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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 Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates to fill an Education Program Assistant 1 position in the Office of Postsecondary Access, Support and Success within the Office of Access, Equity and Community Engagement Services.  The Office of Postsecondary Access, Support and Success houses opportunity programs for students which include Collegiate Science Technology Entry Program (CSTEP), Science Technology Entry Program (STEP), Pathways in Technology (P-TECH), Smart Scholars Early College High School, Foster Care Youth, Scholarship for Academic Excellence (SAE), Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and Perkins.  Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Process contracts and budgets, as well as, process interim and final project performance reports;
  • Prepare information for posting on the Department website;
  • Redact information from documents as needed for the programs;
  • Collect, develop, enter and maintain databases, spreadsheets and text documents, as assigned;
  • Provide guidance and reply to internal and external correspondence, including written and telephone inquiries;
  • Evaluate proposals to determine successful applications for funding; and
  • Assist staff in data collection projects and grant-management activities.
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 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 70.1 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 the Public Administration Trainee Transition (PATT) eligible list.

Conditions of Employment: 

This will be a contingent 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.  Occasional statewide travel may be required, including overnight(s) (up to 5% of assignment);

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 February 25, 2020 to ohejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred).  You must include the Box number (OHE-747/13687) of the position 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 #: 
OHE-747/13687
Deadline Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Email Address: 
Office: 
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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