Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/18/22
Applications Due: 06/08/22
Vacancy ID: 105116

Position Information

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssociate in Professional Education, Box OP-1483/19622

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade26

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

Salary RangeFrom $90804 to $114393 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type 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? Yes

Location

County Albany

Street Address Office of the Professions

State Boards for Engineering, Land Surveying, Geology and Interior Design

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 Associate in Professional Education.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. 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: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Veterans Education Program Representative 3 AND a Master’s or higher degree AND either:

1. Four years of professional level administrative experience** or educational experience within a college, university, education agency, governmental agency, professional association, or within an agency or organization having oversight, regulatory, or coordinative responsibility for higher or professional education. Two years of this experience must have included performing duties related to the preparation, regulation, or oversight of the licensed professions;*** training, testing, or supervising of licensed professionals; or the development, review, evaluation or offering of licensed professional education programs; OR
2. Four years of professional level administrative experience** or educational experience in credentialing or discipline of professional licensees. Two years of this experience must have included performing duties related to the preparation, regulation, or oversight of the licensed professions;*** training, testing, or supervising of licensed professionals; or the development, review, evaluation or offering of licensed professional education programs.

Section 70.4 Transfer: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Associate in Professional Education if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-24 or higher AND have standing on the Associate in Professional Education eligible list AND a Master’s or higher degree AND either:

1. Four years of professional level administrative experience** or educational experience within a college, university, education agency, governmental agency, professional association, or within an agency or organization having oversight, regulatory, or coordinative responsibility for higher or professional education. Two years of this experience must have included performing duties related to the preparation, regulation, or oversight of the licensed professions;*** training, testing, or supervising of licensed professionals; or the development, review, evaluation or offering of licensed professional education programs; OR
2. Four years of professional level administrative experience** or educational experience in credentialing or discipline of professional licensees. Two years of this experience must have included performing duties related to the preparation, regulation, or oversight of the licensed professions;*** training, testing, or supervising of licensed professionals; or the development, review, evaluation or offering of licensed professional education programs.

Provisional Appointment: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a non-permanent provisional appointment may be considered. For non-permanent provisional appointment, candidates must have a Master’s or higher degree AND either:

1. Four years of professional level administrative experience** or educational experience within a college, university, education agency, governmental agency, professional association, or within an agency or organization having oversight, regulatory, or coordinative responsibility for higher or professional education. Two years of this experience must have included performing duties related to the preparation, regulation, or oversight of the licensed professions;*** training, testing, or supervising of licensed professionals; or the development, review, evaluation or offering of licensed professional education programs; OR
2. Four years of professional level administrative experience** or educational experience in credentialing or discipline of professional licensees. Two years of this experience must have included performing duties related to the preparation, regulation, or oversight of the licensed professions;*** training, testing, or supervising of licensed professionals; or the development, review, evaluation or offering of licensed professional education programs.

Provisional candidates must take the examination for Associate in Professional Education when it is next offered, and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

**Professional level administrative experience includes, but is not limited to, engaging in the following duties:

• Reviewing and recommending/taking action on applications for courses in a college or university;
• Reviewing and recommending/taking action on applications for continuing education and professional development courses offered by an education agency or professional association;
• Reviewing education, experience, personal statements, references and/or examination scores and making appropriate recommendation or taking action on application for licensure under State laws;
• Reviewing education, experience, personal statements, references and/or examination scores and making appropriate recommendation or taking action on application for certification or credentialing under standards set by a professional association, certification body (e.g., medical, or behavioral health specialty areas);
• Reviewing complaints and questions about ethical or acceptable practices by members of a professional association, holders of a specialty credential, or similar disciplinary activity;
• Reviewing complaints and questions about professional conduct by licensed professionals;
• Reviewing and approving, denying, or requesting clarification from providers approved or seeking renewal of authorization to provide education, continuing education, or similar activities in accordance with acceptable standards, and;
• Experience as an instructor, trainer or educator in continuing education or professional development programs that includes the development and preparation of instructional material, including learning objectives and assessments.

***Licensed Professions are those professions licensed under Title 8 of the New York State Education Law. Please see: http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/.

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

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s Office of the Professions is seeking candidates for an Associate in Professional Education position in the State Boards for Engineering, Land Surveying, Geology and Interior Design. Under the direction of the Executive Secretary to the State Boards, the incumbent of this position will be responsible for providing professional and technical support in the development and implementation of practice guidelines, regulations and standards concerning professional licensure and practice including the OP modernization project. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Organize and manage information and workflow in the Board Office;
• Develop and maintain Board Office Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
• Implement and maintain computer-based data management system for tracking applications and retrieve information to respond to queries about status and processing;
• Oversee input and quality of database entry by clerical staff and request relevant reports to address work planning and problem resolution;
• Research, collect and analyze data related to matters of professional licensure and practice for presentation to the Board of Regents, the State Boards and other interested parties;
• Assist in developing draft regulations, and review bills and statutes related to Board Office function;
• Utilize oral and written communication skills to address questions about licensure to licensees, applicants, and other customers;
• Assist with communications and interactions with stakeholder groups, including but not limited to professional associations, member board organizations and educational programs;
• Provide public outreach and informational presentations related to Board Office function;
• Serve as primary back-up to the Executive Secretary for daily activities of Board Office staff including, but not limited to, staff supervision, assignments, responding to inquiries from legislators, and development of performance plans and evaluations;
• Assist, review, and evaluate professional programs, licensing applications, continuing education sponsors, continuing education audits, and New York State land surveying exam;
• Assist in the scheduling and conduct of meetings of the State Boards including work groups and committees;
• Develop minutes for State Boards and other Board Office meetings; and
• Other activities related to providing public protection through effective policies, procedures and protocols, as assigned by the Executive Secretary.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent appointment or a temporary provisional appointment. Provisional candidates must take the examination for the Associate in Professional Education when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. 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 and experience will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. This position will require up to 5% Statewide travel.

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

*Leads to a maximum salary of $114,393 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a letter of resume and letter of interest by June 6, 2022 to OPJobs@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 (OP-1483/19622) of the position 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 opjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a letter of resume and letter of interest by June 6, 2022 to OPJobs@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 (OP-1483/19622) of the position 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.