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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/09/22

Applications Due08/28/22

Vacancy ID110175

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssistant Examinations Editor, Box P12-2195/40202

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $49202 to $62806 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive 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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Education Policy

Office of State Assessment

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Assistant Examinations Editor.

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 bachelor's degree including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in English* AND one year of professional experience where the primary responsibility of your position must have involved editing. This experience must include reviewing and revising factual written material for publication to achieve correctness and clarity of language AND ensuring that typed or printed materials are error free AND completing editorial work to meet established deadlines.

*You must have a minimum of 15 semester credit hours in English. Up to three semester credit hours in either journalism or communications may be substituted for English credits on a credit-for-credit basis to reach the 18 required semester credit hours.

Provisional candidates must take the examination for Assistant Examinations Editor 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) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for an Assistant Examinations Editor in the Office of State Assessment. The Office of State Assessment is responsible for the development of examinations for elementary, intermediate and high school students. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Work under the supervision of Examination Editors to assist staff in the development of State assessments and test related materials including the preparation of electronic reports as required;
• Edit assigned examinations and materials according to established guidelines and timelines;
• Proofread typed copy and printer’s proof;
• Monitor progress of exams and materials through all test development stages;
• Maintain files of examinations and field tests; and
• Work with staff and vendors on translated and Braille versions of exams to proofread and check artwork, front cover, and numbering.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent appointment or a temporary provisional appointment. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Assistant Examinations Editor when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. 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/or credit hours will be required at the time of interview for all candidates.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $62,806 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume, letter of interest and transcript with proof of qualifying credit hours by August 30, 2022 to p12jobs@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 (P12-2195/40202) 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 Mangement

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address p12jobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street New York State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume, letter of interest and transcript with proof of qualifying credit hours by August 30, 2022 to p12jobs@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 (P12-2195/40202) 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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