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Program Administrator IV, Health Services

Recruitment #24-002944-0003





Anne Arundel County Department of Health
Bureau of Family Services
3 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD  21401

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to serve as the Deputy Director for the Bureau of Family Health Services within the Healthy Families Administration of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health. This position provides administrative supervision for Bureau programs and staff of approximately 130 professional, managerial, clerical, and service personnel and an annual budget of over 12 million dollars. Bureau programs include Maternal and Child Health, SQI, Asthma and Lead Environmental Case Management, WIC, Dental Health, REACH (Residents Access to a Coalition of Health), ACCU (Administrative Care Coordination Unit), and Eligibility and Enrollment (MCHP ), Medical Assistance Transportation, and AERS/Nurse Monitoring.


Education:   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Experience: Six years of health or human services administrative or professional experience, including two years at a supervisory or managerial level

  1. Master's degree will substitute for one year of the general experience.
  2. Doctorate will substitute for two years of general experience.
  3. Additional experience will substitute on a year-for-year basis for the college degree.


The candidate selected for this position should possess the following desired qualifications:
  • Experience with budgets and procurement
  • Experience working in the public health field 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Supervisory experience as a program administrator
  • Experience with planning, preparing, and monitoring grants


This is a Management Services position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

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. 

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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