Chief of Center for Viral Hepatitis @ Maryland Health Dept.

DEPARTMENT MDH Infectious Disease & Environmental Hlth Svcs
DATE OPENED 9/28/2018 4:06:00 PM
FILING DEADLINE 10/29/2018 11:59:00 PM
SALARY $53,193.00 – $85,401.00/year
HR ANALYST Janet Esser
WORK LOCATION Baltimore City

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The mission of the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA) is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through provision of public health leadership and through community-based public health efforts in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, giving special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations. Within PHPA, the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau (‘Bureau’) works to improve the health of Marylanders by reducing the transmission of infectious diseases and helping impacted persons live longer, healthier lives. The Bureau is dedicated to primary and secondary prevention of HIV transmission in Maryland. In partnership with impacted communities, the Bureau develops, funds and evaluates effective Adult Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Infection, and HIV prevention and treatment programs. The Bureau provides training, support and technical assistance to develop the capacity of agencies and individuals to successfully deliver those interventions and services, including, but not limited to, local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies.

The main purpose of this position is to serve as the Bureau’s leader for the Center for Viral Hepatitis. Specifically, this position will provide overall direction, oversight, and coordination for multiple programs and efforts of the Center to address hepatitis prevention, testing and treatment. This position is a professional-level administrative and management position with responsibility for leadership, direction, and monitoring of the Center. This includes, but is not limited to, developing and implementing strategic and operational plans, preparing and submitting federal and state budgets, grant applications and reports, managing multiple statewide project budgets in accordance with state and federal guidelines, hiring and management of Center staff, overseeing internal and external workgroups, engaging diverse stakeholder groups, including federal funders and policy experts, and representing the Bureau in local, state and national settings in order to further its mission. The Center Chief manages a budget of approximately $3.5 million in federal and state funds. The position also serves as a senior-level subject matter expert on viral hepatitis, including testing and treatment strategy and policy, performing independent inquiry and research on hepatitis-related best practices and policy considerations in consultation with Bureau and Department senior leadership.

Requires a bachelor’s degree and three years of professional experience in Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, or HIV related programs and three years of supervisory or managerial experience.

This is a Management Service 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. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only 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.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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.


As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

To apply, see here.

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