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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/24/23

Applications Due12/08/23

Vacancy ID144738

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator 1 - 16690

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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 Director's Office/ Administration

ESP/Biggs Laboratory

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Transfer: Current NYS Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as a Health Program Administrator 1, G23 OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above a G21 and deemed eligible for transfer to Health Program Administrator 1, G23 under Section 70.1 or Section 52.6 of the NYS Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills with the ability to function independently and manage multiple tasks and priorities; excellent interpersonal skills; and have broad experience with administrative processes including State & Health Research, Incorporated (HRI) personnel and procurement policies, State budgeting processes, and experience in a public health regulatory or laboratory setting.

Duties Description This position will be assigned to the Wadsworth Center's administrative office which provides support to the public health and research functions at the Biggs Laboratory. The incumbent will be responsible for the following activities: preparing and/or reviewing budget and purchase requests; administration of State, federal and HRI funds; developing personnel and staffing plans, and internal policies and procedures; managing personnel activities such as recruitments, performance evaluations, training, and development of position
classification documents; and providing policy interpretation. The incumbent may supervise administrative and/or secretarial staff and serve as a division representative at meetings, for special projects, etc.

Additional Comments Contingent-Permanent, competitive, full-time. Transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and 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, NMH/HPA1/16690

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

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 NMH/HPA1/16690 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/HPA1/16690, 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. Resumes will be accepted until December 8, 2023.

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