Administrative Officer I, due 2/12

Administrative Officer I, due 2/12

Category : Alumni


PHPA , Environmental Health Bureau, Center for Injury Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose Of Job

The main purpose of this position is to serve as Coordinator of the CDC-funded Maryland Violent Death Reporting System (MVDRS), a statewide surveillance system that collects and reports detailed information on types of violent death in Maryland. This position leads the data abstraction activities and monitors data collection progress, engages with stakeholders to promote the use and dissemination of MVDRS data. In addition, the Coordinator serves as staff liaison to the advisory board.


Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: One (I) year experience in administrative or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


The preferred candidate will have:

  • The ability to review and code medical examiner records, law enforcement records and abstract required information;
  • The ability to summarize and write concise narratives based on the information from the medical examiner and law enforcement records;
  • Experience entering complex data into web-based databases;
  • Experience with supervising staff or leading a program;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office or other data entry/management software;
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral and writing skills;
  • Experience in research and/or data entry (academic or professional); and
  • Experience or relevant course work in pathology or forensics.

SPECIAL NOTE: The Program Coordinator position duties require review of graphic materials related to violent deaths. 

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