The Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services is recruiting for a Program Manager II to provide direction and oversight for the Cancer and Tobacco Prevention Program.

This Program Manager will provide financial management and contracts oversight responsibilities for the Tobacco Control Program (Cigarette Restitution Program) including program accountability and tracking, coordinate and prepare all budgetary, financial and contractual documents required for annual grants, and serves as liaison and primary contact for Tobacco Control Program; Coordinates with Cancer Crusade regarding budgetary tasks, serves as liaison to Maryland Department of Health, co-facilitates Cancer Coalition meetings.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring all fiscal expenditures, prepare all journal entries, aligns expenditures with budget.
  • Processing invoices for payment; manage and purchase NRT and promotional supplies.
  • Writing, renew and amend all CRF contracts i.e. RFP, scope, budgets, CAW’s, etc.
  • Monitoring fiscal aspects of contracts
  • Coordinate/co-facilitate, and attend Coalition Meetings
  • Negotiate with contractors-scopes/budgets
  • Prepare annual CRF grant packages; prepare and assist CRF with semi-annual reports
  • Prepare grant budget modifications
  • Manage Restricted Donations Account and General Fund Account
  • Attend annual regional conferences
  • Prepare and attend site visits

In addition, the Program Manager will work closely with internal and community organizations, schools, vendors, and other groups to serve the diverse populations of Montgomery County to develop and tailor outreach efforts that achieve program goals and facilitate and coordinate outreach activities and manage program reporting.

As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.

Additional Employment Information

Effective August 30, 2021 all new hires will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus prior to their first date of employment. Individuals who are unable to be vaccinated should contact [email protected] to discuss possible accommodations.

OHR reviews the minimum qualifications of all applicants, irrespective of whether the candidate has previously been found to have met the minimum requirements for the job or been temporarily promoted to the same position. This evaluation is based solely on the information contained in the application/resume submitted for this specific position/IRC.

Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to [email protected] . Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference .

All applicants will respond to a series of questions related to their education, relevant experience, knowledge, skills and abilities required to minimally perform the job. The applicant’s responses in conjunction with their resume and all other information provided in the employment application process will be evaluated to determine the minimum qualifications and preferred criteria status. Based on the results, the highest qualified applicants will be placed on an Eligible List and may be considered for an interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are the same grade will be placed on Eligible List as a “Lateral Transfer” candidate and may be considered for interview.

If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.

Montgomery County Ethics Law : Except as provided by law or regulation, the County’s “Public Employees” (which does not include employees of the Sheriff’s office) are subject to the County’s ethics law including the requirements to obtain advanced approval of any outside employment and the prohibitions on certain outside employment. The outside employment requirements of the ethics law can be found at 19A-12 of the County Code . Additional information about outside employment can be obtained from the Ethics Commission website.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Thorough five (5) years professional experience administering a Tobacco Use Prevention, Cessation, Health Promotion or Health Prevention Program.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Preferred Criteria

The applications of those individuals meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed to determine the extent, relevancy of training, and experience in the following areas.

  • Contract Management
  • Budget Development and Management
  • Tracking and Monitoring Expenditures
  • Computer Applications
  • Program Collaboration and Partnership
  • Program Management
  • Program Evaluation

Minimum Salary 68840 Maximum Salary 113091 Currency USD