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Recruitment #23-002589-0021




MDH Office of Internal Controls, Audit Compliance and Information Security (IAC/S)
Division of Corporate Compliance and Privacy
201 W. Preston Street
Baltimore MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a unique position in State service. The position will serve as the Chief Privacy Officer for the Department as mandated by Federal law under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the State of Maryland Executive Order 01.01.2021.10. The position is designated by the MDH Secretary to serve as MDH Chief Privacy Officer and oversees and coordinates a broad range of health information policy, procedures, and program activities in all MDH business units to comply with the mandate. The position is responsible for providing legal interpretation, research and analysis on privacy issues and evaluating, analyzing, researching, and providing analysis on proposed regulations and legislation related to privacy.

The position performs a full range of duties to support policy, program and services development at the Office of Internal Controls, Audit Compliance & Information Security (IAC/S), including conducting investigations related to HIPAA and/or privacy violations, preparing reports summarizing the result of the investigations and/or breach analysis, communicating potential risks and non-compliance related to privacy, liaising with the State Chief Privacy Officer on MDH privacy matters and to ensure MDH is compliant with Executive Order 01.01.2021.10, serving as a board member to the Strategic Data Initiative Team, and assisting the Chief Compliance Officer with amending and/or creating new policies as it relates to Corporate Compliance and Privacy. Provides staff supervision. Position allows for hybrid telework.

Candidate selected for this position will be required to disclose secondary employment: all other employment and compensation outside the Department. An individual may not be employed or receive compensation outside the Department that would create a conflict of interest, an appearance of a conflict of interest, or impair the impartiality and independence of judgment of the individual.

Salary is commensurate with experience.


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 experience with writing policy and previous supervisory experience. A Doctorate of Jurisprudence and licensure to practice law in the State of Maryland is also desired.


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.



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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