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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/11/22

Applications Due06/01/22

Vacancy ID97242

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleExecutive Secretary for the State Board of Professions (Engineering), Box OP-1431/20301

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $112155 to $141538 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of the Professions

State Board for Engineering

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must be licensed as a Professional Engineer, Land Surveyor, or a Professional Geologist and registered to practice in New York State, AND have seven years of progressively responsible administrative leadership experience. At least three of the seven years of experience must be in a position involving lead responsibility for program and/or policy matters.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Preference may be given to candidates who have:
• Superior skills in oral and written communications, and especially in developing plain language information to communicate effectively with applicants, licensees and the public;
• Awareness of the role of technology in the professions and in creating effective and efficient communication and processes;
• Public speaking skills;
• Understanding of the legislative process;
• Knowledge of current practice and research in the professions;
• General research and survey skills;
• Experience dealing with governmental, educational, or regulatory boards; and
• Dedication to public protection and a broad, well-developed array of administrative skills, with background in public administration.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of the Professions (OP) is seeking candidates for an Executive Secretary position for the State Boards for Engineering, Land Surveying, Geology and Interior Design. Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Commissioner for OP, the incumbent of this position will lead, liaise, and coordinate tasks for a broad range of activities related to four professions. The incumbent will manage the board office staff and will be a key policy advisor to the Deputy Commissioner. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Provide assistance to the Board of Regents through the New York State Education Department by developing requirements for licensure, reviewing and evaluating applications for licensure, registrations, limited permits, and continuing education sponsors; assessing professional practice issues; convening disciplinary panels; providing technical assistance to legislative staff; preparing bill comments; assisting in the development of departmental bills; and other matters regarding professional regulation;
• Select, administer, score, and assess licensure examinations;
• Confer with OP management staff as well as with State and national associations and others on matters related to practice, professional training, licensure, and other related matters;
• Collaborate with Professional Education to assure that the academic requirements are met, including master plan amendments and registration of New York programs, as well as standards for evaluation of out-of-state applicants;
• Interview and recommend prospective Board members to the Department and the Board of Regents;
• Provide support for the State Boards to identify issues of importance and intervene at an early stage, to assist in formulating, implementing and evaluating policies, and to develop and prepare State Board agendas, minutes, and reports;
• Participate in various internal and external activities relating to professional training, licensure, or practice;
• Prepare responses to numerous requests from the field, including licensees, employers and other agencies, for information regarding licensure or practice;
• Work collaboratively with OP staff to develop application materials, consumer information, plain language information for licensees, and materials for the OP website; and,
• Serve as a member of OP’s leadership team, taking on additional or other management responsibilities as assigned.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position is in the exempt class and the incumbent will serve at the discretion of the Commissioner of Education. Filling of this position is contingent upon Division of the Budget approval.

All NYSED employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to mandatory weekly testing for COVID-19.

*Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

APPLICATION:
Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by to opjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OP-1431/20301) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.


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Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address opjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION:
Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by to opjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OP-1431/20301) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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