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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/18/22

Applications Due06/08/22

Vacancy ID105168

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssociate Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, (Open to current NYS employees only) Box ACS-2668/44205

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade25

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

Salary RangeFrom $88161 to $111111 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

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

County Monroe

Street Address Adult Career and Continuing Education Services

Rochester VR District Office

City Rochester

StateNY

Zip Code14607

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Associate Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Civil Service eligible list. 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 52.6 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55 b/c service in a title allocated at salary grader 23 or higher and deemed eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must also possess a current Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) certificate OR a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, including a supervised internship from a Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) accredited program OR a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling or counseling and notice of eligibility to sit for the CRCC certificate examination to qualify for transfer.

Provisional Appointment: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a temporary provisional appointment may be considered. For provisional appointment, candidates must be a qualified employee of New York State and have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor or Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Manual Communications). Provisional candidates must take the examination for Associate Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

Employees of ACCES-VR who are currently in an Associate Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor position and are interested in transferring to the location indicated on this flyer MUST apply for the position as outlined in the Application section of this flyer.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) is seeking to fill an Associate Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor position in the Rochester District Office. Under the supervision of the District Manager, Vocational Rehabilitation, the incumbent will serve as supervisor of all counseling services in the district office and as the direct supervisor for Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (SVRCs) in charge of counseling units. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Coordinate and direct counseling activities in the office which includes reviewing and analyzing data reports for caseload quality and quantitative controls, advising counseling unit supervisors on policy and procedure questions, and proposing solutions to operation problems;
• Investigate major complaints concerning provision of services, handle consumer compliant inquires, and serve as an informal resource to SVRCs in consumer appeals;
• Analyze data and prepare reports illustrating the effectiveness of current practices and unmet program needs, and propose recommendations for program development;
• Promote and encourage public interest in ACCES-VR services and represent ACCES-VR at conferences and meetings regarding vocational rehabilitation including meetings with providers, schools, colleges, employers, and the community; and
• Assist the District Manager, Vocational Rehabilitation in the preparation of budget requests including CRS contract usage, all other contract usage, and staff needs.



Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent or a temporary provisional appointment. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Associate Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor 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 a current Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) certificate OR a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, including a supervised internship from a Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) accredited program OR a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling or counseling and notice of eligibility to sit for the CRCC certificate examination will be required for transfer candidates. This position will require 20% in-state travel.

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

* Leads to a maximum salary of $111,111 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by June 8, 2022 to accesjobs@ 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 (ACS-2668/44205) 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.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address accesjobs@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 resume and letter of interest by June 8, 2022 to accesjobs@ 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 (ACS-2668/44205) 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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