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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/13/24

Applications Due02/27/24

Vacancy ID150980


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator or Health Program Administrator Trainee - 07251

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $47925 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type 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? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Center for Community Health, Director's Office

Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment: Current New York State Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Health Program Administrator (G18), Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 (NS) or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2 (NS).

Transfer: New York State employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title at or above a G11 and eligible for transfer to Health Program Administrator (G18) Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 (NS) or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2 (NS) under Sections 52.6 or 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Public Candidates: Active list candidate with a reachable score on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list (26-872), OR qualified 55-b/c candidate in possession of a bachelor's or higher degree.

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Personnel Administration experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including SharePoint. Experience working with Civil Service Rules and guidance. Demonstrated experience with tracking workflow processes and systems.

Duties Description The Health Program Administrator (HPA) will work in the Center for Community Health (CCH) and be part of a team focusing on Personnel Administration and coordination across CCH, in coordination with other Centers and offices within the Office of Public Health (OPH). The Incumbents’ primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following: Act as the Center Liaison, communicating, directly coordinating, and standardizing Personnel Administration functions and procedures; work with 5 divisions comprising of more than 900 staff, the Bureau of Personnel Management (BPM), Departmental Administration, and other offices and programs in OPH; coordinate the review, preparation, issue reconciliation, and tracking of all CCH and OPH priority position requests, realignments, re-classifications, and other personnel-related transactions; create, amend, and modify training tool kits and resources, and tracking systems for personnel and other administrative functions while working directly with BPM, OPH, and other internal offices; provide technical assistance, training, and guidance to program staff and managers related to solving challenging personnel related issues and other administrative functions and processes overseen by the Center for Community Health; participate in routine Personnel Administration meetings with varying groups of stakeholders, including senior program managers and other administrative staff; may include supervision and other administrative duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time appointment. Transfer candidates, you may be asked for a social security number to verify your transfer eligibility. 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.

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, EGB/HPA/07251/CCH-DO

Telephone 518-486-1812

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 EGB/HPA/07251/CCH-DO included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/HPA/07251/CCH-DO, 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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