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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/25/22

Applications Due08/15/22

Vacancy ID109203

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssociate in Continuing Education, Box ACS-2682/66208

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade26

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

Salary RangeFrom $92804 to $114393 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Adult Career and Continuing Education Services

Adult Education Programs and Policy Unit

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate in Continuing Education.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in Associate in Occupational School Supervision.

Section 70.4 Transfer: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Associate in Continuing Education if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title salary grade 24 or higher AND have standing on the Associate in Continuing Education eligible list AND possess the open-competitive examination qualifications.

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter.

Provisional Appointment: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a temporary provisional appointment may be considered. For provisional appointment, candidates must have a master’s degree or higher AND four years of professional experience in continuing education* which MUST include two years of experience in an oversight or administrative capacity responsible for:

• Either A. the provision of professional development and technical assistance;
• Or B. the development and implementation of a continuing education program.

*Continuing Education is the instruction of out-of-school youth and adults in such areas as: employment preparation, adult basic education, life skills, General Education Development (GED) or High School Equivalency (HSE) test preparation, post-secondary transition, workplace literacy, adult literacy, and specialized instruction for Limited English Pro?cient/English Language Learners (LEP/ELL). For more information please visit: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/aepp/welcome-adult-education-programs-and-policy-aepp

Qualifying Professional Experience: Examples of qualifying professional experience include, but are not limited to, professional experience in one of the following positions:
• Supervisor or Director of Adult Education
• Literacy Zone Coordinator
• Adult Education Program Manager
• National Reporting System Accountability Specialist
• Regional Adult Education Network Director
• National Reporting System Program Manager
• High School Equivalency Preparation Administrator

Non-Qualifying Experience: Examples of non-qualifying experience include, but are not limited to, experience in one of the following positions:
• K-12 Classroom Teacher
• Tenured College Professor
• Adjunct Professor
• Graduate Assistant
• Teaching Assistant

Provisional candidates must take the examination for Associate in Continuing Education when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES) is seeking candidates for an Associate in Continuing Education position in the Adult Education Programs and Policy Unit. The incumbent will be part of an upstate or downstate team of regional associates and, in addition, will have fiscal and accountability responsibilities. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Work with AEPP Regional staff, program managers of funded adult education programs, and Regional Adult Education Network center directors as part of an upstate or downstate team;
• Develop and review Requests for Proposals for federal and State adult education funding;
• Review and approve budgets, contracts and budget modifications and amendments for Project Tracking System (PTS) and Categorical/Federal System (CAFÉ);
• Review and prepare Employment Preparation Education (EPE) State aid claims and the reallocation of EPE state aid;
• Analyze data in NYSED’s student and program data base to identify programs for intensive technical assistance;
• Work as part of a team to improve performance of underperforming programs identified for corrective action;
• Participate in a team to monitor funded adult education programs. This includes priority monitoring of agencies in the Individual Technical Assistance Plan (ITAP) and Corrective Action (CA) status;
• Provide statewide technical assistance on new WIOA data system changes and NRS policies to programs;
• Assist with implementing the National Reporting System (NRS) and NYSDOL Unemployment Insurance data policies and procedures for program accountability and student results as required by the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA);
• Provide statewide technical assistance on new WIOA data system changes and NRS policies to programs; and
• Oversee the development of literacy zones in the upstate or downstate team regions in partnership with the Regional Adult Education Network (RAEN) directors.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a contingent permanent appointment or a temporary provisional appointment. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Associate in Continuing Education when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and experience will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. This position will require occasional statewide travel (20% of assignment).

** Leads to a maximum salary of $114,393 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 15, 2022 to accesjobs@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 (ACS-2682/66208) 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.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address accesjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street New York State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 15, 2022 to accesjobs@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 (ACS-2682/66208) 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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