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DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

IT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR I

Recruitment #17-004490-0001

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

DHMH, Office of Health Care Quality,

Spring Grove Hospital Center, Catonsville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to be responsible for the overall direction, planning, and organization of all aspects of the Information Technology Department for the Office of Health Care Quality. The position functions as the strategic leader over IT managing and directing the quality and timeliness of the unit's work. Additionally, this position is responsible for the: 1) unit's strategic planning, 2) agency's strategic planning related to technology, 3) management of network operations, 4) maintenance of all systems, 5) hardware and software procurement, 6) telecommunications, 7) audio/visual equipment to ensure optimal functionality, 8) providing direct supervision to IT staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and 4 years of professional IT experience, preferably in a health or human services environment, that must have included major project management responsibility.  A Master’s degree will substitute for one year of the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant should have a working knowledge of strategic planning (short-term and long-term) network operations, and maintenance of information technology systems.

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a management service recruitment.  A resume must accompany your application.

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.

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.

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.

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at dhmh.jobs@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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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.