MDH, PHPA, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Baltimore, MD

The Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control (CCDPC) is responsible for directing the dynamic team for a broad portfolio of projects that facilitate healthy lifestyles for Marylanders, with a focus on diabetes, heart disease, and stroke prevention, disabilities inclusion, and cognitive health programming. The Implementation Team Chief will oversee and coordinate operations of multiple grants, lead the referral efforts of the CCDPC, and oversee at least one federal grant. The Implementation Team Chief will actively seek grant opportunities, and direct grant writing teams for grant submissions. The Implementation Team Chief will have expertise in grant writing and management, as well as procurement, and budget development and oversight. The Implementation Chief will participate in state efforts to secure referral systems for evidence based programs, and lead CCDPC referral efforts. The Implementation Team Chief will evaluate efficiency within the grant and procurement processes in CCDPC and will make recommendations to the Director on new policies, standards, and workflow procedures. The incumbent will assure staff properly manage contracts with external partners. This position is located in the Maryland Department of Health, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control.

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, six (6) years of professional health or human services experience, and 3 years of supervisory or managerial experience.

Candidates can substitute additional professional experience for the education on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred candidates should possess experience in public health program management.

CHES or MCHES preferred.


All applications/resumes must be submitted by February 24, 2023, at 11:59:00 PM.

Apply to Recruitment#: 22-002944-0008


About Maryland Department of Health

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) provides health care services through State programs, local health departments, State-run hospitals and residential centers, and contracts with private-sector health care providers.  MDH can be divided into four major divisions - Public Health Services, Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Health Care Financing. In addition, MDH has 20 boards that license and regulate health care professionals; and various commissions that issue grants, research and make recommendations on issues that affect Maryland’s health care delivery system. MDH employs over 6,500 individuals with a budget of more than $12 billion to provide needed services to Maryland communities.