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Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM
Promotion Provisional: Department of Health (DOH) employee with one year or more permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as an Early Intervention Specialist 3 (G25); OR DOH employee with two years or more permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as an Early Intervention Specialist 2 (G23); OR Open Competitive Provisional anyone possessing a Bachelor's or higher degree in education, early childhood education, special education, psychology, social work, sociology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech or language pathology, audiology, nursing, dietetics, nutrition, or one of the following social or behavioral sciences: public policy, communications, economics, legal studies, political science, health policy, behavioral science, history, ethnic studies, child development, or applied behavioral analysis; AND six years of full-time experience providing early intervention services to children under five years of age with, or at risk for, disabilities as well as services to their families. To qualify, experience must have been in an approved Early Intervention Program under Article 25 of the New York State Public Health Law, Part 69, Article 10 of the New York Code of Rules and Regulations, or in an approved Preschool Special Education Program under Section 4410 or 4406 of the New York State Education Law where the primary focus is on providing early intervention services to children under age five; or in a professional position in a governmental setting developing, administering, and evaluating certified early intervention programs, including at least two years of experience in the management of an early intervention program, including policy and procedure development and programmatic oversight, or development or regulatory oversight of early intervention programs for at least 50% of your time; AND at least three years of direct supervision of professional staff responsible for the planning, evaluation, or provision of early intervention services to children and their families, including responsibility for time and attendance and performance evaluations. Substitution: A master's degree in one of the educational fields listed above may be substituted for one year of the general experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills; knowledge and familiarity with federal and State laws and regulations pertaining to providing services to young children with disabilities; strong organizational and collaborative skills; contract management experience; ability to manage multiple activities and meet deadlines.
Duties Description Early Intervention Specialists (EIS) administer and oversee the Statewide Early Intervention Program (EIP) for infants and toddlers with special needs and their families, established under the Infants with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and NYS Public Health Law. The Early Intervention Specialist 4 (EIS4) will be responsible for Provider Approval, Due Process and Monitoring functions within the Bureau of Early Intervention. This includes all functions related to developing the early intervention provider Agreement, evaluating and approving early intervention providers, developing policies and procedures for the provider re-approval process, ensuring that provider information is captured in the statewide early intervention system; communicating with early intervention providers, ensuring families receiving early intervention services are afforded their due process rights when any disputes occur, and programmatic monitoring of providers, which involves contract management. In addition, the EIS4 will be responsible for interpretation and communication of policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to the provider approval, due process, and monitoring as they apply to the EIP to local government officials, providers, and other stakeholders as appropriate, as well as data collection, tracking and analysis related to provider approval, due process, and monitoring.
Additional Comments Provisional, full-time appointment. Statewide travel, including overnights and travel to areas not served by public transportation is required. If three or fewer New York State Department of Health promotional candidates respond to this notice, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for non-competitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law. Employees must meet promotion provisional qualifications as described above. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title. If a provisional appointment is made, the appointee will be required to take the next holding of the Civil Service EIS4 examination and be immediately eligible for appointment from the resultant eligible list in order to maintain continued employment in this position
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Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/EIS4/24660, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by email to email@example.com, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code EGB/EIS4/24660 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 July 23, 2018.