This position directs the activities of the State Rural Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) Program within the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Infectious Disease Bureau.  This position plans, organizes and supervises the work of assigned subordinate personnel; reviews and assists in the development of departmental policies and programs; and makes recommendations concerning new or revised legislation affecting the program.  This position also promotes the work of the department through frequent contact with interested groups and individuals; represents the department in a liaison capacity with officials of other agencies concerning administrative activities; and develops and implements rules, regulations, standards and controls for carrying out the work of the HOPWA Program.  This position supervises the preparation of the budget for the HOPWA Program. The successful applicant should have experience in grants management, program compliance monitoring and knowledge of the HUD Integrated Disbursement Information System (IDIS) database.  The ideal candidate will have two years of experience as a grant monitor and one year with a federally funded grant program.  The most qualified candidate should be familiar with HUD guidelines as they relate to HOPWA and have at least two years of experience with HOPWA programs.
The full position description can be accessed at the State Employment Web Site at the following link: 
If you would like more information about this position, please feel free to contact Terry Hawkins.  Her contact information follows:
Terry A. Hawkins, MSW, LCSW-C
Deputy Chief Health Services

Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services

Infectious Disease Bureau

Prevention and Health Promotion Administration
500 N. Calvert Street, 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
410.767.5962 (p)
410.333.4805 (f)