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Assistant in Instructional Services (Career and Technical Education), Grade 22 (PEF)

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for an Assistant in Instructional Services (Career and Technical Education) in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Office. This Office is responsible for middle and secondary-level career and technical education instructional activities, program approvals and monitoring, administration of the Perkins V Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, and civil rights reviews that ensure compliance with federal civil rights laws. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Support team associates, in providing on-going leadership in sustaining a statewide professional development model that supports all learners and enhances CTE programs in New York State; 
  • Review applications for State approval of CTE programs, technical assessments, and grant funding; 
  • Serve as liaison to state and national organizations related to career and technical education policy initiatives and practices; 
  • Offer technical assistance to school personnel and other stakeholders, including the development and delivery of training materials to build teachers’ content knowledge and pedagogy in CTE; 
  • Assist in Perkins grant administration activities, including State Plan development; technical assistance to the field; yearly risk assessments and monitoring plans; application and budget reviews; and on-site program reviews;
  • Collaborate with internal offices, external CTE organizations, and NYSED contractors on CTE guidance and training projects;
  • Administer a variety of competitive and allocational State and federal grant programs supporting increased student achievement in CTE;Research and prepare professional development materials, grants, contracts, proposed regulatory and policy statements, Board of Regents items, and informational materials, and
  • Complete other duties, as directed, to foster state-wide equity in access and quality of CTE programs. 
Minimum Qualifications: 

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Assistant in Instructional Services (CTE). 

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements and have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in any of the titles linked here: Section 70.1 Transfer Determinations Between Professional Educator Titles Grade 22, 26, and 28.  

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. 

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 one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Assistant in Instructional Services (CTE) OR a Master’s degree AND New York State permanent or professional K-12 or 7-12 certification in a CTE certification area AND two years of full-time classroom teaching experience in Technology Education or Trade and Technical Education. 

Conditions of Employment: 

This will be a permanent appointment or temporary provisional appointment. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Assistant in Instructional Services (CTE) 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 and certification will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. This position may require Statewide travel (5%). 

* Leads to a maximum salary of $95,392 based on annual performance advances.  


Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by October 10, 2022 to (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (P12-2196/64115) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility. 

Grade Level: 
Grade 22
Negotiating Unit: 
Box #: 
Deadline Date: 
Monday, October 10, 2022
Email Address: 
Office of Education Policy

Office Information

Office of Human Resources Management
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631

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