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ADMINISTRATOR V (***REPOST***)

MCH Epidemiology Program Manager

Recruitment #22-003184-0010

Introduction

***RECRUITMENT REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY.***

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH/Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau/Office of Quality Initiatives, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position will provide epidemiological leadership, in order to support Maternal and Child Health programs throughout the Maryland Department of Health (MDH)'s Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA)'s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). This position will be responsible for providing data support to the federal Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant, as well as to the Family Planning Program. This position will also oversee data collection, data analysis, quality improvement initiatives, and birth defects surveillance activities within the MCHB.

Additionally, this position will direct the development of population-based epidemiological analysis and investigation of MCH-related data, in order to make data-driven recommendations for health programs and policies which affect the health of women, infants, and children. Furthermore, this position will work with the Director of the Office of Quality Initiatives (OQI) on fiscal and budgetary management issues. Finally, this position will advise and guide other professional staff members in undertaking various research and evaluation studies. 

This position must be prepared to respond to new and emerging epidemiologic issues related to MCH populations, such as the Zika virus infection. This position will be responsible for managing a budget of $100,000 and a staff of two (2) Epidemiologists.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Six years of administrative staff or professional work. 

Notes: 1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience. 

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience. 

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for five years of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should have supervisory experience, as well as professional experience in the field of Epidemiology. He/she should also have professional experience in the Maternal and Child Health field.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

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. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 which 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 Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service, at 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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