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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/18

Applications Due12/17/18

Vacancy ID62008

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator/Trainee - 22079

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

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 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Division of Nutrition

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). 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.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have strong data collection and analytical skills, experience in the development and implementation of program policies, and in the administration and operation of health programs. Good writing and communication skills are essential.

Duties Description This position is in the Program Quality and Communication Section (PQCS) of the Bureau of Supplemental Food Programs (BSFP) responsible for WIC Eligibility policies, communication with local agency contractors and the annual Local Agency Compliance and Self-Assessment (LACASA) for the New York State (NYS) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). Currently, the NYS WIC Program serves a monthly caseload of approximately 425,000 participants through 91 local WIC agency contracts valued at $134 million.
The Health Program Administrator (HPA) position will assist the LACASA team leader and workgroup to identify annual focus areas to evaluate the quality of WIC services provided by local agency contractors. The HPA will assist the LACASA team to establish program metrics; and coordinate and communicate technical guidance to local agency contractors on an annual basis. The HPA will be responsible for compiling program information from various sources/database systems including OBIEE. The HPA will be responsible for the interpretation of Federal regulations to develop policies and procedures for the WIC Program for areas including research requests and data sharing.

Additional Comments Permanent or contingent-permanent, full-time. Work hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Occasional travel within New York State, including overnights and to locations that may not be served by public transportation, may be required. This is a two-year traineeship leading to a G18.

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Name Human Resources Management Group - EGB/HPA/22079

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 5184733395

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/HPA/22079, 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/22079 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 17, 2018.

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