Minimum Qualifications Transfer candidates: Current NYS Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as a Health Program Administrator (G-18); OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 52.6, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Health Program Administrator (G-18), Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 (NS), or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2 (NS). For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website. https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/index.cfm.
Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-872 with a reachable score OR qualified 55-B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.
Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have experience using the Statewide Financial System (SFS), including adding funding to contracts and purchase orders; fiscal management practices including budgeting, reporting, and tracking program expenses and revenue; advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel including functions used to analyze data and improve workflows; and strong analytical, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills.
Duties Description This Health Program Administrator (HPA) position is in the Division of Nutrition (DON), Bureau of Supplemental Food Programs (BSFP), Fiscal Management Section (FMS). The FMS is responsible for fiscal oversight and management of the New York State (NYS) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). Currently, the NYS WIC Program serves a monthly caseload of approximately 425,000 participants.
The incumbent will assist an HPA 1 and perform the various functions of the fiscal unit, which will primarily consist of processing vouchers for grant contracts and miscellaneous services contracts. This will include adding funding to contracts and purchase orders in the Statewide Financial System (SFS). The incumbent will also assist with providing fiscal oversight over the WIC Program, which will include assisting with grant management and funding allocations, the preparation and submission of required monthly and quarterly federal reports, and the preparation of WIC program income and expense projections.
Additional Comments Full-time, contingent permanent, competitive position. Transfer Candidates may be asked for their social security number to verify eligibility.
Occasional travel, including to areas that may not be served by public transportation, may be required (5%).
We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...
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: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm
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Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to email@example.com, with Reference RMV/HPA/22044/DON included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, RMV/HPA/22044/DON, 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.