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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/31/21

Applications Due09/17/21

Vacancy ID90648

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Program Director 1 - 51498

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $112155 to $141538 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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


150 Broadway

City Menands


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Eleven years of professional experience, of which two years must have included managerial responsibility for a major health-related program, or a major administrative function for a large health-related organization.

Preferred Qualifications:
Be a licensed Pharmacist in good standing in NY State. Experience administering a State prescription drug monitoring program or working in a State controlled substance authority. Strong background in the legislative/regulatory processes including interpretation, development, and implementation of regulations and laws, especially as they relate to medical and pharmacy practice. Strong analytical skills and technical knowledge relating to pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical and medical studies, and controlled substances. Excellent communication and presentation skills including drafting internal and external communication. Experience supervising various levels of employees, managing contracts and contract staff. Experience using Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Duties Description Position would serve as the Deputy Director of the Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement (BNE). Responsible for the administration and oversight of the following programs: New York State's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, Office Prescription Program, Electronic Prescribing, Prescriber Education, and Electronic Health Records Integration. Supervisory oversight for: BNE's program units, policy initiatives and activities, administration and public health initiatives, data collection and analysis, regulatory compliance, licensing and drug disposal, and Risk Assessment Program (internal controls). Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Oversight of development and implementation of new Bureau programs, regulatory changes, IT requests, grant activities, executive correspondence, and FOIL requests and responses. Oversight of the Bureau budget, including the development and submission of expenditure plans, oversight of purchasing, tracking of Bureau disbursements and timely payment of all invoices. Liaison with Department administrative and human resources staff relative to the hiring process, as well as the onboarding of new staff. Liaison with, including outreach and educational presentations to, the pharmacy and practitioner communities, professional organizations, and state and federal organizations.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, LD/HPD1/51498

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, LD/HPD1/51498, 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 LD/HPD1/51498 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 September 17, 2021.

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