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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/09/22

Applications Due05/30/22

Vacancy ID104513

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleEducation Program Assistant 1, Education Trainee 1, Box CFO-533/03738

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $49202 to $62806 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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

County Albany

Street Address Office of the Chief Financial Officer

STAC and Medicaid Unit

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

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 55b/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 list 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 list 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 the Chief Financial Officer is seeking candidates for an Education Program Assistant 1 position in the System to Track and Account for Children (STAC) and Medicaid Unit. This Office is responsible for the collection and processing of preschool and school age requests for Commissioner’s approval for reimbursement supporting approximately $2.5 billion in State funds distributed annually to school districts and counties in support of special education programs and other programs serving New York State. This Unit also assists school districts and counties in accessing federal (Medicaid) funding. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for providing support and training to local education agencies on various reimbursement programs, including Medicaid, and performing various tasks related to the review and processing of claims for reimbursement. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Assist with processing of preschool and school age reimbursement requests and claims;
• Assist with review of claims for reimbursement;
• Assist with the preparation of reports using a variety of software tools for transmission to various offices within school districts and municipalities, the Division of the Budget, other NY State agencies and other SED offices, including the Bureau of Budget Coordination, Fiscal Management, State Aid, Office of Counsel, and Rate-Setting. Must have strong data reporting skills;
• Assist with and conduct technical training programs at regional meetings and for school district and county representatives regarding various components of the STAC and Medicaid programs;
• Coordinate webinars;
• Assist with data collection projects;
• Maintain databases, as assigned;
• Provide technical assistance and customer service; and
• Supervise staff, as assigned.




Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This will be a contingent permanent appointment. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and 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 bachelor’s degree will be required at the time of interview for all candidates.

This position may be filled as a traineeship. The salary above applies to candidates appointed to Education Program Assistant 1, SG-14. The salary for candidates appointed to Education Trainee 1 starts at $41,634 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:

Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 30, 2022 to omsjobs@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 (CFO-533/03738) 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.





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Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address omsjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION:

Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 30, 2022 to omsjobs@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 (CFO-533/03738) 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.

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