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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/27/23

Applications Due05/01/24

Vacancy ID146820


AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleProject Coordinator (Summer Teacher Ambassador Program) - Hourly - Multiple Locations

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $34 to $34 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

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? No

County To Be Determined

Street Address Multiple locations statewide - see Additional Comments

City Albany


Zip Code1

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

You must have a bachelor’s degree* AND
• Be a teacher in a public, non-public or charter school in New York State teaching students in grades 6 through 12, with at least 2 years of experience in a school setting; OR
• Be a work-based learning (WBL) coordinator in grades 6 through 12, with at least 2 years of experience in a school setting; OR
• Be a school counselor working with grades 6 through 12 with at least 2 years of experience in a school setting; OR
• Be a school librarian working with grades 6 through 12 with at least 2 years of experience in a school setting

*Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States or its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. This information can be found at Candidates are responsible for the evaluation fee.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders
• Strong written and verbal skills as well as creative thinking and problem-solving skills
• Experience serving historically underserved communities
• Possess an aptitude and demonstrated track record of leadership and disseminating ideas to peers and colleagues.

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

The Summer Teacher Ambassador Program is a paid summer intensive training program that prepares teachers, certified work-based learning (WBL) coordinators, school counselors and school librarians to develop, implement, and deliver career-readiness strategies for students in grades six through twelve across New York State. The New York State Department of Labor (DOL) is seeking candidates for Project Coordinators who will take part in a four-week Career Development Ambassador Program over the summer from July 8, 2024 through August 2, 2024, while working with Employment Services Staff from the DOL. The purpose of the program is to assist educators in obtaining workforce development knowledge that can be brought back to the school and used to assist students in exploring potential career pathways.

Selected candidates will:
• Do a deep dive into their regional labor markets and learn about what resources and employment opportunities exist
• Engage with local business leaders to gain an understanding of business and community needs while learning about hiring trends, upskilling, job retention and industry forecasting
• Engage in lesson planning to document learning and take back new critical knowledge to their school district. Training will conclude with debriefing sessions and a lesson demonstration

Additional Comments Position specific job duties may include occasional altered work schedule or job assignments which require availability and willingness to work occasional evenings and/or out-stationed assignments.

Candidates will be required to report to DOL worksites. Opportunities exist in the following cities statewide:

Glens Falls
Johnson City
New York City (all Boroughs)
Niagara Falls
White Plains

Please indicate the location(s) of interest in your application

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

Name Bonny O'Mara

Telephone 518-457-1020

Fax EFax:

Email Address


Street NYS Department of Labor

State Office Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingAll candidates must submit a written resume and cover letter which clearly demonstrates how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. These documents must be received by May 01, 2024 and submitted via email to or mailed to the NYS Department of Labor, Personnel Bureau, Building 12, Room 561, State Office Campus, Albany, NY 12240. You must include, Vacancy ID 146820, Project Coordinator (Summer Teacher Ambassador), and include the location(s) of interest, in the subject line of your email. Failure to do so may result in a delay of processing your application.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

New York State (NYS) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, carrier status, gender identity or prior conviction records, or prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications or sealed records unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to request that a reasonable accommodation be provided for you to participate in a job interview, please contact: Department of Labor, Attn: Director, Division of Equal Opportunity and Development (DEOD), Building 12, Albany, NY 12240 (Phone (518) 457-1984 and/or fax (518) 485-2575.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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