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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/23/22

Applications Due12/08/22

Vacancy ID117355

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator / Trainee - 22745

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 Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Center for Community Health/Division of Family Health/Bureau of Perinatal, Reproductive, and Sexual Health (BPRASH)

6 Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, 8th Floor

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as a Health Program Administrator (G-18); 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 (G-18), Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 (NS), or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2 (NS). For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website. Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-570 with a score of 100 or higher OR qualified 55-B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have a public health background that includes work experience with adolescent/youth-serving organizations or other non-profit/community-based organizations; prior experience with program/contract management responsibilities, such as reviewing budgets and reports submitted by contractors and using Grants Gateway; experience developing and implementing competitive procurements and facilitating webinars with contractors and outside stakeholders; proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint; excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentations; the ability to work independently as well as with diverse groups of individuals; and the ability to prioritize and work on multiple assignments. 

Duties Description The Health Program Administrator (HPA) position will provide programmatic and fiscal oversight to multiple contracts in the Adolescent Health Unit within the Bureau of Perinatal Reproductive and Sexual Health. The HPA position will be assigned to the Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) program to assist contractors with prevention efforts aimed at decreasing the incidence of adolescent pregnancy, reducing the risk of initial/ repeat pregnancies, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), HIV/AIDS rates, and addressing disparities related to adolescent health outcomes. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Review of annual budgets and administrative forms, budget modification requests, narrative progress reports and data submissions;
• Provide technical assistance and guidance to contractors to ensure compliance with program requirements;
• Provide technical assistance to ensure collaboration with community-based stakeholders including facilitation of calls or meetings;
• Collaborate with DOH data leads on data collection and reporting, and Center for Community Action contractors on training, technical assistance, learning collaborative, continuous quality improvement and other program monitoring initiatives;
• Serve as program liaison between DOH staff, program stakeholders and staff from other state and local agencies;
• Participate in internal and interagency workgroups;
• Supervise student assistants and/or interns;
• Assist in the development of grant related documentation associated with federal agencies and other funders;
• Prepare routine programmatic communications for dissemination to program contractors;
• Assist in the development and implementation of program policies and procedures;
• Participate in review of Request for Applications (RFAs); and
• Other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Full-time, contingent permanent, competitive position. Occasional travel, including to areas that may not be served by public transportation, may be required (5%).

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.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, TL/HPA/22745/DFH

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

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 TL/HPA/22745/DFH included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, TL/HPA/22745/DFH, Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Rm 2217, 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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