and cost of hospital services in order to ensure all Marylanders have access to high quality healthcare services. The HSCRC leads the State's efforts to transform the delivery system and achieve population health improvement goals under the Total Cost of Care Model. Under this Model and through Maryland's unique All-Payer System, the HSCRC aims to improve health outcomes, enhance the quality of care, and ultimately reduce the total cost of care for Marylanders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing grant application process and managing the selection process
  • Develop reporting tools to capture qualitative findings, quantitative metrics, and financial information
  • Review report submissions to determine compliance with initial proposals
  • Work with HSCRC staff and contractors to determine grant ROI and other impact measurements
  • Identify and develop best practices for grantee use
  • Draft and distribute police memos to communicate changes in procedures, reporting, and financial policies
  • Provide communication on funding amounts, feedback on report submissions, and audit findings
  • Develop and distribute award notices


Education:    A Bachelor's degree in public policy, public health, or public administration, or a related field and at least five years of professional experience in grants management.


Education may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.


This is a contractual management service position.  A cover letter and 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.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


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.