Office of Accountability
Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate in Education Improvement Services.
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.
55b/c Appointment: These positions are eligible for 55b/c designation and are subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55 b/c eligibility letter.
Provisional Appointment: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a temporary provisional appointment may be considered. For provisional appointment, candidates must have a Master's degree AND
Either 1. Four years of professional experience in an education agency or organization working with elementary, middle or secondary schools in the provision of technical assistance or in the development or implementation of educational programs or educational grants; OR
2. Possess a New York State permanent or professional certification in classroom teaching, administration and supervision, or school service AND four years of professional experience in a public school teaching common branch subjects in grades Pre-Kindergarten to 6 or teaching academic subjects (English, a language other than English, mathematics, science or social studies) in grades 7-12; OR four years of professional experience working with students in the areas of early childhood and parent education, guidance counseling, school social work, or attendance improvement/dropout prevention.
Provisional candidates must take the examination for Associate in Education Improvement Services when it is next offered, and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.
Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for two Associate in Education Improvement Services positions in the Office of Accountability. This Office is responsible for the implementation of programs funded under the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The incumbents of these position will provide critical support in carrying out the mandated work of the ESSA-Funded Programs Team, by monitoring the ESSA-Funded Programs for compliance, collecting program data and annually reporting findings to the United States Department of Education. Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Provide technical assistance to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) on ESEA program policy and requirements, including district and school-level accountability and school improvement;
• Assist in the development and revision of categorical and competitive grant applications;
• Assist LEAs in the preparation and submission of their annual Consolidated Application for ESSA-Funded Programs;
• Support the development of policy as it relates to ESSA-Funded Programs;
• Review and approve categorical and competitive grant applications and budgets;
• Conduct monitoring of ESSA-Funded programs to determine LEAs compliance with program requirements and support continuous improvement;
• Participate in professional development activities related to the implementation of ESEA guidance, and
• Comply with office policies and procedures.
Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be contingent permanent or a temporary provisional appointments. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Associate in Education Improvement Services when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. 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 degree will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. These positions will require 30% statewide 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 19, 2021 to email@example.com (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box numbers (see list below) of the positions in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the positions, 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.
89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB
Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by November 19, 2021 to firstname.lastname@example.org (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box numbers (see list below) of the positions in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the positions, 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.