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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/15/21

Applications Due11/05/21

Vacancy ID92898

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssociate in Education of Children with Disabilities, Box P12-2107/49015

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade26

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

Salary RangeFrom $90984 to $112150 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Education Policy

Office of Special Education

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate in Education of Children with Disabilities.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.4 Transfer: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Associate in Education of Children with Disabilities if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title salary grade 24 or higher AND have standing on the Associate in Education of Children with Disabilities eligible list.

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates an Associate in Education of Children with Disabilities position in the Office of Special Education (OSE). This Office works to promote educational equity and excellence for students with disabilities, oversees the implementation of federal and State laws and policies for students with disabilities, provides general supervision and monitoring of all public and private schools, serves New York State preschool and school-age students with disabilities, and provides technical assistance to parents and school districts. Under the direction of the Supervisor in Education of Children with Disabilities, the incumbent of this position is responsible for activities to ensure Department compliance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Review federal and State laws and regulations as related to the education of students with disabilities;
• Develop policies that conform to federal and State statute and regulations;
• Collaborate with the Office of Counsel and other offices, as necessary, in preparing documents related to potential regulatory changes;
• Prepare materials, policy memoranda, Board of Regents items and guidance documents for parents, educators, administrators and other stakeholders;
• Provide technical assistance, as necessary, to parents, educators, administrators and stakeholders;
• Assist in activities related to the State Performance Plan and Annual Performance Report;
• Assist Special Education Quality Assurance Regional Offices and other Department offices with policy specific assistance; and
• Collaborate with other Department offices and State and local agencies to represent the needs of students with disabilities consistent with the key principles for improved practices in the “Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities.”

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a contingent permanent appointment. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of certification will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. This position will require 25% statewide, overnight travel.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $112,150 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by November 5, 2021 to p12jobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (P12-2107/49015) 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 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by November 5, 2021 to p12jobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (P12-2107/49015) 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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