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Education Program Assistant 1, Grade 14 (PEF)

EDUCATION TRAINEE 1, NS (equated to SG-11)

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of the Professions is seeking candidates for an Education Program Assistant 1 position in the Division of Professional Licensing Services (DPLS). The encumbent of this position will perform a variety of activities in a team environment to support for functions connected to the licensure and regulation of professions licensed pursuant to Title VIII of the Education Law.  Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Reply to requests and questions from internal and external customers that include both written and telephone inquiries;
  • Serve as liaison to other areas of OP and NYSED to improve processes and promote improvement of current procedures;
  • Provide guidance and support to clerical staff by using Laws, regulations and policies to make decisions on non-routine questions;
  • Prepare reports using a variety of computer applications; 
  • Research and create statistical reports;
  • Supervise work processes of subordinate staff;
  • Represent the DPLS on various NYSED committees; and
  • Use various computer applications to update data on internal and external websites and databases.
Minimum Qualifications: 

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Education Program Assistant 1.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates who are reachable on the New York State Education Department’s Public Administration Trainee Transition (PATT) eligible list or the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list may be considered for appointment. 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 70.1 Transfer to Education Program Assistant 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55 b/c service in a title allocated to SG-13 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Section 70.1 Transfer to Education Trainee 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title allocated to SG-13 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Section 70.4 Transfer to Education Trainee 1: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Education Trainee 1 if they possess a bachelor’s degree AND are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title allocated to SG-9 or higher AND have standing on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list or Public Administration Trainee Transition (PATT) eligible list.

Conditions of Employment: 

This will be a permanent appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and/or transcripts will be required for all candidates at the time of interview.

This position may be filled as a traineeship. The salary above applies to candidates appointed to Education Program Assistant 1, SG-14.  The salary for candidates appointed to Education Trainee 1 starts at $38,464 and, for current New York State employees, is based on the candidate’s salary at the time of hire.  Candidates appointed at the trainee level will be required to successfully complete the traineeship in order to advance to the journey level title and salary. 

*Leads to a maximum salary of $58,028 based on annual performance advances.

Application: 

Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by 5/1/19 to opjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number OP-1204/07099 in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

Location: 
Albany
Grade Level: 
Grade 14
Negotiating Unit: 
PEF
Salary: 
$45,455
Box #: 
OP-1204/07009
Deadline Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Email Address: 
Office: 
Office of the Professions

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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