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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/08/22

Applications Due12/21/22

Vacancy ID118213

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator - 22400

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 Division of Nutrition - Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance 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 70.1 or 52.6 transfer to Health Program Administrator, Grade 18.

Public Candidates: Active list candidate on the 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 the ability to work in a variably-paced office and prioritize multiple assignments. The candidate will possess excellent organizational, analytical, verbal, and written communication skills, and will have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. The preferred candidate will have experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, and advanced proficiency with Excel and web-based database applications.

Duties Description "The Health Program Administrator (HPA) will be responsible for administrative functions and fiscal oversight of the Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables (JSY) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) plan. The HPA will interpret United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Plan Guidance for administration of the project and prepare required fiscal reports for the grant and quarterly submission to USDA. Fiscal monitoring for the project will include all project expenses including equipment, travel for over 18 field staff, and materials and supplies for conducting nutrition education sessions and Policy, Systems, and Environmental strategies (PSEs).

Duties will also include contract management; ensuring compliance with contract regulations; monitoring program expenditures; providing technical assistance to contractors regarding allowable activities and expenses; database development, management, and evaluation activities to ensure compliance with USDA reporting and evaluation requirements; and coordinating quality assurance activities to ensure that contractors are meeting deliverables.

Additional Comments "Full-time, contingent 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 (5%). 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/22400/DON

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower, HRMG

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/22400/DON included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, RMV/HPA/22400/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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