Office of Early Learning
Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Supervisor of Education Programs.
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.
Preference may be given to candidates who have:
• Experience working with early childhood education programs, specifically Prekindergarten, including managing staff and overseeing fiscal program elements.
• Experience with the New York State Learning Standards for Prekindergarten to Grade 3.
Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a Supervisor of Education Programs position in the Office of Early Learning (OEL). Under the supervision of an Education Program Manager 1, the Supervisor of Education Programs will provide technical assistance pertaining to early childhood education and oversee the work of assigned staff members within OEL. This Office works closely with parents, early care and education agencies, schools, state agencies and community advocates to coordinate programs and resources, with the goal of making New York’s early learning system as comprehensive and seamless as possible within the framework of NYSED’s guiding principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, a service-oriented approach through technical assistance and the release of guidance documents, and a P-20 continuum. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Provide direction and support for statewide policies and programs related to prekindergarten to third grade (P-3), including the development of a P-3 learning continuum for students;
• Assist the Education Program Manager 1 in comprehensive budget planning, analysis and oversight of federal and State funding sources;
• Interpret and respond to proposed and current legislation that impacts schools and students in early childhood education;
• Respond to written requests from internal and external stakeholders;
• Oversee monitoring, including site visits, of all federal and State-funded prekindergarten programs within OEL to determine if programs are operating in compliance with the governing rules and regulations.
• Provide technical assistance to state-administered prekindergarten programs, as necessary;
• Represent NYSED on inter and intra-agency committees, advisories and work groups to collaborate on best practices and initiatives to educate students in prekindergarten to third grade; and
• Supervise and manage activities of OEL staff.
Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a contingent permanent appointment. 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.
This position leads to a maximum salary of $130,270 based on annual performance advances.
Based on this position’s location, in addition to the listed base salary, this position also receives a $3,087 Downstate Adjustment.
APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 27, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (P12-2443/61010) 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.
• 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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89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB
Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 27, 2023 to email@example.com (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (P12-2443/61010) 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.