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Recruitment #23-000807-0005




MDH, Laboratory Services, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to coordinate and monitor the Laboratories Administration (Administration) grants and related fiscal activities with general supervision from the Fiscal Administrator. These are both fiscally complex Federal cooperative agreements with multiple project and budget periods. Sub-grantees include other Maryland Department of Health (MDH) administrators, state agencies and academic partners that support required infectious disease activities with diverse outcome measures. This position will also monitor the other grants awarded to the Administration. 

This position has frequent interactions with various internal and external public health programs in order to compile, review, and process grant applications; review, approve, and track grant expenditures; review or complete and submit required reports; make budget projections; provide direction or information to program staff and sub-grantees. In addition, this position will instruct grant applicants on how to accurately complete grant forms; reviews grant applications and budget proposals to determine financial stability and adherence to established policies and procedures; participates in the negotiation of grants; recommends cost containment measures and changes to grantees’ budgets; maintains up-to date records on grant awards and expenditures; monitors and approves grant expenditures; distributes grant monies; prepares reports regarding grant expenditures that are used to make budget projections; analyzes past and present grantees’ budgets to determine if costs are appropriate; meets with program staff to discuss appropriateness of services to be provided by grantees; may communicate with Federal, State, local or private foundations to research funding opportunities for grants; may provide training to departmental and community units regarding developing and implementing grant opportunities.


Experience: Seven years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring or budget preparation, presentation and execution.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring or budget preparation, presentation and execution for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute graduate education from an accredited college or university in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, political science or public administration at a rate of 30 credit hours for five years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service  experience as a commissioned officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


The desired candidate should possess the following:
  • Experience working in a Public Health environment


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.



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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