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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/21/23

Applications Due12/12/23

Vacancy ID144626

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssistant Examinations Editor, Box P12-2427/65077

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $50678 to $64693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type 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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Education Policy

Office of State Assessment

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Assistant Examinations Editor.

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and candidates with 55b/c eligibility are encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess a current 55b/c eligibility letter and the following minimum qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in English* AND one year of professional experience where the primary responsibility of your position must have involved editing. This experience must include reviewing and revising factual written material for publication to achieve correctness and clarity of language AND ensuring that typed or printed materials are error free AND completing editorial work to meet established deadlines.

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 have a bachelor's degree including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in English* AND one year of professional experience where the primary responsibility of your position must have involved editing. This experience must include reviewing and revising factual written material for publication to achieve correctness and clarity of language AND ensuring that typed or printed materials are error free AND completing editorial work to meet established deadlines. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Assistant Examinations Editor when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for an Assistant Examinations Editor position in the Office of State Assessment. This office is responsible for the development of examinations for elementary, intermediate, and high school students. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Assist staff in the development of State assessments and test related materials including the preparation of electronic reports as required;
• Edit assigned examinations and materials according to established guidelines and timelines;
• Proofread digital and/or typed copy and printer’s proof;
• Monitor progress of exams and materials through all test development stages;
• Maintain files of examinations and field tests; and
• Work with staff and vendors on translated and Braille versions of exams to proofread and check artwork, front cover, numbering, etc.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent or temporary provisional 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. This will be a temporary provisional appointment. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Assistant Examinations Editor 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 degree will be required at the time of interview for all candidates.

This position leads to a maximum salary of $64,693 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 12, 2023 to p12jobs@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 (P12-2427/65077) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, prior conviction records, prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications, or sealed records.

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Generous benefits of working for New York State, including, but not limited to, the following:

Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave in year one, increasing to 20+ days with additional years of service.
• Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA and eight (8) days paid sick leave annually for M/C.
• Annual professional leave and educational leave opportunities for eligible staff.

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can choose from a variety of affordable and generous health insurance programs.
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost.

Additional Benefits
• Enrollment in the New York State pension system which has earned the distinction of being one of the best-managed and best-funded plans in the nation OR Optional Retirement Defined Contribution Plan with 8% salary match (eligibility requirements apply).
• NYS Deferred Compensation and an exclusive 403(b) Optional Retirement Savings Plan.
• Paid Parental Leave for all employees and Paid Family Leave (M/C Only).
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
• Opportunities for telecommuting.
• Eligibility for various life insurance options.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Mangement

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address p12jobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street New York State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 12, 2023 to p12jobs@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 (P12-2427/65077) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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