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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/08/18

Applications Due06/25/18

Vacancy ID54095

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator - 22091

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Division of Nutrition, Bureau of Supplemental Food Programs

Riverview Center

City Menands


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Health Program Administrator (G18); 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 (G18), 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.
The preferred candidate would have progressively responsible work experience in the administrative support of a large, multi-faceted public health program with excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills and a strong command of technology solutions that support efficient office operations. Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities. Supervisory experience.

Duties Description The Bureau of Supplemental Food Programs (BSFP), Information System Management Section (ISMS) is currently recruiting for a position of Health Program Administrator (HPA). This position will assist the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) with developing and maintaining a replacement for the WIC Statewide Information System (WICSIS). The HPA will be responsible for the interpretation of Federal regulations to function as a Subject Matter Expert, communicating program/business needs for software changes and interacting with the Division of Nutrition, Office for Information Technology (OIT) staff and contractors. The incumbent will participate on project work groups to define business requirements, review specification documents, assist with development of user acceptance test plans and perform testing. This position will provide supervision for Help Desk ticket triage, ticket resolution by program staff and provide oversight for access to the computer system by contractor staff. The incumbent will be responsible for policy and procedure development for Help Desk and User Access and supervision of an Program Aide. In addition, the HPA will prepare written and verbal communications for WIC local agency and Department of Health regional office staff demonstrating the ability to translate technical information into plain language. Written materials may include memos, training material, PowerPoint presentations, Communiqu├ęs, and WIC Watch articles. Verbal communication may include technical assistance and conducting presentations.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time. Occasional travel within New York State, including overnights and to locations that may not be served by public transportation, is required.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/HPA/22091

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 ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/HPA/22091, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to with Reference Code EGB/HPA/22091 included in the subject line. *Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until June 25, 2018.

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