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Reproductive Health Clinical Training Program Coordinator

Recruitment #23-002419-0006






MDH/Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau/Office of Family and Community Health Services, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

***Remote applicants will be considered.***

The Women’s Health Clinical Training Program was established by House Bill 937, The Abortion Care Access Act, with the following goals: 1) expand the number of healthcare professionals with abortion care training; 2) increase the racial and ethnic diversity among healthcare professionals with abortion care training; and, 3) support the identification of clinical sites in need of training. The main purpose of this full-time contractual position is to lead and oversee all activities related to the Women’s Health Clinical Training Program, including conducting a variety of analytic, administrative and coordinative tasks.

This position will sit in the Office of Family and Community Health Services (OFCHS), within the Maryland Department of Health (MDH)'s Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA)'s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). In addition to managing this program, this position will conduct policy and programmatic analysis, as well as oversee the grants and procurement process; conduct literature review and analysis; and, prepare presentations. 

This position will also facilitate various workgroups, as needed. Furthermore, this position will support the coordination, research, analysis, review, and revision of various work streams and project tasks. Finally, this position will help develop opportunities for the MCHB to align its work on equity and anti-racism. 

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Public Health and at least two years of experience in project and performance management, as well as in grant development and administration. The ideal candidate should also possess technical expertise in Maternal and Child Health, particularly with improving maternal health and equity. Additionally, the ideal candidate should have experience in public health administration and strategic planning.


Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Two years of experience evaluating, analyzing, researching, and developing health care services, policies and programs.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, or a closely related field for one year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctorate degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, or a closely related field for the required experience.


The desired candidate should have professional experience in the Maternal and Child Health field. The desired candidate should also have experience managing projects and budgets, as well as experience with health policies.


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.


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.


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 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

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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