Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/04/23
Applications Due: 01/03/24
Vacancy ID: 145329

Position Information


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator 1 - 07263

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address Division of Family Health

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Health Program Administrator 1, Grade 23.

OR: New York State employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title eligible for transfer to Health Program Administrator 1, Grade 23, under Section 52.6 or 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will demonstrate: a public health background with experience with maternal and infant health initiatives, perinatal health, and/or initiatives addressing racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and infant health; experience providing oversight and management of quality improvement initiatives or with performance management; experience working directly with hospital and/or community-based providers in a public health program; experience with grant, contract, and budget management; experience with managing and supervising staff.

Duties Description The Health Program Administrator (HPA) will assist the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) in working with teams from NYS birthing facilities to provide the best, safest, and most equitable care for New York State’s birthing people and infants. The NYSPQC seeks to improve maternal and infant outcomes and reduce morbidity and mortality, by moving evidence-based and informed guidelines to action through intervention-specific projects. Current projects of the NYSPQC are focused on Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), and equity for birthing people and infants/families receiving care in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs). The NYSPQC works closely with state and national professional organizations and associations, community organizations, people with lived experience, and other partners.

Additional Comments This position is being posted in anticipation of Division of the Budget approval. Full-time, competitive, permanent appointment. Transfer candidates, you may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility.

For more information on transfer types, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website:

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, MR/HPA1/07263/DFH

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3336

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference MR/HPA1/07263/DFH included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MR/HPA1/07263/DFH, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.