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Recruitment #22-002944-0008




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

Main Purpose of Job

The Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control (CCDPC) is responsible for directing the dynamic team for a broad portfolio of projects that facilitate healthy lifestyles for Marylanders, with a focus on diabetes, heart disease, and stroke prevention, disabilities inclusion, and cognitive health programming. The Implementation Team Chief will oversee and coordinate operations of multiple grants, lead the referral efforts of the CCDPC, and oversee at least one federal grant. The Implementation Team Chief will actively seek grant opportunities, and direct grant writing teams for grant submissions. The Implementation Team Chief will have expertise in grant writing and management, as well as procurement, and budget development and oversight. The Implementation Chief will participate in state efforts to secure referral systems for evidence based programs, and lead CCDPC referral efforts. The Implementation Team Chief will evaluate efficiency within the grant and procurement processes in CCDPC and will make recommendations to the Director on new policies, standards, and workflow procedures. The incumbent will assure staff properly manage contracts with external partners. This position is located in the Maryland Department of Health, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, six (6) years of professional health or human services experience and 3 years of supervisory or managerial experience.

Candidates can substitute additional professional experience for the education on a year for year basis.


Preferred candidates should possess experience in public health program management.

CHES or MCHES preferred.


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.

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