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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/30/21

Applications Due05/14/21

Vacancy ID86578

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Administrator - 32517

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 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 (G18); 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 (G18), Health Program Administrator Trainee 1 (NS), or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2 (NS). You may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. 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 qualified 55B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiar with procurement policies, procedures, regulations and laws. Strong procurement, grants gateway, administrative and contract management experience including preparing, reviewing and approving contract documents, work plans, budgets, and modifications; experience developing and maintaining information and tracking systems. Experience using grants management systems. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills; ability to multi-task; and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Duties Description The Health Program Administrator (HPA) will assist with grant management unit activities, providing technical assistance in the preparation, review and revision of procurement related documents. This individual will assist procurement coordinators with daily activities related to Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Application’s (RFA), Contract Reporter Exemption Requests (CRER’s), Solicitation of Interests (SOI’s) and other grant related procurements related to the Division of Family Health, which includes from initial identification of program need through contract execution; Draft and review solicitation documents, includes but not limited to letters and memos for Bureau level staff signature and draft contract reporter advertisements; Assist with documents needed for RFPs, RFAs, including B1184s, EDCs and evaluation documents etc., to ensure the documents clearly and accurately detail the goods or services required and comply with procurement policies, procedures, regulations and laws. Provides technical assistance to program staff on procurement requirements for RFP’s/Applications and interpreting and fulfilling checklist items as required; Monitors, reviews and updates tracking systems and prepares written and statistical reports of contract activity, progress and needs; Respond to status requests from various division, bureau, agency and program staff. The HPA may supervise lower level clerical and support staff.

Additional Comments (Traineeships are non-statutory, resulting in salary G18 upon completion)

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Name Human Resources Management Group, JB/HPA/32517

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 ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, JB/HPA/32517, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to with Reference Code JB/HPA/32517 included in the subject line. *Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until 5/14/2021. Transfer candidates will be asked to provide SSN to verify title transfer eligibility.

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