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Oral Health Administrator

Recruitment #13-002942-001




Harford County Health Department, Health Services Division, Edgewood, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position provides administrative, supervisory, budgetary, and planning direction for the Harford County Health Department Oral Health Program.  Job duties include:  providing direction and consultation in the development of program plans and reports; developing and implementing policies and procedures for the Oral Health Program; writing and revising budgets and accompanying budget justifications/narratives; monitoring Program budgets through assistance of agency fiscal staff; and, overseeing the operation of data systems for the purpose of recording patient information and preparing statistics.  The incumbent will assure appropriate recruitment of dental professional staff and support staff according to DHMH and Harford County Health Department guidelines.  This position will also work with school administrations, community-based organizations, boards, advocacy groups and individuals to assess needs of schools and community for expanded oral health programs or initiatives.


Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, social work, psychology, education, counseling, or a related field.

Experience: Six years professional experience in health services, three of which must have been in professional clinical or administrative services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions, and three of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.

Notes: 1. Applicants may substitute a master’s or Doctoral degree in a health or human services field for up to two years of the required general experience.

2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field plus an additional year of professional experience in health services may be substituted for the specific degree.


The successful candidate must have at least one year of experience in the Dental field as the position will manage oral health outreach, education and clinical operations. The candidate must have the ability to provide administrative, supervisory, budgetary, and planning direction for the Harford County Health Department Oral Health Program.




Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated.  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.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year.
Eligibility may be extended beyond one (1) year period.  For Recorded Job Information Call:  410-767-6018.

Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to DHMH, 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.

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.

If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.

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