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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/06/18

Applications Due08/21/18

Vacancy ID57802

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator (or HPA Trainee 1) - 08509

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 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 Epidemiology

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Permanent transfer candidates: 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). You may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website.
Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-240 with a score of 100.0 or higher OR qualified 55B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.
Experience with NYS Department of Health (DOH) and Health Research Incorporated (HRI) fiscal, procurement, personnel and other administrative processes. Ability to effectively work in a fast-paced office and prioritize multiple assignments. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work independently and as part of a team. Proficiency using Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint. Familiarity with the B-1184 process and the Statewide Financial System (SFS).

Duties Description The Health Program Administrator (HPA) will work in the Division of Epidemiology, and will be part of a team responsible for a variety of fiscal, personnel, administrative and operational management functions. The HPA will be a liaison between the Division’s four Bureaus and Statistical unit, and will contribute to assignments from the Center for Community and other offices within DOH and HRI; assist with various fiscal activities, including reviewing and processing vouchers, monitoring cash flow and spending for various funding sources, and preparing and analyzing reports; assist with personnel activities, including updating and analyzing various staffing reports, preparing duties descriptions, tracking the completion of mandated training and performance evaluations; and assist with the planning of large meetings and/or conferences. The incumbent will also assist with the coordination and compilation of responses to assignments and requests for information related to space plans, travel, and other administrative management functions; provide technical assistance and guidance to programs; update and maintain tracking systems and procedural guidance; and assist with special projects and other administrative tasks, as needed.

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

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Name Human Resources Management Group, DJA/HPA/08509

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 to Human Resources Management Group, DJA/HPA/08509, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code DJA/HPA/08509 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 will be accepted until August 21, 2018.

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