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(Administrator II - Full-Time Contractual) **REPOST**

Recruitment #23-002587-0020






MDH Behavioral Health Administration
55 Wade Avenue
Catonsville MD 21228

Main Purpose of Job

This full-time contractual position coordinates and oversees the Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral for Treatment (SBIRT) projects: Reverse the Cycle, Fidelity Programming, Statewide Training, MOUD Prescribing Pilot and Maryland Primary Care Program. The goal of which is to continue expanding access to MOUD in the hospital and primary care setting so that individuals who are identified as having an Opioid use disorder can be connected to treatment. The duties include programmatic and budgetary oversight of the Behavioral Health Administration’s existing funding through State Opioid Response Grant from SAMHSA, drafting new grant conditions of award to prospective grantees, monitoring and analyzing monthly data related to SBIRT, and provision of technical assistance and support to grantees. The scope of the work requires the position to engage with local jurisdictions, community organizations, and the federal government. The SBIRT Administrator will provide professional administrative staff work for grant documents, annual reports, and summary project reports. Provision of technical assistance and support will include involvement in outreach and awareness activities, participation in project meetings, and troubleshooting challenges that arise.

This position is eligible for hybrid telework which is subject to change as necessitated by operations and customer focused demands.


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

Experience: Six years of administrative staff or professional work. 


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.


The desired candidate should possess a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Sociology or related field. The desired candidate should also possess knowledge and experience in substance use disorder treatment; with contract monitoring and project management, and working with community-based or non-profit organizations and government agencies at the local, state, or federal level; and experience providing technical assistance to a wide variety of individuals in-person, on the phone, and online.


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.


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.

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