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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/15/24

Applications Due02/29/24

Vacancy ID151335


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator 4 - 47024

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade29

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

Salary RangeFrom $111627 to $136714 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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 Workforce, Training and Quality Initiatives

875 Central Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title at or above Grade 27 or M-2, and deemed eligible for transfer via Section 52.6 or 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong organizational, project management, research and writing skills. Comfort with public speaking and organizing and directing meetings with other State agency and external partners. Knowledge of policy and budget development, and human resource management. Ability to engage and direct communications with a wide array of internal and external stakeholders.

Duties Description The Office of Aging and Long-Term Care (OALTC) is seeking a candidate for the position of Deputy Director for the Center for Long Term Care Workforce, Training and Quality Initiatives. Within the OALTC, the incumbent will be responsible to assist in the oversight of the Center for Long-Term Care Workforce, Training and Quality Initiatives. By 2030, more than 25% of the population will be over the age of 60 in 51 counties across the state, with approximately 5.5 million New Yorkers aged 60-plus. Studies indicate that approximately 70% of New Yorkers over the age of 65 are likely to need some form of long-term care.

Those needing long-term services and supports depend on the direct care workforce--Personal Care Aides, Home Health Aides and Certified Nurse Aides-- who provide the majority of the personal care and assistance for the population in need. The Director of this Center will be directly responsible to:
• Provide direction and oversight for the Center for Long-Term Care Workforce, Training and Quality Initiatives, a team of 40+FTEs including the bureau of professional credentialing and training programs, the nursing home safe staffing and evaluation program and the bureau of workforce training and quality initiatives.
• Supervise and oversee a multitude of initiatives that will support a robust quality driven long-term care (LTC) workforce through policy development and implementation, review and updates to existing programs, including those required under federal and state law and regulations which are critical to support the needs of the long-term care recipients.
• Oversee Direct Caregiver Flexibility activities, inclusive of any/all related contractual requirements.
• Use data and research for the sustainability and expansion of the workforce, particularly in underserved communities and settings.
• Oversee the design, implementation, evaluation, and monitoring of new programs to support growth in the long-term care workforce.
• Provide technical support and subject matter expertise on workforce innovation activities under other OALTC and State initiatives.
• Assist with the review and drafting of new/revised regulations to be implemented and administered by the Center for Workforce, Training and Quality Initiatives.
• Represent OALTC as the subject matter expert on reporting and mapping trends, projections, and strategies necessary to enhance and stabilize New York’s LTC workforce, and
• Other relevant duties as assigned, including participation in meetings and workgroups with cross agency partners and internal/external stakeholders associated with Workforce, Training and Quality Initiatives.

Additional Comments This Center will be comprised of 3 specific sub units including the Bureau of Professional Credentialing & Training Programs, the Nursing Home Safety and Evaluation Program and the Bureau of Workforce & Quality Initiatives

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Brian Vogel

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street rm 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

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 BV/HPA4/47024 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, BV/HPA4/47024, 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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