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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/21/22

Applications Due12/05/22

Vacancy ID117117

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator – 45506

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

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 - Bureau of Child and Adult Care Food Program

150 Broadway

City Menands


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Health Program Administrator, Grade 18, OR a New York State employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title eligible for transfer, via 52.6 or 70.1, to a Health Program Administrator, Grade 18.

Public Candidates: Active list candidates on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-570 with a reachable score, OR qualified 55-b/c candidate in possession of a bachelor's or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will work effectively in a fast-paced environment both independently as well as part of a team. They will have excellent organizational, analytical, verbal, and written communication skills and be able to prioritize multiple assignments. They will have experience with data systems and proficiency using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Sharepoint).

Duties Description The Bureau of Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) is a federally funded statewide public health nutrition program that provides reimbursement for healthy meals and snacks served to children in family day care homes, day care centers, emergency shelters, afterschool programs, and adults in other programs. The Health Program Administrator (HPA) will be responsible for performing professional administrative office support and fiscal management activities for CACFP.

The HPA will work in a team-based environment to manage office support activities; supervise professional and support staff; and oversee the Request for Quote process for obtaining temporary personnel. The HPA will also track bureau purchasing and oversee inventory; coordinate the purchase and installation of equipment and equipment maintenance contracts; arrange for vendor repairs and replacements; plan for and purchase technology resources for Bureau staff working in the Central and regional offices including computer hardware and software; assist with development, issuance, award and implementation of Requests for Proposals and Requests for Applications for the Bureau; and oversee the bureau’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests.

Additional Comments "Full-time, permanent appointment. Transfer candidates, you may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. Occasional travel throughout New York State to areas not served by public transportation may be required (20%). Depending on candidate qualifications, the position may be filled at the Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 or 2 levels. Traineeships are non-statutory, resulting in Salary Grade 18 upon completion.

For more information on transfer types, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website:

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.

For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Human Resources Management Group, RMV/HPA/45506/DON

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference RMV/HPA/45506/DON included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, RMV/HPA/45506/DON, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

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