52 Washington Street, North Building
Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in this title or in a title eligible for 70.1 transfer.
A Bachelor’s Degree; AND,
At least one (1) year of experience in a residential facility for court-adjudicated youth, a community multi-services office (CMSO), a community-based program for youth, a county or local government agency that works with vulnerable populations, or in a designated quality assurance program; AND
At least one (1) year of quality assurance* experience in a residential facility for court-adjudicated youth, or in an agency or program responsible for providing services to a vulnerable population.
A Master’s Degree can be substituted for one (1) year of general experience in a residential facility.
*Quality assurance includes experience where your primary responsibilities include ALL of the following:
Reviewing, developing, and maintaining policies and procedures;
Ensuring that these policies and procedures are implemented so as to promote compliance with the requirements of regulatory and accrediting bodies; and
Evaluating the operations of the agency, program, or residential facility so as to promote adherence to federal, State, and internal standards and regulations.
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.
Duties Description Conduct quality assurance reviews of DJJOY-operated facilities and programs:
Perform on-site and remote audits and reviews of DJJOY programs and services, using the models, tools, and methods developed for these purposes.
Analyze and interpret established regulatory requirements, policies, and standards to ensure that programs, services, and mental health treatment are delivered in accordance with Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) policies, and New York State and Federal laws.
Assess the quality of services and programs delivered to youth in the care of DJJOY; identifying areas of strength and those in which improvement is needed and recommend corrective actions.
Work on special assignments and periodically prepare documents and reports for leadership staff.
Travel, including some overnights, required up to three times per month.
Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Additional Comments Travel Required
Background Investigation Requirements:
1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.
2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.
3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at email@example.com.
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52 Washington Street, 231 North
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.