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Food Programs Evaluation Specialist 2, Grade 23 (PEF)

(Four Positions)

(Open to current NYS employees only)

The New York State Education Department’s Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates to fill four Food Programs Evaluation Specialist 2 positions in the Office of Child Nutrition.  This Office is responsible for providing technical assistance and performing field inspections of schools, sponsors and residential child care institutions participating in the School Breakfast, School Lunch, and Summer Food Service Programs (SFSP), and to ensure compliance with federal and State regulations, including the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.  Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Under the general supervision of a Food Programs Evaluation Specialist 3, oversee a team of Food Program Evaluation Specialist 1 staff responsible for administering the federal Child Nutrition Programs;
  • Coordinate assigned work groups and prepare routine reports and updates;
  • Review and approve reports and letters assigned to staff for completeness and accuracy;
  • Assist with the development of systems, processes and internal controls to ensure effective regulatory compliance;
  • Demonstrate a professional knowledge and understanding of federal regulations;
  • Review, monitor and evaluate the status of corrective action plans. Schedule appropriate follow-up reviews;
  • Assist with drafting and implementing internal policies and procedures;
  • Evaluate compliance with Civil Rights requirements; 
  • Monitor and evaluate program payments for accuracy and timeliness;
  • Coordinate assigned grants and data collection efforts; and,
  • Assist with assembling subpoena documents and prepare for hearings.
Minimum Qualifications: 

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Food Programs Evaluation Specialist 2.

Provisional Appointment: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a non-permanent provisional appointment may be considered.  For non-permanent provisional appointment, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Food Programs Evaluation Specialist 1.  Provisional candidates must take the examination for Food Programs Evaluation Specialist 2 when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. 

Conditions of Employment: 

These will be permanent or non-permanent provisional appointments.  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. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Food Programs Evaluation Specialist 2 when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. These positions require statewide travel 25% of the time. 

*Leads to a maximum salary of $92,693 based on annual performance advances.

Application: 

Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 23, 2019 to ohejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred).  You must include the Box number (OHE-677) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

Location: 
Albany
Grade Level: 
Grade 23
Negotiating Unit: 
PEF
Salary: 
$73,284
Box #: 
OHE-677
Deadline Date: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019
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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