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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/16/23

Applications Due06/16/23

Vacancy ID126469

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleProgram Manager, EAC

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $67000 to $67000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address 633 Third Avenue

City New York


Zip Code10017

Minimum Qualifications Education Level Required: Bachelor’s Degree and two years of program management, business administration and public administration.
Substitution: Associate degree and five years of relevant experience in business administration, public administration, or related not-for-profit area.
Knowledge Required: Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Must be detailed oriented with strong organizational and customer service skills. Must be able to work independently, detail oriented with strong follow up skills. Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Dynamics, PeopleSoft, Webex, and familiarity with virtual environments and applications.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
The Program Manager will be responsible for leading, supporting and working directly with the Entrepreneurship Assistance Centers (EAC) to ensure the progress and timely completion of grant deliverables. The Program Manager will coordinate with internal departments and grantees to ensure all applicable aspects of the grant terms are fulfilled.
The position requires familiarity with a variety of program management concepts, practices, and procedures; an ability to rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; as well as the ability to perform a variety of tasks. The Program Manager must work cooperatively with other team members. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected to enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

• Support all aspects of the grant contract process: from review of applications, generation of grant contract, management of grantee compliance with contract terms, meeting timely payment requirements, to final closeout of grant.
• Prepare Grant Disbursement Agreements, Payment Requisitions, and relevant disbursement documents as necessary.
• Monitor the functions of the EACs to ensure services are provided to targeted population. Track and report on program activities/status to upper management and stakeholders.
• Compile, review and analyze periodic statistical status reports as required.
• Perform data entry and report queries on various internal database programs, including People Soft and MSD (Microsoft Dynamics).
• Provide support to grantees with contract requirements and navigation of contract procedures.
• Work on special projects or initiatives as needed.

Additional Comments Position expected to work onsite and/or remote consistent with NYS and ESD guidelines and needs.

To apply: Must submit a cover letter with a resume.

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

Name Jane Martinez, Talent and Acquisition Specialist – Human Resources Dept.

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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