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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/05/23

Applications Due12/26/23

Vacancy ID145423

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssociate in Higher Education, Box OHE-1144/13684

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade26

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

Salary RangeFrom $95588 to $117825 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent 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 Higher Education

Office of College and University Evaluation

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate in Higher Education.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements and have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in any of the Professional Educator Titles (Grade 26 or 28), as indicated here: http://www.nysed.gov/hr/section-701-transfer-determinations-between-professional-educator-titles-grade-22-26-and-28.

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:
• Masters or higher degree AND four years of professional administrative or educational experience in the United States in a college, university, post-secondary, or higher education agency, a cultural institution with degree granting privileges; or a professional association having oversight, regulatory, or coordinative responsibility for higher or professional education. Two years of this experience must have been at a supervisory or higher level.

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 masters or higher degree AND four years of professional administrative or educational experience in the United States in a college, university, post-secondary, or higher education agency, a cultural institution with degree granting privileges; or a professional association having oversight, regulatory, or coordinative responsibility for higher or professional education. Two years of this experience must have been at a supervisory or higher level. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Associate in Higher Education 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 Higher Education is seeking candidates for an Associate in Higher Education position in the Office of College and University Evaluation. This Office assesses the compliance of public, independent, and proprietary degree-granting institutions and the programs of study they offer with the standards of quality set forth in law, rule, and regulation. Under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Higher Education Programs, the Associate in Higher Education will be responsible for regulatory work associated with the authorization and approval of postsecondary degree-granting institutions in New York State. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Evaluate applications from organizations or out-of-state institutions seeking to establish a college, university, or credit -bearing program in New York State;
• Participate in the oversight of institutions with provisional degree-granting authority and out-of-state institutions approved to operate in New York State;
• Lead on-site reviews of degree-granting institutions, including assembling a team of peer reviewers, organizing the site-visit, interviewing administrators, faculty, and students and advising site visit teams and institutions;
• Prepare materials for consideration by the Board of Regents, including charter amendments, master plan amendments, regulatory decisions, and policy discussions;
• Create and update policies and procedures related to the authorization and approval of postsecondary degree-granting institutions, as needed;
• Participate in the development of Requests for Proposals and/or other procurements;
• Review and act on complaints made against degree-granting institutions operating in New York State;
• Assist in the review and evaluation of degree-programs newly proposed by New York State colleges and universities; and
• Perform special assignments to meet needs for analysis, research, and communications, as assigned

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a contingent 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 Associate in Higher Education 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 $95,588 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 26, 2023 to OHEjobs@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 (OHE-1144/13684) 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.

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Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ohejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS 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 26, 2023 to OHEjobs@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 (OHE-1144/13684) 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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