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COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES IV, Health Services

Recruitment #17-002820-0005

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

PHPA, Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services (CHPHS), Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Prevention and Health Promotion Administration's (PHPA) mission is to improve the health of Marylanders by reducing the transmission of infectious diseases, helping impacted persons live longer, healthier lives, and protecting individuals and communities from environmental health hazards. PHPA works in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies to provide public health leadership in the prevention, control, monitoring and treatment of infectious diseases and environmental health hazards. The Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services, a service unit of PHPA, provides essential programs and services for people living with and affected by HIV disease and helps HIV+ persons live longer, healthier lives. The Center's major service programs include the Ryan White Part B, Housing opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) initiatives and targeted statewide patient service programs notably, Minority AIDS Initiative, rural seropositive clinics, and projects to reduce prenatal transmission of HIV.

This is a professional-level grants and contracts position for HIV/AIDS services statewide. This position serves as the grants and contracts monitor to assigned local health departments, institutions and other agencies regarding the care of HIV seropositive individuals funded via contracts, unified grant awards and Interagency agreements. The position is responsible for fiscal monitoring, grants and contracts administration and oversight, and the analysis and review of application and award budgets, modifications, reductions and/or supplements for PHPA funded vendors. Vendors include local health departments and sub-vendors of PHPA funded HIV/AIDS programs. The position will assist in monitoring the status of grants and contracts from the initial award to the completion of services, disbursement of funds and final close-out of the awards(s). In addition, the position analyzes and reviews all year-end budget reports and makes recommendations to resolve financial inaccuracies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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: Five years of professional experience in health services, two years of which must have been professional clinical or administrative work in health or medical services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions.

Notes:

1. Applicants may substitute a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a health or human service field for one year of the required general experience.

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

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Civil Affairs Specialist specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant should have training in grants management and program compliance monitoring. The ideal candidate will have understanding of the needs of people who are living with HIV/AIDS and be able to demonstrate knowledge of health service program models and funding structures.

SELECTION PROCESS

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 Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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

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.



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