Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 04/19/22
Applications Due: 06/16/22
Vacancy ID: 103340

Position Information

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleEducation Program Assistant 1, Education Trainee 1, Box P12-2146/16609

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $49202 to $60806 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Albany

Street Address Office of Education Policy

Office of State Assessment

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Education Program Assistant 1.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates who are reachable on the New York State Education Department’s Public Administration Trainee Transition (PATT) eligible list or the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list may be considered for appointment. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer to Education Program Assistant 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55 b/c service in a title SG-13 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Section 70.1 Transfer to Education Trainee 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-09 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Section 70.4 Transfer to Education Trainee 1: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Education Trainee 1 if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-09 or higher AND have standing on the Public Career Opportunities (PCO) or Public Administration Trainee Transition (PATT) eligible lists AND possess a Bachelor’s degree.

Section 70.4 Transfer to Education Program Assistant 1: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Education Program Assistant 1 if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-13 or higher AND have standing on the Public Career Opportunities (PCO) or Public Administration Trainee Transition (PATT) eligible lists AND possess a Bachelor’s degree.

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for an Education Program Assistant 1 position in the Office of State Assessment. This Office is responsible for the development and statewide administration of all State examinations for elementary, intermediate, and high school students. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Assist in the quality assurance for New York State’s Computer- Based Testing (CBT) for Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics Tests and vendor-provided assessment, administration, and scoring platforms, including software testing and defect reporting;
• Assist with documenting CBT technical and data requirements and assist with communication to the field regarding enhancements to the program;
• Assist with coordination and communication among multiple offices at NYSED to ensure successful collaboration with internal stakeholders regarding updates to the CBT program;
• Assist in the development and review of supplementary CBT training materials, including training videos to support school personnel in implementing CBT in their schools; and
• Maintain CBT customer support email box, supporting users, and escalating concerns internally as needed.






Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a contingent permanent appointment. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications and possess a current 55b/c eligibility letter. Appointment is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree will be required for all candidates at the time of interview.

This position may be filled as a traineeship. The salary listed above applies to candidates appointed to Education Program Assistant 1, SG-14. The hiring rate for candidates appointed to Education Trainee 1 starts at $40,818 and, for current New York State employees, is based on the candidate’s salary at the time of hire. Candidates appointed at the trainee level will be required to successfully complete the traineeship in order to advance to the journey level title and salary.

All NYSED employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to mandatory weekly testing for COVID-19.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $62,806 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to p12jobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (P12-2146/16609) in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.






Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address p12jobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to p12jobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (P12-2146/16609) in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.