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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/03/18

Applications Due10/17/18

Vacancy ID60421

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleSenior Auditor - Appointment may also be made at the Trainee 1 and Trainee 2 level, serving up to a two-year traineeship - leads to a G-18 after a two-year traineeship

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Schenectady

Street Address OPWDD - Division of Quality Improvement - Incident Management Unit

500 Balltown Road

City Schenectady


Zip Code12304

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service List or eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Please include your civil service title, grade, status and indicate how you qualify for the position (i.e. transfer, CS list).


The Incident Management Unit (IMU) within the Division of Quality Improvement and Performance Management (DQIPM) was created as part of the initiative to ensure the safety and welfare of individuals with developmental disabilities. As a member of the IMU, responsibilities of the Senior Auditor may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Function as part of the Incident Management Unit’ IRMA team by creating and providing reports from several applications including Incident Report and Management Application (IRMA), Crystal, Business Intelligence (BI), Access, and the Justice Center BI tool. Provide IMU and DQIPM staff with pertinent information for monitoring and evaluation as assigned.
• Conduct audits/reviews to ensure appropriate IMU processes are being followed and ensure that data is reflected accurately in IRMA. Provide feedback if there are concerns related to the comprehensiveness and adequacy of that data.
• Work with the Justice Center to validate and reconcile data.
• Work with DQIPM staff, the Statewide Committee on Incident Review, the Division of Enterprise Solutions and other experts to develop appropriate and standardized analysis reports for the Commissioner’s and Leadership Team’s review, as well as specific trend reports that are required to be completed on an annual basis by all providers of service in accordance with Part 624 regulations.
• Provide a variety of ad hoc reports for internal and external entities such as the Justice Center and the Governor’s Office.
• Obtain accurate data for FOIL requests and OPWDD’s Counsel’s Office regarding litigation.
• Assist in building, testing, and modifying new reports and reporting tools, i.e. BI to ensure data and reports are valid.
• Assist providers with OPWDD regulation requirements, specifically sections 624 and 625.
• Manage correspondence in the Incident Management Unit’s mailbox.
• Provide technical assistance to agencies on the IRMA application.
• Additional duties as assigned by the Director of the Incident Management Unit.

Additional Comments Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Brigitte Driessen

Telephone 518-473-9689

Fax 518-474-9902

Email Address


Street OPWDD Personnel Office

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and résumé by October 17, 2018. Please reference the above EOA 2018-125 in all correspondence.

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