Chief, Long Term Services and Supports

The Maryland Department of Aging is seeking a mission-oriented seasoned leader who will serve as Chief, Long Term Services and Supports and successfully lead the Division in its next phase of growth and stability, and who will be a champion for the Department through strategic partnership and excellent fiscal management.

Incumbent will use a wide range of knowledge, skills, and expertise related to subject matter principles to assist the Department of Aging in planning, directing, and evaluating a variety of programs and activities including but not limited to:

  • State of Maryland’s No Wrong Door/Aging and Disability Resource Center (NWD/ADRC) operations and system, known as Maryland Access Point.
  • Medicaid administrative activities and federal financial participation claiming.
  • The Department’s responsibilities under the Medicaid Balancing Incentive, to increase nursing home diversions and access to non-institutional long-term services and supports
  • Information and Assistance.
  • Person-Centered Planning (Options Counseling).
  • Aging network education and outreach.
  • Veterans-Directed Care program.

As a member of the Senior Staff participate in Departmental strategic planning; policy formulation and administration; partnership development and management; outreach; procurement and the establishment and implementation procedures and controls.  Provide advice and consultation to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and Aging network on current trends, challenges and opportunities relating to older adults.

Ability to work and travel to all areas of the State of Maryland, as well as out-of-state travel as needed and approved, for monitoring, implementation, meetings, trainings, presentations, and conferences. ·        

Demonstrated ability to develop and lead cross-functional, matrix project team toward common goals and strategic objectives while fostering strong relationships with all stakeholders.

Strong critical thinking ability, using logic and reasoning to identify issues, strengths and weakness of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Excellent written, verbal, visual/presentation and interpersonal communications skills with ability to successfully present ideas.

Demonstrated ability to be flexible and take a team-oriented approach; willing to proactively assist colleagues.

Education: Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Health Systems Management, Gerontology, law, human services, or a related field.  

Experience: At least five (5) years of relevant professional experience. Two years of which must have involved direct supervision or staff and project management.


  • Two years experience in Federal and State legislation/policy initiatives applicable to aging and disability services.
  • Two years experience in Medicaid reimbursement models/funding streams.
  • Two years experience in grant management.

This is a Management Service position which serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

Maryland Department of Aging
Date Posted: 
Friday, February 3, 2017
Date Closing: 
Monday, February 6, 2017
Contact Name: 
Dina Gordon, Deputy Secretary
Contact Email, Phone, or Address: 410-767-1107 301 W. Preston Street, Suite 1007 Baltimore, MD 21201
Salary Range: 
$56,743.00 - $91,107.00/ year
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time