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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/23/18

Applications Due12/10/18

Vacancy ID61761

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator 2 – 22225

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade25

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

Salary RangeFrom $81446 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent 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, Riverview Center

150 Broadway

City Menands


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as a Health Program Administrator 2 (G25) OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above a G23 and deemed eligible for transfer to Health Program Administrator 2 (G25) under Section 70.1 or Section 52.6 of the NYS Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate would have progressively responsible professional work experience in the administrative support of a large, multi-faceted public health program with excellent communication, analytical, computer and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities. Supervisory experience. Knowledge of or previous experience with the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program. Knowledge of or previous experience with Vendor Management. Experience with computer system development, maintenance and user testing. Experience with conducting presentations, trainings and handling customer service issues.

Duties Description The Health Program Administrator 2 (HPA2) will function as the Assistant Director of the Vendor Management Section. Duties will include direct supervision of key staff in the section and overall responsibility for Vendor Management Agency (VMA) contract management. Develop Request for Application (RFA) for vendor management agency procurement. Direct oversight of the development of vendor policy and procedures, interpreting Federal and State Regulations, State Regulation revisions and evaluation of program services. The HPA2 will be responsible for prioritizing subsystem modifications to the vendor portions of the new electronic information system, known as NYWIC. Duties will include table maintenance changes, business rules, specifications, build notes and testing. The HPA2 will ensure that vendor staff organize, develop, and implement training initiatives and communication materials for State and Local vendor management agency staff. Develop training and resource materials for vendors, VMAs and stakeholders. Oversight of vendor forums and all communications with vendors. Direct oversight of the development of the vendor application/reapplication process, policies, procedures and forms. Monitor vendor integrity and establish policies and procedures to address issues identified with vendors. Continue to enhance vendor monitoring activities including updating policies and procedures including upgrade of the electronic monitoring tool. Coordinate vendor management policy revisions in the WIC Program Manual (WPM).

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

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Name Human Resources Management Group - EGB/HPA2/22225

Telephone (518)-486-1812

Fax (518)-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP, Corning Tower

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/HPA2/22225, 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/HPA2/22225 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 December 10, 2018.

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