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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/12/23

Applications Due09/26/23

Vacancy ID139139

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleEarly Intervention Specialist 4 - 24660

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade27

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

Salary RangeFrom $100761 to $124107 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 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, Bureau of Early Intervention

Corning Tower Building, ESP

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as an Early Intervention Specialist 4 (G-27).

Preferred Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; knowledge and familiarity with federal and State laws and regulations pertaining to providing services to young children with disabilities; strong organizational and collaborative skills; contract management experience; ability to manage multiple activities and meet deadlines.

Duties Description Early Intervention Specialists (EIS) administer and oversee the statewide Early Intervention Program (EIP) for infants and toddlers with special needs and their families, established under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and New York State Public Health Law. The EIS 4 will be responsible for Provider Approval, Due Process and Monitoring functions within the Bureau of Early Intervention and supervise a staff of approximately 15 employees. This includes all functions related to developing the early intervention provider agreement, evaluating and approving early intervention providers, developing policies and procedures for the provider re-approval process, ensuring that provider information is captured in the statewide early intervention system; communicating with early intervention providers, ensuring families receiving early intervention services are afforded their due process rights when any disputes occur, and programmatic monitoring of providers, which involves contract management. In addition, the EIS 4 will be responsible for interpretation and communication of policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to the provider approval, due process, and monitoring as they apply to the EIP to local government officials, providers, and other stakeholders as appropriate, as well as data collection, tracking and analysis related to provider approval, due process, and monitoring.

Additional Comments Full-time, permanent, competitive position. Transfer candidates may be asked for their social security number to verify eligibility.

"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:"

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Name Human Resources Management Group, MR/EIS4/24660/DFH

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference MR/EIS4/24660/DFH included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MR/EIS4/24660/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.

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