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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/23/21

Applications Due12/02/23

Vacancy ID91789

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleProject Assistant, Box P12-2102/51568

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Education Policy

Office of Early Learning

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree AND three years of specialized experience in an educational agency or facility regulated under federal or New York State laws, rules, or regulations performing one or more of the following activities: calculating financial support, reviewing criteria, and authorizing payments, auditing/reviewing fiscal transactions, monitoring, and overseeing financial activity, or analyzing financial data.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a Project Assistant position in the Office of Early Learning. Under the supervision of the Supervisor, Education Programs, the incumbent of this position will aid the Office of Early Learning in overseeing the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP-ESSER) funded prekindergarten programs. The incumbent of this position will ensure all expenditures are in line with Commissioner’s Regulations 151-1.2. The incumbent will ensure accurate and timely processing of budgets and payments relating to the ARP-ESSER funded prekindergarten programs. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Provides support to staff regarding allowable expenses as outlined in Commissioner’s Regulations 151-1;
• Provides technical assistance to districts and agencies regarding allowable expenses as outlined in Commissioner’s Regulations 151-1;
• Intakes and processes budgets (FS-10) and budget amendments (FS-10-A) related to Universal Prekindergarten, Statewide Universal Full-Day Prekindergarten, and Targeted Prekindergarten;
• Enters and approves budgets and amendments into the NYSED PTS system via Bridge to track approved budgets from the Office of Early Learning;
• Works closely with the Office of Grants Finance to ensure all grant related documents are submitted properly and in a timely manner;
• Compile data regarding fiscal spending of Universal Prekindergarten programs;
• Provides technical assistance to Universal Statewide Full-Day Prekindergarten districts and agencies to be compliant with M/WBE requirements;
• Provides on-site or desk audits to ensure all programs are compliant with state and federal fiscal requirements; and
• Perform other duties as assigned.


Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a temporary appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointee’s negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and/or work experience will be required for all candidates at the time of interview. This position will require 20% Statewide travel.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $92,693 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to P12jobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (P12-2102/51568) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address p12jobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to P12jobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (P12-2102/51568) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

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